7 bedroom guest house for saleMain Street, Congerstone
- Superb former farmhouse in sought after village
- Currently operates as a successful guest house
- Five letting rooms to inc. four with en suite facilities
- Two bedroom owner accommodation
- Substantial income - books available on request
- Beautiful mature landscaped gardens
- Gravel driveway offering ample off road parking
- Stone's throw from Market Bosworth
- EPC rating F
Superb former farmhouse in sought after village ** Currently operates as a successful guest house ** Five letting rooms to inc. four with en suite facilities ** Two bedroom owner accommodation ** Substantial income - books available on request ** Wealth of character features throughout ** Beautiful mature landscaped gardens ** Gravel driveway offering ample off road parking ** Stone's throw from Market Bosworth
General Description - Old Ivy House represents a special opportunity to acquire this superb character home in the most sought after village of Congerstone, a stone's throw from the historic market town of Market Bosworth. Currently operating as a successful Guest House, for many years the property has been a family home and with no effort could be once more. Owned by the current vendor for circa 20 years, this former farmhouse affords a wealth of original character features throughout 3250 sq ft of impressive living space to include two bedroom owner accommodation and five letting rooms. Externally the property affords two mature gardens, and a gravel driveway offering ample off road parking. An internal inspection is strongly recommended to appreciate this superb home or business. Viewing via the sole acting agent, Alexanders of Market Bosworth 01455 291471.
Accommodation - Entered via original Georgian timber front door into spacious entrance hall;
Entrance Hall - With original quarry tile flooring, original stained timber doors to dining room and lounge, door off to the rear elevation leading to the rear lobby and dog legged staircase with stairs rising to first floor landing. There is also a double radiator, smoke detector and heating thermostat.
Dining Room - 4.67m x 4.57m (15'4 x 15'0) - Currently utilised as a dining room to afford an open fire with feature limestone fireplace inset, striped original timber floorboards, timber beams to ceiling and original sash shutter timber window to front elevation. There is also a timber window to side elevation, double radiator, smoke detector and a telephone point.
Bedroom Seven/Lounge - 4.62m x 4.57m (15'2 x 15'0) - Currently utilised as a bedroom with original open fire and cupboard to side underneath the inglenook, timber beams to ceiling and original sash shutter timber window to front elevation. There is also a timber window to side elevation, double radiator and storage cupboard currently utilised as a wardrobe.
Rear Lobby - With halogen downlighters to ceiling, access via door to left side into vendor sitting room and secondary dog legged stair box leading up to split level landing with access to bathroom and vendors accommodation.
Sitting Room - 3.63m x 4.88m (11'11 x 16'0) - To comprise inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove inset, original timber beams to ceiling and original quarry tiled flooring. There is a door to rear elevation through to dining kitchen, original door to pantry, door to staircase descending to cellar, external door and timber window to side elevation, double radiator and a TV point.
Cellar - 3.66m x 6.71m max (12' x 22' max ) -
Pantry - With timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation, power and lighting.
Dining Kitchen - 4.27m x 4.98m (14'0 x 16'4) - A fully fitted kitchen comprising a range of eye and base level units with granite effect roll edge work surfaces, halogen downlighters underneath eye level units, ceramic tiled splashback, eye level integrated double oven, four ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor over and a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer to side and chrome mixer tap over with window above to side elevation looking out to the courtyard. There is space for fridge freezer, double radiator and a TV point. With original ships beams, flagstone flooring, door to utility room, timber door to study, timber stable doors which are part glazed to either side elevation leading to courtyards.
Utility Room - With timber beams to ceiling, a continuation of the flagstone flooring from the kitchen and eye and base level units with granite effect worktops and sink with drainer to side and mixer tap. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, space for a secondary fridge freezer, timber window to side elevation and access to a large pantry unit with power supply. The utility room also houses the boiler and airing cupboard.
Study - 3.51m x 2.95m (11'6 x 9'8) - With original ships beams to ceiling, stained timber floorboards, two timber windows to side elevation overlooking the courtyard and a door through to WC.
