Kentford

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Kentford

Hockeys Estate Agents in Kentford

Selling or Buying in Kentford?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Kentford, 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

Kentford and neighbouring Kennett are just over 4 miles from the historic horse racing town of Newmarket. There is excellent access to the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east. The market town of Bury St Edmunds is under 10 miles away and the university city of Cambridge is approximately 19 miles.

Kennet benefits from having a railway station and there is 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 around 40 minutes away.

Village Information

The dual villages of Kennett and Kentford benefit from a range of local amenities. There is a strong community atmosphere and rich history. The Railway Station is situated on Old Station Road, Kennett with trains generally running hourly during peak times and 2 hourly at other times. There is a bus running between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge every hour, the bus stop is just before The Kentford Pub. There are other buses that stop at The Bell, going through to Mildenhall, Moulton, Herringswell, Red Lodge, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge.

Facilities

Local amenities include two public houses, The Kentford and The Bell Inn, local convenience store The Cabin along with Kentford Village Stores and Post Office. There is also a village hall and playing field, primary school, church and other local shops/retail premises including Lanwades Business Park.

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.