The ancient town of Framlingham is set within the charming Suffolk countryside, just a short drive from the picturesque Heritage Coast. With a sense of community to match its rich history, Framlingham offers everything you need for a fulfilling rural life.
The town centre features a great selection of fashion boutiques, fresh food stalls, antiques shops, a traditional market, and all the essentials such as a bank, pharmacy and supermarket. There’s also a variety of independent cafés, restaurants and tea rooms.
Framlingham’s most prominent feature is its spectacular castle, which is over eight centuries old and the inspiration behind Ed Sheeran’s song “Castle on the Hill”. This striking landmark is surrounded by parkland and offers a variety of regular events and family-friendly activities. The castle also overlooks The Mere, a nature reserve home to 300 species of plants and 80 species of birds.
Framlingham is home to excellent schools. Sir Robert Hitcham’s CEVA Primary School and Nursery is within two minutes of Barley Vale by car. Thomas Mills Secondary School is opposite Barley Vale, while the highly regarded Framlingham College is under a mile away.
Framlingham is also well-positioned to enjoy the delights of the surrounding area, with great road links to the spectacular Suffolk Coast, vibrant city of Norwich and county town of Ipswich. Further afield, the A12 takes you to London and the M25, while the A1 and M1 open up the Midlands and the North.
With Wickham Market train station connecting to London Liverpool Street, Framlingham really does offer the very best of the country, the city and the coast.
Barley Vale is an outstanding Hopkins & Moore selection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes nestled in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Whether you’re a professional couple, a growing family or looking to downsize to a more manageable property, there’s a home for you at Barley Vale.
Every property at Barley Vale has been constructed using modern methods and high-quality materials. Light and airy interiors provide the versatility to suit any lifestyle and the comfort to create the perfect home.
Barley Vale is the result of our commitment to delivering exceptional design and quality to all our developments. It’s these high standards and expectations that have earned our homes an enviable reputation throughout East Anglia.