Dating back to around 1910 with later additions, a substantial five/six bedroom detached family home enjoying a spectacular rural location with outstanding open views on all sides. Read more
Dating back to around 1910 with later additions, a substantial five/six bedroom detached family home enjoying a spectacular rural location with outstanding open views on all sides.
Situated in the parish of Walton on the Wolds, this characterful family home is close to the amenities of Barrow upon Soar (2 mins) Loughborough railway station (3 mins) with trains to London, Loughborough town centre (5 mins) with a wide range of facilities as well as Loughborough Schools Foundation schools, and close to both Leicester & Nottingham (20 mins).
With oil fired central heating, sealed unit double glazing to most windows, burglar alarm system and fire alarm system, the property features a 25'7" x 13'0" breakfast kitchen by DeVol of Quorn, a luxury en-suite five piece bathroom finished in oak, matching family bathroom and second en-suite shower room. With three large reception rooms, a large cellarage with three rooms, and the potential for a self-contained annex served from a secondary staircase, the property is situated in 0.54 acres of landscaped garden grounds, including a formal knot garden, vegetable garden and fruit trees. With a wealth of character, the property features stone Minster fireplaces, picture rails, moulded cornicing and original panelled doors etc. In addition is a range of stores/outbuildings and integral double garage.
Accommodation The property is entered via an original solid panel front door into the reception hall.
Reception Hall With double radiator, stairs off to first floor with cupboard under, sealed double glazed window to front and picture rail.
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin with period style fittings. Radiator and secondary double glazed window to front.
Drawing Room24'9" x 14'1" (7.54m x 4.3m). Having an attractive Minster stone open fronted fireplace with matching hearth and mantle. Coved cornicing, picture rail, two double radiators, wide sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens and open views beyond. TV aerial point, further sealed double glazed window to front and double doors to rear hall with access to front and rear garden.
Snug13'1" x 11'10" (3.99m x 3.6m). Cast iron open fronted fireplace within attractive tiled surround and original mantle. An adjacent display shelving with base cupboard. Three quarter height cupboard with drawers, moulded cornicing and picture rail, TV aerial point, telephone point, double radiator and sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and open views.
Dining Room18'2" (5.54m) into bay x 14'11" (4.55m). With an inglenook style open fronted fireplace with large Minster stone fireplace and matching hearth and mantle. Sealed double glazed windows overlooking side gardens and deep bay with panoramic views over formal rear gardens and countryside, built-in oak window seat, double radiator, picture rail and coved cornicing.
Superb Breakfast Kitchen25'7" x 13' (7.8m x 3.96m). Extensively fitted with a range of kitchen furniture handmade by DeVol comprising base cupboards and drawers under in cream and duck egg. Free standing central island. Belfast sink set within ranges of Maple work surfacing. Lacanche Range cooker with five ring gas hob, twin ovens and brushed steel extractor hood over. Granite worktop, terracotta tiled flooring, multi-paned windows to front and side, double radiator and off is a pantry with shelving.
Utility Room Single drainer sink unit set within work surfacing, base cupboard, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machines, space for compact fridge/freezer, radiator and window to side.
Rear Lobby With a door to outside and access to down to cellars.
Cellar Room One14' x 14'1" (4.27m x 4.3m). Fitted light and power, the cellars essentially comprise three separate rooms. Window to rear, Trianco central heating boiler, fitted light and power, numerous power points.
Cellar Room Two14'3" x 10' (4.34m x 3.05m). Comprising second utility room/store room, single drainer sink unit, work surfacing, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, window to rear, fitted light and power.
Cellar Room Three7'2" x 8'4" (2.18m x 2.54m). Ideal as a wine store with fitted light and power.
Rear Hall Approached from the drawing room via double doors is a rear hall with steps down to door to the front and further door to the rear. A secondary staircase leads from the rear hall to the first floor thus providing an ideal self contained suite/annex if required.
Landing On the first floor approached via a staircase from the reception hall is the first floor landing with radiator, picture rail and off is a useful walk-in cupboard with shelving.
