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6 bedroom character property for sale

Wolvey Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire


Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Country House
  • Extensive Package
  • Set On Approx 26 Acres
  • Five Receptions
  • Six Bedrooms/bathrooms
  • Commercial Offices
  • Garage & Leisure Building
  • Viewing Essential

Full description

A country estate comprising of a large country house, range of commercial buildings and agricultural land extending to approximately 26 acres in total.


Leicester Grange is a 19th century country house (understood to stand on the site of an earlier property) in a private setting with well screened gardens and is situated at the heart of a small estate. It includes various outbuildings (some used as offices) and land extending to approximately 26 acres in total. The property has immense potential for a variety of alternative uses (subject to planning consent) and offers an opportunity for updating and refurbishment.


Leicester Grange is conveniently located close to junction 1 of the M69 motorway at the junction with the A5 trunk road. Coventry city centre is approximately 10 miles to the south, Leicester city centre approximately 14 miles North East and Hinckley town centre is about 3 miles distant. Nuneaton is approximately 5 miles west and Rugby approximately 10 miles south east.

Ground Floor

Canopied entrance porch with balustrade and part glazed principal entrance door with oak panelling and inset leaded light panels.

Reception Hall

4.24m(13'11'') x 3.53m(11'7'')

With windows to two aspects, dado panelling, column radiator, archway to main staircase hall, panel door into:


5.99m(19'8'') x 3.87m(12'8'')

With large walk-in bay windows to garden aspect and side elevation. Attractive elm panelling with inset bookshelves and stone surround fireplace with mantel and mirror above.

Staircase - Hallway

9.95m(32'8'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

With wide staircase rising to first floor lit by extensive rear leaded light windows with some stain glass insets, dado panelling to all walls, substantial stone surround to open fireplace, archway to rear lobby, two doorways to:

Principal Reception Room

9.96m(32'8'') x 5.81m(19'1'')

Including two full width recessed bay windows, opening doors to garden
elevation. Large stone surround open fireplace, two column radiators.

Inner Lobby

With dado panelling and connecting doors to Kitchen and dining room.

Dining Room

8.30m(27'3'') x 6.36m(20'10'')

With large wide alcove recess with open fireplace having substantial timber mantel surround with built-in seating either side. Matching stained wood dado panelling, ceiling beams, two column radiators, exposed polished floorboards, connecting door to kitchen area.

Inner Hallway

With two radiators, built-in full height deep shelved cupboard, quarry tiled floor, oak panel door to rear, secondary staircase rising to first floor, door into:

Day Room

4.67m(15'4'') x 4.44m(14'7'')

With windows to rear and side aspects, radiator, inset wooden surround fireplace having cast iron grate with tiled insets.


8.13m(26'8'') x 3.34m(11'0'')

With double doors opening onto garden.

Breakfast Room

5.17m(17'0'') x 3.83m(12'7'')

With ceiling beams, window to rear aspect, radiator, exposed polished floorboards, wide arch opening to:


5.19m(17'0'') x 5.17m(17'0'')

With extensive range of built in base and wall storage cupboards with panelled pine doors and tiled work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink top with mixer tap, large island unit with electric cooker and hob, double opening glazed doors to side aspect and Aga range. Windows to side and rear.
Door from Breakfast Room leads to:-


Room One (3.51m x 1.17,)
Room Two (4.85m x 2.84m) Inner passageway
Room Three (3.4m x 2.85m)
Room Four (5.9m x 3.6m max) with rear entrance and separate access
door to rear yard.
NB. All cellarage areas have been replastered and have quarry
tile flooring.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

10.00m(32'10'') x 3.62m(11'11'') overall

With column radiator and wide arch leading to rear landing areas, door to
walk-in airing cupboard. Doors lead off to rooms as follows:-

Principle Bedroom Suite


9.94m(32'7'') x 4.27m(14'0'')

With bay window to side aspect, with windows to front side and rear aspects. Three column radiators built in wardrobe, connecting door to:-

En Suite Bathroom

4.07m(13'4'') x 4.17m(13'8'')

With original cast iron bath with traditional mixer tap unit, built-in radiator with mirrored areas above, built in vanity unit with twin inset bowls, matching wardrobe, bidet, shower cubicle with mains pressure shower fitting. Further connecting archway from main bedroom to:-

Dressing Area

With vanity unit, inset basin and mirror above. Door to:-


1.78m(5'10'') x 0.98m(3'3'')

With low flush WC.

Bedroom Suite Two


4.16m(13'8'') x 4.01m(13'2'')

With radiator, window to garden aspect, connecting door to:-

En Suite Bathroom

3.06m(10'0'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

With built in airing cupboard having lagged hot water cylinder, radiator, coloured suite or panelled bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom Three

6.23m(20'5'') x 4.01m(13'2'')

With deep built in wardrobe, window to front aspect, vanity unit with inset
wash hand basin.

Bedroom Suite Four


4.35m(14'3'') x 3.75m(12'4'') min.

With window to rear aspect, column radiator, door to:-

En Suite Bathroom

2.50m(8'2'') x 2.44m(8'0'')

With suite of panel bath and close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, column radiator, window to side aspect.

