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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Saxelbye, Melton Mowbray

Under Offer £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Rethatched Period Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Energy Rating F
  • Dining Hall
  • Sitting Room & Snug
  • Large Dining Kitchen
  • Utility Room
  • Downstairs Double Bedroom & Adjacent Shower Room
  • Three Further Double Bedrooms to the First Floor
  • Family Bathroom

Full description

Ambleside is an exquisite rethatched Grade II Listed detached family home within an idyllic setting. Occupying a corner plot and with particularly attractive and good sized gardens, the property offers flexible family accommodation with a ground floor guest suite ideal for a dependent relative. With part of the property which, according to the vendors, dates back to the Domesday book, the property is situated within a conservation area. The original features of the property are blended with contemporary modern fittings in both the bathroom and downstairs shower room. A particular feature of the property is the breakfast room and kitchen, which both offer Cathedral ceilings, the kitchen having been fitted with a bespoke range of units by Barrett & Swann and the breakfast room having attractive exposed stone walling, once again displaying a tasteful blend of old and new. The gardens have been extensively landscaped to front and rear and in particular enjoy a delightful aspect at the rear towards the village church and over open countryside to the front with the back-drop of mature trees.

Location

Saxelbye is a picturesque leafy hamlet of attractive cottages and houses. Featuring an ancient Ironstone village church, the village is well placed for fast access to Nottingham, Melton Mowbray and Leicester. The nearby villages of Grimston, Old Dalby and Asfordby offer local shopping and schooling facilities. The village is close to the well-known Saxelbye Park Estate.

Directions

From Melton Mowbray take the Asfordby Road out turning right off the Asfordby by-pass as sign posted for Saxelbye, turning right into the village the property can be found on the right hand side on the corner of the 'T' junction as identifiable by our for sale sign.

Approaching via the A6006 from Wymeswold, turn left at Six Hills as sign posted for Belvoir Castle turning thence right for Grimston. Proceed through Grimston to Saxelbye and on entering the village the property can be found on the right hand side.

From Nottingham take the A6006 Melton Road out proceeding through Upper Broughton and Nether Broughton and at the top of Broughton Hill turning right as sign posted for Six Hills and Loughborough. Take the third turning left for Grimston, proceed through Grimston to Saxelbye.


Accommodation 
The property is entered under a large pillared canopy porch and through a solid stripped pine panelled front door.

Spacious Dining Hall 
9m max x 3.14m - With stairs off to the first floor landing, double radiator, multi-paned window overlooking the front garden and exposed stone walling.

Sitting Room 
24' 11" x 14' 1"
Being part of the ancient section of the cottage, this room features a heavily beamed ceiling and a magnificent inglenook fireplace with a carved lintel, open fronted fireplace with an open grate, stone surround and matching hearth and mantel. Two windows through to the kitchen, TV aerial point, double radiator, two multi-paned window overlooking the rear garden and French doors leading out to the side patio.

Snug 
9' 10" x 8' 8"
Double glazed multi-paned French doors onto leading out to the side patio, built-in book shelving and top box, TV aerial point, window to the dining hall, radiator and telephone point.

Dining Kitchen 
With stone flooring throughout.

Dining Area 
14' 11" x 11' 0"
With a double glazed atrium glass roof with halogen spot lighting, double radiator, attractive exposed stone walling to one wall, and multi-paned double glazed French doors onto patio and rear garden.

Kitchen Area 
15' 4" x 12' 10"
Fitted with an extensive range of solid oak fronted bespoke base cupboards and drawers by Barrett & Swan. Extensive range of solid granite work surfacing and upstands with an inset double bowl Belfast sink with a mixer tap over with pull out sprayer. Integrated appliances to include a La Canche range style cooker with twin ovens, five ring gas hob, inset within a stone surround with oak mantel and extractor fan. Bosch dishwasher in stainless steel, tiled splashbacks, cathedral ceiling, exposed beams, halogen spotlighting and sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens and open views beyond.

Utility Room 
8' 11" x 7' 7"
Ranges of work surfacing with an inset single drainer sink, base cupboards and drawers under and eye level units over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, shelving, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, access to roof space and stable door to side.

Bedroom Four 
12' 3" x 10' 4"
Sealed double glazed multi-paned windows to the front and side, double radiator and access to roof space.

Adjacent Shower Room 
Fitted with a white contemporary three piece suite comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screens, low level WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin over with mixer tap over and cupboards under. Corian work surfacing, ceramic tiled flooring, ladder style towel rail/radiator, halogen spotlighting, extractor fan, built-in mirror with lighting.

Landing 
On the first floor approached via a staircase from the dining hall is the first floor landing with multi-paned window to front, double radiator and built-in double airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water cylinder and full height slatted shelving.

Bathroom 
Fitted with a white three piece suite with chrome fittings comprising a large panelled bath inset within Corian with a tiled surround shower attachment over, vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin, mixer tap and Corian work surfacing and cupboards under and low level WC. Mirror with lighting, ladder style towel rail/radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, multi-paned window to front, full height cupboard with shelving, access to roof space and halogen spotlighting.

Bedroom One 
17' 7" x 14' 6"
Measurement including sloping ceilings. Sealed double glazed multi-paned windows to side and rear enjoying open views, telephone point, built-in wardrobe with hanging rails and storage, TV aerial point, double radiator and exposed wall beams.

Bedroom Two 
15' 1" x 12' 6"
Measurements including sloping ceilings. Exposed beams, double radiator, two built-in double wardrobes with hanging rails and storage and sealed double glazed windows overlooking the side and rear.

Bedroom Three 
11' 7" x 10' 8"
Sealed double glazed multi-paned windows to front and side, double radiator, picture rail and built-in double wardrobe with hanging rails and storage.

Outside - Front 
A particular feature of this property is its delightful setting on a large corner plot consisting of landscaped gardens. A tarmacadam driveway providing hard standing for three or four cars leads in to the front and in turn to the double garage. The gardens extend to both sides of the property. The front gardens are of an extremely good size and have been professionally landscaped with deep and well stocked flowering borders with the back-drop of mature trees. A central pathway with lavender borders leads via a pergola and steps to the front door. The gardens are predominately laid to shaped lawn and features a raised terrace and a large garden shed with fitted light and power providing useful storage. There is a large feature circular koi pond, which has professional filtration units.

Detached Brick Built Double Garage 
18' 11" x 18' 4"
With two sets of double electrically operated up and over doors, fitted light and power, personal door to rear, window to side and an external staircase leads to the studio/office.

Studio/Office 
5.43m x 3.60, - Measurement including sloping ceilings. With ISDN/phone lines, multi-paned window, double glazed Velux roof light, storage in the roof eaves and separate alarm system.

Side Garden 
To the side of the property is an enclosed private sun terrace which is south facing with doors from the snug and sitting room which enjoy sun throughout the day and also a delightful view over adjacent countryside.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden also enjoys an attractive aspect to the rear towards the ancient Saxon village church. The rear garden has also been completely landscaped and features a large flag stone style paved patio/sun terrace with pergola with shaped lawns and deep flowering borders with a large variety of shrubs, plants and trees.

Fixtures & Fittings 
All fitted carpets are included, curtains and light fittings are available by separate negotiation.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 August 2019

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  • Melton Mowbray (3.5 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Melton Mowbray (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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