The Spires

Off High Leys, Houghton Road, St Ives, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • £265,995 To £380,995
  • Help to Buy scheme available

    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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Introducing The Spires

The Spires is our brand new development located near to the wonderful riverside town of St Ives. The town has a thriving community and the area offers a wealth of amenities and things to do. At this development you will be able to choose from a selection of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bed homes, perfect for first time buyers, growing families and those looking to retire to a charming area of the country.

We have now launched our new phase of homes at The Spires from our Romans' Edge Sales Centre in Godmanchester

Currently selling from Romans' Edge

More convenient living
  • Traditionally designed 2, 3, 4 and 5 bed homes
  • Close to the Great Ouse River
  • Great education facilities close by for all ages
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A fantastic location
  • Park and ride available for Cambridge
  • Short drive to the A41, A428 & A1
  • Train to Central London in under an hour
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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.

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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Essentials on your doorstep

Living near to St. Ives means you will have access to the following:

  • Medical Centre
  • Post office
  • Waitrose
  • St Ives library
  • St Ives leisure centre; One Leisure

In nearby Huntingdon and Cambridge you are sure to find a more extensive selection of leisure 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 draughts out.

The build so far

Building at The Spires has now begun with our Sales Centre soon to be completed and our Show Homes soon after.

Our first phase will offer 59 beautifully presented homes, where you will be able to choose from a range of carefully crafted 2, 3, 4 and 5 bed properties.

To receive information about this new development, register your interest today by clicking get updates.

Meet the team

Helen

Our experienced Sales Adviser Helen looks forward to welcoming you to The Spires. She has a wealth of experience in the house building industry, working across the Midlands at different developments, helping people move into their perfect home.

She will be able to answer your questions about the homes available, the local area and the schemes to help you move. Visit us to today at The Spires in St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

A fantastic location

Moving to St Ives you will enjoy living in a peaceful village setting with great access to an array amenities. The centre of St Ives is within a 5 minute drive away and offers everything from high street brand stores to independent shops. Our development is also ideally located near the A14 which offers good access to the M1. The A428 and A1 also nearby, linking commuters to all of the major towns and cities within the country such as Cambridge and Huntingdon.

Road

The Spires is situated in a great commuting location being just minutes away from the A14, A428 and the A1. It is a great area for both business savvy commuters, young couples and families.

Bus/Train

If you use public transport, St Ives has a very good bus service which runs through the town itself and also to nearby towns and cities. You won't need to worry about missing a bus, they run up to every 7 minutes. The local area also offers a Park & Ride service which allows travellers to reach Cambridge in around 30 minutes.

Huntingdon train station is 6 miles away from your home. The direct train to Central London arrives in just under an hour.

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 Infant School

Pupils: 128

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

Pupils: 190

90.00% 87.00% 95.00% 272 100.2
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

Sports nearby

St Ives has a selection of local sport clubs including; rowing, football, rugby, squash and athletics. Nearby Huntingdon Racecourse is a great day out for the whole family, holding events throughout the year and if you're a golf fan then St Ives Golf Club offers an 18 hole course suited to all levels of experience.

Shop, eat and relax

St Ives town centre offers a good selection of high street and independent stores and has recently opened a new shopping centre. You will be spoilt for choice on where to eat throughout the town with traditional pubs, cafes and restaurants.
If you are looking for a wider selection of shops then Cambridge will be worth a visit as it is home to 3 Shopping Centres; the Grande Arcade, The Grafton Centre and the Lion Yard.

Family days out

At St Ives there are plenty of historical sites to explore, including the 15th Century Bridge and Chapel located over the Great River Ouse and the Norris Museum. Why not hop on the St Ives Electric Riverboat for a day and enjoy a boat tour along the river.
If you are looking for livelier entertainment then head slightly further afield to the hustle and bustle of the city of Cambridge. Here you and your family will be able to enjoy a great choice of museums, theatres, country parks and your family favourites including tenpin bowling and the cinema.

Live the life

St Ives is a bustling market town which offers its residents all the amenities and entertainment they would require, including:

  • A weekly market and two farmers markets every month
  • The town centre has a great mix of independent stores
  • A 20 minute walk away from your home, you can enjoy a day out with the whole family at Hill Rise Park. With 6 hectares of green open space, play and picnic area, sport facilities and St Ives Outdoor Centre.

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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