Land For Sale

Mushill Farm, East Road, Wymeswold, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Guide price £1,200,000 Sold

A fantastic property with excellent equestrian facilities with an American barn with 14 loose boxes, manage and horse walker in about 22.4 acres in a private location.

  • Superb kitchen, breakfast, family room
  • 2 reception rooms, study, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Attractive private gardens on three sides of the house with lawns
  • Hancox Equestrian insulated barn with 14 loose boxes and stores
  • Tackroom with kitchen area, WC and shower, rug room with a sink, wash box and a feed room
  • Well divided paddocks, most with mains water
  • Claydon Horse Walker
  • 60m x 30 m (approx) manege with a Martin Collins sand and fibre surface
  • The house, barn, manege and horse walker all sit towards the cenre of the ring-fenced block of land
  • Extending to about 22.4 acres

Mushill Farm is superbly situated towards the centre of its land and is at the end of a long drive which connects to East Road, which in turn leads to the A6006 and Wymeswold about 1.5 miles away. Wymeswold is located between Nottingham and Leicester and in the Charnwood district. Within the village there is a primary school, a Church and a range of local amenities including a general store, gift shop, two pubs, a restaurant. There are secondary schools at East Leake and Loughborough, and a choice of private schooling including Loughborough endowed schools, Ratcliffe College and Trent College.

Communication links are excellent, the A6006 provides a good link to the A46 leading north to Nottingham and South to Leicester, both about 15 miles away. The property is conveniently situated for access to the M1 motorway (Junction 24), providing access to Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield and to Birmingham via the M42 link. Mainline trains to London are available at East Midlands Parkway. East Midlands airport is approximately 12 miles away.

Mushill farm consists of an attractive farmhouse and adjoining traditional farm buildings which have been connected and converted to create an excellent home. The farmhouse would appear to present a Victorian façade, but dates from the early 1700's, and is considered an excellent example of an early post enclosure act farmstead. The farmhouse and former farm buildings are of red brick construction, the cottage under slate
roofs and the outbuildings under pantiles. A glazed link connects the buildings. The property has an abundance of attractive features, great views and is presented with a contemporary feel.
The property is finished with timber framed double glazed window throughout. The accommodation is highly versatile, and it would
be possible to configure the room in a variety of ways to suit the incoming purchaser.

Adjacent to the house is a very good stable barn and beyond is a manege and a horse walker, both off a large, gravelled parking area. The house, barn, manege and horse walker all sit towards the centre of the ring-fenced block of land.

From the main entrance door, a hall with a Travertine flagged floor passes by a cloakroom and the utility room and then down a short flight of steps to the superb kitchen, breakfast family room. With a vaulted ceiling and exposed oak framing, broad plank oak flooring and with multiple sets of glazed French doors leading out from both the south east and the north west sides to the gardens, this is a superb room, perfectly in tune with modern living. The room is complete with a contemporary kitchen, with high gloss cupboards under Corian worksurfaces. There is an excellent complement of Miele built-in appliances and a large sub-zero fridge freezer.

The hall opens to a study which has a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and laths, a central fireplace and glazed doors leads to the gardens. An attractive glazed link leads through to the original farmhouse which provides two first floor bedrooms and two bathrooms, two ground floor bedrooms and two reception rooms.

There are attractive private gardens on three sides of the house, with lawns, attractive planting schemes a naturalised pond and parking areas. The gardens are contained buy mature traditional mixed hedges.

The barn and equestrian facilities
The Hancox Equestrian insulated barn is timber clad with a steel box section roof. It has been divided to offer 14 loose boxes together with two cross ties. Each stable has a rubber floor, automatic drinker, and hay manger. There is a tack room with a kitchen area, a WC and shower, a rug room with a sink and washing machine, a wash box, and a feed room.

The Claydon Horse Walker is adjacent to the barn and beyond it is a 60m x 30m (approx.) manege with a Martin Collins sand and fibre surface.

The paddocks are currently roped to provide numerous paddocks, most with mains water. The property extends in all to about 22.4 acres.

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