The sought after Leicestershire village of Huncote 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, and a Public House. Within a ten minute drive, wider facilities are available at Fosse Park and Meridian Shopping, Entertainment and Business Centre.
Huncote benefits from having a 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 routes in the area. Within a ten minute drive there is an array of further leisure facilities catering for most interests.
Huncote 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.
Modern day Huncote has a population of some 2000 people. In the 18th Century the main occupation in Huncote was domestic framework knitting, this changed though during Queen Victoria’s reign and was replaced by quarrying. This improved transport by providing better road links. The old hand-made setts can still be seen as kerb stones in the older part of the village.