New homes in Market Deeping
Market Deeping is a historic market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. New homes are now being built just minutes from Market Deeping’s centre, allowing buyers the opportunity to purchase a piece of the town’s peaceful atmosphere.
Situated on the north bank of the River Welland, Market Deeping boasts beautiful scenery and historic architecture. The town itself is known for its 17th century stone buildings and one of the main sights to see is St Guthlac’s Church, located in the centre of Marketing Deeping.
Market Deeping is less than ten miles from Peterborough’s exciting city centre, making it an ideal location for new home buyers.
House prices in Market Deeping
The average house price in Market Deeping is just under £267,000. Detached houses can be expected to sell for around £313,000, while a terraced house may be priced at around £165,000.
House prices from Zoopla, October 2019
Shopping and leisure in Marketing Deeping
Market Deeping boasts a number of pubs and restaurants, spanning a range of different cuisines. Local fish and chip shop Linford’s was a runner up in the National Fish and Chip Awards, making it a popular place to eat for residents and visitors alike.
There is also a selection of shops in the area, from pharmacy to antiques. Other facilities in the area include a local leisure centre, including a swimming pool, and the Woody Heights skate park.
Peterborough’s city centre is just a few minutes away by car, opening up a whole host of leisure activities, including the large Queensgate shopping centre, a theatre, a cinema and a local museum.
As well as its proximity to the city of Peterborough, Market Deeping has good transport links to many well-known towns and cities.
Bourne, Sleaford and Lincoln are easily accessible due to the town’s location near to the A15. There is also a frequent bus service that allows for travel to Peterborough and surrounding areas throughout the day.
The nearest train station to Market Deeping is Peterborough. From here, travellers can benefit from links to York, Norwich, Leeds and other major cities. London King’s Cross is reachable in under an hour, while a service to Stansted Airport runs regularly from the station.
Education in Market Deeping
Market Deeping has two primary schools, as well as a number of nurseries.
The nearest secondary school, the Deepings School, is situated just 5 minutes away in neighbouring Deeping St James.
The history of Market Deeping
Market Deeping forms part of the Deepings, also including Deeping St James, Deeping Gate, West Deeping and Deeping St Nicholas. This area is steeped in history, with settlement having taken place before the Middle Ages, influenced by the nearby River Welland.
Market Deeping’s market has been held since the 13th century,, giving the town its name. The market still continues to take place every Wednesday, keeping the town’s tradition intact.
Market Deeping and the surrounding Deepings area continued to develop throughout the following centuries, with the building of St Guthlac’s Church in the 15th century. The town also still holds the remains of a market cross. The long heritage of the town is also clear in its architecture, making it a great place to visit for those interested in their local history.
New housing developments in Market Deeping
Larkfleet Homes is building a range of two, three and four bedroom houses at Deeping Meadow.
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