The Spires

Off High Leys, Houghton Road, St Ives, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • £303,995 To £339,995
  • Eligible for Help to buy

    Help to Buy properties are new builds in England with a value of £600,000 or less. They must be bought as a main home and be fully owned by you.

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10 year warranty

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Our friendly team are here to help you find your ideal home.

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For sales enquiries 01604419621 8am - 9pm Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm Sat-Sun

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Introducing The Spires

The Spires is located in the beautiful riverside town of St Ives offering you a range of 2, 3 & 4 bed homes. With tree-lined streets and plenty of open-spaces, The Spires offers idyllic living, whilst also providing excellent links into Cambridge including a regular Park and Ride service.

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For more information please email: thespires@barratthomes.co.uk

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Sales Centre opening hours & phone number 01480 300267:

Monday 12.30pm - 5.30pm and Thursday - Sunday 10am - 5.30pm

More convenient living
  • Traditionally designed 2, 3, 4 & 5 bed homes
  • Plenty of amenities nearby
  • Great education facilities close by for all ages
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A fantastic location
  • Park and ride available for Cambridge
  • Easy access to the A41, A428 & A1
  • Arrive in London Kings Cross in around 1hr via train
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Development Video

Watch our development video here and learn more about what it's like to make a Barratt Home at The Spires yours.

Help to Buy calculator

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE. This calculator is provided for guidance only; Barratt Homes does not offer mortgage advice. Subject to full affordability checks, you may qualify for a higher equity loan amount from the government. You should take advice from a suitably qualified adviser before agreeing to a mortgage. Help to Buy not available on part buy, part rent homes for sale under the Home Reach scheme.

Quality you can trust

When you buy a Barratt home you can be confident you're dealing with one of the nation's most trusted home builders.

5 star builder rating

5 star builder rating

We're the only national home builder to win this prestigious award every year since 2009. Awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands


10 Year Warranty

10 Year Warranty

Peace of mind. All our homes come with a reassuring 10 year NHBC Buildmark Warranty.


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Show homes

Why not come and visit us at The Spires to see the high quality finish of a Barratt home for yourself? Below are the show homes we have open for viewings.

If you really like what you see, our show homes are often available to buy. Call our friendly Sales Advisers on 01604 419 621 to find out more.

165951

Knightsbridge

  • 4 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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197873

Helmsley

  • 4 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Essentials on your doorstep

Living at The Spires means you will have convenient access to the following amenities:

  • Medical Centre
  • Post office
  • Selection of schools for children of all ages
  • Choice of shops including a Tesco & Waitrose
  • Library facilities

Efficient, modern design

At The Spires you will be able to enjoy the flourishing mature trees that will be spread throughout the development along with green open spaces and play areas for the children. There will eventually be a country park added to the area which will be perfect to walk the dog and enjoy family picnics.

Our homes at The Spires are both sustainable and energy efficient - minimising their impact of the environment, whilst reducing your energy costs inside. They all include insulated walls, doors and roof, energy efficient kitchen and bathroom fixtures and fittings and we even pressure test our homes to make sure we keep the warm air in and the droughts out.

The build so far

Phase 1 of The Spires has sold out and our Sales Centre is now open along with our show home of the 4 bed Knightsbridge.

Due to the success of phase 1, phase 2 is now on sale offering a range of 2, 3 & 4 bed homes.

Why not visit us today or register your details online and keep up-to-date with the latest news on our new releases and the amazing incentives on offer.

Meet the team

At The Spires you will be welcomed by our knowledgeable and friendly Sales Advisers Michael and Graham. They will be very happy to answer any questions you may have about our Barratt homes and the different schemes available to help you with your move. You won’t need to worry about making the move on your own as Michael or Graham will be there every step of the way.

Visit The Spires and find your perfect home today.

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A fantastic location

Moving to The Spires will mean you are only 18 miles away from the centre of Cambridge; a bustling and vibrant city offering visitors a wide selection of shops, restaurants, cafes and activities to enjoy with family and friends. Located in St Ives, residents of The Spires will be able to explore the cobbled streets that offer independent shops, cafes and tea rooms. The development also provides excellent road and rail links via the A14, A1 and Huntingdon train station.

St Ives lies about 5 miles east of Huntingdon and 12 miles north-west of the city of Cambridge. Nearby road links include the A1, A14 and A428. The closest train station to St Ives is located in Huntingdon and offers direct trains into London Kings Cross in around 1 hour. The Park and Ride service that runs through St Ives towards Cambridge provides a regular service every 10 minutes via 4 different bus routes. There is a stop for this service just opposite The Spires development.

