In Hethersett there are several convenience and speciality shops, including a Tesco Express and a Boots pharmacy. Hethersett also has an independent butchers and Ekes Farm Shop provides good quality local produce. There is a Waitrose supermarket three miles away on the outskirts of Wymondham.
Hethersett was the first village or town in the UK to win a Prime Minister’s Big Society award for its contribution to promoting sport and fitness. There are several sports clubs, including the Hethersett Athletic Football Club, Hethersett and Tas-Valley Cricket Club, and Hethersett Hawks Cycle Speedway Club. Fishing enthusiasts will find plenty to occupy their time at the nearby Bawburgh Fisheries around the River Yare, offering pike, carp and tench fishing.
The University of East Anglia is located just a few miles away, with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital a ten minute drive from the development, making Heathfields an ideal choice for those looking at houses for sale in Norwich.
For commuters and families who have been looking at houses for sale in Hethersett, the nearby A11 links Hethersett to Norwich, and the historic market town of Wymondham is a short drive away. The seaside resort of Great Yarmouth is just over half an hour away by car.