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New Homes in Colchester

  • Constable Gardens

    Constable Gardens

    Moores Lane, East Bergholt, CO7 6RF
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £399,995 to £699,995
  • Mortimer Place

    Mortimer Place

    Birkdale Rise, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2JT
  • Languard View

    Languard View

    Low Road, Dovercourt, CO12 3TX
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £329,995 to £404,995
  • Coming soon
    David Wilson Homes @ Henley Gate

    David Wilson Homes @ Henley Gate

    Oxlip Blvd, Ipswich, IP1 6FA
    • Coming soon
  • Riverside Grange

    Riverside Grange

    The Avenue, North Fambridge, CM3 6LZ
  • High Elms Park

    High Elms Park

    Lower Road, Hullbridge, SS5 6DF
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £499,995 to £759,995
  • Abbots Green

    Abbots Green

    Old Stowmarket Road, Woolpit, IP30 9QS
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £349,995 to £649,995
  • Great Dunmow Grange

    Great Dunmow Grange

    Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, CM6 4BR
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £399,995 to £734,995

Living in Colchester


Colchester is a charming and popular place to live that caters to lots of different lifestyles. The city is packed with history, has some superb bars and restaurants, offers a great location and is within commuting distance of London.


Things to see and do in Colchester

There are lots of nods to Colchester’s Roman heritage in and around the city centre, including the Roman Circus Centre and the Temple of Claudius. You can explore more about the local area's history at Hollytrees Museum and the Natural History Museum, while Colchester Castle and its surrounding park are must-sees. 

There’s more culture on offer at Colchester Arts Centre and Firstsite, while the Cymbeline Meadows and Highwoods Country Park are a couple of the open spaces close to the city centre. Spots like Abberton Reservoir, Fingringhoe Wick, Cockaynes Wood and Dedham Vale are further out of town, while Colchester also offers great access to sections of the South East’s famous coast. 


If you have children, you’ll be please to know that Colchester has an excellent selection of schools for your little ones to attend. There are plenty of options rated as outstanding by Ofsted for all ages, including Hamilton Primary, St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary and Montgomery Infant School and Nursery. Top secondary options include Colchester Royal Grammar School and Colchester County High School for Girls, which are both in Ofsted’s top bracket too. The same applies to the Gilberd School just north of the city centre. 

Transport links in Colchester

Colchester lies along the A12, which runs north towards Ipswich and then on to seaside towns Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth. In the opposite direction are Chelmsford and London, with the capital around and hour and 15 minutes away in good traffic. It’s quicker to catch the train into London, with some services to Liverpool Street taking just over 50 minutes. It’s half that to Chelmsford on the train, and even quicker still to get to Ipswich. 


The Colchester property market

Some parts of Colchester have seen a boom in popularity in recent years, including the CO1 and CO16 postcodes. There are some of our beautiful new build developments in nearby areas like Halstead, as well as the charming Southminster. You can also find some wonderful schemes on our latest offers page, including our Movemaker incentive which could save you thousands on estate agent fees.

New Homes Offers & Schemes in Colchester

Buying a new home with David Wilson also means you can take advantage of our great offers. If you’re looking to buy a new house, our Deposit Boost or Deposit Unlock schemes could be ideal for you.

Book an appointment with one of our Sales Advisers and reserve your dream home today.