A magnificent ground floor apartment boasting spectacular original features with much of the accommodation having been attributed to the former ballroom and reception room of the hall which dates back to circa 1760. Read more
A magnificent ground floor apartment boasting spectacular original features with much of the accommodation having been attributed to the former ballroom and reception room of the hall which dates back to circa 1760. Having been an impressive single residence for various notable occupants over the years including a period spent as a nursing home, Burton Hall was converted into separate apartments circa 2002. Apartment 1 boasts and envious amount of living space, character features and its own private garden in addition to the magnificent and beautifully maintained communal gardens. There is also a private gated driveway and the use of the imposing main entrance and reception hall with direct access into the apartment itself. The accommodation comprises a large living room with ceiling heights of over 15', a large main bedroom, recently refitted breakfast kitchen with a high specification, a rear lobby gives access to a luxury bathroom and second bedroom. Outside, the property has a generous and beautifully maintained back garden with a range of timber outbuildings and a wonderful landscaped garden with a variety of shrubs, plants and trees. This property would ideally suit discerning purchasers looking for an impressive yet easy to maintain character property or alternatively for singles, couples and professionals wishing to be well located near to Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham and Melton Mowbray and also the direct train link from Loughborough station to London St Pancras.
Communal Entrance Hallway An impressive and imposing entrance to this wonderful Georgian building through classic stone steps and pillared entrance into the communal entrance hallway used by all residences before reaching private quarters. This area has ornate character features and with the apartment itself having a direct access front door from this entrance hallway.
Lounge30' x 21' (9.14m x 6.4m). Believed to be the former ballroom to Burton Hall, this impressive living room has a magnificent central chandelier, ornate decorative cornicing and decorative plasterwork frieze and immense ceiling height of over 15'. There is a large bay windowed area to the side with two full length sash windows, glazed French doors leading out onto stone steps onto the garden, deep window reveals with incorporated original timber shutters, wall light points and a feature original fireplace with decorative mantelpiece surround, cast iron decorative reveal with marble edging and a natural slate hearth. There are double doors leading into the main bedroom.
Bedroom One29' x 20' (8.84m x 6.1m). An impressive room beautifully complementing the main reception room with a bay window at the left hand side incorporating three full length sash windows, ornate decorative fireplace, decorative cornice, decorative ceiling rose, plasterwork frieze and picture rail, large archway over the double doors from the living room, additional bay window area at the rear with magnificent views over the gardens.
Kitchen A wonderful and hugely impressive breakfast kitchen believed to be the former anteroom for the ballroom of Burton Hall and having feature curved walling with decorative ceiling rose, cornice, French doors to the garden, wall light points, ceramic tiled flooring and a high quality range of two-tone coloured kitchen units with two separate central island units, one of which being a breakfast bar with seating overlooking the garden at the rear and a larger island incorporating bolt-under ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, electric hob and pop-up extractor fan, wine cooler and dishwasher. There is also natural granite working tops, integrated washer/dryer, steam oven, microwave and electric double oven. There is space for American style fridge freezer, electric underfloor heating and remote control LED atmospheric lighting. There are also glass display cabinets and a wonderful light and airy feel to this impressive room.
Rear Lobby With cupboard housing the wall mounted gas combination boiler, recess ceiling spotlights, small access door to a small cellar area.
Bedroom Two13'8" x 10' (4.17m x 3.05m). With window to the front, ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture, decorative ceiling coving and ornate decorative fireplace.
Bathroom8' x 5'3" (2.44m x 1.6m). A luxury fitted three piece suite comprising sink bowl, wash hand basin surmounted on natural granite working top with vanity storage beneath, push button flush WC, 'P' shaped bath with glass screen and wall mounted spa shower, wall light points, tiled flooring, recessed ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
Outside The property has the unique benefit of its own private garden attributed solely to Apartment 1 with wrought iron entrance gates providing off road parking for several vehicles, a daylight sensing lighting system with spotlights placed around the garden uplighting ornamental features. The gardens are professionally landscape designed by a landscape gardener with former associations to Kew Gardens with a Scotts of Thrapston timber summer house (6' x 6') Cranes shed (7'7 x 5'8 with power and lighting) and a home office studio (8'2 x 8'1 with power and lighting). The gardens are well maintained with areas of lawn, plants shrubbery and parterre with water features and many stone ornaments. In addition to the private garden the residents have the ability to use the beautifully maintained communal gardens of Burton Hall with far reaching views out into local countryside of the Soar Valley beyond.
Agents Note The property has its own cellar storage area accessed via a communal area. The chimneys are currently capped. The property is Leasehold and is on a 125 year Lease from 2002 with a service charge of approximately £195 per calendar month and ground rent of £150 per year. The Service Charge is to be reviewed in 2027.