The White Hart dates back in part to 1750, a substantial three storey family home with an interesting history. Read more
The White Hart dates back in part to 1750, a substantial three storey family home with an interesting history. The property was once a Coaching Inn that was used to change the horses between Leicester and Stamford, it subsequently became a public house, being one of the first establishments outside the city to serve food and is reputed to have invented 'Chicken in the Basket'. The property was refurbished in 2003 to provide spacious family accommodation with three reception rooms, a stunning breakfast kitchen, seven bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The property is located in the heart of the village of Billesdon, with a thriving community lying approximately ten miles east of Leicester and eleven miles north of the town of Market Harborough, boasting an array of local facilities not usually associated with a village of this size including a village store, post office, two popular public houses, Parish Church, GP surgery, primary school and a number of sporting and social facilities. The village is surrounded by some of Leicestershire's most attractive rolling countryside.
The accommodation comprising entrance hall, front sitting room, dining room, rear sitting room, kitchen breakfast room, first floor with three bedroom and bathroom, cloakroom, large utility room. The second floor has a master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two further bedrooms. There is a block paved driveway to the side leading to a four car garage, rear garden with lawn and sandstone patio area.
Accommodation The property is entered via two steps and through a wide solid door.
Entrance Hall Marble tiled flooring, radiator and stairs leading up to the first floor.
Lounge21'5" (6.54m) x 19'11" (6.06m) max - 13'2" (4.02m) min. Benefitting from multi-glazed windows to the rear elevation and double glazed doors opening into the garden. High quality oak flooring, radiator and TV aerial point.
Sitting Room22'3" x 12'5" (6.78m x 3.78m). An attractive reception room has a walk-in bay window overlooking the front with replacement multi-paned glazing and further window to the side, radiator, high quality oak flooring, TV aerial point and built-in storage cupboards. This room is wired for 5.1 surround sound system.
Dining Room20'1" (6.12m) max - 16'1" (4.9m) min x 13'1" (4m). This attractive split level room has a walk-in bay window to the front with replacement glazing, radiator, central fireplace with an inset freestanding cast iron wood burning stove and a decorative recessed arch with display shelving unit. Steps down and access through to the living kitchen.
Living Kitchen21'11" (6.67m) max - 19' (5.80m)in x 20'5" (6.22m). A fabulous and highly individual kitchen which has high decorative exposed brick pillars and an arched ceiling. Arch glazed windows and doors leading out to the rear garden, quality marble tiled flooring.
Fitted with a range of high gloss base cupboards and drawers. Integrated Smeg dishwasher, LEG American style fridge/freezer with chilled water and ice dispenser, a Belling microwave and a Belling range stove with double oven, five ring gas hob, stainless steel splashback and extractor hood. Central island which doubles as a breakfast bar with space for stools and has an inset one a half bowl inset sink and drainer. Vein marble type flooring, large space for dining and addition seating, feature up and down lighting throughout the room, contemporary wall mounted radiator, doors leading through to the dining room and entrance hall.
Landing Accessed via a staircase from the entrance hall is the first floor landing with staircase rising to the second floor, window to the side, radiator and a built-in airing cupboard housing the Vaillant gas central heating boiler.
Laundry Room21'1" (6.42m) x 12'2" (3.7m) max - 9'1" (2.77m) min. A good sized laundry room fitted with a range of base units with solid oak work surfacing and having an inset ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. High quality tiled flooring, window and stable door to the rear elevation providing access to outside. An ideal space for airing of clothes and also doubles as a boot room with direct access from the rear garden.
Cloakroom11'3" x 6'4" (3.43m x 1.93m). A sizeable cloakroom fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin. Window to the rear and radiator.
Bedroom Five17' x 13'2" (5.18m x 4.01m). A large double room accessed off an independent flight of stairs, this bedroom has a multi-paned window to the front, radiator and central open fireplace.
Bedroom Six17'2" x 12'4" (5.23m x 3.76m). Having a double glazed window to the front, radiator and two built-in cupboards.
Bedroom Seven14'7" x 10'6" (4.45m x 3.2m). A double bedroom which has a radiator and a double glazed window to the front.
Bathroom10'10" x 10'5" (3.3m x 3.18m). Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising an original roll top bath, large walk-in shower cubicle with suspended shower head, wash hand basin and low level WC. Window to the rear and radiator.
Master Bedroom17'5" x 15'9" (5.3m x 4.8m). This commanding master bedroom has a double glazed window to the front, radiator and access of to:
Dressing Room13'1" x 9'11" (3.99m x 3.02m). A fabulous room ideal as a dressing room with access through to the en-suite bathroom and would also make an ideal home office or nursery with double glazed window to the front elevation fitted with a large range of clothes storage rails and shoe racks, central heating radiator.
En-suite13'1" x 10' (3.99m x 3.05m). A substantial en-suite bathroom fitted with a twin ended bath tub with central mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, in addition there is a double enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and toilet, large skylight to the rear elevation, radiator and vinyl flooring.
Bedroom Two18'5" x 16'1" (5.61m x 4.9m). With steps leading down into the room ideal as an impressive guest suite with two glazed windows to the rear, exposed beams to ceiling, built-in cupboard and door off to the en-suite shower room.
En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with central mixer tap with a shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiling to the walls, wood effect vinyl flooring and chrome heated towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom Three17'5" x 14'1" (5.3m x 4.3m). A double room with a radiator and a double glazed window to the front.
Bedroom Four10'8" x 8'2" (3.25m x 2.5m). Currently used as a home office, however this room would also double as a sizeable single bedroom with a radiator and a Velux window to the rear.
Outside The property has a block paved driveway to the side of the property providing off street parking and leading in turn to the detached garage.
Garage32'6" x 18'10" (9.9m x 5.74m). With the capacity to park up to four vehicles with a sectional electric door, power and lighting and having a personal door to the garden.
Rear Garden The rear garden has been beautifully designed and landscaped and being split level with a large patio seating area on the lower level of the garden and natural stone paving, steps lead up to a raised lawned area with established boundaries, access through to the garage and steps lead down to a second sunken patio with direct access into the kitchen. A further flight of stairs leads up to the laundry room/boot room. There is outdoor lighting and tap.