House For Sale

1a, The Square, Newton Harcourt, Leicester, Leicestershire

Guide price £380,000 Sold


A charming country cottage, in a secluded corner of this popular village with delightful gardens

  • Entrance hall with original parquet flooring
  • Bespoke wooden kitchen with quarry tiled floor
  • Separate dining room with patio doors to garden
  • Spacious sitting room with duel fuel burner
  • Wooden conservatory with access to garden
  • Master bedroom with shower room en suite and fitted wooden wardrobes
  • 2 further first floor bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Ground floor study / bedroom, guest W.C.
  • Large front garden and delightful, well maintained rear garden with pond and seating areas
  • Ample parking and tandem 30 foot long garage with electricity and water connected



Situation
Newton Harcourt is a charming hamlet 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 a great selection of amenities and shopping facilities including a Post Office, health centre, primary school, library and public houses. Further extensive amenities can be found in Leicester with theatres, cinemas, superb shopping facilities as well as restaurants and bars. Market Harborough is a charming market town with a great range of independent 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 in approximately 1 hour. Schooling in the area is excellent with local schooling at Great Glen Primary and Kibworth High School. There is also a range of independent schools including Leicester Grammar, Oakham, Uppingham and Rugby.

1A is positioned down a no-through road in the popular Leicestershire village of Newton Harcourt with access to wonderful countryside and yet only 7 miles from Leicester city centre.

Description
1a The Square is beautifully positioned, and very pretty cottage, originally believed to date back to 1700's with some further extension in the 1920's. The accommodation is well proportioned including kitchen, separate dining room, sitting room, a further room ideal as a study or downstairs bedroom and a conservatory. On the first floor there are three bedrooms with potential for a
fourth subject to gaining necessary consents. The charming gardens to both the front and rear have been carefully designed to make the most of the sun with some lovely seating areas.

Accommodation
The main entrance leads into a hall with beautiful parquet flooring and through to the kitchen, which has quarry tiled floor, bespoke wooden floor and wall units and a larder that has been made from an old Victorian bread oven. Through an archway is the dining room, again with quarry tiled floor and patio doors to the garden.
The sitting room with fireplace housing a wood/coal burning stove is a good-sized bright room and leads directly into the conservatory, allowing lots of natural light in and a good view out to the garden. The conservatory makes an ideal place to enjoy the west facing rear garden.
There is a further ground floor room that is ideal as a study, snug or potential downstairs bedroom. Next door is a guest cloakroom.
The master bedroom has solid wooden wardrobes and a well-appointed en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is potential for further first floor extension at this end of the house subject to the necessary consents.

Gardens and grounds
To the front of the property is a large cobble stone and lawned garden, allowing for ample parking. There is also a tandem garage with water and electricity making it ideal for a workshop.
The lovely rear garden is a mix of lawn and cobbled areas with perfectly placed seating spaces. There is a selection of well-tended shrubs, trees and a pond.

Services
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. None of the services or appliances, heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agent.

Directions
Travelling north on the A6 from Market Harborough to Leicester turn left at the Great Glen roundabout and then immediately right towards Newton Harcourt. Continue into the village and take the third left turn into The Square, 1a can be found on the bottom of the lane on the right hand side.

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