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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Post Office Lane, Newton Harcourt

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former Post Office
  • Views Over Open Fields
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Cottage Of Character
  • Generously Proportioned
  • Studio/Office
  • Village Location

Full description

A most attractive and sympathetically extended 3/4 bedroomed semi-detached cottage of character occupying a delightful setting on the edge of the picturesque south Leicestershire village of Newton Harcourt.

The generously proportioned and well appointed accommodation benefits from gas fired central heating, hardwood framed double glazed windows and includes a spacious reception hall, sitting room, living kitchen, dining room & study. On the first floor off the central landing is the master bedroom, 2 further bedrooms and family bathroom. Outside is a brick studio/office and attractive gardens on three sides enjoying rural views.

The Old Post Office dates back to the late 19th Century and was renovated and sympathetically extended in about 2009 to create a delightful 3/4 bedroomed cottage of character, enjoying views over surrounding countryside on the edge of this picturesque village. Built mainly of reclaimed brick and slate construction, the well appointed interior benefits from gas fired central heating and hardwood framed double glazed windows, and includes a reception hall, attractive sun lounge/dining room overlooking the gardens and fields. A spacious living kitchen and study. On the upper floor off a landing is the master bedroom, 2 further bedrooms and family bathroom. The property is approached via a wooden five bar gate opening into an extensive gravelled driveway with access to a studio/office. The gardens lie on three sides of the cottage, and are attractively landscaped.

Location - The property is located on the edge of the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Newton Harcourt, surrounded by attractive countryside with numerous walks along nearby footpaths. The village is handy for the neighbouring centres of Oadby, Wigston, Great Glen and Kibworth, all of which have shopping facilities, schools, sporting and leisure amenities together with public houses and bus services. More comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities are available in the nearby centres of Market Harborough and Leicester, both of which have mainline rail services to London St Pancras with its new Eurostar link. The M1 is accessible at junctions 19 or 20 and the A14 lies to the south.

Viewings And Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via the A6 towards Leicester, passing through Kibworth and onto the dual carriageway, turning left at the roundabout, turn first right and proceed into the village of Newton Harcourt. Take the second turning on the left into Post Office Lane, continue virtually to the end of the lane with The Old Post Office lying on the right hand side and can be easily identified.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating (newly fitted boiler) and hardwood framed double glazed windows, the superbly appointed and proportioned accommodation comprises.

Ground Floor -

Canopy Porch Entrance - With external downlighting and stone paved step.

Reception Hall - 4.06m x 3.05m (13'4" x 10'0") - Ceramic tiled flooring, feature fireplace with stone hearth with cast iron log burner, double radiator, telephone point, exposed beam to ceiling, ceiling downlighters, windows to front and rear elevations.

Sun Lounge/Dining Room - 4.09m x 3.94m (13'5" x 12'11") - Two double radiators, windows to three sides enjoying views over the garden and open countryside.

Inner Hall - With ceramic tiled flooring and archway through to breakfast kitchen.

Walk-In Cupboard - Ceramic tiled flooring, facilities to install a washing machine and w.c.

Living Room - 4.17m x 3.71m (13'8" x 12'2") - Feature open fire with timber surround and stone hearth, cast iron log burner, double radiator, built-in cupboard, exposed beams to ceiling, T.V. aerial socket, patio doors to rear elevation.

Kitchen - 6.50m x 2.74m (21'4" x 9'0") - Range of bespoke handmade kitchen comprising large base units with cupboards and drawers, built-in larder style cupboard, space for range cooker with ceramic tiled splashback, two radiators, Belfast style ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap, solid wood work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine, three windows to front elevation enjoying views over open countryside, one window to side, ceiling downlighters.

Study - 0.48m x 2.77m (1'7" x 9'1") - Double radiator, exposed beams to ceiling, window to rear elevation, telephone point.

First Floor -

Landing - Generous sized landing with single radiator, large under eaves storage cupboard, two Velux windows to front, window to front enjoying views over open fields.

Bedroom 1 - 3.99m x 3.58m (13'1" x 11'9") - Two radiators, windows to three sides enjoying views over the garden and open fields, large built-in walk-in cupboard.

W.C. - Pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, low flush w.c., single radiator, ceiling downlighters, window to rear elevation.

Bathroom - 2.82m x 1.93m (9'3" x 6'4") - Wood panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, ceramic tiled splashback, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low flush w.c., double radiator, window to rear elevation, ceiling downlighters, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3 - 3.78m x 2.82m (12'5" x 9'3") - Double radiator, window to rear elevation, large Velux window to rear, exposed beams to ceiling.

Bedroom 2 - 4.11m x 2.74m (13'6" x 9'0") - Double radiator, window to rear elevation, two Velux windows to rear.

Outside -

Driveway - The property is approached via a wooden five bar gate opening to an extensive gravelled drive providing car standing and turning space, access to

Studio/Office - 6.05m x 5.74m (19'10" x 18'10") - Built of brick and slate construction with two pairs of pine fronted double doors, power and lighting, window behind one set of doors, Velux windows.

Rear Garden - Landscaped rear garden with paved patio area, gravelled path with reclaimed railway sleeper retaining wall, lawned area, mature planted borders with an array of shrubs, bushes, plants and mature trees, further gravelled seating area to the rear. Outside power point.

Patio -

Front Garden - Lawned areas to the front of the property with mature hedgerow and planting with an array of shrubs, bushes and trees. Two brick built stores. The property enjoys pleasant views over paddock land to the front.

Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating C

Council Tax - Council Tax Band E - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282.

Stamp Duty Rates - You'll pay:
nothing on the first £125,000 of the property price
2% on the next £125,000
5% on the next £675,000
10% on the next £575,000
12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 June 2016

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