Needham Market, Suffolk

Sold Guide Price, £699,995

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Description An important, impressive Grade II* Listed Town House of great character, standing proudly on Needham Market's historic High Street, and boasting substantial private rear gardens, detached tandem garage and off-road parking. The property is offered with the added benefit of no onward chain and is being brought to the market for the first time in approximately thirty years.

About the Area Needham Market is a desirable small town situated in the heart of Mid Suffolk between the towns of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich. There are a range of everyday amenities and individual shops including butcher, baker, tea shops/cafes, public houses, take-away restaurants, a post office and a Co-op supermarket. There is also a library, community centre, dentist and a good local primary school. Alder Carr Farm offers fresh farm food for sale and a restaurant.

Needham Market also has good transport links with bus and train services into Stowmarket and Ipswich, where there are mainline services to London Liverpool Street Station. A range of events are held throughout the year, including street fairs and raft racing at Needham Lake which is a Conservation Area with a number of countryside walks.

The nearby towns of Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich provide further amenities, recreational and cultural facilities and a range of individual high street stores.

The accommodation in more detail comprises:

Georgian four panel front door to:

Reception Hall Approx 18'8 x 14'1 (5.7m x 4.3m) A sizable and welcoming entrance displaying ornate exposed beams, wood panelling, window to front aspect and inset with substanstial inglenook fireplace with oak bressemer over on a brick hearth and door to:

Study Approx 11'5 x 11'1 (3.5m x 3.3m) Exposed beams, box sash window to front aspect, oak flooring and internal mullion window.

Central Hall Exposed beams, oak staircase rising to the first floor and doors to:

Ground Floor Shower Room White suite comprising w.c, hand wash basin, tiled shower cubicle, tiled walls and door to understair cupboard.

Cellar With stairs leading down underneath the study and benefiting from brick floor, power and light.

Drawing Room Approx 17'8 x 14'5 (5.4m x 4.4m) Another charming reception room with attractive oak panelling along one wall and feature inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer over and exposed brickwork on a brick hearth and grand window to side aspect with oak casements. Door to:

Dining Room Approx 17'1 x 16'1 (5.2m x 4.9m) Box sash window to side aspect, door to side, parquet flooring, exposed beams and door to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Approx 16' x 13'2 (4.8m x 4.0m) Window to side aspect, door to side, tiled flooring and fitted with a range of wall and base units with wooden worktops over and inset with one and a half bowl ceramic sink, drainer and chrome mixer tap, integrated applicances include oven with four ring gas hob and extractor over, space for dishwasher, feature inset with Aga beneath oak bressumer and exposed brickwork and door to:

Rear Hall Tiled flooring and door to rear cloak hanging space and door to:

Utility Room Approx 10'7 x 6'2 (3.2m x 1.8m) Housing the gas fired boiler and enjoying space for white goods, w.c, butler sink and feature inset with oak bressumer over.

First Floor Landing Exposed beams, oak flooring, window to side aspect and series of steps in different directions up to attic, as well as:

Bedroom Three Approx 18'4 x 13'2 (5.6m x 4.0m) A double room with sash window to front aspect, feature inset fireplace with cast iron hearth and wooden mantel over and built-in storage cupboards.

x3.4m) Bedroom Four Approx 14'8 x 11'2 (4.5m A double room with sash windows to front aspect, oak flooring, built-in shelving.

Opening via steps up from first floor landing to:

Upper Landing A lengthy corridor with oak flooring, exposed beams and brickwork, as well as doors to:

Bedroom Two Approx 16' x 14'5 (4.8m x 4.4m) Generous double room with ornate oak carving against one wall, window to side aspect, built-in storage cupboard, exposed red brick chimney breast and oak flooring.

First Floor Cloakroom Pink suite comprising w.c, hand wash basin, exposed beams and two small frosted windows to the side aspect.

Family Bathroom Split-level and incorporating white suite with hand wash basin, panel bath, tiled shower cubicle, frosted window to side aspect, exposed beams and door to airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Master Bedroom Suite 24'1 x 19'1 (7.3m x 5.8m) A unique and truly magnificent double bedroom in a banquet hall style and enjoying five windows at double aspect, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, built-in bookcases, and stairs rising to:

Second Floor Mezzaine Ideal as a dressing room. Exposed beams, access to loft and door to:

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising w.c, hand wash basin, panel bath, window to side aspect, door to under eaves storage, built-in wardrobes, and exposed beams.

Second Floor Bedroom Approx 15'3 x 11' (4.6m x 3.3m)

Window to side aspect.

Second Floor Bedroom Approx 15'5 x 13'2 (4.7m x 4.0m)

Window to rear aspect.

Outside The property stands proudly on Needham Market's historic High Street opposite the pretty town church. To the rear are extensive, predominantly lawned grounds rarely seen in such an urban setting. The grounds are divided into two distinct areas, the former in close proximity to the house, with a terrace abutting the rear of the property and attractive walls on either side defining the boundary, as well as incorporating a lawned area with attractive flower and shrub borders and established specimen trees. The second area are the formal gardens, which are predominantly lawned with boundaries defined by a mixture of fencing, hedging and brick walls. This area is private in nature with a detached timber outbuilding, and from this area the detached tandem garage can be accessed. The parking area can be accessed from Barrett's Lane, where off-road parking for approximately two vehicles can be accessed and placed just in front of the tandem garage.

Local Authority

Mid Suffolk District Council.

Services Mains water, drainage, electricity, and gas.

Agents Notes We understand that the property enjoys Grade II* Listed status.

We understand from our client that there is a pedestrian right of access in place for Tudor House, 111 High Street to utilised the service gap between the two properties and subsequent door onto the High Street.


  • Offered to the market for the first time in approximately thirty years
  • Offered with no onward chain
  • Wealth of period features
  • Tandem garage and off-road parking
  • In all about 0.3 acres
Floorplan for Needham Market, Suffolk

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