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Building great places for our customers, communities and the environment
Crest Nicholson create well designed, high quality homes in sustainable communities
We put careful thought into where we build our new homes, aiming to ensure that they are conveniently located near local amenities, have access to green space and are well connected with transport links.
All our new homes in Colchester are designed with energy and water efficiency in mind, with efficient appliances as standard, high efficiency heating systems and good levels of insulation providing a modern, attractive home that can contribute towards living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.
Discover your new home in any of our available new build developments in Colchester below.
2, 3 & 4 bedroom houses
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3, 4 & 5 bedroom houses
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Colchester is located in the county of Essex and is popular with commuters thanks to its accessible links to London, Chelmsford, Ipswich, and Norwich. It’s also an appealing destination for families with its beautiful countryside and close proximity to the Suffolk coast, so many people are looking for property for sale in Colchester.
The town has a unique history and local heritage, which you can find out more about with a visit to Colchester Castle – the largest Norman keeps in Europe. You’ll also find other Roman ruins and medieval buildings throughout the town, complemented by a vast array of parks and gardens. Colchester Castle Park, which was awarded a green flag and is listed Grade II in the English Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Importance, provides a relaxing escape for all ages.
Colchester also has a thriving arts scene, with its own contemporary art gallery and a number of theatres that stage original works and nationally touring productions. So, if you’re considering new build homes in Colchester, you’ll enjoy a great balance of work and leisure.
Continued improvements to infrastructure and connectivity have meant that more and more companies are choosing Colchester as a base to make the most of the area’s business opportunities, culture, and first-class education. With access to world-class research, Colchester will also soon be home to the University of Essex’s Innovation Centre, providing space for more than 20 small businesses.
Colchester has two selective grammar schools – Colchester County High School and Colchester Royal Grammar School, which consistently ranks as top in the country for A-level results. You’ll also find a number of well-regarded comprehensive schools, with St. Benedict’s Catholic College being amongst the top-performing schools in the area. Providing you with many educational choices within easy reach of our new homes in Colchester.
The University of Essex’s Colchester Campus is the largest of the university’s three sites and is home to over 13,000 students. With the university ranked in the top 20 for research and education in the UK, it’s no wonder students come from all over the globe to study there.
New houses in Colchester are linked to London via the A12, with trains running on the Great Eastern Main Line reaching the capital in approximately an hour. The A12 also links Colchester with Chelmsford, Ipswich, and onto Stowmarket, while Norwich is under two hours away by car. For a day out, a quick trip down the A120 takes you to picturesque Braintree.
The town has three railway stations and a bus network that offers regular services both locally and regionally. And if you’re looking to travel further, Stanstead Airport is less than an hour away via the A120.
A historic market town claimed to be one of the oldest in Britain, Colchester boasts the perfect blend of cultural heritage and modern amenities. And with our charming range of new build apartments, houses, bungalows, and cottages, there’s lots of choice if you’re looking for homes for sale in Colchester. Find your new home from our developments listed above.
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