3 bedroom character property for saleCottage Lane, Ulverscroft
- Cottage Style Detached House
- Lovely Charnwood Forest Setting
- Fine Rural Outlook, Field Views
- Superb Plot, Lovely Gardens
- Extensive Range of Outbuildings
- 2 Workshop\Stables, Garage
A well presented and appointed, three or four double bedroomed, detached cottage style family house of charm and character offering solid fuel centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed accommodation with entrance hall, fitted cloakroom, four or five excellent reception rooms, sun lounge, fitted breakfast kitchen, separate utility room and store, family bathroom and en-suite shower room, together with substantial outbuildings including two separate stable blocks, Summer House, single garage and extensive off-road parking to a delightful approx. 0.5 acre plot incorporating a landscaped rear garden in this exquisite Charnwood Forest setting affording fine rural views. EPC E.
General Information: - The combined villages of Ulverscroft, Markfield and Newtown Linford are well known for their popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the M1\M69\M42 motorway network for travel north, south and west, major centres of employment at Leicester, Coalville, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derby, Nottingham and Loughborough, the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington, and the surrounding Charnwood Forest with its many scenic country walks and golf courses.
The combined centres of Markfield, Copt Oak and Newtown Linford offer a good range of local village amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, restaurants, public houses and a wide range of recreational amenities including tennis, football and cricket clubs.
The nearby historic village of Newton Linford also offers a fine range of local amenities including Church, village Post Office, Church of England junior school, two public houses, restaurant and the acclaimed Bradgate Deer Park, with further beauty spots including the Cropston and Swithland Reservoirs, Beacon Hill and The Outwoods all within easy travelling distance.
General Description: - Set within an exquisite Charnwood Forest setting affording fine rural views, this well presented and appointed, detached cottage style family house of charm and character offers spacious accommodation comprising entrance hall, cloakroom, four or five excellent reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, separate utility and store. To the first floor are three bedrooms (master with en-suite shower room) and a family bathroom. Occupying a delightful approx. 0.5 acre plot incorporating a landscaped rear garden, the property also benefits from a single garage, extensive off-road parking and substantial outbuildings including two separate stable blocks and a Summer House.
The spacious, flexibly arrangeable, solid fuel centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed accommodation is laid out on two floors, as detailed below:-
Detailed Accommodation -
On The Ground Floor: - Framed and panelled composite style front entrance door provides access to:
Entrance Hall - With tiled floor, feature stained glass window, wall-mounted light and store cupboard.
Fitted Cloakroom - With two-piece suite comprising wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low flush w.c. Also with tiled floor, chrome ladder style heated towel rail and access to cloaks store.
Dining Room - 14'1 x 15'1 (4.29m x 4.60m) - With dual aspect double glazed windows, exposed beams and storage heater.
Study Or Bedroom 4 - 11'11 x 8'1 (3.63m x 2.46m) - With storage heater and double glazed sliding patio doors opening onto rear garden.
Sun Lounge\Inner Hall - 17'10 x 8'0 (5.44m x 2.44m) - With double glazed picture window, tiled floor, two central heating radiators, feature Period fireplace, pine beams to ceiling and double glazed sliding patio door opening onto rear garden. Sliding doors to:
Sitting Room - 16'11 x 20'5 (5.16m x 6.22m) - With dual aspect double glazed windows, stunning feature marble fireplace surround with open fire, two central heating radiators, wall-mounted light points, t.v. point, high skirting boards and exposed beams.
Snug Or Family Room - 12'10 x 12'0 (3.91m x 3.66m) - With double glazed window to front elevation, feature brick fireplace with recess housing multi-fuel burning stove and tiled hearth, built-in double meter cupboard to side, t.v. point, wall-mounted lights, exposed beams to ceiling and double glazed French doors opening on to rear garden terrace.
