Situated within delightful landscaped private gardens and offering a wealth of period features, an immaculately presented and extended detached country cottage in one of Charnwood Forest's most desirable addresses and within close proximity of the centre of Woodhouse Eaves. Read more
Situated within delightful landscaped private gardens and offering a wealth of period features, an immaculately presented and extended detached country cottage in one of Charnwood Forest's most desirable addresses and within close proximity of the centre of Woodhouse Eaves. With gas fired central heating and a majority of sealed unit double glazing, the cottage features a large living/dining kitchen by DeVol with a double glazed conservatory off, two further reception rooms, cloakroom, three double bedrooms on the first floor, a luxury en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom and a further family shower room. With a block paved driveway with parking for three vehicles and a single detached garage, the cottage offers a wealth of exposed wall and ceiling beams, cottage doors and two fireplaces with wood burning stoves. The south facing rear garden features a magnificent magnolia tree, further specimen shrubs, plants and trees and an excellent chalet style home office building with storeroom. In all, a beautifully situated cottage in a stunning brookside location. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate.
Accommodation The property is entered via a part glazed front door off the courtyard off the driveway into:
Reception Hall With Fired Earth slate flooring, return staircase to first floor landing, understairs storage cupboard, radiator set within a decorative cover and off:
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin with chrome fittings. Part Travertine limestone tiling to walls, matching tiled flooring, heated chrome towel rail/radiator and extractor fan.
Study14'9" x 8'8" (4.5m x 2.64m). Having windows to front and side, the side window having colonial style wooden fitted shutters, heavily beamed ceiling, radiator set within a decorative cover, cupboard with shelving, meter cupboard, display alcove, Jim Lawrence wall lights, and original second enclosed staircase to the master bedroom. Off via cottage doors is:
Sitting Room13'6" x 11'10" (4.11m x 3.6m). Feature wood burning stove on a brick hearth and matching surround. Heavily beamed ceiling, oak wood stripped flooring, multi-paned double doors to central courtyard, original front door and window to front, built-in cupboard with stripped pine doors, TV aerial point, Jim Lawrence wall lights and a radiator behind a decorative cover.
Feature Living/Dining Kitchen20'6" x 12'2" (6.25m x 3.7m). The kitchen area is fitted with a range of contrasting hand painted solid wood fronted units by DeVol comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. One and a half bowl Villeroy & Boch single drainer sink set within beech and granite work surfacing. Matching central island. Integrated appliances to include a stainless steel range cooker with a five ring gas hob and extractor hood over, Neff dishwasher and cupboard having space for two fridges and washing machine.
Attractive Fired Earth slate flooring, sealed double glazed multi-paned window to courtyard, radiator, wood burning stove set within a chimneybreast, TV aerial point, Neptune wall lights, space for dining table and chairs and off:
Brick Built Amdega Conservatory12'8" x 8'5" (3.86m x 2.57m). With sealed double glazed picture windows overlooking the rear garden, matching double glazed roof, Fired Earth slate flooring, radiator, Jim Lawrence wall lights and double doors with cat flap leading out to the rear garden.
Landing On the first floor approached by the staircase from the reception hall is the first floor landing with windows overlooking the central courtyard with colonial style fitted shutters.
Bedroom One14'6" x 13'5" (4.42m x 4.1m). Sealed double glazed multi-paned window to the courtyard and further window in the gable enjoying views along School Lane with fitted shutters, double radiator, aerial TV and attractive crook frame exposed ceiling and wall beams. Off:
Luxury En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a white three piece suite with chrome fittings comprising a double ended bath with a Travertine limestone tiled surround and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Limestone tiled flooring, matching work top with cupboards under, heated towel rail/radiator, sealed single glazed window to side, shaver point and exposed original wall and ceiling beams.
Bedroom Two12'3" x 9'10" (3.73m x 3m). Sealed double glazed multi-paned windows overlooking the delightful rear garden and open views beyond and further sealed double glazed multi-paned windows to courtyard. Radiator, TV aerial point and two double built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage.
Bedroom Three10'6" x 8'6" (3.2m x 2.6m). Sealed double glazed multi-paned window with fitted colonial style shutters overlooking the rear garden and views beyond, vertical contemporary radiator and double and single wardrobes with hanging rails, storage and base drawers, shelving unit, TV aerial point and access to roof space.
Family Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a large walk-in shower with Fired Earth dual shower fitting, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Travertine limestone tiling to the walls and floor, extractor fan, spotlighting to the ceiling, shaver point and heated chrome towel rail/radiator.
Outside A particular feature of this delightful cottage is its setting and plot. School Lane is a quiet no through lane of mainly period houses and listed cottages.
The property has an original Swithland slate stone bridge leading to the original front door to lounge. A block paved driveway leads into the side of the property with courtyard to front door and providing hardstanding for three vehicles with a deep attractive borders with a variety of mature shrubs and enclosed by Charnwood stone and brick walling. The driveway in turn leads to the single detached brick garage and gate to rear garden.
Detached Single Garage With double doors, fitted light and power, two windows to side overlooking the garden, Ikea rack shelving, studio worktop and mezzanine floor.
Rear Garden The rear garden is a delightful feature of the property being of a good size and south facing and enclosed on all sides by drystone walling and timber panelled fencing. Immediately to the rear of the property is a raised patio, block paved areas and beyond which is an attractive garden being predominantly laid to shaped lawn and enclosed by ornamental box hedging with matching boxed balls, deep flowering borders and a large variety of attractive shrubs, plants and specimen deciduous and evergreen trees including ornamental spruces. At the foot of the garden is a gravelled area with snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils, and also features a magnificent magnolia tree, and a large split level area of sun decking to provide a delightful summer sitting area. Beyond this area of decking is an excellent Lugarde chalet style outbuilding comprising a lockable storeroom for garden furniture and adjacent is:
Home Office/Summer Living Room with Storage Room11'7" x 11'7" (3.53m x 3.53m). With a Velux double glazed roof light, storage heater, fitted light and power, double glazed windows and double doors on to a sun deck. There is also a mezzanine area above. This building is ideal for teenagers, home office or gym.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets, designer guild fabric curtains and blinds are included.