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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Melton Road, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray

£725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fabulous Barn Conversion
  • Energy Rating G
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Five Bedrooms
  • En-suite Bathroom & En-suite Shower Room & Family Bathroom
  • Approximately 2.6 acres of Garden Grounds & Paddock
  • Triple Garage
  • Work shop & Outbuildings
  • Delightful Views over Open Countryside
  • Private Driveway and Hardstanding for Several Vehicles

Full description

Freeby View was a former barn which was beautifully converted in the 1980s to provide nearly 3,000 sq. ft. of accommodation and is located in a superb setting with open views across the surrounding countryside to the rear and side of the property. The property has a range of attractive features including vaulted ceilings, exposed stone walls and beams and a super inglenook fireplace within the main living room. The accommodation offers five reception rooms, a large breakfast kitchen ideal for entertaining and family living, two cloakrooms and a utility room. On the first floor are five double bedrooms, two having en-suites and a family bathroom. The real wow factor of the property is the 2.6 acres currently used as formal gardens with a variety of seating areas and sun terrace, three stables which have lately been used as stores but could easily be converted back to stables. There is a triple garage, workshop and sweeping driveway with hardstanding. Early viewing is recommended.

Location

Waltham on the Wolds is situated in the northeast corner of Leicestershire, approximately 5 miles from Melton Mowbray, 11 miles from Grantham, 15 miles from Oakham, with Leicester, Nottingham, Newark and Stamford approximately 25 miles away, and within easy access of all major road networks. The village dates back to 1086 when it was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and overlooks the beautiful Vale of Belvoir from a height of 560ft, making it the second highest village in the county. Within the village is a church, village hall, primary school, public house, shop/post office, first class delicatessen, medical practice, all of which are integral to this thriving community with various local groups e.g. Scout Club, Pre-School Club, W.I., Neighbourhood Watch etc. For commuters Waltham is conveniently positioned with easy access to a number of centres and with a mainline railway station available in Grantham, the drive time to the station is very quick and the service to London Kings Cross takes approximately 65 minutes, with the service from Melton Mowbray travelling between Birmingham and Norwich.

Directions

Leave Melton Mowbray along Thorpe Road (A607) and just before entering Waltham on the Wolds there are three properties on the right hand side set back from the road, Freeby View is the first property.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via a large solid door into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 
15' x 8'9"
With a vaulted ceiling, exposed stone wall, two central heating radiators and large central double doors opening into the main accommodation with further doors leading through to the cloakroom.

Cloakroom 
9'11" x 6'1"
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a low level WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Large fitted cloaks cupboard, radiator and obscure glazed window to the front elevation with stone mullions.

Study 
16'10" x 10'2"
Access down two steps into a generous study with two large glazed windows to the front elevation with stone mullions, two central heating radiators and the room has been re-decorated and re-carpeted.

Sitting Room 
20'4" x 19'8"
This fabulous reception room is the hub of the home split over two levels. Return staircase to the first floor landing, understairs storage cupboard, central heating radiator, exposed stone walling and an abundance of glazing to the rear with central double doors opening out into the garden. Double doors lead through to the lounge.

Lounge 
19'8" x 18'6"
With a substantial and commanding inglenook fireplace with exposed stone work with a cast iron inset with gas fire (fuelled by Calor Gas), large wooden lintel over and a flagstone hearth. Two uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear and a solid door to the side leading to a sun terrace. Two central heating radiators.

Dining Room 
19'11" x 15'1"
Accessed via double doors on the upper level of the sitting room, the good sized dining room has recently been re-decorated and re-carpeted. uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, exposed beams to ceiling, central heating radiator and door leading through to the snug.

Snug 
15'2" x 9'5"
This flexible reception is currently used as a craft room and has a window to the front elevation with stone mullion surround and central heating radiator. This room has been re-decorated and re-carpeted.

Breakfast Kitchen 
22'9" x 15'9"
Fitted with a range of high quality wall and base units with a mixture of Corian and beech work tops with inset twin sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Central oil burning Aga with two ovens and two hot plates and in addition is a double Rangemaster providing two gas ovens with a gas hob with extractor fan over. Central island with power and housing an electric oven. Tiled splashbacks to the walls and fully tiled flooring and within the units is space for an American style fridge/freezer. The kitchen also has the benefit of an exposed stone wall, two uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the garden and countryside beyond, central heating radiator and recessed spotlights. A door leads through to the utility room.

Utility Room 
11'11" x 9'5"
Fitted with handmade wall and base units with solid wood work surfacing, Belfast sink with mixer tap over, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge, tiled splashbacks to the walls, tiled flooring and uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, radiator and stable style uPVC double glazed door leading to the side elevation. Door off to WC.

