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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Harborough Magna

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Much Improved Detached Dormer Bungalow
  • 5 Bedrooms, Master with En Suite
  • Shower Room & Family Bathroom
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Upvc Double Glazing
  • 3 Acres of Paddocks, 6 Stables & Yard
  • 40x20m Menage
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • No chain

Full description

An Outstanding Equestrian Home with 5 Bedrooms, Stables, Menage and 3 Acres of Paddock.

Introduction - Swift Ridge is a much improved equestrian property with 5 bedrooms and views across open farmland to the front, whilst also offering excellent equestrian facilities with 6 stables, yard, menage and 3 acres of paddock. The property has been improved dramatically from the original bungalow that was built in 1922 and has recently undergone dramatic improvements to include the recent loft conversion, which has added three further bedrooms (master with en suite) and a family bathroom. The ground floor now offers versatile family space, with dining room, snug, a large split level sitting room, two further bedrooms, shower room, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. The equestrian facilities are outstanding, with 3 acres of paddock, a menage, and a good size yard and six stables.

Accommodation Summary -

Ground Floor - The property has an entrance porch with tiled floor and windows to all aspects and a UPVC entrance door. This leads through to the dining room which has a UPVC doubled glazed window to the front, hardwood timber floor, log burner with tiled hearth and tiled around. There is an open dog leg staircase that leads to the first floor and then doors that provide access to the following rooms, the cloakroom, snug, dining room, sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room. The cloakroom has a low level W.C, a washbasin and tiled floor. The snug, has a double glazed bay window to the front aspect, a hardwood floor and radiator heating. There are further doors that lead to the split level living space and a kitchen breakfast room which has double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects, affording views of the garden. There is a tiled floor throughout. The kitchen has recently been re-fitted with hard oak work surfaces and a built in Neff cooking stove to supplement the Rayburn. There are a range of matching base and wall mounted units they are cream in colour, together with a built in Neff dishwasher whilst the key focal point is the Rayburn which assists both the hot water and the oil fired central heating. There is a 1 ½ bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap and a variety of LED lights. The breakfast area leads through to a utility room which houses the electrical consumer unit and space for a washing machine, whilst there is a large Belfast sink and Beech work surface and matching units. There are also views across the garden via double glazed windows and a door that leads to the rear and a pathway to the stable yard. The split level sitting room is also situated at the rear of the house again with large double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and French casement doors leading to the patio. There are 2 radiators and a log burner with exposed bricks around and tiled hearth and timber mantel, whilst a door leads to an inner lobby which has access to the 2 ground floor bedrooms, and a shower room that serves both bedrooms. The shower room has a window to the side and a large mosaic tiled shower cubicle with a statically controlled shower over, tiled floor, wash basin and low level W.C. The two bedrooms, of which one is a double room and the other is a good size single, both share views to the front and have radiator heating.

Entrance Hall -

Dining Room - 4.99 x 3.63 (16'4" x 11'10") -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 7.65 x 3.34 (25'1" x 10'11") -

Utility Room - 4.51 x 1.95 (14'9" x 6'4") -

Cloakroom -

Sitting Room - 10.09 x 4.62 (maximum) (33'1" x 15'1" (maximum)) -

Family Room - 3.69 x 3.64 (12'1" x 11'11") -

Bedroom 4 - 3.67 x 3.05 (12'0" x 10'0") -

Bedroom 5 - 3.66 x 3.05 (12'0" x 10'0") -

Shower Room -

First Floor - The first floor has a landing which houses an access to the remaining loft space, which is suitable for further storage. Doors lead to three further bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is particularly attractive with dormer windows to both rear and front. The front window has views across to neighbouring villages and beautiful views of the rolling countryside. There is access to the eve storage space, whilst the door also leads to the en-suite wet room which has a tiled floor and travertine tiled walls, with double glazed window s affording the same views of the countryside. There is also a pedestal wash basin and low level W.C. and a chrome radiator. There are 2 further single rooms which have views of the rear and radiator heating, one has access to the remaining roof void whilst the other has access to further eve storage space. The family bathroom has been refitted with a spa bath, travertine tiles and a wash basin with vanity unit and low level W.C. There are double glazed windows to the front, and a chrome radiator.

