Guide Price £695,000
This attractive double fronted Victorian home, in prime village centre location, represents a rare and exciting opportunity and is available with no chain. Built in 1900 and beautifully appointed throughout The Hollies is packed full of original features including a tiled entrance hall, panelled doors and cast iron fireplaces. Lovingly restored and sympathetically extended the property offers surprisingly spacious accommodation which includes three reception rooms, large kitchen with AGA, four generous bedrooms and two high quality bathrooms. Whist parking is currently on street it is considered likely that off street parking could be created if required. Enjoying a sunny south west facing position and having an extremely light and spacious feel early viewing is strongly recommended.
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 which includes 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 half glazed door into a typical Victorian entrance hall with original tiled floor and staircase. A solid oak floor supplied by deVOL covers much of the ground floor which features two front facing reception rooms of identical size each having original ceiling cornicing and walk-in bay windows. The sitting room features a log burning stove, fitted cupboards and the family room has an open fire and is open plan to a spacious dining kitchen which spans almost the full width of the property. Flooded with natural light and enjoying a south westerly aspect the dining area has French doors to rear and the kitchen itself has a York stone floor, fitted Shaker style kitchen cabinets and features a gas fired AGA. Also within the kitchen are original pine fronted cupboards and adjoining the kitchen is a fully fitted utility room. A rear hall with quarry tiled floor provides access to the rear garden, cloaks/WC and study.
This section of the house offers potential to be reconfigured thus creating a large living kitchen if desired.
The landing on the first floor provides access to four bedrooms, three of which retain original cast iron fireplaces and a family bathroom. Fitted with no consideration to cost the family bathroom features a heated tiled floor and high quality suite including an Allesi toilet, twin basins made of glass with Bangio taps, tiled bath with wall mounted taps and separate shower with drench head. The master bedroom is located to the rear of the property and has the benefit of a fully fitted dressing area and a stylishly fitted en suite with heated tiled floor, walk-in wet room style shower and free standing Lavatsa bath further complimented by coloured up lights and plinth lights.
The property stands elevated to Maplewell Road behind an ivy clad drystone wall and low maintenance front garden. An old rambling rose and established wisteria adorn the front elevation and a gravel path winds its way to the front door. A side gate provides access to the rear garden which are arranged on two levels and enjoys a private north westerly aspect. Recently landscaped, the gardens features a large slate terrace with matching retaining walls and wide stone steps lead to a beautifully manicured area of lawn. Along the rear boundary is a large garden shed and a further private patio has been created using old railway sleepers. The gardens feature three established palm trees, a number of outdoor lights and included within the sale is a Cedar wood framed greenhouse and very discreet fairy house with multi coloured lighting.
All mains services are available and connected. The property has mains gas central heating fired by a Vaillant boiler located in the utility room. There is electric under floor heating in the family bathroom and a heated tiled floor in the en suite to the master bedroom (wet system). Many of the original sash windows survive and have solid wood shutters supplied by Sanderson.
Charnwood Borough Council.
From the centre of the village proceed up Maplewell Road where the property is located on the right hand side before The Curzon Arms.
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