Living in Doddington
Doddington is a pretty Cambridgshire village about four miles from the Fenland towns of Chatteris and March – the ideal place to buy a new home in a rural environment not too far from larger towns and cities.
Modest house prices, a real village community and good road connections make it a great place to set up a family home.
House prices in Doddington*
The average price for property in Doddington is around £239,000. This is a rise of almost 2.5 per cent since 12 months ago. In terms of property types, flats in Doddington sell for an average of around £85,000 and terraced houses for about £138,000.
*Housing marketing statistics from Zoopla in July 2017.
Things to do and see in Doddington
Doddington has a public house, post office, shops, a fish and chip/fast food outlet, hairdressers, a doctor’s surgery and an NHS minor injuries unit.
There is a very good community spirit within the village. It has a modern and well used village hall as well as two sports fields. There several sports clubs - including football and cricket – and youth groups such as scouts and guides.
The village plays host to a large annual carnival on the first Saturday in July.
Transport links in Doddington
The A141 runs through Doddington with close links to the A47. There are regular bus services from Doddington to the nearby towns of March and Chatteris and to the city of Peterborough just 18 miles away.
Education in Doddington
Doddington has an excellent school and preschool, taking children up to secondary school age. The school has consistently excelled in Ofsted inspections.
Older pupils attend secondary schools in March or Chatteris with college and university education provided in Peterborough and Cambridge.
A brief history of Doddington
Doddington was historically one of the largest parishes in England. It now has just two churches, St Mary’s Parish Church and the Methodist Chapel.
The clock tower in the centre of the village was built in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
Current new homes in Doddington