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Revealed: Suffolk’s priciest streets, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Woodbridge, Southwold, Newmarket and Haverhill





New research has revealed the priciest streets in and around every Suffolk town.

Many homes could set you back nearly £1.5 million – more than five times the national average house price of £290,000, according to analysis of HM Land Registry data by Varbes.

Here is a list of the most expensive streets as of December.

Here are Suffolk's priciest streets as of December.
Here are Suffolk's priciest streets as of December.

Is the priciest place in your area? Find out below…

Aldeburgh

Church Walk – Average value: £1,481,000

Church Walk is the second priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google
Church Walk is the second priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google

Church Walk clocks in at the most expensive street in Aldeburgh and the second highest in Suffolk overall.

The most expensive house in the road sold for £1.8 million in 2011 – and is today worth more than £3.3 million – while the last sale, in 2020, fetched £675,000.

Warren Hill Lane is the second most expensive street in Aldeburgh, with an estimated average house price of £1,107,000, which doesn’t even break the top 10 for Suffolk.

Park Road, which took third place, also has an average value of more than £1 million, at £1,070,000.

Beccles

Ashman’s Road – Average value: £843,000

Ashman's Road is the priciest street in Beccles. Picture: Google
Ashman's Road is the priciest street in Beccles. Picture: Google

The average house value in Beccles sits at £280,000 – just below the national rate.

Ashman’s Road, in Blyburgate, takes the top spot as the most expensive road in Beccles, with a value of £843,000.

Over in Toft’s Monk, you’ll find the second-priciest street in the area: Yarmouth Road boasts an average price of £732,000, while in The Street, Barnby, a house would fetch about £662,000.

It’s a real mix of prices in Ashman’s Road, with the most expensive house – which sold in 2005 for £1,659,997 – now valued at just shy of £3.2 million, while the cheapest is valued at £482,000.

Brandon

Gas House Drove – Average value: £522,000

Gas House Drove in Brandon
Gas House Drove in Brandon

With a relatively low average price of £522,000, Gas House Drove is the most expensive street in Brandon.

Undley, near Lakenheath, takes second place with an average price of £406,000, while Kitchener Close, also in the village, is third at £390,000.

The average house price in Brandon sits at £229,000.

Bungay

Outney Road – Average value: £528,000

Outney Road is the wealthiest part of Bungay. Picture: Google
Outney Road is the wealthiest part of Bungay. Picture: Google

Nestled within view of Bigod Castle, we find our next entry.

Outney Road, in Bungay, sits at an average value of £528,000 and the priciest house is valued at nearly £1 million. Woodland Drive is next at £484,000.

In nearby Ditchingham, Tunneys Lane takes our third spot at £481,000.

Elsewhere in the area, Church Road is the priciest place in Earsham, with an average price of £441,000.

Meanwhile, Old Yarmouth Road, in Ellingham, boasts the relatively low average price of £368,000.

The average house price in the Bungay area is £271,000.

Bury St Edmunds

St Mary’s Square – Average value: £1,383,000

St Mary’s Square is the most expensive street in the Bury St Edmunds area. Picture: Google
St Mary’s Square is the most expensive street in the Bury St Edmunds area. Picture: Google

In Bury St Edmunds, St Mary’s Square is the wealthiest street.

With the lowest valued property estimated to cost about £911,000 and the most expensive valued at £2,187,000, it boasts an average house price of £1,383,000.

This makes it the fifth priciest street in Suffolk.

Sharp Road takes the second spot, valued at £1,028,000.

A short skip away in Great Barton, School Lane has an average price of £953,000, while Manor Lane, in Horringer, sits at £932,000.

The average house price in the Bury postal area is £326,000, according to Varbes.

Clare

Hermitage Meadow – Average value: £872,000

Hermitage Meadow is Clare's priciest street. Picture: Google
Hermitage Meadow is Clare's priciest street. Picture: Google

Over to Clare now, where Hermitage Meadow is the priciest street, with an average value of £872,000.

Stoke Road is second, at £779,000, while Callis Street is next at £744,000.

Eye

Thwaite Road, Thorndon – Average value: £779,000

Thwaite Road in Thorndon is the most-expensive road in the Eye area. Picture: Google
Thwaite Road in Thorndon is the most-expensive road in the Eye area. Picture: Google

The priciest street in the Eye area lies outside the town itself.

Thwaite Road, in Thorndon, has an average house price of £779,000 – with the most recent, and priciest, house, selling in April 2023 for £985,000.

However, the costliest home in terms of estimated value sits at £1,344,000, after selling for £710,000 in 2004.

In second place is Cranley Road, in Eye itself, which boasts an average price of £659,000.

Elsewhere, in nearby Gislingham, Back Street has an average value of £635,000 while Mill Street sits at £600,000.

The average house in Laxfield Road, in Fressingfield, is valued at £580,000.

According to Varbes, the average price for a home in the Eye area is £345,000.

Felixstowe

The Courts – Average value: £1,021,000

The Courts in Felixstowe. Picture: Google
The Courts in Felixstowe. Picture: Google

To another of Suffolk’s seaside towns, where we find our next entry to break the million-pound barrier.

