Enjoying a secluded location close to the edge of this highly desirable Charnwood Forest village, a substantial detached period property dating back to 1865. Read more
Enjoying a secluded location close to the edge of this highly desirable Charnwood Forest village, a substantial detached period property dating back to 1865. With three large reception rooms, living/dining kitchen, cellars, utility room, cloakrooms, six bedrooms and two bathrooms, the property also features an attractive private west facing garden, heated swimming pool, triple garage and a range of useful outbuildings. With an impressive reception hall and galleried landing and many original features, the property demands inspection to appreciate the location, size and character of the accommodation. Woodhouse Eaves is extremely well serviced and widely regarded as one of the Forests premier residential locations.
Accommodation The property is entered under a large storm porch and through most attractive original double doors with stained glass lights into:
Magnificent Reception Hall Flagstone floor, stairs with attractive banisters and newel post leading to the galleried first floor landing, access off understairs to cellars, radiator, leaded light to front, coved cornicing and access off to:
Cellars Extending beneath approximately 50% of the property are an excellent range of cellars comprising three arch basement rooms with thrawls, fitted lights, light wells and housing electric consumer units etc. together with a wine store.
Agents Note Given the gardens drop away to the side of the property, we would consider there to be considerable potential to convert the cellars into further accommodation perhaps opening the rooms onto the gardens (subject to the necessary consents/approvals).
Rear Hall With a second staircase leading to the first floor.
Sitting Room23'6" x 17'10" (7.16m x 5.44m). Having an open fronted fireplace inset in marble with matching hearth, ornate surround and mantel. Windows to front with deep window seat and deep bay window with French doors and windows overlooking patio and garden. Hardwood stripped flooring, deep moulded cornicing, two radiators and an additional radiator beneath the window seat.
Dining Room18'7" (5.66m) into bay x 13'10" (4.22m). Deep bay window to rear and further windows overlooking the patio and garden. Two radiators, deep moulded cornicing, hardwood stripped flooring and dado rail.
Study12'10" x 10'10" (3.91m x 3.3m). Two sash windows to the side, radiator, a range of built-in cupboards with full height shelving, matching desk unit with file drawers, wood stripped flooring and radiator.
Large Cloakroom11'6" x 9'5" (3.5m x 2.87m). A full length range of built-in cupboards, vanity unit, slate flooring, spotlighting to the ceiling, radiator and window. Off is:
Cloakroom Fitted with a low level WC. Further slate flooring and window.
Feature Open Plan Living/Dining Kitchen25'8" (7.83m) overall x 21'10" (6.66m). This light and spacious room is divided into two separate areas comprising:
Living/Dining Room21'10" x 13'1" (6.65m x 3.99m). Wood stripped flooring, deep window seat with radiators under, three sash windows to front, moulded cornicing, built-in cupboard and a breakfast bar opening through to the fitted kitchen area.
Fitted Kitchen Area19'8" x 9'10" (6m x 3m). Fitted with a range of painted solid wood fronted units comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units including three glass fronted display cupboards. One and a half bowl sink and drainer within extensive ranges of Corian work surfacing. Integrated appliances include a Nobel gas original range with ovens and hot plates, Miele dishwasher, further conventional Tricity oven and Leibherr fridge. Attractive limestone flooring, tiled splashbacks, telephone point, sealed double glazed windows to front and side, spotlighting to ceiling, access to inner hall, radiator and off:
Large Walk-in Pantry Full height shelving, quarry tiled flooring and space for fridge/freezer.
Inner Lobby Limestone flooring, window and door to outside and off:
Utility Room12'3" x 7'8" (3.73m x 2.34m). Circular sink unit inset within ranges of work surfacing, quarry tiled flooring, built-in double cupboard, window to rear, wood fronted base and eye level units, Hotpoint tumble dryer, Tricity washing machine, door to outside and lobby off with shelving.
Split Level Gallaried Landing On the first floor approached via a staircase from the reception hall and the second servants' staircase from the rear hall is the split level first floor galleried landing with ornate windows to front, further window to side, radiator, built-in shelving and further staircase leading to the second floor. Off the landing is a useful wardrobe and a walk-in linen cupboard with full height shelving.
Bedroom One19'5" x 13'10" (5.92m x 4.22m). Deep bay window with leaded lights and further window overlooking the garden, two radiators and off is:
En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a corner bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle. Radiator, part tiling to the walls and high ceiling with spotlighting.
Walk-in Wardrobe With a full length hanging rail and shelving.
Bedroom Two17'5" x 13'1" (5.3m x 3.99m). Two sash windows, radiator, built-in dressing table with nine drawers and range of wardrobes with hanging rails and storage. Access off to:
Jack & Jill Family Bathroom Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and a fully tiled shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower. Windows to front and side and radiator.
Separate WC Fitted with a low level WC.
Bedroom Three15'1" x 13'11" (4.6m x 4.24m). Sash windows overlooking garden and most attractive elevated views beyond over Windmill Hill, three double wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, vanity unit and radiator.
Bedroom Four14'5" x 11'10" (4.4m x 3.6m). Leaded window to side, built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, vanity unit with tiled splashback, radiator and high ceiling.
Bedroom Five11'3" x 9'10" (3.43m x 3m). Window, radiator, built-in double cupboard and access off to bedroom four thus providing potential for a teenager suite etc.
Second Floor Landing Approached via a staircase from the first floor landing is the second floor landing with access off to useful storage in the roof eaves and off:
Bedroom Six11'6" x 8'1" (3.5m x 2.46m). Two windows, shelving and a staircase leading up to the 'turret' which houses the header tanks.
Outside - Front The property is set well back from Maplewell Road with an attractive approach affording access via new stone pillars to a large area of enclosed front driveway with ornamental landscaped garden areas and enclosed by stone walling and a variety of shrubs and plants. The driveway leads around to the rear providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles and leads in turn to a range of buildings comprising the following:
Open Bay Triple Garage29'6" x 19'8" average (9m x 6m average). With fitted light and power.
Boiler Room Housing the gas fired central heating boiler.
Brick Store/Potting Shed With fitted power and light and being ideal for housing a freezer etc. and general purpose storage.
Brick Stores Comprising two useful garden stores.
The Gardens On the west side of the property with access from both the sitting room and dining room is a good sized private garden enjoying afternoon and evening sun. The garden benefits from a raised sun terrace which wraps around two sides of the property with a heated outdoor swimming pool complete with winter cover and being of an unusual octagonal design. Steps lead down from the raised terrace to the lower lawn area which was formerly a tennis court which is enclosed on all sides by mature hedging, timber panelled fencing and shrubbery with attractive plants, shrubs and young trees. The whole enjoying a most attractive elevated aspect to the west over Windmill Hill.
To the rear of the property is a further area of enclosed spinney with a circular patio and shrubbery of mature rhododendrons. This area gives further potential landscaped to provide additional private terraces etc. if required. In all, a substantial and unique character property enjoying an enviable position in one of Charnwood Forests most desirable locations.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets and curtains are included.
Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property.