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Swithland Lane, Rothley, Leicestershire


7 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Leicestershire

  • Magnificent and Substantial Luxury Family Residence
  • Energy Rating C
  • Approximately 21,750 sqft of Superb Accommodation and Leisure Complex
  • 7-10 Bedrooms, 6 with En-suites plus Family Bathroom
  • Separate Apartment
  • Seven Large Reception Rooms & Galleried Reception Hall
  • Superb Poggenphol Fitted Kitchen with Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele Appliances
  • Luxury Leisure Complex with Full Sized Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Gym & Sports Hall/Party Room
  • Design Features Including Underfloor Heating, Internal Vacuum System and Lift Designed for Disabled Access
  • Feature Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Area, Sitting Area and Two Luxury 'His & Hers' En-suite Bathrooms


A magnificent and substantial residence offering over 21,000 sqft of accommodation including seven bedroom suites with en-suites and dressing rooms, three further second floor rooms ideal as bedrooms, cinema or offices, a magnificent reception hall, seven substantial reception rooms and leisure complex to rival a health spa including a full sized indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, large gym and a superb multi-function sports hall/party room. Other features include a master bedroom suite with dressing area and sitting room together with two luxury en-suite 'His & Hers' bathrooms. Extensive parking, garaging to three luxury cars, further outbuildings including a semi-circular orangery/garden room. This is quite probably the largest and one of the most impressive properties Bentons have had the pleasure to handle.

The Property This outstanding and substantial residence was constructed by the present owners for their own occupation during 2006 to 2008. Having purchased the original substantial house, the project has involved an extensive remodelling and extension of the original home to produce a quite outstanding property which is the largest property we have dealt with offering approximately 21,750 sqft of accommodation and garaging. The concept was open-plan, high tech modern living blended with some original feature to create a stunning property with a magnificent sports hall and leisure complex to rival the best Health Spas. Having a self-contained apartment with own internal lift designed for disabled access, ideal for extended families and the property offers flexibility with the three top floor rooms providing a potential cinema, games room, bedrooms or offices. Six magnificent bedrooms suites are all equipped with Villeroy and Boch sanitary ware, the master bedroom suite features an elliptical bath and wash hand basin, wet rooms and WC's off. Across the rear of the property is a full width balcony with access from various bedrooms from which to enjoy the views over the landscaped gardens and views beyond towards Charnwood Forest. Designed for entertaining, the property orientates around a magnificent reception hall with full height roof, full height Cathedral ceilings and galleried landing. The property is equipped with the latest zoned heating, much of which is underfloor, a centralised vacuum system throughout the new parts of the property, an air reclamation system and sophisticated CCTV security systems.   As one would expect, the kitchen is luxurious fitted by Poggenphol with the very best appliances including Wolf cookers, Sub-Zero fridges and other appliances by Miele. Designed for entertaining and family living, the accommodation is both extensive and impressively proportioned. There are six WC's throughout the ground floor including the leisure complex and no fewer than seven en-suite's and a luxury family bathroom.

Accommodation The property is entered via a substantial pair of oak front doors into:

Magnificent Reception Hall28'9" x 21'6" (8.76m x 6.55m). With a full height galleried landing with magnificent chandelier and central staircase leading to a half landing dividing the left and right to the first floor, full height picture windows to front, large cloaks cupboard off:

Downstairs Cloakroom With Villeroy and Boch syphonic WC and matching vanity unit within Corian work surfacing and a wash hand basin with Dornbracht MEM tap.

Drawing Room31'2" into bay x 19'8" (9.5m into bay x 6m). Featuring a deep bay window to the front, open fronted fireplace in cast iron surround with marble hearth, limestone surround and mantel, opening through to:

Dining Room26'3" x 18'6" (8m x 5.64m). With further open fronted fireplace, cast iron surround, marble hearth and limestone mantel, windows to side and rear and double doors opening onto rear gardens. Access to second servery kitchen.

Snug/Sitting Room20'5" (6.23m) into inglenook x 14'9" (4.5m). Featuring an original inglenook fireplace with open grate, built-in window seat and windows to front, access off to the kitchen.

