Newton Harcourt is a charming village surrounded by Leicestershire's undulating countryside and yet with easy access to Leicester City Centre and the popular market town of Market Harborough. The nearby village of Great Glen offers excellent local amenities and shopping facilities including a Health Centre, Post Office, a primary school, library and public houses.
More extensive services and amenities can be found in Leicester with theatres, cinemas and superb shopping facilities as well as restaurants and bars. Market Harborough is a charming market
town with a great range of bespoke shops as well as supermarkets, restaurants, bars and a small local theatre. Mainline rail services operate from both Leicester and Market Harborough, with services into London St Pancras international (journey time approximately one hour). Schooling in the area is excellent with local schools in Great Glen, there is also a range of independent schools including Leicester Grammar, Oakham, Uppingham and Rugby
Bahia-Casa is built of red brick, with timber cladding under a slate roof. It is an exceptional family home which has recently been extended and renovated to a high specification and now offers luxurious accommodation in a quiet village setting. With its private cinema room and games room it is a superior family home.
The front door opens onto an impressive hallway with galleried landing and stone chip wall. The hallway leads to most of the principal downstairs rooms including the live-in kitchen with picture window overlooking the garden, high gloss base and wall units, quartz work top, Miele appliances - double oven, double microwave/grill/steamer and 5 ring hob. The Elica extractor is particularly imposing.
Leading through glass double doors from the kitchen is the formal sitting room with feature fireplace and dual aspect windows - one of which is a picture window overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. On the same floor is a children's playroom, home office with built in furniture to include ornate wooden desk, utility room and a downstairs WC.
Steps down a half level lead to the dining room with Karndean flooring, porthole skylight and patio doors to the garden. On the same floor is a large games room complete with snooker table and bar with sink, fridge and built in ice buckets. Three sets of patio doors lead out to the garden and a decked patio area ideal for alfresco dining.
Steps lead down another half level to a private cinema room with six lazy boy recliners, equipped with cup holders and cool boxes.
The upstairs accommodation consists of a master bedroom with walk in wardrobe, picture window looking out over the garden and ensuite shower room to include floor to ceiling tiles, twin sinks and double shower enclosure.
There is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, built in dressing area and shower room ensuite, a single bedroom with fitted wardrobes and shower room ensuite, a further double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and another single bedroom. There is also a family bathroom with jacuzzi bath and steam jet shower enclosure.
The numerous windows throughout the property give it a light and airy feel. The property also has air conditioning, an alarm system, cctv and external lights by timer.
Gardens and grounds
The property is approached via electric iron gates leading to a paved driveway, parking for approximately 8 cars and a triple garage and access via a wooden gate to the rear garden. On either side of the gate is a collection of freshly planted ferns and a well-established weeping willow. Wrapping around the paved driveway is a mixture of mature trees, shrubs and bushes which provide privacy to the house.
The rear family garden is a particular feature of the property and is laid mainly to lawn with well-established shrubs, herbaceous perennials and flowers. There is a selection of trees to include pear and apple and a grape vine. A patio runs the width of the property providing an area ideal for barbecues and outdoor entertaining and includes a decked area with steps down to the lawn. At the bottom of the garden is a pond, a wildflower section and a further decked area next to the summer house. The garden borders open countryside, allowing lovely, unrestricted views.
House For SaleBahia-Casa, Glen Road, Newton Harcourt, Leicester, Leicestershire
Guide price £1,100,000 Sale Agreed
***OPEN FOR VIEWINGS*** A meticulously renovated and extended, luxurious family home with countryside views
- Formal sitting room, Dining room
- Kitchen/dining room, utility room
- Study/office, children's playroom, Cinema Room
- Outstanding games room with fully fitted bar and 3 sets of patio doors leading out onto the garden
- Master bedroom suite with panoramic views and walk in dressing room
- Two further bedroom suites with shower rooms
- Guest bedroom, fifth bedroom, family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and steam shower
- Delightful rear gardens with spectacular views over open countryside
- Extensive cellar/store