Ashberry Homes - Broadleaf, LE65
Broadleaf presents a beautiful collection of family homes at the heart of The National Forest, making it a peaceful and desirable place to call home. This charming development boasts generous public open spaces, including lagoons and a childrens’ play area.
With a delightful range of 3,4 and 5-bed homes, Broadleaf offers a range to suit a wide audience of residents, including first-time buyers, families and professionals. Modern features, such as open-plan living spaces, en suite bathrooms and integrated kitchen appliances, have been incorporated into these beautiful properties, all of which also enjoy spacious gardens and allocated parking or garages.
Nestled in the pretty and well-connected market town of Ashby de la Zouch. At the heart of The National Forest, the attractive local area lends itself to an exciting array of outdoor activities.
Hicks Lodge, just a six minute drive from Broadleaf, presents 16k of off-road trailsfor cycling and walking, and hosts popular BBQs. the award-winning Conkers Discovery Centre is a short drive, and encompasses 120 acres of woodlands, lakes and play areas, along with an Enchanted Forest attraction and over 100 indoor exhibits.
Younger residents will benefit from an excellent selection of schools close by. The very well-regarded Ashby Hill Top Primary School is just a few minutes walk, while Moira Primary School, Ashby de la Zouch C of E Primary School and Ashby Willesley Primary School are all within a five minute drive. Older students are served by the popular Ashby School and Manor House School both of which are within very close proximity.
Commuters will delight in the convenience of nearby transport connections, with J24 of the M1 just 15 minutes away, and J23 of the M1 just 22 minutes away. Local roads provide links to popular areas such as Tamworth in 20 minutes, Leicester in 40 minutes and Derby in 35 minutes. International travel is covered by East Midlands airport, at just 18 minutes away by car.
Residents will delight in Broadleaf’s covetable location at the heart of The National Forest, an idyllic landscape of over 200 square miles providing an ideal site for walking, cycling, picnicking & wild-life spotting. Hicks Lodge, just a short drive from Broadleaf, presents 16k of off-road trails which are perfect for cyclists of all abilities. This impressive cycle centre is popular with families & hosts a range of seasonal events throughout the year, including BBQs, Halloween parties and a Santa’s Grotto. The picturesque Ashby Canal provides another attractive site for walking, with routes along the towpath leading through beautiful countryside. Popular picnic areas are located at Gopsall Wharf and Basin Bridge, with excellent views over the water. The award-winning Conkers Discovery Centre is a short drive from the development, and encompasses 120 acres of woodlands, lakes and play areas, along with an Enchanted Forest attraction and over 100 interactive indoor exhibits. Ashby de la Zouch’s distinguished heritage is reflected in the plentiful historic sites throughout the town. The famous Ashby Castle features in Walter Scott’s celebrated novel, Ivanhoe, and is one of the region’s most iconic attractions. Visitors can explore the castle ruins accompanied by an entertaining audio tour, or enjoy breath-taking views from the top of the 78 foot Hastings Tower. Creative minds will enjoy a visit to the award-winning Ferrers gallery which celebrates British arts and crafts with regular exhibitions, displays and workshops. The gallery is also popular amongst shoppers looking for unique gifts such as jewellery, ceramics and textiles, while a charming deli and tea room provides delicious freshly-baked treats. Everyday fitness is covered by the Hood Park Leisure Centre, within one mile of the development. Here, visitors can enjoy the swimming pool, sports hall, fitness suite and gym, or take to the outdoors with floodlight AstroTurf pitches and even an outdoor pool.
Ideally located for growing families, Broadleaf benefits from an excellent selection of local schools within the close surrounding area. The highly-regarded Ashby Hill Top Primary School is just a short walk from the development, while residents will find Moira Primary School, Ashby de la Zouch Church of England Primary School and Ashby Willesley Primary School within five minutes by car. Children over 11 are served by the popular Ashby School and Manor House School (independent), both of which are located within a five minute drive of home. Those pursuing further education may consider the range of award-winning universities in the area, including Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester, all of which can be reached within a 40 minute drive.
There are a number of convenient shopping facilities close to home, with a selection of high-street stores and specialist retailers all within a few minutes drive of Broadleaf. Market Street and Nottingham Road are two popular shopping destinations, along with Mill Lane Mews and The Green, where residents will find a pleasing blend of famous brands and family-owned businesses. Belvoir Shopping Centre is a centralised shopping hub just over a 10 minute drive from the development, while nearby Tamworth Ventura Retail Park is the largest out of town retail destination in Tamworth, boasting two phases of well-known stores and two large supermarkets. Burton-Upon-Trent offers extensive shopping opportunities with Octagon Shopping Centre and Coopers Square housing an impressive range of stores. Residents may also take a trip to neighbouring Leicester or Derby which promise to deliver some serious retail therapy.
Transport connections in and around Broadleaf are excellent, with Junction 24 of the M1 just 15 minutes away, and Junction 23 of the M1 just 22 minutes away. Local roads provide links to popular areas such as Tamworth in 20 minutes (via the B5493), Leicester in 40 minutes (via the A50) and Derby in 35 minutes (via the A514). The nearest railway station is East Midlands Parkway, at a 20-minute drive away. From here regular services run to numerous destinations, among them London St. Pancreas, Nottingham, Sheffield, Lincoln and Leicester. International travel is covered by the popular East Midlands airport, at just 18 minutes away by car.
Local area information, including retail, leisure or other amenities is intended as general guidance only. References to schools and other educational establishments are included to illustrate their proximity to the development and should not be regarded as a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Travel times are approximate and by car unless otherwise stated.