**Charming village farmhouse**Believed to date in parts from the 13th Century **Heavily beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces ** Four receptions ** Living kitchen** Six beds, five of which have en-suites **Beautifully landscaped gardens Read more
**Charming village farmhouse**Believed to date in parts from the 13th Century **Heavily beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces ** Four receptions ** Living kitchen** Six beds, five of which have en-suites **Beautifully landscaped gardens
General - A charming village farmhouse believed to date in parts from the 13th Century with a Georgian facade. Most of the period character has been preserved with heavily beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces. The house has been sensitively renovated and upgraded by the present owners creating a quite wonderful family home. The accommodation briefly comprises four receptions, a living kitchen and six bedrooms, five of which have en-suites.
The house is approached down a long stoned drive with heavily stocked flower and herbaceous borders to either side. To the South and East of the house is a pretty landscaped courtyard garden.
Location - Congerstone is widely considered to be one of the most desirable villages to live in West Leicestershire. There is a well respected primary school, restaurant/public house and pleasant walks along the Ashby canal. The historic town of Market Bosworth lies to the south where there is a choice of private schooling with the Dixie Grammar and there is also a Primary and a High School (The High School has been classified as outstanding by OFSTED, together with an interesting range of shops and restaurants. The leading private school at Twycross is also within easy reach. In Ashby de la Zouch to the North there is a more comprehensive range of amenities. The property is well located for access to the M42 and M1 and consequently Birmingham, Leicester and Coventry are all commutable.
The House - The house is arranged over three floors as follows. Front door opening into reception hall.
Reception Hall - Quarry tiled floor and balustrade staircase rising to first floor and door to inner hall. Central heating radiator.
Sitting Room - 15'1" x 15' (4.60m x 4.57m) - Impressive open stone fireplace, shutters to the windows, boarded floor, central heating radiator.
Dining Room - 15'2" x 15'1" (4.62m x 4.60m) - Inglenook housing a period cast iron fireplace with heavy timber over, shutters to the windows, fitted cupboard. Central heating radiator.
Inner Hall - Opens off the reception hall. Secondary staircase rising to the first floor.
Family Room - 16' x 14' (4.88m x 4.27m) - Large inglenook housing a wood burning stove with brick fire-back and heavy timber over. Beamed ceiling, tiled floor and doors to the cellar and store.
Cellar - An excellent cellar with two chambers.
Store - With quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling and original shelving.
Breakfast Kitchen - 16'4" x 13'9" (4.98m x 4.19m) - The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall units with tiled splashbacks, concealed lighting and Inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Integrated appliances include a four ring gas hob by 'Neff' with extractor over, 'Neff' double oven. Central heating radiator. There are impressive ships' beams to the ceiling and two sets of stable doors open into the gardens either side of the house
Utility Room - 9'1" x 7'8" (2.77m x 2.34m) - Fitted base and wall units incorporating a single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, airing cupboard and boiler.
Study - 11'6" x 9' (3.51m x 2.74m) - A particular feature is the cold store and fabulous ships beams to the ceiling. There is a boarded floor and door to cloakroom.
Cloakroom - 11'5" x 5' (3.48m x 1.52m) - Boarded floor, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low flush lavatory, beamed ceiling.
On The First Floor - The principal staircase rises from the reception hall to the landing.
Landing - Opening off the landing are doors to the bedrooms.
Bedroom One - 15'6" x 14' (4.72m x 4.27m) - Ornate period fire surround. Central heating radiator and beam to ceiling.
En-Suite - Shower cubicle, polished granite wash bowl set on stand with mirror behind. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two - 15'6" x 13'2" (4.72m x 4.01m) - There is a large walk in wardrobe, period fireplace, beam to ceiling. Central heating radiator.
En-Suite - Shower cubicle, polished granite wash bowl set on stand with heated mirror behind. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.
On The Second Floor - Stairs rise from the first floor landing to the second floor.
Bedroom Three - 16'6" x 13'1" (5.03m x 3.99m) - A charming bedroom that would make a fabulous alternative master bedroom. There are two beams to the ceiling. Central heating radiator. Opening into the dressing room.
Dressing Room - 7' x 5'3" (2.13m x 1.60m) - Walk in storage cupboard.
En-Suite - 11'2" x 9'1" (3.40m x 2.77m) - Walk in shower cubicle, polished granite wash bowl set on a stand, low flush lavatory with macerator. Tiled floor.
Bedroom Four - 15'5" x 12'5" max (4.70m x 3.78m max) - A pretty room with two beams to the ceiling. Central heating radiator. (10'5" to 5' eaves height).
En-Suite - Corner shower cubicle, contemporary glass bowl set on a glass stand, low flush lavatory with macerator and a ladder style radiator.
Secondary Staircase - Rises to a half landing where there is a family bathroom. Stairs rise to the library on the galleried landing.
Family Bathroom - 12'1" x 7'9" (3.68m x 2.36m) - With the original farmer's period cast iron roll top bath, corner shower cubicle, wash bowl set on stand, tiled finish to floor, heated towel rail. Beams to ceiling. Central heating radiator.
Library - 15'6" x 6' (4.72m x 1.83m) - This is a lovely area for quiet contemplation. Book shelving runs along one wall. Beams to ceiling.
Bedroom Five - 16'6" x 15' (5.03m x 4.57m) - Ornamental cast iron fire surround. Central heating radiator. Connecting door to bedroom two. Beam to ceiling.
Master Bedroom Suite - 15'10" x 13'8" (4.83m x 4.17m) - A magnificent room overlooking the gardens. Central heating radiator. Opening into the dressing area. Beams to ceiling.
Dressing Area - 13'4" x 9' (4.06m x 2.74m) - Central heating radiator.
En-Suite - 11'8" x 6'9" (3.56m x 2.06m) - Suite comprising a wash hand basin, low flush lavatory, shower cubicle and a panelled bath. Boarded floor and beam to ceiling.
Outside - Wrought iron gates open onto a stoned drive with heavily stocked flower and herbaceous borders to either side leading to a parking area at the side of the house. Adjoining the parking area there is a lawn with a stone wall running approximately 50 metres along the roadside boundary. A path with flowers to either side leads to the pretty landscaped courtyard garden.. A greenhouse and two water features are located in this area.
To The South Of The House - There is a beautiful private garden with areas of terracing interspersed with thoughtfully planted areas providing lovely areas for al fresco dining.
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