Destination and the fastest travel time from Huntingdon Train Station
London Kings Cross 1 hour 1 minute
Cambridge 1 hour 16 minutes
Peterborough 15 minutes
Leicester 1 hours 22 minutes
School Name Information

No. of pupils

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English

Percentage achieving English Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Maths

Percentage achieving Maths Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Science

Percentage achieving Science Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Agg

Aggregate score of English, Maths & Science results.

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KS2VA

Pupil progress against national average (100). 100+ is above national average; under 100 is below national average.

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Local Average N/A 86.6% 84.4% 91.3% 262.4 100.3
St Ivo School

Pupils: 1825

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Thorndown Primary School

Pupils: 190

90.00% 87.00% 95.00% 272 100.2
Thorndown Infant School

Pupils: 128

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Westfield Junior School

Pupils: 300

82.50% 78.00% 82.00% 242 99.5
Eastfield Infant & Nursery School

Pupils: 221

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheatfields Primary School

Pupils: 430

85.00% 85.00% 91.00% 261 100.3
Hemingford Grey Primary School

Pupils: 218

95.00% 91.50% 87.00% 274 102.2
Wyton On the Hill Community Primary School

Pupils: 140

67.00% 62.50% 92.00% 222 99
Houghton Primary School

Pupils: 171

94.00% 96.00% 96.00% 286 100.2
Holywell CofE Primary School

Pupils: 183

93.00% 90.50% 96.00% 280 101

Evenings and weekends

Family days out

If you are looking for a cultural day out then visit nearby Cambridge. Whether you want to experience a day of punting on the River Cam, explore the grounds of Cambridge University or simply enjoy a day of shopping. For a fun day out with the family take a trip to visit Hamerton Zoo, which is located less than 16 miles away from The Spires.

Shop, eat and relax

St Ives and its nearby towns such as St Neots and Huntingdon all offer a range of shops and restaurants to enjoy. If you want to travel slightly further afield, Cambridge offers 2 shopping centres; The Grand Arcade and The Grafton Centre as well as an abundance of independent boutiques, and a huge open-air market that is open 7 days a week.

Sports nearby

St Ives offers a selection of local sport clubs including; rowing, football, rugby, and athletics. Nearby Huntingdon Racecourse is a great day out for the whole family, and if you're a golf fan then St Ives Golf Club offers an 18 hole course.

Live the life

At The Spires you will be moving to a thriving and friendly community that offers something for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you want to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside, explore the cobbled streets of the town centre or simple enjoy a dining out experience. St Ives offers you and your family everything you will need. 

 


Investing in a Barratt home

Financial Advice

Our team can introduce you to new build mortgage advisers who will offer expert advice specific to your needs. They’ll help find the best buy-to-let investment mortgages, as well as offering guidance on tax and portfolio planning. Most can also meet you at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

Letting Agents

The right agent can make investing much easier. We have strong relationships with reliable local letting agents who will help you achieve the best rental rates for your property. We can also help negotiate management fees and commission rates so you get the best deal.

Legal Advice

If you need it, we can provide you with a list of fully independent solicitors. Offering fast, effective service at competitive rates, the firms we recommend have handled thousands of transactions for Barratt and are familiar with the entire process – meaning less hassle for you.

Quality

Our homes appeal to potential tenants, not just because they look great, but also because we design them to be energy efficient and low maintenance to live in. Our homes have won some of the industry’s most coveted awards for design and quality, and we’re the only major national housebuilder to be awarded a Five Star Housebuilder Award by the Homebuilders Federation, every year since 2009.

Great locations

Decades of UK building experience means we really understand the market – creating homes people desire, in places they want to live. Our properties offer great local amenities and facilities, and are close to major transport links. People like living in Barratt homes – which makes them great investments.

We could help you buy

Please contact a sales adviser to find out which specific offers are available on this development and how they could help you buy your new home.

A more straightforward move

Reserving your home

  1. Like this development? Browse the different homes we have, find the one you're interested in and register your interest.
  2. Once you get in touch our helpful team will be happy to answer your questions and show you round.
  3. When you visit the development, we'll meet you in our show home before guiding you around the home you're interested in.
  4. If you're keen, you'll be able to reserve your home there and then - and we'll take it straight off the market.
To find out more or visit the development, just give us a call:
0844 556 6166

The buying process

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

The buying process in Scotland

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

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