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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Carlton Road, Kibworth Harcourt, Leicester

Guide Price £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Period Country Home
  • Energy Rating Exempt
  • Approximately 6 Acres of Gardens and Grounds
  • Two Reception Halls
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Substantial Kitchen with Four Oven Aga
  • Six Double Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Separate Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Triple Garage Block

Full description

An original gentlemens residence built during the early part of the 19th century. It's construction is in grey brick with a castellated battlement and with a canted bay to its western elevation, incorporating large sash windows with hood moulds over. This substantial period country home is of considerable integrity and character being situated in glorious open countryside just outside the highly desirable village of Kibworth, within approximately 6 acres of gardens and grounds. Featuring two magnificent reception halls and galleried landing, the property offers four reception rooms, a substantial kitchen with four oven Aga and six double bedrooms and three bathrooms within the main house together with a separate two bedroom first floor apartment and an impressive triple garage block. With numerous period features including original fireplaces, working shutters and an impressive staircase, the property is ideally located for excellent local shopping facilities within Kibworth village and for fast access to Market Harborough, Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Rutland.

Location

Kibworth is a hugely popular south Leicestershire village situated between Leicester and Market Harborough and is of significant historical interest. It offers a wide range of facilities catering for all day-to-day needs including shopping, a health centre, restaurants and public houses as well as popular schooling in both the state and private sectors. Sporting amenities include an 18-hole golf course, cricket ground, tennis courts and a bowling green. Both Leicester and Market Harborough provide mainline access to London, the latter in approximately 60 minutes.

Directions

Proceeding around out Kibworth village along the Carlton Road, the property can be found after approximately half a mile on the right hand side as identifiable by our for sale sign.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via impressive double doors into:

Reception Hall 
21.6ft x 17.11ft
With flagstone flooring, high ceiling, moulded cornicing, sash windows to front with shutters, four replacement cast iron radiators and two further impressive doors leading through to:

Inner Hall 
17.11ft x 18.4ft
Featuring a magnificent central flight of stairs leading to a half landing with flights either side leading then up to the full galleried landing featuring two pillars and a magnificent leaded roof lantern. Access from this hall the leads off to a large inner hall serving a number of reception rooms. Also off the hall is a walk-in store cupboard and a waiter’s passage allowing access from the rear hall to the main inner reception hall.

Drawing Room 
26.1ft x 20.2ft
With open fronted fireplace inset within ornate tiled surround and mantle, marble hearth, three sets of sash windows with shutters to both front and side taking advantage of magnificent views, French doors opening into the sun terrace, TV aerial point and deep moulded cornicings.

Dining Room 
20.0ft x 16.2ft
With attractive wood stripped flooring, open fronted fireplace with oak surround and mantel, stone hearth, three sash windows to front with shutters and French doors to side, three replacement cast iron radiators, deep moulded cornicings and high ceiling. Accessed off the rear hall is a large cloakroom with low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, cast iron radiator and window with shutters.

Study 
14.6ft x 14.2ft
Having an ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace with tiled surround and mantel, high ceiling with moulded cornicings, built-in book shelving and sash window to side with shutters.

Playroom 
14.3ft x 14.3ft
With high ceiling, moulded cornicing, built-in cupboard, sash window to side with shutters and built-in shelving unit.

Principal Room/Kitchen 
27.1ft x 20.2ft
With a range of cream fronted cupboards with eye level units and ceramic fittings comprising a one and a half bowl single drainer sink, ranges of work surfacing and tiled splashbacks. The kitchen also features a four ring electric Aga in Indian Ivory. A superb feature of this room is an open fronted fireplace with a Minster stone surround and oak mantel, flagstone hearth, high ceiling with decorative moulded cornicings, TV aerial point and two sets of sash windows with shutters overlooking the gardens and views. Access also leads from the kitchen to:

Large Rear Hall 
With ceramic tiled flooring, double doors to rear with access off to:

Second Inner Hall 
With enclosed staircase to the first floor apartment, access to the front, two windows to rear, off which is access to the cellars.

Cellar 
Approached from the rear hall is an excellent range of barrel vaulted cellars with brick thrawls, fitted light and power having excellent potential wine storage with access beneath a large section of the property.

Laundry 
15.3ft x 15.0ft
With a range of built-in base cupboards, one and a half bowl single drainer sink, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, original built-in three quarter height cupboards with shelving and window to front.

Original Kitchen, General Store Room 
21.4ft x 16.5ft
With built-in cupboards with shelving and access to:

Superb Triple Garage 
36.1ft x 23.5ft
With oak sliding doors, fitted light and power and useful mezzanine storage space.

