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Gidding Road, Sawtry, Cambridgeshire, PE28 5UJ Get directions
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This exciting new development of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes is on the outskirts of the historic Cambridgeshire village of Sawtry and within easy reach of both Huntingdon and Peterborough. Sawtry is a thriving community with local shops, leisure and health services, as well as schools and nurseries. Its proximity to Junction 15 of the A1 (M), plus its convenient rail and air links make it a popular choice for commuters.
Judith Gardens is a beautiful development named after the niece of William the Conqueror, Judith of Lens, who owned land in many parts of Britain but built her Manor in Sawtry and whom the Parish of Sawtry "Judith" was named after at the time, in 12th Century.
Sawtry is 11 miles north of Huntingdon and 15 miles south of Peterborough. Both towns are reached via the A1 (M) and its Junction 15 is less than 2 miles from Judith Gardens.
At Huntingdon the A1 (M) links to the A14 and on to Cambridge, just 32 miles away and south to the M11 for London. Trains run from Huntingdon and Peterborough, to London St Pancras taking about an hour, and on to London Bridge and Gatwick Airport. Services also run to Cambridge. For air travel both Luton and Stansted Airports are both around 55 miles from Sawtry.
A trip to the shops
Sawtry is a bustling village with a butcher's, newsagents, Post Office, garage, vets, chemist, and hair and beauty services. It has a Co-operative supermarket, convenience shops and 12 miles away in Ramsey you'll find a Tesco Superstore. For national retailers and leading brands, The Chequers Shopping Centre in Huntingdon offers huge choice with stores such as Next and Marks & Spencer, as well as smaller independents. Queensgate Shopping Centre in Peterborough has more than 100 stores and the City Market offers a range of fresh produce including fish and meat, and takeaway food.
Taking time out
You'll find two pubs, a social club and some takeaway food outlets in the village, and Sawtry Lifestyles with its gym, sports hall, swimming pool and classes is perfect for fitness-lovers. The children will adore Hammerton Zoo Park which is just 3 miles away, and you can enjoy woodland walks and watch wildlife at the 657-acre Holme Fen Nature Reserve, 6 miles away. The area boasts many beautiful lakes for both walking and fishing and for nightlife there are cinemas and theatres in both Huntingdon and Peterborough. For a cultural day out visit Cambridge, with its magnificent architecture. Take a tour inside one of its historic Colleges, hear King's College Choir, or try punting on the scenic River Cam.
Sawtry has a number of nurseries for pre-school age children, including Buttons and Bows, a registered charity, based at Sawtry Infants School. The Infants School itself takes children aged from 5 to 8 years and Sawtry Junior Academy, caters for 8 to 11 years. From 11 years, senior pupils attend Sawtry Village Academy, a mixed secondary school with sixth form. For independent education Kimbolton School at Huntingdon, provides day and boarding facilities for pupils aged from 4 to 18, while The Peterborough School is a day school for children from nursery age up to sixth form students.