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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Launde Road, Tilton On The Hill, Leicestershire

Sold STC £765,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Georgian farmhouse
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Plot extending to approx 6.24 acres
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms and cloakroom
  • EPC rating = E

Full description

An opportunity to purchase a delightful Georgian farmhouse in the attractive village of Tilton on the Hill. The village benefits from several local amenities and is in commutable proximity to Oakham, Leicester and Market Harborough.

This five bedroom property offers spacious accommodation throughout and is situated on a sizable plot extending to approximately 6.24 acres in total, enjoying fantastic views over some of Leicestershire's finest undulating countryside.

The property comes with the agents' highest recommendations.

Location - Stone Lodge House is situated in some of Leicestershire's finest undulating countryside on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Tilton on the Hill. The village benefits from local amenities including a popular public house, village store, village hall, fine church and petrol station. There are numerous scenic walks over open countryside. The nearby local beauty spot of Rutland Water offers a host of leisure pursuits. Both Leicester and Market Harborough have mainline railway services to London St Pancras International, and nearby road networks include the A1, A14 and M1.

A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the nearby City of Leicester (13 miles) and market towns of Oakham (6 miles) and Market Harborough (15 miles). These all benefit from a more extensive range of mainstream stores and supermarkets, recreational and leisure facilities.

There are primary schools located in the nearby villages of Billesdon and Tugby. There are also well-known public schools at Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Stamford and Leicester. Preparatory schools within commutable distance include Stoneygate at Great Glen, Maidwell Hall and Spratton Hall.

There are golf courses at Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester, Market Harborough, Luffenham and Kilworth Springs. Water sports and fishing can be found at Rutland Water, Saddington Reservoir and Eyebrook Reservoir near Uppingham.

For the commuter, the property is located a little over 3 miles away from the A47. There is also a direct rail service to London St Pancras from Market Harborough which takes just over an hour in duration.

Property - Stone Lodge is a sizable family home in a remarkable rural location that enjoys undulating countryside with views in all directions. The property has been well looked after and maintained by the current owner and has been recently improved to benefit from new plumbing, heating, two new bathroom suites, oak boarded flooring to several rooms and decoration throughout. There is also the opportunity to convert the attic into additional accommodation, subject to planning consent.

Accommodation - The property is approached via a gravelled drive next to the house or through a pedestrian gate from the road leading to the front door.

Accommodation is accessed via a part glazed door opening into:

Entrance Hall - Stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard providing ample storage, original period tiled floor.

Sitting Room - 4,57m x 3.98m (13'1" x 13'1") - Open fireplace with timber surround, window to front elevation

Dining Room - 5.06m x 3.53m (16'7" x 11'7") - Open fireplace, oak lined cupboard with shelving, oak boarded flooring, window to front elevation.

Kitchen - 5.43m x 4.20m (17'10" x 13'9") - Range of base units with preparation surface over, central island unit with storage cupboards beneath and preparation surface over, chrome Butler's sink, drainer and mixer tap over, tile splashback and shelving below, oil fired four oven Aga, cupboard housing Grant central heating and hot water boiler, opening through to dining room, beams to ceiling, tiled floor, window to rear elevation.

Utility Room - 4.61m x 2.45m (15'1" x 8'0") - Butler's sink, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, beams to ceiling, tiled floor, glazed door to garden.

The kitchen opens to the rear hall with a door opening out to the side entrance. From the rear hall, there is also a door through to:

Living Room - 4.55m x 6.05m (14'11" x 19'10") - Open fireplace with inset slate surround and cast iron log burner, oak boarded flooring, windows to side elevations.

Cloakroom - Low flush w.c., wash hand basin.

Stairs To: -

First Floor Accommodation -

Landing - Oak boarded flooring, doors to;

Master Bedroom - 4.58m x 4.83m (15'0" x 15'10") - Oak boarded flooring, windows to side elevations

En-Suite - Suite comprising bath with shower over, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., oak boarded flooring.

Bedroom Two - 5.02m x 3.56m (16'6" x 11'8") - Oak boarded flooring, views to front elevation.

Bedroom Three - 4.60m x 3.98m (15'1" x 13'1") - Decorative Victorian fireplace, oak boarded flooring, window to front elevation.

Bedroom Four - 4,63m x 2.47m (13'1" x 8'1") - Original beam to ceiling, loft access hatch, oak boarded flooring, window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Five - 2.26m x 3.05m (7'5" x 10'0") - Oak boarded flooring, window to front elevation.

Family Bathroom - Bath with shower over, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., airing cupboard housing hot water tank, oak boarded flooring, glazed window to side elevation.

Outside - The property has delightful, extensive and well maintained gardens surrounding the house. At the front of the property, a superb array of specimen planting notably including an age-old rose bush. Slightly east of that, a gravelled driveway area providing ample parking space for several vehicles.

To the rear of the property, a charming patio area surrounded by further specimen planting provides for all outdoor entertaining. Flanking the property to the west, further gardens dominated by a sizable oak tree, with garden shed beyond.

To the north east of the property, a well stocked orchard to include plum, apple and damson trees.

Further east from the orchard, a substantial paddock bordered by tall hedges and overlooked by two trees, an oak and ash. To the south, near the entrance to the driveway, a smaller paddock that accommodates:

Stables - 2.95m x 2.74m & 2.99m x 2.74m () - Timber built with corrugated slate roofing.

The remaining land is split up into two sizable upward sloping paddocks to the rear of the property. From their highest point, the viewer can enjoy remarkable views over some of Leicestershire's finest countryside, with Owston Woods to the north, Launde Big Wood to the east, Robin-a-tiptoe to the south and Colborough Hill to the west.

Method Of Sale - The property is offered as a whole by private treaty.

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected. Drainage is to a private system and central heating is oil fired.

Fixtures And Fittings - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Naylors. Please discuss with us any points concerning the property upon which you may be unsure to avoid disappointment.

Additional Information - Local authority - Harborough District Council

Council tax 2015/2016- Band G, £2,490.35

EPC Rating - E

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14 April 2016

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