Burrough End, Great Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 receptions
- 2 bathrooms
- Grade II Listed
- 4 Bedroom, Thatch Cottage
- Immaculate Accommodation
- Exudes Character & Charm
- Sought After Village Location
- Listing Reference Available
Formerly known as The Checkered Cottage, 14 Burrough End is a truly delightful picture postcard Grade II listed residence which exudes character and charm. The stunning accommodation throughout captures the ambience with the thatch roof, exposed beams, and feature fireplaces. The rooms include a bespoke handmade kitchen, living room, separate dining room, rear cloak/ boot room, utility room and downstairs shower room. On the first floor there are 4 well-proportioned bedrooms and the family (re-fitted 2019). Outside there are gardens to the front and rear with parking and garaging and a pleasant outlook to the rear over an orchard and farmland. Nestled in the ever sought-after rural village of Great Dalby.
There is a timber cottage style entrance door leading into the reception hall, with inset bubble glass window and decorative wrought iron door pull and matching door furniture.
Reception Hall 5.13m (in length) (16'10" (in length))
With wood panelling, ceiling with exposed beams , tiled flooring, radiator and access to the refitted kitchen, separate dining room and door with inset double glazed windows to the rear elevation giving access to the garden.
Refitted Kitchen 4.75m x 3.02m (15'7" x 9'11")
This bespoke hand made kitchen , by the current owners; offers solid wooden work surfaces and ample range of fitted base level units, and built-in cabinets with display lighting. There is a single drainer one-and-a-half bowl ceramic sink unit with chrome mixer and rinser tap over. There is a recessed area space to accommodate a range style cooker with extractor fan over, integral dishwasher, space for a tall standing American style fridge/freezer, continued tiled flooring from the hallway with under floor heating, exposed beamed ceiling, multi-pane window to the front elevation, shelving units with under-unit LED lighting and access to the rear cloakroom/boot room.
Rear Cloakroom/Boot Room
tile flooring Continued from the kitchen and an Accoya double glazed window to the rear elevation, door with inset double glazed window accessing the garden, cloaks hanging space, radiator and built-in storage cupboard with latch furniture and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. There is access to the utility room and downstairs shower room.
Utility Room 2.18m x 1.68m (7'2" x 5'6")
Having a range of hand made fitted units providing storage housing and plumbing for the washing machine and tumble dryer, stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over and cupboard over housing the gas fed boiler, radiator, continued tiled flooring and multi-pane window to the front elevation.
Fitted Shower Room
Has a white three piece suite comprising walk-in shower area with thermostatic shower and drencher shower fitting with an additional shower head and hose to a riser. Shower screening, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, continued tiled flooring, multi-pane opaque glass window to the front elevation.
The lobby area off the hallway gives access to the dining room and has a timber door with latch furniture accessing the stairs to the first floor.
Dining Room 4.75m x 4.37m (into the inglenook style fireplace)
There is an Accoya double glazed multi-pane window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, two radiators, a feature inglenook style fireplace with raised hearth surmounted by a wood burning stove with exposed brick surround and rustic timber over mantel. There are built-in cupboards to the side of the chimney to the inglenook with exposed feature beams to the fireplace and ceiling. There is a multi-pane window to the front elevation, built-in understair storage cupboard and timber door with latch furniture accessing the main living room.
Main Living Room 5.03m x 4.72m (to side of chimney breast) (16'6" x
With an Accoya double glazed multi-pane windows to both the front and rear elevations, two radiators and a feature fireplace with raised hearth surmounted by a wood burning stove with an exposed brick surround and timber overmantel with an exposed beamed ceiling.
The first floor landing has a balustrade hand rail and has timber doors with latch furniture accessing four well proportioned bedrooms with the master bedroom being a particular feature of sale, there is a refitted family bathroom which was refitted in 2019. There is a radiator and an Accoya double glazed multi-pane window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, farm and orchard beyond.
Master Bedroom 4.22m x 4.65m (some restricted head height to the
There is a multi-pane window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, radiator and a range of bespoke and hand made fitted wardrobe/cupboards, feature exposed beams and crook cottage style 'A' framed beam feature.
Bedroom Two 4.57m x 2.77m (15'0" x 9'1")
There is a sash- style sliding window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, farm and orchard beyond. Radiator.
Bedroom Three 4.72m x 2.41m (15'6" x 7'11")
There is an Accoya multi-pane double glazed window to the front elevation and a radiator.
Bedroom Four 4.67m x 1.98m (15'4" x 6'6")
Having a multi-pane window to the front elevation, radiator and a generously proportioned built-in storage cupboard.
Being refitted in 2019 with a tiled panel bath with continued tiling to the shower area. The bath has a telephone-style combination chrome shower tap, shower screening, a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail and an Accoya double glazed window to the rear elevation.
To the front of the property there is a hedged boundary with gated access leading to the pathway and entrance door. There are two shaped lawned areas and a further gate and pathway to the side of the property which in turn grants access to the rear garden.
The rear garden enjoys privacy to the plot with farm and orchard beyond the boundary. There is a slabbed patio area and a garden laid mainly to lawn with pathways connecting the house to the driveway and garage. Timber screen fencing and hedge boundaries and a variety of plants and ornamental trees. From the garden there is double gated access leading to the driveway.
The driveway has double width parking and is block paved with access to the detached brick built garage.
Detached Brick Built Garage
The garage has double timber doors, personal access door to the side elevation and garden with electric light and power.
74472 14086 BURTON AND DALBY BURROUGH END
Great Dalby (south side) 16/10 The Checkered Cottage
House with adjoining cottage and workshop, now a house. Early C18, raised late C18, with early C19 and C20 additions. Brick and coursed ironstone with steep pitched corrugated iron roofs. Single and 2 storeys, 5 bays. Front has to right, 2 bay house with rubble plinth, checkered brickwork and dentillated eaves. Central door, flanked by single 3 light casements with segmental heads. Above, 2 C19 3 light casements with flat heads. Former cottage to left, has a 3 light sliding sash, and to its right, a close boarded door. Former workshop, beyond to left, has an altered C19 2 light casement and a C20 casement. Beyond again, to left, a corrugated iron shed.
Listing NGR: SK7447214086