Shared Ownership in Suffolk
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Suffolk is an agricultural county in East Anglia, bordered by Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire. Rich history, sandy beaches, beautiful countryside and bustling towns like Ipswich and Felixstowe make this county a brilliant choice for anyone looking for Shared Ownership Homes.
The county is largely made up of arable land, wetlands, heaths and beaches. All of this natural beauty makes it a peaceful and scenic place to live.
On top of countryside, Suffolk boasts several sizeable towns which offer excellent employment and educational facilities. Ipswich, the most prominent Suffolk town, has excellent transport links with London. Newmarket is well known for its history of horse racing, while Felixstowe is a large container port.
There are so many places to explore in Suffolk – take a look at some of the county’s best landmarks in our gallery.
Deep in the Suffolk countryside is the quaint town of Long Melford, home to the Kentwell Hall stately home. A beautiful Tudor red brick house, surrounded by 30-acres of gardens and grounds, Kentwell Hall often holds family friendly re-enactments of Tudor life.
Rich in Anglo-Saxon history, Sutton Hoo is the site of two early medieval burial grounds. The agricultural area has been of archaeological interest since the 1930s and an undisturbed ship’s burial full of Anglo-Saxon artefacts was uncovered there.
Suffolk is home to some beautiful beaches, and Southwold is one of them. As well as the interesting town and local Adnams Brewery, Southwold’s pier is a major attraction because of its restaurants, family entertainment centre and under the pier show.
A real hidden gem, Snape Maltings is an arts complex of buildings on the river Alde which is home to the Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Benjamin Britten. The complex also houses furniture shops, a food hall, concert hall cafe and craft shops.
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Suffolk provides state funded and private education for children, as well as higher education at the University of Suffolk. Some of the county’s best rated schools are Birchwood Primary School, Churchill Special Free School, The Ashley School and Suffolk One Sixth Form in Ipswich.
While Suffolk is rural, there are good transport links with London. Commuter towns include Ipswich, Stowmarket and Sudbury. There are two Park and Ride routes into Ipswich, and it’s easy to get around in the car with major roads including the A11 towards Norwich and the A12 towards Colchester and London.
Towns in the county all provide their residents with GP surgeries, dentists and opticians. Notable hospitals in Suffolk include the West Suffolk Hospital with an accident and emergency department, the BMI St Edmunds Hospital and Hartismere Hospital in Eye.