**Superb country property in idyllic setting **Set in approximately10.8 acres **Stable yard with potential for further development **Menage **Four paddocks Read more
**Superb country property in idyllic setting **Set in approximately10.8 acres **Stable yard with potential for further development **Menage **Four paddocks
General - Copton Ash Farm is an outstanding country residence in a quite idyllic setting with superb equestrian facilities. The property is set in approximately 10.8. Acres and has an extensive range of traditional outbuildings. The house has been improved with considerable style over the years and the accommodation is centred on the fabulous living kitchen. Adjoining the house there is a wonderful courtyard where there is stabling, garaging, a workshop and gym. There is considerable potential to further develop the property as we understand that planning permission has previously been granted to convert the courtyard buildings into additional living space.
Location - Twycross lies in some of Leicestershire's prettiest countryside close to the world famous Twycross Zoo. In the village itself there is the very highly regarded Twycross House Private School and an excellent restaurant/bar/grill known as 'Turpins'. There are further amenities to include a hairdressers, beauty lodge, cafe and florist. Twycross is also within catchment of a number of outstanding primary and secondary state schools/academies. Twycross is strategically located with good road links to Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham. The M42 East Midlands and Birmingham Airports are all easily accessible. There is a high speed train service to London and Birmingham from Nuneaton. The historic town of Market Bosworth is close by where there is an excellent range of additional amenities including boutique shops, restaurants, country park, marina and water park.
The Residence - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows. Front door opening into
Reception Hall - Beamed ceiling, stairs rising to first floor. Doors to the main reception rooms.
Sitting Room - 23' x 14'10" (7.01m x 4.52m) - An impressive room with an Inglenook housing a wood burning stove with flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, doors to conservatory and double doors into the dining room creating a fantastic open plan entertaining space. Two central heating radiators housed in lattice-work boxing. (Measurements include the Inglenook).
Dining Room - 14' x 13'5" (4.27m x 4.09m) - Overlooking garden. Wood burning stove in brick surround. Double doors to sitting room. Central heating radiator.
Snug - 12'4" x 11'10" not inc. bay (3.76m x 3.61m not inc. bay) - A cosy room with beamed ceiling. The focal point of the snug is the fireplace housing a gas stove in a traditional style. Central heating radiator.
Conservatory - 12' x 10'10" (3.66m x 3.30m) - A lovely vantage point from which to enjoy the garden. There is a tiled floor and french doors opening onto garden.
Living Kitchen - 24'10"max red to12'6" x 20' (7.57m red to12'6" x 6.10m) - This is a beautiful open plan living space. The kitchen area is fitted with traditional bespoke kitchen cabinets with painted fronts and polished granite work surfaces. The units are arranged around the oil fired oven Aga with extractor over. There is a double porcelain sink unit, wine racking for 40 bottles and book shelving, an integrated single oven and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. .
Breakfast Area - Set in a contemporary oak framed extension. Door to rear hall.
Rear Hall - 10' x 9'4" (3.05m x 2.84m) - Back door to courtyard. Tiled floor, wainscotting to the walls, central heating radiator housed in lattice-work box. Doors to cloaks cupboard, shower room and study.
Study - 17'4" x 11'6" (5.28m x 3.51m) - This is a fabulous room with a full height ceiling and exposed "A" frame timbers. There is a comprehensive range of fitted furniture by 'Hammonds' including book shelving and a knee hole desk. French doors open onto the gardens. Central heating radiator. There is scope to use this room as a guest bedroom suite in conjunction with the nearby shower room.
Utility - 7' x 7' (2.13m x 2.13m) - Timber base and wall units housing a Belfast sink. Plumbing for a washing machine.
Shower Room - Shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin, low flush lavatory, tiling to splashback areas.
On The First Floor - Stairs rise from the reception hall to the main landing.
Main Landing - Opening off the landing are the bedrooms.
Master Bedroom - 14'2" x 13' (4.32m x 3.96m) - Overlooking courtyard. Two beams to the ceiling. Central heating radiator. Opening into the dressing room. (First measurement 12'6" measured to 5' eaves height).
Dressing Room - Two banks of wardrobes. Leading to the en-suite.
En-Suite - Walk in shower cubicle with rainfall and hand held shower fixture,a low flush lavatory and bidet. There is a traditional wash hand basin by 'Galway' with back-lit mirror over.
Bedroom Two - 15'2" into bay x 11'10" (4.62m into bay x 3.61m) - Overlooking garden. In the bay there is a window seat with storage beneath. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 13'10" x 12'4" (4.22m x 3.76m) - Two beams to the ceiling. Central heating radiator.
Inner Landing - Opening off the main landing. Storage cupboard. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Four - 15' x 8'9" (4.57m x 2.67m) - With country views, fitted wardrobes by 'Hammonds' with drawers and knee-hole dressing table. Central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom - There is a shower bath with rainfall shower head and shower screen, wash hand basin with back-lit mirror, bidet, ladder style towel rail and tiling to three walls.
Outside - The house is approached via a drive with lawns to either side leading to the courtyard.
The Gardens - There are sweeping lawns to two sides of the house with some beautiful flower and herbaceous borders. In one corner odf the garden there is a large pond which is a haven for wildlife.
Outbuildlings - There are three ranges of traditional buildings running around the courtyard itself. In one range, adjacent to the house, there is the gym, with garaging and stabling in the other blocks.
Gym - 17'2" x 9'2" (5.23m x 2.79m) - With steps up to a first floor office.
Garaging - There is a single garage with up and over door.
Garage/Workshop - 26'9" x 18'3" (8.15m x 5.56m) -
Stabling - 42' x 18' (12.80m x 5.49m) - The stable yard incorporates three full sized loose boxes with automatic water drinkers and a tack room. Opening into the hay barn.
Hay Barn - 19' x 17'9" (5.79m x 5.41m) - Loft over.
Studio - 17'1" x 7'2" (5.21m x 2.18m) - This room is used by the current owner as an artist's studio
Stable Yard - Immediately beyond the stabling there is a large concreted stable yard, adjoining which is the menage.
Menage - The Menage is large to accommodate a full size dressage arena and is also big enough for jumping and lunging.
Paddocks - There are four paddocks all with post and rail fencing/hedging, all of which have a mains water supply.
Important Notes - The property lies 0.5 mile off the Sheepy Road and the access track from the Sheepy Road is owned by the vendor. The other users contribute towards the maintenance. There is a private sewage system.
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