Set well back from the lane, in glorious open countryside just outside the popular village of Kirby Bellars, a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial five double bedroom, detached family home in approximately 4.5 acres of paddocks and gardens. Read more
Set well back from the lane, in glorious open countryside just outside the popular village of Kirby Bellars, a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial five double bedroom, detached family home in approximately 4.5 acres of paddocks and gardens. Offering four stables, tack room and double garage, the property also offers equestrian facilities to include a professional 40m x 20m floodlit manege and three stock proof paddocks. A further 3 acres of paddocks are available to rent from the neighbour, the property offers a spectacular rural location with outstanding open views on all sides and is immaculately presented throughout. Calor Gas fired central heating, uPVC sealed unit double glazing plus a luxury refitted bespoke living/dining kitchen by Lewis & Hill, two en suite shower rooms, four piece family bathroom and outstanding views from all rooms.
The Property The Uplands has been the subject of a considerable improvement programme by the present owners and occupies a stunning rural location, surrounded by some of Leicestershire's finest hunting countryside. With an impressive private approach, situated in approximately 4.5 acres, the property offers immaculately presented and remodelled accommodation within an extended period property. With an en suite dressing room and shower room to the main bedroom, second guest en suite shower room and four piece remodelled family bathroom, the property offers spacious family accommodation and excellent equestrian facilities.
Accommodation The property is entered under an attractive pillared porch and through a newly fitted hardwood door with leaded light into:
Entrance Hall15'3" max x 13' (4.65m max x 3.96m). With recently fitted bespoke hardwood windows to front, stairs to first floor, ceramic tiled flooring, double radiator, feature wood burning stove set within an attractive surround, mantel and tiled hearth, cupboard under stairs and an oak door leading to spacious through lounge.
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splash back, extractor fan and ceramic tiled flooring.
Superb Open Plan Living/Dining Kitchen A particular feature of the property is the extremely spacious open plan living kitchen with tiled flooring throughout with underfloor heating.
Living Area22' x 12'7" (6.7m x 3.84m). uPVC double glazed French doors opening onto large sun terrace with four matching windows to side and rear overlooking gardens and affording outstanding views beyond. Oak side board housing an integrated freezer, granite work top and display shelving with adjacent cupboards, TV aerial point, telephone points, thermostat control for central heating, open fronted fireplace with limestone surround with matching hearth and mantel.
Dining Kitchen Area15'9" x 13'11" (4.8m x 4.24m). Having been refitted with a brand new range of luxury bespoke fitted units by Lewis & Hill comprising a range of base cupboards and drawers with chrome fittings together with a larder unit. Double Belfast sink unit with an instant boiling water tap set within extensive ranges of granite work surfacing. Integrated appliances to include a Stoves range cooker with double ovens, seven ring gas hob with extractor hood over, Fisher & Paykel chest dishwasher units, fridge/freezer and double bin store, all having matching fronts. uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side and spotlighting to the ceiling.
Utility Room9'1" x 8'2" (2.77m x 2.5m). Single drainer sink, roll edged work surfacing with base cupboards under, tiled splash back, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, recently replaced hardwood door and window to rear.
Family Room With a full length range of base cupboards, double radiator and uPVC double glazed window overlooking open countryside.
Sitting Room With an open fronted fireplace with a cast iron surround, polished slate hearth and oak surround and mantel. Double radiator, uPVC double glazed window to front and TV aerial point.
First Floor Landing Approached via a staircase from the dining hall is the first floor landing, off is:-
Bedroom One12'8" x 10'9" (3.86m x 3.28m). uPVC double glazed French doors opening onto a Juliet glass balcony affording outstanding elevated views over the garden, paddocks and countryside and further matching double glazed window to rear affording the same view. TV aerial point, radiator and off:
Refitted En-suite Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a large fully tiled shower with Mira fitting, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiling to walls, ceramic tiled flooring, contemporary chrome tile rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cupboard, extractor fan, shaver point and uPVC double glazed window overlooking open countryside.
Dressing Room Fitted with full height shelving, hanging rails, Velux double glazed roof light, radiator and off:
Bedroom Two15'9" (4.8m) max into recess x 13'1" (4m). uPVC double glazed windows to front and side both overlooking paddocks, garden and open countryside. Radiator and built-in wardrobe.
