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Located in a sought after area of north Colchester, these traditional style new houses and apartments are in high demand thanks to their appealing design and impressive internal specification.
With a range of new facilities planned for the wider Chesterwell development plus a wealth of existing schools, shops, restaurants, sports / leisure facilities and open space all close by, these new homes really couldn’t be better placed. To find out more about the new schools coming to Chesterwell click here.
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Chesterwell occupies a convenient position to the north of the town centre. Colchester (Britain’s oldest recorded town) boasts a wealth of historic buildings dating back to Victorian and Medieval times, meaning the town has both historic and contemporary appeal.
The development is within close vicinity of existing schools, a hospital, supermarkets, restaurants, plus a good selection of high street shops. Furthermore, in time the development itself is set to benefit from proposed new schools, shops, community centre, sports pitches and more.
The new homes at Chesterwell are well placed to access the transport network thanks to a new road connection leading to the A12 and Colchester train station being close by, which offers links to London in approximately 1 hour.
The homes at Chesterwell offer convenient access to an excellent transport network.
For those travelling by road, the development offers easy access on to the A12 via a recently opened link road. From the A12, locations such as Ipswich, Witham, Chelmsford, Brentwood and London are all within reach.
Chesterwell is situated approximately 2 miles from Colchester train station. This busy commuter station offers direct services to London Liverpool Street, taking approximately 1 hour.
For travelling further afield, Stansted Airport is just 34 miles away and offers flights to Europe and beyond.
There are a number of exceptional education establishments in the local area including nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools, colleges plus a university.
Nurseries & Primary Schools
Local nurseries include Busy Bees in Highwoods and Chestnut House Kindergarten, both are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Primary schools in the area include The Queen Boudica Primary School, Myland Community Primary School and Highwoods Community Primary School, where children can learn and develop skills in the early stages of life.
There are a number of existing secondary schools in the local area, the closest two being The Gilberd School and St Helena School, both of which have a ‘Good’ rating on their Ofsted reports.
Colchester Sixth Form College (Ofsted rating: Good) is located within the town centre, whilst Colchester Institute is just 2.5 miles away and offers vast choice of vocational courses, including part time, apprenticeships and degree level. The University of Essex is also based in Colchester (just 5 miles from Chesterwell), this well regarded University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
To find out more about the new schools coming to Chesterwell click here.
Colchester has a bustling town centre that will not disappoint. There are plenty of fashionable High Street names, plus more than a smattering of fun and funky independent outlets and cool boutiques just waiting to be explored. Once you’ve shopped ‘til you’re ready to drop, grab a bite in your choice of the town’s lively bars, café, restaurants and eateries.
Leisure facilities are aplenty in Colchester. There’s the beautiful Castle Park - the ideal place to catch up with friends or for a picnic, the renowned Colchester Zoo and Leisure World, with its leisure and fitness pools, gym, spa, sports courts and pitches. Also close by is the 18 hole Colchester Golf Club offering membership schemes, courses, bar and catering facilities.
Recycling bins to help manage waste
Composting facilities to reduce waste and help the environment
Energy efficient 'A' rated appliances where possible that use less energy and water
Cycle storage - making it convenient to leave the car at home and encouraging greener travel
Water butt in garden to recycle rain water and help conserve this precious resource
Full cavity wall insulation to reduce heat loss and keep the warmth inside
Dual flush toilets - helping to reduce water usage
Insulated flooring - providing excellent thermal insulation
Low energy lighting - uses up to 80% less electricity than standard fittings
Photovoltaic panels - uses sunlight to generate electricity
Solar heating panels - use sunlight to heat your water
Energy efficient glazing - providing superior thermal insulation and reducing heating bills
Home office provided to reduce energy used for commuting to work
High efficiency, low emission boilers
Green/brown roof - a natural habitat for wildlife, filtering pollutants and providing thermal mass
Smart meter - helping you to run your home more efficiently
Mechanical ventilation & heat recovery system - moderates temperature within the home and helping to save energy
We were renting a three-bedroom semi-detached house and were hoping to find a home with the same number of bedrooms. There’s quite a lot of different house designs at Chesterwell, and we ended up choosing a beautiful three-bedroom end of terrace. The timing has worked out really well, as we’re getting married in August and moving into our new home together in September, so it’s a very exciting few months for us! Even better, our monthly mortgage payment will be over £150 less than what we were paying in rent, with the bonus of having our own home.