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6 bedroom detached house for sale

The Manor, Costock, Leicestershire, The Manor, Costock, Leicestershire

Guide Price £1,850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Garage Block
  • Swimming Pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Costock is a pretty village on the Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire borders with good road links to the regions commercial and retail centres. The village is also well placed for East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport. A number of noted local independent schools are also close to hand including Loughborough Grammar, Nottingham High School and Trent College.


The Manor is a fine grade II* listed country house dating in parts to the early C14th with latter additions. The property has been lovingly restored over a number of years by the current owners with great care and consideration having being given to preserve and enhance the original features and details of this wonderful home. Within the grounds there are three self contained properties Manor Chapel Wing, Manor Lodge and Manor Court, these are currently registered holiday lets. Manor Chapel Wing is an original Chapel which during The Manor's restoration has been rebuilt and now forms' a holiday let however, the Manor Chapel Wing benefits from two inter-connecting doors to the principle residence which would allow it to be used easily for further accommodation to the Manor. Within the grounds is Manor Forge a brick and tile property with six rooms having being prepared and ready for final fitting, and subject to planning consent will make another holiday cottage.

The property is set in 1.63 acres (approximately) of formal gardens and grounds which are well manicured and stocked with a range of herbaceous shrubs and mature trees, with lawns and terracing. Nestling within the grounds is a further stable block with consent for conversion to residential use. There is a garage block and various outbuildings, along with an outdoor heated swimming pool, and - En-tout-cas' all weather tennis court.


Ground Floor
Reception Hall With beamed ceiling, Elizabethan Parquet flooring dating to circa C16th century open to main hallway with coved ceiling, early example of a feature - Newall' spiral staircase made from quarter oak with a central oak post rising to the full height of the staircase.

Cloaks/WC With low level WC, wash hand basin in vanity, three quarter tiled walls, heated towel rail.

Family Sitting Room (Front-side rear elevation) A treble aspect room with stone Mullion windows and inset oak shutters, hand crafted oak fire place with inset brick inlay, log door (from outside) wood burning stove with canopy over coved ceiling.

Drawing Room (Front elevation) A most elegant room with original Georgian coving, picture rail, mahogany Adam style fireplace surround with inset brick and stone detail and a log effect gas fire, two sash windows with original pitch pine shutters, floor to ceiling French doors opening to formal gardens, door to dining room.

Dining Room (Front elevation) Stone fire place having inset York stone hearth, original seating inset, wood burning stove, pitch pine shutters to windows, beamed ceiling, archway through to library.

Library (Front elevation) Oak Adam style fire place, Elm book casing, quarry tiled flooring, coved ceiling, oak mullion windows with shutters.

Breakfast/Kitchen (Rear elevation) Recess with inset in Italian tiling, housing Aga with Aga Companion, a range of fitted bespoke crafted units with ash working surfaces to a circular bowl sink unit, plate rack, stone mullion window, oak shutters, Italian slate effect tiled flooring, ash rear staircase with door leading to first floor and under stair storage cupboard.

Preparation Kitchen (Rear elevation) Oak Mullion window, bespoke crafted wall and base-mounted units in ash, with granite working surface areas to sink unit, Siemens integrated dishwasher, American style refrigerator, Italian wall tiles, quarry tiled flooring, door to rear courtyard, inner lobby with quarry tiled flooring, walk-in pantry with continued quarry tiled flooring and shelving, door to wine cellar.

Laundry Wall and base mounted units enamel sink unit, Siemens washing machine, and separate tumble dryer.

Occasional Bedroom (Rear elevation) Quarry tiled flooring, oak mullion window.

Lobby Room Door to games room

Shower room Shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, quarry tiled flooring.

Games Room Inglenook fireplace with timber over mantle, inset York stone hearth, and wood burning stove, quarry tiled flooring, connecting door to Chapel Cottage (there is a set of double oak garage doors which are curtained off and allows versatility of this room, as a garage as well if required.)

First Floor
Elizabethan Timbered Landing With stone mullion windows, oak Newall staircase rising to the second floor, linen cupboard.

Master bedroom (Front-side elevation) Vaulted ceiling with central oak beam, sash window with inset pine shutter, period style fire surround, with inset cast grate and delft tiles.

Dressing room Range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table.

En suite In a Victoriana style with roll top cast iron free standing bath, high level WC, wash hand basin bidet heated, towel rail, titled walls, and wall plate mirror, shaver point.

Bedroom Two (Front elevation) Beamed ceiling, sash windows inset strip pine shutters, oak fire place with inset cast grate.

Bedroom Three (Rear elevation) Stone mullion window with inset shutters, central beam to ceiling, original priest hole.

Bedroom Four (Front elevation) Beamed ceiling, sash window with inset pine shutter, complimentary fitted wardrobes, large walk-in airing cupboard having shelving.

Bedroom five (Front elevation) Beamed ceiling, sash window with pitch pine shutters.

Shower Room With shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled walls, stone mullion window with shutters.

Second Floor
Home Office With a vaulted ceiling having an A-frame oak exposed timbers, inlayed timbers to ceiling,

Tank Room

Hobby Room With vaulted ceiling and exposed oak A-frame.

Guest Bedroom Vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frame oak timbers, reduced head heights in parts and open to en suite with reduced head height leading in, vaulted ceiling with A - frame oak timbers.

En suite Panel bath, low level WC, wash hand basin.


From Nottingham continue out on the Loughborough road A60, on entering Costock turn right onto the Main Street and right again onto Church lane where the property can be found on the right-hand side.

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