Ashfield Court in Ipswich offers a range of one and two bed apartments with the benefit of shared gardens and an on-site laundry. An on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as offering further advice and support as required. This estate has been fitted with a new energy efficient heating system, which allows residents much more control over the heating than the previous storage heaters.
With Hanover’s 24 hour emergency call system, you can relax in the knowledge that you have access to help and assistance should you ever need it. Local amenities, including a doctors’ surgery and post office, are all situated within walking distance. There’s also plenty of social events going on, should you wish to take part.
This Retirement Housing estate has recently had a new energy-efficient heating system installed. Please see news story here.
The town features some of the most historic architecture in Suffolk. Ipswich is home to many artists and has a number of galleries. The historic Blackfriars area on the waterfront has a lively mix of eateries, bars, coffee shops and independent boutiques.
The town has a fine array of high street stores in the Buttermarket and Tower Ramparts shopping centres. There are three theatres, two museums and an abundance of smaller shops and restaurants
Out and about
The seaside resorts of Felixstowe and Lowestoft are nearby for day trips, plus you may enjoy the horseracing at Newmarket. The Ipswich Arts Festival, known as Ip-art, is the town’s annual summer arts festival. At nearby Bucklesham village you will find Trinity Park, home to the annual Suffolk Show.
Christchurch Mansion houses a fine collection of art from Suffolk artists including Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable. Holywells Park, painted by Gainsborough, is located near the docks and Alexandra Park near the waterfront.
This development lies to the east of the town centre. The nearest train station is Derby Road which runs a good service to Felixstowe and Ipswich, where services include London, Norwich and Lowestoft.
Distance to GP: 0.25 miles
Distance to shop: 0.45 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.45 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.45 miles