Hopkins Homes - St James Park, CB6
St James’ Park enjoys an exceptional location within a thriving new community at Orchards Green. This new neighbourhood will encompass a variety of amenities from a primary school, local supermarket, parkland and play area to a family pub, community centre and allotments. Just a five minute drive from the centre of historic Ely, a city which dates back to the 7th century. Its rich heritage is evidenced all around you, not least in its sumptuous cathedral whose magnificent towers can be seen for miles around. However, this mediaeval city offers everything you could want for 21st century living, with useful amenities including supermarkets, GP and dental surgeries, a selection of banks and a post office. Pubs and restaurants are also in abundance along the city’s pretty streets including the 15th century inn The Lamb Inn. Just a 35 minute drive away is the bustling city of Cambridge with its world famous university and Ely Cathedral colleges, fascinating history and internationally acclaimed Science Park making this diverse and exciting city easily reachable for work, leisure or both. Ely offers plenty of schooling options, younger children can attend the Isle of Ely or Lantern Community primary schools, both of which are within 5 minutes walking distance. Older children are catered for at Ely College, with Bishop Laney Sixth Form taking students up until the age of 19 both just a 9 minute walk away. St James’ Park is located just off the A10, enabling swift access to the M11 and A1(M) for journeys to London and the north of England. The development is 8 minutes’ drive from Ely Railway Station, linking you to Cambridge (16 minutes), Norwich (54 minutes) and London King’s Cross (66 minutes) amongst other destinations. When travelling internationally, Stansted Airport can be reached in less than an hour.