If you’re looking for a property in Cambridge we’d be delighted to assist with your search. Our local team have many years’ experience sourcing and acquiring the finest property in the region, from perfectly placed family houses to idyllic homes well suited for commuting connections.
Our professional property finders can ensure your purchase of a property in Cambridge is as smooth and easy as possible.
Acting on the behalf of private clients, we are discreet in our search, thorough in our due diligence on properties being seriously considered and apply our successful strategies when negotiating and securing a property.
Cambridge Buying Agent
Experienced property finder, Jennifer Mullucks, assists clients seeking property in Cambridge.
Her long standing relationships with the local agents, built over many years working and living locally, are of great benefit to her clients.
Jennifer’s tenacity and determination to find the perfect property places her client’s in an advantageous position over other unrepresented buyers, often allowing her clients early access to properties before they reach the market and those that are entirely off market.
Our team of Cambridge property finders are on hand to assist your search for a property in this beautiful county
If you would like to discuss your search for property in Cambridge without obligation, please do get in touch.
Where to live in Cambridge
Whilst there is much historical property throughout Cambridge, in recent years many new developments have been built across the city.
The area of Chesterton, northeast of the city centre, is a popular place to live and has its own train station, Cambridge North. Developments such as Reflection, built in 2017, are an example of the newly built properties on offer in Cambridge. A collection of five modern, riverside properties within walking distance of the city centre.
South of the city centre, Trumpington boasts many impressive recently built properties. Following a contemporary style and usually built to a high specification, properties within these developments appeal greatly to those seeking a modern home within a short distance of the city centre.
For period properties in central Cambridge, house hunters can find large Victorian and Edwardian houses near to the train station and the Botanic Gardens. These areas are popular with families as many of the top schools are also within a short distance.
Finding a property in Cambridge that allows you easy access to the desired method of transport can mean you’re searching in a popular location where competition to secure desirable properties is high
Commute from Cambridge
With a direct train service taking under an hour many choose to commute from Cambridge to London.
Trains to King’s Cross take around 50 minutes and trains to Liverpool Street take around 70 minutes. By train from Cambridge there are also direct services to Peterborough and Norwich.
By road, Cambridge is within a short distance of the M11 motorway, which runs to London a journey that takes around an hour and a half in the car.
Stansted Airport is around 45 minutes’ drive away from Cambridge, for international flight connections.
Top schools in Cambridge
Cambridge is filled with impressive educational institutions, including world renowned Cambridge University.
Independent schools include preparatory schools St John’s, The Perse and King’s College along with upper schools The Leys School, The Perse School and St Faith’s.
There are also several highly regarded state-run schools, such as Parkside, Chesterton Community College and Hills Road Sixth Form College.
Living in Cambridge
The city of Cambridge is steeped in history, the centre has retained its historical features and period charm. The university buildings are dotted throughout the city centre and along the River Cam and attract many tourists year round. The cobbled streets are filled with both independent and chain shops and there are regular markets held in the market square.
Residents of Cambridge are spoilt with excellent places to eat locally, including the Trinity Varsity Restaurants in the city centre and Midsummer House located in Midsummer Common. There is also Fitzbillies known for its famed Chelsea Bun located on Trumpington Street.
Cambridge is surrounded by beautiful countryside where you can find great days out such as Milton Country Park.
With regard to green spaces, Cambridge has an abundance of parks and commons with the Botanic Garden south of the city centre open to the public. There are also great places like Midsummer Common and Jesus Green.
Where to live near Cambridge
A few miles south of Cambridge the villages of Great Shelford and Little Shelford are popular places to live. Little Shelford has its own pub, church and village hall whilst adjoining Great Shelford has a full spectrum of amenities with a bank, butcher, post office, bakery and delicatessen amongst others.
Great Shelford train station offers a regular direct service to Cambridge with the journey taking 10 minutes. There are also two schools in Great Shelford.
Waterbeach to the north of Cambridge greatly appeals to those who need to reach London – the journey to Kings Cross takes just over an hour. The village has a few shops, pubs and a primary school whilst within easy reach of Cambridge city centre.
There are many beautiful places to live near Cambridge, and in certain areas when properties become available to buy, there is fierce competition. Working with a property finder can be incredibly advantageous and often ensures a client is first through the door.
There are many highly desirable places to live within a short distance of Cambridge. If you’re planning a move to this beautiful city or the surrounding area, our professional, local buying agents are well equipped to assist your search for a property in Cambridge.
From the first meeting to the collection of keys, a property finder can make the entire process of buying a home smooth and stress free.