Church Cottage is beautifully appointed throughout and has been much loved by the current owners for more than 40 years. As the name suggests this 18th century home is located close to the village church within a desirable conservation area of the village. Wrap around gardens totalling 0.27 acres are a particular features and within the garden is separate home office. Two large reception rooms are linked by a central dual aspect kitchen which offers space for both dining and relaxing. Within the kitchen is a 4 oven Aga and log burning stove and French doors open onto a south west facing terrace. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and bathroom fitted with an impressive six piece suite. Early viewing is strongly recommended.
Hugglescote is a popular village in North West Leicestershire. The property itself is located in a desirable conservation area of the village close to St John Baptist Parish Church. Within easy walking distance of the property are shops including a co-op, two pubs, primary school, secondary school and doctors surgery which includes a chemist. Just a 12 minute stroll (0.6 mile) from Church Cottage is the 1620’s House and Garden at Donington le Heath Manor House which includes that all important tea room.
Leicester 11.8 miles / Nottingham 22.8 miles / Derby 25.7 miles / Coalville 1.5 miles / Ashby-de-la-Zouch 6.1 miles / Market Bosworth 8.6 miles / Loughborough 9.9 miles / East Midlands Airport 10.1 miles / Bradgate Park 8.7 miles / A42 (J13) 4.8 miles / M1(J22) 3.6 miles / M69/M1(J21) 11.7 miles
The Property is entered through double doors into a generous hallway with fitted cloaks cupboard and stairs to first floor. The dining room is located at the front of the cottage and features a large bow window and has an old 18th century inglenook with inset main gas fired stove. The kitchen which is L shaped is a particular feature and is very much the heart of this home. Open plan to the kitchen is a heavily glazed conservatory with French doors which open out onto a south west facing terrace. The kitchen cabinets are complimented by granite tops and included are a number of integrated appliances. A main gas, 4 oven Aga takes centre stage within the kitchen which also features a walk-in pantry...
Ground Floor Cont'd
Ideal for when entertaining during the winter months central to the kitchen is a log burning stove. Also leading off the kitchen is a fully equipped utility room with Belfast sink, granite worktop and an external door opens to the rear garden. A side hall with door to front and stylishly fitted cloaks/WC completes the ground floor accommodation. The sitting room has an oak floor and also features a log burning stove set within a sandstone surround. Several windows flood the room with natural light and French doors open out into the rear garden.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms all within built-in wardrobes. The main Bedroom is unusually large, enjoys a dual aspect and includes a designated dressing area. Bedroom two features a cast iron fireplace and bedroom three has a built-in window seat. Two rooms have been combined to create a large family bathroom which is fitted with a six piece suite. A solid oak floor extends throughout the bathroom in addition to a freestanding bath there is a separate shower enclosure with multiple body jets. Twin Adelphi basins are a further feature of the bathroom and a recessed cupboard provides useful storage.
The property stands in mature grounds of 0.27 acres in total. The driveway has been recently landscaped and Egyptian pavers create a traditional feel. The driveway provides hardstanding for at least four vehicles and provides access to a double garage. An old stone wall forms the front boundary and a hand gate and winding flagstone path finds its way to a south west facing terrace ideally situated to the side of the cottage. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and an established Beech hedge forms the rear boundary. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and several paved seating areas have been created for when entertaining alfresco. Further features within the rear garden include an old lamp post, Acer tree and log store.
Attached to the cottage is a double garage with twin up and over doors to front. Double doors provide wide access from the garage into the rear garden and also in the garage is a Belfast sink.
Separate Home Office
Located close to the rear boundary is a purpose built home office used for many years to run the family business. Single-storey and under a tiled pitched roof this useful space has two windows, power points and light.
All mains services are available and connected. The property has oil fired central heating with Trianco combination boiler located in the garage. Most of the radiators within the cottage are freestanding and cast iron. The Aga in the kitchen is connected to mains gas. A majority of the internal doors are solid oak, latch doors and the property has wooden double glazing.
North West Leicestershire District Council
At the cross roads in the centre of the village turn onto Grange Road turning right just after St John Baptist Parish Church onto Dennis Street. The cottage can be found located on the left hand side.