- Luxury ground floor Victorian apartment
- Approx 1000 sq ft living accommodation
- Tastefully converted apartment block
- On the fringe of Ashby town centre
- Gated gardens, grounds, garage and parking
- Superb open plan living room
- Granite topped kitchen with built in appliances
- Two generous double bedrooms
- Principal bedroom with en-suite
- No upward chain
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.
Cliftonthorpe - Forming part of the Clifton Hall development, carefully conceived by local architects 'David Granger architects, constructed by Lychgate Homes, a beautifully set and appointed two bedroom ground floor Victorian apartment set within elegant courtyard grounds and manicured gardens with a central bandstand and views over adjacent paddocks.
Cliftonthorpe is discreetly tucked away off a long private road on the outskirts of Ashby town centre, approx 1 mile from the town centre, offering a range of local amenities together with excellent road links to the A42 and connection links via M42 and M1 to east midland conurbation. The Grade 11 listed former mansion house dates back to approx 1870, No 14 is one of the few properties enjoying independent private access with views both to the front and rear courtyard gardens.
Accommodation Details - Private steps rise to the arched entrance door with traditional timber panel entrance door which leads into a delightful spacious reception hall featuring decorative pillars, 10ft high ceilings and coving with further archways off to lobby with built in sliding door cloakroom cupboard. Overlooking the side elevation and views towards the nearby Equestrian centre and paddocks is the prinicpal bedroom which is fitted with an extensive range of built in floor to ceiling sliding double door wardrobes, coved cornice and doorway off to an inner lobby which in turn connects with the en-suite shower room. Overlooking the front elevation benefiting from a triple aspect also enjoying views to the side elevation and paddocks beyond is the second generous double bedroom again with 10ft high ceilings, covings and double glazed windows.
The living accommodation is dominated by a large open plan 320 sq ft living room with twin windows to the front elevation, covings and mouldings with arching into the granite topped kitchen which is fitted with an extensive range of solid oak base and wall units integrating modern appliances, arched framed double glazed windows to the rear courtyard gardens and grounds.
Gardens And Parking - The extensive gravelled parking apron to the front of the building is entered via tall security gates. There is a single garage with electrically operated door, additional parking space and visitors spaces, garages also have the added benefit of electrical supplies.
Annual Service Charge - There is a annual Service Charge, amounting to £3500 for 2019/20. In addition to the usual and obvious inclusions, it also extends to include the building insurance, nominal ground rent & all external routine apartment specific decoration costs.
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on
Local Authority - North West Leicestershire District Council -
Council Tax - Band - C
Environmental Stewardship - The property will be entered into the environmental stewardship agreements.
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. This apartment is served by LPG gas.
Floorplan - Howkins & Harrison prepare these plans for reference only. They are not to scale.
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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.
Energy Performance CertificatesEE Rating
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Willington Station7.4 miles
About the agent
Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
58 Market Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AN
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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