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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cotesbach, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period Farmhouse
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms & En Suite
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • 1.61 Acre Paddock
  • Private Front, Side & Rear Gardens
  • Original Features
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Double Garage
  • Extensive Off Road Parking

Full description

A beautiful farmhouse with Georgian origins, set centrally within its plot this 5 bedroom charming period home provides spacious accommodation, landscaped gardens and a 1.61 acre adjoining paddock.

Set centrally within its plot this 5 bedroom charming period home provides spacious accommodation, landscaped gardens and a 1.61 acre adjoining paddock. EPC rating E

Introduction - A charming 5 bedroom Grade II listed home set within three quarters on an acre of well maintained landscaped gardens with an additional 1.61 acres of grazing land. The property retains many original features and provides spacious and versatile accommodation comprising: entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast with Aga, study, playroom, snug/family room, cloak room and laundry room. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (1 en-suite) and an attic space. Outside the property enjoys private gardens, ample parking with a double garage and adjoining paddock with stable, shelter and hay barn.

Accommodation Summary -

Ground Floor - The property is entered via an original timber entrance door leading to an attractive and welcoming entrance hall with original quarry tiled chequerboard style floor. A step leads up into the inner hall with the staircase rising to the first floor. The entrance hall provides access to the principal reception rooms, the snug, formal dining room and sitting room. The attractive sitting room has a small pane sash window with original wooden shutters overlooking the fore gardens. There is solid oak flooring with and an original corner cabinet with shelving and cupboard space. This lovely room also has a cast iron Victorian fire with timber surround and raised hearth. The oak floor continues through inner lobby, which leads to the cellar suitable for wine storage, having a boarded floor and light and power connected. The study is also situated off the lobby and has radiator heating and a side window overlooking one of the rear patios.

Continued - The farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room has a range of hand built shaker style units with black granite worktops, a central island with beech work surface and a twin plate double oven Aga set into the original brick built chimney breast with tiled surround. There are windows to the front and rear aspects and fully tiled floor. The playroom has a small pane window and barn style door to the rear and fully tiled floor. The large cloakroom has an opaque window, tiled floor, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC. The separate laundry room has a front window, Belfast sink with work surfaces and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. It houses the oil fired central heating boiler and has space for an additional upright fridge/freezer and a door giving access to the side of the property.

The formal dining room has the original small pane sash window and shutters overlooking the attractive fore gardens, French doors leading to the rear gardens, second window to the side aspect and solid wooden floor. A Victorian style open fireplace with attractive tiles and timber mantle with raised hearth completes this lovely room. The snug/family room has rear and side windows and a working log burner with tiled hearth and is a great place to retire to on a cold evening.

Sitting Room - 4.55 x 4.47 -

Dining Room - 4.36 x 3.82 -

Kitchen/Breakfast - 4.55 x 4.38 -

Family Room - 4.60 x 2.23 -

Utility - 3.53 x 2.70 -

Snug - 3.90 x 2.85 -

Study - 2.81 x 1.68 -

Cellar - 3.91 x 2.78 -

First Floor - The well lit landing runs nearly the entire length of the property and has a rear window and roof light. From here a door gives access to the staircase rising to the attic space which provides ample storage. The master bedroom has an attractive small paned sash window, cast iron feature fireplace and dado rail. Bedroom 2 has a front sash window with two arched recesses either side of the chimney breast and provides a door to the recently re-fitted en-suite shower room, which has contemporary tiles with large shower cubicle with rain forest style shower and further attachment, as well as a Victorian style towel rail and radiator and sash window. Bedroom 3 is a delightful double bedroom with views over the side and rear gardens and also has a cast iron feature fireplace.

Continued - Bedroom 4 is also a double bedroom and has front and side windows with exposed wooden floor and loft hatch. Bedroom 5 is a single bedroom currently used as a dressing room with a front window. There are two bathrooms off the landing including the one that services bedrooms 4 and 5 and comprises open style shower cubicle with glass shower screen and mosaic tiles, a roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, large pedestal wash hand basin, polished tiled floor, low level WC, heated towel rail and side window. The further bathroom comprises a roll top claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, opaque front window and ladder radiator. The airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder and space for linen.

Master Bedroom - 4.61 x 3.84 -

Bedroom 2 With En-Suite - 4.22 x 3.50 -

Bedroom 3 - 4.50 x 3.50 -

Bedroom 4 - 4.02 x 3.99 -

Bedroom 5 - 3.58 x 2.10 -

Family Bathroom -

Second Floor - 3.86 x 3.46 -

Gardens & Garage - 5.70 x 5.29 - The property is situated in the centre of the village opposite the village hall and is bordered by cast iron picket style fencing with double gates leading to a tree lined driveway. The driveway provides ample off road parking and gives access to the brick built detached double garage. There are timber double doors and light and power connected. Adjacent to the garage is small brick built pony stable. The gardens measure approximately an 0.7acre with the house sitting within the centre of the plot. A five bar gate and gravel path leads to the original front door having lattice style arch and storm canopy. The lawned fore gardens have a variety of well stocked borders and a pergola. To both the rear and side of the property there are seating and patio areas with views over the paddock and rear gardens. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and separate childrens play area with a surrounding picket fence, covered with bark chippings.

Paddock & Stable - 3.33 x 2.41 - At the far end of the garden a gate gives access to the paddock which measures approximately 1.61 acres, surrounded by post and rail fencing, with timber built stable, horse shelter and hay store.

Location - This small hamlet close to Lutterworth and Rugby has a village hall, childrens 5 a side football pitch, an organic butchers with general store and village church. Day to day shopping is available in nearby Lutterworth and Rugby and the village offers easy access to both the motorway network and mainline rail services (London Euston in well under an hour from Rugby station). There is an excellent range of state schools available in neighbouring Lutterworth and the surrounding villages and of both state and private schooling available in and around Rugby with Rugby School, Rugby High School for girls, Lawrence Sheriff, Princethorpe and Bilton Grange.

Services - Mains water, electricity, drainage, oil central heating, BT (Broadband connected).

Local Authority - Market Harborough Borough Council.
Telephone (01788) 533533.
Council tax band G.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.

Website Address - For more information visit the propertys unique website address

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Directions - From the centre of Rugby leave town on the A5414 going directly through Clifton upon Dunsmore heading toward the A5. After a further two miles turn left onto the A5 and continue for approximately 2 miles turn right at the roundabout onto the A426 signposted toward Lutterworth. The first turning on your left leads to Cotesbach village into Main Street. Orchard House can be found on your left hand side, virtually opposite the village hall.

Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 December 2015


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