A deceptively spacious, Grade II Listed former farmhouse, steeped in history retaining much charm and character, located in an elevated position on a plot of approximately 0.7 of an acre in the highly sought after village of East Farndon, approximately 2 miles from Market Harborough.
GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
The property enjoys many original features to include exposed beamed ceilings, window shutters, fireplaces and flooring. The property is entered via a timber door into an entrance hall with the original terracotta tile flooring and stairs rising to the first floor with an under stairs storage cupboard. To the left of the entrance hall is the dual aspect dining room (currently used as an office) which benefits from a feature fireplace with exposed brick work and a multi fuel burner inset. To the right is the sitting room with a stunning diamond paned window to the side elevation and an open fire with a timber mantle and ornate cast iron surround.
To the rear of the entrance hall is where the dual aspect dining kitchen is located. It benefits from a range of cupboards and drawers with Corian work surfaces over designed and fitted by Harborough Kitchens. There is space and plumbing for white goods and a four oven Aga set in an Inglenook style fireplace with timber mantle. There is a door to the side elevation to the courtyard and a door to the rear giving access to the utility room, which benefits from further storage and cupboards with work surfaces over, a stainless steel sink with drainer, and is where the oil boiler can be found. Off the utility room is a door to the courtyard, a downstairs WC and a further reception room.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Stairs rise to the galleried first floor landing with a window to the front elevation. There are two double bedrooms to the front of the property both enjoying dual aspects. A door off the landing gives access to a well-proportioned inner landing which overlooks the side elevation and benefits from a walk-in storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. To the right is a family bathroom with timber flooring, a window to the side elevation, a free standing bath, walk-in shower, WC and his and hers wash hand basins into a vanity unit. The master bedroom is located to the rear of the property with windows overlooking the rear garden and views beyond. This room benefits from an ensuite shower room. To the second floor there are two further double bedrooms with deep sill windows and feature cast iron fireplaces. The second floor landing benefits from shelving and a walk in storage cupboard.
To the left of the property timber double gates give access into the private courtyard which provides ample off road parking. There are several outbuildings to including a stable, garaging, outside stores and a two storey barn, all of which have planning granted to be converted into a separate four bedroom dwelling with one bedroom annexe (Daventry District Council, DA/2017/0834). There are gardens to the side and rear of the property, which due to the elevated position of the property, offer a high degree of privacy and benefit from views over open countryside, with Market Harborough in the distance. The mature gardens are mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees and herbaceous shrub borders. There is a timber and glazed garden room adjoining the barn (in need of some repairs) ideally situated for outdoor entertaining. To the rear of the garden, a five bar timber gate gives access into the paddock with an orchard.
The village of East Farndon lies close to Market Harborough which is some two miles distant and contains a comprehensive range of shops, commercial centre, theatre, leisure centre, golf course and rail connection to London St. Pancras in just under an hour. The city of Leicester provides an extensive array of leisure amenities and thriving shopping centres. The area is well known for schooling with preparatory available at Spratton, Great Glen, Maidwell and Uppingham and senior at Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle, Leicester and Rugby.
From Market Harborough take the A4304 in the Lutterworth direction. Prior to leaving Market Harborough take a left hand turn as signposted to East Farndon. On entering the village, continue on Main Street, taking the right hand turn into Back Lane, where the property can be found on the right hand side as indicated by our agents for sale board.
13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm