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9 bedroom character property for sale

Normanton Le Heath, Leicestershire, LE67

Offers in Excess of £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse & Barn
  • Combined 9+ Bedrooms
  • Generous Accommodation
  • Stunning Village Location
  • Range Of Outbuildings
  • Mature 1.17 Acre Plot
  • Huge Potential
  • Must Be Viewed.

Full description

**OPPORTUNITY FOR TWO GENERATIONS TO LIVE UNDER ONE ROOF** A superb opportunity to acquire a Stunning Grade 11 listed 4/5 bedroomed Farmhouse and Adjoining 4 bedroomed Barn Conversion in an idyllic Leicestershire Village. This is a rare Lifestyle Opportunity, ideally suited to multi generational living with both Potwells Farm and Potwells Barn providing generous and well maintained accommodation, totalling 5.500 sq ft within a extensive garden plot of approx 1.17acres. Set around a pleasant courtyard, a combination of an 18th Century impeccably maintained 4/5 bedroomed Farmhouse together with a stylish and contemporary 4 bedroomed Barn Conversion which are currently occupied by the same family. Ideally suited to similar like minded families looking to come together yet retain their independence.

Externally there is a good sized communal courtyard, range of outbuildings with a wide variety of uses including Home Office, Separate Annex or Holiday Lets (subject to consents), Two Car-ports. Landscaped gardens and grounds, two superb decked areas. Potwells Barn also accessed via a shared driveway which leads to the rear and further gravelled parking area.

Location - Located in the Heart of the National Forest, Normanton Le Heath is a small village approximately 3.5 miles away from the market town of Ashby de la Zouch. Normanton le Heath derives its name from the existence of a Norwegian settlement on the open Heath. The Village Church, Holy Trinity dates back to the fourteenth century. Nearby attractions include Jubilee Woods which comprises ten hectares of mixed woodland presented to Leicestershire County Council in 1977 to commemorate the Queen's Silver Jubilee. Located with easy travelling distance of the midlands motorway networks and easy commuting distance of nearby cities of Derby, Leicester, Cove ntry and Birmingham.

Potwells Farm - A most unique opportunity to acquire a charming Grade 11 listed farmhouse nestling within a 1.17 acre landscaped garden plot. The Hollow is delightfully located in a quiet village location. With accommodation spanning three floors and comprising up to 5 Bedrooms and 4/5 Reception Rooms, the current vendors have carried out a considerable improvement and renovation program with careful consideration of the heritage and period values of this Farmhouse. Providing quality fitments throughout especially in regard to the kitchen and sanitary ware. Externally the property occupies a truly magnificent site of formal lawned garden with superb decked areas, mature trees and planting, designed with outdoor entertaining in mind. A range of brick built outbuildings providing further scope for conversion to offices, annex or even holiday lets (subject to planning consents).

Accommodation Details - Ground Floor

Entrance Hall - A solid wood front door leads into Entrance Hall with doors off to the Dining Room and Living Kitchen, oak wood flooring.

Dining Room - 5.62m x 3.87m - With heavily beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace, window to the front elevation, oak flooring, radiator, door to Cellar and door to Inner Hallway.

Sitting Room - 4.56m x 4.52m - Currently open plan from the Dining Room, enjoying a brick fireplace with wood burning stove, oak flooring, recessed area with built in cupboard and wall light points, radiators, further wall light points, window to the front elevation, heavily beamed ceiling, french doors leading on to the decked area and side gardens.



Breakfast Kitchen - 6.95m 4.11 min x 5.59m - Stable Entrance door leads from the courtyard to a superb family dining kitchen, having been comprehensively fitted with no expense spared, enjoying a range of cream farmhouse oak wall and floor mounted units with granite work surface areas, built in appliances include 'franke' sink unit with mixer tap and instant boiling water tap, 'Bosch dishwasher, Smeg fridge and Neff Microwave. A circular oak breakfast bar, further oak seating area and table, two radiators space for Aga, oak laminate flooring with under floor heating, exposed ceiling beams, two windows to the courtyard and one window to the front elevation. Direct access into the Utility Room.





