Fordham

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Fordham

Hockeys Estate Agents in Fordham

Selling or Buying in Fordham?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Fordham, then please contact Hockeys on 01223 356054 to speak with one of our local village 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.

Location

Fordham is a popular village located between the historic horse racing town of Newmarket just 5 miles, and the cathedral city Ely around 9 miles away. The university city of Cambridge some 17 miles away is easily accessible via the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east. The market town of Bury St Edmunds is just under 18 miles. 

Ely benefits from a mainline rail station with connection to Cambridge in approximately 17 minutes, there is also a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with Cambridge North Station and the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away. 

Village Information

Fordham is a desirable village with a very active community. The recreation ground has a play area and hosts a range of activities and clubs such as football, tennis, cricket and bowls. There is a splendid Grade I listed church with the earliest parts of the building dating from the 12th century. There are several footpaths within the village and a cycle route which connects with Fordham with Soham.  A bus route connects to Ely, Newmarket, Soham and Cambridge with an hourly service Monday to Saturday. 

Facilities

Fordham offers a great range of local amenities including highly regarded primary school, Michelin featured restaurant The White Pheasant, Co-op, petrol station, two garden centres, family butchers, church and two public houses, The Crown and The Chequers. 

The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket provides a further range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Renowned globally for thoroughbred horses and boasting two separate racetracks with quality horses competing throughout the season.

Ely, home to a world-famous 900-year-old Cathedral, lies on the River Great Ouse and offers another good range of shopping facilities within the centre including a market which takes place on both Thursdays and Saturdays. There are a number of sporting facilities such as an 18 hole golf course and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool/gymnasium.