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Earls Colne is a beautiful village nestling in the Colne Valley, named after the River Colne and the Earls of Oxford who held the local manor from around 1086 to 1703.


Local amenities 

There are a myriad of shops spanning both sides of the High Street which include a small supermarket, library, pharmacy, hardware store, post office, butchers, hairdressers, soft furnishings and dress hire shop. There are also tea rooms, pubs and restaurants catering for everyone’s needs. The village primary school is at the heart of the village and its makes the most of its wonderful surroundings and facilities to enrich and enhance the children’s learning.


Local Heroes

Ricksue hairdressers, The Lion bistro, The Essex Golf & Country Club

What else can you expect 

On the outskirts of the village are two golf courses and sports centres and for those wishing for more leisurely exercise there are plenty of footpaths meandering through the countryside as well as Chalkney Wood, located just outside the village, to explore. For those wanting to take to the skies there is a flying school on the airfield close to the local business park offering private tuition.



Earls Colne is situated on the A1124 which links Colchester and Halstead. The nearest train station is Wakes Colne, which is a branch line connecting into Marks Tey. There are 16 local bus and coach services from Earls Cone. Further information can be found here


Property types

Typical of the North Essex area, Earls Colne offers a combination of picturesque cottages, alongside Edwardian villas, Victorian terraces and beautiful Georgian manor homes. 


What you'll get for your money

A typical two-bedroom terrace costs around £250,000 and prices range up to around £1,250,000 for a four- to five-bedroom detached house.