New Homes in Suffolk
Make the move
Located in East Anglia, the county of Suffolk has historic towns, lovely countryside and coastline alongside great attractions.
Buying a new home in Suffolk will give you access to all this, and more, making it the ideal place to live.
Things so see and do
You’ll never be short of things to do in Suffolk. With so much lovely countryside on your doorstep, there’ll be plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Flatford features in most of John Constable’s paintings, which capture the area’s natural beauty.
Suffolk is also home to a great coastline. Aldeburgh has a traditional seafront promenade, pebble beach and high street filled with independent shops and boutiques.
Felixstowe offers a traditional British seaside experience with colourful beach huts, a pier, promenade, arcades and adventure golf. Kids can also enjoy hours of fun with a bucket and spade on the beach.
The waterfront town of Ipswich is another great day out. Orwell river cruises are a great way to see the town, while food lovers will enjoy trips to the Suffolk Food Hall and Jimmy’s Farm; which became known after the 2002 BBC programme of the same name.
The town also offers a wealth of cultural attractions. Catch a show at the New Wolsey Theatre, while the Tudor Christchurch Mansion is home to the largest collection of Constable and Gainsborough paintings outside London.
Bury St Edmunds is a lovely town filled with independent shops, a lovely cathedral and lots of great food to try. It also has the title of being home to Britain’s smallest pub, The Nutshell, which measures just 15ft by 7ft. Other highlights include The Theatre Royal and the medieval Moyse’s Hall Museum, while The Apex which has welcomed musical acts such as Eddi Reader and John Williams.
You’ll find a number of educational facilities throughout Suffolk, ranging from primary and nursery to secondary school, alongside academies and special schools. For higher education you’ll also find the University Campus Suffolk, which works with a range of partners that includes two universities; Essex and East Anglia.
Suffolk has great transport links.
Motorists can enter via the A12 which runs along the east coast from the M25, Colchester and Chelmsford through Ipswich, Woodbridge and Wickham Market to Lowestoft. The A14 from Cambridge connect Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket and Ipswich.
Those travelling by air are also well served with Stansted and Norwich being the nearest airports. However, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and East Midlands airports are all easily reached by road and rail.
Those travelling by train have lots of choice. Ipswich railway station is on the Great Eastern main line, and from here London can be reached in just over an hour, Norwich in 40 minutes and Cambridge in one hour and 19 minutes. From Bury St Edmunds, Stevenage can be reached in one hour and 43 minutes, London in an hour and 38 minutes and Peterborough in one hour and eight minutes.