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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Leicester Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65

Offers in Region of £630,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A FINE, SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED FAMILY HOUSE WITH DETACHED FORMER BAKERY/GARAGE
  • APPROXIMATELY A QUARTER ACRE PLOT OR THEREABOUTS
  • WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF ASHBY TOWN CENTRE AND WITH VIEWS TOWARDS ASHBY CASTLE
  • OPPORTUNITY FOR FURTHER EXTENSION AND CONVERSION OF OUTBUILDINGS (SUBJECT TO CONSENTS AND APPROVALS)
  • 526 SQUARE FOOT OPEN-PLAN LIVING KITCHEN WITH 12.5 FOOT BI-FOLD DOORS
  • SITTING ROOM, FAMILY ROOM, GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM/WC AND UTILITY ROOM
  • FOUR BEDROOMS AND FOUR-PIECE CONTEMPORARY FAMILY BATHROOM/WC
  • NO UPWARD CHAIN AND INTERNAL VIEWING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ideally located within walking distance of Ashby town centre and with views to the front towards Ashby Castle. A fine, substantial, detached family house occupying gardens and grounds amounting to approx. a quarter of an acre. This detached family home offers an opportunity for further extension and conversion of outbuildings (subject to appropriate consents and approvals) and boasts a magnificent 526 sq. foot open-plan living kitchen with 12.5 foot bi-fold doors onto gardens and grounds. Briefly, the accommodation comprises: entrance porch, sitting room with bay window, large family kitchen, family room with bay window, ground floor shower room/WC and utility room. First floor: four bedrooms and a four-piece contemporary family bathroom/WC. With ample off-street parking.INTERNAL VIEWING IS STRONGLY ADVISED.
DIRECTIONAL NOTE
From our offices, proceed east up Market Street, turning second right into Upper Church Street which in turn leads onto Leicester Road. Continue past Ashby school and the zebra crossing, where the property is located shortly thereafter on the left hand, before Upper Packington Road.
FUTURE EXTENSION/ALTERATIONS AND PREVIOUS PLANNING PROPOSALS
The current owners have previously obtained outline consent for conversion of the two-storey former bakery/outbuilding to provide a ground floor garage and creation of an annex with ground floor shower room/WC and open-plan living accommodation (Application reference: 11/00313/FUL).

In addition, there is ample opportunity (subject to appropriate consents and approvals) for creation of additional accommodation within the roof void and extension above the rear living kitchen (which was completed and complied with building regulations in 2013).
ENTRANCE
With a half panelled leaded opaque UPVC double glazed entrance door leading to the entrance porch.
ENTRANCE PORCH
With a quarry tiled floor, UPVC double glazed windows with fan lights and a further half opaque panel glazed door with matching side screen to the entrance hall.
ENTRANCE HALL
With light oak effect laminate flooring, coved cornice, radiator and staircase via a half landing to the first floor accommodation above.
SITTING ROOM 5.76m (18'11) x 4.27m (14'0) to bay
The focal point of the room is the brick inset fireplace with a slate tiled hearth and fitted wood burner. Coved cornice, picture rail, three wall light points, radiator and TV aerial point. UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation overlooking the school grounds towards Ashby Castle and St. Helen's church. UPVC double glazed bay window to the south-facing side elevation and gardens.

Oak bi-fold panel glazed doors with matching threshold to superb open-plan living kitchen.
BAY-FRONTED FAMILY ROOM 4.14m (13'7) to bay x 3.63m (11'11)
The focal point of the room is the traditional timber carved mantle piece with a tiled inlay. Coved cornice, two wall lights and radiator. UPVC double glazed bay window with matching fan-lights to the front elevation.
SUPERB OPEN-PLAN LIVING KITCHEN 9.3m (30'6) x 5.25m (17'3)
Creating the hub of this family house, a substantial 'loft-style' open-plan arrangement incorporating kitchen, dining and living space with part vaulted ceilings. The whole benefiting from light oak style laminate flooring with under-floor heating, unique blue quartz work-tops having high-gloss base and wall units incorporating a large central island/breakfast bar with storage cupboards below and power sockets. Extensive work-tops with matching splash-backs having base cupboards and drawers. Integrated dishwasher and corner units together with specialist integrated corner carousels and deep drawer storage. Inset four-ring Zanussi induction hob with quartz splash-back and designer stainless steel cooker hood over. Eye level Zanussi fan-assisted double oven and grill, matching eye level wall units, larder units with space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. Slim-line wine fridge, further slim-line wine storage, wall mounted TV media point with data feed. Recessed LED down-lights, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens and potential annex. Five independent double glazed Velux roof lights and superb 12.5 foot bi-fold doors overlooking rear patio and private gardens.
ADDITIONAL IMAGE OF OPEN-PLAN LIVING KITCHEN

