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Main Street, East Leake, Loughborough

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5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Loughborough

  • Grade II Listed Property
  • Energy Rating F
  • Large Detached Farmhouse & Separate Dovecote Cottage
  • Main House Four Bedrooms, Two En-suites & Shower Room, Three Reception Areas
  • Dovecote Cottage with Three Bedrooms, Bathroom & En-suite
  • Ideal Fusion of Original Character and Modern Fittings
  • Regarded Central Village Position
  • Established Garden
  • Five Car Ports and Garage
  • No Chain


Situated in the heart of East Leake village centre at the end of a private development is this charming detached former farmhouse with separate three bedroomed detached Dovecote cottage. The property dates back to the 1800s and is Grade II listed, the main home offers four large bedrooms with one bathroom and two shower rooms and a further separate WC serving the top floor. On the ground floor the dining hallway leads through to a large breakfast kitchen, substantial lounge with inglenook fireplace, garden room, utility and ground floor shower room. Sitting next to the family home is a detached Dovecote cottage which provides three bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite shower room. This upside down house has the living accommodation on the first floor to take full advantage of the vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and Dovecote decorative brickwork. The cottage is current let at £8,400 per annum, however vacant possession of the property will be provided upon completion. This is ideal for granny or teenage annexe, guest accommodation or potential for home working. Outside there are gardens predominantly to the front and rear of the property, an impressive range of five car ports and a single garage. Both properties are offered to the market with no chain and early internal viewing is recommended.

Reception Hallway12'1" x 11'7" (3.68m x 3.53m). Access via a solid oak door to the front elevation, currently used as a dining room with slate tiled floor, glazed window to the front elevation, central heating radiator and exposed original beams to ceiling and wall. Opening through to:

Breakfast Kitchen15'11" x 13'5" (4.85m x 4.1m). Comprising painted shaker style fitted base units with granite work tops and matching upstands to the wall, built-in electric Zanussi oven with four ring gas hob and contemporary extractor fan over. The kitchen benefits from a dual aspect with multi-paned glazed windows to the front and side elevation. There is a continuation of the slate tiled floor and ample space for a sizeable breakfast table and chairs. Attractive fully glazed double French doors open out into the rear garden and further door leads off to:

Inner Hallway With a continuation of the slate tiled floor, staircase rising to the first floor landing with a central heating radiator and useful understairs pantry cupboard. Stable door leading to the outside.

Lounge17'11" x 16'2" (5.46m x 4.93m). A commanding principal reception room of generous proportions with a high level ceiling with exposed ceiling beams, inglenook fireplace with central open fire and cast iron grate. This room is naturally light with a large multi-paned glazed window to the front elevation with bespoke wooden shutters, there is feature lighting set within the inglenook, central heating radiator and television point. Doorway within the inglenook leads through to:

Garden Room17'3" x 12'6" (5.26m x 3.8m). A fabulous reception room with a high level vaulted ceiling with fitted thermal blinds, fully tiled flooring and sealed glazing to each elevation making this a naturally light room and double French doors to both the front and rear elevations connecting to the gardens.

Utility11'11" x 4'10" (3.63m x 1.47m). Fitted with a run of base units with a slate effect work surface and Belfast sink, tiled splashbacks to the walls, plumbing and appliance space for washing machine, central heating radiator, space for coat hanging and glazed windows to the rear elevation. Door through to:

Shower Room6' x 4'5" (1.83m x 1.35m). Fitted with a white three piece suite consisting of a wall mounted wash hand basin, WC and corner shower unit. The utility houses a Worcester Bosch gas central heating boiler, tiling to the walls and slate flooring, central hating radiator and obscure glazed window to the rear elevation.

First Floor Landing With door providing access to staircase which rises to the second floor. Doors off to:

Bedroom One16'4" (4.97m) x 14'10" (4.53m) maximum 10'4" (3.15m) minimum. A sizeable master bedroom with glazed window to the front elevation, a walk-in wardrobe which houses the airing cupboard and hot water tank, built-in double wardrobe and further eaves storage, central heating radiator and door through to:

En-suite Bathroom8'4" x 7'5" (2.54m x 2.26m). Being generous in size and benefiting from a steel bath tub with central mixer tap and handheld shower attachment. There is a wash hand basin, WC, tiled splashback to the walls and tiled flooring, obscure glazed window to the side elevation and towel heater.

