4 bedroom detached house for saleStation Road, John O' Gaunt
Sold STC £475,000
- Character House in Rural Location
- Superb Rural Countryside Views
- 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen
- 4 Beds, Bathroom, 3 En-suites
- Substantial Outbuildings
- Elevated Plot, Lawned Gardens
A dormer style country house of considerable charm and character in an unspoilt rural location affording glorious views over rolling Leicestershire countryside and offering extensive accommodation including two fine reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility & boot rooms, four double bedrooms (two with balconies), four bath/shower rooms (three en-suite), substantial outbuildings including three stables, tack room, garage & workshop, and gated driveway to a good sized, elevated hillside plot with mainly lawned gardens. EPC D.
General Information: - The sought-after village of John O' Gaunt is situated in east Leicestershire and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the centres of Leicester, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough, as well as the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington, Charnwood Forest and Quorn Hunt countryside with many scenic walks and golf courses, Rutland Water with its fishing, walking, cycling and sailing pursuits, and the A46\M1\M69 major road network for travel north, south and west.
The neighbouring villages of Twyford, Ashby Folville, Gaddesby and Queniborough also offer a good range of local amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling, recreational amenities and local bus services.
General Description: - Situated on an elevated plot in an unspoilt rural location affording glorious views over rolling Leicestershire countryside, this dormer style country house of considerable charm and character offers extensive accommodation briefly comprising two reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility & boot rooms, four double bedrooms (two with balconies), bathroom and three en-suites. The property benefits from a gated driveway providing off-road parking for four vehicles, mainly lawned gardens and substantial outbuildings including three stables, tack room, garage & workshop.
Ideal for the growing or extended family, the property also benefits from planning permission for conversion of the existing garage/workshop into a separate annex and for the creation of a new build detached double garage within the front garden.
The existing, gas centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed accommodation is well arranged on two floors as detailed below:
Detailed Accommodation -
On The Ground Floor: - Three steps up to wooden front entrance door providing access to:
Entrance Vestibule - With tiled floor and access off to:
Entrance Hall - With laminate wood effect floor covering, central heating radiator and staircase rising off to first floor. The entrance hall leads to:
Front Sitting Room - 13'0 x 16'2 (3.96m x 4.93m) - With sealed unit double glazed bay picture window to front elevation, feature open fireplace with stone surround and hearth, two central heating radiators, sealed unit double glazed side window, t.v. point and wall-mounted light points.
Separate Dining Room - 13'0 x 10'11 (3.96m x 3.33m) - With sealed unit double glazed bay picture window to front elevation, laminate wood effect floor covering, central heating radiator and pine high skirting boards.
Breakfast Kitchen - 16'1 x 12'10 (4.90m x 3.91m) - With range of base and wall-mounted cupboard and drawer storage units having fitted worktops with inset one-and-a-half bowl sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap over and integrated appliances including dishwasher, built-in double oven and six-ring gas hob with stainless steel splashback and chimney style extractor hood over. Also with tiled floor, two central heating radiators, feature beam to ceiling with recessed spotlighting and four sealed unit double glazed windows (the rear of which afford lovely rural views). Door to utility room and door to:
Boot Room\Rear Porch - With tiled floor, sealed unit double glazed window and external stable style door to side.
Separate Utility Room - With range of fitted units incorporating one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to wood effect rolled edge worktop with plumbing for automatic washing machine, range of drawers and cupboards under, tiled splashback and range of wall cupboards over. Also with tiled floor, central heating radiator, space for fridge\freezer and sealed unit double glazed external rear door with matching side window.
Inner Hall - With laminate wood effect floor covering. The inner hall provides access to all ground floor bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 3 (Front) - 13'1 x 10'9 (3.99m x 3.28m) - With sealed unit double glazed bay picture window, central heating radiator, wall light points and high skirting boards. Access off to:
En-Suite Shower Room - With three-piece suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit, low level w.c. and enclosed shower cubicle. Also with upright heated towel rail\radiator.
Bedroom 4 (Rear) - 13'0 x 14'9 max. (3.96m x 4.50m max.) - With two central heating radiators, twin sealed unit double glazed French doors to rear garden and door to Jack & Jill family bathroom which can also be accessed from the entrance hall.
