Miller Homes - Knights Chase, LE65
Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as being a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around Knights Chase.
In addition to being surrounded by some wonderful countryside, the beautiful, historic town of Ashby de la Zouch is strategically located for access to most of the main Midlands towns. Knight’s Chase is close to the A42 and the A511, providing routes to Burton upon Trent, Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham. Trains from Burton upon Trent, ten miles away and linked by a frequent bus service, run to Cardiff, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
The development is just a short walk from the town centre, where the variety of traditional grocers, pharmacies, convenience stores, confectioners, newsagents and fashion specialists is interspersed
with national chains, restaurants, hot food takeaways and pubs. Ashby indoor market, open Monday to Saturday, includes an eclectic assortment of more than 50 stalls, and there is also a monthly Farmers’ Market, held in nearby school grounds. Supermarkets include a Co-op in the town centre and Tesco Extra and Aldi stores in a retail park half a mile east of Knights Chase, where there are also recycling facilities for household packaging.
Amenities within the town include the Hood Park Leisure Centre, which incorporates indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a technogym, outdoor pitches and a sports hall. Next to the Leisure Centre, there is a skate park and a children’s playground.The Venture Theatre presents shows by the Ashby Amateur Dramatic Society as well as the local Jazz Club, and there is a wide choice of sports, special interest and youth organisations as well as a local museum and a library.
Ashby de la Zouch is in the centre of the National Forest, 200 square miles of woodland, wildlife habitats, canals, heritage trails, country parks, picturesque villages and lakes that offer inexhaustible opportunities for exploration. Willesley Park Golf Club, on the edge of the town, is around a mile and a half away. When you leave the car at home and explore the local area by foot or bicycle, you get to know it so much better. And by using local shops and services, you’ll help to keep the neighbourhood vibrant and prosperous.
Every place has its own personality, and once you move in you’ll soon find your favourite walks, and the shops you like best. As a starting point this map shows some of the most useful features
and services within a short stroll or bike ride.
There are several primary schools in the town, with Knights Chase lying within the catchment area for Ashby de la Zouch C of E Primary School. The area operates a two-tier secondary system,
with pupils attending Ivanhoe College, a specialist Technology Academy, to age 14 then moving onto Ashby School, a 14–19 Academy which consistently achieves some of the highest educational
standards in the county. Ashby School is just a few minutes walk from Knight’s Chase. Nearby health services include a GP practice at The Surgery, ten minutes walk from the development, and the Market Street Dental Practice in the town centre.
The house plans shown above, including the room specifications, may vary from development to development and are provided for general guidance only. For more accurate and detailed plans for a specific plot, please check with your local Miller Homes sales adviser. Carpets and floor coverings are not included in our homes as standard.