New Homes in Littleover
Lying on the outskirts of Derby next door to Mickleover, the village of Littleover is a popular suburb with a welcoming atmosphere. Offering great access to swathes of Derbyshire countryside, this East Midlands spot also has strong links to nearby cities such as Nottingham and Leicester.
Commuting opportunities are enhanced by Birmingham’s presence 35 miles south west, while Burton upon Trent is only 10 miles in the same direction. You’ll find lots more information about this charming village below, as well as links to our latest developments near Littleover. [No text in field]
Live the life
Located in Derbyshire right on the edge of Derby, Littleover is a thriving suburb with good commuter links and easy access to both the countryside and the city. From museums to golf courses, parks and shopping centres, there’s no shortage of things to see and do close to your new home in Littleover.
Things to see and do
As a suburb of Derby, Littleover benefits from the city’s many sights and attractions, from the impressive Derby Cathedral to Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derby River Gardens and the intu Derby shopping mall.
If you love getting out in the great outdoors, you can take the kids for a play at Markeaton Park, explore Darley Park or take a day trip to the Peak District National Park for rambling and cycling. Golfers can practice their swing at Mickleover Golf Club, while dog owners can go on early-morning walks at Clemson’s Park.
Other places of interest close to your new home in Littleover include Pickford’s House, Kedleston Hall, Staunton Harold Reservoir and Claymills Victorian Pumping Station.
For families moving to a new home in Littleover, it’s good to know there are plenty of excellent schools to choose from in the local area. Wren Park Primary School, Griffe Field Primary School and Littleover Community School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent education is available at Derby High School and Derby Grammar School.
If you or your older children want to study for a degree without commuting far from home, the University of Derby is right on your doorstep and the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Loughborough University are all within easy reach.
Getting to Littleover
To get to your new home in Littleover, the journey from Derby city centre takes just 10 minutes by car or 15 minutes by bus. The journey from Nottingham takes 35 minutes by car depending on traffic, while the drive from Loughborough also takes around 35 minutes.
If you’re travelling to Littleover from London, the quickest way to get there is by train from St Pancras International to Derby, with a journey time of one hour 50 minutes. If you’re going on holiday, East Midlands Airport is only a 25 minute drive away.