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Revealed: The priciest streets in and around Suffolk towns, including Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, Haverhill, Newmarket and more





New data 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 £282,000, according to analysis of HM Land Registry data by Varbes.

Here is a list of the most expensive streets as of May. Our last list, detailing prices from April, can be found here.

Pictured, top: St Mary's Square, Bury St Edmunds (left); The Grove, Melton (right). Bottom: Church Walk, Aldeburgh (left); The Courts, Felixstowe (right). Middle: Eaton Place, Rushmere St Andrew
Pictured, top: St Mary's Square, Bury St Edmunds (left); The Grove, Melton (right). Bottom: Church Walk, Aldeburgh (left); The Courts, Felixstowe (right). Middle: Eaton Place, Rushmere St Andrew

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

Aldeburgh

Church Walk – Average value: £1,441,000

Church Walk is the second most expensive place to live in Suffolk. Picture: Google
Church Walk is the second most expensive place to live in Suffolk. Picture: Google

Increasing in average value by £11,000 since April to £1,441,000, Church Walk remains Aldeburgh’s most expensive street – the second highest value in Suffolk.

In four roads in the coastal town, the typical home could set you back more than £1 million.

The most expensive house in the road, which sold for £1.8 million in 2011, is estimated to cost £3,157,000 today while the cheapest, which went for £675,000 in December 2020 and is also the street’s most recent sale, is worth £743,000 now.

Warren Hill Lane (£1,078,000), Park Road (£1,043,000), Crescent Road (£1,028,000) and Alde House Drive (£969,000) make up the top five.

Beccles

Ashman’s Road – Average value: £794,000

Ashman's Road, in Beccles
Ashman's Road, in Beccles

Over to Beccles now for our second entry.

The average house price in this north Suffolk town’s priciest street has remained static since April, at £794,000.

The highest valued home sold for £1,659,997 in August 2005 and is now estimated at £3,089,000, while the lowest valued home sold for £350,000 in 2017 and is worth £467,000 now.

The most recent sale, in October 2023, fetched £500,000 but is now estimated to cost £492,000.

Elsewhere in the area Yarmouth Road, in Toft Monks (£731,000), takes second place, followed by Rivetts Loke (£705,000); The Street, in Barnby (£641,000); and St Benedicts Close, also in Toft Monks (£630,000).

According to Varbes, the average house price in the Beccles area is £273,000.

Brandon

Gas House Drove – Average value: £510,000

Gas House Drove in Brandon
Gas House Drove in Brandon

Remaining in Brandon’s top spot once again is Gas House Drove.

Having increased by an average value of £11,000, the typical home would now set you back £510,000.

The home with the highest value in Gas House Drove is estimated to cost £746,000 (having sold for £435,000 in March 2010), while the cheapest would be £153,000.

Undley is the second most expensive part of the Brandon postal area, sitting at the significantly lower average price of £398,000.

Kitchener Close (£381,000), in nearby Lakenheath, is third.

Back in Brandon, we find Millers Lane (£358,000) and Walton Way (£347,000), which round out the top five.

Varbes’ data suggested the average house price in the Brandon area is £223,000.

Bungay

Outney Road – Average value: £511,000

Next we find another town which remains the same as last month.

Outney Road, in Bungay, still boasts an average house price of £511,000.

The highest valued home, which sold for £190,000 in October 1997, could be worth as much as £957,000 today.

As for the lowest valued, a three-bedroom property which sold for £145,000 in March 2006 would be worth £267,000 today.

Tunneys Lane (£474,000), in Ditchingham, takes the second spot, followed by Woodland Drive (£469,000), Norwich Road, Ditchingham (£442,000), and Church Road, Earsham (£426,000).

Anyone looking to move to the area should note that the average house price is about £265,000, according to Varbes.

Bury St Edmunds

St Mary’s Square – Average value: £1,339,000

St Mary's Square is the sixth most expensive street in Suffolk. Picture: Google
St Mary's Square is the sixth most expensive street in Suffolk. Picture: Google

St Mary’s Square remains top dog in Bury St Edmunds, with an average price of £1,339,000, up from £1,334,000 in April.

The highest valued home here is estimated to cost £2,103,000 while the cheapest could be £874,000.

