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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stretton Road, Great Glen, Leicester

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

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An architect designed and stylishly appointed 5 bedroomed detached family house with good sized gardens occupying a delightful backwater setting with views towards the park close to the heart of the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Glen.

Built to a particularly high specification in 2004 with wonderfully proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 2,800 sq ft, this well presented family home is approached via a distinctive open porch entrance, entrance hall with cloakroom/w.c. off and door leading through to the garage, main hall with attractive staircase off, maple strip flooring and oak veneer doors. There is a cosy playroom with oak flooring and a magnificent lounge with double glazed windows to three elevations, French doors leading out to the gardens and an attractive limestone fireplace with coal effect gas fire. The focal point of the house is the spectacular open plan living kitchen with tiled flooring throughout, with the kitchen area fitted to a contemporary design with silestone working surfaces including a feature central island and quality built-in appliances. The living/dining area has four panel bi-fold doors overlooking the gardens, and there is a stylish gas fired burner on a granite plinth. Adjoining the kitchen is a fitted utility room with side door out.

On the upper floor off a spacious galleried landing with a range of storage cupboards are 5 excellent bedrooms including a large master bedroom with part vaulted ceiling and feature porthole window, extensive range of built-in bedroom furniture, and a stylishly appointed en-suite shower room with walk-in shower. The guest bedroom has an en-suite shower room, and there are 3 further double bedrooms and fitted family bathroom.

The property is approached via a shared driveway leading to a double garage of good size. The gardens form a most attractive feature of the property, being of good size and enjoying a westerly aspect, with an extensive pave patio immediately to the side and rear of the house, large lawn, beautifully stocked flower and shrub borders, timber Wendy House, wooden pergola leading through to a further lawned play area with large timber garden shed and greenhouse.

An internal inspection of this individually designed and exceptionally spacious family home is highly recommended.

Location - The property occupies an attractive backwater setting located just off Stretton Road close to the heart of the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Glen, which has an excellent range of local amenities including a post office and delicatessen, Co-op Store, several shops, doctor's surgery, public houses, restaurants, bus services and sporting and leisure opportunities including a nearby park. The village also has outstanding schooling facilities including a local primary school, Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate Preparatory school. For the commuter, the nearby A6 provides access to Leicester and Market Harborough, both of which have mainline rail services to London St Pancras. The M1 is accessible at junction 21.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via the A6 passing through Kibworth, continuing onto the dual carriageway, turning right at the roundabout as signposted into Great Glen, turning left at the 'T' junction onto the old A6, right just after the church into Church Road, left into Stretton Road, turning left again just opposite the post office down a shared driveway, branching right, continuing to the end with Martel House directly ahead.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating, wooden framed double glazed windows and a security alarm, the exceptionally spacious and superbly appointed accommodation comprises

Ground Floor -

Open Porch Entrance - With paved base and skylight.

Entrance Hall - Panelled entrance door with double glazed inset, maple strip flooring, oak veneer panelled doors off, door to garage and radiator.

Cloakroom/W.C. - White suite comprising low flush w.c., corner wash hand basin within cabinet surround, chrome mixer tap over, double glazed window, extractor fan, radiator and built-in double cloaks cupboard.

Main Hallway - With maple strip flooring, attractive staircase off with painted balustrade and handrail, feature tall double glazed window, two built-in cupboards, oak veneer panelled doors off, multi pane glazed oak framed double doors leading through to the lounge.

Playroom/Study - 2.90m x 2.44m (9'6" x 8'0") - With oak boarded flooring, double glazed window, radiator and telephone point.

Magnificent Lounge - 6.55m x 4.57m (21'6" x 15'0") - An exceptionally spacious room with double glazed windows to three elevations, French double doors leading out to the gardens, attractive limestone fireplace with live flame coal effect gas fire, oak boarded flooring, two radiators, T.V. aerial socket and internet point.

