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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Grange Lane, Thurnby

£695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Period Family Home
  • 2 Cloaks & 3 Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen & Utility Conservatory
  • 5 Beds & 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Double Garage & Outdoor Pool
  • Separate Summer House/Annex

Full description

A surprisingly spacious, Period family home of charm and character with gas central heating, substantially sealed unit double glazed accommodation including 2 fitted cloakrooms, 3 reception rooms, study/office, fitted kitchen, utility conservatory, 5 bedrooms, 3 bath or shower rooms (2 en-suite), double integral garage and extensive off-road parking to a large plot of about 1/2 an acre with outdoor heated swimming pool, summer house with living kitchen and shower room, equipment/garden store and mainly lawned gardens affording lovely rural views to rear from the edge of this favoured east Leicester suburb. EPC E

General Information: - The sought-after village of Thurnby is located just outside the City boundary, to the east of Leicester, and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centre of employment with all the excellent amenities therein, the market towns of Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough, Rutland Water with its fishing, sailing, cycling and walking pursuits, and the rolling countryside of east Leicestershire which offers many scenic walks and golf courses.

The village of Thurnby lies about five miles to the east of the Leicester City centre, on the A47 Uppingham Road, and offers a good range of local amenities including a Parish Church, village pub, garage\store and the St. Luke's Primary School filtering into Gartree and Beauchamp Colleges at nearby Oadby.

General Information - Inglewood, 47 Grange Lane Thurnby, is a surprisingly spacious, Period family home of charm and character with gas central heating, substantially sealed unit double glazed accommodation including 2 fitted cloakrooms, 3 reception rooms, study/office, fitted kitchen, utility conservatory, 5 bedrooms, 3 bath or shower rooms (2 en-suite), double integral garage and extensive off-road parking to a large plot of about 1/2 an acre with outdoor heated swimming pool, summer house with living kitchen and shower room, equipment/garden store and mainly lawned gardens affording lovely rural views to rear from the edge of this favoured east Leicester suburb.

Detailed Accommodation -

On The Upper Ground Floor: -

Recessed Porch - With stepped approach and access through part leaded stained glass entrance door with matching side windows and overlights to:

Reception Hall - With central heating radiator with radiator cover, ornately coved ceiling, smoke alarm and staircase rising off to first floor. The hall leads to;



Rear Lounge - 17'2 into bay x 13'4 (5.23m into bay x 4.06m) - With herringbone patterned light oak flooring, two central heating radiators with radiator covers, feature dark oak fireplace with inset 'Natural Flame' log effect gas fire to marble hearth and surround, feature picture rails to walls, coved ceiling and sealed unit double glazed bay picture window affording a lovely view of the rear garden and rolling countryside beyond.

Front Dining Room - 12'4 x 11'10 (3.76m x 3.61m) - Featuring a large corner bay picture window, with laminate flooring, central heating radiator, feature tiled and cast-iron fireplace with inset 'Natural Flame' coal effect gas fire to slate hearth and timber mantel shelf, picture rails to walls, coved ceiling, double wall light fitting and access to:-



Fitted Kitchen - 12'0 x 8'3 (3.66m x 2.51m) - With units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit to L-shaped polished granite worktop incorporating single drainer with range of oak fronted drawers and cupboards under and picture window over. Integrated equipment including 'Smeg' oven, 'Bosch' dishwasher and gas fired 'AGA' with twin ovens and twin warming plates. Also with 'Siemens' two-plate ceramic hob with tiled splashback, open-plan shelving and double cupboard over, range of matching wall cupboards with intervening shelving, integrated fridge/freezer with crockery cupboard adjacent, double cupboard over, further polished granite worktop with double cupboard under and useful walk-in understairs double shelved pantry cupboard. Coved ceiling with recessed spotlighting and pendant light fitting.

Inner Hall - With central heating radiator with radiator cover, attractive leaded stained glass sealed unit double glazed window, double wall light fitting and door to;

Fitted Cloakroom - With two-piece coloured suite comprising low flush w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, together with strip flooring, central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed rear picture window, coved ceiling with light fitting and fitted coat pegs.



On The Lower Ground Floor: - STAIRCASE from the inner hall leads to;

Lower Ground Floor Hall - With oak strip flooring, central heating radiator with radiator cover, coved ceiling with light fitting, double wall light fitting, telephone point and access off to:

Cloakroom/Store - With ceramic tiled flooring, fitted coat pegs and alarm control panel.

Family Room - 13'2 x 26'2 (4.01m x 7.98m) - With oak strip flooring, two central heating radiators with radiator covers, feature 'Adam' style fireplace with inset 'Natural Flame' coal effect gas fire to slate hearth, fitted bookshelves, two double cupboards, t.v. plinth with open-plan storage under, sealed unit double glazed bay picture window and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Access off to:-



Study/Office - 10'0 x 8'2 max. (3.05m x 2.49m max.) - With range of fitted cupboards incorporating concealed sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap and shelving over and refrigerator with three drawers under. Also with further double shelved storage cupboard, fitted desk with venetian blind to window over and open-plan book shelving adjacent, together with ceramic tiled flooring, central heating radiator and coved ceiling with spotlighting.