En-suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira fitting, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Contemporary chrome towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cupboard, tiled flooring, extractor fan, shaver point/light and Velux double glazed roof light.
Bedroom Three12'3" x 12'11" (3.73m x 3.94m). uPVC double glazed window overlooking paddocks and open countryside, double radiator, high ceiling and halogen spotlighting.
Bedroom Four13' x 12'1" (3.96m x 3.68m). uPVC double glazed window overlooking paddocks and open countryside, double radiator, high ceiling, halogen spotlighting and a built-in cupboard with shelving.
Bedroom Five13' x 11'6" (3.96m x 3.5m). uPVC double glazed window overlooking open countryside and double radiator. This room is currently used as a study and is fitted with an attractive range of full height book shelving and a double linen cupboard.
Refitted Luxury Family Bathroom Featuring a white four piece suite comprising a Victoria & Albert bath with Villeroy & Boch fittings, walk-in shower with dual shower fitting, vanity unit with cupboards under, tiled splashbacks and courtesy mirror and light over and syphonic WC. Ceramic tiled flooring, matching full height tiling to the bath, chrome towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, LED spotlighting to the ceiling and uPVC double glazed window overlooking open countryside.
Outside A particular of this property is its breath-taking semi-rural location, situated in open countryside just outside the popular village of Kirby Bellars. Set well back from Gaddesby Lane, the property is access via electric gated approach providing access via a long sweeping private drive flanked by post and rail fencing and hedge leads into the front of the property to a large drive, providing ample hard standing for a large number of vehicles and horse boxes etc. The front has been recently tarmaced to provide a large tarmacadam driveway providing access to both the property and the adjacent stables and outbuildings. An area to the rear of the property is enclosed by post and rail fencing to create a secure dog run.
Lawned Gardens To the side of the property is an attractive full width raised, block paved sun terrace with steps leading to the gardens, which are formally laid to attractive sweeping lawns and feature a number of mature trees and a small spinney. The garden is enclosed by post and rail fencing and planted borders with a variety of shrubs. In addition there is an original well, outside power points and a full width sun terrace with ornamental lighting.
Equestrian Facilities To the side of the property is a stable yard with a large turning out apron, off which are a range of buildings, comprising of the following:
Stable Block The stables consist of five large stables, one large enough to be a foaling box and in addition to which there is a secure tack room. All with apron, fitted light, power, water and good drainage to the yard. In addition, attached to the property is a useful brick built single storey tack/store room, ideal for drying horse blankets and having a recently refitted hardwood door. To the rear of which is a separate WC, with low level suite, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, recently refitted hardwood door and double glazed window.
Open Bay Garage Providing parking for two cars, with fitted strip lights and ornamental lighting. To the rear of the garage is a dedicated area for a horse box, which in turn provides access to the mnage and also provides access to two brand new outbuildings comprising:-
Log Cain Style Studio16'9" x 9'2" (5.1m x 2.8m). With double glazed double doors and windows overlooking the mnage and open views beyond. Fitted light and power. This studio would be ideal for a home business or an art studio etc., having an abundance of natural light and an attractive open aspect.
New Hay Barn13'1" x 9'10" (3.99m x 3m). Providing excellent hay storage and having double doors opening to rear.
Professional Floodlit Manege131'3" x 65'7" (40m x 20m). Being floodlit with six sodium floodlights, well drained surface of rubber and fibre sand. The manege is completely stock proof.
The Paddocks The property is surrounded by paddocks to three sides, comprising two large paddocks and a smaller holding paddock. The whole extending to approximately 4.5 acres including the drive. In addition, a further 3 acres of adjacent paddocks are rented by the current owner from the neighbours who have indicated that they are prepared to continue renting the paddocks to a purchaser. Clearly we can give no warranty in respect of this arrangement, but purchasers should satisfy themselves of this should it be important to the purchase. In addition, the paddocks are supplied with water and are completely stock proof.
In all a beautifully located family home of size and character, with an excellent land holding, situated in glorious rolling Leicestershire countryside.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets and some curtains are included.