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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Queniborough

Guide Price £695,000

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A delightful FOUR BEDROOM, THREE BATHROOM Grade II Listed thatched cottage of immense charm and character having the advantage of a large detached garage with adjoining two storey studio annexe and generously sized gardens backing onto open countryside, located in the heart of this picturesque and highly desirable north Leicestershire village of Queniborough.

Believed to date back to the 16th Century, this former public house and blacksmith's retains a wealth of period features including cruck beams, inglenook fireplace and feature internal doors. With the benefit of gas fired central heating, the well presented and versatile interior is approached via an entrance hall with quarry tiled flooring, spacious sitting room with study off, separate dining room with inglenook, a magnificent farmhouse style living kitchen with an extensive range of built-in units and Rayburn, cellar, utility room and sitting room to the rear. On the upper floor off a central landing is the master bedroom with Victorian style en-suite bathroom and dressing room, 3 further bedrooms and 2 bathroom.

Double gates to the side of the property lead through to an enclosed cobbled courtyard with sitting area and feature former well. Located off the courtyard is a large garage, to the rear of which is a substantial two storey studio annexe offering excellent potential, currently used as a games room with full sized snooker table, cloakroom/w.c. and gymnasium and study to the upper floor. The gardens provide fabulous entertaining space with a brick block paved sun terrace, wooden framed gazebo with hot tub and barbecue area. Further range of outbuildings include a large timber garage, two sheds and brick workshop. The gardens are of excellent size with extensive lawned areas, circular paved patio, flower and shrub borders, further garden area to rear backing onto open countryside with stunning views and a variety of specimen trees.

Location - The picturesque Conservation village of Queniborough is renowned for its distinctive Main Street with deep grass verges and attractive period cottages. Local facilities include a reputable primary school, popular butchers, general store, two public houses and the Grade I Listed church of St Mary's with its very tall slender spire, a prominent landmark for miles around. Queniborough is well placed for commuting to Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Loughborough, with the A46 now providing access via the north west Leicester bypass to the M1. The nearby village of Syston offers more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities. Leicester has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour.

Viewings & Directions - By arrangement through the Selling Agents, Andrew Granger & Co telephone 01509 235534.

Proceeding into Queniborough from Leicester, continue along Main Street towards St Mary's church, with the property located on the left hand side and will be clearly identified bearing our 'For Sale' board.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating, the charming and well present accommodation briefly comprises

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - Tiled floor, painted beamed ceiling, staircase to the first floor, radiator.

Dining Room - 4.80m x 3.05m (15'9" x 10'0") - Including inglenook fireplace with painted brick fireplace with open grate and gas point, beamed ceiling, wall light points, leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator.

Sitting Room - 4.32m x 3.89m (14'2" x 12'9) - Exposed brickwork with Minster fireplace, beamed ceiling, wall light points, leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the front and side elevations, radiator.

Study - 3.96m x 1.98m (13'0 x 6'6) - Accessed from the Sitting room and including exposed wall beams, leaded light sealed unit double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, radiator.

Living/Dining Kitchen - 6.86m x 4.27m (22'6" x 14'0") - Stainless steel double bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, range of painted wall and floor cupboards incorporating drawer compartments and wine rack with wood trim work tops and tiled surrounds, beamed ceiling, Rayburn stove with two ovens and hot plates, further Rosieres gas fired range with double oven, five ring gas hob and hot plate, Rosieres stainless steel extractor hood over, Glow worm gas fired boiler serving the hot water and central heating systems, plumbing for an automatic dish washer, ceramic floor tiles, leaded light sealed unit double glazed windows to the side elevation, deep storage cupboard off.

Cellar Off - Forming useful storage space with lighting and power and room for further kitchen appliances.

Family Room - 4.27m x 2.90m (14'0" x 9'6") - Brickette fireplace with tiled hearth, beamed ceiling, sealed unit double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, wall light points, secondary staircase to the first floor, radiator.

Rear Lobby - Ceramic floor tiles and leaded light glazed panel door to the courtyard.

