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6 bedroom house for sale

Church Street, Market Bosworth

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine example of period housing - part Renaissance
  • Listed grade II in lovely quiet spot
  • Fully restored in 1994 at great expense
  • 3200 sq ft of luxury to high specification
  • Six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms
  • Beautiful living kitchen and three reception rooms
  • Town garden and garaging
  • Potential for an annexe
  • Short walk to shops - close to excellent schools

Full description

Fine example of period housing - part Renaissance ** Listed grade II in lovely quiet spot close to the church ** Fully restored in 1994 at great expense ** 3200 sq ft of luxury to high specification ** Six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms ** Beautiful living kitchen and three reception rooms ** Town garden and garaging ** Potential for an annexe ** Short walk to shops - close to excellent schools



General Description - The Grey House combines history, style and period features yet modernity set in a particularly attractive quiet position close to the lovely parish church and only yards away from the very centre of this wonderful historic town. An excellent range of schooling is on offer within the town and close by.

So if it is traditional housing you are looking for but with all the work of restoration done, this fine part Renaissance house offers the answer. In 1994 the property was completely restored from top to toe and in all respects the process was sympathetic to the grade II listing in this conservation area. The main roofing was stripped and renewed, ceilings lowered to open up attic spaces, windows renovated or replaced. The interior was stripped back to bare walls and floor and ceiling carcasses and re-fitted to include new wiring plumbing and central heating plus the fitting out of bath/shower rooms and the stunning kitchen.

The accommodation is well balanced and there are the niceties of a larder, a cellar and an ironing/utility room. There is nothing to spend apart from introducing your own colour scheme if desired. This stylish home offers a comfortable and easy to live in internal environment.

In terms of convenience this is hard to better; a 70 metre stroll gets you to the shops in the centre of this quaint unspoilt historic town, a place of great history. There are a number of state and private schools nearby including the well regarded Dixie Grammar School and Twycross House School. The cities of Leicester, Nuneaton, Coventry, Birmingham and Nottingham are all within commuting distance and there is a train service to London from Nuneaton (fast 59 mins).

The property in brief comprises a breakfast kitchen, drawing room, day room, dining room, utility, cloaks with WC and cellar. Six double bedrooms on two floors including a master suite with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, study, family bathroom and shower room. Outside there is a mature private garden and large outbuilding with space for triple garaging, with potential for conversion to an annexe subject to the necessary planning consents.

Entrance Hall - An opaque glazed front door leads into the entrance hall with doors leading to the dining room, living room, day room, utility room, cloaks with wc, cloaks and understairs cupboards. There is oak flooring and access to the rear garden through double glazed patio doors.

Kitchen - This is an impressive and comfortable room with a range of wall and base mounted units and central island with granite work surfaces and tiled splash backs, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and hot/cold filter tap. Integrated two door dishwasher, electric oven with five ring gas hob and extractor over. Gas AGA. Ceiling beams, home media system speakers and tiled floor with underfloor heating. There is Larder off. A lovely feature of the room is the oak bench seating around the circular bay overlooking the terrace and garden.

Day Room - Feature fireplace with log burner. Oak flooring, ceiling coving, radiator and home media system speakers. Double glazed patio doors to rear garden. Doorways to entrance hall, kitchen, dining room and cellar.

Dining Room - Oak flooring, ceiling coving and beams, radiator, home media system speakers and box sash window with folding shutters and inset bench seat to the front of the property.

Living Room - A traditional feature fireplace and stone hearth with log burner. Ceiling coving, dado rail and radiator. Home media system speakers. Two box sash windows with folding shutters and inset bench seats overlooking the front.

Utility Room - Base mounted units with rolled top work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer, storage cupboard, Ideal gas boiler, double glazed window to the side and box window to the rear of the property. There is a nice aspect over the garden from this room whilst at the sink.

Cloakroom & Wc - Low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Opaque window to the rear of the property and extractor.

Cellar - A storage room with ceiling light and stairs leading down to a vaulted brick cellar with electricity and lighting.

First Floor Landing - Approached form the original timbered stairway with access to all rooms and the second floor.

Main Suite - With a dressing area leading to master bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Four double wardrobes, two windows to the side elevation and radiator.

Master Bedroom - Two windows overlooking the rear garden and another opaque stained glass window to the opposite side elevation. Built in cupboard, radiator and home media system speakers.

En-Suite Bathroom - Ceramic bath with center tap built into tiled surround, Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin and low level flush wc, urinal and fully tiled shower cubicle. Two heated towel rails, fully tiled walls and floor with underfloor heating, media system speaker and extractor.

Bedroom Two - Two box sash windows with folding shutters to the front elevation and radiator.

Bedroom Three - Box sash window with folding shutters to the front elevation, ceiling and wall beams, additional internal window to the first floor landing and radiator.

Study - Double doors to first floor landing and doorway to bedroom four, windows to side and rear elevation with shutters and radiator.

Bedroom Four - Box sash window with folding shutters to the front elevation, beams and radiator.

Family Bathroom - With four piece suite comprising a corner bath, shower cubicle with sliding doors and rain style shower head, wash hand basin and low level flush WC, inset into oak cabinet. Fully tiled walls and floor with underfloor heating. Heated towel rail and extractor.

Second Floor Landing - Wooden staircase leading to second floor landing with doors leading to bedrooms five and six, shower room and loft access. Double glazed window to the side elevation and internal window to bedroom six.

Bedroom Five - Currently used as a games room with vaulted ceiling and beams. Double glazed window to the side elevation and radiator.

Bedroom Six - Vaulted ceiling and beams, window to second floor landing, raised window to shower room and radiator.

Shower Room At Mezzanine Level - With three piece suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with rain style shower head and screen, wash hand basin and vanity unit and low level flush wc. Towel rail, radiator and velux window to rear elevation. Tiled floor and extractor fan.

Outside - In front of the property flower borders are set in front of the main faade. There is access at the side to the garage and garden through electric, heavily patterned wrought iron gates. To the rear of the property is an L shaped garden, which is partly laid to lawn with mature trees and flower beds. There is a large paved terrace and an additional barbeque/seating area to the rear. At a lower level is a tiered vegetable plot with raised planting beds. The large old stable building has been restored with strengthening and replacement roofing and now used as a double garage but there is room for a third car with some adaptation. There is also potential for the garage to be converted into an annexe subject to the necessary planning consents. There is ample space for further parking on the gravel driveway in front of the garage doors with automatic electric openers.

Viewing - To arrange a viewing, please contact the Market Bosworth Sales Team on 01455 291471.

Tenure - Freehold

Local Authority - Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0FR (Tel: 01455 238141)
Council Tax Band: G

Measurements - Every care has been taken to reflect the true dimensions of this property but they should be treated as approximate and for general guidance only.


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