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High Street, Great Glen, Leicester

Key features

  • Charming Period Cottage
  • Located In The Old Part Of The Village
  • Retaining A Lot Of Character And Charm
  • Two Bedrooms and Converted Outbuilding Providing A One Bedroomed Annexe
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Delightful Enclosed Courtyard Garden

Property description

A charming period cottage with a former converted forge located in the old part of the village of Great Glen, Retaining a wealth of character, with an abundance of exposed timbers and beams the main cottage comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, a re fitted breakfast kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. In addition to the main house there is a one bedroomed former forge that provides independent living space for an annexe, Air B&B or a residential letting subject to necessary consents.

Externally, there is ample car standing for up to four vehicles, detached double garage and a delightful enclosed courtyard garden.

The property is fitted to a good standard throughout and briefly comprises a boot room, utility area, ground floor cloakroom, refitted and well appointed kitchen with direct access to the rear garden, delightful sitting/dining room with exposed timbers and inset wood burner, conservatory/home office off. To the first floor there are two bedrooms one with an en-suite shower room and an attractive bathroom.

The annexe has the provision of underfloor heating and comprises of a breakfast kitchen inner hallway, principal bedroom and living room, shower room.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From our offices in Market Harborough, take the Leicester Road (A6) towards Kibworth. Continue along this road and over the roundabout with Mc Donalds and into the village of Kibworth, travelling through the village, taking the second right at the roundabout onto the A6 signposted to Great Glen. Travel along the dual carriageway and at the first roundabout, take the third exit into the village, first left onto Station Road, left at the T junction onto London Road, first right onto Church Road, continue along this road taking the left hand turn onto High Street, whereupon the property is situated on the left hand side.

Accommodation In Detail -

Ground Floor -

Utility Room/Boot Room - 3.05m x 2.39m (10' x 7'10) - Fitted with a good range of base, wall and larder cupboard, breakfast bar, tiled floor, connecting door leads through to:

Cloakroom - Comprising a vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, close coupled wc, further cupboard at eye level, tiled floor and window to front elevation.

Kitchen - 4.57m x 2.44m (15' x 8') - Refitted with a comprehensive range of matching base and wall units, breakfast bar with inset gas hob with hood above, double electric oven, integrated dishwasher, enamel sink with drainer, integrated eye level microwave unit, kickboard lighting, exposed stone work, tiled floor, window to rear elevation and door giving access to the garden. Connecting double doors lead through to:

Sitting/Dining Room - 6.71m x 4.27m max (22' x 14' max) - With an abundance of exposed ceiling timbers, staircase rising to the first floor, fireplace with brick surround and raised hearth with inset wood burner, useful storage cupboard to side, radiator, window to rear elevation.

Dining area with connecting doors leading through to:

Study/Playroom - 3.05m x 2.29m (10' x 7'6) - A bright and airy room with Velux windows and further window to front elevation.

First Floor -

Central Landing - Window overlooking the rear courtyard and another to the front elevation, radiator, connecting doors lead through to:

Bedroom One - 2.74m x 2.69m (9' x 8'10 ) - Exposed wall timbers, radiator and window to rear elevation, door connecting to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Suite comprising of fitted shower cubicle with steamer, wc, wash hand basin, radiator and window to side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 4.27m max x 3.96m (14' max x 13') - L shaped room with cast iron ornate fireplace, radiator, window to rear elevation.

Bathroom - 2.74m x 2.13m (9' x 7') - Refitted with a reproduction roll top claw foot bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled wc, exposed ceiling timbers, cleaning cupboard, window to front elevation, Karndean flooring.

Outside - Approached from the rear of the property and from the kitchen is the sun trap courtyard area, enclosed by timber fencing and stocked with a variety of shrubs.

There is a driveway which is owned by The Forge (neighbours have right of way across), which leads to:

Double Garage - 5.18m x 5.18m (17' x 17' ) - Power and lighting connected, consumer unit, twin up and over doors and utility storage space.

Car standing to front.

Annexe - Entrance door through to:

Kitchen - 3.96m x 2.44m extending to 4.27m into recess (13' - Traditional storage cupboard with hot water cylinder, range of base and wall units, stainless steel sink with drainer, electric hob with hood above, plumbing for washing machine.

Inner Hallway - Leads through to:

Shower Room - Comprising of fitted shower cubicle, wash hand basin, wc, extractor fan, skylight window.

Bedroom - 3.63m x 2.74m (11'11 x 9' ) - Fitted wardrobes provide hanging and storage space, Velux window to front elevation, wood flooring.

Sitting Room - 3.94m x 3.66m (12'11 x 12') - Feature decorative fireplace with wood floor, television point, window to front elevation.

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.

Note To Purchasers - The driveway allows the neighbouring properties to access their frontages/driveways., the cost of the upkeep is divided equally umongst those residents.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating C.

Council Tax - Council Tax Band C. For further information contact Harborough District Council

Stamp Duty - Stamp Duty Land Tax rates from 1st October 2021
Up to £125,000 Zero
The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000) 2%
The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000) 5%
The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million) 10%
The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million) 12%

If you’re a first-time buyer, you won’t pay any tax on homes priced at or below £300,000. However, you will pay five per cent on a property, or the portion of a property, priced between £300,001 and £500,000. However, if the first home you’re buying is priced above £500,000, you won’t be eligible for a saving and you’ll have to pay normal stamp duty rates.

Money Laundering - To comply with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.


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High Street, Great Glen, Leicester


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Andrew Granger & Co, Market Harborough

Phoenix House, 52 High Street Market Harborough LE16 7AF

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