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Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage
  • With Outbuildings
  • Four Receptions
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms
  • En-Suite & Dressing Rm
  • Garage & ORP
  • Annexe/Office
  • Gardens & Views

Full description

An exquisite and particularly spacious character cottage boasting a range of outbuildings including a converted chapel. The property is nestled on the edge of the popular rural village of Bruntingthorpe adjacent to some beautiful countryside providing breathtaking views and sitting on a mature plot measuring approximately 0.25 acres.

General - Apple Tree Cottage in the highly regarded village of Bruntingthorpe, is a beautifully presented and particularly sizeable character cottage. The property boasts an array of period features including exposed wooden beams and feature open fire places to many of the rooms and includes a number of extremely useful outbuildings including a stunning converted chapel which has been utilised as an annex and spacious garage, a detached gym / games room, two storage buildings and a fabulous garden room with feature exposed brick walls. The internal accommodation is accessed via an entrance porch leading through to the main hallway. Off the hall is a cosy snug and the generous bay-fronted sitting room complete with a magnificent inglenook fireplace and exposed wooden beams.

General Cont. - A formal dining room with open fire facility leads in turn to a well equipped breakfast kitchen with windows to two aspects which provide stunning views over the pretty gardens beyond. The utility room adjoins the kitchen and provides access to the study, cloakroom and rear garden. Off the first floor landing is a family bathroom and separate W.C as well as four spacious bedrooms with the master bedroom benefitting from a feature open fire facility, dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Outside there is plenty of off road parking to the front leading to the spacious garage which is detached from the house itself. There is vehicular access into the rear of the garden via the field adjacent to the property. The rear garden is absolutely stunning with various turfed sections and patio areas with planted flower beds to the borders and throughout. The plot measures approximately 0.25 acres including all outbuildings, gardens and the property itself.

Location - Bruntingthorpe is largely made up of elegant period houses and cottages, one of the most notable properties being the Tythe Barn. There are two public houses in the village one of which is now a fine restaurant. The village lies among some of Leicestershire's most attractive countryside and is on the route of the famous 'Leicestershire Round'. Bruntingthorpe is located to the south of Leicester where there are a comprehensive range of facilities. Market Harborough which is to the East has a station on the Midland Mainline Railway Network with fast train services into London St Pancras International and Bruntingthorpe is in the catchment area for the highly regarded Gilmorton Chandler C of E Primary School.

Entrance Porch - Glazed door to the front and door and windows to

Entrance Hall - Window to the side aspect, alarm panel and doors to

Snug - 14'5" max 12'11" min x 6'7" (4.39m max 3.94m min x - Two windows to the side aspect, exposed ceiling beams, radiator, tv aerial and telephone point.

Sitting Room - 26'9" x 13'7" (8.15m x 4.14m) - Bay window, window and door to the side. There is a log burner inset to an exposed brick inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth. Exposed wooden ceiling beams and post. Two radiators, tv point, stairs rising to the first floor, storage cupboard and door to

Dining Room - 14'1" x 13' (4.29m x 3.96m) - Two windows, exposed brick open fire facility, exposed wooden ceiling beams, radiator and door to

Breakfast Kitchen - 14' x 12'8" (4.27m x 3.86m) - Two windows, wall and base mounted units with rolled edgework surfaces over, an inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit, a free standing electric double oven, extractor fan, integrated dishwasher, space for an upright fridge/freezer, exposed brick open fire facility, exposed ceiling beams, original brick flooring, shelving and a door to

Utility Room - 14' x 5'8" (4.27m x 1.73m) - Window and a door to the side leading to the garden. Wall and base mounted units with rolled edgework surfaces over, an inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, boiler cupboard, airing cupboard, exposed ceiling beams and doors to

Study - 16'2" x 5'8" (4.93m x 1.73m) - Window, fitted desk, radiator and fuse cupboard.

Wc - Window, low level lavatory, wall mounted hand wash basin, storage unit, tiled walls and flooring. Radiator.

First Floor Landing - Exposed wooden beams and doors leading to bedroom one which is accessed via

Dressing Room - 12'11" x 6'11" (3.94m x 2.11m) - Window, fitted wardrobes, radiator and loft access.

Bedroom One - 14'3" x 13' (4.34m x 3.96m) - Window to three aspects, exposed brick chimney breast with a feature cast iron open fire facility, tv and telephone points, two radiators, exposed ceiling beams and door to

En-Suite Bathroom - 12'9" x 6'7" (3.89m x 2.01m) - Window, high flush lavatory, an enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower and radiator.

Bedroom Two - 14'1" into wardrobe x 10' (4.29m into wardrobe x 3 - Two windows, fitted wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12' x 10'1" (3.66m x 3.07m) - Two windows, fitted wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Four - 13'1" x 7' (3.99m x 2.13m) - Window and radiator.

Bathroom - Window, enclosed enamel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, electric shower cubicle, towel radiator, exposed wooden beams, airing cupboard, storage cupboard.

Separate Wc - Window, low level lavatory.

Outside - There are a range of outbuildings.

Outbuilding One - 9'6" x 6'1" (2.90m x 1.85m) - Currently used for general storage. Stable style door, window, power and light.

Log / Garden Store - 6' x 5' (1.83m x 1.52m) - Light and door to front.

Garden Room - Upvc / brick construction, tiled flooring exposed brick walls to two aspects, power, light, double doors to the side leading to the garden.

Detached Gym/Games Room - 21' x 16'8" (6.40m x 5.08m) - Four windows, two separate entrances - one to the front and one to the side aspect. Power, light, exposed ceiling beam, free-standing storage units.

Garage - 20'6" x 18'11" (6.25m x 5.77m) - Both maximum measurements. Window, power, light, two double doors leading to the driveway.

Annexe/Office - 19'9" x 19' (6.02m x 5.79m) - Located above the garage. Door to the front, stairs rising to the first floor, storage cupboard and window. The habitable area is to the first floor with four windows plus a feature circular window. Storage heater, exposed wooden beams and trusses. Feature A frames, tv point, door to

Shower Room - Low level lavatory, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower and extractor fan.

Outside To The Front - Gravelled driveway providing off road parking for up to three vehicles leading to the garage. Planted borders, brick wall to the front with iron railings. Gate leading to the rear garden.

Note - The main entrance to both the property and the annexe is via Main Street and there is vehicular access to the rear of the garden via a right of way over the adjoining field.

Outside To The Rear - The garden is mainly laid to lawn with various paved sections and patios. There are mature trees and shrubs, flower beds to the borders and throughout. Five bar gate allows for vehicular access into the garden via a right of way over the adjoining field. Stunning fields views to the side aspect and there is access into the outbuildings and a feature water pump

Ref - Jg/lb/3414

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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Country Properties have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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