New Homes in Suffolk
A county in that borders , and , the North Sea coast also forms a sizeable part of Suffolk’s boundary. Whether you’re interested in living in the north with good access to , or the south where you’ll find Ipswich with its excellent transport links to London, houses in Suffolk offer great variety.
They also offer lots of things to do, whether you’re visiting theme parks and castles with the kids, going for walks at a National Trust property, or exploring the coastline. So browse our developments in Suffolk below and start planning your next move now.
Living in Suffolk
Moving to Suffolk or buying a new home in the area could be the ideal thing to do if you love spending time exploring outdoors. With an array of stunning natural environments to discover, you won’t even need the extra cash you’ll have in your pocket from offers such as our Movemaker scheme to enjoy most of them.
Things to see and do in Suffolk
The county is known for its picturesque coastline, which is dotted with waterfront attractions such as entertainment piers, lighthouses and of course an array of beautiful beaches. Most of these are perfect for spending time at either on your own or with the whole family, while other child-friendly places include the exciting Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park.
If you enjoy being surrounded by wildlife then bird sanctuaries such as RSPB Minsmere and RSPB Havergate Island will be of keen interest to you, while Dunwich Heath is another great spot on the coast. Further inland don’t miss Sutton Hoo and Framlingham Castle, or the beautiful Broads, Dedham Vale and Rendlesham Forest. From Subtropical Swimming Paradise to Thetford Forest and Brandon Country Park, you’ll never be short of incredible places to visit.
Suffolk has a wide selection of schools you’d be happy to send your kids to. This includes St Mary’s Catholic Primary and Oaks Primary in Ipswich, which are both ranked as outstanding by Ofsted. Sebert Wood Community Primary is an outstanding option in the Bury St Edmunds area, while Felixstowe’s Maidstone and Causton Infant and Junior Schools are also good choices. Culford School in Bury St Edmunds, meanwhile, has been highlighted as one of the county’s best secondary schools in recent years.
Transport links in Suffolk
Suffolk’s quiet, rural charm isn’t spoiled by any motorways running through the county, although this means you’ll need to rely on a network of A roads to get around if you have a car. You can use the A14, for example, to drive between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds in around half an hour. There are plenty of bus and train routes available if you don’t drive, while southern areas of Suffolk are commutable to London, with trains taking just over an hour.
The Suffolk property market
House prices in Suffolk have risen quickly in recent years, reflecting the strength of the local property market. This is partly down to fantastic developments you’ll find in places like Bury St Edmunds, where there are stunning 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes along Great Hall Drive on the edge of town. Whether this sounds right up your street or you’re looking at other areas too, don’t miss the Government’s Help to Buy scheme if you’re in need of some extra support with your move.
Help to Buy Suffolk
In Suffolk you can take advantage of Help to Buy East of England if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy East of England page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.