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2 bedroom town house for sale

Leicester Lane, Great Bowden, Market Harborough


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A delightful 2 bedroomed mews house offering well proportioned accommodation enjoying spectacular views over the Grand Union Canal forming part of the prestigious conversion of Great Bowden Hall, which lies just outside the highly desirable south east Leicestershire village of Great Bowden.

With a wealth of pine features and exposed beams, the interior includes a spacious entrance hall with attractive staircase off and cupboard beneath, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, further bedroom and superb family bathroom. On the upper floor off a spacious galleried landing which could be used as a study area, is a most impressive living room with French double doors and Juliet balcony enjoying splendid views across the Grand Union Canal and beyond to open countryside, and there is also a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and display area. The modern fitted kitchen has built-in appliances.

Outside, there are two allocated parking spaces, a useful timber garden shed secluded within the grounds and use of the beautiful formal gardens. The adjoining 15 acre field is owned by the gardens management company, and the house comes with a share in that company. Also, a gate and steps leads down to the canal towpath offering miles of scenic walks. Great Bowden Hall is approached via wrought iron double security gates with a sweeping driveway off which there is visitor parking.

Location - Great Bowden Hall is a palatial Grade II Listed building converted into luxury apartments and mews houses within the grounds, and is located approximately half a mile outside the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Bowden. The property overlooks the canal, and there are scenic walks along the towpath. Great Bowden has a thriving local community and at the heart of the village is a shop with tea rooms, village hall, public houses, a reputable primary school and sporting and leisure opportunities, together with a fine parish church. Nearby, the town of Market Harborough has more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities, bars, restaurants, cafes, a theatre and leisure centre. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, the A14 lies to the south, and the M1 is accessible at junction 20.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via High Street and Leicester Road, continuing over two roundabouts, turning next right at the junction as signposted to Great Bowden. Shortly after crossing the humpback bridge, turn right into Great Bowden Hall via security gates which open automatically, following the driveway round to the right with visitor parking located on the left. No.8 will be easily identified directly ahead located off the courtyard.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating and wooden framed double glazed windows, the charming accommodation comprises

Ground Floor -

Canopy Porch Entrance - With external lighting.

Spacious Hallway - 3.71m x 2.51m (12'2" x 8'3") - Part glazed and panelled entrance door, radiator, double glazed sash window to front, wealth of pine features including attractive staircase off, useful under stairs cupboard, braced and latched doors off to

Master Bedroom - 4.32m x 3.61m (14'2" x 11'10") - Multi pane double glazed sash window to rear overlooking the canal, high ceiling with coving, pine skirting boards, telephone point, T.V. aerial socket and braced and latched door through to

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.18m x 1.70m (7'2" x 5'7") - Quality white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome fittings and glazed sliding doors, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted medicine cabinet and electric shaver socket over, low flush w.c., tiled surrounds, built-in airing cupboard housing the gas fired combination boiler, radiator, double glazed sash window and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - 2.79m x 2.54m (9'2" x 8'4") - Multi pane double glazed sash window to front, radiator, pine skirting boards.

Bathroom - 2.18m x 1.78m (7'2" x 5'10") - Well appointed white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, electric shaver socket, low flush w.c., half tiled walls, radiator and extractor fan.

First Floor -

Landing/Study Area - 2.51m x 2.21m (8'3" x 7'3") - Double glazed sash window overlooking the grounds, pine balustrade and handrail, access hatch to roof space, coved ceiling, braced and latched doors off.

Living Room - 6.63m x 3.61m (21'9" x 11'10") - A spectacular room with double glazed multi pane French double doors and wrought iron Juliet balcony enjoying views over the canal, further double glazed sash window, high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, high level display area, amtico signature brand oak effect flooring, wall light points, T.V. aerial socket and two radiators.

Kitchen - 2.79m x 2.51m (9'2" x 8'3") - Range of built-in units comprising base and wall cupboards, roll top working surfaces, ceramic tiled surrounds, sink unit with central waste bowl and chrome mixer tap over, built-in oven and grill, four ring gas hob unit with concealed extractor hood above, integral fridge/freezer, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine and slimline dishwasher, double glazed sash window, ceiling spotlights and radiator.

Outside - Attractively landscaped communal gardens with extensive lawned areas, well stocked flower and shrub beds, and there is a pathway and steps with gate leading down to the canal towpath. The adjoining field is owned by the gardens management company, and the house comes with a share of that company. There is also a timber garden shed secluded within the grounds located off the driveway providing useful storage for bikes, etc.

Two allocated parking spaces, approached via a shared driveway and remote control security gates at the entrance, with visitor parking located on the left hand side of the drive.

Tenure & Service Charges - The tenure for the property is freehold. There is a current annual service charge for maintenance of the common grounds and gardens of approximately £720.04 per annum. Further details from the selling agents.

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.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating C

Council Tax - Council Tax Band. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million) A further 3% will be payable on the whole amount if this is an additional property to one that you already own.

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08 November 2016

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