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Benscliffe Road, Ulverscroft

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Added on 03/11/2021
Alexanders, Loughborough

Key features

  • No upward chain
  • A stone under Swithland slate cottage
  • Beautifully set in heart of the Charnwood Forest
  • Magical grounds of circa 0.75 of an acre
  • Exclusive location close to Bradgate Park
  • Sympathetically updated and ready for occupation
  • Private gated driveway with feature lighting
  • Interiors full of character and charm
  • EPC Rating E

Property description

Tenure: Please confirm if this is a freehold or leasehold property with Alexanders

Live on the most expensive road in Leicestershire. This beautiful stone under Swithland slate detached cottage is set in grounds of circa 0.75 of an acre. Heatherfield Cottage is situated in an exclusive location close to Bradgate Park in the heart of the Charnwood Forest.

General Description - Alexanders of Loughborough are delighted to introduce to the market a remarkable opportunity to acquire a stone under Swithland slate detached cottage in grounds of circa 0.75 of an acre. The property has undergone a sympathetic update and is now ready for occupation. Situated on Benscliffe Road, arguably one of the highest value roads in the East Midlands, the property boasts enchanted grounds and is beautifully set in the heart of the revered Charnwood Forest. The property has outstanding potential to extend and there is the opportunity to add considerable value subject to the necessary consents. The property is offered to the market with no upward chain and strong interest is anticipated early.

Location - Heatherfield Cottage occupies a generous and private plot of circa 0.75 of an acre with a private drive and mature grounds, and is positioned in a prime location in the heart of the Charnwood Forest. Bradgate Park, Swithland Reservoir and the villages of Woodhouse Eaves, Swithland and Newtown Linford are all on your doorstep, and wider access to Loughborough and Leicester with excellent schooling options are easily accessible.

Leicestershire Live recently reported that Benscliffe Road is the most expensive road to live on in the entire Midlands region, and one of the most expensive places to live in the UK.

Accommodation - The property has a floor area of circa 1,800 square feet and offers considerable opportunities to extend subject to the necessary planning consents. Internally, the property features much of its original character and charm. There are beautiful exposed beams and stone walls supported by well-proportioned rooms providing plenty of space of family living. The kitchen has been refitted in a shaker style.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, kitchen, dining room and an impressive dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove. Both the kitchen and dining room have doors leading to a large curved garden room. There is a utility room, downstairs w.c and lobby with stairs rising to the first floor. Upstairs you will find three double bedrooms and a shower room. The main bedroom also boasts an en-suite bathroom.

Outside - The property is stands behind a mature hedgerow with a gated private driveway laid to gravel with beautiful feature lighting creating a warm and inviting approach. There is parking available for numerous vehicles and space for a substantial garage subject to the necessary consents. The gardens surround the rear and sides of the property and the house is set beautifully amongst trees in a truly magical wooded setting.

Viewing - Viewing strictly by appointment only via sole selling agent, Alexanders of Loughborough .

Tenure - Freehold.

Local Authority - Charnwood Borough Council, Southfields, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 2TU (Tel: ). Council Tax Band G.

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.


Benscliffe Road, Ulverscroft
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Benscliffe Road, Ulverscroft


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  • Barrow upon Soar Station4.7 miles
  • Loughborough Station4.9 miles
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Alexanders, Loughborough

The Gate House, Churchgate, Loughborough, LE11 1UE

Alexanders are fully engaged in property. We are dedicated to presentation and service, and are ready to craft a bespoke marketing strategy tailored to each individual property.

As a local, independent estate agent, we make a commitment to establishing long-term client relationships. We offer a personal service, delivered by an enthusiastic and professional team, from our offices in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Loughborough, Market Bosworth, Melton Mowbray and Shepshed.

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