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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Stanton House, Long Street, Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire


Property Description

Key features

  • 18th Century Period Home
  • 29'6 X 20'4 Kitchen
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 19th Century Conservatory
  • 7 Double Bedrooms
  • 4 En-Suites & Fam Bath
  • 4 Car Garage & Stables
  • 2.3 Acres

Full description

Stanton House is a stunning 18th Century Grade II Listed period home set within beautifully maintained grounds extending to approximately 2.3 acres. Situated within south/west Leicestershire this substantial property, with brick and stucco elevations, hipped slate roof and shallow segmental two storey bay windows, has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment over recent years. A former coach house now houses an impressive vaulted kitchen 29'6 x 20'4 which is linked to the main house by a 19th century cross gabled conservatory. There are four principle reception rooms, two further family rooms, office/gym with road frontage and ground floor bedroom with en-suite ideal for au pair/dependant relative. In addition are extensive cellars, six further double bedrooms, three with en-suite facilities and family bathroom. Two gravelled driveways with ornate iron gates provide access to large areas of hardstanding, two double garages and former brick stables. The beautifully maintained gardens with sweeping lawns are flanked by large established trees, a natural pond with waterfall and several private seating areas.

The Property

The Property

The Property

The property is entered from the main courtyard via a timber glazed door into:-

Entrance Hall

Slate tiled flooring, panel radiator, recessed spotlighting and double doors opening into:-

Impressive Vaulted Kitchen

9.00m(29'6'') x 6.20m(20'4'')

A refurbished former coach house with cathedral style ceiling and exposed timbers now houses a large family kitchen with dining area, sitting area with hole in the wall style gas living flame fire, TV point and kitchen fitted with a range of high gloss units with brushed steel door furniture, granite effect work surfacing with matching island unit, gas point for range style cooker with stainless steel Rangemaster filter hood over, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and painted floor boards. An original bay window with coloured glass, built-in window seat and two further windows flood the space with light. There are Double glazed French doors which open onto garden, two column style radiators and glazed timber panelled door opening into conservatory.


Fitted with a white suite comprising a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and matching slate tiled flooring, panel radiator, window to front.


1.80m(5'11'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

Fitted shelving and space for American style fridge/freezer with matching slate flooring, recessed spot light and:-


Matching slate flooring, fitted coat pegs and recessed spot light.

Tv Room

3.40m(11'2'') + recess x 3.20m(10'6'')

Laminated wood flooring, TV and telephone points, two wall light points, panel radiator and door opening into:-

Home Office/Gym

6.20m(20'4) x 5.30m(17'5) narrowing at an angle to 3.6m(11'10)
A double space with heavily glazed front elevation ideal for those looking to run a business from home with access via a timber panelled door on to Long Street. There are two panel radiators, two wall light points and connections for wall mounted TV.


10.40m(34'1'') x 5.30m(17'5'')

This 19th century cross gabled conservatory extends almost the entire width of the property and features a beautiful tiled floor, exposed iron work and patterned glazing bars. Requiring some refurbishment there are three wall light points, three panelled radiators, power points, double doors opening to the rear gardens and further doors into entrance hall.

Principal Entrance Hall

The Main entrance to the property is via the rear elevation under a central plain portico with square piers. A 19th century half glazed door with flanking lights, shutters and triple overlight provides a grand entrance into a large entrance hall with stone floor and feature oak staircase with cupboard under. There are two panel radiators and panelled door into:-

Drawing Room

5.00m(16'5'') into recess x 5.60m(18'4'')

Featuring a multi-paned sash window with shutters overlooking the rear gardens. Fire place with open grate and painted wooden surround, laminated wood flooring, deep skirting boards, two wall light points, panel radiator and second door returning to rear hall.

Dining Room

5.70m(18'8'') x 5.00m(16'5'') into recess

Multi-paned sash window with shutters overlooking the rear gardens, deep skirting boards, fire place with open grate with stone surround, panel radiator, two wall light points.

Family Room

5.00m(16'5'') x 4.80m(15'9'')

Multi-paned sash window to front elevation, panel radiator, period fire place with highly decorative stone surround and marble hearth, ceiling cornice and panel radiator.


3.20m(10'6'') x 2.10m(6'11'')

Fitted with a white suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelling to dado rail, wall mounted meter cupboard housing electric meter and consumer units, multi paned sash window to front elevation, deep cornicing and radiator.

Side Hall

A part glazed timber door to side elevation gives access into a large hallway with second balustraded staircase rising to first floor and timber panelled door to vaulted cellar.


Comprising of:-
LAUNDRY ROOM 5.20m(17'1) X 4.30m(14'1)
Twin Belfast style sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer and uPVC double glazed window to rear. A new floor has been laid and lined with breeze blocks?
WINE STORE 3.30m(10'10) X 2.10m(6'11)
power and light and original brick wine bins
5.40m(17'9) x 4.60m(15'1)
Window to rear elevation requiring renovation.
4.60m(15'1) x 4.70m(15'5)
Housing the pressurised water cylinder and gas central heating boiler.


3.60m(11'10'') x 3.60m(11'10'')

Multi-paned sash window overlooking the rear gardens, fitted office furniture and panel radiator.

Gardener'S Wc

Fitted with a white suite comprising a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, window to side elevation, panel radiator with door into:-

Boot Room

Fitted with shoe storage racks.

