Are you looking to buy a lodge at Colchester Country Park? Residents are able to enjoy a meticulously maintained park, set within open green spaces of parklands and generous fields. With plentiful facilities and spotless amenities. You’ll find secluded luxury within walking distance of England’s oldest recorded town, Colchester, alongside quaint villages, coastal resorts, all just a short train ride away from London and much more.
About Colchester Country Park
Colchester Country Park benefits from the natural green spaces and fresh air of the countryside. Boasting both privacy and a sense of community that park homes have to offer. Located in the heart of Essex, you are neither far away from or disturbed by the hives of activity in the town centre of Colchester, and London is within easy driving distance. As well as being accessible to the comely coastline of both Essex and Suffolk.
Colchester Country Park is part of the prestigious Sellers Leisure, a multi-award-winning group of privately-owned country parks across the South East. With a 30 year history of providing luxury, lifestyle and leisure for their park holiday homeowners in England’s most beautiful counties. Priding themselves on their locations, spacious pitches, facilities and amenities.
The location benefits from excellent transport links to and from the park. With easy access to the A12 and regular buses into Colchester and nearby Colchester Railway station, where a train to London leaves every 15 minutes and takes just an hour.
Lodge owners of Colchester Country Park enjoy the privacy that comes with owning a detached property, as well as benefiting from the support of neighbours if needed. Colchester Country Park is surrounded by open green spaces, trees and parkland. As well as being close to a number of picturesque villages, coastal towns and attractions.
The Local Area
Colchester Country Park is located under 3 miles (an 8-minute walk) from the vibrant town of Colchester. As Britain’s most historic town, Colchester’s Roman heritage attracts many visitors who are keen to explore more than 2000 years of history. But Colchester also offers a wide range of modern and varied attractions. In the town centre there are a number of museums and galleries to discover, alongside great entertainment, fantastic shopping experiences and plentiful places to eat and drink. Famed for English food in wooden-beamed restaurants, traditional tea rooms and pints of local Colchester ale in trendy bars. You would have a variety of options before heading off for an evening of entertainment. The local area is famous for its oysters, which you'll find served fresh from their beds at various seafood restaurants in Mersea Island. Also, in nearby Tiptree, Wilkin & Sons have been producing their jam and preserves by royal appointment for over 100 years.
Colchester Country Park is also in close proximity to Colchester zoo, one of the country’s top attractions. There are multiple areas of natural beauty surrounding it, perfect for scenic walks and cycling routes. The local vicinity offers a whole range of community activities that are easily accessible and explorable from Colchester Country Park.
The Colchester Arts Centre
In the middle of the town centre, The Colchester Arts Centre is known as a little church with a big attitude. At home in the historic architecture of St Mary's Church are some of the newest comics, most inspiring choreographers, reputable DJ's and some of the best talent in Britain. The Arts Centre has hosted acts such as Coldplay, Graham Norton and jazz legend Ronnie Scott.
The Freeport Braintree Mall
Freeport is only 25 minutes away from Colchester Country Park. An outlet shopping village that boasts a comfortable atmosphere for shopping across more than 85 brands. Apart from shopping at great prices in a relaxed setting, the mall also offers numerous dining and refreshment venues, all open 7 days a week.
This little-known beautiful island is only 25 minutes away from Colchester Country Park. Mersea Island can be approached by a causeway from the mainland. The island is cut off at high spring tide adding to the adventure of it, and is less than eight miles square.
Mersea Island is the most easterly inhabited island in the UK and has been since pre-Roman times. Mersea was used as a popular holiday destination during the Roman reign. It is especially famous for its fishing industry, particularly oysters that can be enjoyed on the island and in neighbouring towns. There are plenty of things to do on Mersea Island and you will never be bored of its scenery, most of which can be captured all at once due to its size.
The largest town on Essex’s Sunshine coast is only a 30-minute drive away from Colchester Country Park. Full of the hustle and bustle of the seaside, Clacton-on-Sea offers a variety of attractions and entertainment. Including: a pleasure pier, arcades, two theatres and a golf course, and is ideal for a beach trip in the summer months. Clacton-on-Sea also offers beautiful seafront walks, a variety of watersports and an airfield that provides pleasure flights.
Surrounded by the beautiful countryside and coastline of Suffolk, Ipswich is just half an hour away. Another of England’s oldest towns, Ipswich is home to cosy pubs, authentic restaurants, waterfront bars and a prominent arts scene. Ipswich has its share of beautiful historic architecture and numerous art galleries.
Within thirty minutes of Colchester Country Park is Essex’s city of Chelmsford. Famous for its stand-out events programme that includes Dixie Fields, a Country music festival in July, as well as a host of attractions and history to be explored. Including the Chelmsford Museum, watching Cricket at the county ground and the impressive architecture of its cathedral, Hylands House, Shire Hall and Hyde Hall with its scenic RHS gardens. Chelmsford is surrounded by picturesque villages and parks, balanced by not one but three shopping centres, full of restaurants, cafes and bars.
There are 16 golf clubs within a thirty-minute radius of the park, most of which are under ten minutes away. From the pristine golf courses like Stoke by Nayland to Blake House Craft Centre, there is plenty of opportunity to test your skills!
Why Buy at Colchester Country Park?
Colchester Country Park offers a peaceful, luxury lifestyle with a built-in community and the open space of the countryside. It is well-linked to an array of areas ranging from country air to town centre hives of activity. The park is easily accessible for both residents and visitors. The prime location of the park boasts picturesque neighbouring villages, coastal walks, historic towns with world-class art galleries and charming old rustic pubs serving up delicious food and drink.
Colchester Country Park and Sellers are well established and acclaimed for their 30 years of experience of ensuring residents’ happiness. The park is open to new residents all year round. It is the perfect countryside retreat, nestled away but close to towns and cities. The park offers the best of both of these worlds, with its accessible location and impeccably kept grounds. Residents who want to embrace park living will find Colchester Country Park the perfect place to do it.
Colchester Country Park