Utility Room - 5.04m x 3.82m - The feature of which is an original brick oven, stainless steel sink unit and drainer, set within work surface areas, built in cupboards, floor mounted central heating boiler, radiator, spot lighting, tiled flooring. Plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, window to the side elevation and door providing access directly onto the courtyard.

Inner Hallway - 4.56m max x 4.17m max - With oak exposed timber stairs leading to the first floor and landing, range of floor to ceiling traditional cupboards, central heating radiator, doors to Cloakroom Wc, Garden Room, Sitting Room and Dining Room,

Cloakroom Wc - Fitted with a traditional white suite comprising, wash hand basin and wc, classic chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls, tiled flooring and window to the courtyard elevation.



Garden Room - A perfect link between the old farmhouse and converted barn, of brick built base with upvc double glazed windows, apex roof, french doors leading out onto the decked area and side gardens. Door to further Living Area with direct link into Potwells Barn.

Living/Entertainment Room - An absolutely stunning living space set over two levels with oak flooring, matching brick built fireplaces one fitted with wood burning stove. Taking full advantage of the garden aspects, doors lead directly on the extensive decked area. A room characterised by the high vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses. Suitable for a variety of potential uses.



First Floor Accommodation - Approached from the inner hallway to Landing with access to roof void via a pull down ladder.

Bedroom - 3.82m max x 2.84m - A delightful bedroom with window, central heating radiator and access to its own en-suite Bathroom comprising a traditional suite of shaped bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, part tiled walls and an elegant cast iron fireplace (non functional) with tiled hearth, wall light points and shaver point.



Master Bedroom - 11.91m 6.86 min x 4.65m - An impressive master suite steeped with traditional features beamed ceiling and window overlooking the courtyard. Wall light points, stairs leading off to second floor and door to

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.82m x 2.05m - Again fitted with a white Heritage four piece suite comprising roll edge bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower handset, pedestal wash hand basin, corner tiled shower enclosure, wc, chrome heated towel rail, beams to the ceiling, complimentary wall and floor tiling with under floor heating, window to the front elevation.

Attic Room - 6.11m x 4.43m - Measurements are to the purlins. A versatile room which lends itself to a variety of uses, two multi paned windows to the courtyard elevation and beamed ceiling.

Bedroom - 4.36m x 3.97m - A pleasing guest bedroom with radiator, picture rail, central heating radiator and door to

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a modern suite comprising fully enclosed shower cubicle with shower fitted, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, part tiled walls and tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom - 3.61m x 3.09m - With window to side elevation, radiator and archway leading into Dressing Room/ Bedroom/Study area.

Bedroom/Study - 4.22m x 2.49m - Currently used as a study but can easily be converted back to an independent room as there is a door leading directly onto the landing. Window to the front elevation and radiator.

Outside - Having stunning kerb appeal, a chocolate box facade, situated on a private plot extending to just over an acre, the farmhouse enjoys a well screened front garden with driveway accessed via a five bar gate leading into the extensive paved courtyard providing ample parking space for numerous vehicles and an attractive entertaining space.





Car-Ports - Open bay fronted car storage area adjoining the outbuildings.

Outbuildings - A vast array of outbuildings extending to 1,500 sq ft all in very good order, previously used as stables, with double glazed window and exposed roof timbers.



Rear And Side Gardens - The gardens are an absolute delight being meticulously maintained and taking full advantage of its mature peaceful setting with views towards the village. Retaining a high degree of privacy with numerous trees and shrubs, the main feature being the decked and paved patio area designed to take full advantage of the sunny aspect and with outdoor entertaining in mind.





Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on 01827 718021.

