Chatteris is a small town that’s bursting with pride. Not to be overshadowed by the big names nearby, it has a long, hard-working history and a strong sense of community to go with it, ideal for families, self-starters and retirees alike. Persimmon offers a variety of homes throughout Cambridgeshire, and Chatteris comes with a unique charm you’ll struggle to find elsewhere.

New houses in Chatteris

If you want to immerse yourself in a close community that is proud of its place, then Chatteris is the location for you. With many festivals, local markets and amenities to take advantage of, all wrapped up in classic Cambridgeshire countryside, you’ll feel right at home when buying here.

Living in Chatteris

An aspirational community

Chatteris is a small town that dreams big. It’s been at the receiving end of investments over the years, ensuring its residents have access to career opportunities, a strong network and an excellent education. The North Cambridgeshire Training Centre offers engineering, manufacturing and business apprenticeships, while nearby cities like Cambridge have business breakfasts and meetings for small businesses, providing ample networking opportunities on the doorstep of your new house.

It’s not all work and no play, though. There are also plenty of opportunities to take up new hobbies, meet new people or simply mix up your daily routine. From football, cricket and rugby clubs to history and gardening societies and community-run festivals, you’ll quickly fill up your diary while having an impact on this picturesque town.

Cambridgeshire commuting

Chatteris is an excellent place for commuters. Its proximity to Cambridge, Ely and many more makes it easy to travel to and from work from your new house. Cambridge is just a 30-minute drive, and Peterborough is 40 minutes, or you can get a train to larger cities like London in 2 hours max.

Amenities and attractions

Cambridge spearheads Cambridgeshire, but there are plenty of attractions in Chatteris and beyond. Ely Cathedral is the only UK building counted as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Medieval World,’ and has been used as a filming location many times. You’re also close to The Oliver Cromwell House and the town’s own local museum.

For those living a sporty life, Chatteris is ideal. Located in the Cambridgeshire Fens, you have access to a blanket of ancient farmland that makes for lovely walks and cycle routes for you to enjoy. There are also a number of equestrian centres nearby and outdoor sports facilities like golf courses and football fields.

New houses in Chatteris

Chatteris makes a fantastic home, offering its residents exciting opportunities, a high quality of life, strong network routes and stunning scenery all around. Persimmon has a selection of housing developments here and throughout Cambridgeshire - scroll through our new builds above or explore more homes nearby.