Bedroom Two15'11" x 13'5" (4.85m x 4.1m). A sizeable second double room with multi-paned glazed windows to the front elevation, two central heating radiators and wood effect laminate flooring. Door through to:

Jack & Jill Shower Room6' x 4'11" (1.83m x 1.5m). Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising a raised shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, tiled splashbacks to the walls and tiled flooring, door through to:

Bedroom Three11'3" x 11'10" (3.43m x 3.6m). A third double room with multi-paned glazed window to the front elevation with attractive views into the village central heating radiator and wood laminate flooring, built-in understairs storage cupboard.

Second Floor Landing

Dressing Room16' x 13'2" (4.88m x 4.01m). With wide staircase entering directly into the dressing room which is semi open-plan to bedroom four and benefiting from a wide glazed window to the rear elevation making this room naturally light. There is a vaulted ceiling and exposed ceiling beams, central heating radiator and door off to:

WC5'5" x 2'9" (1.65m x 0.84m). Fitted with a two piece white suite with wash hand basin and toilet, tiling to the walls and flooring.

Bedroom14'7" x 13'6" (4.45m x 4.11m). Accessed via through the original wall and roof beams into this large bedroom which is flooded with natural light, there is a large glazed window to the rear and side elevation, exposed ceiling beams and central heating radiator.

The Dovecote The Dovecote comprises a detached character cottage which is a spacious three bedroomed home with the living accommodation on the first floor and bedrooms on the ground floor. Situated adjacent to the main family home, the property is currently let and has been let for a number of years at £700 per calendar month with notice served on the current tenants to vacate, therefore being made available with vacant possession. This cottage makes an ideal set up for any buyer seeking to purchase a property with an adjoining home as a granny or teenage annexe or potential as a work from home space. The accommodation details are as follows:

Entrance Hall Accessed via an obscure glazed door to the front elevation. There is a central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, stairs rising to the first floor accommodation with understairs storage cupboard and doors off to:

Dovecote Bedroom One15'10" x 10'4" (4.83m x 3.15m). Having a window to the front elevation, original exposed beams to the ceiling, fitted bedroom furniture and central heating radiator. Door through to:

En-suite6'3" x 7'1" (1.9m x 2.16m). Fitted with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and handheld shower, WC and wash hand basin, partial tiling to the walls and Velux skylight window.

Dovecote Bedroom Two9'8" x 9'4" (2.95m x 2.84m). Set in an L-shape, this bedroom has a central heating radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.

Dovecote Bedroom Three9'5" x 6'4" (2.87m x 1.93m). A third small double or large single bedroom which has a window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Shower Room8'1" x 3'2" (2.46m x 0.97m). Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, toilet, partial tiling to the walls, vinyl flooring and extractor fan.

Utility5'11" x 5'5" (1.8m x 1.65m). Fitted with a range of units, a sink and plumbing and appliance space for two white goods. Stairs rising to the first floor, storage cupboard and central heating boiler.

Dining Kitchen16'5" x 12'8" (5m x 3.86m). Fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units with tiled work surfaces, built-in sink and built-in eye level double oven and grill, dishwasher, four ring gas hob and extractor fan, space for freestanding fridge freezer. This impressive room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beams and glazed windows to both the front and side elevation, fully tiled floor and ample space for dining table and chairs, central heating radiator.

Dovecote Lounge15'2" x 12'2" (4.62m x 3.7m). A hughly impressive reception room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, exposed details brickwork with the Dovecote display recesses. There is a fireplace with tiled hearth, glazed window to the front elevation and two central heating radiators as well as a Velux window.

Outside The property occupies a pleasant position situated in the heart of East Leake village overlooking the church yet being set in a private courtyard development. The long driveway which approaches the property is owned by this property with Right of Access for the neighbouring property. There is an impressive range of brick outbuildings to include five car ports and a single garage with ample parking and a further block paved driveway. The front garden is walled to the boundaries, beyond the driveway is a lawned area and patio concealed by trellising. There is a landscaped garden situated to the rear consisting of a lawned garden between the house and Dovecote with the remainder of the garden being paved with a vine covered pergola creating an ideal outdoor seating and entertaining space.

Property Ref: 55639_BNT031270


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