**Period house of character **Handsome Property **Grade II listed **Approx 0.4 Acres **Potential to further extend the accommodation Read more
**Period house of character **Handsome Property **Grade II listed **Approx 0.4 Acres **Potential to further extend the accommodation
General - Beech Farmhouse is an impressive Georgian Grade II listed former farmhouse. The house is on a fabulous plot extending to approximately 0.4 acres in the heart of the village. There is an opportunity for a purchaser to upgrade and rearrange the internal space thereby creating a wonderful family house. There is also potential to significantly extend the existing accommodation into the adjoining outbuildings, subject of course to the usual planning consents and also to upgrade the attic rooms. The accommodation briefly includes on the ground floor, three reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen and cellar. On the first floor, there are five bedrooms and two attic rooms on the second floor. Directly adjoining the house there are a range of outbuildings including a utility, former wash house, garage and a number of store rooms.
Location - Green Lane is located a short walk from the centre of Countesthorpe and its amenities. Countesthorpe is a vibrant village community with an extensive range of amenities including primary and secondary schools together with a number of shops, a library and health centre. Countesthorpe is also within easy reach of Leicester and Fosse Park. There is a mainline train service to London St Pancras International from both Leicester and Market Harborough. There is also excellent access to Junction 20 on the M1 and M69.
The House - The accommodation is arranged over three floors as follows. Front door with fan light over, opening into reception hall.
Reception Hall - Balustrade staircase rising to first floor. Doors to the principal reception rooms.
Sitting Room - 16' x 15'2" (4.88m x 4.62m) - Period Adams style cast iron fireplace. Picture rail. Central heating radiator.
Dining Room - 15'2" x 15'2" (4.62m x 4.62m) - French doors opening into the garden. Tiled fireplace with panelled cupboards to either side. Central heating radiator.
Snug - 16' x 15' (4.88m x 4.57m) - Magnificent inglenook fireplace with panelled cupboard to the side, central heating radiator. Stairs down to the cellar, door to inner hall.
Inner Hall - Back stairs rise to the first floor.
Pantry - 6'7" x 5'7" (2.01m x 1.70m) -
Kitchen - 12'8" x 8'8" (3.86m x 2.64m) - Fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall units with tiled splashbacks and an inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit. There is a gas cooker point, beamed ceiling, central heating radiator and door to rear hall.
Conservatory - 12'1" x 9'1" (3.68m x 2.77m) - Back door to the garden, tiled floor.
Wc - Lavatory.
On The First Floor - Balustrade staircase rises from the reception hall to the landing.
Landing - The landing is flooded with light through the sash window which overlooks the front garden. Doors to bedrooms.
Bedroom One - 15'3" x 14'3" (4.65m x 4.34m) - Traditional cast iron fireplace with tiled inset. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Two - 15'3" x 15'3" (4.65m x 4.65m) - Adams style fireplace with wardrobes to either side, coving to ceiling. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 15'5" x 14'3" (4.70m x 4.34m) - Traditional fireplace with wardrobe to one side. Connecting door to bedroom four. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Four - 14'8" x 13'3" (4.47m x 4.04m) - Central heating radiator and door to rear landing.
Shower Room - 10'4" x 8'5" (3.15m x 2.57m) - Opens off the main landing. Walk in shower cubicle, traditional wash hand basin and low flush lavatory. Radiator.
Rear Landing - Flight of stairs leads down to the rear hall. Door to bedroom 5.
Bedroom Five - 9' x 9' (2.74m x 2.74m) - Central heating radiator.
Second Floor Landing - Stairs rise from the first floor landing. Doors to attic rooms.
Attic Room One - 16' x 15'4" (4.88m x 4.67m) -
Attic Room Two - 15'4" x 15'3" (4.67m x 4.65m) -
Outbuildings - Opening off the snug is the wash house.
Utility Room - 15' x 13'6" (4.57m x 4.11m) - With brick floor and brick thrawl, stone basin and door to REAR ENTRANCE HALL. Interesting brick thrawl with door to the former wash house.
Former Wash House - 13'5" x 13'4" (4.09m x 4.06m) - This was a former kitchen/wash house. Fireplace and former washing copper. Tiled finish to floor and door to courtyard.
Outside - A drive leads down the side of the house to the open fronted double garage. Opening onto the courtyard is a traditional range of outbuildings comprising a single garage, stores and the former wash house. It should be noted that the adjacent properties have rights of way over the drive. A low wall runs along the front boundary. The front garden is principally lawned.
The Gardens - The main garden is to the rear of the property. Immediately adjoining the house is a large terrace. There are some pretty flower and herbaceous borders, sweeping lawns and an orchard. A greenhouse is included in the sale.
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