Meeting Room16'5" x 14'10" into bay (5m x 4.52m into bay). With deep bay window to front, high ceiling with exposed beams, original panelling, opening through to and inner hall an double doors to:

Study20'3" x 16'11" (6.17m x 5.16m). Professionally fitted with a range of bespoke black oak office furniture comprising two large double cupboards with base drawers and central unit and shelving with LED downlighting, second range of full height full length built-in store cupboards, three ranges of mirror fronted units again within two matching ranges of shelving with fitted lighting and six filing drawers underneath, LED spotlights, original open fronted fireplace and tiled surround with panelled mantel and provision for wall mounted TV.

Inner Hall With secondary staircase to the first floor and off:

Cloakroom With low level WC, vanity unit, all by Villeroy and Boch within Corian work surfacing, tiled splashback and bay window.

Inner Hall/Sitting Area19'8" x 8'3" (6m x 2.51m). Access off to half cellar with original thrawls.

Billiards Room/Games Room29'1" x 28'5" (8.86m x 8.66m). With two sets of windows to both front and side, original fireplace with surround, provision for wall mounted TV and lift giving access to the first floor.

Open-plan Family Room & Kitchen62'4" x 36'1" maximum (19m x 11m maximum). Professionally and extensively fitted with a superb range of fitted units by Poggenphol and featuring a large central island in Corian including a Quooker hot water tap and pop-up sockets, integrated breakfast bar, extensive range of base cupboards, eye level cupboards and a range of full height units, all in a central island incorporating a stainless steel sink and a five ring gas hob by Wolf, a second range of Corian work surfacing incorporating double sinks with a Dornbracht tap. Extensive appliances are by Wolf and Miele and comprise a larder fridge with professional wine fridge, superb double ovens by Wolf, Miele steamer and combination oven and integrated dishwasher with matching front by Miele. Attractive tiled flooring throughout with underfloor heating, LED lighting and a range of full length double glazed full height picture windows and bi-folding doors onto the rear gardens and double doors leading off to the leisure complex. Off is a walk-in pantry with full height shelving, electric consumer units and adjacent is:

Further Cloakroom With a low level WC, corner wash hand basin by Villeroy and Boch with Hansgrohe tap.

Second Kitchen/Servery23'6" x 6'7" (7.16m x 2m). With a range of work surfacing, base cupboards, eye level cupboards, Britannia Range cooker with twin ovens, six ring gas hob, stainless steel splashback and extractor fan, microwave, dishwasher and ceramic tiled flooring.

Utility Room11'4" maximum x 9'10" (3.45m maximum x 3m). With work surfaces, base cupboards, stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and space for chest freezer etc.

Entrance Two With two double oak doors leading into entrance hall with access to a plant room, boot room and cloakroom with Villeroy and Boch WC and basin with wall mounted Hansgrohe Axor Citterio mixer tap.

On the First Floor Approached via a magnificent staircase from the reception hall is a half landing featuring a full height decorative wall mirror with stairs leading left and right up to a galleried landing with Cathedral ceilings, roof lights, laundry shoot to the utility room and picture windows to the front elevation and ornate handmade wrought iron spindles and oak bannisters. Off:

Large Inner Landing With original staircase leading down to the ground floor with bay window to front, double doors leading off to:

Superb Master Bedroom Suite44'9" x 17'1" (13.64m x 5.2m). This outstanding master bedroom features Cathedral ceilings with full height double glazed picture windows and double doors opening onto a rear balcony from which to enjoy views over the rear gardens and Charnwood Forest beyond. The room also features a separate dressing area with two ranges of built-in double hanging wardrobes and lounge area with living flame gas fire and LED downlighting. Off are 'His & Hers' Luxury en-suite bathrooms:

En-suite Bathroom One20'8" x 22' maximum (6.3m x 6.7m maximum). Featuring a Kurv elliptical bath with chrome shower attachment and Hansgrohe Axor Massaud floor standing mixer tap, two full height ranges of mirror fronted hanging wardrobes, porcelain tiled flooring, two windows to the rear, matching Kurv sink unit with contemporary Hansgrohe Axor Massaud mixer tap with Corian work surfacing with base drawers under and off is a walk-in wet room with sophisticated dual shower fitting, full height tiling, tiled flooring, adjacent separate WC with low level suite, display alcove and built-in cupboard under stairs.

