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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Square, Countesthorpe, Leicester

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Porch & Entrance hall
  • Family room & Snug
  • Utility room & Cloakroom
  • Sitting room & Dining room
  • Dining kitchen & Utility/Boot room
  • Second cloakroom
  • Five bedrooms
  • En-suite & Two further bathrooms
  • Driveway providing car standing & Lawned gardens

Full description

Holding a central position within the village opposite the parish church, a magnificent, Grade II Listed detached property occupying a plot of approximately 0.3 of an acre having undergone a scheme of refurbishment work by the current owners and offering spacious accommodation ideal for the growing family. Dating in part from around 1603, the property was initially known as Gillam's Farm and is steeped in history from its magnificent period architecture to an interesting variety of owners including a diamond merchant family from Amsterdam who owned the property between 1802 and 1855.

Location - The village of Countesthorpe lies approximately six and a half miles south of Leicester city centre providing good access to the M1/M69 motorway networks and Fosse Retail Park with the village itself offering a wide range of amenities including shopping, schooling, sporting and social facilities.

Accommodation -

Open Porch - Front doors to

Entrance Hall - 5.1m x 3.0m (16'9" x 9'10") - Quarry tiled floor, radiator, ceiling coving, STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR, access to CELLAR, half glazed door to rear.

Family Room - 5.0m x 4.9m (16'5" x 16'1") - Oak flooring, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, three secondary glazed leaded windows to front and side.

Utility Room - Belfast sink, cupboards under, quarry tiled floor, radiator, secondary glazed window to side.

Cloakroom - White low flush WC, radiator, quarry tiled floor, window to side.

Snug - 5.3m x 3.0m (17'5" x 9'10") - Brick fireplace, exposed wall and ceiling beams, radiator, secondary glazed windows to side and rear.

Sitting Room - 4.9m x 4.8m (16'1" x 15'9") - Cast iron log burner, timber surround, granite hearth, radiator, ceiling coving, two secondary glazed windows to front and rear.

Dining Room - 5.1m x 4.8m (16'9" x 15'9") - Open brick fireplace, cupboards to side, further storage cupboard, hardwood flooring, radiator, ceiling coving, window to front.

Dining Kitchen - 8.1m x 4.8m (26'7" x 15'9") - Refitted with a bespoke range of oak fronted eye and base level units with drawers, granite worktops over, double bowl Shaws Belfast sink, Rangemaster professional oven with double oven and grill, six-ring gas burner over and canopy extractor unit above, Rangemaster wine cooler and ice maker, Bosch dishwasher, two Bosch fridge-freezers, slate flooring with under floor heating, four windows to side elevation, door to garden.

Utility/Boot Room - 5.1m x 4.2m (16'9" x 13'9") - White urban gloss fronted eye and base level units, stainless steel sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for condenser dryer, original washpot, window and doors to front.

Second Cloakroom - 1.9m x 1.9m (6'3" x 6'3") - White two piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, two wall mounted Worcester boilers.

First Floor Landing - Served by TWO STAIRCASES, three covered radiators, built-in storage cupboards, ceiling coving, three windows to rear and side.

Bedroom One - 5.5m x 5.3m (18'1" x 17'5") - Exposed wall and ceiling beams, two radiators, two secondary glazed windows to side and front.

En-Suite Shower Room - 5.3m x 3.0m (17'5" x 9'10") - White three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle with fixed and flexible head showers, exposed wall and ceiling beams, radiator, chrome heated towel rail, tiled flooring, secondary glazed window to rear.

Bedroom Two - 3.1m x 3.0m (10'2" x 9'10") - Cast iron fireplace, storage cupboard, radiator, secondary glazed window to front.

Bedroom Three - 4.5m x 3.8m (14'9" x 12'6") - Storage cupboard, radiator, secondary glazed window to front.

Bedroom Four - 4.6m x 3.7m (15'1" x 12'2") - Built-in wardrobes with cupboards over, two radiators, two windows to side.

Bedroom Five - 4.9m x 4.3m (16'1" x 14'1") - Radiator, secondary glazed window to front.

Family Bathroom - 3.1m x 2.2m (10'2" x 7'3") - White two piece suite comprising freestanding roll edge bath on claw feet, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, tiled flooring, window to side.

Separate Shower Room - White three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail, tiled flooring, two windows to side.

Outside - The property is approached via a shared side driveway providing access via twin electric timber gates to a private block paved driveway, large lawned gardens with a good sized timber decked area to the rear of the plot and BRICK BUILT OUTBUILDINGS with planning (details on request).

Directional Note - Proceed out of Leicester via the A50 Welford Road in a southerly direction passing through Wigston and Kilby Bridge. Turn right as signposted towards Countesthorpe into Foston Road and upon entering the village left at the mini roundabout onto Leicester Road eventually becoming Wigston Street. Bear right at The Bank onto Church Street and right again onto Main Street before taking the first exit at the mini roundabout onto The Square where the property can be located on the right hand side.

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08 July 2016


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