Billericay is a popular, historic market town just 30 miles from London. The market at the top of Crown Road disappeared years ago and Billericay nowadays is more well-known as an excellent commuter town, with excellent rail links to the City (35 minutes by train), very good schools and a charming High Street, part of which is a conservation area. It also has great access to the key main roads of the M25, A12 and A127. The town lies on the edge of rural Essex, which makes it a very desirable place to live. This coupled with the City access goes some way to explain the high levels of Londoners we see looking to move here every year. Since I moved here in 1973 and started as an estate agent in the mid 1990`s, I have seen the town grow to where it is now, with some 14,000-15,000 homes and a population of over 40,000. The Billericay you see today is economically and physically a thriving and attractive place to live and work. There are many open green spaces including the 40 acre Lake Meadows Park, a must in summer, and they throw a pretty impressive Fireworks Night too. Norsey Woods is a great place for a walk or to exercise your dogs...or the kids! It dates back to the Bronze Age and covers about 165 acres with a visitor centre for the educational visits it has too. I remember camping there as a cub scout back in the day and both Nick and myself have enjoyed many a afternoon there over the years with our families. The High Street must be one of the prettiest in the county and dates back to Roman times. The shape we see now certainly hasn`t changed much for over 500 years, our office itself is part of one of the 25 old coaching inns the town has seen over the years! With well over 100 shops including some well known names and some boutique locally owned ones, the High Street also has some great pubs, bars and restaurants. The Chequers is probably the most popular, most people we know rate it as the best pub in town, with newer bars like Harrys Bar, Bar Zero and the Blue Boar, also very sought after, growing venues on friday and saturday nights. There are too many great restaurants to name, suffice to say you don`t need to travel out of Billericay to have a fantastic night out and there`s a taxi rank by the station to get you home if you want to leave the car on the drive. Waitrose is our local main supermarket with there also a very good Co-op over on Queens Park. Smaller supermarkets over in South Green, Sunnymede and along Stock Road also provide a super local service in their areas. Billericay Christmas Market is a very popular annual event which sees the High Street completely shut to traffic for the day and then filled with stalls selling anything and everything Christmasy! All the local schools, both Primary and Secondary have good OFSTED reports and there is a good choice of both State and Private. Please feel free to contact our office for more details although the OFSTED website is the ideal first port of call of course. A BIT OF HISTORY Billericay has an facinating history, much of which can be researched in our local museum, the Cater Museum on the High Street. Billericay was first recorded as Byllerica in 1291 with notable events including a Peasants Revolt ending up in Norsey Woods in 1381 and some of Billericay residents, including Christopher Martin, the ship`s victualler, sailing with the Pilgrim Fathers to the `New World` of America on the Mayflower in 1620 - hence the many representartions of the Mayflower ship in numerous local businesses and the Mayflower High School. In 1916 Billericay became famous as a result of a Zeppelin airship crashing in flames on the outskirts of the town, down what is now Greens Farm Lane. A union workhouse was built in 1840 which later, together with additional later built buildings, became St. Andrew`s Hospital in the 1930s. The regional plastic surgery and rehabilitation unit was opened here the same year I moved to Billericay, 1973. Many a local will still refer the estate there now to me, as `one of the houses on the old Burns Unit`, although it is in fact Stockfield Manor now. Only the original workhouse building, including the chapel, and the main gatehouse, now survive, converted now into Grey Lady Place, a residential development of luxury apartments. The railway came in 1889 and opened up opportunities for landowners to sell plots to Londoners looking to move out of `The Smoke` into a cleaner rural environment. Both myself and Nick have sold many an old `plot land` home over the years for redevelopment. A few still remain on the edge of Norsey Woods down Break Egg Hill. With the housing shortage created by the war time bombing of London, pressure to build was great and the new town of Basildon was given the green light. The `Green Belt` stopped expansion and the blurring of Basildon and Billericay, hence why lot of the Billericay housing estates were built on abandoned farmland around the town centre and Great Burstead/South Green, where permission was more easily granted.

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Prestigious Central Billericay Location - Price £1,250,000
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Situated on one of Billericay`s most prestigious roads, within walking distance of the Mainline Railway Station, Billericay High Street and both St Johns and Mayflower High Schools, is this handsome 1930`s built five/six-bedroom family home.

