Believed to date back to 1741, a beautiful, Grade II Listed barn conversion located adjacent to a 13th century church, within the conservation area of this well regarded village.
Queniborough is popular due to the quality and many historic buildings together with excellent local schooling both in the state and private sector, parish church, popular public house and village shop. A wider range of amenities are available in nearby Syston, Loughborough and Leicester.
The property is entered via an open porch and oak door into the entrance hall which has oak flooring, houses the secondary staircase to the first and second floors and leads to a snug with a window to the rear and French doors leading to the front terrace. A cloakroom provides a Victorian style high flush suite. Ground floor bedroom six has a window to the front elevation and an en-suite with a white three-piece suite and marble flooring. The stunning sitting/dining room extends to approximately 35 feet and boasts dramatic floor to ceiling windows to the front, houses the open tread oak staircase to the first floor, a brick-built fireplace with exposed beam and inset cast iron burner, floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading out onto the rear terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room boasts an excellent range of bespoke eye and base level units by Hallwood of Kettering with ample granite preparation surfaces and a double bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap above, integrated Miele appliances including fridge, freezer and dishwasher, two-oven gas Aga consisting of two electric ovens, one fan, one Conventional, set into chimneybreast recess with exposed oak beam over and tiled splashback, a central Island unit houses a further twin bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap above, further storage units and drawers, and breakfast bar, slate flooring, French leaded doors lead into the breakfast area, window to the rear affording views over the gardens. A utility room with terracotta tile flooring provides a matching range of units by Hallwood and ample white appliance space.
To the first floor a Minstrel's gallery affords views over the sitting/dining room and leads to a pleasant seating area and superb vaulted drawing room with exposed ceiling beams and herringbone timber flooring. A large landing leads to bedrooms three and two both having exposed beams, an en-suite shower room and family bathroom with white three-piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin, bath with shower over and marble flooring. The magnificent split-level master bedroom enjoys a dressing area and en-suite with a WC, two pedestal wash hand basins and claw-foot bath with telephone style shower attachment over, exposed ceiling and wall timbers. To the second floor a landing leads to bedrooms four and five, both with exposed beams and rooflight.
The self-contained annexe (currently used as a home office) offers versatile accommodation thought suitable for a variety of uses, comprising sitting room, kitchen, cloakroom and a large first floor room with fantastic exposed beams.
To the front of the property is a mature garden with paved terrace areas, a variety of trees and shrubs, driveway and double wrought iron gates leading under an archway into a large car standing area and in turn to a double garage and former stable. To the rear are attractive gardens with lawned and patio entertaining areas, a rear wall, side access to the front and a door into the utility room.
Proceed out of Leicester via the Belgrave Road as signposted to Syston onto the A46 where take the first exit into Syston. At the next roundabout take the second exit as signposted into Queniborough. Continue into the village via Rearsby Road, at the crossroads bear left onto Queniborough Road eventually becoming Main Street, where the property can be located on the left hand side, set back from the road immediately before the church.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm