Mill Road, Thurcaston

Guide Price £595,000

5 Bedroom Barn Conversion For Sale in Mill Road, Thurcaston

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The Old Stables offers more than you might expect at first glance.  A beautifully presented barn conversion set back from the road in a private courtyard and behind an attractive Georgian farmhouse in the centre of the village.  This beautifully appointed family home offers just over 2500 sq ft of free flowing accommodation that has been significantly improved by the current owners.  Features of the accommodation include a sitting room with multi-fuel burning stove, large L shaped dining kitchen with high vaulted ceiling and ground floor bedroom with en suite, ideal for au pair or dependant relative.  On the first floor are four good sized bedrooms and an unusually large family bathroom with freestanding bath and separate shower.  Outside there is off road parking for numerous vehicles and landscaped gardens feature a large covered patio ideal for al fresco dining.


The village of Thurcaston is situated on the edge of the Charnwood Forest close to Bradgate Park between Leicester and Loughborough.  An attractive village served by a thriving pub, primary school, church and chapel.  A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the neighbouring villages of Rothley (1.9 miles) Anstey (2 miles) and Birstall (2.4 miles).


Leicester 4.9 miles / Nottingham 25 miles / Loughborough 6.8 miles / M1 (J22) 6.8 miles / M69/M1(J22) 8.3 miles / Bradgate Park 1.8 miles / East Midlands Airport 13.8 miles / Ratcliffe College 5.7 miles


Ground Floor

The property is entered through an open fronted tiled porch into a spacious entrance hall with open staircase to first floor and stylishly fitted cloakroom with a white suite. A new Karndean floor covers much of the ground floor accommodation which has a particularly spacious open plan feel.  Ideal for an au pair or dependant relative is a large ground floor bedroom with en suite with double shower.  The ‘L’ shaped sitting room enjoys a dual aspect and reclaimed brick chimney breast with multi fuel stove.  The family room with window to front is currently used as a home office.  Spanning almost the entire width of the property is a large ‘L’ shaped family kitchen which has an impressive double height dining area with high vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers.  The kitchen itself is newly fitted with a range of cream coloured, high gloss cabinets with brushed steel furniture and plinth lighting.  The kitchen is beautifully finished with hardwood worksurfaces including breakfast bar and the ceramic sink has an instant boiling water/filtered water tap.  There is space for a range cooker with glass splashback and Rangemaster extractor hood over, further integrated appliances and space for a slimline wine cooler and American style fridge freezer.  The kitchen is flooded with natural light and two sets of doors open out into the rear gardens.


The former double garage has been converted into a useful boot room with matching Karndean floor and fitted storage.  Leading off is a newly fitted shower room and a fully equipped utility room with plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer.


First Floor

A spacious landing with vaulted ceiling and Velux window provides access to four good sized bedrooms and an unusually large family bathroom.  Again, with a high vaulted ceiling the bathroom features a modern freestanding bath with floor mounted mixer tap, microphone style shower attachment, twin wash hand basins and separate shower enclosure with drench head shower.  The master bedroom looks out over the rear garden and has plumbing and obscure window where there was previously an en suite shower room.  The master bedroom has an extensive range of bespoke, high gloss bedroom furniture.



Situated behind the original farmhouse a shared cobbled driveway provides access to the property and private parking for numerous vehicles.  To the side of the property is wide pedestrian access to rear gardens.  A further metal gate provides vehicular access for The Old Stables onto Lanesborough Drive.  The rear gardens are particularly private and enjoy a pleasant north westerly aspect.  Adjacent to the sitting room and living kitchen is a superb covered terrace enclosed with picket fence, ideal for al fresco entertaining.  From the terrace, steps lead down onto a lawned area that is enclosed on two sides with an established conifer hedge.  There is a further decked patio area, space for a children’s playhouse and garden shed. 


Local Authority

Charnwood Borough Council.



Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.



All mains services are available and connected.  The property has gas central heating fired by a Worcester boiler (installed 2019).  The property also has the benefit of solar panels and a new security alarm system.



From Rothley travel towards Cropston along Station Road.  Turn left following signs for Thurcaston onto Thurcaston Lane.  On entering the village the road becomes Mill Road and the property can be found situated on the right hand side behind Vine House.  Continue through the archway where The Old Stables can be found directly ahead.

Property Features

  • Five Bedroom Detached Barn Conversion
  • Private Courtyard Setting
  • Over 2500 sq ft of Accommodation
  • Sitting Room with Log Burner
  • Open Plan Dining Kitchen with Vaulted Ceiling
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Generous Driveway
  • Landscaped Gardens




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