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6 bedroom character property for sale

Willow House,135, The Ridings, Rothley, Leicestershire

Guide Price £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sub Detached Home
  • 4 Receps & 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 En-Suites & Fam Bath
  • Approx 0.5 Acre Plot
  • 33'6 X 14'9 Swim Pool
  • Gas C/H & Upvc D/G
  • Large Private Garden
  • Premier Residential Area

Full description

Situated within one of Leicestershire's most sought after residential locations within approximately 0.5 acres of gardens, a substantial detached family home with 4 reception rooms, six bedrooms, three refitted bathrooms, further en-suite shower room, professional sauna and 33'6 x 14'9 heated swimming pool. Featuring a refitted breakfast kitchen, the property offers gas fired central heating, uPVC double glazing, integral double garage with electric doors and master bedroom suite with en-suite dressing room. EPC Rating C

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 leaded double glazed front door with matching full height side screens into:-

Spacious Reception Hall

With oak wood stripped flooring, two radiators, return staircase to first floor galleried landing, deep cloaks cupboard off with hanging rail and shelving, further cupboard understairs and off:-


Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator, oak wood stripped flooring and extractor fan.

Sitting Room

5.76m(18'11) x 3.92m(12'10)
Two leaded double glazed windows to front elevation. Two radiators, coved cornicing, TV aerial points, triple satellite points and archway through to:-

Family Room

4.78m(15'8) x 2.76m(9'1)
uPVC double glazed French doors with matching full height side windows overlooking patio and rear garden. Full length range of built-in book shelving, built-in cupboard light and shelving, built-in reading lights, radiator and coved cornicing.


4.20m(13'9) x 2.76m(9'1)
uPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Radiator.

Feature Dining Room

5.92m(19'5) x 3.90m(12'10)
uPVC leaded double glazed window to front elevation and double doors to reception hall. Radiator, dado rail and coved cornicing. This room would also create an ideal second sitting room if required.

Refitted Breakfast Kitchen

2.59m(8'6'') x 2.36m(7'9'')

4.24m(12'11) x 4.00m(13'1)
Fitted with an extensive range of light oak fronted units with attractive inlay and comprising a full range of base cupboard, drawers and eye level units including glass fronted display cupboards with courtesy lighting, matching central island with butcher's block work top and three quarter height larder unit. Franke single drainer sink set within extensive ranges of granite work surfacing. Rangemaster cooker with five ring gas hob, griddle, twin ovens, stainless steel splashback and extractor hood. Integrated AEG dishwasher with matching front. TV aerial point, satellite points, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating and uPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden.
The kitchen extends into a 2.59m(8'6) x 2.36m(7'9) recess which houses three Miele fridge units including a fridge, one and a half freezer units and drinks fridge, all in stainless steel. Further three quarter height unit, adjacent full height bottle rack with shelving, uPVC double glazed door and window to rear elevation and off is:-

Utility Room

Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, built-in cupboards with shelving and radiator.

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.

Part Galleried Landing

On the first floor approached via a return staircase from the reception hall is a feature split level partially galleried first floor landing with access to roof space, leaded double glazed window to front elevation, radiator, built-in airing cupboard with full height slatted shelving and off:-

Bedroom One

4.38m(14'4'') x 3.63m(11'11'')

uPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Radiator and TV aerial point, satellite points and off are:-

Walk-In Dressing Room

With an extensive range of hanging rails and shelving and fitted lights.

En-Suite Bathroom

3.20m(10'6) x 3.03m(9'11)
Fitted with a four piece suite white suite comprising freestanding roll edged bath by Victoria Albert, syphonic WC, circular wash hand basin on vanity unit and fully tiled wet room style shower. Full height tiling to walls and floor, full height airing cupboard, contemporary ladder style chrome towel rail/radiator, uPVC double glazed window overlooking rear window and halogen spotlighting.

