4 Bed Detached House  For Sale  The Old Cottage  Loughborough  Leicestershire  LE12  - £895,000

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TENURE: Freehold
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Location
Woodhouse Eaves is an extremely desirable village in North West Leicestershire, beautifully nestled in the Charnwood Forest. The area is well known for its lovely walks and numerous beauty spot that include Beacon Hill, Swithland Woods and historic Bradgate Park. The property itself is centrally located within easy walking distance of all village amenities which includes two village stores, chemist/post office, hair dressers, butchers and four pubs/restaurants. A greater range of facilities including mainline railway services can be found in the nearby market town of Loughborough and Leicester City and the village allows easy access to the M1 motorway.




Distances
Leicester 8.6 miles / Loughborough 5 miles / Nottingham 20.3 miles / Bradgate Park 3 miles / Swithland Woods 1.6 miles / Beacon Hill 1.6 miles / Ratcliffe College 8.4 miles / M1(J22) 4.1 miles / M1(J23) 4.2 miles / East Midlands Airport 10 miles




Ground Floor
The property is entered through a tiled lobby with built in oak settle into a heavily beamed entrance hall with open fire. The hallway features an oak parquet floor, open staircase with oak balustrade and there is a useful under stairs cupboard. The sitting is an attractive, light room with leaded windows including a walk-in bay window to front with window seat. Central to the room is a log burner set on to a stone hearth and the sitting room has an oak boarded floor. Also leading off the entrance hall is a heavily beamed study with matching oak flooring, walk-in bay window with oak window seat and has a brick fireplace with open grate. A glass fronted display cabinet in the study is thought to be original to the cottage. The kitchen and rear gardens were significantly improved by the current owners in 2014. Spanning the full width of the cottage and projecting out into Mediterranean style rear garden, the large open plan living kitchen is now very much the heart of the...




First Floor
Walnut flooring covers much of the first floor which is made up of four bedrooms and a family bathroom. Fitted with a contemporary style four piece the family bathroom features a freestanding, double ended bath and separate shower with drench head. The master bedroom enjoys a private front aspect with lovely garden views and has a range of fitted wardrobes and en suite shower fitted in a traditional style. Bedroom two also has fitted wardrobes and a desk




Outside
The cottage stands in 0.26 of an acre in total and is set well back from Maplewell Road behind large, established gardens and a dry stone wall. Metal gates open on to a generous driveway and turning area, providing parking for 3 – 4 cars and access to a double garage. The gardens to the front are surprisingly private and are predominantly laid to lawn. A flagstone style path winds its way through the gardens to the cottage and there are several strategically placed seating areas perfect for enjoying the summer sunshine and welcome shade. Packed full of seasonal colour the gardens feature a number of mature trees and gates to both sides of the property provide pedestrian access to the rear. The rear gardens are newly landscaped in a Mediterranean style with Japanese influences. Completed in 2014, the rear gardens have been designed for ease of maintenance and are perfect for entertaining during the long summer evenings. Large stone terraces extend seamlessly from the newly...




Double Garage
The double garage has electric up-and-over door, electric light and power.




Home Office/Annex Space Over
To the rear of the garage a tiled hallway with staircase provides access to a newly fitted shower room. On the first floor a landing with Velux window has a wash hand basin and provides access to a useful storage cupboard. A large home office/annexe occupies much of the first floor and features a high vaulted ceiling with two Velux windows. This impressive space is flooded with natural light and a window to front enjoys a front aspect.




Services
All main services are available and connected. The cottage itself has mains gas central heating with Worcester combination boiler located in the utility room. The garage and office/annex has its own heating system with main gas boiler located in the garage. The property has uPVC double glazing and a security alarm system.




Tenure
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.




Local Authority
Charnwood Borough Council.




Directions
From the centre of Woodhouse Eaves proceed along Maplewell Road passing the Curzon Arms on the right hand side. The property is situated on the right hand side just after the junction with Mill Lane.
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