New Homes in Leicestershire
Sitting in the East Midlands, Leicestershire shares a border with Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, as well as Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire. From bustling cities like county town Leicester to smaller rural outposts such as Market Harborough and Barrow upon Soar, developments in Leicestershire offer lots of variety.
The same applies to the attractions and things to do across the county, whether you’re visiting the National Space Centre, climbing Beacon Hill or exploring Sence Valley Forest Park. New homes in Leicestershire have lots of potential, so take a look at what’s happening in the area below.
Live the Leicestershire life
From cultural draws to beautiful open countryside and a great location at the heart of England, there are many things to look forward to when you buy a house in Leicestershire. Even more so when you take advantage of offers like Help to Buy, allows you to place just 5% as a deposit.
Things to see and do in Leicestershire
The fascinating National Space Centre in is one of the county’s top attractions, and you could combine a visit there with seeing some of the city’s other sights, such as its castle, cathedral and abbey with its neighbouring park.
If you’re after some more space to stretch your legs then head to Brocks Hill Country Park, Bradgate Park or Attenborough Nature Reserve. From historical landmarks and wide open natural spaces to an array of local museums, leisure attractions and beauty spots, you’ll never be stuck for great ways to spend your time come rain or shine.
There are lots of excellent schools across Leicestershire where you’ll be happy to send your kids, including the highly regarded Market Bosworth School, which is rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Fellow mixed secondary, Rushey Mead School in Leicester is also outstanding, along with the city’s Beauchamp College.
If you’re looking for good primary schools in Leicester, then Whitehall Primary School and Christ the King Catholic Primary School are as good as it gets according to Ofsted. Elsewhere, Loughborough’s Holywell Primary School and Brocks Hill Primary in Oadby are also classed as outstanding.
Leicestershire transport links
With an extensive public transport network system to rely on which includes buses, trains and park and ride services, as well as accessible buses, you’ve also got East Midlands airport just to the north of the county border.
The Leicestershire property scene
With hotspots like Leicester outstripping the national average in house price rises, Leicestershire’s property market has seen some excellent growth in recent years. An array of 2, 3, 4 and even 6 bedroom homes you can find in developments just over outside Leicester city centre and off Somerset Avenue are certainly helping to drive property prices.
Whether this sounds like the investment for you, or you’d rather put your money into a 1 bed apartment in the Lubbesthorpe area or a 4 bed family home surrounded by open countryside just outside Coalville, you could make your money go further with offers like Movemaker and Part Exchange.
Help to Buy LeicestershireIn Leicestershire you can take advantage of Help to Buy East Midlands if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy East Midlands page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.