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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bosworth Road, Sutton Cheney

Offers Over £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quintessential English grade II listed Almshouse
  • Separate four bedroom detached cottage
  • Flexible living accommodation
  • In excess of 4300 sq ft across the two properties
  • Huge potential for business use
  • Over an acre of maintained grounds
  • Beautiful village location
  • EPC rating G and F

Full description

Quintessential English grade II listed Almshouse ** Separate four bedroom detached cottage ** Flexible living accommodation ** In excess of 4300 sq ft across the two properties ** Huge potential for business use ** Over an acre of maintained grounds ** Beautiful village location ** EPC rating G and F

General Description - On the outskirts of the historical village of Sutton Cheney is a rare opportunity to own a unique 400 year old Almshouse. Set in 1.3 acres this quintessentially English grade II listed Almshouse dates back to the early 17th Century, and is steeped in history having been built originally by Sir William Roberts on land a mile from the grounds of the infamous Battle of Bosworth. The current owner has sympathetically maintained the main house, and there is also a four bedroom detached brick built cottage in the grounds that has in the past had commercial usage. There is 4300 sq ft of living accommodation across the two properties with character at every turn. Expect to find exposed oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, original floors and oak doors in The Almshouse, along with a master bedroom suite and a superb formal sitting room. There is also detailed planning permission and footings built for an orangery to extend from the rear elevation.

Extending to over an acre of maintained grounds, there are two sweeping driveways into the plot leading to paddock land and a substantial parking area, then through a set of wrought iron gates to the beautiful 'English Cottage' gardens, fully stocked with mature trees, borders and plants, affording a brick built studio/office, seating areas and a pond. This beautiful period property represents an exceptional opportunity to buy into a beautiful English village with total privacy, and generous versatile living accommodation with huge potential for business use. There is also detailed planning permission and footings in place for a detached double garage.

The Almshouse -

Entrance Hall - 4.67m x 3.12m (15'4 x 10'3) - Entering through an original oak door with leaded features gives you access to a spacious entrance area which could be used as an informal seating area or hallway. The room includes a window to the front elevation as well as one to the rear, along with fitted radiators and beautiful oak flooring. There is a dog legged staircase rising to the first floor accommodation and a timber door through to the formal lounge.

Formal Lounge - 6.25m x 4.42m (20'6 x 14'6) - Spacious lounge with coving to ceiling, lovely stone fireplace with a wood burning stove inset, two windows to the rear elevation, two double radiators, fitted TV point and double glazed French doors which give access to an outside seating area.

Dining Room - 4.57m x 4.39m (15'0 x 14'5) - The dining room is a wonderful size with windows to the front and rear elevation providing a wealth of natural light. There is a beautiful inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove inset, double radiator, original terracotta quarry tiles to the floor and access to the kitchen.

Dining Kitchen - 6.55m x 4.57m (21'6 x 15'0) - The country style dining kitchen has huge potential with original beams to the ceiling, along with exposed stone work. There are two windows to the front elevation, another feature inglenook complete with AGA range, eye and base level shaker style units with granite effect surfaces and a fitted ceramic hob with extractor fan. There is also space for a fridge freezer, sink with drainage to the side and a TV point.

First Floor Landing - 5.03m x 4.39m (16'6 x 14'5 ) - The property affords a large galleried landing with timber balustrades, windows to the front and rear elevation and fitted radiator. There are also exposed beams to the ceiling and access to the upstairs accommodation. The landing is currently being used as a library with an array of bookcases and could potentially be an informal seating area.

Master Bedroom - 6.05m x 5.03m (19'10 x 16'6) - The master bedroom suite is a wonderful double room affording TV point, windows to the front and rear elevation, double radiator, fitted wardrobes and opening through to en-suite facilities comprising of a three piece suite with a P shaped bath, shower and glass screen, close coupled WC, vanity unit wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and rolled edge granite work surfaces. The en-suite is fitted with wood effect flooring and offers windows to the front and side elevations.

Second Landing - The second landing has halogen downlighters to the ceiling, a double radiator, two windows to the rear elevation and offers access to bedrooms two and three and the family bathroom.

Bedroom Two - 4.67m x 3.25m (15'4 x 10'8) - Wonderful sized double bedroom with a TV point, windows to the front, side and rear elevation and a double radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.02m x 2.44m (9'11 x 8'0) - Double bedroom with a double radiator and TV point.

