The village of Danbury is situated on the outskirts of the County town of Chelmsford and is positioned atop one of the highest points in Essex. Danbury and Little Baddow continues to be two of the most desirable locations in Essex. The area is surrounded by commons and National Trust woodland making it an area of natural beauty and is extremely popular with ramblers and horse riders like.
The village has a host of local amenities including supermarkets, doctors, dentists, etc. The area also offers fabulous schools, whether you choose private education with the Heathcote/Elm Green Prep Schools or primary schools (Danbury Park and St Johns C of E primary) For the older children there are fantastic transport facilities to secondary schools which leave from the village centre every morning. The impressive Warren Golf & Country Club venue is just a mile away.
Although the village has grown considerably over the last few decades it still boasts a very charming community feel with village hall regularly hosting local events and not to mention the sports and leisure complex. There are also several restaurants, bars and the famous Danbury Tea Rooms. Yet another advantage to this beautiful area is the great transport links with the A12 two miles away. You’ll also find the Sandon Park & Ride service popular with commuters and shoppers to Chelmsford City Centre and railway station.
Situated on the outskirts of Chelmsford is the village of Bicknacre which is a semi rural village with a population of approximately 4,500 people. Set within the heart of the Essex countryside and within neighbouring towns such as South Woodham Ferrers, Danbury and the historic market town of Maldon, not forgetting the lively County Town of Chelmsford.
The villages surrounding Bicknacre such as Rettendon Common, Woodham Ferrers, Howe Green, East, West and South Hanningfield all benefit from easy access to the delightful reservoir which incorporates a nature reserve and on site facilities including waterfront dining and a trout fishery. There are a number of facilities for the equestrian enthusiast with a selection of livery yards and bridleways.
Although surrounded by open countryside all the villages are within a few minutes drive of major roads such as the A12, A127 and A130 making this area very popular with homebuyers looking for a little bit of the country life, yet within easy reach of their daily activities.
Little Baddow, east of Chelmsford, is a most desired elevated village situated between Danbury to the south and the River Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation Canal to the north. Little Baddow & Danbury are famous for their National Trust woodlands, conservation and areas of natural beauty.
There are two public houses, The Generals Arms and The Rodney, the Elm Green Preparatory School and a village hall. There are two long established churches, the Anglican St Mary the Virgin and the United Reformed Church. Both churches are architecturally interesting and have long histories.
The village has its own sports ground and clubhouse which is home to Little Baddow Cricket club, in the summer months and used year-round by the local running club, Little Baddow "Ridge" runners.
Danbury less than two miles away, affords many amenities including supermarkets, doctors, dentists, restaurants etc. For older children there are fantastic transport facilities to secondary schools which leave from the village centre every morning. The impressive Warren Golf & Country Club venue is just a mile away.
Yet another advantage to this beautiful area is the great transport links with the A12 two miles away. You’ll also find the Sandon Park & Ride service popular with commuters and shoppers to Chelmsford City Centre and railway station.