**BEST AND FINAL OFFERS BY 12 NOON, FRIDAY, 30 APRIL 2021**
A rare opportunity to acquire an equestrian property comprising a substantial detached house set within large gardens with a spinney and paddocks, the whole extending to 7.5 acres. Read more
**BEST AND FINAL OFFERS BY 12 NOON, FRIDAY, 30 APRIL 2021**
A rare opportunity to acquire an equestrian property comprising a substantial detached house set within large gardens with a spinney and paddocks, the whole extending to 7.5 acres. Having excellent equestrian facilities including a range of stables, an 18.5m x 13m steel framed barn (capable of conversion) and a 40m x 20m manége laid to rubber and silica sand and paddocks extending to 6 acres. The property itself offers sealed double glazing, new gas central heating and has been replumbed. Having four reception rooms, refitted kitchen, four double bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate shower room (currently being refitted). The gardens and setting are stunning and are naturally laid with a spinney of mature trees, a large pond and extensive flora, fauna and wildlife. There is a double garage and large storeroom. In all, a substantial property ideal for those with equestrian interests and with the previous planning consent for commercial and mixed residential use and conversion of the steel framed barn to an enclosed lunging school. Viewing highly recommended.
Accommodation The property is entered via a part glazed front door with side screen into the entrance porch.
Entrance Porch With a quarry tiled floor and a multi-paned inner door to the reception hall.
Reception Hall Stairs off to first floor landing, radiator, LED spotlights and off is the lounge.
Spacious Through Lounge22' x 11'11" (6.7m x 3.63m). Living flame gas fire inset within limestone surround with a matching hearth and mantel. uPVC double glazed bay window to the front, two radiators, telephone point, TV aerial point and coved cornicing.
Dining Room13'1" x 11'1" (3.99m x 3.38m). Coved cornicing, sealed double glazed window to the conservatory, borrowed light to the reception hall, LED spotlights and radiator.
Conservatory21'8" x 16'1" (6.6m x 4.9m). A full width brick conservatory with a ceramic tiled floor, sealed double glazed picture windows in Brazilian mahogany and double doors opening onto the rear garden.
Study11'3" x 7'10" (3.43m x 2.39m). Double radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the front and LED spotlights.
Cloakroom Fitted with a refitted two piece suite comprising a low level WC, vanity unit and sealed double glazed window.
Feature Extended Kitchen26'3" x 10'8" (8m x 3.25m). Refitted with a range of units comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Double bowl sink set within Corian work surfacing. Integrated appliances to include a Miele fan assisted electric double oven in stainless steel and a four ring De Dietrich halogen hob with extractor hood over, Neff dishwasher, fridge and freezer, all with matching fronts. Stainless steel drawers, display shelving, LED spotlights, sealed double glazed picture window overlooking rear garden and spinney, window to conservatory and double radiator.
Utility Room6'7" x 6'3" (2m x 1.9m). With a Belfast sink unit, work surfacing, space and plumbing for washing machine, replacement Ideal gas fired central heating boiler and electric consumer unit.
Boot Room/Side Lobby8'11" x 7'4" (2.72m x 2.24m). With doors and windows to front and rear, built-in cupboards and quarry tiled floor.
Landing Approached via a staircase from the reception hall is the first floor landing with uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator and LED spotlights.
Bedroom One18'2" x 11'3" (5.54m x 3.43m). Fitted with a range pine fronted wardrobes with hanging rails and top boxes, radiator, LED spotlights and sealed double glazed windows to the side and rear overlooking woodland and paddocks.
Separate Shower Room Currently being refitted with a three piece suite. Radiator.
Family Bathroom Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a corner bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC. Radiator, part tiling to the walls, sealed double glazed window, shaver point and built-in airing cupboard with an insulated hot water cylinder.
Bedroom Two14'2" x 11'11" (4.32m x 3.63m). Radiator and sealed double glazed window to rear overlooking garden, spinney and paddocks.
Bedroom Three13'1" x 11' (3.99m x 3.35m). Radiator and sealed double glazed window overlooking the garden, spinney and paddocks.
Bedroom Four12' x 7'9" (3.66m x 2.36m). Radiator and uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden.
Outside A particular feature of the property is its stunning location, landholding and equestrian facilities.
Set well back from Leicester Road, a tarmacadam driveway leads into the side and rear of the property and provides access in turn to the barn, stabling and land.
To the front are gardens enclosed by laurel hedging and a variety of mature shrubs and trees. The gardens extend to the rear and are delightfully stocked with informal spring and summer plants, a variety of attractive mature trees. The natural gardens are typical of the Charnwood Forest scene with bluebells and daffodils. In addition is a large circular pond with a central island and beyond the gardens is a large area of spinney with an abundance of natural wildlife, silver birch trees, fir trees and other indigenous plants and shrubs. The property also has an attractive variety of mature rhododendron.
To the side of the property is a large brick garage block comprising a large double garage and a large adjacent storeroom. Consent previously having been granted to convert this garage block with an extension to create a building for commercial use.
The drive then continues around to the rear of the property and beyond to a turning out apron in front of a range of stables comprising four loose boxes (two combined), hay barn and feed store with fitted light and power.
Excellent Steel Framed Barn60'8" x 42'8" (18.5m x 13m). The barn lends itself to conversion to a Dutch barn if required (subject to the necessary consent/approvals) as it opens out onto the paddocks to the rear.
Equestrian Facilities Adjacent to the barn is an excellent manége measuring 40m (131') 20m (66') and being laid to well drained rubber and silica sand, providing an excellent all year round lunging school.
The Paddocks Extending to the south, the land is laid to two large areas of stock proof paddock extending to approximately 6 acres. The whole property in total extends to approximately 7.5acres.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets are included.