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New homes in Epping

If you’re looking to live just outside the M25 boundary in the South East but still want to enjoy first-rate access to London, houses in Epping could be exactly what you need. With a London Underground station in town promising access to Central London in just 45 minutes, the Essex market town of Epping is also close to places like Cheshunt and Harlow.

Whether you’re heading into the capital or staying closer to home to explore Epping Forest, Hainault Forest Country Park and Connaught Water, you can also visit Hill Hall and Copped Hall too; all with our new builds closest to Epping below. 

Great Dunmow Grange
Great Dunmow Grange
Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 4BR
  • £364,995 to £589,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Barratt Homes are proud to present one of our most popular developments with 8 homes sold in the last 4 weeks.  We have a fantastic range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes available for you, whether you are beginning your house buying journey or taking the next step into a new home we will have something for you at Great Dunmow Grange.  
High Elms Park
High Elms Park
Lower Road, Hullbridge, Essex, SS5 6DF
  • £381,995 to £464,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • LAST CHANCE TO BUY AT THIS DEVELOPMENT! High Elms Park is down to our final 2 and 3 bedroom homes in Hullbridge. Join this established community today to benefit from amenities and transport links right on your doorstep with access to beautiful Riverside walks for you and the family to enjoy.
Barratt Homes at Linmere
Barratt Homes at Linmere
Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, LU5 7AJ
  • From £392,500
  • 3 bedroom
  • Linmere is an award winning development located in Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire, just off junction 11a of the M1 and a short drive from the local town centre.  Surrounded by 90 acres of open green space and landscaped parks, Linmere has something to offer everyone, whether you are a first-time buyer or a family looking to join a thriving new community. On your doorstep you will find a selection of shops including a Lidl, a children's adventure playground, The Farmstead - a central meeting place at the heart of Linmere, as well as new schools and leisure facilities to enjoy.
New homes in Epping boast a prime location, a stone’s throw from London and some of the UK’s best nature spots, including Epping Forest and Hainault Forest Country Park. 
Whether you want more space for a growing family or are relocating for work, learn more about Epping’s local amenities, schools, commuter options and nature spots.

The Epping community

Looking to move to this beautiful part of Essex? The rolling hills of Epping are a perfect spot for family living. The city centre is a designated conservation area because of its historic landmarks. Visit Epping Market every Monday, attracting locals and visitors from neighbouring towns. 
Buying your new home with us means joining a lively community with many amenities on your doorstep. Find parks, schools, restaurants and retail outlets nearby. You’ll also benefit from ample outdoor space, pedestrian-friendly streets and a convivial atmosphere. 

Amenities in Epping

Buying your new home in Epping means access to excellent amenities. These include the following:
  • Epping Sports Centre
  • Epping Hall
  • Epping Forest Shopping Park
  • The Broadway, Debden
  • Epping Post Office
  • Epping Library
  • Bell Common
  • Lower Swaines Recreation Ground
  • Stonards Hill Recreation Ground

Education in Epping

New homes in Epping promise an excellent education system, with several schools rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Find some of the best below. 
Primary   Secondary  Further education
 Epping Primary School  Epping St Johns Church of England School  Harlow College
 Theydon Bois Primary School  Davenant Foundation School  MPower Training Solutions Ltd
 Epping Upland CofE Primary School  Debden Park High School  Capel Manor College
 Hereward Primary School  Passmores Academy  Redbridge Institute of Adult Education
 Woodcroft School  St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School  Sir George Monoux College


Transport links in Epping

Whether you commute daily or want to plan a weekend away, new homes for sale in Epping benefit from efficient transport links.


This quaint market town sits off the M11, leading south to Wanstead and north to Cambridge. The motorway links Epping to Stanstead Airport in about 20 minutes. The M25 motorway also runs nearby, connecting Epping to London. 


The closest railway stations to Epping include Roydon, Harlow and Waltham Cross, with services running to London Liverpool Street, Hertford, Cambridge and Stanstead Airport.


Epping tube station is a London Underground station on the Central line, linking the town with East and West London, Stratford and The City. 


Several buses pass through Epping Town Centre, including the 420 to Ongar, the 418 to Loughton and the 31 to Coopersale

Nature to see in Epping

Nature lover or professional hiker? From ample nature reserves to local parks, here are some of the best nature spots in and around town.
  • Epping Forest. This 2,000-acre area of ancient woodland lies a stone’s throw from Epping and is London’s most extensive forest. It’s a mix of grassland, heath and streams and is home to rare fauna, fallow deer and muntjacs.
  • Hainault Forest Country Park. Once a royal hunting forest, this is among the best nature spots in East England. It’s home to over 150 bird species, rare wildlife and plants.
  • Wanstead Park. Wanstead Park lies further afield on London’s northwestern outskirts. It was once a landscape around Wanstead House. The house no longer exists, but the park remains the locals’ favourite.
  • Raphael Park. This beautiful green space covers 44 acres of woodland, sports pitches, playgrounds, an ornamental lake and gardens.
  • River Lee Country Park. This park covers about 1,000 acres between Waltham Abbey and Broxbourne, perfect for cyclists, walkers, families and wildlife lovers.
Ready to move to this beautiful part of East England? Explore our modern developments like Great Dunmow Grange and High Elms Park – perfect for growing families and first-time buyers.
Call our Sales Advisers and access fantastic offers to help you move.