New Homes in Barrow upon Soar

 

Live the Life

Located in rural Leicestershire, the village of Barrow upon Soar is a charming place to live with a slower pace of life yet it’s still within easy reach of local towns and cities including neighbouring Loughborough and Leicester. Whether you’re enjoying a countryside walk, taking the kids for a family day out or visiting bustling shopping centres, there’s something for everyone to love just a stone’s throw from your new home in Barrow upon Soar.

Things to see and do

Barrow upon Soar is a great place to live if you enjoy getting out and about in the great outdoors, whether you’re taking a stroll along the River Soar, exploring Jubilee Wood, playing football in Bradgate Park or cycling through Watermead Country Park.

As the village is so close to Loughborough, it’s easy to reach the town’s many sights and attractions including Charnwood Museum, Loughborough Town Hall and Queen’s Park. The National Space Centre is just a short drive away, where you can see satellites and rockets as well as visiting the biggest planetarium in the UK.

If you’re moving to Barrow upon Soar with a young family or you have grandchildren to visit, there are lots of child-friendly attractions in the local area including Gorse Hill City Farm, the Great Central Railway heritage line, Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum, and Manor Farm and Woodlands.

If you take a day trip into Leicester, you can explore the Jewry Wall Museum and King Richard III Discovery Centre or see football at King Power Stadium, home of Leicester City F.C. The Leicester Tigers play their home rugby matches at Welford Road Stadium.

Education

Barrow upon Soar has lots of good schools to choose from, including Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School, Barrow Hall Church of England Primary School and Humphrey Perkins School. For independent education, there are a number of options including Loughborough Grammar School,in the local area Our Lady’s Convent School and Loughborough High School.

If your children want to take a degree course without moving far from the family home, Barrow upon Soar is close to some of the best universities in the country including Loughborough University and the University of Leicester. The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Derby are also within commuting distance.

Getting to Barrow upon Soar

The village has very good transport links, with the M1 and A6 nearby and a train station with direct services to Loughborough, Market Harborough and Leicester. From Barrow upon Soar the journey to Loughborough takes just 10 minutes by car or five minutes by train, while Leicester is 20 minutes away by both train and car. Other places that are easy to reach include Nottingham 30 minutes away, and Birmingham which can be reached in 55 minutes via the M42.

If you’re travelling to London, the easiest way to reach the capital is by train with a change at Leicester before arriving at St Pancras. From Barrow upon Soar, the train journey to London takes around one hour 55 minutes.

When it’s time to go on holiday or take a business trip, the village is just 20 minutes away from East Midlands Airport with flights to destinations across Europe and around the world. 

 

     

    City Heights

    City Heights

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    New Lubbesthorpe

    New Lubbesthorpe

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

    • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £156,995 to £343,995
    Edwalton Park

    Edwalton Park

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    • 4 bedroom homes
    • £375,995 to £444,995
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    Wigston Meadows

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

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    • 4 bedroom homes
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    Romans' Quarter

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

    • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
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    Highfields

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    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £218,995 to £379,995
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    The Long Shoot

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    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £280,995 to £393,995
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    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £218,995 to £321,995
    St James' Gate

    St James' Gate

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

    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £185,995 to £382,995
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    Saxon Meadows

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

    • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
    • £122,500 to £225,000
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    Newton's Place

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    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £189,995 to £282,995
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    Berry Hill

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

    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £201,995 to £283,995
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    Lake View at Priors Hall Park

    Arnold Drive, Corby, CORBY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN17 5FY

    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £169,995 to £292,995
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    Lyveden Fields

    Aintree Road, Corby, CORBY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN18 8RD

    • 4 bedroom homes
    • £280,995 to £343,995
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    Maple Gardens

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    • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
    • £213,995 to £294,995
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    Deram Parke

    Prior Deram Walk, Canley, COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS, CV4 8FT

    • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
    • £171,995 to £282,995