** STUNNING PENINSULA LOCATION **
A stunning Grade II listed Georgian manor formerly owned by the aristocracy, with land approaching three acres STMS. Enjoying an elevated setting on the Shotley peninsula, benefiting from panoramic views across its gardens, river Orwell and the surrounding countryside.
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, ensuite, 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 views of the River Stour to the front. Previous 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 2 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.
Drone footage is available on our online listing.
NB: The boundary extends directly through the middle of the pond so only 50% is owned directly.
An internal inspection is highly recommended.
Council Tax Band G