The Brookmead development is perfectly placed to enjoy the best that the historical spa town has to offer, while being close enough to the city of Leicester to offer access to major arts and shopping opportunities. Ashby also comes with a wealth of heritage, having been a chief town in the area before the growth of Coalville.
Just a short drive away from the development, Ashby is home to a host of local shops including Co-operative Food and Subway, as well as a Post Office, pub and leisure centre. The main thoroughfare in Ashby is Market Street, which is populated by Elizabethan timber-framed buildings, in addition to Regency period architecture. The Bull’s Head pub in the town centre is more than 500 years old and Ashby also has an 18-hole golf course, in addition to a local cricket club.
Burton-on-Trent and Leicester city centre are located within half an hour in opposite directions and provide a wealth of banks, shops, bars, restaurants and leisure opportunities.
For families and commuters looking at houses for sale in Ashby, the development is located within easy reach of good schools and there are excellent road links to surrounding towns via the A42 and A511.
Ashby has a number of attractions that celebrate its heritage, including the historic Grade 1 listed Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle. The area is home to five churches representing varying architectural styles, as well as the Ivanhoe Baths and the market town’s historic Water Tower. Ashby also plays host to numerous cultural festivals each year, in addition to the traditional Ashby Statutes funfair.