42, Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1AD

Stowmarket is a thriving market town in the heart of Suffolk, with the picturesque Bury St Edmunds to the west and vibrant Ipswich to the southeast.

Why move to Stowmarket?

Our Stowmarket estate agents have been helping buyers like you find their dream home in the local area for years. Home to charming country cottages, large family homes, and a series of new builds, Stowmarket has something for every taste and budget and is popular with new buyers as well as people up-sizing. It’s a bustling market town, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and scenic walks. 

Stowmarket is home to the Museum of East Anglian Life, which is set within 75 acres of Suffolk countryside. Helmingham Hall Gardens are incredibly popular with locals and tourists alike - they attract a wide variety of visitors. The gardens surround the stunning Tudor moated hall, set in a 400 year old ancient deer park. They are a must-visit for anyone moving to the area.

A little bit of history:

Stowmarket was mentioned in the 1086 Doomsday Book, and today there are over 130 listed buildings in the town.


Stowmarket is home to a great number of nurseries and primary and secondary schools rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Chilton Community Primary School and Abbot’s Hall Community Primary School are among the most popular primaries in the area. For secondary schools, Stowmarket High School and Stowupland High School are two of the options available. 


Stowmarket Train Station offers regular services to London Liverpool Street, Cambridge, Peterborough, Ipswich and Norwich. London is a two-hour journey by car. However, Cambridge, Ipswich and Colchester are all accessible in under an hour. Similarly, Stansted Airport is just an hour’s drive away.


Superfast broadband is available in Stowmarket. Local coverage is rated as good.