A perfect new home just outside England’s oldest town, historic Colchester.
Oakwood Meadows is a lovely collection of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes in the village of Stanway, on the western edges of Colchester. You’ll have this historic city on one side and the Essex countryside on the other.
The A12 London Road is a direct link to Greater London and the M25 via Chelmsford, and you can join it within minutes. It’s been a key route since Roman times and is still going strong today. This location also puts you in good stead for Suffolk with the A12 continuing on to Ipswich. Living close to Colchester adds culture, shopping, entertainment and leisure to the list of opportunities that you and your family will have on your doorstep. There’s a castle and the remains of a Roman Theatre, there’s an Arts Centre and a university, there are leisure centres and shopping centres, riverside walks and parks. This is a great place to be.
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Oakwood Meadows has a variety of convenience stores and supermarkets nearby, offering you a wide choice for your grocery shopping. Whether you prefer to shop at Waitrose, the Co-op or Sainsbury's, all of these established chains are within a short distance of the development for your everyday essentials.
Colchester town centre is well-stocked with all the main high street brands, including a Fenwick department store and an impressive range of independent boutiques to choose from. There are modern shopping centres as well as quirky streets for cafes and shops in the historic heart of the town, in the area around the castle.
Families with children will be pleased to know that Colchester offers a selection of well-respected schools and colleges within close proximity including The Stanway Primary School, The Stanway School (Humanities College) and Colchester Royal Grammar School.
There are all the usual leisure opportunities locally, including theatre, multi-screen cinema and music venues, as well as a good range of bars and restaurants. In addition, Stanway is thome to Colchester Zoo - one of the finest zoos in Europe - with over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes.
Given its long history, it's no surprise to discover that Colchester Castle Museum features a collection that goes back over 2000 years. You can take a tour of the castle or enjoy the other amenities in the lovely Castle Park Gardens including a children's play area, crazy golf and putting green, boating lake, cricket ground, traditional cafe and beautiful riverside walks.
Whether your preference is to travel by road or rail, Oakwood Meadows is conveniently positioned for both. Colchester train station offers regular journeys of just 50 minutes into London Liverpool Street while the A12 - the main arterial road through Essex - is just a few minutes away by car, giving easy access to the M25, M11 and Stansted Airport, just 50 minutes away.