Cambridge Homes For Sale
The City of Cambridge is one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom in terms of population but offers all the benefits of a city in a compact area. It’s easy to get around, especially by bike with multiple cycling routes and no hills! It’s size also means the rural countryside of Cambridgeshire is easy to access when you tire of the city’s delights. Residents really do have the best of all worlds, beautiful architecture in an up-to-date city yet within easy reach of the countryside. The city’s unique setting on the banks of the River Cam make Cambridge the most unforgettable place and many of its university students return to work, live and raise their families here.
“Cambridge housing stock is predominantly Victorian ranging from small 2-bed terraces to large, imposing detached homes.”
Property in Cambridge
Although many Cambridge properties were built in the Victorian era there are some Georgian and even Medieval properties right in the city centre but these rarely come up for sale on the open market. There are also some award-winning new developments for those who aren’t interested in buying a period property. With a diverse range of properties both within the city itself and in the surrounding villages there is something to suit every taste in a range of budgets.
Cambridge homes for sale range from 1-bedroom flats and small terraced period properties in the city centre to large family houses towards the outskirts of the city. Many have wonderful curb appeal and it is a highly desirable place to live. A significant proportion of homes that are sold are purchased by people already living in Cambridge and trading up for a larger property.
It’s also popular with those relocating from London and foreign investors drawn by the world-renowned university and the high-tech companies located in the region around Cambridge which has become known as Silicon Fen. With numerous businesses focusing on software, electronics and biotechnology this area is now one of the most important technology centres in Europe.