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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Road, Rearsby, Leicestershire

Guide Price £997,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Period Property
  • Energy Rating F
  • Beautifully Restored
  • Eight/Nine Bedrooms
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Three Luxury Bathrooms & Two En Suite Shower Rooms
  • Numerous Period Features
  • Grade 2* Listed
  • Landscaped Grounds

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding Grade 2* listed 8/9 bedroom detached period property of immense character. Situated within landscaped gardens in this unspoilt Wreake Valley village, the property has been completely restored and was awarded a Charnwood Borough Council Conservation Award for Restoration in 2000. Dating back to 1660, the property offers five reception rooms, three luxury bathrooms and two en-suite shower rooms. Magnificent original features include an oak staircase, oak panelled dining room, heavily beamed ceilings, open fronted fireplaces and vaulted cellars. In all a fine property of impressive proportions in a delightful setting.

Location

Rearsby is a well serviced village situated on the edge of the Wreake Valley ideal for fast access to Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Loughborough. The new north-west Leicester by-pass provides direct access to the M1. The village offers a Post Office and an active community revolving around the village Church and school with outstanding Ofsted report. Benefiting from the opening of the Rearsby By-Pass.

Directions

From Leicester take the A46 out taking the Syston by-pass and turning left at the Queniborough roundabout passing East Goscote and on entering the village of Rearsby the property can be found in the centre of the village on the left hand side on the corner of Mill Road.

From Nottingham take the A46 towards Leicester turning off at the Thrussington turn and proceeding through Thrussington to Rearsby. Once in the village turn right into Brookside, first right into Mill Road and the property being eventually found on the left hand side.

The Property 
Grade II* Listed, The Old Hall is a fabulous and historic family house within delightful gardens and grounds, which dates from 1661 and is mentioned in Pevsner’s architectural guide to the nation, ‘The Buildings of England – Leicestershire & Rutland’. The Old Hall has been subject to a an extensive restoration and modernisation programme by the present vendors lending the period integrity of the property with stylish modern fittings and interior design, the owners have created a property of outstanding quality, truly a worthy winner of the Charnwood Borough Council Conservation Award for Restoration in 2000. Offering spacious accommodation of over 6,500 square feet, the principal accommodation comprises four formal reception rooms, six bedrooms and four bathrooms over three floors, with additional ancillary and attic bedroom accommodation. The Old Hall has large rooms, with a wonderful flow.

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The reception hall is flanked by a 30’ sitting room, from which glazed doors open to a garden room and a symmetrical oak floored Living room beyond, and a beautiful wood panelled dining room, which connects in turn to the Breakfast kitchen. A rear hallway connects the kitchen, entrance hall and living room to a number of ancillary snug and office rooms, as well as the cellars.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via an impressive storm porch through a large original oak door into:-

Spacious Inner Hall 
With magnificent original flagstone flooring, beamed ceiling, enclosed second staircase to former servant's quarters and off is:-

Rear Lobby 
With door to rear courtyard.

Reception Hall 
18.4ft x 14.1ft
With magnificent oak staircase rising to first floor with cupboard under and off is:-

Vaulted Cellars 
Comprising two rooms with white washed walls, tiled flooring, thrawls, cupboards and fitted lights.

Sitting Room 
30.11ft x 14.6ft
With open fronted fireplace with marble surround and hearth, double doors onto summer room, deep moulded cornicing and deep bay window to front.

Dining Room 
21.1ft x 20.8ft
A magnificent room with restored oak full height panelling, original oak flooring, two deep bays, one fitted with seat with carved panels, matching fireplace surround and living flame gas fire in open grate with marble hearth and doors to hall and kitchen.

Living Room 
17.5ft x 17.1ft
With attractive oak flooring, built-in oak panelled bar area, ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace with oak surround and door to veranda.

Study 
12.9ft x 10.2ft
With full length built-in base cupboards, oak flooring, beamed ceiling and off:-

Cloakroom 
Fitted with wash hand basin and low level WC. Oak flooring and beamed ceiling.

