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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Main Street, Swithland, Loughborough

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Semi-detached Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Situated within approximately 0.41 Acres of Magnificent Gardens with Brook
  • Superb Garden Entertaining Room
  • Heavily Beamed Ceilings & Open Fronted Fireplaces
  • Lounge & Dining Kitchen
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Luxury 'Jack n Jill' Shower Room
  • Large Driveway
  • Gas Fired Central Heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within this most desirable of Charnwood Forest villages within approximately 0.41 acre of magnificent gardens with a bridge over the brook at the rear, outstanding open views to the rear and a large garden entertaining room. This immaculately presented Grade II Listed semi-detached cottage offers a wealth of original features including heavily beamed ceilings, open fronted fireplaces, the cottage currently offers two double bedrooms with a luxury 'Jack n Jill' shower room and a good sized driveway to the side. Having been rewired with data, TV and telephone points in all rooms and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, the property also offers a pressurised hot water system and gas fired central heating.

Location

Swithland is a highly desirable village in the heart of Charnwood Forest with an active community revolving around the primary school, popular pub and church. The village is famously associated with Swithland slate which for centuries has been used for construction and particularly roofing slate which is characterised by its attractive graduated construction which can be seen on this and numerous other properties across Leicestershire. Swithland reservoir a nature reserve and area of outstanding natural beauty is situated just outside the village. The Great Central Steam Railway runs past the village on the line from Loughborough to Birstall and crosses the reservoir itself via magnificent arched bridge. Charnwood Forest is well known for its outstanding property picturesque villages, natural tourist attractions including Old John in Bradgate Park (the former home of Lady Jane Grey), The Outwoods and The Beacon. Golf is at nearby Rothley Park Golf Club and local shopping facilities are available at nearby Woodhouse Eaves and Rothley. Private schooling is available at the excellent Endowed Schools in Loughborough and the area is particularly well placed for commuting to Leicester and London via the direct train service from Leicester and the M1 at Markfield.

Directions

On entering Swithland from Rothley the property can eventually be found in the centre of the village on the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via an original solid panelled front door with light over into:

Entrance Hall 
With attractive quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating, beamed ceiling and off:

Cloakroom 
Fitted with an attractive high level WC and contemporary sink unit. Quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating, oak window to side with attractive cast iron lattice window beyond, extractor fan and halogen spotlighting. Large built-in double airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler.

Sitting Room 
14.1ft x 13.3ft
With sliding sash window to front, heavily beamed ceiling, built-in double base cupboard, shelving and an attractive open fronted fireplace with tiled slips, timber surround and mantel. Stainless steel switches and sockets, underfloor heating, data, TV and telephone points and enclosed staircase to first floor landing.

Dining Kitchen 
10.11ft x 10.4ft
Fitted with a range of base cupboards. Circular stainless steel sink set within butcher's block work surfacing. Attractive quarry tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Hotpoint stainless steel dishwasher and a Stoves range style cooker with induction ceramic hob (available by separate negotiation). Deep recess for fridge/freezer, cupboard under stairs, double doors to rear with security shutters, data, TV and telephone points, heavily beamed ceiling and stainless steel switches and sockets.

Agents Note 
Wiring and pipe work has been provided to the external wall at this point to enable the services to feed to an extension to the rear if required.

Landing 
On the first floor approached via an enclosed staircase from the sitting room is the first floor landing with window to rear.

Bedroom One 
14.0ft x 13.1ft
With cupboard over stairs, original cast iron open fronted fireplace inset within full height exposed chimneybreast, cast iron radiator, sliding sash window to front, stainless steel switches and sockets, data, TV and telephone points and access off to:

'Jack n Jill' Luxury Shower Room 
11.4ft x 6.4ft
Fitted with a large fully tiled double size shower cubicle with dual shower fitting by Matki, low level WC and wash hand basin the tiled splashbacks. Cast iron radiator, sliding sash window to front, extractor fan and ceiling speakers.

Bedroom Two 
10.1ft x 10.4ft
Cast iron open fronted fireplace, access to roof space, cast iron radiator, sliding sash window overlooking the rear garden, stainless steel switches and sockets, access to boarded and insulated roof space with retractable loft ladder and data, TV and telephone points.

Outside 
A particular feature of the property is the stunning plot and double width frontage. A gravelled driveway provides hardstanding for several vehicles and leads via double gates through to the rear and provides access in turn to the gardens beyond. A further large gravelled area is ideal for additional hardstanding if required and also providing a large sun terrace from which to enjoy the views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.

The Gardens 
The rear gardens are predominantly laid to areas of shaped lawns with well stocked and flowering borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. The formal gardens to the rear are enclosed by timber panelled fencing and dry stone walling with flowering borders. Attractive trees in addition to which is stone/brick garden store. Ornamental pathways again with flowering borders lead via a pedestrian bridge with recessed LED lighting over the brook to the rear to the large rear of informal gardens beyond again laid to lawn, several mature fruit trees including plum and apple and being enclosed by timber panelled fencing, post and rail fencing and hedging, the whole enjoying outstanding open views to the rear over open countryside. The gardens in total extend to approximately 0.41 acres and feature a number of specimen plants, shrubs, trees and an attractive rockery area and views along the brook.

Outbuildings 
Comprising:

Summerhouse/Entertaining Room 
17.0ft x 10.11ft
Fitted with broadband, fitted light and power, four windows to the front and side with fitted blinds and double doors opening onto a large veranda which in turn enjoys a view onto the gardens. This room would be ideal either as a summer entertaining room/gym/office or a playroom.

Large Secure Workshop/Shed 
Supplied with 32 amp power again providing excellent storage space.

Stone Built WC 
With a high level WC

Sheds 
There are a number of ornamental sheds are available if required.

AGENTS NOTE 
A historic pedestrian right of access exists to serve the adjacent cottage.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Barrow upon Soar (3.1 mi)
  • Sileby (3.4 mi)
  • Syston (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Barrow upon Soar (3.1 mi)
  • Sileby (3.4 mi)
  • Syston (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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