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Bessie’s Orchard, Thorndon IP23 7JH.

A collection of 4 large luxury detached individual homes set within this very popular and picturesque Suffolk Village.


Thorndon is a popular and picturesque Mid Suffolk village, which is nestled within the rolling countryside of rural Suffolk, just 3 miles south of the historic market town of Eye and about 6 miles from Diss.  Diss has direct rail services to both Norwich (17 minutes) and London’s Liverpool Street station (1 hour 20 minutes). The A140 lies only 1½ miles to the west and links to the country’s dual carriageway network, as well as Norwich and the county town of Ipswich. Thorndon is well served with local bus routes and is well placed to travel to the beautiful Suffolk Coast

The nearby towns of Eye and Diss provide doctors / medical centres, supermarkets, shops, eateries, high schools to name but a few of the facilities

The village itself has a friendly and active local community and benefits from a primary school, community shop, mobile post office, The Black Horse (an excellent popular dining pub) and a church

Thorndon falls within the area of Mid Suffolk recognised as having one of the lowest crime rates in England & Wales and in 2009 the village was voted ‘The Best Place to Live’ due to quality of life, low crime rates and generally good health.

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