The Courts, in Felixstowe, boasts an average value at an impressive £1,013,000.

Back in 1999, a detached house here would set you back about £280,000. For the most recent house sale, from 2021, the detached property went for £820,000.

The most expensive home in this street is valued at £1,179,000.

Marcus Road, also in the town, comes second, with an average value of £826,000. Our third street, College Green, sits at £799,000.

The most expensive street in the nearby villages is Cordys Lane, in Trimley St Mary, at £519,000.

According to Varbes, the average house price in the area is £291,000 – just grazing past the national rate.

Framlingham

Millers Way – Average value: £653,000

Millers Way in Framlingham. Picture: Google
Millers Way in Framlingham. Picture: Google

Millers Way takes the top spot in Framlingham, at £653,000.

The highest value home in this pricy street is estimated at £879,000, while the cheapest is £437,000.

Next up is Badingham Road, which sits at £592,000, while Brook Lane is £573,000.

Hadleigh

Pond Hall Road – Average value: £845,000

Pond Hall Road leads out of Hadleigh -- and contains to town's most expensive houses. Picture: Google
Pond Hall Road leads out of Hadleigh -- and contains to town's most expensive houses. Picture: Google

At £845,000 for a typical home, Pond Hall Road is the most expensive place to live in Hadleigh.

Meanwhile, Coram Street has an average value of £804,000.

For our next spot we take a big leap down as Hadleigh Heath is third, sitting at a more modest £593,000.

Halesworth

Newby Close – Average value: £561,000

Newby Close, Halesworth. Picture: Google
Newby Close, Halesworth. Picture: Google

Newby Close takes the top spot in Halesworth, with an average price of £561,000.

Not too far behind is Blyford Lane, in nearby Wenhaston, at £519,000, tailed closely by Chapel Lane – also in the village – at £517,000.

The average price for a home in the Halesworth area is £287,000, according to Varbes.

Haverhill

Calford Green, Kedington – Average value: £881,000

Just outside Haverhill, you’ll find the area’s priciest roads.

Calford Green, in Kedington, boasts an average value of £881,000.

Meanwhile, in nearby Withersfield, Thurlow Road is the most expensive at £733,000.

Over the border in Essex is Steeple Bumpstead.

Finchingfield Road takes the top spot here, at £695,000.

In fact, Haverhill itself barely makes it onto the top 10 priciest street for the area.

Hill Crescent, with an average house price of £624,000, is its wealthiest street.

Coming in just short of the national rate, Haverhill’s average house price is about £287,000.

Ipswich

Eaton Place, Rushmere St Andrew – Average value: £1,033,000

Eaton Place, in Rushmere St Andrew, is the most expensive place to live in the Ipswich area. Picture: Google
Eaton Place, in Rushmere St Andrew, is the most expensive place to live in the Ipswich area. Picture: Google

Another member of the million-pound club, Eaton Place, in Rushmere St Andrew, is the most expensive part of the Ipswich area.

Amberfield Drive, in Nacton, is second, at £993,000, while Church Road, in Coddenham, comes third with an average price of £958,000.

If it’s the priciest street in Ipswich itself you’re after Paget Road takes the crown, sitting at £947,000.

Three homes sold in this street are valued at more than £1 million, while the cheapest could go for about £499,000.

The priciest home sold for £1.6 million in 2021 while the cheapest – a semi-detached four-bedroom home – sold for £455,000 in 2019.

The average house price in the Ipswich area is £269,000.

Kesgrave

Friends Walk – Average Price: £568,000

Friends Walk is the priciest street in Kesgrave. Picture: Google
Friends Walk is the priciest street in Kesgrave. Picture: Google

Next door, in Kesgrave, Friends Walk sits at £561,000 in terms of average house price.

Pearts Grove is next at £515,000, while Grange Lane takes the third spot at £512,000.

Leiston

Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness – Average value: £1,335,000

Aldeburgh Road in Thorpeness. Picture: Google
Aldeburgh Road in Thorpeness. Picture: Google

When it comes to the Leiston area, the nearby village of Thorpeness contains the four priciest streets.

Taking our top spot is Aldeburgh Road in the village, with an average value of £1,335,000 – the ninth priciest street in Suffolk overall.

Lakeside Avenue has an average value of £1,074,000; North End Avenue sits at £1,010,000; while Stony Lane boasts a value of £870,000.

The most expensive street in Leiston itself is The Sanctuary, with an average price of £618,000.

The average house price in the Leiston area is £243,000.

Lowestoft

Broadview Road – Average value: £933,000

Broadview Road is Lowestoft's most expensive area. Picture: Google
Broadview Road is Lowestoft's most expensive area. Picture: Google

In Lowestoft, the average house in its wealthiest street could set you back £933,000.

With some houses worth more than £1.5 million, Broadview Road takes the top spot.

With an average value of £647,000, Hall Drive takes the second spot.

The similarly-named Hall Lane is boasts the highest value in Oulton, with £605,000, while Yarmouth Road is the priciest place in Corton, at £555,000.

According to Varbes, the average house price in Lowestoft is £227,000.

