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5 bedroom country house for sale


Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • EPC Rating: F
  • An outstanding country cottage
  • Approx 3.4 acres
  • Sensational location on the edge of Osbaston.
  • Three receptions
  • Five Beds
  • Garaging
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Hard Tennis Court
  • Formal Gardens

Full description

Outstanding country cottage set in mature landscaped gardens and grounds including swimming pool and tennis court extending to approximately 3.4 acres.

General - It is rare that a property of this quality comes to the market in this idyllic village. Rose Cottage is an outstanding country cottage in a sensational location on the edge of Osbaston. The cottage has been improved with considerable style over the years and there are some superb rooms including the kitchen/conservatory and master bedroom suite which overlook the manicured formal gardens.

The gardens and grounds which extend to approximately 3.4 acres are a glorious feature of the property. They are divided into distinct areas with formal gardens creating a fabulous backdrop to the cottage, woodland and more informal grassland with three ponds. There is a heated swimming pool, hard tennis court and a petanque court.

Location - Osbaston is without doubt one of the most outstanding villages in the area. It is a traditional village principally made up of period houses and cottages with Osbaston Hall at its centre.

The historic town of Market Bosworth lies to the West. There are an excellent range of amenities in Market Bosworth including the highly regarded Dixie Grammar School, restaurants and numerous sports clubs. There are more local facilities in the neighbouring village of Barlestone including shops and a primary school.

Osbastion is well located for access to the motorway network ( M6, M1, M42 and M69). There are excellent train services to London and Birmingham from Nuneaton and Leicester and international Airports at Birmingham and East Midlands.

The Cottage - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows:

Front Door - Opening into:

Entrance Hall - With storage cupboards, quarry tiled floor, wine racking and door to:

Drawing Room - 22'7" x 17'6" (6.88m x 5.33m) - This is a magnificent room, the principal feature of which is the impressive stone fireplace with heavy timber over. There is a beamed ceiling, two central heating radiators in lattice work boxes and windows overlooking the garden.

Living Kitchen - 23' red to 10' (7.01m red to 3.05m) - (L-shaped red to 20'6" x 12'). In the kitchen area there are bespoke painted shaker style units with red polished granite work surfaces which are arranged around a four oven calor gas Aga and include an island unit. There is a matching dresser with wine racking and drawers, two crockery display cabinets. Opening directly off the kitchen area is:

Conservatory/Living Area - The conservatory is of traditional timber construction and is a fabulous vantage point from which to enjoy the gardens. There are window seats, LED downlighters and double doors opening into the garden.

. - Also opening off the kitchen is the:

Study - 12'3" x 10' (3.73m x 3.05m) - (measured into inglenook). With quarry tiled floor, book shelving in the inglenook and door opening into the:

Dining Room - 26'1" x 12' (7.95m x 3.66m) - This is an impressive room with an inglenook housing a wood burning stove, beamed ceiling, two central heating radiators and stairs to first floor.

. - Also opening off the kitchen is the:

Boot Room - 10' x 10' (3.05m x 3.05m) - (measurements include the cloakroom).

Cloakroom - With low flush lavatory and wash hand basin. Door to:

Utility Room - 10'6 x 5'3" (3.20m x 1.60m) - Tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, boiler to wall and door to outside dog pen and garden.

On The First Floor - Stairs rise from dining room to the first floor landing. The bedrooms open off two landings.

Bedroom 1 - 11'9" x 10' (3.58m x 3.05m) - (first measurement including wardrobes). With field views, fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 12'2" x 12' (3.71m x 3.66m) - With field views, central heating radiator.

Bathroom - With roll top claw foot bath, low flush lavatory, wash hand basin and central heating radiator. Door to:

Bedroom 5/Lobby - 12'3" x10' (3.73m x 3.05m) - (Measured to eaves height x 10'). With central heating radiator housed in lattice work box, roof light and door to ( This room connects the two landings and the currently used as a cot room.

Rear Landing - Opening off which is the:

Master Bedroom - 22'7" x 17'6" (6.88m x 5.33m) - This is a sensational room with a row of full height windows overlooking the gardens. There are two banks of bespoke oak wardrobes with drawers creating a dressing area, two central heating radiators opening into:

En-Suite - With large shower cubicle, wash hand basin with mirror over, low flush lavatory and natural stone tiled splash backs.

Guest Bedroom 4 - 14'5" x 8'1" (4.39m x 2.46m) - (measurement includes fitted wardrobes). Overlooking garden, central heating radiator. Door to:

En-Suite - With double shower cubicle, low flush lavatory, chrome ladder style towel rail, natural stone tiling to the splash back areas, LED down lighters.

Outside - Immediately to the side of the cottage there is a block paved parking area with a lawn and flower borders directly in front of the cottage. A pretty climbing rose has been trained up the front elevation. A further drive with lawns to either leads to a parking area in front of the Garaging and workshop.

Garaging/Workshop - The garage block comprises a double garage, a work shop measuring 23'9" x 23'6" and a store measuring 16'6" x 12'5", There may be potential to convert this building for residential use subject to the usual consents. Purchasers should make their own enquiries with the council.

The Gardens - The well established south facing gardens are an outstanding feature of the property. The gardens and grounds are cleverly divided into distinct areas with interconnecting walkways including formal gardens, woodland and a more informal grassed area where there are three ponds.

Immediately to the rear of the cottage there are formal gardens with manicured lawns interspersed with heavily stocked flower and herbaceous borders providing dramatic colour throughout the year. There is also an ornamental fish pond (fish will be included in the sale) and these gardens provide a glorious backdrop to the cottage.

To the side of the cottage there is a pergola over which several vines have been trained and makes a lovely area for al- fresco dining.

In the grounds there is a hard tennis court with a full size petanque court to the side. Immediately to the South of the tennis court is a small woodland stocked with a variety of interesting trees. On the edge of the wooded area is an open fronted thatched summer house.

A beech hedged walkway leads to the paddock where there are three ponds which are a haven for wildlife ( a kingfisher was seen by the writer on his visit)

Swimming Pool - There is a heated swimming pool approx 34' x 18'. A terrace surrounds the pool and it is sheltered by a large hedge and trellised walkway. There is a building with changing room with plant room to the side.

Floor Plans - Floor plans are not to scale and are for illustrative purposes only.


Fox Country Properties Limited trading as Fox Country Properties, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Country Properties have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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Listing History

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12 October 2016


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