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Suffolk has something for everyone. The county has some of the most picturesque countryside in the UK, beautiful beaches and a range of thriving towns and quaint villages. If you are looking to retain links to London and escape the city or want to immerse yourself in life in the countryside or by the sea, a new home from Suffolk is the perfect choice.

Buying a new house in Suffolk

Suffolk has great connections and a range of rural and thriving town locations. It’s an ideal place for career-focused first-time buyers, families and those moving to retire. With a range of properties available across the county, browse our available selection and choose your new home from Persimmon.

Living in Suffolk

A mix of scenery

Suffolk is famous for its countryside and farmland. Nestled among the landscape are countless quaint and beautiful villages. To the east of the county are more than 50 miles of heritage coastline with stunning seaside towns. Dotted throughout the county are larger towns like Ipswich and Lowestoft, and bustling communities like Haverhill and Hadleigh. You can take your pick with a new home from Persimmon, and the great thing about living in Suffolk is that you’re never far from any of them.

Commute with ease

Suffolk is a popular destination for commuters looking to escape the bigger cities but stay within easy reach. Direct trains from Ipswich to Liverpool Street take just over an hour. You can easily reach Essex, with Colchester only just over half an hour away by road or public transport from Ipswich. From Haverhill, Cambridge is around 40 minutes by car or just over an hour on a direct bus service. Wherever you choose to buy in Sussex, you can reach larger towns and cities easily for work or pleasure.

Choose from good schools

If you’re moving to the county with children, their education will be well catered for. There are currently 70 schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted, the highest classification they can give. These encompass primary and secondary schools, with a good mix spread across Suffolk. Some particularly highly rated schools include Beaumont Community Primary School in Hadleigh and Ipswich School, but wherever you’re located, your children will be able to benefit from a great education.

Our new housing developments in Suffolk

Persimmon has a selection of developments across Suffolk, with locations such as Ipswich, Felixstowe and Lowestoft available. Browse our available properties and contact our friendly customer services team if you’d like any more information.