Oaks Road, Whitwick
- 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
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)
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
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...
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.
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.
Two single up and over doors with window to side and personal door into the property.
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.
North West Leicestershire District Council
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
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.
Oaks Road, Whitwick
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Loughborough Station6.4 miles
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