Hamlet Crescent is our new collection of two and three bedroom homes located to the north of the market town of Saffron Walden. Just 17 miles from Cambridge and with rolling countryside on you doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to days out.
It’s an attractive town with a rich heritage of old buildings, including the impressive Jacobean mansion Audley End House and Gardens and St Mary’s Church - said to be the largest and one of the most beautiful parish churches in Essex. To find out more about the area’s history you can visit the popular Saffron Walden Museum.
The town centre has a selection of independent stores and boutiques, plus there’s a Waitrose and Tesco Superstore for your weekly shop. A market has been held in Saffron Walden since 1141, and market days are now Tuesdays and Saturdays, with shoppers enjoying a selection of delicious local produce and wares. There’s also a great choice of cafés and eateries.
There’s plenty to do out and about in the town. To the north side of Saffron Walden is Bridge End Garden - a restored Victorian garden of great charm, which contains an impressive yew hedge maze and sunken Dutch Garden. In the centre of the town the Common is a popular place for local residents to enjoy some fresh air. Its turf labyrinth said to be the largest in Europe. The One Minet Park is also a hit with children of all ages - the first American skate park to be built in the UK.
Saffron Walden County High School, has the accolade of being home to Saffron Hall - a 730-seater venue which came about as a result of a £10 million donation by an anonymous music-loving donor.
One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Finishing Touches brochure?
2 bedroom semi detached house
3 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom semi detached house
Little Walden is a small settlement in the Uttlesford district, Essex. It lies about 3 miles (5 km) north of the market town of Saffron Walden and is 12 miles (19 km) from Cambridge.
Saffron walden is medieval market town and has an old-fashioned charm. Its wonky, timber-framed town centre cottages are delectable, and there are plenty of gorgeous tea shops and pretty pubs.
If you would like to know more about Saffron Walden, please call 01799 610 353 and we will be happy to tell you more.
Saffron Walden's characterful town centre provides shoppers with a great range of outlets to meet everyday needs, and there's also a twice-weekly market for clothes, food and grocery bargains.
Further afield, Cambridge and Bishop's Stortford both have an extensive array of high street brands and distinctive independent boutiques.
The near by town of Saffron Walden offers a diverse selection of leisure facilities and days out; from gyms, a pool and bowls club to a skateboard park, miniature railway and a hedge maze at Bridge End Gardens.
There's a comprehensive choice of pubs and restaurants available around Saffron Walden and the surrounding villages, which are set in miles of countryside criss-crossed by footpaths and bridleways.
With the M11 being just under 23 miles away from Hamlet Crescent means there great links to Cambridge 17 miles north and further south to London 57 miles away. Cambridge train station is 15.2 miles away from Saffron Walden, with regular trains to London Kings Cross, Ipswich, Birmingham New Street, Stansted Airport and further afield.
As well as a full range of doctor's and dentist's surgeries to take care of everyday needs, there are major healthcare services available in Saffron Walden.
There is a community hospital and range of specialist services in nearby Cambridge and Bishop's Stortford.
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