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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Cossington

Sold STC £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Refurbished Six/Seven Bedroom Detached Home
  • Grade II Listed
  • Farmhouse Features combined with Georgian Splendour
  • Large South West Facing Walled Garden
  • 28ft x 18ft Bespoke Family Kitchen
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Two En Suites & Family Bathroom
  • Double Garage with Room Over
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

Beautifully refurbished six/seven bedroom family home with large south west facing walled gardens in conservation area of the village. Displaying an exciting blend of architectural styles and Grade II listed, Townend House combines typical farmhouse features with the grandeur of the Georgian period. The rear wing, added in 18th century features high ceilings, large windows with shutters, six panel doors and Georgian fireplaces. Flooded with natural light this immaculate property features a newly fitted 28ft x 18ft bespoke kitchen with under floor heating, three lovely reception rooms, half cellar, two staircases, two en suite shower rooms and family bathroom. A covered driveway leads to a private rear courtyard and detached double garage with room over. Blending period architecture with a contemporary modern feel early viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the size and quality of this stunning detached home.

Townend House dates largely from the 18th and 19th century although we believe the street facing wing to have much earlier origins and may have originally been thatched. Built of red brick under Welsh and Swithland slate the Georgian wing retains an abundance of original features and the roof space over contains two particularly attractive king-post roof trusses.

Ground Floor 
From Main Street a six panel wooden door opens into a spacious tiled hallway which is central to the entire ground floor accommodation. A further external door from the hall provides access to the rear gardens and a half cellar provides excellent scope to create a fourth reception room. The newly designed family kitchen is a key space within the property and enjoys direct access to the rear garden. The kitchen is particularly large with many windows to both the front and rear. Ideal for large family gatherings there is a large dining area, period fireplace, built in window seat and extensive range of fully bespoke, inframe style cabinets supplied by Fine Finish of Bunny. With Silestone worktops and matching island, the kitchen includes an impressive range of integrated appliances including a Rangemaster cooker and Amtico flooring with underfloor heating (wet system). The drawing room and formal dining room both boast typical Georgian proportions and working open fires. The...

Cossington is a picturesque village nestled within the north Leicestershire countryside between Leicester and Loughborough. The village itself offers a pub/restaurant, village church and recently extended primary school. A wide range of amenities can be found in the neighbouring villages of Sileby, Rothley and Syston and the nearby A46 provides fast access to Leicester, Nottingham, M1(J21) and M69. The market towns of Loughborough and Melton Mowbray are also within easy reach. Leicester 6.6 miles / Nottingham 22 miles / Loughborough 7.5 miles / Melton Mowbray 11.3 miles / Ratcliffe College 2.6 miles / M69 & M1(J21) 11.4 miles

First Floor 
Two staircases provide access to the sprawling first floor accommodation which comprises of six/seven bedrooms two of which have newly fitted en suite shower rooms and large family bathroom which has a modern free standing bath, twin basins and separate shower.

This broad fronted property stands behind decorative metal railings and a low maintenance fore garden. To the side a brick wall extends across and is then flanked by a wide driveway laid to tumbled setts which is shared with three neighbouring properties. At the side and within the garden boundary is a good sized gravelled area which provides parking for several vehicles and timber gates under a mews archway open to a further cobbled driveway and double garage. To the rear of the property is a large flagstone terrace which enjoys a south westerly aspect. A feature of this area is the stunning Wisteria which covers a large proportion of the southern elevation of the Georgian wing. The walled gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are well stocked with a variety of established flowers and shrubs. A particularly high brick wall runs along the south eastern boundary creating a high degree of privacy and a wooden gate set within an old stone wall provides pedestrian access directly...

Double Garage 
The garage has two sets of double doors and is divided internally. On the ground floor is a WC and there is an opening for a staircase to access the room over.

All mains services are available and connected. The property has gas central heating fired by two boilers. A Potterton boiler is located in a kitchen cupboard under the second staircase and a Worcester boiler is located in the half cellar. Two water cylinders provide ample hot water and all bathroom/shower rooms have electric under floor heating

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Approaching the village travelling along Syston Road turn onto Main Street passing The Royal Oak on the right hand side. The property can be found on the left hand side identified by our For Sale board.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2016

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