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The Maples

The Maples, Long Green, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8DL
Prices from £325,000 to £410,000

Enjoy village life with everything close to hand

The Maples is a development of two, three and four-bedroom new homes in the village of Cressing, Essex. On the outskirts of Braintree, it's just minutes from a huge range of amenities and attractions.

Cressing is a charming village in Essex, nestled between Braintree and Witham. Though small, the village has a few essential services including a school and train station, plus an excellent gastropub and restaurant. It's also a place of historical interest - the two medieval barns at Cressing Temple are said to be the finest Templar barns in Europe.

Despite the rural setting, living at the Maples means you can enjoy town amenities on your doorstep. Braintree, with its many shops, eateries and services is less than a 10 minute drive away, and the many brands at Braintree Village outlet are just 3 minutes away. Combined with the proximity to beautiful countryside and routes into London, this is a fantastic place to call home.

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Choice of 2 and 3 bedroom homes
Contemporary living in a village setting
Close to excellent amenities
Great transport links

Homes at The Maples

Plot 121 - The Chelmer

2 bedroom mid terrace house
Front-aspect kitchen/dining room
Spacious living room with French doors to garden
Modern bathroom and convenient downstairs WC
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Plot 129 - The Rivenhall

2 bedroom semi-detached house
Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to garden
En suite to bedroom one
Flexible bedroom three
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Plot 130 - The Rivenhall

2 bedroom semi-detached house
Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to garden
En suite to bedroom one
Flexible bedroom three
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Plot 126 - The Notley

2 bedroom semi-detached house
Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to garden
Spacious living room with triple window
En suite to bedroom one
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Plot 9 - The Terling

3 bedroom detached house
Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors leading to the garden
Bright front aspect living room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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Everything close to hand

You’ll find a huge range of shopping options at Braintree Village, from designer clothing stores to restaurants, M&S Foodhall, fitness centre and cinema. Further into Braintree you’ll find an array of high street stores, cafés, bars and restaurants, along with healthcare providers including Braintree Community Hospital. The area is also served by good local schools. Cressing Primary School is just a short walk from The Maples, while Beckers Green Primary School, Alec Hunter Academy, and Notley Hunter & Braintree Sixth Form are all less than an 8-minute drive away.

Great transport links

The Maples is conveniently positioned for all means of transport. Braintree train station offers regular direct 60-minute routes into London Liverpool Street. The A120, just a few minutes’ drive away, links the town with Bishop's Stortford, Stansted Airport and the M11 for north London and Stratford to the east. For travel further afield, Stansted airport is only 20 minutes away.

Explore the area

While you’re not spending time in Braintree, there are plenty of place of interest to explore. Great Notley Country Park, just over 4 miles away, is a popular and family-friendly attraction with lovely walks, play areas and outdoor activities. There are several local nature reserves, and the Essex coastline can be reached in around 40 minutes. For those who like staying active, there are two golf clubs, a swimming pool and gym, and Bannatyne Health Club.

The Maples

52 Long Grn, Braintree, CM77 8DL

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 


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