King Richard's Wharf
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Steeped in history, Market Bosworth is widely regarded as one of Leicestershire’s most desirable places to live. This medieval town has plenty of character, from its attractive cobbled market square to its many listed buildings with iconic Tudor detailing and thatched roofing, all surrounded by stunning countryside. On the town’s western entrance is where you’ll find King Richard’s Wharf a contemporary collection of 73 two, three, four and five-bedroom new homes.
Located adjacent to the Ashby de la Zouch canal, King Richard’s Wharf certainly has a home to suit all lifestyles, including some one-of-a-kind designs. Featuring 18 different house types, the homes here have generous rear gardens, flexible internal layouts and private parking. At the centre of King Richard’s Wharf is a beautiful crescent of homes, each overlooking a new pond and green space. Extra kerb appeal is created with thoughtful detailing such as brick arch lintels, pitched roofs, decorative chimneys, glazing, corner quoins and regency inspired door surrounds.
Living in Market Bosworth you’ll discover there’s plenty on your doorstep. From helpful amenities including surgery, pharmacy, post office, hairdressers, dentist and Co-op convenience store to boutique gift shops and a monthly farmers market. It’s easy to keep active as the town has a popular sports centre offering football, cricket, triathlon and table tennis while there’s also separate rugby and tennis clubs too. For fans of the arts, the local Arts Society runs an annual summer festival, or for those with green fingers, the gardening club produces the award-winning Bosworth in Bloom floral displays. Not forgetting any historians, who can visit the famous battlefield where King Richard III was defeated in the final War of the Roses.
Or for a more relaxing stroll, Market Bosworth Country Park has 80 acres of parkland with lake, arboretum and wildlife ponds. There’s plenty of possibilities for day trips too, you could visit Twycross Zoo, The Battlefield Line Steam Railway, National Space Centre or Mallory Park Racing Circuit. Nearby Leicester, just a half hour’s drive, also has ample entertainment options including the Highcross shopping centre, cinemas, bowling, crazy golf and premier league sports teams. Returning to King Richard’s Wharf, why not stop for a bite to eat in one of Market Bosworth’s many restaurants or traditional coaching inns, or pick up a takeaway from the local Indian, Chinese or fish and chip shop.
An excellent location for young families, Market Bosworth has both primary and secondary schools within the town. St Peter’s C of E Primary Academy takes pupils from ages 4-11 and from there, children move to the Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated Market Bosworth School. The town is also home to the historic Dixie Grammar School, an independent nursery and school rated excellent by ISI from ages 3-18 that can trace origins back to 1320. For sixth form, higher and further education, Leicestershire has several leading colleges and three world-class universities.
Homes at King Richard’s Wharf are well-positioned for road, rail and international travel. The neighbouring towns of Tamworth, Hinckley, Coalville and Loughborough are all easily commutable whilst the M1, M69 and M45 are within a 20-minute drive. Nuneaton railway station, just a 15-minute drive, offers connections to Leicester, Birmingham New Street and Stanstead Airport. For international adventures, both East Midlands and Birmingham Airports are less than 30 miles away.
If you’re looking for a modern and characterful new home in a historic location offering the very best of town and country, then it’s time to make your move to King Richard’s Wharf.
Details added: 20/01/2023
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