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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Main Street, Congerstone

Offers in Excess of £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • OUTSTANDING 6 BEDROOM PERIOD HOME
  • Central village setting close Market Bosworth
  • Full of character and quality to 3250 sq ft of living space
  • FOUR living rooms plus family living kitchen
  • Lovely private gardens ? plenty of parking
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Gravel driveway providing ample off road parking
  • EPC rating F

Full description

OUTSTANDING 6 BEDROOM PERIOD HOME ** Central village setting close Market Bosworth ** Full of character and quality to 3250 sq ft of living space ** FOUR living rooms plus family living kitchen ** Lovely private gardens – plenty of parking ** Immaculate presentation ** EPC rating F



General Description - Old Ivy House represents a very special opportunity to acquire this superb character rich, fully modernised family home of impressive size. Located in the centre of the sought after village of Congerstone, which has a range of excellent schools in proximity and is within a short distance of a variety of fine restaurants and pubs, including the village gastro-pub. A stone's throw from the historic market town of Market Bosworth this former farmhouse affords a wealth of original lovely features throughout 3250 sq ft of impressive living space to include four living rooms and five en suite bedrooms. Externally the property has mature gardens wrapping around, and a gravel driveway offering ample off road parking. An internal inspection is strongly recommended to appreciate this superb family home. Viewing via the sole acting agent, Alexanders of Market Bosworth 01455 291471.

Accommodation - Entered via original Georgian timber front door into spacious entrance hall;

Entrance Hall - With original quarry tile flooring, original stained timber doors to dining room and lounge, door off to the rear elevation leading to the rear lobby and dog legged staircase with stairs rising to first floor landing. There is also a double radiator, smoke detector and heating thermostat.

Sitting Room - The well proportioned room affords an open fire with feature limestone fireplace inset, striped original timber floorboards, a beamed ceiling and original sash shutter timber window to front elevation and timber window to side overlooking the garden. It has a double radiator, smoke detector, a telephone point and 5 amp switched sockets are installed for switchable table lamps.

Lounge - Featuring an inglenook with window facing out to the southern patio/garden, a lit alcove and featuring beamed ceiling, original storage cupboards, double radiator and additional windows to the front elevation with timber sash shutter.

Rear Lobby - With halogen downlighters to ceiling, access via door to left side into vendor sitting room and secondary dog legged stair box leading up to split level landing with access to bathroom and vendors accommodation.

Dining Room - Featuring an oak-beamed inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, there is a door into kitchen - diner. The floor is original quarry tiling and the beamed ceiling boast a series of original kooks from the farmhouse days. Doors lead off to the pantry, cellar and southern facing patio/garden. A double radiator, TV, Phone and Ethernet points are present.

Cellar -

Pantry - With timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation, power and lighting.

Dining Kitchen - A fully fitted kitchen comprising a range of eye and base level units with granite effect roll edge work surfaces, halogen downlighters underneath eye level units, ceramic tiled splashback, eye level integrated double oven, four ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor over and a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer to side and chrome mixer tap over with window above to side elevation looking out to the courtyard. There is space for fridge freezer, double radiator and both TV and phone points. With original ships beams, flagstone flooring, door to utility room, timber door to study, timber stable doors which are part glazed to either side elevation to patio/garden.

Utility Room - With beamed timber ceiling, a continuation of the flagstone flooring from the kitchen and eye and base level units with granite effect worktops and sink with drainer to side and mixer tap. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, space for a secondary fridge freezer, timber window to side elevation and access to a large pantry unit with power supply. The utility room also houses the boiler and airing cupboard.

Study - With original oak ships beamed timber ceiling, with two southern facing timber windows, excellent electrical points, with both telephone and ethernet cabling. There is also an ancient cold slab, timber floor and door to the clockroom/WC.

Wc/Cloakroom - Comprising white close coupled WC and pedestal mounted wash hand basin with chrome taps and ceramic tiled splashback behind. With timber beams to ceiling, LED downlighters, floorboards, timber window to side elevation and a double radiator.

First Floor Landing - Staircase from entrance hall rises to first floor landing with original timber window to front elevation, a single radiator, four power points and Ethernet cable linking to study. There is access to bedroom four and five. From the landing is also a staircase rising to second floor;

Bedroom Four - Well proportioned room affords an original fireplace, original timber window to front elevation, double radiator, TV point, en suites comprising a three piece suite to include a walk in shower and granite sink with heated towel rail.

Bedroom Five - Affords beamed ceiling, with modern ensuite comprising of shower, toilet and granite sink of a granite tiled floor and heated towel rail. Original alcove cupboard for hanging storage. Original timber window to front elevation, double radiator, TV point, and connecting door to Bedroom Six.

Second Floor Landing - 3.66m x 4.75m max (12'0 x 15'7 max) - With halogen downlighters, radiator, smoke detector, loft access and access to bedrooms two and three. Bedroom three (12'0 x 15'7 max (3.66m x 4.75m max)) is a double bedroom with en suite.

Bedroom Two - A sumptuous, spacious bedroom suite with dressing area and lovely en suite. The bedroom comprises timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation, TV point and access to the dressing area (6'0 x 14'7 (1.83m x 4.45m)); with walk in wardrobe, lockable storage cupboard housing the boiler and leading to a lovely en suite shower room (9'2 x 14'7 (2.79m x 4.45m)) comprising a three piece suite to include a walk in shower and granite basin.

Family Bathroom - The split level staircase from rear lobby leads to first section of landing with original door to family bathroom; fitted with a four piece suite to comprise of an original antique farmers cast iron free standing bath with chrome tap over, walk in shower with chrome wall mounted electric shower, tiled splashbacks and glass screen, close coupled WC and contemporary wash hand basin with stainless steel sink, chrome mixer tap and ceramic tiled splashback behind. Complete with original timber beams to ceiling, ceramic tiled flooring, halogen downlighters, privacy timber windows to side and rear elevations and a double radiator.

The split level staircase then rises to owners accommodation with a walk through library (15'0 x 7'8 (4.57m x 2.34m)) affording timber window to rear elevation, bookshelves to side elevation and a double radiator.

Master Bedroom - This superb well proportioned master bedroom is entered via original stained timber door with timber beams to ceiling, two timber windows to side elevation, two double radiators, TV point and access to dressing room; with radiator, further loft access and door through to en suite bathroom.

En Suite - Fitted with a full sized bath with chrome mixer tap, closed coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, walk in shower with glass opening door and wall mounted electric shower with ceramic tiled splashbacks around the shower and bath. With recycled floorboards, double radiator, halogen downlighters, and a privacy glazed window.

Bedroom Six - A spacious bedroom with original fireplace, timber beams to ceiling, timber window to side elevation and door to two large storage cupboards. There is also a pair of interconnecting lockable doors through to bedroom five.

Outside - This beautiful Georgian property with parts of it believed to date back to 1300s sits elevated back from the road behind a stone wall with a wooden gate providing access to front porch. There is a gravel pathway leading to both the left and right side of the property; to the left side is a private south facing landscaped courtyard garden with water feature and greenhouse and to the right side is a wrought iron archway with a gate leading to the main garden. The property affords beautiful gardens with a large area laid mainly to lawn, Acacia tree and a weeping ash tree with a TPO. There is an oil tank enclosed by fencing and also gravelled driveway with designated parking. The house also has a mixture of creepers growing up the front and side elevations.

Agents Note - Oil fired central heating throughout. The property is currently operated as a successful guest house but could easily revert back to a family home.

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

Tenure - Freehold.

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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