New build homes & properties for sale in Colchester

Our luxury range of 2-bed, 3-bed, 4-bed and 5-bed new build homes in Colchester give you the chance to live in Britain's oldest city, but also one of its newest. The former capital of Roman Britain was granted modern city status in 2022 and now makes for a hugely desirable location to settle down, offering all the amenities that you need amid a place teeming with history and culture.

Finches Park - Frinton-on-Sea

Halstead Road, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

2, 3 & 4 bed homes

From £143,998

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Why move to a new build house in Colchester?

Colchester welcomes millions of visitors every year, and with good reason. The city centre offers a heritage or cultural site on virtually every corner, making it great for exploring on weekends. As a modern city, though, it also offers everything that you need for everyday life, with great schools nearby and excellent travel links out to London and beyond.


Colchester's two-millennia-plus heritage makes it a treasure trove for fans of history. Even if you're just looking for a day out for the family, places like the city's Roman ruins and medieval buildings are a good place to start. There's also more organised history and culture available at Colchester Castle Museum and Firstsite Art Gallery. Of course, it would be impossible to talk about Colchester's attractions without also mentioning the famous Colchester Zoo.

The city's food-and-drink scene is an enticing one, with Colchester known for its local produce – in particular, oysters. Rural Colchester also boasts multiple vineyards, local breweries and numerous beer festivals throughout the year.

Head out of the city to the surrounding area and you'll find plenty of scenic walks and cycling routes available to you, including the fields of Constable County and the Essex coastline at Mersea Island.


You aren’t short of schooling options for the kids if you're moving to one of our new builds in Colchester with family. Plenty of Ofsted-rated 'Good' and 'Outstanding' schools are available in the city's immediate catchment area, catering to primary, secondary and further education levels as well as special schools for specific needs.


Colchester is situated out towards the south-east coast, with the A12 running along the northern border of the city. By car, you can get to nearby locations like Ipswich, Braintree and Chelmsford easily, while London is reachable in around 90 minutes.

The capital is also easily visited by train from Colchester station, with regular services heading out to the likes of London Liverpool Street and Norwich on a daily basis.

As for getting about the city, various public transport options are available.

Find your new home in Colchester today

Could one of our new homes for sale in Colchester be the ideal next move for you? Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking to move with family, upsizing or downsizing, one of our brand-new housing developments might just be perfect.

Get in touch with our dedicated team today to find out more about our new houses for sale. Or take a look at our buying guides and schemes to see how we can help to make your move as smooth as possible.

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