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Bellway Homes - Bluebells

Rickstones Road, Rivenhall, CM8 2PF

A development of new homes in Rivenhall, around a mile from Witham town centre and its many amenities, which include a variety of shops, a leisure centre with swimming pool and a sports ground. This collection of 2 and 3-bedroom houses will appeal to a wide audience, including first-time buyers, families and professionals commuting to Colchester, Chelmsford and London. From £317,995 to £392,995

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Monday 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday closed Wednesday closed Thursday 10:00 - 17:00 Friday 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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    Witham is home to football, rugby, cricket and hockey clubs, which all have junior and senior teams. Witham Sports Ground has several football pitches, while the neighbouring leisure centre has a swimming pool, gym, fitness studios and sports courts. For youngsters, play areas include those at Rickstones Recreation Ground and Shaw Road, both within walking distance of the development. The Town Park on Maldon Road also has a playground, as well as being the venue for the annual carnival in July. There are two golf courses within three miles of the development - Rivenhall Oaks (which also incorporates a crazy golf course) is just a short walk from Bluebells, while Benton Hall Golf and Country Club can be reached in around five minutes by car. Local walking routes include the River Walk, which stretches for four miles, passing alongside the River Brain, the town duck pond and Whetmead Nature Reserve by the River Blackwater. Culture fans will find a full programme of live music, family entertainment, drama and dance at Witham Public Hall, one mile from the development, while the latest blockbuster movies are screened at Cineworld Braintree, 10 minutes' drive away.


    Frequent train services run from Witham railway station to Colchester, Chelmsford and London Liverpool Street (journey time of around 45 minutes). Major roads easily accessible from the development include the A12 and the A120. The M25 for access to all areas of London, lies 25 miles away and the M11 for east London, Saffron Walden and Cambridge is 23 miles away. Regular bus services link Witham with surrounding towns and villages. Stansted Airport is 22 miles from Bluebells via the A120.


    There are a number of well-regarded schools locally. For younger children these include Powers Hall Infant School, Templars Academy and Elm Hall Primary School. New Rickstones Academy and Maltings Academy cater for pupils aged 11 - 18 years and both are within walking distance of Bluebells. The University of Essex, which has a campus in Colchester and Anglia Ruskin University, which has a campus in Chelmsford, both offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses.


    Several supermarkets are situated within five minutes' drive of the development, and a selection of high-street and independent retailers can be found in the centre of Witham. A market is held every Saturday in Lockram Lane Car Park, around a mile from Bluebells and a street market takes place several times a year in Newlands Shopping Centre. Slightly further afield, Braintree Village outlet centre offers a variety of well-known stores and restaurants.

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    Rickstones Road, Rivenhall, CM8 2PF

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