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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ingarsby Road, Keyham, Leicester

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Substantial Individual Detached Family Home
  • Energy Rating B
  • Two/Three Reception Rooms
  • Feature Living Kitchen with Aga
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Approximately 5.621 acres of Garden & Grounds
  • Situated in a Valley just outside this Highly Desirable Village
  • Equestrian Facilities - Eight Stables & 40m x 20m Floodlit Manège
  • Further income from Barn Rental, Livery & Six Optional Caravan Pitches
  • Up to 17 Acres of further adjacent Paddocks & Barn Available by Separate Negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within approximately 5.621 of paddocks and grounds with up to 17 further acres available, a substantial detached family home built in 2015 with eight stables, 40m x 20m floodlit manège and an extensive range of outbuildings, endless possibilities for additional income including two mobile homes, a large commercial size steel portal barn ideal for vehicle restoration/hobbies and an established holiday caravan income. Ideal for equestrian buyers or those wishing to run their own businesses from home and create additional income streams, the property is situated within a stunning valley just outside the highly desirable pretty village of Keyham with a popular public house.


Keyham is an unspoilt village situated just off the southern outskirts of Leicester and ideal for excellent local facilities at nearby Scraptoft and Stoneygate. The village offers a popular public house 'The Dog and Gun' and other village facilities include a livery business, church and village hall. The village is known for its attractive walks and setting amongst some of South Leicestershire's finest rolling countryside.


Leaving Keyham along Ingarsby Road, the property can be found on the right hand side just after leaving the village as identifiable by our for sale sign.

The Property 
Long Meadow Farm has been owned by the current owners since the early 1980s and has been the subject of a considerable investment to both construct the new family home and develop a number of additional income streams from the property. The existing property was constructed in 2015 with an architect's certificate and offers sophisticated services including an air source heating system with underfloor heating to the ground floor, a networked Sky internet, audio system and a CCTV security system. The property sits in a valley just outside the highly desirable village of Keyham and has been sympathetically constructed in attractive brick with four good sized bedrooms, an en-suite shower room and luxury bathroom on the first floor. A number of additional income streams are available to the purchasers including two mobile homes producing £750 per calendar month let on an assured shorthold basis and planning consent for a further two if required. In addition to the equestria (truncated)

The property is entered via an attractive pillared canopy porch and through a solid panel front door into:

The property is equipped with a sophisticated air source heat pump underfloor heating system throughout the ground floor complemented by radiators to the first floor. There is a fully automatic sewerage treatment works and the property is also wired for surround sound and sky to all rooms. The property is also supplied with a CCTV multi-camera security system.

Impressive Galleried Reception Hall 
With stairs off to first floor galleried landing, storage cupboard under stairs, attractive exposed brickwork to two walls, underfloor heating controls and off:

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a high level WC and ceramic wash hand basin with cupboard under. Attractive tiled flooring with underfloor heating, colour washed panelling to walls, consumer unit, extractor fan and oak ledged door.

Spacious Drawing Room 
24.7ft x 19.8ft
Four sealed double glazed windows to front and side and matching French doors to rear. Recessed fireplace set within attractive brick with provision for wood burning stove if required. Attractive oak stripped flooring with underfloor heating, TV aerial point, exposed brick walling and oak ledged door.

Family Room 
12.1ft x 11.4ft
Sealed double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, oak wood stripped flooring with underfloor heating, exposed brick walling, provision for wall mounted TV and oak ledged door.

Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen 
24.5ft x 20.5ft
Being a particular feature of the property and comprising:

A particularly feature of the property is its outstanding rural setting just outside the highly desirable village of Keyham. A private drive leads into the front of the property passing several paddocks and leading down into the valley at the rear to a gravelled driveway providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles and leading in turn to both the house, garaging and extensive outbuildings. Being stock proof, the paddocks are laid to grass and also feature a 40' x 20' floodlit ménage with a silicone, sand and rubber base.


Oak Framed Garage 
23.0ft x 19.4ft
With a lean-to wood store.

