Living in Stanford-le-Hope
Thanks to an excellent location within the UK, great commuter links to London and plenty of exciting ways to spend your weekends in the local area, Stanford-le-Hope is a popular place to live. You could also benefit from the Government’s Help to Buy South East scheme when you purchase a new home in this area, with this arrangement available on properties in Stanford-le-Hope worth up to £407,400.
Things to see and do in Stanford-le-Hope
Stanford-le-Hope is surrounded by pleasant outdoor spaces, with spots like Thurrock Thameside Nature Park being a great place to enjoy the riverside scenery. Hardie Park is ideal for dog walks closer to the heart of town, while you can enjoy a stroll through pretty woodland with a trip to Langdon Hills Country Park.
Further along the Thames are places like Canvey Island and Tilbury Fort, while the North Kent Marshes, RSPB Cliffe Pools and Buckland Lake Reserve are on the opposite bank of the river. With seaside towns like Southend and coastal spots like Dengie National Nature Reserve to the east, you can also head into London in the other direction day or night.
Stanford-le-Hope has a great selection of local schools all rated as good by Ofsted, making it a popular spot for families. Options include St Joseph’s Catholic Primary, Stanford-le-Hope Primary and Abbots Hall Primary, as well as mixed secondary St Clere’s School. Other good schools in the area include Graham James Primary, Giffards Primary and Bulphan Church of England Academy.
Transport links in Stanford-le-Hope
With Central London less than 30 miles away, Stanford-le-Hope is popular for its transport links to the capital. The drive into the city along the A13 is only 40 minutes in good traffic, while train services from the town’s station off London Road take just 50 minutes. Stanford-le-Hope is also only a short way from the M25 circular.
The Stanford-le-Hope property market
From 1 bedroom flats and maisonettes, to spacious semis and sprawling detached homes, there are a great variety of properties for sale in Stanford-le-Hope.
You can also find new build homes not far from town at our developments in Hullbridge, which also offer many of the same great amenities as Stanford-le-Hope. We can help you find your new home in the area, so give us a call or submit an online enquiry today, and don’t forget to ask us about money-saving offers like our Movemaker scheme.