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Oldstone is the result of an extensive restoration programme by the present owners to include substantial extensions. The property now features a 40' luxury dining kitchen and a 34' home cinema and sitting room, five further reception rooms whilst on the first floor are five double bedrooms, including a 34' master bedroom with a dressing room and en-suite bathroom, second bedroom suite with refitted en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe, three further bedrooms, further en-suite shower room and a family shower room,. With garaging for six vehicles, stabling, outbuildings, hard tennis court, superb entertaining area with a hot tub, heated swimming pool, gym and an outdoor kitchen.
The property is situated in the heart of Charnwood Forest with 6.7 acres of magnificent mature garden grounds with three adjacent paddocks to the rear and enjoying outstanding views.
The refurbishment of the main house has been carried out with no expense spared and the property offers a blend of original features with contemporary finishes and high quality fixtures and fittings throughout. Of particular interest for those with dependent relatives/staff or home office requirements is a fully refurbished detached separate cottage. The whole occupies a completely private and secluded setting within the heart of Charnwood Forest amongst some of the Forest's finest country properties.
Accommodation The property is entered via an oak front door into the reception hall.
Spacious Reception Hall With flagstone flooring, staircase rising to the first floor landing, double glazed picture windows, built-in shoe cupboards and understairs storage cupboard.
Inner Hall With a cloakroom off.
Sitting Room21'9" x 18'11" (6.63m x 5.77m). Full height double glazed picture windows and double doors opening onto the terrace and enjoying delightful views, moulded cornicing, book shelving, radiators behind decorative coverings and TV aerial point. Wood burning stove inset within a stone surround and matching hearth and mantel.
Formal Dining Room18'4" x 17'5" (5.6m x 5.3m). White washed beamed ceiling, radiators behind decorative covers, attractive oak flooring, book shelving and double glazed window to side. Open fronted fireplace set within a cast iron surround and ornate mantel and stone hearth.
Garden Room17'1" x 13'8" (5.2m x 4.17m). LED spotlighting, two sets of bi-folding double glazed doors opening onto sun terraces and garden, oak wood stripped flooring, vertical contemporary radiators and ceiling speakers connected to the Sonos system.
Snug12'3" x 11'2" (3.73m x 3.4m). Fitted with an attractive range of oak fronted base cupboards with worktops, eye level units, double glazed windows to front and side and oak wood stripped flooring.
Cloakroom Refitted with a two piece suite comprising a syphonic C and wash hand basin. Range of work tops with base cupboards under, tiled splashback, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and double glazed window to the front.
Study13'2" x 8'3" (4.01m x 2.51m). Again fitted with a range of oak furniture comprising a double desk unit, a range of eye level cupboards, three quarter height storage cupboard, radiator set within a decorative cover, built-in full height cupboard and a double glazed window to the front. Ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace set within a pine surround.
Bespoke Fitted Living Dining Kitchen40'3" x 12'2" (12.27m x 3.7m). A particular feature is the large open plan dining kitchen opening through to a family room.
Kitchen Area Fitted with an extensive range of bespoke wood fronted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units and chrome fittings. Belfast sink set within ranges of granite work surfacing. Integrated appliances to include an oil fired Aga with twin ovens, hot plates, Miele dishwasher, pull out fridge with matching fronts, space for wine fridges, and split level Miele steam fan assisted electric oven and warming drawer, Electrolux fridge and freezer and a Samsung American style fridge/freezer in matching surround. Attractive Travertine flooring, freestanding butcher's block style unit, double glazed window to the front, radiator behind a decorative cover, borrowed light to hall and opening through to the dining area.
Dining Area Attractive wood strip flooring, matching sideboard, radiator behind decorative cover and double glazed French doors and windows onto terrace and garden.
Living Area34'3" x 14'8" (10.44m x 4.47m). With attractive wood stripped flooring, two sets of sealed double glazed French doors opening onto the side gardens and bi-folding double glazed doors opening onto the rear garden and enjoying outstanding views beyond. Spotlighting to the ceiling, provision for wall mounted TV, full height built-in double store cupboard with drawers and a sophisticated Epsom digital projector with retractable screen and surround sound system (available by separate negotiation).
Utility Room9'5" x 8'6" (2.87m x 2.6m). With a Belfast sink set with butcher's block work surfacing, base cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, a range of eye level units, Travertine flooring and two large built-in cupboards, one housing the oil fired central heating boiler and the other a large pressurised hot water cylinder. Stable type door leads to a side hall.
Side Hall Flagstone flooring, full height double glazed picture window and door and a large built-in triple cupboard.
Split Level Landing On the first floor approached via a staircase from the reception hall is the first floor split level landing with a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and views, LED spotlights, radiator behind a decorative cover and built-in cupboard.
Superb Master Bedroom Suite Comprising the following:
Master Bedroom30'3" x 14'9" (9.22m x 4.5m). A superb extended feature room with a cathedral ceiling, spotlights, oak wood strip flooring and contemporary chrome radiators, Double glazed French doors with full height side screens and top lights with shutters opening onto a full width balcony taking advantage of views over the garden and paddocks. Further double glazed French doors with a Juliet balcony overlooking the side garden and pool area.
