Border Park is a contemporary development of new homes in Raunds, a historic market town in the heart of East Northamptonshire which benefits from good commuter links around the region. These 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes are designed to appeal to first-time buyers, families and professionals working nearby.
2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes
Attractive location on the edge of the town centre
Well-regarded schools in the surrounding area
Situated near to key regional transport links
10 minutes drive to Rushden Lakes Retail & Leisure Complex
Brick Kiln Road, Raunds, NN9 6HY
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 12:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Raunds is an ancient market town in the picturesque, rural county of Northamptonshire. From the A45, Border Park is a couple of minutes’ drive away.
Leisure pursuits are well-catered for in Raunds with a number of contemporary attractions within a 20-minute drive. Nearby Wellingborough boasts a popular bowling centre and adjoining arcade, while neighbouring Kettering offers a large cinema.
Active residents will enjoy close proximity to a number of leisure centres offering an impressive range of sporting facilities and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. The Nene Centre is only 10-minutes away by car and comprises an exclusive gym, fitness studio, swimming pool and even a café, along with regular sports classes. Within a 15 minute drive, residents will find the recently refurbished Pemberton Centre which boasts over one-hundred work stations in its extensive fitness suite. The popular Splash Leisure Pool is also nearby, providing classes to suit any age and featuring a novelty beach area, sauna, steam room and a crèche on site.
A well-loved attraction in the area is the idyllic Stanwick Lakes Country Park, boasting 750 acres of picturesque countryside, only five minutes from Border Park by car. Stanwick Lakes provides a tranquil day out for walkers, cyclists and picnickers alike with stunning green space, walking routes and nature trails, along with a quaint café boasting excellent views of the lake.
As an ancient market town, Raunds hosts a popular weekly market which presents a wide array of fresh local produce, world foods and artisan gifts. For everyday shopping, there are four supermarkets within a 10-minute drive, along with a selection of good local amenities.
The nearby town of Kettering is a popular shopping destination, with the impressive Newlands Shopping Centre home to over 45 high-street names, large department stores and casual family eateries. Kettering hosts a regular outdoor market of an impressive size, with unique collectables and antiques on display every Wednesday, and a weekend market reserved for locally-sourced meat, fish and other groceries.
There are a number of highly-regarded eateries within a short distance of Border Park, such as the cheerful Rocco’s which serves authentic Italian cuisine at just a 10-minute stroll away. This traditional, family-run restaurant boasts hearty dishes of excellent quality, accompanied by an extensive list of hand-picked wines imported directly from Italy.
Ideally located for growing and mature families, these new homes in Raunds benefit from a range of excellent schools in the area, serving ages five to 19. The popular Windmill Primary School is a 10 minute walk from the development, while Raunds Park Infant school and St. Peter’s Church of England Academy for primary students, are both five minutes away by car.
Older students are served by the award-winning Manor School Sports College, only four minutes’ drive from the development and providing for ages 11 to 19 years. Manor School is a well-regarded college and Sixth Form at the heart of the Raunds community, hosting regular events such as archery, Tae Kwon Do, badminton and dance classes along with a public coffee shop for local residents to enjoy. The nearby Ferrers School is a popular institution in the area offering higher education, only 11 minutes away by car.
The notable University of Northampton is a short 30-minute drive from the development and holds a steady ranking among the 50 best universities in the country, according to the Guardian University Guide.
Transport connections in the vicinity are excellent, with easy access to major motorways and local road links. The A45 is a two-minute drive from the development and connects Birmingham with the town of Thrapston in Northamptonshire, passing Coventry, Rugby and Northampton on route. The A45 also provides access to the A14 in just seven minutes which connects with the major A1 and M1 north-south roads.
The popular town of Kettering can be reached in under 20 minutes via the A14, which boasts an impressive range of shopping facilities and notable dining venues. Kettering North Railway Station provides regular services to popular destinations such as Corby, Nottingham, and London St. Pancreas.
For worldwide travel, Border Park is served by the international London Luton Airport which is just over one hour away by car.
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