Medbourne is an unspoiled traditional English village in the heart of the Welland Valley . The village is truly picturesque with many charming ironstone properties, mature trees and a stream running through the centre. This delightful village also offers an excellent range of facilities.
As well as a great village store and post office there is the highly popular pub, The Nevill Arms which includes restaurant and café. There is also an active sports centre with tennis and cricket club and village hall with daily pre-school. In the centre of the village is the pretty church. Surrounding the village are some really wonderful rural walks and bridle ways.
Nearby Market Harborough offers a superb range of shopping and leisure facilities including supermarkets, bespoke shops as well as a sports centre and theatre. A mainline train station operates from Market Harborough with services to London St Pancras taking approximately 60 minutes.
Schooling in the area is excellent with primary in Bringhurst and secondary in Uppingham. There are also many choices of independent schools including Oakham, Uppingham, Leicester Grammar, Oundle and Stamford.
Birch Cottage is a brand new stone and brick detached dwelling standing on the edge of the highly popular village of Medbourne. The quality of the finish is a particularly high standard both externally and internally.
The cottage features an impressive open plan kitchen with living area and bi-fold doors opening out onto the large garden. The kitchen by Barker Fleming, is superbly appointed with an excellent range of wall and floor units. Off the kitchen is a cloakroom and useful utility room where there is a door leading out to the rear. Also on the ground floor is a separate sitting room with fireplace.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms. The master bedroom is well positioned to the rear with fantastic rural views and also benefits from an en suite shower room. There are an additional three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The bathrooms are by Instinct and Utopia.
To the front of the property is a fenced area of garden with parking and to the rear is a good-sized garden backing onto open countryside where there are fantastic views of the Welland Valley.
Birch Cottage is part of an exclusive development of six brand new properties constructed by Walter Ward Country Homes.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. The cottages benefit from solar thermal panels. None of the services or appliances, heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agent.
Fixtures and fittings
All fixtures fittings and furniture such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale, unless otherwise stated. Some may be available by separate negotiation.
From Market Harborough head out on the A427 taking the first turning on the left on the A664 to Uppingham. Continue through the villages of Sutton Bassett and Weston by Welland. On entering the village continue over the small bridge and onto Drayton Road. The development can be found on the right hand side.
Harborough District Council
The Symington Building
Adam and Eve Street
Leicestershire LE16 7AG
By strict appointment through selling agents,
Fisher German LLP
Tel. no. 01858 410200
House For SaleBirch Cottage, 11, Drayton Road, Medbourne, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Guide price £575,000 Sold
Brand new detached cottage with superb living kitchen and fantastic views of the Welland Valley in very popular village of Medbourne
- Detached stone and brick property
- Large living kitchen with bi-fold doors
- Separate sitting room
- Master bedroom with en suite
- Three further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Large garden backing onto open countryside
- Magnificent views of the Welland Valley
- Finished to a high standard both internally and externally
- Constructed by the highly regarded local builders, Walter Ward Country Homes