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5 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Tilton On The Hill, Leicester

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive village and countryside views
  • Flexibly arranged accommodation
  • Three reception rooms and a breakfast kitchen
  • Five bedrooms
  • Party room with kitchenette
  • Wine store
  • Potential for extension
  • Garaging
  • Delightful plot of approx. 0.5 acres

Full description

A Grade II Listed classically proportioned village home with exceptional character located in the historic part of this popular village with delightful gardens and an excellent range of outbuildings.

Location - The Old Rectory is set on Main Street in the historic centre of Tilton on the Hill. The village offers a public house, playgroup and parish church. A wider range of facilities are available within Billesdon 2 miles, Oakham and Uppingham 8 miles, Leicester 10 miles and Market Harborough 12 miles distant which offers mainline rail connections to London St Pancras in approximately one hour.

Local popular schooling is available both in the state and private sectors including Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate School in Great Glen together with well-regarded schools at Uppingham and Oakham.

The area is extremely popular with those with equine interest with hunting locally with the Fernie and Cottesmore and an excellent variety of bridleways close to hand. Rutland Water is 10 miles east and is Europes largest man made reservoir and offers a variety of water sports, fishing, bird watching and delightful scenery.

Accommodation - The ground floor accommodation is entered through a hallway with a flagstone floor, a cloakroom set just beneath the staircase. There are two elegant and bright reception rooms both with views over the large front garden. The breakfast kitchen is accessed either through the drawing or dining room and has views over the rear garden and a walk-in pantry. A rear lobby provides access to a utility boot room with boiler room off, cloakroom and garden room.

A landing leads to a master bedroom with a window to the front and a large en-suite bathroom with fine original Victorian bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. The guest bedroom has a dual aspect window to the front and rear and a small shower room could be incorporated into bedroom five to the rear if required (subject to the usual consents). A further dressing room and bathroom, complete the first floor.

To the second floor are two further double bedrooms with pleasant aspects to the front over the garden and open fields beyond. These two rooms are served by a bathroom with a four piece suite.

Outside - Accessed externally only a short distance opposite the garden room is a wonderful PARTY ROOM, extending to approximately 34 feet with a small kitchenette and independent heating. The party room sits above wine store, garaging, two loose boxes and a former carriage house. There is ample car standing place to the driveway with a covered car port to the side. A particularly attractive walled front garden is well stocked with mature shrubs and trees providing year round interest. The garden to the rear is laid predominately to lawn with mature shrubbed borders, front terrace and sitting areas to take advantage of a pleasant sunny aspect with village views.

Directional Note - From Market Harborough travel by the B6047 until reaching the A47, cross over the A47 and upon entering the village turn right at the Rose and Crown public house into Main Street. Follow the road taking a right hand bend, The Old Rectory is situated on the left hand side.

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24 March 2016


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