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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Gynsill Close, Anstey

Sold STC £555,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Distinctive Victorian Residence
  • Wealth of Lovely Period Features
  • Meticulously Refurbished
  • Splendidly Appointed Throughout
  • Double Garage, Long Driveway
  • Edge of Charnwood Forest Village

Full description

"Park House" is a distinctive Victorian residence on a secure plot, meticulously refurbished by the present owners, offering stylish quality appointments whilst retaining the best Period features including magnificent oak panelling and a sweeping oak staircase. The gas centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed interior includes three fine reception rooms, dining room, study/office, well equipped & fitted kitchen, utility, cloaks/w.c., four good bedrooms, bathroom & en-suite shower room, double garage, extensive off-road parking and landscaped gardens, situated on the outskirts of this popular edge of Charnwood Forest village. EPC D.

General Information: - The convenient and sought-after village of Anstey is located on the edge of the Charnwood Forest with its many scenic country walks and golf courses, between Leicester and Loughborough, and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centres of employment, as well as the market towns of Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coalville, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Uppingham, as well as the A46\M1\M69\M42 major road network for travel north, south and west, and the East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports.

Anstey is situated just off the A46 Leicester Western By-Pass which allows for a quick and easy access to the M1 at junction 21a, whilst further north is the A52 to both Nottingham and Grantham. Regular bus services run into Leicester where there is a Main Line railway station. Trains to London (St. Pancras) take from 1 hour and East Midlands International Airport is approximately 25 minutes drive away, traffic allowing.

Anstey is a Leicestershire village with a population of about 6,000, on the edge of the renowned Charnwood and National Forests with their many scenic country walks and golf courses. The village is situated north-west of Leicesters City centre which is just 4 miles away. Anstey still retains some of the charm of a traditional village but with easy access to major road routes. The village has a variety of different shops and services making it the commercial centre for surrounding smaller villages. A good size supermarket is close by and a number of independent, family run business can be found including Post Office, restaurants and a couple of fast food outlets. There is a regular bus service which operates to Leicester, Loughborough, Rothley, Cropston and Quorn. Football and cricket teams are within the village. Anstey also has a GP surgery, dentist and three pubs. There are two primary schools (Latimer and Woolden Hill) plus The Martin High School for Secondary Education.



General Description: - "Park House" is a distinctive Victorian Residence on a secure plot on the edge of the village. The accommodation has been meticulously refurbished by the present owners, offering stylish and quality fitments throughout, yet retaining the best of its Period features - of particular note is its oak panelling and magnificent sweeping oak staircase. The accommodation comprises an impressive entrance hall, front drawing room with Minster stone fireplace, family room with carved oak fire surround, dining room/snooker room, a stunning re-fitted dining\kitchen with a good range of cream and oak fronted units and granite work surfaces, under-mounted 'Belfast' style sink, 'Range Master' cooker, an American style fridge\freezer (available by separate negotiation) , integrated dishwasher and wine cooler. The ground floor layout is completed with a study, utility room and cloakroom\w.c.

A sweeping oak staircase leads to a first floor galleried landing, four double bedrooms (one with a re-fitted en-suite shower room) and a luxury family bathroom. Outside, the property is situated behind twin electrically operated timber gates leading to a deep gravelled driveway. The main gardens are found to the front of the property with a large lawn having mature planted beds. The rear garden has been landscaped to include a large, timber decked patio area and small lawn, a detached double garage with twin up and over doors, currently enclosed by timber fencing to an access road to the rear which could easily be reinstated.



Detailed Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor: -

Recessed Porch - With ceiling-mounted spot light fittings and access through part obscure glazed entrance door to:

Reception Hall - 9'10 x 20'6 max. (3.00m x 6.25m max.) - With leaded obscure glazed window to front elevation, central heating radiator, wall-mounted alarm control panel, central heating thermostat and wall light fitting to study recess, coved ceiling with light point, smoke alarm and fine oak staircase rising off to first floor. The hall leads to:



Drawing Room (Front) - 16'1 x 15'6 into bay (4.90m x 4.72m into bay) - With sealed unit double glazed bay picture window, feature stone fireplace with inset 'Natural Flame' coal effect gas fire to matching hearth and mantel shelf, central heating radiator and coved ceiling with light point.

Family Room (Front) - 18'0 into bay x 14'9 (5.49m into bay x 4.50m) - With sealed unit double glazed bay picture window, handcrafted oak panelling to all walls and doors incorporating two book cases (one with double and two single cupboards under, the other with double and single cupboard under), twin glazed display cabinets with double cupboards under and matching 'Adam' style fireplace with inset wood burning cast iron stove to polished granite surround and hearth. Also with central heating radiator, twin leaded obscure glazed side windows, five wall light points, t.v. point, three downlighters and coved ceiling with light point. Door to:

Billiards Room - 19'0 x 12'0 (5.79m x 3.66m) - With twin sealed unit double glazed side picture windows, central heating radiator, coved ceiling with light point, recessed ceiling spotlighting and sealed unit double glazed sliding patio door and screen opening onto rear garden. Door to:



