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Oaks Road, Whitwick

Guide Price
£795,000
Added on 08/08/2020
Fine and Country, Loughborough & Charnwood
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
x4
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Property in Rural Setting
  • Edge of Charnwood Forest in North West Leicestershire
  • Dating Back to 1911
  • No Restriction of Listed Status
  • 0.92 Acres in Total
  • Two bathrooms
  • Panoramic Countryside Views
  • Sweeping In/Out Driveway & Double Garage

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An extremely rare Edwardian property located in open countryside on the edge of leafy Charnwood. This four bedroom family home built in 1911 is now available on the open market for the very first time in its long history. Standing in just under an acre and surrounded by rolling countryside the property offers considerable potential and therefore early viewing is strongly recommended. The property offers accommodation to include an original tiled entrance hall, two reception rooms and a modern fitted kitchen with walk-in pantry. A ground floor bedroom and bathroom offer versatility and on the first floor are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property is set well back from the road behind a sweeping in/out driveway and there is also a double garage.

Location

St. Catherine Villa is located within open countryside, close to Mount St. Bernard Abbey in North West Leicestershire. The property is located on the Whitwick/Charley border approximately 1 mile from the village centre which offers an impressive range of facilities and the area provides schooling of all grades. The location allows for easy access onto the M1 and A42 and there is a mainline rail service to London St Pancras available at Loughborough (7.4 miles) and East Midlands Parkway (12.7 miles)

Distances

Leicester 13.5 miles / Nottingham 21 miles / Birmingham 34.8 miles / Loughborough 7.4 miles / Ashby-de-la-Zouch 6.6 miles / Woodhouse Eaves 6.2 miles / Ratcliffe College 14 miles / East Midlands Airport 7.8 miles / East Midlands Parkway 12.7 miles / M1(J23) 4miles / A42(J13) 5 miles

Ground Floor

The property is entered through a half glazed door into a central hallway which retains the original tiled floor. An open balustraded staircase with useful understairs cupboard rises the first floor. Leading off the hallway are two reception rooms which include a large sitting which is thought to have originally been two rooms. The sitting has an open fire and windows on three sides. The dining room also has an open fire and a window to front. The kitchen is garden facing and is fitted with a range of modern cabinets. There is space in the kitchen for an electric range style cooker with extractor hood over and there is plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has a tiled floor and features a walk-in pantry. Located well away from the rest of the ground floor accommodation is a three piece bathroom and garden room/fourth bedroom. Enjoying lovely garden views this room is ideal for those seeking annex accommodation or housing a dependent relative. A...

First Floor

A first floor gallery provides access to three good sized bedrooms and a generous bathroom fitted with a three piece suite. A further box room with window to front provides useful storage.

Outside

The property occupies a mature setting with gardens and paddock extending 0.92 acres in total. Set well back from Oaks Road, a sweeping in/out driveway provides hard standing for numerous vehicles and provide access to a double garage. Gates provide pedestrian access to both sides of the property. A drystone wall forms all boundaries and there are many large trees with boundaries these are not thought to subject to tree preservation orders (TPO). The gardens extends to three sides of the property and are mainly laid to lawn. The paddock is around 0.43 acres and is separated from the garden by a post and rail fence. A five bar gate allows vehicular access onto the paddock and close to the rear boundary is a Harlow field shelter. A semi-derelict brick outbuilding believed to have been built as a pigsty, dovecote and store requires attention.

Double Garage

Two single up and over doors with window to side and personal door into the property.

Services

Electricity, mains water and drainage are connected. The property has LPG central heating with wall mounted Glow Worm boiler located in a cupboard off the rear hall.

Local Authority

North West Leicestershire District Council

Tenure

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions

From Whitwick proceed along Leicester Road towards Abbots Oak/Copt Oak. Turn left onto Abbey Road and continue for approximately 1 mile then turn left onto Oaks Road following signs for 'Abbey'. Passsing Mount St. Bernard Abbey on the left hand side continue for approximately 0.7 mile where the property can be found located on the same side.

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Oaks Road, Whitwick

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  • Loughborough Station6.4 miles
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