Perfectly located, with excellent amenities and transport links for commuters
With its excellent selection of amenities, Ofsted rated schools for younger children within easy reach and simple transport links all around the immediate area and beyond, you have everything you need to make life simple right on your doorstep.
What’s in Royston?
- An excellent range of amenities, including a museum and art gallery
- A good choice of Ofsted rated schools for younger children
Those looking to purchase a Royston house will find the amenities on offer here a huge benefit. There is a large number of high street retailers and independent shops, banks, supermarkets, a library and numerous eateries, including pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes. For those looking to stay fit, The Heath Sports Centre and Royston Golf Club are both just outside the main shopping area. And if you simply want to enjoy the great outdoors, Therfield Heath is just a few minutes away from the sports centre.
Families with children will find a good choice of schools for pre-school and primary age children. Queens Road Playgroup (Ofsted rated ‘Good’) is under a 10 minute walk away, with Royston Day Nursery (‘Good’) just over a mile away. Icknield First School (‘Outstanding’) is less than half a mile, with St Mary RC Primary School (‘Good’) 15 minutes away on foot.
What’s close to Royston?
- The popular and historic city of Cambridge
- Excellent transport links close by
Just 19 miles from these houses for sale in Royston is the bustling city of Cambridge. With a huge range of high street stores, independent shops and boutiques, plus many eateries for every budget, this is a great place to visit for the day. Cambridge is also a city full of history and culture; there are museums and galleries dedicated to the city itself, with a great number of artworks by internationally-known artists on display too. One of the main attractions here is the University itself, and with the River Cam running through the city, you can enjoy the majestic university buildings by the side of the water, or if you want to take on a punting challenge, on the river itself. No matter what you’re looking to do in the city, you’ll find it all; and with the benefit of being so close to Royston.
Property for sale in Royston is well located for getting to the ‘A’ and ‘M’ road networks easily. The A10 is just moments way from home, and provides links beyond Cambridge to Ely (50 minutes), King’s Lynn (1 hour 30 minutes) and North London (1 hour 40 minutes, approx). From the A1(M), a great number of locations can be reached - all the way to Edinburgh - while the M11 allows for journeys from Cambridge to Central London, with connections to other major roads in the area.
Royston has its own train station, so commuters will be able to reach Cambridge (15 minutes), Ely (30 minutes), King’s Lynn (around 1 hour) and London Kings Cross (around 50 minutes).