The highly sought after South Leicestershire village of Cosby lies approximately seven miles from Leicester City Centre. With shopping facilities in the village including a farm shop, butcher, newsagents, small supermarket, hairdresser, fish & chip shop and three pubs. Within a ten minute drive, wider facilities are available at Blaby, Fosse Park and Meridian Shopping, Entertainment and Business Centre.
There are (at the time of writing) two Nursery schools and a Primary School in the village with Thomas Estley High School in neighboring Broughton Astley offering education for the 11 – 14 age group and Countesthorpe Community College in Countesthorpe catering for the 14 – 19 age group. The private Leicester Grammar School is approximately within a twenty minute drive.
Cosby Golf Club, a superb eighteen hole course is on hand and being a rural area, there are ample footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes in the area. Within a ten minute drive there is an array of further leisure facilities catering for most interests.
Cosby is approximately four miles from Junction 21of the M1\M69 motorway network for travel north, south and west, and a rail link to Leicester and Birmingham is available at nearby Narborough.
Cosby, (Cossebi as it was known then), was first recorded in the Doomsday book in 1086 where 40 families were registered as residents, this compared to 1400 people in 2001, some 900 years or so later. The brook which runs through Cosby village eventually serves as a tributary to the River Soar.