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New Homes in Leicester

Just under 40 miles from Birmingham, Leicester is the county town of Leicestershire in the East Midlands. With Nottingham only half an hour away on the train, houses in Leicester are also just a 20-minute drive from Loughborough.

 

As a large city, there’s lots to do in Leicester, whether you’re shopping and dining out, exploring museums and galleries, or visiting the National Space Centre and Abbey Park. From spots close to the city centre or towns like Quorn and Kibworth on the outskirts, don’t miss our developments closest to Leicester below. 

  • New Lubbesthorpe

    New Lubbesthorpe

    Tweed Street, Lubbesthorpe, LE19 4BH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £319,995 to £514,995
  • Thorpebury in the Limes

    Thorpebury in the Limes

    King Street, Thorpebury, Near Barkby Thorpe, Leicester, LE7 3QE
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £296,995 to £649,995
  • Wigston Meadows

    Wigston Meadows

    Newton Lane, Wigston, LE18 3SH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £338,995 to £504,995
  • Fleckney Fields

    Fleckney Fields

    Kilby Road, Fleckney, LE8 8BP
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £589,995
  • David Wilson Homes at Kibworth

    David Wilson Homes at Kibworth

    Fleckney Road, Kibworth, LE8 0HG
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £484,995
  • Grange View

    Grange View

    Grange Road, Hugglescote, LE67 2BS
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £379,995 to £537,995
  • The Skylarks

    The Skylarks

    Rempstone Road, East Leake, LE12 6PW
    • 2 and 3 bedroom
    • £273,995 to £363,995
  • Burnmill Grange

    Burnmill Grange

    Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7GX
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £374,995 to £799,995
  • The Moorings

    The Moorings

    Crick Road, Rugby, CV23 1BL
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £363,995 to £389,995
  • Ashlawn Gardens

    Ashlawn Gardens

    Ashlawn Road, Rugby, CV22 5QE
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £319,995 to £699,995
  • DWH at Romans Quarter

    DWH at Romans Quarter

    Dunsmore Avenue, Bingham, NG13 8HP
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £459,995 to £615,995
  • Dunstall Park

    Dunstall Park

    David Wilson Homes, Ventura Park Road, Bitterscote, B78 3HJ
  • Heron's Reach at Dunstall Park

    Heron's Reach at Dunstall Park

    Dunstall Lane, Tamworth, B78 3BN
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £247,500 to £500,000
  • Bertone Gardens

    Bertone Gardens

    Bertone Gardens, Warkton Lane, Barton Seagrave, Kettering, NN15 5YY
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £444,995 to £634,995
  • The Farmstead at Overstone Gate

    The Farmstead at Overstone Gate

    Stratford Drive, Overstone, NN6 0RS
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £649,995 to £779,995
  • DWH at Overstone Gate

    DWH at Overstone Gate

    Stratford Drive, Overstone, NN6 0RS
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £347,995 to £512,995
  • Anson Gardens

    Anson Gardens

    Hay End Lane, Fradley, Lichfield, WS13 8NW
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £450,000 to £640,000
  • Duston Gardens

    Duston Gardens

    Telstar Way, Duston, NN5 6GT
  • Old Mill Farm

    Old Mill Farm

    Cordy Lane, Brinsley, Nottingham, NG16 5BY
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £314,995 to £426,995
  • DWH at Wendel View

    DWH at Wendel View

    Park Farm Way, Wellingborough, NN8 3GZ
    • 2, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £316,995 to £584,995
  • The Wickets, Earls Barton

    The Wickets, Earls Barton

    Main Road, Earls Barton, Northampton, NN6 0HJ
    • 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £330,995 to £509,995
  • The Nurseries

    The Nurseries

    Market Road, Thrapston, NN14 4NQ
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £394,995 to £644,995
  • Bishop's Hill

    Bishop's Hill

    Station Road, Bishop's Itchington, CV47 2SR
    • 1, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £190,000 to £600,000
  • Beaumont at Warwick Gates

    Beaumont at Warwick Gates

    Vickers Way, Warwick, CV34 7AQ
    • 2 and 3 bedroom
    • £316,000 to £445,000

Living in Leicester

A vibrant, multicultural city with a great size and location, there’s a lot to get excited about when you decide to live in Leicester. Anxious about moving home? Don’t be with offers like our stress-busting Part Exchange initiative, where we could also save you thousands on estate agents fees by acting as a guaranteed buyer for your current home. 

Things to see and do in Leicester

Leicester’s size means it’s great for walking around, always the best way to fully get to grips with the character, atmosphere and layout of a city. Stroll to notable spots such as the Guildhall as well as the castle and cathedral, and be sure to visit Abbey Park on a pleasant day. Here you’ll find a pretty boating lake next to the historic Augustinian abbey. 

The excellent National Space Museum is a short hop from here, while New Walk Museum and Art Gallery is another cultural attraction well worth your time. Just round the corner from here is Town Hall Square with its fountain and seven-century-old market, while heading out towards the edge of town you’ll find open spaces such as Bradgate Park and Watermead Country Park

Education

This is a great place to live if you have children or want to start a family. Parks Primary School in the New Parks part of town is rated as one of the best primaries in the area, and classed as outstanding by Ofsted. The same goes for Sparkenhoe Community Primary School on the edge of the city centre. 

When they grow up your kids can move on to Beauchamp College in Oadby, which is to the south east of the city centre and also ranked as outstanding. The mixed-sex Rushey Mead Academy on Melton Road is another of the city’s top performing secondaries. 

Transport links in Leicester

Leicester has the transport links to match its great location. The city’s main train station on London Road is a busy hub, while the city’s served by a large number of bus routes. The M1 motorway runs close to town, while East Midlands Airport is under 20 miles from the city centre. This is less than half an hour’s journey in the car, while there are also direct trains. Rail services to London, meanwhile, take around an hour and a half. 

The Leicester property market

House prices in Leicester are similar to the UK average, although there’s a wide variety of homes in and around the city centre which cater for a huge range of budgets. For example, you can find large 4 and 5 bedroom detached homes suitable for growing families in places like Wigston and Fleckney

Or you may prefer a 3 bed semi in charming rural settings such as along Fleckney Road in Kibworth. With great offers available on our new homes in the area, including our popular Movemaker scheme, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone to us today. 

Help to Buy Leicester

In Leicester you can take advantage of Help to Buy East Midlands if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy East Midlands page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.