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3 bedroom character property for sale

Barwell Lane, Barwell

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Home with Substantial Detached Outbuilding
  • Situated in Open Countryside
  • 0.4 of an acre
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Four Bathroom/Shower Rooms
  • Stunning Outbuilding Extending To 1500 sq ft
  • Uninterrupted South Facing Views

Full description

Situated in open countryside on a no-through road, this detached character cottage with separate outbuilding represents a rare and exciting lifestyle opportunity and accommodation extending to over 3,500 sq ft total. Built in 1904 and standing in 0.4 of an acre the property has been extensively refurbished with accommodation to include a breakfast kitchen, two reception rooms with log burners, 3/4 bedrooms and four bathroom/shower rooms. Ideal for those looking to work from home or accommodate a dependent relative this highly individual cottage is immaculately presented throughout in a neutral style. The detached outbuilding extends to over 1,500 sq ft and currently comprises a large studio space with kitchen, office and WC.

The Location 
Location White House Cottage is located one mile from the centre of Barwell which is a large village situated in West Leicestershire close to the market town of Hinckley. The village offers a wide range of day-to-day amenities including shops and schools. The property is ideally placed for fast access onto the A47, A5/M69 (J1) and M1. Leicester 11.5 miles / Hinckley 2 miles / Market Bosworth 7.5 miles / Nuneaton 7 miles / Lutterworth 13 miles / M1 (J21) 11 miles / A5/M69 (J1) 4.2 miles

Ground Floor 
Ground Floor The property is entered into a newly fitted breakfast kitchen with oak work surfaces, Belfast sink and range cooker. The kitchen has space for a generous dining area and enjoys stunning views over the surrounding countryside. An Inner hall with feature split staircase provides access to a series of inter-linking reception rooms that include a dining room with log burning stove set within an exposed brick chimney breast and patio doors. A spacious sitting room with second staircase with decorative balustrade, oak flooring and inglenook fireplace with inset multi-fuel burning stove. From the sitting room a uPVC double glazed garden room provides access to the rear garden, utility room and study/bedroom 4 which has its own shower room fitted with a white three piece suite.

First Floor 
First Floor The first floor accommodation is served by two staircases. The master bedroom has its own dressing room, balcony with uninterrupted south facing views and large en suite bathroom fitted with a five piece suite with free standing bath and separate shower. The second staircase provides access to two further double bedrooms both having en suite shower rooms, fitted with three piece suites.

Outbuilding/Annexe This large single storey outbuilding of cavity wall construction, uPVC double glazing offers almost 1600 sq ft of accommodation and is currently used as a studio with the principle space measuring 20.83(68'4? x 4.47(14'8?). 4m bi folding doors provide vehicular access into the studio ideal for those who may have a classic car collection. There is also a kitchen area fitted with a range of white high gloss units, stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge. A cloaks/WC with white suite, office and store room complete the accommodation. The outbuilding has its own gated driveway, patio open with stunning views and extensive west facing lawned gardens.

Services The property has mains water, electricity and a maintenance free private drainage system. The cottage has oil central heating. The outbuilding has electric Mitsubishi heating/air conditioning units.

Outside The property occupies a wide plot that extends along this quiet adopted lane. To the front is a generous area of block paving and gated driveway to side that provides ample parking. The cottage has a private south facing terrace that serves the breakfast kitchen and dining room, ideal for alfresco dining. There is a further west facing lawned garden that extends between the cottage and annexe with raised pond. Beyond the annexe is a further garden that extends in a westerly direction along the old Barwell Lane.

Local Authority 
Local Authority Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

Tenure Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions From the village travel in a southerly direction along Chapel Street/The Common. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A47. Continue for a short distance towards the brow of the hill and turn left at the first available exit onto Barwell Lane. Continue along a single track where the property can be found situated on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 June 2015

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