Guide Price £795,000
This old farmhouse, once part of the Beaumanor estate, occupies a prime village centre location set within an established 1/3 acre plot. Available to the open market for the first time in nearly 40 years, Pear Tree Cottage represents a rare and exciting opportunity ideal for the growing family. Set well back from the road at the end a long stone driveway this character home with 18th Century origins offers excellent ground floor accommodation including three large reception rooms, kitchen with pantry and on the first floor are three double bedrooms and family bathroom. The driveway terminates at a double carport and extensive gardens enjoy a south westerly aspect. Early viewing is essential.
Woodhouse Eaves is an extremely desirable village in North West Leicestershire, beautifully nestled in the Charnwood Forest. The area is well known for its lovely walks and numerous beauty spots that include Beacon Hill, Swithland Woods and historic Bradgate Park which covers 850 acres. The property itself is centrally located within easy walking distance of all village amenities including two village stores, chemist/post office, hairdressers, butchers and four gastro pubs/restaurants. A greater range of facilities, including mainline railway services, can be found in the nearby market town of Loughborough and Leicester city and the village allows easy access to the M1 motorway.
Leicester 8.6 miles / Loughborough 5 miles / Nottingham 20.3 miles / Bradgate Park 3 miles / Swithland Woods 1.6 miles / Beacon Hill 1.6 miles / Ratcliffe College 8.4 miles / M1(J22) 4.1 miles / M1(J23) 4.2 miles / East Midlands Airport 10 miles
The property is entered through a gable fronted porch with attractive Victorian tiled floor into a generous entrance hall. From the hall an open staircase rises to first floor and leading off are three generous reception rooms including an impressive double height sitting room. Added in 1992, the sitting room features a log burner, high vaulted ceiling and a heavily glazed rear elevation with folding doors that open to the rear garden. A short staircase from the sitting room rises to an open mezzanine which is currently used as an artists studio and is flooded with natural light. Within the old part of the cottage a cosy snug with open fire occupies a sunny south west corner and enjoys a dual aspect. The adjoining dining room is thought to have been used as a weaver’s workshop and features a heavily beamed ceiling, open fireplace and also enjoys a dual aspect. A latch door from the dining room opens into a fitted kitchen which is located to the rear of the property with stable door to rear gardens. Leading off the kitchen is a pantry. A cloaks/WC with quarry tiled floor and utility room with Belfast sink where an earlier staircase was located completes the ground floor accommodation.
The first floor landing provides access to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom fitted with a white suite. Bedrooms two and three are currently interlinking but bedroom two could easily be partitioned so these rooms can be used independently.
The property occupies an enviable plot extending to 0.34 of an acre in total set well back from the road in a private elevated setting behind a dry stone wall. A metal farm style gate opens to a long stone drive that offers extensive hardstanding and terminates at an open fronted double carport. Extensive lawns make up the front gardens which include a number of established trees and there is wide access to both sides of the property to the rear. Directly to the front of the cottage is a raised south facing terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining and the rear gardens are enclosed by an established rear boundary formed by a number of large trees including a magnificent copper beech. Enjoying a north westerly aspect the rear gardens are extremely private and include a large terrace and lawns interspersed with established borders and an old damson tree is a particular feature. Included within the sale is a garden shed, workshop and to the side of the garage is a useful garden store.
Open fronted and providing covered parking for two vehicles.
All mains services are available and connected. The property has mains gas central heating fired by a Worcester boiler located in the utility room.
Charnwood Borough Council.
From the centre of the village proceed up Maplewell Road where the property is located on the right hand side just after The Curzon Arms.
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