A beautifully presented and substantial fine period family home offering six/seven reception rooms, five double bedrooms and three bathrooms situated within 6.32 acres of paddocks and gardens within this highly desirable village. Read more
A beautifully presented and substantial fine period family home offering six/seven reception rooms, five double bedrooms and three bathrooms situated within 6.32 acres of paddocks and gardens within this highly desirable village. Featuring a superb 45' x 29' indoor swimming pool complex, a professional hard tennis court, attractive gardens and orchard, the property has been designed for large family living and entertaining, the centrepiece of the property being a superb 36' x 20' barn lounge with minstrels gallery and high ceilings with large dining room off. Ideal for a dependant relative, the property also offers a ground floor guest suite with further en-suite shower room, easily capable of providing a separate annexe facility if required. In addition, an enlarged bespoke kitchen with cherry wood fronted units, Aga and appliances and a refitted family bathroom and two refitted en-suite shower rooms. In all, a substantial period family home offering extension accommodation within one of the area’s most sought after villages ideal for fast access to Nottingham, Loughborough, Leicester and the M1.
The Property Pear Tree Farm has origins in the early 1800s and possibly earlier. The farm has been lovingly restored and renovated by the current and previous owners and with the incorporation of a substantial adjacent barn and an extensive range of single storey buildings, now provides extensive family accommodation designed for a large family and also entertaining. A ground floor bedroom suite is ideal for guests or dependant relatives with additional rooms such as a games room providing potential for a cinema or gym with direct access from the property into the leisure complex at the rear. The seven stables and turning out area leading to the paddocks are ideal for those with equestrian interests, but equally suitable for a variety of other uses, in addition to which are large attractive gardens with orchard and an excellent hard tennis court. The village is particularly well placed for commuting in a number of different directions, particularly to Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough and Melton Mowbray with excellent schooling available in Loughborough and Nottingham, the Loughborough Endowed schools buses collecting within metres of the property.
Accommodation The property is entered via a double glazed double doors into:
Entrance Hall With a ceramic tiled floor.
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled flooring and beamed ceiling.
Boiler/Utility Room9'10" x 6'2" (3m x 1.88m). Fitted with a range of base cupboards with inset sink and eye level cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and a Worcester oil fired central heating boiler.
Reception/Living Room15' x 14'9" (4.57m x 4.5m). Heavily beamed ceiling, stairs off rising to first floor landing and an attractive open fronted fireplace with tiled slips, hardwood surround and mantel and tiled hearth.
Sitting Room14'2" x 13'7" (4.32m x 4.14m). Having a high ceiling with decorative cornicing, picture rail, display alcove with shelving and a feature wood burning/multi-fuel stove set within a limestone surround and matching mantel and slate hearth.
Rear Hall With a door to the rear, second staircase rising to the first floor, understairs storage cupboard, decorative cornicing and off:
Music Room/Study14'1" x 12'6" (4.3m x 3.8m). Moulded cornicing, picture rail and an open fronted original fireplace with tiled hearth, slips and ornate surround and mantel.
Remodelled & Enlarged Dining Kitchen20'10" x 16'11" (6.35m x 5.16m). Formerly 3 rooms which have been combined and remodelled to create a large family kitchen finished with bespoke cherry wood units comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Ranged of rolled edge work surfacing with inset sink. Oil fired Aga in English racing green with twin ovens and hot plate. Integrated split level fan assisted electric oven and microwave (both by Neff), four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over, dishwasher (Bosch), larder fridge and under counter freezer with matching fronts (both by Neff). Attractive display cupboard with lighting and glass fronted cupboards. Terracotta tiled flooring, heavily beamed ceiling, double doors to rear, butler's pantry area housing a further range of matching eye level units with drawers, wicker basket drawers, spice drawers and base cupboards. Off is:
Inner Lobby With a full height wine cupboard with shelving and fitted light. Off:
Spectacular Barn Lounge36'6" x 20'8" (11.13m x 6.3m). A magnificent room ideal for entertaining and also family living with a cathedral ceiling 7.8m (25'7") in height with superb exposed roof trusses and beams. A hardwood staircase leads up to a 'minstrels gallery' style landing for relaxation. In addition the room features a full height inglenook chimneybreast in reclaimed brick with a large wood burning/multi-fuel stove on a flagstone hearth with display alcoves. Oak wood stripped flooring, convector radiators and double doors off to:
Dining Room25'1" x 13'5" (7.65m x 4.1m). Having an arched oak door to rear, beamed ceiling, dado rail and off:
Library/study15'9" x 13'7" (4.8m x 4.14m). With a heavily beamed ceiling, access to roof space, an excellent range of professional full height built-in book shelving with adjustable shelving to two walls together with a box storage unit and adjacent shelving unit.
Guest Wing An inner hall provides access to a suite of rooms ideal for a dependant relative or for guests which comprise the following:
Guest Bedroom21'9" maximum x 21'4" (6.63m maximum x 6.5m). With a picture window overlooking rear garden, access to roof space, high ceiling. Off which:
Refitted En-suite Shower Room With a white three piece suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle with dual shower fitting, low level WC and wash hand basin, full height matching tiling to all walls, dual towel rail/radiators and Karndean flooring.
Games Room/Party Room20'4" x 15'11" (6.2m x 4.85m). Easily adaptable to create a gym or cinema room if required with doors to front and also connecting through to the indoor swimming pool complex, range of built-in seating with cushions, beamed ceiling, door onto courtyard and access off to the changing room/shower room serving the swimming pool.
