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The Only Way Is Essex…

May 22nd 2013
By: Melanie
The Only Way Is Essex…

Love or hate ITV’s The only way is Essex, there’s no denying that Essex is one of the most popular places to live in the UK, a low crime rate, top schools and proximity to London makes it a very attractive place to live.

So if you feel that the only way is Essex, and you are currently looking to buy a house, we have had a look around at five properties across the county.  

The first house we have chosen is situated in the beautiful market town of Saffron Walden (as featured). Nestled in a quiet cul du sac, this detached house offers well proportioned living accommodation over two floors. It has five bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is currently on the market for  £515,000. If you would like to find out more about this property, then please contact Intercounty Saffron Walden on: 01799 522641 or visit our website page @

The next property is based in Braintree in the sought after area of ‘Courtauld Road’. This is an immaculately presented, five bedroom house within easy reach of both the local amenities and mainline station. In brief the accommodation on the ground floor comprises of l-shaped living room, dining room, family room, l-shaped kitchen/breakfast room, utility, conservatory and cloakroom, whilst on the first floor there is a master suite with dressing area, walk-in wardrobe, balcony and en-suite. bedroom two with en-suite shower room, three further bedroom and family bathroom. Externally the property benefits from an un-overlooked rear garden on a plot of 1/3 of a acre (STS), driveway parking for several vehicles and a tandem garage measuring 30ft. EPC Band E. It is currently on the market for offers over £550,000. If you would like to find out more about this property then contact Intercounty Braintree on: 01376 328288, or visit our website @

Property three is a detached grade II listed timber framed house, which backs onto the windmill in Stansted Mountfitchet. It is currently on the market for £699,995 and it has three lovely receptions rooms, including snug, which would be an ideal retreat or home office, and four good size bedrooms, and cottage style kitchen with Aga, and a double garage. EPC Band E. If you would like more information about this beautiful family home then why not contact Intercounty Stansted on 01279 814400 or visit our website @

If you are looking for a property within easy commuter distance from Stansted airport and London we have this four/five bedroom family home originally a Victorian former Coach House of the Blythwood estate for sale for a guide price of £500,000. The property is full of character and charm with a private rear garden, master bedroom offers dual aspect views with en-suite shower room, parking to the front for three/four vehicles and garage en-bloc. EPC Band E.f you would like more information about this or any other property for sale in Stansted please call 01279 814400 or visit our website @

Finally if you fancy somewhere a bit more rural in Essex we have this lovely thatched cottage for sale for £600.000. It is set in 0.60 of an acre is this part tiled part thatched country cottage with versatile living. Located on the outskirts of Felsted village the accommodtion includes kitchen/breakfast room, lounge/diner, family room, conservatory, study, conservatory, 4/5 bedrooms, downstairs bathroom and upstairs shower room. Furthermore the property offers panoramic views, fantastic rural location, NEW THATCH, garage and car port, many character features and no onward chain, for further information or to visit our website @

If you would like to find out about living in Essex and are looking at buying or renting then please feel free to pop into one of our local branches of Intercounty for more information about this fantastic county.