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Guide to House Prices in Cambridge

Jul 13, 2022
Houses in Cambridge
Steeped in history, yet futuristic and ever-changing, Cambridge is a brilliant city to call home. Although property prices in Cambridgeshire are higher than in neighbouring counties, you can still find great opportunities for short and long-term investments. 

Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking for budget-friendly options or an established landlord, we’ve picked five of the most affordable areas in the city to buy a property. 


A stone’s throw from Cambridge’s heart of the action, Chesterton combines a village feel while still offering fantastic access to the city centre. Boasting great local amenities like cafes and quirky boutiques, along with excellent local schools, it is also close to the science and business parks.   Properties here range from large Victorian houses to modern city centre flats catering for all budgets. Our collection of 2 bedroom homes on Darwin Green development provides elegant housing and superb transport links via the A14 and M11.  


This desirable residential area is located just 2 miles south of the city centre and offers affordable detached properties. Trumptington lies in proximity to Cambridge’s most exclusive areas, such as Bentley Road and Chaucer Road.


If you’d like to live in this attractive part of the city and enjoy fantastic local facilities, don’t miss our award-winning Trumptington Meadows development. This affordable selection of modern apartments and homes is set within 148-acres and benefits from excellent road links.



Known as one of the most affluent suburbs in Cambridge, Newnham was named ‘best place to live in the UK’ by the Sunday Times in 2015 and still enjoys a great reputation. Home to some notable figures, including Professor Stephen Hawking, Newnham boasts a charming village feel while providing excellent access to the city centre.


The suburb is also particularly famous for the high-quality of its state and private schools, as well as its green spaces like Coe Fen.



A little further afield from Cambridge’s beating heart, Godmanchester is a charming town in the East of England. Homes here are particularly popular among outdoor lovers, thanks to the proximity to Grafham Water, Riverside Park and the National Trust’s site Houghton Mill.


If you like the idea of living in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside, our Roman’s Edge development won’t disappoint. Browse a brilliant collection of 4 bedroom homes.



Lying about 15 miles north of Cambridge, Ely is a charming cathedral city found along the banks of the River Great Ouse. Property prices here are more affordable than in the county town and benefit from great transport links.


Despite being the smallest city in the UK, there is plenty to do here, with the Suffolk and Norfolk coasts on your doorstep. If you prefer spending a weekend exploring a vibrant city, Peterborough and Ipswich are also nearby. 


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