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New Homes in Stowmarket

Situated in the East of England on the A14 road that connects Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket is a market town in Suffolk. Half an hour’s drive from Thetford in Norfolk, houses in Stowmarket are double that to Norwich and a similar journey to Cambridge.

From walks along the River Gipping and around Sharmford Mere, to trips to Haughley Park and Bosmere, you’ve also got Dedham Vale and the Suffolk Coast and Heaths in the local area. To see our latest developments near Stowmarket, simply take a look below.

Live the Stowmarket life

You’ve certainly set your sights on a beautiful part of the UK if you’re thinking of buying a new home in Stowmarket. You can find out more about the local area below, while you can also call our helpful team for more information on our latest offers, which include our popular Movemaker scheme. With this, we could help you sell your existing home and even pay your estate agent fees for you. 

Things to see and do in Stowmarket

Stowmarket is home to the Museum of East Anglian Life, which provides a fascinating insight into the local area in years gone by. The Mechanical Music Museum is just north of town, while the nearby Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is a great place to visit with children. 

If you’re looking for natural spaces near Stowmarket, the 80-hectare Bradfield Woods National Nature Reserve is perfect for quiet walks. Visit Haughley Park, go for a stroll around Needham Lake and spend long days exploring Dedham Vale and the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB, or head into Ipswich for more culture and entertainment options. 


There are plenty of top schools in Stowmarket, making it a great place to live if you have kids. Abbot’s Hall Community Primary, Chilton Community Primary and Wood Ley Community Primary are all rated as good by Ofsted, along with Combs Ford Primary and Trinity CofE. The town’s secondary school is Stowmarket High on Onehouse Road, while Stowupland High is also nearby. 

Stowmarket transport links

Stowmarket lies along the A14 between Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich, with both places less than 20 minutes away by car or train. Stowmarket’s railway station is in the heart of town just off Stowupland Street, and this is served by a dedicated bus stop. Trains to Norwich only take half an hour, while it’s just over an hour and 20 minutes to London. 

The Stowmarket property scene

The town offers everything from affordable 1 bedroom flats to large detached houses with big gardens, and you can also find beautiful new build homes at our development in Red Lodge, just the other side of Bury St Edmunds. Buying new is great for securing a comfortable, energy-efficient home built to modern standards, while you could also take advantage of our Part Exchange scheme when you buy through us.

Help to Buy Stowmarket

In Stowmarket 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.