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5 bedroom character property for sale

Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

Sold STC £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6.75 acres of woodland, lawns, formal gardens and a paddock with stabling
  • Two garage blocks and air conditioned home office
  • Five bedrooms (master and two further with air conditioning) four luxury bathrooms, three reception rooms
  • Large family kitchen
  • Excellent road communications and access to local amenities and schooling
  • EPC-D

Full description

A stunning country house in an elevated position with spectacular views over the Charnwood Forest.

Leicester 10 miles * Nottingham 23 miles * Derby 25 miles * Birmingham 38 miles * East Midlands Airport 13 miles * M1 Motorway (Junction 22) 4 miles

Approximate Distances - Leicester 10 miles * Nottingham 23 miles * Derby 25 miles * Birmingham 38 miles * East Midlands Airport 13 miles * M1 Motorway (Junction 22) 4 miles

Location - Taylors Rock is situated on the edge of Woodhouse Eaves, one of the most popular and prettiest of the Charnwood Forest villages. There is a good range of local facilities and amenities including a well-regarded primary school, numerous pubs and restaurants, a variety of shops, clubs and social facilities. There are delightful walks at Windmill Hill, The Beacon, Swithland and The Outwoods as well as Bradgate Park within a few minutes drive. The area is popular with those seeking access to the excellent local schooling in both the state and private sectors; of particular note are the Loughborough Endowed schools, Loughborough Grammar and Ratcliffe College. The area is well served by local road networks with M1 Junctions at Markfield and Shepshed and travel further afield provided by East Midlands Airport. A wider range of amenities are available at Quorn, Loughborough to the north and Leicester to the south.

Property - Taylors Rock is an individual country house, of rare quality. By virtue of its elevated location it is both discreet and provides sensational views. The house has been meticulously remodelled and presented by the current owners with style, functionality and security in mind. The accommodation is arranged off a lovely reception hall with an Arts and Crafts oak staircase, stone fireplace and polished oak floor. The oak floor continues into the drawing room which has wonderful views through triple aspect windows with two sets of French doors to the terrace. There is a lovely stone fireplace. The sitting room also has French doors out to a seating terrace and the gardens. The wonderful family kitchen it perfectly in-tune with modern family life and has an excellent range of handcrafted units by Robinson & Cornish surmounted by granite and timber preparation surface. There is a gas powered Aga with an electric companion unit and a good compliment of built-in appliances.

The kitchen has an antique French limestone floor by Paris Ceramics and has French windows to the rear terrace. Off the kitchen, there is a generous utility room with store cupboards and further white appliance space. The rear hall provides access to a study and cloakroom with a boiler room off, this completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor a landing gives access to a magnificent master bedroom suite with high quality fitted furniture and splendid views, a large dressing room off and a bathroom with rolltop bath, shower enclosure, wash hand basins, WC and underfloor heating with dual aspect windows over the gardens and views. The guest bedroom has an en-suite shower room off and three further bedrooms all have built-in furniture, provide fine views and have the use of two high quality family bathrooms.

Outside - The delightful gardens and grounds are divided into a number of distinct areas which include mature woodland with a pond and waterfall, and expansive lawned areas to the front intersected by a sweeping driveway leading up to the house. There are
carefully planned gardens to the rear with a number of terraces designed for outdoor entertaining and to take best advantage
of the sunny aspect. There is a particularly well laid out orchard, vegetable garden and a paddock with timber stabling. All these various elements are accessed by numerous stone paths and steps, most of which are cleverly lit.

Outbuildings - There is garaging for four cars plus tractor stores in two garage blocks, one with an air conditioned home office to the first floor, as well as stabling with three loose boxes, various garden sheds and a fantastic, traditionally styled brick and timber glazed greenhouse in the kitchen garden.

Directional Note - Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 Loughborough Road in a northerly direction, passing over the roundabout at the A46 western bypass, continue all the way along the A6 for its entirety, taking the first left hand turn at the roundabout as signposted to Quorn, first right as signposted to Woodhouse and Woodhouse Eaves, continue along the road passing through the village of Woodhouse, upon entering the village of Woodhouse Eaves Beacon Road is immediately in front of you and the property can be identified by the Agents For Sale sign.

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