Lower End, Scotland Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester

Lower End

  • 6 Bedrooms

6 bedroom land - building plot for sale

  • Reference Number 28372233
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £700,000

About this property

An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a development site consisting of a two bedroom house with planning consent to be demolished and the erection of a 4,445 Sq. Ft.(Gross Internal) dwelling on a plot of approximately 1.3 acres with gardens and paddock land in this picturesque south Leicestershire village.

The proposed scheme provides a spacious and unique family home with open plan living areas, six bedrooms, eco-friendly features and a detached timber carport. The entrance leads into a large reception hall with access to all the principle rooms and stairs rising to the first and seconds floors. Double doors from the living room allow access to the open plan living kitchen and dining area with an utility room. The ground floor also provides a study, a further living room and a gym. The property is oriented around central lawned and courtyard areas which can be accessed from the principle reception rooms.
Stairs lead from the main hallway to give access to three first floor bedrooms, with two benefitting from ensuites
and the master bedroom which has a walk in wardrobe and ensuite off. The family bathroom and a handy utility room completes the first floor. The second floor provides a further two bedrooms with bathroom facilities.

Access to the property is to remain as the existing, driveway being off Scotland Lane. This driveway will provide access to the proposed dwelling and the detached timber carport.
The planning consent provides an attractive landscaping proposal which includes the gardens to be tiered, with steps, lawn areas and courtyards which surround the property. To the rear of this garden area are further steps to reach the paddock which encompasses the proposed dwelling. A retaining wall will divide these spaces from the open areas beyond.

This picturesque south Leicestershire conservation village is without doubt one of the most sought after locations within the
County with the pretty street scenes, high quality housing and a strong community spirit all significant factors. Very convenient for Leicester, Market Harborough and Great Glen, Burton Overy retains its rural charm and remains a working farming community with very little through traffic. The village itself has an active church congregation, a popular public house and a village hall with nearby Great Glen providing local amenities catering for all day-to-day needs.

The area is extremely well served by schooling in both the state and private sector including the renowned Stoneygate School
and Leicester Grammar within a five minute drive. Shopping and supermarket facilities are available in the city of Leicester some seven miles to the north, Oadby with a Waitrose, Fosse Park and the thriving town of Market Harborough. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in under an hour with its new Eurostar link,
and the M1 is accessible at junction 21.

18/01516/FUL Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a replacement dwelling and detached timber carport, to involve the change of use of part of field to garden and associated landscaping works (resubmission following 17/00935/FUL, 18/00162/FUL and 18/01032/FUL). A pack is available upon request.

Key Features

Lower End, Scotland Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester
  • Development site with existing two bedroom house
  • 1.3 acres
  • Planning consent for erection of a 4,445 Sq. Ft.(Gross Internal) dwelling
  • Super prime village
  • Excellent local schooling
  • Reception hall
  • Two reception rooms
  • Open plan living dining kitchen
  • Six bedrooms
  • Study and Gym


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13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA

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