KITCHEN AREA

VIEW FROM BI-FOLD DOORS INTO GARDENS AND GROUNDS

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM/WC
Fully re-fitted with a contemporary three-piece suite incorporating glazed entry, fully tiled quadrant shower cubicle with waterfall and hand-held shower unit over. Low level twin flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash-back, LED downlights, chrome ladder towel radiator and an extractor fan.
UTILITY ROOM 2.27m (7'5) x 1.92m (6'4)
Fitted with twin work-tops having space and plumbing below for an automatic washing machine. Additional under-counter space for fridge, freezer and tumble dryer. Stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap over, storage shelving, laminate flooring and wall mounted condensing gas fired central heating boiler (installed in 2011). Half panelled UPVC double glazed entrance door to side elevation.

From the entrance hall a traditional staircase with a hardwood hand rail rises via a half landing (enjoying views towards Ashby Castle and Ashby School) to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
With loft access, twin radiators and a coved cornice.
MASTER BEDROOM 4.54m (14'11) to bay x 3.6m (11'10)
With a coved cornice, bed head light switch, radiator, corner fully tiled mains fed shower unit and a UPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation with views over Ashby School and towards Ashby Castle.
BEDROOM TWO 3.65m (12') x 3.39m (11'1)
With built-in floor to ceiling twin double door wardrobes with top boxes over. Coved cornice, bed head light switch, radiator and UPVC double glazed windows to both south facing, side and west-facing front elevation with views towards Ashby Castle.
BEDROOM THREE 3.65m (12') plus bay x 2.33m (7'8)
Fitted with a range of bedroom furniture incorporating a double door wardrobe with top boxes over and a dressing unit to the bay window. Radiator, coved cornice, bed head light switch and UPVC double glazed bay window to the side elevation.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.62m (11'11) max. x 3m (9'10) max
With a radiator and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens.
FAMILY BATHROOM/WC
Fully re-fitted with a contemporary four-piece suite comprising Roca twin bath with mixer tap over and shower head. Matching Roca pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, half tiled splash-backs and an electric shaver point. Separate glazed entry fully tiled mains fed shower cubicle with waterfall and hand held shower units over. Extractor fans, recessed ceiling down-lights, radiator, chrome ladder towel radiator and twin opaque UPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation.
ADDITIONAL IMAGE OF BATHROOM SUITE













OUTSIDE

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property is approached over a wide tarmacadam driveway with wrought iron entrance gates leading to the side elevation which in turn lead via further paved driveways to the outbuilding.

The front gardens have been laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees and open-plan side lawns leading to the rear elevation.


The rear gardens are a particular feature and of generous proportion, currently landscaped to provide a large patio with extensive lawns having established shrub, floral and specimen tree borders and beds. There is further hard-standing and gardens and grounds benefit from outdoor lighting, water supplies and connecting pipes to provide gas, if required to the potential annex. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately a quarter of an acre or thereabouts.
ADDITIONAL GARDENS AND GROUNDS IMAGE

DETACHED TWO-STOREY FORMER BAKERY/GARAGE 7.75m (25'5) x 3.73m (12'3)
With higher than average ceiling heights, up and over door, light, power supplies, water supply (with plumbing for a washing machine or similar) and leaded UPVC windows overlooking rear gardens. Also having a ladder staircase to the attic loft space above, accessed via a trap door and measuring 7.68m x 3.79m with further light, power supplies, windows overlooking gardens and original former loading access door to the front elevation.
GENERAL INFORMATION

DRAWINGS/SKETCHES/FLOOR PLANS
For general guidance only and is not to scale.
UTILITIES
The property has the benefit of mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
TENURE
The property is to be sold Freehold.
LOCAL AUTHORITY
North West Leicestershire District Council. Council Tax Band: F
VIEWING
Telephone the sole selling agents, Andrew Johnson & Company, on 01530 410930 who will be pleased to arrange a viewing.
24 HOUR CONTACT
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE TO VIEW THIS PROPERTY OR MAKE AN OFFER OUTSIDE NORMAL OFFICE HOURS, YOU CAN CONTACT US BY CALLING 01530 410930 WHERE UPON LEAVING YOUR MESSAGE AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT TO A MEMBER OF STAFF TO CONTACT YOU.
MEASUREMENTS
All dimensions are approximate.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
The mention of any fixtures and fittings, and/or appliances does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.
INTERNAL PHOTOGRAPHS
Photographs are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in this sale.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 August 2016

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