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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Debdale Hill, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray

Under Offer £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Substantial Grade II Listed Period Farmhouse
  • Energy Rating Exempt
  • Elevated Position on Edge of Village
  • Outstanding Elevated Views
  • 0.34 acres of Delightful Gardens
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Utility & Cloakroom
  • Five (potentially Six) Large Bedrooms
  • Large Family Bathroom & Separate Shower Room
  • Many Original Features including Heavily Beamed Ceilings etc.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This substantial five (potentially six) bedroom detached period Grade II Listed farmhouse dating back to 1723 enjoys an elevated position on the very edge of the village with outstanding views over the village and the Vale of Belvoir beyond, Offering oil fired central heating the property is situated within 0.34 acres of delightful gardens with a large (25'5" x 21'5") double/triple garage and two further outbuildings. The property accommodation comprises three large reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, an excellent plastered and tanked cellar, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor are three bedrooms a spacious four piece family bathroom and separate shower room whilst on the second floor are two further bedrooms and an attic room which could be converted to make a sixth bedroom. Original features include heavily beamed ceilings, original fireplaces including a delightful inglenook and stripped cottage doors. With still considerable potential to extend (subject to the necessary consents/approvals), the setting of the property on a private lane is quite exceptional and an early viewing is therefore highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Location

Old Dalby is ideally situated for fast access to the surrounding centres of Nottingham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough and Leicester. The new north-west Leicester by-pass at Leicester provides direct access to the M1. The village is particularly unspoilt and is situated around a traditional village green setting and offers a thriving village community revolving around the local village school, popular pub and church. The village is well known for its wealth of attractive cottage and substantial properties and its dog friendly gastro pub, The Crown which is a 17th-century Inn which sells real ales and seasonal fare and has open-fires and a landscaped garden.

Directions

Proceed to the centre of the village of Old Dalby turn right into Longcliffe Hill and then turn eventually left into Debdale Hill, continue passed The Crown public house, the property can then be found on the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale sign.


Accommodation 
The property is entered via a solid panel front door with leaded light into:

Reception Hall 
With an easy rise return staircase to the first floor, oak wood stripped flooring, heavily stripped beamed ceiling, radiator and access off via stairs down from the hall to the cellar.

Excellent Cellar 
13' 1" x 10' 10"
The cellar has been completely tanked, is fully plastered and has a sealed floor. There is fitted light and power and the cellar is used for general purpose storage but has the potential to be a small gym or office etc. if required.

Sitting Room 
14' 9" x 13' 10"
Heavily beamed ceiling, windows to the side and rear, two double radiators, wood burning stove with an oak mantel and slate hearth and original stripped pine door.

Family Room 
13' 10" x 12' 0"
Windows to front and side, heavily beamed ceiling, open fronted fireplace with brick surround and a quarry tiled hearth and an adjacent cupboard with stripped pine doors, telephone point, TV aerial point and two double radiators.

Feature Dining Room 
5.2m into inglenook x 4.62m - Heavily beamed ceiling, attractive three quarter height oak panelling to all walls, two double radiators, two windows overlooking the gardens and open views beyond and further window overlooking the driveway. Feature inglenook fireplace housing an open fronted fire with decorative tiled slips, ornate cast iron surround and having a stone mantel and matching hearth and stripped pine door through to inner lobby.

Inner Lobby 
With clothes pegs and stripped pine door through to the breakfast kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen 
15' 3" x 12' 4"
Fitted with a range of cream fronted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. One and a half bowl single drainer sink set within extensive ranges of granite work surfacing. Integrated appliances to include a Creda fan assisted electric oven, four ring ceramic hob with an extractor fan over, Bosch dishwasher and featuring a converted electric Aga in English racing green with twin ovens and hot plates. Ceramic tiled flooring, ample power points with stainless steel fronts, tiled splashbacks, radiator, telephone point, window overlooking driveway and window to the rear garden enjoying elevated views beyond.

Side Hall 
Ceramic tiled flooring, space for fridge/freezer, window and coved cornicing. Off is:

Cloakroom 
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled flooring and window.

