Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the English Midlands which borders Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire. Leicester is the principal city which lies on the River Soar. Car manufacturing has long been an important part of Leicestershire's economy, alongside its long history of livestock farming. Cheese production, stilton and red Leicester, and pork pie manufacturing, all help to put this county at the heart of English cuisine!
Leicester has lots to see and do, including award winning venues such as Curve, Highcross Shopping Centre and the National Space Centre. Annually, across the city there is a calendar of events and festivals, with a host of attractions to visit, such as galleries and museums, as well as areas of natural beauty.
Leicester displays a diverse, cosmopolitan population who produce great cuisine, available to sample in the many various bars and restautants. A modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, offering something of interest to all ages.
Leicester has great transport links and is easily accessible via the M1/M69 and A6/A46 motorwayd. It also has the excellent rail links through the Midland Main Line and London to Stansted CrossCountry railway line. Journeys to further afield are also possible, via Leicester railway station, which also connects to the Eurostar situated at London St Pancras station. For international air travel, the East Midland airport is close by.
Part Buy Part Rent in Leicestershire
Finding your first home might seem like a daunting process, that’s why here at Property Booking we aim to make your search for property as effortless as possible.
The enormous benefit of Shared Ownership, which is also known as part-buy, part-rent is that it's a hugely affordable way to enter the property market with a relatively low deposit. You will be eligible to buy a Shared Ownership home if your household income is £80,000 or less.
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