**Charming cottage **Charnwood Forest setting **Set in half an acre **Three receptions **Three bedrooms **Workshop **Stable Block/Garage DRAFT DETAILS Read more
**Charming cottage **Charnwood Forest setting **Set in half an acre **Three receptions **Three bedrooms **Workshop **Stable Block/Garage DRAFT DETAILS
General - Weavers Cottage lies on the edge of Charnwood Forest in a beautiful country setting. The original cottage is believed to be approximately 400 years old but has been heavily extended over the years creating a superb family house. It should be noted that there is potential to create a self contained annexe on the ground floor. The accommodation briefly includes on, an elegant sitting room, a cosy snug, an impressive dining room and study/bedroom 4. There is a bespoke kitchen with polished granite work surfaces and on the first floor, there are three further good sized bedrooms.
Location - Ulverscroft forms the Heart of Charnwood Forest. With some of the counties most expensive and stylish properties, the area is renowned for its outstanding beauty, local attractions including Old John, Bradgate Park (the former home of Lady Jane Grey), The Beacon and The Outwoods. Other attractions include the local reservoirs at Cropston and Swithland, with golf at Rothley and The Beacon. The area is particularly well placed for fast access into Leicester and the Endowed Schools at Loughborough, whilst junction 22 of the M1 motorway is at nearby Markfield.
In the nearby villages of Markfield, Copt Oak and Newtown Linford there are a good range of amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, restaurants, public houses and a wide range of sports clubs including tennis, football and cricket
The Cottage - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows. Front door opening into reception hall.
Reception Hall - Tiled floor, storage cupboard. Doors opening off to the dining room, sun lounge cloakroom.
Dining Room - 15'2" x 14'1" (4.62m x 4.29m) - This is an impressive room with a real feeling of space as there is a full height ceiling. Storage heater. Door to study/bedroom four.
Study/Bedroom Four - 12'4" x 8'1" (3.76m x 2.46m) - This was used for many years by a dependent relative as a bedroom. There are sliding patio door to the terrace. Storage heater.
Cloakroom - Low flush lavatory, wash hand basin set on cabinet, heated towel rail. Cloaks hanging space.
Sun Lounge - 17'5" x 8'10" (5.31m x 2.69m) - A beautiful light room with sliding patio doors opening onto the gardens. There is a tile finish to floor, double doors to sitting room and a period cast iron ornamental fire surround. Opening into inner hall.
Inner Hall - Storage cupboards. Door to the utility and breakfast kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen - 13' x 12'9" (3.96m x 3.89m) - The kitchen has been fitted with a comprehensive range of cream shaker style base and wall units with polished granite work surfaces and upstands, inset sink and drainer unit. There is a matching polished granite kitchen table and illuminated crockery display cabinets. Integrated appliances include a 'Neff' induction hob with extractor over, a 'Neff' single oven and a separate oven/microwave. There is also a 'Neff' dishwasher and integrated fridge. There is terracotta tiling to the floor and opening into a walk-through under stairs PANTRY.
Utility Room - 9'9" x 8' (2.97m x 2.44m) - Fitted base unit incorporating single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Solid fuel boiler. Door to Laundry Room.
Laundry Room - 8'6" x 6'5" (2.59m x 1.96m) - Door to dining room.
Snug - 13'2" x 12'10" (4.01m x 3.91m) - A lovely cosy room with french doors opening onto the garden. There is a fireplace housing the wood burning stove which is built into an exposed brick built chimney breast. Beamed ceiling, stairs rising to first floor and door to sitting room.
Sitting Room - 20'6" x 17' (6.25m x 5.18m) - A superb room with a quite magnificent period polished marble fireplace. There is a beamed ceiling, fitted television cabinet, two storage heaters.
On The First Floor - Stairs rise from the snug to the landing.
Landing - Opening off the landing are doors to the bedrooms.
Master Bedroom - 16'10" x 10'6" (5.13m x 3.20m) - With superb country views. The bedroom has recently been fitted with a stylish range of bedroom furniture by 'Sharps' including wardrobes, a window seat with drawers and cupboards to either side of the bed. Opening into the en-suite.
En-Suite - 13' x 6'6" (3.96m x 1.98m) - The en-suite is fitted with a shower enclosure, low flush lavatory, wash hand basin in vanity unit with various fitted cupboards and chrome ladder style towel rail. Tiled finish to floor.
Bedroom Two - 12'8" x 9'5" (3.86m x 2.87m) - Fitted wardrobes with a knee-hole dressing table. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 13' x 11'7" (3.96m x 3.53m) - Fitted double wardrobes. Central heating radiator.
Bathroom - Suite comprising a low flush lavatory, a panelled bath with shower over and wash hand basin.
Outside To The Front - The cottage is approached through a five-bar gate opening onto a stoned parking area with lawns to one side. Opening onto the drive is stable block/garaging.
Stable Block/Garage - 33'6" x 14' (10.21m x 4.27m) - This is an impressive building which has been designed for stabling but also lends itself to use as garaging or indeed to house a caravan or motorhome.
Workshop - 13'5" x 7'5" (4.09m x 2.26m) - The workshop is attached to the stable block. The workshop is attached to the stable block which is lovely sheltered spot for al fresco dining.
Gardens - The beautifully landscaped gardens are principally South East facing. Immediately adjoining the cottage there is large verandah and ideal spot for alfresco dining overlooking the gardens. There are sweeping lawns with mature hedges running down either side. In the middle of the garden is an octagonal summer house which the current owner uses as an artists studio. At the bottom of the garden is detatched garage with separate entrance onto the lane. There are flower and herbaceous borders together with an orchard where there are a variety of fruit trees including ??
Services - Mains electric and water are connected. Central heating is solid fuel although we understand this could be changed to oil, if required as there is an existing oil tank and pipework located in the rear garden. (Purchasers should make their own enquiry as to the cost and practicality of making these changes). Drainage is to a private system.
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