The property The Gables is a spacious period home that is believed to date back by more than 200 years and provides accommodation arranged over three floors and offering a total of some 2,164 sq. ft. The property retains a wealth charm with the Tudor Style exterior with a stone brick frontage along with an abundance of internal character features including exposed beams and ornate fireplaces.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall with porch and access to a guest WC and useful storage cupboard. The ground floor comprises a well-proportioned drawing room with bow window and log burner fireplace, separate dining room with feature log burner fireplace, fitted kitchen with rangecooker and ample space for further appliances, snug/family room to the rear of the property with French doors to the rear garden and steps leading up to a utility room. Stairs from the reception hall lead up to the first floor comprising the main bathroom with four piece suite including roll top bath and separate corner shower enclosure, principal bedroom with ensuite shower room and a guest bedroom with ensuite shower room and balcony terrace. There are two further double bedrooms found to the second floor. Outside The property features a rear garden that benefits from a south-west facing aspect and offers a paved patio area ideal for dining al fresco. The garden had been designed with low maintenance in mind with steps leading to an artificial lawned area with planted borders and small trees. There is access to the terrace balcony and a useful outbuilding housing the oil tank.
Location Gumley is a small rural village with a church, village hall and public house, equi-distant between Northampton and Leicester, 4 miles west of the market town of Market Harborough, which offers excellent shopping and leisure facilities.
There are mainline rail connections to London, St Pancras International from Market Harborough, whilst junctions 20 and 21 of the M1, as well as the A14, M6 and M69 are also easily accessible for vehicular travel around the Midlands.
There are a variety of excellent state and private schools in the area, all within an acceptable daily drive, including Maidwell Hall, Spratton Hall and Stoneygate Preparatory Schools and Leicester Grammar, with public schools at Rugby, Uppingham, Oundle and Oakham.
Directions From Market Harborough proceed along the A6 north, turning left signposted towards Foxton. On entering Foxton, take the second left to Gumley and proceed into the village. Proceed through the village passing The Bell Inn on your left and the property is situated to the top of Main Street on the left hand side.