New Homes in Wivenhoe

Perched on the banks of the River Colne in Essex, Wivenhoe is a town in northern Essex in the South East of England. Only five miles from historic Colchester, you’ve got Cambridge around 50 miles away and London a little further, a journey that takes around an hour and 15 minutes by train.

Whether you’re heading to nearby coastal spots like Clacton-on-Sea and Mersea Island, or exploring the expansive Wivenhoe Park, Fingringhoe Wick and the Beth Chatto Gardens inland, begin your search below with our developments closest to Wivenhoe. 

Constable Gardens
Constable Gardens
Gaston End, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6RF
  • £289,995 to £679,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Set amidst over 5 acres of green open space in the charming village of East Bergholt, Constable Gardens offers a wide range of elegant and spacious homes that you’ll be proud to call home. On your doorstep you’ll be able to explore rolling farmland, rivers, meadows and ancient woodlands, all safe in the knowledge that your home here has been built to Future Home Standards designed to deliver greater energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
Languard View
Languard View
Low Road, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3TX
  • £329,995 to £429,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Languard View offers a luxury range of 3 and 4 bedroom homes in Dovercourt with a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. Families will appreciate the amenities the town has to offer as well as the historic landmarks.  This development has been carefully designed, over 90% of our homes are detached with a selection of homes benefitting from a sea view. Homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more.
Henley Gate
Henley Gate
Oxlip Blvd, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 6FA
  • £196,995 to £369,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • This development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes has been carefully designed. All of our 4 and 5 bedroom homes come with a garage and allocated parking spaces, creating a wonderful street scene. Located on the outskirts of the amazing town of Ipswich, you will have everything you need right on your doorstep. Situated just 2.3 miles from junction 53 of the A14 your new home is in a prime location, with an array of artisan shops, restaurants and pubs nearby as well as green open spaces, perfect for long walks. Homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more
High Elms Park
High Elms Park
Lower Road, Hullbridge, Essex, SS5 6DF
  • £499,995 to £754,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Now is the time for you to join our established new community of executive 4 and 5 bed homes here in Hullbridge, near Hockley and Rayleigh in Essex.  With Riverside walks close by and popular Rayleigh and Hockley on your doorstep, you will be surrounded by green open spaces and have an array of artisan shops, restaurants and pubs nearby to explore. 
Great Dunmow Grange
Great Dunmow Grange
Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 4BR
  • £534,995 to £829,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Welcome to our exclusive development on the outskirts of the charming and vibrant market town of Great Dunmow. Here, we've crafted a thriving community that promises an exceptional living experience for everyone. Imagine coming home to one of our exquisite 4 or 5 bedroom homes, each designed with meticulous attention to detail and modern luxury. Whether you're searching for your first home or your forever haven, our collection offers something truly special for every lifestyle. Take a Virtual Tour of Great Dunmow Grange, CLICK HERE TO VIEW.

New homes in Wivenhoe invite buyers to become part of a close-knit community surrounded by nature. This town and civil parish lies in northeast Essex, just five miles outside of historic Colchester, with easy access to Cambridge and London.

Whether you’re heading to nearby coastal spots like Clacton-on-Sea and Mersea Island or exploring expansive Wivenhoe Park, Fingringhoe Wick and the Beth Chatto Gardens inland, you can start your search below with our developments closest to Wivenhoe.

The Wivenhoe community

Buying a new home in Wivenhoe means more than a new place to live. The community welcomes newcomers, while our developments are close to local shops, cafés, restaurants and recreational facilities to explore and enjoy.

Our developments in Wivenhoe are carefully designed with community gardens and pedestrian-friendly streets, helping you feel safe and relaxed. We understand the importance of being close to nature, so our new homes offer easy access to walking and cycling trails to enjoy your favourite activities.

Education in Wivenhoe

Schools, colleges and universities near Wivenhoe include many institutions rated ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Some exciting opportunities are within easy reach, whether you’re moving with children or teens or thinking about furthering your education.

Primary Secondary Further Education
Millfields Primary School The Thomas Lord Audley School
University of Essex
Montgomery Infant School and Nursery
Colchester Academy
The Sixth Form College, Colchester
Hamilton Primary School
St Helena School
Colchester Institute
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School
St Benedict’s Catholic College
 

The Gilberd School
 

 

Amenities in Wivenhoe

The Wivenhoe community benefits from excellent amenities in their home town, plus more spread throughout the region. Some of the best amenities near our new homes in Wivenhoe include the following:

• Wivenhoe Surgery
• Wivenhoe Sailing Club
• Silva Walk Playground
• Mede Way Playground
• Wivenhoe Library
• William Loveless Hall
• Wivenhoe Woods Colne Local Nature Reserve
• Lower Lodge Farm Colne Nature Reserve
• Essex Sport Gym Colchester

Transport links in Wivenhoe

Set on the banks of the River Colne, Wivenhoe is a town in northern Essex in the South East of England. Only five miles from historic Colchester, you’ve got Cambridge around 50 miles away and London a little further, a journey that takes around an hour and 15 minutes by train.

Road

Wivenhoe’s rural location is a peaceful distance from major motorways, with Junction 8 of the M11, Birchanger Green Interchange, just under an hour away by car. The A12 and A120 connect Colchester with the neighbouring cities of Chelmsford and Ipswich. The A133 runs east to the coastal town of Clacton-on-Sea.

Rail

Wivenhoe train station is on the Sunshine Coast Line, where daily services connect the town to Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea. The fastest train journey between Wivenhoe and Colchester takes just eight minutes!

Bus

Bus travel is one of the best ways to get around the local area. Wivenhoe’s bus network connects the town with nearby towns, villages and points of interest, including Colchester, Clacton, Thorrington Cross and the University of Essex.

Nature to see in Wivenhoe

Whether you enjoy countryside walks or wildlife spotting, Wivenhoe’s rural location means locals can make the most of nature on their doorstep. Some of the best nature spots near Wivenhoe include the following:

Wivenhoe Park. This green space covers more than 200 acres of woods and landscaped gardens, home to various plants and wildlife.

Wivenhoe Wood. This old coppice woodland sits on the east bank of the River Colne, part of the Colne Local Nature Reserve (CLNR).

Ferry Marsh. Another part of the CLNR, Ferry Marsh is a former grazing marsh and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), home to a protected water vole colony.

Lower Lodge Farm. A wide-open area of grass and farmland, part of the CLNR.

Cockaynes Wood. This ancient woodland nature reserve sits between Wivenhoe and Alresford, home to chestnut, oak and hazel trees.

Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park. Managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust, this nature reserve is a unique landscape with 200 acres of mixed habitats to explore, including heathland, woodland, scrub, ponds and lakes.

If you’re ready to buy a new home in Wivenhoe, discover our home buying schemes designed to help make your move easier. For more information and advice, contact our Sales Advisers.