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5 bedroom house for sale

Old Park Lane, Smisby, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

Guide Price £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning period farmhouse
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Sought after historic market town location
  • Five bedrooms
  • Secondary accommodation/games room
  • Four reception rooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Detached double garage
  • Glorious formal garden
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning 5 bedroom period farmhouse, presented to an exceptionally high standard in approximately 2 acres and occupying a glorious elevated position with panoramic countryside views


Set in a glorious elevated position with panoramic views of open countryside just outside the hamlet of Smisby in the National Forest. Smisby is a highly sought after residential hamlet serviced by a local state of the art day nursery and two public houses.

Conveniently placed for access to the ancient market town of Ashby de la Zouch, identified in national media as one of the UK's 'best-kept' secrets thanks to its quintessential British charm. The town has a good range of services and facilities including local shops, national chains, restaurants and bars. Well located for a number of highly regarded private schools including Repton School, Foremark Prepatory School, Derby Grammar School and Derby High School as well as Trent College, Abbotsholme and Denstone.

Conveniently positioned for a number of transport routes with major road networks such as the A42, just under 3 miles away, and the M1 approximately 10 miles away. Tamworth train station is approximately 17 miles away, with services to London in approximately 70 minutes. Also well positioned for East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport.


A stunning period farmhouse located just outside the popular town of Ashby de la Zouch. Set across three storeys in an elevated position with glorious panoramic views in approximately 2 acres including paddock to the front. The property is presented to an extremely high standard throughout having undergone a complete refurbishment by a local builder, recently awarded 5 Accolade Building Awards. Superb finish throughout with clever mix of modern decor and original features such as beamed ceilings, open fireplaces wooden floors.

The main house offers in excess of 3,500 sq.ft living accommodation with multiple reception rooms on the ground
floor as well as a superbly fitted breakfast kitchen. Five bedrooms set across the first and second storey including the
master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en suite and superb
bedroom with mezzanine dressing area and en suite.

Entrance hall with door leading to cellar, guest cloakroom with W.C and hand wash basin. Bright and spacious dual aspect
family sitting room, finished to a high standard with open fire
and stone surround. Access through to versatile games room,
with potential for use as additional bedroom or secondary
accommodation for au pair or nanny. Private rear door access to
courtyard and bathroom fully fitted with twin bath, hand wash
basin and W.C.

Dining room with wooden floorboards, original beamed ceilings
and built-in storage cupboards. Access to study with open
fireplace and original surround. Dining room flows through to
traditional breakfast kitchen, fitted to a high standard with solid
oak units with granite work tops and central island. Integrated
appliances include electric range cooker, six electric hobs, microwave, Bosch dishwasher, fridge/freezer and sink and
drainer. Utility has stable door to side elevation with further wall
and base unit with sink and drainer and space and plumbing for
washer and dryer.

Superb bedroom accessed directly via staircase from the kitchen
with fitted wardrobes and cleverly designed mezzanine level which can act as walk-in wardrobe, study area or additional
bedroom. Also benefitting from en suite with shower, wash hand
basin and W.C. Two well proportioned bedrooms to the front
with superb open aspects and one benefitting from walk-in study
area. Additional bedroom on first floor and well fitted family
bathroom with twin bath, shower, wash hand basin, original built in storage units and W.C. Spacious master bedroom to second
floor offering impressive countryside views. Superb character
with beamed ceilings and benefitting from walk-in wardrobe and
en suite with shower, wash hand basin, built-in original storage
unit and W.C.

The property is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway
behind remote controlled electric gates leading to parking area for multiple vehicles. The approaching drive is lined with wild rose bushes, along with a selection of mature blossom trees. Substantial detached double garage with electric points, lighting and water. West facing garden to the front with patio area adjoining the house and substantial lawn with mature hedge borders. Beyond the formal garden is a paddock, approximately 1.2 acres in size with two separate access points. To the rear is a courtyard patio with lawn, mature flowerbeds and a natural spring well, with further parking in courtyard.

Square Footage: 4,030 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
05 September 2016

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