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Despite its size, the village of Fleckney, southeast of Leicester, enjoys an excellent range of amenities, including various local golf courses – making it a popular rural Leicestershire location to call home. And with the M1 and A6 close by, cities and towns such as Rugby, Market Harborough and Northampton are an easy commute. 

The benefits of a new build in Fleckney

A substantial money and time saver, a new-build house is an ideal choice for those looking to enjoy the good life. With higher energy efficiency, and none of the repairs an older property can bring, you have more freedom.

Living in Fleckney


With the A6 a 10 minute drive away, Market Harborough and Leicester are both under half an hour by car. The M1 also provides convenient access to the North, East Midlands and London – with the capital city only a two hour commute.  

For train travel, Leicester train station is served by the East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry lines, and there’s also regular bus services. For international flights, the nearest airports are the East Midlands and Birmingham Airport, and a Skylink bus also offers night and day services – so you can leave the car at home.

Everything you need

Fleckney’s local facilities include two GP’s surgeries, a library, a sports centre, plus a range of independent and commercial shops, local pubs, and a primary school. For more variety, Leicester also has a number of large supermarkets, entertainment and amenities.

Days out in Leicestershire 

Home to the Rutland Osprey Project and only 45 minutes by car,  Rutland water covers 4,200 acres of open countryside, offering everything from lakeside walks to water sports and fishing. 

A short 20 minute drive away, you can hire a day boat on the Foxton Locks – a Grade II listed site and home to the longest, and steepest, locks in Britain – there’s also a host of pubs, cafes and a museum to keep everyone entertained.  For big-city culture, Leicester offers year-round attractions and events, including the National Space Centre, the Museum and Art Gallery, the Curve Theatre and a dedicated climbing centre, aptly named Social Climbing.

Start your new build journey in Fleckney

Choosing your new home is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream house a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today.

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