'Jack & Jill' Family Bathroom - A spacious room with half tiled surrounds and four-piece white suite comprising free-standing rolled top bath with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating shower attachment, wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with double cupboard under, low level w.c. and enclosed shower cubicle with glazed shower door and screen. Also with tiled floor, electric shaver point, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting and sealed unit double obscure glazed rear window.
On The First Floor: - STAIRCASE AND GALLERIED LANDING with laminate wood effect floor covering and twin sealed unit double glazed French doors with matching side screens to full width rear BALCONY with safety railing and external lighting all affording glorious views over rolling Leicestershire countryside. The landing leads to:
Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:
Bedroom 1 - 17'2 x 20'10 (5.23m x 6.35m) - A through room with sealed unit double glazed French doors to rear balcony, matching doors to side aspect, central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed dormer window to front elevation, range of fitted wardrobes and access to roof void. Access to:
Rear Balcony - With safety railing and external lighting.
En-Suite Bathroom - With three-piece white suite to part tiled surrounds comprising tiled panelled with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating shower attachment as well as an overhead shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Also with tiled floor and chrome upright heated towel rail\radiator.
Guest Bedroom Suite - Comprising:
Bedroom 2 - 13'3 x 21'1 (4.04m x 6.43m) - A through room, with sealed unit double glazed dormer window to front elevation, central heating radiator, wall light points, high skirting boards, generous walk-in store cupboard and twin sealed unit double glazed French doors to BALCONY to rear with safety railing and external lighting. Door to:
View From Balcony -
En-Suite Shower Room - Being half tiled with three-piece white suite comprising contemporary style wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, low level w.c. and fully tiled raised shower enclosure with overhead and flexi handset shower unit, glazed shower door and screen. Also with tiled floor, central heating radiator and sealed unit double obscure glazed window.
Outside: - The property occupies a generous elevated plot and is set well back from Station Road behind a mainly lawned front garden with gated gravelled driveway giving access to a turning head which provides extensive off-road parking and for four vehicles and leads to the ATTACHED GARAGE. The front garden also features a pond with an adjoining decked patio area.
Front Garden -
Garage And Workshop - Located to the side of the property, the SINGLE GARAGE has power and light connected, houses the gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water and enjoys access to an adjoining WORKSHOP with courtesy door to the rear garden. The garage and workshop have existing Planning Permission for conversion into extra accommodation or a self-containable annexe.
Outbuildings: - The substantial outbuildings are approached from the main driveway via gated access and comprise THREE STABLES or storage units, with an adjacent TACK ROOM and GARDEN STORE.
Agents Note: - The adjacent paddock land is not included in the sale as it is not owned by the current vendors.
Rear Gardens - The rear garden enjoys superb views over adjacent rolling Leicestershire countryside and has been landscaped to create a lawned area, raised flower beds and a wooden pergola covered patio area.
Services: - All mains services, except drainage, are understood to be available. Central heating is gas fired and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is double glazed. Drainage is to a private system. Shared access exists to a cess pit next door (now disused).
Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings and light fittings, are included in the sale.
Planning Permission - Ideal for the growing or extended family, the property benefits from Planning Permission for conversion of the existing garage/workshop into a separate annexe and for the creation of a new build, detached double garage within the front garden.
Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.
Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.
Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.
If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.
Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.
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Directions - From Leicester, the site is best approached by taking the Melton Road, continuing through Thurmaston and Syston, into Queniborough and then turn right into Queniborough village. Continue through Queniborough village along Main Street, passing the village Church on the left, and leave the village, heading out towards South Croxton and Barsby. Carry straight on by South Croxton and Barsby and continue until reaching the T-junction with the main road from Melton Mowbray to Market Harborough. Here, turn left, as signposted to Twyford. Upon entering Twyford via Tilton Road, proceed down the hill, follow the road around to the left, and then turn right, as signposted to Burrough-on-the-Hill. Continue out of Twyford into John O' Gaunt and the property can be found on the left hand side, just before the old disused railway bridge, as identified by the agents for sale board.
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