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4 bedroom character property for sale

Cossington, Leicestershire

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Architect Designed Home
  • Delightful Position
  • Luxury Open-Plan Living
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Sealed Unit D/G & Gas C/H
  • Wealth Of Design Features
  • South Facing Gardens
  • Double Garage

Full description

An architect designed split level home occupying a delightful secluded position offering total privacy with extensive landscaped south-facing rear gardens extending to approximately half an acre. Having flexible open plan ground floor accommodation comprising dining hall, sitting room with galleried first floor lounge over, luxury open plan kitchen/dining/living room, master bedroom with en-suite dressing room and bathroom and office/bedroom two. To the first floor are two further bedrooms and shower room. Whilst benefiting from sealed unit double glazed windows and gas central heating, the property offers a wealth of design features to include beamed ceilings, solid oak wood flooring and contemporary staircase. Outside the property is approached via electric wrought iron gates leading to a block paved driveway and double garage. Internal inspection is essential to appreciate the size of accommodation and gardens.

The property is entered under a large pillared storm porch with ceramic tiled floor through a leaded sealed double glazed door with matching side screens into:-

Reception Hall

6.22m(20'5) x 4.83m(15'10)
With feature contemporary open tread staircase off to first floor landing, painted beams to ceiling, exposed brick work, two panel radiators set within decorative radiator covers, exposed oak plank flooring, steps down to lower hall providing access to downstairs master bedroom, three wall light points and opening into .

Drawing Room

6.83m(22'5) x 5.05m(16'7)
Superb room with cathedral ceiling with minstrel gallery/sitting room above, feature inglenook style chimney breast with exposed oak lintel and open grate, multi paned double glazed windows to side and rear elevations enjoying views over gardens, two TV aerial points, telephone point, two panel radiators and exposed oak plank flooring.




Dining/Kitchen/Family Room

Kitchen Area

4.85m(15'11'') x 4.09m(13'5'')

Fitted with an extensive range of limed oak effect base units together with extensive ranges of solid granite work surfacing and twin Belfast sink with mixer tap. In addition is a central island unit with wood blocked work surfacing having integrated Panasonic microwave oven and slide out Neff refrigerator under. Feature royal blue gas fired Aga with twin ovens and two hot plates set within a reclaimed brick chimney breast. Further integrated appliances to include Miele dishwasher, complementary tiled splash backs, range of fitted shelving, painted beams to ceiling with concealed spotlighting and throughout the whole dining/living/kitchen is a fired earth terracotta tiled floor.

Dining Area

5.03m(16'6'') x 4.85m(15'11'')

Ideal for entertaining having feature exposed brick chimney breast with a multi fuel burning stove on a raised brick hearth. Cathedral ceiling with 17' maximum pitch and stunning exposed 'A' framed beam with down lighting leading to an overhead storage area which contains the hot water cylinder. Multi paned double glazed windows to side and rear elevation together with door opening on to rear garden. All of which enjoy views of rear gardens.

Rear Hall

Part glazed doors to side elevations, fired earth terracotta tiled flooring, painted beams to ceiling, internal door through to double garage, one wall light point and latch and brace door into:-


Having a Heritage two piece suite comprising wash hand basin set over vanity unit, low flush WC, full height tiling to all walls, painted beams to ceiling, fired earth terracotta tiled flooring and multi paned double glazed window with obscure glass to side.

Utility Room

3.48m(11'5'') x 2.46m(8'1'')

Fitted with a range of limed oak effect base and wall mounted units to include useful larder unit, built-in fridge and freezer and stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap set within roll topped work surfacing with space and plumbing under for automatic washing machine. Painted beams to ceiling, fired earth terracotta tiled flooring and multi paned double glazed window to side.

