Reach

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Reach

Hockeys Estate Agents in Reach

Selling or Buying in Reach?

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

Reach is a sought after village located approximately 12 miles from the university city of Cambridge and 6 miles from the historic horse racing town of Newmarket. There is convenient access to the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east.

For commuters 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.  

Village Information

The beautiful village of Reach is centred around a large green and sits at one end of the Devil's Dyke, a 7.5 mile Anglo-Saxon earthwork that is popular with walkers. There is a primary school in the neighbouring village of Swaffham Prior and secondary schooling at Bottisham Village College. The renowned Reach Village Fair is an annual event that has been taking place on the village green since 1201. Just a short drive away is Anglesey Abbey National Trust and Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, both of which can easily be reached via bicycle as well. 

Facilities

Positioned on the green is a very well regarded public house The Dykes End and there is also a village hall, tennis courts, cricket club and parish church. 

Within a short cycle ride is Burwell, which is one of the best served villages in Cambridgeshire with an extensive range of facilities for the whole community. Boasting three convenience stores, three public houses (The Fox, Five Bells and The Anchor) offering excellent dining options and takeaway, bakery, butchers (Hurrell’s), post office, doctors surgery, pharmacy, dentist, opticians, hairdressers and barber shop, estate agents, haberdashery, petrol station and delightful artisan coffee shop (Elk).

The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket provides another great 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.