Snug 
14.0ft x 8.6ft
With solid oak flooring and fireplace with matching surround and hearth.

Dining Kitchen 
17.6ft x 14.11ft
With a full range of fitted units with brass fittings, Rangemaster cooker, dresser unit, original servant call, integrated fridge, dishwasher, heavily beamed ceiling and oak flooring.

Utility Room 
12.2ft x 6.11ft
With tiled flooring, fitted cupboards and door to hall. Adjacent to the kitchen and accessed externally is:-

Large Laundry Room 
With WC, Belfast sink and a range of fitted units and off which is:-

Boiler Room 
With replacement twin gas fired central heating boilers and large pressurised hot water cylinder. Adjacent is a gardeners store accessed externally.

Landing 
The first floor is approached via two staircases comprising a magnificent original oak staircase from the reception hall and a second servant's staircase from the inner hall. The principal landing is on several different levels connected by stairs with further oak balustrading and banister and a formal matching oak staircase to the second floor. In addition is a small sitting area and off:-

Master Bedroom Suite 
Comprising:-

Bedroom 
18.4ft x 17.3ft
With a range of built-in hanging wardrobes, chest of nine drawers, bedside units and off is:-

Dressing Room 
With a range of further hanging wardrobes and chest of four drawers.

Luxury En Suite Bathroom 
Fitted with a four piece top of the range suite by Villeroy & Boch and featuring a central slipper bath, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and glass walk-in double shower. Chrome towel rail, full height tiling to walls and matching tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Bedroom Suite Two 
22.0ft x 17.8ft
With deep bay window and off:-

Bedroom Suite Three 
17.9ft x 16.1ft
With original fireplace and off:-

En Suite Shower Room 
Comprising a fully tiled shower and wash hand basin with cupboard under.

Bedroom Four 
17.2ft x 15.1ft
With wash hand basin.

Family Bathroom 
With a four piece white suite comprising freestanding rolled edge bath, large fully tiled shower, wash hand basin and low level WC. Full tiling, chrome towel rail, exposed beams and large walk-in linen cupboard off.

Second Family Bathroom 
With a Heritage white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bedroom Five 
15.1ft x 8.6ft
With a range of built-in hanging wardrobes.

Second Floor Landing 
Approached from the second staircase is a large further landing/sitting area with a range of built-in cupboards and enclosed staircase to the second floor. The second floor is also approached via two further staircases, one being a continuation of the original oak staircase from the first landing and an enclosed second staircase from the second landing/sitting area. Approached via the main staircase is a further second floor landing off which is:-

Bedroom Six 
17.6ft x 15.2ft
Attractive exposed beams and off:-

Bedroom Seven 
19.3ft x 11.2ft
Original fireplace and beams. Approached via a second staircase is a further spacious second floor landing off which is:-

Bedroom Eight 
13.9ft x 11.6ft

Bedroom Nine/Study 
11.6ft x 8.1ft

Store/Attic Room 
12.1ft x 11.3ft

Outside 
The partially walled gardens and grounds are a delight and wrap around the house, with mixed species deciduous trees and acers, shrubs and evergreens, as well as brick pathways and raised seating terraces from which to track the sun, formal lawns and outbuilding stores. Electric gates open from Mill Road to the driveway, which passes a detached garage and leads past the west garden, passing between the outbuildings to rear courtyard at the house.

The Gardens 
The gardens are beautifully landscaped and manicured, the side gardens being laid to lawn and walled, deep flowering borders with a large variety of shrubs, a raised paved sun terrace, brick built greenhouse, flower beds and a pathway leading around to the front of the property and in turn to the rear.

Fixtures and Fittings 
All quality fitted carpets are included.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 September 2015

Nearest stations

  • Syston (2.7 mi)
  • Sileby (3.0 mi)
  • Barrow upon Soar (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Syston (2.7 mi)
  • Sileby (3.0 mi)
  • Barrow upon Soar (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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