Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: -1°C

Search

What dream homes could you buy for £1m in Suffolk and Essex?

PUBLISHED: 10:21 25 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 25 November 2018

This unique house being built in old Felixstowe, Spendrift,has a guide price of £1million. Picture: NICHOLAS ESTATES

This unique house being built in old Felixstowe, Spendrift,has a guide price of £1million. Picture: NICHOLAS ESTATES

Nicholas Estates

Most of us can only dream of living in a £1million house. But, if you did win the lottery, what could you buy? Well, a unique brand-new home with sea views in old Felixstowe, or a thatched farmhouse in rural Heveningham.

The location for the new million-pound house Spendrift. Picture: NICHOLAS ESTATESThe location for the new million-pound house Spendrift. Picture: NICHOLAS ESTATES

A brand new home in Felixstowe, Spendrift, is due to be completed early in 2019, and carries a £1million price tag. Located at The Ferry, Old Felixstowe, this unusual property will have balconies with panoramic sea views, plus views over Felixstowe golf course. Standing on stilts, the individually-styled property will have three bedrooms, with a cloakroom and en-suite to the master bedroom, and an open-plan kitchen/dining area.

There will also be a garage and parking. The buyer can tailor internal specifications. For more information, contact Nicholas Estates in Felixstowe on 01394 282828.

This home in Aldeburgh is available for �1million. Picture: BEDFORDSThis home in Aldeburgh is available for �1million. Picture: BEDFORDS

A million pounds is also the guide price for a double-bay, red-brick house in Aldeburgh, just a short walk from the beach and with stunning views over the town to the sea. “Toppers” has a living room opening on to a conservatory, which leads through to the garden, a dining room, fitted kitchen and utility room, plus a second sitting room/study and downstairs cloakroom.

An interior from An interior from "Toppers" in Aldeburgh, which is on the market for £1million. Picture: BEDFORDS

Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms including a master bedroom with a walk-in dressing room, and two family bathrooms. Outside, there is a garage and parking for one car, while the back garden is mainly laid to lawn with a patio and borders. The property would benefit from some updating and could also possibly be extended. For more details, contact Bedfords in Aldeburgh on 01728 454505.

This five-bedroom home in Coggeshall is on the market for £950,000. Picture: PHILIP JAMES ESTATESThis five-bedroom home in Coggeshall is on the market for £950,000. Picture: PHILIP JAMES ESTATES

An unusual, spacious house in the centre of historic Coggeshall in north is on the market for £950,000. The semi-detached three-floor home has five bedrooms and three reception rooms.

An interior view of the house in East Street, Coggeshall, on the market for £950,000. Picture: PHILIP JAMES ESTATESAn interior view of the house in East Street, Coggeshall, on the market for £950,000. Picture: PHILIP JAMES ESTATES

On the ground floor, there is a kitchen-breakfast room, leading through to a pantry, as well as a study, dining room and drawing room. There are electric gates leading through to outbuildings and ample parking. For more details, contact Philip James Estates in Coggeshall on 01376 563656.

This picturesque farmhouse in Heveningham is available for £1.25million from Fine & Country. Picture: MICHAEL WILLIS-BETTS/FINE & COUNTRYThis picturesque farmhouse in Heveningham is available for £1.25million from Fine & Country. Picture: MICHAEL WILLIS-BETTS/FINE & COUNTRY

If you are a buyer lucky enough to have a cool £1.25million to spend, a beautiful thatched farmhouse in a picturesque Suffolk village could be yours. This historic property in Heveningham, close to the Heritage Coast, is Grade II listed, in 53 acres of grounds including 40 acres of woodlands. There are also barns included, so it could be ideal for people with interests in livestock or horses.

An interior of Goodwins Farm in Heveningham. Picture: MICHAEL WILLIS-BETTS/FINE & COUNTRYAn interior of Goodwins Farm in Heveningham. Picture: MICHAEL WILLIS-BETTS/FINE & COUNTRY

Goodwins Farm is timber-framed, and the thatch has recently been fully replaced. The house is packed with period features, and has a kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga, a drawing/dining room with an open fireplace, an L-shaped garden room with woodburning stove and a utility room, including shower room. Upstairs, there is a master bedroom with an en-suite dressing room, as well as a bathroom and two other bedrooms. For more details, contact Fine & Country on 01394 446007.

This house in Bradfield St George near Bury St Edmunds is available for �995,000. Picture: BEDFORDSThis house in Bradfield St George near Bury St Edmunds is available for �995,000. Picture: BEDFORDS

New on the market, a Grade II listed, extended timber-framed farmhouse in Bradfield St George, near Bury St Edmunds, would make a fantastic family home for those with £995,000 to spend. Cargate House retains numerous original period features, complemented by a modern kitchen extension.

An interior view of Cargate House near Bury St Edmunds. Picture: BEDFORDSAn interior view of Cargate House near Bury St Edmunds. Picture: BEDFORDS

The spacious downstairs accommodation includes a playroom, study, sitting room, dining room, and a lovely open-plan kitchen/breakfast room/snug, while upstairs there are five bedrooms, plus a separate one-bedroom guest annexe. The grounds include a garage and barn. For more details, call Bedfords in Bury St Edmunds on 01284 769999.

Driftway House in Woodbridge has a guide price of £1,125,000. Picture: FENN WRIGHTDriftway House in Woodbridge has a guide price of £1,125,000. Picture: FENN WRIGHT

A home offering the best of both worlds is Driftway House in Woodbridge, which is in a semi-rural setting but within easy walking distance of the town centre. It has a guide price of £1,125,000. This is a modern house built to a traditional design, which was purchased from Charles Gray Homes in 2008. The kitchen/breakfast room has a handbuilt Ashford and Brooks kitchen, while other features include a beautiful, large conservatory, dining room, study, drawing room and double garage.

The hand-built kitchen of Driftway House in Woodbridge. Picture: FENN WRIGHTThe hand-built kitchen of Driftway House in Woodbridge. Picture: FENN WRIGHT

The house has five bedrooms and four bathrooms/shower rooms, while another attraction is its mature landscaped garden. To find out more, call Fenn Wright in Woodbridge on 01394 333346.

A police officer intervened in a row between members of two rival groups in Ipswich town centre a few hours before 17-year-old Tavis Spencer-Aitkens was stabbed to death, it has been alleged.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault following reports of an attack on a woman in an Ipswich street.

Yates in Ipswich was packed at the weekend with many dancing, drinking and having a laugh. Do you recognise anyone in the pictures?

Police have located a 15-year-old boy who was missing from his Ipswich home for a month.

Rail passengers hoping to make a weekend rail trip to London from East Anglia at the beginning of 2019 are facing three more months of disruption and replacement bus journeys.

A nativity scene outside a church has been cruelly vandalised for the second time this festive season.

All lines were blocked after a lorry collided with a railway bridge between Ipswich and Stowmarket.

A project which is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK will see students get first hand experience of the construction industry, without having to leave the comfort of their college campus.

The Suffolk Blue Cross centre have put together a guide of what festive treats you can/can’t feed your dog and what health implications they could have.

Train services are suspended between Ipswich and Felixstowe due to a signal fault on the line.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24