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Ballards, 21, Long Lane, Billesdon, Leicester

Guide price £895,000 Sold

A beautifully positioned village property on a large plot with a fantastic opportunity for modernisation and potential to extend (STP)

  • Bright and spacious accommodation
  • Offering scope for modernisation and extension (STP)Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen with separate utility
  • Attached double garage
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • Four further bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Large gardens extending to circa one acre
  • Swimming pool and tennis courts
  • Lovely edge of village location

Ballards is on an elevated position on the edge of this highly popular Leicestershire village. The grounds, gardens, pool and tennis court sit on a plot extending to circa one acre. The substantial property offers an incoming purchaser the superb opportunity to modernise and enhance the property as well as offering scope for extension subject to gaining relevant planning permissions. Planning consents have not been explored and any incoming purchaser would need to make their own enquiries however, this large plot might also offer potential for an additional dwelling or buildings.

Billesdon is an active village surrounded by Leicestershire rolling countryside. This pretty village with many period, iron stone houses, offers a host of amenities including post office, doctors surgery, village store and two pubs. On the edge of the village is the thriving community hall, The Coplow centre offering a great mix of clubs and events including sports facilities and a small concert hall. This lovely rural village is well positioned close to the A47 with links to the east, to the M1 and Leicester and to the west, to the A1, Stamford and Peterborough. Market Harborough is about 11 miles away and from here there are direct trains to London St Pancras taking just under one hour.

The timber and partly glazed double front doors lead into a small porch and then through to a central staircase hall. Either side of the hall are the sitting room and snug as well as a WC. The sitting room has a large window as well as sliding glass doors providing access out onto the garden. To the rear is the dining room, a large space also with expansive windows allowing lots of natural light to flood through. Also to the rear, with lovely views over the garden, is the kitchen. Although currently fitted with wall and floor units, the kitchen would be refurbished and possibly extended (STP). Off the kitchen is a useful utility and boot room space and here there is internal access to the garage which could also offer potential for further accommodation subject to any relevant consents.

On the first floor there are a total of five bedrooms. The master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en suite bathroom also has access out onto a balcony. The are some attractive rural views from this room. There are three further double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and a further single bedroom which could also be used as a study. On the first floor is also the family bathroom.

Accessed via a sweeping drive, there is a large area to the front of the property for parking. The gardens wraps round the property on all sides with different seating areas making the most of the sun as it moves round the property. To the rear is a swimming pool and tennis court, both could benefit from some refurbishment. The plot adjoins the cricket club on one side and backs onto open fields to the rear. This large site, which extends to approximately one acre might also offer potential for a building plot subject to gaining any relevant consents.

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