A delightful detached thatched character cottage situated in the heart of this highly regarded and sought after village to the east of Leicester. Read more
A delightful detached thatched character cottage situated in the heart of this highly regarded and sought after village to the east of Leicester. The property offers flexible and versatile living accommodation over three floors and having undergone an intense programme of refurbishment and renovation circa 1993 with local Council Grants. The thatch ridge was replaced in circa 2011 and the property is well presented throughout and offered with no upward chain. The property offers an abundance of genuine character features including heavily beamed ceilings, original character fireplaces, range, original style York sliding sash windows to the front and matching timber framed sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear. Offering three reception rooms, breakfast kitchen with bespoke fitted units, three bedrooms, shower room and bathroom the property also benefits from a rear garden with three useful outbuildings and gas central heating. There is a garage available to purchase nearby. An internal inspection of this character cottage is essential to truly appreciate the character and features of this property.
Accommodation The property is entered via a timber panelled front door into:
Entrance Hall/Snug13' x 6'6" (3.96m x 1.98m). With quarry tiled flooring, York sliding sash single glazed window to the front, radiator, wall light points, feature exposed beams to the wall and ceiling and feature fireplace. Latch doors through to the kitchen and dining room.
Dining Room12'8" x 7'8" (3.86m x 2.34m). With a timber framed double glazed sliding sash window to the rear elevation overlooking the rear garden. Timber panelled door leading out to the garden, radiator, stripped timber flooring, feature exposed timber beams to the wall and ceiling and latch door leading through to:
Lounge15' x 12'3" (4.57m x 3.73m). Having a single glazed timber framed York style sliding sash windows to the front and side elevations and matching sealed unit double glazed timber framed sliding sash window to the rear. There is a feature open fireplace with open grate and exposed brick work on the chimney breast and hearth. Radiator, useful understairs storage cupboard, exposed brickwork to one wall, wall light points, exposed timber beams to ceiling and timber panelled door leading to the rear. A door leads to the enclosed staircase leading to the first floor landing and giving access to the two bedrooms and a shower room.
Dining Kitchen15' x 11'1" (4.57m x 3.38m). Measurements to widest points. A generously proportioned dining kitchen with a range of character bespoke fitted pine units comprising base cupboard and drawers. Matching work surfacing with an inset Belfast sink. Tiled splashbacks, space and gas connection point for cooker, original feature range inset within a brick surround with brick hearth and shelving with feature lighting to the side. Wall light points, timber beams to ceiling, quarry tiled flooring, radiator and understairs pantry with fitted shelving and small window to the front. Single glazed York style sliding sash window to the front and a timber framed sealed unit double glazed York sliding sash window to the rear. Timber panelled door giving access to an enclosed staircase rising to the first floor landing giving access to bedroom one and the bathroom.
First Floor Landing (1)12' x 8'1" (3.66m x 2.46m). Approached via a staircase from the kitchen is a first floor landing with a single glazed timber framed York sliding sash window to the front, radiator, feature exposed brick work and timber beams.
Bedroom One14'2" x 13'6" (4.32m x 4.11m). Measurements to widest points. A generously proportioned master bedroom with single glazed York style sliding sash window to the front and matching timber framed sealed unit double glazed window to the rear. Exposed timber beams, radiator, feature wall and wall light points.
Bathroom11'4" x 7'7" (3.45m x 2.31m). A large feature bathroom with a four piece white suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, freestanding roll top bath and a fully tiled corner shower cubicle with a Triton electric shower. Tiled splashbacks, feature exposed wall, timber beams to ceiling, radiator, feature fireplace recess and sealed unit double glazed timber framed sliding sash window to the rear.
First Floor Landing (2) Accessed via an enclosed staircase from the lounge is the second first floor landing with a single glazed timber framed York sliding sash window to the front, wall light point, radiator and staircase rising to the second floor.
Bedroom Two11'10" x 8'6" (3.6m x 2.6m). With a sealed unit double glazed window to the rear, radiator and feature exposed beams to the ceiling and wall.
Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle with an Aqualisa mixer shower. Tied splashbacks, single glazed sliding sash window to the side and radiator.
Bedroom Three15'3" x 9'4" (4.65m x 2.84m). With a single glazed sliding sash window to the side and Velux window to the rear, radiator, feature exposed brick chimney breast and cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Outside - Front The property fronts Church Street and has a gated side access and brick walling to the front boundary.
Rear Garden The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a low maintenance pebbled covered areas, steps leading up to the brick built outbuildings.
Outbuilding One6'10" x 8'5" (2.08m x 2.57m). With a floor mounted gas central heating boiler, power and lighting.
Outbuilding Two9'10" x 6'6" (3m x 1.98m). Fitted with a low level WC. Light point.
Outbuilding Three8'3" x 6'2" (2.51m x 1.88m). With a radiator, power point and a single glazed sliding sash window to the front. This room ideally lends itself to conversion/use as a potential home office space.
Garage15'3" x 11'1" (4.65m x 3.38m). A large garage with an electric up and over door, power and lighting having its own electricity meter).
The garage is accessed from West Lane, a short walking distance from No. 1 Church Street.
The garage is available by separate negotiation at a price of £25,000.