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Archway Cottage, Main Street, Hoby








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Archway Cottage of Hoby offers a rare opportunity to acquire a spectacular four bedroom period residence which has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners. The property retains many character features such as high beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork to the walls and sash windows whilst also benefitting from modern fixtures and fittings to include two ensuites and a refitted family kitchen.

Archway Cottage is of traditional clay brick construction under a welsh slate roof, the property has been much improved and extended to make for a spacious home which benefits from beautiful original timber sash windows, oil fired central heating and a contemporary kitchen and bathroom suites.

The imposing residence is situated in a prominent location on the high street in the highly regarded and much sought after village of Hoby. The property comprises of entrance hall way, large breakfast kitchen/sitting room, formal dining room, drawing room, WC and front entrance hallway. To the second floor there are three double bedrooms, two of which have ensuites and a family bathroom. To the third floor there is the fourth bedroom offering spectacular views over the surrounding contryside.

Local amenities include the well regarded Blue Bell public house and Leicester is 12 miles away and Melton Mowbray town is located 6 miles away.

Summary - ENTRANCE HALL : The property is entered via a solid oak door into the entrance hallway with door to the spacious living kitchen room. The hallway benefits from a large storage cupboard, radiator and engineered wood flooring.

LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN : A spacious and contemporary kitchen comprising a range of charcoal gloss eye and base level units with quartz work surfaces. There is a breakfast bar seating area with pendant lighting, integrated AEG electric inbuilt oven with induction AEG electric hob and overhead stainless steel extractor fan, composite inset sink, integrated electric double oven, American Samsung double fridge freezer, ceiling spotlights. There is also a living area off the kitchen benefitting from bi-fold doors opening out to the patio area with views over countryside beyond.

DINING ROOM : Situated off the hallway, this is a well proportioned room with a exposed beam ceiling, exposed brick chimney breast with original pot hook, gas stove (the gas fire can be converted back to a wood burning stove), radiator, door to storage cupboard and door to drawing room.

DRAWING ROOM : Another spacious room offering an abundance of natual light from the windows and two sets of double doors. This room has a radiator, the double doors opening out onto the courtyard area and the flooring is an original clay brick and stairs to first floor landing.

FRONT ENTRANCE HALL : Situated off of the drawing room with original hardwood door, quarry tiled floor and radiator.

WC : With WC, wall mounted sink, quarry tiled floor.

LANDING : A large landing with two storage closets/wardrobe.

BEDROOM ONE : (MASTER) : A large double bedroom with inbuilt pine door wardrobe, radiator and door to the large ensuite bathroom.

ENSUITE : A very spacious ensuite comprising of original cast iron enamelled freestanding bath, shower enclosure with mixer shower, chrome wall mounted heated towel rail, low flush WC, ceramic sink pedestal, inbuilt bespoke shelving, ceiling spotlights and traditional black and white chequered tiled floor.

BEDROOM TWO : A double bedroom with ensuite, radiator and pine fronted wardrobes.

ENSUITE : Low flush WC, ceramic sink, shower enclosure with mixer shower.

BEDROOM THREE : A double bedroom with radiator and sash windows overlooking the front of the proeprty. Pine doors to wardrobe/closet.

FAMILY BATHROOM : Comprising of ceramic sink pedestal, radiator, shower enclosure with mixer shower with large rainfall head, low flush WC and black and white chequered tiled flooring.

LANDING EXTENSION : With two storage cupboards/closets and stairs to third floor.

BEDROOM FOUR : Located on the third floor is the four bedroom which could be utilised as a home office. This room has large inbuilt wardrobes, original cast iron fire grate.

OUTSIDE : The property has a right of way over the neighbouring driveway allowing access to two freehold dedicated block paved off steet parking spaces. There is a brick store housing the oil fired boiler and tank. To the rear there is a low maintenace south west facing rear garden with spacious block paved area that can accomodate table and chairs, lawned area with cherry tree, mature wisteria and views over open countryside.

Directions - To locate the property from Melton Mowbray take Asfordby Road out of Melton and pass over the first roundabout at Asfordby Hill. Pass through Asfordby Valley and then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Asfordby Bypass. Travel along this road and then take the first turning on your left into Asfordby and then almost immediately turn right into Hoby Road, Travel down Hoby road until you reach the village of Hoby, bare left around the bend and then the proeprty can be found ahead of you on your left hand side.

Important Property Information - TENURE : Freehold.


SERVICES : Oil fired heating, mains electric, drainage and water.


COUNCIL TAX : Melton Borough Council. Band C.


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Band: C
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Archway Cottage, Main Street, Hoby


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  • Sileby Station4.5 miles
  • Syston Station5.0 miles
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County Chambers, Kings Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1QF

Shouler & Son, Melton Mowbray

Shouler & Son are an independent residential estate agency, letting agency and property valuers based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. As both letting and estate agents, Shoulers (Shouler & Son) market houses and other properties either for sale or to let in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. If you are looking to buy, sell or rent out a property in Leicestershire and Rutland contact Shoulers (Shouler & Son) of Melton Mowbray today

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