Fitted Kitchen - 17'8 x 9'9 (5.38m x 2.97m) - Being well equipped and fitted with handcrafted units and equipment including 'Belfast' style sink unit with overhead hot and cold mixer tap inset to L-shaped granite worktop incorporating single drainer with integrated dishwasher, range of drawers and cupboards under and fitted wall cupboards over incorporating plate racking and display shelving. Further polished granite worktop with 'Range Master' wine cooler and two cupboards under and matching 'Range Master' cooking range incorporating oven, grill, pan cupboard and drawer, and five-plate hob with adjacent hot plate. Also with ceramic tiled floor, further polished granite worktop with range of six drawers under, 'Range Master' American style fridge\freezer with tall-boy cupboards adjacent and cupboard over, twin sealed unit double glazed windows, recessed ceiling spotlighting and walk-in shelved pantry off with recessed ceiling spotlighting. The kitchen is open-plan to:

Dining Room - 13'2 x 10'6 (4.01m x 3.20m) - With ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator and ceiling light point. Access off to:

Utility Room - 8'0 x 7'0 (2.44m x 2.13m) - With single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit inset to rolled edge worktop with cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer under, and range of two single and double wall cupboards over. Also with ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting and par t obscure glazed external side door with matching side window. Internal door to:

Fitted Cloakroom - With two-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap and high level w.c. Also with ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting, sealed unit double obscure glazed window, built-in double meter cupboard housing electric fuse box and built-in double shelved airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder.

From the kitchen, there is also access to:

Office Or Study - 10'0 x 7'5 (3.05m x 2.26m) - With sealed unit double glazed picture window fitted with venetian blind, central heating radiator, fitted L-shaped worktop, recessed ceiling spotlighting and built-in tall-boy boiler cupboard housing wall-mounted gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water.

On The First Floor: - MAGNIFICENT OAK STAIRCASE AND GALLERIED LANDING with sealed unit double glazed rear window, central heating radiator, three wall light points, coved ceiling with light point and smoke alarm. The landing leads to:



Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:

Bedroom 1 (Front) - 15'0 x 12'0 (4.57m x 3.66m) - With sealed unit double glazed picture window fitted with venetian blind, central heating radiator, twin smaller sealed unit double glazed side windows fitted with venetian blinds, stripped flooring, coved ceiling with recessed spotlighting and built-in hanging and shelved mirror-fronted wardrobe with internal lighting. Sliding mirror-fronted door to:

'Jack & Jill' Shower Room - With three-piece white suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with hot and cold mixer tap, double cupboard under and mirrored cabinet over, low level w.c. and built-in 'Nofer' shower cabinet with overhead shower unit incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, together with shower seating, side sprays, internal shelving and glazed shower cabinet door with matching side screens. Also with stripped flooring, heated towel rail incorporating radiator, sealed unit double glazed window fitted with venetian blind, recessed ceiling spotlighting and double doors to landing.



Bedroom 2 (Front) - 16'9 into bay x 13'2 (5.11m into bay x 4.01m) - (plus wardrobe recess), with sealed unit double glazed bay picture window, central heating radiator, coved ceiling with light point and range of furniture comprising two double and single hanging and shelved wardrobes.



Bedroom 3 (Rear) - 12'0 x 11'10 (3.66m x 3.61m) - With sealed unit double glazed rear picture window fitted with Roman blind, central heating radiator, built-in double mirror-fronted hanging and shelved wardrobe, coved ceiling with light point and twin sealed unit double glazed smaller side windows fitted with matching Roman blinds.

Bedroom 4 (Rear) - 10'7 x 9'10 (3.23m x 3.00m) - With sealed unit double glazed rear picture window fitted with Roman blind, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and built-in double hanging and shelved wardrobe.

Family Bathroom - 8'0 x 13'0 (2.44m x 3.96m) - With five-piece white suite comprising free-standing bath with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating shower attachment, low level w.c., twin wash hand basins with hot and cold mixer taps inset to vanitory unit with double cupboard under and fitted 'Xavier' shower cubicle with overhead shower unit incorporating flexi hose, internal seating and side jets. Also with heated towel rail incorporating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting and sealed unit double obscure glazed window fitted with Roman blind.

Outside - Electrically operated timber double gates provide access to a generous stone gravel driveway which extends to the front and side of the property and provides hard standing for numerous vehicles and a patio area. The front gardens are large, mainly laid to lawn and enjoy a pleasant westerly aspect. To the side of the drive is a raised bed enclosed with railway sleepers and a variety of established plants and shrubs. The front boundaries are particularly established and include a number of large trees.

Rear Gardens - The rear garden is smaller and has been landscaped to include a large timber decked patio and small lawn. There is access to both sides of the property and in the rear garden is a detached double garage approached from a rear vehicular access.

The DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE is relatively newly constructed with two single up-and-over doors with an area of block paving to the front. The rear driveway is currently screened by conifers which can easily be removed to re-open the access.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Central heating is gas fired and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is substantially double glazed with sealed units and benefits from a security alarm system and electrically operated double access gates.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, recessed spotlight fittings and blinds, are included in the sale. Other light fittings are available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.

Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

The Vendor(s) of this property has (have) completed a Property Information Questionnaire which provides prospective purchasers with important information about the property which you may wish to consider before viewing or making an offer. Please enquire with the relevant office if you would like to view a copy.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Directions - Proceed out of Leicester along the A6 St. Margaret's way in a northerly direction, bearing right at the traffic light complex onto Ravensbridge Drive, crossing over Blackbird Road, onto Anstey Lane. Continue along this road, as signposted to Anstey village, eventually crossing over the A46 Western By-Pass, travelling down the Leicester road and taking the first right hand turn into Gorse Hill, doubling back on yourself onto Gynsill Close, where the property may be found on the left hand side, as identified by the agent's for sale board.

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