Whether you’re looking for a village or city lifestyle, or excellent commuting networks, these houses for sale in Cambridgeshire offer the perfect balance between city and rural living.
Land off Grafton Drive, Highfields Caldecote CB23 7ZB
With its picturesque cottages, academic heritage and cobbled streets, Cambridgeshire offers the perfect blend of tranquil countryside and bustling town centres.
Cambridgeshire is a county brimming with culture. The county town, Cambridge, is famed for its cobbled market square and high street shopping while market towns Ely, March, Littleport and Huntingdon all over a similar experience.
For those seeking to discover a piece of the county’s history, a visit to Oliver Cromwell’s former lodging in Ely or the Imperial War Museum at Duxford offer a fascinating day out. Art and culture enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice by the plethora of art museums and galleries to explore or spend your weekend mastering the art of punting down the River Cam in Cambridge.
Schooling options throughout the county are of an exceptional standard. With around 300 state schools and 12 independent schools there’s plenty to choose from, and for older students who are looking to stay a little closer to home, Anglia Ruskin University and the world-class University of Cambridge both have campuses in the county.
These stunning new homes in Cambridgeshire benefit from excellent travel networks. By car, the A1(M), M11, A11 and A10 provide main routes into London and the Midlands, and Norwich can also be reached via the A11 with a journey time of around an hour and a half.
Rail services from both Cambridge and Peterborough take passengers directly into London Kings Cross within an hour and also run from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street with a similar journey time, ideal for commuters. Several other major UK cities are also within easy reach; for example, services from Cambridge station to Norwich have a journey time of around an hour and 20 minutes, and Birmingham New Street is less than two hours by train from Peterborough.
London Stansted airport can be reached in less than an hour from Cambridge, either by train or by car - perfect for business travellers or family jet-setters alike.