Living in Barrow upon Soar
Catering to a more relaxed pace of life while offering excellent connections to the region’s towns and cities, there are so many positive to buying a new home in Barrow upon Soar. That’s especially true if you buy one through us. Our latest offers have been designed with you in mind, with schemes like our Part Exchange program helping you enjoy the smoothest move possible.
Things to see and do in Barrow upon Soar
The village’s Soar Valley location is perfect for exploring beautiful natural environments. From riverside walks to strolls through Jubilee Wood and trips to Watermead Country Park, Bradgate Park is another spot where you can also enjoy a walk around Cropston Reservoir and Memorial Wood.
From Barrow upon Soar Millennium Park and Stafford Orchard, to Swithland Wood and The Brand, don’t miss Cossington Meadows for more pleasant scenery stretching out over almost 90 hectares. Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum is a great spot for a day out with something to suit the whole family, while King Lear's Lake and Wanlip Meadows provide further opportunities to enjoy some fresh air.
This is a great part of the East Midlands for families to call home. There are a number of schools ranked as outstanding by Ofsted in and around the village, including Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary and Woodhouse Eaves St Paul’s CofE. Barrow Hall Orchard CofE is right in the heart of the village and rated as good by the education board, while Humphrey Perkins School is the local secondary and is also ranked as good.
Transport links in Barrow upon Soar
Barrow upon Soar has its own train station which provides services to Loughborough that take just five minutes. It’s less than 20 minutes to Leicester, while you can get to Nottingham in half an hour. The village offers good access to the M1, although you don’t need to use the motorway to drive to places like Leicester in just 15 minutes. It’s around half an hour to Nottingham and Derby, while you can add another 20 minutes or so to that to get to Birmingham.
The Barrow upon Soar property market
There’s usually a good variety of properties on the local market, especially considering Barrow upon Soar is a relatively small village. If you want to discuss your options with one of our advisers, don’t hesitate to give us a call. When you do, we can tell you more about how arrangements like our Movemaker scheme work.