A truly unique home which fuses contemporary modern living and a touch of original character, add to this acres of gardens, grounds and woodland and you have a very special place to call home!
The large kitchen with bi-fold doors is a place for the family to gather for cooking, dining and living and whilst the 33ft lounge diner with roaring log burner offers so much more space to relax and entertain. The majority of the accommodation is to the ground floor including a study, large utility/overspill kitchen, boot room, hallway and ground floor wc, two double bedrooms, the master bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling and bi-folds to the garden along with a luxury en-suite bathroom. There are two further double bedrooms to the first floor, ideal for the children maybe and principal five piece bathroom. This semi detached cottage has grounds to the property which are entered through electrically operated gates and extensive sweeping driveway, featuring an approximate two acre grassed paddock with log cabin/studio, a large formal lawn with sun deck, 33ft American style barn and an enchanting approximate four acre woodland. Ideally located for swift commuter access towards the M1 motorway networks at junction 24, East Midlands Airport and both the A60 and A46 corridors to Nottingham and Leicester.
Composite double glazed side entrance door leading:-
An impressive entrance to the property forming part of the original character cottage and enjoying exposed beamed ceilings, solid oak balustrade staircase to the first floor, cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit. uPVC double glazed window and radiator.
With a quality RAK Ceramics white two piece suite comprising low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin with slate tiled splash back. Ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, extractor fan, exposed beamed ceiling and solid oak entrance door.
A spectacular living space adjacent to the living kitchen connected by solid oak sliding double doors and featuring a partially vaulted ceiling with double glazed clear glass roof. The lounge area centres around a cast iron contemporary log burner with slate hearth, five uPVC double glazed windows, two radiators, TV aerial point and solid oak entrance door.
an incredible living dining kitchen where all the family would gather for cooking, dining and entertaining and featuring aluminium framed double glazed bi-fold doors leading out in to the garden through a sheltered covered area enjoying wonderful views of the gardens, paddock and woodland. The quality handcrafted kitchen from Plum Interiors features a comprehensive shaker style matching range of base, drawers and eye level units, integrated Bosch dishwasher, central island wit Corian work surfaces and a comprehensive dining bar. Inset Franke stainless steel sink unit and mixer bowl incorporating a Quooker instant boiling water tap. Space for a range oven with gas and electric points, Siemens extractor, space for American style fridge freezer, brushed stainless steel sockets and switches with USB charging point and orangery style uPVC double glazed skylight. Cosy corner for dining, Karndean floor with underfloor heating, ceiling spotlights and solid oak door leading to utility room/overspill kitchen.
a particularly useful space for laundry and/or a second cooking area. Featuring a white high gloss matching range of base, drawers and eye level units, plumbing for washing machine, built in Neff stainless steel electric double oven, five ring gas hob and extractor, solid wood butchers block style work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit. Larder cupboard, Karndean flooring and solid oak doors from the kitchen and leading to:-
A useful space for boots and coats with integrated full height fridge and freezer, Karndean flooring, radiator, security alarm control panel, Gloworm gas central heating boiler and uPVC double glazed side entrance door leading out into the garden.
A separate versatile room lending itself to use as a study, snug or playroom etc. Centred around a cast iron log burner with slate hearth, fitted book shelving adjacent to the chimney breast, frosted uPVC double glazed window, radiator and solid oak double doors leading from the lounge diner.
An impressive master bedroom suite incorporating a dressing area and en-suite bathroom and with a bedroom featuring partially vaulted ceiling with glazed gable and uPVC double glazed bi-fold doors leading out into the garden. The bedroom space has two uPVC double glazed windows with fitted shutters and radiator.
With a range of full height fitted wardrobes, uPVC double glazed window enjoying views over the side paddock, radiator within the entrance having a solid oak entrance door.
Featuring a quality white five piece suite comprising panelled spa bath with multi jets, walk in wet room style shower with fixed glass shower screen and mixer shower with a rain style shower head and separate attachment, a low level wc and twin vanity sink units. Half height and fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window and solid oak entrance door.
The second of two ground floor bedrooms, double size and centred around a cast iron log burner with slate hearth and exposed brick chimney breast. Exposed beam ceiling, two uPVC double glazed windows, BT broadband connection and radiator. This room could easily be used as a cosy sitting room/snug if so required.
With solid oak balustrade, radiator and sky tube bringing in natural lighting to this space.
A third double size bedroom enjoying pleasant views over front facing paddock land with uPVc double glazed window, high reach ceiling, radiator and solid oak entrance door.
A fourth double size bedroom with an under size uPVC double glazed door leading out on to a small balcony area, radiator and solid oak entrance door.
Featuring a quality white and chrome five piece suite comprising panelled spa bath with multi jets, double shower enclosure with electric shower, low level wc and twin sinks. Half height and fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan and uPVC double glazed window.
The property occupies this desirable semi rural location situated between the market town of Loughborough and East Leake village, both of which offer an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities and swift commuter access to Nottingham along the A60 corridor, the M1 motorway network at junction 24 along with East Midlands Airport and the A46 nearby.
The extremely deceptive frontage enjoys the character cottage façade and it is only when you proceed through the electrically operated solid timber gates which sweep along the driveway and into the grounds where you realise the true extent of the sympathetically designed contemporary wing extension that has been added to this wonderful home. There is a gravelled driveway frontage for guest parking and the vehicular and pedestrian gates open to reveal a sweeping driveway with extensive parking and approximate two acre grass paddock and beautifully presented formal lawn garden, fenced with a quality patio and deck for summer entertaining. The timber built American style barn spans some 56 ft in length x 17 ft wide and offers excellent garden and forestry storage space with full light and power and double sliding doors at both ends. Beyond the barn and second grassed paddock is an enchanting approximately four acre wood with full vehicular and pedestrian access where there are some beautiful wild meadow flowers and walks throughout.
A versatile log cabin which overlooks the grassed paddock with double opening entrance doors, double glazed windows, electric light and power and making an ideal space for home working, a "Mancave" or home gym etc. Separate WiFi and Sky availability.
Leave Loughborough along Meadow Lane and enter Stanford On Soar on Main Street, continue on the sharp right hand bend and up the hill where this becomes Leake Lane. The property is the last of the row of cottages on the left hand side as identified by the agents 'For Sale' board.
All mains services are available and connected to the property with the exception of mains gas, there is a gas tank in the grounds. There is also a sceptic tank for sewerage. The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band E.
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