New Homes in Barrow upon Soar

If you’re looking for somewhere to live in the East Midlands which offers a pleasant village atmosphere and a great location, new homes in Barrow upon Soar could be perfect for you. Just a couple of miles from Loughborough, this charming Leicestershire spot is framed by the River Soar which forms the village’s southern boundary. 

Surrounded by pretty natural scenery, you also get great access to Leicester and Nottingham, which are only 10 and 15 miles away respectively. Birmingham, meanwhile, is less than an hour’s drive away. A desirable place to live with a thriving property market, look below to see our developments closest to Barrow upon Soar.

City Heights

City Heights

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

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £154,995 to £334,995
Grange View

Grange View

Grange Road, Hugglescote, COALVILLE, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE67 2BQ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £174,995 to £342,995
New Lubbesthorpe

New Lubbesthorpe

Tay Road, Lubbesthorpe, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE19 4BF

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £195,995 to £433,995
Beeston Quarter

Beeston Quarter

Technology Drive, Beeston, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG9 1LA

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £177,995 to £332,995
Wigston Meadows

Wigston Meadows

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £290,995 to £387,995
Romans' Quarter

Romans' Quarter

Dunsmore Avenue, Bingham, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG13 8HP

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £255,995 to £318,995
The Long Shoot

The Long Shoot

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £207,995 to £312,995
Barratt Homes @Mickleover

Barratt Homes @Mickleover

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £268,995 to £310,995
St James' Gate

St James' Gate

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

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £297,995 to £409,995
Saxon Meadows

Saxon Meadows

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

  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £110,000 to £230,000
Newton's Place

Newton's Place

Barrowby Road, Grantham, GRANTHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE, NG31 8SR

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £245,995 to £308,995
Fernwood Village

Fernwood Village

Phoenix Lane, Fernwood, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG24 3UA

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £171,995 to £336,995
Dunstall Park

Dunstall Park

Meadow Road, Bitterscote, TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE, B78 3HJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £232,995 to £415,995
Berry Hill

Berry Hill

Lindhurst Way West, Mansfield, MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG18 4TQ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £200,995 to £229,995
Lake View at Priors Hall Park

Lake View at Priors Hall Park

Michaels Drive, Weldon, CORBY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN17 5FW

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £257,495 to £384,995
Lyveden Fields

Lyveden Fields

Livingstone Road, Corby, CORBY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN18 8SP

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £295,995 to £357,995
Deram Parke

Deram Parke

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £332,995

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.