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The Best New Homes In Cambridgeshire Towns And Villages

Posted 25 January 2024 by Keith Osborne

We take a look at new homes in some of the best places to live in some of Cambridgeshire’s favourite towns and villages…

The WhatHouse? team explores the historic market towns which today are some of the best places to find a brand new home in Cambridgeshire.

Find out more about brand new homes for sale on the open market or through Shared Ownership in the following towns: All offers and assistance schemes mentioned are for a limited time and subject to terms and conditions.

Find out more about brand new homes for sale in the following areas:

Cambridge , Northstowe , Peterborough , St Neots , Whittlessey

 

Brand new homes for sale in Cambridge

The development of the city of Cambridge and the surrounding area continues apace. Best-known for its world-class university colleges, it’s a thriving place to live for schooling, shopping and leisure, as well as being the HQ for numerous large companies. Public transport and nearby major roads, including the M11, make it a well-connected place to live too.

Barratt Homes’ Franklin Gardens is on the northern fringe of the city and within easy reach of the A14 and M1, between them making access to many major towns and cities very straightforward. The development is selling fast but there are still two-, three- and four-bedroom contemporary-design houses for sale here starting at £499,995 for the ‘Mews’ with two double bedrooms (one en suite), kitchen/dining room, separate first-floor lounge, large private terrace and two integral garages. It comes with upgrades and a deposit contribution. Find out more about Franklin Gardens.

Eddington, on the north-west outskirts of the city, is where WhatHouse? Housebuilder of the Year 2023 The Hill Group, has Knights Park, an impressive range of brand new homes for sale which caters for many different budgets and requirements. This starts with a studio apartment at £369,950 and rises to £1,349,950 for a five-bedroom/three-bathroom terraced townhouse. Common to all is a thoroughly contemporary architecture, excellent standard specification and private parking, whether a garage or allocated space. Assistance in the form of Deposit Unlock and Part Exchange is available on some plots. Find out more.

 

Roman Fields from KeepmoatRoman Fields from Keepmoat

Brand new homes for sale in Peterborough

Already a well-respected cathedral city, Peterborough thrived with the opening of its station on the mainline from London to York and beyond, and its journey time of 50 minutes to King’s Cross, some 80 miles away, makes it a viable commuter spot, with new homes here costing far less than many places closer to or within Greater London. It is also well connected by road and public transport to many other cities. While it currently has an impressive selection of shops, amenities, leisure facilities and commercial employers, there are proposals for long-term generation, symbolised by the opening of a new university, ARU Peterborough, in 2022.

In the north of the city is Roman Fields, a development from Keepmoat Homes. There’s currently a number of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes for sale here and thanks to the Home Reach ‘part `buy-part rent’ scheme on some properties, prices start £115,000 for a 50% share, with subsidised rent on the other 50%. Open market prices start at £275,000 and Keepmoat is offering Deposit Unlock and its own Easymove initiative on some of the houses here. Find out more.

Hampton is a growing new community, a township comprising six ‘villages’, each with its own character, bringing thousands of brand new homes and many new amenities to the southern outskirts of Peterborough. Currently, Persimmon Homes has a wide variety of two- to five-bedroom, detached and semi-detached house types for sale at Hampton Woods, with starting prices from £228,000 to £453,000. There’s a whole range of styles creating attractive street scenes, and on selected plots until mid-February 2024, selected plots come with a tailored ‘smart move’ offer’ worth up to £20,000. There’s also an opportunity to Part Exchange. There are show homes open to view seven days a week from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Find out more.

DWH @ Hampton Beach is a successful development from David Wilson Homes where there are currently four-bedroom homes for sale from £419,995. There are savings and upgrades on some of the plots, with a value of up to £30,000 or over in some cases. House-hunters can arrange to take a tour of four show homes. Find out more.

Hampton Water is a development from Morris Homes, situated on the southerly edge of Cygnet Park, with primary and secondary schools there already, appealing to families, and a proposed country park. House-hunters will find a range of two-, three- and four-bedroom home types for sale here, with apartments and houses starting at £214,750. Right now, here’s there offer of a 5% deposit contribution on some plots, and potential buyers can ask ab out assistance schemes such as Smart Move, Part Exchange and Deposit Unlock. Find out more.

 

‘The Alnwick’ house type at Hartley Grange from Persimmon Homes‘The Alnwick’ house type at Hartley Grange from Persimmon Homes

Brand new homes for sale in Whittlesey

Whittlesey is a market town just six miles east of central Peterborough, with plenty of useful shops and amenities of its own. There’s still a market here every Friday. Transport is well catered for, with numerous bus services to other towns and village, and regular trains to Peterborough, Ipswich and Cambridge, while it’s 15 minutes in the car to the A1(M).

