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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Queniborough

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall, Sitting Room
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Conservatory
  • Library/Play Room, Pool Room (Former Bedroom)
  • Cloakroom, Utility Room,
  • 3 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
  • Mature Landscaped Gardens, Ornamental Pond
  • Detached Stabling, Garden Store
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • In all about 1 acre

Full description

Queniborough is an unspoilt conservation village, on the edge of the Wreake Valley, with a particularly unspoilt village centre, dominated by attractive period cottages houses, some thatched. The village also offers a thriving community and local facilities which include a primary school, popular butchers shop, general store, two popular pubs and an ancient village church. More extensive local facilities and amenities are available at near-by Syston. The village is particularly well placed for commuting to Leicester, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough. Main road routes provide access to East Midlands Airport, Charnwood Forest and Rutland Water.

Communications in the area are excellent and rail travel is further enhanced with the provision of motorway and trunk road networks all within reasonable travelling distance. Notable schools in the area include primary with in the village, preparatory at Leicester and secondary at Leicester, Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford and Oundle.

Leisure facilities are immediately on hand with a good selection of bridlepaths whilst sailing and other water activities are available at Rutland Water with golf at various nearby clubs.

Set in an idyllic location at the end of a private driveway, Jasmine Cottage is tucked away in the heart of the village and approached through open wrought iron gates, onto an expansive gravel driveway with ample parking and turning space. Jasmine Cottage offers a fabulous family home, enjoying attractive views over its own mature, landscaped gardens, with an outdoor heated swimming pool and former paddock, which currently forms part of the expansive lawn gardens. The current owners, over the decades, have extended and enhanced the original house and retain some pleasant features, such as, high ceilings, exposed beams, chandelier points, ornate cornice, picture rails, fireplaces, Gothic style windows, bay windows, stripped doors and tiled floors. It now forms a comfortable village house of good proportions. In brief the accommodation consists of entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, library (former playroom), breakfast kitchen, conservatory, utility room, pool room, cloakroom, three bedrooms, landing and family bathroom.

Jasmine Cottage is entered via a painted door into a hallway with a staircase to the first floor. To the ground floor are three formal reception rooms. Off the hallway doors lead into a sitting room and dining room, both with bay windows and a fitted china cabinet to an alcove in the dining room. The drawing room has fireplace with gas coal effect fire and French doors to the terrace. Off the breakfast kitchen is a library/playroom, with a range of fitted book shelves, bench seat with storage beneath and a stable style door into the breakfast kitchen, which is fitted with an excellent range of painted floor/wall units, ‘range style’ stove with extractor over, space for refrigerator and an inglenook with deep work surface. A door from the kitchen leads to a conservatory with doors onto the terrace. The utility room has fitted shelves, space for refrigerator/washing machine, work surface, stainless steel sink and slate thrawl. The wooden panelled pool room has a sunken spa pool and bench seating. There is also a cloakroom to the ground floor.

To the first floor are three bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes. The spacious landing also has a range of floor to wall storage cupboard and an airing cupboard. The family bathroom has a separate walk-in shower, bath, wc, wash basin into vanity unit and heated towel rail and under-stairs storage cupboard.

Jasmine Cottage is approached over a substantial gravel driveway, framed by mellow brick walls, edged by a deep raised shrub border, with two slate roof areas ideal for log/bin storage. Off the driveway is a Garage fitted with a work bench and gardener’s wc. A timber door from the front drive leads through to the superb, mature, landscaped gardens and grounds, which were designed and planted by the current owners and are a true delight. The gardens are in the main laid to lawn, with a terrace to the rear edged by a lavender hedge and built-in Barbeque To one corner is an Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool and an Ornamental Pond. A neat clipped hedge frames the former Vegetable Garden currently a Croquet Lawn. Beyond is a further section of the garden with a Greenhouse. The lawns gently slope down to the former Paddock which now forms part of the neat lawn gardens. Post and rail fencing could be reinstated to form a pony paddock.. To one corner is Stable with Hay Store and Tack Room and concrete yard . There is a Garden Store attached to the stabling.

In all the gardens and grounds amount to about 1 acre.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2016

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