For second place, we see a significant drop. Sharp Road boasts an average price of £990,000, according to Varbes.

In nearby Great Barton, a typical home in School Lane could set you back £947,000. The average price in Manor Lane, Horringer, is worth £911,000.

Back in Bury, in fifth place, we find Hardwick Park Gardens (£900,000).

Average house prices in the Bury area are well above the national figure, at £316,000.

Carlton Colville

Grove Road – Average value: £504,000

Over to the other side of the county now.

Grove Road takes the top spot in Carlton Colville, sitting at an average value of £504,000.

This is followed by Marsh Lane (£455,000), Uplands Road North (£423,000), Uplands Close (£396,000) and finally Meadowsweet Close (£387,000).

Clare

Hermitage Meadow – Average value: £860,000

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

In Clare, Hermitage Meadow is the priciest street.

Down from £877,000 in April, the average home could set you back £860,000, according to the latest estimates.

Stoke Road (£764,000), Callis Street (£731,000), Chilton Street (£690,000) and Ashen Road (£688,000) round out the top five.

Eye

Thwaite Road, Thorndon – Average value: £760,000

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

Next is our first entry where the most expensive street lies in a nearby village.

Thwaite Road, in Thorndon, is the priciest place to live in the Eye area. A typical home could set you back £760,000, up from £743,000 in April.

The most expensive home, which sold for £710,000 in October 2004, is estimated at £1,312,000 today. The cheapest property, selling for £78,000 in May 1999, is valued at £317,000 today.

The most expensive street in Eye itself is Cranley Road, with an average price of £648,000.

It is followed by three roads in Gislingham: Back Street (£619,000), Mill Street (£587,000) and Crocus Close (£583,000).

The average house price in the Eye area is £337,000.

Felixstowe

The Courts – Average value: £1,001,000

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

Felixstowe’s most expensive street finds its way back into the million club.

The Courts, known for its large houses, boasts an average value of £1,001,000, up from £978,000 in April.

Selling for £309,000 in 1999, the highest valued home in the street was estimated to be worth £1,144,000 in April, while the lowest, worth £820,000 when it sold in April 2021, is now valued at £896,000.

We see a significant drop for our other entries, with Marcus Road (£807,000), followed by College Green (£781,000), Picketts Road (£733,000) and Cliff Road (£729,000) rounding out the top five.

The average price in the area is £284,000.

Framlingham

Millers Way – Average value: £641,000

Millers Way is the priciest street in Framlingham, at £641,000.

The current highest valued home in the street sold for £515,000 in September 2011 and was valued at £864,000 in May. The cheapest, which went for £352,500 in November 2017, is today worth £428,000.

Badingham Road (£577,000), Brook Lane (£560,000), Pembroke Road (£534,000) and Verow Road (£505,000) follow.

Hadleigh

Pond Hall Road – Average value: £825,000

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

Increasing in average value from £809,000 to £825,000, Pond Hall Road continues to be the most expensive street in Hadleigh.

The highest valued home, which sold for £1,150,000 in February 2008, is estimated to be worth £1,826,000 now, while the cheapest property, which fetched £95,950 in 2002, is now worth £283,000 according to the latest estimates.

Second place is Coram Street (£789,000), followed by Hadleigh Heath (£580,000), Station Yard (£564,000) and Boswell Lane (£545,000).

Halesworth

Newby Close – Average value: £544,000

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

Increasing in average value of £12,000, Newby Close takes the crown in Halesworth, at £544,000.

Selling for £460,000 in 2015, the priciest house is worth £646,000 today while the cheapest, which sold for £250,000 in 2009, is estimated at £395,000 today.

Over to Wenhaston now, where we find four of five of the most expensive streets.

Blyford Lane, where a typical home could cost £507,000, is closely followed by Chapel Lane, at £504,000.

Narrow Way (£466,000) and The Street (£445,000) complete our list.

According to Varbes, the average house price in the Halesworth area is £280,000.

Haverhill

Calford Green, Kedington – Average value: £849,000

Over to Haverhill now.

While the most expensive street in the town itself is Hill Crescent (£611,000), barely breaking into the top 10, the priciest street in the entire postal area is Calford Green, in nearby Kedington (£849,000).

This street dropped in average value to £849,000 from £867,000.

