4 bedroom cottage for sale on the River Stour, Nayland in Suffolk

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5:00 p.m. January 10, 2022



A former lock keeper’s house, referred to as a “hidden gem”, has been put up for sale on the banks of the River Stour in Nayland.

Lock Cottage was built as a lock keeper’s house in the early 19th century. It was one of 16 identical cabins to be built along this part of the river – and it is now one of the two remaining.

Sales agents David Burr say he is “discreetly hidden away on an island, a true hidden gem of the village, located between the River Stour, Mill Stream and Lock Pool”. It is now sold for the guide price of £ 600,000 and is available without a subsequent chain.


The property is located on its own island and accessible by a footbridge
– Credit: Jack Thornley / David Burr

Despite its history, the property is not listed. It enjoys a beautiful picturesque view of the surrounding landscape, although part of its land is leased to the Environment Agency.

Inside, the cottage offers three reception rooms, including a living room, living room and separate dining room, as well as a lovely veranda and a modern, well-equipped kitchen with a Hotpoint oven and enough space for a refrigerator. / freezer and dishwasher.


Large living room with fireplace in a former lock keeper's house for sale in Nayland, Suffolk

Inside the living room
– Credit: Jack Thornley / David Burr

There is also a shower room and a utility room on the ground floor.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a family bathroom which has a separate bath and shower.


Large double bedroom in a former lock keeper's house for sale in Nayland, Suffolk, for £ 600,000

The property offers four bedrooms, upstairs, which enjoy lovely views
– Credit: Jack Thornley / David Burr

Several paths and lawns surround the property, which offers a magnificent view. Lock Pool Entrance Creek is immediately to the south and the River Stour is to the west.

For more information, contact David Burr.

PROPERTY FACTS
Nayland, Suffolk
Indicative price: £ 600,000
David Burr, 01206 263007, www.davidburr.co.uk

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