En-suite Bathroom Two18'4" x 14'5" (5.6m x 4.4m). Again with two ranges of built-in bespoke hanging wardrobes, porcelain tiled flooring, double glazed window to the rear garden, Villeroy and Boch basin within Corian with cupboard under and having a wall mouted Gessi mixer tap, walk-in wet room/shower off Hansgrohe Axor Raindance overhead shower, spotlights, adjacent separate Villeroy and Boch WC with low level suite and display alcove.

Bedroom Suite Two20'9" x 18'6" (6.32m x 5.64m). Again with Cathedral full height ceilings and double glazed picture windows and double doors opening onto the rear balcony and views beyond over the gardens, recess area and off:

En-suite Shower Room One With a three piece suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with Hansgrove shower, syphonic Villeroy and Boch WC and Villeroy and Boch basin with Hansgrohe Axor wall mounted taps, Corian surfacing with cupboards under, tiling and matching contrasting tiled flooring.

Walk-in Dressing Room/Wardrobe With built-in hanging wardrobes and shelving.

Bedroom Suite Three21'4" (6.5m) x 15'2" (4.63m) into bay. With deep bay window to front and off:

En-suite Shower Room Two With a fully tiled shower cubicle with Hansgrohe shower, Villeroy and Boch low level WC, Villeroy and Boch wash hand basin with Hansgrohe tap, alcove with glass shelving and extractor fan.

Bedroom Suite Four21'2" (6.44m) x 17'10" (5.43m) maximum. With double glazed French doors opening onto the balcony with views over the gardens, off which is a walk-in hanging wardrobe with a full range of hanging rails and shelving.

En-suite Shower Room Three With fully tiled shower cubicle with Hansgrohe shower, Villeroy and Boch syphonic WC, Villeroy and Boch basin and Hansgrohe tap with cabinet under, built-in mirror and alcove with glass shelving.

Bedroom Five/Prayer Room11'10" x 11' (3.6m x 3.35m). With bay window to front.

Family Bathroom With luxury four piece suite comprising roll edge claw foot freestanding bath with shower attachment, large pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled separate shower cubicle, attractive matching tiling, two display alcoves with shelving.

Self-contained Annexe Specifically designed for disabled access, the annexe is accessed via a bespoke lift designed for wheelchair access which arrives at:

Landing/Sitting Room with Kitchenette Off26'7" x 20' (8.1m x 6.1m). With window to front, Cathedral ceilings, breakfast area off with stainless steel sink, work surfacing, base cupboards, drawers and eye level units, cupboard area off understairs, access off to the second floor leading to the games room/potential cinema room and off:

Bedroom Suite Six22'2" x 15'8" (6.76m x 4.78m). With full height picture window to front and off:

En-suite Bathroom Three Being fully tiled with panelled bath with shower attachment, Villeroy and Boch low level WC and wash hand basin, alcove with glass display shelving, walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving.

Bedroom Suite Seven23'8" x 17'1" (7.21m x 5.2m). With Cathedral ceilings, windows to side and rear, interconnecting door to the master en-suite bathroom, provision for wall mounted TV and off:

Dressing Area With a full length built-in double hanging wardrobe.

En-suite Bathroom Four Featuring a large double ended bath by Villeroy and Boch with shower attachment and chrome fittings, low level WC, vanity unit in Corian work surfacing with cupboards under, recess with glass shelving, toiletries storage and automatic lights.

On the Second Floor Two staircases give access from both the self-contained apartment and main landing to the second floor accommodation with a staircase also from the self-contained annexe to:

Games Room/Potential Cinema Room/Bedroom 827'5" x 17' (8.36m x 5.18m). With two Velux roof lights, provision for wall mounted TV/projector screen, radiator and access off to:

Useful Attic Store Room Housing the air recycling system and automatic vacuum system which serves the new section of the property.

Bedroom Nine20'10" x 15'4" (6.35m x 4.67m). An ideal room for children with two double glazed Velux roof lights and double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens and views beyond towards Charnwood Forest.

Bedroom Ten14'9" x 15'4" (4.5m x 4.67m). With Velux double glazed roof light, double glazed window overlooking rear garden, views towards Charnwood Forest. This room is currently used as a study.

