Why Homeowners Love Living in Leicester

When the exhibition 99 Reasons to Love Leicester took place in April this year, locals chose a mixture of Leicester celebrities and achievements to be proud of, and there was no shortage to pick from.

Famous Leicester born people include Monty Python’s Graham Chapman and author Sue Townsend. Other Leicester icons selected were Triumph Motorcycles and of course, Red Leicester cheese.

Leicester is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the UK, and this is reflected in its cultural life. As well as hosting the largest Caribbean Carnival in the UK outside of London, Leicester has the largest Diwali outside India, and an annual Pride parade.As the the tenth largest city in the UK, Leicester has lots to offer homeowners in every aspect of city living. We take a look at some of the houses for sale in Leicester and share our top property picks.

A smart two bedroom bungalow

houses for sale in Leicester

The first of our houses for sale in Leicester is an attractive two bedroom semi-detatched bungalow. It’s in a great location to reach Leicester city centre and is tastefully decorated.

With two spacious bedrooms, a conservatory and an impressive garden, this house would make a great family home, or a lovely place for a couple to retire in with plenty of space for any grandchildren. At £165,000, it’s a great price too.

An elegant and spacious apartment

Houses for sale in Leicester

This two bedroom apartment is among the most beautifully presented homes for sale Leicester has to offer. It is located in a popular residential area, and is convenient for all the local amenities, shops, schools and parks.

With an allocated parking space and the added security of remote controlled gates and an intercom system, this property is ideal for a first time buyer at £109,000.

A historic five bedroom cottage

Houses for sale in Leicester

Priced at £830,000, this stylish country residence is a dream home. Built in the 1800s as a gamekeeper’s cottage on the Kirkby Mallory Hall estate, it has been preserved and added to over the years, extended and upgraded to its current outstanding state.

As well as stunning landscaped gardens, the estate has over two acres of woodland, and is ideally situated for access to Leicester city centre and nearby Birmingham. With two double garages there is plenty of space for family vehicles, too.

A fantastic five bedroom family home

Houses for sale Leicester

This three-storey five bedroom house on sale for £369,950 would make a great family home.  In the ideal location, close to the city centre, it has retained many attractive original features.

With two shower rooms in addition to the family bathroom you won’t be arguing about who gets to use the bathroom first in the morning- and there are also two kitchens, with plenty of storage space throughout. The garden opens onto a practical and modern patio and there is off road parking for multiple vehicles.

Looking for houses for sale in Leicester?

Netmovers have thousands houses for sale Leicester wide, and list homes for sale all over the UK and beyond. With so much to choose from, we’re the ideal place to search for the home of your dreams.

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