'The Stone House' is a beautiful Grade II Listed detached character home, in ownership of the same family for the last 50 years and as one of the most distinctive properties of the village, has been lovingly restore to its former glory featuring a wealth of beamed ceilings, a bespoke oak built staircase, fresh water well and a collection of out buildings including a double garage and workshop. Steeped in history, the former farm dates back to circa 1560 and is nestled upon a large mature corner plot within the conservation area of Hathern. Enter the charming home through a reception hallway with quarry tiled floor and into the lounge, sitting room, dining room with inglenook fireplace, kitchen, utility room and ground floor wc./bathroom. The generous landing space provides an area for study, there are four bedrooms (three double) a large bathroom and the extensive attic space which reveals original roof trusses and has further potential for enlargement. The generous gardens have been well kept featuring an array of maturing trees, borders, shrubs and a sweeping gravelled driveway leading around to the rear courtyard. The courtyard area sees a double garage, workshop, collection of outbuildings along with a large greenhouse/conservatory incorporating the fresh water well. Hathern offers a thriving village community including primary school and morning playgroup, country pubs, village shop and post office, country walks to the river Soar and excellent transport links to Loughborough, the M1 motorway and East Midlands Airport etc.
Original feature solid oak double entrance doors leading to the entrance hallway.
A breathtaking entrance to this charming home featuring a bespoke hand built solid oak staircase leading to the first floor. Vaulted entrance vestibule with Juliet style balcony overlooking from the first floor landing, quarry tiled floor and exposed beam ceiling and "skirting board style radiator".
LOUNGE 4.72m x 4.50m (15'6 x 14'9)
An impressive cosy living space centred around a brick fireplace with hearth, mantel and the potential for this to be an open fire. Quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling, two timber framed double glazed windows (the front elevation with secondary glazing), discreet low level "skirting board style" radiator running around the room and bespoke solid oak latch door leading to the dining room.
DINING ROOM 4.80m x 4.34m (15'9 x 14'3)
A beautiful room enjoying views of the garden and with one of the most impressive inglenook style fireplaces we have ever come across. With exposed stone chimney breast and high vault canopy, solid oak lintel and beam ceiling. Polished flagstone floor, bespoke solid oak latch door leading from the dining room, "skirting board style radiator", two timber framed double glazed windows and original solid oak latch door leading to the kitchen.
KITCHEN 4.39m x 2.79m (14'5 x 9'2)
The kitchen space offers an exciting chance to restyle and remodel to a finish of your choice as well as looking out over the rear courtyard area and having a solid oak latch door leading from the hallway. At present with a basic range of base unit cupboards with drawers, electric cooker point, stainless steel sink unit with double drainer, roll top work surfaces, exposed beam ceiling, quarry tiled floor, radiator, two timber framed double glazed windows and doorway to the utility room. Rear entrance stable door.
UTILITY ROOM 2.26m x 2.01m (7'5 x 6'7)
With continuation of quarry tiled floor, full height fitted storage cupboards, one housing the conventional gas central heating boiler, hot water cylinder and electricity and gas meters. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, Belfast sink with work surface adjacent and timber framed double glazed window overlooking the rear courtyard area.
SITTING ROOM 4.22m x 3.61m (13'10 x 11'10)
A separate reception room centred around a brick fireplace with hearth, solid oak mantel and with the potential for an open fire. Terracotta tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling, "skirting board style radiator" and timber framed double glazed window with secondary glazing.
GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM 2.13m x 1.73m (7' x 5'8)
A useful ground floor wc and bathroom with a white three piece suite comprising low level wc, panelled bath and vanity style wash hand basin. With a beamed ceiling, storage alcove with curtain front, radiator and original solid oak latch entrance door.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
A generous landing space with room for a study desk etc and featuring a Juliet style balcony overlooking the front entrance door with wrought iron balustrade and exposed beam ceiling. Hidden loft access with pull down ladder leading into an enormous open loft space with further potential.
MASTER BEDROOM 4.83m x 4.60m (15'10 x 15'1)
A generous master bedroom enjoying views of the gardens. With exposed beamed ceiling, storage cupboard, two timber framed double glazed windows, the front elevation with secondary double glazing and discreet low level "skirting board style radiator".
BEDROOM TWO 4.60m x 3.20m (15'1 x 10'6)
A second double sized bedroom with beamed ceiling, "skirting board style radiator" and timber framed double glazed window with secondary glazing.
BEDROOM THREE 4.83m x 2.90m (15'10 x 9'6)
A third double sized bedroom presently used as a library room and with an exposed beam ceiling, "skirting board style radiator", vanity sink unit and timber framed double glazed window overlooking the rear courtyard area.
BEDROOM FOUR 4.45m x 2.44m (14'7 x 8')
Latterly used as a home office with views of the garden, exposed beam ceiling, "skirting board style radiator" and timber framed double glazed window.
BATHROOM 4.04m x 2.84m (13'3 x 9'4)
A generous bathroom and an exciting chance to re-style and re-model to a finish of your choice. At present with a four piece suite comprising panelled bath with off tap mixer shower, low level wc and bidet and a vanity style wash hand basin. Vanity mirrors, dressing table with drawers, storage cupboard with shelving, timber framed double glazed window and discreet low level "skirting board style radiator".
The Stone House is arguably Hatherns most distinctive and prominent of homes, situated in the very heart of the village which offers a thriving community including primary school and morning playgroup, country pubs, shop and post office, country lane walks and excellent transport links around the corner.
The property is situated upon a large corner plot position with undulating lawns, natural stone borders and steps, maturing trees and solid oak double vehicular gates leading beneath an archway to a gravelled extensive driveway with parking for several vehicles sweeping round to a rear courtyard area.
The gravel courtyard is situated immediately to the rear of the Stone House offering additional parking and a pleasant place to relax., a brick and timber framed single glazed greenhouse/conservatory with quarry tiled floor incorporating a natural well. Enclosed by an 'L' shaped collection of garaging, work shops and outbuildings. The double garage measures 18' in length x 24' wide with twin opening doors, full electric, light and power, internal insulation and security alarm. The adjacent work shop can be accessed from the garage spanning some 21 feet in length x 7'10 and this also has electric light and power, running water with sink and steps leading into the roof void storage and clock tower for service maintenance along with the chiming clock bell from Taylors bell foundry (mechanism not there, decorative piece only). Side access gate onto Eldershaw Croft.
TO FIND THE PROPERTY
Leave Loughborough along the A6 Derby Road entering Hathern upon Loughborough Road and turning right just after the Anchor country pub into Wide Street where the property is situated 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. Charnwood Borough Council - Tax Band F