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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Horsepool, Burbage, Leicestershire


Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning period property
  • Opposite the landmark Horsepool in Burbage
  • Spacious throughout
  • Many original features
  • Fully refurbished
  • Viewing strongly recommended.

Full description

*EXCELLENT CHARACTER PROPERTY OVERLOOKING THE SOUGHT AFTER AND ATTRACTIVE SURROUNDS OF THE HORSEPOOL AT THE HEART OF BURBAGE OLD VILLAGE* A rare opportunity to purchase a period property overlooking the Horsepool in the heart of the conservation area of Burbage. The property, a former coaching inn, has been refurbished to create a mix of a modern, contemporary, home whilst keeping many of the original character features. The house offers fantastic space set over four floors comprising an Entrance Porch, Lounge & Dining Area, feature Kitchen & Family Room, with a galleried Basement Reception (with wine store) & Sitting Room, There are four Bedrooms set over two floors, with two Ensuites, Family Bathroom. With double garage, front garden and rear courtyard. NO CHAIN. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

1.852 x 1.565 (6'1 x 5'1 )

With a half timber and glazed door to the front elevation, side panelled windows and a further window to the side aspect, there is a tiled floor, and Georgian style double french doors through to the Lounge & Dining Area.

Lounge & Dining Area

7.768 x 4.409 overall (25'6 x 14'6 overall)

This attractive room has a window to the front elevation, looking out over the front garden to the historic Horsepool. There are a range of exposed original wooden ceiling and wall beams and timbers, and wooden flooring in the Lounge area, with wall light points, a radiator, and TV aerial point.
In the Dining Area there is a focal point impressive and full height exposed brick fireplace with an inset multi fuel burner. A further feature of the room is the flag stone flooring. There is a further radiator and door through to:

Dining Kitchen & Family Room

7.094 x 4.574 overall (23'3 x 15'0 overall)

The stylish galleried kitchen has brickwork walling and wrought iron railings overlooking the open plan basement living area. The kitchen is has been recently refitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units and drawers with working surfaces over and matching splashboard, there is an inset one and a half sink and drainer, and built in NEFF electric oven and hob with a stainless style hood over, with an integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is a refitted Potterton central heating boiler set in a matching eye level cupboard, radiator, TV aerial point, and a further range of exposed beams and timbers. Two windows to the rear elevation, and one to the side, and a stable door to the rear leading out into a courtyard.
The wrought iron balustrade and brick staircase leads down to the basement, and there is a staircase to the first floor.

Rear Lobby

2.705 x 1.285 (8'10 x 4'2 )

With a door to the rear elevation, a continuation of the ceramic tiled flooring from the kitchen, radiator and door to:

Utility/Downstairs W.C.

2.510 x 1.210 (8'3 x 4'0 )

Having a two piece suite comprising a low level w.c., and wash hand basin, with plumbing for washing machine and with work surfaces over, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, and a window to the side aspect.


Basement Reception

4.610 x 3.072 overall (15'1 x 10'1 overall)

There is a brick staircase with a wrought iron handrail leading to the Reception Hall of the basement. With an attractive ceramic tiled floor, a feature exposed brickwork walling, and a wine cellar and racking. There is then a step down into:

Sitting Room

4.300 x 3.705 (14'1 x 12'2 )

Again having been designed to make an exquisite feature of the house, this sitting room has exposed brick walling, and an array of exposed ceiling beams, with a wooden flooring, a double glazed window to the frontage, having a recessed display shelf, and radiator.

First Floor


With a galleried landing area, with a skylight window to the rear aspect, and a lobby and doorway leading through to the stairs to the second floor.

Bedroom One

4.200 x 3.885 (13'9 x 12'9 )

There are a number of features in this room including an exposed brickwork full height fireplace, exposed ceiling and wall beams, a built in airing cupboard with wardrobing, radiator, and a double glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the Horsepool.


2.062 x 1.590 (6'9 x 5'3 )

Having a three piece suite comprising a wash hand basin, shower in a shower cubicle, and low level w.c., with wooden flooring, radiator, and two windows to the side aspect.

Bedroom Three

3.717 x 4.239 into door recess (12'2 x 13'11 int

Double glazed window to the frontage overlooking the Horsepool. There are a range of exposed beams and timbers, radiator, and TV aerial point.

Bedroom Four

3.738 x 2.458 overall with sloping ceiling (12'3

With a skylight window, a leaded light stained glass window to the side onto the open plan landing area, radiator and TV aerial point.

Family Bathroom

2.386 x 2.891plus door recess (7'10 x 9'6 door r

Having been refitted with a three piece white suite comprising a P-shaped bath with shower and screening over, wash hand basin, and low level w.c.. With exposed beams, small store cupboard, radiator, and a window to the rear of the property.

Second Floor

Guest Suite

5.780 x 3.636 (19'0 x 11'11 )

With two skylight windows to the rear elevation, radiator, and TV aerial point.


3.596 x 1.833 (11'10 x 6'0 )

With a bath with Victorian style shower hand set, wash hand basin, and low level w.c., radiator, extractor fan, and a hanging rail.


To the front of the property there is a fore garden with wrought iron railings and walling offering seclusion from the footpath and roadway, there is a pathway leading to the front door, and a lawned garden. The frontage has the added feature of overlooking the local landmark Horsepool after which the road was named.

To the rear of the house is an enclosed courtyard style garden with attractive brickwork and gravelled area, and a brick built barbecue. There is a car standing area to the rear of the property, and then a DOUBLE GARAGE with electric remote up and over door, with light and power, and further car standing.


Leaving Hinckley along London Road, which proceeds into Burbage Road, continue through the traffic lights, and the road becomes Sapcote Road. Turn right into Hinckley Road, and continue through the village which becomes Church Street, the Horsepool is situated on the right, with the parking for the house located where you turn into 'The Croft' .
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