A magnificent family residence offering an abundance of character and flexible living space over two floors and believed to date back to circa 1760 and having been upgraded and modernisedto a high standard. (contd...) Read more
A magnificent family residence offering an abundance of character and flexible living space over two floors and believed to date back to circa 1760 and having been upgraded and modernisedto a high standard.The property provides an ideal family home and is situated within this sought after area on the outskirts of Shepshed in the Oaks in Charnwood parish.The conversion over the years makes it into the truly unique property we see today.The impressive accommodation comprises a dining hall, two games rooms, wine cellar, contemporary and bright lounge, sitting room, study, home office, breakfast kitchen, storage workshop, downstairs bedroom & refitted bathroom whilst on the first floor is a master bedroom with a large dressing room, two further bedrooms, luxury refitted family shower room.The generous spaces on the ground floor of the property lend themselves to a variety of uses, for example, annex, cinema, snooker room or small business use.Outside are delightful secure gardens and courtyard, plus a newly constructed double garage and a driveway.The property offers gas central heating and viewing is highly recommended.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a uPVC double glazed door into:
Dining Hall12'3" x 10'5" (3.73m x 3.18m).With a window and glazed door overlooking and giving access to the rear garden and three Velux windows above.Vaulted ceiling, feature exposed brick wall, wall light points, radiator and latched door leading through to the games rooms.
Games Room One11'7" x 9'7" (3.53m x 2.92m).With a sky light window to the side and window to the rear overlooking the garden, radiator and feature solid wood steps leading down into games room two.
Games Room Two18' x 13'4" (5.49m x 4.06m).With two skylight windows to the front elevation and two windows to the rear, feature exposed timber beams, radiator and wall light points.This room has the potential to be used in conjunction with games room one and the storage garage as a granny annex or guest accommodation and is on a separate gas boiler system.
Storage Workshop14'6" x 13'8" (4.42m x 4.17m).A good sized former garage which is now used as a garden store/workshop with a wall mounted gas central heating boiler providing heating for this part of the building.Window overlooking the rear garden, power and lighting, sink unit with hot and cold taps and large double timber doors gives access into the garden.
Study7' x 6'3" (2.13m x 1.9m).With an internal glazed window to the dining hall, ample space for computer desk and chair, recessed ceiling spotlights and radiator.
Guest Bedroom13'9" x 10'10" (4.2m x 3.3m).With feature exposed timber beams, recessed ceiling spotlights, full length window and door leading out to an enclosed pebbled courtyard, radiator, latch door fitted cupboard and original stable style door into the dining hall.
Sitting Room20'8" x 11' (6.3m x 3.35m).Measurements to widest points. A superb sitting room centred by a feature Morso multi-fuel log burner.Windows to the front and rear, radiator, feature exposed timber beams and access through to the kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen15'7" x 13'3" (4.75m x 4.04m).Measurements to widest points. This fantastic farmhouse style kitchen offering flexibility and versatile living space with modern conveniences.The kitchen is fitted with a range of storage units and display shelving.A super feature Rayburn which is ideal for cooking and also partially supplies the hot water, gas two ring burner, built-in electric oven, integrated fridge and dishwasher.Tiled work tops, space for dining table and chairs and access to a rear lobby with a glazed timber door leading to outside and steps leading up to the lounge.
Lounge18'10" x 12'7" (5.74m x 3.84m).Measurements to widest points. A fantastic contemporary living room also used as a cinema room with an integrated pull down projector screen and concealed surround sound speaker cabling.Low slung double glazed window to the side overlooking the garden and large double glazed patio doors with superb views over the rear garden, across neighbouring gardens and open fields beyond.Original feature bread oven which has the original stone and brick work surround.Recessed ceiling spotlights, wall light points, radiator, TV aerial point and archway giving access through to the home office.
Home Office12'10" x 9' (3.91m x 2.74m).With a double height ceiling, window to the side, radiator, ample space for study furniture including desk, chairs or alternatively as an additional sitting area or guest bedroom.
Rear Hallway18'1" x 5'10" (5.51m x 1.78m).With an open plan spindle and balustrade staircase rising to the first floor landing, wall light points, cloak cupboard, door giving access through to a wine cellar and access to a useful walk-in storage pantry with fitted shelving.
Wine Cellar9'3" x 6'7" (2.82m x 2m).A superb vaulted cellar useful for wine storage etc. and having electric lighting.
Utility Room13'5" x 6' (4.1m x 1.83m).Fitted with an ample range of wall and base units, work surfacing with inset stainless steel sink and drainer.Wall mounted gas central heating boiler and uPVC double glazed door to the rear.
Bathroom7' x 6'7" (2.13m x 2m).Refitted with a white contemporary three piece suite comprising a low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with storage under and panelled bath with Triton electric shower over.Extractor fan, tiled flooring, radiator, tiling to the walls and opaque window.
LandingOn the first floor approached via a staircase from the rear hallway is the first floor landing with numerous windows allowing an abundance of natural light.
Master Bedroom Suite
Dressing Room13'7" x 13'1" (4.14m x 3.99m).With a window overlooking the rear garden, fitted wardrobes and steps leading up to:
Bedroom18'8" x 12'8" (5.7m x 3.86m).With windows to the side and rear elevations, window seat, vaulted ceiling, radiator and bespoke fitted wardrobes and bedroom furniture.
Bedroom Two13'2" x 11'4" (4.01m x 3.45m).With a window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture.
Bedroom Three12'2" x 11'5" (3.7m x 3.48m).With a window to the side elevation, radiator and ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture.
Family Shower Room8'3" x 8'3" (2.51m x 2.51m).Fitted with a contemporary refitted three piece suite comprising a low level vanity WC, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and storage under and a fully tiled corner shower cubicle with Triton shower.Shaver point, wall mounted heater, recessed spotlighting, heated towel rail/radiator and windows to the side and rear. Space and plumbing for a bath if required.
OutsideThe property sits in a tucked away convenient position with many character features externally.
The garden consists of an enclosed pebbled courtyard area with timber garden shed, pathways leading to the rest of the garden which is centred by a large lawn with planted borders, feature stone work, further large timber garden shed and a patio area, ideal for entertaining.There is outside lighting and access to a newly constructed double garage.The garden also benefits from a recently constructed garden wall.There is a vegetable plot and two outside taps.
Double Garage18' x 17'7" (5.49m x 5.36m).With two electrically operated garage doors, power and lighting, storage space above within the apex, exterior lighting and parking for two vehicles in front of the garage.