Situated in an attractive rural environment, Heathcote Park boasts a range of outdoor leisure opportunities to be enjoyed by residents of any age.
Just two miles from the development is the Leamington and County Golf Club, which presents a golfing tradition of over 100 years and enjoys a notable reputation for its magnificent course and historic clubhouse. An eight minute drive from home will take residents to the Victorian Jephson Gardens, a breath-taking formal park at the heart of Leamington Spa. The park boasts a charming sensory garden and a glass-house containing tropical plants and intricate stone sculptures. A number of Grade II listed monuments also feature in the garden, along with a boating lake which is separated by the River Leam and lined with formal bedding displays.
Victoria Park is an attractive area of green space just a five minute drive from Heathcote Park, which provides an ideal site for walking, cycling, sport, or picnicking. The park also benefits from a paddling pool and children’s play area, 10 all-weather tennis courts and an area dedicated to skateboarding and blading, making it a haven for active families.
Royal Leamington Spa is a town which enjoys a long and vibrant history, visible in the Georgian and Victorian architecture which still lines the streets. The Royal Pump Rooms is an impressive structure situated opposite the historic Jephson Gardens, which once contained Royal Leamington Spa’s finest spa baths. Today, the stunning building is home to an exclusive art gallery, museum and extensive library, welcoming visitors to view the interactive exhibitions and enlightening galleries on display throughout the year.
Everyday fitness is covered by the Nuffield Health Wellbeing gym which is under a 10 minute walk from home. This state-of-the facility offers a unique approach to fitness with a bespoke three step gym plan and a range of experts on hand to offer advice. Alongside the gym, there are swimming pools, a beauty suite and a café on site, offering healthy snacks and beverages.
Indoor entertainment can be found in neighbouring Leamington Spa which benefits from a multi-screen cinema complex, equipped with 3D screens, while a tenpin bowling alley just a five minute drive from home comprises an amusement arcade, pool tables, full-licensed bar and Beach Road Café.
Warwick enjoys a growing reputation for the quality and diversity of its restaurant circuit, with dining venues to suit all occasions and appetites.
Tailors restaurant in Warwick boasts two AA rosettes for culinary excellence along with a coveted mention in the Good Food Guide. Just over two miles from the development, this 19th century venue presents a menu of creative British dishes with a fine-dining flair, overseen by the two talented and passionate Head Chefs, Dan Cavell and Mark Fry.
For elegant Italian cuisine just over five minutes drive from home, the well-regarded Micatto restaurant promises thoroughly authentic dishes served and prepared by native Italians. Proud of its traditional ambience and integrity, the venue boasts an open-kitchen design, allowing guests to view the fresh ingredients being prepared and plated by a team of expert chefs.
More causal meal times are well-catered for in the area with an excellent selection of inn-keeper style pub and ale houses, along with pavement cafés and quaint coffee shops. The charming Thomas Oken tea rooms boasts an idyllic location against the Warwick castle wall, just a six minute drive from Heathcote Park. Built over 500 years ago by Thomas Oken himself, this picturesque beamed house serves over 30 varieties of ethically-sourced loose leaf tea in traditional bone china, along with freshly baked cakes, pastries and light lunches.
The Spire Retail Park is just one mile from the development and boasts two large supermarkets, a well-regarded department store, a coffee shop, Italian restaurant and even a tenpin bowling alley amongst its facilities.
Residents of Heathcote Park will enjoy close proximity to the impressive retail hub of Royal Leamington Spa, with a pleasing selection of independent boutiques and well-known high street stores.
The Royal Priors Shopping Centre is Leamington’s only indoor retail centre and is located under 10-minutes away by car. With spacious indoor boulevards and a mix of designer and high street brands, this impressive mall promises a satisfying retail experience, complete with quaint cafés and a family-friendly restaurant.
Under a 10 minute drive from home is Regent Court, an attractive outdoor shopping and dining plaza, which boasts picturesque surrounds and modern architecture. The pedestrianised high-street of Regent Court encapsulates the café culture of this elegant shopping venue, with exclusive stores, new-concept restaurants and even a notable art gallery to peruse.
Leamington Farmers Market is held monthly at the Pump Room Gardens, an attractive green space around two miles from the development. Visitors can enjoy an impressive array of fresh local produce which is baked, cooked or reared within a 30 mile radius of Royal Leamington Spa.
With a range of highly-regarded schools in the area, Heathcote Park is excellently placed to accommodate growing and mature families.
For children under primary school age, Whitnash Nursey and Emscote Infant School are both located within a 10-minute drive, while Briar Hill Infant School is just five minutes away by car. Students over 11 are served by several popular primary schools within a 10 minute drive, including St. Patricks Catholic Primary School, St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Whitnash Primary School and Westgate Primary School.
Warwick School and Trinity Catholic School have provisions for high school pupils at just six minutes away by car, along with Ayleford School and Sixth Form College, a short ten minute drive from home.
Those pursuing further study will benefit from close proximity to Warwick University, heralded as one of the UK’s leading research universities, situated under a 20-minute drive from home.
The M40 motorway is just a six minute drive from the development and provides routes to Oxford, Birmingham, Banbury and London among other popular destinations. Coventry can also be reached in just over 20 minutes via the A46.
Just two miles from the development is Leamington Spa Train Station which serves a number of major destinations including Newcastle, Doncaster, Birmingham, Southampton, London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bournemouth, Reading, Manchester, Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent.
International travel is covered by Birmingham airport, which is just 25 minutes away by car.