Housing

Fenland and East Cambridgeshire is a fantastic region for both first time buyers and families. The area boasts a variety of house styles in rural villages, market towns and close to the major cities of Peterborough, Cambridge and Ely.

The housing market is thriving and affordable, meaning home owners really can get the best of both worlds. With more than six thousand new homes due to be built by 2025, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire has a wide variety of houses to suit your family’s needs – often offering plenty of space for your money.

Your budget will also go further in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire than it would in other nearby urban locations, with a 3-bed house costing only a third of a similar property in Cambridge.

Average House Prices
According to Rightmove, the average house prices in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire are:

Location Average property price (Rightmove, February 2019)
Wisbech £169,269
March £190,186
Ely £321,697
Whittlesey £218,525
Cambridge £514,028
Peterborough £195,523

Average Rent Prices 

According to Home.co.uk, the average rent prices in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire are:

Location Average rent price (Home.co.uk April 2019)
Wisbech £622 pcm
March £645 pcm
Ely £1,045 pcm
Whittlesey £723 pcm
Cambridge £1,277 pcm
Peterborough £720 pcm

Further Information
To find out more about housing support available, visit the East Cambridgeshire District Council  or Fenland District Council website.

To find out more about buying and renting in the area, click here for East Cambridgeshire and here for Fenland.

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