As an established area of Northampton, Kingsthorpe has always enjoyed high demand for all types of property. A small one bedroom flat can still be bought for under £100,000 and the large developments in Spring Park and Obelisk Rise continue to be popular with families where schooling is good, and prices for a traditional three bedroom semi-detached home with a garage start from around £210,000. Kingsthorpe has a good range of bungalows of varying shape and size, many of which are close to local amenities. These can be bought from as little as £150,000. As with the rest of Northampton the rental sector has high demand and restricted supply. Prices for a one bedroom flat start from around £600 per calendar month, with a standard three bedroom semi-detached home ranging from £850 pcm.

Area property market overview

As an established area of Northampton, Kingsthorpe has always enjoyed high demand for all types of property. A small one bedroom flat can still be bought for under £100,000 and the large developments in Spring Park and Obelisk Rise continue to be popular with families where schooling is good, and prices for a traditional three bedroom semi-detached home with a garage start from around £210,000. Kingsthorpe has a good range of bungalows of varying shape and size, many of which are close to local amenities. These can be bought from as little as £150,000. As with the rest of Northampton the rental sector has high demand and restricted supply. Prices for a one bedroom flat start from around £600 per calendar month, with a standard three bedroom semi-detached home ranging from £850 pcm.

Residential demographic

Kingsthorpe has many local residents who have grown up in the area and it therefore has a very parochial feel. The increased prosperity and access to amenities has attracted many new inhabitants, taking advantage of the excellent value for money in the area. The wide blend of property available has allowed this group to be very diverse with young adults, growing families and retirees all finding some reason and appeal to set up home in Kingsthorpe and the surrounding villages.

Property Types

Unlike areas to the South and West of Northampton, Kingsthorpe has a limited amount of new build properties and therefore is well established. Property type is very diverse. Many Victorian and Edwardian terrace homes flank the main Harborough Road with most of the larger units being situated in the sought after area of Queens Park. The Spring Park and Obelisk Rise housing developments provide a good selection of modern properties, ranging from one bedroom flats to four bedroom family homes. Mature bay fronted semi-detached homes are popular in the Whitehills area and the roads close to the village. Kingsthorpe is a popular destination for customers looking for bungalows. The large Northern villages of Moulton and Brixworth have a number of generous sized modern developments which provide excellent opportunities for rural living.

Why choose Kingsthorpe?

Formally a county village, Kingsthorpe became a part of Northampton Town Borough in 1900. The green and many original houses still remain and the St John the Baptist Church at the centre has origins back to the 11th Century. The area influenced the English Civil War and was effected by the Battle of Naseby in 1645. It has an eclectic mix of property and array of local amenities ideal for all.

Culture and Leisure

Thornton Park remains popular with local residents and sports enthusiasts. Nearby Moulton College provides a host of additional sports facilities. Open countryside is always close at hand and walks along the Brampton Valley Way or around Pitsford Reservoir are always enjoyable. For many, Northampton Town Centre with its bars, casinos, restaurants, nightclubs and theatres is within walking distance.

Shopping & Food

The shopping facilities are a major draw to Kingsthorpe residents who have the benefit of a large Waitrose and Asda supermarkets situated in the heartland. Shops and dining establishments on the main Harborough Road are very varied and facilitate most day to day needs with traditional butchers, bakers and independent retailers complimenting large branded outlets. The majority of the retail units are always occupied providing a good indication as to the popularity of the area. Pubs in outlying areas and nearby villages can be easily accessed and are always in demand from all Northampton residents.

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