Best places to live in Norfolk 2022

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If you’re looking to buy a property in Norfolk in 2022, there are plenty of beautiful places to choose from. County Homesearch not only help advise on the best places to live in Norfolk to suit you and your family’s needs, but we can also help you find your ideal home.

There is so much to love about Norfolk. With its dramatic beaches, beautiful cathedrals, ancient streets, period housing and a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants, it’s not hard to see why it attracts families, couples and retirees alike who just want to enjoy its beautiful coastlines, stunning Broads and relaxed lifestyle.

The county is made up of several sub-regions and these include Norwich, The Norfolk Broads, North Norfolk, South Norfolk and West Norfolk. Within them are around 700 delightful towns and parishes that are very popular with home buyers as well as those who are looking to buy a holiday home.

Here are some of the most beautiful and picturesque villages in Norfolk to consider if you are looking to move to the area:

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh has everything you need for modern conveniences, including a good primary school, and is just a 35-minute drive from Norwich.  Overall average house prices are £461,786 over the last year according to Rightmove. Most properties in this village are detached, selling for an average price of £616,875.

Holt

Holt is a historic town in North Norfolk just two miles from the sea, offering the convenience of modern living and country life. Its proximity to good transport links and schools makes it an ideal location for professionals and growing families.  Holt is surrounded by woodland and is only a short distance from the coast, offering plenty of activities for young families. Holt offers some excellent schools, including the independent Gresham’s School – a day and boarding school for boys and girls aged between 2-18 yrs.

Blakeney

This village sits in an enviable position right on the Norfolk coast, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The North Norfolk Coastal Path travels along its quayside, making it ideal for long leisurely walks along the coast. Property in this charming village comes at a price, with property prices averaging £618,028 over the last year.

Diss

Diss is a market town in South Norfolk, and is popular with those who commute to London, being within a train ride away of one hour and forty minutes. It boasts a diverse blend of Georgian, Victorian, and medieval architecture, and is within easy reach of the famous Broads giving its resident’s great quality of life. Overall average prices are around £323,508 over the last year.

If you are considering moving to Norfolk and don’t know where to start or are struggling to find the right property in the area to suit your needs, contact Kerry who has extensive knowledge of the region and will ensure your property buying experience is as smooth as possible.