A pair of Grade II listed cottages requiring modernisation occupying an attractive rural setting.

The properties occupy an attractive rural setting about 1.25 miles from the beautiful and historic village of Long Melford on the Essex/Suffolk border.

Lapwing Cottages are a pair of Grade II listed period cottages which are in need of general renovation. The cottages offer considerable potential, subject to the appropriate consents, including the creation of one characterful property.

The cottages sit centrally within a plot of about 0.27 acres.

The property is available to purchase either separately or as a whole, together with a former Victorian Farmhouse and a red brick barn and stables.

Local Authority: Braintree District Council Services: Lot 2 - Mains electrcity. Shared private drainage with Lot 1. Council Tax: 1 Lapwing Cottage Band B / 2 Lapwing Cottage Band B Agent's note: The property is available either as a whole or in 3 lots, as per the shown site plan. Further land may be available to purchase, however please note that this does not border the property for sale.

This property has 0.27 acres of land.


The property is situated, along a country lane, just 1 ¼ miles to the west of Long Melford. The village has an excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as two Tudor mansions, Melford Hall and Kentwell Hall. The local towns of Sudbury (4 miles) and the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds (15 miles) offer a comprehensive range of facilities. Sudbury railway station provides a link to London Liverpool Street, with a journey time of about 80 minutes.

Long Melford 1.2 miles, Sudbury 4 miles, Bury St Edmunds 15 miles.


Head north west from Sudbury on the A131 towards Bury St Edmunds. Continue straight for one mile and take the 1st exit at the roundabout onto the B1064. After half a mile turn left onto Borley Road. This continues into School Lane. After a third of a mile, turn right towards LIston. After approximately 1 mile, Hartsbuckle Farmhouse will be on your left hand side.

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Other features

  • Two Grade II Listed cottages requiring renovation
  • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Store
  • Sitting within a plot of approximately 0.27 acres
  • Essex/Suffolk Border
  • Available as a separate lot or as a whole with a victorian former farmhouse, barn and stables

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Ref: IPS190074

Liston Sudbury Suffolk CO10

Guide Price

Ref: IPS190074

Liston Sudbury Suffolk CO10

Guide Price