Get brand editions for Bentons, Melton Mowbray

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Wanlip, Leicestershire

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Family Home
  • Energy Rating House - D, Annexe - D
  • Five Double Bedrooms including Separate Two Bedroom Annexe
  • Situated in 2.6 Acres of Gardens and Paddocks
  • Backing onto Watermead Country Park and Nature Reserve
  • Large Receptions Plus Conservatory & Two Large Kitchens
  • Second Access to A Yard with Commercial Sized Greenhouses, Barn and Garages
  • Ideal for Home Business, Horticultural or Equestrian Use
  • Stable Block

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial five double bedroom detached family home overlooking Watermead Country Park and Nature Reserve situated in 2.6 acres of gardens and paddocks with extensive greenhouses, stable block and other buildings ideal for a home business, market gardening or equestrian use. With extensive parking, the property was designed and built in the 1980s for the previous owner with a completely separate self-contained two bedroom ground floor annexe, the main house having two large reception rooms, a farmhouse kitchen, utility room, three double bedrooms and family shower room with two gas fired central heating systems and uPVC replacement double glazing throughout, the property is ideal for extended families, the annexe ideally suiting dependant relatives, teenagers, staff or those seeking a rental income. The property is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction - Further details provided.

Location

Wanlip is an unspoilt village particularly well situated for excellent local facilities at nearby Birstall & Syston and for fast access to Leicester city centre, Loughborough and Melton Mowbray. The north west Leicester bypass just to the north affords fast access to M1 to A46.

Directions

Entering Wanlip from the A46, turn left into Church Lane, the property being the last property on the left hand side as identifiable by our For Sale sign.


The Property 
This individual detached family home offers extensive accommodation over two floors and includes a completely separate ground floor annexe ideal for dependant relatives but also with the flexibility to incorporate as further accommodation to the main house. The property offers two separate central heating systems and uPVC double glazing throughout and a particular feature is the superb location on the very edge of Wanlip village with views to the rear over the Watermead Country Park and Nature Reserve. The property offers a large driveway with barn and a separate access to a rear yard with commercial sized greenhouses and other outbuildings and stables. The asking price reflects the existence of an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction which is a planning condition when the property was built in the 1980s which states that the occupancy of the property should be limited to those mainly employed in agriculture in the locality whether working or retired or dependants of (truncated)

Accommodation 
The property is entered under a pillared canopy porch through oak double doors with leaded lights into:

Spacious Reception Hall 
With double radiator, coved cornicing, oak flooring, return staircase to first floor with large walk-in store cupboard under.

Lounge 
18' 4" x 13' 0"
With a uPVC sealed double French doors and picture windows onto patio, rear gardens and views, further matching double glazed window to side, attractive oak wood strip flooring, double radiator and double sided wood burning stove with oak mantel, TV aerial point and coved cornicing.

Family Room 
12' 10" x 11' 6"
With oak flooring, double radiator, uPVC picture window overlooking rear garden. This room currently is accessed from the annexe and therefore could be retained as part of the annexe or the house according to preference.

Conservatory 
12' 0" x 10' 2"
With ceramic tiled flooring, glazed roof and two sets of doors. (This room is only accessible from the garden).

Farmhouse Style Dining Kitchen 
14' 5" x 12' 10"
With an attractive range of cream solid wood fronted units comprising double bowl Belfast sink in range of butchers block work surfacing with a full range of base cupboards and drawers, integrated appliances including a classic fan assisted electric oven and grill by Rangemaster, matching ceramic hob with extractor hood over, ceramic tiled flooring, double fronted wood burner with oak mantel through to lounge, uPVC double glazed picture window to the front, tiled splashbacks, double radiator and off:

Large Utility Room 
16' 3" x 14' 6"
L-shaped with matching ceramic tiled flooring, further range of built-in cream/wood fronted units comprising a one and a half bowl sink, work surfacing, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, fridge and dishwasher, tiled splashbacks, uPVC double glazed window to rear, double radiator, stable type door to outside and off:

Office 
7' 3" x 6' 4"
With radiator and uPVC double glazed window to front.

Downstairs Cloakroom 
With low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, quarry tiled flooring and uPVC double glazed window.

On the First Floor 
Approached via a return staircase from the reception hall:

First Floor Landing 
With radiator, uPVC double glazed window, access to roof space, built-in airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder with full height shelving.

