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4 bedroom character property for sale

Great Dalby, Leicestershire


Property Description

Key features

  • Extended detached cottage
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • 17'8x14'1 H/Made Kitchen
  • Gas C/H & Upvc D/G
  • En-Suite Shwr/Dressing
  • Family Bathroom
  • Det Garage & Parking
  • South Facing Garden

Full description

NO CHAIN - A considerably improved and extended four double bedroom detached cottage property with gas fired central heating, UPVC sealed unit double glazing, security alarm control system and detached garage. The property offers a recently renovated family room by Philip Dowse, a 17'8 x 14'1 handmade pine fitted dining kitchen plus another large reception room. To the first floor are four double bedrooms, master with dressing room and en-suite shower room and further family bathroom with contemporary style fittings. Outside the property enjoys a private landscaped walled south facing cottage garden and off road parking. Great Dalby is a desirable and well serviced village convenient for Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Market Harborough. Internal inspection is essential to appreciate size and quality of accommodation.

Great Dalby

The village offers a range of local facilities including primary school, popular pub and church. More extensive local facilities are available in Melton Mowbray and the village is particularly well situated for access to Leicester.

The Property

This detached cottage property has been the subject of a considerable improvement, renovation and extension programme by the present owners to include a sizeable two storey extension. Offering spacious accommodation with a number of feature rooms including the large 19'1 x 18'9 living room, further family room and hand crafted kitchen, the property also offers good sized bedrooms, en-suite shower room and dressing room off the main bedroom. Immaculately presented, the property offers cottage features including bay window, exposed stonework and solid pine doors throughout.

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Ground Floor Plan

This plan is not to scale and is only intended as a guide to aid purchasers for identification only. Any measurements referred to are rounded up or down to the nearest 5 cms. Its accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

The property is entered via a Philip Dowse solid panel front door into split level entrance hall with UPVC double glazed windows to side, underfloor heating, stairs off to first floor and stripped pine door to:-

Family Room

4.67m(15'4) into bay x 3.65m(12'0)
Having UPVC double glazed bay window to front elevation together with further window to side, feature bespoke marble fireplace with tiled insert and marble hearth having open fire by Uppingham Stonemasons. Philip Dowse floating units providing useful storage space, solid oak flooring with underfloor heating. Oak panelling into chimney recess, TV aerial point, column radiator and concealed spotlights.

Hand Crafted Pine Kitchen

5.38m(17'8) x 4.30m(14'1)
Extensively re-fitted with a range of hand crafted solid pine fronted units comprising twin bowl Belfast sink unit with mixer tap inset within ranges of pine work surfacing, matching central island with base cupboards under. A full range of base cupboards and drawers, eye level units and plumbing for automatic dishwasher, space also for washing machine and fridge/freezer all with matching door fronts, ceramic tiled flooring, part glazed Philip Dowse stable door to rear, UPVC double glazed windows to front and rear and Belling Farmhouse range style cooker with twin ovens, five ring gas hob, warming plate and extractor hood within matching canopy. Tiled splashbacks, telephone point, two double radiators, TV aerial point. Off a walk-in pantry with full height shelving, quarry tiled floor, fitted light and power.

Inner Lobby

Ceramic tiled floor. Off is:-

Downstairs Cloakroom

With two piece white suite with contemporary style chrome fittings comprising low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Ceramic tiled floor, double radiator and UPVC double glazed window to front.

Living/Dining Room

5.82m(19'1) x 5.72m (18'9)
A delightful room with attractive original exposed stone walling, a Yeoman gas stove set on a raised stone hearth. UPVC sealed double glazed windows to front, side and rear and matching double glazed French doors onto patio and garden. Two double radiators, single radiator and two TV aerial points.

First Floor Plan

This plan is not to scale and is only intended as a guide to aid purchasers for identification only. Any measurements referred to are rounded up or down to the nearest 5 cms. Its accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

Split Level Landing

On the first floor approached via a staircase from the entrance hall is the first floor landing with three UPVC double glazed windows to rear, radiator and access to loft space. Off is the master bedroom suite comprising the following:-

Master Bedroom Suite

4.72m(15'6) into recess x 3.23m(10'7)
With double radiator, UPVC sealed double glazed window to front and TV aerial point.

Walk-In Dressing Room

2.46m(8'1) x 1.79m(5'10)
Re-fitted with a comprehensive range of John Smith lime wash bedroom furniture to include two double hanging wardrobes, two further single hanging wardrobes, range of fitted shelving and drawer unit, panel radiator and double glazed Velux roof light with blind.

En-Suite Shower Room

With three piece white suite with chrome contemporary style fittings comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with attractive lime stone ceramic tiling, Mira Sport electric shower and folding doors, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Ceramic tiled flooring, double radiator, UPVC double glazed window to front, Halogen low voltage downlighting and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

4.27m(14'0) x 3.68m(12'1)
Having UPVC double glazed windows to front and rear elevations and fitted with a range of Philip Dowse bedroom furniture providing double hanging rails, fitted shelving, book shelves and two column radiators, doors into useful large walk-in linen cupboard with storage and concealed spotlights to ceiling. Original ornamental ornate fireplace provides focal point.

Bedroom Three

3.33m(10'112) x 3.33m(10'11)
With telephone point, UPVC double glazed window to front, double radiator, original ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace and stripped pine John Smith fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, fitted shelving and cupboard space.

Bedroom Four

3.87m(12'8'') x 2.47m(8'1'')

With Velux double glazed roof light with fitted blind, double radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden and two TV aerial points (ideal for those requiring a study).

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising cast iron panelled bath with chrome Victorian hand held shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, complementary tiling to all wet areas, concealed spotlights to ceiling, access to loft space, panel radiator, ceramic tiled floor and UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass to side.


To the front of the property a gravelled driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles and access through timber double gates to:-

Detached Brick Garage

6.27m(20'7'') x 2.97m(9'9'')

Being of a good size with up and over door, fitted light and power, storage in the roof space and personal side access.

Private Walled Rear Garden

Having been recently landscaped for easy maintenance with a contemporary feel to include a limestone patio, together with attractive raised shrub and flowering beds, with steps leading to a further area of block paved garden which extends to the side of the property. In addition the garden benefits from an outside tap and security lighting.

Front Gardens

Enclosed by established evergreen hedging with access through attractive wrought iron gates and being laid with ornamental gravel pathways with a raised slate patio. The front garden is predominantly laid to shaped lawn with shrub and flowering borders.

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Directional Note

From Melton Mowbray take the Dalby Road out to Great Dalby. Once in the centre of the village turn right into Top End the property being then found on the left hand side.
If using a Sat Nav the Post Code is LE14 2HA

Great Dalby

The village offers a range of local facilities including primary school, popular pub and church. More extensive local facilities are available in Melton Mowbray and the village is particularly well situated for access to Leicester.

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N.B. All measurements are approximate. These Sale Particulars have been prepared by BENTONS upon instruction of the Vendor(s). Services, Fittings and equipment referred to within the sales particulars have not been tested (unless otherwise stated) and no warranties can be given. Accordingly the prospective Buyer(s) must make their own enquiries regarding such matters. These particulars are intended to give a fair description but their accuracy is not guaranteed. Nor do they constitute an offer or contract.

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Added on Rightmove:
14 April 2011


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