Family Bathroom - 3.02m x 2.72m (9'11 x 8'11) - Fitted with a four piece white suite comprising of a corner fitted bath, inclusive of a jacuzzi option, ceramic tile splash backs, close cup WC, range of eye and base level units and full height gloss white granite effect work surfaces. His and hers savoy ceramic sink with chrome taps, a double radiator and contemporary tiled flooring with a double glazed window to the front elevation.

Sutton House - A four bedroom detached property converted in the 1980's with plain bricks and timber glazed units throughout. The entrance hall comprises of a radiator, wood effect flooring and access through to the kitchen, dining area and living space. There is also access to a downstairs cloakroom/utility area which offers space for extra white goods and has a window to the front elevation. In addition there is a pedestal mounted wash hand basin with chrome tap, ceramic tile splash backs and WC with a fitted boiler.

Kitchen - 6.22m x 5.51m (20'5" x 18'1" ) - The kitchen is fitted with a range of eye and base level units in a shaker style design with granite effect rolled edge work surfaces, a Bosch oven with gas hob, extractor fan, a farmhouse Butler style sink with chrome mixer tap leading to a breakfast bar, large dining space and continuation of the wood effect flooring with carpet in the seating area. There is also two windows to the rear elevation and one to the front allowing lots of natural light. The room also includes a dog legged staircase to the first floor landing and a door to the formal lounge and courtyard area.

Formal Lounge - 5.51m x 4.75m (18'1 x 15'7 ) - A beautiful room with reclaimed hard wood timbers to the wall and ceiling including a feature brick fireplace with a timber lintel over. Also comrising of two large picture windows to the front of the property, two radiators and a TV point.

Tea Room - 9.47m x 4.88m (31'1 x 16'0 ) - The tea room can be accessed via a separate door and comprises of two large double doors opening onto the courtyard. There is a second kitchen in this large space which has been fitted with a range of eye and base level units to a good standard, a breakfast bar, under counter space for appliances, a fitted oven with stainless steel extractor, a glow-worm gas boiler and window to the side elevation.

First Floor Landing - The landing offers beautiful views over the front paddock land and countryside and also gives access to three bedrooms. There is a double panelled radiator, window to the rear of the property and airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 5.49m x 3.20m (18'0 x 10'6 ) - The master is a good size double with a built in wardrobe, window to the rear, TV point and two radiators. There is an en-suite comprising of a three piece suite fitted with a wash hand basin, WC and shower.

Bedroom Three - 4.27m x 2.69m (14'0 x 8'10) - The third bedroom is again a good sized double with built in wardrobes, TV point, loft access and a velux window providing a wealth of views over the front countryside.

Family Bathroom - 2.97m x 1.73m (9'9 x 5'8 ) - The bathroom is fitted with a four piece suite comprising of a shower, pedestal mounted wash hand basin and close cup WC, a full sized bath, ceramic tile splash backs and a single radiator.

Bedroom Two - 4.88m x 3.51m (16 x 11'6 ) - A double bedroom with a wealth of character, windows to the rear and front of the property and two radiators. The room also has en-suite facilities comprising of a toilet, shower and wash hand basin.

Bedroom Four - 4.93m x 4.88m (16'2 x 16'0 ) - The fourth bedroom can also be accessed via the staircase in the tea room and is fitted with two double radiators, a window to the front elevation, a velux to the rear and exposed timbers to the ceiling. There is a dressing area comprising of a window to the front, radiator and access to another bathroom fitted with a full sized bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.

Outside - The outside of the property sits on an impressive plot with two tree lined sweeping driveways offering vehicle access to both The Almshouse and Sutton House. To the front of the properties sits a good sized paddock and block paved driveway leading to the front gardens. The garden to The Almshouse comprises of a lovely brick built under slate outer house which could potentially be used for a small business venture and a large pergola seating area. The plot is laid mostly to lawn with mature flowerbeds throughout and a large seating area offering views over the local church, with a pond in set as well as a fountain to the front of the gravelled area. The property has also had detailed planning approved and footings in for a double detached garage and for an orangery to The Almshouse.

To arrange a viewing, please contact the Market Bosworth Sales Team on 01455 291471.

Local Authority: Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0FR (Tel: 01455 238141). The Almshouse Council Tax Band - F. Sutton House Council Tax Band - C

The Almshouse EPC G. Sutton House EPC F. Tenure: Freehold

Measurements - Every care has been taken to reflect the true dimensions of this property but they should be treated as approximate and for general guidance only.


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