3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleMain Street, Lubenham, Market Harborough
Guide Price £445,000
A most attractive and stylishly extended 3 bedroomed 19th Century semi-detached cottage of character with good sized garden and self contained single storey studio annexe which has in the past been used for business purposes, enjoying views over countryside to the front and rear on the fringes of the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Lubenham.
Believed to date back to circa 1839, this charming brick and slate cottage has been lovingly restored and sympathetically extended to create a magnificent open plan living kitchen of excellent size with engineered oak flooring and beamed ceiling, incorporating an extensive dining and sitting area, French double doors leading out to the gardens, a beautifully appointed kitchen area with built-in appliances. Located off the kitchen is a fitted utility room and ground floor shower room/w.c. The property is approached via a covered side entrance and porch, with partly panelled hallway and attractive staircase off, with a good sized lounge to the front with feature brick fireplace.
On the upper floor off a central landing with stripped pine panelled doors off are 3 good sized bedrooms each with stunning views, and there is also a superbly appointed bathroom with four piece suite including a shower over the bath and bidet.
The property has an exceptionally wide frontage with extensive gravelled parking, together with a carport to the side of the house which has double gates leading through to a paved area to the rear. Good sized rear garden with paved patio, extensive lawn, mature shrub borders, timber garden shed and wooden double gates providing separate access.
To the side of the carport is a self contained studio annex which has been used in the past for business purposes, but would be suitable as a granny annexe, 4th bedroom, office, gymnasium, hair and beauty clinic, music room, subject to planning. There is also potential for further extension and amalgamation with the main dwelling, subject to planning. Currently, the ground floor accommodation includes a separate entrance opening into a spacious room with store area to rear with cloakroom/w.c. off.
Location - The popular village of Lubenham is conveniently located approximately one mile west of the thriving town of Market Harborough which has shopping and supermarket amenities, professional services, bars, cafes, restaurants, a theatre, leisure centre and excellent educational facilities. Lubenham has a great community spirit with a fine local church, primary school, public house and tea rooms, together with recreational facilities. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras within about one hour, the M1 is accessible at junction 20, and the A14 lies to the south.
Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed in a westerly direction via Coventry Road and Lubenham Hill (A4034), and on reaching Lubenham, the property is the first dwelling on the right hand side.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing, the beautifully presented interior comprises
Ground Floor -
Entrance Porch - Oak panelled and glazed entrance door, mat flooring, pine skirting boards, multi pane glazed inner door through to
Hall - Attractive staircase off with pine panelling and under stairs cupboard having coat hooks, pine panelling to some walls, radiator, ceiling spotlights and stripped pine panelled doors off.
Lounge - 5.54m x 4.01m (18'2" x 13'2") - UPVC double glazed windows to two elevations, feature brick fireplace, mock beamed ceiling, wall light points with dimmer switch, two radiators and pine skirting boards.
Living Kitchen - 5.54m x 5.56m (18'2" x 18'3") - A magnificent open plan living kitchen with double glazed windows to two elevations, French double doors leading out to the gardens, engineered oak flooring throughout, pine beamed ceiling, radiator, open plan to a beautifully appointed kitchen area with an extensive range of contemporary style built-in units comprising base and wall cupboards, several drawers, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, stainless steel fronted oven and grill, Smeg ceramic four ring hob unit with stainless steel splash and stylish canopy extractor hood over, integral fridge/freezer, dishwasher, ceiling spotlights, double glazed skylight creating additional natural light.
Utility Room - 3.81m x 2.31m max (12'6" x 7'7" max) - Range of base and wall cupboards, circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, Baxi gas fired central heating boiler, ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed skylight and part glazed door out.
Shower Room/W.C. - Quality white suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with fitted rail and curtain, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., double glazed window and ceiling spotlights.
First Floor -
Landing - Stripped pine panelled doors off and wall light points.
Bedroom 1 - 4.01m x 2.74m (13'2" x 9'0") - Dual aspect double glazed windows with views over open countryside, radiator, pine panelled ceiling.
Bedroom 2 - 2.77m x 2.92m min/4.01m max (9'1" x 9'7" min/13'2" - Built-in triple wardrobe, built-in shelving/desk, radiator, double glazed window to front with superb views.
Bedroom 3 - 3.51m x 2.82m measured to wardrobes (11'6" x 9'3" - Two built-in double wardrobes, UPVC double glazed windows to two elevations with magnificent views over open countryside, radiator and T.V. aerial socket.
Bathroom - 3.23m x 2.49m (10'7" x 8'2") - Superbly appointed four piece white suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap with mains shower unit over having chrome fittings and curved glazed shower screen, feature wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, bidet, low flush w.c., built-in range of cupboards including medicine cabinet, airing cupboard, linen cupboard and shelving, wood effect flooring, double glazed window to rear, radiator, pine boarded ceiling.
Outside - The property enjoys an exceptionally wide frontage with extensive gravel parking to the front with a variety of trees and bushes providing some privacy, access to
Carport - 4.42m x 2.90m (14'6" x 9'6") - With double gates leading out to a paved area to the rear, external lighting, paved base and access to front entrance.
Self Contained Studio Annexe - Adjoining the carport is a self contained single storey studio annexe which has been used in the past for business purposes. There is also potential for further extension and amalgamation with the main dwelling, subject to planning. Currently, the ground floor accommodation includes a separate entrance opening into a spacious room with store area to rear with cloakroom/w.c. off.
Main Room - 3.61m x 3.76m (11'10" x 12'4") - Part glazed entrance door, double glazed window to front, pine boarded flooring, pine panelled ceiling, wall and ceiling lighting, archway through to
Store - 1.93m x 1.52m (6'4" x 5'0") - With shelving, spotlights, pine door leading to
Cloakroom/W.C. - White suite comprising low flush w.c., corner wash hand basin, electric bar heater.
Good sized side and rear garden with views, paved patio immediately to the side and rear of the property, brick wall, post and rail fencing and hedging to boundaries, timber garden shed, wooden double gates to side of outbuilding.
Planning - Planning permission was granted in May 2010 (ref: 10/00098/FYL) for a single storey side and rear extension to hairdressers salon and variation of Condition 4 of 85/1656/3M to allow an individual other than the occupier of the property currently known as 1 Main Street, Lubenham, to exercise the use of the premises (Revised Scheme of 07/01430/FUL).
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 D
Council Tax - Council Tax Band C - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282
Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)
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