Wc/Cloakroom - 3.51m x 2.03m (11'6 x 6'8) - Comprising white close coupled WC and pedestal mounted wash hand basin with chrome taps and ceramic tiled splashback behind. With timber beams to ceiling, LED downlighters, floorboards, timber window to side elevation and a double radiator.
First Floor Landing - Staircase from entrance hall rises to first floor landing with original timber window to front elevation and a single radiator. There is access to bedroom four (15'6 x 15'6 (4.72m x 4.72m)) and bedroom five (15'6 x 16'7 max (4.72m x 5.05m max)); both bedrooms afford an original fireplace, original timber window to front elevation, double radiator, TV point and en suites comprising a three piece suite to include a walk in shower. From the landing is also a staircase rising to second floor;
Second Floor Landing - 3.66m x 4.75m max (12'0 x 15'7 max) - With halogen downlighters, radiator, smoke detector, loft access and access to bedrooms two and three. Bedroom three (12'0 x 15'7 max (3.66m x 4.75m max)) is a double bedroom with en suite.
Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 5.00m (12'0 x 16'5) - A spacious bedroom suite with dressing area and lovely en suite. The bedroom comprises timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation, TV point and access to the dressing area (6'0 x 14'7 (1.83m x 4.45m)); with walk in wardrobe, lockable storage cupboard housing the boiler and leading to a lovely en suite shower room (9'2 x 14'7 (2.79m x 4.45m)) comprising a three piece suite to include a walk in shower.
Family Bathroom - 2.31m x 3.71m (7'7 x 12'2) - The split level staircase from rear lobby leads to first section of landing with original door to family bathroom; fitted with a four piece suite to comprise of an original antique farmers cast iron free standing bath with chrome tap over, walk in shower with chrome wall mounted electric shower, tiled splashbacks and glass screen, close coupled WC and contemporary wash hand basin with stainless steel sink, chrome mixer tap and ceramic tiled splashback behind. Complete with original timber beams to ceiling, ceramic tiled flooring, halogen downlighters, privacy timber windows to side and rear elevations and a double radiator.
The split level staircase then rises to owners accommodation with a walk through library (15'0 x 7'8 (4.57m x 2.34m)) affording timber window to rear elevation, bookshelves to side elevation and a double radiator.
Master Bedroom - 8.00m x 4.93m max (26'3 x 16'2 max) - This superb well proportioned master bedroom is entered via original stained timber door with timber beams to ceiling, two timber windows to side elevation, two double radiators, TV point and access to dressing room; with radiator, further loft access and door through to en suite bathroom.
En Suite - Fitted with a full sized bath with chrome mixer tap, closed coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, walk in shower with glass opening door and wall mounted electric shower with ceramic tiled splashbacks around the shower and bath. With recycled floorboards, double radiator, halogen downlighters, and a privacy glazed window.
Bedroom Six - 4.60m x 5.05m (15'1 x 16'7) - A spacious bedroom with original fireplace, timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation and door to two large storage cupboards. There is also a pair of interconnecting lockable doors through to bedroom five.
Outside - This beautiful Georgian property with parts of it believed to date back to 1300s sits elevated back from the road behind a stone wall with a wooden gate providing access to front porch. There is a gravel pathway leading to both the left and right side of the property; to the left side is a private south facing landscaped courtyard garden with water feature and greenhouse and to the right side is a wrought iron archway with a gate leading to the main garden. The property affords beautiful gardens with a large area laid mainly to lawn, Acacia tree and a weeping ash tree with a TPO. There is an oil tank enclosed by fencing and also gravelled driveway with designated parking. The house also has a mixture of creepers growing up the front and side elevations.
Agents Note - Oil fired central heating throughout.
Local Authority - Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0FR (Tel: 01455 238141). Council Tax Band - D
Tenure - Freehold.
Measurements - Every care has been taken to reflect the true dimensions of this property but they should be treated as approximate and for general guidance only.
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