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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Scalford, Leicestershire

Sold STC £625,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Dating back to 1908 this fabulous Edwardian Lodge house has four double bedrooms, all with en suite facilities.The house is full of original features, including casement windows, quarry tiled floors, sanded floorboards, stripped doors, picture rails and fireplaces.Adding to the charm are bedrooms with sloping ceilings and exposed timberwork.
Outside the property sits on a generous plot with a detached double garage, parking for several vehicles, vegetable garden, courtyard garden, a large lawned area fringed by mature trees and shrubs.
In addition is a bungalow annex, accessed via the rear hallway in the house comprising Sitting Room, Kitchen, Double Bedroom and Bathroom with access to the gardens.
Originally the home of Colonel Coleman (of the Mustard fame) Scalford Hall Estate used to be frequented by the hunting set in the 1930's including the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) and Mrs Wallis Simpson who were friends of the Colonel. Laterly the Hall has become a hotel and the stable block a nursing home.

The property has a striking frontage and has two large gravelled parking areas at either side of it. The garden is a particular feature and has picket fences and gates securing it. A large lawn is surrounded by trees and shrubs to the north side while the south side has magnificent open views to the countryside beyond. An enclosed terrace area on the south side is perfect for sitting and relaxing with a drink. There is a vegetable plot and generous henhouse and enclosed run. Workshop - A large substantial shed has light, water and power connected, sits on a concrete base. Sewage treatment plant - in a tank emptied once a year at an approx cost of £100. Oil tank.

The annex is accessible from the main house but is completely self contained. Suitable for a dependent relative or for business use to be Let with rental potential of around £550pcm. The annex has its own external entrance door and comprises of a lounge/diner, bathroom, bedroom and kitchen.

4.83m x 5.38m
MAXIMUM MEASUREMENTS. Double glazed throughout the Sitting room has double french doors to the garden and two velux windows. An electric fire sits in a marble hearth and wooden surrond.Two radiators.

Having a white suite comprising of panelled bath, wash hand basin and WC. A tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower over. Velux window and built in cupboards.

Bedroom 1 
3.58m x 2.95m
With a double glazed window to the side aspect, built in wardrobes and radiator.

2.72m x 1.6m
A range of wall and base units in cream. Integral appliances include ; Fridge, Bosch Microwave/conventional oven,Electric hob. Extractor fan, Stainless Steel sink with chrome tap over.Tiled splashbacks. Radiator and window to the front aspect.

Double Garage 
5.77m x 5.11m
With a powered up and over door. Power, Lights. A useful storage room above the garage is boarded out and has 2 velux windows. Could have a myriad of ancillary uses.

Downstairs WC 
Comprising of a white two piece suite.

Master bedroom 
3.58m x 7.24m
This particularly generous room has two casement windows to the front elevation. The ceiling slopes and has exposed timberwork. Two radiators.Doors lead to landings at each end of the house.

Master Ensuite Bathroom 
3.43m x 2.74m
A well proportioned room with casement window. The feature bath is cast iron free standing roll top with ball and claw feet with a shower attachment to the taps. There is a white pedestal wash hand basin and white WC. Radiator with attached heated towel rail. Part Tongue and Groove walls. Sloping ceiling and exposed timberwork.

Bedroom 2 
3.48m x 3.73m
With a window to the front elevation, sloping ceiling and exposed timberwork. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 
3.45m x 2.74m
With a window to the side elevation, sloping ceiling and exposed timberwork. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 
3.43m x 2.74m
With a window to the rear elevation, sloping ceiling and exposed timberwork. Radiator.

Comprising of a white wash hand basin set in a vanity unit and WC. With an enclosed shower cubicle and Mira electric shower. Heated towel rail.

3.48m x 5.74m
Extremely well appointed kitchen with plenty of room for family and friends to dine.A range of solid oak hand painted wall and base units. With two original windows, original quarry tiled floor, double Belfast sink, Britannia 7 burner Range cooker. Space for fridge/freezer. Two radiators. Doors to the rear lobby, Dining Room, Sitting Room and Snug

Side Lobby 
Accessed from the rear of the house, the lobby has doors to the kitchen,downstairs WC, Laundry room, further access to the bungalow annex. With a tiled floor and windows to the front aspect, a very useful storage area for boots and coats.

Laundry room 
2.13m x 1.65m
Housing the Eurostar Oil central heating boiler. Tiled floor and useful range of fitted wall units. Window to the rear. Plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge.

3.58m x 7.24m
A spacious room with many original features including two casement windows, original wooden flooring,open fireplace with working chimney, tiled hearth and wooden mantle.Two radiators. Stripped part glazed door leading to the kitchen

Dining Room 
3.48m x 3.71m
With panoramic views over the surrounding countryside through the bay window this light and airy room also incorporates an original fireplace with tiled hearth and working chimney.There is a further window to the side aspect. Stripped doors to the kitchen and front entrance hall.

Entrance hall 
A covered tiled porch leads through a wooden door into the rear entrance hall. With a casement window to the side aspect, stripped door leading into the Sitting room. Stairs leading to the first floor. Radiator and understairs storage cupboard.

3.45m x 3.81m
A cosy sitting room with dual aspect windows, a log burner with tiled hearth and wooden mantle, original picture rail, wooden floor and stripped door.

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