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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Leicester Lane, Desford

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • Convenient location with excellent road links
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Single Garage
  • Mature Gardens
  • Adjacent to pasture land

Full description

Charnwood Cottage is a little gem tucked away from the road on Leicester Lane just off the A47, adjacent to pasture land to the side and occupying a lovely plot with gardens to front and rear. Having been renovated by the current owners you will find all mod cons within this delightful detached home. Deceptive in so much as the property accommodates three reception rooms, four bedrooms and centres around a good sized entrance hall, spacious lounge, separate dining room, kitchen, family room, WC and utility. On the first floor there is a master bedroom, three further bedrooms and bathroom with four piece suite. Mature gardens, adjacent to farmland, detached garage complete what is considered an exceptional family home.

Directional Notes - The property is best approached by leaving Leicester on the A47 Hinckley Road passing through Leicester Forest East. Remain on the A47 until reaching the traffic light controlled crossroads, turn right following signs for Desford, pass the Italian Restaurant on your left hand side and the cottage can be identified by the sole agent's for sale board on your left.

Accommodation - The dimensions are approximate and the accommodation in more detail comprises:-

Entrance Hall - Leaded stained glass timber door leads to the entrance hall with tiled floor that extends into the family room and kitchen dining area. Window to the front and attractive stair case to the first floor.

Lounge - 16'4" x 11'10" (4.98m x 3.61m) - With two French doors out to the gardens. Window to the front and radiator. Cast iron log burner set within a recessed chimney breast with reclaimed exposed brick. Timber block flooring

Family Room - 5.00 m x 2.82 m max 1.68 m min (16'5" mx 9'3" mmax - Window to the front, radiator. Cast iron multi fuel burner with tiled hearth and inlay. Internal stained glass feature window and serving hatch to the kitchen.

Dining Room - 16'4" x 9'6" (4.98m x 2.90m) - With double glazed French doors leading to the rear garden and further window to the side. Lovely exposed brick pointed feature wall. The dining room is adjacent and open plan to the kitchen and could be easily reconfigured at minimal cost to create a large family kitchen which really would take advantage of the lovely gardens to the rear.

Kitchen - 16'4" x 6'10" (4.98m x 2.08m) - Window to the front. A good range of fitted units incorporating a Belfast sink set of by the timber work surface. There are base and wall mounted units with built in appliances to include Siemens ceramic hob, Baumatic double oven and grill. Smeg cooker hood.

Inner Hall - With stable door leading to the side of the cottage. Tiled floor and radiator.

Cloaks/Wc - Window to the side. Low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and radiator

Utility Room - 6'0" x 6'1" (1.83m x 1.85m) - Window to the front. Single drainer sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for fridge freezer. Exposed pointed brick work.

Landing - A good sized landing with window, radiator, loft access and airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 14'4" x 9'6" (4.37m x 2.90m) - A well proportioned room with two windows to the rear overlooking the gardens and beyond. Radiator and a bank of fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors.

Bedroom Two - 3.98 m x 2.85m (13'1" mx 9'4") - Window to the front, radiator and two built in wardrobes, one with a hanging rail and the other with shelving. Lovely views over the adjoining farmland.

Bedroom Three - 3.61 m x 2.61 m (11'10" mx 8'7" m) - Window to the front, radiator and single built in wardrobes. Lovely views over the adjoining farmland.

Bedroom Four - 8'11" x 7'5" (2.72m x 2.26m) - Window to the rear and side. Radiator.

Bathroom - 6'10" x 13'1" (2.08m x 3.99m) - A gorgeous bathroom with cast iron ball and claw bath. Separate shower cubicle. Period style WC with overhead cistern, low level WC and bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled flooring and radiator. Windows to the side and rear.

Gardens - The cottage is set back from the road with car standing for a number of vehicles. There is a detached garage with double doors and a pitched tiled roof. Natural hedge boundary to the side adjacent to the front lawn. The front of the cottage is approached to the right by paved path, to the left there is a paved courtyard area and door into the side lobby.

Rear Gardens - The rear gardens have a patio area adjacent to the dining room and lounge french doors with a dwarf blue brick wall. There is then a large lawned area with paved path and natural hedge boundary.

Charity Link - Readings have teamed up with Charity Link, a Leicester based charity which has been supporting local people in poverty, hardship or crisis for nearly 140 years. By choosing Readings to act on your behalf when selling your home, you can also help provide beds, fridges, cookers and other vital items for local people who really need our support.
How it works:
For every property we sell Readings donate £10 to Charity Link. You can choose to match this donation on completion of the sale of your house (simply tick the appropriate donation box on your contract). With the unique way Charity Link work by accessing grants from charitable trusts available to help those in need, they can turn each donation of £10 in to £50 - all of which goes directly to those who most need it.
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Tenure - The property is being sold freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS - All the items mentioned in these sales details are to be included within the purchase price.
SERVICES - None of the services, fitting or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents, neither have the telephone or television points.
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics (Tel: 01455 238141)

Agent's Notes - CONSUMER PROTECTION LEGISLATION - These sales details have been written to conform to Consumer Protection Legislation. Whilst we endeavour to make our Sales Details accurate and reliable, if there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view. Measurements are given in good faith and whilst believed to be accurate these should be checked by the purchaser for verification. The measurements are carried out in accordance with the RICS and ISVA code of measuring practice.

Money Laundering - Under the Protecting Against Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 all prospective purchasers proceeding with a purchase will be asked to provide us with photographic I.D. (e.g. Passport, driving licence etc) and proof of address (e.g. Current utility bill, bank statement, council tax demand). This information will be required before solicitors are instructed on a sale or purchase.

Surveys - Readings undertake various types of valuation work. These include RICS Homebuyer Report, Valuations for probate, inheritance and capital gains tax purposes and matrimonial disputes. We also offer a full range of professional and arbitration services and regularly act on various expert witness cases Please contact our Survey Department on 0116 2227575 or email us at for further information.

Offer Process - If you are interested in this, or any of our other properties, it is important that you contact us at your earliest opportunity prior to speaking to a Bank\Building Society or Solicitor. If we are not aware of your interest, this could possibly result in the property being sold elsewhere.
As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make. We therefore ask any potential purchaser to make an appointment with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. We offer Independent Financial advice and are able to source mortgages from any lender. Please ask for information on our exclusive Buyer Protection service.
If you are making a cash offer, we will require confirmation of the source and availability of your funds. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it. A life assurance policy may be required. Licensed Credit Brokers. Written details of credit terms are available upon request.

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16 June 2016


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