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About Mid Norfolk

Mid Norfolk is centered on Dereham, a busy market town thought to sit on a major Roman road. Well-served by larger retailers and home to many local and national businesses, it remains a hub in the centre of the county. Rural, rambling lanes throughout the region join together a network of charming villages and smaller towns.

Property types

From warm redbrick Georgian rectories to flint cottages, mid Norfolk brings together many of the county’s classic and most popular building styles. The rural nature of the area provides ample options for smallholdings and equestrian properties.

What you’ll get for your money

Flats and maisonettes in the towns of mid Norfolk range from £70,000. Larger rural properties and family homes cost from £500,000.

What else you can expect from mid Norfolk 

Mid Norfolk is well-served by transport links, making it a popular area for family homes. The mid Norfolk Railway provides a north-south heritage link that joins Dereham and Wymondham.

Transport

Dereham is situated on the A47, 15 miles from the city of Norwich to the east and 25 miles from King’s Lynn to the west. Wymondham and Attleborough to the south are both on the A11, a major arterial road linking Norwich and London with dual carriageway now running its length. Wymondham train station sits on the Norwich to Ely railway line, both of which have direct lines to London.

Local amenities

The governing authority is Breckland District Council. There are several outstanding schools and secondary schools. The independent schools in Norwich are within reach via the A11 and the A47.

"I'm so glad that I decided to ask Sowerbys to find a tenant for my property. I really appreciated the input of both you and your staff every step along the way. You were all direct and honest about what was required of me and I was kept up to date with every development. The advertising of the property, tenancy agreement and inventory were professional and well executed and I was kept informed on every detail of potential tenants' visits and their feedback. Everyone at Sowerbys bent over backwards to be helpful and someone was always available to help me with any queries I had. I was surprised and relieved to find what could have been a very stressful exercise ended up being a breeze. I can't thank you all enough."
Lesley Thomas - Landlord - March 2015