Norfolk is home to some of the most stunning scenery and sites of historical interest that England has to offer. What better way to take time and unwind than to find yourself a spacious, luxury park home in the heart of Thetford? The development, based near Great Hockham, is an exciting park for residents over the age of 45. By purchasing a park home, you can take all the time you need to explore the Norfolk Coast and the popular sights and sounds of the local villages.
About Forest Edge Court
This is a beautiful, modern park home site nestled deep in the heart of Norfolk's countryside. It is well-linked to the village of Great Hockham, a quaint yet convenient locale for anyone interested in genuine peace and tranquillity. All properties available are developed as premium, two-bedroom bungalows, completely furnished and benefit from your own garden space to enjoy at your leisure.
Forest Edge Court itself is a quiet, safe park where you will be able to live amongst like-minded neighbours. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, you will be able to easily explore wider Norfolk just a short drive away. You can even experience some of the nearby areas on foot, with some tremendous countryside walks.
The site is based in a hugely convenient location, near to the popular Thetford Forest, and with easy access to main roads leading to Norfolk's famous resorts. You will be able to take public transport from the nearby station, and there are plenty of everyday conveniences. You'll find supermarkets, doctor's surgeries and more just a few miles down the road. You'll also be able to bring pets here, too - meaning if you'd like to retire with a cat or dog or two, you can always feel free!
• Train Station – 5 miles
• Shop – 6.5 miles
• Post Office – 6.5 miles
• GP Surgery – 6.5 miles
• Supermarket – 6.5 miles
• Exploring the Nearby Area
• The Norfolk Broads
The Norfolk Broads span across over 120 miles of water, with the national park stretching all along. Whether you choose to sail, hike or simply take your time admiring the natural beauty here, there are plenty of interesting features for visitors of all ages. Young tourists can check out the theme park facilities, while older adults can explore the local history - and take in a genuine slice of tranquil English life.
Great Hockham is a quintessential English countryside village. It is a world away from busy cities and sprawling towns. The people here are very welcoming, and they, of course, love to share their local produce and traditions with anyone keen to pop in and visit. Great Hockham is a wonderful little village which regularly puts on shows and plays and is home to some authentic English pubs.
Hunstanton, Cromer and Wells-Next-The-Sea
Take a short drive or bus trip down the way to sample resorts at popular Cromer, Wells-Next-The-Sea, and Hunstanton. All three towns are very popular with lovers of the English seaside. There are miles of sandy coast, family entertainment and traditional seaside cuisine galore.
Very close by is Thetford Forest Park, which is the largest non-natural lowland forest in the UK. It's a spectacular hide for various flora and fauna with almost 19,000 hectares of forest land.
The nearest city is Norwich, which is a very popular metropolis for locals and Norfolk tourists alike. Referred to as the 'City of Stories', Norwich plays host to a wide variety of festivals, fun days and open-air entertainment during the summer. Even when the weather turns for the worse, it remains as curious and as colourful as ever.
Take a trip out here to marvel at the local Cathedral, the Castle Museum, Houghton Hall and Raveningham Gardens. There is a huge array of heritage buildings based here, which means anyone with a passing interest in traditional architecture will want to take a closer look.
Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, where you can learn more about the history of Norfolk at its most rural. There is also the Pensthorpe Natural Park, or take in a walking tour of the city, take in a show and get involved with the inner city celebrations such as Oktoberfest!
Yarmouth is home to a huge sea life centre, where you can get up close to creatures from the deep! There are also some wonderful nature trails here, as well as plenty of festivals and fairs running throughout the year.
House to sell?
The park offers an innovative 100% market value home part-exchange scheme which allows buyers to move without the worries and uncertainties of selling an existing house on the open market, with no fees to pay.
HOME EXCHANGE EXAMPLE:
Value of your existing home*......................£300,000
Price of new park home..............................£225,000
Cash for you to enjoy....................................£75,000
Amount you pay - Zero.
No estate agent fees. No solicitors fees. No stamp duty.
* Market value of your home is based on independent estate agents appraisals and part exchange assessment, subject to survey.
Forest Edge Court