Beaumont Road, Harwich


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An imposing five bedroom detached house occupying a wonderful elevated spot with rural views towards the coast enjoying mature gardens of approximately 1 acre with no near neighbours. Mozegate Cottage has been substantially renovated and improved by the current owners providing spacious well-planned accommodation in excellent order making the most of its elevated coast views over the backwaters.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance door opens through to a small hallway with cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin and coats cupboard also housing the oil fired boiler. The hub of the property is a magnificent kitchen breakfast room with feature part oak staircase with long picture window leading to the first floor accommodation. The room enjoys a dual aspect and is comprehensively fitted with granite work surfaces with upstands with cupboard and drawer units beneath and a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with LED lighting, butler sink and integral dishwasher. Further appliances include a six ring electric hob with oven under, wine fridge, stainless steel and glass extractor hood and larder fridge and freezer. There is also a granite topped island with space for stools and cupboards beneath. Doors open out through to a conservatory enjoying panoramic views over the gardens to the coastal backwaters.

Four reception rooms are found at either end of the property within the old cottage is a sitting room with large fireplace, dual aspect and a wealth of exposed timbers whilst adjoining this room is the separate dining room again with a brick fireplace, exposed timbers, having the original entrance door and staircase case leading to the first floor accommodation. In contrast at the other end of the property is a magnificent open plan living room enjoying a triple aspect with views over the countryside towards the coastal backwaters as well as French doors leading out to the gardens. The room is divided into two with a central fireplace, with currently one side used as a sitting area and the other as a games room.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the kitchen breakfast room to a wonderfully spacious landing again with panoramic views over the gardens to the coastal backwaters. There is ample space on the landing for furnishings. The main bedroom has a dual aspect with wonderful views and a door leading through to its own ensuite facilities with tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit, wash hand basin and toilet. Adjoining the bedroom is a further bedroom of equal proportions again enjoying a dual aspect view over the countryside to the coastal backwaters. At the other end of the property are three further bedrooms in the oldest part of the property. The largest has exposed timbers and houses the staircase leading up from the dining room whilst the two other bedrooms again have exposed timbers and both enjoy built-in double door wardrobes. Also leading off the landing is a laundry room with a work surface with space and plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for a tumble dryer. Having a wall mounted cupboard as well as a water tank in a recess. Finally is the main bathroom having a freestanding bath with shower attachment as well as a corner tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit, wash hand basin with cupboards under, toilet and radiator/heated towel rail.


Mozegate Cottage leads off the Beaumont Road with a shingled driveway leading through a pillared electric gated entrance with security system and through to an extensive drive which affords ample parking for numerous cars. There is a detached double garage measuring some 21'6"x20'8" which currently is used as a garage workshop with a partitioned office area measuring 10'6"x8'2". The building has power and light connected.

A side gated provides access round to the rear garden which incorporates a paved patio area leading out onto extensive lawns with open aspect to the side enjoying the fine views over the countryside towards the coastal backwaters. Further down the garden is a store building whilst at the end of the garden is a coppice area.

In total the grounds extend to 1 acre.



Living room 24' 9" x 16' (7.54m x 4.88m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 21' x 17' 7" (6.4m x 5.36m)

Conservatory 13' 9" x 10' 6" (4.19m x 3.2m)

Dining room 16' 8" x 10' 3" (5.08m x 3.12m)

Sitting room 16' 5" x 13' 9" (5m x 4.19m)


Bedroom one 16' 2" x 13' 2" (4.93m x 4.01m)


Bedroom two 16' 5" x 11' 7" (5m x 3.53m)

Bedroom three 17' 4" x 10' 4" (5.28m x 3.15m)

Bedroom four 13' 8" x 7' (4.17m x 2.13m)

Bedroom five 10' 9" x 7' 7" (3.28m x 2.31m)



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Fenn Wright - Manningtree

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