House For SaleThe Old White House, 7, Ashley Road, Weston By Welland, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Guide price £520,000
A beautifully presented, spacious family home of great charm and character with south facing garden and views over the Welland valley.
- • Live in Kitchen opening directly on to the garden, separate utility area
- • Sitting room, dining room
- • Study, guest cloakroom
- • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom
- • Two further double bedrooms, single bedroom
- • Family bathroom, airing cupboard
- • Garage/workshop with light and power
- • Pretty gardens on two sides, gravelled driveway with parking for two cars
- • Outstanding countryside views
Weston by Welland is a popular Welland Valley village with an excellent pub, set in some glorious undulating countryside. The neighbouring village of Medbourne has a shop, café, pub and sports club, while at Ashley there is a highly regarded farm shop.
The nearby market town of Market Harborough is just four miles away and provides a good range of everyday shopping facilities including a market, theatre, and rail link to London St Pancras International in approximately 1 hour.
Road links are excellent with the A47 connecting Leicester and Peterborough, while the
A14 allows fast access both east and west. International air travel is available at East Midlands Airport, Birmingham, Stansted and Luton.
Schooling in the area is excellent with a primaries at Wilbarston and Great Bowden and secondary in Market Harborough. There are also many choices of independent schools including Oakham, Uppingham, Leicester Grammar, Oundle and Stamford.
Recreational facilities in the area are renowned with Rutland Water set to the north, between
Uppingham and Oakham. This provides excellent sailing and fishing facilities together with scenic walks and the Rutland Water Cycle Route. The new opera house at Nevill Holt is also developing a national reputation.
The Old White House is a handsome period home of painted brick under a slate roof. The principal rooms all have large sash windows, allowing in the natural light. It is of good proportions, with excellent entertaining space, a pretty garden and wonderful views.
The Old White House is approached via a gravelled driveway to the left-hand side of the house leading to a parking area for two cars and a single garage/workshop. Everyday access is through a side doorway into the open plan live-in kitchen with its solid wood Alexander Lewis Kitchen units, granite worktop, ceramic sink, integrated appliances, electric and gas range cooker, island, dining and relaxing area. Leading off the kitchen is a well-equipped utility room, with wooden worktop, and Belfast sink. Off the utility is a WC and well fitted home office with extensive storage. Underfloor heating runs throughout the kitchen, utility and study area.
The sitting room has a large wooden, double glazed window, overlooking the rear garden, exposed beams, and log burner, set within a limestone surround.
There is a further reception room off the sitting room, which is ideal for a formal dining room, family room or playroom, with stairs leading off to the first floor.
On the first floor, is the master bedroom with dual aspect windows and well-appointed ensuite shower room with fitted wardrobes.
There are two further double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobe cupboards and a single bedroom. The family bathroom has a large bath and separate shower cubicle.
The South facing rear garden provides a perfect setting for the house and features many mature trees and bushes. Laid mainly to lawn, with herbaceous borders there is a central pathway that leads to a private decked area to enjoy alfresco dining. There is also a paved patio area to the rear of the garage/workshop and access to the garden from the front down both sides of the property.