Orbit’s launches exclusive collection of two-bedroom shared ownership homes in Gislingham, perfect for first-time buyers

Orbit is launching a brand-new collection of much-needed affordable homes in Thornham Road, Suffolk, with plans to offer customers an opportunity to reserve off-plan from the end of July.

St. Mary’s View is a small development of just six two-bedroom homes, all of which are available to buy through the Shared Ownership scheme, where 25% of a property can be purchased for as little as £52,500 with just a 5% deposit.

Located in the beautiful village of Gislingham, the development is surrounded by stunning Suffolk countryside and is a short distance from local village amenities.

With its village hall, local store, pub, park, St Mary’s Church and Gislingham Church of England Primary School, Gislingham offers a real sense of community and is perfect for families, commuters and first-time buyers. 

St. Mary’s View is situated just nine minutes from the lovely market town of Diss which is filled with a variety of well-known retailers, as well as a fantastic gym and leisure centre.

The development is also just a short drive away from Bury St. Edmunds, Needham and Thetford, and for lovers of the great outdoors, the magnificent Thetford Forest is about 22 miles away offering a wealth of outdoor activities – whatever the season!

The development is also close to the Norfolk coast and the pretty seaside town of Southwold, which is just 34 miles away. Southwold offers a selection of award-winning restaurants, gastropubs and cafes, as well as plenty of shopping opportunities at leading high street stores and independent boutiques.

All of St. Mary’s View residences have been designed with energy-efficiency in mind, helping to reduce customer energy bills and lessen the environmental impact. The properties have a great specification, are attractively designed, thoroughly modern and built to an excellent standard.

Andy Georgiou, Sales and Marketing Director at Orbit Homes said: “We are delighted to present Orbit’s new development - St. Mary’s View - an exclusive collection of much-needed affordable homes right in the heart of rural Suffolk. These new homes are ideal for first-time buyers and families and are just over 2 miles away from the A140, making it the perfect location for commuters too.

“We are launching our first release of properties for sale off-plan at the end of July and already have a lot of interest, so I would encourage people to get in touch to register their interest early and avoid disappointment.”

All St. Mary’s View properties are available through the Shared Ownership scheme, with prices starting from £52,500 for a 25% share. The new affordable homes all come with two allocated parking spaces, a private turfed garden and impressive specification.

Many of the properties also include views of open fields.

Because of its location, St. Mary’s View offers commuters a variety of options for transport connections to the rest of the UK, and much further afield. The development is close to the A140 and is perfectly located within reach of Ipswich, Norwich and Cambridge all of which have direct trains to London. 

St. Mary’s View is also 31 miles away from Norwich International Airport and 67 miles away from London Stansted Airport, offering direct flights to a huge number of global destinations.

St. Mary’s View is launching at the end of July, with telephone qualification taking place prior to this and appointments to visit the development and view plans by appointment only. Properties are available to those with a living, working or family connection to​ Mid Suffolk Council

To find out more visit https://www.orbithomes.org.uk/elm-farm/ call 01280 428 291 or email Emma.johnson@orbit.org.uk.

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