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A fine new Linden Homes development of houses for sales in Leicestershire set within this conveniently situated village.
In the village of Whetstone, within easy reach of Leicester, Trinity Brook offers something for everyone with its varied range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. Here you’ll enjoy village life in an exceptional new home, close to open countryside, yet only a short drive from the city.
Stylish homes on the outside, inside you’ll find the very latest designer kitchens and bathrooms, spacious energy efficient accommodation and high quality fittings throughout.
Trinity Brook has been created by an experienced team of dedicated specialists, backed up by the reassurance and guarantees of a top five UK housebuilder.
The perfect place for all the family.
Located off Cambridge Road, Trinity Brook enjoys a convenient setting in the village of Whetstone, just 6 miles from the centre of Leicester. Living here, you’ll enjoy a lively local community, good schools, a close proximity to the city and countryside, plus excellent road and rail links.
Whetstone is recorded in the Domesday Book and quietly existed for many centuries with agriculture as its main source of employment. Master, fellows and scholars of Trinity College, Cambridge were left land in the village during the 16th century and in 1764 they were granted the right to keep their sheep and cattle upon the common lands at certain times of the year.
Framework knitting was a source of income during the 18th century, but it was not until the 20th century that a new technology brought industry of a completely different kind to the village. For it was in Whetstone that Frank Whittle had his factory where the first jet aero engines were developed.
Today, Whetstone is a large village of some 7,000 inhabitants, with several local shops including a post office, chemist, general store and newsagent. There are three churches, two primary schools and a range of business premises, pubs and parks.
Further amenities include a doctor’s surgery and many local sports teams and clubs. You’ll find the nearby village of Blaby offers further shops and amenities, while the conservation area of old Blaby has a charming ‘olde worlde’ feel about it. Fosse Shopping Park, one of Britain’s largest out-of-town shopping parks, is a 3 mile drive away.
For a greater range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities, the cosmopolitan city of Leicester, rich in arts, culture, sport and heritage, is brimming with opportunities. Award-winning venues include Curve, a superb performing arts centre and the National Space Centre, while Leicester Cathedral sits at the heart of the city and during 2015 will become the final resting place of the recently discovered remains of King Richard III. Other museums, galleries, parks, gardens, heritage attractions, events and festivals provide something for all the family throughout the year. For your major shopping trips, large retailers and smaller independent shops fill the city centre, while the Highcross Shopping Centre houses a host of high street names, cafés, restaurants and a cinema. Leicester is renowned for its eclectic range of food, with restaurants, cafés and bars available to suit all tastes and pockets. The city is also a highly regarded centre for higher education with both the University of Leicester and De Montfort University being based here. Many sports facilities are available including leisure centres, swimming pools and sports clubs, while professional sports teams include Leicester City Football Club, Leicester Tigers Rugby Club and Leicestershire County Cricket Club.
And when it’s time to relax, Trinity Brook is ideally situated for enjoying Leicestershire’s delightful countryside. Here you can visit picturesque waterways, grand country parks, wonderful nature trails and outstanding heritage sites. Lunch can be enjoyed at a country pub in one of the quaint local villages and golfers can enjoy a round or two at one of the many golf courses in the area. With plenty of bridleways and cycleways, horse riders, cyclists, walkers and ramblers are also well catered for.
Living at Trinity Brook, you’ll benefit from excellent transport links. By road, the centre of Leicester is just 6 miles away, making it ideal for commuting. Junction 21 of the M1, Britain’s prime route for journeys north and south, is just 3.6 miles away, while the M6, A6 and A14 are all easily accessible. Local buses provide regular services into Leicester and for rail users the nearest station is 1.4 miles away at Narborough. For direct links to London St Pancras International, Leicester train station offers a fastest journey time of just 1 hour 5 minutes*. By air, you’ll be perfectly placed for flights from East Midlands and Birmingham airports.
*Source: National Rail Enquiries.