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About the property
Set for sale with no upward chain is this charming cottage positioned in an idyllic backwater setting offering a unique opportunity to develop into a truly impressive residence within a prestigious village location. Read more
Set for sale with no upward chain is this charming cottage positioned in an idyllic backwater setting offering a unique opportunity to develop into a truly impressive residence within a prestigious village location.
General - 'Egerton Cottage' is a beautiful home offering huge potential and an abundance of character and charm from top to bottom as well as a prestigious village location. The cottage sits on a wonderful and particularly wide plot with a good size garden to the rear and a yard section to one side. Access into the property is to the rear and leads into a sizeable reception hall complete with an open fire facility and exposed wooden beams. To one side of the reception hall is the bay-fronted sitting room which boasts another open fire facility and to the other side is and inner hallway leading to the breakfast kitchen and bathroom. A staircase ascends from the inner hallway into the second bedroom with the master bedroom adjoining.
. - Both bedrooms benefit from low level fitted wardrobes. Outside there is a driveway to one side leading to the larger than average attached single garage. A gate to the side of the garage accesses a walkway leading through a large yard section with a number of small storage outbuildings, to the main entrance. There is a generous enclosed garden to the rear offering an excellent degree of privacy. The property is set for sale with the additional benefit of having no upward sales chain and requires modernisation throughout.
Location - Burton Overy is without doubt one of the prettiest villages in South Leicestershire and is largely made up of fine period houses and cottages. It is located just to the South of Leicester and is close to Great Glen where Leicester Grammar School and Stoneygate School are located as well as St Cuthberts Primary School.The village is mentioned in the Domesday book and in the past, has been referred to as Burton, Overy.There is a thriving village community and perhaps one of the most famous events is the annual Christmas tree festival.There is a Church, Public House and Village Hall and there are local amenities at nearby Great Glen with more comprehensive facilities towards Leicester in Oadby.Mainline rail services operate from both Market Harborough and Leicester into London St Pancras International.
Reception Hall - 14'5" + window x 12'2" (4.39m +window x 3.71m) - Door to the garden, windows to the front and rear aspects, exposed ceiling beams, open fire facility.Opens to an inner hallway and door to
Sitting Room - 16'4" + bay x 13'11" max (4.98m +bay x 4.24m max) - (last measurement is 11'11" min).
Window to front, bay window to the rear.Open fire facility.
Inner Hallway - Stairs rise to the first floor, exposed ceiling beams and doors to
Breakfast Kitchen - 11'3" x 11'1" + window (3.43m x 3.38m +window) - Window, base units, shelving, exposed ceiling beams, gas connection for a cooker, pantry with additional window, meters and fuses.Within the pantry is an additional storage cupboard.
Bathroom - 10'9" x 6'4" (3.28m x 1.93m) - Window to the side and rear aspects, low flush lavatory, wall mounted sink, enclosed bath, electric radiator and wall mounted heater.
First Floor - Stairs lead up directly into
Bedroom Two - 14'4" x 11'6" (4.37m x 3.51m) - Window, low level storage cupboards/wardrobes and door to
Bedroom One - 13'8" x 12'11" (4.17m x 3.94m) - Window, low level storage cupboards/wardrobes and telephone point.
Outside To The Front - Larger than average single garage accessed via a driveway.Access to the rear is via gate to the side.
Garage - 16'10" x 12' max 10'6" min (5.13m x 3.66m max 3.20m min) - Glazed sliding door, power, light, shelving and door to the side leading to the yard section of the garden.
The Garden - Mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio section adjoining the rear of the property.Walkway leads to the frontage through a yard section which is located to the side of the garage and is complete with three small storage outbuildings.Walled perimeter.Mature trees and shrubs and access to the front is via a gate to the side.
Ref - Jg/lb/3631
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