Discover why Mill View independent living community is the perfect base from which to explore Cambridgeshire this summer.

Your golden years are not just about comfort and relaxation, but also about discovery, engagement and joy.

At Mill View, residents can have it all. Developer bpha has created a supportive independent living community for those aged 55 and above in the picturesque village of Hauxton. It offers a range of one- and two-bedroom apartments featuring their own fully-equipped kitchen and wet room, as well as open-plan living areas and private balconies or terraces.

Don’t forget to go punting on the River Cam!Don’t forget to go punting on the River Cam! (Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto)

The site also has a shop, laundry room, hair salon, rooftop restaurant and private gardens, but there is much more to discover off-site. Mill View provides the perfect base from which to explore the village of Hauxton, the historic city of Cambridge and beyond.

From cultural escapades to the tranquility of nature, this pocket of the world offers something for everyone – whether you are an art aficionado, a history buff or simply someone who loves to explore the great outdoors.

Don’t miss the Mill View viewing day on July 6! Booking is strictly by appointment only. please call Janet Bennett on 01223 606656 or visit the website.    

Just a short drive from Mill View, the Duxford Imperial War Museum is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. It is home to an extensive collection of aircraft, military vehicles and historical artifacts.

Here, you can embark on a fascinating journey through time, exploring the stories of those who served in the World Wars and other conflicts.

For those who prefer a more hands-on experience, the museum offers opportunities to volunteer, allowing Mill View residents the opportunity to share their knowledge and passion for history with visitors from around the world.

Duxford Imperial War Museum is a must-visitDuxford Imperial War Museum is a must-visit (Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto)

For those who find joy in the arts, Kettle’s Yard gallery in Cambridge houses a remarkable collection of modern art within tranquil gardens. It offers a variety of painting workshops, guided tours and lectures on art history.

Beyond Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge is a treasure trove of history and culture. The city’s many museums, including the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, offer endless opportunities for exploration and learning.

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But there’s also the chance to bask in the sunlight. Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a lush, green oasis with a diverse array of plants from around the world that spans over 40 acres.

The Botanic Garden offers guided tours that are not only educational but also provide a chance for social interaction and physical activity.

The city’s charming streets are also dotted with bookshops that cater to every literary taste. Heffers, located on Trinity Street, has been serving scholars, students and avid readers since 1876.

Cambridge University Botanic GardenCambridge University Botanic Garden (Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto)

Just a stone’s throw away you can find the Cambridge University Press Bookshop. Situated on the corner of King’s Parade, this bookshop is the oldest continuously operating bookshop site in the UK, with books being sold here since 1581.

Cambridge’s arts and culture scene is also known for its vibrant events calendar, with regular author signings, book launches, readings and theatre shows.

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Moreover, the city’s cafes and tea rooms provide the perfect spots to relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. And of course, no visit to Cambridge could be complete without punting on River Cam!

There are further transport links and amenities within close range of Mill View independent living community. The M11 Junction 11 is less than one mile away and Shelford train station is only 2.5 miles away.

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is just 2.5 miles away, and you can also find Grafton Shopping Centre and the Gog Magog Golf Club right on your doorstep.

A shared ownership scheme for apartments is available, as well as rental options.

Choose from 75% or 50% ownership. Two-bedroom apartments at Mill View are available from £172,500 for a 50% share with £395.31 rent per calendar month and £258,750 for a 75% share with no rent payable on the remaining share.

For more details and to book your visit on the next viewing day on July 6, please call Janet Bennett on 01223 606656 or visit the website at Viewings are strictly by appointment only.