Highcroft Road, Oadby, Leicester
- Consented Planning Permission until March 2024
- Planning For Dwelling measuring approx 2,300 Sq Ft
- Desirable Location in Oadby
- Outstanding Schools Nearby
- All Utilities Are Connected to The Land
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If you are looking for a parcel of land to self-build your dream home with great flow in the highly desirable residential suburb of Oadby, then this rare opportunity could be the one for you. The site measuring 0.16 acres is located near to the Glen Gorse Golf Club in a quiet cul-de-sac just off Glen Road to the South of Oadby.
Once built, this property will have a great flow of accommodation with a fantastic open plan kitchen/lounge/diner with a study, downstairs double bedroom leading to a shower room. Utility and Boot room leading to the side of the property. The first floor will comprise of three double bedrooms, with the Principal Bedroom benefitting from a walk-through wardrobe leading to an en-suite. Two further double bedrooms, and a four-piece family bathroom. To the front of the property is a single integral garage and off-road parking provision for at least three further vehicles. Once completed the home will benefit from a rear garden approximately 100Ft in length where the summer months can be enjoyed.
This land opportunity is perfectly located for all the amenities offered by Oadby. Within a short distance of home are a Sainsbury’s (with a pharmacy), an Argos, a medical centre, and the popular Grange pub. Further, into town, you will find a greater range of shops and services, including banks, a post office, cafes, a library and a small selection of high street and independent names. Of course, you may simply want to enjoy the open space available to you close to town, so you can head to Ellis Park or Coombe Park easily. And for any sports enthusiasts, Glen Gorse Golf Club is a short walk away, or if you prefer to watch sports rather than take part, Leicester Racecourse is between Oadby and the city itself.
Just 5 miles north is the popular and bustling city of Leicester. There are plenty of things to see, do and experience here. The Highcross Shopping Centre is full of well-known high street names, as well as a choice of chain restaurants and cafes. There is also a multiscreen cinema and a large gym. Outside the centre, you will find a further range of places to eat and drink, as well as theatres, live music venues and an increasingly popular escape room, if you want to experience something a little different. Leicester is also home to the National Space Centre for a great day out.
Leicester is also a city full of history. Now famed for its discovery of King Richard III’s remains in 2012, there is a lot to learn about the monarch, with a statue and a visitor centre in the city. Further history can be found in the Jewry Wall Museum, which details more about the archaeology of Leicester.
Commuters will appreciate the excellent transport links close to Oadby. The A6 runs directly past the town and allows for direct journeys to Leicester (18 minutes), Market Harborough (20 minutes) and Kettering (30 minutes). The M1 can also be accessed in around 20 minutes and provides routes for a host of locations north and south.
Leicester train station is around 5 miles from Cottage Farm and provides regular services to Rugby (33 minutes), Nottingham (30 minutes), Birmingham New Street (50 minutes) and London St Pancras (1 hour 9 minutes).
Those with children have a great choice of schools close by. Oadby benefits from having a number of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ schools for all ages. Two ‘Good’ nursery schools - Blueberry Bush Day Nursery and St George’s Nursery School - are within a mile of home. For primary-age children, Launde Primary is a mile away, while Langmoor Primary is 1.5 miles from home; both schools are rated ‘Outstanding’. And for older students, the ‘Outstanding’ Gartree High School is 1.1 miles away, with Manor High School 1.6 miles away, and rated ‘Good’.
Please note: images do not represent the exact boundaries and the proposed plans are subject to change. Any prospective purchasers are advised to ensure they understand the plans, boundaries and land size by checking legal documentation from their conveyancer.