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4 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Leire, LE17

Sold by Us £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Property With An Array Of Original Features
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms (Master En-Suite)
  • Three Receptions With Fireplaces
  • Newly Built Garage
  • Landscaped Garden
  • Central Heating
  • Utility Room And Boot Room
  • Highly Desirable Village Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A simply beautiful, double fronted four double bedroom period residence retaining much of its original charm and features, situated in the desirable village of Leire, Leicestershire.

This 18th Century home situated with the village conservation area is offered to the market with no upper chain.

The beautifully presented accommodation includes: entrance hallway with original Minton flooring, three reception rooms, kitchen with hand built units, utility room, boot room and rear porch which leads out to the rear garden.

Upstairs are four well proportioned bedrooms including master with en suite, and family bathroom.

The house is decorated throughout in neutral tones and benefits from an abundance of natural light.


Ground Floor
Entry through a solid wood door into the entrance hall with original Minton flooring, all rooms are accessible from the central reception room.

The front reception room has double aspect wood framed windows which have been restored, picture rails and there is an open fire place with cast iron surround and tiled hearth. The floors have been fitted with sea grass carpets.

The dining room on the other side of the hall has the original wood floors, cast iron fire place with marble surround mantle.

The central sitting room features the original butcher's hooks in the ceiling, oak ceiling beam and the main focal point large fireplace and bakers oven with log burner and inset decorative oak beam.

The kitchen is fitted with painted units, iroko block wood worktops and a Belfast sink. Kitchen appliances include a dishwasher and desirable cream Rayburn range cooker.

The boot room is a useful space with a ceramic Belfast sink, ideal for wet coats and muddy boots!

Completing the downstairs is the laundry utility room with painted half panelled walls and brick floor, which houses the regularly serviced boiler and plumbing for the washing machine. There is also a large under stairs cupboard.

First floor
On the first floor there are four large double bedrooms, leading from the landing, with linen cupboard and family bathroom.

The master bedroom is a spacious double, with fitted carpet, central heating radiator and feature period iron fireplace (not currently in use). The modern en suite shower room is fitted to high specification, with shower, hand basin and w.c.

The second bedroom to the front of the house has a large walk in closet, dual aspect windows, central heating radiator and fitted carpet. Bedroom three, has a large window to the side, central heating radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom four, currently used as a study is a lovely light room, with dark wood floors, central heating radiator, double aspect windows which overlook the garden to the rear.

The family bathroom has half panelled walls, there is a free standing cast iron rolled edge bath, hand basin and w.c.

The front of the property has a small court yard enclosed by a brick wall and wrought iron gate.
The single garage is situated to the side of the property on the other side of the private road.

The rear garden has been landscaped with a large slab patio area with steps up to the raised lawn which has an Irish slate wall to one side and a red brick wall to the other. There is a further seating space under a pergola.

Local Area
Leire is a picturesque and sought after village in the heart of the South Leicestershire countryside. The village is situated conveniently close to the towns of Lutterworth, Broughton Astley and Market Harborough with the cities of Leicester , Coventry and Rugby within easy reach.

Commuting is made easy as the A5 is only a few minutes away leading to the main motorways: M1 and M69.

Leire has two public houses (The Crab and Cow and The Queens Arms).It has a vibrant village community with community events such as an annual Fete and Christmas Tree Festival.It has a 14th century church, a pre school and village hall which host a variety of clubs and activities.

The village is in the catchment area for Ullesthorpe Primary School ( Ofsted: 'Good') and both Lutterworth College and Lutterworth High School (Ofsted: Good/Outstanding').
It is also on the bus routes to local private schools Leicester Grammar and Princethorpe.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016


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