Looking for a new home? We’ve got some beautiful houses in a place you may not have heard of. Find out more about Rayleigh in our post.
Sometimes you just want to get away from it all. Many choose, when moving to a new house, to move to a completely new area and settle there. Whether they’re looking to escape the busy city or move somewhere a bit noisier than the countryside, you don’t need a reason to choose to live somewhere new.
Because it’s exciting, it’s bold and daring. To move away from the area, you’ve known for so long. When you want to go, you should go. Follow you gut instinct and move away. But, how do you choose where to lay your new roots? Well, by doing a bit of research of course. However, sometimes there’s no real way to hear about a place unless someone tells you about it, right?
Well, we’re talking about a little place in Essex called Rayleigh. It’s a nice little town, situated close to the South East end of Essex. We’re going to tell you all about why you should consider Rayleigh as your new area! All the homes pictured in this article are houses for sale in Rayleigh. So, if you see something you like. It could be yours… We’ll show you some lovely homes and give you a bit of information about the local area. These are beautiful home in Rayleigh.
Before you fall in love with a house, it’s always handy to learn a little bit about the location and surrounding area first.
A historic market town, Rayleigh is situated in the heart of Essex. The town has train links directly to the heart of London, so it’s the perfect choice for workers who commute to the big city. There’s plenty to see and do in the local town, and it is in close proximity to Hockley Woods, a beautifully picturesque area to explore in both hot and cold weather. Many of the historic locations in Rayleigh can be visited and Rayleigh Mount is owned by National Trust. The Rayleigh Windmill is around 200 years old and is a staple of the town centre. There’s a selection of restaurants, pubs and bars in the surrounding area, as well as supermarkets and great transport links around the local area too. So, if all of this sounds good, wait till you see some of the houses for sale in Rayleigh…
Houses in Rayleigh
The houses range from around £300,000 to £1,000,000 (dependent on the size and location of course). It’s great for those that want to escape the busy city of London and move somewhere nice where they can still commute easily to work.
Below, we’ve got some example houses to show you, with pictures courtesy of Essex Countryside.
This 3-bedroom home, located in Rayleigh, is a semi-detached chalet. This property is located next to a good primary school and with shopping facilities close by. This beautiful home is a converted bungalow, with multiple bedrooms and a large garden – a perfect home for small families. Aesthetically this home looks good and is in a prime location too.
Price – £425,000
This next property is part of the Lake Rise development situated in Rayleigh. A luxurious 2-bedroom apartment, this home is located next to a small lake (hence the name), with stunning decks and views at all times of day. This property is part of a new development in a unique location and is ideal for those looking for a luxury home in a great location. The apartment is within close proximity to Rayleigh train station, making it another ideal home for commuters. With the latest tech installed, included underfloor heating controlled via an app on your phone, this savvy, new and beautiful home is excellent.
Price – £425,000
A 5-bedroom, detached house in the heart of the Rayleigh area. This beautiful tudor-esque family home is reasonably priced and boasts a huge space for off-road parking. Only a short drive from Rayleigh station, this home is perfect for the city worker with a large family. This home has many rooms for entertaining and a gorgeous entrance hall to ‘wow’ your guest, as soon as they step in the door. If you’re looking for a home that amazes guests, this may be the one for you. Three out of the five bedrooms have an ensuite and the home also features a double garage too. An ideal home for large families.
Price – £845,000
Finally, this absolutely stunning property is the last home we’ll feature. This massive 4-bedroom house boasts many luxurious features, such as 4 ensuites as well as a heated pool. This beautiful home has an open plan kitchen/diner/family room, perfect for sociable evenings with friends and family. Surrounded by luscious greens, this property has a private gated road with easy access to the main road. This is an ideal home for those who love luxurious and large properties, with amazing features. This ones’ a little pricey, but with features like this, how can you say no!
Price – £1,250,000
Rayleigh is a beautiful area with easy access to London, for the city workers looking to get away from the busy capital. With so much history and beauty, it’s the one of the best places in Essex that you’ve probably not heard of! Rayleigh could be your new home!
All of these properties have been provided by Essex Countryside.