ROCHFORD Area Guide

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Located along the beautiful Essex coastline, Rochford has become a very popular place to buy property over the years. Offering the perfect balance of tranquil countryside and convenient access to urban amenities, Rochford appeals to many types of buyers. The town’s close proximity to London makes it particularly popular with professionals, whilst young families and retirees choose it for its peaceful yet accessible location. Read on to find out more about living in Rochford.

Things to do in Rochford

There’s plenty to keep you entertained in Rochford, whatever your interests. If you’re someone who likes spending time outdoors, Rochford Reservoir offers the perfect place to enjoy leisurely strolls or bike rides. Hockley Woods is also worth a visit, particularly if you want to enjoy relaxing woodland walks or find the perfect picnic spot.

To discover local art and culture, explore the Rochford Arts Trail, which showcases the town’s creative spirit through various galleries, exhibitions, and public art installations. Great food and drink are always readily available too, with a fantastic selection of cafes, restaurants, and pubs each offering a unique culinary experience to suit all taste buds.

One of the major attractions of the town is that it lies just a short distance away from Southend-on-Sea, renowned for its splendid beaches, iconic pier and bustling amusement arcades. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures, culinary delights, or seaside fun with the family, Rochford has an abundance of attractions to explore.

Rochford Properties


Why not use the property search tool on our website and start your search for your dream home in this fabulous town.

  • Shetland Crescent, Rochford

    £575,000 Guide Price
    4
    2
    Detached House
    Rochford
    Exceptional four double bedroom luxury home with driveway and double garage. Great size lounge separate dining room and fantastic open plan kitchen/diner. King Edmund school on the doorstep and easy access to Rochford and the Airport. Very small select development of similar character homes. Must be...
  • Ashingdon Road, Rochford

    £400,000 Guide Price
    5
    1
    Semi-Detached House
    Rochford
    Early vacant possession possible on this five bedroom extended home in central Ashingdon. Ideally positioned for the popular local schools and main line railway station. West backing garden and parking for several vehicles.
  • Weir Pond Road, Rochford

    £300,000 Guide Price
    2
    1
    Terraced House
    Rochford
    *****Guide Price £300,000Charming listed period cottage with all its original features enjoying a south backing cottage garden and gas central heating.Ground floor bathroom and two bedrooms to the first floor. Nicely presented with an open fireplace to the living area and located in the heart of th...
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Local property market


Rochford’s property market has remained robust, with homes here remaining highly sought after. Most sales over the past year were semi-detached properties, selling for £375,361 on average. Detached properties sold for an average of £526,625 whilst flats fetched £166,285. Sold prices have dropped by 5%, making now a great time to buy in this sought-after Essex town.

There’s a diverse range of property types for sale in Rochford, catering to different needs and preferences. Whether you’re looking for a spacious detached family home with a large garden, a modern flat with modern amenities, or a cosy bungalow offering convenient single-level living, Rochford’s property market is unlikely to disappoint.

Rochford is the ideal place to buy your next home, whether you’re a professional looking for an easy commute to the capital, a young family seeking a safe and welcoming neighbourhood, or a retiree looking for a peaceful yet vibrant community, you can expect to be well catered for. Get in touch with our team of property experts to begin your search for your dream home in Rochford.

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