Whittlesey Lakeside is a development from Barratt Homes which has brand new two-, three- and four-bedrooms for sale, right now starting at £199,995. Selected two- and three-storey homes are available with a range of offers, including contributions to mortgage payments or deposit, or upgrades packages to things such as kitchens and flooring. Find out more.

To the north of town in Persimmon Homes’ Hartley Grange, which offers two-, three- and four-bedroom houses suiting budgets from £195,000 to £320,000, starting with ‘The Alnwick’ and currently led by ‘The Longthorpe’, a ready-to-move-into detached house with open-plan kitchen/dining room, en suite to bedroom one and an integral single garage. A variety of incentives are available on some plots. Find out more.

 

Brand new homes for sale in St Neots

St Neots, on the western borders of the county, has a rich history and now has a population of around 33,000, set to increase with the active new homes market, especially in the suburb of Wintringham, just a few minutes’ drive from the well-served town centre, the A1 and the railway station, with a journey time of 25 minutes to Peterborough and 60 minutes to central London.

Barratt Developments, a former WhatHouse? Housebuilder of the Year, is selling homes under it Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands in Wintringham. Barratt currently has three- and four-bedroom houses for sale, starting at £365,000, with some great offers on some plots including 105% Part Exchange, and a £99 reservation fee for a limited time. David Wilson is also accepting a 99% reservation fee on its collection of four-bedroom detached homes, which start at £452,500. The largest house, the ‘Holden’ is priced at £586,000, and a 5% deposit boost at the moment will save the buyer nearly £30,000.

For Shared Ownership, Orbit has four-bedroom homes starting at £107,500 for a 25% shared (full market value £430,000) of the ‘Perceval’, a semi-detached house with spacious kitchen/dining room, separate lounge and two allocated parking spaces. Reserve this home right now and Orbit will pay £2,000 towards your legal fees. Find out more.

Morris Homes’ open market selection of available new build properties, called Wintringham Park, starts at £249,750, £364,750 and £459,750 for two-, three- and four-bedroom house types respectively. House-hunters can ask about a range of assistance schemes on some plots, including Deposit Unlock, Part Exchange, Great Start (a way to purchase outright for just 80% of the full price, and Smart Move, which will remove some of the hassles and costs of selling an existing home. Find out more.

 

The Boulevards from Linden HomesThe Boulevards from Linden Homes

Brand new homes for sale in Northstowe

Northstowe is a growing new town situated a few miles northwest of Cambridge. The first people moved in there in 2017, and the project aims to grow to some 10,000 new homes as well as a town centre, new schools, sports and play areas, and community facilities.

Linden Homes’ The Boulevards is offering two- to five-bedroom homes from £295,000 , with several new releases to please house-hunters looking for a move in 2024. There’s a great current offer on ‘The Fordham’, at £570,000. This five-bedroom detached house, set over three storeys, has a current offer of a £15,000 deposit contribution, £12,614 worth of upgrades, and the chance to use Home Exchange or Smooth Move assistance schemes. ‘The Foxton’, at £410,000, is a three-bedroom former show home now for sale. Find out more.

Keepmoat is selling new one- and two-bedroom apartments and houses here, starting from £204,000 thanks to the First Time Buyer Scheme (FTBS), where qualifying buyers get a 20% discount on the full price in order to get a foot on the property ladder. They will need a 5% deposit and not have a household income over £100,000. This one-bedroom flat has a generous 562 sq ft of living space and a balcony from the living room. Other homes may be available through things such as Deposit Unlock and Easymove. Find out more.

Bovis Homes @ Northstowe is another collection of three-, four- and five-bedroom houses priced from £415,000. Among a set of new releases is a four-bedroom detached home called ‘The Willow’, at £500,000. Reserve this three-storey house before the end of February 2024 and you’ll received a £10,000 voucher towards upgrades. House-hunters can visit the marketing suite from Thursday to Monday and ask about a number of assistance schemes available. Find out more.

 

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Knights Park   New Build Homes in Cambridge
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Hill
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£559,995 - £899,995
Franklin Gardens
Impington, Cambridgeshire CB24
3 - 5 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE4
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Roman Fields
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE4 
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Home Reach
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE4
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Keepmoat
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£195,000 - £422,000
Hampton Woods
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Persimmon Homes
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE7
£299,995 - £499,995
DWH at Hampton Beach
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE7 
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David Wilson Homes
Hampton Centre, Cambridgeshire PE7
£214,750 - £349,750
Hampton Water
Hampton Centre, Cambridgeshire PE7 
2 - 3 bedroom properties
Morris Homes
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7
£284,995 - £409,995
Whittlesey Lakeside
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7 
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7
£245,000 - £355,000
Hartley Grange
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7 
3 - 5 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire PE19
£215,000 - £487,000
Wintringham
Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire PE19
1 - 4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire PE19
£452,500 - £527,000
Wintringham
Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire PE19
4 bedroom properties
David Wilson Homes
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19
£130,000 (from 40% share)
Orbit at Wintringham Park
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19
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