Currently valued at £1,486,000, the priciest property in Calford Green sold for £860,000 in February 2012. The cheapest, which sold for £248,180 in 2003, was valued at £553,000 in May.

In fact, the surrounding villages boast all of the top five most expensive streets.

Thurlow Road (£717,000) and Burton Green (£705,000), both in Withersfield, are next, followed by Rectory Road, Kedington (£700,000), and Finchingfield Road (£680,000), over the border in Steeple Bumpstead.

According to Varbes, the average house price in the Haverhill area is £283,000 – £1,000 above the national average.

Ipswich

Eaton Place, Rushmere St Andrew – Average value: £983,000

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

Nestled just outside Ipswich is the area’s most expensive street.

Eaton Place, in Rushmere St Andrew, boasts an average value of £1,008,000, up from £983,000 in April.

The priciest home, which fetched £725,000 in 2014, is valued at £1,150,000. The cheapest could set you back £877,000, having sold for £925,000 in February 2023.

Amberfield Drive, in Nacton, takes second place, at £968,000, followed by Church Road (£933,000), in Coddenham.

Once again, Paget Road is the most expensive street in Ipswich itself, sitting at an average value of £924,000.

Beechwood Drive, at £912,000, rounds out the top five.

The average house price in Ipswich sits well below the national average, according to Varbes, at £263,000.

Kesgrave

Friends Walk – Average Price: £548,000

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

Just next door, Friends Walk is the most expensive street in Kesgrave.

The average value here has risen to £548,000 from £536,000 in April.

It was followed by Peart Grove (£503,000) and Grange Lane (£484,000).

Through Jollys (£474,000) and Banthorpe Grove (£472,000) round out the top five.

Leiston

Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness – Average value: £1,336,000

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

The most expensive street in Leiston is The Sanctuary, which sits at a respectable average value of £597,000 as the fifth most expensive place to live in the area.

However, we take a huge leap to find the priciest part of the surrounding villages.

Aldeburgh Road, in Thorpeness, sits at a mind-blowing average house price of £1,307,000 – having decreased £29,000 since our last list.

The highest valued home sold for £1,750,000 in January 2013 and is valued at £2,946,000 today. The lowest sold for £210,000 in 2003, valued at £455,000 as of April.

In fact, our next three spots are also in Thorpeness, with Lakeside Avenue (£1,109,000), North End Avenue (£985,000) and Stony Lane (£845,000).

Despite this, the average house price sits significantly below the national average, at £235,000, according to Varbes.

Lowestoft

Broadview Road – Average value: £913,000

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

Decreasing by £1,000 since April, Broadview Road remains the priciest part of England’s most easterly town, at £913,000.

Elsewhere in Lowestoft, Hall Drive (£635,000) and Romany Road (£616,000) are next, followed by Hall Lane in Oulton Broad (£584,000) and Harrier Drive (£580,000).

According to Varbes, the average house price in Lowestoft is £222,000.

Mildenhall

Worlington Road – Average value: £599,000

Worlington Road, Mildenhall. Picture: Google
Worlington Road, Mildenhall. Picture: Google

Increasing in average price to £613,000 from £599,000, Worlington Road takes the top spot in Mildenhall.

After selling for £255,000 in 1999, the priciest property in the street is valued at £1,007,000 as of May. The cheapest is valued at £309,000, selling for £175,000 in 2008.

Cricket View (£520,000), Manor Road (£461,000), Church Walk (£412,000) and Hazel Close (£392,000) round out the top five.

Needham Market

Meadow View – Average price: £622,000

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

Meadow View remains the priciest street in Needham Market, with an average value of £622,000, compared with £607,000 in April.

It is followed by Hill House Lane (£565,000), Grinstead Hill ( £435,000), Flint Drive (£407,000) and Chalkeith Road (£383,000).

Newmarket

Moulton Road, Kennett – Average value: £1,026,000

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

The most expensive street in Newmarket itself is Snailwell Road, at £818,000, but to find the priciest street in the area, we need to hop over the border into Cambridgeshire.

In the village of Kennett we find Moulton Road, with an average house price of £1,007,000 (down from £1,026,000 in April) – which retains the top spot.

