Guide Price £700,000

High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9BD

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

High Street Farm House is a substantial detached period home offering spacious and flexible accommodation and a mature plot extending to around a quarter of an acre.

This impressive home is offered for sale with no ongoing chain and over recent years has been run as a very successful bed and breakfast business, also offering superb family accommodation which briefly comprises a reception hall with two staircases and doors leading off. There is a shower room and front facing dining room with picture rail and central fireplace with display mantle. The drawing room has an inset multi fuel stove with red brick surround, there is a picture rail and French doors opening out onto the garden. The sitting room is full of character with its inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer, red brick inset and hearth and log burner stove, storage cupboard to one side, exposed timbers, dual aspect windows and door to garden.

The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is very much the heart of this farmhouse with its red brick floor, part vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. There is a fitted worksurface with inset double bowl sink, breakfast bar, fitted wall units and oak dresser and doors lead into the rear lobby and conservatory.

There is an inner lobby with doors to utility room and steep fixed staircase to the attic room/mezzanine with restricted 4'8" head height, offering ideal storage/child's play area. The utility room houses the Baxi gas boiler and floor mounted gas boiler and there are fitted storage cupboards. There is a rear lobby with door to outside and door to cloakroom with two piece suit with further door leading to the games/family room with inset spotlighting, attractive exposed brickwork and French doors opening to the garden.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing with large walk in airing cupboard. The master bedroom has exposed timbers, built in storage cupboard and en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has dual aspect windows and an en suite shower room, bedroom 3 has a range of fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room, bedroom 4 has dual aspect windows and bedroom 5/study has a fitted work desk with shelving over and ladder giving access to the mezzanine sleeping area. There is a family bathroom with panelled bath, separate tiled shower cubicle, wash basin, low level wc and tiled walls.

Reception hall 25' 6" x 7' 5" (7.77m x 2.26m)

Drawing room 14' 10" x 13' 6" (4.52m x 4.11m)

Sitting room 14' 10" x 13' 4" (4.52m x 4.06m)

Dining room 14' 6" x 13' 5" (4.42m x 4.09m)

Shower room

Kitchen 23' 6" x 14' (7.16m x 4.27m)

Conservatory 9' x 6' (2.74m x 1.83m)

Rear lobby


Games/family room 15' 8" x 16' 8" (4.78m x 5.08m)

Bedroom 14' 8" x 10' 3" (4.47m x 3.12m)

Shower room

Bedroom 14' 9" x 11' 10" (4.5m x 3.61m)


Bedroom 13' 3" x 13' (4.04m x 3.96m)


Bedroom 14' 10" x 12' (4.52m x 3.66m)

Bedroom 5/study 10' 2" x 6' 9" (3.1m x 2.06m)

Utility room 9' 9" x 8' 9" (2.97m x 2.67m)

The outside High Street Farm House is positioned adjacent to High Street Farm and to one side of the property is an extensive parking area for a number of vehicles.

The front garden itself is mainly gravelled with flower beds with central pathway leading to the front door.

To the immediate rear of the property is a gravelled area with paved patio, pergola, flower beds, opening onto a generous side garden with its well stocked flower and shrub borders, established trees, lawned garden providing an attractive setting to the property and an excellent outside dining/ entertaining area.

Where? Long Melford is one of the most sought after villages on the Essex/Suffolk border with a remarkable village street reputedly one of the longest in the country which contains a wealth of period properties ranging from medieval wool merchants houses to fine Georgian village houses together with a mix of Victorian and later cottages which create the exceptional character of the main street known as Little St Mary's, Hall Street and The Green.

The village has a thriving community with primary school, doctors surgery, a good selection of shopping facilities including chemist, butcher, supermarket, excellent range of gift, interior and clothes shops, and antique shops. There is a good range of restaurants, pubs, etc.

Long Melford is situated three miles to the north of Sudbury, 11 miles to the south of the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds, 4 miles from Lavenham, and about 17 miles from Colchester, with its main line station to London Liverpool Street (journey time from about 50 minutes). There is a branch line station connecting to the main line available in Sudbury .

Important information We are advised that all mains services are connected to the property.

Council tax band - G

Tenure - Freehold

Method of sale - private treaty

Property summary

Signature: A prominently positioned Grade II Listed detached village house located on the outskirts of the village. 5 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, 5 bathrooms, mature gardens.


  • Highly regarded village
  • Substantial Grade II Listed period house
  • Versatile, character accommodation
  • 4 generous reception rooms
  • Spacious kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Off road parking for numerous vehicles
  • Conveniently situated for village amenities
  • No ongoing chain

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