Bedroom 5 Or Playroom - 12'2 x 11'9 (3.71m x 3.58m) - With central heating radiator with radiator cover, recessed ceiling spotlighting, range of built-in cupboards and t.v. and telephone points.

From the lower ground floor hall there is also access to:

Utility Conservatory - 6'4 x 7'8 (1.93m x 2.34m) - With electric panel radiator, plumbing for washing machine, space for drying machine, shelving, lantern style wall light, sealed unit double glazed surrounds and matching French door to rear garden.

Fitted Cloakroom - With two-piece white suite comprising low flush w.c. and wash hand basin to vanitory unit with double cupboard under, obscure glazed window over, together with oak strip flooring, central heating radiator and ceiling light fitting.



On The First Floor: - MAIN STAIRCASE AND LANDING with central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed 'Velux' roof light, picture rails to walls and two double wall light fittings, leads to;

Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-

Bedroom 1 (Rear) - 16'0 x 13'3 (4.88m x 4.04m) - With central heating radiator, coved ceiling, three wall light fittings, t.v. lead and sealed unit double glazed picture window affording a lovely view of the rear garden and open countryside beyond. Archway to:-

En-Suite Bathroom - Being fully tiled with five-piece white suite comprising free-standing bath with hot and cold mixer tap and shower handset, wash hand basin to vanitory unit with double cupboard under, hot and cold mixer tap and mirrored cabinet over, bidet, low flush w.c. and fully tiled shower enclosure with fitted power shower incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, together with glazed shower door and screen. Also with ceramic tiled flooring, upright heated towel rail/radiator and sealed unit double glazed rear picture window with venetian blind.



Bedroom 2 (Front) - 12'4 x 12'0 (3.76m x 3.66m) - With feature semi-circular bay picture window, central heating radiator, picture rails to walls, coved ceiling with triple spotlight fitting and wall light fitting.

Bedroom 3 (Front) - 8'2 x 13'2 into bay (2.49m x 4.01m into bay) - With semi-circular bay picture window featuring sealed unit double glazed picture window, central heating radiator, picture rails to walls, coved ceiling and two wall light fittings.



Split-Level Bathroom - With three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low flush w.c. and panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating shower handset to tiled surround, below dado rail level. Also with strip flooring, central heating radiator, obscure glazed picture window, coved ceiling with two light fittings and shelved mirror-fronted airing cupboard with matching mirror-fronted cupboard under housing hot water cylinder.

SECONDARY STAIRCASE from the inner hall leads to;

Guest Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-



Bedroom 4 - 17'4 x 11'7 (5.28m x 3.53m) - With strip flooring, two central heating radiators, sealed unit double glazed windows to front and rear, recessed ceiling spotlighting, three wall light fittings and door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - With three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and accessory shelf over, low flush w.c. and tiled shower cubicle with overhead shower unit and folding shower door. Also with strip flooring, central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows to front and rear, 'Xpel-air' and ceiling light fitting.



Outside: - The property occupies a large, rectangular shaped plot approaching half an acre of size with a block paved forecourt providing extensive off-road parking/turning space and giving access to:-

Double Integral Garage - 18'10 x 18'0 (5.74m x 5.49m) - With electrically operated up-and-over door, wall-mounted gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water, rear window, strip lighting, electric power supply and personal doors to both front and rear. There is also a cold water tap in the garage.

Rear Garden - The rear garden has been landscaped to create a flagged patio by the house with an adjacent shaped lawn featuring adjoining borders of specimen shrubs and bushes. To the rear of the garage is a store with dustbin area adjacent and beyond the formal rear garden is an outdoor heated swimming pool of 1.4 meters depth with 'Abrisud' winter cover. The pool enjoys flagged terracing to all sides and there are steps down to:

Summer House/Annex - Of brick construction, comprising:-

Living Kitchen - 24'0 x 13'10 (7.32m x 4.22m) - With ceramic tiled flooring, two electric panel radiators, twin windows, exposed roof timbers and sealed unit double glazed French door with matching side screen. Fitted kitchen area with single drainer stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to rolled edge worktop with range of drawers and cupboards under, integrated 'Bosch' dishwasher and door to:

Shower Room - With three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low flush w.c. and shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower unit incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, together with folding glazed shower door. Also with ceramic tiled flooring, 'Xpel-air' and ceiling heater/light.

The summer house/annex could easily be adapted for use as self-contained accommodation for nanny or as a teenager suite.

The lower garden is also laid to lawn and features an equipment/garden store housing the gas fired boiler for the outdoor heated swimming pool, a compost area and lawned children's play area. Beyond the garden the property adjoins and enjoys views over scenic rolling Leicestershire countryside.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Central heating is gas fired and ample electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is substantially double glazed with sealed units and benefits from a security alarm system.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings and light fittings, are included in the sale. Additionally curtains and blinds are negotiable.

Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.

Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

If you are making a cash offer we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Directions - Proceed out of Leicester in an easterly direction along the A47 Humberstone\Uppingham Road, continuing through Humberstone and the outskirts of Evington into Thurnby and just prior to reaching the traffic light junction, turn right into Grange Lane. Where the road bears left, turn right into a continuation of Grange Lane and the property is situated on the left hand side, as identified by the agents 'for sale' board.

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