Utility Room/W.C. - 1.75m x 1.37m (5'9 x 4'6) - Two piece suite comprising low level and vanity unit having wash hand basin, continued ceramic floor tiles and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

First Floor -

Landing - With an abundance of exposed wall beams.

Master Bedroom - 4.27m x 3.96m plus door recess (14'0 x 13'0" plus - Fitted dressing table unit with ten drawers under and further chest of nine drawers, leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator.

Spacious En-Suite Bathroom - 3.96m x 2.90m plus door recess (13'0" x 9'6" plus - Four piece white suite comprising roll top bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C. and tiled shower cubicle, sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and heated towel rail.

Dressing Room - 4.27m x 2.90m (14'0 x 9'6) - Range of fitted shelving and hanging rails, further shoe racks, strip light/shaver point, radiator.

Inner Landing - Feature exposed brickwork and wall beams, store cupboard off and leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 4.27m x 3.05m maximum (14'0" x 10'0" maximum) - Exposed roof timbers and wall beams, fitted wardrobes with store cupboards over, sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.05m x 3.05m overall (10'0" x 10'0" overall) - Exposed beam, fitted wardrobes with hanging space, leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation.

Rear Lobby - With wall beams

Bathroom One - 2.59m x 1.60m average (8'6 x 5'3" average) - Three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C, painted wall panelling, radiator.

Bathroom Two - 4.42m x 2.29m (14'6 x 7'6) - Three piece coloured suite comprising sunken bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C, complimentary wall tiling, leaded light sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 4.27m x 2.90m (14'0" x 9'6") - Leaded light sealed unit double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, radiator.

Outside -

Carport - 6.25m x 3.61m (20'6" x 11'10") - With double gates to front, cobbled flooring, pine panelled ceiling, external lighting, opening through to

Cobbled Courtyard - With enclosed sitting area, former well with raised stone surround and canopy, access to

Large Garage - 6.76m x 3.71m (22'2" x 12'2") - Up and over door to front, radiator, power and lighting, door to

Separate W.C. - With wash hand basin, low flush w.c., gas fired combination boiler.

Games Room - 4.78m x 8.99m (15'8" x 29'6") - A spacious versatile room approached via multi pane double glazed entrance doors from the cobbled courtyard, ceramic tiled flooring, further pair of double glazed French doors leading out to the gardens, attractive staircase with useful cupboard beneath.

Gymnasium - 5.26m x 3.15m max (17'3" x 10'4" max) - Located to the upper floor with two double glazed skylights, spotlighting, radiator, door through to

Study - 3.23m x 3.58m (10'7" x 11'9") - With radiator, double glazed skylight and ceiling spotlights.

Most attractive gardens of good size with cobbled pathway leading through to a lawned garden with flower and shrub borders, rockery and range of outbuildings including a large BRICK WORKSHOP, two TIMBER GARDEN SHEDS and LARGE TIMBER GARAGE approached via wrought iron double gates and long gravel driveway providing further off road parking and storage.

Fabulous entertaining space with barbecue area with tiled worktop and brick block paved patio. Wooden framed GAZEBO with hot tub, outside lighting and power points. A winding path leads through to a garden area with central circular patio, ornamental pond, flower and shrub borders and variety of trees. Further lawned area backing onto open countryside with stunning views, greenhouse, walled and fenced surrounds, variety of evergreen trees.

Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

Council Tax - Council Tax Band G - For further information contact Charnwood Borough Council on 01509 634567

Purchasing Procedure - If you are interested in any of our properties then you should contact our offices at the earliest opportunity. We offer Independent Financial Advise and as part of our service we will ask our Mortgage Adviser to contact all potential buyers to establish how they intend to fund their purchase.
If you are a cash purchaser then we will need confirmation of the availability of your funds.
Your home is at risk if you do not keep up re-payments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Market Appraisals - If you have a house to sell then we offer a Free Valuation, without obligation.

Surveys - Andrew Granger & Co undertake all types of Valuations including R.I.C.S. Homebuyer Survey and Valuation Reports, Valuations for probate, capital gains and inheritance tax purposes and Insurance Valuations. For further information contact out surveying department on 0116 2429933.

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26 June 2016

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