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Orchard Croft is our new development in the historic market town of Diss on the south Norfolk borders. Set within beautiful countryside, the town offers an extensive range of day-to-day amenities and facilities with the benefit of a mainline train station which has regular, direct services to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich.
You can also enjoy a stroll through the town centre, embarking on a journey through its old courtyards and winding streets. Discover centuries of history with excellent examples of Tudor, Georgian and Edwardian architecture and the stunning Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin. Sitting slightly above the town, the church can be seen from miles around and has stood on its current site since 1290. Venture to the church in the summer months and you may catch one of the music concerts held there.
With the Cittaslow pledge, the combination of history, convenience and its wonderful local surroundings, Diss is a popular place to buy a new home. This, together with the variety of two, three, four and five bedroom homes to suit first time buyers through to expanding families, means Orchard Croft could be your ideal place to call home.
New two, three, four and five bedroom homes for sale in Diss – Persimmon Homes Orchard Croft
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One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Finishing Touches brochure?
2 bedroom semi detached house
4 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom semi detached house
3 bedroom detached house
5 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom end terrace house
With a market hosted at the town’s centre for well over 500 years, Diss has every right to call itself a market town. And it’s certainly picturesque. Living in Diss means you’ll be in the heart of the beautiful Waveney Valley and be able to enjoy walks around the Mere, one of the deepest natural inland lakes in the country. Covering over 6 acres, the Mere was once believed to be the crater of an extinct volcano, and is the perfect place to enjoy a Sunday afternoon stroll or maybe a picnic on a summer’s day.
If you would like to know more about Diss, please call 01379 770 683 and we will be happy to tell you more.
With the city of Norwich and the town of Ipswich being so close (both under 25 miles away), they’re the perfect place to enjoy a spot of shopping, where you’ll find a great choice of independent and big brand names. A little closer to home, the shops in Diss are arranged around four courtyards: Cobbs, Norfolk House, Hales and Will – all boasting a wonderful array of shops and, of course, the historic market. The town is also home to a number of supermarkets, including a large Morrisons for day-to-day convenience.
There’s the Fit Club, which is open seven days a week and boasts large, separate cardio and resistance machine spaces. You can also sweat it out in the sauna room or get a tan on the sun beds. To enjoy more traditional sports, you can visit the Heywood Sports and Leisure club to enjoy a round of tennis or squash, and even play football on the full 5-a-side Astroturf pitch. There are also plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs at any point along the 36 mile route along the Boudicca Way, a beautiful route between Diss and Norwich. There are also plenty of cycle routes throughout the South Norfolk Countryside.
There are many schools within the area. The Oaks Nursery is an Ofsted-ranked ‘Outstanding’ nursery, where the excellent teaching ensures children leave confident and ready for primary school. There are many primary school options too, including Roydon Primary school and Palgrave CEVC, both rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Diss High School is also a sixth form, where attending students can receive up to a college-level education.
Further to the excellent local facilities, Norwich and Ipswich are almost equidistant from Diss, making it perfectly placed for travelling by either road or rail. On the main Norwich to London railway line, Diss train station is just a short walk away, meaning you can be in London in less than an hour and a half.
There’s also a good local bus service and, for travels further afield, Stansted Airport can be reached in an hour and a half by car.
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There are many health facilities within the local area such as the Lawns Medical Practice for your general practitioner needs. There’s also the Diss Dental Health Centre and the nearest hospital is Hartismere Hospital in Eye.
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Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
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For full details on the HM Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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