Spectacular Open Plan Living Kitchen - With attractive tiled flooring throughout, comprising:

Living/Dining Area - 4.57m x 4.11m (15'0" x 13'6") - With impressive four panel bi-fold doors opening onto the gardens, gas fired burner with log effect on granite plinth, open plan to

Luxury Fitted Kitchen - 6.40m x 4.27m (21'0" x 14'0") - Extensive range of base and wall cupboards in contrasting white and wood effect with cream silestone working surfaces, stainless steel twin bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, boiling water tap point and filtered water tap, integral dishwasher, two Neff built-in ovens with grill and warming drawer beneath, two glazed and illuminated cabinets, wine cooler, Miele double fridge and double freezer beneath, feature central island with matching working surface and cupboards and drawers beneath incorporating a breakfast bar and six ring gas hob unit with stylish extractor ceiling unit above, pop up power unit, two tall stylish radiators, double glazed windows to two elevations, views over the garden, ceiling spotlights and space for wall mounted flat screen T.V.

Utility Room - 3.10m x 2.16m (10'2" x 7'1") - Range of base and wall cupboards, stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, tiled flooring, extractor fan, spotlights, radiator and double glazed side door out.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - A spacious area with painted balustrade and handrail, double glazed window, oak veneer doors off, cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, built-in cupboard, two radiators and hatch to boarded roof space with power and accessed via ladder.

Master Bedroom - 4.57m x 5.18m min/7.47m max (15'0" x 17'0" min/24' - With part vaulted ceiling, porthole window to gable end, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, dresser unit with drawers and cupboards beneath, bedside cabinets, two radiators, bed light switch, two double glazed windows, one with deep display sill and the other with window seat.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.84m x 1.96m (9'4" x 6'5") - Stylishly appointed white suite comprising walk-in shower unit with curved glazed partition, ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, low flush w.c., tall chrome heated towel radiator, ceramic tiled walls and flooring, tiled display shelving, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and double glazed window.

Guest Bedroom - 5.08m x 4.29m (16'8" x 14'1") - Double glazed window to rear, radiator, range of built-in wardrobes/drawers, telephone point, T.V. aerial socket, oak veneer door through to

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.36m x 1.14m (7'9" x 3'9") - White suite comprising fully tiled walls, shower cubicle with glazed sliding door, wash hand basin, chrome mixer tap over, low flush w.c., chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan and spotlights.

Bedroom 3 - 4.57m x 3.51m (15'0" x 11'6") - Double glazed window to rear, radiator, T.V. aerial socket and telephone point.

Bedroom 4 - 3.00m x 3.51m (9'10" x 11'6") - Double glazed window, radiator, telephone point and T.V. aerial socket.

Bedroom 5 - 4.62m x 4.11m (15'2" x 13'6") - Double glazed windows to two elevations, views over the garden and park, radiator, telephone point, T.V. aerial socket and internet point.

Family Bathroom - 3.05m x 1.93m max (10'62 x 6'4" max) - Four piece white suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, wash hand basin, recessed shower cubicle with chrome fittings and glazed door, low flush w.c., fully tiled walls, extractor fan, spotlights and radiator.

Outside -

Double Garage - 5.49m x 5.49m (18'0" x 18'0") - Two up and over doors to front, wiring for remote control if required, double glazed window and door leading out to rear, door to hall, power and lighting and gas fired central heating boiler.

Delightful rear garden of good size enjoying a westerly aspect with paved patio immediately to the side and rear of the house, garden lighting, large lawn, well stocked flower and shrub borders, several trees, timber Wendy House, wooden pergola with climbing plants leading through to a further lawned play area with hedge and walled surrounds, timber garden shed and greenhouse. The climbing frames are excluded from the sale.

Tenure - The tenure is freehold. The property is approached via a shared driveway. Maintenance of the brick block paved area is shared responsibility with the two other adjacent owners.

Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating C

Council Tax - Council Tax Band G - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)

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Added on Rightmove:
09 November 2016


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