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6 bedroom detached house for sale

The Gables, Upper Packington Road, Ashby De La Zouch, LE65

Under Offer £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A RARE SUBSTANTIAL SIX BEDROOM DETACHED VICTORIAN FAMILY HOUSE
  • CONVENIENT FOR ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH TOWN CENTRE AND AMENITIES
  • DRAWING ROOM, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM AND LARGE VAULTED CONSERVATORY
  • L-SHAPED CHARNWOOD FITTED BREAKFAST KITCHEN, UTILITY, CLOAKROOM, STUDY AND SEPARATE WC
  • FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS (MASTER WITH EN-SUITE) AND FAMILY SHOWER ROOM/WC
  • INTEGRATED POTENTIAL ANNEX WITH RECEPTION ROOM, DOUBLE BEDROOM AND SECOND EN-SUITE
  • GENEROUS GARDENS AND GROUNDS, LARGE PARKING AND TURNING APRON AND OVER SIZED DOUBLE GARAGE
  • WITHIN EASY REACH OF A42/M1 MOTORWAY CORRIDORS FOR COMMUTING

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare substantial six bedroom detached Victorian family house situated in gardens approaching 0.4 acres, convenient for the market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and commuting via the A42 and M1 motorway corridors. This deceptive, individual family home with generous gardens and grounds including large parking and turning apron with detached over-sized double garage briefly comprises: entrance hall, rear hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, large vaulted conservatory, L-shaped Charnwood fitted breakfast kitchen, study, utility room, cloakroom and separate WC. The principle house incorporates five double bedrooms (master with en-suite/WC) and family shower room/WC. There is an integrated potential annex with further fourth ground floor reception room and separate staircase to a double bedroom six with second en-suite/WC. INTERNAL INSPECTION STRONGLY ADVISED.
DIRECTIONS AND IMAGE OF THE REAR ELEVATION
From our offices, proceed East up Market Street, turning second right into Upper Church Street which in turn leads into Leicester Road. Continue over the zebra crossing, turning first right thereafter onto Upper Packington Road, which in turn follows a left hand bend over the small hump back railway bridge. Continue along this road where the private driveway for The Gables can be found on the left hand side.
ENTRANCE
Twin half panel glazed entrance doors with decorative floral motif design to entrance porch.
ENTRANCE PORCH
With traditional Minton tiled floor, vaulted ceiling, wall light point, radiator, matching windows to the front and side elevation and matching decorative gable window to the front elevation.

Further half panelled opaque glazed entrance door with twin opaque glazed side screens and fan light over to entrance hall.
PRINCIPLE ENTRANCE HALL
With original coved cornice, traditional panelling to dado. A unique original oak carved staircase with decorative newel posts and substantial hand rail. Radiator, door to below stairs and cellar and further panel glazed door to rear entrance hall.
BAY-FRONTED DRAWING ROOM 7.22m (23'8) x 6.67m (21'11) to bay
The focal point of the room is the traditional stone surround fireplace with matching stone slab hearth with brick inlay and Yeoman multi-fuel fire. Traditional ornate square framed ceiling rose, original coved cornice, dado rail, picture rail, four wall light points, two radiators, TV aerial point. Large walk-in benched bay window to the front elevation with UPVC double glazed windows and a further UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.
SITTING ROOM 4.8m (15'9) x 3.65m (12')
The focal point of the room is the marble style fireplace with a matching inlay and hearth (living flame gas fire - condemned). Coved cornice, radiator, TV aerial point and twin UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation, further glazed window to the side elevation and French doors onto the large conservatory.
DINING ROOM 6.26m (20'6) max. x 4.49m (14'9) to bay
With coved cornice, plate rack, three wall light points, TV aerial point, radiator, open brick fireplace with timber over mantle and tiled hearth. French doors to conservatory and UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens and grounds.
CONSERVATORY 6.12m (20'1) x 5.39m (17'8) max.
A superb, spacious reception space overlooking the large south-facing gardens with a vaulted ceiling, tiled floor, radiator, UPVC double glazed windows and French doors onto rear gardens and grounds with Victorian style twin UPVC double glazed opaque glazed and stained gables.
CLOAKROOM
With original Minton tiled floor, coat racks and shelving. Original half tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash-backs. Radiator, low level WC and an opaque UPVC double glazed window.

