The desirable village of BELTON in Leicestershire lies just off the B5324 road midway between Loughborough and Ashby de la Zouch. The M1 and M42 motorways are within easy access and there is an excellent primary school close by and a popular pub/restaurant.
FISH POND COTTAGE: A charming good-sized detached three-bedroomed period cottage boasting a wealth of character including heavily beamed ceilings, exposed cruck timbers and timber work, sympathetically and tastefully upgraded, maintaining much of the original distinguishing features of the property and enjoying a delightfully landscaped rear garden. The well-proportioned beamed accommodation consists of: reception hallway, elegant sitting room, separate dining room, breakfast kitchen with Shaker style fitted units, superb conservatory, downstairs shower room, three generous bedrooms and a luxury tiled bathroom. Off-road parking and a private south-easterly garden completes the picture. The deceptively spacious cottage occupies a pleasant location close to the heart of this sought-after Leicestershire village.
An opaque glazed multi-paned front entrance door opens into the:
With a double central heating radiator, spindled staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, cupboard for cloaks, and a window to the front aspect. Doors off to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen and:
Comprising: a fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low-flush w.c. Mosaic tiling to the walls, tiled floor, a chrome ladder-style towel radiator, recessed halogen lighting and a UPVC double glazed opaque side window.
The focal point of this delightful character living room with a heavily beamed ceiling, exposed wall timbers and exposed vertical support beam is the feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth and substantial beam over. A central heating radiator and wall lights. There's a bow window overlooking the front garden, a further bow window to the side elevation and an oval window.
There's a brick-built fireplace incorporating a cast iron multi-fuel stove with stone flag hearth and substantial beam over. A feature multi-paned arched window to the kitchen. Central heating radiator and windows to the side and rear aspects.
Fitted with a range of cream contemporary-style Shaker base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards. Tiled splash-backs and complementary solid wood worktops. An inset Belfast sink, inset four-ring electric ceramic hob by Schott with overhead extractor hood, and a built-in stainless steel electric double oven. A crockery display cabinet, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, integrated fridge and integrated freezer, and a gas fired boiler concealed in a cupboard. A window looking into the conservatory.
An opaque multi-paned door leads to the:
A superb traditional-style conservatory constructed with a brick base, timber-framed windows and doors and a polycarbonate roof. Tiled floor, wide tiled shelf and a mature white grapevine. Twin doors to the parking area at the front of the property, and a stable-type door to the rear garden.
Returning to the entrance hall, stairs rise to the:
With feature exposed cruck timbers, access to the loft space, an opaque skylight and doors to the three bedrooms and bathroom.
With a cast iron Victorian fireplace, exposed cruck timbers, central heating radiator and a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
A generous-sized second bedroom with a feature exposed brick chimney, exposed wall timbers and purlins, central heating radiator and a window facing the front of the cottage.
With fitted wardrobes having hanging rail, shelves and double doors. Central heating radiator and a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
A well-appointed bathroom comprising: a freestanding roll-top bath with claw feet, a traditional-style wash basin by Savoy and a low-flush w.c. A traditional-style central heating radiator, ceramic tiling to the walls, wall light points and an opaque double glazed rear window.
The cottage has a colourful flowering wisteria and a climbing rose to the front walls. A paved pathway, off-road parking space and twin doors to the conservatory.
A south-easterly facing rear garden. Adjoining the conservatory to the rear of the cottage is an attractive stoned patio seating and alfresco dining area with a climbing rose and pergola. Steps lead up to the extensive shaped lawned area. A pave path runs down the side of the garden to the rear of the garden where you'll find further areas for relaxing and entertaining friends. There are gravelled borders, herbaceous borders - well-stocked with a variety of plants and bushes providing a colourful display throughout the year. Of particular note is the apple tree and evergreen flowering camellia. External flood lighting.
A lovely period cottage with parts believed to date back to the 1600s. We anticipate a great deal of interest in this three-bedroomed character home. Please call Newton Fallowell to arrange a viewing at your convenience.
From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH: Turn right into Market Street and continue into wood Street and Tamworth Road. At the roundabout by Tescos, take the third exit. In approx 150 metres, at the roundabout with the A42, take the second exit onto the A512 towards Loughborough. Go through Coleorton and take a left turn onto the B5324 Rempstone Road towards Osgathorpe. Continue past Osgathorpe, and in a short distance, turn left into Long Street, Belton. Follow this road for approximately 150 metres, past Tylers Road. The property can be found on the right hand side - identified by our 'For Sale' board. POST CODE for SAT NAVS: LE12 9TP.
SERVICES: All mains are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommends that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. VIEWING: By strict appointment through the selling agent.