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New Affordable Homes in Ely

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Latimer Homes, part of the Clarion Housing Group, have just launched Strawberry Field, a development of 20 new affordable homes just outside the City of Ely.

The Cambridgeshire city, named one of the Sunday Times best places to live in the UK last year, offers outstanding quality of life, historical surroundings and a sense of community spirit.

Located in the idyllic village of Witchford, just outside the award-winning city, Latimer’s new two and three-bedroom houses at Strawberry Field start at £92,750 and are available to buy with shared ownership.

Designed to reflect the charming architecture of the surrounding area and bordered by established greenery, The Fenland, The Roswell and The Highfield are traditional houses and deliver much-needed affordable homes in this peaceful village setting.

Jeremy Turnbull, Regional Sales Manager at Latimer, comments: “Cambridgeshire is a great place to live and as a developer of new homes we have a responsibility to balance the need for new homes whilst also ensuring we provide protection for the local environment and enhancements for the nearby community. Indeed, the landscaping of the development has been carefully considered in order to sustain and maintain the local bio-diversity in this area. Strawberry Field offers buyers a place to thrive and an exciting opportunity for local families and individuals to get on the property ladder affordably. The development has been crafted with community at its heart and shared ownership buyers can secure themselves a high quality, new home with much more achievable deposit starting from just £4,638.

With carefully considered exteriors combined with streamlined, modern interiors and generous outside space, homes at Strawberry Field have all the components of a home designed for today’s lifestyles.  Each of the two and three-bedroom houses come with an impressive range of fixtures and fittings as standard and attention to detail can be seen in every aspect of the build; from the inclusion of garden sheds to the dark ash laminate work tops with matching upstand in the kitchens.  There are three house types; The Fenland, The Roswell and The Highfield, with several modern layouts to choose from featuring open plan kitchens, separate dining areas and spacious entrance halls. Other features include well-proportioned bedrooms and stylish modern bathroom suites, with each home benefitting from private rear gardens and parking for two vehicles.

Dating back to medieval times, the historical village of Witchford offers an idyllic selection of local amenities including welcoming pub, charming church, local schools, sports club, village hall and shops.  The town of Ely is just a ten-minute drive away, where buyers can discover a variety of amenities, a thriving market square and regular trains to Cambridge and London.  Weekends can be enjoyed here, discovering the wonderful choice of independent shops and excellent cafes, pubs and restaurants dotted around charming lanes and passageways.  The magnificent cathedral and attractive riverside provide a stunning backdrop to a host of entertainment options including: Galleries, museums, live music venue and cinema.