A charming two/three bedroom cottage, with plenty of character, in the pretty village of Metfield.

Guildhall Cottage is a delightful two/three bedroom period property, set in the heart of the picturesque village of Metfield. The cottage has a wealth of character, with original features including exposed beams, and offers flexible accommodation, while its central location places the property right at the heart of village life.

Upon entering the property, you are greeted by an attractive kitchen and dining room, divided by vertical timber beams. The kitchen has modern wooden storage units and an integrated oven and hob. The kitchen leads to the sitting room, which has a dual aspect and a decorative fireplace.

There is one double bedroom on the ground floor, with an en suite shower room and French doors opening onto the gardens, while upstairs there are a further two bedrooms, one off the other, as well as a family bathroom.

Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council Services: Oil-fired central heating. Mains electricity, water and drainage. Council Tax: Tax band C


To the front of the property, wrought iron gates open onto a gravel driveway and garden. There is space for a car, or alternatively parking is available on The Street. The gardens include gravel terracing, raised beds with a variety of plants and shrubs, and a second level, where there is a terrace area offering entertaining space perfect for al fresco dining and access to the splendid summer house


Guildhall Cottage is situated in the heart of the small and pretty village of Metfield, close to the Suffolk/Norfolk border; surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside. The village has a local store, a village hall and a parish church, while the town of Harleston, four miles away, provides a variety of shops and supermarkets, as well as other amenities, including restaurants and a leisure centre. There are several primary schools in local villages, while the nearest secondary school is in Harleston. The area is well connected by road, with the A143 and A140 both within easy reach. A mainline train service runs to London Liverpool Street from Diss, 14 miles away. Journey times average an hour and 40 minutes. Likewise, trains north to Norwich take approximately 20 minutes.

Harleston 4.9 miles, Halesworth 7 miles, A140 11 miles, Diss 14 miles (trains to London Liverpool Street in 1 hr and 40 minutes) Ipswich 34 miles


From Ipswich on the A14, leave at junction 51, then take the second exit at the roundabout onto the A140. After 15 miles head onto the A143. Follow the A143 for almost seven miles, before turning right onto Wells Lane. After half a mile turn right onto the B1116/Shotford Road then turn left onto the B1123/Withersdale Road. Continue for 3.5 miles into the village of Metfield. Continue past the church and you will find the property shortly after on your right-hand side.

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Other features

  • 2/3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Summer House
  • Well-tended gardens
  • Central village location
  • Has space for 1 car but utilised as a garden area currently

Other details

  • Floorplan
  • Map & Street View
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Ref: IPS200036

The Street, Metfield Harleston Norfolk IP20

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Ref: IPS200036

The Street, Metfield Harleston Norfolk IP20

Offers In Excess Of