A stunning Grade II listed period property with a range of barns and annexe within 13 acres.

Valley Farmhouse is a handsome Grade II listed 16th Century timber framed farmhouse with an abundance of period character. The well-proportioned accommodation is beautifully presented throughout and the property benefits from numerous original character features including fireplaces, exposed beams and timbers as well as traditional flooring. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall leading to the well-proportioned triple aspect drawing room with a wonderful fireplace and benefting from charming garden views via double doors out to the rear gardens.

The dining room provides an excellent space for entertaining with inglenook fireplace and beautiful wood flooring. The kitchen/breakfast room has an Aga and extensive range of floor and wall mounted units, walk in pantry and double doors out to a raised decking seating area with views over the courtyard. There is a further sitting room with doors out to the gardens, a utility/laundry room, study, cloakroom and a cosy snug.

There are six principal bedrooms, with the master having an en-suite and a walk-in wardrobe. The other bedrooms are served by a family bathroom and shower room.

Local Authority: East Suffolk Services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage and oil-fired central heating. Council Tax: Band G - Council tax £2,828.02 per annum for 2019/2020.

This property has 13.1 acres of land.


The house occupies attractive mature gardens and grounds extending to 13.10 acres (sts) which include formal gardens which are laid to lawn and bordered by various flower and shrub beds.

These lawns, in turn, open onto further expanses of grass areas interspersed by a variety of mature specimen trees, leading to a further parcel of land with the tennis court and pavilion. The impressive detached barn provides a stunning space for entertaining with useful kitchenette, shower room and mezzanine floor providing views through the glazed gable end over the gardens. There are further converted barns providing flexible accommodation currently used as a playroom, home office and a summer sitting room with bi-fold doors onto a courtyard. There is also a well-presented one-bedroom self-contained annexe which serves well as guest accommodation or could be continued to prove a successful holiday rental. The property benefits further from a detached double garage and ample off-road parking.


Valley Farmhouse is conveniently located at the end of a no through road. The village of Otley is 3.5 miles away providing a village shop, post office and doctor’s surgery. Similarly, the thriving market town of Wickham Market lies 5.5 miles to the east, which provides a small supermarket, post office and pharmacy together with cafes and restaurants.

The property is 10 miles from Ipswich, Suffolk’s county town, which has a variety of amenities including further shopping and commercial facilities, along with the town’s railway station which offers direct links to London’s Liverpool St Station taking approximately 65 minutes. The A12 and A14 are both in close proximity and enable access to Cambridge, The Midlands and the M25.

Ipswich itself offers many recreational facilities including sports clubs, golf clubs and water sports. There are also good schooling options available in both the state and private sectors including Otley Primary, Framlingham Prep and College, Ipswich School, Debenham High School and Woodbridge School.

Otley 3.5 miles, A12 4 miles, Wickham Market 5 miles, Woodbridge 5.5 miles, Framlingham 8 miles, Martlesham 8 miles, Ipswich (mainline station to London Liverpool Street in approximately 65 minutes) 10 miles, A14 12.5 miles.


Heading north on the A12 from Ipswich, passing through the Woodbridge bypass, at the final Woodbridge/Melton roundabout, follow signs to Lowestoft, where the A12 becomes single lane. Continue for 0.6 miles, turning left off the A12 onto Woodbridge Road towards Debach and Bredfield. Remain on this road through the villages of Boulge and Debach for 2.5 miles. On reaching a T-Junction, turn left onto the B1078 and take the first right after 0.25 miles onto Martins Lane. Valley Farmhouse can be found on the right after approximately 0.25 miles.

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Other features

  • Grade II Listed period farmhouse
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • Five further bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms including Drawing Room, Snug and Sitting Room
  • Converted barn with kitchenette, shower room and mezzanine floor
  • Converted barns currently used as play room, home office and summer room
  • Separate one bedroom annexe
  • Double garage
  • Tennis court and pavilion
  • Gardens and grounds of 13.1 acres

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Ref: IPS140016

Martins Lane, Clopton Woodbridge Suffolk IP13

Asking Price

Ref: IPS140016

Martins Lane, Clopton Woodbridge Suffolk IP13

Asking Price