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Updated: 11/10/16

Helpful local Countesthorpe public transport and public service facts and figures ;

Countesthorpe's nearest train station is South Wigston at 2 miles. The nearest airport to Countesthorpe is Coventry Airport (18 miles). East Midlands Airport is 21 mile away.

London Road Private Leicester is the neighbouring hospital to Countesthorpe.


I am looking for low cost conveyancing in Countesthorpe. as we are on a budget.


Lack of clarity over this matter catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges can increase your final bill. Additional costs which are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable. Applicable disbursements must also be stated on the quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


Which local authority is responsible for Countesthorpe?


Countesthorpe is located in Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicestershire LE9 5EP phone: 0116 275 0555


Do we need a chancel search if we are buying in the parish of Ratcliffe on the Wreake, near Countesthorpe?


Your conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search be taken out. Although some Parochial Church Councils have determined to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will not be so in future.


Are the many conservation areas in Countesthorpe likely to affect us?


Buyers in Countesthorpe should be aware of a number of local conservation areas. Living in a conservation area can mean protection for trees and other flora, but the restrictions can result in the buyer inheriting liability of unauthorised changes. A conveyancing solicitor will address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.


Is contaminated land a problem for any properties in Countesthorpe?


Land in Countesthorpe could be contaminated by a wide range of human activities. Contaminants like other sources of contaminated land should be reported on during conveyancing searches.


What are fixtures and fittings?


Usually, fixtures are permanently fixed to walls, floors or ceilings securely and fixtures are easier to detach or remove. Your solicitor will request the agreement of a fixtures and fittings form to avoid such disputes and will confirm what will be sold with the property.


Property environmental searches are all well and good but in light of current events for instance the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands are they sufficient to advise on sufficient information about the changing Countesthorpe flood risk?


A good Countesthorpe conveyancing solicitor should carry out environmental searches if the environmental searches spots a Countesthorpe flooding risk.

You may be able to contact a local resident to get more assurance.


Would arranging a property survey be required if we are buying property?


It is highly recommended that Countesthorpe buyers book an inspection. There are a wide range of defects which have a negative impact on a property, that a solicitor will be unable to address, for example subsidence.