New homes in Essex

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 Essex 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 Essex below.

New Houses For Sale In Essex

Drawn by its location and beautiful landscapes, Essex is the second most populous county in England, with almost 1.5 million people calling it home. Essex balances an ideal mix of both urban and rural living with the areas bordering London being the most populated and the rest of the county is rural. With a range of current and coming soon developments, Crest Nicholson has new houses for sale in Essex which you could make your dream home.

Scenery in Essex

Essex is blessed to have it all. A coastline county, there are 350 miles of coastline with beautiful beaches and cliffs. As well as several seaside resorts and ports. Otherwise, Essex is surprisingly rural, with many farms, a lot of countryside, and many welcoming country pubs. 

Things To Do in Essex

For those with new homes in Essex, there is a huge collection of things to do and see. For wildlife lovers there’s Colchester Zoo, for shoppers there’s Lakeside Shopping Centre, and for thrill seekers, there are the rapids of the Lee Valley White Water Centre. The county as a whole is packed with museums and historic sites, and festivals and events can be found most weekends. 

Schools in Essex

Essex is known for having good schools for all age groups. In particular, the University of Essex. Located in Colchester, it is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for research excellence. Its politics department is also ranked one of the highest in the country.

Transport in Essex

Much of Essex lies within the London commuter belt with access to the capital. Due to this, many new builds in Essex are popular with commuters, as daily transport is so easy, and weekends can be spent outside of the busy city. Or free time can easily be spent at any of the amazing attractions that London has to offer. Depending on where in Essex you are, means you may have direct access to Tube services or fast services into  Liverpool Street. 

London Stansted Airport is the nearest international airport to Essex, serving destinations in Europe, Africa and Asia. A ferry service from Harwich also links Essex to Belgium and Holland. 

If you’re looking to make the move and are looking for property for sale in Essex, you can find all of our nearby developments listed above.