Spotlight on Birch: The Benefits of Living in Birch

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Planning on escaping to the countryside? Birch could be just the place you’re looking for to call home. Surrounded by stunning Essex countryside and within close proximity to the thriving Colchester, Birch is a popular village for individuals, families and couples to call home. This picturesque, family-friendly location boasts a mixture of older and newer properties meaning that there’s something to suit everyone’s needs and preferences. 

Already convinced that this is the village that you’d love to call home? Our team of property experts will help you find the perfect property in Birch, get in touch with us today. If you’re keen on learning more about this area, we’ve compiled some useful information on living in this part of Essex. 

Things to do in Birch

Being surrounded by the great outdoors means that there’s plenty of ways that you can spend your free time as you get to grips with the various cycling trails and walking routes. From adventurous hikes and picnics with the family to long walks with your favourite furry friend, you’ll certainly feel at one with nature in this stunning village. If you’re more of an indoors person, you might decide to spend your free time in the thriving city centre of Colchester which is a relatively short journey from the village. With shops, bars and delicious restaurants aplenty, there’s lots to do in Colchester. You’ll also find that there are plenty of local pubs that are brimming with atmosphere and community spirit within Birch and the neighbouring villages too. Searching for other family-friendly activities to try? The hugely popular Colchester Zoo is based nearby too. 

Average House and Rental Price in Birch

The property price will vary depending on your requirements and what you’re looking for. However, according to the popular property portal Rightmove, the average property price in Birch is £618,750. Similarly, the rental price of a property will largely depend on the criteria. 

Transport in Birch

Those considering living in Birch will be pleased to know that there is a bus service that passes through the area which will take you straight into Colchester city centre or to the nearby villages. The nearest train station to the village is in Marks Tey.

Schools in Birch

There are plenty of fantastic preschools, primary schools and high schools located within close proximity to Birch. Some of the schools within close proximity to the area include:

Birch Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Gosbecks Primary School
Colchester County High School for Girls
Colchester Royal Grammar School

Looking to purchase a home or sell your property in Birch, Essex? Get in touch with our friendly, experienced team and find out how we can help you! Here at Oakheart Property, we have an experienced team of estate and letting agents across Essex and Suffolk who will be more than happy to guide you through the entire home buying, and selling, process. 

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