Hill Farm Markfield Lane, Botcheston, LE9

Offers Over £900,000

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Hill Farm Markfield Lane, Botcheston, LE9

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A spacious 5 bedroom detached bungalow conversion on a good sized approx. 1.5 acre plot affording lovely rural views to three sides with substantial outbuildings (one of which has Planning consent for residential conversion) and enjoying flexibly arrangeable accommodation with entrance hall, front lounge being semi open-plan to a well equipped & fitted rear kitchen/diner, utility room with cloakroom, three ground floor bedrooms & shower room, two first floor bedrooms & family bathroom, together with two large Dutch Barns, workshops, stables and a landscaped rear garden.

General Description -

Situated in this sought-after west Leicestershire village, this spacious, detached bungalow conversion offers flexibly arrangeable accommodation briefly comprising entrance hall, lounge being semi open-plan to a rear kitchen/diner, utility room with cloakroom off, three ground floor bedrooms and shower room, together with two first floor bedrooms and family bathroom.

The property enjoys a landscaped rear garden and benefits from a substantial range of outbuildings including a large Dutch Barn providing stabling, workshop, storage and garage space, two other stables which have Planning consent for conversion into a three bedroomed barn conversion and courtyard garden, together with a further Dutch barn with lean-to, two separate workshops and a paddock beyond.


Recessed Porch - With UPVC framed and panelled part sealed unit double obscure glazed entrance door giving access to:

Entrance Hall –

With oak stripped flooring, central heating radiator, two double wall light fittings, ceiling mounted double spotlight fitting, sealed unit double glazed 'Velux' roof light and staircase rising off to first floor. The entrance hall leads to:

Through LoungeDining Room –

With sealed unit double glazed front picture window affording lovely rural view, oak stripped flooring, radiators, feature cast-iron wood burning stove to pavioured hearth, double glazed side windows, recessed ceiling spotlighting and double glazed French doors to dining and providing access to the landscaped rear garden. The lounge/dining room is open-plan to:

Rear Fitted Kitchen –

With units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to U-shaped rolled edge worktop with range of drawers, cupboards and integrated 'AEG' dishwasher under, tiled splashbacks and sealed unit double glazed rear picture window fitted with roller blind over. Appliances including fitted 'Rangemaster' cooking range comprising twin ovens, grill and five-plate ceramic hob with 'Rangemaster' cooker hood over inset to double and triple wall cupboards. Also with oak stripped flooring, further corner worktop with four drawers and pull-out cupboard under and recessed ceiling spotlighting.

Inner Hall –

With oak stripped flooring, central heating radiator and recessed ceiling spotlighting gives access to:

Utility Room –

With units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to L-shaped rolled edge worktop with range of cupboards, space for refrigerator and plumbing for automatic washing machine under, tiled splashback and double and two single wall cupboards over. Also with ceramic tiled floor double glazed external door to rear with matching side window. Access to:

Fitted Cloakroom –

With two-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low flush w.c. with ceramic tiled floor and recessed ceiling spotlighting.

Bedroom 1 (Front) –

With double glazed picture window affording lovely rural view across rolling Leicestershire countryside, central heating radiator and ceiling light fitting.

Bedroom 2 (Rear) –

With double glazed French doors to rear garden, electric radiator and recessed ceiling spotlighting.

Bedroom 3 (Front) –

with double glazed picture window to front affording lovely rural view, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting and double glazed side window.

Family Shower Room –

With walk-in fully tiled shower recess with wall-mounted shower unit featuring an overhead rain shower and separate handset shower with glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback over and low level w.c. with double glazed side window and recessed ceiling spotlighting.

On the First Floor: -

STAIRCASE AND LANDING with twin sealed unit double glazed 'Velux' roof lights and recessed ceiling spotlighting, gives access to:

Bedroom 4 – 1

With front and double glazed 'Velux' roof windows affording lovely rural views, electric radiator, sloping ceiling and twin eaves storage cupboards.

Bedroom 5 –

With double glazed 'Velux' roof windows (the front of which affords a lovely rural view), electric radiator, sloping ceiling with recessed ceiling spotlighting and twin eaves storage cupboards.

Family Bathroom –

With four-piece white suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splashback, low level w.c., wash hand basin inset into vanitory unit with tiled splashback and store cupboard below, and fully tiled shower enclosure with wall-mounted shower system incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, together with glazed shower door and screen. Also, with recessed ceiling spotlighting and double obscure glazed window.


The property occupies a good sized plot approaching 1.5 acres and enjoys a lawned front garden featuring raised beds of Spring bulbs, specimen shrubs and bushes, a variety of trees and hedged boundaries for privacy. A gravelled forecourt provides off-road parking and a side driveway gives access to a DUTCH BARN with canopy overhang (ideal for use as a Car Port). The Dutch Barn currently offers WORKSHOP 1 measuring 29'1 x 14'6 with double door access, GARAGE measuring 29'1 x 14'6 with metal up-and-over door, and WORKSHOP 2 measuring 29'1 x 14'6 including in-built PONY STABLE and SADDLE STORE. Behind the workshops and garage is a further storage area which also enjoys vehicular access (measuring 41'4 x 16'0) with strip lighting.

Rear Garden –

The landscaped rear garden offers three additional parking spaces, a lawned garden area with raised planters to create a cottage garden effect and a block paved patio area.

Other Outbuildings: -

Workshop - 51'0 x 28'0 (15.54m x 8.53m) - This workshop requires complete refurbishment.

Stable 1 - 51'0 x 27'0 (15.54m x 8.23m) - This stable requires complete refurbishment but has been earmarked for demolition to provide a courtyard garden to Stable 2 which has Planning Permission for a three bedroomed barn conversion.

Stable 2 - 51'0 x 40'0 (15.54m x 12.19m) - This stable has existing Planning Permission from Hinckley & Bosworth Council for conversion into a 3 bedroomed barn conversion under Reference No. 18/00143/CQGDO. The plans are available for inspection on the Hinckley & Bosworth Council website under 'Planning' and then following the instructions. A water connection and 3 phase electric supply are available close by to Stable 2 and a parking area has been designated adjacent to the barn conversion.

Two Further Workshops - 41'0 x 15'0 & 41'0 x 14'0 () - Two adjoining brick and block workshops with a galvanised tin roof.

Dutch Barn and Lean-To - 38'0 x 33'0 (11.58m x 10.06m) - With a galvanised tin roof.

Paddock - With gated access from the top of the side concreted driveway.

Services: - All mains services, with the exception of gas, are understood to be available. Central heating is electric and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is double glazed with sealed units.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, light fittings and blinds, are included in the sale.


The sought-after village of Botcheston is situated in west Leicestershire and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the centres of Leicester, Earl Shilton, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coalville and Loughborough, as well as the conurbation of the West Midlands, the Birmingham and East Midlands International Airports, the M1M69M42 motorway network for travel north, south and west, and the Charnwood and New National Forests with their many scenic country walks and golf courses.

General Information

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Hinckley & Bosworth. The agency website indicates Tax band F.

All mains services, with the exception of gas, are understood to be available. Central heating is electric and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is double glazed with sealed units.

Property Features

  • Great development opportunity
  • Great Location
  • No Covenant or uplift clause
  • Gated Driveway
  • Planning documentation available
  • Spacious kitchen with dining area
  • Planning Consent to construct separate Barn Conversion


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