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New Homes in Essex 

Sharing a border with CambridgeshireHertfordshireKent and Suffolk, Essex is a county in the South East of England. It also forms a boundary with Greater London, meaning new homes in Essex can offer you wonderful access to the capital.

Whether that’s handy for work or pleasure, it means developments in Essex are hugely popular. Attractions such as Colchester Castle, Hatfield Forest and Clacton Pier are great for the family too, while Stansted Airport is handy for when you want to go on holiday. You can see what’s happening in the area with our developments below.

  • High Elms Park

    High Elms Park

    Lower Road, Hullbridge, SS5 6DF
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £600,995 to £777,995
  • Riverside Grange

    Riverside Grange

    The Avenue, North Fambridge, CM3 6LZ
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £747,995
  • Corinthian Place

    Corinthian Place

    Maldon Road, Burnham-On-Crouch, CM0 8NR
    • 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £515,995 to £619,995
  • Mortimer Place

    Mortimer Place

    Birkdale Rise, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2JT
    • 4 bedroom
    • £659,995 to £754,995
  • Applegate Park

    Applegate Park

    Wises Lane, Borden, ME10 1YN
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £604,995
  • Coming soon
    Great Dunmow Grange

    Great Dunmow Grange

    Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, CM6 4BR
    • Coming soon
  • Sawbridge Park

    Sawbridge Park

    West Road, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 0BW
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £407,400 to £845,000
  • Perry Court

    Perry Court

    Brogdale Road, Faversham, ME13 8YA
    • 4 bedroom
    • £536,995 to £584,995
  • Dickens Gate

    Dickens Gate

    Marden Road, Staplehurst, TN12 0PD
    • 4 bedroom
    • £599,995 to £634,995

Living in Essex

From seaside retreats to rural villages and towns with superb access to London, variety is certainly the spice of life in Essex. If you want to buy a new home in Essex with us, we can spice up your move with a great scheme such as our Part Exchange offer. With this, you can look forward to a fuss-free move with no estate agent fees to pay when we act as a guaranteed buyer for your current home. 

Things to see and do in Essex

There are so many different ways you can spend your time across Essex. There’s an array of natural attractions such as country parks, nature reserves and beaches to enjoy, as well as plenty of cultural draws such as cathedrals, castles and museums. 

Just a walk through Cudmore Grove Country Park reveals everything from historic ruins to pretty beaches, while family-friendly draws include Old MacDonald’s Farm and Fun Park. With all of London’s world-famous landmarks and culture close at hand, must-visits in Essex include Colchester Castle, Clacton Pier, Mountfichet Castle and Thorndon Country Park. 

Education

Whether you’re looking for a high concentration of good local schools to choose between or a single outstanding option to focus on, Essex has a lot of strong options to look at. Some of the best primary options include Quarry Hill Academy in Grays, Basildon’s Lee Chapel Primary, Hare Street Community Primary School and Nursery in Harlow and Southend-on-Sea’s Hinguar Community Primary. 

All of those schools are rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while the same goes for Southend’s high schools for girls and boys. Westcliff High School for Boys Academy is ranked just as highly, as well as Colchester County High School for Girls, which is regarded as one of the best secondaries anywhere in the country. 

Transport links in Essex

The county council has promoted sustainable forms of transport in recent years through enhanced walking and cycling routes and schemes aimed at green travel. Bus, train and park and ride services are prevalent across the county, while you can also get excellent access to airports in Stansted and Southend, depending on where you live. If you have a car, the M11 runs through the west of Essex, while the M25 forms a section of the county’s southern border. 

The Essex property market

As such a prominent part of the South East, house prices in Essex are considerably higher than the UK average. You can still find excellent value in places like Southminster though, which offers everything from 2 bedroom bungalows to 3 bed semis and vast 5 bed detached houses with double garages. 

Perhaps you’re looking for a riverside way of life in Burnham-On-Crouch, or a traditionally-designed home with all the modern comforts in Hullbridge. Wherever you want to live, don’t miss offers such as the Government’s Help to Buy scheme to get as much support as you need with buying your new home. 

Help to Buy Essex

In Essex you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.