7 bedroom character property for saleStation Road, Elmesthorpe
Sold STC £795,000
- SEVEN BEDROOM PERIOD HOME IN JUST UNDER ONE ACRE
- OVER 8000 SQ FT OF ACCOMMODATION
- FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS & VAULTED CELLAR
- LARGE BREAKFAST KITCHEN
- THREE BATHROOMS
- SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE
- INDOOR SWIMMING POOL
- ADDITIONAL 0.9 ACRE PADDOCK AVAILABLE
- LARGE TWO STOREY MODERN OFFICE BUILDING AVAILABLE
This substantial seven bedroom family home, steeped in history has been lovingly restored by the current owners. With origins in the Tudor period, Church Farm House has been significantly enlarged over many centuries although most of what we see today is consistent with the Georgian period with high ceilings, period fireplaces and shuttered multi pane windows.
The property is entered through an open fronted Victorian entrance porch with quarry tiled floor and timber benches. A wide timber door with glazed panels opens into an impressive reception hall.
HOME OFFICE/BEDROOM SEVEN
Multi pane sealed unit double glazed window to side elevation, radiator and exposed roof timbers.
Church Farm House occupies a large plot that extends to 0.8 of an acre or thereabouts. The approach to Church Farm House is particularly attractive being adjacent to St Mary's, an attractive semi derelict 13th Century village church. The property owns the drive from Station Road and is approached between two brick pillars with lights. To the front of the property is a pleasant south west facing grass paddock enclosed with an established natural boundary from which countryside views can be enjoyed. An extensive stone gravelled driveway extends to the side and rear of the property and provides hard standing for numerous vehicles and access to a BRICK GARAGE. From the rear of the property there is access under a brick archway to a BRICK STABLE and there is a vehicular right of access over a second driveway that leads onto Wilkinson Lane. Off this driveway there is gated access into a paddock that extends to approximately 0.9 of an acre (available by separate negotiation).
SINGLE BRICK GARAGE
Double doors to front, personal doors to both sides and window to side.
Blaby District Council.
All mains services are available and connected to the property.
From the southbound M69 exit at Junction 2 and proceed in an easterly direction along Hinckley Road towards Sapcote. Take the first turning on your left onto Stanton Lane and follow the signs for Stoney Stanton. At the roundabout at the end of the road take the first exit onto the B581 and proceed towards Elmesthorpe. Pass over the M69 motorway and just before reaching the A47 Church Farm House is situated on the right hand side, behind St Mary's Church, clearly identified by our For Sale board.
Split staircase rising to the second floor and back staircase returning to ground floor. Access to under stairs cupboard.
Multi pane window to front with secondary glazing and views of the Church. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and an early 20th Century open fire with tiled inserts and hearth and painted Georgian surround. Built in Victorian storage cupboard/wardrobe and recessed spotlighting.
Sealed unit double glazed multi pane window to side elevation, oak strip flooring and an early 20th Century style open fire.
ANNEXE DINING ROOM/BEDROOM SIX
Featuring exposed brickwork and sealed unit double glazed window to rear elevation.
Fitted with a range of modern oak fronted cabinets, high gloss roll edge work surfacing with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer and mixer tap. Gas point for dual fuel cooker with stainless steel and glass extractor hood over, two multi pane sealed unit double glazed windows and space for fridge and slimline dishwasher. Laminated wood flooring, access to under stairs cupboard and beamed ceiling.
ANNEXE SITTING ROOM
An impressive vaulted space with two double glazed Velux windows and sealed unit double glazed multi pane window to side. Ceiling spotlights, tv point and enclosed gas fired combination boiler. Interconnecting door into...
Featuring an 18th Century king truss, an exposed fascia beam thought to be from an earlier building, power and light points.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Velux window, gives access to...
A series of interconnecting loft rooms of considerable size, that offer excellent potential. Requiring complete renovation there are a number of multi pane windows and exposed roof timbers.
REFITTED FAMILY BATHROOM
Featuring a large wet room style shower with ceiling mounted drench head shower and separate microphone style shower attachment. Large wash hand basin with wooden pedestal, matching mirror and shelving unit, two recessed wall lights, freestanding cast iron bath with claw and ball feet, contemporary style mixer tap and shower attachment. Low level wc, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating, traditional style towel rail/radiator and multi pane window with obscure glazing to rear.
IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALL
A series of exposed timbers thought to be reclaimed from the Tudor Hall are a particular feature of this impressive entrance into Church Farm. This grand reception hall has been used to host various family events and features a parquet floor and substantial balustraded staircase.
Brick and stone steps lead down to a series of vaulted cellars with power and light and there is clear evidence of the remains of the former Elmesthorpe Hall.
A lovely room of square proportions with multi pane sash windows with shutters and secondary glazing to front and sealed unit double glazed multi pane French doors to side. There is a large open fire with marble hearth and Adam's style surround, deep skirting boards, dado rail and four wall light points.
Multi pane window with shutters to front with secondary glazing enjoying views of the Church. Early 20th Century style gas living flame fire with Regency style wooden surround and slate hearth. Exposed ceiling beams and four wall light points.
A sliding hardwood double glazed door opens to the swimming pool and there is a recessed under stairs storage cupboard, connection for a wall mounted tv and recessed LED lighting.
A multi pane window with secondary glazing overlooks the side gardens, four wall light points and part glazed double doors open into the kitchen.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of high quality custom built oak cabinets with granite work surfacing with up stands and a peninsula breakfast bar. There is a gas point for range style cooker with oak over mantel, extractor and an under mounted one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with waste disposal and deck mounted mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a Siemens dishwasher and fridge. There is a multi pane sealed unit double glazed window and French doors opening onto gardens, recessed LED spotlights, ceramic tiled flooring with under floor heating and exposed roof timbers.
A large shower area with mains shower with adjustable riser, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Multi pane window with obscure glazing, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating and a ladder style towel rail.
Above the grand hallway is a large landing with multi pane window to the front elevation with uninterrupted views of St Mary's Church and an over stair light well.
This large master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect with multi pane windows with secondary glazing to front and side elevations enjoying views of St Mary's Church and gardens.
Multi pane window to side elevation with secondary glazing and interconnecting door into bedroom three. Painted Regency fire surround, laminated wood flooring and recessed spotlights.
Multi pane window to side elevation, wardrobe built into chimney recess and a double airing cupboard with enclosed hot water cylinder.
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising of a corner shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Tiling to dado rail, chrome ladder style towel rail, multi pane window with obscure glazing and ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating.
UTILITY / BOOT ROOM
Stable door and sealed unit double glazed window to rear elevation. Fitted with a range of Shaker style units with granite style work surfacing and inset sink and drainer with retractable rinser hose. Enclosed Vaillant gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, vent for dryer and housing for an American style fridge freezer with plumbing.
An external stable door to rear provides separate access in to the annexe and to a second staircase that rises to all floors. The rear hall has a ceramic tiled floor and hardwood multi pane doors open onto the poolside.
INDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL
11m(36'1?) x 4m(13'1?) approximately. This recently added indoor heated pool is particularly impressive and has been completed to an exceptional standard. The poolside has been beautifully tiled and there are two large hardwood patio doors and two multi pane windows. Partly enclosed within the pool building is a Victorian well with light and there are a large number of LED lights that illuminate the space. The PUMP ROOM houses an electric de-humidifier, filtration system and a gas fired Glow-worm boiler.
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