New Homes in Harlow
Sitting in the far western reaches of close to the border with , Harlow is a New Town in the . With trains into taking just over half an hour, houses in Harlow are very popular among commuters. You can drive to in a similar amount of time, while and are also nearby.
Whether you’re heading to the 164-acre Harlow Town Park, exploring Parndon Wood Nature Reserve, walking around Netteswell Pond or testing your wits at The Panic Room, don’t miss our latest developments near Harlow below.
Live the Harlow life
From the excellent location to business links and a plethora of natural draws in the surrounding area, buying a house in Harlow is the first step towards an exciting new life. And you can make your move even easier with our range of exciting offers. We could contribute thousands of pounds towards your house purchase with incentives like Help to Buy, where you would only need to place a 5% deposit.
Things to see and do in Harlow
The town centre has everything you need, including the Harvey Centre for shopping and entertainment options such as the Panic Room. Things start to get even more exciting once you leave the centre though, thanks to an array of parks, open spaces and beauty spots.
Enjoy a brisk stroll through Harlow Town Park, or explore Parndon Wood Nature Reserve with your faithful dog by your side. You’ll also have the 34-hectare Hunsdon Mead and Pishiobury Park close at hand. If you have children, you can look forward to fun-filled trips to Rye-Assic Adventure Park and Aqua Splash at Redricks Lakes.
When it’s time for your kids to learn, Harlow boasts a couple of primary schools which have been ranked among the very best in Essex. Henry Moore Primary is just to the east of the town centre and rated as good by Ofsted. Meanwhile, Hare Street Community Primary is in the heart of town, has a nursery attached and is rated as outstanding.
If you’re looking for an outstanding secondary school, Burnt Mill Academy is on the edge of Harlow Town Park on First Avenue. St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School and Harlow College are two more centrally location options, both classed as good by Ofsted.
Harlow transport links
Just over 20 miles from the centre of London, Harlow is incredibly popular, thanks to its half-hour trains to the capital’s Liverpool Street Station. Stansted Airport is even closer and only around 20 minutes away by car or train, while Harlow is conveniently located close to both the M11 and M25 motorways.
The Harlow property scene
Owing to its proximity to London, average house prices in Harlow are slightly above the overall average across England and Wales. The town’s rise in popularity among commuters and families who want to live just outside the capital means there’s a strong property market, so now is the time to buy in this area.
Luckily for you, there’s a selection of homes available on the eastern fringes of town, ranging from affordable 1 bedroom apartments to slightly larger 2 beds and even spacious 3 and 4 bed townhouses. If this sounds like the perfect place for you, make sure you check out our offers such as our Movemaker scheme when you enquire about your new home in Harlow.
Help to Buy Harlow
In Harlow you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.