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New homes in East Leake

New homes in East Leake

Welcome to East Leake

Whether you’re exploring historic sites, taking the kids to the local park or practicing your swing on the golf course, there’s no shortage of things to do and places to see close to East Leake. Located in Nottinghamshire just a short commute from Loughborough and Nottingham, a new home in East Leake could tick all the right boxes for your next move.

A quick history

East Leake was mentioned in the 11th century Domesday Book, but historians believe settlements in the local area date back to prehistoric times. A number of Roman artefacts have been discovered in and around the town, but East Leake didn’t become a thriving village until Anglo-Saxon times.

In the medieval era, East Leake was mainly populated by farms. Over the centuries as farming technology advanced, the area became more wealthy, while there was also a textile industry growing along the brook. When the railway line joined the village with its larger neighbours including Nottingham and Leicester, East Leake became more and more popular with commuters.

Business and industry

The main employer in East Leake is British Gypsum, a manufacturing company whose headquarters are located in the village, while big businesses within commuting distance include Next in Enderby, Caterpillar UK in Desford, Crown Crest in Leicester and 3M Health Care in Loughborough.

Things to do in the area

East Leake is a large village that’s home to a number of small shops, while other attractions include the Great Central Railway heritage line and Rushcliffe Golf Club. If you want to make the most of the surrounding countryside, you can take a walk through Attenborough Nature Reserve, take the kids to Meadow Park or go hiking in the Peak District.

Loughborough is close to East Leake, where places of interest include Beacon Hill Country Park, Charnwood Museum and Loughborough Carillon. For families, there are lots of kid-friendly attractions nearby, including Manor Farm and Woodlands, Nottingham Castle, and Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum.

Travel and commuting

Whether you’re commuting for work or visiting family and friends, it’s good to know that East Leake is well-connected by road, with the M1 only a short drive away. You can get to East Leake in 15 minutes from Loughborough by car, while the drive from Nottingham takes 25 minutes. If you’re driving from Leicester, you can get to East Leake in 30 minutes.

For journeys to London, the train from Loughborough Station takes just one hour 15 minutes. When it’s time to jet off on holiday, East Midlands Airport is just 15 minutes away by taxi, so your trip abroad will get off to a quick and easy start. 

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Kingston Banks

Costock Road, East Leake, LOUGHBOROUGH, LE12 6TR
  • £ £322,995 To £336,995
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 1.2 miles from your search location
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Hunters Lodge

Willow Road, Barrow Upon Soar, LOUGHBOROUGH, LE12 8HZ
  • £ £404,995 To £507,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 4.4 miles from your search location

The Chimes

Allendale Road, Loughborough, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE11 2HX
  • £ £261,995 To £383,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 4.6 miles from your search location

Edwalton Park

Melton Road, Edwalton, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 4DB
  • £ From £599,995
  • 5 bedroom homes
  • 6.9 miles from your search location

Abbots View

Albert Hall Place, Coalville, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE67 4TX
  • £ £159,995 To £349,995
  • 2 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 8.5 miles from your search location

Hollygate Park

Hollygate Lane, Cotgrave, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 3HE
  • £ £286,995 To £422,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 9.4 miles from your search location

Stenson's Quarter

Bardon Road, Coalville, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE67 4BL
  • £ £302,995 To £309,995
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 9.7 miles from your search location

Hastings Park

Dunbar Way, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE65 1AQ
  • £ £272,995 To £549,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 12.4 miles from your search location

New Lubbesthorpe

Beggars Lane, New Lubbesthorpe, LEICESTER, LE3 3NQ
  • £ £259,995 To £519,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 13.7 miles from your search location

Forest Chase

Forest House Lane, Leicester Forest East, LEICESTER, LE3 3PY
  • £ £199,995 To £393,995
  • 2 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 13.7 miles from your search location
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