Situated within this most desirable of Charnwood Forest villages within approximately 0.41 acre of magnificent gardens with a bridge over the brook at the rear, outstanding open views to the rear and a large garden entertaining room. Read more
Situated within this most desirable of Charnwood Forest villages within approximately 0.41 acre of magnificent gardens with a bridge over the brook at the rear, outstanding open views to the rear and a large garden entertaining room. This immaculately presented Grade II Listed semi-detached cottage offers a wealth of original features including heavily beamed ceilings, open fronted fireplaces, the cottage currently offers two double bedrooms with a luxury 'Jack & Jill' shower room and a good sized driveway to the side. Having been rewired with data, TV and telephone points in all rooms and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, the property also offers a pressurised hot water system and gas fired central heating.
Accommodation The property is entered via an original solid panelled front door with light over into:
Entrance Hall With attractive quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating, beamed ceiling and off:
Cloakroom Fitted with an attractive high level WC and contemporary sink unit. Quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating, oak window to side with attractive cast iron lattice window beyond, extractor fan and halogen spotlighting. Large built-in double airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler.
Sitting Room14'1" x 13'3" (4.3m x 4.04m). With sliding sash window to front, heavily beamed ceiling, built-in double base cupboard, shelving and an attractive open fronted fireplace with tiled slips, timber surround and mantel. Stainless steel switches and sockets, underfloor heating, data, TV and telephone points and enclosed staircase to first floor landing.
Dining Kitchen10'11" x 10'4" (3.33m x 3.15m). Fitted with a range of base cupboards. Circular stainless steel sink set within butcher's block work surfacing. Attractive quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Hotpoint stainless steel dishwasher and a Stoves range style cooker with induction ceramic hob (available by separate negotiation). Deep recess for fridge/freezer, cupboard under stairs, double doors to rear with security shutters, data, TV and telephone points, heavily beamed ceiling and stainless steel switches and sockets.
Agents Note Wiring and pipe work has been provided to the external wall at this point to enable the services to feed to an extension to the rear if required.
Landing On the first floor approached via an enclosed staircase from the sitting room is the first floor landing with window to rear.
Bedroom One14' x 13'1" (4.27m x 3.99m). With cupboard over stairs, original cast iron open fronted fireplace inset within full height exposed chimneybreast, cast iron radiator, sliding sash window to front, stainless steel switches and sockets, data, TV and telephone points and access off to:
'Jack n Jill' Luxury Shower Room11'4" x 6'4" (3.45m x 1.93m). Fitted with a large fully tiled double size shower cubicle with dual shower fitting by Matki, low level WC and wash hand basin the tiled splashbacks. Cast iron radiator, sliding sash window to front, extractor fan and ceiling speakers.
Bedroom Two10'10" x 10'4" (3.3m x 3.15m). Cast iron open fronted fireplace, access to roof space, cast iron radiator, sliding sash window overlooking the rear garden, stainless steel switches and sockets, access to boarded and insulated roof space with retractable loft ladder and data, TV and telephone points.
Outside A particular feature of the property is the stunning plot and double width frontage. A gravelled driveway provides hardstanding for several vehicles and leads via double gates through to the rear and provides access in turn to the gardens beyond. A further large gravelled area is ideal for additional hardstanding if required and also providing a large sun terrace from which to enjoy the views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.
The Gardens The rear gardens are predominantly laid to areas of shaped lawns with well stocked and flowering borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. The formal gardens to the rear are enclosed by timber panelled fencing and dry stone walling with flowering borders. Attractive trees in addition to which is stone/brick garden store. Ornamental pathways again with flowering borders lead via a pedestrian bridge with recessed LED lighting over the brook to the rear to the large rear of informal gardens beyond again laid to lawn, several mature fruit trees including plum and apple and being enclosed by timber panelled fencing, post and rail fencing and hedging, the whole enjoying outstanding open views to the rear over open countryside. The gardens in total extend to approximately 0.41 acres and feature a number of specimen plants, shrubs, trees and an attractive rockery area and views along the brook.
Summerhouse/Entertaining Room17' x 10'11" (5.18m x 3.33m). Fitted with broadband, fitted light and power, four windows to the front and side with fitted blinds and double doors opening onto a large veranda which in turn enjoys a view onto the gardens. This room would be ideal either as a summer entertaining room/gym/office or a playroom.
Large Secure Workshop/Shed Supplied with 32 amp power again providing excellent storage space.
Stone Built WC With a high level WC
Sheds There are a number of ornamental sheds are available if required.
AGENTS NOTE A historic pedestrian right of access exists to serve the adjacent cottage.