Ruth Rendell's Suffolk home is on the market

Amira Hashish has all the latest celebrity gossip, including the sale of James Hunt's former Wimbledon home; Julia Robert's £10.7 million holiday home in Hawaiin; Will Carling moves out of his Hampshire home in search of better equestrian facilities; and Ruth Rendell's Suffolk home is for sale
  • Ruth Rendell
    © Rex Features
    Queen of crimewriting Ruth Rendell
  • Ruth Rendell's Suffolk home
    £720,000: four-bedroom detached house in Sudbury, Suffolk

The charming four-bedroom property belonging to Queen of crimewriting Ruth Rendell has views over open countryside in an area of outstanding beauty in Suffolk.

“I have been the owner of The Old Forge at Groton for almost exactly 10 years,” says the Baroness. “It was the view from the back of the house that helped me make up my mind to buy it; a panorama over the fields and hills, a house dotted here and there, but mostly beautiful green spaces, winding lanes and great trees. It has been a pleasure to live in.”

The detached house is believed to be 150 years old and includes a forge converted into a reception room and gym.

Take a look inside...


Even more homes gossip and celebrity moves...

James Hunt's former Wimbledon home is on the market

Will Carling sells his family home in Eversley Cross for £1.75 million

Julia Roberts is selling her luxury holiday home in Hawaii

Follow us on Twitter @HomesProperty and Facebook