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See inside village house in Lavenham, near Sudbury, available for £3,000,000





A seven-bedroom village house with stunning gardens in Suffolk is now on the market.

Dating back to the 15th century, The Grove, in Lavenham, near Sudbury, offers more than 6,000 sq ft of accommodation.

It is now on sale with Savills with a guide price of £3,000,000.

The Grove in Lavenham, near Sudbury, is now on the market. Pictures: Savills
The Grove in Lavenham, near Sudbury, is now on the market. Pictures: Savills

The home is Grade II* listed of special architectural or historical interest.

Property agent Tom Orford, director in the residential sales team at Savills in Suffolk, said: “The Grove is a gem of a house in one of the loveliest historic villages.

“With magnificent gardens, the property dates back to the 15th century and in recent years it has been subject to an exceptional programme of renovation and restoration.

The seven-bedroom home is on sale with a guide price of £3,000,000
The seven-bedroom home is on sale with a guide price of £3,000,000

“The accommodation is particularly impressive, with superbly proportioned reception rooms, high ceilings, open fireplaces, stone and boarded floors and many windows with south facing views.”

Constructed of a timber frame, the property has an 18th century classic façade under pitched tiled roofs.

The older part of the building has exposed timbers, a wood burner in the sitting room, panelled walls and many original features.

"In recent years it has been subject to an exceptional programme of renovation and restoration"
"In recent years it has been subject to an exceptional programme of renovation and restoration"

A particularly impressive feature are the gardens with numerous herbaceous beds, box hedging, clipped yews and flower borders.

There are several seating areas, wide lawns and more informal wooded areas around the perimeter.

There is also a walled sunken garden with a pond, vegetable garden, greenhouse and a lower garden with a fruit cage and further nature pond.

Lastly, a garden house takes full advantage of outlooks over the formal gardens with a church tower in the distance.