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A beautiful mix of 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes boasting an ideal location, less than five miles from Leicester city centre.
Horwood Gardens provides residents with a unique mix of contemporary and traditional living, with attractive modern homes set amongst wonderful countryside surrounds. The tranquil, scenic location of Oadby reflects a strong community atmosphere and boasts expansive green space and parkland, ideal for rural adventures.
Within a stone’s throw of the development, residents will find the esteemed Stoughton Grange shopping village, home to a range of independent shops, with everything from a pottery and paining studio, to a boutique and beauty salon. The Cow and Plough bar and gastropub is just a moments’ walk from Horwood Gardens, and doubles as a traditional farmhouse restaurant, hosting regular jazz, beer and music festivals featuring local acoustic artists.
Oadby is famous for Leicester Racecourse, a prestigious course which covers 220 acres of beautiful greenery and hosts regular race meetings and popular events throughout the year. The Leicester Golf Centre can be found just a 10-minute drive from Horwood Gardens and promises a friendly and relaxed environment for players of all abilities. Recently voted third best driving range in the UK, this impressive course boasts world class facilities across its stunning, yet challenging course, as well as a welcoming café and bar, serving home-cooked food and own-blend Brazilian coffee.
Shady Lane Arboretum is one of Leicester’s favourite parks, with over 500 species of trees, an abundance of wildlife and acres of grassland, just waiting to be explored. Boasting a rich and fascinating history, the arboretum evokes a real sense of English folklore, less than a 5-minute drive from Horwood Gardens.
The University of Leicester Botanic Garden is less than a five minute drive from the development and spans 16 acres of landscaped grounds, including a herb garden, a water garden and an arboretum. Art-lovers can enjoy perusing the range of traditional and contemporary sculptures on display amongst the stunning tropical and temperate plants.
The vibrant city centre of Leicester is just a short drive away, and offers stylish amenities, award-winning restaurants a host of family entertainment. Shopping is unrivalled in Leicester, with impressive retail centres at the heart of the city, such as the fashionable High Cross mall, which comprises over 150 shops, a great mix of restaurants and a state of the art multi-screen cinema.
Leicester city centre boasts a wealth of entertainment, with everything from multiplex cinemas and bowling, to world-famous theatres and museums. The National Space Centre is an award-winning visitor attraction, which includes the largest planetarium in the UK, while history enthusiasts will delight in a visit to the beautiful Leicester Abbey and Cathedral.
A variety of well-known eateries and independent local restaurants can be found in the city, as well as traditional pubs and wine bars. Leicester has a thriving café culture, boasting a range of pavement coffee shops and independent tea rooms. If home-cooking is more your style, Leicester’s much-loved covered market dates back to the 1300’s and holds the title of Europe’s largest, offering an abundance of fresh produce, including seafood, meat, poultry and locally-grown fruit and vegetables.