An elegant and attractive late Edwardian home, Castledine House sits at the heart of this highly regarded and much sought after private road. Read more
An elegant and attractive late Edwardian home, Castledine House sits at the heart of this highly regarded and much sought after private road. This impressive and particularly spacious period family home has abundant accommodation set out over two floors with flexible living accommodation and excellent scope for further potential particularly around the kitchen area. Set beneath a vernacular Swithland slate roof, this wonderful home boasts a vast array of original character features including high ceilings, feature fireplaces, leaded windows, servant staircase and a magnificent timber framed garden room featuring carved timber ceiling frieze. The main house has four reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, four bedrooms and two bathrooms whilst the rear hallway gives access to a number of ancillary rooms offering considerable potential for converting into additional kitchen space or as an annex in conjunction with the first floor bedroom and bathroom accessed from the servant staircase making a total of five bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms in the property overall this area could also lend itself for conversion into a gym, or home cinema room. The beautifully manicured gardens are set in a sunny spot whilst the property benefits from an electrically gated driveway access allowing off road parking for a number of vehicles leading to a garage. The property is superbly set within this quiet and picturesque private road which is a cul-de-sac and has excellent access to local schools, shops and amenities of the town centre including the Loughborough schools foundation private schools.
Entrance Porch Featuring attractive tiled flooring, window to the front, matching uPVC internal window to the main entrance hallway with stone sill and an original timber panelled front door.
Reception Hall19' (5.8m) x 9'7" (2.92m) widest points. An impressive entrance hallway with beautifully carved full return staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing including carved spindles, polished Oak hand rail and carved timber finials. A large picture window sets the scene for this impressive home and allows an abundance of natural daylight to flood in through the staircase area. With attractive reconditioned original herringbone timber wood block flooring runs through the hallway beautifully complimenting the luxurious Versace wallpaper whilst an understairs storage cupboard allows additional storage.
WC8'9" x 3'10" (2.67m x 1.17m). With refitted two piece suite comprising low level flush WC, vanity wash hand basin unit, heated towel rail and feature original port hole leaded window to the front elevation.
Snug11' x 9'9" (3.35m x 2.97m). A versatile room situated off the hallway through glazed internal double doors featuring herringbone wood block flooring, window to the front and wall light points. This room could also be used as a home office space.
Living Room17'4" x 18' (5.28m x 5.49m). An impressive ground floor reception room boasting an array of character features including the herringbone wood block flooring, a large feature fireplace with original surround and hearth and a recently installed log burner inset. There is a large bay to the rear and an additional window at the side with an inset free standing floor mounted heritage style radiator, a doorway gives access to the garden room.
Garden Room19'1" x 13'7" (5.82m x 4.14m). An impressive example of Edwardian architecture with beautifully carved multi pane timber framed windows incorporating a bay window with inset window seat overlooking the rear garden. There is an access door leading out into the garden also whilst the ceiling of this room is particularly attractive with carved timber freestyle coving, contemporary oak flooring and a feature open fronted fireplace with inset tiling and matching hearth, carved surround and mantlepiece above.
Dining Room17'9" x 11'10" (5.4m x 3.6m). A most impressive dining room ideal for entertaining and having a generous amount of space for a formal dining table and chairs with additional room for sideboards etc. With a large feature half bay window to the rear corner of the room overlooking the garden and with a separate original feature fireplace and wall mounted light points.
Kitchen15'2" x 10'10" (4.62m x 3.3m). A spacious breakfast kitchen open plan to the breakfast room with the working area of the kitchen having an ample range of wall and base mounted utility units with large island unit incorporating a breakfast bar, integrated appliances and a window to the rear overlooking the garden. A particular feature of the kitchen is the original servant call with eight servants bells, there is also a large walk in pantry with original leaded port hole window to the front along with fitted shelving and cupboards. Archway through to:
Breakfast room10'9" x 12'9" (3.28m x 3.89m). A spacious breakfast room with ample space for dining table and chairs along with matching units to the main kitchen. There is a window to the front, tiled flooring and access to the bootroom along with a door giving access to a covered storm porch.