Utility Room 
15' 2" x 5' 10"
Camray oil fired central heating boiler, Belfast sink, various pine base cupboards, quarry tiled flooring, secondary double glazed window to the side, three quarter height cupboard, eye level units and radiator. Hotpoint Aquarius tumble dryer, John Lewis washing machine and John Lewis fridge/freezer.

Landing 
On the first floor approached via an easy rise return staircase from the reception hall is the a half landing with radiator and leading to the first floor landing with a beamed ceiling, radiator, window overlooking driveway and open views beyond, further easy rise staircase to the second floor and off is a further Inner landing.

Inner Landing 
With radiator, window to front and off:

Bedroom One 
14' 9" x 14' 1"
Double radiator, three sets of windows to the front and side overlooking open countryside, exposed beam and original cupboard with a stripped pine door.

Bedroom Two 
14' 9" x 12' 0"
Radiator, sliding sash window to the front and further windows overlooking rear garden and magnificent views beyond overlooking the village, radiator and exposed beam.

Bedroom Three 
13' 11" x 10' 10"
Heavily beamed ceiling, two windows overlooking the garden and elevated views beyond over the village and the Vale of Belvoir, stripped pine door to cupboard and radiator.

Spacious Bathroom 
16' 5" x 7' 3"
Fitted with a white four piece suite with period style fittings comprising a freestanding cast iron rolled edge bath with claw feet and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet. Radiator, half height tiling to three walls, secondary double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and magnificent views over the village and a built-in airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water cylinder and shelving.

Separate Shower Room 
12' 0" x 8' 2"
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Radiator, part tiling to walls, coved cornicing, extractor fan and sealed double glazed windows overlooking the drive, the side and the rear gardens with magnificent views over the village.

Second Floor 
Approached via an easy rise staircase from the first floor landing is a further half landing leading to second floor landing.

Interconnecting Bedroom Four 
14' 3" x 13' 5"
Attractive exposed beams, radiator and a sliding sash window overlooking rear garden and magnificent elevated views over the village and towards Upper Broughton.

Bedroom Five 
13' 9" x 13' 1"
Measurements including sloping ceilings. Having magnificent exposed roof beams, radiator, secondary double glazed window overlooking open countryside to the rear.

Attic Room/Potential Bedroom Six 
18' 1" x 14' 7"
Being fully plastered with exposed beams, fitted light and power points. This room would only require one or two roof lights to be perfectly acceptable as an excellent sixth bedroom.

Outside 
A particular feature of this property is both its period integrity but also its magnificent semi-rural setting on a quiet lane overlooking the village. A gravelled driveway leads into the side of the property providing hardstanding for at least six vehicles and leading in turn to the double garage. The driveway is bordered by an area of lawn and deep and well-stocked flowering borders. A side gate gives access round to the rear.

Superb Double/Triple Garage 
25' 5" x 21' 5"
This garage is much wider than average and actually triple garage width with excellent storage in the roof eaves, two doors to the front, fitted light and power, two windows to the rear and access to the side. To the side of the garage is a storage area with a PVC oil tank and bin storage area.

Brick & Pantile General Purpose Stores 
These are situated behind the garage.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden is of an extremely good size, predominantly laid to lawn with deep borders with a large variety of shrubs, plants, rockery and being partly enclosed by ornamental brick walling to the lane. The gardens also feature several mature trees and enjoys magnificent elevated panoramic views over the village. The property has outside lighting and outside tap.

Agents Note 
The adjacent 0.46 acre paddock has planning consent for one split level dwelling, however this is considerably lower than the existing gardens and therefore the impact of this dwelling is considered to be minimal on both the privacy and amenity of the property.

Fixtures & Fittings 
All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included. A substantial amount of furniture throughout the property is also available upon request.

Services 
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Central Heating is provided by an oil fired boiler. The property is Grade II Listed.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 April 2019

Nearest station

  • Melton Mowbray (6.0 mi)
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01664 900110 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Melton Mowbray (6.0 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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