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Detached house for sale

Hinckley Road, Leicester Forest West, Leicestershire


Property Description

Key features

  • Five bedroom detached home, each with ensuite
  • Leisure complex including
  • Pool and changing area,
  • Home Gymnasium & Workout Room
  • Business centre including
  • Showroom
  • Home office and meeting room.
  • Stables and outbuildings
  • Five acres with additional land available
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

Needs to be viewed to take in all this property has to offer. All bedrooms are ensuite, two have dressing rooms, there is a swimming pool complex, gym, large showroom/entertaining area with office area above. Stabling, garage & outbuildings - all sitting within 5 acres with an additional 11 acres available if required. Property benefits from ground source heating & solar panels.

Porch - A triple-aspect glazed porch with double doors to the front elevation gives entrance to the home via an impressive pine door, with inset glass panes finished with a diamond etched pattern.

Entrance Hallway - Guests are greeted by the original mosaic-tiled flooring which offsets the sweeping staircase with spindle balustrade giving access to the first floor landing. Original features including ceiling coving and a dado rail set the tone for this impressive home.

Drawing Room - With a sash bay window providing views of the beautiful gardens and tree-lined approach and further window to the side elevation, this room is a formal yet comfortable room in which to sit and relax around the Minster fireplace with open fire basket. Original features in this room include ceiling coving, picture rails and oak flooring.

Music Room - Separating the hallway from the orangery, this open-aspect music room continues the features reflected throughout the rest of the property, including ceiling coving, picture rails and an open fire. The room is linked to the wonderful dining room by way of a small step allowing the two rooms to be used for entertaining on a grand scale.

Orangery/Dining Room - A truly wonderful space with unrivalled panoramic views over the parkland and driveway, this room offers light in abundance due to the cathedral windows. The room benefits from a black and white mosaic-tiled floor and features king post truss beams and exposed brickwork

Inner Lobby - The lobby has travertine-tiled flooring and provides access to the kitchen, cellar and boot room.

Boot Room - The boot room comprises a range of bespoke cupboards with storage and hanging space, with a courtesy door to the side garden. Travertine-tiled flooring runs throughout the room and continues into the guest WC which comprises low-level WC and vanity hand basin.

Cellar - The cellar, benefiting from light and power, is divided into three parts providing useful additional domestic storage.

Kitchen - The farmhouse kitchen offers a comprehensive range of bespoke fitted timber base and wall units, with matching manoeuvrable peninsula island unit providing an impressive array of storage options. The kitchen units are finished in a buttermilk colour with butcher's block work surface over. A double Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher and recess space for an American-style fridge-freezer are further benefits to the generous kitchen, which also features an integrated electric double oven and electric four-ring hob and an LPG-fuelled AGA with two hotplates and three ovens situated within the chimney breast.

Day Room ( Included In The Above) - The kitchen extends into a cosy sitting area, with a multi-fuel stove inset into an exposed brick fireplace and French doors onto the private rear patio area. Both kitchen and day room enjoy Travertine-tiled flooring.

Utility Lobby - This rear access lobby forms the link from the kitchen to the pantry and benefits from a butler's sink, plumbing for a washing machine and recess for a tumble-dryer, with storage cupboards housing the Kensa Heat Pumps ground-source heating pump, a high pressure water tank, spare water tank and controls for the heating and alarm systems

Pantry - The walk-through pantry creates a lovely cool room and retains many original features including a large laundry sink, salting table and original copper adjacent to a feature brick fireplace. Access from the pantry can be gained to the gymnasium.

First Floor - Galleried Landing

Bedroom One - The master bedroom continues to impress with the features found throughout the rest of the home and includes an inset fireplace with marble mantel and surround. The luxury of this room continues into the ensuite with low-level WC, roll-top claw-foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin and double size shower.

Bedroom Two - A lovely light and airy bedroom with views to both side and front aspect via the sash windows, further benefitting from an inset fireplace in marble surround and mantle.

Bedroom Three - Entry to the bedroom is via a walk-through dressing area which has sash windows to the side elevation views of the courtyard and an inset fireplace with a marble mantel and surround. There is a walk-through ensuite area comprising a single shower cubicle with frosted glass modesty screen door and separate WC with hand basin, leading to the bedroom which offers dual-aspect sash windows to the rear and side with views of the pool house

Family Bathroom - The bathroom is fitted with a three-piece suite comprising free-standing rolltop bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC.

Bedroom Four - Bedroom four benefits from a walk-in over-stairs storage cupboard and inset cast iron fireplace. An ensuite is accessed from the main bedroom room and comprises large shower cubicle with mixer shower, low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, with Velux window and access door into a generous eaves storage area.

