Saffron View is a superb development of 2 bedroom bungalows and 3, 4 & 5 bedroom houses for sale in Saffron Walden. Within easy reach of Cambridge, Bishop’s Stortford, and London (1 hour by train), this development is ideal for commuters and families.
To find out more about making one of our new houses for sale in Saffron Walden your new dream home, contact our Sales Executives today to arrange your viewing.
Don’t miss out! We have sold over 90% of this stunning development at Saffron View.
Choosing to buy a property in Saffron Walden will mean you are surrounded by beautiful, rolling Essex countryside, with a good number of independent shops and places to eat close by. It’s also well served by two main supermarkets – a Waitrose and a Tesco Superstore – so the everyday essentials are never too far away. Saffron Walden is a major centre for the arts, with a cinema, popular concert hall, galleries and a museum to explore. With these useful commuting links and amenities, Saffron Walden has just the right mixture of convenience, comfort and culture.
Whether you’re looking for your first home or your next, the government-backed Help to Buy* scheme could see you move with just a 5% deposit and 75% mortgage yet you’ll own 100% of your new home – how great is that?
Or do you have a home to sell? No problem! We could buy your current home so that you can buy one of ours with Home Exchange† or we could help sell your current home with Smooth Move‡ - either way you won’t have to instruct estate agents or incur their fees!
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Ideally located just 18 miles from Cambridge and 12 miles from Bishop’s Stortford, Saffron Walden is a culturally rich medieval town that gained its wealth from wool and saffron. You’ll enjoy a perfect market town atmosphere, beautiful historic buildings, and the largest parish church in Essex – St Mary’s Church – at the town’s heart. Our houses for sale in Saffron Walden are located within the stunning Essex countryside and are a stones’ throw from heritage sites like the 19th century garden at Bridge End, just under a 10 minute drive away. It’s the local transport links, deep history, and beautiful country location that make Saffron Walden such a sought-after location.
Saffron Walden is an ideally located market town within the county of Essex. You’ll benefit from a wide array of local amenities, including a Tesco Superstore, Waitrose, community hospital, Homebase, vet, and a Pure Gym all a stones’ throw from your doorstep. In the town of Saffron Walden, you’ll be spoilt for choice for both chain and independent dining options: A cosy tea room, local takeaways, fish and chips, and Italian options including Prezzo and ASK Italian are all available. The 19th century old-world pubs The English Gentleman and The Kings’ Arms both offer a fine choice of drinks and tasty pub fayre. There are plenty of places to shop, too - a New Look, Superdrug, Boots, FatFace, Clarks and WHSmith are all gathered within this idyllic town centre. There’s also an award-winning weekly market with fresh fish, fruit and vegetables available on Tuesdays and Saturdays that has been held in the town since 1141. Just outside of Saffron Waldon, conveniently located as you come into Saffron View, is a small retail park where you will find Aldi, Pets at Home, Costa Coffee and a B&M store.
In terms of leisure, there are a number of activities close to home, including the Lord Butler Fitness and Leisure Centre just 4 minutes away by car that offers a fantastic range of community facilities including a gym, swimming pool, squash courts, a sauna, steam rooms, and a sports hall that’s available for activities and parties. You’re also not far from equestrian centres such as the Sparrows Hill Livery horse riding school, and the One Minet skate park is sure to keep children fit, active and socialising.
Our property for sale in Saffron Walden also benefits from the town’s status as a centre for the arts, as well as a rich history. St Mary’s Church is the largest parish church in Essex and has regular services available. From there, you can visit the Bridge End Gardens, a group of ornamental gardens created around 1840 by Francis Gibson. When it comes to art, the Fry Art Gallery - which opened over three decades ago - has a stunning collection of paintings, illustrations, and designs, all run by volunteers. There’s also the Saffron Walden Gallery for contemporary art and the Church Street Gallery for incredible pieces by local artists. Saffron Walden is additionally home to a museum, independent cinema, and the award-winning Saffron Concert Hall for memorable days out.
Further afield, you’re just 12 miles from Bishop’s Stortford, another historic market town with incredible sights and opportunities for days out, including the Mountfitchet Castle & the House on the Hill Toy Museum. Mountfitchet Castle allows you to experience what medieval life was like over 900 years ago, walking through an open-air Norman village, while the House on the Hill Toy Museum offers a wide collection to peruse, owned by Alan Goldsmith – an avid collector of toys from a young age.
Our homes in Saffron View are also located just 18 miles from Cambridge. Nestled along the River Cam, this historic city is home to 40 acres of botanic gardens owned by the renowned Cambridge University, the famous Fitzwilliam Museum, and the stunning King’s College Chapel. Once you’ve soaked in all the historic sights and landmarks that Cambridge has to offer, unwind along the River Cam with guided river punting tours and boat hires. Stop by the weekly foodPark markets for a bite to eat from the city’s best traders or visit any number of popular restaurants and eateries including Fitzbillies – famous for its Chelsea buns. If you’re looking to do shopping, Cambridge is home to a three-floored Grand Arcade with 60 luxury and high street retailers, as well as the Grafton Centre and Lion Yard, which both offer further options for shopping, dining or entertainment. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, sight-seeing or a bit of retail therapy, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Cambridge.
Those looking to move to Saffron View with a family will find a good selection of nearby Ofsted rated schools, giving you a range of good choices for each stage of your child’s education. Saffron Walden Nursery School (‘Good’) is just a 5 minute drive away, and Children’s Cottage Day Nursery (‘Good’) is also within the same distance. For primary education, St Thomas More Catholic Primary School (‘Good’) is also just 5 minutes away by car, and St Mary’s C of E Primary School (‘Good’) is just 6 minutes’ drive from the development. From there, Saffron Walden County High School (‘Outstanding’) is a perfect location for your children’s further education and sixth form.
Cambridge University is a prestigious institution founded in 1209, making it the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university, and is the top-ranked university in the United Kingdom according to all major league tables, making it a fantastic option for those looking to further their education.
Our property for sale in Saffron Walden benefits from excellent transport links by car, with the nearby M11 giving easy access northward to Cambridge (36 minutes) and East Anglia, or southward to London (under 2 hours) and the M25 (40 minutes). If you’re looking to get around by train, Audley End station is just 10 minutes away by car for services to Cambridge and London, which are approximately 20 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes away respectively.
For air travel, Stansted Airport is just 27 minutes away via the M11, meaning that you’re never too far from your next well deserved holiday.
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^Stamp Duty paid offer on selected homes only and for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or with any other cash incentive. Enhance Voucher maximum value £15,000, subject to build stage, or paid as a cash lump sum allowance upon legal completion as the equivalent of Stamp Duty Land Tax charges. Not applicable to second home owners or investor purchasers. Subject to lender's terms and conditions in that it must not exceed 5% of the value of the loan. First-time buyers are exempt from Stamp Duty Tax if the property is less than £300,000.
^*Receive flooring throughout and a kitchen appliances package when you reserve Home 09, The Fordham at Saffron View by 4th August 2021. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers. Full details are available upon request. We reserve the right to withdraw the incentive at any time without prior notice.
†Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.
‡Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.
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