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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Ellistown Lane, Stanton under Bardon, Markfield

Under Offer £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For Sale by Information Tender - Offers invited by 12 noon on Friday 19 August 2016
  • Substantial Detached Bungalow
  • Energy Rating F
  • Spacious Lounge
  • Sun Lounge & Conservatory
  • Cloakroom, Utility Room & Boiler Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Gardens to all Sides & Paddocks (27 acres)
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached bungalow in an elevated position in open countryside within approximately 26 acres of paddocks with large pond and a range of useful outbuildings including two large barns, stable yard and a range of several stables. With oil fired central heating, sealed double glazing, three reception rooms, three bedrooms, utility, cloakroom, breakfast kitchen and boiler room, the bungalow offers considerable potential for general upgrading and enjoys a stunning semi-rural location. The property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction.


Situated in the National Forest, this quiet and well serviced village is ideally located for access to the M1 motorway to Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and the East Midlands Airport and also the M42 to Birmingham NEC & Birmingham Airport. The village offers an excellent range of local facilities including a post office, general store, thatched pub, primary school, two churches and large playing fields. There are numerous local foot paths and the village is well known for the adjacent equestrian centre and Thornton reservoir offering further scenic walks, fishing and plentiful wildlife.


Proceed through the village of Stanton under Bardon along Main Street exiting on Ellistown Lane. Once leaving the village the property can be found on the right hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.

Breakfast Kitchen 
13.11ft x 12.11ft
Fitted with a range of base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Double drainer stainless steel sink set within roll edge work surfacing. Space for electric cooker, sealed double glazed window to front elevation, radiator and off:

Utility Room 
8.11ft x 9.1ft
With single drainer sink, base cupboard, sealed double glazed window to front elevation, radiator and space for fridge/freezer etc. Airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water cylinder, immersion heater and shelving.

Rear Conservatory 
23.0ft x 12.8ft
An 'L' shaped room with uPVC double glazed picture windows and two doors opening onto rear gardens and double glazed roof.

Boiler Room 
Housing a refitted Worcester oil fired central heating boiler (installed in 2014). Timer switch and shelving.

Bedroom One 
12.6ft x 12.0ft
Sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and new radiator.

Bedroom Two 
12.0ft x 10.11ft
Sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and radiator.

Bedroom Three 
12.0ft x 6.11ft
Sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and radiator.

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising a panelled bath, wash hand basin, low level WC and fully tiled separate shower cubicle. Half height tiling to all walls, radiator and sealed double glazed window to front elevation.

A particular feature of this property is its stunning semi-rural location situated just outside the village and within extensive grounds and paddocks. The front garden extends to a series of steps leading down to a large and attractive pond on the roadside. A sweeping driveway leads up to the property which enjoys an elevated position surrounded by lawned gardens with mature shrubs and trees. The drive then divides leading up to the bungalow and in turn to the attached large double garage. The drive then continues past the property passed the property to a large separate yard with extensive hardstanding for commercial vehicles, horse boxes or other agricultural machinery off which access can be gained to the surround paddocks and land.

Stable Yard 
41.8ft x 37.3ft
Off which are a number of excellent agricultural buildings comprising the following:

Former Cattle Shed 
59.1ft x 59.1ft
Divided into two sections. Also around the yard are a range of former stables comprising several large boxes with stable doors, light and power.

The Barn 
44.11ft x 29.0ft
With a ridge height of 6.25m (20'6") with three phase electricity, fitted light and power. This barn offers potential for a variety of uses, equestrian to general purpose storage, vehicle storage etc.

The Paddocks 
The paddocks extend to all sides of the property and total approximately 26 acres - see the adjacent plan. The paddock immediately to the rear has a large and attractive pond which attracts a large variety of wild life.

Fixtures & Fittings 
All fitted carpets and curtains are included.

Tender Process 
Offers are invited in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Informal Tender - White House Farm, Ellistown Lane, Stanton under Bardon" to be deposited at the agents offices by 12 noon on Friday, 19 August 2016. Purchasers should indicate whether the purchase is subject to any other property or assets and it would also be helpful to indicate what size of mortgage if any would be required. The offers will be opened by the vendor clients and not Bentons, the selling agents.

The property is entered via a solid panelled front door into an entrance porch with double glazed windows and glazed inner door into inner reception hall.

Inner Reception Hall 
With radiator, telephone point, double cupboard with top box and off:

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Sealed double glazed window.

Spacious Lounge 
22.1ft x 12.0ft
Sealed double glazed picture windows to side and rear elevations. Open fronted fireplace set within brick surround with quarry tiled hearth. Double and single radiators and sliding doors to:

The Property 
This substantial detached property was built in 1971 and occupies a stunning elevated position just outside the popular and well serviced village of Stanton under Bardon in open countryside ideal for fast access to the M1. Offering oil fired central heating (new boiler installed 2014), the property also offers sealed unit double glazed throughout and offers an ideal opportunity to remodel and upgrade one’s own taste and specification. Offering an extensive landholding with approximately 26 acres of paddocks and garden, the property is ideal for those with an agricultural or equestrian interest and subject to planning consents, also offers potential for total redevelopment to a substantial family home.

Sun Lounge 
11.11ft x 9.4ft
With full height picture windows to front and side elevations overlooking garden and open views and sliding patio doors onto side patio and garden. Convector heater.

The land is not registered under the Rural Payments Agency for the Single Farm Payment. A public footpath does cross the rear paddocks as indicated on the attached plan.

Planning Position 
When planning consent was granted for the property, a standard planning condition was inserted that 'The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person employed or last employed locally in agriculture as defined in Section 2.2.1 (1) of the Town & Country Planning of 1962, or in Forestry, or a dependent of such a person residing with him (but including a widow or widower of such a person)'. Purchasers should be aware that this planning permission exists which may affect the mortageability of the property. Typically, such 'Agricultural Ties' can be difficult to remove or lift therefore do affect the value of the property. Purchasers may wish to take further independent advice in this respect.

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07 July 2016

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