4 bedroom detached house for sale

Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2HL

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • CHARACTER HOME
  • GRADE II LISTED
  • NARBOROUGH TRAIN STATION
  • ENCLOSED REAR GARDEN
  • OFF ROAD PARKING
  • GARAGING
  • COMMUTE TO LONDON IN APPROX 90 MINS
  • AL FRESCO DINING AREA
  • M1 & M69 1.5 MILES
  • EPC RATING E

Full description

BELIEVED TO DATE BACK TO THE 1600'S with additions in the 1700's this is a beautifully presented Grade II listed FOUR bedroom detached family home in the heart of Narborough village. This home has sympathetically been restored whilst retaining many of the original features. Of particular interest is the artistic link to Cecil J Thornton and his wife Marion who lived at the property for a number of years and exhibited at the Royal academy and the Royal Society of British arts. A coveted Paris Salon medal holder, he was one of England's foremost water landscaped artists The accommodation comprises, entrance hall leading to split level lounge, separate dining room, conservatory, breakfast kitchen with utility room, cloak room. The master bedroom has dressing room and en-suite and there is a further 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. The gated and enclosed rear garden comprises courtyard with off road parking & garaging, alfresco dinning area and a beautiful garden with many shrubs and mature trees. Please call Hunters to arrange your personal accompanied viewing on 0116 2727150.

Entrance Hall 
Wooden door to the front, Sash window to the front aspect, quarry stone tiled flooring, radiator, exposed beams and storage cupboard.

SNUG 
4.32m (14' 2") X 3.05m (10' 0")
Multi-fuel stove on stone hearth with display plinths to either side and feature beam over, radiator, beamed ceiling, brick step leading to conservatory and door to stairway. There is also a window with an engraved love message between Cecil and Marion Thornton dated to the year of their marriage in 1939.

Lounge Area 
4.42m (14' 6") X 3.25m (10' 8")
Feature brick open fireplace with tiled hearth, radiator, multi-pane window to rear and sash window to front. Ceiling beams, wall and ceiling lights with brass dimmer switch and door leading to the conservatory

Cellar 
3.91m (12' 10") X 2.69m (8' 10")
Brick vaulted ceiling and beer barrel racks

Dining Room 
4.22m (13' 10") X11'7"
Feature fireplace with decorative surround, marble inset and hearth, radiator, original inset curve topped cupboard with matching moulding and traditionally decorated with original 18th Century plasterwork and mouldings including beaded beam cladding and leaf moulding. Sash window to front and radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen 
5.56m (18' 3") X 3.68m (12' 1")
Windows to rear and side, French doors to side allowing access to the rear garden. A range of wall and base units, range cooker , additional electric oven and American style fridge/freezer. Tiled floor and exposed beams. Space for dining table.

Cloak Room 
Low level WC

Utility Room 
2.51m (8' 3") X 1.88m (6' 2")
Sink and drainer unit, plumbing for a tumble dryer and washing machine.

Conservatory 
Brick and hardwood construction with glazed roof and windows.French doors leading to garden, tiled floor, radiator and steps to Kitchen.

First Floor Landing 
Original oak staircase with elm panelling, central landing with inner landing having radiator and cupboards and high ceilings.

MASTER BEDROOM 
4.29m (14' 1") X 3.81m (12' 6")
Original cast open fireplace, exposed beams, plaster cornices, ceiling light and fitted wardrobes. Entrance to dressing area and en-suite bathroom.

En Suite 
Obscured glass window to side. Suite comprising, shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin and bidet.Tiled floor, underfloor heating and heated chrome towel rail

Bedroom Two 
4.42m (14' 6") X 3.30m (10' 10")
Original cast iron fireplace, built-in storage and shelving, ceiling light and exposed beamed walls.

Family Bathroom 
Four piece suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled tiled cast iron bath and tiled shower enclosure with electric shower. Heated towel rail

Second Floor Landing 
This is a central landing/ sitting area with radiator, exposed beams and window.

Bedroom Three 
3.43m (11' 3") X 3.78m (12' 5")
Window to side, radiator and ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom Four 
3.58m (11' 9") X 2.51m (8' 3")
Window to side, exposed beams and ceiling spot lights.

Gardens 
The delightful rear gardens have been landscaped to create a series of secluded areas which include mature trees, shrubs, vegetable plot, two fish ponds, a Mediterranean style garden and car port.

OFF ROAD PARKING 
There is a cobbled court yard accessed through remote control gate, carport, store believed to have previously been used for horses. There is also a covered seating area outside the kitchen offering great al fresco dining.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Narborough (0.1 mi)
  • South Wigston (3.0 mi)
  • Leicester (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Hunters, Narborough - Sales

49 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2DF

0116 452 0114 Local call rate

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Hunters, Narborough - Sales

49 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2DF

0116 452 0114 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Narborough (0.1 mi)
  • South Wigston (3.0 mi)
  • Leicester (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters, Narborough - Sales

49 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2DF

0116 452 0114 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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