8 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Hoby

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sprawling Character Home
  • Around 8000 Sq Ft of Accommodation
  • Generous 0.75 of an Acre Plot
  • Bespoke Moir & Wade Kitchen
  • Eight Double Bedrooms
  • Six Luxury Bathroom / Shower Rooms
  • Cellar & Double Garage
  • Stunning Gardens & Parkland Views
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

Glebe Farm is a sprawling Grade II listed home with around 8000 sq ft of accommodation that wraps around a large, completely private central courtyard. Ideally located on the edge of the village what you see today is the result of a highly ambitious project undertaken by the current owners with entertaining in mind. Standing in 0.75 of an acre this exceptional home has eight reception rooms, fully bespoke kitchen, seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and uninterrupted, elevated views over adjoining parkland. Ideal for those who are looking to accommodate an extended family or visiting guests, Glebe Farm represents a rare and exciting opportunity and viewing is essential.

Location 
Hoby is regarded as the most prestigious of the Wreake Valley villages, located between Leicester and Melton Mowbray and surrounded by stunning countryside. The village offers amenities including a parish church, chapel and a popular pub/restaurant. There is a well regarded primary school in the neighbouring village of Thrussington (1.5 miles) and private schooling available at Ratcliffe, Loughborough, Oakham and Uppingham. Local leisure facilities include riding, fishing and the Ragdale Hall Health Hydro is close by. A wider range of amenities are available at the nearby Thurmaston Retail Park and market towns of Melton Mowbray and Loughborough. The village is ideally placed for ease of access onto the A46 for Leicester and Nottingham, M1 and M69 Leicester 11 miles / Loughborough 12 miles / Melton Mowbray 6 miles / Nottingham 21 miles / Oakham 17 miles / Uppingham 23 miles / Ratcliffe College 4 miles

Ground Floor Accommodation 
Oak double doors open into a generous hallway that creates a suitably impressive first impression of Glebe Farm and view of the central courtyard. The rectangular layout of the ground floor accommodation is extremely flexible and includes many reception areas all of which look into the central courtyard through an almost continuous wall of glass. Arranged on several levels the ground floor accommodation is made up of key spaces that include a large vaulted sitting room with log burning stove, cosy snug with beamed ceiling, oak panelling and open fire and children's nursery with hand drawn fantasy mural designed specifically for a young daughter. The kitchen is large and includes a generous dining area with cast iron feature fireplace and fully bespoke kitchen by Moir & Wade. Fitted with a range of beautifully crafted solid walnut cabinets, matching dresser unit, curved corner units, Silestone worksurfaces and kidney bean central island unit. The kitchen displays an...

First Floor Accommodation 
Three separate staircases provide access to the first floor accommodation. The master bedroom suite occupies the entire first floor of the thatched barn section and consists of a large bedroom with tall vaulted ceiling, fully bespoke furniture and steps lead up to his and hers dressing areas also with fully bespoke furniture and two separate en suites. The master suite enjoys stunning west facing views to the front over the gardens and countryside and the larger of the two en suite features a freestanding elliptical bath by Villeroy & Boch and central multi jet steam shower. A further staircase leads to the first floor of the original farmhouse which offers four further double bedrooms all having access to high quality en suite shower/bathrooms. The third staircase provides access to two double guest bedrooms and a luxuriously appointed shower room.

Outside 
Glebe Farm enjoys a spectacular, elevated setting on the edge of the village with westerly views over adjacent parkland and open countryside. Standing in around 0.75 of an acre in total, the property is approached through electric gates providing access to a generous turning area and gravel drive approach lined with cherry blossom. The driveway extends past the entrance of the property to a double garage with remote controlled up-and-over doors. Beautifully maintained gardens stretch away from the property with sweeping lawns, well stocked with a variety of specimen shrubs and trees and include a lower walled kitchen garden, children's play area, circular terrace and summer house. The central courtyard is a particular feature of the property, offering total privacy and an ideal place to entertain and relax. The courtyard has been hard landscaped with large areas of flagstone terraces, dwarf brick walls, box hedge, a central water feature and an abundance of outside...

Services 
Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. The property has a sophisticated oil fired central heating system fired by a Worcester boiler located in the utility room which heats the property by a combination of underfloor and high quality radiators. The games room, garden room, kitchen and the entire ground floor of the thatched section have underfloor heating (wet system) and all shower/bathrooms have electric underfloor heating. The property also has the benefit of a security alarm system.

Fixtures & Fittings 
Sanitary ware throughout the property is of the highest quality with brands to include Alessi, Villeroy & Boch, Pharo, Hoesch and Hansgrohe. Air conditioning units are fitted within the home office and all areas of the master bedroom suite which also benefits from mood lighting. There are several integrated TVs within the property that are included within the sale, located in the main sitting room, gym and master bedroom. The games room has an integrated surround sound system and provision for a wall mounted TV. The interior finish has been stylishly completed with no consideration to cost with a liberal use of oak, pippy oak, natural stone, marble and iridescent tiling together with high quality fitted carpets, window shutters and wall papers.

Directions 
From Thrussington continue along the Hoby Road/Thrussington Road for approximately 1.5 miles to Hoby. Glebe Farm is prominently positioned, standing slightly elevated on the left hand side behind electric gates.

Tenure 
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

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07 April 2016

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Nearest stations

  • Sileby (4.4 mi)
  • Syston (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine and Country, Woodhouse Eaves

19A Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, LE12 8RY

01509 431157 Local call rate

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