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Donisthorpe, Leicestershire

Prices from £260,000 to £475,000

An impressive development of new 3 and 4-bedroom homes, nestled in the pleasant and well-connected village of Donisthorpe, close to the River Mease and within a 10-minute drive of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. These new homes cover a range of semi-detached and detached house styles, sure to appeal to a wide audience of buyers.

Development features

3 and 4-bedroom homes

Located in the desirable village of Donisthorpe

4 miles from Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Quaint village shops and amenities

40-minute drive from cosmopolitan Leicester

Homes available at Lockharts

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Acresford Road, Donisthorpe, DE12 7PT

This development will be closed Monday 23rd September for staff training.

Sales office opening hours

Monday 10:30 - 5:00 

Tuesday Closed 

Wednesday Closed 

Thursday 10:30 – 7:30

Friday 10:30 - 5:00  

Saturday 10:30 - 5:00 

Sunday  10:30 - 5:00 




Sales office contact

0153 058 7157

Siteplan of Lockharts

  • Site plan
The site plan is drawn to show the relative position of individual properties, NOT TO SCALE. This is a two dimensional drawing and will not show land contours and gradients, boundary treatments, landscaping or local authority street lighting. Footpaths subject to change. For details of individual properties and availability please refer to our Sales Advisor.

Lockharts is located on Acresford Road, in the well-connected village of Donisthorpe, just four miles from the market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

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The local area

Attractive village setting

Enjoying a picturesque setting in the heart of the National Forest, Donisthorpe enjoys a friendly community feel, with attractive countryside surrounds and charming nearby villages. The expansive woodland, lakes and cycling paths which surround the development are ripe for exploration by residents of any age.

The immediate area is peppered with quaint independent stores, such as a village convenience store and antiques shop, while nearby Swadlincote is home to large supermarkets, an array of high street shops and a multiplex cinema.

As to be expected in the heart of the National Forest, there are a selection of casual eateries nestled in the Leicestershire countryside which cater for relaxed family meal times. Just a five minute walk from Lockharts, residents will find the accredited Halfway House pub and restaurant, boasting a wood-burning fire, a traditional interior and a well-kept beer garden. This hidden gem of a pub features guest ales and a carefully selected wine list to accompany its impressive menu of hearty, home-made meals.

Leicester city centre

Just 40-minutes away by car is the cosmopolitan city of Leicester, home to impressive shopping centres, an 800-year old market, world-class family attractions and renowned museums and galleries. Evening entertainment is also well-covered in the ‘cultural quarter’ of the city, with a number of notable performance venues alongside award-winning restaurants and stylish wine bars.


The well-connected village of Donisthorpe is excellently located for commuters, with good transport links to surrounding towns and cities. Ashby-de-la-Zouch is just 10 minutes away by car, while Tamworth (20 minutes), Coalville (20 minutes) and Burton (25 minutes) can all be reached within a short drive. Leicester is located around 40 minutes away via the A50, while the major M42 motorway is just a 4-minute drive, and the M1 just 20 minutes away.


Ideally located for growing and mature families, Lockharts is within close proximity of several highly-rated local schools. Younger children are served by Donisthorpe Primary School, less than one mile from the development, or Oakthorpe Primary School (within two miles). Those aged 11 and upwards will find five popular secondary schools within just six miles of home.

Students moving onto further study, may consider one of the three multi-award-winning institutions in the area: Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester.

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Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.