Blaby is a popular residential suburb lying six miles to the south of Leicester. It offers a range of housing from terraced to large detached properties with reputable schools for all ages making it an ideal family area

There is always a good demand for property in the Blaby area. Currently a one bedroom flat would cost around £90,000 rising to a modern four bedroom detached property upwards of £250,000.

Blaby and the surrounding villages are popular places to live for families and professionals alike. It is known to have one of the highest owner/occupier ratios in the country which underpins that a lot of people put down roots and move within the area. Many people move into the area for the local schooling.

Karen Knox, Branch Manager says "Blaby is a great place to live and offers the best of both worlds with easy access to the city centre and Fosse Park for out of town shopping yet the countryside is on your doorstep."

There is a good range of different types of property in the Blaby area ranging from Victorian terraced to more modern properties built in the 1960's. The neighbouring villages of Whetstone, Narborough and Countesthorpe saw new housing estates spring up in the 1980's and 1990's so there is a diverse mix of properties to accommodate everyone's preference and pocket.

The Blaby branch of Your Move not only covers Blaby itself but the surrounding villages of: Whetstone, Countesthorpe, Cosby, Enderby, Littlethorpe, Narborough, Huncote, and Croft together with the nearby suburb of Glen Parva.

Rental properties in Blaby are always very sought after. A one bedroom flat in the area will typically rent at £450 pcm with a three bedroom semi averaging around £650 pcm.

Blaby town centre offers a range of small shops together with Aldi and Waitrose supermarkets. There are several pubs and restaurants in the outlying villages offering everything from Italian to Indian cuisine. For a greater choice of shops there is out of town shopping at nearby Fosse Park with many large stores such as Next and Marks & Spencer.

There are several clubs in the area covering such interests as football, bowls, cubs and brownies as well as a leisure centre. There are also large cinema multiplexes at Meridian Park and within Leicester city centre.

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