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New Homes in Derby

 

Live the Life

Whether you’re exploring historic sites, shopping in independent boutiques or enjoying a family day out in the Derbyshire countryside, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy just a stone’s throw from your new home in Derby. Located in the East Midlands close to the M1, Derby is a charming city with great transport links, excellent schools and lots of great attractions.

Things to see and do

Derby is a historic city home to some impressive sights including Derby Cathedral, The Silk Mill, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, and Derby Central Library. Other historic places of interest close to the city include Hardwick Hall, Calke Abbey and Kedleston Hall, while Derby Gaol, the National Tramway Museum and Pickford’s House are all great places to visit with the kids.

If you enjoy a spot of retail therapy there a number of great shopping districts in the city, including designer stores in Sadler Gate and high street shopping at the intu Derby mall. You can also watch independent films at Derby QUAD cinema, and see live performances at The Guildhall and Derby Theatre.

Donington Park is a short drive away from Derby, where you can see motorsports or go to the annual Download rock music festival. For walks in the great outdoors, take a walk through the Derby Arboretum, wander along the River Derwent, or go hiking at Dovedale. If you enjoy watching sports, you can see Derby County F.C. play their home football fixtures at the iPro Stadium.

Other popular places to visit close to Derby include Chatsworth House and Farmyard, Conkers, The Heights of Abraham, and Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park. 

Education

There are a number of good schools in Derby, with the best primary schools including Homefields Primary School, Griffe Field Primary and Shardlow Primary School, with Landau Forte College, Chellaston Academy and Littleover Community School counted among the best secondary schools. If you’re looking for independent education, Derby Grammar School and Derby High School are very highly rated.

For further education courses, Derby College has lots of vocational and academic studies on offer while higher education is provided at the University of Derby. The University of Nottingham’s nursing and midwifery is at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Getting to Derby

Derby is well-connected to the rest of the UK, with regular train services to the likes of London, Birmingham and Nottingham, and good road links via the M1. To get to Nottingham and Leicester the train journey takes just 25 minutes from Derby Midland station, and Birmingham is just 40 minutes away by train, which is ideal if you’re commuting between the cities.

Travelling further afield, London is just one hour 30 minutes away from Derby travelling by train, while the car journey is much longer at around two hours 45 minutes. If you’re going abroad, whether for leisure or business, the East Midlands Airport is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from Derby by car. If you want to travel by public transport, there is a Skylink bus service from Derby to the airport. 

Highfields

Highfields

Rykneld Road, Littleover, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE, DE23 4AN

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £218,995 to £379,995
Barratt Homes @Mickleover

Barratt Homes @Mickleover

Etwall Road, Mickleover, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE, DE3 0BY

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £218,995 to £321,995
Woodhouse Park

Woodhouse Park

Woodhouse Way, Nottingham, NOTTINGHAM, CITY OF NOTTINGHAM, NG8 6PY

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £262,995
Edwalton Park

Edwalton Park

Melton Road, Edwalton, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG12 4DA

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £375,995 to £444,995
Berry Hill

Berry Hill

Black Scotch Lane, Mansfield, MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG18 4TQ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £201,995 to £283,995
Maple Gardens

Maple Gardens

Park Hall Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG19 8QX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £213,995 to £294,995
Romans' Quarter

Romans' Quarter

Chapel Lane, Bingham, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG13 8HP

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £309,995 to £474,995
Ravenhill Park

Ravenhill Park

Armitage Road, Rugeley, RUGELEY, STAFFORDSHIRE, WS15 1PH

City Heights

City Heights

Somerset Avenue, Leicester, LEICESTER, Leicestershire, LE4 0JY

  • 6 bedroom homes
  • From £339,995
New Lubbesthorpe

New Lubbesthorpe

Beggars Lane, New Lubbesthorpe, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE3 3NQ

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £156,995 to £343,995
Holly Blue Meadows

Holly Blue Meadows

Milestone Way, Burntwood, BURNTWOOD, STAFFORDSHIRE, WS7 3XD

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £312,995
St James' Gate

St James' Gate

Weddington Road, Weddington, NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE, CV10 0ER

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £185,995 to £382,995
The Limes

The Limes

Limepit Lane, Cannock, CANNOCK, STAFFORDSHIRE, WS11 4RH

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £215,995 to £354,995
Saxon Meadows

Saxon Meadows

Queen Elizabeth Road, Nuneaton, NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE, CV10 9BS

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £122,500 to £225,000
The Long Shoot

The Long Shoot

Eastboro Way, Nuneaton, NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE, CV11 6BS

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £280,995 to £393,995
High Peak Meadow

High Peak Meadow

Burlow Road, Buxton, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, SK17 9PP

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • From £249,995
Heathfield Nook

Heathfield Nook

Burlow Road, Buxton, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, SK17 9HT

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £311,995 to £335,995
Wigston Meadows

Wigston Meadows

Newton Lane, Wigston, WIGSTON, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE18 3SH

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £285,995 to £369,995