New build homes in Norfolk: Highest-rated developments

Norfolk is one of the most beautiful counties in England, and its coastline is nothing short of spectacular. But there’s more to Norfolk than just its beaches – the region also boasts plenty of charming countryside and historic towns and villages. If you’re looking for a new build home in Norfolk, you’ll be spoilt for choice: the county has some of the highest-rated developments in the country! In this article, we take a look at some of Norfolk’s best new build homes developments.

New build homes in Norfolk: The region’s highest-rated developments

Norfolk is home to some beautiful new build developments, which are perfect for those looking for a high-quality home. The following are some of the region’s highest-rated new build developments, based entirely on the review scores given by verified residents submitted here on Homeviews.

*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how many reviews a scheme has and how recently those reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. Buildings with a larger number of more recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.

1. Crown Meadows, NR10

Lovell Homes
4.56 (14 reviews) 4.56 (14 reviews)
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The top new build development in Norfolk is Crown Meadows by Lovell Homes. Located in Norwich, Crown Meadows offers a development of two, three and four-bedroom houses. They offer three-bedroom bungalows. It is ideal for young professionals and those who want more space for families.

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2. Bowlers Green, NR31

Lovell Homes
4.55 (6 reviews) 4.55 (6 reviews)
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In a close second place, Bowlers Green is a collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes and 2 and 3 bedroom bungalows. Located in the popular seaside village of Hopton-on-Sea, there is ample outdoor space for residents to enjoy. It’s also only 6 miles from Great Yarmouth and all its delights.

Read reviews and details of Bowlers Green, NR31

3. Heath Farm, NR25

Lovell Homes
4.51 (25 reviews) 4.51 (25 reviews)
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At number 3, Heath Farm is a new development 2-5-bedroom houses and bungalows, situated in the idyllic village of Holt. The village is located on the edge of the North Norfolk Coast and benefits from picturesque countryside surroundings.

The homes have been designed to make the most of their rural location, with large windows and doors that let in plenty of natural light and provide stunning views of the surrounding area. The design of the houses has also been carefully considered, with all the homes boasting a high standard of finish and specification and featuring large amounts of storage space and integrated amenities.

Read reviews and details of Heath Farm, NR25

4. William’s Park, NR18

Lovell Homes
4.47 (17 reviews) 4.47 (17 reviews)
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William’s Park at number 4 is a relative newcomer to HomeViews, and offers 2-5 bedroom houses, located less than 12 miles from Norwich City Centre. The town has many independent shops as well as high street chains. Additionally, it offers great transport links for everyone living here.

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5. St James Quay, NR3

The Hill Group
4.09 (7 reviews) 4.09 (7 reviews)
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In 5th, St James Quay is a brand new urban community, offering one, two and three bedroom apartments. Situated on the tranquil riverside some apartments benefit from stunning skyline views. Less than a mile from Norwich train station, Chantry Place shopping centre is also only a 4-minute cycle away.

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6. Grosvenor Park, NR17

Taylor Wimpey
4.17 (32 reviews) 4.17 (32 reviews)
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6th place goes to Grosvenor Park, which is within walking distance of Attleborough, a historic market town. This quiet and charming development offers a sizeable collection of 2-5-bedroom homes.

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7. Wensum Grange, NR21

Lovell Homes
4.01 (18 reviews) 4.01 (18 reviews)
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Next up we have Wensum Grange, a development of 2-4-bedroom homes. It is located in Fakenham which is the largest town in North Norfolk. In addition, it has recently been voted the 7th best place to live in a Britain Quality of Life survey.

Read reviews and details of Wensum Grange, NR21

8. Kett’s Meadow, NR9

Persimmon Homes
3.99 (20 reviews) 3.99 (20 reviews)
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Kett’s Meadow, by Persimmon Homes, is ranked 8th in Norfolk’s list of the best new build property developments. The development is located in the village of Hethersett, to the south-east of Norwich and within easy reach of both the city and the beautiful Norfolk countryside.

Read reviews and details of Kett’s Meadow, NR9

9. Pedlars Meadow, PE37

Persimmon Homes
3.88 (6 reviews) 3.88 (6 reviews)
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In 9th, Pedlars Meadow, by Persimmon Homes, is located in the market town of Swaffham, Norfolk. Comprising of a range of 2-5-bedroom houses, the development benefits from being close to a wide variety of local facilities, as well as, Norwich is only 30 miles east for a wider range of amenities and interests.

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10. Bluebell Meadow, NR31

Persimmon Homes
3.78 (15 reviews) 3.78 (15 reviews)
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Another entry for Persimmon Homes, Bluebell Meadow sits on the southern edge of the seaside town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. The development comprises a range of two to five-bedroom detached houses. As well as being close to the coast, residents benefit from easy access to the famous waterways of the Norfolk Broads just north of Great Yarmouth and the historic cathedral city of Norwich.

Read reviews and details of Bluebell Meadow, NR31

Where is Norfolk?

Norfolk is a county in the East of England, bordering Cambridgeshire to the west, Lincolnshire to the north, and Suffolk to the south. Famous for its coastlines, Norfolk has over 800 miles of coastline, making it the perfect place for a seaside holiday. The county town is Norwich, and other major towns include Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn.

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Why live in Norfolk?

If you’re looking for a quiet and rural lifestyle, Norfolk is a great choice. The county is well known for its stunning coastline and picturesque countryside, making it the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities. The cost of living in Norfolk is also lower than in some of the neighbouring counties, so it’s a great place to save money.

While it might be famous for its bucolic countryside, Norwich itself is a vibrant and cultural city with a great nightlife, plenty of restaurants and a wealth of historical attractions. It also plays host to some of the region’s best shopping, with the Chapelfield Shopping Centre and the Royal Arcade.

As a student town, King’s Lynn has plenty to offer, including a lively nightlife and a range of shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. Other towns, such as Cromer and Hunstanton, are also worth considering if you’re looking for a seaside town with plenty of character.

While Norfolk has plenty of stunning coastal towns and villages, the county is also home to some beautiful inland areas, including Thetford Forest, Sheringham Park and Blakeney Point. If you’re a nature lover, Norfolk is the perfect place to call home.

Norfolk is a great place to live for people of all ages and interests. Whether you’re looking for a quiet rural retreat or an exciting city centre lifestyle, you’ll find something to suit you in Norfolk.

What are average property prices in Norfolk like?

The average house price in Norfolk is around £309,000 according to Zoopla (October 2023). However, prices do vary depending on which part of the county you’re looking in. In Norwich, the average house price is £279,000, while in Great Yarmouth it’s £164,500. As of August 2023, the average house price in the UK was £291,000. This puts Norfolk just a little over the national average.

Norfolk is an exceptionally popular county for long-time residents and newcomers alike. If you’re interested in moving to Norfolk, be sure to check back on this list at a later date. We routinely update our top developments lists to reflect new properties coming onto the market, and new reviews from residents.


Norfolk is a county in the East of England. The city of Norwich is the county town and largest settlement. Norfolk has a population of just under million inhabitants, making it one of the most populous counties in England’s Eastern region. If you’re looking Read more about Norfolk

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