Shotley peninsula Property of the Week: 10-bed manor house with views over two rivers and permission for holiday lets
By Derek Davis
27th Apr 2021 | Property of the Week
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Today's is a stunning Grade II listed Georgian manor formerly owned by the aristocracy, with nearly three acres of land on the market with Chamberlain Phillips for £1,500,000
Enjoying an elevated setting on the Shotley peninsula and benefiting from panoramic views across its gardens, two rivers and the surrounding countryside, is this extraordinary house with a range of outbuildings and permission for two new holiday flats.
Situated between the Orwell and Stour estuaries, which were used in medieval times as an assembly point and safe anchoring for the naval fleet, stands one of only a few substantial residences on the peninsula offering a wealth of character, features and accommodation over three floors.
The main reception hall is believed to originally date back to the late 15th century with later Georgian additions including a detached stable block. The property offers versatile accommodation which has previously been used in part for residential pottery courses.
Within the main dwelling offering some ten bedrooms, two kitchens, four bathrooms, en-suite, cloakroom, four further reception rooms and cellar. In addition, there is a detached stable block housing three stables, a large tack room (currently housing numerous pottery tables), cloakroom facilities and a large first-floor storage area/office.
There are numerous additional outbuildings housing varying equipment, brick pottery kilns and a detached garage. To one side of the property the land extends, backing onto farmland with open river views of the Orwell to the front and the Stour from the top rear windows.
Full outline planning permission for the construction of two-holiday cottages, with the other side and direct rear offering a private walled garden.
The remainder of the land some two acres stms, is located on the other side of the road opposite the property which is mostly grazing land, with a large pond and woodland area.
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