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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Queniborough

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Dining Room, Living Room
  • Sitting Room, Breakfast Room
  • Kitchen, Utility, Pantry
  • Conservatory, Gym/Study
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 with En suite Shower Room)
  • Family Bathroom, Shower Room
  • Gallery Landing
  • Detached Car Port, Gravel Driveway
  • Outbuildings, Greenhouse
  • Landscaped Gardens

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 bridle paths whilst sailing and other water activities are available at Rutland Water with golf at various nearby clubs.


Set in the heart of the village, Lime Tree Cottage is approached over a short gravel driveway, through bespoke double timber gates onto a pea gravel driveway and up to the detached car port. The stunning cottage is a fabulous family home, with views over an attractive terrace and immaculately presented, mature, landscaped gardens, which offer a high degree of privacy. The current owners, in recent years, have extended and enhanced the original cottage, retaining original features such as, high ceilings, exposed beams, original front and internal doors, multi-pane windows, original cupboards, quarry tiled floor in the front hall and in recent years the discovery of an original brick open fireplace, with original metal work (the current owners discovered a coin dated 1839 hidden by a previous owner in days gone by).

Throughout the entire property high quality fittings have been used throughout with under-floor wet heating in the oak conservatory, oak floors, tiled floors, new fireplaces with log burners, oak fitted furniture, oak staircase, Moir Wade Bespoke Kitchen, Aga, granite work surfaces and high quality fitted bath/shower rooms. In brief the accommodation consists of entrance hall, dining room, living room, sitting room, breakfast room, conservatory, kitchen, pantry, utility, gym/study, four double bedrooms, en suite shower room, family bathroom and shower room.

Lime Tree Cottage has two entrances, one the more formal from the Main Street, into the small entrance hall and the more convenient via the timber gates to the side of the cottage and into the kitchen. The dining room has exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with log burner, staircase to first floor and oak parquet floor. The dining room has exposed beams, striking inglenook fireplace, log burner, oak parquet floor, cupboard and staircase to first floor gallery landing. The living room has an open fireplace with oak mantel, polished hearth, log burner and window seat with storage beneath. To the sitting room is an attractive stone open fireplace. To one wall in the breakfast room is a bespoke oak wall unit with space for a TV and oak floor. Double doors open into the conservatory, with central ceiling fan and tiled floor with under-floor heating. The excellent kitchen is fitted by Moir Wade Bespoke Kitchens, with a high ceiling, exposed ‘A’ frame beam, range of base/wall units, granite work surface, Aga, Neff two ring induction hob, double ceramic sink, built-in dish washer and tiled floor. An inner hall with oak floor leads to a ground floor bedroom with fitted wardrobes to one wall and double doors to the terrace and a separate bathroom with walk-in-shower, wc, wash basin into unit, heated towel rail, one tiled wall and tiled floor. There is also a separate room, currently used for storage, described as a gym within the floor plans, or could be a study.

To the first floor is a gallery landing, off which are three excellent double bedrooms (one with en suite) and a family bathroom. The largest bedroom has fitted wardrobes to one wall. There is also a smaller bedroom with cupboard fitted with shelves. The bedroom has an original wardrobe and a stylish en suite with walk-in-shower, wc, heated towel rail, ceramic wash basin all fitted into bespoke bathroom furniture and tiled floor. There is also a fabulously fitted family bathroom, with bespoke fitted furniture, oval wash basin, wc, heated towel rail, freestanding claw-foot bath and tiled floor.


Bespoke timber gates lead through to a spacious pea gravel driveway, up to the detached car port (with garden store room). The kitchen, conservatory and bedroom enjoy views over the private paved terrace, with a variety of climbing plants to the cottage’s elevations and a sealed stone well. The gardens are a true delight and are imaginatively designed and planted with an abundance of specimen shrubs, trees and plants, rose garden, soft fruits, apple/plum trees, neat clipped hedges and lawns, pond, greenhouse, two small outbuildings and area for log storage. Of particular note are the five specimen magnolia trees and seven lime trees.

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01 October 2016

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