  • 229m²/ 2,465ft²
  • 5
  • 5

Laindon Road, Billericay - OIEO £1,195,000
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Substantial 4 Bedroom Executive Commuter Home with 120` Gdn, just 550 metres from Billericay High Street with the Railway Station the other end (London Liverpool Street in 35 minutes). `Outstanding` rated Quilters catchment. 3 Living Rooms, big Kitchen/Breakfast Room, cloakroom & 2 large Bathrooms.

Norsey Close, Billericay - Price £1,175,000
Under Offer

This substantial and thoughtfully extended five bedroom home with a stunning kitchen/diner/day room is pleasantly located opposite wooded land in a private cul-de-sac conveniently placed for both the railway station and high street.

Tye Common Road, Billericay - Price £1,150,000
Under Offer

Extended 1930`s Character Home on 0.65 acre with Planning Passed in 2016 on the 36ft Outbuilding to convert it to a detached 1 Bedroom Annex. 1 mile to Billericay Station. 0.7 mile to the High Street. Quilters Catchment. 22ft luxury designer Kit/Brek Room & Ensuite. 3 big reception rooms, 3 bathrms.

Sylvan Tryst, Billericay - Price £1,150,000
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Situated on a corner plot in one of Billericay`s premium roads within 0.7 miles of the train station and within the Buttsbury school area, this substantial five-bedroom home with four reception rooms offers exceptional accommodation, tastefully presented using quality modern fittings throughout.

  • 253m²/ 2,719ft²
  • 5
  • 4

The Hoe, Billericay - OIEO £1,000,000
New Instruction

Five/Six bedroom family house located in this much sought after turning of just ten properties. Situated behind private entrance gates the property boasts generous accommodation throughout, bespoke Kitchen/breakfast room and a large Conservatory. Four other reception rooms and great outside space.

  • 244m²/ 2,626ft²
  • 5
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Highland Grove, Billericay - OIEO £1,000,000
Under Offer

Offering an incredible 3168 ft.² of accommodation, this central family home will offer you versatility in its layout and uses. Within the existing structure you have the option of separate annexe accommodation with its own entrance, for a relative or even a Home Office for a team of people.

  • 271m²/ 2,917ft²
  • 5
  • 4

The Hoe, Billericay - Price £945,000
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Substantial 5 Bedroom Residence in need of up updating boasting an elevated vantage point commanding superb rear rural views beyond its 1/2 Acre Plot. South-West facing 260ft Garden with 4 outbuildings. 22ft Lounge, Dining Room, 19ft Kit/Brek Rm. A tremendous opportunity and fabulous family project.

  • 174m²/ 1,873ft²
  • 5
  • 1

The Grove, Billericay - Price £875,000
Under Offer

4 Bed Det with Detached Double Garage in First Class street within sought after North Billericay. Huge potential to remodel or enlarge. Includes Lounge, Separate Dining Room, Sitting Room &, Ensuite. 1 Mile to High Street & Station, 2-3 min walk to local shops, 1 min sprint to Mayflower School.

  • 140m²/ 1,507ft²
  • 4
  • 2

Western Road, Billericay - Price £875,000
Under Offer

There is much to be said about this five-double bedroom family home, not only are there 2 en-suites, 3 reception rooms and a double garage, but it is within an easy walk of the mainline railway station and local schools and just a short stroll via private roads to the High Street.

  • 202m²/ 2,174ft²
  • 5
  • 4

Central Avenue, Billericay - Price £845,000
Sold

Pleasantly positioned in the desirable and peaceful Central Avenue, this substantial four double bedroom detached house with two en-suites and a 80` rear garden, has undergone internal reconfiguration to now provide a large 7.72m wide rear facing kitchen/diner/family room.

  • 182m²/ 1,959ft²
  • 4
  • 4

Prince Edward Road, Billericay - Price £835,000
New Instruction

Deceptively spacious 2,300sq ft luxury home boasting a very large ground floor Bedroom with an Ensuite - perfect for having friends & family over to stay. Features include 17` x 16` Lounge, 13` Dining Room, stunning 22` Kitchen/Brek Rm, 24` Master Bedrm, new Bathrm, 25` Loft Rm & a South facing Gdn.