Leisure Complex Accessed from the family room and kitchen via double doors is a stunning leisure complex comprising the following:

Sports Hall/Party Room53'10" x 32'6" (16.4m x 9.9m). This room has specifically been designed as a superb playroom/sports hall yet is multi-functional with 4.25m high ceilings providing an ideal party room/ballroom with a raised Mezzanine floor, double glazed windows opening onto rear gardens and two large roof lights and eye level windows, sophisticated air conditioning system with four air conditioning units providing both heating and cooling. Access off the Sports Hall/Games Room to:

Raised Inner Hall Having been tiled with access off to Male and Female changing rooms for the pool complex being fully tiled and doubling up and wet rooms with Villeroy and Boch WC's and wash hand basins in each.

Professional Gym25'5" (7.75m) x 21'11" (6.68m) average. With three sets of picture windows opening through to the indoor swimming pool, large double glazed roof light, full length wall mirrors, provision for TV and double doors and picture windows opening onto a covered side porch with access beyond into the gardens.

Superb Indoor Leisure Complex59'1" x 32'10" (18m x 10m). Featuring a curved wall with four sets of double glazed doors opening onto the gardens with picture window. The indoor swimming pool complex features a 11.4m x 5.5m fully tiled professional swimming pool with retractable electric pool cover and large areas of paved lounge surrounding for relaxation. A recessed area off has a matching fully tiled separate Jacuzzi and off:

Professional Sauna and Separate Steam Room With fully tiled benches and walls by Tylo. Off is a useful store room for pool equipment.

His 'N' Hers Shower Rooms Having fully tiled shower cubicles with Hansgrohe showers, Villeroy and Boch low level WC's, Villeory and Boch wash hand basin with Hansgrohe taps.

Plant Room Housing a Calorex ducted air dehumidifier and cooling system with a filtration system heat exchanger and pump assembly for the Jacuzzi. In all, the leisure complex offers facilities to rival any top quality Health Hydro Spa.

Plant Room Two Situated off the rear hall, this plant room contains the boilers and heating systems and other infrastructure for the main house.

Outside Situated within extensive grounds of 1.25 acres, an in-out driveway leads into the front providing extensive hard standing which extends to both the front and down both sides of the property, a driveway leading down the south side of the house to a private parking area which leads in turn to a:

Detached Garage Block32'10" x 26'7" (10m x 8.1m). With three large garages designed specifically for luxury cars with three sets of remote control up and over security doors, fitted light and power. In addition is an adjacent lawnmower shed, also with electric up and over door specifically for garden equipment and ride-on mower. Immediately to the rear of the property is a hard landscaped area laid to circular decking with flowering borders which can be accessed from both the leisure centre, kitchen and the dining room. Off:

Semi-Circular Garden Room30'2" maximum x 13'5" (9.2m maximum x 4.1m). With double glazed picture windows and double doors opening onto the gardens and laminate flooring.

The Gardens The gardens are of an extremely good size being predominately laid to shaped lawn and enclosed on all sides by timber panel fencing, hedge and featuring a variety of attractive mature trees and an avenue of evergreens, each independently lit with uplighting producing and attractive night time display. The gardens are completely private, are west facing, thus enjoying afternoon and evening sun. In addition is a sophisticated CCTV security system, a brick gardener's WC and the whole rear elevation has a full length balcony with chrome banister in glass wit chrome bannisters from which to enjoy views over the gardens from the main bedroom suites. In all, a quite outstanding property which has to be considered one of the most substantial and finest family homes in Charnwood Forest.

Services The property is equipped with three central heating boilers with a large proportion of underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, areas being zoned. Sophisticated lighting systems have electronic controls and the new section of house is equipped with a centralised vacuum system and air reclamation system to both increase air quality and efficiency. The swimming pool complex has the latest in swimming pool filtration equipment including a Carolex dehumidifier/heating system and which is contained within the plant room along with the Jacuzzi pump equipment. All sockets and switches are in chrome, the main study is equipped with an impressive range of filing systems, drawers and display shelving with fitted lighting and the master bedroom suite has a full range of wardrobes within a central dressing area with two further large ranges of wardrobes in both en-suites. The leisure complex is finished with an expensive green roof providing an all year round display of attractive flora and fauna which also matches the orangery/garden room and garage block. Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected.

Property Ref: 55639_BNT111011


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