7 bedroom semi-detached house for saleLubenham Hill, Market Harborough
Sold STC £695,000
- Reception Hall, Drawing Room
- Sitting Room, Dining Room
- Kitchen, Utility Room
- Cellar, Cloakroom
- Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom, Sauna
- 3 further Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room
- 3 Second Floor Rooms/Bedrooms
- Long Private Driveway
105 The Grange is situated in an idyllic location within walking distance of Market Harborough town centre and rolling Leicestershire countryside. The market town has an excellent range of everyday facilities including banks, supermarkets, a commercial centre and theatre together with leisure centre. It is from here that a mainline station connects with London St Pancras International and Eurostar. Nearby is the famous Foxton Locks Inclined Plane on the Grand Union Canal. The arm from the foot of the Locks terminates in Market Harborough basin. The entire nationwide canal system is accessible from here. The area is well known for schooling with preparatory available at Great Glen, Maidwell, Spratton and senior at Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle, Leicester and Rugby.
Communications are excellent, with the A6 trunk road nearby, connecting Leicester and Market Harborough. The A47 trunk road to the north connects the cities of Leicester and Peterborough and the M1 is accessible immediately to the west of Leicester via junction 21 through to junction 22. From both Leicester and Market Harborough mainline rail stations connect with London St Pancras International, the latter taking just over an hour. International air travel is available at East Midlands Airport, Birmingham, Stansted and Luton.
Sporting and recreational activities are well catered for in the area. Golf is at Leicester, Market Harborough, Kibworth and Luffenham. Water sports, including sailing and fishing, on Rutland Water, near Oakham, Northampton Sailing Club at Brixworth and fishing on Eyebrook Reservoir near Uppingham.
The Grange, 105 Lubenham Hill, is a wing to a period property of the Arts and Crafts movement and bears a date stone of 1909. A wealth of original features are evident which include, ornate plasterwork/cornicing, grand oak staircase, oak panelling, oak doors, deep bay windows, chime bell cupboard, ornate original door fittings, open fireplace, stone mullion and leaded light windows. The excellent accommodation (4489sq.ft) is arranged over three floors and consists of entrance porch, reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, utility room, cloakroom, cellar, bedroom, en suite bathroom, sauna, family bathroom, shower room, three further bedrooms and a further three rooms/bedrooms to the second floor.
A driveway sweeps up to the front of the property, edged with lawns and mature trees. A grand oak door opens through into an entrance porch, off which a further door leads into a cloakroom. The splendid reception hall has oak panel walls, open fire surrounded by attractive red brick with stone hearth and an elegant oak staircase rises to the first floor. The grand drawing room has a square bay window and benefits from a new surround sound system. The sitting room also has a bay window and an ornate gas fireplace. An inner hallway opens through into an ornate archway and a secondary staircase to the first floor rooms. A door leads down to the cellar. Off the inner hallway a door opens into the dining room fitted with an excellent range of oak floor/wall units, dresser style units, granite work surfaces; this room opens through to the kitchen, fitted with a range a matching range of oak floor/wall units, Falcon five burner stove, Miele oven, double stainless steel sink, cupboard, boiler, granite work surfaces and stable style door to outside. The utility room is fitted with a range of oak floor and wall units, fridge/freezer, larder cupboards, spaces for washing machine/tumble drier and double stainless steel sink.
From the reception hall an elegant oak staircase rises to the first floor which has a pew seating area and to the side a cupboard housing servants chime bells. The bedrooms radiate from the spacious landing. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes and en suite bathroom, which is fully tiled, fitted with a bath, wc, twin wash basin, heated towel rail and separate shower cubicle. Off the bathroom is a sauna. There are a further three bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room to the first floor and three further rooms/bedrooms to the second floor.
TO THE OUTSIDE
A long driveway sweeps down to the front and side of The Grange. From the driveway there are wrought iron gates leading around to the terrace and steps down to the sweeping lawns, framed on one side with mature trees.
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