About Cookies

We use cookies on this website to give you the best possible experience.  To find out more and to stop cookies please go to our cookie policy.

Buy to let info
My account/Register

Loading, please wait...

Why register?

It's easier to find your ideal home with an account – and you'll be the first to hear about new homes


New Homes in Essex

An area of contrasts, Essex has rolling green lowland landscapes and 350 miles of coastline. Throw lovely villages, lively towns and seaside resorts into the mix, and you’re spoilt for choice when buying a new home in Essex.

Fun all round

Essex has a number of things to keep you busy. It has several historic attractions such as the Jacobean Audley End House set in beautiful countryside; the Grade II listed Hylands House in Chelmsford, Colchester Castle and Layer Marney Tower – the tallest Tudor gatehouse in England.

How about an adrenaline soaked adventure challenging the rapids at Lee Valley White Water or a tour on Epping Ongar Railway, the longest heritage railway in Essex? The Beth Chatto Gardens feature a stunning array of plants and flowers from the internationally acclaimed gardener, or jump on your bike and take the 69 mile Painters Trail through the Dedham Valley and see the landscape that inspired John Constable. 

Other sites include Cressing Temple, Headingham Castle and Ingatestone Hall. RHS Garden Hyde Hall is the perfect spot for some R&R, where you will be able to take in beautiful vistas of the surrounding countryside and unwind in beautiful gardens.

Colchester is England’s oldest recorded town, and here you can explore the contemporary art gallery Firstsite, and enjoy regular exhibitions.

Beach life

Enjoy cliff top walks around the regions great coastline, or kick back on one of the stunning beaches. Enjoy a day at the seaside in areas such as Clacton-on-Sea and Southend-on-Sea or make for one of the quieter resorts such as Frinton-on-Sea or Walton-on-the-Nae.

Shopping in Essex

There are plenty of options across the region for shopping. Freeport Braintree and Clacton Factory Outlet offer discounted designer brands, Southend Town Centre offers all the usual high street favourites and famous markets, while Gosfield Shopping Village is where to head for antiques and collectables.


Essex is well served by public, grammar and state schools. It is also home to the University of Essex for further education.

For those with children, you’ll find a wealth of education establishments for children of all ages. Younger children will be well educated at schools such as Grinling Gibbons Primary School, Scotts Primary School and the Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy; noted as being some of the best in the area.

Older children will find high schools such as Queen Elizabeth’s School, King Edward VI Grammar School and Dartford Grammar School nearby, which are also considered as some of the area’s best.

Transport links in Essex

Essex is easily accessible from across the UK and beyond offering great transport links. Motorists are served by the M25, M11 and A12, while the main line train service offers links into London’s Liverpool Street and Olympic Park in Stratford.

London Stansted and Southend Airport are the closest airports for those travelling further afield. 

Showing the closest developments to Essex

Sort by:

Featured Development

Gilden Park

Gilden Way, Old Harlow, HARLOW, CM17 0NA
20.5 miles from search location
  • £ £374,995 To £625,000
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
Featured Development

Cane Hill Park

Keats Way, Coulsdon, GREATER LONDON, CR5 3FL
46.7 miles from search location
  • £ £564,995 To £754,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes

Phoenix Quarter

Temple Hill, Temple Hill, DARTFORD, DA1 5AH
29.1 miles from search location
  • £ £277,995 To £414,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
Gross rental yield: 4.90% - 5.40%

Gross rental yield:

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied.  Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.


Upton Gardens

Green Street, Upton Park, LONDON, E13 9AX
31 miles from search location

Barratt London development

  • £ £347,990 To £509,990
  • 1, 2 & 3 bedroom homes

Walton Gate, Felixstowe

High Street, Felixstowe, SUFFOLK, IP11 9QR
32.6 miles from search location
  • £ £204,995 To £276,995
  • 2 & 3 bedroom homes

Trumpington Meadows

Hauxton Road, Trumpington, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 9FT
34.4 miles from search location
  • £ £375,000 To £789,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Aldgate Place

Leman Street, London, GREATER LONDON, E1 8EN
35.5 miles from search location

Barratt London development

Aldgate Place is located in Zone 1 on the fringes of the City and benefits from outstanding public transport links: minutes from...

Landmark Place

Lower Thames Street, London, GREATER LONDON, EC3R 6EA
36.1 miles from search location

Barratt London development

  • £ £1,499,995 To £9,975,000
  • 2 & 3 bedroom homes
Coming Soon

Hunter's Chase

Elms Road, Red Lodge, BURY ST EDMUNDS, IP28 8TD
36.3 miles from search location
  • £ £299,995 To £409,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Blackfriars Circus

142 Blackfriars Road, London, GREATER LONDON, SE1 8EQ
37.3 miles from search location

Barratt London development

  • £ From £2,600,000
  • 2 bedroom homes

Darwin Green

Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB3 0LE
37.5 miles from search location
  • £ £310,995 To £445,995
  • 1 & 2 bedroom homes
Coming Soon

Millbrook Park, Mill Hill

Bittacy Hill, Miillbrook Park, LONDON, NW7 1BS
38.1 miles from search location

Barratt London development

Coming soon to leafy Mill Hill in North London, Barratt London are creating 345 apartments and 10 houses within Millbrook Park,...

  • Live development
  • Coming soon
  • Multiple developments
  • Does not match your criteria
  • Search focus
  • Barratt London development
  • Barratt Homes development
  • Ward Homes development
  • David Wilson Homes development

Looking in London?

Our London developments
Please enter a location, postcode, development name or school so we can show you the right results.