New Homes in Desborough

 

Live the life

Located in Northamptonshire just a short drive from Kettering and Market Harborough, Desborough is a thriving town with excellent schools, good transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re visiting historical sites, walking through the countryside or enjoying a day out with the kids, there’s something for everyone near your new home in Desborough.

Things to see and do

Desborough is known for its independent shops and good restaurants, along with historic sites such as St Giles Church, the Old Manor House and Desborough Heritage Centre. Market Harborough is only a short drive from the town, where you can visit Rockingham Castle and Harborough Museum, or get active at Harborough Leisure Centre.

If you’re moving to Desborough with a young family, the kids will enjoy seeing the animals at West Lodge Rural Centre, flower-spotting at Froggery Cottage Gardens and looking out for insects at Bugtopia. For a breath of fresh air, you can take a stroll through Brixworth Country Park, go for a cycle ride at Stanwicks Lakes, or visit Fermyn Woods Country Park.

Other places worth visiting near to Desborough include Corby Boating Lake, Wicksteed Park, Harrington Aviation Museum and Corby International Swimming Pool.

Education

If your children are school age, it’s good to know there many ‘outstanding’ schools in the local area as rated by Ofsted, including Havelock Infant School, Welland Park Academy and Brooke Weston Academy. If you’re thinking about independent education, private schools nearby include Brooke House College and Ebenezer House.

For older children and adults thinking about studying for a vocational qualification or a degree, Tresham College of Further and Higher Education, Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University are all within commuting distance.

Getting to Desborough

Whether you’re commuting to work or travelling to see family and friends, Desborough is well-connected by road to towns and cities across the Midlands. There’s no train station in the town, but Kettering North is nearby.

The journey from Kettering to Desborough takes just 10 minutes by car, while the journey takes 30 minutes from Northampton, 35 minutes from Leicester, 50 minutes from Loughborough and just over one hour from Nottingham. 

If you want to go to London, the quickest way to get there is by train from Kettering North, with a journey time of just one hour to St Pancras. When you’re going on holiday, Birmingham Airport is only a 45-minute drive away from Desborough, while East Midlands Airport is just 50 minutes away.

 

Lyveden Fields

Lyveden Fields

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

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £389,995
Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Peveril Street, Barton Seagrave, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN15 5LQ

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £266,995 to £449,995
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
  • £170,995 to £236,995
Saxon Rise

Saxon Rise

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

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £416,995
Charter's Gate

Charter's Gate

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £224,495 to £375,995
Wigston Meadows

Wigston Meadows

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £294,995 to £374,995
City Heights

City Heights

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

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • £259,995 to £275,995
New Lubbesthorpe

New Lubbesthorpe

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £183,995 to £384,995
Hampton Water

Hampton Water

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £177,995 to £371,995
Great Denham Park

Great Denham Park

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £102,997 to £392,995
The Long Shoot

The Long Shoot

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

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £194,995 to £349,995
Fairfields

Fairfields

Vespasian Road, Fairfields, MILTON KEYNES, MK11 3ER

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £324,995 to £457,995
Brooklands

Brooklands

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

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £230,995 to £655,995
St James' Gate

St James' Gate

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

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £244,995 to £389,995
Centurion Place

Centurion Place

Cranmore Circle, Broughton, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7DD

Marston Fields

Marston Fields

Torry Orchard, Bedford, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK43 2AD

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £319,950 to £449,950
Marston Park

Marston Park

Gold Furlong, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK43 0EG

Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

South East Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK17 8EW

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £226,995 to £414,995