Master Bedroom - 6.61 x 5.55 (21'8" x 18'2") -

Ensuite Shower Room -

Bedroom 2 - 3.92 x 3.40 (maximum) (12'10" x 11'1" (maximum)) -

Bedroom 3 - 3.40 x 2.79 (11'1" x 9'1") -

Loft Area -

Outside -

Paddock, Stables And Menage - The Paddock measures just over 3 acres and has a separate access with a ‘railway sleeper laid track’ laid road that is accessed with a right of way over a neighbouring property. The yard has ample hard standing for several vehicles and horse boxes. Adjacent to the yard is a fenced menage, measuring approximately 40 x 20 metres which has a sand and carpet fibre base. There are 6 timber built stables that have been recently re-roofed within an L shaped building, which has electric and water supply. The paddocks themselves are split into 4 small individual paddocks. Within the paddocks at the far end is a horse shelter and hay store. The paddocks themselves are bordered by a stream and hedgerow allowing for both privacy and views of neighbouring fields. A pathway at the rear of the stables leads to an orchard which is made mainly to lawn and has access via a five bar gate to the stable yard with a variety of fruit trees within a post and rail fenced area. There is also a storage shed whilst the pathway continues to the rear garden of Swift Ridge. There are a range of nearby equestrian venues for all disciplines; BE, BS and BD are all within 45 minute drive, all with excellent training facilities.

Rear Garden - The rear garden has a pleasant view of the rear elevation of the property with its prominent dormer windows. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a variety of well stocked shrubs and borders there is also a pond and paved patio area. There is also a door way leading to the garage and a sloped pathway providing disabled access to the rear door, whilst the pathway continues to the side gate and front garden. There is a good sized orchard between the rear garden and stables which can be used for a variety of purposes. Within this area is greenhouse and timber storage shed.

Front Garden - The small front garden is laid mainly to lawn and bordered by a Laurel hedge and access onto Montilo Lane. The property has exterior lighting and two driveways, one providing ample off road parking for at least 4 vehicles, whilst another has a parking bay in front of a single garage with timber double doors.

Location - Swift Ridge is situated around 2 miles outside the village of Harborough Magna, which has The Old Lion public house and junior schooling is at the Revel in nearby Monks Kirby. There is a far wider range of local amenities in nearby Brinklow, Pailton and Easenhall. Rugby town centre is approximately 4 miles away where Virgin Trains provide access to Euston, London in well under 50 minutes. There is fast access to the A5 at Pailton, the M1, M6 and A14 are all a short drive away giving immediate access to the motorway network and Birmingham international airport. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schooling in Coventry, Warwick, Princethorpe, Bilton and of course the world famous Rugby school. Harborough Magna Parish is within priority catchment for allocating places at Lawrence Sheriff and Rugby High grammar schools. The buses for all local schools depart from the end of Montilo Lane by the Old Lion.

Services - Mains Electricity and broadband are connected. There is private drainage with a septic tank and oil fired central heating.

Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council
Council tax band ‘E’.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Directions - Leave Rugby via the village of Newbold on Avon on the B4112 until you reach the village of Harborough Magna. Head through the village, passing the The Red Lion Public House, and the old village hall, until you reach a right hand turn, signposted Montilo Lane, turn right and continue for approximately 2 miles, where Swift Ridge can be found on the left hand side, identified by the Fine & Country for sale sign.

Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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05 May 2017

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5 Regent Street, Rugby, CV21 2PE

01788 436032 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Rugby (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Rugby

5 Regent Street, Rugby, CV21 2PE

01788 436032 Local call rate

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