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Mulberry Homes presents an exclusive collection of elegant 3, 4 and 5 bedroom family-sized homes designed in a variety of styles to sit comfortably into the local environment, to provide the ultimate rural lifestyle. 

Located close to the very centre of England, the village of Appleby Magna is mid-way between Birmingham, Leicester and Derby. 

Appleby Magna is a quintessential English village set in the beautiful rolling Leicestershire countryside, yet just a mile from the convenience of the M42. 


With its own post office and general store, several quaint pubs; the Black Horse, the Crown Inn and further south in Appleby Parva, the Appleby Inn; and a church dating back to the 14th century, it retains its historic charm with a mixture of old and more recent housing, it is highly regarded as a very desirable and pleasant place to live. Village life is enhanced by a number of clubs and societies including the cricket club, football club, a scout group and its own village website. 

The centre of the village around Church Street and Mawby’s Lane boasts some charming buildings of note. The Moat House was originally constructed as the manor house shortly after the Norman conquest in 1066. Until the 16th century it was the home of the wealthy de Appleby family. Sir Edmund fought in the Battle of Crecy in 1346. Between the house and the Church is an ancient stone dovecote, enlarged when the house was built, but it is believed to have Saxon origins. Misses Moore’s Alms Houses, established in 1839, stands proudly adjacent to the Church of St Michael and All Angels. Neighbouring villages and towns - Measham, Tamworth and Ashby-de-la-Zouch provide alternative venues for shopping and dining. Nearby Market Bosworth is an architecturally picturesque town steeped in history - being close to the site of the last famous battle of the Wars of Roses, at which Richard III lost his life. 


The local primary school (Ofsted rating : ‘Outstanding’ at last inspection) is sited at The Sir John Moore School Building, which also the venue for many local events and activities, a museum and heritage centre. Local landowner Sir John Moore was Lord Mayor of London in 1681 and wishing to use his wealth to benefit his home county, he financed the building of a school next to his family estate built in 1697. The building, based on an original design by Sir Christopher Wren, is Grade I Listed and now in the care of the Sir John Moore Foundation. 


The new homes at Oak View, Appleby Magna benefit from being just under a mile from Junction 11 of the M42 from Birmingham and Tamworth, where it meets the A42 giving direct access by car to Nottingham and the M1, and the A444 to Derby. 

The M42/A42 also affords direct access to both East Midlands and Birmingham International airports. The nearest main line railway stations are at Tamworth and Burton Upon Trent. 

By Road 

M42 (Junction 11) 0.7 miles 
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 6.7 miles 
Tamworth 8 miles 
Market Bosworth 8.8 miles 
Burton Upon Trent 10 miles 
East Midlands Airport 15 miles 
M6 Toll Motorway 16 miles 
Loughborough 17 miles 
Leicester City Centre 23 miles 
Birmingham City Centre 24 miles 
Nottingham 28 miles 
Derby 28 miles 

Railway Stations 
Tamworth 8 miles 
Burton Upon Trent 10 miles 

East Midlands 14 miles 
Birmingham International 22 miles 

All distances are approximate 

The HS2 proposed route:
News for the area now is the proposed HS2 Rail Link. The Government announced proposals for the remainder of the Phase 2 route, (known as Phase 2b - Birmingham to Leeds branch) in late 2016. Originally destined to pass to the west of the village it is now planned to pass to the east in a cutting to reduce any impact on the area.

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Appleby Magna, Leicestershire DE12
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