About the area

Countryside Living

Creeting St Mary is a small village, nestled in the heart of Suffolk. It is conveniently located between the A14 and the A140, providing easy access to the town of Ipswich and the cities of Cambridge and Norwich. Access to public transport is a mere 7-minute drive away in the small town of Needham Market, where the train journey to London takes around 1 hour 20 minutes, or a 10-minute drive in the opposite direction in the town of Stowmarket.
Within Needham Market, you can find Needham Lakes, which is very popular with families and dog walkers, authentic country pubs and a number of locally owned shops amongst other amenities. There are a number of easily accessible primary and high schools nearby that have achieved good Ofsted reports, along with the University of Suffolk which is located in Ipswich town centre.
For high-street shops, nightlife and entertainment, the closest option can be found in the nearby town of Stowmarket. If you travel slightly further afield to Ipswich (20 minutes away), you can enjoy the beautiful atmosphere down at Ipswich Waterfront, the thriving nightlife with many pubs, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from and the bustling town centre which plays hosts to the local market 4 days a week. Ipswich was recently named as one of TripAdvisors ‘top emerging destinations’ in the world.