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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barton Road, Market Bosworth

Under Offer £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • UNIQUE perfectly set house and 3.5 acres
  • 37 acres of parkland and woodland separately
  • Significant planning and development potential
  • Commanding views towards Carlton and Bardon Hill
  • Stunning private elevated position
  • 1956 build with a quality upgrade
  • Lovely light and sunny rooms with aspects
  • FOUR bedrooms, en suite and bath
  • Lovely lounge, morning room, large kitchen/diner
  • Development/planning potential

Full description

UNIQUE perfectly set house and 3.5 acres ** 37 acres of parkland and woodland separately ** Significant planning and development potential ** Commanding views towards Carlton and Bardon Hill ** Stunning private elevated position ** 1956 build with a quality upgrade ** Lovely light and sunny rooms with aspects ** FOUR bedrooms, en suite and bath ** Lovely lounge, morning room, large kitchen/diner ** Development/planning potential

General Description - Beech Lea is difficult to describe in simple terms in offering alternatives, on the one hand to the private home owner and on the other to those with an eye for development. What is certain is that the property offers an all too rare opportunity to acquire something very special indeed. Enjoying one of the best locations in Leicestershire in this elevated position set in 3.5 acres the house has commanding views over parkland and the valley towards Carlton, and is located just on the very edge of Market Bosworth, only a short walk away. The parkland it overlooks is available to purchase separately by negotiation. This comfortable and charming home with an abundance of natural light is approached along the private drive off Barton Road and sits impressively surrounded by it’s own land with aspect to all points of the compass.

The property was built in 1956 by Bill Beck, the well known local quality builder to a design specific to the then local veterinary surgeon. Only the second time made available to the market, the current owners acquired the property some 23 years ago and since the property has been refreshed and improved. The installation of premium low maintenance and draught free Andersen windows all round, cavity insulation, the laying of ‘Amtico’ flooring. The upgrading of the kitchen and bathroom facilities to a present day standard. A condensing gas boiler is installed and the fittings and finishes throughout have been replaced as necessary.

The result is a comfortable, conveniently planned, easily maintained charming property in this stunning spot. From each room there is a lovely aspect over the gardens.

The accommodation comprises a well lit entrance hall leading to an inner hallway. Lovely lounge with a square bay and southerly and westerly aspects, an east facing study or morning room, a really good sized kitchen/diner with larder off and then rear domestic offices including a utility/boot room, cloakroom and store. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, a separate WC, bathroom and en-suite wet room. Outside there is double garaging with a hay loft over, two brick loose boxes, two timber stables and a covered wood yard. To the front is vehicular access, turning and parking space and the stunning gardens that surround.

The property is connected to mains water, gas and electricity whilst there is a triple chamber septic disposal system with outfall. The house is gas centrally heated and secondary heating is provided by two Stovax Riva multi fuel cassette Stoves. There is cavity and roof space insulation along with the very efficient double glazing and draught proof windows.The property has an energy rating in band C. There is a red diesel tank for the tractors. The agricultural plant and equipment can be bought by negotiation.

Please note: The adjacent 37 acres in trust ownership are available separately by negotiation 10.8 ha is laid to permanent pasture and also includes 8 acres of wood surrounding a 2 acre lake, and additional spring fed ponds. The land is registered with the RPA for annual payments, the top lake is stocked with fish.

Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 5.2 x 2.5 (17'0" x 8'2") - With double radiator having shelf over. Chess board patterned ‘Amtico’ floor tiling. Cloaks wardrobe with fitted shelving.

Inner Hallway - 4.6 x 2.2 (15'1" x 7'2") - With a herringbone pattered African hardwood block floor, double radiator and stairway to the first floor with oak treads and handrail.

Vestibule - 1.4 x 1.1 (4'7" x 3'7") - With window looking west formerly the main entrance doorway.

Utility Store - With cloaks, telephone point and RCD cabinet.

Lounge - 6.6 x 4.3 (21'7" x 14'1" ) - Well proportioned comfortable lounge with a southerly aspect from a square bay and window looking west. There is a herringbone patterned African hardwood block floor and a quality slate fireplace and hearth with pinewood over mantle and Stovax Riva 22” cassette stove. Double radiator. Music recess 1.1m x 1.0m with fitted shelving.

Kitchen/Diner - 6.8 x 3.95 (22'3" x 12'11") - Lovely light diner and kitchen zone fitted with oak tops having a granite Belfast sink inset, a split level cooker and AEG induction hob. Self closing cupboards and drawers and drinks fridge. The room has a quality French gold marble fireplace with oak wood mantel and surround d and a star black granite hearth. There is an 18” Stovax Riva cassette stove. There is a special timber panelled motif ‘Amtico’ floor finish and windows looking west over the garden, north over the views, and to the south a pair of ‘French doors’ out to a terrace area. Two double radiators. Larder 1.4m x 1.2m with an oak work top and appliance space with AEG dishwasher and fitted cupboards.

Study/Morning Room - 3.7 x 2.8 (12'1" x 9'2") - Overlooking the garden to the east receiving morning sunshine with double opening Anderson ‘French doors’ out. There is a range of in built cupboards and shelving. Double radiator.

Side Lobby - With Zimbabwean black granite floor tiling. Access to cloakroom and separate store with fitted rack shelving.

Cloakroom - Cloakroom with WC, basin and vanity top.

Utility/Boot Room - 2.8 x 2.3 (9'2" x 7'6") - With a double Belfast utility sink and chrome mixer tap over, appliance spaces and hot and cold supply and fitted storage cupboards. There is a wall mounted Keston gas fired boiler, two wall mounted towel radiator and coat racking.

First Floor - 9.9m overall at maximum x 2.2m ( 32'5" overall at - Well lit large landing with double radiator and views looking north over views.

Main Bedroom - 5.7m x 4.4m (18'8" x 14'5") - (east and south) With double radiator.

En Suite Dressing Room - 2.9m x 2.1m ( 9'6" x 6'10") - With a range of in built wardrobes. En suite with wet room shower with wash basin.

Bedroom - 6.9m at maximum x 4.3m (22'7" at maximum x 14'1") - (west) With double radiator.

Bedroom - 3.73 x 2.69 (12'2" x 8'9") - (east) With double radiator.

Bedroom - 3.89m x 2.49m (12'9" x 8'2" ) - (east) With double radiator.

Main Bathroom - 2.3 x 2.0 (7'6" x 6'6") - With Jacuzzi bath, shower unit, low suite WC and basin. There is ‘Amtico’ floor and a towel radiator.

Wc - With WC, basin and radiator.

Outside - Brick built Double Garage 6.4m x 5.25m with hay loft over and with up and over door electrically operated. There is a red diesel storage tank for the tractors. To one side are two brick built loose boxes and at the rear two timber built stables and a large lean to covered Wood Yard 4.4m x 4.1m. There is a coated aluminium Greenhouse with a black Homberg grape vine 10’0 x 8’0. The gardens surround the house with borders and rockery well planted with mature shrubs and herbaceous plants. There is a kitchen garden area and expansive lawns. The drive approach is tarmac coated. There are two paved terraces for sitting out.

Viewing - Viewing via the sole selling agent, Alexanders of Market Bosworth 01455 291471.

Epc Rating C -

Tenure - Freehold.

Local Authority - Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0FR (Tel: 01455 238141). Council Tax Band G.

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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13 June 2018

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