Leicestershire offers an abundance of facilities, the surrounding towns and village offer peace and tranquillity as well as being within easy reach of a major urban conurbation and its extensive shopping and recreation facilities. The attractive and thriving town of Market Harborough, on the Northamptonshire border has excellent communication links; only 6 miles from the A14 which runs between the M6 in the west and Cambridge in the east; fifty minutes’ drive to Birmingham International and East Midlands airports and only one hour travel by rail to London. As a result, Market Harborough is popular with commuters who combine market town living with a good selection of independent retailers, bars and restaurants, golf and rugby clubs, health centre, theatre and easy transportation. Within reach of the town centre and popular with house hunters, are the villages of Foxton, Church and Thorpe Langton, Clipston and Kelmarsh.
Further north, half way between Uppingham and Leicester are the villages of Billesdon, Tilton and Hallaton. Schooling in the area is excellent and there is a selection of outstanding state facilities nearby, as well a number of well-known public schools including Stoneygate Preparatory and Leicester Grammar Schools, Uppingham, Oakham and Stamford all within daily driving distance.
The market town of Melton Mowbray has a traditional feel and historical links to the humble pork pie and stilton cheese. The countryside surrounding the town hosts some impressive and large properties, many with land and equestrian facilities. To the south of Melton, the area often referred to as ‘High Leicestershire’ due to its raised height above sea level offers stunning views and some fabulous properties in villages such as Somerby, Burrough on the Hill and Tilton. Further north The Vale of Belvoir and Wreake Valley are also a popular choice for those searching for space and far-reaching vistas.
Leicestershire is a highly sort after location for those who are moving out of London or just looking to relocate. Please contact us to find out how we can assist you with your move to Leicestershire.