**Pretty Victorian cottage **Outstanding character with many period features **Living kitchen**Two receptions **Three bedrooms **Idyllic 200ft garden Read more
**Pretty Victorian cottage **Outstanding character with many period features **Living kitchen**Two receptions **Three bedrooms **Idyllic 200ft garden
General - Engineer's Cottage is a pretty Victorian cottage of considerable charm and character forming part of a terrace, which was reputedly built by Earl Spencer in the 19th Century. The cottage has been upgraded and improved with considerable flair and style over the years. The accommodation briefly includes on the ground floor, a sitting room with open fire and living kitchen both of which have interesting gothic style windows overlooking the front garden and a dining room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a fabulous bath/shower room. There is a very private courtyard garden and a impressive 200ft long garden overlooking the fields to the rear.
Location - The property is situated in the village of Theddingworth which lies in some of South Leicestershire's prettiest countryside with the Laughton Hills and Foxton Locks to the North. The village lies midway between the market town of Market Harborough and Husbands Bosworth with convenient access to the A14, A5 and M1 at Junction 20, Lutterworth. There are a comprehensive range of amenities in Market Harborough and a fast rail link to London St Pancras International (journey time approx 1 hour).
The Cottage - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows. Arched door opening into entrance hall and inner hall.
Entrance Hall/Inner Hall - Stairs rising to first floor, wood effect floor, door to sitting room.
Sitting Room - 15'2" x 13' (4.62m x 3.96m) - An elegant room the principal feature of which is the cast iron fireplace with timber surround. There are french doors opening into the garden, wood effect floor and beamed ceiling. Central heating radiator.
Living Kitchen - 15'7" x 9'8" (4.75m x 2.95m) - An impressive room which is very much the heart of the cottage. There is a comprehensive range of base and wall units with heavy hardwood work surfaces over and painted fronts, arranged around the oil fired aga which is built into an exposed brick chimney breast. There is also an electric cooker point with extractor over and plumbing for a dishwasher. Tiled finish to floor traditional radiator. Opening into the dining room.
Dining Room - 10'8" x 8'8" (3.25m x 2.64m) - Overlooking the courtyard. Wood effect floor, door to courtyard. Traditional radiator.
Cloaks/Utility Room - Low flush lavatory, wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Plumbing for a washing machine.
On The First Floor - Stairs rise from the entrance hall to the landing.
First Floor Landing - Opening off the landing are doors to the bedrooms.
Bedroom One - 15'5" x 9' (4.70m x 2.74m) - There is a real feeling of space in all the bedrooms as there are high ceilings. Traditional central heating radiator.
Bedroom Two - 13' x 7'7" (3.96m x 2.31m) - Traditional central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 10' x 7'7" (3.05m x 2.31m) - Traditional central heating radiator.
Bathroom - 10'8" x 8'8" (3.25m x 2.64m) - With a luxurious suite including a spa bath with hand held shower fixture, a wash hand basin and low flush lavatory. There is a large walk in tiled shower enclosure with rainfall and hand held shower attachments. Tiling to the splashback areas and a vertical radiator.
Outside - To the front of the house, there is a lawned garden with a high laurel hedge sheltering the cottage from the road.
Outside To The Rear - There is a courtyard to the rear which is a beautiful private area for barbecuing and entertaining. Opening onto the courtyard there is a storage shed.
The Main Garden - The 200ft main garden is an outstanding feature of the cottage and is accessed via a shared footpath. In the first section of the garden there are some beautiful flower borders and vegetable beds separated by a high hedge from a lawned area. At the top of the garden there is a third section where there is a garden shed and lovely views over the fields.
Notes - There is a right of way across the front of the cottage and bins access to the rear.
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