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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Church Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch


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AS FEATURED IN PERIOD LIVING MAGAZINE FEBRUARY EDITION.... An elegant Georgian townhouse boasting charm and character set in the heart of the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch. With generously sized accommodation, beautifully planted garden and secure off street parking the accommodation includes entrance vestibule, hallway, cloaks/wc, cellarage, sitting room, snug, living dining kitchen, first floor sitting room, bedroom three, work studio/potential master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom, second floor bedroom two with en suite bathroom and two further bedrooms.

This Grade II listed Georgian townhouse boasts spacious accommodation of charm and character throughout. Set over three floors the layout is extremely versatile in particular on the first floor which currently offers a work studio which could easily convert to a master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom. Charming sitting rooms are found on the ground and first floor and the living dining kitchen forms part of a Victorian extension. Complimenting the accommodation are beautifully planted gardens with a block paved patio area ideal for entertaining and a planting scheme that provides interest throughout the year. Rarely do properties located in Ashby town centre offer off street parking but this property benefits from secure, electronically operated gated parking for two vehicles.The property is located in the heart of historic Ashby de la Zouch close to the Castle, highly regarded schools and a thriving community including the bustling Market Street which hosts a daily indoor market and a pleasing mix of boutique shops, National chains, restaurants and a variety of public houses. Commuter links are excellent being within easy reach of the M42 and the wider motorway network making the major centres of Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Derby easily accessible.As Agents we strongly advise an early internal and external inspection of this property to truly appreciate the standard of accommodation and the locality the property enjoys.

With entrance through a solid timber front door with opaque window above to

Having a detailed archway and glazed door leading to the

With low level panelling to the walls, a staircase to the first floor, radiator, gives access to the cellar.

Comprising a low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, there is low level panelling, window to the rear elevation, a wall mounted Worcester boiler, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

With light and power, an ideal storage space.

GROUND FLOOR SITTING ROOM - 15' 4' max' x 13' 9'' (4.67m max x 4.19m)
An impressive main reception room with a tall sash window to the front elevation, deep skirting boards, moulded ceiling cornice and complementary light rose, a stunning feature fireplace with cast iron inset and tiled hearth and shelved arched recesses to either side, radiator.

SNUG - 12' 2'' x 10' 7'' (3.71m x 3.23m)
Having a personal door and small paned window to the side elevation, centre feature fireplace with timber surround, cast iron inset, tiled slips and hearth, recesses to either side with one having a low level cupboard, radiator, television point.

LIVING DINING KITCHEN - 20' 5'' x 14' 4'' (6.22m x 4.37m)
A superb hub of the home with a central feature brick built chimney breast housing a wood burning stove, there is a personal door and small paned window to either side. The raised kitchen area offers a range of base units and drawers, eye level glazed dresser units, plate rack and display shelving, complementary worksurfaces, partially tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Under counter space with plumbing for a washing machine, recess for a refrigerator, space for an electric cooker, two small paned windows to the rear elevation enjoy views over the beautifully landscaped rear garden. The lower level dining area has a radiator, wood effect flooring throughout.

On the first floor...

A split level landing recesses to a study area, window to the rear elevation, radiator. The main landing has a staircase to the second floor.

FIRST FLOOR SITTING ROOM - 19' 6'' x 14' 5'' (5.94m x 4.39m)
A beautiful room boasting an original cast iron fireplace with arched recess, two sash windows to the front elevation, ceiling cornice, radiator.

An inner landing gives access to…

BEDROOM THREE - 12' 3'' x 10' 8'' (3.73m x 3.25m)
With a side elevation sash window, a former airing cupboard provides linen storage, radiator.

WORK STUDIO/POTENTIAL MASTER BEDROOM SUITE - 14' 8'' x 12' 4'' (4.47m x 3.76m)
Currently used as a home office but ideally suited as a master bedroom leading to a dressing room and en suite bathroom. With a sash small paned window to the side elevation, radiator.

DRESSING ROOM - 7' 8'' x 4' 5'' (2.34m x 1.35m)
Small paned windows are found to side and rear elevations, gives access through to the

EN SUITE BATHROOM/WC - 9' 9'' x 7' 8'' (2.97m x 2.34m)
Comprising a three piece suite including low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath, radiator, a small paned window to the rear elevation enjoys elevated views over the garden and an opaque window to the side.

On the second floor...

Gives access to…

BEDROOM TWO - 14' 5'' x 10' 7'' (4.39m x 3.23m)
A sash window to the front elevation enjoys views over the surrounding rooftops, a range of wardrobes provide storage, two radiators.

EN SUITE BATHROOM/WC - 7' x 5' 11'' (2.13m x 1.8m)
Including a low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with tiled splashbacks and shower over, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR - 16' x 8' 10'' (4.88m x 2.69m)
With a small paned window to the side elevation and a Velux window set within a feature sloping ceiling, radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE - 10' 2'' x 8' 7'' (3.1m x 2.62m)
Having a small paned sash window to the front elevation, radiator.

An electrically operated timber gate gives access to a tarmac driveway which is owned by the property and gives access to the adjacent property providing the rare and valuable feature of off street parking for two vehicles and ample turning space. There are raised herbaceous areas edging the drive.

Is enclosed by walling and is set on two levels, mainly laid to lawn with planted beds, including roses and peonies, providing interest throughout the year. Climbing plants soften the walling and a block paved patio provides a seating area. There is an outside cold water tap and a security light.

All mains services and available and connected to the property which is gas centrally heated.

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Lower Church Street is located in the heart of the town centre and leaving the Hartley's office in the centre of town on Market Street in a westerly direction taking the right hand turning into Lower Church Street where the property is found on the left hand side denoted by the Agent's For Sale signboard.

North West Leicestershire District Council.

THINKING OF SELLING? For a free valuation of your property with no obligation RING HARTLEY ESTATES ON 01530 412551.

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