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East Leake

New homes in East Leake

Located in Nottinghamshire, East Leake offers wonderful access to a number of East Midlands hotspots. Less than five miles from Loughborough and only double that from Nottingham, new homes in East Leake are also within around 15 miles of both Derby and Leicester

As if that wasn’t enough, you can also drive to Birmingham in approximately 45 minutes. Add to that a selection of good schools and a wide range of natural spaces close at hand, and it’s easy to see why choosing our new build homes closest to East Leake could be an excellent move. 

  • The Skylarks

    The Skylarks

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

    Grange View

    Grange Road, Hugglescote, LE67 2BS
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £379,995 to £539,995
  • Thorpebury in the Limes

    Thorpebury in the Limes

    King Street, Thorpebury, Near Barkby Thorpe, Leicester, LE7 3QE
    • 3 bedroom
    • From £304,995
  • DWH at Romans Quarter

    DWH at Romans Quarter

    Dunsmore Avenue, Bingham, NG13 8HP
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £459,995 to £609,995
  • New Lubbesthorpe

    New Lubbesthorpe

    Tweed Street, Lubbesthorpe, LE19 4BH
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £267,995 to £514,995
  • Old Mill Farm

    Old Mill Farm

    Cordy Lane, Brinsley, Nottingham, NG16 5BY
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • From £424,995
  • Wigston Meadows

    Wigston Meadows

    Newton Lane, Wigston, LE18 3SH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £332,995 to £490,995
  • Fleckney Fields

    Fleckney Fields

    Kilby Road, Fleckney, LE8 8BP
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £389,995 to £589,995
  • Fernwood Village

    Fernwood Village

    Phoenix Lane, Fernwood, NG24 3UA
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £229,995 to £429,995
  • David Wilson Homes at Kibworth

    David Wilson Homes at Kibworth

    Fleckney Road, Kibworth, LE8 0HG
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £484,995
  • Ramblers' Gate

    Ramblers' Gate

    Old Derby Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1BN
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £444,995 to £596,995
  • Burnmill Grange

    Burnmill Grange

    Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7XB
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £409,995 to £799,995
  • Anson Gardens

    Anson Gardens

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

    Thoresby Vale

    Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, NG21 9PS
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £241,995 to £409,995
  • Coming soon
    Dunstall Park

    Dunstall Park

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

    Heron's Reach at Dunstall Park

    Dunstall Lane, Tamworth, B78 3BN
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £270,000 to £500,000
  • Bentley Fields

    Bentley Fields

    Sorrel Close, Uttoxeter, ST14 8UP
    • 4 bedroom
    • £475,000 to £485,000
  • Olive Park

    Olive Park

    Stafford Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8DR
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £270,000 to £490,000

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.