Bedroom Five - Access is via the walk-through dressing area, which in turn leads to the ensuite and raised bedroom area. The dressing area has a sash window and oak flooring continuing into the ensuite, which has a square bubble side bath with matching screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Access to the bedroom is via an oak staircase with decorative filigree spindles. The bedroom area, which is enhanced by exposed beams, has four skylight windows with delightful views over the neighbouring countryside.

Gymnasium - The open galleried ceiling of the gym, with travertine flooring, is a very clever conversion from the former use of this building as a cattle shed. The stone feeding troughs have been converted to provide feature seating below two decorative inset circular windows. Heating to this room comes from a feature multi-fuel log burner allowing the room to be easily transformed into additional entertaining space or recreation space for young family members.

Fitness Room - Accessed from the gym, the fitness room provides further space for exercise. The room is currently used as a yoga/dance studio, benefiting from French doors, which lead onto the rear patio, an open-galleried ceiling and Travertine flooring.

Swimming Pool Complex - The swimming pool has been sympathetically added, retaining the feel of the original house and outbuildings. The pool itself is accessed through an informal seating area (15'5" x 7'3"), with Yorkstone flooring which runs throughout the complex and around the pool. The pool room (31'5" x17'7") enjoys an open-vaulted ceiling, with exposed beams and brickwork throughout. On three sides of the pool room, full-height windows give views across the gardens, with the elevation adjacent to the patio area comprising three sets of French doors which, in the summer months, allow the pool to be opened up to the rear patio. From the pool, access through a feature arch leads to the purpose-built changing room (7'9" x 7'11"), which in turn incorporates a double shower cubicle with mixer shower and heated towel rail. Off the lobby to the pool complex is a WC with wash hand basin.

Plant Room - This room contains controls for the swimming pool and the filtration system along with a Calorex Variheat swimming pool heater and Albion Ultrasteel hot water tank.

Showroom/Studio - For anyone tired of the daily commute, why not bring your work home to this fabulous business centre. Currently utilised as a showroom, this amazing space opens via an electric slide door into the courtyard, with further access doors from the main courtyard. For anyone wishing to entertain their guests, the room boasts a kitchenette/store and purpose-built bar area with convenient access across the hall to male and female WCs. The room boasts views across the courtyard to the front and gardens and pasture land to the side and rear. Wood laminate flooring complements the white plaster walls and exposed brickwork.

First Floor Home Office - Above the showroom is an impressive open-plan office space currently used as a home office, with wood flooring, suspended ceiling and inset lighting and underfloor trunking for data and power cabling. The home office enjoys views across the courtyard and access directly from the same.

Studio/ Meeting Room - A small flight of stairs leads to a further room that could either be used as a meeting space or for general storage, enjoying wood flooring, a vaulted ceiling and bespoke built-in storage cupboards. A door to the rear of the studio leads out to a sun terrace with a filigree spiral staircase that leads to the garden.

Stable Block - The traditional stables benefit from a brick floor, tiled roof and roof-lights. The block contains two loose boxes with separate tack and feed areas. Power ,water and light serve the block and doors to the front elevation access the courtyard whilst an alternative access can be taken to the adjacent feed barn (14'1" x 15'), which is open-fronted with a concrete floor.

Garage - With brick floor, power, strip-lighting and double timber doors

Additional Outbuildings - There are a number of further outbuildings formerly used as cattle pens, which now provide further storage for feed, hay and straw, logs and garden machinery. In addition, the courtyard has two pigsties and a traditional dovecote.

Gardens And Driveway - The tree-lined approach is accessed from the main Hinckley Road (A47) and is protected by a cattle grid and five-bar gate. There is a generous parking area to the front of the garage block for a number of vehicles, with a further carriage driveway to the front of the main house, with decorative borders of plants and shrubs, mature trees and an area of lawn. An attractive water feature and external lighting are additional features of the garden area.

Additional Land - Oaklands sits on a plot of 5 Acres, with approximately 2.390 acres set down to the driveway, house, gardens and outbuildings. The balance of approximately 2.636 acres is put to pasture and comprises two paddocks. A further 11.026 acres of parkland and paddocks is available by way of separate negotiation. The land and property is shown approximately edged red on the plan forming part of these particulars. The purchaser will be required to fence those boundaries not currently fenced with post and 4 rail fencing.

Offer Procedure - "The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017" require us to verify the identity of the purchaser prior to acceptance of an offer by the seller. Our practice is to request that you bring both a driving licence and passport for all parties to accompanied viewings. Please contact us prior to submitting an offer if this is not possible, we will then discuss other acceptable methods to verify your identity.

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Floor plans where included are not to scale and accuracy is not guaranteed. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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27 April 2017

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Devonshire House, 26 Bank Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4AG

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Wells McFarlane Residential, Lutterworth

Devonshire House, 26 Bank Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4AG

01455 385077 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Narborough (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wells McFarlane Residential, Lutterworth

Devonshire House, 26 Bank Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4AG

01455 385077 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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