Dovecote Road, Leicester
- 5 bedrooms
- 2 receptions
- 4 bathrooms
All the peace and privacy of a rural retreat within convenient reach of the hustling local market towns and commuter routes. The Old Chapel sits at the end of a private road in the pretty village of Croft, Leicestershire.
The current owner has renovated this former chapel, spending around £300,000 to retain some of the chapels' beautiful features and character. A ten year guarantee is included on all works undertaken.
The approach is via stone steps into a vestibule hallway from which access into the home is gained via the oak doors with stain glass features.
Open plan living space 9.98m x 7.28m (32'8" x 23'10")
Designed as an open plan living space, every consideration has been made to ensure this beautiful room offers the space and practicality that today's modern living requires. The split level floor and feature walls create natural divides with the high level windows ensuring a light filled room.
The contemporary kitchen offers a range of storage units and incorporate a Belling dual fuel range style cooker with overhead extractor as well as an American style fridge freezer. The complementing worksurface over are finished predominantly in a wooden style with porcelain tiles to the floor area.
Utility Room 2.14m x 1.79m (7'0" x 5'10")
Beneath a chapel window , the utility room is positioned within a corner and offers additional storage cupboards with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and benefiting from an inset sink and drainer.
The lounge offers an area perfect for relaxation and socialising, benefiting from built- in seating.
The dining area offers a feature wall within the same is the chapels stunning fireplace. To the side aspect there are double doors leading to the garden with further windows above. The stairs to the first floor lead from the dining to the first floor accommodation and are finished with a glass panel balustrade and landing balcony.
Rear Reception/Bedroom Five
Suitable for a variety of uses , it offers a purchaser ensuite facilities , perfect for a guest room or a relative preferring not to use the stairs. The room also offers a door to the rear garden or private entrance.
Ensuite 2.68m x 0.91m (8'9" x 2'11")
With a window t o the side aspect and benefiting from low level WC, hand basin and shower cubicle.
Bedroom Four 5.64m ( with restricted head height) x 3.73m (18'6
Away from the main body of the first floor accommodation and accessed by its own staircase, which in turn is accessed via split chapel doors. this room has velux windows to each end creating a well lit spacious fourth bedroom.
Master Bedroom 5.54m x 3.97m (18'2" x 13'0")
In addition to the velux window, the master bedroom has lovely feature windows to both the front and side aspect and benefits from a slide mirror door into the ensuite.
Stone style tiling decorates the ensuite which boasts a free standing bath and double shower cubicle in addition to a low- level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with a cabinet beneath.
Offering a feature low level window in addition to a well positioned velux window and benefiting from ensuite.
Entrance is via a sliding glass door and comprising: shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin
Bedroom Three 3.3m x2.72m (10'9" x8'11")
Opposite bedroom two, bedroom three offers a low level window and velux and benefits from slide door into the ensuite.
A velux window sits above the shower cubicle with low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
The rear of the home offers a beautiful landscaped garden with many interesting features capturing the ambience of the chapel. The front is laid with block paving creating a generous parking area with gated access tp additional parking.