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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Saltby, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE14

Offers in Region of £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former Old School House
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Drawing Room
  • Potential Downstairs Annexe
  • Home Office
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility Room
  • Bathroom/Wc & Shower Room/Wc
  • Downstairs Dressing Room & Bathroom/Wc
  • Reception Hallway

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This splendid Grade II listed former school house is situated in an outstanding elevated position on the edge of Saltby, a pretty and unspoilt village with outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the magnificent Vale Of Belvoir. Enjoying far reaching views over unspoilt countryside provides an idyllic backdrop. The generous accommodation and equestrian facilities include a drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, office, dressing room, downstairs bathroom/wc, first floor landing, three bedrooms, shower room/wc, family bathroom/wc, workshop, tack room, 1 stable, feed room, 2 loose boxes, gardens and paddock, 2 acres approximately.

Having original decorative door to the front elevation and tiled flooring. A part glazed door gives access into the reception hallway.

Reception Hallway
Having two radiators, coving to the ceiling, stairs rise to the first floor landing, under stairs storage cupboard. From here doors lead into the following rooms

Drawing Room 24'1" x 16'1" (7.34m x 4.9m)
This well-proportioned room benefits from having a stone fireplace set on a stone hearth. Having decorative windows giving dual aspect views over both the front and side gardens, beamed ceilings, central heating radiators, dado rail and television point.

Dining Room 12'11" x 11'11" (3.94m x 3.63m)
Having decorative window overlooking the front gardens, central heating radiator and coving to the ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 15'5" x 11'2" (4.7m x 3.4m)
A particular feature of this room is the unspoilt open views over the gardens, paddock and distant countryside to the rear elevation. There are a range of fitted wall and base units, roll edge work surfaces, Neff fan assisted double oven and grill, induction hob, 1 1/2 basin single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances consist of a tall fridge and a Neff dishwasher. There is a radiator, ceramic tiled flooring and a built in breakfast table. A complimentary door gives access to the side gardens.

Office 13'6" x 6'7" (4.11m x 2m)
Having a window to the front elevation, central heating radiator and double storage unit.

Utility Room 10'4" x 5'6" (3.15m x 1.68m)
Having fitted base units, plumbing for a washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, single drainer sink unit, extractor fan and a Worcester oil fired central heating boiler.

Dressing Room 7'5" x 7'2" (2.26m x 2.18m)
Having a window overlooking the front gardens, built in floor to ceiling shelved cupboards, coving to the ceiling and radiator. (Please Note- This room is accessed via the dining room, giving the potential for a ground floor annexe area)

Downstairs Bathroom/Wc 9'9" x 9'9" (2.97m x 2.97m)
Having two windows to the side elevation, radiator and a four piece suite comprising of a panelled bath, bidet, low level flush w/c, wash hand basin. There is also a walk in wet room.

Accessed via the rear entrance the cloakroom comprises of a wash hand basin, low level flush w/c, extractor fan, radiator and a ceramic tiled floor.

Rear Entrance
Having a glazed door and side panels opening onto the rear gardens and views beyond.

First Floor Landing
Having two windows to the rear elevations enjoying unspoilt views over open countryside. Another particular feature of the property is the exposed roof timbers. There are also beams and a central heating radiator.

Master Bedroom 15'4" x 13' (4.67m x 3.96m)
Having window to the front elevation with views over the front gardens, window seat, radiator and feature exposed roof timbers.

Bedroom Two 13' x 11'4" (3.96m x 3.45m)
Having a Velux window to the side elevation, central heating radiator, feature exposed beams to the ceiling and exposed truss timbers.

Bedroom Three 11'6" x 9'5" (3.5m x 2.87m)
Having window to the front elevation with window seat, central heating radiator and feature exposed roof timbers.

Shower Room/Wc 11'8" x 6'7" (3.56m x 2m)
Having a Velux window to the side elevation, corner shower cubicle with shower over, wash hand basin and mixer tap, low level flus w/c, central heating radiator, airing cupboard, exposed beamed ceiling and solid oak flooring.

Family Bathroom/Wc 9'5" x 6'4" (2.87m x 1.93m)
Comprising of a panelled bath with mixer tap with shower attachment over, wash hand basin and mixer tap, bidet with mixer tap, low level w/c, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, central heating radiator and beamed ceilings.

The property is approached by a gravel drive via a wooden gate. The house is set back and elevated from the road sheltered by a stone wall with rail and a belt of mature trees and shrubs. There is a long flowing lawn garden spanning the front of the property.

There is an extensive range of outbuildings constructed of stone, brick and wood comprising of Store 9'10 x 7'11, Workshop 17'5 x 11'1, Tack Room/Office 17'1 x 11'11, Feed Room 17'3 x 12'1, Stable 13'7 x 12'10, Two Loose Boxes Both Measuring 11'7 x 8'10.

Grounds & Paddock
The formal gardens and paddock provide a wonderful setting for this old school house. To the rear the lawns lead to a terrace, driveway and workshops. Beyond the enclosed formal lawns are splendid views over St Peters Church with open countryside beyond. A second gate provides access via a gravelled driveway to the equestrian facilities and paddock beyond. In all the property extends to approximately 2 acres.

Agents Note
Saltby, Melton Mowbray is situated not far from the A1 and has great commuting links to London Kings Cross (an hour on the high speed train). Saltby is also within reach of superb schooling in Oakham.

Saltby is a pretty and unspoilt village with outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the magnificent Vale Of Belvoir. The village is home to The Nags Head Public House, The Parish Church of St Peters and Saltby Chapel. Surrounding Saltby are many footpaths and bridal ways. Melton Mowbray is approximately 7 miles away.

Proceed out of Grantham along Harlaxton Road. Proceed along under the A1 and at the roundabout proceed straight on along the A607 signposted Melton Mowbray. Proceed along the A607 into the village of Croxton Kerrial. Proceed along turning left onto Croxton Road and follow this road along, proceed right onto Main Street where the property can be found as the first property on the right hand side identified by the Winkworth for sale board.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 August 2016

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