Bedroom One 
15' 6" x 12' 6"
With double radiator, laminate wood strip flooring, uPVC sealed double glazed windows to side and rear overlooking paddocks and open views beyond over Watermead Country Park, two double hanging wardrobes with top boxes.

Bedroom Two 
4.33m maximum x 3.93m - With laminate wood strip flooring, display shelving, display radiator, uPVC double glazed picture window overlooking the rear garden and Watermead Country Park.

Bedroom Three 
12' 11" x 11' 7"
With laminate flooring, double radiator and uPVC double glazed window to front.

Spacious Family Shower Room 
11' 6" x 8' 1"
With large double sized walk-in shower with Triton electric shower fitting, low level WC, limestone sink unit in matching worktop with shelving, ceramic tiled flooring, full height matching tiling to all walls, chrome towel rail/radiator, uPVC double glazed window, shaver point and light.

The Annexe 
The property benefits a completely separate self-contained two bedroom annexe which is both independent but also connects via an interconnecting door to the reception hall of the main house. This provides complete flexibility as to whether the annexe is incorporated as living accommodation or remains separate. The annexe is entered via a uPVC front door into:

Entrance Hall 
With laminate flooring and off:

Spacious Dining Kitchen 
16' 5" x 11' 11"
With one and a half bowl sink drainer sink, ranges of work surfacing, full range of base cupboards, drawers, eye level units, Hotpoint cooker and LG fridge/freezer, further appliances spaces, Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler, tiled splashbacks, radiator, laminate flooring, uPVC double glazed window to front and off:

Living Room 
17' 11" x 11' 6"
With laminate flooring, telephone and TV points, double radiator, uPVC double glazed French doors and picture windows opening onto private patio and garden, coved cornicing, access off this room currently through to the aforementioned family room.

Bedroom One Annexe 
14' 8" x 8' 11"
With laminate flooring, radiator, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens.

Bedroom Two Annexe 
14' 3" x 8' 11"
With laminate flooring, radiator, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, two built-in double hanging wardrobes and top boxes.

Bathroom 
Having a white four piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled separate shower cubicle with Triton electric shower, curtain and rail, low level WC, part tiling, uPVC double glazed window, ceramic tiled flooring and radiator.

Outside 
A particular feature of this property is its stunning location on the very edge of the village with outstanding views and a sizeable landholding. A gravel driveway providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles leads into the front of the property and provides access in turn to:

Former Stone Barn 
26' 3" x 18' 10"
This former barn is currently sub-divided to create a garage and also a workshop/store room with fitted light and power. A second access leads into around to the rear of the barn to a large gravelled parking area for horse boxes or commercial vehicles etc which leads in turn to a concrete sectional former double garage used for storage, beyond which are two commercial sized greenhouses, both measures 27m x 5.6m and previously used for growing produce on a commercial scale.

The Gardens 
The rear gardens are laid to lawn and sub-divided to provide independent gardens for both the annexe and the house featuring a variety of attractive shrubs, plants and trees and beyond which are adjacent paddocks which in total extend to 2.6 acres, the whole affording spectacular views, protected open views to the rear over Watermead Country Park which is a protected nature reserve. The property offers an ideal opportunity for those with horticultural or market garden interests and in addition offers a stable block with two stables and feed store with turning out area which would also suit those with equestrian interests.

Agents Note 
The property is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction which is a planning condition when the property was built in the mid 1980s which states that 'The occupancy of the property shall be limited to person or persons solely or mainly employed or last employed, in the locality in agriculture as defined in Section 290(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1971, or in forestry (including any dependants of such as person residing with them), or a widow or widower of such a person'. Purchasers should be aware that this planning condition does have an impact on the suitability of the property for mortgage lending for some lenders.

Services 
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating for the main house being provided by a Potterton boiler. The annexe by a separate gas fired boiler situated in the annexe kitchen.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 December 2018

Nearest stations

  • Syston (1.2 mi)
  • Sileby (2.7 mi)
  • Leicester (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

Use the school checker

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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Floorplans


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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Syston (1.2 mi)
  • Sileby (2.7 mi)
  • Leicester (4.2 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Disclaimer - Property reference BNT181023. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Bentons, Melton Mowbray. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on comparethemarket.com. Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.