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6 bedroom character property for sale
Walton On The Wolds, Leicestershire
- Fine Period Home
- Lovingly Restored
- 5 Beds, 2 Baths + Show Rm
- Many Original Features
- 4 Reception Rooms
- 0.75 Acre Mature Gardens
- Outstanding Location
- D/Garage + Studio
Situated within the centre of this highly regarded village yet within 0.75 acres of magnificent mature private gardens - this lovingly restored and considerably altered five bedroom Grade II listed family home with a wealth of original features including heavily beamed ceilings, cellars and some cast iron lattice windows. Extensively restored and now featuring a superb bespoke kitchen with four oven Aga, four reception rooms, superb master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom with slipper bath, refitted family bathroom and further shower room, the property offers a detached double garage with studio above, two accesses and a further range of outbuildings. In all, a property of outstanding style, quality and character offering extensive family accommodation.
The Old Manor House has been restored and considerably altered by the present owners to create impressive accommodation of the highest quality of presentation. Internally, the property has been painstakingly restored to its former glory with all original features retained and enhanced and yet complimented by the very latest in modern fixtures and fittings. Situated within a large mature plot within the centre of this highly regarded village, the property know offers two driveways, a new double garage with studio above. Painstaking works include the conversion of the cellars to create an ironing room and boiler/drying room, the creation of a master bedroom suite with lobby, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. Four further bedrooms over two floors provide ideal family accommodation and the finish of the property has been complemented by the use of oak random width wood stripped flooring, oak ledged doors throughout, attractive co-ordinated fabrics and wall coverings and the very highest quality of kitchen and bathroom fittings. In all, an outstanding period family home with extensive private gardens. Early viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Walton On The Wolds
Walton on the Wolds is situated approximately 4 miles from Loughborough town centre. The village is particularly unspoilt and offers a popular local public house and village hall. The property is ideally located for fast access to the Loughborough Endowed Schools with excellent local shopping facilities at nearby Barrow upon Soar. There is easy access to Nottingham via the A60 and Leicester via the A46 at Seagrave.
Ground Floor Plan
The property is entered via a leaded glazed front door into:-
With stairs off to first floor with turned spindles and banister. Oak random width oak stripped flooring, cupboard off under stairs, window to rear elevation and access off via a stone staircase down to:-
Superb Half Cellar
4.53m(14'10'') x 2.14m(7'0'')
With leaded windows to front elevation, beamed ceiling and double radiator. Carpeted and used as an ironing room with deep shelving and off:-
With Ideal gas fired central heating boiler, twin pressurised hot water cylinders, beamed ceiling, fitted light and carpeted. Ideal as a drying room/general purpose store room.
With further random width solid oak flooring, double radiator, moulded cornicing, door to side elevation and off:-
Fitted with a white suite by Imperial with period style chrome fittings comprising low level WC with oak seat and pedestal wash hand basin. Half height pine panelling, oak wood stripped flooring, windows to side and rear elevations, heated towel rail/radiator and extractor fan.
5.06m(16'7) x 4.95m(16'3)
With heavily beamed ceiling, original iron lattice windows with secondary double glazing to front and side elevations. Feature corner fireplace in reclaimed brick with flagstone hearth, oak inglenook and stone mantel housing gas stove. Double radiator and TV aerial point.
4.89m(16'1) x 3.68m(12'1)
Ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace with polished hearth and natural wood surround and mantel. Random width oak stripped flooring, iron lattice window to front elevation with secondary double glazing, borrowed lights to hall, double doors to rear hall and moulded cornicing.
4.13m(13'7) x 4.00m(13'1) + cupboards
Former fireplace recess used for display with adjacent full height store cupboards. Original iron lattice window to front elevation with secondary double glazing, further secondary double glazed window to side elevation, double radiator, moulded cornicing, telephone point and borrowed light to hall.
3.40m(11'2) x 3.20m(10'6)
Two multi-paned windows to side elevation, provision for wall mounted TV, wall mounted mirror, halogen spotlighting, coved cornicing and access to roof space. Off is:-
Downstairs Shower Room
Fitted with a white three piece suite with period style fittings comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with wood seat. Radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, part colour washed panelling, shaver point, extractor fan, halogen spotlighting and multi-paned window.
Housing plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, quarry tiled flooring, radiator and spotlighting.
Refitted Breakfast Kitchen
5.24m(17'2) x 4.26m(14'0)
Extensively fitted with an attractive range of bespoke cream fronted units with wooden handles comprising a double bowel Belfast sink unit inset within extensive ranges of granite work surfacing, a full range of base cupboards including wicker drawers, eye level units, glass display cupboard and matching central island with shelving. Integrated appliances feature a superb four oven gas Aga in ivory with four ovens and twin hobs and warming plate and inset within inglenook surround with extractor hood, fridge/freezer, larder unit AEG dishwasher with matching fronts. Housing for microwave, entry phone for electric gates, Yorkshire sliding sash windows overlooking rear gardens, heavily beamed ceiling, attractive slate flooring and pelmet/courtesy lighting.
