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4 bedroom character property for sale

Hall Lane, Osbaston

Sold STC £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Character Cottage
  • Unspoilt Semi-Rural Location
  • Two Brick Outbuildings
  • Philip Dowse Breakfast Kitchen
  • Family Bathroom & Separate Shower Room
  • Stunning South West Facing Garden
  • 0.4 of an Acre Plot
  • Open Sided Oak Framed Structure for Hot Tub

Full description

Immaculate 17th century former estate cottage to Osbaston Hall in an idyllic picturesque hamlet standing in almost half an acre and boasting a wealth of period features. Without the restriction of a listed status this sympathetically extended and recently refurbished home still offers considerable potential and accommodation including a dining hall, large sitting room, extended family kitchen fitted by Philip Dowse, four bedrooms, four piece family bathroom and shower room. Outside there is a generous gated driveway, two brick outbuildings and stunning south west facing gardens.

The property has recently undergone a thorough programme of sympathetic refurbishments. The majority of the internal doors, skirting boards and architraves have been replaced with oak and there is high quality oak flooring in the dining hall and inner hallway. New sumptuous carpets extend through much of the property and there is an integrated audio system to the first floor.

Osbaston is a highly-regarded and sought-after hamlet devoid of any amenities and virtually unspoiled by development. Situated just off the A447 close to Market Bosworth, Osbaston is ideally placed for access to the M1, M6, M42 and M69. There are international airports at Birmingham and Castle Donington and rail links at both Leicester and Nuneaton. Leicester 11 miles / Market Bosworth 2.5 miles / Loughborough 14.5 miles / Twycross 7.5 miles / Hinckley 7 miles / Ashby-de-la-Zouch 10 miles / Nuneaton 12.5 miles / A5/M69(J1) 9.5 miles / Fosse Shopping Park/M1(J21) 10 miles

Ground Floor Accommodation 
An attractive wooden lattice with lead canopy frames a newly fitted oak front door and creates a lovely entrance into this charming cottage. The property is entered into a heavily beamed dining hall with large inglenook and original quirky built-in cupboards. A central hallway with staircase and cloakroom/WC provides access to a large south-facing double reception room with sumptuous carpet, beamed ceiling and multi fuel burning stove within a stone surround. Enjoying a triple aspect with French doors opening directly onto the rear garden flooding this flexible space with light. The kitchen has been fitted by Philip Dowse with a range of bespoke cabinets, granite worksurfacing and matching island unit. The kitchen has a Belfast sink, oil fired Aga, newly fitted electric Stoves oven with extractor hood over and walk-in pantry. Within the kitchen is a vaulted dining area with electric underfloor heating and French doors opening onto a newly laid stone terrace.

Mains electricity and water are connected; drainage is to a septic tank. There is no mains gas in the village. The property has oil central heating fired by a boiler located in the boiler room along with a newly installed pressurised water cylinder that provides the hot water. The property has majority sealed-unit double glazing and ceiling mounted speakers on the landing, master bedroom and family bathroom.

Local Authority 
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council.

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Travelling along the A447 in a southerly direction, turn left onto Hall Lane at the first Osbaston Village only sign. Proceed for a short distance passing Osbaston Hall on the left hand side. Moss Cottage is situated towards the end of the Lane on the right hand side and can be identified by our For Sale board.

First Floor Accommodation 
A carpeted staircase rises to a spacious first floor landing which features a large number of exposed wall timbers and provides access to four bedrooms and large family bathroom. All bedrooms have their own character and enjoy private views out over this quiet hamlet. The family bathroom has been recently refurbished and is fitted with a four piece suite including a cast iron roll top bath and double shower.

The property has a wide road frontage to the quiet, single-track Hall Lane, with a large gravelled driveway to the side of the property accessed through a five bar gate. The south west facing gardens offer complete privacy and are arranged on two levels. From the formal garden wide stone steps lead to a small paddock / orchard area hosting a number of apple trees. Directly to the rear of the property is a large York stone terrace which offers complete privacy and the perfect space for family gatherings and al fresco dining.

Along the western boundary are two charming brick outbuildings that have been recently re-roofed and offer scope for conversion. Both having power and light, the outbuildings currently provide useful storage. Attached to the outbuildings is a newly constructed, open sided oak framed structure under a tiled roof that houses a large hot tub (available by separate negotiation).

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Added on Rightmove:
26 July 2016


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