Shared Ownership Homes in Norfolk

Explore Shared Ownership developments in Norfolk.

Local Properties in Norfolk

The idyllic county of Norfolk is blessed with beautiful coastal areas and countryside, together with bustling market towns, fishing villages, and the cosmopolitan county town of Norwich. The county’s blend of pretty urban areas and the great outdoors has made it popular among families and couples seeking Shared Ownership homes in East Anglia. Just over two hours from London by rail and road, the entertainment and work connections of the capital are within easy reach, while cities such as Ipswich, Cambridge and Peterborough are even closer. Learn more about the benefits of a Shared Ownership property in Norfolk.

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About Norfolk

Those lucky enough to live and work in Norfolk enjoy easy access to the Norfolk Broads and other areas of outstanding natural beauty.

As well as vibrant towns and cities like Norwich, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn. Outside of Norwich, population densities of Norfolk districts are lower than many other areas of the UK, making it a laid-back, relaxing part of the world to be in.

The county also boasts some awe-inspiring historical attractions, including the Anglo-Saxon royal burial site at Sutton Hoo, The Strangers Hall Museum in Norwich, the ruins of Castle Acre Priory, Lavenham Guildhall, Holkham Hall, and Norwich Cathedral.

Norwich Airport makes it easy and convenient to reach holiday hotspots in Spain, Turkey and Greece. Meanwhile, Stansted Airport is less than two hours’ drive from Norwich, and Heathrow 2.5 hours. 

And of course, the fast train to London from Norwich takes just 2 hours, meaning the innumerable museums, galleries, bars and shops of the capital are always on hand.

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Local Amenities in Norfolk

For those seeking to buy a property through Shared Ownership, Norfolk ticks all the right boxes.

Schools

For young families considering a Shared Ownership Help to Buy home in Norfolk, access to high quality schools is of paramount importance. While relatively sparsely populated, Norfolk is home to numerous excellent schools, including Ormiston Venture Academy, Ormiston Victory Academy, and Hethersett Academy.

Transport

While Norfolk may appear to be geographically peripheral to the UK, there are nevertheless good bus and rail links connecting the major towns. Road links are also good, with London just 2.5-3 hours away on the A11/M11. Norfolk Airport and Stansted Airport both make it easy to enjoy summer sun, while proximity to London’s other airports offer access to long-haul destinations.

Healthcare

Norfolk is served by a full range of NHS services, GP surgeries, opticians and dentists. There are also private alternatives provided by Bupa and Spire.