The sought after Leicestershire village of Croft lies approximately six miles from Leicester City Centre. Convenience shopping and leisure facilities are available in the village which include a Post Office, News Agent, Chinese Takeway and a Public House. Within a ten minute drive, wider facilities are available at Fosse Park and Meridian Shopping, Entertainment and Business Centre.
Croft has a Church of England Primary School with Brockington College at Enderby offering education for the 11 – 14 age group and Lutterworth College catering for the 14 – 18 age group. The private Leicester Grammar School is approximately within a twenty minute drive.
Being a rural area, there are ample footpaths, bridleways and cycle routs in the area. Within a ten minute drive there is an array of further leisure facilities catering for most interests.
Croft is approximately three 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 Station.
Croft Hill is perhaps the most significant feature in the village, reaching a peak of approximately 300ft. The hill is made from granite with marl surrounding it. Today it provides mainly for walkers but historically it is understood to have been used as part of a golf course. The history surrounding the hill dates back to the bronze and iron ages.