Games Room

4.90m(16'1'') x 5.00m(16'5'')

Multi-paned sash window with shutters to front elevation, wooden fire surround with marble hearth, laminated wood flooring, deep ceiling cornice and panel radiator.

Guest Bedroom Seven

5.50m(18'1'') into chim rec x 3.80m(12'6'')

Ideal for aupair/dependant relative with multi-paned sash window to front with original vertically sliding shutters, laminated wood flooring, panel radiator and door into:-

Dressing Room

Further timber panelled door into:-

En-Suite Wet Room

Open shower area with Triton shower with adjustable riser, twin bowl style basins with mixer taps and chrome wall mounted pedestal, low level WC and heated chrome towel rail.

Principal Landing

9.00m(29'6'') x 2.40m(7'10'')

Multi-paned window to side elevation with shutters, ceiling cornice, panel radiator and timber panelled door into:-

Bedroom One

5.80m(19'0) x 5.00m(16'5)
Multi-paned window enjoying panoramic views over the rear gardens, panel radiator and timber panelled door into:-

Dressing Room

3.40m(11'2'') x 2.10m(6'11'')

Multi paned sash window to rear elevation, wood panelling to dado rail and panel radiator with door into:-

Walk-In Wardrobe

4.50m(14'9'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

Fully fitted with double hanging rails and shelving.

Luxury En-Suite Bathroom

4.90m(16'1) x 3.90m(12'10)
Featuring a freestanding double slipper bath with floor mounted mixer taps with shower attachment, twin wash hand basins, WC with built-in cistern, large double shower recess with marble tiles and twin showers, extractor and spotlighting over, heated chrome towel rail and two wall light points.

Bedroom Two

5.00m(16'5'') x 4.80m(15'9'')

Multi-paned sash window to front elevation, laminated wood flooring, an extensive range of fitted wardrobes with recess for double bed, matching bed side units, panel radiator and two wall light points. Door into:-

En-Suite Bathroom

2.10m(6'11'') x 2.10m(6'11'')

Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with adjustable riser, glass shower screen and vanity unit with integrated wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, marble tiling to floor and walls and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three

5.00m(16'5'') x 5.00m(16'5'')

Multi-paned sash window to front elevation, laminated wood flooring, panel radiator, ceiling cornice and door into:-

En-Suite Shower Room

2.20m(7'3'') x 1.90m(6'3'')

Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a double shower with recessed Grohe shower valve with adjustable riser and chrome and glass Merlyn enclosure, low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, multi-paned sash window to front elevation, mirror with light over, fully tiled walls and floor.

Inner Landing

Radiator and glazed loft access and timber panelled door into:-

Family Bathroom

2.50m(8'2'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

Comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with adjustable riser, large pedestal with granite top with twin basins and deck mounted mixer taps, low level WC, heated towel rail, recessed spot lighting and extractor.

Bedroom Four

5.50m(18'1) into wardrobes x 3.60m(11'10)
Multi-paned sash window overlooking the rear elevation, range of white modern fitted wardrobes and panel radiator.

Bedroom Five

5.50m(18'1) into wardrobes x 3.30m(10'10)
Multi-paned sash window to front elevation, range of white modern wardrobes, laminated wood flooring and panelled radiator.

Bedroom Six

4.10m(13'5'') x 3.40m(11'2'')

Multi-paned sash window to side elevation, cast iron feature fire place, laminated wood flooring and panelled radiator.


The property occupies a central position within the village standing behind a high brick wall with two sets of highly decorative electric gates providing vehicular access to both sides of the property. Directly to the front of the property is a large gravelled turning area with access to two double garages and a range of former stables and beautifully manicured gardens with box hedge, heavily stocked with a variety of flowers and shrubs.

Garaging & Former Stables

10.30m(33'10'') x 5.70m(18'8'')

Two open plan double garages with two double up and over doors, power and light points and opeing into a range of brick outbuildings to include four former stables.

Sweeping Gravel Driveway

Rear Gardens

Adjacent to the kitchen is a lawned area enclosed with laurel hedge with large stone patio and two raised borders with timber gate opening on to a further area of lawn with a variety of roses and stone water feature. The second gravelled driveway with turning area is lined with established trees and allows for vehicular access to the rear of the property. The rear gardens gently fall away proving far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Beautifully maintained gardens with sweeping lawns are flanked by a number of large established trees and include a natural pond with water fall and several private seating areas.

Site Plan

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Directional Note

The property is best approached leaving Leicester travelling south along the Narborough Road (B4114) to Fosse Park. Continue through Enderby and Narborough proceeding on the B4114 Coventry Road passing the turnings for Croft on the right hand side at the turning eventually right at the traffic lights on to Broadson Road, B581, following the signs for Stoney Stanton proceed into the village within the centre of the village turn right on to Long Street where Stanton House can be found situated on the right hand side.
For those using a satellite navigation system the post code for this property is LE9 4DQ.

Bentons specialise in the marketing of quality homes throughout Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. For confidential and personal valuation advice call Residential Partner James R. Warne BSc. UES. With 26 years of local market knowledge backed up by a team of 28 professional staff and the very latest in technology, James is delighted to offer free Marketing Advice. He will discuss all aspects of selling your home to include 3 different marketing strategies to suit you, from his Discreet marketing service to Low Profile or full marketing, the choice is yours.

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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30 June 2011


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