New homes in Halstead 

Found in Essex in the South East of England, Halstead is around 50 miles north east of Central London. With trains to the capital from nearby Braintree taking around an hour, houses in Halstead are 13 miles from Colchester, and double that from Ipswich.

Whether you’re heading to the nearby seaside and Hamford Water, visiting the local heritage museum or exploring Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, you’ll also find Molly’s Wood and Broaks Wood close to town. Top all that off with a relaxing walk along the River Colne, when you pick from our latest developments near Halstead below

• Essex • South East • Central London • Braintree • Ipswich

Great Dunmow Grange
Great Dunmow Grange
Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 4BR
  • £364,995 to £564,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Barratt Homes are proud to present one of our most popular developments, in the heart of the picturesque market town of Great Dunmow. 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
  • £392,995 to £439,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • LAST CHANCE TO BUY AT THIS DEVELOPMENT! High Elms Park is down to our final 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.
Languard View
Languard View
Low Road, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3TX
  • £254,995 to £419,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Languard View offers a collection of thoughtfully designed 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes in Dovercourt. This development has a vast amount of open space for everyone to enjoy including informal sports pitch, dog exercise area and a children’s play area. Planned with wildlife in mind the development also benefits from areas of ecological interest to give a home to some of our local wildlife. 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.
Darwin Green
Darwin Green
Lawrence Weaver Road, Located Off Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0GX
  • £649,995 to £704,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located just 1.6 miles from the centre of Cambridge, you will benefit from modern amenities within walking distance including a central park which will feature 15 acres of open space along with sports pitches. Darwin Green offers you excellent road links, with both the A14 and M11 just minutes away and the ability to reach London Kings Cross from Cambridge by train in as little as 47 minutes.
Franklin Gardens
Franklin Gardens
Cambridge Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 9NX
  • £569,995 to £849,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • New contemporary 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes in Cambridge, with cycle routes to the centre in just ten minutes. Many homes will overlook green open space and be just moments away from the 15 acre central park.  Join this growing community with a purpose built local centre, providing convenience on your doorstep. Benefit from excellent commuter links with easy access to the A14 and M11.

What is life like in Halstead?

The picturesque town of Halstead lies next door to Colchester, Ipswich and London while also benefiting from access to the southeastern coast. If you love the great outdoors, Dedham Vale, Suffolk Heaths and Chiltern Hills are a stone’s throw.
New homes in this part of Essex are popular among homebuyers thanks to the array of fantastic amenities. Find out more about life in Halstead below, including transport links, schools, and the great offers you’ll have access to if you make your move with us. 

What is there to see and do in Halstead?

Art enthusiasts, history buffs, nature explorers; Halstead has it all. Whatever your interest, this pretty market town boasts a unique cultural heritage and spectacular open countryside. 
If you’d like to know more about the history of this Essex hub, here are some of the best indoor attractions in the area:
Hedingham Castle
Halstead Heritage Museum
Colne Valley Postal History Museum
If you prefer roaming the South East beautiful landscape, these are the nature spots you cannot miss:
Hamford Water
Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum
Molly’s Wood
Broaks Wood
River Colne Promenade

What is education like in Halstead?

Halstead is a great place to raise your children, home to various amenities and excellent schools to choose from. Here we’ve picked some of the best primary, secondary and higher education institutions that have received positive ratings from Ofsted.  
Primary   Secondary  Further education
 St Andrew’s Church of England Primary  The Ramsey Academy  Colchester County High School
 Richard de Clare Community Academy  Hedingham School  The Sixth Form College
 Holy Trinity Primary  Alec Hunter Academy  Hedingham Sixth Form

How are the Halstead transport links?

Halstead boasts an efficient transport links network which includes buses, trains and motorways. 
Colchester is within easy reach by either car or bus; you can take the 88 bus or drive via the A1124 for about 40 minutes. Ipswich also sits next door, accessible via the A1124 and A12. Trains take approximately 1 hour and a half and are operated by Greater Anglia.
If you need to commute to London for work, you can easily travel by car. The journey takes a little less than 2 hours via the A120 and M11. By rail, London Liverpool Street is about 2 hours away.

What is the Halstead property scene like?

Essex’s property market has seen an increase in property prices, and Halstead is no exception. Terraced homes were the most popular among buyers over the past years, followed by detached properties and flats. 
Whether you prefer a more rural lifestyle or want to live in the heart of the action, we offer an array of modern properties. First-time buyers can take advantage of our 2 bedroom homes on High Elms Park, while growing families may suit our 3 and 4 bedroom homes on Great Dunmow Grange.

New home schemes in Halstead

If you make your move with us, you’ll be able to choose from great offers and schemes.
With Part Exchange scheme, we help you sell your existing home and pay your estate agent fees. In case it doesn’t sell, we can be your guaranteed buyer. Our Home Reach scheme could be ideal for you if you’re trying to get on the property ladder. Whatever your unique requirements, we are by your side.
Browse our vast selection of new homes in Halstead below and get in touch today.