Ashwood Grange sits in the picturesque village of Aston-on-Trent. This semi-rural area is surrounded by beautiful countryside while benefiting from being part of a real community and part of village life.
Just seven miles from Derby, this is a good location for those commuting to the city or wanting the benefit of city facilities close by while enjoying the pace of country living.
Set in the stunning South Derbyshire countryside, four miles east of Derby and a mile from the River Trent, lies the thriving rural village of Aston on Trent. Positioned on rising ground above the river, this unspoilt, vibrant community dates back to the 6th century and is home to a medieval church, a popular primary school, doctors’ surgery, post office, village shop and two pubs.
Full of character, much of the village is set within a conservation area, offering stunning rural views. With green belt to the north and a host of open spaces, it is home to a series of festivals, including the Well Dressing Festival, a music festival and traditional Christmas celebrations, which regularly bring the community together.
The National Trust’s ‘unstately Stately home’ Calke Abbey lies just 5 miles away, while a local nature reserve at Elvaston Castle and 120 acres of woodland, lakes and adventure play areas at nearby Conkers, mean the location offers something for nature lovers of all ages.
For sports fans, there are a several leisure centres within easy driving distance while, for those who prefer to watch rather than partake in sporting activities, Derby is home to a host of amateur and professional teams, as well as a recently-opened, state-of-the-art velodrome.
With direct rail links to Birmingham and London, Ashwood Grange offers the perfect combination of village life with easy access to employment and leisure opportunities in nearby cities. An attractive collection of 3 and 4-bedroom homes, residents of this inviting new community can enjoy stunning rural views while keeping the convenience of city living within easy reach.
A wide range of amenities and facilities are within easy reach. Just 20 minutes away is Breedon Priory Golf Centre, a family-friendly golf centre with a 12-hole par 3 course, an 18-hole academy course and a 10-hole church course.
For those who like to stay in shape, there are several leisure centres within a 15-minute drive of the development, including David Lloyd, Nuffield Gym, Springwood Leisure Centre and Queen’s Leisure Centre, all offering extensive facilities within the Derby area. Aston on Trent is conveniently close to the A50, giving easy access to the M1, providing links to Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and London.
In addition, from Derby train station, which is just under 15 minutes away you can catch direct trains to Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff and London, meaning that while you can enjoy the ultimate country lifestyle, the attractions of the city are never too far away.
Every home at Ashwood Grange has been designed to a quality specification and offers an en suite master bedroom, Hatt-designed fitted kitchen and a dedicated living room. Plus, selected homes also benefit from a ground floor study.