Second Cloakroom 
Fitted with a WC, obscure glazed window to the side elevation and access through to the boiler cupboard housing storage shelving and a floor mounted Worcester Bosch oil fired central heating boiler.

Landing 
With two Velux windows to the front elevation, part vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and stone wall to the front elevation, central heating radiator, access to the loft space and built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Doors leads through to:-

Master Bedroom 
16'11" x 13'11"
This large master bedroom has the benefit of a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, uPVC double glazed windows enjoying delightful views over the rear and side elevations. Two central heating radiators and a door through to the en-suite bathroom.

En-suite Bathroom 
10'2" x 8'10"
Access via steps down from the bedroom and fitted with a four piece suite comprising a corner jet spa bath, bidet, wash hand basin and low level WC set within vanity unit with shelving and cupboards. Tiling to the base of the walls, tile effect vinyl flooring, uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and wall mounted chrome heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Two 
12'11" x 11'10"
This double bedroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, central heating radiator, high level ceiling and archway through to the en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room 
5'10" x 4'11"
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower, wash hand basin and bidet. Tiling to the walls and wall mounted chrome towel heater/radiator.

Bedroom Three 
15'3" x 11'3"
With uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, fitted display shelving units and low level cupboards, central heating radiator and access through to a walk-in linen cupboard.

Bedroom Four 
13'7" x 9'5"
Having high level ceiling with exposed beams, uPVC double glazed window enjoying fabulous views to the rear over open countryside, central heating radiator and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Five 
10'10" x 9'3"
This fifth double bedroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying views, exposed beams to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom 
9'8" x 7'5"
Having recently been refitted with a contemporary four piece white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and wall mounted Mira shower over, low level WC, bidet and a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Tiling to walls, complementary vinyl flooring, wall mounted chrome heater towel rail/radiator and Velux window to the front elevation.

Outside - Front 
The property has two driveways with the main driveway being on the right hand side with central wrought iron pillars and walling to the side. The left hand gate has a five bar timber gate and leads along to the rear of the property. Upon entering via the main gates there is a sweeping tarmacadam driveway through an established foregarden with a large ornamental pond with timber decked platform, the driveway leads to the front of the house where there is parking for a number of vehicles and leading to the garage. There is numerous outdoor lights, outside tap and an arched gated access leads round to the rear garden.

Triple Garage 
39'1" x 18'9"
With three up and over doors.

Workshop 
Being open to the garage with windows to the front and side elevations and personal door to the rear.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden is delightful and must be viewed to be fully appreciated. There is a fabulous sun terrace to the right hand side of the property which is enclosed by stone walling giving a high degree of privacy and is a real suntrap. The main patio area is immediately to the rear of the property and is an ideal space for seating and entertaining. A vine covered pergola leads up to the former stabling and there is a shaded third patio area to the left hand side. The garden enjoys a lawned area with a variety of established trees and hedging, there is a second pond which is enclosed via post and rail fencing, established fruit trees and the whole of the property has timber post and rail fencing to the boundaries to take full advantage of the open views across open countryside to both the side and rear elevations. Gated access to the rear driveway and beyond the pergola is the stable block and concrete yard. Outdoor lights, outside tap, large timber shed and greenhouse (truncated)

Outbuildings 
These outbuildings are currently used to provide useful storage but could easily be converted back to stabling. The outbuildings comprise:-

Store/Stable One 
13'5" x 11'6"
Connected with power and lighting, sink and drainer unit and a door and window to the front elevation.

Store/Stable Two 
13'11" x 11'10"
Connected with power and lighting and housing a range of cupboards, non-slip flooring and door and window to the front elevation.

Store/Stable Three 
13'11" x 12'
Connected with power and lighting, fitted with a range of cupboard and having door and window to the front elevation.

The Paddock 
The Paddock and garden extends to approximately 2.6 acres.

Services 
The property has mains water and electricity and has the benefit of oil fired central heating and all gas to the property is via Calor Gas. The property is not on mains drainage and has its own Klargester unit concealed in the garden by laurel hedging.

Outside Front 
The property has two driveways with the main driveway being on the right hand side with central wrought iron pillars and walling to the side. The left hand gate has a five bar timber gate and leads along to the rear of the property. Upon entering via the main gates there is a sweeping tarmacadam driveway through an established foregarden with a large ornamental pond with timber decked platform, the driveway leads to the front of the house where there is parking for a number of vehicles and leading to the garage. There is numerous outdoor lights, outside tap and an arched gated access leads round to the rear garden.

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07 May 2017

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  • Melton Mowbray (4.7 mi)
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47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

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