Master Bedroom18'2" x 13'9" (5.54m x 4.2m). Sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens and magnificent views beyond, double radiator, picture rail, TV aerial point and telephone point. A door from this bedroom leads through to the side wing, which also has its own independent access from the rear hall.
En-suite Bathroom15'11" x 8'6" (4.85m x 2.6m). Fitted with white five piece suite by Ideal Standard comprising a double size fully tiled shower cubicle, roll edged bath with oak surround and matching panelling and shelving, low level WC and 'his & hers' wash hand basins inset within further oak worktop with base cupboards under and side shelving, Double radiator, windows to front, two heated towel rails/radiators, built-in shelving and spotlighting to the ceiling. Off is:-
Dressing Room/Bedroom Five13'6" x 9'2" (4.11m x 2.8m). Two double wardrobes and three single wardrobes having hanging rails and storage, dressing table with glass top and three drawers, double radiator, sealed double glazed window to front, interconnecting door to the en-suite bathroom and door to the landing. This room could equally be used as a bedroom/nursery if required.
Bedroom Two15'5" (4.70m) min into bay x 14'11" (4.55m). Sealed double glazed deep bay window overlooking rear gardens and magnificent views, further windows overlooking side gardens with views beyond. Double radiator and built-in double and single wardrobes with hanging rails and storage.
Bedroom Three12'2" (3.70m) x 11'8" (3.56m) inc. robes. Two built-in double wardrobes with hanging rails and top boxes, further corner cupboard with base unit and housing a single vanity sink, radiator, dado rail and sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens and outstanding views beyond.
Ironing Room7'3" (2.2m) x 5'5" (1.65m) + cupboards. Having a full range of built-in cupboards, radiator and sealed double glazed window to front. This room is currently used as an ironing room. This room was previously used as a small study.
Family Bathroom Fitted with a three piece suite by Heritage with chrome period style fittings comprising roll edged bath inset within oak surround with matching panelling, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Sealed double glazed windows to front, radiator, shaver point/light, access to roof space and halogen spotlighting to ceiling.
Further Landing Approached via a secondary staircase from the rear hall is a further landing area off which is:-
Bedroom Four16'1" x 14'10" (4.9m x 4.52m). Windows to front and rear, two double radiators, telephone point (separate line), TV aerial point and cupboard off.
Jack & Jill En-suite Shower Room Recently fitted with a three piece suite comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and low level WC. Towel rail, extractor fan, tiled flooring, spotlighting to the ceiling, tiling to the walls, mirror and double radiator.
Study/Bedroom Six13'11" x 8'10" (4.24m x 2.7m). With two double radiators, windows to both front and rear, access to roof space and off is the Jack & Jill shower room.
Outside A particular feature of the property is its delightful rural location amongst open countryside yet just outside the well serviced village of Barrow Upon Soar. A block paved driveway providing hard standing for a number of cars leads in turn to integral double garage. Adjacent is a useful brick store room. In addition is a further useful range of timber store rooms to the front.
Integral Double Garage With up and over doors, light and power.
The Gardens The gardens extend to both the front, side and rear of the property and afford delightful open views to all sides over open countryside. The gardens to the front and side are formally laid to shaped lawn with well stocked flowering borders with a large variety of ornamental shrubs, plants and trees. The gardens have been extensively landscaped with crazy paved pathways leading amongst deep and well stocked border. The gardens are enclosed by hedging to all sides. Beyond the side garden is a formally laid lawned quadrangle enclosed by low box hedging with a central circular paved area enclosed by circular borders of lavender and box. To the side of this area is a large expanse of lawn rear garden enclosed by mature hedge, timber panelled fencing and various planted flower borders and young trees. In addition is a full width raised flag stone style paved sun terrace which takes advantage of the outstanding open views over the Soar Valley to the rear. This elevation of the property would be an ideal place on which to add a conservatory or garden room subject to any necessary consents/approvals. Finally, the property benefits from a productive fruit garden and small orchard with strawberry beds, fruit trees, compost pens and aluminium framed greenhouse. In addition is outside lighting, tap and security lighting.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets are included.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property, central heating is provided by an oil fired central heating boiler and drainage is via a septic tank. The property is supplied with an alarm system and the Council Tax Band is G.