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Top ten Northampton hotspots to buy in 2021

Posted by Harry on February 25, 2021

With moving still being one of the things people are looking to do during this year, we’ve picked some of the most popular Northampton hotspots to buy property for your next investment. Whether you are looking to upsize or downsize each of these areas will have something to tempt you.



Abington is a highly sought-after area due to its close proximity to all major amenities and walking distance to the town centre. The main Wellingborough Road is a popular destination with a good range of small independent shops and a large assortment of restaurants and pubs. Both the Racecourse and Abington Park offer open spaces for family leisure activities.



It’s a well-loved area for families. Moulton boasts a parish church, shops, a post office, primary and secondary schools, a library and a number of public houses. Countryside walks are on the doorstep too. The new Moulton Community Centre has a cafe, nursery, library, a private room for function hire and a large playing field whilst Moulton College is on the edge of the village. Private schools locally include Pitsford Hall, Spratton, Maidwell and Quinton House in Upton, Northampton High School for Girls and Wellingborough School. There is a real community feel in this area and plenty to do for a growing family.


Upton/St Crispins

This area benefits from lots of local amenities. With a country park and Sixfields Reservoir on your doorstep, country living and nature is what you will enjoy living here. There is a good range of properties including the new development of St Crispins Place. Families will enjoy the community centre and the town centre isn’t too far. There are some good local schools here too.


Spinney Hill

An area popular with growing families. There are shopping parades at Spinney Hill, Broadmead Avenue and St Matthews Parade on the Kettering Road with bus services to Northampton town centre. Northampton Racecourse and Morrison’s Supermarket are approximately one mile away. Local schools include Parklands Primary School in Spinney Hill Road and secondary education at Weston Favell School, Thomas Becket RC Upper School on the Kettering Road North and Northampton School for Girls in Spinney Hill Road. With the vast open spaces of Bradlaugh Fields close by there are some great places for walking with the family.



Once a village, Kingsthorpe is now a suburb to the northwest of Northampton town centre with the old village set behind A508 Harborough Road. The suburb and the nearby villages offer an incredible variety of homes from town flats to large village homes. There’s a good selection of local shops, cafes, bars and restaurants for those that like amenities right on the doorstep with that village feel. Areas set off the A5199 Welford Road benefit from having the Brampton Valley Way on their doorstep which is hugely popular for dog walking, hiking and cycling.



Duston is situated approximately 2 miles to the west of Northampton town centre. The old village is centred along Main Road where several businesses, retail outlets and essential services are located including a grocery store, newsagent, bakery, building society, hairdresser and florist. With a village feel, Duston offers easy access to the M1, A45 and A43 and is close to some great schools. The Nene Valley Country Park is nearby too, making this area perfect for growing families.


East/West Hunsbury

Both East and West Hunsbury boast good motorway links and offer a wide selection of relatively new homes and a community feel. With large selection of executive properties this is the perfect place to live if your job involves commuting. Danes Camp Leisure Centre is situated approximately half a mile away whilst Sixfields Leisure Complex is close by and there are extensive parks ideal for walking the dog and enjoying the fresh air. Both are within close proximity to many local amenities including doctors, dentist, library, leisure centre, Collingtree Golf Club and a large Tesco Superstore. Local schools include East Hunsbury Primary School, Abbeyfield Secondary School and Wootton Park.



Nestled between the lush Northamptonshire greenbelt and a few miles from the centre of Northampton, Wootton benefits from a great selection of properties and being close to schools. Here you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of rural life as well as having theatres, museums, arts and entertainment venues close to hand. Local amenities are plentiful and include community centre, working men’s club, medical centre, pub/restaurants, hotel, shop, butcher, chemist, Waitrose and Wyevale garden centre.


Grange Park

The popular area of Grange Park boasts a range of properties from executive family homes, and retirement properties to starter homes. The area benefits from the Woodlands View primary school and a selection of local shops. Pocket Park and the impressive Foxfields Country Park are ideal for enjoying the countryside feel and fresh air.


Whether you are looking for your next investment or are looking for the property of your dreams, why not browse through the properties on our website to inspire you. If you would like any further area advice, our team of local knowledgeable staff are here to help you.

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