Bellway - Goodridge, LE7
Goodridge is a development of 3,4 and 5-bedroom homes based on the edge of the village of Scraptoft, close to the metropolitan hub of Leicester and the rolling Leicestershire countryside.
These detached and semi-detached homes are finished to a high-quality specification and boast modern design features, such as open-plan living spaces, en suite bathrooms and integrated kitchen appliances. Residents will also benefit from gardens, off-street parking and garages.
Ideal for families and first-time buyers, these new homes within Scraptoft offer access to local amenities, including a convenience store, just an eight-minute walk away, as well as a village hall, local pub and a park.
There are several well-regarded schools nearby, including Scraptoft Valley and Fernvale primary schools, only a three-minute drive away. For older students, Judgemeadow Community College is around a 9-minute drive away and serves 11 to 16 year-olds.
Goodridge benefits from access to the surrounding countryside, including walks along Scraptoft Brook, to the village green and Edith Cole Memorial Park. The development will also include several green, open spaces for the enjoyment of residents, as well as footpaths leading to the countryside and local walks.
Leicester city centre is around a 20-minute drive from Goodridge via Scraptoft Lane and the A47. Commuters will also benefit from good local road and transport links, including the A47 and M1, as well as frequent bus services to Leicester. The nearest train station is approximately 20 minutes away by car.
Ideally located to benefit from the wide range of amenities offered within Leicester. There are multiple retail opportunities, including Haymarket and Highcross shopping centres and Saint Martin’s Square. Leicester also boasts several leisure opportunities and historic monuments, such as the National Space Centre and Leicester Cathedral
Scraptoft offers picturesque views and is ideally placed for outdoor pursuits, including walks along Scraptoft Brook and through the local countryside. The development has a play area for children and is close to several large conservation areas, including Edith Cole Memorial Park, which is an open space recreation area, and the village green. There is also a local village hall for community events.
Scraptoft Golf Club is less than half a mile away from Goodridge. This 18-hole golf course is set in beautiful parkland and includes a clubhouse, bar and restaurant.
Leicestershire offers several leisure opportunities including Stretton Circuit (11 minutes by car), a 950-metre outdoor karting course for adults and children, as well as Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum (a 20-minute drive) which includes a working farm and a petting zoo. For families, Fun Valley is an indoor venue featuring soft play, astro slides, tubes, ball pits, go karts, a trampoline, traverse wall, sports area and café. Similarly, the Jungle Club offers a large, indoor soft play area with ball pools, swings, slides and a mirror maze. Both are around 15 minutes’ drive from Goodridge.
Nearby Leicester city centre boasts a wealth of entertainment for all ages, from multiplex cinemas and bowling, to theatres and museums. The National Space Centre is an award-winning visitor attraction, which includes the largest planetarium in the UK. For history enthusiasts, Leicester Abbey and Cathedral are also worth a visit.
Drayton Manor Theme Park and Thomas Land are approximately an hour’s drive from home.
Families are catered for, with several well-regarded schools nearby, including Scraptoft Valley and Fernvale primary schools, which are both only a three-minute drive from Goodridge. For older students, Judgemeadow Community College is around a 9-minute drive away and serves 11 to 16 year-olds.
For higher education, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University are around a 20-minute drive, while Loughborough University is just over 25 minutes from Goodridge, by car.
There is a convenience store located on Main Street, just a short walk away, with the nearest large supermarket approximately a five-minute drive from the development.
Leicester city centre offers multiple shopping opportunities. The Haymarket shopping centre offers over 60 brand-name and independent stores, as well as family-friendly cafés and restaurants. For further retail opportunities, Highcross Shopping Centre boasts more than 100 high-street shops and department stores, as well as a range of family-friendly restaurants and a multiplex cinema. Alternatively, Saint Martin’s Square boasts a range of artisan and independent retailers, as well as being a venue for regular events, including festivals and family fun days.
Leicester Market dates back to the 1300s. This indoor food hall and covered outdoor market boasts a wide range of goods and is open Monday to Saturday during most weeks. Leicester also has a monthly farmers’ market.
A47 1.3 miles / 4 minutes
M1 12.9 miles / 20 minutes
Leicester 4.9 miles / 20 minutes
Leicester Train Station 4.4 miles / 19 minutes
East Midlands Airport 26.9 miles / 39 minutes
For commuters, Goodridge benefits from good local road connections, including the A47, which is only four minutes’ drive away. Leicester is around a 20-minute drive from the development, via Scraptoft Lane and the A47. Leicester railway station, around 20 minutes away, offers regular services to major cities including Nottingham, Sheffield, Birmingham and London. There is a local bus stop within walking distance of the development which is served by a frequent service to Leicester city centre.
For international travel, East Midlands airport is around a 35-minute drive from Goodridge.
Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only.
The identification of schools and other educational establishments are intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and do not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission.
Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
Sources: Google Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.