Guide Price £500,000
This four bedroom character home under a Swithland slate roof is centrally located within this thriving north Leicestershire village. Dating back to the 18th Century and thought to have originally been two weaver’s cottages this substantial home built of stone offers three floors of accommodation, has attractive lawned gardens and the benefit of a large garage/workshop with studio space over. On the ground floor two heavily beamed reception rooms feature an attractive inglenook and the large dining kitchen which looks out over the rear garden hides a 18th century well. Four double bedrooms are served by a spacious family bathroom with wet room style shower. Extended in 1976 and offering further potential this highly individual home represents an oasis of calm and early viewing is highly recommended.
Located in the centre of this thriving, north Leicestershire village which offers an impressive range of amenities, including a number of individual shops, bars and restaurants. The nearby market town of Loughborough offers a more extensive range of facilities and the the highly regarded Endowed Schools. Leicester City and Nottingham are within easy reach and the surrounding Charnwood Forest boasts endless walks and many beauty spots that include Bradgate Park, Beacon Hill and Swithland Woods.
Leicester 9.3 miles / Loughborough 3.5 miles / Nottingham 17.9 miles / M1 (J23) 6 miles / M1 (J22) 8.1 miles / Ratcliffe College 5.7 miles / East Midlands Airport 11.8 miles / East Midlands Parkway 14.8 miles
The property is entered into a welcoming entrance hall with exposed brickwork and solid oak floor. Leading off the hallway is a cloaks/WC and two reception rooms both with heavily beamed ceilings. The sitting room has a matching oak floor and the snug has original 18th Century cupboards and an open fire set into an inglenook. Patio doors from the snug open onto the rear garden and a large family kitchen to the rear spans almost the full width of the property. High ceilings and with direct access to the rear gardens the kitchen offers ample dining space and is fitted with a range of bespoke cabinets and integrated appliances. The worksurfaces are solid Beech and the slate floor hides a 18th Century well.
A spacious L shaped landing on the first floor features a large storage cupboard and provides access to two double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with bath and separate wet room style shower. The master bedroom has a heavily beamed ceiling, feature fireplace and enjoys a dual aspect. Bedroom two overlooks the rear garden and has exposed floorboards.
On the second floor are two further double bedrooms both with high vaulted ceilings and one has exposed floorboards. Bedroom three has a dual aspect and the benefit of a wash hand basin and fitted cupboards whilst bedroom four has a mezzanine, fitted cupboards and Velux windows.
The property stands well back from Station Road behind attractive metal railings in the heart of the village. Nursery Lane provides pedestrian and vehicular access to the rear of the property where there is a gated driveway and large garage/workshop with studio space over. The rear gardens are mature and enjoy a north westerly aspect. Mainly laid to lawn and well stocked within the rear garden are two private patio areas, summer house, a number of fruit trees and a magnolia. A pedestrian gate from the rear garden opens to a gated driveway where there is a log store.
The adjoining property (22 Station Road) has pedestrian right to cross the driveway to access their garden gate.
Garage/Workshop with Studio Space Over
The oversized double garage with up and over door is currently divided to provide workshop space. A staircase within the garage rises to a first floor studio which has four Velux windows, power and light points.
All mains services are available and connected. The property has gas central heating fired by a Potterton boiler located in the kitchen.
Charnwood Borough Council.
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
At the roundabout within the centre of the village proceed along Station Road where the property can be found situated on the left hand side.
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