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Mill Street, Packington, LE65

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Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
Country House

Key features

  • Grade ll listed Queen Anne residence
  • Four generous reception rooms
  • Six bedrooms and three bathrooms
  • Holme Tree fitted kitchen/breakfast room & utility
  • Established private gardens & grounds
  • Edge of village location
  • Countryside views
  • Adjacent pony paddocks
  • Grounds approaching 2.5 acres

Property description

A unique and well appointed Grade ll listed period Queen Anne residence. Standing within established private landscaped gardens, grounds and paddocks approaching 2.5 acres. Located on the fringe of this popular North West Leicestershire village approximately one mile from the market town of Ashby de la Zouch.

Location - Packington village is located approximately one mile due south of the thriving market town of Ashby de la Zouch, offering a range of local amenities and facilities, together with excellent road links via the A42 dual carriageway to East Midland conurbations beyond and the M1 motorway corridor. Packington village boasts a Church of England Primary School with 'Good' OFSTED rating, local village store, public house together with a recently rebuilt village hall located at the heart of the village. Packington is well served with footpaths to the recently formed Jubilee Woods and established woodland of the National Forest.

Travel Distances - A42 - Jct 12 -1.8 miles
Tamworth Railway Station - 13.2 miles
East Midlands Airport - 8.1 miles
Loughborough - 13.4 miles
Derby - 17.2 miles
Birmingham Airport - 26.4 miles

School Distances - Twycross House School - 7.3 miles
Dixie Grammar School - 10.8 miles
Foremarke Hall Preparatory School - 10.4 miles
Repton School - 11.6 miles
Loughborough Schools Foundation – 13.3 miles

Description - The Manor House is a handsome and impressive Queen Anne residence Grade ll listed for its architectural and historic importance. It is understood that the property dates from c1703 with contemporary additions including handmade Holme Tree kitchen and breakfast room together with separate Holme Tree cloaks, utility storage and modern bathrooms. The property offers a distinctive double fronted approach via wrought iron electric entrance gates and a sweeping circular gravel driveway leading to the pillared front door. The gravel driveway leads to a separate modern and recently completed double open garage and workshop with additional storage.

The current owners have undertaken significant modernisation and improvement/refurbishment works on the property in recent years which is now ready for immediate occupation. In addition to comprehensive refurbishment of the original house including re-wiring and re-cording of the original sash windows, the property now boasts a bespoke breakfast kitchen with Aga and granite worktops, separate fitted cloakroom and utility storage areas together with modern bathrooms. In total the house has spacious, well laid out accommodation extending to three floors, with barrel vaulted cellars and wine shelving. Totaling approximately 4200 sq ft with floodlit landscaped gardens and grounds (approx 2.5 acres) adjacent to open farmland, convenient for village amenities and yet within only 1 mile of the popular market town of Ashby de La Zouch with A42/M42 dual carriageway link roads.

Very rarely does such a stunning period family home of this quality come to the market, offering scope and opportunity for the discerning purchaser to add their own style and finish.

Accommodation Details - A traditional pillared entrance door leads to the entrance hall which in turn offers direct access to the bay fronted sitting room with open fireplace and glazed door onto the side gardens and the bespoke handcrafted kitchen breakfast room featuring larder storage, cold shelf, granite topped island and gas fired Aga. Stone steps lead to the inner hallway with magnificent original staircase with polished hand rail and bannisters rising to the accommodation above, ground floor WC and access to the cellar. Benefiting from a dual aspect and overlooking both the side and rear landscaped gardens is the generous drawing room, the focal point of which is the fireplace with open grate. A second door from the inner hallway leads to balcony stairs overlooking the vaulted dining hall featuring French doors to both side and rear patio gardens together with the rear bespoke hand made and shelved study. Finally completing the ground floor accommodation is the side hall with cloakroom storage and access to the utility room.

From the first floor landing and front landings there is access to both the main bedroom on the rear benefiting from a similar aspect to that of the drawing room with side and rear garden views and modern en- suite, to two further generous double bedrooms overlooking the front gardens and four piece modern bathroom WC.

The second floor landings lead to three further generous double bedrooms, one with additional loft storage and the guest bedroom featuring a shower en-suite.

Gardens, Grounds & Paddocks - A pair of electronically operated entrance gates with brick pillars open onto the circular gravel driveway and parking apron with illuminated principal garden features including many of the trees. There is also access to a recently completed open double garage and matching workshop with internal store and gardeners WC, landscaped formal gardens adjacent to open farmland and rear terraced gardens incorporating circular framed lawns, established beds and borders together with orchard and garden seat.

Gardens approaching 3/4 acre with adjacent 1.75 acre paddock.

Agents Note - The adjacent paddocks will be subject to an overage clause, details available on request.

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

Local Authority - North West Leicestershire District Council -

Council Tax - Band - G

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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Mill Street, Packington, LE65


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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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