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Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
Character Property

Key features

  • Circa 1770 former Smithy conversion
  • Town centre location
  • Ideal for Ashby schools and shops
  • Set back with courtyard walled gardens
  • Parking and courtyard garden
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Potential income generator
  • Large open plan reception

Property description

A superb character former town centre Smithy, converted to provide flexible and generous family accommodation. This unique home with a wealth of character and original features currently incorporates a substantial open plan 44ft living space with part vaulted open truss ceilings within the original Forge and workshop, a central fireplace, exposed beams and brickwork; farmhouse style kitchen, matching utility and vaulted conservatory.

Location - The historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch has links back to Roman times. Historically the town was dominated by the 12th century manor house, eventually becoming a 15th century castle belonging to the Hastings family. Today this is a thriving community on the north side of the A42 dual carriageway, with excellent road links south-west via the M42 to Birmingham and Birmingham International Airport, or north-east to the M1 motorway corridor with East Midland conurbations beyond and Nottingham East Midland Airport at Castle Donington.

The town boasts a wealth of main brand high street shops, banks and building societies, together with boutique shops offering a selection of shopping opportunities. Popular schooling includes four primary schools, middle school and Ashby School with associated sixth form and boarding facilities.

Accommodation Details - Ground Floor - A traditional open entrance porch leads via the studded doorway into a farmhouse kitchen with rustic fittings including open chimney breast with inset space for cooker, stone sinks and quarry tiled floor. Doors lead into the internal hallway, utility with matching quarry tiled floor and granite dresser with stone sink unit and a generous 220 sq ft hardwood conservatory with quarry tiled flooring and French doors onto the secret courtyard garden. Dominating the ground floor is a magnificent part vaulted open plan living space currently incorporating a sitting area with multi fuel burner and vaulted ceiling with galleried balcony to the master bedroom above. Snug and family area with central dual aspect fireplace, traditional style parque flooring, rear family room with featuring French doors to the secret courtyard garden, access to a separate ground floor shower room and spiral staircase access to a guest bedroom. It should be noted that this area can be separately occupied as a self contained bed-sitting room from the main dwelling and has previously been used for commerical purpose.

First Floor - The traditional cottage first floor incorporates a generous master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, walk in wardrobe and en-suite. Further double bedroom and nursery/bedroom four together with generous family bathroom,

Outside - Access via a shared private driveway with designated parkway and double entrance gates, there is a delightful cobbled courtyard walled garden with mature shrubs and climbers leading to the separate outbuildings. The outbuildings are currently used as an artist studio enjoying a wealth of light from twin French doors with matching side screens and Velux roof lights over, together with additional storage and loft storage above. In addition there is a central secret courtyard garden with French door access to both the conservatory, family bed-sitting room and formal sitting room. This space has been superbly landscaped with a wealth of maturing shrubs and flowers having block brick paved patios and pathways leading to the water feature.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on .

Local Authority - North West Leicestershire District Council -

Council Tax - Band - B

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Floorplan - Howkins & Harrison prepare these plans for reference only. They are not to scale.

Additional Services - Do you have a house to sell? Howkins and Harrison offer a professional service to home owners throughout the Midlands region. Call us today for a Free Valuation and details of our services with no obligation whatsoever.

Important Information - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The Fixtures, Fittings, Services & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.


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  • Willington Station8.3 miles
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Howkins & Harrison incorporating Andrew Johnson is a well-established, market leading, professional, independent residential sales and Chartered Surveyors, involved with the marketing of all types of property and professional advice.

Andrew Johnson & Company was established in 2008 by Andrew Johnson. Andrew has a wealth of knowledge within the property field both as an estate agent and Chartered surveyor, extending to over 30 years experience. The original business be

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