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A small town with a mining heritage, Clipstone in Nottinghamshire has plenty of local facilities and is close to Mansfield for extra amenities. And with Sherwood Forest as its countryside neighbour – a place that’s home to legend and history – it’s an ideal location to enjoy all the benefits of modern living and that sought-after life balance.  

Buying a new build in Clipstone

Energy efficient and a money and time saver, new build properties are a perfect choice if you want to truly put your unique stamp on your home. 

Living in Clipstone

Big-town amenities

Less than a 15 minute drive away, Mansfield offers day-to-day supermarket shopping, three main shopping centres to unique independent shops, plus the pedestrianised market square is a real focal point.  

Shopperholics will love the East Midlands Designer Outlet nearby, and the nightlife in Mansfield features various restaurants, cinemas, a theatre and bars. For sport and leisure, there’s the Water Meadows Swimming and Fitness Complex, The River Maun Recreation Centre and the Rebecca Adlington Swimming Centre.

Well connected 

As well as the A60 taking you into Mansfield in under 15 minutes, a new home here has easy access to the M1 – giving you a direct route to Nottingham, Sheffield and beyond. 

Served by the East Midlands Railway network, Mansfield train station provides routes to Nottingham in just over half an hour. Plus local bus services regularly operate between Mansfield and Clipstone. For flights when you want to get away, the East Midlands Airport is under an hour’s drive.

Family friendly 

For education in Clipstone, you have the Samuel Barlow Primary Academy and Newlands Junior School, plus the local senior school, Garibaldi College. You also have options in the neighbouring area of Forest Town, which is a suburb of Mansfield. West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield is the main provider of post-16 education in the area.

The Sherwood Pines Forest Park is perfect for day trips out and about, with activity trails, mountain biking trails and even exciting zip wires. The National Trust’s Clumber Park and Elizabethan Hardwick Hall offers lovely walks and picturesque views for all ages.

Start your new build journey

Choosing your new house is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today. To explore more locations near Clipstone, browse our other new housing developments below, including Sutton-on-Trent, Hucknall and more…