New homes in Leicestershire
Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the that borders , and , in addition to , and Warwickshire. Houses in Leicestershire come in all shapes and sizes to fit all manner of budgets, whether you want to be in a city like or a village like Market Harborough or Barrow upon Soar.
From days exploring Sence Valley Forest Park to climbs up Beacon Hill with its incredible views and family trips to the National Space Centre, you can start your search here to see our latest developments in Leicestershire.
Living in Leicestershire
Whether you’re drawn by the county’s excellent Midlands location, the miles of open landscapes or the culture on offer in major cities like Leicester, there are lots of different strings to Leicestershire’s bow. And thanks to initiatives such as the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme, buying a new home in Leicestershire could be even easier than you imagined.
Things to see and do in Leicestershire
The city of Leicester is the county’s central hub, offering a great selection of historical sights, landmarks and cultural attractions. From the local abbey with its pretty park to the castle and cathedral, the National Space Centre also makes for a great day out for people of all ages.
With miles of open countryside best explored on foot or on your bike, you can also enjoy pleasant walks in places like Attenborough Nature Reserve, Bradgate Park and Brocks Hill Country Park. From the beauty spots and museums to leisure pursuits, historical draws and spectacular natural scenery, variety is the spice of life in Leicestershire.
As you’d expect from a major county, Leicestershire has a strong selection of excellent schools to suit families with children. Rushey Mead School is one of Leicester’s finest schools and along with the city’s Beauchamp College, is rated as outstanding by Ofsted. The same goes for Market Bosworth School.
If your kids are primary age, Oadby’s Brocks Hill Primary and Holywell Primary in Loughborough are two options in Ofsted’s top band. Christ the King Catholic Primary School and Whitehall Primary School in Leicester are two more.
Transport links in Leicestershire
Leicestershire benefits from a wonderful location within the heart of England, meaning you can get to all corners of the country with relative ease. There are plenty of train stations across the county you can use to get around, as well as a wide selection of bus routes and park and ride services for getting into places like Leicester.
If you have a car, the M1 motorway passes just to the west of Leicester, giving you easy access to Leeds, Sheffield and Nottingham to the north, and London, Luton and Northampton in the opposite direction. You can also use the M1 to get to East Midlands Airport, depending on where you live, of course.
The Leicestershire property market
Although house prices in Leicestershire are quite similar to the UK average, certain parts of the county have far outstripped the rest of the country when it comes to growth in recent years. The key is to find the next property hotspot, with developments such as our Grange View site in the Coalville area helping to nudge up Hugglescote’s house prices.
With spacious 4 and 5 bedroom homes available along Newton Lane on the outskirts of Wigston, there are lots of fine properties across the county. We can help you get into one of them through offers such as our Part Exchange scheme, where we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home.