2 bedroom apartment for sale

Main Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12

£145,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedrooms
  • Help to Buy Available
  • Residents Parking
  • Gated Development

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

OPEN DAY 20/07/19 (10am to 4pm) Having undergone a sympathetic redevelopment, Old Custom House provides 34 high quality, modern homes suitable for investors, downsizers and first-time buyers alike. Access to the complex is via a gated entrance, adding an air of exclusivity.


Welcome To Old Custom House

The apartments have been constructed in one, two- and three-bedroom configurations and each comes with its own allocated parking space (two parking spaces for the two- and three-bedroom apartments). There are additional spaces on site allocated for guests.

Apartments on all floors will benefit from the use of the communal roof terrace with Viewing Gallery to enjoy the estuary views.

Apartments on the Lower Ground floor each feature private outside space.

Introducing Old Custom House, an Exclusive Gated Community. Old Custom House was purpose built for Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise and officially opened in 1982.

Located in the heart of Dovercourt, the offices played a vital role in this maritime town where it also undertook important Customs functions for the whole of the UK.

Old Custom House provided accommodation for teams including the Mobile Task Force and administration for all associated freight control functions at nearby Parkeston Quay and Harwich Navyard.

The building also contained a strong room which was used to store contraband seized from nearby ports.

Make Old Custom House’s history a part of your future… Old Custom House provides a unique opportunity to own a piece of a wonderful maritime legacy.

'Waterguard' - Two Bedroom Apartments

This was historically the original name of the uniformed branch of HM Customs & Excise. The Waterguard’s roles and responsibilities were widespread and included observing the coastline for smuggling activity.

Two-bedroom apartments varying from 51 to 65 square metres (some with outside garden terrace), allocated parking space and each finished to a high specification.

Accommodation - is arranged over three floors as follows:

Lower Ground – one- and two-bedroom apartments, each with access to individual garden and allocated parking space;

Upper Ground – one- and two-bedroom apartments, each with allocated parking space;

First Floor – two- and three-bedroom penthouse apartments each with allocated parking spaces and private balcony, some with estuary views.

Additional Features:

• High specification, luxurious finishes in all apartments;

• Communal areas (including viewing gallery overlooking the estuary) for socialising and working from home;

• Stunning glazed atrium for maximum internal light;

• Gated entrance and CCTV for privacy and security;

• Help to Buy available (ask your sales representative for details).

The Area

Harwich and Dovercourt is a popular (and growing) seaside town in North Essex. The local community has a host of established amenities including schools, sports clubs, train station and the delightful ‘Dovercourt Bay’ - a blue flag beach perfect for coastal strolls whilst observing the to-ing and fro-ing of the vessels from nearby Harwich International Port and Felixstowe.

Historic Harwich is located on the tip of the peninsula and overlooks the River Stour to the North (including the Suffolk border), and the North Sea to the South. Harwich itself is a town steeped in history including the Redoubt Fort, Treadwheel Crane and many other historic buildings including the former home of the Master of the Mayflower, Christopher Jones.

In recent years Harwich has developed a reputation as a fine culinary destination with many and varied eateries.

The Location

Dovercourt has good transport links including regular trains from Dovercourt station (just half a mile from Old Custom House).

Transit time to London Liverpool Street is approximately 1.5 hours. Old Custom House is located within yards of Dovercourt Town Centre.

By car from Dovercourt:

• Harwich International Port - 2 miles

• Colchester - 21 miles

• Chelmsford - 43 miles

• Stansted Airport – 53 miles

• London - 85 miles

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 June 2019

Nearest stations

  • Dovercourt (0.3 mi)
  • Harwich Town (0.7 mi)
  • Harwich International (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Harwich Village Homes, Dovercourt

Tower House, 300 Main Road, Harwich, CO12 3PJ

01255 767056 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Dovercourt (0.3 mi)
  • Harwich Town (0.7 mi)
  • Harwich International (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harwich Village Homes, Dovercourt

Tower House, 300 Main Road, Harwich, CO12 3PJ

01255 767056 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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