A rare opportunity to acquire this charming six bedroom detached property dating back to 1775 with a self contained ground floor annexe offering versatile accommodation and occupying just over a 0.25 acre plot within this picturesque hamlet and offering delightful countryside views.
Entrance Hall (9'4"x 5'9")
Original entrance was through an original and now sealed hardwood panelled door with a glazed top light, there is a victorian return staircase leading up to the first floor landing, built in under stairs cupboard and doors to:
Family Room (12'0"x 11'9")
A charming room with a sash window to front and a brick built open fireplace and a door to:
Breakfast Kitchen (18'4"x 17'2" narrowing to 10'9")
An L-Shaped dual aspect room with a range of oak fronted eye and base level units with a range of 'Neff' integrated appliances, a one and a half sink drainer unit, an 'Aga' cooker, quarry tiled floor, part glazed door to the rear porch/cloakroom area, door to:
Pantry/Utility Room (8'9"x 6'0")
A useful room offering plenty of storage space and housing a re-fitted 'Firebird' boiler.
Porch/Cloakroom (10'8"x 6'6")
A lovely light area with a window to side, a window to the breakfast room area and a part glazed door with a side window to rear.
Lounge (21'5"x 10'4")
A dual aspect room with a sash window to front, glazed french doors with side windows leading out to the rear garden and there is a multi-fuel log burner and access through to:
Sitting Room (21'0"x 13'7" narrowing to 10'9")
A lovely dual aspect room with windows to front and rear and a fireplace recess and a door to:
Ground Floor Annexe:
PN; The annexe has electric heating and its own electricity meter.
Inner Hall (7'6"x 7'5")
Part glazed door to rear, built in cupboard and there are doors to:
Kitchen (9'4"x 8'4")
A dual aspect room with a window to side and a window to rear and there is a range of eye and base level units, a sink drainer unit, plumbing and space for kitchen appliances as well as two built in cupboards and a door to:
Bathroom (7'5"x 5'8")
Frosted window to side and a three piece suite to comprise: Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a panelled bath with tiled splash backs.
Double Bedroom (12'9"x 11'9")
A generous sized room with a window to front.
First Floor Landing
Three windows to front offering delightful paddock views and the surrounding countryside beyond, doors to:
Bedroom One (17'4"x 13'8"into wardrobes)
A generous sized double bedroom with a window overlooking the rear gardens and there is a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards along one wall.
Bedroom Two (13'2"into wardrobes x 12'9")
Also a generous sized double bedroom with a window to rear offering views of the rear gardens and there are fitted wardrobes along one wall.
Bedroom Three (17'4"x 10'4"narrowing to 10'1")
Also a generous sized double bedroom with views of the rear garden and there is a built in wardrobe.
Bedroom Four (12'0"x 12'0")
This double bedroom has a window to front which overlooks paddock and countryside beyond and provides access to the bath/shower room and to:
Bedroom Five (12'0"x 10'6")
A double bedroom with a window to side.
Bath/Shower Room (8'9"x 6'0")
Window to rear and a three piece suite to comprise: Pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and an independent shower cubicle with tiled splash backs, door to a walk in loft storage space measuring 11'0"x 6'0", door to:
Window to rear and a low flush WC and a door to the landing.
Garage One (13'9"x 12'2")
A brick built garage with an up and over door, adjoining WC and power and light connected.
Garage Two (15'1"x 9'7")
A brick built garage with an up and over door, window to side and power and light connected.
Workshop (9'7"x 7'4")
A brick built room with a window to side and with power and light connected.
Lean To (12'11"x 8'82)
A useful storage area which adjoins garage one.
The property enjoys well established and mature grounds of just over 0.25 of an acre surrounded by paddock and countryside providing a delightful backdrop. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of flowers, shrubs, hedging and established trees including an apple and a pear tree. Towards the bottom of the garden is a vegetable patch with raised beds and offering space for a greenhouse and garden sheds.
Shared access with next door with an independent five bar gate which leads onto hard standing for several cars and the rear garden.
Barkby Thorpe is an attractive hamlet surrounded by rolling countryside and is just over five miles from Leicester City. Just less than half a mile from the property is the neighbouring village of Barkby offering two public houses, a primary school (awarded outstanding status in 2014) cricket ground, parish church with an active church community. As well as this there are excellent shopping facilities in Thurmaston and the property is well placed for major road links to include: A46, A47, A6, A607, M1 and M69.
Proceed out of Barkby village along Main Street in an easterly direction and heading towards Beeby Road, then turn right onto Thorpe Lane passing the Barkby Cricket Ground on the left. Follow the road round to the left and then to the right and the property is just after the bend on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment through Mike Ford Estate Agents & Valuers Ltd.
Telephone: 01664 480422.
Although Mike Ford Estate Agents & Valuers Ltd believe these details to be fair and accurate description of the property their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to the property’s suitability and make their own enquires to any financial commitment. Only the fixtures and fittings described in these details are included in the selling price . Mike Ford Estate Agents & Valuers Ltd has not checked they are fit for purpose and we have not tested any of the services,(gas, electricity, water ,drains and so on ) mentioned.
Entrance Hall & Rear Porch
Fitted Kitchen & Utility Room & Dining Room
Lounge & Sitting Room & Family Room
Six Bedrooms & Bath/Shower Room & Seperate WC
Hallway & Double Bedroom
Kitchen & Bathroom
Two Garages & Lean To & Workshop
Drive For Several Cars
Generous & Established West Facing Rear Gardens With Outside WC
Part Double Glazed Windows & Part Gas & Oil Fired Heating
EPC Rating E
Delightful Countryside Views