Hockeys Estate Agents in Over
Selling or Buying in Over?
If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an Over estate agent then please contact us on 01954 260940 in order to speak with one of our local village specialists.
Over is a large popular village approximately eleven miles from Cambridge. It is a popular belief that the village name derives from travellers who had to go over the fens to reach it, while others believe it comes from an old English word meaning “on the banks of the river
Over has many facilities, include a primary school and several pre-schools, a village shop, two public houses, a beauticians and the picturesque St. Mary’s Church on the high street. There is also a community and conference centre, a day centre and a Community Centre which hosts a wide range of facilities such as an astro turf football pitch, play area, skate park and bar. The secondary school catchment is Swavesey Village College.
In recent years, the village has expanded rapidly; with the inclusion of several housing estates the most recent being two small exclusive developments on the High Street and Fen End. According to the most recent official figures, there are 1,200 households with a population of 3,200.
Each year a carnival is held in Over which is well attended by people from all over Cambridgeshire and includes a yearly parade of floats, outdoor exhibits, a funfair and live performance that make it a memorable event each year.
Over is a sought after village that has good community spirit from the people that live there making it a very desirable village to live in and be a part of it.