Selling or Buying in Chesterton?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Chesterton, Cambridge then please contact Hockeys Estate Agents Cambridge on 01223 356054 to speak with one of our specialists.

Alternatively, click here if you wish to search online for any available properties in the village or here if you are thinking of selling and would like to arrange a face-to-face, free, no obligation, valuation. Just curious? Then click here for an instant valuation of your home.


Chesterton comes under two electoral wards (West Chesterton and East Chesterton) and as of the 2011 Census the total population was 18,134. 

The centre of West Chesterton is approximately 1.1 miles (1.77 kilometres) from the city centre with East Chesterton approximately 2.2 miles (3.54 kilometres) away.

Area Information

Buses run seven times an hour to Cambridge city centre and six times an hour to Milton and Addenbrooke's Hospital. Chesterton is also home to the Cambridge North railway station, which became operational in May 2017.


There are three doctors surgeries in proximity of the area and many open spaces and play areas including Green End Road green, Scotland Road and Chesterton recreation grounds and Logan's Meadow with a large green space and open air gym equipment, Alexandra Gardens has a play area, bowling green and pavilion. Across the River Cam there are further green spaces such as Midsummer and Stourbridge Common.

For preschoolers facilities include the Chestnut, Peek-a-boo and Cambridge Nursery. For older children in Chesterton there is the Shirley Community nursery and primary school, Chesterton and Milton Road primary schools. Secondary schooling is dependent on which catchment you live, so is either the Chesterton Community College or North Cambridge Academy.

Further education is available at nearby Cambridge Regional College and a special school nearby is the Mayfield Primary School.

Terraced Houses on Ferry Path

Properties in Ferry Path, Chesterton

Updated 20th April 2020.

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Please note that the property shown in this photograph is not for sale by our company and is displayed purely for illustration.

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