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Housebuilder’s Cambridgeshire New Homes For £400,000 Budget

Posted 26 January 2023 by Keith Osborne

House-hunters in Cambridgeshire will find a great variety of new homes for sale under £400,000 from Barratt Developments…

For house-hunters in Cambridgeshire, there’s a huge choice of brand new homes for sale at the moment across the county, and Barratt Developments is one of the most active housebuilders, and for buyers searching with a budget of £400,000, it has a host of property types currently available at a number of sites.

Barratt Developments – a former older of the prestigious title of WhatHouse? Housebuilder of the Year – sells through its two biggest brands, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, building everything from contemporary apartments to tradition-inspired executive houses – and there are a great variety that will qualify for a buying budget of £400,000, and selected plots come with some very special offers worth thousands of pounds (all subject to terms and conditions).

Just outside the market town of Whittlesey, a few miles east of Peterborough, Whittlesey Lakeside has two- to four-bedroom houses for sale starting at £219,995. Among them is the ‘Radleigh’, a detached property starting just under our budget at £399,995. Plot 192 has a south-facing garden accessed from the spacious open-plan kitchen/dining/family room. Also downstairs are a lounge, a study and a utility room. Upstairs, all four bedrooms are comfortable doubles – bedroom one has an en suite shower room, the others share the family bathroom. Outside are the detached single garage and driveway for two cars. There’s currently an offer on this property – it comes with kitchen upgrades and flooring package worth over £8,000 and Barratt will pay £1,000 per month towards your mortgage for one year.

Trumpington MeadowsTrumpington Meadows

Trumpington Meadows is one of Cambridgeshire’s most celebrated major developments, having created a whole new district to the south of Cambridge set in 148 acres of a country park protected by the British Wildlife Trust and with an emphasis on contemporary architecture. Opportunities to buy are running out but Barratt has a few apartments still for sale, starting at £400,000. Plot 255 is one example, set on the ground floor overlooking green open space. It has a dual-aspect kitchen/living/dining room, two double bedrooms (one with en suite), bathroom, off-hallway storage cupboards and a private terrace. It comes with an allocated parking space. A current offer on flooring and moving costs is worth over £20,000.

Prices at Wintringham in St Neots start at £360,000 but if you can stretch your budget just a little, there’s a chance to purchase one of Barratt’s most popular three-storey home types, the ‘Kingsville’, from £405,000, which has an offer worth 5% of that price (£20,250) which the buyer can select from a choice, be it mortgage contribution, deposit contribution or help towards moving costs. On the ground floor, there’s a southeast-facing garden and a kitchen off the family/dining room, with a study that could be used as a fourth bedroom. On the first floor is another reception room as well as an en suite double bedroom. There are two more bedrooms and a bathroom on the top floor. Plot 164 can be reserved for just £99.

The ‘Chester’The ‘Chester’ at Hampton Water

Four miles south of Peterborough and surrounded by lots of green space, Hampton Water has been a very successful project, now 95% sold, but with a number of three- and four-properties still available starting at £284,995. With seven homes sold in the last month, it’s best not to hang around. The ‘Chester’, from £376,995, could be a perfect choice, currently having a flooring package worth some £7,000 and a £12,000 financial contribution to your choice of mortgage, deposit or moving costs. Plot 295 is a detached home with two private parking spaces and offers kitchen/dining room, separate lounge, two double bedrooms (one en suite), two single bedrooms and a family bathroom.

On the same development, the ‘Hesketh’ on Plot 158 starts at £399,995. This three-storey house has two parking spaces and is within walking distance of the scenic Teardrop Lake. This double-fronted house has a kitchen/dining room and separate dual-aspect lounge, four generous bedrooms (one en suite) a bathroom and a separate shower room. Kitchen and flooring packages, and a financial contribution offer, total around £27,000.

David Wilson Homes has a real variety of homes for sale in Northstowe with starting prices from £279,995 to £749,995 for the current selection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom properties. For our budget, Plot 109 is the ‘Kennett’ just qualifies at £399,995 but there’s a flexible contribution offer that is worth £12,000 too. This house has a southwest-facing garden off the kitchen/dining room, a lounge at the front, two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a top floor dedicated to the spacious principal bedroom and en suite.

The ‘Kirkdale’The ‘Kirkdale’ at Ramsey Park

There are currently three-, four- and five-bedroom houses for sale at Ramsey Park around halfway between Peterborough and Huntingdon, with prices ranging from £314,995 to £584,995 and a host of major offers worth up to £45,000! The ‘Kirkdale’ on Plot 101 starts at £399,995and is a detached house with single garage and private driveway. Off the welcoming hallway are a lounge, a kitchen/dining/family room and cloakroom, with the downstairs layout completed by some useful storage spaces and a utility room. Upstairs, all fur bedroom are doubles – one comes with en suite, the others share the family bathroom. Offers on this property total up to £16,000.

Godmanchester is where David Wilson Romans' Edge is taking shape, with prices for the current selection of three-, four- and five-bedroom homes starting at £389,9995 for the ‘Hadley Plus’ on Plot 18. The kitchen/dining room has French doors to the south-facing garden, and it comes with a useful utility room. and there’s a separate lounge on the other side of the hallway. There are two double bedrooms , one of which has an en suite, with a bathroom and a third bedroom-cum-office completing the upstairs. It comes with a single garage and parking for two cars, and there is a contribution offer worth up to £24,000 on this house, where you can choose between mortgage, deposit or moving costs.

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