Rotherby Cottage, Main Street, Rotherby

Offers in excess of £500,000

4 Bedroom Character Property For Sale in Rotherby Cottage, Main Street, Rotherby

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This charming double fronted home in unspoilt conservation village with outbuildings, double garage and south facing garden is situated between Leicester and Melton Mowbray in the renowned Wreake Valley.  Full of character dating from the Victorian and Edwardian period this highly individual home boasts three reception rooms, vaulted cellar, breakfast kitchen, four double bedrooms and three bathroom/shower rooms.  The outbuildings offer potential for self contained annexe accommodation subject to the necessary approvals and the property is available with NO CHAIN.  Early viewing is highly recommended. 


Rotherby is an unspoilt conservation village situated between Leicester and Melton Mowbray within the renowned Wreake Valley.  Well known for its country walks, the Wreake Valley is well supplied with pubs, restaurants, shops and active village communities.  The Blue Bell Inn pub/restaurant at neighbouring Hoby is less than 1 mile from the property and is best approached on foot through beautiful countryside.  A full range of amenities are available at nearby Syston and access onto the A46 is close by (3.4 miles).


Leicester 10.3 miles / Nottingham 22 miles / Oakham 15.7 miles / Melton Mowbray 6 miles / Loughborough 11.3 miles / Hoby 1.4 miles / Ratcliffe College 5 miles / Ragdale Hall 4 miles / A46 3.4 miles


Ground Floor

The property is entered through an original door into a tiled entrance hall with oak panelling and attractive open staircase.  Steps from the hallway leads down to a vaulted cellar with coal store used to fuel two working open fires.  There is also old water pump in the cellar and off the hallway is a cloakroom/WC fitted with a white suite.  Facing the main street and slightly elevated are two similar sized reception rooms both with floor to ceiling bay windows with original Victorian glazing, open fires, oak panelling and ceiling cornice.  The family room has oak fronted fitted cabinets with shelving over.  The dining room is located to the rear of the property and features an open fire with ornate oak surround, ceiling cornice, serving hatch and oak parquet floor.  The wall between the dining room and kitchen could be removed to create a large, rear facing family kitchen if desired.  The kitchen opens onto the rear garden and is fitted with a range of modern units with granite worksurfacing.  There is space for an electric range style cooker with extractor hood over and integrated appliances to include a fridge and dishwasher.  There is ample space within the kitchen for dining/soft seating.


First Floor

A split level galleried landing with glazed roof light over provides access to four double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and family bathroom, fitted with a modern four piece suite with separate shower and built in bespoke furniture.  The two larger bedrooms share a recently refitted en suite with double ended bath and shower over.  



The property stands behind a reclaimed brick wall with attractive metal railings, fully stocked garden and a metal hand gate with York stone path leads to the front door.  To the rear are south facing gardens with paved patio and steps up to manageable area of lawn.  A central path leads to a gated driveway, providing hardstanding for two vehicles and access to a range of brick outbuildings. 


Agent’s Note

Vehicular access to the rear of the property is via The Row which is shared with neighbouring cottages.



A former stable and store have been combined to create a large WORKSHOP with three windows, power and light points.  A full sized BILLIARDS ROOM with high vaulted ceiling is a particular feature and offers potential for self contained annexe accommodation.  The billiards room has a Velux window, shower room off fitted with a white suite and a metal staircase leads to a fully carpeted ROOM OVER ideal for home office with Velux window and uPVC double glazed dormer window.  The DOUBLE GARAGE has a double up-and-over door and window to side. 



The property has mains electricity, water and drainage.  There is no mains gas available in the village.  The property, billiards room and room over garage has oil fired central heating with boiler located in the garage and the hot water is provided by a cylinder located in an airing cupboard in bedroom three. 


Local Authority

Melton Borough Council.



Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.



From the Queniborough/Rearsby roundabout continue on the A607 Rearsby Bypass towards Melton Mowbray.  After 2.7 miles turn left at Brooksby Melton College onto Brooksby Road.  Take the first turning on the right onto Main Street and continue to Rotherby crossing two sets of cattle grids. The property can be found located on the right hand side just before the village church.

Property Features

  • Attractive Family Home
  • Unspoilt Conservation Village
  • Three Lovely Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Cellar & Cloaks/WC
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms / Shower Rooms
  • Gated Driveway & Double Garage
  • Full Size Billiards Room, Workshop & Home Office
  • South Facing Garden



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