The Buying Agents for Essex and East London
Steeped in centuries of history, culture and maritime tradition, the ancient Saxon county of Essex is probably the most richly diverse county in England. From mad mud races to the oldest recorded town and tallest Tudor gatehouse in the country, 350 miles of coastline and the longest pleasure pier in the world, this county is full of surprises.
Located north east of London, as you travel from west to east, the landscape in this vast county transforms from historic woodlands, through rolling wheat-fields dotted with poppies and windmills, to the estuaries, quaint villages and coastal towns of the great North Sea.
Essex is also perfect for commuting into London, providing excellent transport links into the city of London via fast, direct trains into Liverpool Street. It also boasts London's fastest growing airport - Stansted - and is only a short drive to City Airport in London's dockland area, offering a variety of travel options.
Property in Chelmsford
The county town of Chelmsford with its cathedral, university, pedestrianised shopping and river fronted cafes and restaurants is also home to Essex County Cricket Club. Surrounded by a plethora of picturesque villages, rolling farmyards, rivers, meadows and ancient woodlands, the county town and surrounding areas offer many great places to live.
Colchester is Britain’s oldest recorded town but today is a thriving commuter town with an eclectic mix of modern and traditional houses. It offers many great facilities and famous attractions, including the impressive Castle and famous Colchester zoo – making it a fun place to live for all the family.
Deadham Vale and Stour with its rich history and cherished landscapes was immortalized by John Constable in his paintings over 200 years ago and has been the inspiration to many writers and artists over the years. The surrounding rural villages provide the most idyllic settings for your own piece of history and traditional village life.
Epping Forest Property
Epping is the gateway between London and the unique charm and characteristics of the Essex countryside. A market town with countryside directly on its doorstep, Epping Forest is a landscape of national and international conservation importance and is surrounded by some very desirable tranquil villages within striking distance of London.
Rich in maritime history, this Essex port now boasts the UK’ s second busiest passenger ferry, together with a variety of different housing opportunities. A perfect base for exploring East Anglia from, Harwich also has numerous local attractions, museums and lighthouses to explore.
The picturesque medieval town of Saffron Walden is situated in the heart of some of the finest rolling countryside in Essex. A small market town, it has over 400 buildings of special architectural or historic interest, making this and the surrounding villages some of the most charming rural locations in the county.
With seven glorious miles of seafront, the longest pleasure pier in the world and a host of exciting events and festivals all year, it’s no wonder that Southend-on-Sea and its surrounding delightful coastline towns are some of the most popular places to live for commuters into London wanting to enjoy all that the Essex coast has to offer.