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Grade I listed Suffolk village house

Molet House is an outstanding example of an early 16th century clothiers house. Listed Grade I, the property has an exceptional number of period features throughout the interiors which mark it has being historic, from 7-light oriel window on the ground floor with moulded-mullions and carved transom to the exposed timber-framing on the exterior.

Inside are an entrance hall, panelled drawing room, sitting room/dining room, kitchen and shower room, while upstairs are the solar/master bedroom, three further bedrooms and the family bathroom.

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Outside a timber-framed studio lies to the back of the house and has planning permission for separate accommodation. The garden lies for the most part to the south-west of the house and is mainly laid to lawn, as well as being home to many specimen plants, herbaceous borders, a pergola, terraces and an extremely productive fig tree.

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Molet House is located on Barn Street near the heart of the beautiful village of Lavenham, which is known as one of Suffolk’s best preserved villages. Sudbury is seven miles and Ipswich 18 miles.

The guide price is £975,000. For further information please contact SAvills on 01473 234 800 or visit

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