Historic shop and house for sale in Suffolk village of Lavenham

This shop in the Suffolk village of Lavenham is up for sale

This shop in the Suffolk village of Lavenham is up for sale - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

A historic shop has come on the market in the desirable Suffolk village of Lavenham. 

The property is listed with David Burr estate agents with a guide price of £725,000. 

Thought to date back to the 17th century, the remarkably unlisted property is expansive and well suited to modern living. 

The entrance hall

The entrance hall - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

In terms of living space, the building has a total of two reception rooms, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. 

These are served by a spacious kitchen/dining room finished in a traditional cottage style with a gas-fired cream Aga, as well as a four-ring hob and Bosch electric combination oven. 

The kitchen

The kitchen - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

The sitting room

The drawing room - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

Of the two reception rooms, the drawing-room is the more impressive with glazed slash windows, original pine floorboards and 10ft ceilings.

The sitting room

The sitting room - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

The smaller sitting room is a particularly bright space with features including exposed timbers to the walls and a centrally positioned open fireplace with a brick hearth.

The principal bedroom

The principal bedroom - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

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Upstairs, the decent-sized master bedroom has twin sash windows that overlook the street below, as well as a feature fireplace. 

One of the bathrooms

One of the bathrooms - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

Its ensuite Jack and Jill bathroom contains an exceptionally large walk-in shower, with a tiled surround and glass screens with a waterfall style showerhead.

One of the other bedrooms

One of the other bedrooms - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

The property has an additional two bedrooms, one double room with a large sash window and high ceilings, and a single room overlooking the street scene below, as well as a second shower room.

The Cellar

The Cellar - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

It also has a cellar, a third bathroom, and a rear porch, as well as a sizeable outbuilding constructed from mellow red brick. 

The outbuilding

The outbuilding - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

A big garden is located to the rear of the main building, measuring 200ft in length, and containing a large area of lawn, and a number of mature flower beds. 

The garden

The garden - Credit: David Burr Estate Agents

The property provides an exciting opportunity for the buyer to run their own enterprise from the spacious shop front with direct access to Lavenham High Street. 

A busy Lavenham High Street. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Historic Lavenham - Credit: Gregg Brown