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About the DevelopmentOur stunning new development on the outskirts of the sought after village of Great Bowden, is sure to be an extremely popular development. Add in an outstanding local primary school, a delightful rural setting and direct trains to London from nearby Market Harborough, and you have everything you and your family could want in a new home.
This brand new development will be in huge demand so register your interest today and you’ll be the first to know the news and get the pick of the plots as they are released.
There is a local shop Weltons close to the development, for your day-to-day needs, with Sainsbury’s and Waitrose supermarkets in Market Harborough for your weekly shop.
For GPs, register with Market Harborough Medical Centre, Dr K L Patrick & Partners (0845 463 8596), while local dentists can be found at Brookside Dental Clinic (Sat Nav LE16 7DX, call 0845 463 8596).
DiningThere are a number of well known gastro pubs in Great Bowden, including The Shoulder of Mutton, and The Red Lion. The Foxton Locks Inn is also well worth a visit.
Head into Market Harborough and the choice is even wider, with Trip Advisor listing no less than 83 eateries, with Ascough’s Bistro, Rocksalt Seafood and Grill and Shagorika topping the rankings.
EducationOne of the biggest selling points of Bowden Chase is Great Bowden Academy. This local CofE primary school was rated ‘outstanding’ in all but one category in its latest Ofsted report, giving your children the best possible start in life. Ridgeway Primary Academy in Market Harborough offers an alternative, rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.
Older children can choose between Welland Park Academy and Robert Smyth Academy, named after the town’s famous educational benefactor who established the historic school on stilts in the town centre.
LeisureThere is plenty to do in and around Great Bowden and Market Harborough, with everything from top class sports to high culture, futuristic space exploration to ancient historic halls.
Market Harborough Leisure Centre offers facilities for a wide range of sports, with Stoke Albany and Market Harborough golf courses both just a short drive. You can step back in time at Kilnworth House or Kelmarsh Hall, take a stroll along the twin staircases of locks at Foxton, or head north to Leicester to the National Space Centre.
Kilnworth House has an open air theatre in the summer months, Dingley Hall hosts regular classical concerts and Great Bowden also holds an annual music festival of classical music. Harborough Theatre has a varied programme of productions and is also home to Octagon Films, showing a mix of new releases and cinema classics.
ShoppingA market has been held in Market Harborough since 1204, and it is still a regular feature every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The town also offers a delightful range of independent and big name stores around the Square and along the High Street. Nearby Leicester provides a cosmopolitan mix of shops, with the Highcross and Haymarket shopping centres making it well worth the drive.
Closer to home, Weltons in Great Bowden retains the character of the local shop-cum-post office, and has a popular deli counter, while Bowden Stores is also a popular spot, combining coffee shop, patisserie and homewares.
TransportBowden Chase lies less than a mile from Market Harborough Station, where you can find direct trains to London in just 70minutes, with trains north to Leicester in just 15minutes. If you are heading further afield, both East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport are around an hour’s drive.
The A6 is within easy reach, with connections to the A14 and the M1. Leicester is 18miles, Kettering 13miles, Corby 10miles, Peterborough 32miles and Northampton 20miles.
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