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Land for sale in Cropston, Leicestershire

Investment land for sale in Cropston, Leicestershire close to Thurmaston, Leicester, Loughborough, A46 and the M1 motorway

Off Bradgate Road, Cropston, Leicester, LE7 7HT

Why buy land for sale in Cropston?

This site comprises of approximately 3 acres of arable land for sale with investment potential due to the adjacent housing and its prime location on the outskirts of Leicester.

The land benefits from gated access and is available freehold as a whole or in 2 good sized lots that have the potential for paddock conversion.

Cropston is a desirable and affluent village in Leicestershire, between Leicester to the south and Loughborough to the north. It acts as a commuter village for surrounding towns and villages.

Leicester’s surrounding towns and villages are expected to benefit from the regeneration of the thriving city centre to strengthen the areas economy.


The site benefits from gated access off Bradgate Road through an 8 metre easement.

Method of Sale

The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots. The freehold is available with vacant possession upon completion.


Cropston and the surrounding villages are desirable places to live for commuters to the larger towns. This has resulted in an increasing population and development in the area.

In Anstey, there are plans to build 47 new homes reaching from Bradgate Road to the top of Link Road.

Furthermore, a new housing development has commenced in nearby Birstall, occupying land to the west of the A6 between North Birstall and the A46. The development will consist of up to 900 properties including schools, shops, offices, industrial units and a fire station.


The land is designated within the Greenbelt and any development would be subject to planning permission.

Land values rise by 14% in the past year

The average value of farmland is rising at the fastest rate since 2014 as land prices increased by 14% over the year.

We are now in a situation reminiscent of the 1970s when inflation also soared. During such periods, investors often seek out assets classes that act as inflationary hedges. Gold is one, but farmland, which is a more tangible asset and subject to less price volatility, is arguably a better option.

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Buying land for sale in Cropston

The land is available freehold as a whole or in lots. The site plan is indicative and Vantage Land may be able to amend the plan to offer you the acreage you require. Please call 01582 788870 if you have an alternative budget or size requirement.

Lot Size Guide Price
A 1.40 acres SOLD
B 1.51 acres SOLD


Off Bradgate Road, Cropston, Leicester, LE7 7HT

Coordinates (latitude, longitude)

52.69858, -1.17874

Local Authority

Charnwood Borough Council


  • 0.8 miles to Thurcaston
  • 1.8 miles to Anstey
  • 2.1 miles to Mountsorrel
  • 2.9 miles to Birstall
  • 3.8 miles to Thurmaston
  • 4.3 miles to Markfield
  • 4.8 miles to Leicester
  • 5.1 miles to Loughborough

Leicester is less than 5 miles south of Cropston and is the largest city in the East Midlands and the 10th largest in England.

There are a number of major developments on the horizon implemented by the Leicester Regeneration Company to strengthen the city’s economy.

Loughborough, the largest town in Leicestershire, is to the north. Its University campus attracts a large population from nearby towns and villages due to its academic success.

Excellent transport links are provided by the A46, Leicester Western Bypass, providing a fast link to the M1 connecting the site with London and Leeds.

Cropston is home to a number of local shops providing the essentials and there are many surrounding towns and villages close by offering further amenities.

The village borders Cropston Reservoir to the west, which provides many picturesque walks and bridleways close to the water’s edge.

Situated in the heart of Charnwood Forest, Cropston offers many country walks and pursuits and is part of the National Forest.

Located within Charnwood Forest is Bradgate Park, Leicestershire’s largest and most popular country park. It covers 850 acres and boasts a deer park and vast areas of heathland.

Anstey is a large village less than 2 miles from the site. It is a combination of traditional village and industrial town and the site of a number of house-building schemes in recent years, increasing the village’s population significantly.

Further development in the area can be seen in the nearby villages of Birstall & Thurmaston, due to their prominent locations North of Leicester.

Travel & Transport

  • 1.4 miles to the A46
  • 2.2 miles to the A6
  • 3.8 miles to Sileby Train Station *
  • 4.4 miles to Junction 21a of the M1
  • 11.1 miles to East Midlands International Airport

*  Journey Times: 8 mins to Loughborough; 15 mins to Leicester; 1 hr 35 mins to London St Pancras

Viewing the land for sale in Cropston

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The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991
Vantage Land Limited has produced these particulars in good faith but cannot guarantee total accuracy. Sizes and distances are approximate. Purchasers should verify any detail of importance prior to viewing and purchase. The particulars are not an offer or contract. Comments made in general advertising may not apply to this particular property and of course planning permission cannot be guaranteed.

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