A beautifully positioned cottage, with views across to the River Stour.

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With views that stretch across open fields to the River Stour, Cherry Tree Cottage is beautifully positioned in the sought-after village of Erwarton, on the peninsula between the Rivers Orwell and Stour. Set within 0.38 acres of gardens, the cottage is well positioned to provide easy acccess of Ipswich and Manningtree and has a wealth of period features throughout, creating a flexible and spacious family home.

A welcoming entrance hall leads through into the main accommodation which comprises a dual aspect sitting room, with parquet floor, exposed beams and wood burning stove; family room with french doors to the rear gardens and stairs to the first floor, and a light kitchen/breakfast room with ample storage. The kitchen leads through to the utility, also benefitting from built-in storage and butler sink, and rear lobby with access to the side garden. Further accommodation beyond includes a large dining room, office and workshop. Subject to the necessary consents, this space offers the potential for conversion to further accommodation. The remainder of the ground floor is currently utilised as an annexe wing, which has a separate kitchen, bedroom/sitting room with doors to outside, and bathroom.

The first floor comprises three bedrooms and family bathroom. Most notably, the two bedrooms to the front of the property both benefit from far-reaching views across to the River Stour.

Local Authority: Babergh District Council Services: All mains services are connected. Oil-fired central heating. Fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband. Council Tax: Tax Band F

This property has 0.38 acres of land.


With beautiful views across open fields to the River Stour beyond, Cherry Tree Cottage enjoys an elevated position. The property affords ample outdoor space; a driveway to the side provides parking for a number of cars, and to the rear are a number of outbuildings, all with light and power connected. Two of the outbuildings are currently used as studios, providing room to allow for practical working from home. There is also a greenhouse, gardeners WC and established kitchen garden. To the east of the house, there is an area of lawn, with various mature trees and shrubs, together with a wildlife pond, all enjoying views across to the water.


The small village of Erwarton sits along the Shotley Peninsula, a popular destination for those wanting to live near the water. The neighbouring villages of Shotley, Chelmondiston and Holbrook all offer a range of local amenities, including shops and schooling. The village is well placed for easy access to both Ipswich, Manningtree and the A12/A14 for easy commuting. Local schools include RHS at Holbrook, Ipswich High School in Woolverstone and Orwell Park School in Nacton.

For recreational pursuits, there are marinas at both Woolverstone and Shotley and a water park at Alton Water; Ipswich dry ski slope and the popular Jimmy's Farm are also close by.

Chelmondiston 2.8 miles, Holbrook 3 miles, Shotley Marina 3.4 miles, Ipswich 9 miles, Manningtree (trains to London Liverpool Street in an hour), Woodbridge 20 miles, Aldeburgh 37 miles.


Heading East on the A14, take junction 56 towards Ipswich on the A137. Head down the hill, and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto the B1456, which takes you along the peninsula. Remain on this road, through Chelmondiston. After approximately 6 miles, turn right towards Erwarton village, turning right again from Erwarton Walk onto The Street. After passing the church, the property can be found on your right hand side within half a mile.

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Other features

  • Views across to the River Stour
  • 2,393 sq ft of accommodation
  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • Ancillary wing
  • Office
  • Studio & outbuildings
  • 0.38 acre plot.
  • FTTP Broadband

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The Street, Erwarton Ipswich IP9

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The Street, Erwarton Ipswich IP9

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