Stowmarket: Ideal quiet life in bustling market town
Market towns are famed for regular events allowing local traders to
showcase their wares, with farmers' markets and other gatherings
being among the most popular reasons for people moving to the
These are attractive as they give the chance to buy the freshest of
produce, as well as mixing with locals in a tight-knit community,
and having the opportunity to purchase locally-made goods.
If you are looking for somewhere to live where you will have the
chance to partake in these activities, maybe even as a small
retailer of craft products for example, then you could look to many
of the rural regions of England. Those who are looking
property for sale in Stowmarket though will discover some of
the best opportunities around.
The small Suffolk market town is home to 15,000 people, which means
that you can enjoy the perfect country life with plenty of green
areas and not too many people making it feel busy.
That is not to say that the town is too quiet though, as it hosts
some very popular markets every week. Buyers will be able to find a
wide number of goods on a regular basis, as they enjoy the large
volume of small retailers every Thursday and Saturday, with the
perfect opportunity for new sellers to sell to a good number of
Once a month, the town is also host to a farmers' market, where the
meat, eggs, milk and other goods that can make up a good steady
rural diet can be purchased.
Elsewhere, the town is also focused mainly around its community,
which can be a great selling point for anyone who wants to be able
to become part of the area they have moved to.
Annual events include a large carnival that the town has become
famed for, and the music festival Stowfest, which has grown in
popularity over the past few years.