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Orchard Croft by Persimmon Homes Anglia

Frenze Hall Lane, Diss, IP22

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Pick your perfect home at Orchard Croft

Pick your perfect home at Orchard Croft

Orchard Croft is our new development in the historic market town of Diss on the south Norfolk borders. Set within beautiful countryside, the town offers an extensive range of day-to-day amenities and facilities with the benefit of a mainline train station which has regular, direct services to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich.

  • Choice of over 11 house styles
  • Edge of town location
  • Excellent commuter links to Norwich and Ipswich
  • Good local schools
  • Close to good selection of facilities and amenities

With a market hosted at the town's centre for well over 500 years, Diss has every right to call itself a market town. And it's certainly picturesque. Living in Diss means you'll be in the heart of the beautiful Waveney Valley and be able to enjoy walks around the Mere, one of the deepest natural inland lakes in the country. Covering over 6 acres, the Mere was once believed to be the crater of an extinct volcano, and is the perfect place to enjoy a Sunday afternoon stroll or maybe a picnic on a summer's day.

Charming location

You can also enjoy a stroll through the town centre, embarking on a journey through its old courtyards and winding streets. Discover centuries of history with excellent examples of Tudor, Georgian and Edwardian architecture and the stunning Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin. Sitting slightly above the town, the church can be seen from miles around and has stood on its current site since 1290. Venture to the church in the summer months and you may catch one of the music concerts held there.

With the hustle and bustle of daily life becoming ever more stressful, Diss is now proud to be part of the Cittaslow, or ‘Slow City' project. Undertaking a pledge to embark upon a continuous process of self-improvement, Cittaslow is a growing international network of towns where quality of life is important.

What better place to create a home

This area is excellent for families, boasting fantastic local facilities which this community benefits from. With three local surgeries, nurseries and a number of well-respected primary and secondary schools in the area, the Orchard Croft development is perfectly located for convenience.

With the city of Norwich and the town of Ipswich being so close (both under 25 miles away), they're the perfect place to enjoy a spot of shopping, where you'll find a great choice of independent and big brand names. A little closer to home, the shops in Diss are arranged around four courtyards: Cobbs, Norfolk House, Hales and Will – all boasting a wonderful array of shops and, of course, the historic market. The town is also home to a number of supermarkets, including a large Morrisons for day-to-day convenience.

With the Cittaslow pledge, the combination of history, convenience and its wonderful local surroundings, Diss is a popular place to buy a new home. This, together with the variety of two, three, four and five bedroom homes to suit first time buyers through to expanding families, means Orchard Croft could be your ideal place to call home.

Arrange an appointment to find our more information about this desirable new development.

  1. Choice of over 11 house styles
  2. Excellent commuter links to Norwich and Ipswich
  3. Good local schools
  4. Close to good selection of facilities and amenities



Frenze Hall Lane, Diss, IP22

Opening hours

Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm,

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

There's the Fit Club, which is open seven days a week and boasts large, separate cardio and resistance machine spaces. You can also sweat it out in the sauna room or get a tan on the sun beds. To enjoy more traditional sports, you can visit the Heywood Sports and Leisure club to enjoy a round of tennis or squash, and even play football on the full 5-a-side Astroturf pitch. There are also plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs at any point along the 36 mile route along the Boudicca Way, a beautiful route between Diss and Norwich. There are also plenty of cycle routes throughout the South Norfolk Countryside.

Local Shopping

There are plenty of shopping options in Diss. For your everyday shopping needs, you can visit one of the many local supermarkets including Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi and the Cooperative. The Chappelfield shopping centre in Norwich is a great spot for retail shopping and is full of many big name brands such as Apple, House of Fraiser, JD Sports and River Island to name just a few.


There are many schools within the area. The Oaks Nursery is an Ofsted-ranked ‘Outstanding' nursery, where the excellent teaching ensures children leave confident and ready for primary school. There are many primary school options too, including Roydon Primary school and Palgrave CEVC, both rated ‘Good' by Ofsted. Diss High School is also a sixth form, where attending students can receive up to a college-level education.


There are many health facilities within the local area such as the Lawns Medical Practice for your general practitioner needs. There's also the Diss Dental Health Centre and the nearest hospital is Hartismere Hospital in Eye.

Transport Links

Further to the excellent local facilities, Norwich and Ipswich are almost equidistant from Diss, making it perfectly placed for travelling by either road or rail. On the main Norwich to London railway line, Diss train station is just a short walk away, meaning you can be in London in less than an hour and a half.

There's also a good local bus service and, for travels further afield, Stansted Airport can be reached in an hour and a half by car.

Approximate travel distance by car to:

  • Diss train station: 1 mile
  • Norwich: 23.3 miles
  • Ipswich: 24.6 miles
  • Lowestoft: 33.8 miles
  • Stansted Airport: 71.7 miles

Nearest station:

National Train Station logo Diss (0.3 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode




We are a national house builder with a local approach to building your new home.

We will provide you with the specification appropriate to the locality of your selected new home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used, for example your brick colour and roof tiles. You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings encompassing the latest designs from leading manufacturers, subject to the stage of build of your chosen home. If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to purchase from our Finishing Touches scheme. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build.

Quality Assured

Your new home will be built in accordance with all relevant technical and building regulations, in particular the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes. In addition all stages of the construction of your new home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion of your new home we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep.

10-year NHBC (or equivalent) Warranty

A 10-year warranty is provided with every new Persimmon Homes home. A comprehensive guide explaining the warranty will be supplied to you.

We will ensure warranties provided by the manufacturers of appliances are honoured for the first year of occupation. Our Customer Care Department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.

About Developer

Persimmon takes every care to ensure that all its developments are designed in harmony with the location and we place great emphasis on respecting, protecting and enhancing the environment.

Whats more, our Persimmon Pledge means that every one of our homes is built to the highest standard. We carry out a 24-point check on all building works, including foundations, plumbing, wiring, blockwork and cavities.

Then we invite you to a demonstration of your new property and its facilities with an experienced member of our development team before you move in.

Our commitment to customer care means that we help and support you every step of the way and we provide a dedicated customer care line for any problems or queries you may have, as well as a weekly construction clinic for all new homeowners.

And, with over a quarter of a centurys experience in selling new homes, weve a range of helpful services that make moving easy.

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Call us on 01379 456038 or fill in the contact form below.

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