Situated in the highly regarded village of Narborough with close proximity of the city centre, hospital, Fosse Park and the M1 motorway network is this highly styled and beautifully presented home provides ready to move into accommodation. (contd...) Read more
Situated in the highly regarded village of Narborough with close proximity of the city centre, hospital, Fosse Park and the M1 motorway network is this highly styled and beautifully presented home provides ready to move into accommodation.Boasting a wealth of character and modern fitments, the property was constructed by a successful local wine merchant in 1875 and has been enhanced by the present owners with a recent basement conversion to create a third reception room and the remodelling of the rear ground accommodation to create a fabulous open plan living/dining kitchen.The property briefly comprises an entrance hall, lounge, family room, basement, beautiful open plan living/dining kitchen whilst on the first floor are four bedrooms and a large bathroom.Externally the property has a landscaped garden to teh front and a delightful landscaped garden to the rear with two decked terraces, hot tub (available separate negotiation), lawns, outbuilding and summerhouse.The property benefits from gas central heating and Farrow & Ball painted rooms throughout.An early viewing is highly recommended.
AccommodationThe property is accessed via an original quarry tiled pathway to the entrance porch with original stone steps and through a beautiful original wide solid door with etched frosted glazing into:
Entrance HallWith original Minton tiled flooring, stairs rising to the first floor landing, radiator, door with stairs into the basement and further door leading off to:
Living Room15'1" x 13'6" (4.6m x 4.11m).A stunning principal reception room having the benefit of a high ceiling, decorative coved cornicing and ceiling rose.Original sash bay window to the front with bespoke hand crafted shutters. The focal point of the room is the Clear View multi-fuel burner (available by separate negotiation) with a slate hearth and decorative mantel over.Mid height dado rail, radiator, TV aerial point and original stripped and painted wood flooring.
Family Room12'6" x 12'4" (3.8m x 3.76m).A second well-proportioned reception room with an original sliding sash window overlooking the rear garden, central cast iron open fireplace with slate tiled hearth, original painted wood flooring, decorative coving and ceiling rose, picture rail and radiator.
Living/Dining Kitchen25'5" x 11'11" (7.75m x 3.63m).A fabulous family and entertaining space opened up by the present vendor from two previous rooms.There are spotlights to the ceiling and a contemporary tiled flooring with underfloor heating.
Kitchen AreaThere is a high quality Rotpunkt German kitchen with floor to ceiling banked units, a wrap round work top and island having clean lines having been built to the highest standards.On top of the base units is a white Corian work top with inset composite sink with upstands to the walls and a Quooker instant hot water tap and mixer tap over. Integrated appliance to include a Siemens high level oven, separate Steam oven and warming draw, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, concealed washing machine and built-in wine cooler.Set within the island which also doubles as a breakfast bar is an induction hob with a built-in Siemens extractor fan flush within the ceiling with downlighters.
Living/Dining AreaWith ample room for a generous sized table and chairs together with a seating area.Aluminium bi-folding doors connecting the outside to the garden which flows directly onto a decked terrace area with outdoor seating.Radiator and a wide chimneybreast with brick hearth and freestanding cast iron grate (capacity for this to be used as a working fire or to install a wood burner).
Basement12'3" x 11'5" (3.73m x 3.48m).Having been recently fully tanked and converted by the present owner to provide a superb additional reception room.There are fully plastered ceilings and walls and integrated spotlight and extractor fan.This room would make an ideal cinema room/games room or office.Power and lighting and the original thrawl boxed in to create a built-in seated area.In addition to the main room there is a further storage corridor with spotlights.
LandingOn the first floor approached via a staircase from the entrance hall is the interesting first floor split level landing with a contemporary striped carpet and stair runner.There is a beautiful glazed stained glass loft access hatch, central heating radiator and door to:
Bedroom One12'6" x 12'4" (3.8m x 3.76m).A beautiful master bedroom which has a original sash window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, exposed and painted floor boards, a particular high ceiling and picture rail.
Bedroom Two12'7" x 12'6" (3.84m x 3.8m).A second large bedroom also benefitting from high ceilings, decorative coving, picture rail, radiator and an original sash window to the front with bespoke hand crafted shutters.
Bedroom Three16' x 8' (4.88m x 2.44m).A third double bedroom which has the benefit from two sash windows to the side, radiator and stripped and painted wood flooring.
Bedroom Four8'11" x 5'5" (2.72m x 1.65m).This fourth bedroom has an original sash window to the front with bespoke hand crafted shutters, radiator, coving to the ceiling and tongue & groove panelling to the base of the walls.
Bathroom16' x 8' (4.88m x 2.44m).A particularly large family bathroom fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a freestanding roll top claw foot bath, wash hand basin, low level WC and double shower cubicle.Tiling to the base of the walls, exposed and painted wood flooring, built-in cupboard, heated towel rail, separate radiator and obscure glazed windows to both the side and rear elevations.
Outside - FrontThe property has original chequered quarry tiled pathway leading to the front entrance porch, brick wall and wrought iron railings to the boundary and a beautifully landscaped garden consisting of topiary and boxed hedging. There is side gated access to the right hand side of the property leading to the rear garden.
Rear Garden8'8" x 6'5" (2.64m x 1.96m).The property has a delightful rear garden which is beautifully landscaped and flows from the inside living to the outdoor living.There is a timber decked terrace accessed from via a bi-fold doors from the kitchen with space for outdoor seating with timber clad fenced panels, a number of wall climbers and steps lead down to a further large decked area where there is space and power for a freestanding hot tub, further outdoor seating and access to the two brick outbuildings, one measuring 3.07m (10'1") x 2.66m (8'9") with a door and window to the side currently providing useful storage.Beyond is a summerhouse 2.63m (8'8") x 1.96m (6'5") and is accessed via double French doors and windows to the side.The rest of the rear garden is lawned with manicured box hedging surrounding, there is a trampoline set into the lawn and space for a Wendy house (available by separate negotiation) together with a number of medium sized trees located at the rear of the garden.Outdoor tap and lighting.