On the outskirts of the pretty Northamptonshire village of Long Buckby, Buckby Meadows offers a semi-rural location in a vibrant community, with excellent access to the M1. NEARBY LONG BUCKBY TRAIN STATION PROVIDES SERVICES TO BIRMINGHAM in 55 minutes*, LONDON EUSTON in 1 hour 20 minutes* AND NORTHAMPTON in 12 minutes*.
This lively village has great local services including shops, schools, and health and sports facilities and is less than 5 miles from Daventry and about 11 miles from Northampton.
At this attractive new development you can choose from a wide selection of new homes, all carefully designed to suit the needs of today's lifestyles. So if you're looking for an impressive new home in a village setting your search ends here!
Long Buckby is just a few miles from the A5 from which you can reach junction 18 of the M1. The M1 provides links to the M45 and A45 to Coventry and the East Midlands, and the M6 to Birmingham. Long Buckby railway station is close by and operates regular services to Northampton in 12 minutes*, Birmingham New Street in 55 minutes* and London's Euston station in 1 hour and 20 minutes*. Northampton is only a 15 minute trip and Euston just over 90 minutes. Local buses also run to Daventry and for international travel Birmingham Airport is about 40 miles and East Midlands Airport about 45.
A trip to the shops
Within half a mile of Buckby Meadows, Long Buckby High Street boasts an array of local shops catering for most essential needs including supermarkets, a post office, pharmacy, newsagents, butchers and florist. A Village Market is held every Thursday. A short trip to Daventry offers independent boutiques and twice-weekly markets, while for serious shopping Northampton's Grosvenor Shopping Centre has nearly 60 stores including major brands such as House of Fraser, WH Smith and Superdry under one roof, plus a popular traditional market.
Taking time out
Long Buckby has a great choice of clubs and activities for all ages with football, rugby, cricket, bowls, netball and hockey clubs; many children's groups and a health and leisure club. Take a scenic stroll along the Grand Union Canal at nearby Long Buckby Wharf, or visit one of the 4 local pubs. Award-winning Daventry Country Park was voted one of Britain's best public parks in 2013 and is a great family day out. If you love stately homes you'll love Althorp House, the 500-year-old home to 19 generations of the Spencer family including the late Princess Diana. For flower-lovers a trip to Coton Manor is a must with its 10 acres of landscaped gardens, meadow and woods.
Long Buckby has its own Infant School in the High Street and the Junior School is very close by, just off Station Road. For senior pupils Guilsborough School, 7 miles away, is a community school for 11 - 18s, serving 22 local villages of which Long Buckby is the biggest. It has a Sixth Form Centre, a Learning Resource Centre and Technology College Status.
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