The Cedars is an imposing Grade II Listed Georgian home steeped in history and lovingly restored with most recent additions including a contemporary integrated living kitchen, stylish bathroom and retained heritage character. We can imagine a growing family feeling at home here with plenty of space and versatility for years to come whilst occupying this highly convenient central village location with bars, restaurants, riverside walks and commuter links just a few minutes away. Enter through the grand full length hallway with flagstone floor and into a lounge, separate sitting room with inglenook fireplace, living dining kitchen having an island and doors into the garden, laundry room and ground floor W.C. There are five bedrooms and a study room over the first and second floors, two bathrooms and a winding gallery landing featuring an impressive wide step staircase. Development adjacent has added the benefit of a long, initial shared driveway leading around to the rear to a detached double garage and parking, and the enclosed lawned garden is partially walled garden again with character dry stone borders. Historic records for Kegworth confirm that the Irish Poet Thomas Moore lived at The Cedars around 1812 and not long afterwards the house became home to lace workers and framework knitters, a hugely popular industry in the area in the 18th and 19th century.
Original Georgian solid oak glazed front entrance door leading to a central hallway.
An impressive entrance to the property spanning some 29feet and featuring an original polished flagstone floor, high reach ceiling with original picture rail. Two radiators, original Georgian solid oak glazed rear entrance door leading out into the garden and a feature 4ft wide solid oak staircase leading to the first floor with central carpet and heritage style brass stair runners.
LOUNGE 5.49m inc bay x 4.22m (18' inc bay x 13'10)
Featuring an original timber framed multi paned single glazed bay window with secondary glazing and window shutters. Exposed wooden floor, period style cast iron living flame effect gas fire place with lime stone Adam style surround and hearth. Dado and picture rails and original Georgian stripped pine entrance door.
SITTING ROOM 4.62m x 4.32m max (15'2 x 14'2 max)
A versatile second reception room lending itself to use as a sitting room or family room and featuring an inglenook style fireplace with solid oak lintel, exposed brick chimney breast and potential to open this for an open fire or log burner etc. With original timber framed multi paned single glazed window with secondary glazing, radiator, original Georgian stripped pine entrance door, latch door leading down to the cellar and original Georgian stripped pine door leading to a ground floor wc.
GROUND FLOOR WC
With a brand new stylish white two piece suite comprising of low level wc and vanity style wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Quality Travertine tiled flooring, radiator, extractor fan and ceiling spotlights.
LIVING DINING KITCHEN 9.68m max x 6.17m max (31'9" max x 20'2" max)
(6.17m narrowing to 4.19m in kitchen)
An open plan living kitchen where we can imaging all the family gathering for cooking, dining and living with three sets of double glazed French doors leading out into the garden ideal for summer entertaining. With a brand new quality contemporary kitchen featuring solid granite work surfaces and a central island with high level dining bar. There are a matching range of integrated base, drawers and eye level units with soft close doors and drawers and integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher, CDA electric oven, microwave, five ring conductor hob and floating stainless steel and glass extractor. Double bowl stainless steel sink unit with grooved drainer, work surface overlighting, contemporary brushed stainless steel sockets and light switches, ceiling spotlights. Picture rail and coved ceiling. The entire room has solid oak "boat deck" flooring with space for a dining table and sofa arrangement, two radiators, wall lights, timber framed single glazed original Georgian window and exposed timber entrance door from the hallway.
LAUNDRY ROOM 3.38m x 2.49m (11'1 x 8'2)
A generous utility type space with plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and asstional fridge or freezer etc. Roll top work surfaces, double base unit and quality porcelain sink unit. Travertine tiled floor, original cloaks hanging, storage shelving, radiator, original timber entrance door and timber framed single glazed Yorkshire sliding sash window looking out into the garden.
SPLIT LEVEL LANDING
With a feature balustrade overlooking the grand staircase, feature stained glass window, two timber framed single glazed window overlooking the rear garden and balustrade staircase leading to the second floor.
MASTER BEDROOM 6.15m max x 5.89m max (20'2 max x 19'4 max)
A generous master bedroom enjoying views over the rear garden with timber framed double glazed window with secondary glazing, radiator, heritage style wall and ceiling lights and loft access.
INNER LOBBY 3.78m x 1.24m (12'5 x 4'1)
I addition to the landing connecting this with the master bedroom and en-suite facility. Cloaks hanging space, radiator and the potential to divide and create a separate master bedroom suite or otherwise etc.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 3.35m x 2.82m (11' x 9'3)
A generous en-suite bathroom with a white five piece suite comprising double shower enclosure with mixer shower, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and panelled bath with tiled splash backs, Ceramic tile effect vinyl flooring, radiator, heated towel radiator, timber framed single glazed sliding sash window and latch door with airing cupboard.
BEDROOM TWO 4.57m x 4.27m (15' x 14')
A generous double sized bedroom featuring and original Georgian style focal point fireplace and stripped pine entrance door. Two timber framed single glazed multi paned windows with secondary glazing. High reach ceiling with picture rail and radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 4.11m x 3.28m (13'6 x 10'9)
A third double sized bedroom with timber framed single glazed multi paned window with secondary glazing. Two original built in storage cupboards with shelving, radiator and original Georgian entrance door.
A brand new 'Wow Factor' four piece suite featuring a curved panel bath, low level wc, floating vanity wash hand basin with deep drawer and separate glass shower enclosure with mixer shower, rain style shower head and separate shower attachment. Half height tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, chrome heated towel radiator, high vault ceiling with spotlights. Solid oak stained glass entrance door and timber framed single glazed Yorkshire sliding sash window overlooking the rear garden.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
With balustrade, timber framed single glazed sliding sash window, exposed roof beams and walk in storage cupboard with shelving.
BEDROOM FOUR 4.67m max x 4.78m (15'3" max x 15'8" )
Situated on the second floor and taking in views of surrounding rooftops of the village and mature trees within the local hermitage. A double sized bedroom with vaulted ceiling with reduced head height and exposed central beam, timber framed sliding sash window and metal framed single glazed rear elevation window overlooking the garden, radiator, storage cupboard and latch entrance door.
BEDROOM FIVE 4.06m x 4.47m (13'4 x 14'8 )
A fifth double sized bedroom with exposed wooden floor boards, exposed central ceiling beam, radiator, timber framed single glazed Yorkshire sliding sash window and latch entrance door.
STUDY/BEDROOM SIX 4.39m x 2.67m (14'5 x 8'9)
A versatile room lending itself to use as a study or homework room or occasional sixth bedroom. With timber framed single glazed sliding sash window, radiator, exposed roof beams.
The property fronts the road within this ever popular village location just a short walk around the corner from fashionable bars, restaurants, village shops, riverside walks and excellent transport links including the M1 motorway network via junction 24 and East Midlands Airport. An imposing property with storm porch covering the main entrance door and a long initially shared tarmacadam driveway sweeping around to the rear and meeting a block paved double width private parking area and detached double garage with electrically operated up and over door. Gated access from here leads into a rear lawn garden partially walled with coping stones and a brand new close boarded fence to the right hand side looking out from the rear of the property along with various shrubs and an original dry stone wall planted border.
TO FIND THE PROPERTY
From Loughborugh proceed along the A6 dual carriageway entering Kegworth upon London Road where the property is situated just after the sharp right hand bend upon the right hand side as identified by the agents 'For Sale' board.
SERVICES, TENURE AND COUNCIL TAX
All mains services are available and connected to the property which is gas centrally heated. The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion. North West Leicestershire District Council - Tax Band F
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