A stunning riverside family home with water frontage and far-reaching views.

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Built of soft red brick and sandstone under a clay tile roof, Crystal Creek is beautifully set within walled gardens and offers far reaching views over the River Deben to the wooded hills beyond. Internally, the house combines light and spacious reception rooms with comfortable bedroom accommodation on the first floor. The house is presented to an exceptional standard with Canadian maple floors, a specifically designed kitchen/breakfast room with a central stand, granite work surfaces and polished wood wall units. Steps from the hallway lead down to the magnificent, vaulted drawing room centred on a double sided wood burning stove.

Local Authority: East Suffolk Council Council Tax: Band G Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. OIl fired central heating. Wired for home entertainment system and electric gates. Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale. Some items may be available by separate negotiation. Agents note: The river wall is a public right of way.

This property has 1 acres of land.


Outside, the gardens are extensively lit and are a particular feature of the property, with well stocked borders, a central ornamental pond with concealed lighting and a paved barbeque area. The driveway sweeps in front of the property leading to garaging at the rear, with ample parking and storage. Views of the river from the garden are spectacular, with steps leading up to the river wall, beyond which lies the jetty and floating platoon.


Lying on the west side of the River Deben, the property is situated perfectly for those seeking a coastal home and the lifestyle such a location affords.

The picturesque village of Waldringfield provides a wide range of amenities including a sailing club, the renowned Maybush Inn public house, a primary school and the 18 hole Waldringfield Heath Golf Club. The River Deben is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and triple Site of Special Scientific Interest, ideally located for bird watching, local walks and cycle routes as well as being within easy access of the Suffolk coast. A beach area along the west bank of the river is also only a short walk away.

Both the pretty riverside town of Woodbridge and Martlesham Heath, approximately 5 miles distant, provide amentities and good shopping locally whilst more comprehensive facilities can be found in Ipswich, 9 miles away.

The nearest mainline train station runs a regular service from Ipswich reaching London Liverpool Street in approximately 70 minutes. Access onto the A12 and A14 is just under 5 miles away.

Woodbridge 5.5 miles, Ipswich 9 miles (trains to London Liverpool Street from 70 minutes), Aldeburgh 22 miles.


From the A14/A12 roundabout head north on the A12 continuing for 1.7 miles. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Newbourne Road. After half a mile, turn left onto Ipswich Road. Continue on this road for 2 miles. After passing the Maybush pub, turn left along the river front onto a restricted usage road, continuing straight where the gates for the property are at the end.

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Other features

  • River frontage and mooring with floating jetty and power/water connection on River Deben
  • Close proximity to beach, local walking and cycle trails as well as sailing opportunities.
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms (3 en-suite), dressing room
  • Spacious home office
  • Detached double garage/workshop with kitchen and further single garage
  • Deck, terraces, formal gardens
  • About 1 acre
  • Spectacular views across the River Deben
  • Highly desirable location

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Ref: IPS100056

The Quay, Waldringfield Woodbridge Suffolk IP12

Guide Price

Ref: IPS100056

The Quay, Waldringfield Woodbridge Suffolk IP12

Guide Price