Mildenhall

Worlington Road – Average value: £627,000

Boasting an average house price of £627,000, Worlington Road is the most expensive street in Mildenhall.

With the significantly lower value of £531,000, Cricket View is second. Manor Road (£472,000) is third.

Newmarket

Moulton Road, Kennett – Average value: £1,028,000

Snailwell Road, Newmarket. Picture: Google
Snailwell Road, Newmarket. Picture: Google

Just over the border in Cambridgeshire you’ll find the priciest part of the Newmarket area.

Homes in Moulton Road, Kennett, sit at an average of £1,028,000 – with its most costly home valued at £2,244,000.

In nearby Dullingham, and with the typical housing setting you back £863,000, Station Road is the priciest street.

Glanely Gardens, in Exning, is not far behind at £849,000.

In terms of Newmarket itself, the most expensive street to live on is Snailwell Road, where the average house is valued at £835,000.

At £323,000, the Newmarket area is one of the most expensive places to live in Suffolk.

Needham Market

Meadow View – Average Price: £635,000

Meadow View in Needham Market. Picture: Google
Meadow View in Needham Market. Picture: Google

Those looking for the most lavish street in Needham Market should look no further than Meadow View.

With an average cost of £635,000 it takes the top spot.

It is followed by Hill House Lane at £579,000 and Grinstead Hill at £444,000.

In terms of estimated value, houses here could fetch between £480,000 and £834,000.

Saxmundham

Snape Maltings, Snape – Average value: £901,000

Iken View in Snape Maltings. Picture: Google
Iken View in Snape Maltings. Picture: Google

For Saxmundham, it appears the wealthiest residents live in the surrounding villages.

Snape has the three most expensive areas, with the residences in Iken View, at Snape Maltings (£775,000), Priory Road (£744,000), and Farnham Road (£709,000), boasting the highest prices.

Blythburgh Road, in Westleton, is next at £700,000, followed by Church Street, in Peasenhall (£679,000).

In fact, Saxmundham itself doesn’t breach the top 10.

North Entrance is the priciest part of the town proper.

Southwold

Millfield Road, Walberswick – Average value: £1,371,000

Millfield Road in Walberswick boasts the highest house prices in the Southwold area. Picture: Google
Millfield Road in Walberswick boasts the highest house prices in the Southwold area. Picture: Google

Here it is. The epitome of lavish Suffolk living.

Sitting at an eye-watering £512,000, the average price of a house in the Southwold area trumps all other towns – and nine streets boast an average value of more than £1 million.

Millfield Road, in Walberswick, is the most expensive street in the area at £1,371,000. This makes it the sixth wealthiest place to live in the county.

The Common, in Southwold itself, is next at £1,362,000. South Green and Godyll Road also boast average prices of more than £1 million.

If you hop over to Reydon, house prices drop significantly.

Rissemere Lane East is the priciest street in this village, at £678,000.

Stowmarket

Brown Street, Old Newton – Average value: £686,000

Temple Road is the priciest street in Stowmarket proper. Picture: Google
Temple Road is the priciest street in Stowmarket proper. Picture: Google

To Stowmarket now, where we find houses at slightly more modest prices, with the typical home setting you back £283,000.

With an average value of £663,000, Brown Street, outside Old Newton, takes the top spot, followed closely by Lower Road, Onehouse (£657,000).

In nearby Bacton, Church Road is king (£603,000).

Brockford Road, in Mendlesham (£581,000), Base Green, in Wetherden (£562,000), Church Road, in Battisford (£553,000), and Church Road, in Finborough (£527,000) all make it into the top 10.

In Stowmarket itself, Temple Road – with an average value of £511,000 – takes the crown.

Sudbury

Smeetham Hall Lane, Bulmer – Average value: £921,000

Kingfishers is the most expensive street in Sudbury. Picture: Google
Kingfishers is the most expensive street in Sudbury. Picture: Google

Technically not in Suffolk, but the wealthiest part of the Sudbury area is Smeetham Hall Lane, in Bulmer, where a home would set you back an average of £921,000.

The Green, in Long Melford, is next, at £825,000.

Also in the top 10 is the picturesque village of Lavenham. A home in Sudbury Road averages at £788,000.

As for the town itself, Kingfishers is the costliest area, at £550,000.

According to Varbes, the average price of a house is £318,000.

Woodbridge

Broomheath – Average value: £1,741,000

Broomheath is the priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google
Broomheath is the priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google

While the Woodbridge area contains several of the most expensive streets, its average house price is only £361,000 – far lower than Southwold.

A home in leafy Broomheath could be yours for the ‘low’ price of £1,741,000, with the cheapest home valued at £879,000 and the most expensive rated at £4,214,000.

This is by far the richest road in Suffolk.

In Melton, The Grove (£1,462,000) and Leeks Hill (£1,395,000) are the third and fourth priciest streets in Suffolk, respectively.

There are far cheaper alternatives in this part of Suffolk, though.

Swainston Way, in Dennington, has an average price of £207,000, while Easton Road, in Sutton Heath, is at £269,000. In fact all five of this village’s priciest street are valued at under £300,000.