Boot Room11'9" x 11'3" (3.58m x 3.43m). A spacious boot room with doorway just off the breakfast room and with a further doorway leading through to the rear servants hallway and staircase.
Servants Hallway/Staircase10'9" x 6'8" (3.28m x 2.03m). A spacious hallway with wide access servants staircase rising to the first floor bedroom and bathroom with interconnecting access door to the master bedroom.
Utility Room8'8" x 8'4" (2.64m x 2.54m). With quarry tiled flooring, Belfast sink, space and plumbing for washing machine and window and door at the front.
Wash House11'9" x 7'8" (3.58m x 2.34m). A flexible and versatile storage room with port hole window to the front elevation.
Store Room/Workshop11'9" x 7' (3.58m x 2.13m). A useful storage room also used as a workshop and having to vent windows.
Agents Note In our view, the collaboration of the kitchen, breakfast room, boot room, servants hallway, utility room, wash house and store room/workshop offers considerable potential to enlarge the kitchen into a magnificent open living/dining kitchen or alternatively for the redevelopment of the ancillary rooms into ground floor living accommodation in conjunction with the servants staircase leading to a bedroom and bathroom upstairs which may create a virtually self-contained annex. All extensions/alterations maybe subject to planning permissions/building regulations approval.
Landing An impressive first floor landing with carved staircase and picture window to the front. There is also a glazed door leading onto a balcony area and with access to all rooms.
Bedroom One11'8" x 20'5" (3.56m x 6.22m). An impressive master bedroom with windows to the front and rear elevations. There is an interconnecting door to the large bathroom shared with the annex bedroom.
Bedroom Two19'10" x 8'5" (6.05m x 2.57m). A spacious bedroom with window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden.
Bedroom Three17'7" x 12' (5.36m x 3.66m). A generously sized double bedroom with window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom Four10'3" x 14'7" (3.12m x 4.45m). A spacious double bedroom with access to a recently installed en suite shower room.
En Suite Shower Room7' x 4'9" (2.13m x 1.45m). Fitted with a shower cubicle incorporating mixer shower, push button flush WC, vanity wash hand basin unit, heated towel rail, tiled floor and splashbacks, extractor fan, recess ceiling spotlights and electric shave plug point.
Family Bathroom6' x 6'10" (1.83m x 2.08m). A lavishly appointed bathroom with a feature bathroom suite comprising low level flush WC, his and hers vanity wash hand basins with hot and cold mixer taps above, additional shelf storage, contemporary marble style tiled splashbacks and floor tiles. There is a separate claw and ball roll top bath with wall mounted mixer shower, window to the front and electric shaver plug point.
Annex Bedroom15' x 13' (4.57m x 3.96m). A generously proportioned double bedroom with window to the side and two port hole windows one to the rear and one to the front, a further window to the side elevation and ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture. There is access to the servants landing and bathroom.
Bathroom9'9" x 8'3" (2.97m x 2.51m). Fitted with a shower cubicle and mixer shower with a free standing claw and ball roll top bath with hot and cold mixer tap, push button WC, vanity wash hand basin, window and feature port hole window to the front elevation and staircase rising to the master bedroom.
Outside The property sits in a delightful position with a discreet facing onto Castledine Street itself behind a large original brick wall, only identifiable as a dwelling through the single timber trademans gate which leads to a rear pathway and a staircase down to a undercroft cellar and former coal shute. The main entrance to the property is via a electronically gated access into a sweeping gravelled driveway with ample off road parking for a number of vehicles with access to a garage and pedestrian gate into the rear yard giving way to the storm porch into the breakfast room. The rear garden is particularly picturesque and well manicured with large vegetable plot area, separated lawns for entertainment in addition to a orchid lawn and feature chicken coop and timber summerhouse. A recently laid natural stone patio sits immediately to the rear of the Edwardian garden room making this a fabulous area for entertaining.
Agents Note Castledine Street is a private road and each property currently contributes £40 per annum for the maintenance of the road. This is managed by residents for the benefit of its residents..