A delightful four bedroom Suffolk Longhouse in a tranquil setting near the village of Wingfield.

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A fine example of a Suffolk Longhouse and believed to date from the 16th Century, Red Roofs is Grade II Listed, being of architectural importance. Beautifully presented throughout, the property displays a wealth of period features including ancient oak mullion windows, exposed timber beams, original fireplaces and brick and wooden flooring, while on the outside it has highly attractive rendered white elevations.

The main reception room is the 30ft drawing room, an exceptionally spacious and comfortable room with dual aspect and two fireplaces, one an impressive inglenook; both of which are fitted with woodburning stoves. There is also a formal dining room and a kitchen fitted with wooden units and worktops, and integrated appliances including a double oven and an induction hob. A cloakroom with separate shower completes the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor hosts the four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom enjoys triple aspect views, welcoming plenty of natural light. One of the bedrooms is currently utilised as a study, an ideal space for those wanting to work from home.

Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council. Services: Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. FTTP (fibre to premises) broadband ideal for working from home. Council Tax: Band F.

This property has 0.4 acres of land.


The entrance to the property has a five-bar wooden gate, which opens onto a gravel driveway with space for several vehicles. The beautiful lawns surround the property on all sides, and are enclosed by mature trees creating a sense of peace and tranquility. There are also paved and gravelled terrace areas, providng space for entertainng and ideal for al fresco dining and taking in the rural setting.


The property is located in an accessible rural setting, just outside the small Suffolk village of Wingfield. The village has a local pub and an equestrian centre with a café. The nearby village of Fressingfield, home to the highly regarded Fox and Goose pub and restaurant, is a 1.5 miles away, and has several other amenities, including a medical centre and a primary school. Stradbroke, 2.5 miles away, has further local amenities, such as a shop and post office as well as a primary school. Red Roofs is 11 miles north of Framlingham, which has two renowned schools in the town; Thomas Mills High School and Framlingham College. The latter has a bus route which travels through the village.

Further amenities can be found in the local town of Eye, Harleston and Diss. The latter 9 miles away, has a mainline railway station with trains to London Liverpool Street in approximately 90 minutes. There is easy access to the A14, linking the regional centres of Ipswich, Norwich and Cambridge, as well as the greater road network beyond.


From the A140 travel along the B1118 for 5.5 miles, 2 miles after Hoxne take the 2nd of two left hand turnings signposted Wingfield Street, Fressingfield and Harleston. Proceed for approximately one mile and the entrance to Red Roofs will be found just after a road to the right.

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Other features

  • Fine example of a Suffolk Longhouse
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 30ft Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Grade II Listed with period features throughout
  • Surrounded by gardens
  • Super fast FTTP Broadband
  • In all 0.4 acres

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Ref: IPS200111

Top Road, Wingfield Diss Suffolk IP21

Guide Price

Ref: IPS200111

Top Road, Wingfield Diss Suffolk IP21

Guide Price