Corby

New homes for sale in Corby 

The borough of Corby is located in Northamptonshire near Kettering, Rutland, Harborough and East Northamptonshire.

Once known as ‘little Scotland’ due to the large number of Scottish workers that came to the area for employment in its steelwork industry, this heritage continues to this day.

The accent of the area – ‘Corbyrite’ is described by some as being close to Glaswegian, and there are many Scottish social and sports clubs. Some stores sell Scottish products, while an annual Highland event is held in Corby, which showcases Scottish sports, music and dancing.

The area is made up of Corby town, as well as several villages, giving those buying a new home in Corby plenty of choice.

Corby Attractions

There are many attractions in Corby suitable for everyone, whatever your interest. Kirkby Hall for example, is described by English Heritage as ‘one of England’s greatest Elizabethan and 17th century houses’. Owned originally by the Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Christopher Hatton, you can enjoy looking around the Great Hall and its recently restored gardens.

Aardvark Little Explorers is a great day out for families with little ones. The soft play area is filled with bubble tubes and fibre-optics, allowing children to learn in a multi-sensory environment.

Barnwell Country Park, located in the Nene Valley is a lovely spot where you can enjoy walking, cycling and picnics during the summer. It showcases 15 hectares of lakes, meadow and riverbanks, and is near to the historic market town of Oundle.

The town has two football teams, Corby Town FC, in the Southern League Premier and Stewarts and Lloyds Corby FC, who play in the United Counties League Premier Division.

Transport links

For those arriving in by car, Corby is situated on the A43, A427 and A6003 and is just six miles from the A14 at Kettering.

If arriving by train, Corby train station benefits from the East Midlands service which runs hourly services to London St Pancras via Kettering and Wellingborough.

If you’re flying into the area, there are four major airports within a two hour drive including Birmingham, Stansted, East Midlands and Luton.

 

Lyveden Fields

Lyveden Fields

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

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £280,995 to £343,995
Lake View at Priors Hall Park

Lake View at Priors Hall Park

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £169,995 to £292,995
Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Warkton Lane, Barton Seagrave, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN15 5AA

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £234,995 to £329,995
Charter's Gate

Charter's Gate

Huntingdon Road, Thrapston, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN14 4NG

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £221,495 to £417,995
Ladywell Park

Ladywell Park

Eastfield Road, Wellingborough, WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN8 1PT

Saxon Rise

Saxon Rise

Blackthorn Crescent, Brixworth, NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN6 9WD

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £385,995 to £480,995
Wigston Meadows

Wigston Meadows

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

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

Hampton Water

London Road, Hampton Vale, PETERBOROUGH, CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, PE7 8LL

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £170,500 to £307,995
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
The Furlongs

The Furlongs

Musselburgh Way, Bourne, BOURNE, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE10 0XY

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £205,995 to £268,995
Barratt Homes at  Romans' Edge

Barratt Homes at Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2LQ

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £292,995 to £510,995
Romans' Edge

Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2LQ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £329,995 to £469,995
Great Denham Park

Great Denham Park

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK40 4FS

  • 1, 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £199,995 to £381,495
Orchid Fields

Orchid Fields

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK40 4GR

The Spires

The Spires

Knights Way, St Ives, ST IVES, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £305,995 to £579,995
Newton's Place

Newton's Place

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £282,995
Willow Grove

Willow Grove

Southern Cross, Wixams, Wilstead, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK42 6AW

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £234,495 to £381,995