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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Whitwick Road, Leicester, LE67

Guide Price £199,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage/Period Features
  • Garage / Work Shop
  • Extensive Gardens/Development Potential
  • Kitchen Diner / Utility
  • Lounge
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • One Bathroom
  • Light / Spacious
  • Access To M1 / A50

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
"This quintessential country cottage enjoys a rural location in sought-after north Leicestershire with the convenience of being close to local amenities and perfectly located for major road networks. From here you can commute almost anywhere in the Midlands.

Dating back to the 1700's, and extended in the 1970s, this lovely house is spacious and light with large secluded rear gardens that extend to approximately 600 sq.m total (see aerial image) giving an ideal development opportunity for an amazing annex.

This is a property that has neutral decoration throughout and yet it is bursting with character. It boasts a cosy beamed living room with original brick fireplace, wood burning stove and tiled floor, fitted kitchen with room for table and 4 chairs and utility room.

Upstairs there are wood floors across the two good-sized bedrooms and a bathroom featuring deep bath and power shower. The cottage is tucked away and neither front nor back are overlooked. The house is double-glazed throughout. There is a good sized garage / work shop with off road parking to the rear for two cars."

Ground Floor
The ground floor comprises of; Entrance porch, leading in to the main sitting room with tiled floor beamed ceilings, exposed brick open fire place with wood burning stove. Stairs leading to the first floor and French doors opening in to the kitchen diner.

The kitchen has a good range of base and eye level units with work surfaces over. Sink and drainer with mixer tap, Partially tiled walls with space for dish washer, fridge freezer and dining table and chairs.

To the rear of the property there is a sun room / utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier.

First floor
The first floor comprises of; Stripped wood floor to the landing and a sky light giving plenty of light.
Both bedrooms are double with stripped wooden floors, the master bedroom has built in cupboards.

The bathroom has a three piece suite having a deep enamel bath with over head power shower, low flush WC, pedestal sink and tiled splash blacks with painted wooden floors.

Access to the property from the front is via a wooden gate leading through an attractive gravelled garden with mature shrub and trees. There is a driveway to the rear leading to off road parking and a detached garage/work shop with a gate leading up to a beautiful private enclosed 600 sq.m garden, very
unusual for this type of property.

There is a further gravelled seating area and well established shrub and tree borders.

Local Area
The area is rural yet perfect for commuting with easy access to the M1, A50. The property is located just a short walk to the local pub and just a mile from all local amenities in Markfield including shops, post office, takeaways, filling station, health centre and school.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2016


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