Bedroom Suite Five


5.18m(17'0'') x 5.17m(17'0'')

With windows to front and side aspects, column radiator, fireplace surround, connecting door to:-

En Suite Bathroom

3.09m(10'2'') x 2.29m(7'6'')

With substantial ceramic bath with traditional combined mixer tap and waste, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, with bidet, column radiator.

Rear Hallway

leading to:

Family Bathroom

3.10m(10'2'') x 1.85m(6'1'')

With ceramic wall tiling, thought to be original to the building, very large original bath, with combined mixer taps/waste, wash hand basin and column radiator.


With similar wall tiling and close coupled WC suite. Door to:

Rear Landing

With secondary stairs to ground floor, ceiling hatch to roof space. Panel door to:-

Bedroom Suite Six


4.67m(15'4'') x 3.14m(10'4'') min.

with windows to rear and side aspects, column radiator, builit in wardrobe cupboard, connecting door to:-

En Suite Bathroom

3.14m(10'4'') x 1.44m(4'9'')

With panel bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Spiral Staircase

From first floor leads to:-

Attic Rooms


Former walled garden approximately 22.8m x 19.0m together with informal lawned garden areas with a wide range of specimen trees and substantial ornamental fish pond.
To the rear of the house is an extensive range of outbuildings with tarmac
courtyard comprising:-

Office Building

Providing the following accommodation:-

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

4.87m(16'0'') x 2.45m(8'0'')

Oak boarded floor to entrance hall with staircase to first floor.


9.21m(30'3'') x 4.99m(16'4'')

With suspended ceiling, laminate floor, double door to yard.


6.99m(22'11'') x 4.84m(15'11'')

With doors off to ladies and gents toilets, double door to yard.

Gents Wc

Having low flush WC suite and wash hand basin with connecting door to small boiler room with Baxi wall-mounted gas fired boiler.

Ladies Wc

With low flush WC and wash hand basin.

First Floor


With doors off to four offices and bathroom.

Office One

4.90m(16'1'') x 3.65m(12'0'')

Office Two

3.80m(12'6'') x 3.20m(10'6'')

Office Three

4.55m(14'11'') x 3.80m(12'6'')

Office Four

4.85m(15'11'') x 3.95m(13'0'')


Principal Garage

7.71m(25'4'') x 6.43m(21'1'')

Former inspection pits (not inspected) connecting door to:-

Rear Workshop

7.82m(25'8'') x 1.88m(6'2'')

Second Garage

6.43m(21'1'') x 5.58m(18'4'')

With sliding vehicle entrance door to front and obsecure glazed windows to rear.

Attached Stores

7.30m(23'11'') x 6.20m(20'4'') approx.

Comprising various rooms. Accessed externally.

Leisure Building

Comprising a traditional detached brick and tiled building plus leisure suite overlooking outdoor swimming pool, comprising:-

Pool House

4.10m(13'5'') x 3.10m(10'2'')

Jacuzzi Room

8.10m(26'7'') x 5.50m(18'1'')


11.65m(38'3'') x 5.55m(18'3'')


20.70m(67'11'') x 3.50m(11'6'')

Agricultural Land

The land comprises a block of productive arable land split into two large fields. The land is classified as predominantly Grade 3 on the Provisional Agricultural Land Classification Maps of Engand & Wales, produced by MAFF (now DEFRA).
The land surrounds the property to all sides providing a great deal of
privacy and protection.

Site Areas

A breakdown of the property is provided in the sale particulars.


The property resides within Rugby Borough Council district. Though none of the outbuildings currently have residential use, it is envisaged that a change of use planning application would be acceptable depending upon design, highway and local planning policy. We advise potential purchasers to make their own enquiry to either the local planning department or a specialist planning advisor.

General Information


The whole property is available freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion. However, the arable land is subject to a Cropping Licence to a third party which terminates on 30th October 2012 or once the Licensee has harvested his crop, whichever occurs sooner.

Method Of Sale

The property is offered for sale by private treaty.


We understand that the mains services of water, electricity and gas are connected, drainage is to a private system.
We would advise interested parties to undertake their own enquiries as to the adequacy and availability of these services, which have not been tested or verified by Howkins & Harrison LLP.

Rights Of Way

The property is sold subject to a right of way along the drive to Leicester Grange Cottage, edged blue on the attached plan.


The subject property is available as a whole. However, if there is a part of the property that you wish not to bid on then this may be able to be removed from the sale area.

Local Authority

Warwickshire Council Council - Tel. 01926 410 410
Severn Trent Water - Tel. 08457 500 500
Central Networks - Tel. 0800 096 3080

Important Notice

These particulars have been prepared in all good faith to give a fair overall view of the property. If any points are particularly relevant to your interest in the property please ask for further information.
Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.
The photograph/s depict only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings/furniture etc. photographed are included in the sale. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photograph/s. No assumptions should be made with regard to parts of the property that have not been photographed. Please ask for further information if required.
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a GUIDE ONLY and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries or those which can be performed by the appointed advisers.
Where reference is made to planning permissions or potential uses such information is given in good faith. Purchasers should however make their own enquiries into such matters prior to purchase.

Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquiries to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match expectations you may have of the property.
The information in these particulars is given without responsibility on the part of the sole Agents or their Clients. The particulars do not form any part of an offer or a contract and neither the sole Agents nor their employees have any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


Strictly by prior appointment through the vendor's sole agent Howkins & Harrison. Tel. 01827 718 021.

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Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2010

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