Maycroft - Cotes Road, Barrow Upon Soar, Leicestershire
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 receptions
- 2 bathrooms
- Former Grammar School House
- Stunning Gardens
- Retained Character & Charm
- Views Over To Beacon Hill
- Immaculately Kept
- Sought After Location
THIS STUNNING PROPERTY AND FORMER GRAMMAR SCHOOL HOUSE OCCUPIES A SUPER POSITION WITH LARGE FRONTAGE, FIELD VIEWS, AN OUTLOOK TO THE BEACON AND ENJOYS IMMACULATE PRIVATE GARDENS.
This family homes exudes character and charm, has been lovingly cared for and offers flexible accommodation which in brief comprises inner porch, feature reception hall, living room, formal dining room, breakfast room which is open plan to the garden room, kitchen with walk in larder, rear lobby/ utility room and a downstairs wc. On the first floor an open landing gives way to four bedrooms, a family bathroom and additional shower room. There is scope for access to the generous proportioned boarded attic space. Outside has an award winning driveway and landscaped gardens and a garage/ lodge; the gardens also have an enclosed kennel area. EPC Rating - F.
Feature panel entrance door with canopy hood over accessing the inner porch.
The inner porch has tiled flooring, wall light, double glazed fleur-de-lis patterned window to the front elevation, built in meter cupboard and period door with feature cathedral Quorn glass accessing the main reception hall.
The reception hall offers a super welcome to the property with a dog legged balustrade staircase accessing the first floor with an under stair cloaks hanging space, radiator, picture railing, cornice to ceiling and period 'hop stack' design tiled flooring. There are wood strip panel doors accessing two main reception rooms and inner lobby.
FORMAL DINING ROOM 4.14m x 3.91m (13'7" x 12'10")
(To the side of chimney breast and not including bay window)
This former sixth form room enjoys a multi pane walk in bay window to the front elevation, radiator, feature fireplace with period style surround and an inset live flame gas fed fire. Double glazed fleur-de-lis window to the side elevation and additional radiator, coving to ceiling, picture rail and ceiling rose.
LIVING ROOM 4.60m x 4.04m (15'1" x 13'3")
'Headmasters formal entertaining room'
Multi pane window to the front elevation overlooking the properties frontage, Beacon playing field and views across to the Beacon. Further multi pane window to the side elevation, built in cupboards to the side of the chimney breast, one of which has shelving over, feature open fireplace with a period style surround and hearth, radiator, picture rail, coving to ceiling and ceiling rose.
The inner lobby has cloaks hanging space and wood strip doors, one of which has inset opaque glass windows leading through to the downstairs cloakroom / WC and dining room which opens to the garden room. The lobby has a small hand made headmasters writing table.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / WC
The downstairs cloakroom / WC is fitted with a Heritage wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and cupboard under. Low flush WC with concealed cistern and push button flush, tiling to walls and Quorn glass multi pane window to the side elevation which matches the internal door. Radiator and tiled flooring.
BREAKFAST ROOM 3.96m x 2.97m (13' x 9'9")
(To the front of chimney breast)
Double glazed multi pane window to the side elevation, radiator, coving to ceiling, picture rail, tiled flooring, alcove recess to a former chimney breast with wood strip period larder style storage to the side and open access to the garden room.
GARDEN ROOM 3.76m x 2.84m (12'4" x 9'4")
Continued tiled flooring, double glazed windows and french patio doors giving panoramic views over the garden. Inset spotlights to ceiling and radiator. From the breakfast room there is access to the kitchen.
KITCHEN 4.85m x 3.94m (15'11" x 12'11")
Hand made Attenborough kitchen with granite work surfaces, space for a range oven; to the cooking area there are two integral fridges and multi pane window overlooking the garden, radiator and access to the walk in larder store. Breakfast bar area with granite work top and recycling bin under, to the sink area there is granite work surface surround with chrome mixer tap over a Belfast sink with cupboards under and integrated dishwasher, multi pane double glazed windows to the side elevation and two double glazed skylight windows offering further natural light to the room, wood strip door accessing the utility room.
WALK IN LARDER
Continued tiled flooring from the kitchen, built in shelving and double glazed fleur-de-lis style windows to the side elevation and wall mounted gas fed boiler.
The utility room also serves as a boot room with tiled flooring, built in storage cupboard, multi pane windows to the side and rear elevations, roll edge work surface with under unit space for a tumble dryer and plumbing for washing machine. Timber panel door accessing the rear garden, wall mounted cupboard and wall mounted heater.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
The first floor is accessed via a dog legged feature staircase and opens to a delightful landing area with picture railing, cornice to ceiling, double glazed multi pane windows to the side elevation, radiator, wood strip doors accessing four bedrooms, refitted shower room and a family bathroom. The landing lends itself for access to the generously proportioned and boarded attic (subject to building regulations)
BEDROOM ONE 4.60m x 4.04m (15'1" x 13'3")
(To the side of fitted wardrobe / cupboards)
Multi pane windows to the front elevation enjoying views across the playing fields and across to the Beacon in Charnwood. Corner period wood strip cupboard, radiator, picture rail, wood effect laminate flooring, three double wardrobe / cupboards and a vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, chrome taps and cupboard under.
BEDROOM TWO 4.14m x 3.94m (13'7" x 12'11")
Double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying views over the playing fields across to the Beacon in Charnwood. Double glazed window to the side elevation offering further natural light to the room. Radiator, wood strip laminate flooring and a hand made Attenborough desk with shelving. Picture rail.
BEDROOM THREE 3.94m x 2.44m (12'11" x 8')
uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying views over the beautifully landscaped garden. Wood effect laminate flooring, picture rail, radiator and loft access hatch with pull down ladder leading to a generously proportioned and boarded attic space.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.43m x 2.24m (11'3" x 7'4")
uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying views of the beautifully landscaped gardens. Hand made Attenborough dressing table with storage cupboard and double wardrobe / cupboards with overhead storage.
The family bathroom is fitted with a Heritage low flush WC and wash hand basin with chrome taps. Double ended bath with centre mounted chrome taps and tiled surround. Further matching tiling to walls, wall mounted up lighters, ten bar period style radiator, uPVC double glazed fleur-de-lis style windows to the side elevation, further heated towel rail and built in storage cupboard with shelving.
REFITTED SHOWER ROOM
The shower room has a walk in Aqualisa shower with tiled surround and ceiling suspended drencher shower head, remotely operated control, glass door and screening, tiled flooring and walls, chrome towel rail and multi pane fleur-de-lis style window to the rear elevation.
The plot, position and gardens to the property are a particular feature of sale with award winning block paved driveway, patios and beautifully landscaped and mature gardens.
To the front is double gated access leading to a generously proportioned driveway providing off road car standing for many vehicles. There is a corner gravelled decorative garden with plants and shrubs. The driveway continues to both sides of the property, one of which accesses a useful side storage ideal for bins, the other leading to a detached garage / lodge.
GARAGE / LODGE 4.95m x 3.66m (16'3" x 12')
A generously proportioned garage / lodge with double doors to the front elevation, windows to the side elevation, electric light and power with separate fuse box, personal access door to the side.
The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped and a labour of love, maintained with a variety of mature plants, shrubs and trees and enjoying total privacy to the plot. Beyond the feature patio is a shaped lawn and to the rear of the garden is further patio areas and an octagonal feature built greenhouse. The also has an enclosed kennel area with picket fencing surround and gated access accessing a low maintenance area with pergola and access to timber built dog house with power.