Sports Ground, Lower Packington Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire

Guide Price £400,000

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Key Features

  • 2.1 Ha (5.2 acres) on the edge of Ashby de la Zouch
  • Potential for development, subject to planning consent
  • 134 sq.m. (1,422 sq.ft.) pavilion incorporating toilet and changing room faclities
  • 100m frontage off Lower Packington Road with a return frontage to Ashby Road of approximately 35m
  • Close to the A42 / M42 motorway



The property is located to the south east edge of the thriving market town of Ashby de la Zouch. The town benefits from an abundance of period buildings housing shops, bars and restaurants.

Ashby de la Zopuch is located on the Leicestershire / Staffordshire border and is well placed for commuting with the A42, A511 and A50 in close proximity, as well a the Midlands motorway network including M1, M6, M6 Toll, M42 and M5.

Approximate travelling distances:

East Midlands Airport - 8 miles

Leicester - 15 miles

Birmingham - 24 miles

Birmingham Airport - 30 miles


The property comprises a full size football pitch with an adjacent training pitch and pavilion extending to a gross internal area of approximately 134 sq.m. (1,442 sq.ft.). It is accessed off Lower Packington Road, to which it has a frontage of approximately 100m, with a return frontage to Ashby Road of about 35m.

To the south and west it bounds onto open countryside, while to the north and east, on the opposite sides of Lower Packington Road and Ashby Road respectively, there are residential developments.


Local Authority

North West Leicestershire Borough Council

Energy Rating

D (96)


The local plan for North West Leicestershire was adopted in November 2017. It shows the property to be outside the limits to development of Ashby and zoned as in countryside. But it should be noted that it is immediately opposite a residential development.


The property is Freehold, subject to and with the benefit of a lease to Ashby Ivanhoe Football Club, granted for a term of 15 years from August 2013. We understand the rent is currently £8,486 per annum exclusive, subject to annual RPI reviews.

There are mutual rights to break it early by either party serving on the other, not less than twelve months prior notice in writing. In the case of the Landlord seeking to break, certain conditions are to be satisfied.


All main services are believed to be available for connection.



We are advised that VAT will not apply to the sale price.


Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison. Please contact our Ashby branch.