New Homes in Norwich
With a castle, cathedral and range of museums to explore in town, you’ve also got the Broads nearby and attractions like Whitlingham Country Park, Earlham Park and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Whether you want to be close to the city centre or in a neighbourhood like or on the outskirts, you can see our developments near Norwich below.
Look forward to a wonderful way of life when you buy a house in Norwich, the beating heart of Norfolk. And don’t forget to take advantage of great offers like our Part Exchange deal, where we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home. This helps remove any estate agent fees, bringing your new home that little bit closer.
Things to see and do in Norwich
The centre of Norwich is blessed with a range of cultural and historical attractions, including the city’s 11th-century cathedral and hilltop Norman castle. The Forum is a brilliant arts venue where you can catch shows and exhibitions, while Norwich Market and the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell are also well worth a visit.
You don’t have to venture far from the city centre to enjoying beautiful natural spots like Whitlingham Country Park, Danby Wood and the 25-hectare Thorpe Marshes. Mid-Yare National Nature Reserve is a must-see with its picturesque scenery, along with Wheatfen Broad, Salhouse Broad and Malthouse Broad.
This is a great area to live if you have kids, thanks to a selection of excellent local schools. Charles Darwin Primary is a central option close to the train station, with a catchment area that covers much of the city. It’s rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while the same goes for Trowse Primary to the south east of town and Heartsease Primary to the north east.
For little ones, Lionwood Infant and Nursery School and Recreation Road Infant School are east and west of the city centre respectively. Both have been rated as outstanding according to the education board. If your children are older, then Notre Dame High School is an outstanding secondary close to the heart of town, while Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School is in the same Ofsted bracket and caters for 16 to 19-year-olds.
Norwich transport links
Norwich train station lies on the eastern bank of the River Wensum off Thorpe Road, offering services to places like Thetford in less than half an hour and Ipswich in 40 minutes. The city is served by a network of A roads in the absence of any motorways nearby, with a selection of bus routes which make use of these to take you throughout the local area and beyond.
The Norwich property scene
House prices in Norwich have seen excellent historical growth, and this trend has continued over recent years. If you don’t want to be based in the city centre, you can always look at other popular Norfolk spots like Thetford, where you can find elegant 3 bedroom semi-detached homes for sale in the Watton area.
Whatever you decide on, make sure you browse our latest offers to see if you could benefit from a deal such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll help you sell your current home and eliminate the agents’ fees.
Help to Buy Norwich
In Norwich 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.