‘Lavenham Watchtower' at 10 Ropers Court is a stunning holiday let located in the beautifully renovated Ropers Mill. The Mill dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, where between 1820-1890, William Whittingham Roper manufactured Fine Horse-hair and Hemp Furniture and Fabrics. Ropers Court enjoys a quiet location just off Lavenham's High Street with a range of shops, restaurants and public houses close by. The property is spread over 3 floors with a beautiful kitchen/dining room, dual aspect lounge, ground floor shower room as well as a first floor large family bathroom.
Also featuring a first floor balcony where you can sit with your morning coffee or afternoon tea. The wonderful ‘Watchtower’, gives a 360° panoramic view of this stunning location, where William Roper would look out over his mill and the whole village. It is the second highest viewpoint in the village after the church tower itself and has an uninterrupted view right across the horizon, a wonderful feature. The Watchtower is accessible through the roof, but please bear in mind that some steps are steep to climb.
Well known for being one of the most beautiful villages in Suffolk, Lavenham is a quintessential English Medieval Village, which ouzes charm with its winding streets, thatched cottages and colourful timber framed buildings. You'll be spoilt for choice with Lavenham’s many tearooms, cafes, galleries, museums, boutiques and restaurants along with a wide range of essential amenities such as a pharmacy, butcher, baker, two Co-op stores, a doctors surgery and other specialist shops.
For more info on ‘Where to Eat’, ‘Shopping’ and ’Things to Do' in Lavenham, please visit the Love Lavenham Website.
You can spend hours exploring one of the most picturesque villages in England, which lists the most Grade I and II properties found in one place in England. Film and TV programmes such as Lovejoy and Harry Potter have been made here. The nearby market town of Sudbury is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough which is now a museum and gallery, The town also provides further amenities including a railway station offering access (via Marks Tey) to Colchester and London Liverpool Street.