**SOUGHT-AFTER VILLAGE OF LAUGHTON - STUNNING GARDENS - OUTSTANDING HOME** **Rare Opportunity to buy a property in Laughton **Outstanding four bed house in beautifully manicured grounds approx 0.66 acres**Premium location on the edge of the village** Read more
**SOUGHT-AFTER VILLAGE OF LAUGHTON - STUNNING GARDENS - OUTSTANDING HOME** **Rare Opportunity to buy a property in Laughton **Outstanding four bed house in beautifully manicured grounds approx 0.66 acres**Premium location on the edge of the village**
General - It is rare for a house to come to the market in Laughton, which is widely considered to be one of the most desirable villages in Leicestershire. The family have lived in the house since1952 and several years ago, it was substantially re-modelled and extended, creating a quite outstanding family home. The house is set in grounds extending to approximately 0.66 acres with beautiful gardens including some of the finest rose borders the writer has ever seen. The accommodation briefly includes on the ground floor a wonderful living kitchen, a lounge/sitting room and study/computer room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with Juliette balcony and en suite together with three further bedrooms and bathroom.
Location - Laughton is a small village set in some of South Leicestershire's finest rolling countryside approximately 5 miles West of the thriving town of Market Harborough. Old buildings dominate the village with a row of cottages opposite the church dating back to Medieval times. The village of Foxton is close by with its famous Foxton Locks and canal walks. Market Harborough offers a wide variety of amenities including shops, restaurants and a fast train service to London St Pancras from Market Harborough station.
The House - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows. Front door opening into reception hall.
Reception Hall - Balustrade staircase rising to first floor.
Cloakroom - With contemporary wash hand basin set on vanity unit, low flush lavatory, central heating radiator.
Lounge/Sitting Room - 19'9" x 13' (6.02m x 3.96m) - An elegant room with a magnificent marble fireplace housing an open fire facility. There are french doors opening onto the garden, roof lights, central heating radiator and part underfloor heating.
Study/Computer Room - 11'10" x 8'3" (3.61m x 2.51m) - Overlooking front garden. Central heating radiator.
Living Kitchen - 26'10" x 13'6"max (8.18m x 4.11m) - A wonderful open plan living space. The living kitchen is very much the heart of the house and is fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with lots of storage. "Heritage" coloured doors and high quality work surfaces. The high-end appliances include a "Smeg" five ring induction hob with "Neff" extractor over. Other appliances by "Neff" include a double oven with stainless steel finish to front, a dishwasher and washer/dryer. There is an island unit with breakfast bar, a pantry dresser style unit with two fridge drawers and larder cupboards to either side together with a sideboard with illuminated crockery display cabinets.
Living Area - French doors open from the living area into the garden. Underfloor heating.
On The First Floor - Stairs rise from the reception area to the landing.
First Floor Landing - Opening off the landing are the bedrooms.
Master Bedroom Suite - 22'8" x 10'8" (6.91m x 3.25m) - A beautiful room with french doors opening onto a Juliette style balcony from which the views over the amazing gardens can be enjoyed. Central heating radiator.
En-Suite - 10' x 6'2" red to 4'8" (3.05m x 1.88m red to 1.42m) - There is a P shaped shower bath with shower over. Low flush lavatory, wash hand basin and full tiling to the walls. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Two - 12' x 11'9" (3.66m x 3.58m) - Dado rail. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 15'7" x 9'2" (4.75m x 2.79m) - Overlooking garden. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Four - 12'3" x 6'9" (3.73m x 2.06m) - With fitted cupboard. Central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom - 13'1" x 9'2" max (3.99m x 2.79m max) - There is a free standing traditional bath, a large shower cubicle, low flush lavatory by "Sanitan" and wash hand basin.
Outside To The Front - A stoned drive leads to the tandem garage.
Tandem Garage - 28'6" x 10'10" (8.69m x 3.30m) - With electric roller shutter door opening onto the drive and double doors opening into the garden.
To The Side - To the side of the drive, the foregarden is lawned and a feature has been made of the old Well with climbing roses sprawling over the gazebo. There are some lovely climbing roses that have been trained up the front of the house.
Original Garage - The former garage has been retained to the side of the house, should someone wish to redevelop it.
The Garden - The current owners have created a very special garden. Immediately adjoining the house, there is a patio with some outstanding rose borders and steps up to the garden. The garden is lawned interspersed with the most spectacular flower and herbaceous borders providing dramatic colour throughout the year, plus an orchard and soft fruit section. Two greenhouses and two sheds are included in the sale.
Important Note - Additional land was acquired from Leicestershire County Council and there is a clause reserving a percentage in any uplift in value should somebody wish to develop the land.
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