Occupying a rural location, convenient for Melton Mowbray, Nottingham and Leicester, Lodge Farmhouse has been the subject of an extension and refurbishment programme and offers spacious family accommodation with the very highest quality of fittings. Read more
Occupying a rural location, convenient for Melton Mowbray, Nottingham and Leicester, Lodge Farmhouse has been the subject of an extension and refurbishment programme and offers spacious family accommodation with the very highest quality of fittings. A wealth of original features include heavily beamed ceilings, original stripped pine cottage doors, open fronted fireplaces, the original character of the property having been enhanced by a luxury kitchen, ground floor shower room, four piece bathroom and en-suite shower room. With sophisticated heating system, sealed unit double glazing, the property is available with all fitted carpets included.
Entrance Hall With oak solid panel front door, double glazed window to front, flagstone floor with underfloor heating, exposed brickwork, halogen spot lights and multi paned oak door which leading to the kitchen.
Kitchen15' x 14'1" (4.57m x 4.3m). Beautifully fitted bespoke kitchen by Shortland Craft Kitchens of Langar in solid oak with pewter style fittings and featuring a four oven oil fired Aga in pewter set within recessed inglenook surround with exposed brick and original salt cupboards opening to the dining room. Extensive ranges of granite work surfacing with a full range of base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units and full height triple unit, matching central island with butchers block and granite work surfacing with shelving and cupboard under. Specially made corner seat unit with shelf under and an extensive range of integrated appliances comprising Neff microwave, double Belfast sink with waste disposal, Neff dishwasher and fridge and freezer with matching fronts. Stone flooring and heavily beamed ceiling.
Dining Room14'8" (4.47m) x 14'5" (4.40m) into inglenook. Heavily beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace with cast iron open fronted fireplace with original surround and mantle, exposed brick and original salt cupboards through to the kitchen, stairs to first floor with cupboard under, cast iron radiator, telephone point, stripped pine door and sealed double glazed window to front.
Sitting Room14'10" x 12'6" (4.52m x 3.8m). Open fronted fireplace with raised hearth set within exposed brick surround, adjacent stripped pine full display cupboard, TV aerial point, heavily beamed ceiling, cast iron radiator, sealed double glazed window to front and stripped pine door. Features a recently installed log burning stove.
Garden Room18'1" (5.51m) average x 14'5" (4.40m). Featuring a cathedral ceiling with two remote control Velux double glazed roof lights, solid oak double glazed French doors with matching full height side windows opening onto patio and gardens, attractive limestone flooring with underfloor heating, double doors to kitchen, wiring for Hi Fi and TV aerial.
Study/Bedroom Five16'3" x 7'11" (4.95m x 2.41m). Slate flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear garden, telephone point and interconnecting door to adjacent shower room.
Shower Room Fitted with a most attractive three piece suite comprising a circular limestone bowl sink with contemporary fitting on a tiled worktop with matching splashback, fully tiled sophisticated shower by St James with four body jets and tiled in lime stone style ceramic tiling with matching tray and low level WC. Heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, attractive stone flooring with underfloor heating, shaver point and interconnecting door to study/bedroom five.
Utility Room9'10" (3m) max x 7'3" (2.20m) average. Belfast sink unit, oak full height cupboard and eye level units, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, quarry tiled floor with drain, HCC oil fired central heating boiler, extractor fan and double glazed window.
Landing On the first floor approached via a staircase from the dining room is the spacious split level landing with a double glazed window overlooking front garden enjoying outstanding views beyond, double airing cupboard with insulated pressurised hot water system and slatted shelving, further adjacent cupboard, double glazed Velux roof light, part oak stripped flooring and access to insulated and fully boarded roof space with retractable loft ladder. Highly unusual cast iron radiator with oak seat above.
Bedroom One14'9" x 12'10" (4.5m x 3.91m). With cast iron radiator, sealed double glazed window overlooking front garden and outstanding views beyond, cast iron ornate open fronted fireplace with quarry tiled floor, full height pine hanging wardrobes with top boxes and chest of drawers, TV aerial point, stripped pine doors and off is the en-suite shower room.
En-suite Shower Room Again superbly fitted with sanitary ware by Villeroy & Boch comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle by St James, vanity unit inset within granite with Swarovski crystal taps, pine base cupboards under and eye level unit over with tiled splashbacks and low level WC. Ceramic tiled flooring, heated towel rail, wall mounted electric heater, shaver point, mirror with lights and extractor fan.
Bedroom Two14'10" x 14'1" (4.52m x 4.3m). With cast iron radiator, sealed double glazed window overlooking front garden and open views beyond, stripped pine door, access to roof space, cupboard off and telephone point.
Bedroom Three9'10" x 9'10" average (3m x 3m average). Oak wood stripped flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden, TV aerial point, telephone point and stripped pine door.
Bedroom Four13'1" max x 6'3" (3.99m max x 1.9m). Oak wood stripped flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed window to rear and recess for wardrobe if required.
Luxury Fitted Bathroom Fitted with a four piece white coloured suite by Heritage and comprising a free standing roll edged cast iron claw foot bath with shower attachment, low level WC, vanity unit with period style fittings and tiled splashback and fully tiled separate shower cubicle with St James shower fitting. Oak wood stripped flooring with underfloor heating, extractor fan and excellent lights including spot lights, wall lights and mood lighting in the ceiling featuring a large number of fibre optic bulbs. Exposed brickwork to one wall, shaver point, stripped pine door and heated towel rail.
Outside A particular feature of the property is its idyllic rural setting amongst open countryside yet with security of four neighbouring properties. The driveway leads into the front providing hardstanding for three vehicles adjacent to a brick garage.
Brick Garage Larger than average garage with up and over electric door. Ample space for car plus workshop area with work benches, window, side access, light and power.
Front Garden The front garden is particularly delightful having been landscaped and enclosed on all sides by trellising, mature shrubs and brick walling. Being split level the gardens feature a square lawn section with slate pathways, deep well stocked flowering borders and a variety of cottage and ornamental plants and shrubs. Flagstone style steps lead down to a lower sun terrace/patio being flag stoned with gravelled borders and further shrubs and plants. In addition is a storage area enclosed by trellising with a PVC oil tank and coal storage.
Rear Garden Being west facing enjoying afternoon and evening sun, predominantly laid to shaped lawn with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and trees including fruit trees with damson, plum, apple and pear. Immediately to the rear is a circular patio and in addition an ornamental fish pond with rockery, brick garden store, and a large low maintenance garden shed. The garden is enclosed by mature hedge and timber panelled fencing.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets are included.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank and there is no gas in the vicinity. Central heating is provided by an oil fired central heating system with an intelligent computerised control which detects the outside temperature of the property and adjusts the heating automatically. Part of the property is provided with underfloor heating and the property also offers a sophisticated ventilation system.