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Welcome to Cottage Farm, Oadby

Located on the outskirts of Leicester and just 5 miles from the centre, NHBC award winning development, Cottage Farm is a superbly designed collection of 3 & 4 bedroom houses for sale in Oadby. Ideal for every kind of homebuyer to call home, at Cottage Farm you can enjoy the benefits of a charming town, excellent transport links and good local amenities right on your doorstep.

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Discover Cottage Farm

With a 5 Star Builder status and an excellent location, NHBC award winning development, Cottage Farm is one of our most popular locations in the Midlands. Oadby is famed for being the home of Leicester Racecourse and is a thriving town offering a wealth of shops, including convenience stores, Sainsbury’s and an M&S Foodhall for your weekly shop - all less than a ten-minute drive away. The Parade is home to well-known shopping names, alongside banks, a post office, dentist, doctors’ surgeries and much more. Oadby also offers a wonderful choice of places to eat including restaurants, takeaways, pubs and cafés.

Living at Cottage Farm means you will never need to go far to find everything you could need and want, now and in the future. And at the end of each day, you’ve got your superb new Bloor home to come home to.

We are committing over £810,000 towards the local area - Our neighbourhood contributions include: £613,000 towards Education, £138,000 towards Transport & Highway Improvements, £53,000 towards Policing and £9,000 towards Libraries.

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Site Plan

Explore the Cottage Farm development using our interactive site plan

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The Area Oadby in Leicestershire

Our wonderful collection of 3 & 4 bedroom new houses in Oadby is the perfect opportunity for you to discover living close to a vibrant and diverse city, but with all the benefits of good local amenities, schools and excellent transport links. Cottage Farm has been designed to offer residents everything they need within easy reach, and we believe a new home here is just what you have been looking for.

Things to do in and around Oadby
Cottage Farm is perfectly located for all the amenities offered by Oadby. Within a short distance of home are a Sainsbury’s (with a pharmacy), an Argos, a medical centre and the popular Oadby Owl pub. Further into town you will find a greater range of shops and services, including banks, a post office, cafes, a library and a small selection of high street and independent names. Of course, you may simply want to enjoy the open space available to you close to town, so you can head to Ellis Park or Coombe Park easily. And for any sports enthusiasts, Glen Gorse Golf Club can be reached in 5 minutes by car, or if you prefer to watch sports rather than take part, Leicester Racecourse is between Oadby and the city itself. 
Just 5 miles north of Cottage Farm is the popular and bustling city of Leicester. There are plenty of things to see, do and experience here. The Highcross Shopping Centre is full of well-known high street names, including Debenhams and John Lewis, as well as a choice of chain restaurants and cafes. There is also a multiscreen cinema and a large gym. Outside the centre, you will find a further range of places to eat and drink, as well as theatres, live music venues and an increasingly-popular escape room, if you want to experience something a little different. 
Leicester is also a city full of history. Now famed for its discovery of King Richard III’s remains in 2012, there is a lot to learn about the monarch, with a statue and a visitor centre in the city. Further history can be found in Jewry Wall Museum, which details more about the archaeology of Leicester. 
Transport in and around Oadby
Commuters will appreciate the excellent transport links close to these new houses for sale in Oadby. The A6 runs directly past the town and allows for direct journeys to Leicester (18 minutes), Market Harborough (20 minutes) and Kettering (30 minutes). The M1 can also be accessed in around 20 minutes, and provides routes for a host of locations north and south.
Leicester train station is around 5 miles from Cottage Farm, and provides regular services to Rugby (33 minutes), Nottingham (30 minutes), Birmingham New Street (50 minutes) and London St Pancras (1 hour 9 minutes). 
Schools and education in Oadby
Those with children have a great choice of schools close by. Oadby benefits from having a number of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ schools for all ages. Two ‘Good’ nursery schools - Blueberry Bush Day Nursery and St George’s Nursery School - are within a mile of home. For primary-age children, Launde Primary is a mile away, while Langmoor Primary is 1.5 miles from home; both schools are rated ‘Outstanding’. And for older students, the ‘Outstanding’ Gartree High School is 1.1 miles away, with Manor High School (‘Good’) is around 1.3 miles.


When you buy a Bloor home we want it to be your home, that's why we offer industry leading fixtures and fittings as standard, leaving you to just sit back, relax and enjoy your new home.

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New Home Specification


Choice of a range of fully fitted quality Symphony kitchens with matching range to utility where applicable

PV edged worktops with matching up-stands

Stainless steel splashback behind hob (where applicable)

Granite effect 1.5 bowl sink to kitchen 


Zanussi / AEG Appliances

Zanussi gas hob and single oven (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

AEG gas hob and double oven (4 & 5 bedroom properties, also provided to 2.5 storey 3 bedroom properties)

Chimney style cooker hood (Island style for selected properties)


Roca contemporary style white sanitaryware with complementing chrome fittings

Metallic framed shower enclosure complete with thermostatic shower to en suite (and bathrooms where applicable. Electric showers fitted to selected plot en-suites)

White heated towel rail (thermostatic) to bathroom

Ceramic wall tiling, finished with white tile trim. For tiling areas, please see Sales Advisor


Fitted wardrobes to master bedroom, finished with silver mirrored soft-close door fronts and silver framing (4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Fitted wardrobes also provided to selected 3 bedroom properties, wardrobe finish may vary (please see Sales Advisor for details)

Internal Finishes

Internal walls and ceilings finished in Dulux 'Almond White' matt emulsion

Painted MDF window boards throughout in gloss finish, except to bathrooms where tiling is included

Chamfered skirting board

Panelled white painted internal doors complete with chrome ironmongery

Staircases - Handrail and all other components finished in white

Staircases - Oak handrail with all other components finished in white (4 & 5 bedroom properties)


White light switches and sockets

Telephone point to living room

TV point to living room, family area and master bedroom

Data point to living room and master bedroom. Also included to study where applicable

Power and lighting to garage (to integral and attached garages only, also included in detached garages to properties over 1,500sq ft) (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Mains operated doorbell and smoke alarms


4 Track lighting to kitchen (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

3 bulb spotlight to bathroom and en suite (apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom properties)

Downlights to kitchen, bathroom and en suites (4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Batten light fittings to cloakroom and pendant light fittings to all other locations

Exterior Finishes

Turfed or landscaped front garden - Please refer to layout (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Paved area to rear garden using buff paving slabs (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Divisional plot fencing with walls or fencing to all external boundaries - Please refer to layout (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

PIR sensored light to front entrance (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

Steel manually operated garage door (where applicable) (2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties)

High performance front door sets and sealed double glazed windows

Energy efficient gas fired central heating with compact radiators including top and side covers (subject to gas supply)



†All times and distances are approximate values taken from Google Maps. Please be aware these are subject to slight variation.

 *Help to Buy, Part Exchange, Assisted Move and all Bloor Homes’ incentives and schemes are subject to terms and conditions and are available on selected developments and selected plots only. Help to Buy is only available on developments in England, up to the value of £600,000 subject to contract, status and eligibility. Help to Buy 2021 is available on selected homes within the set regional price cap, and is available to first time buyers only. For full details on plot eligibility, please speak with the Sales Team. 

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