Hopkins Homes - Oliver's Grove, CO3
A delightful development of 2,3 and 4 bedroom houses and 2 bedroom apartments in the charming village of Stanway on the outskirts of historic Colchester.
Welcome to Oliver’s Grove, a superb collection of homes from award-winning house builder Hopkins Homes.
With 18 property types on offer, there is sure to be something to suit a wide range of homebuyers, and with easy access to Colchester and the A12, as well as great rail connections to London, at Oliver’s Grove you won’t have to compromise.
A traditional town in a beautiful location
Oliver’s Grove is located in Stanway, a village on the outskirts of historic Colchester bordering the open countryside, which offers its own post office, a large garden centre, a number of pubs and restaurants and an extensive selection of shops at the nearby Tollgate Retail Centre as well as a major Sainsbury’s store.
As Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester is full of things to see and do. You can explore its colourful history at the award-winning castle museum, visit St Botolph’s Priory or discover one of the many Roman artefacts that have been unearthed throughout the town.
For culture, Castle Park hosts a variety of superb events as well as being home to the town’s well-established cricket club. You can visit First site, the town’s contemporary visual arts centre, or the popular Mercury Theatre and multi-screen Odeon Cinema. Colchester is a great spot for retail therapy.
Families will be spoilt with a number of good primary schools close to home and The Stanway School, for children aged 11 to 16, is just a short drive away.
In the town centre you’ll find many high street favourites as well as charming independent shops and boutiques tucked away along the town’s old lanes. There is also an array of fantastic places to eat and drink throughout the town. Take a breath of fresh air at High Woods Country Park, where you can walk or cycle through woodland and across wildflower meadows or enjoy a range of sports and leisure activities at Leisure World. Within a short drive of Oliver’s Grove you’ll find Dedham Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, made famous by artists Constable and Gainsborough. Just ten miles away is the Essex coastline and Mersea Island, a haven for yachting enthusiasts where you can also take walks along the beach past parades of picturesque beach huts or enjoy fine seafood restaurants overlooking the creeks.
Exceptionally well-connected by road and rail, Colchester’s mainline train station offers links to London Liverpool Street in as little as 49 minutes, whilst Marks Tey station is just three miles away. By road, the A12 is easily accessible, providing a fast route to London and the M25 for travel further afield, while London Stansted Airport can be reached in around 40 minutes.