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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Kinchley Lane, Rothley

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive 1920's Home in 3.2 Acres
  • Uninterrupted Views to Old John
  • Over 7000 sq ft of Accommodation
  • Nine Bedrooms
  • Extensive Cellarage
  • Four Bathroom/Shower Rooms
  • Garaging for Four Cars & Stables
  • Long Sweeping Driveway

Full description

Enjoying fine views across the Charnwood Forest to Old John, Kinchley House is a substantial 1920's family home in a parkland setting of around 3.2 acres in total. Equidistant to the villages of Rothley and Quorn, this imposing home occupies a prime position at the end of a sweeping tree lined drive on an unspoilt lane. Built of granite under a magnificent Swithland Slate roof, this exceptional family home with high ceilings and large rooms has an extremely light and spacious feel with all rooms enjoying a private aspect. Boasting in excess of 7000 sq ft of accommodation, the property features four large reception rooms, kitchen with Aga, extensive cellarage, nine bedrooms and four bathroom/shower rooms. Lovingly maintained by the current family for more than 60 years and available with no chain Kinchley House, represents a rare opportunity and early viewing is highly recommended.


Location 
Kinchley House is located 2 miles from the village centre and 1.8 miles to Quorn. Rothley offers an impressive range of amenities. A bus serves the Loughborough Endowed Schools and there are many recreational facilities including the nearby Great Central Steam Railway Station (10 minute walk) Rothley Park Golf Club, Swithland Reservoir and historic Bradgate Park.

Distances 
Leicester 7.2 miles / Nottingham 20 miles / Loughborough 5.5 miles / Ratcliffe College 5 miles / East Midlands Airport 13.7 miles / Bradgate Park 3.4 miles / M1 (J22) 7.7 miles

Ground Floor 
Substantial wooden doors framed with dressed granite create a suitably impressive entrance into this exceptional home. From the entrance vestibule a half glazed door with ornate fan light opens into a spacious reception hallway with open staircase. Three reception rooms lead from the hallway which include a formal dining room with large picture window enjoying views to Old John and a minster stone fireplace. The sitting room has a matching stone fireplace with open grate and two large windows also provide uninterrupted views over the Charnwood Forest. An inter-connecting door from the sitting room leads into an equally impressive drawing room which is believed to have been added in the 1930s. The drawing room enjoys a triple aspect with panoramic views and French doors opening onto the rear gardens.

Ground Floor Continued 
The rear hall provides access to a breakfast kitchen with oil fired Aga, range of modern fitted cabinets, integrated appliances with walk-in pantry and boot room leading off. The rear hallway also provides access to a second staircase, cellars, utility room, second kitchen and snug with open fire. The cellars are extensive and comprise of four rooms all with power and light.

First & Second Floor 
The main staircase rises to a spacious first floor landing off which are five bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room with large wet room style shower. In addition, on this floor at the head of the second staircase are two further double bedrooms and a bathroom which would have originally formed part of the servant's quarters. Many of the bedrooms on the first floor have fireplaces and fitted wardrobes. An airing cupboard with enclosed cylinder and separate WC completed the first floor accommodation. The second staircase extends to a surprisingly light and spacious second floor landing, off which are three bedrooms (originally four) and a bathroom fitted with a three piece suite. There is also a walk-in laundry room and useful eaves storage room off one of the bedrooms.

Outside 
Kinchley House enjoys a delightful setting, well hidden from the Lane at the end of a long sweeping, tree lined drive with a generous turning area to the front of the property providing ample hard standing. The driveway extends into a courtyard where there is access to large number of outbuilding to include a tandem garage, detached double garage with electric door and former stables comprising of four loose boxes now currently used for storage. The gardens are extensive and are made up of large areas of beautifully maintained lawns. The gardens feature a croquet lawn and well stocked borders with a variety of established shrubs and plants providing all year round colour. A large number of mature trees provide a leafy backdrop and welcome summer shade and these include Oak, Cooper Beech, Horse Chestnut and Willow. At the foot of the garden is a large raised grassy knoll, affectionately known as the mound, which is also packed with Rhododendrons and mature trees providing a...

Services 
All mains services are available and connected. The property has mains gas central fired by a boiler located in the garage. The Aga in the kitchen is oil fired and 12 solar panels located on the detached double garage providing renewable energy.

Local Authority 
Charnwood Borough Council.

Tenure 
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions 
From the centre of Rothley proceed along Westfield Lane, turning right at The Rothley Court Hotel onto The Ridings. At the crossroads turn right onto Swithland Lane and continue for just over half turning left onto Kinchley Lane, just after the Rothley & Mountsorrel Community Heritage Centre. The property can be found located on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
04 July 2018

Nearest stations

  • Apsley (74.6 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (73.6 mi)
  • Kings Langley (76.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Apsley (74.6 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (73.6 mi)
  • Kings Langley (76.8 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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