Breakfast Kitchen - 12'9 x 12'11 (3.89m x 3.94m) - A modern country style kitchen with units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to polished granite worktop with range of drawers and cupboards, plumbing for dishwasher and refrigerator all under, polished granite upstand and double glazed picture window over. Integrated appliances including four-ring ceramic hob with tiled splashback and extractor canopy over, together with built-in double electric oven and grill. Also with tiled floor, central heating radiator, granite breakfast bar, feature dado rail to walls and t.v. point. Door to:
Utility Room - 9'9 x 8'1 (2.97m x 2.46m) - With single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to rolled edge worktop incorporating double base cupboard unit and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Also with quarry tiled floor, part tiled walls, wall cupboard units, wall-mounted gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water, ceiling light point and double obscure glazed external door.
Store Room - 8'5 x 6'5 (2.57m x 1.96m) - With double glazed window and connecting door to the dining area.
On The First Floor: - STAIRCASE AND LANDING with double glazed window, picture light and ceiling light point, leads to:
Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:-
Bedroom 1 - 16'10 x 10'6 (5.13m x 3.20m) - With dual aspect double glazed windows, central heating radiator, t.v. point, sloping ceiling with spotlighting and a comprehensive range of built-in furniture comprising single hanging and shelved wardrobes to double bed recess with range of top cupboards over, together with matching bedside drawer units and window seat with built-in chest of drawers. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room - With three-piece white suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with triple cupboard below, tiled splashback and mirror over, low level w.c. and corner fully tiled shower enclosure with shower unit, together with glazed shower door and screen. Also with tiled floor, chrome upright heated towel rail, electric storage heater, extractor fan, spotlighting and double glazed window.
Bedroom 2 - 13'0 x 12'9 (3.96m x 3.89m) - With double glazed window, central heating radiator, wall light points, sloping ceiling with light point and range of fitted hanging wardrobes with overhead storage.
Bedroom 3 - 12'8 x 9'5 (3.86m x 2.87m) - With central heating radiator, double glazed window, sloping ceiling with light point and range of fitted hanging wardrobes with overhead storage.
Principal Bathroom - With three-piece suite comprising panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap shower attachment incorporating flexi hose, shower curtain and rail, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Also with tiled floor, part tiled walls, central heating radiator and double glazed window.
Outside: - The property is situated within a picturesque setting and is approached via Cottage Lane to a delightful plot which benefits from lovely gardens that wrap-around the house, together with open views over neighbouring rural fields. A number of options are available for off-road parking on site.
Rear Garden - The rear garden has been landscaped to create a sheltered patio area with pergola ideal for those who enjoy 'al fresco' dining with open views over a large lawned area having planted borders. The gardens are well screened by a mature conifer and hedgerow line boundary along neighbouring fields for added privacy and incorporate a variety of plants, shrubs and bushes and specimen trees. The delightful gardens also benefit from a garden shed, outside cold water tap, side access gates and a timber built Summer House (9'8 x 9'8) with double glazed windows and French doors, heating, electric light and power supply.
Situated to the rear of the garden is a DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE (15'0 x 8'0) with up-and-over door and additional vehicle access gate from the adjacent lane.
Single Garage -
Outbuildings - Comprising:
Workshop\Stables - 33'6 max. x 13'11 (10.21m max. x 4.24m) - Of timber framed construction with large double access doors, two further stable doors, electric light and power supply.
Additional Stable\Store - 13'0 x 7'5 (3.96m x 2.26m) - With stable access door.
Agents Note: - For those interested in requiring additional land for equestrian use, we have been advised that the neighbouring land owner may rent out their land for use by separate negotiation.
Services: - Mains electric and water are connected. Central heating is solid fuel (although this could be changed to oil, if required) as there is an existing oil tank and pipework located in the rear garden. An oil fired boiler would, however, need to be fitted. Drainage is to a private system. Electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is substantially double glazed with sealed units and benefits from a security alarm system.
Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, light fittings and blinds, are included in the sale. Additionally, curtains and the 'sit on' mower are available by separate negotiation.
Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.
Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.
Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.
If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.
Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.
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Directions - From Leicester, proceed out of the Leicester City centre in a north-westerly direction via the old A50 Groby Road, continuing through Glenfield and Groby along the dual carriageway to Markfield and towards the M1 motorway intersection. Continue over the 'Field Head' roundabout and leave the A50 via the slip road. At the junction, turn right, as signposted to Copt Oak. At the bottom of the hill, turn left into Cottage Lane, which is a cul-de-sac, and the property can be found at the end of the lane on the right hand side.
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