Thinking of living in Braintree, Essex?

There are many reasons why you may be considering making Braintree your new home town. Possibly because of its charming and colourful bustling markets, plentiful schools, designer outlet shopping experiences and historic medieval barns to name but a few of the reasons.

Our collection of new homes in Braintree are perfectly located to enjoy all that this wonderful and sought-after area of Essex has to offer. You’ll appreciate an excellent collection of amenities on your doorstep, unspoilt countryside surroundings and within easy reach of other key cities and towns in Essex.

Local Area
Braintree offers the perfect blend of town and country, with a wealth of amenities including health clubs and eating-out options but surrounded by quaint and pretty villages to explore on days off and for fun family adventures to remember.

There is a good selection of highly-rated primary and secondary schools in Braintree and its immediate surroundings, while shoppers can enjoy two regular markets, a designer outlet village and a wide choice of shops in the town centre. You’ll find the nearby Great Notley Country Park, set within some 100 acres of beautiful countryside, offers a wonderful opportunity for enjoying nature on the doorstep. Braintree is also a desirable location for commuting since you can reach London Liverpool Street by train in just an hour.
In addition to all that Braintree offers within its four thriving districts, it’s also a good place to call home to enjoy many surrounding villages and towns with plenty of exciting possibilities for days out. Some of the great places to visit nearby include:
  • Great Notley (Country Park)
  • Great Dunmow
  • Great Notley
  • Chelmsford
  • Coggeshall
  • Witham
  • Halstead
  • Bishop’s Stortford
  • Sudbury
Discover a great selection of Ofsted-rated 'good' and 'outstanding' schools close by, for all ages including:
  • Bocking Primary School (less than 1 mile away)
  • John Bunyan Primary & Nursery (approx. 1 mile away)
  • Tabor Academy Secondary and 16 – 18 (approx. 1 mile away)
  • Lyons Hall School Primary (approx. 2 miles away)
  • Alex Hunter Academy Secondary (approx. 2 miles away)
  • Tabor Academy Secondary and 16 – 18 (approx. 1 mile away)
  • Edith Borthwick School Secondary & 16 to 18 (approx. 1.5 miles away)
  • Hedingham School & Sixth Form (approx. 6 miles away)

Braintree has excellent access and proximity to main linking roads and motorways to make travelling between towns and cities easy. The A120 branch road is just minutes away and connects with the M11 motorway for travel to London in around 1 hour and 22 minutes. Stansted Airport is around 17 minutes away by road, also via the A120.

Trains from Braintree station connect with Witham, joining the Great Eastern Main Line for onward travel to London Liverpool Street. Services run hourly on weekdays, with a journey time of around an hour.

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