New Homes in the East of England
Live the life
From lovely countryside and coastlines to lively cities and peaceful villages, buying a new home in the East of England offers plenty of choice.
Things to see and do
If it’s countryside you’re looking for, Suffolk won’t disappoint, with everything from the wetland Broads in the north to the lovely coast of the east. Flatford was immortalised in the paintings of John Constable, and further examples of his work can be seen in the Tudor Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich. Explore market towns such as Woodbridge and historic towns such as Bury St Edmunds.
Norfolk is another of the East of England’s highlights. Sail on the broads or explore its coastline. Great Yarmouth and its famous golden mile has sandy beaches where you can relax, while market towns such as Diss and Fakenham offer plenty of opportunity to pick up local produce. See the Queens historic Sandringham home and take in the dramatic cliffs near Weybourne.
Cambridge is another choice in the East of England. The city is filled with character, and whether it’s punting on the River Cam, exploring the famous colleges of the university or shopping on its cobbled streets, life in Cambridge offers lots to do. Numerous events and festivals are held throughout the year such as the famous Cambridge Folk Festival, alongside several beer festivals.
With 350 miles of coast, Essex has several blue flag beaches, and provides great walks along the lovely coastline. Also rich in history, Essex has several attractions such as Audley End House and Gardens, Layer Marney Tower, Hylands House and Cressing Temple. Discover Harlow Sculpture Town with its collection of fascinating works, or head to one of the region’s museums and galleries.
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire are two further choices in the East of England. Enjoy the beautiful countryside of Bedfordshire with the Chiltern Hills, Marston Vale and Downs being just some of its highlights. Woburn Safari Park, John Bunyan Museum and Library and Wrest Park all offer great family days out.
There is a wide selection of schools for children of all ages, making all areas great for all families. You’ll also find various well known higher education establishments in this part of England, such as; the University of Cambridge, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and East Anglia.
The East of England is easily accessible from across the UK, by road, rail and air.
From London and the South, the East of England can be accessed via the
M1, M11, M25, A10, A1 (M), A12. Those travelling from the north can enter via the M1, A1(M), A5, A6, A15, A17 and motorists from the west can head for the A14, A41, A47, A418, A421, A422, A427 or A428.
Destinations across the county can be reached from the East of England with excellent rail connections.
Greater Anglia is one of the main rail providers in the region and has many stops including Bishop's Stortford, Braintree, Bury St. Edmunds, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Clacton, Colchester, Cromer, Diss, Ely, Felixstowe, Great Yarmouth, Harwich, Hertford, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket, Norwich, Peterborough, Sheringham, Southend, Stansted Airport, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Thetford and Woodbridge.
The East of England is close to three major airports; London Stansted, London Luton and Norwich International Airport. From here you can enjoy domestic and international flights.