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The Old Vicarage, Barkby

Guide Price £625,000

4 Bedroom Character Property For Sale in The Old Vicarage, Barkby

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Originally one with neighbouring Dower House and in part dating back 1622, The Old Vicarage, now semi-detached is full of character and is available to the open market for the first time in more than 40 years.  Located within a conservation village and Grade II listed this spacious home offers three floors of accommodation which includes a fine drawing room with high ceiling and large shuttered windows, beamed sitting room and a large family kitchen that spills out onto the rear garden.  Four bedrooms are served by three bathrooms and a large two-storey coach house, built in 1768, offers extensive garaging and potential for conversion.  Available with NO CHAIN, The Old Vicarage enjoys a sunny south facing plot extending to just over ¼ of an acre in total and early viewing is strongly recommended. 

Location

The village of Barkby lies approximately five miles north east of Leicester city centre and is flanked by some of Leicestershire’s most attractive rolling countryside.  A small rural village hosting two public houses, parish church and primary school as well as being well placed for access onto the A46 and M1/M69.

 

Leicester 5.3 miles / Melton Mowbray 11.3 miles / Loughborough 12 miles / Oakham 17 miles / Market Harborough 19.5 miles M1(J21)/M69 13 miles / Ratcliffe College 5 miles

 

Ground Floor

The property is entered through a six panel door into a spacious entrance hall with Georgian staircase and two multi pane windows to front.  Two cupboards in the hallway provide useful storage and leading off the hall is a study with external door to the rear gardens.  The drawing room is elegant with high ceiling and two large shuttered windows flood the room with natural light.  An open fire, set within a Carrera marble surround, is a further feature of the drawing room along with original ceiling cornicing.  The sitting room, with external door and large picture window, has exposed ceiling beams and adjoins the breakfast kitchen which projects out into the rear garden.  The kitchen is fitted with base and wall cabinets has a mains gas fired AGA, external door and provides ample space to dine.

 

First Floor & Second Floor

The first floor landing has two lovely leaded windows and is split-level.  Leading from the landing are three bedrooms and family bathroom and the master bedroom is approached via a short staircase.  The master bedroom is located above the drawing room and has two multi pane sash windows and en suite bathroom with deco bath.  A spacious landing on the second floor leads to a further double bedroom with Yorkshire sash windows to front and rear and en suite bathroom with a three piece suite.

 

 

Outside

The property stands well back from Vicarage Lane behind an old brick wall and is partially hidden behind an established front boundary formed mainly of old Yew trees.  A sweeping gravel driveway flanked by a neatly clipped box hedge leads to a generous turning area and manicured lawns extend to the front and side.  The driveway provides plentiful hardstanding and access to a two-storey coach house and garage.  The gardens are a particular feature of the property and enjoy a southerly aspect, are well established and include a number of old fruit trees and are enclosed on all sides by established boundaries.  Adjacent to the breakfast kitchen is an attractive flagstone terrace and manicured lawns extend from the front to the rear and within the rear garden is highly productive vegetable plot and garden shed. 

 

Agents Note

An additional section of garden (0.1 acre) not included in the sale is available to rent by separate negotiation for £150 per annum.

 

Garage & Coach House

Built in 1768 and separate to the main house the coach house provides extensive garaging with electric up and over door and two floors of accommodation offer potential for conversion to annexe/home office.

Local Authority

Charnwood Borough Council

 

Services

All mains services are available and connected.  The property has mains gas central heating fired by a boiler located in the study.

 

Tenure

Freehold with vacant possession.

 

Directions

From the centre of the village proceed along Main Street in an easterly direction onto Beeby Road.  Take the first turning on the left into Barkby Holt Lane passing a working farm on the right hand side.  Turn right onto Vicarage Lane where the property can be found situated on the left hand side.

Property Features

  • Four Bedroom Character Home
  • Conservation Village
  • Three Floors of Accommodation
  • Grade II Listed & Dating back to 1622
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Sunny South Facing Plot
  • Sweeping Gravel Driveway & Two-Storey Coach House

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