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Conveniently situated off Higham Road, Buckby Grange is under half a mile from Burton Latimer High Street. Within this small Northamptonshire market town, Linden Homes’ superb new development offers an excellent collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom family homes in a range of semi-detached and detached styles.
A great place for all the family
Close to the centre of Burton Latimer, approximately 5 miles from Kettering, 5 miles from Wellingborough, and with beautiful surrounding countryside, Buckby Grange enjoys a great location. Here, you and your family can enjoy a lively local community, great shopping and leisure facilities, fine schools and excellent transport links.
Prior to the Norman Conquest, the town was known as ‘Burtone’, with Latimer being added as a result of the local le Latimer family in the 13th century. Burton Latimer grew during the 19th century around the ironstone quarrying, clothing and footwear industries. The breakfast cereal company, Weetabix, arrived in the 1930s and they are still in the town today.
Burton Latimer is a thriving town offering a range of modern facilities and a fine selection of shops, supermarkets, pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants. Further amenities include day nurseries, schools, a medical centre, library and post office, while the lively community supports a host of clubs and activities.
Within easy reach of town
For a wider range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities, Kettering is a short drive away. Here the traditional market and a wide range of major retailers, cafés, pubs, restaurants and schools, augment those closer to home. In addition, Kettering offers theatre, sport and leisure facilities, museums, churches and many historic buildings. Pegasus Court, an out-of-town retail/leisure park, is within easy reach of Buckby Grange and includes a multi-screen cinema, further shops and restaurants. For family fun, Wicksteed Park, home to one of the UK’s oldest theme parks, is only 4 miles away.
For even greater work and leisure opportunities, Buckby Grange is only 18 miles from the historic city of Northampton and within a 25 mile radius of the major regional centres of Leicester, Milton Keynes and Peterborough.
With fine countryside on your doorstep
In contrast, Buckby Grange is perfectly placed for some of Northamptonshire’s finest countryside. From the rich pastures of the Nene Valley and the woodland that was once part of Rockingham Forest, to the uneven hills between Brixworth and Naseby, the surrounding landscape provides many opportunities for leisure. Here you can visit outstanding heritage sites including grand houses, castles and battlegrounds, enjoy boating and fishing on the River Nene or at Pitsford Reservoir, visit beautiful spired churches, or enjoy a host of country pubs and picturesque villages.
Perfectly placed for getting around
Living at Buckby Grange you’ll enjoy the wonderful setting of this small market town, yet be conveniently placed for excellent transport links. The nearby A6 provides a direct route north and south, linking with the A14 just 2 miles away. The A14 provides a route into East Anglia and links to the M1 and M6 for London, the Midlands and the North. Kettering train station is less than 5 miles from Buckby Grange and offers direct rail services to many destinations. With a fastest journey time of just 49 minutes* to London St Pancras International, commuting to London is a genuine option. For air travel, Birmingham, East Midlands, Luton and Stansted airports are all within easy reach.
*Source: National Rail Enquiries.