Bedroom One

4.55m(14'11) x 4.32m(14'2)
Having multi paned double glazed windows to rear elevations enjoying delightful views over rear garden, semi open pitched ceiling with central feature exposed beam, four wall light points, two panel radiators and exposed oak plank flooring. An archway leads through to:-

Dressing Room

3.00m(9'10'') x 2.01m(6'7'')

Providing extensive hanging and storage space with exposed oak plank flooring and steps leading up to:-

En-Suite Bathroom

3.96m(13'0) x 3.51m(11'6)
Fitted with a five piece suite comprising contemporary style freestanding bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin with chrome mono tap set within a tiled vanity unit with fitted mirror and base and wall mounted units. In addition is a bidet, low flush WC, complementary tiling to all wet areas, large ladder style heated towel rail, concealed spotlights with exposed beam to ceiling, multi paned double glazed windows with obscure glass to side and ceramic tiled floor.

Dining/Bedroom Four

4.93m(16'2'') x 3.63m(11'11'')

Having multi paned double glazed windows to front elevation, painted beams to ceiling, double panel radiator and exposed oak plank flooring.


Currently used by present vendors as a home office, with exposed solid oak stripped flooring, latch and brace doors off to all first floor accommodation, painted timbers to ceiling with access to loft space, smoke alarm, two wall light points, door into useful storage space with fitted hanging rail leading to further eaves storage and archway through to:-

Galleried Sitting Room

6.81m(22'4) x 3.68m(12'1)
Minstrel gallery with painted beams to ceiling, feature port hole window to rear enjoying views over rear garden, full length brushed steel/glazed hand rail overlooking the main sitting room below, two double glazed Velux sky lights, two panel radiators and exposed oak plank flooring and TV and Sky connection points.

Bedroom Two

4.24m(13'11) x 3.94m(12'11)
Multi paned double glazed window to side elevation enjoying views over open countryside beyond, painted beams to ceiling, panel radiator and exposed oak stripped flooring.

Bedroom Three

3.15m(10'4'') x 2.97m(9'9'')

Two double glazed Velux sky light windows to front and rear elevations, door into useful eaves storage, painted beams to ceiling, panel radiator and exposed oak flooring.

Shower Room

Fitted with a white Heritage three piece suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, attractive full height tiling to all walls, painted beams to ceiling, panel radiator and exposed oak plank flooring.


The property occupies a delightful tucked away position and is approached via a private driveway through remote control twin wrought iron gates which lead to an extensive block paved driveway providing hardstanding for several vehicles and access to:-

Attached Double Garage

5.33m(17'6'') x 5.03m(16'6'')

With remote controlled twin up and over timber doors, fitted with light and power, telephone point and housing gas fired central heating boiler.

Rear Gardens

Being a particular feature of the property are the rear gardens extending to approximately half an acre offering total privacy having flagstone style courtyard area to side and rear, abutted by an ornamental wall with heavily planted raised beds. A decking terrace gives way to shaped sweeping lawns with heavily stocked flowering beds containing an abundance of rhododendrons, peonies, grasses, ferns and heathers. In addition the gardens enjoy a variety of established trees dotted throughout to include willows and hazels. The gardens are partially walled and are enclosed by established beech hedging with a gravel pathway to the right hand side running almost the full length. At the bottom of the garden is a timber pergola with climbing plants and barbeque ideal for entertaining giving a Mediterranean feel. There is also a useful maintenance area to include timber built garden shed with adjacent wood store and further useful garden timber store.

Courtyard Patio

Rear Elevation

Ground Floor Plan

First Floor Plan

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Location Plan

Title Plan

Directional Note

From Leicester take the A46 out turning left for Cossington. The property occupies a delightful tucked away position, set well back from the road offering total privacy, off Main Street on the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.
For those with a satellite navigation system the post code for this property is LE7 4UU.


Cossington is an unspoilt village featuring a number of cottage and period properties and offering a popular public house, local primary school and church. The village is ideally placed for fast access to Leicester, Loughborough and Melton Mowbray, with the nearby A46
orthwest Leicester bypass affording fast access to the M1 to the north.

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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:
15 December 2011

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