Stepping Stones stands quietly in the heart of this popular South West Leicestershire village roughly equidistant from Market Harborough, Lutterworth and Leicester. The village itself is a vibrant community with an award-winning Asian restaurant, an annual May Fair, and an active village hall. There is a popular Church of England Primary School in the village and a Grammar School at Lutterworth. Nearby private schools include Rugby School, Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate.
Arnesby is surrounded by some beautiful countryside there are many picturesque walks close by. Road and rail links are outstanding, with the M1, M6, and A16 readily accessible, and there are two an hour from Leicester and Market Harborough to London St Pancras taking just under an hour.
Stepping Stones is a charming family home sitting quietly on a good sized plot in the centre of this popular village.
The ground floor rooms are perfectly set up for entertaining with a large entrance hall and excellent reception room linked by double doors to the dining room which in turn opens directly out on the rear garden. The living kitchen is perfect for every day family life and in addition there is a study and a further sitting room for quieter moments.
The house is built of mellow red brick under a tiled roof and is particularly private being well screened from neighbours by mature hedges and close boarded fencing. To the rear is a wonderful mature garden with large patio which opens directly off the dining room and the kitchen and is ideal for summer entertaining.
There is ample parking to the font of the property.
Steps up to the front door open onto a good-sized entrance hall with a spacious cloaks cupboard and an attractive parquet floor. The reception rooms are an outstanding feature of the house and are all light and well proportioned, and ideal for entertaining.
There is a large living kitchen with separate areas for dining and relaxing and a walk-in pantry. There are a range of floor units with granite worktops and an island unit with breakfast bar. Equipment includes Aga and an integrated Neff dishwasher, while there is space and plumbing for a large fridge freezer. The kitchen connects seamlessly with the beautiful rear garden through French windows and bi-folding doors. There is a utility room off the kitchen which offers more storage space, a sink unit and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. There is also a door to the back garden.
Off the entrance hall to the right is the drawing room which is a lovely elegant room with a bay window, parquet flooring and an open fireplace with stone surround. Double doors open onto the dining room which has bi-folding doors to the rear garden and a separate door to the entrance hall. There is also a good-sized study currently being used as a home gym. To the left of the entrance hall is a sitting room with a beautiful bow window and a wood burning stove.
On the first floor are two double bedrooms to the right of the landing, both with built in cupboards, one with views over the rear garden. There is another double bedroom overlooking the front garden also with built in cupboard and eaves storage. The master suite has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, and an ensuite bathroom with a separate shower enclosure. The master bedroom also has a Juliet balcony with lovely views over the rear garden. There is also a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle.
Grounds and gardens
The property is sat back from the road behind a hedge, occupying a slightly elevated position. There is a gravel driveway providing ample off-road parking for several vehicles and detached garage. A paved path leads to the front porch. A side gate leads to the rear garden. The beautifully maintained south east facing garden is private, enclosed and mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and well stocked flower beds and shrub borders. There is a pond, chicken run, timber shed and raised vegetable beds and herb garden. There are paved and gravelled seating areas ideal for relaxing
House For SaleStepping Stones, Mill Hill Road, Arnesby, Leicester, Leicestershire LE8
Guide price £680,000
A lovely family house with outstanding entertaining space and beautiful gardens.
- Spacious entrance hall
- Outstanding living kitchen, with separate pantry and utility room off
- Drawing room with double doors to dining room
- Sitting room, study
- Master bedroom with end suite and dressing room
- 3 further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Front garden with generous parking space
- Delightful mature rear gardens