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Let's live in Walberswick - everything you need to know about living in the Suffolk seaside town

PUBLISHED: 18:25 04 February 2016 | UPDATED: 18:25 04 February 2016

Dudley Cottage Walberswick

Dudley Cottage Walberswick

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The wild, sandy beachscapes of Walberswick have an enduring allure. Add to the mix access to some of Suffolk's hottest destinations, finest food and beautiful landscapes, and you have the perfect location.

A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.

Tom Orford of Savills Ipswich comments: “Walberswick is a village that brims with traditional character and charming architecture. Its sandy beach and two excellent pubs add to the appeal and make it a firm favourite for buyers in search of a second home.

“Properties often come onto the open market in late spring in time for the busy holiday season, although we also have a number of stunning houses that we are currently offering for sale privately.”

And here is why Walberswick is so special.

A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.

Five reasons to live in Walberswick

• The undulating sand dunes, leading to a clean, sandy beach and flanked by grassland and the ever-famous stream for crabbing. Ideal for children to live out the Swallows and Amazons dream

• Catch the ferry over to adjacent Southwold Harbour for cool shops and cafes – plus excellent fresh seafood

• Excellent access to the whole of the heritage coast, including Aldeburgh and Snape, with its famous concert hall

A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.A summers day in the seaside village of Walberswick.

• Take on the Suffolk Coast walk. Miles and miles to explore with your dog

• Near to popular towns, including Beccles and Bungay

Need to know

Darsham Station is a short drive away with links to Ipswich station and onto London.

There’s a deli and two fantastic pubs, including The Anchor which has a reputation for very good beer.

Saint Felix independent school is situated nearby in Reydon.

Fast facts

The village once traded fish, cheese, corn, bacon and timber.

The ferry has been rowed by the same family for five generations.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh rented a property in the village and managed to convince locals he was a German spy and was thrown into prison for a few days.

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