A most charming and beautifully presented Grade II Listed stone built home; offering a wealth of period features throughout and situated in an elevated position on a plot of approx. 0.3 of an acre in the heart of the Welland Valley village of Great Easton.
The Old Bakehouse is entered into an entrance hall. Situated off is the dining room which has a dual aspect with a window to the front and double doors to the side garden. It features an exposed brick fireplace with a coal effect gas burner and a built in original bread oven. Ahead of the entrance hall is the garden room which has double doors opening onto the paved seating area to the rear garden. Steps from this room rise to a study area which has a vaulted ceiling and a door opening onto the rear garden.
The Sitting room is situated to the left off the entrance hall and features a superb Inglenook fireplace with a coal effect gas burner. The room has a dual aspect with a window to the front elevation and window to the rear into the garden room and garden beyond. This room also gives access to the first floor and has a cloakroom off and access to the dining kitchen.
The dining kitchen has an extensive range of bespoke fitted cupboards with granite roll work surfaces over, a Belfast sink and appliances to include a six ring Rangemaster cooker with a double electric oven and an integrated Miele dishwasher. A part glazed door gives access to the front garden.
A utility room off the kitchen completes the ground floor accommodation which houses the central heating system and has space and plumbing for white goods and a Belfast sink.
From the sitting room a dogleg staircase rises to the first floor galleried landing which has a window to the front elevation and loft access. The master suite is situated to the left of the landing and has fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom off which comprises of a double shower enclosure, wash hand basin under vanity unit, a bath and WC.
An inner landing has a double wardrobe and also access two further double bedrooms, both have access to a Jack and Jill bathroom comprising of a bath with shower over, WC , wash hand bowl over a glazed and timber table. Bedroom four also has an ensuite shower room and completes the first floor accommodation.
The property is accessed via Church Bank through a five bar timber electric gate to a spacious gravelled area providing off-road parking for several cars, this in turn gives access to a double garage with electric doors and an open fronted carport with an enclosed storage off. There is also access via High Street to the side of the property through a timber gate to attractive front gardens with lawn areas, mature shrubs and borders featuring a beautiful Magnolia tree and an original well. The rear gardens are beautifully landscaped with a variety of shrubs and herbaceous borders, lawned areas, apple, pear & plum trees, gravel pathways, raised beds surrounding a fish pond with a fountain and a paved seating area directly outside the garden room. There is also a thatched summerhouse to the side of the house.
Great Easton is considered to be one of the most attractive Welland Valley villages in highly accessible and yet unspoilt countryside. The village contains a public house, shop, post office, active village hall and parish church. The nearby market towns of Uppingham and Market Harborough provide a good array of shops and supermarkets and there are regular direct trains to London St Pancras. Excellent schooling is available in nearby Uppingham, Oakham and Stamford and the local village primary school of Bringhurst is classed as outstanding.
Proceed out of Market Harborough on the A4304 St Mary's Road, at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A427, turn left onto the B664 continue on this road until reaching Medbourne. At Medbourne bear right onto Drayton Road as sign posted to Great Easton. On entering the village continue on Great Easton Road, which becomes Barnsdale and eventually Cross Bank. Take a left hand turn at the fork in the road onto High Street where the property may be found on the right hand side as indicated by the Agent's for sale board.
13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA
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