A stunning detached character cottage which is Grade II listed and situated in a superb position at the end of Church Lane with outstanding open views across the garden and countryside beyond. Read more
A stunning detached character cottage which is Grade II listed and situated in a superb position at the end of Church Lane with outstanding open views across the garden and countryside beyond. The property is superbly appointed throughout with a fantastic mix of modern conveniences blended with character accommodation. The property has deceptively proportioned accommodation over two floors and the added benefit of a detached one bedroom annexe as well as extensive gardens to the rear leading down to an attractive area with a brook and open countryside beyond. The accommodation in brief comprises entrance hall, rear lobby, sitting room, dining room, lounge, kitchen, utility room, WC, five bedrooms and luxury family bathroom. There is also a one bedroom annexe with open-plan living dining kitchen, shower room, bedroom and garage/store to the rear. The property has oil fired central heating and the recently refitted boiler is located just outside the property. An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the deceptive accommodation and the property is offered with no upward chain situated in a wonderful position within this highly sought after village East of Leicester with excellent access to Leicester City Centre and Oakham on the A47 as well as numerous other amenities.
Entrance Hall With glazed timber panelled front door, fitted coat hooks, understairs storage cupboard, oak flooring running through the entrance hallway to the rear lobby.
Sitting Room12'10" x 13' (3.91m x 3.96m). A superbly sized snug/sitting room with a feature log burner inset into a feature fireplace with decorative timber surround and tiled hearth, sash window to the front elevation, feature exposed timber beam, fitted alcove cupboards and shelving.
Dining Room12'4" x 12' (3.76m x 3.66m). A superbly sized dining room with sash window to the front elevation, feature exposed timber beam, timber flooring and situated adjacent to the kitchen the vendor informs us that there is planning permission to remove the wall to create a large open-plan dining kitchen.
Kitchen8'5" x 10' (2.57m x 3.05m). A superbly fitted and well-appointed kitchen with a great deal of working space and ample range of character and solid timber fronted wall and base mounted units in a rustic cottage finish with matching handles, glass fronted display cabinets, plate rack and display shelf, trinket drawers, built in electric oven, hob and extractor, Belfast sink with hot and cold mixer tap above, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tiled flooring, window to the rear, feature exposed timber beams, tiled flooring and glazed door into the hallway.
Lounge21'1" x 12' (6.43m x 3.66m). With windows to the front and rear, window at the side and sliding double glazed patio door to the side, timber flooring and glazed door to the dining room. This room is a substantial size and enjoys some of the best views form the property across the gardens and into open countryside beyond.
Utility Room7'3" (2.2m) x 7'6" (2.29m) narrowing to 3'6" (1.07m). With window to the side, space and plumbing for washing machine, storage cupboard, recessed ceiling spotlights, tiled floor and access to WC.
WC Having a two piece suite comprising low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold tap, marble tiled flooring, tiled splashbacks and recessed ceiling spotlights.
First Floor Landing With timber full return staircase from the entrance hall, glazed window to the rear, loft access and access to all rooms.
Bedroom One11'10" x 13'9" (3.6m x 4.2m). With window to the rear and side elevations with superb views at the side overlooking the garden and open countryside beyond. There is a wall light point, ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture, sink bowl unit with hot and cold mixer tap above.
Bedroom Two13'7" x 13'1" (4.14m x 3.99m). With sash window to the front elevation, high level ceilings, ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture.
Bedroom Three8' x 10' (2.44m x 3.05m). With sash window to the front elevation.
Bedroom Four7'2" x 11'9" (2.18m x 3.58m). With York sliding sash window to the side elevation, limited head height, feature exposed timber beam.
Bedroom Five8'2" x 6' (2.5m x 1.83m). With sash window to the front elevation. This room is currently used as a play room and has alternative uses as a small bedroom or study.
Family Bathroom9'9" x 9'2" (2.97m x 2.8m). Having a luxury fitted four piece suite comprising low level flushed WC, pedestal wash hand basin, claw and ball freestanding roll top bath with hot and cold mixer tap and shower attachment, corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mixer shower, window to the side, cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder with fitted shelving, heated towel rail/radiator and tiled flooring.
ANNEXE The annexe was a painstaking conversion of former outbuildings by the current owners, finished to an exacting standard with the benefit of timber framed sealed unit double glazed windows and doors, electric heating and numerous character features. This annexe is ideal as a teenager/granny flat and has its own entrance door and own patio area immediately to the rear of the living room making it an ideal separate living space. There is also a garage/store at the rear of the annexe.
Entrance Hall With timber framed sealed unit double glazed door to the side, timber flooring which runs through into the living area.
Open-plan Living/Dining Kitchen12'9" (3.89m) x 25'2" (7.67m) narrowing to 16'2" (4.93m). A magnificent open-plan living dining kitchen with double glazed French doors and full length windows to the rear elevation overlooking a patio area and the garden, double glazed window to the side, oak flooring running through into the working area of the kitchen. The kitchen has an ample range of wall and base mounted units finished in a laminate frontage with contrasting roll edge worktops, tiled splashbacks, space for larder fridge freezer, built-in electric hob and extractor, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer, hot and cold mixer tap above, high level ceilings with skylight windows and feature exposed timber beams.
Bedroom9'10" x 12'10" (3m x 3.91m). With double glazed window to the side, oak flooring, ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture, doorway through to:
Jack & Jill Shower Room8'4" x 6'10" (2.54m x 2.08m). With high level ceilings, recessed ceiling spotlights, skylight window, three piece white suite comprising low level push button flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, corner shower cubicle with wall mounted Triton electric shower, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail, door to the entrance hall.
Outside The property sits in a delightful tucked away position at the end of Church Lane with a pretty footpath for walkers at the front of the property. There is a pebble covered driveway allowing off road parking for a number of vehicles and with the rear gardens being particularly well maintained consisting of lawn, planted shrubbery, hedgerows, specimen trees, exterior lighting, outside tap and magnificent open countryside views over the adjacent brook and beyond.
Agents Note PLANNING PERMISSIONS - 16/00021/FUL | Erection of a single storey orangery; erection of a first floor extension to the side and rear and removal of an internal wall further details available from Harborough District Council website.