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The Best Market Town New Homes In Leicestershire

Posted 2 February 2024 by Helen Christie

We take a look at some of the best places to live in some of Leicestershire’s historic market towns…

The WhatHouse? team explores some of the best places to live in Leicestershire, focusing on the range of high-quality brand new homes currently for sale in the county’s favourite market towns. 

Best new homes for sale in Market Harborough

Market Harborough is a market town in the south-east of Leicestershire. It’s an ideal location for those needing to commute, with trains taking residents direct to Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and London St Pancras. The town centre has a range of boutique and independent stores, and the town's newest retail experience is the Eco Village, home to small businesses, offering sustainable, free-range produce. 

Wellington Place (William Davis Homes)

Wellington Place from William Davis Homes is located in beautiful rural surroundings, near to the town centre of Market Harborough. The final phase at Wellington Place is now available, offering a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. Ideal for first-time buyers, growing families and downsizers, there is a four-bedroom and five-bedroom show home available to view at the development, open daily from 11am to 5pm. Prices start from £249,950.

Davidsons at Little Bowden offers a collection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes on the outskirts of Market Harborough. Residents benefit from all the amenities of Market Harborough, while still being able to enjoy the rural surroundings. Prices at the development range from £284,995 to £769,995. Find out more about Davidsons

Best new homes for sale in Coalville

Located in the north west of Leicestershire, Coalville is a former mining town, and is now a popular market town. It is surrounded by villages, offering plenty of nature walks and green open spaces. Coalville offers supermarkets, independent shops, and an indoor market three times a week. The town is just minutes from the M1 and M42, offering easy access to Leicester, Derby, Nottingham and Birmingham. Ideal for families, there are a good selection of primary schools with ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted ratings.

Coming soon to Coalville is Thornton from Cora, ideally placed in the heart of the National Forest, overlooking the Thornton Reservoir and 24 minutes drive from Leicester city centre. The development will offer a collection of one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom homes, with properties benefitting from electric vehicle charging points. Prices available on request. Find out more about Cora

Best new homes for sale in Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray, famously known for being the home of the Melton Mowbray pork pie, is a town around 19 miles north east of Leicester, in the Melton district of Leicestershire. The town offers incredible country walks, open spaces and play parks, and a range of independent shops, grocery stores, pubs, bars and restaurants. For those with children, there are a number of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ schools, and Twinlakes theme park is just a few minutes drive away.

King's Meadow (Barratt Homes)

King’s Meadow from WhatHouse? Award-winning developer Barratt Homes is a development of three- and four-bedroom homes, just five minutes from Melton Mowbray. Prices at King’s Meadow range from £239,995 to £429,995. Barratt Homes currently has a selection of incentives available at the development, including a depost boost, Movemaker, the Key Worker Deposit Scheme and a number of upgrades available on selected homes. 


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Featured Developments
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16
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Davidsons at Little Bowden
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16
2 - 5 bedroom properties
Davidsons Homes
Coalville, Leicestershire LE67
Price on application
Coalville, Leicestershire LE67
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Eye Kettleby, Leicestershire LE14
£259,995 - £429,995
King's Meadow
Eye Kettleby, Leicestershire LE14
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16
£249,950 - £420,000
Wellington Place
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16
2 - 4 bedroom properties
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