5 bedroom detached house for saleHickling Lane, Long Clawson, Melton Mowbray
Sold STC £669,000
Willow Tree House is a five bedroom detached property set in a wonderful south facing plot with access via a long sweeping driveway with paddocks on either side. Beyond the eastern paddock is a wooded conservation area providing a woodland walk. This is an ideal property for a family seeking privacy, wild like friendly space to walk the dogs without leaving one's land, equestrian facilities and lots of space for creative gardening. Outside are four acres of land, a large barn, two stables, a playroom/office, a 60m x 30m menage and horse walker.
Entrance Porch/Boot Room - The present owners mostly use this entrance to access the house direct from the spacious parking area for several cars. It has a window to the rear aspect, tiled floor, alarm control panel, sink and drainer, provision for washing machine and upright freezer, radiator, coat hanging rack and built-in storage cupboard with oil fired central heating boiler.
Cloakroom Wc - Two piece suite comprising low flush WC and wash hand basin, tiled flooring, radiator and window to the rear aspect.
Dining Kitchen - 8.48 x 4.54 (27'9" x 14'10") - Fitted with a good range of pine wall and base cabinets, hardwood and polished granite work surfaces with double Belfast sink, recess lighting, provision for washing machine and fridge, attractive slate tiled flooring, large centre island with pine cabinets, electric hob and extractor fan over, single Belfast sink and mixer tap. There is an AGA cooker with double oven and an alternative built-in electric oven and grill, radiator, good sized dining area and loft access. There are large double glazed timber windows to the east and West aspect and French windows to the garden patio area.
Study - 3.60 x 3.38 (11'9" x 11'1") - With plenty of power points and fully carpeted, radiator and window to the front and rear aspects.
Main Hallway - Accessed via wooden front door from external timber and slate porch and fully carpeted.
Dining Hall - 5.30 x 3.38 (17'4" x 11'1") - A very spacious fully carpeted dining hall with large East and South facing double glazed timber framed windows and radiator.
Sitting Room - 5.66 x 4.72 (18'6" x 15'5") - A lovely light and airy dual aspect room with three timber framed double glazed windows, two radiators, deep skirting boards and coving, an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and wooden mantle over.
Ground Floor Bedroom - 4.09 x 3.50 (13'5" x 11'5") - Classed as Bedroom Two, a nice sized double bedroom with a timber framed double glazed window to the side aspect and radiator and door off to the en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom - Three piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin and bath with overhead shower, shower screen, tiled walls, wood flooring, heated towel rail/radiator, walk-in hanging cupboard and storage area with safe.
First Floor Landing - A large area with big double glazed Velux window above the stairs giving views to the rear and access to four bedrooms, family bathroom and walk-in airing cupboard.
Bedroom One - 5.08 x 3.81 (16'7" x 12'5") - Double glazed timber framed window to the front aspect offering fantastic views over the open countryside and radiator.
Bedroom Three - 4.72 x 3.55 (15'5" x 11'7") - A lovely dual aspect room with double glazed timber framed window to the front and side aspects and radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.55 x 2.69 (11'7" x 8'9") - Double glazed timber framed windows to the West and rear aspects and radiator.
Bedroom Five - 3.22 x 2.87 (10'6" x 9'4") - Double glazed Velux window giving views to the rear aspect and radiator. This room has built-in access to sloping roof areas. The present owners use this as a dressing room which has straight florward potential for conversion to an en-suite for Bedroom One next door.
Family Bathroom - Four piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower cubicle, extractor fan, heated towel rail/radiator and skylight.
Outside - Outside the property to the West is a decked area with a small lawn enclosed by trellis and rockery with a water feature (currently needing work). There is access from the patio area to a workshop and small lean-to green house. There is ample parking for several vehicles and a large barn which is used as a garage and storage. There is huge potential to add to the property. With four acres of other gardens including a purpose designed wild life pond with pumped water feature (pump in place but needing to be reconnected), any keen gardener will fall in love with the prospect of creating and improving what is already a lovely setting. The woodland in particular is another feature that attracts wildlife and is a peaceful area of the grounds that can be enjoyed by buyers of any age.
Timber Framed Office - 3.07 x 2.97 (10'0" x 9'8") - Timber framed playroom/office, fully insulated and supplied with electricity with many power points and access to the internet. Door to the rear aspect and three windows.
Barn - 11.93 x 4.29 (39'1" x 14'0") - With double opening doors and courtesy door tp the side aspect. Having the potential to convert into a triple garage.
Stable One - 3.45 x 3.38 (11'3" x 11'1") - With door to the front aspect and skylight.
Stable Two - 3.45 x 3.38 (11'3" x 11'1") - With door to the front aspect and skylight.
Directions - Driving from Long Clawson along the Hickling Lane towards the village of Hickling, the property can be found on the right hand side and the driveway is located on the first right after Vale Farm.
Council Tax Band - Council Tax Band F
Tenure - The tenure is Freehold.
Overall - Willow Tree House really has that perfect aspect with windows surrounding the property creating a bright and airy atmosphere and spacious accommodation throughout. The paddocks are ideal if you are interested in horses or just want some lovely sized gardens. A walk through the private woodland area is a must and viewings are highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.
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