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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Frisby By Gaulby, Frisby By Gaulby Near Billesdon

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1.4 acre plot
  • Unrivalled views
  • Five reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Garaging for 4 cars
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Quiet scenic location
  • Scope for substantial redevelopment
  • Planning Permission has been granted, application number 16/00953/FUL
  • EPC-F

Full description

Glebe House enjoys some of the finest far reaching countryside views anywhere within Leicestershire, situated in a quiet rural hamlet on approx. 0.6 acres of gardens plus an adjacent approx. 0.8 acre field, and situated 1.25 miles south west of Billesdon.

Architectural plans for approximately 5244 Sq. Ft of redeveloped accommodation are available upon further request. Planning Permission has been granted, application number 16/00953/FUL.

Accommodation - Glebe House offers very well arranged flexible accommodation arranged over two floors with tremendous scope for further interpretation and extension if required. Architectural plans for approximately 5244 Sq. Ft of redeveloped accommodation are available upon further request (proposed plans subject to obtaining planning permission).

Glebe House is entered through a reception hall with staircase off, cloaks cupboard and WC. The three principal reception rooms are all double glazed and are orientated to the rear and provide some of the best views enjoyed in rural south-east Leicestershire. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak fronted units with matching eye level cupboards and a leisure Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood and plumbing for a dishwasher. The kitchen leads into a splendid conservatory with tiled flooring providing 180 degree views over the garden with uninterrupted distant view over neighbouring farmland and over a walled garden and swimming pool. A utility room/pantry is immediately located off the kitchen with a further range of store cupboards and the boiler. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a study and family room which has double doors overlooking the pool. The study and family room are independently accessed from the front and rear via a small lobby and as such could be adapted into a self-contained annexe if required.

The staircase and landing provides access to five bedrooms, two of which have direct access into a splendid decked terrace providing splendid views.

The family bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite including a corner Whirlpool bath, shower and wash hand basin. A separate WC has a low flush suite. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room with shower enclosure and wash hand basin.

Outside - Outside the driveway provides ample car standing space and gives access to a four car garage. The gardens are undoubtedly a prime feature of this property and borders directly onto fields separated by a ha-ha, shaped lawned areas that have shrub and herbaceous borders, mature specimen trees and island beds providing year round interest. Strategically placed seating areas with a pergola and other terraces provide spectacular views as does the enclosed walled swimming pool area with a detached summer house with a changing room/ pump room adjacent. The property also benefits from four car garaging. A paddock of approximately 0.8 acre is situated directly adjacent to the property. The paddock is subject to a development uplift clause, details are available upon request.

Special Note - A field extending to approximately 0.8 of an acre is subject to an agricultural tenancy with vacant possession available in October 2018, and is also subject to a development uplift provision. The redevelopment scheme is indicative only and will require planning consent.

Location - The area is well known for many scenic walks and countryside, with an abundance of bridal ways and footpaths. Frisby itself is a tiny rural hamlet between Gaulby and Billesdon, the latter providing a wide range of amenities including a primary school, GPs surgery, public houses, post office, village store and active community centre. This area is very well served by the market towns of Uppingham, Oakham and Market Harborough, with Leicester city centre just ten miles to the east with amenities normally associated with a large city centre.

Directional Note - From the centre of Market Harborough travel via the B6047 before reaching the A47 turn left into Billesdon. Leave Billesdon via the Gaulby Road for approximately 1.25 miles, Frisby is a small hamlet on the left hand side where Glebe House is situated on the right hand side of the road at the end of a long driveway.

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