Stable Block 
Comprising of eight stables, two feed stores, tack room, wash room and former dog grooming parlour. The stables have covered aprons and a large turning out area fitted with light and power and are of timber construction on a brick and concrete base.

A commercial planning application has been previously prepared for a new building incorporating six kennels, dog grooming training and hydrotherapy unit with associated parking and plans also for the conversion of a brick barn as a dog rehabilitation unit. The vendors would be happy to share the plans with a purchaser should they wish to apply.

Steel Portal Framed Barn 
60.0ft x 16.0ft
+ a mezzanine floor measuring 20' x 16

En-suite Shower Room 
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a fully tiled corner shower enclosure with dual shower heads, low level and a Heritage vanity unit. Colour washed panelling, heated towel rail/radiator and sealed double glazed window to front.

Bedroom Two 
6m + dormers x 3.7m - With two sealed double glazed dormer windows to front and rear, one being a Velux together with two sealed double glazed windows to side taking advantage of outstanding views, access to loft space, LED lighting, provision for wall mounted TV and double radiators.

Bedroom Three 
19.5ft x 9.0ft
With Velux double glazed roof light, two double radiators and interconnecting door to bedroom four.

Bedroom Four 
8.5ft x 8.2ft
With Velux double glazed roof light and interconnecting door to bedroom three.

Family Bathroom 
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a high level WC, Heritage vanity unit and slipper bath with chrome claw feet and shower attachment. Colour wash panelling to walls, sealed double glazed window to front, exposed brick work to one wall, heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan and LED spotlighting.

Kitchen Section 
20.4ft x 11.4ft
Fully fitted with a range of painted wood fronted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units including plate rack and glass fronted double display cupboard, all having twisted pewter fittings. A range of oak butcher's block work surfacing and central-island with breakfast bar. A superb four oven electric Aga in pale blue with electric module inset within an inglenook style surround with extractor fan over. Integrated appliances to include a Smeg dishwasher with matching front, wine cooler and corner display cupboards. Three sets of sealed double glazed windows to front and side, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, provision for wall mounted TV which also monitors the CCTV security system, LED spotlighting and ceiling speakers for the surround sound system.

Living/Dining Section 
25.7ft x 12.9ft
With provision for wall mounted TV, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed window and French doors opening onto patio and rear garden, built-in bar area, provision for wall mounted TV, recessed ceiling speakers, LED spotlighting, provision for American style fridge/freezer and a built-in pantry with full height shelving and oak door. Stable type door through to:

Laundry Room 
10.11ft x 10.1ft
With a single drainer stainless steel sink set within roll edge work surfacing with cupboards under, full pressurised hot water system, air source heat pump heating system, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, sealed double glazed window to front and stable type door to rear garden.

Approached via a staircase from the reception hall is the first floor galleried landing with Velux double glazed roof light.

Bedroom One 
4.5m min + dormers x 4.4m - With two sealed double glazed dormer windows to front and rear, two double radiators, provision for wall mounted TV, access to loft space and walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving. Off is:

Mobile Homes 
The property also has fully serviced and habitable two mobile homes complete with Calor gas, light and water which are let on Assured Shorthold tenancies. Mobile Home 1 - produces £120 per calendar month Mobile Home 2 - produces £150 per calendar month The barn is currently let and produces £200 per calendar month The self-service livery is capable of producing £150 per week. All income figures have been provided by the clients and the purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the income figures prior to purchase. Plans have also been prepared to replace the existing mobile homes with a courtyard style development of three homes either capable of being let or used for amenity accommodation to the main dwelling, ideal for relatives or staff. In all a fascinating collection of buildings and property with a variety of different uses and income streams available for those wishing to reside in a superb new four bedroom home and derive additional incomes from associate (truncated)

The Land 
The land is currently divided into separate stock proof paddocks and the top field of approximately 3 acres has planning consent for six caravan pitches for holiday use. This use could be continued once again to provide additional income streams for the owners of the property or the paddocks to return to grazing. The total landholding extends to approximately 5.621 acres. The property can also be accessed from Snows Lane.

Fixtures & Fittings 
All fitted carpets and curtains and other fixtures and fittings are included.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

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