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Located in the heart of this highly regarded Charnwood village of Newtown Linford is this individual detached thatched house dating back to the early 1600s. The property sits on an impressive 1. Read more
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Located in the heart of this highly regarded Charnwood village of Newtown Linford is this individual detached thatched house dating back to the early 1600s. The property sits on an impressive 1.28 acre plot and is Grade II listed boasting a wealth of charm and character throughout offering four bedrooms, a luxurious family bathroom and large extended ground floor accommodation to include four reception areas, a large kitchen with central island, pantry, utility and cloakroom. The selling feature of this property is the rear garden which extends to approximately 1.28 acres with the brook which flows through the plot with a recently upgraded Canadian oak and steel bridge which connected the garden to a rear paddock where there is a goat enclosure and field shelter. The grounds are beautifully private with a multitude of established trees. Furthermore there is a large timber outhouse/gym with side store and separate summer house. At the front of the property is a larger than average double garage/workshop with electric door and an enclosed gated driveway. The property has been well maintained and recently underwent a full re-wire throughout by the present owners and the thatch is approximately 13 years old and has a typical lifespan of up to 40 years. The house also offers further scope to extend the first floor accommodation if desired over the large ground floor garden room (Subject to necessary permissions).
Early internal viewing of the property is highly recommended to avoid missing out on this rare offering.
Entrance Porch4'11" x 6'6" (1.5m x 1.98m). With access through multi-paned glazed double doors to front elevation with attractive tiled flooring, multi-paned glazed door through to inner hallway.
Cloakroom6'6" x 5'11" (1.98m x 1.8m). Having a continuation of the tiled flooring, there is a roof light and spotlights to ceiling, central heating radiator, recess for cloaks storage and door through to:
WC2'11" x 5'11" (0.9m x 1.8m). Fitted with a WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks to the wall, tiled flooring and obscure glazed window to the side elevation.
Lounge/Diner27'7" x 15'6" (8.4m x 4.72m). This commanding principle reception room boasts a wealth of character with original ceiling beams, sizeable for both seating and dining with open-plan staircase rising to the first floor landing. Benefiting from a dual aspect with two multi-paned glazed windows to front elevation and glazed windows to the rear with double French doors leading through to the garden room, engineered wood flooring, three central heating radiators and a central open fireplace with freestanding electric fire (please note this could accommodate a working open fire if desired).
Snug15'4" x 9'7" (4.67m x 2.92m). This cosy internal reception room has an inglenook fireplace, exposed beams to ceiling, multi-paned glazed window to front elevation and double French doors leading out into the dining room, two central heating radiators, engineered wood flooring and multi glazed door leading through to the kitchen.
Kitchen14'10" x 15'4" (4.52m x 4.67m). Comprising a range of hand crafted painted wall and base units with work surfacing, built-in ceramic sink with mixer tap over, Rangemaster central cooker with fitted extractor hood over, large central island, partial tiled splashbacks to the wall. The kitchen benefits from a dual aspect with uPVC glazed window to the front and rear elevations, space for American style fridge freezer, central heating radiator and engineered wood flooring. Painted original beams to the ceiling with spotlighting and under cupboard lights. Opening through to:
Dining Room12'2" x 15'11" (3.7m x 4.85m). Being semi open-plan into the kitchen creating a fantastic entertaining and family living space with full glazed window and door providing views and access into the garden. Engineered wood flooring, central heating radiator and French doors leading back through to the snug. Large space for central dining table and chairs and further double doors leading through to the garden room. Doors off to:
Boiler Room Which houses a Worcester Bosch gas central heating boiler with pressurised system and electricity consumer unit.
Utility Room4'1" x 6'9" (1.24m x 2.06m). With plumbing and appliance space for washing machine and tumble dryer, coat hanging space, quarry tiled flooring and part glazed door and window to the side elevation leading directly to the outside.
Garden Room36'5" x 12'3" (11.1m x 3.73m). This fabulous substantial reception room lends itself to a multitude of uses due to its size, currently used as a third sitting room and seating area with large walk-in bay window to the rear elevation with window seat beneath and fully glazed sliding patio doors providing direct views and access into the garden. There is engineered wood flooring, two central heating radiators, roof lights and spotlights to ceiling. Double doors connect this space back to the lounge and dining room.
First Floor Landing With two multi-paned glazed windows to the front elevation, exposed ceiling beams, central heating radiator and built-in cupboard. Doors lead off to:
Bedroom One16'8" x 13'10" (5.08m x 4.22m). Benefiting from a dual aspect with multi-paned glazed windows to both the front and rear elevation, central heating radiator and a large range of built-in fitted wardrobes and drawer units and exposed painted ceiling beams.
Bedroom Two14'1" x 9'1" (4.3m x 2.77m). This double room has fabulous elevated views our across the rear garden and open countryside beyond with multi-paned glazed window, wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and built-in wardrobes and drawer unit.
Bedroom Three9'9" x 11'8" (2.97m x 3.56m). A third double bedroom also benefiting from elevated views across the rear garden. There is fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator and exposed ceiling beam.
Bedroom Four7'5" x 14'3" (2.26m x 4.34m). With a glazed window overlooking the rear garden, there is a central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe with vanity unit, wash hand basin and drawer units beneath.
Bathroom7'9" x 10'5" (2.36m x 3.18m). Having been beautifully and recently refitted, the bathroom comprising a walk-in double shower, freestanding twin ended bath with central mixer tap, wash hand basin and WC. Contemporary tiling to the walls and floor with two obscure glazed windows to the front elevation and chrome towel heater.
Outside to the Front The property is set back from the road and enjoys a high degree of privacy, accessed via a five bar timber gate onto a large central driveway capable of parking numerous vehicles and leading to double garage.
Garage18'10" x 19'3" (5.74m x 5.87m). A substantial garage which has been refurbished to create a workshop with up and over electric door to the front elevation, connected with power and lighting. There is a painted floor and ladder to eaves storage.
Wide gated access leading to the rear garden.
Outside to the Rear The rear garden is a real feature of this property and must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Totalling approximately 1.28 acres in its entirety, consisting of mainly large formal lawned garden with well stocked and established flower beds. The brook winds all the way through the garden located towards the rear of the plot with a recently installed substantial Canadian oak and steel bridge crossing the water itself to a rear paddock where there is a recently constructed enclosure which can be included within the sale with a post and rail fencing taking full advantage of the outlook across countryside beyond. Set within the garden are a variety of large established trees, there is a summer house, garden shed and a home fitness studio which would be ideal either as a home gym or a home office, details to follow.
Fitness Studio20'3" x 9'8" (6.17m x 2.95m). Access via double doors to the front elevation with glazing to the front and side, fully boarded and painted and connected with power and lighting.
Agents Note Please be advised that the property was rethatched with Hungarian reed approximately 11 years ago, it is our understanding that Hungarian reed has a typical lifespan of at least 20 years and is in excellent condition. The property also underwent a full electrical rewire approximately 2 years ago with a comprehensive wired fire alarm system with heat sensors and smoke detectors throughout. The thatched roof was also fire lined on the underside at the same time.