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Nestled to the south of the charming Leicestershire village of Desford is where you’ll find Earls Place. Comprising 84 two, three, four and five bedroom homes this thoughtfully-designed development offers plenty of choice for homeowners from all lifestyles, from first time buyers and young couples to growing families or those looking to downsize. Desford sits just 7.5 miles from Leicester city centre and boasts an active community including local pubs, sports club, village hall, medical centre, library, nurseries, an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ school and two churches.
Homes at Earls Place are traditionally constructed and highly energy efficient. A range of detached, semi-detached and terraced properties ensure there is something to cater for all tastes, with each home benefiting from an extremely versatile internal layout as well as private garage or driveway. For extra kerb appeal, decorative features such as timber bargeboard, chalk white rendering and coloured front doors are also included. Plus with many of the homes enjoying views over the surrounding Leicestershire countryside and farmland, it’s easy to see why Earls Place is an ideal choice for your next move.
Desford truly offers the best of town and country living. The village has an array of independent shops including post office, Co-op, beautician and hairdresser as well as several restaurants, cafes and takeaways to tempt and treat the tastebuds. Two village pubs, The Blue Bell and The Lancaster Arms serve classic country fare amid cosy log fires enabling you to enjoy an evening out with friends or family. Staying healthy and active is easy too, as the village has its own fitness club, Sport in Desford, with gym, sports pitches, fitness studios, bowls green and timetabled classes.
In nearby Leicester, you’ll discover ample entertainment. From shopping at the Highcross, watching a film at the Showcase or Odeon cinemas or cheering on the city’s hugely successful rugby, football or basketball teams, this vibrant city has much to offer, not forgetting the annual Caribbean carnival and Diwali celebrations, both spectacular occasions. For family fun, why not visit the National Space Centre, King Richard III Visitor Centre, Tropical Birdland or Twycross Zoo, all within a short drive of Earls Place.
An excellent location for young families, Desford has both primary and secondary schools within the village. The Desford Community Primary School takes pupils from ages 4-11 and from there children move to the Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated Bosworth Academy, which teaches pupils all the way through to 18. Nearby independent schools include The Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth and Leicester High School for Girls, both exemplary choices. For higher and further education, Leicestershire has several leading colleges and three world-class universities.
Living at Earls Place means you will be well-connected for local, national and international travel. The M1 and M69 motorways are within a 15 minute drive, ideal for journeys to Coventry, Birmingham or as far as London or Leeds. Leicester train station is also hugely accessible and offers direct routes to London St Pancras, Birmingham New Street, Sheffield and Cambridge. For international travel, East Midlands Airport is just 16.5 miles away.
With its contemporary collection of stylish new homes in a sought-after village location, it’s surely time to make your move to Earls Place.