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

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

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £295,995 to £357,995
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
Barratt @ The Nurseries

Barratt @ The Nurseries

Market Road, Thrapston, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN14 4JT

  • 1, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £174,995 to £314,995
Charter's Gate

Charter's Gate

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

Glenvale Park
Coming soon

Glenvale Park

Niort Way, Wellingborough, WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN8 6BW

  • Coming soon
Barratt at Overstone Gate

Barratt at Overstone Gate

Overstone Farm, Overstone, NN6 0AB

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £277,995 to £407,995
Wigston Meadows

Wigston Meadows

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £290,995 to £387,995
Hampton Water

Hampton Water

Aqua Drive, Hampton Water, PE7 8QL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £241,995 to £419,995
City Heights

City Heights

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

  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £154,995 to £276,995
The Furlongs

The Furlongs

Newton Abbot Way, Bourne, BOURNE, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE10 0WS

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £223,995 to £336,995
New Lubbesthorpe

New Lubbesthorpe

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

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £195,995 to £433,995
Romans' Edge

Romans' Edge

Gumcester Way, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2ND

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £505,995
The Spires

The Spires

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

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £389,855 to £784,995
Newton's Place

Newton's Place

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £245,995 to £308,995
Willow Grove

Willow Grove

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £212,995 to £350,995
Brooklands

Brooklands

Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7ES

  • 1 bedroom homes
  • From £248,995