Snowhills is an over 55s complex situated in the south of the village of Yaxley. The village of Yaxley is three miles south of Peterborough City. The sheltered complex is for persons of retirement age only (over 55s). It comprises 41 x one bedroom, two person ground and first floor flats, all of which are self-contained. There is a communal lounge for social activities in the centre of the complex which is well used and has been recently refurbished. There are also communal gardens. Local amenities include Post Office, grocery store, bus routes and a small shopping precinct.
There is also a local drop in centre and surgeries with Huntingdon District Council which is open for support as well as an excellent health centre, two chemists and a library nearby.