First Floor Plan
First Floor Landing
Staircase from the reception hall leads to the spacious first floor landing with iron lattice secondary double glazed window to front elevation, further windows overlooking rear garden, further staircase to second floor with turned spindles, recess providing a sitting area, two radiators and built-in airing cupboard with radiator.
5.20m(17'1) x 5.10m(16'9)
With random width oak wood stripped flooring, heavily beamed ceiling, cast iron open fronted fireplace, wall beams, double radiator, original cast iron lattice secondary double glazed window to front elevation, corner cupboard and off is an inner lobby off which is:-
With ranges of hanging rails and shelving, radiator and lighting.
Luxury Ensuite Bathroom
Fitted with a four piece white coloured suite comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle with limestone tiling, freestanding slipper bath on claw feet with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Chrome period fittings, random width oak stripped flooring, heavily beamed ceiling, double radiator and window overlooking rear gardens.
Guest Bedroom Two
4.86m(15'11) x 3.65m(11'11)
Double radiator, cast iron lattice window to front with secondary double glazing and ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace with exposed stripped pine surround and mantel.
4.50m(14'9'') x 3.10m(10'2'') + recess
Being an L shaped room with double radiator, cast iron lattice window to front elevation with secondary double glazing, further double glazed window to side elevation, double radiator and cast iron open fronted fireplace with stripped pine surround and mantel.
Fitted with a four piece white suite by Imperial Bathrooms with chrome period style fittings comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, low level WC with wood seat, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separate shower with Mira shower and limestone tiling. Attractive Chinese slate flooring, contemporary chrome towel rail/radiator, double glazed window to side elevation, extractor fan, shaver point and radiator.
Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Landing
Approached via a further staircase from the first floor landing to the second floor landing with radiator, exposed beams and magnificent ledged door, access to roof space and off which is:-
4.20m(13'0) x 3.30m(10'10) including sloping ceilings
Radiator, exposed beams, halogen spotlighting, radiator and windows overlooking rear garden.
3.22m(10'7) including sloping ceilings x 2.31m(7'7)
Radiator, iron lattice window to front elevation, exposed beams and halogen spotlighting.
Fitted with a three piece white suite with chrome fittings comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower and glass door, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Chinese slate flooring, radiator, part colour wash panelling, exposed beams and halogen spotlighting.
This suite of second floor rooms do have some restricted head height and therefore would make ideal children's rooms or guest rooms.
A particular feature of this outstanding property is its location within the centre of this highly regarded village. The property enjoys an aspect to the front over one of the counties most well known period properties Kingscote and to the rear enjoys complete privacy to its extensive gardens. The front gardens are laid to lawn and enclosed by wrought iron railings and featuring magnificent mature trees and attractive shrubs and planted borders with a pathway leading to the front door. Two driveways lead into both the left and right of the property, the original left hand driveway leading in via a seven bar wrought iron gate to a side driveway providing hardstanding and off which is an original SINGLE GARAGE and adjacent STORES. A driveway leads into the right of the property and via an ornate electric gate to a generous paved driveway providing hardstanding for a number of vehicles which leads in turn to double garage. Additional outbuildings include a brick garden store, outside WC with tap.
New Double Garage
With two sets of electrically operated double doors, fitted light and power, having been painted and with a professional floor covering providing ideal storage for valuable cars. An external staircase leads up to a large first floor store room with window, roof lights and providing useful storage space and the potential to be used for a study or studio if required.
The rear gardens are a particular feature of the property being extremely mature and of a good size and enclosed on all sides by panelled fencing and mature hedge. The gardens feature a large variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants and have been professionally landscaped immediately to the rear to provide a sun terrace covered with vine and clematis off which is an attractive pond with planted rockery with waterfall. Steps lead up to a raised flagstone sun terrace enjoying complete privacy and sun throughout the day. Enclosed by dwarf brick walling with ornamental lighting and with steps leading beyond to a large expanse of raised lawn. In all, the property extends to approximately three quarters of an acre.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted carpets are included. High quality curtains and light fittings are available by negotiation.
Planning permission has been granted for a sun room connecting the kitchen and hallway.
From Loughborough take the A60 out turning right at Cotes Mill for Prestwold, turn right at the T Junction and then take the third turning left signposted Walton on the Wolds. On entering the village the property can be found on the right hand side.
From Leicester take the A46 out turning left for Seagrave and proceeding through the village to Walton on the Wolds. Once in the village the property can be found on the left hand side in the centre of the village.
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