Thinking of living in Elsenham, Essex?

The Essex village of Elsenham can be summed up as ‘Idyllic’. It is known for its pretty, tranquil and welcoming community and green surroundings, and offers you and your family a wonderful place to call home. 

The village caters for all your community needs on your doorstep, including a grocery store, pub, post office, primary school, doctor’s surgery, and several outdoor sports facilities such as tennis courts, a bowling green, a cricket field and a youth football club. For entertainment and getting to know your new neighbours, you can join in some local events throughout the year such as a village fete, the annual flower show, an arts and craft fair and a firework display in the Autumn to name a few. 

Local Area
Just 5 miles away from Elsenham is the historic market town of Bishop’s Stortford, full of high street shops, including Jackson Square Shopping Centre, and plenty of places to stop for food and drinks (good restaurants and cafes are easy to find.) Our collection of new homes in Elsenham are perfectly located to enjoy all that this desirable area has to offer.

Elsenham is a great base to call home with many interesting villages, towns and cities to discover all within reach, and yet you’ll still have plenty of countryside and green space all around. Some of the great places to visit nearby include:

  • Bishop's Stortford
  • Henham
  • Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Hockerill
  • Thorley
  • Harlow
  • Newport
  • Thaxted

Golf World Stansted is just a few miles down the road where you can enjoy some serious golfing but also have fun playing crazy golf with all the family. On the doorstop of Elsenham and neighbouring villages such as Henham, Little Henham and Stansted Mountfitchet you’ll find plenty of small woods, river trails, and green spaces to explore for family days out and exercise on foot or on two wheels.

The National Trust Hatfield Forest is one of the most interesting green spaces to explore, just 8 miles away, and with its tranquil and ancient royal hunting grounds, many forest trails and a lake, this could make a wonderful family day out. And you can take the dog too!

Discover a great selection of Ofsted-rated 'good' and 'outstanding' schools close by, for all ages including:
  • Elsenham C of E Primary School
  • Forest Hall School in Stansted Mountfitchet (approx. 2.5 miles away)
  • Henham & Ugley Primary & Nursery School (approx. 2.3 miles away)
  • Magna Carta Primary Academy (approx. 2 miles away)
  • The Herts & Essex High School & Science College (approx. 4 miles away)
  • Bishop's Stortford High School & College (approx. 6 miles away)
  • Harlow College for FE (approx. 15 miles away)

The A120 and M11 are both within a few minutes’ drive, for journeys to Braintree and Colchester (A120) and Cambridge and London (M11). Elsenham station is really close by, so you can reach London Liverpool Street in an hour for either work or pleasure which makes Elsenham a perfect location within reach of all the work and leisure opportunities in the city. Heading out into the world? Stansted Airport is practically on your doorstep.

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