Dating back to 1881 with later additions in the 1970s is this fabulous Station Master's House and adjacent former Station Office, both of which offer immense potential for enlargement with the former Station Office itself in largely its original state -currently used as storage but (contd...) Read more
Dating back to 1881 with later additions in the 1970s is this fabulous Station Master's House and adjacent former Station Office, both of which offer immense potential for enlargement with the former Station Office itself in largely its original state -currently used as storage but offering a wealth of potential uses.The property is positioned on the edge of Upper Broughton with superb far reaching countryside views and has a plot of just under 8 acres, including a 7.3 acre paddock with defined boundaries and two access gates from Station Road itself.The property has three double bedrooms, two large reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, downstairs shower room and first floor bathroom.In addition to the property the former Station provides approximately 675 sq. ft. currently in the original layout including a Booking Office, Station Master's Office and Ladies Room.The formal gardens surround the property on all four sides with access to the paddock.The property benefits from a majority uPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and an early internal and external inspection is recommended to appreciate the rarity and individual nature this property has to offer.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a wide solid panelled door into:
Entrance HallwayWith return staircase rising up to the first floor landing, access to a useful understairs storage area, and doors lead off to:
Living Room15'7" x 14'5" (4.75m x 4.4m).A commanding reception room having the benefit of a dual aspect with a uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation and further window to the side.Open fireplace decorative Victorian slips, carved wood mantel and tiled hearth.High level ceiling with coving, radiator and TV aerial point.
Dining Room12'11" x 12'1" (3.94m x 3.68m).A later addition to the property also benefitting from a dual aspect and having a uPVC double glazed window to the rear and further window to the side enjoying open views across the garden, paddock and countryside beyond.High level ceiling with cornicing and radiator.
Breakfast Kitchen14'6" x 12'10" (4.42m x 3.91m).Fitted with a range of base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units.Roll top work surfacing with inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer.Integrated double eye level oven and grill, a four ring electric hob with concealed extractor fan over, space and plumbing for a freestanding fridge/freezer and dishwasher.Tiled splashbacks, oil fired central heating boiler, radiator, large uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and wide solid panelled door leading to the outside.
Large Shower Room8'5" x 7'5" (2.57m x 2.26m).Having been refurbished in recent years and comprising a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC set within a vanity unit with storage cupboards under.Tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator and chrome heated towel rail.
LandingApproached via a return staircase from the entrance hallway is the mid landing with a uPVC double glazed window and further stairs rising to the first floor landing with access to the loft space and doors leading off to:
Bedroom One14'6" x 12'11" (4.42m x 3.94m).A double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, radiator and telephone point.
Bedroom Two14'6" x 12'11" (4.42m x 3.94m).A further double bedroom with windows to the side and rear elevations, radiator and high level ceiling.
Bedroom Three12'11" x 12'1" (3.94m x 3.68m).With a radiator and uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations enjoying delightful views.
Bathroom12'6" x 8'4" (3.8m x 2.54m).Fitted with a four piece suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over and screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet. Full tiling to the walls and an obscure glazed uPVC double glazed window to the front.Built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and radiator.
Entrance Hallway15'1" x 8'2" (4.6m x 2.5m).Accessed via double French doors to the front elevation, this room has a particularly high ceiling, exposed brickwork and checkered quarry tiled flooring.Power and lighting and attractive decorative glazed windows and doors off to:
The Booking Office14'11" x 13'7" (4.55m x 4.14m).With double doors to the front elevation, a continuation of the quarry tiled flooring, this room benefits from many original features including the serving kiosk through to the station master's room and has windows to the front elevation.
Station Masters Office16'1" x 11'1" (4.9m x 3.38m).With a high level ceiling, windows to the front and rear elevations and stripped wood flooring.
Ladies Room15'9" x 10'11" (4.8m x 3.33m).A separate former ladies waiting room with exposed stripped wood flooring, windows to the front and rear elevations, decorative cornicing to the ceiling and an original opening where a fireplace would once of been installed.A door leads through to a store.
StoreFormerly a WC and currently used as a utility area.
Garage18'5" (5.61m) max - 14'11" (4.55m) min x 17'7" (5.36m).With a double up and over door, full concrete flooring, window to the rear elevation and separate personnel doors to the front and side.
OutsideStation House is accessed off Station Road driving past the former Station Office and accessed via a timber six bar gate onto a block paved edged tarmacadam driveway which sweeps past the station booking office and leading to the Station House itself.There is ample hardstanding for parking of multiple vehicles and turning and access to the double garage.The property has ample outside lighting.
The mature gardens wrap around the property and are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of well stocked flowering beds and established trees surrounding the property on all four sides.Paving leads up to the front entrance door and side kitchen door.The edge of the garden has post and wire fencing beyond which is the paddock land.Set within the garden is the oil tank, a coal store, a fenced off composting/vegetable area and an outside tap located on the corner of the station office.
Paddock LandTotalling approximately 7 acres with well-established boundaries and being all in one parcel.The paddock has two separate accesses off Station Road one via a recently fitted five bar metal gate.
AGENTS NOTEStation House sits within the Monday Quorn Hunt Country.
ServicesMains water and electricity are connected to the property and drainage is via a private foul drainage septic tank.