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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Melton Road, Waltham On The Wolds, Leicestershire

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Former Farmhouse
  • A Fusion of Character & Contemporary Fittings
  • Energy Rating C
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Beautiful Breakfast Kitchen
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Cellar & Cloakroom
  • Oversized Double Garage
  • Walled Rear Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located in the heart of this highly regarded village is this beautiful converted former farmhouse. The original buildings date back to the 1800's, however the farmhouse was converted to a high standard by Duffin Builders in 2012. This substantial stone and brick home is ideal for a family purchaser having the benefit of a fully enclosed walled rear garden, a large gravelled driveway, oversized double garage and further potential to extend into the former stable. The rooms throughout the property are large with high ceilings and boasting four reception rooms, an additional reception hallway, the lounge has an open fire and the snug has a wood burning stove, there is a beautiful breakfast kitchen with central-island and on the first floor are four good sized bedrooms, an en-suite shower room and further family bathroom. The present owners have converted one of the outbuildings into a self-contained home office and first floor guest bedroom with en-suite shower room. The property is beautifully presented and offers ready to move in to accommodation. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate.


Waltham on the Wolds is situated in the northeast corner of Leicestershire, approximately 5 miles from Melton Mowbray, 11 miles from Grantham, 15 miles from Oakham, with Leicester, Nottingham, Newark and Stamford approximately 25 miles away, and within easy access of all major road networks. The village dates back to 1086 when it was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and overlooks the beautiful Vale of Belvoir from a height of 560ft, making it the second highest village in the county. Within the village is a church, village hall, primary school, public house, shop/post office, first class delicatessen, medical practice, all of which are integral to this thriving community with various local groups e.g. Scout Club, Pre-School Club, W.I., Neighbourhood Watch etc. For commuters Waltham is conveniently positioned with easy access to a number of centres and with a mainline railway station available in Grantham, the drive time to the station is very quick and the service to London Kings Cross takes approximately 65 minutes, with the service from Melton Mowbray travelling between Birmingham and Norwich.


From Melton Mowbray town centre take the Thorpe Road (A607) out to the village of Waltham on the Wolds. The property can eventually be found on the left hand side just after Regent Services on the right hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.

6.6ft x 3.11ft
With tiled flooring, uPVC double glazed window to the rear and double doors opening into the reception hall.

Entrance Hall 
16.5ft x 10.1ft
A commanding entrance hall with original exposed ceiling beams and original built-in cupboard, large tiled flooring, radiator, door leading through to the garage and opening into the inner hallway. This room is large enough for a seating area.

Inner Hall 
With stairs rising to the first floor and to the basement together with a glazed door leading to the garden and door leading to the breakfast kitchen.

12.8ft x 7.1ft
Accessed via original stone steps from the inner hall and a fire door leads through to the cellar entrance with door leading back to the outside, window to the side and opening leading down into the cellar providing a useful store with power and lighting.

Breakfast Kitchen 
13.9ft x 13.5ft
Fitted with a range of cream Shaker style fitted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Stone work surfacing with matching upstands with an inset one and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Central-island with breakfast bar and drawers and cupboard under. Integrated Double Leisure range style cooker with glass and stainless steel extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher, slimline wine cooler and space for an American style fridge/freezer. Spotlighting to the ceiling, a continuation of the tiled flooring from the hall with underfloor heating, the kitchen has a large uPVC double glazed sliding sash window to the front and opening through to the dining room.

Dining Room 
13.2ft x 9.5ft
This naturally light room has the benefit of a dual aspect with a uPVC double glazed sliding sash window to the front and further double glazed window to the rear garden. There is a continuation of the tiled flooring with underfloor heating, radiator, glazed oak door leading back to the inner hall, exposed beam and door through to the snug.

14.4ft x 12.5ft
With a commanding fireplace with a cast iron raised multi-fuel burning stove on a Yorkshire stone hearth and exposed brick surround. A continuation of the tiled flooring with underfloor heating, radiator, TV aerial point, telephone point and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

15.6ft x 12.0ft
Having a dual aspect with a uPVC double glazed window to the side and French doors opening out into the garden. Open fireplace with a stone hearth and exposed brick fireplace with large wooden lintel over. Coving to the ceiling, radiator, telephone point and TV aerial point.

6.8ft x 3.4ft
Fitted with a white two piece suite comprising a low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin. Tongue and groove panelling to the base of the walls, frosted glazed window to the side, radiator, spotlight and access to loft space.

Split Level Landing 
On the first floor approached via a staircase from the inner hall is the first floor split level landing.

Lower Landing/Library 
11.1ft x 6.1ft
An ideal space for comfy seating and quiet reading area with two large uPVC double glazed windows to the side, radiator, a high level vaulted ceiling and the original balustrading.

Upper Landing 
With spotlighting to the ceiling.

Bedroom One 
13.9ft x 12.0ft
This large master bedroom has a uPVC double glazed sliding sash window to the front, radiator and three sets of built-in double wardrobes with oak doors, TV aerial point and door off to the en-suite shower room.

Bedroom Two 
12.8ft x 11.9ft
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, a good range of built-in wardrobes, TV aerial point, radiator and spotlighting to the ceiling. This room has access to its own landing and adjacent to bedroom two is the family bathroom.

Home Office 
12.3ft x 9.1ft
This is a conversion of a former store by the present owner to provide a flexible space and being currently used as a home office with a guest bedroom and shower room over. The office has a high quality tiled flooring, uPVC double glazed widow overlooking the rear garden, spotlighting to the ceiling and a wall mounted electric heater. A staircase leads to the first floor suite.

12.4ft x 10.8ft
With a vaulted ceiling with spotlighting, exposed beams and a wall mounted electric heater. Access through to the en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room 
9.1ft x 3.7ft
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. Spotlighting to the ceiling and radiator.

Former Stable/Store 
15.1ft x 12.0ft
Accessed from the front of the property off the gravelled driveway via a stable door and also from the rear garden where there is a wide original stable door which has been painted with outdoor light over. This is a fantastic storage space with the original brick flooring and mezzanine floor ideal for further storage. The room has a vaulted ceiling, is connected to power and light and a window to the rear. This could be converted to further accommodation (subject to the necessary consents/approvals).

Rear Garden 
The property has a delightful enclosed rear garden which is walled on all sides providing security and privacy. The garden itself is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area and a blue brick pathway leading down to the rear of the garden where there are raised vegetable beds, there are numerous outdoor lights, outside tap, access door into the cellar and a wide side gated access leading back to the front of the property.

Family Bathroom 
8.1ft x 8.9ft
Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower over, double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tongue and groove panelling to the base of the walls, wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, uPVC double glazed sliding sash window to the front, extractor fan and spotlighting to the ceiling.

Bedroom Three 
10.9ft x 7.3ft
This third double bedroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the side, built-in wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom Four 
8.0ft x 7.5ft
A generously sized single bedroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the side with fitted blind, TV aerial point, built-in cupboard and radiator.

Outside - Front 
The property has a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for numerous vehicles and a low maintenance foregarden with outdoor lighting.

20.3ft x 17.11ft
With an electric door with tiling to the floor, a small range of base units with inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for white goods, power and lighting, electric meter, consumer unit and a Worcester Bosch oil fired central heating boiler.

The property is entered via the side elevation and through glazed double doors into the porch.

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02 September 2016

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