St Ives

New homes in St Ives, Cambridgeshire

The Cambridgeshire market town of St Ives is set into beautiful countryside within the East of England, yet retains excellent links with a selection of notable places. This includes Cambridge, which is only 14 miles away, while Huntingdon is even closer. 

With Peterborough just over 20 miles north and Bedford a similar distance south west, houses in St Ives are 60 miles north of London. Full of history, great ways to spend your free time and local employment opportunities, don’t miss our developments closest to St Ives below. 

David Wilson Romans' Edge

David Wilson Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2LQ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £544,995
DWH @ Warboys Village

DWH @ Warboys Village

Mahaddie Way, Warboys, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE28 2WE

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £269,995 to £404,995
Northstowe

Northstowe

Wellington Road, Cambridge, CB24 1BJ

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £272,995 to £644,995
Darwin Green

Darwin Green

Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB3 0LE

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £595,995
The Nurseries

The Nurseries

Market Road, Thrapston, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN14 4NQ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £175,495 to £393,495
Stotfold Park

Stotfold Park

Taylors Road, Stotfold, HITCHIN, BEDFORDSHIRE, SG5 4AX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £349,995 to £549,995
Great Denham Park

Great Denham Park

Danegeld Avenue, Great Denham, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK40 4SS

  • 1, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £192,495 to £684,995
Willow Grove

Willow Grove

Southern Cross, Wixams, Wilstead, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK42 6AW

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £322,995 to £659,995
Lavendon Fields

Lavendon Fields

Olney Road, Lavendon, OLNEY, MILTON KEYNES, MK46 4EU

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £469,995 to £729,995
David Wilson Marston Fields

David Wilson Marston Fields

Torry Orchard, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK43 2AD

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £429,995 to £689,995
The Wickets, Earls Barton

The Wickets, Earls Barton

Main Road, Earls Barton, NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN6 0HJ

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £390,995 to £549,995

Welcome to St Ives

Whether you’re exploring the Cambridgeshire countryside, shopping at the local market or enjoying a relaxing round of golf, there’s lots to see and do close to the market town of St Ives. Located just a rel="noopener noreferrer" short commute from Huntingdon and Cambridge, a new home in St Ives could just be the right choice for your next house move.

A quick history

Originally known as Slepe in the Domesday Book, St Ives was eventually renamed after the body of Saint Ivo was found buried in the area. It quickly became an important market town, and by the 18th century St Ives was also a centre of trade thanks to its position on the River Great Ouse. Today St Ives is a popular commuter town with a thriving town centre.

Business and industry

If you’re moving to St Ives for work, there are plenty of local employers including the NHS at Papworth Hospital, Marshall of Cambridge, the University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire County and City Councils. Other big businesses in the county include Napp Pharmaceuticals, Hilton Food Group and Arm Holdings.

Things to do in the area

St Ives is a historic town, home to The Norris Museum, St Ives Bridge and All Saints Church. There are regular markets in the town centre, along with an annual Michaelmas Fair, while the St Ives Mystery Treasure Trail is a great way to explore the local area. 

If you enjoy a relaxing weekend round of golf, you can practice your swing at St Ives Golf Club, while other sporting attractions include One Leisure and Lakeside Lodge Golf and Bowling. When you want to explore the great outdoors, you can take a walk through Holt Island Nature Reserve or RSPB Fen Drayton nearby. 

Other places of interest nearby include the Raptor Foundation, Houghton Mill, Cromwell Museum and Shepreth Wildlife Park.

Travel and commuting

St Ives is well-connected by road. Huntingdon is a 10 minute drive away, while the journey to Cambridge takes under 30 minutes. From the town you can get to Peterborough in 35 minutes, Bury St Edmunds in 50 minutes, and Northampton in one hour. There is also a guided busway, connecting the town to Cambridge Science Park.

If you’re commuting to London, you can get to the capital in one hour 40 minutes by car or just one hour by train from Huntingdon station. When it’s time for a well-earned holiday, Cambridge Airport is less than 30 minutes away, while London Stansted can be reached in 50 minutes.