New Homes in Cambridge
Described as one of the UK’s beautiful cities, Cambridge is synonymous with history and culture. People come from all over the world to see landmarks such as King's College Chapel, Cambridge University Library, the spire of Our Lady and English Martyrs Church, and St John's College Chapel. Famed for its universities and wooden punts, that can still be seen gliding slowly along the River Cam, Cambridge is surrounded by picturesque fens and is regarded as a quintessential English city, with an excellent standard of living.
Cambridge Transport Links
By train Cambridge is just 50 minutes away from London King’s Cross with other rail links to Norwich and Birmingham. Close to the M11 and A14, London is only an hour away by car. London Stansted is only 30 minutes away and offers flights to a variety of international destinations.
Cambridge has made profitable use of its high-achieving student population. In recent years Cambridge has become a global force in the development of cutting-edge software and bioscience. Microsoft’s UK Research Facility is based there and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Shopping in Cambridge
The keen shopper has an abundance of retail outlets to choose from, including the modern Lion Yard Shopping Centre with over 40 high street names. Scattered throughout the city centre are rows of shops and eateries which are a splendid way to enjoy an afternoon with friends.
Fun all Round
With its many traditional pubs and restaurants, anyone looking at new homes in Cambridge will find much to enjoy. Popular music venues include the Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge Junction and the Portland Arms, whilst many famous artists perform at the annual Cambridge Folk Festival. The annual Strawberry Fair is a well-attended celebration of art and crafts, as is the Cambridge Beer Festival.
In addition to its famous universities, Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University, the area is well-served by state and independent schools. From nursery school through to high school, the area is a great place to learn.