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London gets Essex moving

16 November 2015

Stamp Duty reforms have caused London buyers to look at the value to be had in the Home Counties and especially Essex as it already has the best access into the City. That will improve even further as we benefit from the ‘Crossrail effect’.

Essex’s beautiful countryside and excellent commuter links are definitely a pull for potential purchasers currently living in or closer to London and its suburbs especially in the country homes market. 

For example we have sold many properties in Great Dunmow to purchasers from London who have never considered the area before. Although the internet’s coverage is vast, if the purchaser never knew of an area they would not search for it. Thanks to the software available at our branches the cross marketing of properties is possible. We don’t just rely on local coverage to sell properties; we extend the marketing across our extensive network of branches across Essex and into Greater London to ensure we offer the best service to our clients. After all the more people that see it, the more chance of securing the best price possible. 

Our innovative marketing team are obviously vital within a changing market and it is no surprise they have recently won the coveted “Best marketing in the East of England” at the UK Property Awards.  Equally our unique lifestyle magazines, extensive network of 14 offices and strong London link throughout the county, has ensured our available portfolio offers a strong selection of Country Homes across all price brackets with the £600,000 to £900,000 sector remaining the most buoyant. 

So if you’re looking for your own ‘Escape to the Country’ here is a selection of those currently available from our Country Homes Division 

This magnificent 5 bedroom country home, offering circa 8000 sq. ft. of extensive family living, is set in superb grounds extending to 76 acres (stls). Incorporating a wide variety of established trees, lake, 9 hole golf course and grass landing strip. Further accommodation includes an adjoining coach house providing cart lodge and garaging for five vehicles and offers an office above extending to a further 1000 sq. ft. Although set in a beautiful, quiet and peaceful location at Aldham near Colchester, it is within easy reach of the A12 and Colchester mainline station. 

Currently on the market with a guide price of Guide Price £4,250,000. To arrange a viewing or for more information contact 01245 807265.

This imposing 7 bedroom country residence in Margaretting is set within 8 acres (stls). Located at the end of a quarter of a mile tree lined driveway, with detached bungalow further detached Essex barn, numerous outbuildings and stabling amounting to approximately 10,000sqft of living space. Although in a beautiful semi rural location, it is within easy reach of the UK’s newest city, Chelmsford

Currently on the market with a guide price of £3,450,000. To arrange a viewing or for more information contact 01245 807265.

This stunning family home in Writtle is thought to date back to the 1930’s which has been improved and extended over recent years. Situated on an idyllic plot of circa 2 acres (stls) with a further 3 acres available to rent if required. Offering 5 good size bedrooms, 4 generous receptions, a detached double garage with games room and a further detached studio/annexe. The property also offers fantastic equestrian facilities with separate access and post and rail paddock. 

Currently on the market with a guide price of Guide Price £1,395,000. To arrange a viewing or for more information contact 01245 807265.

A quite unique and charming Grade ll listed property with origins dating back to the mid-17th century with further additions and improvements. Set in the desirable location of Stebbing Green and offering 5 bedrooms, three reception rooms, numerous period features, landscaped gardens overlooking stunning open countryside and adjoining the village green with garage and garden lodge. 

Currently on the market with a guide price of Guide Price £675,000. To arrange a viewing or for more information contact 01245 807265.