Floorplan - Farmhouse -

Floorplan - Outbuildings -

Local Authority - North West Leicestershire District Council

Council Tax - Farmhouse - Band - G

Potwells Barn - A superb Four Bedroomed Barn Conversion adjoining Potwells Farmhouse. Providing well proportioned accommodation over two floors, offering multi generational living and a unique lifestyle within this superb rural setting. Having been carefully converted from former farm buildings, now boasting a stylish and contemporary interior with accommodation in brief comprising, entrance hall, cloakroom wc, Lounge, Sitting Room, Utility Room and Farmhouse Breakfast Kitchen. To the first floor splendid mezzanine landing leads to Four Bedrooms two with en-suite facilities. Externally a gravelled driveway leads to the rear of the property with ample parking area and splendid landscaped gardens providing ideal childrens playground, decked area and open views. Shared courtyard and parking area with Potwells Farmhouse.



Accommodation Details -

Entrance Hall - 4.80m x 3.05m - Enjoying a high vaulted ceiling with an oak staircase rising to the first floor, tiled flooring, under stairs storage cupboard.

Cloakroom Wc - Fitted with a wash hand basin and wc, radiator, ceiling beams and tiled flooring.

Formal Lounge - 7.06m x 4.83m - Enjoying a large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and tiled hearth, oak wood flooring, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator, french doors leading to the decked area, two windows to rear and side elevations, door to Farmhouse entertainment room.



Sitting Room - 4.83m x 4.27m - With exposed ceiling timbers, two radiators and door to inner lobby.

Inner Lobby - With tiled flooring doors to Kitchen and Utility Room.

Utility Room - 1.83m x 1.83m - With fitted sink unit with mixer tap over and storage cupboards under, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, wall cupboard, central heating boiler, exposed timbers and tiled flooring.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.00m x 3.81m - Fitted with a comprehensive range of handmade wall and floor mounted units incorporating drawer compartments with granite work surfaces over. Belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, space for Aga vertical radiator, travertine flooring, recessed down lights and exposed beams. Full height window to the courtyard and window to the rear elevation.



First Floor Accommodation - Mezzanine Landing area with high vaulted ceiling and exposed roof truss, feature picture window overlooking the rear garden, two radiators and built in linen cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 5.00m x 4.42m - With high vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, two built in high gloss double wardrobes with shelving, radiator, picture window to the rear garden. Access to

En-Suite Shower Room - Enjoying a three piece white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with shower fitted, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, radiator and skylight window.

Family Bathroom - Enjoying a stylish and contemporary four piece suite in white comprising, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower handset, corner tiled shower cubicle, dual flush wc, wash hand basin, complimentary wall and floor tiling, chrome heated towel rail and shaver point.

Bedroom/Office - 2.87m x 2.77m - Designed as a home office with contemporary glass wall/divider. a radiator, skylight window and exposed beams.

Bedroom - 3.71m x 3.35m - With exposed timbers, window to the rear elevation and radiator.

Bedroom - 3.91m x 3.89m - Enjoying a vaulted ceiling, two floor to ceiling high gloss wardrobes with shelving. radiator and window to the rear elevation. Door to En-suite

En-Suite - Having wash hand basin with cupboards below, wc and radiator.

Outside - As well as access from the courtyard, Potwells Barn has its own access approached off The Hollow via a shared driveway to the side of the farmhouse and barn. The Barn enjoys its own gravelled drive leading to an extensive car standing area which provides parking for several vehicles and space suitable for the erection of a Garage (subject to planning).

Garden - Potwell Barn enjoys a fabulous plot within the beautiful landscaped site totalling 1.17 acres. Extensive lawned gardens, flowering borders and a decked sun terrace for outdoor entertaining. Further access is approached via the courtyard to the Farmhouse.



Additional Land/Barn - OPTION TO PURCHASE, a plot measuring 1.33 acres including a derelict Barn ripe for conversion (with full plannng permission having been granted), plus garages, outbuildings and car standing space is available by separate negotiation.
Situated adajacent to the Farmhouse and Barn. Please ask for further details and site plan.

Floorplan - Barn -

Promap - Site measures 1.17acres in total

Council Tax - Barn - Band - E

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Additional Services - Do you have a house to sell? Howkins and Harrison offer a professional service to home owners throughout the Midlands region. Call us today for a Free Valuation and details of our services with no obligation whatsoever.


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