Dressing Room25' x 12' max (7.62m x 3.66m max). A superb dressing room area with an extensive range of built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, both mirror fronted and in pippy oak. Excellent storage in the roof eaves, vertical radiator, radiator behind a decorative grill, access to roof space, spotlights and double glazed window to the front.
Luxury En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a freestanding roll edge bath, large walk-in full tiled shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Full height tiling to all walls, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, double glazed windows to front and side, shaver point and mirror.
Bedroom Two25'5" x 17'2" (7.75m x 5.23m). LED spotlights, speakers to ceiling with Sonos connection, triple radiator, double glazed bi-folding doors and picture windows opening onto a full width balcony enjoying views over the garden and open views beyond.
En-suite Shower Room (1) Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a vanity unit with wash hand basin over, full tiled double shower cubicle and syphonic WC set within cupboards with worktop. Attractive tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, part tiling to the walls, Sonos speaker to the ceiling, extractor fan and LED spotlights.
Separate Walk-in Wardrobe With triple hanging rails and shelving.
Bedroom Three14'2" x 12'8" (4.32m x 3.86m). Sonos ceiling speakers, double glazed windows to front and side, large built-in double mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging rails and storage, chest of three drawers, provision for wall mounted TV, vertical radiator and built-in shoe cupboard.
En-suite Shower Room (2) Refitted with a white three piece suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle, syphonic WC and wash hand basin set within an attractive worktop with cupboards under. Combined light with mirror, extractor fan, LED spotlights, shaver point, full height tiling to all walls, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and shelving.
Bedroom Four14'7" x 13'6" (4.45m x 4.11m). With a range of built-in double and single wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, paddock and views beyond, matching dressing table with three drawers and glass top, provision for wall mounted TV and built-in shelving.
Bedroom Five12'6" x 10'9" (3.8m x 3.28m). Chest of nine drawers, dressing table with glass top, double glazed roof light, double glazed window to the side, radiator behind a decorative cover, provision for wall mounted TV and LED spotlights.
Family Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle, syphonic WC and wash hand basin. Built-in cupboards and work top, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, shaver point, mirror/light, double glazed window to the front, full height tiling, double glazed window to the front and full height linen cupboard with light and shelving.
Outside - Front Attractive stone walls with ornamental lighting leads in via a large pair of electric double gates to the front to a cobbled driveway providing extensive hardstanding for a number of vehicles which leads to the side of the property to a further large area of parking and in turn to a detached triple garage.
Detached Triple Garage24'5" x 19' (7.44m x 5.8m). With electric up and over doors, windows, side access, fitted light and power.
Detached Cottage Annex The property is entered via a pair of glazed double doors and comprises:
Conservatory/Dining Room11'1" x 10'4" (3.38m x 3.15m). With two cupboards, base unit, radiator, double glazed picture windows and off is the kitchen.
Kitchen9'1" x 7'6" (2.77m x 2.29m). Fitted with a range of units, work surfacing with an inset sink unit with mixer tap over, gas central heating combi boiler, double glazed window and tiled flooring.
Sitting Room22'5" x 11'5" (6.83m x 3.48m). Having double glazed patio doors, double glazed window to the side, radiator, TV aerial point, wood burner and cupboard.
Bedroom10'8" x 9'2" (3.25m x 2.8m). Accessed from the lounge via a hallway is the bedroom with a double glazed deep bay window to the side and radiator.
Shower Room Having a white three piece suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. Double glazed window to the front, radiator and tiling to the walls.
Cottage Annex - Outside This cottage annex opens onto the cobbled driveway providing attractive sitting out areas and is ideal for a dependent relative or for those wishing to work from home, or as a potential letting.
Outside The cobbled driveway leads around to the side of the property providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles. The drive then continues down to the rear of the property and provides access to further garaging, stabling and outbuildings. A further set of matching automated gates lead on from the side driveway to a gravelled drive, which terminates at a triple wooden garage and stable block. Further outbuildings include a log store, timber garden shed and greenhouse. In addition is an excellent hard tennis court.
The Gardens Being completely secluded from the lane, the front gardens are mature and laid to rhododendron and large varieties of mature trees, shrubs and planted beds. There is a full width terrace/patio from which the property enjoys spectacular south westerly views over the gardens, paddocks and countryside beyond. In addition is a completely private secluded swimming pool area featuring a large heated swimming pool with a secure retractable electric cover providing all year round protection for the pool and security for pets and children. The pool area is surrounded by large areas of paved patio providing a wonderful summer entertaining area in addition to which is a professional hot tub. This entertainment area has an all-weather speaker system, purpose built outdoor kitchen and summerhouse that is currently used as a gym and plant room.
The Paddocks Beyond the formal garden and enjoying complete control over the view from the property and aspect to the rear are three stock proof paddocks.
Gym/Changing Room11'7" x 11'7" (3.53m x 3.53m). Having changing facilities and windows to the front and side. Next door is the plant room.
Plant Room11'6" x 5'7" (3.5m x 1.7m). With oil fired central heating pump and heat exchanger for the filtration heat systems for the swimming pool.
Services Mains Water and Electricity are connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. Under recent 2015 legislation some older septic tanks will require upgarding or replacement to comply and buyers should be aware of this.