From the entrance hall, a further panel glazed door leads to the large rear entrance hall.
REAR ENTRANCE HALL 3.87m (12'8) x 3m (9'10) plus recess
With a radiator, wall light point, display recess, serving hatch to dining room and a large wall with panel glazed door and matching full length side screens to side entrance porch.
SIDE ENTRANCE PORCH
With UPVC double glazed windows and roof line, quarry tiled floor and UPVC double glazed doors to the side elevation.
STUDY 3m (9'10) x 2.3m (7'7)
With a coved cornice, radiator, recessed ceiling down-lights, telephone point and an opaque UPVC double glazed window to the rear entrance porch.
'L'-SHAPED DINING KITCHEN 7.73m (25'4) max. x 5.15m (16'11) max.
Fully re-fitted by Charnwood Kitchens incorporating a range of cream traditional base cupboards and drawers with matching eye level wall cabinets and ornate cooker hood recess with decorative over mantle and display shelf. Specialist drawers including spice drawers, full larder storage with a retractable larder system. Panel glazed display cabinet and corner shelving, a recess for a cooker range with tiled splash-back and concealed cooker hood over. Twin bowl enamelled sink unit with Victorian style mixer tap over and a space for a dishwasher. Integrated fridge, plinth heater, exposed ceiling beams and a quarry tiled floor. A door to paved terrace and garden.
DINING AREA
With a pine clad part vaulted ceiling with Velux roof light, radiator, quarry tiled floor, double glazed windows and door to rear courtyard. Further UPVC double glazed windows and French door onto rear patio and gardens.

From the dining kitchen, a further door leads to internal lobby.
REAR LOBBY
With floor to ceiling storage cupboard also housing the twin gas fired central heating boilers and with an open doorway to the utility room
UTILITY ROOM 3.59m (11'9) max. x 2.27m (7'5)
With twin work-tops having space and plumbing below for an automatic washing machine and a further space for a tumble dryer and additional space for freezer unit. A matching range of eye level wall cabinets, inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, tiled splash-backs. Opaque UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and half panelled opaque UPVC double glazed door to the rear courtyard.
CELLAR 3.66m (12'0) x 2.99m (9'10)
With a brick thrall.
SEPARATE WC
Fitted with a low level WC with an extractor fan.

From the principle entrance hall, the bespoke oak staircase with ornate carving leads via a half landing to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
With coved cornice, dado rail, three wall light points, radiator, airing cupboard and UPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations.
MASTER BEDROOM 4m (13'1) x 3.9m (12'10) plus wardrobes
Fitted with a range of built-in floor to ceiling part mirror door wardrobes with a matching dressing unit with drawers. A further range of free-standing matching drawer units and bedside cabinets. Four wall light points, radiator and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking south-facing gardens.

A door to en-suite bathroom/WC.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC
Fully re-fitted with a three-piece white suite incorporating 'P'-shaped panelled bath with glazed screen above having a traditional mixer tap with shower head and fully tiled splash-back. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash-back and electric shaver point also with a vanity light point over. Bamboo laminate flooring, chrome ladder towel radiator, further radiator, extractor fan and a supplementary wall mounted electric fan heater. Opaque UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation and a door off the storeroom.
BEDROOM TWO 5.47m (17'11) x 3.5m (11'6) max.
Enjoying a dual aspect with radiator, part vaulted ceilings and UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations.
BEDROOM THREE 4.2m (13'9) x 3.6m (11'10) max.
With a part vaulted ceiling, radiator and a UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.96m (13') x 3.66m (12'0)
With a radiator and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking the south-facing rear gardens.
BEDROOM FIVE 4.6m (15'1) max. x 3.88m (12'9) max.
With a radiator and UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear elevations.
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM/WC
Fitted with a three-piece suite incorporating large twin fully tiled mains fed shower cubicle. Vanity wash hand basin with electric shaving light over and storage cupboards below. Concealed coupling low level twin flush WC, matching wall cupboards and fully tiled splash-backs. Ladder towel radiator, tiled floor, recessed ceiling down-lights, extractor fan and an opaque UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.
ANNEX ACCOMMODATION
Accessed from the dining kitchen.
SITTING ROOM 5.3m (17'5) max. x 3.4m (11'2) plus recess
With built-in floor to ceiling storage cupboards, original fireplace now decorative with a tiled hearth and display shelving. Wall mounted TV aerial point, twin radiators and staircase to the first floor accommodation. UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear elevations.
ANNEX BEDROOM 5.3m (17'5) x 3.4m (11'2)
With a bed head light switch, built-in double door storage wardrobe, radiator and UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear elevations overlooking gardens.

A door to annex en-suite bathroom/WC.
ANNEX EN-SUITE BATHROOM/WC
Fitted with a four-piece suite incorporating Roca panelled bath with mixer tap over. Roca pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over, glazed entry fully tiled mains fed shower cubicle. Low level twin flush WC, tiled splash-backs and half tiled wall, radiator, electric shaver light and an opaque UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.
OUTSIDE

DETACHED OVER-SIZED DOUBLE GARAGE 6m (19'8) x 5.59m (18'4)
With twin up and over doors, light, power points, personnel door and windows to the inner courtyard and garden store.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property is approached over a shared, private driveway serving five individual properties and brick pillared entrance to a large tarmacadam driveway with ample hard-standing and turning apron to front and side elevations. Immediately to the rear, there is a large courtyard linking the living accommodation and garage with gated access to the gardens and grounds.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property and benefitting from a southerly aspect with a large twin paved patio with outdoor lighting and water supplies. Substantial lawned gardens with mature specimen trees and hedge borders.
ADDITIONAL IMAGE OF GARDENS AND GROUNDS

ADDITIONAL IMAGE OF GARDENS AND GROUNDS

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:
27 October 2016

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