New Homes in Hawkwell
Part of the Rochford district in Essex, the village of Hawkwell offers a quiet yet well-connected setting in the South East. Just a few miles north of Southend-on-Sea and close to the coast and the mouth of the River Thames, houses in Hawkwell are around 15 miles from Chelmsford and double that from Colchester.
Perhaps better still, the centre of London is less than 40 miles from Hawkwell, with trains from Hockley station taking just over 45 minutes. All this makes the village extremely popular among homebuyers, so don’t hang around when it comes to our developments closest to Hawkwell below.
Make the move
New homes in the village of Hawkwell offer the best of both worlds. Located in Essex you can enjoy a peaceful setting, while still having quick and easy access to surrounding towns and villages.
Things to see and do
Hawkwell offers a selection of facilities for everyday basics, while more choice is offered at the surrounding towns of Rochford, Hockley and Rayleigh.
There are several attractions in the area, and Hadleigh Castle is a good place to start. The building was started in 1215 and its ruins now overlook the Essex marshes, making for a great day out.
Hadleigh Country Park is another highlight of the area. A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and spanning 387 acres, it has great walking trails and views. As the home of mountain biking in the London 2012 Olympics, it has a wide selection of bike trails.
Southend-on-sea is also on your doorstep, just a 10 minute drive away. Great for days out, it’s a traditional seaside town.
You can enjoy its award-winning beaches alongside its famous pier, while children will enjoy the Adventure Island, rides and rollercoasters. Pier Museum and Sea Life Adventure centre are other highlights, while shoppers will enjoy the selection of independent and high street stores.
There are several schools, both primary and secondary in the area offering parents lots of choice. For those looking to go on to higher education, the University of Essex offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with one of its campuses located at Southend-on-Sea.
Hawkwell is well connected by rail, road or air.
For those travelling by train, the railway stations at Hockley and Rochford are located just a couple of miles away and here you can enjoy regular services to Southend which take just eight to twelve minutes. London is reachable in around 50 minutes.
If you’re travelling by car, the A127 provides a handy route into London (one hour and 17 minutes), while those travelling by air can enjoy domestic and overseas flights from Southend Airport (9 minutes).