A spacious, detached former farmhouse tucked away off Weir Lane on a magnificent plot of approximately 0.43 acres abutting open countryside in this ever popular east Leicestershire village. Although the property already provides spacious accommodation, it is considered suitable for further extension, subject to the necessary consents.
Houghton on the Hill lies approximately seven miles due east of Leicester city centre, having a strong village community with amenities catering for most day-to-day needs including a village store, post office, hairdresser, chemist, two public houses and a variety of sporting facilities including local football, tennis and cricket clubs. The village has a popular primary school filtering into the renowned Gartree and Beauchamp colleges at nearby Oadby.
The property is entered via the dining room which has an exposed ceiling beam, radiator, secondary glazed window to the rear and houses the stairs to the first floor. An inner hall with part glazed door to the rear provides access to the study with fitted shelves, radiator and two windows to the front. The sitting room has an open fireplace with stone surround, slate hearth and mantel, two radiators, windows to front and rear elevations. The breakfast kitchen boasts a range of oak eye and base level units with drawers, one and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap above, AEG double oven and four-ring gas hob with extractor unit above, integrated dishwasher and fridge, radiator and windows to front and rear. The utility room has a range of eye and base level units, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, central heating boiler and window to front and half glazed door to side. An inner hall with a half glazed door to the side leads to a ground floor cloakroom having a two piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin and a wooden, double glazed window to side elevation. The family room has a radiator, double glazed window to the rear and double glazed sliding patio doors to side.
The first floor landing has a radiator and four windows to the front, rear and side and gives access to the master bedroom having a cast iron fireplace, built-in wardrobes, radiator and two windows to the front and rear. Bedroom two has a built-in wardrobe/cupboard housing the Glow Worm wall mounted boiler, radiator and two windows to side and rear. Bedroom three has radiator, built-in cupboard and window to the rear. Bedroom four, radiator and window to side and bedroom five radiator, built-in wardrobe and window to rear. A bathroom with a white three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment over, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and glazed window to front. A further shower room provides a white three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle, radiator, built-in cupboard and glazed window to side.
To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway and five bar gate leading to a double garage with up and over door located to the side. To the rear are attractive lawned gardens with large paved patio areas, tree'd borders abutting open fields.
Proceed out of Leicester via the A47 Uppingham Road in an easterly direction. Upon entering the village take a second right just after the petrol station onto Main Street, continue past the war memorial taking a left hand turn into Weir Lane, continue along with road eventually bearing right where the property can be located at the end of the narrow lane.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm