Guide Price £1,850,000
This imposing six/seven bedroom home situated close to the Leicestershire/Rutland border stands in open countryside in just over 4.5 acres. Just over a mile from the village, Weathercock House is a highly efficient home completed in 2018 to a meticulous standard with over 6700 sq ft of accommodation. Features of this exceptional home include an impressive double height entrance hall with grand staircase, stunning 37 ft family kitchen with log burner and self contained annexe. Set well back from the Road in a commanding position the long driveway terminates at a triple garage and the rear gardens enjoy a private, southerly aspect. Early viewing is strongly recommended.
Weathercock House is located approximately 1.2 miles from the centre of this popular hilltop village. Tilton on the Hill is situated between Leicester and Oakham in east Leicestershire and offers a pub, shop, village hall and a 12th Century church. There is excellent state and independent schooling available and the closest primary school is in the neighbouring village of Billesdon (4.8 miles). The A47, A1 and M1 are within easy reach and regular trains to London St Pancras are available from Leicester, Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray.
Leicester 12.5 miles |Oakham 7.3 miles 13 | Melton Mowbray 11 miles | Uppingham 13 miles | Market Harborough 14.8 miles | Stamford 18.3 miles | Loughborough 19.4 miles |Leicester Grammar School 11.1 miles | East Midlands Airport 27.6 miles
A grand entrance portico with double doors opens into an impressive double height reception hall with polished tiled floor and a sweeping staircase climbs to an open first floor gallery. Leading off the hall are four reception rooms which include a large south facing sitting room with log burner set within a large inglenook and bi-folding doors. The family kitchen is unusually spacious and is considered a particular feature of the accommodation. South facing and with a part vaulted ceiling the kitchen is flooded with natural light and lovely countryside views can be enjoyed. A tall glazed rear gable is particular feature and two sets of bi-fold doors open onto the rear terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of contemporary style white cabinets with granite worksurfacing, matching island unit and there is ample space for the family to dine and relax in soft seating. The kitchen has a range of AEG and Miele appliances and a Cadiz floor mounted log burner. Leading off the kitchen is a utility room, plant room, wet room, boot room and a door opens into the triple garage. A guest cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
An open gallery on the first floor provides access to three bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and a self contained annexe. All bedrooms have beautifully appointed en suites and the master bedroom has the benefit of a fully fitted dressing room and en suite with Duravit sanitary ware. The self-contained annexe could be repurposed but currently offers a large dining kitchen with Neff appliances, sitting room, double bedroom and shower room.
On the second floor is a large dual aspect family room with fitted bar area. Dormer windows to front and rear provide uninterrupted countryside views elevations and leading off are two double bedrooms both with en suite shower rooms.
The property stands within approximately 1.1 acres of delightful gardens behind electric gates at the end of a long drive. The driveway, flanked by post lights and shaped box hedge, terminates at a generous turning area and integral triple garage. A five bar gate provides paddock access and large sweeping lawns surround the property. A large pond to front with wooden jetty is connected to the rain harvesting system and the rear gardens are enclosed with post and rail fencing and are mainly laid to lawn. Enjoying a southerly aspect the rear gardens are extremely private and a large rear terrace provides the perfect space for outdoor entertaining.
The paddock is fully stock proof and extends to approximately 3.42 acres. Adjoining rolling countryside, the paddock has separate vehicular access onto the Oakham Road.
Open triple garage with fully automated doors.
This highly efficient home has mains water, electric and private drainage to a treatment plant. Installed at considerable cost is a sophisticated electric heating system with two boilers, ground source heat pump and underfloor heating (wet system) to all floors. There is also a rainwater harvesting system and wooden triple glazed windows throughout clad with aluminium.
Harborough District Council.
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
From the village of Tilton on the Hill proceed along the Halstead Road for approximately 1.2 miles passing through the small hamlet of Halstead. The property can be found situated on the right hand side easily identified by our for sale board.
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