5 Sep

Essex village offers great awakening to property hunters

Essex village offers great awakening to property hunters

Situated in Essex, Great Wakering is a small village just four miles to the east of Southend-on Sea, with regular buses connecting the two.

The fact that it is just a village shouldn't put off those interested in property for sale in Great Wakering. It contains a small population as most villages do and possesses a great community spirit which will greet any potential residents. It is also relatively well equipped too, with a sports centre, a school and a supermarket as well as a number of smaller family shops with personality.

The nearby vicinity not only offers pristine seaside countryside as well as ocean views, it also offers a number of other activities which will appeal to all sorts of property hunters. There is a golf course and footpaths for walkers both located nearby or for the less active there is a picturesque train line which runs along the south coast.

A number of small, country villages such as Samuel's Corner or North Shoebury are also worth a visit for quaint country pubs and local flavour.

In terms of transport, the town is spoilt for choice with nearby public and private transport. One train line runs across the south coast from east to west while another runs north to Southend Airport, another bonus for the region. The nearest ferry ports for connections to Europe are located at Ramsgate and Harwich, the south east region is awash with ferry options. For further travel options the village isn't all that far away from the capital and the extended options that offers.

While house prices in the region may be higher on average than the national average of £166,742, standing in August this year at £190,774, it offers a number of things that other regions of the country can't; A warm, village atmosphere in a region surrounded by beautiful countryside with lots of activities for residents to enjoy.ADNFCR-1222-ID-800719522-ADNFCR

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