Wherry Cottage - Romantic Cottage With Views, Essex
Wherry Cottage is a charming, one-bedroom detached cottage, with stunning views overlooking the Stour Estuary, in the lovely town of Manningtree on the Essex/Suffolk border. The cottage is ideal for a couple looking to escape to the country for a few days with the convenience of pubs, restaurants, shops and a mainline rail station on your doorstep. Entering this lovely cottage, is a newly fitted and well-equipped kitchen, overlooking the delightful courtyard garden and a door leading into a large split level, living/dining room with beautiful, ever changing views over the River Stour. Upstairs, a spacious landing provides a lovely sitting area. The master bedroom, which overlooks the estuary, boasts a king-size bed and adjoining dressing room. The luxurious bathroom has a walk in shower and a large sumptuous freestanding bath where you can relax after a long day. Outside, the enclosed courtyard garden provides the perfect space for a glass of wine or two and a table to enjoy alfresco dining in the warmer months. Opposite Wherry Cottage is the breath-taking Stour Estuary where you can enjoy a relaxing walk along the river up to Mistley Towers or just sit and watch the boats and the stunning sunsets with an ice cream or fish and chips. There is also a small sandy beach and launching for small boats, canoes and paddle boards. Take a short walk in the opposite direction and you are in the heart of Manningtree’s High Street with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, tea rooms and pubs. A short distance away are Dedham and East Bergholt, in the heart of Constable Country and a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can walk to Flatford Mill where John Constable painted many of his most famous works including The Hay Wain. Other local gems a little further away include the famous wool towns of Lavenham, Long Melford, Hadleigh, Clare and Sudbury with their wonderful Tudor buildings and wealth of history. Wherry Cottage is perfectly situated to explore the surrounding countryside in this beautiful part of the world.