Set well back on the edge of the village with stunning views to the rear over open parkland, a highly unusual converted four bedroom detached barn together with a separate detached double garage block with self-contained annexe/home office studio above. Read more
Set well back on the edge of the village with stunning views to the rear over open parkland, a highly unusual converted four bedroom detached barn together with a separate detached double garage block with self-contained annexe/home office studio above. With gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing in both properties, the property features an open-plan living room, a further open-plan living/dining kitchen, main bedroom featuring roof trusses and spectacular south facing views over the adjacent parkland at the rear. In addition is a landscaped garden, the property being ideal for those downsizing or for family buyers and those downsizing from larger homes. There are a wealth of features including exposed trusses, wall beams, Cathedral ceilings and a feature galleried landing. Located in a highly desirable and well serviced village ideal for fast access to Loughborough, Leicester, Charnwood Forest and Melton Mowbray.
Accommodation The property is entered under a storm porch through a solid panelled front door into:
Superb Open-plan Living Room21'5" x 15'5" (6.53m x 4.7m). Featuring 3.78m high Cathedral ceilings with two sets of sealed double glazed French doors and full height central matching screen opening onto the patio and open views beyond, matching double glazed windows to front, two double radiators and featuring a wood burning stove on flagstone hearth. TV aerial point, partial oak wood strip flooring in hall area and opening through to:
Feature Open-plan Living/Dining Kitchen21'8" x 15'1" (6.6m x 4.6m). The kitchen has been refitted with a range of attractive handcrafted wood fronted units painted with Farrow and Ball Skimming Stone paint, comprising a double Belfast sink, ranges of solid oak work surfacing and a full range of base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units and integrated appliances including a Rangemaster range style cooker with twin ovens, grill, six ring gas hob, Bosch American style fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser in stainless steel, Bosch integrated washing machine, Bosch integrated dishwasher with matching front. Heavily beamed ceiling, attractive flooring and sealed double glazed window to front and side, one being a deep bay window. The living/dining area also has oak wood strip flooring and heavily beamed ceiling with double radiator and attractive oak framed opening through to:
Inner Reception Hall With stairs to galleried first floor landing, access off to a lobby and double glazed door onto the rear garden, oak wood strip flooring with radiator, cupboard under stairs and off:
Bedroom Three11'2" x 9'1" (3.4m x 2.77m). With heavily beamed ceiling, built-in double hanging wardrobe, radiators, sealed double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and open views with shutters.
Bedroom Four10'2" x 8'8" (3.1m x 2.64m). With heavily beamed ceiling, further built-in double hanging wardrobe, sealed double glazed window overlooking open countryside with shutters and radiator.
Note: Either of these two bedrooms could be used as a study, TV rooms or other reception room.
Shower Room With a Heritage suite comprising walk-in shower with dual shower fitting, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror fronted medicine cupboard with light, vertical radiator/towel rail, uPVC double glazed window overlooking open countryside.
On the First Floor Approached via a staircase from the reception hall:
Feature Galleried First Floor Landing With exposed oak wall frames and beams, sealed double glazed window to side, double radiator and off:
Bedroom One18'6" x 15'6" (5.64m x 4.72m). With open fronted fireplace in reclaimed brick on raised slate hearth, adjacent side plinths, two magnificent sand-blasted king post trusses, sealed double glazed picture windows to side and rear enjoying delightful views directly over parkland and open countryside to the rear. Provision for wall mounted TV, double radiator and Cathedral ceiling.
Bedroom Two15'7" (4.74m) x 10'2" (3.1m) minimum plus wardrobes. With double and single built-in hanging wardrobes, exposed roof truss, double radiator, uPVC double glazed windows to front and side and Cathedral ceiling.
Spacious Family Bathroom11'10" x 8'6" (3.6m x 2.6m). With Heritage suite comprising double ended bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and low level WC, ornate cast iron radiator, chrome towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cupboard with light, attractive wall beams, sealed double glazed window side and double linen cupboard.
Outside A particular feature of the property is its location being set well back from Main Street with an attractive private approach and also being situated on the edge of the village with outstanding open views onto the rear onto parkland. The secluded approach comprising a five bar gate on brick pillars leading into a walled driveway providing hardstanding for a number of vehicles with shrubs and leading into turn to:
Superb Detached Garage Block With self-contained apartment/home office above. The double garage offers fitted light and power, gas fired central heating boiler for the annexe, two sets of double doors and access can be gained between the property and the garage around to the rear to the self-contained annexe which is currently used as a home office.
Self-contained Annexe A uPVC double glazed side door leads into an entrance area with space for fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine, off which:
Downstairs Bathroom With panelled bath with electric shower over and side screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, three quarter tiled with uPVC double glazed window and double radiator.
Fitted Kitchen10'2" x 6'4" (3.1m x 1.93m). With a range of base cupboards and drawers, roll edge work surfacing, stainless steel sink and fan assisted electric oven by Beko, four ring gas hob by Indesit, extractor hood, double radiator, part tiling and uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and parkland beyond. There are stairs to first floor with storage space under.
Landing/Sitting Room17'8" x 12'10" (5.38m x 3.9m). With Velux double glazed roof light with blackout blind and uPVC double glazed window overlooking gardens and views with shutters. The sitting area has a double radiator, Velux double glazed roof light with blackout blind, TV aerial point and off:
Bedroom10'4" x 7'5" (3.15m x 2.26m). (Currently a treatment room) With radiator, Velux double glazed roof light and blind, two built-in double hanging wardrobes providing excellent storage space. This annexe is ideal for teenagers, relatives, guests or as currently used by the present owners for a completely separate home office incorporating a treatment room.
The annexe is completely separately heated with gas fired central heating and enjoys an attractive position opening to the landscaped rear garden.
Landpscaped and Totally Private South Facing Rear Garden The garden has been landscaped and is split-level providing interest with a full length pergola running along the rear of the lounge covered with Wisteria, beyond which is a large split-level terrace/patio with attractive ornamental planted borders enclosed by dwarf brick walling from which the property enjoys spectacular views over the adjacent parklands and open countryside. The brick pillared boundary has built-in lighting, outside power, brick built barbecue with steel tray and in addition to which is a sunken side area with well worked vegetable beds, an area of ferns including bracken and tropical plants and a border of impressive bamboo inside an original stone wall. There is an adjacent lower patio providing an attractive sitting out area next to the annexe. In all, an outstanding property ideal for entertaining and with minimal maintenance yet in a stunning semi-rural location.
Fixtures and Fittings All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included.