If you’re looking for a semi-rural retreat with a welcoming community feel, a chic social scene, easy access to some vitamin sea and a home that looks and feels luxurious, our stunning new build homes in Essex have plenty to offer.

Enjoy it all in Essex

Our new homes in Essex really do offer it all. Our development locations are carefully considered to provide the ideal balance between green spaces, nature and tranquil walks aplenty whilst still offering access to main cities with excellent transport links, amenities and schools.

And with Cala, a rural retreat with great commuter connections doesn’t mean compromising on space and specification. From generous square footage throughout to sizeable outdoor spaces, our light and spacious homes are a pleasure to come home to. Read more on the benefits of buying new with Cala, including energy efficiency and low maintenance living.

Plus, with our Part Exchange service, once you’ve found the home of your dreams, you’re move is as smooth as possible and you can quickly begin enjoying all that Essex has to offer. 


Escape to the country in Great Bentley

If you’re looking for green spaces, they don’t come much bigger than in Great Bentley, home to the second largest village green in the UK and a multi-time winner of the Essex ‘Village of the Year’ award.

Our Ufford Chase development offers a choice of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom detached and semi-detached homes, and 2 bedroom detached and semi-detached bungalows in Great Bentley, perfect for a family home or a quiet relocation for retirement.

This attractive countryside village offers an idyllic village vibe with a welcoming community full of independent shops, pubs, bars and eateries. A local train station provides direct services to Colchester and London and even the seaside isn’t too far away.

Under an hour away from Ufford Chase you can enjoy open air swimming at Brightlingsea Lido, a jaunt on the ferry to Mersea Island, paddling in the sea and exploring quaint streets and shops at Frinton-on-Sea or Walton-on-the-Naze.

You don’t have to go far from Ufford Chase to find adventure.


Find modern convenience in historic Kelvedon

Set on the edge of the historic village of Kelvedon, our Aylett’s Green development offers a modern collection of stylish 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom bungalows and 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses.

Kelvedon dates back 2000+ years, and its heritage is reflected in some charming buildings including the Local History Museum & Library and 18c. Packhorse Bridge over the River Blackwell.

Handily located for a choice of primary schools, including St Mary’s Church of England Primary Academy, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Kelvedon is ideal for growing families with nearby Colchester and Braintree also offering secondary and further education facilities.

The area also has a huge choice of fun days out for all the family, from arts and crafts at Coggeshall Grange Barn to the mystery treasure trail at Chelmsford, and even the chance to meet exotic wildlife at Colchester Zoo.

And when it comes to a well-deserved drink for the grownups, The Angel and The George in Kelvedon are both highly rated traditional pubs, and the West Street Vineyard in Coggeshall is renowned for fine dining and great local wines.

With direct trains into London Liverpool Street in under an hour, Kelvedon is both rich in history and ideal for modern life.


Join a blossoming community in Beaulieu

Named after the French for ‘lovely place’, our beautiful Beaulieu development offers a choice of light and spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 3 and 4 bedroom houses in this blossoming new community, with links from Chelmsford to London in under an hour.

Beaulieu is Chelmsford’s newest suburb but already has a welcoming sense of community at its heart. There is a neighbourhood centre complete with local shops and cafes, health services, a day nursery, community centre and the highly rated Beaulieu Park school and New Hall Independent School.

The nearby Chelmsford is also well equipped for a touch of retail therapy and is considered a shopper’s paradise, with no less than six retail parks and three shopping centres, including The Meadows – with major high street stores and independent boutiques.

Whether you’re starting out on the property ladder, looking for great schools and a greener environment for your growing family or searching for the ideal base for commuting, Beaulieu is a truly ‘lovely place’ to call home.

So, if our developments have got you excited by the prospect of a new home in Essex, head to our Essex page for more details and find out more about the great incentives we’re offering to help buyers make the move this year.

Take a virtual tour today or chat to our team to book your showhome visit, we can’t wait to show you all that Cala’s homes in Essex has to offer.

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