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4 bedroom cottage for sale


Guide Price £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • EPC Rating: F
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Utility & Cloakroom
  • Four Bedrooms
  • En-suite & Bathroom
  • Outbuilding
  • Impressive Gardens

Full description

Impressive period home located within the centre of Desford.(THESE DRAFT PARTICULARS ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL FROM OUR VENDOR)

General - Yeomans Cottage is delightful period home built circa 1800, and is believed to form part of the Manor of Desford . Although the cottage is in a central location to the village it is set back in delightfully secluded position on Forest Way. The cottage has undergone extensive updating since the current owners purchased the property over thirty years ago and have enjoyed creating the fabulous garden which it now has. Briefly the property comprises: dining kitchen, utility, cloakroom, three reception rooms, reception hall, to the first floor are four bedrooms master having en-suite and a family bathroom. Outside there is a substantial gravelled parking area and gatehouse with beautiful established private gardens and a double stable which is now used as a work shop/storage building. An early inspection if highly recommended.

Location - Desford villlage has a number of facilities including shops, pharmacy, schools, doctors surgery and recreational areas. It is on a regular bus route to Leicester city and surrounding towns and villages. The location also has ease of access to the motorway network of the M1, M69 and M42.

Directions - From Hinckley town centre proceed out along the A47 towards Leicester. Passing using the bypass through Earl Shilton. Continue along the A47 until reaching Dams Lane on the left hand side. Dams Lane effectively runs into Peckleton Lane and continue along this road until reaching the t junction. Take a right hand turn at the mini roundabout taking a right, further right turn and Forest Way can be located on the right hand side. The property is situated a few yards along this road on the right hand side and can be identified by our "For Sale" board.

The House - The property benefits from gas fired central heating, double glazing and an alarm system and is arranged over two floors as follows:

Lychgate Style Canopy Porch -

Timber Door - Opens into:

Reception Hall - 12'4" x 10'11" (3.76m x 3.33m) - With timber panelling to walls, oak flooring, staircase, central heating radiator, understairs storage cupboard, double doors through to the:

Lounge - 23'10" x 11' max (7.26m x 3.35m max) - A most elegant room having two bay windows to the front aspect, beams to ceiling, two central heating radiators, wall light points, attractive fireplace with timber surround, cast iron back inset with real flame gas fire, double doors through to the:

Garden Room - 18'2" x 11' (5.54m x 3.35m) - A superb addition to the property. Of low maintenance polycarbonate roofing and brick construction , light and airy with windows overlooking the gardens. Sliding patio doors which open on to the garden. This is an ideal room for displaying flowers and plants where the current owners have produced a productive grape vine and there are raised beds for displaying plants and electric wall heater and solar venting system.

Sitting Room/Dining Room - 14' max x 11' 7" (4.27m max x 3.35m 0.18m) - Attractively decorated, the main focal point being the open fireplace with paved hearth and timber surround, central heating radiator, window to front aspect and door through to:

Dining Kitchen - 16' 9" max x 15' 5" (4.88m 0.23m max x 4.57m 0.13m - A well appointed modern kitchen fitted with a range of timber fronted wall and base units to include wine rack, glass display cabinet, drawers, stainless steel sink and drainer with tiling to splashback area and to the floor, built in oven, electric hob, fire place inset with flame effect gas fire, window overlooking the garden, central heating radiator.

Pantry - Space for fridge and freezer and door through to:

Utility - With plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, tiled work surfaces, window to rear, stable door, quarry tilling to floor, central heating radiator, timber panelling to wall, doors through to the:

Cloakroom - With low flush lavatory, wash hand basin set to wall, mosaic style tiling to walls and quarry tiling to floor.

On The First Floor - Stairs rise from reception hall to the first floor landing with window to front elevation, central heating radiator, wall light points and airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bathroom - Has a coloured suite comprising bath with tiled panelled screen and hand held shower attachment, low flush lavatory, pedestal wash basin, tiling to walls and floor, central heating radiator, recessed spotlights.

Bedroom 1 - 16'4" x 12' 3" (4.98m x 3.66m 0.08m) - Having a range of quality fitted bedroom furniture including two banks of wardrobes, bedside tables, chest of drawers, central heating radiator, window to front elevation, wall light points, open fireplace, archway through to:

En-Suite - With shower area, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, recessed spotlights to ceiling, central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 11'5" x 8'5" (3.48m x 2.57m) - With window to front aspect, central heating radiator. Currently used as an office, shelving to wall and recessed spotlights to ceiling.

Bedroom 3 - 12'1" x 10'4" to rear of wardrobes (3.68m x 3.15m - Having bank of wardrobes, window seat with drawers beneath, views over the garden from two windows and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 11'3" x 7'6" (3.43m x 2.29m) - Having fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers, window to front elevation, central heating radiator.

Outside - The property is approached via Forest Way which is a public foot path and there is a gatehouse with tiled pitched roof and five bar gate, substantial gravelled and parking area, bordered by mature shrubs and shallow walls and access is gained to both reception hall and utility room. The driveway continues on to the:

Rear Garden - The current owners have spent time and effort creating a beautiful garden which briefly includes several different patio areas which are surrounded by full and established flower beds. There are a large variety of established trees and shrubs which are centred around a shaped lawn. An attractive gravelled pathway connects to different areas of the garden and towards the bottom of the garden there is a particularly private area with natural pond and wild flower garden.

Outbuilding/ Stable - 20'4" x 10'10" (6.20m x 3.30m) - Originally a double stable. Now used as workshop/storage area. It has two stable doors.


Fox Country Properties Limited trading as Fox Country Properties, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Country Properties have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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18 February 2016

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