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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Swithland, Leicestershire

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantially Extended and Remodelled Detached Unfinished Cottage Project
  • Energy Rating G
  • 0.5 Acre Plot with Large South Facing Garden Overlooking Open Countryside
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • New Kitchen with Room Above and Now Requiring Fitting
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Planning Consent to Extend to Adjacent Cottage Which Has Now Been Annexed to the Property to Create One Large Property
  • Highly Desirable Charnwood Forest Village
  • Many Works Complete

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial largely renovated and extended four double bedroom detached family home situated within 0.5 acres of delightful gardens with outstanding open views to the rear. With planning consent to still further extend and now requiring finishing off, this stunning cottage project has the opportunity to finish the property to a purchasers own design and specification. Offering four reception rooms, a new kitchen with bedroom above (not fitted), majority sealed unit double glazing, the property has also been enlarged through the attachment to two adjacent cottages (numbers 50 and 52) to now create one large property.

Location

Swithland is a highly desirable village in the heart of Charnwood Forest with an active community revolving around the primary school, a smart gastro pub/restaurant (The Griffin) and church. The village is famously associated with Swithland slate which for centuries has been used for construction and particularly roofing slate which is characterised by its attractive graduated construction which can be seen on this and numerous other properties across Leicestershire. Swithland reservoir a nature reserve and area of outstanding natural beauty is situated just outside the village. The Great Central Steam Railway runs past the village on the line from Loughborough to Birstall and crosses the reservoir itself via a magnificent arched bridge. There are extensive shops/facilities at the nearby villages of Rothley, Quorn and Woodhouse Eaves. Charnwood Forest is well known for its outstanding property picturesque villages, natural tourist attractions including Old John in Bradgate Park (the former home of Lady Jane Grey), The Outwoods and The Beacon. Golf is at nearby Rothley Park Golf Club and local shopping facilities are available at nearby Woodhouse Eaves and Rothley. Private schooling is available at the excellent Endowed Schools in Loughborough and the area is particularly well placed for commuting to Leicester and London via the direct train service from Leicester and the M1 at Markfield.

Directions

From Leicester take the A6 out to Rothley turning left once in the village of Rothley as signposted for Cropston. Turn right opposite Rothley Court towards Swithland, crossing Swithland Lane. Proceed through Swithland, the property being eventually found on the left hand side just before leaving the village.
From Lougborough take the A6 out to Quorn, turning right at Quorn for Woodhouse Eaves, proceeding from Woodhouse Eaves towards Swithland the property can be almost immediately found on the right hand side on entering the village.


The Property 
46 Main Street was originally four workers cottages. Having been enlarged through the annexation of numbers 50 and 52 (adjacent cottages) now offering a large south facing rear garden with open views, the property has been the subject of a 12 year project to renovate and extend and now requires finishing off. Renovation works so far have included complete re-roofing of the original cottage, replacement sealed unit double glazing, replacement floors with pipes for underfloor heating and most rooms having been replastered and rewired. The kitchen and bathroom fittings now require fitting and the property finishing. Planning consent has been granted to extend the rear of the property with a further two storey extension and in addition is a large front garden and attached garage. In all, a rare opportunity to finish a property to ones own taste and specification and further enlarge if required.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via an attractive entrance porch through solid panelled front door into:

Dining Room 
14' 7" x 11' 10"
With open fronted fireplace, sand blasted attractive heavily beamed ceiling, replacement hardwood leaded double glazed window to front, rewired, new floor with underfloor heating, plastered and dry lined walls. Off:

Extended Kitchen 
18' 4" x 10' 3"
Also dry lined with new floor and plasterboarded ready to be fitted with kitchen units with sealed double glazed door and windows opening onto rear gardens and rewired.

Sitting Room 
14' 10" x 11' 11"
With sand blasted heavily beamed ceiling, fully plastered, rewired with wood burning stove, new floor with underfloor heating, hardwood replacement leaded double glazed window to front and display alcove.

Inner Hall 
With stairs to first floor, sand blasted heavily beamed ceiling, plasterboarded and part plastered with replacement sealed double glazed window, new floor with underfloor heating.

Cloakroom 
With plumbing for low level WC.

Family Room 
15' 2" x 11' 8"
With sand blasted heavily beamed ceiling, plastered, plasterboarded and dry lined, replacement hardwood leaded double glazed windows to front, rewired with new floor and underfloor heating. Access from the inner hall to the adjacent two bedroom cottage which now forms part of the property.

Rear Hall/Study 
10' 4" x 9' 3"
With door and window to side, beamed ceiling and off:

Utility Room 
8' 6" x 6' 7"
With sink and work surfacing, cupboards and quarry tiled flooring.

Snug/Living Room 
9' 2" x 17' 2"
With heavily beamed ceiling, sliding sash window and door to side.

On the First Floor 
Approached via a new staircase from the inner reception hall.

First Floor Landing 
With attractive exposed brickwork, replastering, replacement sealed double glazed window, high ceiling with Velux double glazed windows and replastered.

Master Bedroom 
15' 8" x 10' 4"
This room is a new extension over the kitchen with high ceilings, Velux double glazed roof light, double glazed window and door taking advantage of views to the rear, plastered with new wiring.

Bedroom Two 
14' 9" x 11' 10"
With hardwood replacement leaded double glazed window, rewired, plastered and painted with high ceiling, telephone point and TV point.

Jack & Jill Bathroom 
11' 10" x 11' 6"
With hardwood leaded double glazed window to front.

Bedroom Three 
15' 3" x 11' 8"
With leaded hardwood double glazed window to front, fully plasterboarded and plastered with wiring.

Inner Landing/Sitting Area 
6' 7" x 10' 4"
With sliding sash window, cupboard and off:

Bedroom Four 
17' 1" x 9' 3"
With sliding sash window.

Second Bathroom 
With a three piece suite and full height tiling.

Outside 
A particular feature of this delightful cottage project is its position on the edge of the village. Being set well back from the road with an attractive lawned garden enclosed by dry stone walling, a driveway leads into the front and provides access in turn to a garage. To the side is a side lawned garden enclosed by hedge and access can be gained down both sides of the property to the rear to the:

Extensive Rear Gardens 
The rear gardens are predominately laid to lawn and feature an excellent range of mature trees and shrubs and enjoy outstanding south facing views over adjacent farmland. The gardens have been enlarged through the annexation of gardens from the adjacent property which is also in the ownership of the current owners and a boundary has been marked as to where the new fence line will exist between this property and the adjacent property. A fence will have to be erected at the purchasers cost and agreed with the vendors. In addition are several small stone and brick outbuildings, three further brick stores providing useful storage space and attached to the rear of the property is:

Large Garden Store 
17' 1" x 8' 6"
This building is attached to the rear of the cottage and provides potential for further accommodation. Planning is granted for a two storey extension with an additional single storey store to the rear. In all, a property which has undergone some extensive renovation and improvements works but now requires finishing off to a purchasers own taste and specification.

Services 
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. We are advised that mains gas is also connected to the garage.

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Added on Rightmove:
07 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Barrow upon Soar (3.2 mi)
  • Sileby (3.8 mi)
  • Loughborough (4.6 mi)
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Bentons, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

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Nearest stations

  • Barrow upon Soar (3.2 mi)
  • Sileby (3.8 mi)
  • Loughborough (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Bentons, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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