Magnificent Galleried First Floor Landing 
With spectacular roof lantern with stained glass lights and decorative moulded cornicings and ceiling frieze, access to a substantial loft space and off:

Master Bedroom 
7.2m into bay x 5.34m - With a deep bay window overlooking ornamental garden, original window shutters, deep moulded cornicing, telephone point and connecting door into:

Bedroom Two 
20.7ft x 15.0ft
With moulded cornicing, original fireplace with decorative tiled surround and ornate mantle, windows overlooking gardens and magnificent views with fitted shutters and off:

En-suite/Family Bathroom 
15.11ft x 10.1ft
With a five piece suite comprising a large double ended bath with shower attachment, 'his & hers' vanity units within base cupboards with mirror fronted medicine cupboards, separate shower and low level WC, heated towel rail, windows with shutters overlooking gardens and magnificent views, moulded cornicings and ceiling rose and access to the landing.

Bedroom Three 
20.4ft x 16.6ft
With two sets of sash windows with shutters overlooking the ornamental garden, original marble fireplace surround, deep moulded cornicing, interconnecting door to master bedroom and off:

En-suite Bathroom 
5.86m overall x 4.23m - With a white six piece suite comprising a large double ended bath with shower attachment, separate shower, low level WC, a range of triple sink units by Heritage with mixer taps inset within a worktop with base cupboards, wall mounted mirror with lighting, built-in airing cupboard with large insulated hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, two windows to side with shutters, three heated towel rails and access also to the inner landing.

Bedroom Four 
14.6ft x 14.2ft
With ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace, marble surround and mantle, sash window to side with deep moulded cornicing and access to the inner landing.

Bedroom Five 
20.8ft x 9.8ft
With deep moulded cornicing, sash window with shutters overlooking the garden with views beyond, two built-in full height cupboards with shelving, ceiling rose and off:

En-suite Bathroom 2 
15.0ft x 13.5ft
Having a white four piece suite comprising large double ended bath with shower attachment, low level WC, vanity unit, mirror fronted medicine cupboards, separate fully tiled shower cubicle, deep moulded cornicing, sash windows with shutters overlooking gardens and magnificent views and a large airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, full height slatted shelving, two towels rails and access also to landing.

Bedroom Six 
18.1ft x 12.4ft
With deep moulded cornicing accessed from the inner landing with interconnecting access to bedroom five, double cupboard with full height shelving, sash window with shutters overlooking rear gardens and open views.

Separate Flat/Annexe 
Approached via an enclosed secondary staircase from the rear hall is a self-contained first floor annexe comprising:

Landing 
With two windows overlooking rear gardens and spectacular views beyond, off which:

Open-Plan Living/Dining Room 
20.0ft x 15.2ft
With two windows to side, TV aerial point, telephone point and off:

Kitchenette 
With a range of pine fronted units with built-in appliances including a Lamona electric cooker, four ring gas hob, extractor hood, wall mounted Viessman gas fired central heating boiler providing heating from the annexe.

Bedroom Seven 
11.6ft x 11.6ft
With window overlooking rear gardens with open views.

Bedroom Eight 
9.1ft x 8.0ft
With window to side and borrowed light to bathroom.

Bathroom 
With a white three piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shower attachment to bath with shower screen, full height tiling and ceramic tiled flooring.

Outside 
The property is situated in glorious open countryside just outside the highly desirable village of Kibworth. A private leafy approach also serving four adjacent substantial homes, leading in via electric gates and brick pillars through a large private drive providing a gravelled parking area in front of the main entrance to the property. A tarmacadam side driveway leading down the side of the property into the rear providing extensive hard standing for a large number of vehicles, access to the adjacent triple garage and around to the rear to further hardstanding ideal for secure storage.

Gardens 
The gardens are extensive and divided into three separate areas comprising of a small holding paddock with the backdrop of mature trees, adjacent to which is a more formal ornamental garden completely enclosed by shaped Yew hedging with central fountain, shaped lawns and ornamental gravelled pathways, once again enclosed by a variety of mature trees. To the rear are the far more extensive formal lawned gardens which enjoy spectacular views over open countryside to the rear. Running across the rear of the house is a full width raised flagstone sun terrace/patio with a service track providing access around the entire perimeter of the gardens for general garden maintenance etc. A significant portion of the gardens at the rear of the property are enclosed by brick walling, in addition to which:

Barn 
37.9ft x 19.0ft
Ideal for storing garden machinery/lawnmowers and other garden equipment/vehicles.

Mower Store 
20.7ft x 7.1ft

Agents Note 
A standard development covenant will apply to the property should planning consent be granted for additional residential dwellings.

Fixtures and Fittings 
All fitted carpets and most light fittings (with the exception of chandelier and wall lights in drawing room) are included in the sale.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 August 2016

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  • Market Harborough (5.9 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Market Harborough (5.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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