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A most attractive village house of considerable proportion dating back to circa 1830 and occupying an enviable plot fronting onto a pretty village green within the highly desirable South Leicestershire village of Arnesby.DRAFT DETAILS AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL Read more
A most attractive village house of considerable proportion dating back to circa 1830 and occupying an enviable plot fronting onto a pretty village green within the highly desirable South Leicestershire village of Arnesby.DRAFT DETAILS AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL
General - Set within the picturesque village of Arnesby, 'The Old Shoulder House'is a family home of considerable proportion dating back to circa 1830 having once been the village public house and subsequently converted to a most impressive residential dwelling in the 1950's. The property offers some wonderful period and original features as well as some fabulous modern attributes including a magnificent bespoke kitchen by 'Artisan Bespoke Furniture' and a sizeable single storey extension to the rear forming a fabulous garden room with roof lantern. Access into the property is via a porch leading through to the spacious entrance hall with adjoining cloakroom, stairs rising to the first floor landing and also stairs descending to the useful cellar. Off the hallway are three sizeable reception rooms including a dining room, sitting room and the aforementioned garden room which leads on to the kitchen via a large opening creating a largely open plan area. A utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.
General (Cont) - To the first floor and accessed via the landing are four generous bedrooms and the family bathroom comprising a recently fitted traditional style suite offering the striking feature of free-standing roll top bath. Two of the bedrooms benefit from built in wardrobes with the master boasting an ensuite shower room. All of the first floor bedrooms could take at least a double bed. Outside there is a pleasant frontage with topiary style hedgerows anda cobbled walkway leading to the main entrance. There is a large double garage located to the side of the home accessed via a no through lane, To the rear, the walled garden benefits from a large patio area adjoining the rear of the house and has been beautifully landscaped using more topiary style hedgerows forming pathways and surrounding planted beds. A gap within an evergreen hedgerow positioned towards the rear of the plot leads to a private section of the garden with an additional seating area and access to a useful outbuilding with a mezzanine floor which is currently utilised as a garden store. Please note that the property requires some cosmetic finishing touches.
Location - The sought-after village of Arnesby has a thriving village community andis set off the main road.Its local amenities include a School, Village Hall, Church and Restaurant.There are more comprehensive amenities in Leicester to the North,Lutterworth to the West and Market Harborough to the South.There are excellent rail links to London St Pancras International from both Leicester and Market Harborough (journey time approx 1 hour).More details can be found on our website.
Porch - Glazed door with a window above leading to the frontage, oak wooden flooring with inset mat.Glazed door with window above leads to
Entrance Hall - Stairs rise to the first floor landing, detailed coving, oak wooden flooring, doors leading to reception room one.
Reception Room One - 15'2" x 13'11" (4.62m x 4.24m) - Sash windows, open fire facility with stone hearth and wooden mantlepiece, oak wooden flooring and detailed coving.
Reception Room Two - 14'3" x 12'5" (4.34m x 3.78m) - Sash windows, an inset "Jotul" wood burner with a stone mantle.Wood panelling to the walls with built in storage and shelving.TV point and oak wooden flooring.
Kitchen - 13'11" x 13'10" (4.24m x 4.22m) - Wall and base mounted units with square top granite work surfaces with an inset Belfast sink and drainer plus wooden work surfaces.Five oven Aga with two standard rings and two electric rings.Extractor fan above, space for an upright fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, part tiled walls, oak wooden flooring, coving, spotlighting and an opening leading through to
Garden Room - 13'1" x 10' (3.99m x 3.05m) - Double doors to the rear aspect leading to the patio section of the garden, with windows to either side.Two additional sash style windows and a large ceiling lantern.Two low level vintage style radiators, ceiling speakers, oak wooden flooring, tv point and door back through to the entrance hall.
Utility Room - 13'3" x 7'6" (4.04m x 2.29m) - Window, base units, square top wooden work surfaces, inset double Belfast sink, wall mounted boiler, shelving, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, spotlighting and wooden flooring.
Wc - Two windows, low level lavatory, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, wooden flooring and automatic light.
Cellar - This is a large area with light and also the water cylinder for the heating system is located within one of the cellar rooms.
First Floor Landing - Window to the half landing, exposed oak wooden floorboards, loft access, coving, doors leading through to the
Family Bathroom - 11'5" x 7'4" (3.48m x 2.24m) - Sash window, low level lavatory, free standing roll top bath tub, vintage style sink, oak wooden flooring, spotlighting, wood panelling to the walls.
Bedroom One - 14' x 13'9" (4.27m x 4.19m) - Sash window, radiator, exposed oak wooden floorboards and door to
En-Suite - 7'5" x 5'10" (2.26m x 1.78m) - Sash window, electric massage style shower cubicle, radiator and part tiled walls.(This room will require some cosmetic work).
Bedroom Two - 14'6" x 13' (4.42m x 3.96m) - Sash window, built in wardrobes, radiator, exposed oak painted floorboards.
Inner Landing - Providing access to
Bedroom Three - 15'4" x 9'8" (4.67m x 2.95m) - Sash window, built in wardrobes, exposed painted oak floorboards and radiator.
Bedroom Four - 11'5" max 10'8" min x 9'2" (3.48m max 3.25m min x 2.79m) - Sash window, exposed painted oak floorboards and radiator.
Outside To The Front - Gravelled frontage with topiary hedges and a cobbled walkway leading to steps which rise to the main entrance porch.
The property fronts onto a pleasant village green.
Garage/Outbuilding - Located to the rear of the plot and is accessed via a no through lane, positioned to the side of the property.
The garage itself is approximately the size of a triple garage with a double sized electric up and over door.Power and light, two windows and door to the side leads to the rear of the garden.
Outside To The Rear - Pretty, formal garden which is mainly paved with planted beds surrounded by low level topiary style hedgerows.There is a large paved patio section adjoining the rear of the house itself and accessed via a gap within a hedgerow.To the rear of the plot is an additional seating area, planted beds and also the outbuilding which is currently used for storage.There is also access into the side of the garage and a gate to the side leads to the no through lane.
Outbuilding - 11'8" x 10'8" (3.56m x 3.25m) - Window, stable style door, power, light and a mezzanine storage area.Exposed wooden beams and A frame.
Ref - Jg/lb/3611
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