Guest Bedroom Two

5.56m(18'3'') x 5.22m(17'2'') max

Leaded uPVC double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Cathedral ceiling, TV aerial point, satellite points, exposed oak beams, halogen spotlighting and off:-

En-Suite Bathroom

Fitted with a four piece white suite comprising fully tiled double size multi-jet shower unit, panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin. In addition is a professional built-in pine sauna with smoke glass door. Half height tiling to all walls, shaver point, vertical towel rail/radiator, Velux double glazed roof light, underfloor heating and halogen spotlighting.

Bedroom Three

4.14m(13'7'') x 3.15m(10'4'')

Leaded uPVC double glazed window. Radiator, TV aerial point, satellite points, cathedral ceiling and off:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, corner wash hand basin and low level WC. Full height tiling to all walls, ceramic tiled flooring and spotlighting.

Bedroom Four

3.87m(12'8'') x 3.10m(10'2'')

uPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Radiator, TV aerial point and vanity unit with cupboards under.

Bedroom Five

3.64m(11'11'') x 3.20m(10'6'')

Leaded uPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator, TV aerial point and built-in double and single hanging wardrobes with top boxes.

Bedroom Six

4.16m(13'8'') x 2.57m(8'5'')

Leaded uPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator & TV aerial point.

Refitted Family Bathroom

Fitted with a four piece white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, syphonic WC and fully tiled shower cubicle. Full height tiling to all wall and floor, uPVC double glazed window, mirror fronted medicine cupboard with light, ladder style chrome towel rail/radiator and underfloor heating.

Outside - Front

This substantial property is situated on one of Rothley's most desirable tree lined roads with a gravelled driveway providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles leading in turn to:-

Integral Double Garage

With electric twin up and over doors, fitted light and power and twin combination gas fired central heating boilers. Additional parking space to the side.

Rear Gardens

The rear gardens are of an extremely good size enclosed on all sides by mature hedging and timber panelled fencing. Immediately to the rear is an extensive flagstone style paved sun terrace/patio partially enclosed by balustrading and featuring a large heated swimming pool. Beyond the pool area are good sized lawned gardens with deep and well stocked flowering borders with a variety of shrubs, plants and trees including weeping willow. To the foot of the formal garden area is a yew hedge with centrally located archway leading beyond to a more informal garden area with fruit and vegetable garden, aluminium framed greenhouse and composting bins. In total, the plot extends to approximately 0.5 acres.

Swimming Pool Area

The swimming pool measures 10.20m(33'6) x 4.50m(14'9) plus semi circular area to one end with steps. The depth area rises in depth from approximately 1.20m(3'11) at the shallow end and approximately 2.20m (7'3) at the deep end.
Being heated with summer and winter covers. Adjacent to the swimming pool area is an outdoor log cabin style changing room with two changing rooms, pool room housing the gas fired combination boiler for the pool and filtration unit etc. In addition is a side patio with professionally built-in barbecue and bin storage area with timber built garden shed. Adjacent to the barbecue is a retractable sun canopy providing welcome summer shade.

Lower Gardens

Fixtures & Fittings

All fitted carpets and curtains are included for a quick sale.


Rothley is a particularly well serviced Charnwood Forest village situated around a traditional village green and offering extensive local facilities including popular pubs, restaurants, shops and school. The village is particularly well placed for fast access to Loughborough and Leicester and the M1 at Markfield. Local facilities also include Rothley Park Golf Club, Rothley Court Hotel / Restaurant, Soar Valley Leisure Centre and local beauty spots include Swithland Reservoir and Bradgate Park.

Directional Note

From Leicester take the A6 out to Rothley and on entering the village take the first turning left as signposted for Cropston. Turn thence right opposite Rothley Court on The Ridings and the property can then be found towards the end of the road on the right hand side as just before the junction with Swithland Lane.
If using a Satellite Navigation System the Post Code is LE7 7SL

Ordnance Survey Plan

The Location

Epc Rating

Selling Your Property

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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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