New Homes in Suffolk
Sitting in the on the North Sea coast, Suffolk shares a border with , and . The largest town in the county by some distance is , which straddles the River Orwell and is just over an hour from by train.
That could be appealing for a daily commute, while houses in Suffolk are close to everything from piers and castles, to theme parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty, and National Trust properties. If you need some inspiration for which part of the county to call home, scroll down to see our latest developments in Suffolk.
Live the Suffolk life
With an array of stunning landscapes ranging from open countryside to rolling farmland and miles of beautiful coastline, Suffolk promises a life of outdoor adventure. Complemented by some charming towns and superb properties, we can help your next move go as smoothly as possible with our Part Exchange offer, where we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your current home, eliminating any estate agent fees in the process.
Things to see and do in Suffolk
Suffolk’s coast is littered with beaches, piers, waterfront attractions, lighthouses and nature reserves like Orford Ness. Then there are family-friendly attractions such as Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park, with other highlights including Dunwich Heath, Denes Beach and bird sanctuaries RSPB Minsmere and RSPB Havergate Island.
There are countless ways to spend your time inland too, including visits to the magnificent 12th-century Framlingham Castle, historic Sutton Hoo and cultural draws like Ipswich Museum. Explore Dedham Vale, Rendlesham Forest and the Broads, and don’t miss Brandon Country Park. There’s also Thetford Forest and Subtropical Swimming Paradise, a fun-filled water park.
There are plenty of excellent schools across the county, with options for younger children including Ipswich’s Oaks Primary and St Mary’s Catholic Primary. Both are rated as outstanding by Ofsted. If you’re in the Bury St Edmunds area, Kennett Primary School is a good option, while Maidstone and Causton Infant and Junior Schools are a strong choice run by the Seckford Education Trust in Felixstowe.
Suffolk transport links
With a host of bus, train and community transport services operating throughout the county, places in southern Suffolk like Ipswich are even commutable to London. There aren’t any motorways in this rural part of the country, which offers a network of A roads for getting around. This includes the A12 and A14, which connect Ipswich to places like Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Felixstowe.
The Suffolk property scene
Suffolk has a strong property market, with house prices similar to the UK average but tending to rise faster. The popularity of Ipswich as a commuter town has helped with this, as well as houses right next to good schools such as the private 3 and 4 bedroom family homes you can find just off Felixstowe’s High Street.
Whether that sounds like the area for you, or you’d like to be somewhere like the village of Red Lodge just outside Bury St Edmunds, don’t forget to enquire about offers such as our Movemaker scheme when you contact us about your new home.
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.