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Tea Caddy cottage in Higham on Suffolk and Essex border on the market



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A quaint cottage which is believed to date back to the 19th century and set in the Suffolk countryside is up for sale.

Grade II listed Tea Caddy, which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and resembles the item it is named after, is on the market with estate agents Savills for £650,000.

The property, on Hadleigh Road in Higham, is found close to the Essex border within the Stour Valley.

Tea Caddy in Higham is on the market for £650,000. Picture: Savills
Tea Caddy in Higham is on the market for £650,000. Picture: Savills
Tea Caddy in Higham is on the market for £650,000. Picture: Savills (57053129)
Tea Caddy in Higham is on the market for £650,000. Picture: Savills (57053129)

"This has to be one of the prettiest cottages that exists in the Stour Valley," property agent Tom Orford said.

"I love how close you are to the train station and the surrounding countryside is stunning."

Tea Caddy, which is believed to date back to 1818, is described as a 'light and bright' property.

Tea Caddy is described as 'light and bright'. Picture: Savills
Tea Caddy is described as 'light and bright'. Picture: Savills
One of the property's two bathrooms. Picture: Savills
One of the property's two bathrooms. Picture: Savills

Inside, steps lead down from the garden to the principal bedroom with a stable door, oak flooring and through to a bathroom.

The second bedroom and home office are found on the ground floor, along with a second bathroom.

Stairs lead up to the first floor kitchen which has marble worktops, and there is also a sitting room with an open fireplace.

Outside, the cottage is approached through a gate set in Holly hedging and leads to a gravel drive.

The kitchen has marble worktops and gothic windows. Picture: Savills
The kitchen has marble worktops and gothic windows. Picture: Savills
The sitting room has an open fireplace. Picture: Savills
The sitting room has an open fireplace. Picture: Savills

There is also a garage with a wood store and a further storage shed to the rear.

Tea Caddy is on the market with Savills with a guide price of £650,000.

The storage outside the cottage. Picture: Savills
The storage outside the cottage. Picture: Savills

For more information on the property, click here.