Whether you’re looking for a village or city lifestyle, or excellent commuting networks, our new build homes in Leicestershire are perfectly located, energy efficient and stylishly finished.
The county of Leicestershire is diverse and offers something for everyone. From its bustling market towns to expansive, unspoilt countryside, Leicestershire is quite simply a great place to call home. The county centres around the city of Leicester, which serves as the thriving hub of the county. With its award-winning attractions, excellent shopping facilities and year-round cultural events including festivals, theatre productions and live music, there’s never a shortage of things to see and do in this vibrant city. The city is also home to the University of Leicester, a leading university that attracts students from across the country and internationally. Approximately 12 miles north of the city is Loughborough University, named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019.
Surrounding the city are Leicestershire’s many market towns, each offering a unique selection of attractions, amenities, and outdoor spaces. The historic market town of Melton Mowbray, famed for its pork pies, is a popular destination for tourists and residents alike. Other notable towns include Ashby de la Zouch, Hinckley, Market Harborough, Lutterworth and Coalville, all of which are popular places to live due to their close proximity to the city and excellent schooling. Anyone looking for a new home in Leicestershire will be spoilt for choice in this diverse county.
Located in the heart of the country in the East Midlands, the county of Leicestershire benefits from excellent road, rail and air links, making it easy to reach from all parts of the UK. By road, the M1 serves as the main access route through Leicestershire, while the M69 and M6 provide access to and from the southwest, Birmingham, and Wales. From the city of Leicester, London is approximately two hours by car, Birmingham just under an hour, and Leeds and Manchester around two hours and two and a half hours respectively.
Leicestershire is also well connected by rail. Along the East Midlands Trains line, direct trains from Leicester run regularly south to London St. Pancras, taking as little as 65 minutes, and north to Sheffield in just under an hour. Many of Leicestershire's towns also have a train station, including Melton Mowbray, Loughborough and Hinckley. By air, Leicestershire is served by East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport, both of which offer domestic and international flights.