The Field's selection of the best properties in Norfolk and Suffolk currently on the market
The Field selects the very best properties on the market in Norfolk and Suffolk now. From farmhouses to Queen Anne-styled country houses, our pick features a farming estate with a portfolio of 16 properties and timber-framed thatched cottage with Tudor inglenook fireplaces.
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SIX STUNNING NORFOLK & SUFFOLK PROPERTIES FOR SALE NOW
Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk
On the edge of the Suffolk village of Snape, Valley Farm is a timber-frame farmhouse with brick elevations and holiday barns. The farmhouse’s period features include exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces. There is a large open-plan kitchen and family room with a central island unit, an Aga and wood-burning stove and doors to the garden, with just over two acres of land, including a pond.
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Tel: 01473 220433
Guide price: £1.5 million
THE GAWDY HALL ESTATE
Gawdy Hall is a farming estate with an extensive residential portfolio of 16 properties and potential for the creation of a new principal house in its historic parkland. The estate has been managed as a productive farming unit and comes with ancient woodland. The estate has in the past run a shoot. At the heart of nearly 2,000 acres is the site of the old Gawdy Hall, which was demolished in 1939.
Tel: 020 7409 5916
Guide price: £24.5 million
Ickworth Park, Chevington, Suffolk
This Grade II listed property is within the National Trust estate of Ickworth Park, the former home of the Marquis of Bristol, and has views across the estate’s parkland and woodland. Ivy Cottage, remodelled and extended, has four bedrooms and a particular feature is the vaulted sitting room. There is also a swimming pool, nearly an acre of garden and another seven acres of land.
Tel: 01284 769999
Guide price: £835,000
Alderton, Woodbridge, Suffolk
This is a Queen Anne-style country house, believed to date from 1760, near to the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The property stretches to nearly 7,000 square feet across four floors, with high ceilings, fireplaces and working shutters. All the main rooms have views over the gardens and grounds, with nearly seven acres in total. There is a striking dining hall with oak flooring and a glass door on to the terrace.
Agent: Knight Frank
Tel: 020 3797 4881
Guide price: £2.75 million
Bussey Bridge, Bergh Apton, Norfolk
This is a Grade II listed 17th-century thatched cottage with Gothic windows. It comes with a plot of about a third of an acre, with the garden running down to a brook of the River Chet. Bergh Apton is a conservation area village seven miles from Norwich, with a farm shop and post office among the amenities. The semi-detached, timber-frame cottage has three bedrooms.
Tel: 01502 712122
Guide price: £365,000
Ashen, Sudbury, Suffolk
Thatches is a Grade II listed timber-framed thatched cottage with large Tudor inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers and original oak floorboards. The three-bedroom property, believed to date from the 15th century, comes with about a third of an acre of garden, including a kitchen garden with a greenhouse, a walled seating area and an ornamental pond. There is also a large garage, which doubles as a workshop.
Tel: 01284 769999
Guide price: £650,000