On the First Floor Being approached via two staircases with an enclosed staircase to the second floor.
Master Bedroom Suite Comprising the following:
Bedroom One14'9" x 10'2" (4.5m x 3.1m). With heavily beamed ceiling, off which is a large walk-in wardrobe (20'1" x 3'11") fitted with a full length range of hanging rails with shelving.
Refitted En-suite Shower Room 2 With a large fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding door, range of built-in base cupboards and drawers with a syphonic WC and wash hand basin. In addition to which is a further double and single hanging wardrobe. Full height tiling, display shelving with light and beamed ceiling, towel/radiator and ceramic tiled flooring.
Refitted Family Bathroom Once again remodelled with a stylish three piece suite comprising a large double ended bath with shower over with shower screen, syphonic WC and wash hand basin within a range of base cupboards and drawers, toiletries cupboards, ceramic tiled flooring, colourwash panelling and towel rail, heavily beamed ceiling, airing cupboard off with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.
Bedroom Two13'9" maximum x 14'1" (4.2m maximum x 4.3m). With a built-in double hanging wardrobe and a range of top boxes creating alcove for bed with dressing table, original built-in double cupboard and attractive fireplace with ornate surround. This room also interconnects through to:
Second Landing With access via a staircase down to the rear hall, ornate cornicing, off which:
Bedroom Three14'1" (4.3m) x 12'6" (3.81m) including wardrobes. With two double hanging wardrobes with top boxes, ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace with stone surround and mantel, decorative cornicing.
On the Second Floor Approached via an enclosed staircase from the first floor landing.
Landing/Sitting Area14'3" x 14'11" (4.34m x 4.55m). Providing an excellent sitting area for teenagers etc. Window to front and rear, a large walk-in cupboard off with header tanks providing storage space and off:
Bedroom Four12'11" (3.94m) plus wardrobes x 9'10" (3m). With a full length range of double and single hanging wardrobes providing access to additional storage in the roof eaves.
The Leisure Facilities Situated at the rear of the property with access from the aforementioned family/play room is a superb indoor swimming pool complex.
Remodelled Changing Room12' x 7'10" (3.66m x 2.39m). Being fully tiled with corner shower unit, low level WC and wash hand basin, twin towel rail/radiators and extractor fan.
Agents Note: The entire swimming pool complex is made secure by lockable doors for safety reasons.
Outside A driveway leads into the side of the property with attractive electric wrought iron gates which lead in turn to the rear. The driveway providing hardstanding for a number of vehicles and leading into turn to the rear of the property and access beyond to the paddocks.
Outbuildings The property benefits from an extensive range of outbuildings which comprise the following:
Garage47'3" x 16'11" (14.4m x 5.16m). With remote controlled up and over door and providing space for at least four vehicles, the garage also has fitted light and power and houses the oil tank and has side access and a separate alarm.
Attached to the swimming complex is:
Useful Fuel Store16'1" x 6'7" (4.9m x 2m). With a bunker for solid fuel and ample wood storage beyond.
Indoor Swimming Pool45'11" x 29'2" (14m x 8.9m). With two sets of double doors and two full height picture windows overlooking the rear terrace and gardens and featuring an excellent heated swimming pool (9.5m x 6m) with retractable cover with a shallow and deep end, fitted light, ladder and semi-circular entrance area with steps. The size of the building allows the pool generous areas in which to recline and relax and the room heating in the room is managed by Vaporex 55 dehumidifier. The pool is heated with an oil fired central heating boiler which also provide heating for the adjacent rooms which is situated within an adjacent plant room and comprises a Thermicon oil fired central heating boiler with a filtration system and an automated chemical system for chlorine etc. Off the swimming pool:
Adjacent Work Shop/Garden Store16'5" x 12'2" (5m x 3.7m). Previously a tack room and capable of being used as such but with a double drainer sink, work surfacing, cupboards, general storage and shelving. Both the work shop and fuel store are attached to the swimming pool complex and therefore have potential to be adapted to make further accommodation if required.
Stable Block A separate stable yard at the rear has an excellent range of traditional and more modern stables comprising seven boxes, all the stables are brick built with a turning out area which leads beyond through the gardens and orchard to the paddock beyond.
The Gardens Immediately to the rear of the farm are ornamentally laid gardens which are wrapped around with ornamental lawns with planted borders and walling. To the rear of the leisure complex are more extensive lawned gardens with deep flowering borders with a large variety of shrubs, plants and trees with a large full width paved sun terrace accessed off the leisure complex. In addition is:
Excellent Hard Tennis Court This excellent professional hard tennis court by Fosse Contracts of Leicester is enclosed by catch fencing and with post and net and is in excellent condition.
Orchard and Informal Gardens Beyond the more formal gardens is a large area of orchard with an excellent number of productive fruit trees including apple, pear, crab apple and damson trees. This area of garden is dissected by a hard tarmacadam driveway which provides excellent access to the paddock beyond for horses.
The Paddock The paddock is stock proofed enclosed on all sides by stock proof fencing and hedge, being laid to permanent pasture and extends to 4.25 acres. The paddocks are currently grazed and there is an informal arrangement with a neighbour for horses in return for maintenance of boundaries etc. The vendors see no reason why this arrangement shouldn't be continued if required or otherwise.
Services The property is equipped with mains water, electricity and drainage. Central heating for both the property and leisure complex are provided by oil fired central heating boilers. The property also benefits from a sophisticated alarm system throughout. The council tax is band G and the property is not Grade II listed but is situated within a conservation area.
Fixtures and Fittings All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included.