Selling for £1,050,000 in 2004, the highest valued home could fetch £2,193,000 today. The cheapest, a cottage that went for £240,000 in 2008, was valued at £421,000 in May.

Station Road is the priciest street in Dullingham, at £846,000, while Glanley Gardens (£830,000) takes the top spot in Exning.

Elsewhere in the area, Meeting Green is the most expensive street in Wickhambrook.

According to Varbes, the average house price in the Newmarket area is £317,000.

Saxmundham

Iken View, Snape Maltings – Average value: £746,000

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

On the other side of the county now, where we head to Saxmudham.

By far the most expensive place to live in the area is Iken View, at Snape Maltings, in Snape, where a typical home could set you back an average of £739,000.

Also in Snape, Priory Road boasts an average value of £727,000, followed by Blyburgh Road (£683,000), in nearby Westleton.

The top five finishes with Farnham Road (£673,000), Snape, and Church Street (£662,000), in Peasenhall.

When it comes to the priciest part of Saxmundham itself, we have to go further down.

North Entrance, which doesn’t make it into the top 10 most expensive streets in the area,with an average price of £538,000, takes the crown.

According to Varbes, the average house price in Saxmundham is £333,000.

Southwold

Millfield Road, Walberswick – Average value: £1,339,000

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

Walberswick’s Millfield Road once again takes the top spot for the Southwold area, at £1,339,000, having lost its crown in April.

The coastal town, popular with second home owners, has the highest average house price in the county, sitting at about £500,000.

Despite this, its top spot is only the seventh-highest in the county.

Six of its roads boast an average value of more than £1 million.

April top spot, The Common, in Southwold itself, has an average price of £1,324,000.

Leveretts Lane and Palmers Lane, in Walberswick, sit at £1,230,000 and £1,074,000 in terms of average price.

Godyll Road (£1,071,000) rounds out the top five.

Stowmarket

Brown Street, Old Newton – Average value: £669,000

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

While Stowmarket’s most expensive street is Temple Road (£499,000), the priciest part of the area to live in is found in Old Newton.

There, Brown Street takes the top spot, at £681,000.

It is followed by Lower Road (£642,000), in Onehouse, Church Road (£589,000), in Bacton, Base Green (£549,000), in Wetherden,and finally Brockford Green (£544,000), in Mendlesham.

Sudbury

Smeetham Hall Lane, Bulmer – Average value: £908,000

Stour Street in Sudbury. Picture: Google
Stour Street in Sudbury. Picture: Google

While technically not in Suffolk, Smeetham Hall Lane takes the crown for the Sudbury area, sitting at an average value of £908,000.

The highest valued home, which sold for £1,600,000 in March 2016, is now estimated at £2,212,000. The latest estimates place the lowest, which sold for £320,000 in June 2019, at a value of £384,000.

The most recent sale was dated to June 2020 and fetched £735,000. It could now set you back £843,000.

Over in Hundon, we find Brockley Green, with an average value of £814,000. Following closely behind is Clay Hall Lane, in Acton, at £811,000.

The Green (£804,000), Long Melford, and Mount Pleasant (£793,000), in Hundon, round out the top five.

Sudbury itself has a new top dog. Boasting an average value of £538,000, Stour Street is the town’s priciest place to live.

According to Varbes, the average house price in Sudbury is £308,000.

Woodbridge

Broomheath – Average value: £1,659,000

Broomheath, on the outskirts of Woodbridge, is the priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google
Broomheath, on the outskirts of Woodbridge, is the priciest street in Suffolk. Picture: Google

Four out of the top five most expensive places to live in Suffolk are found in and around Woodbridge.

Leafy Broomheath, with its average price of £1,697,000, remains the most expensive street in the county, as well as the town itself.

Its highest-valued home fetched £2,450,000 when it sold in February 2013. As of May, it was estimated to be worth £4,121,000.

The cheapest went for £195,000 in 1998, but the latest estimates place it at £858,000 today.

The most recent sale, in 2006, was £786,000, now valued at £1,354,000.

The Groves (£1,430,000) and Leeks Hill (£1,382,000), both in Melton, are next, followed by Pytches Road (£1,370,000).

Grange Park Drive ( £1,280,000) rounds out the top five.

The average price in Woodbridge is £351,000, according to Varbes.