The Orchard is our new collection of homes in the fabulous village location of Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire offering a range of modern, superbly-designed three and four bedroom detached homes.
With great local facilities, as well as enviable transport links to nearby towns and cities including Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon and London, The Orchards could be your perfect place to call home.
From the A14 take the exit towards Fenstanton/Drayton/Conington/Hilton and continue onto Cambridge Road; turn right at High Street and then turn left onto Cambridge Road. Take the next left and The Orchard will be on the right.
All you need for day-to-day living is close to hand as there???s a good selection of village shops in Fenstanton including a Post Office, mini-market, farm shop and a family butcher. A few minutes away by car, the town of St Ives hosts markets on Mondays and Fridays as well as good range of independent and high street stores. Just 11 miles away, Cambridge boasts a fantastic shopping experience with its quaint streets set around the historic market place and colleges. Here you???ll find a great selection of high street brands and boutique stores, and a huge choice of cafes and restaurants.
If you???re looking to join a sporting club there are many village sports teams including cricket, football, tennis, golf and fishing, as well as a range of classes for those who want to keep fit and active. Other clubs include: art classes, WI, toddler and baby, over 60s, guides, brownies, scouts, cubs, beavers and bell-ringing ??? something for all ages.
If you enjoy getting out and about in the fresh air, the RSPB reserve at Fen Drayton Lakes is just over 2 miles away and has a picturesque mix of lakes, river ways and meadows. The site is linked by a network of paths so you can explore and enjoy the vast array of birds and wildlife.
If you have a family with young children, you???ll be pleased to know the well-respected Fenstanton & Hilton Primary School has an Ofsted rating ???Good??? and is within walking distance of The Orchard. There are a range of secondary schools in the nearby town of St Ives, which have also achieved 'Good' Ofsted ratings. Further education is found at Huntingdonshire Regional College.
The Orchards is in a great location for commuting as it has easy access to the A1 and A1M for travel north to Peterborough. And the A14 takes you to Cambridge, then links to the M11 for journeys into London. The train station at Huntingdon provides a connection to London Kings Cross in a speedy 48 minutes.
Regular bus services stop in the village to Huntingdon, St Ives, and Cambridge. There is also the Busway connecting Huntingdon, St Ives and Cambridge - the specially adapted buses run along 16 miles of a former railway line. For destinations further afield, the airports of Stansted and Luton are conveniently close with their wide range of national and international flights.
There are doctors surgeries at nearby St Ives where there is a range of other essential services.
Hospitals are at Huntingdon, Cambridge and Papworth.