5 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Newbold Verdon

Guide Price £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 18th Century Former Farmhouse
  • 5 / 6 Bedrooms & Grade II Listed
  • 1/3 of an Acre
  • Unspoilt Conservation Setting
  • Over 4500 sq ft of accommodation
  • Large Farmhouse Kitchen with AGA
  • Impressive 40 ft Barn Room with Log Burner and Mezzanine
  • Three Bathrooms / Shower Rooms
  • South Facing Garden
  • EPC Exempt

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This substantial character home, set behind ornate railings, occupies a particularly desirable setting within the conservation area of the village. Grade II listed and bursting with character, Church Farm is the ideal home for the growing family boasting in excess of 4500 q ft of beautifully appointed accommodation and south facing gardens. Set in around a 1/3 of an acre this Georgian home has been sympathetically improved by the current owners, preserving its history and beauty. Features of this exceptional home include three original beamed reception rooms, large family kitchen with log burner and four oven AGA and a 38ft x 15ft double height barn room. Two staircases lead to five/six bedrooms, served by two en suites and a family bathroom with French cast iron bath. Outside is an in/out gated driveway and south facing rear gardens.


Location 
Newbold Verdon lies within West Leicestershire approximately 9 miles from the City of Leicester and 4 miles from Market Bosworth. The village offers an impressive range of amenities including two shops, post office, two churches and a chapel. Newbold Verdon has a thriving primary school, a cricket club and an all weather floodlit playing facility catering for football, tennis, basketball and hockey. The village is also well placed for access to J21a and 22 on the M1 motorway.

Distances 
Leicester 9.8 miles / Market Bosworth 3.7 miles / Twycross 8.9 miles / Hinckley 8.4 miles / Loughborough 14.1 miles / Ashby?de-la-Zouch 11.9 miles / Nuneaton 12.4 miles / M1(J22) 6.5 miles / M69/M1(J21) 8.6 miles / Fosse Shopping Park 8.7 miles / East Midlands Airport 16.7 miles

Ground Floor 
From the Main Street a York stone pathway leads to a six panel door with bordered overlight and narrow hood. A welcoming terracotta tiled hallway opens into a series of reception rooms, sitting, dining room and snug, all with original beamed ceilings and cosy fireplaces. Solid oak floorboards cover much of the ground floor and many of the rooms benefit from beautiful aspects and direct access to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke units combining two tone cabinets, granite work surfaces and a generous island. It comes complete with a four oven AGA, wood burning stove and ample space to dine. Just off the kitchen is a sizeable utility/boot room with flagstone floor, trough sink and external door.

Ground Floor Continued 
From the kitchen a second staircase rises to the first floor. The home office leads to the piece de resistance of Church Farm. The magnificent ?Barn/Garden Room? provides an impressive 40ft x 20ft entertaining/living space with exposed roof timbers lit with spot lights, brick floor and an oak staircase leads to a mezzanine. Three sets of fully glazed double doors provide views of the garden and a log burning stove provides a cosy atmosphere. A cloaks/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

First & Second Floors 
The first floor has four generous double sized bedrooms, two with en suite and a large separate family bathroom with high vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a free standing antique French cast iron Boat bath. The master bedroom is large with high ceiling, exposed roof timbers and has the benefit of a substantial en suite. The fourth bedroom has the unique advantage of opening up to the mezzanine that overlooks the barn room. The second floor incorporates three generous sized, interlinked, fully carpeted attic rooms with sympathetically conservation rooflights. This extensive space adds further accommodation for living/storage or as guest quarters.

Outside 
The front, ornate 19th Century railings enclose a small English lavender boarder and lawn. From the Main Street via a side gate give access into the rear walled garden. The property occupies a prominent corner plot position and metal gates from The Paddock provide access to an in/out gravel driveway. The rear gardens enjoy a pleasant southerly aspect and contains several large established trees, patio areas, an old stone folly with cedar shingle roof and brick outbuilding/store.

Services 
All mains services are available and connected. The property has gas central heating fired by a Glow-worm boiler located in the utility/boot room and there a number free standing, cast iron radiators.

Tenure 
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority 
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council.

Directions 
Entering the village travelling along B582 Desford/Barlestone Road turn onto Main Street and continue through the centre of the village passing an impressive range of amenities. Passing the junction with Brascote Lane and The Swan pub/restaurant on the left hand side, bear left onto a continuation of Main Street towards St James Church where the property can be found situated on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 April 2018

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  • Hinckley (6.6 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Hinckley (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine and Country, Woodhouse Eaves

19A Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, LE12 8RY

01509 431157 Local call rate

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