Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Ashby Road

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom character property under offer

  • Reference Number 28586899
  • Agent James Sellicks Leicester
  • Agent Number 01162 854554

Guide price £695,000

About this property

A rare opportunity to purchase this property which offers many different opportunities for a vendor. Currently the property is run as a Guest House with four/five bedrooms in the main house, four studio rooms and a two bedroom self-contained annexe (where the current owner lives), situated within the approximately two thirds of an acre grounds. The accommodation totals 6800 square feet (including outbuildings). This property offers opportunity for a variety of business purposes or could easily be reverted back to a family home with self-contained annexe accommodation.

The Vendors of this property would consider a part exchange if a suitable property became available.

Shepshed is a small market town in the north of Leicestershire, just on the outskirts of the Charnwood Forest. The town itself offers a wide range of shopping facilities, several public houses and restaurants, primary schools, a high school and a college. It is situated centrally in the triangle formed by Leicester, Nottingham and Derby, each approximately 20 minutes by car. East Midlands Airport, Donington Race Circuit and Loughborough University are also within close proximity.

Income is currently generated by operating the business on a room only basis, four nights per week (Monday - Friday). Offering these rooms on a B&B basis could generate revenue in excess of £140,000 per annum. This is an ideal business location. There is also further opportunity to convert existing outbuildings into four additional rooms.

The property is entered via a porch with decorative windows and door into an entrance hall with Parquet block wood flooring and a ground floor cloakroom with a white suite. The sitting room has a uPVC double glazed bay window to the front, a feature fireplace and Parquet block wood flooring. The kitchen has a range of eye and base level units with ample white appliance space, an integrated oven with five-ring hob and extractor unit above, uPVC double glazed windows to two elevations and access to a rear lobby and breakfast area with additional white appliance space, breakfast bar and uPVC double glazed French doors to the rear. The through lounge boasts a feature fireplace, dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, Parquet block wood flooring and uPVC double glazed French doors to the side. To the first floor is a landing with a spindle balustrade and three uPVC double glazed windows to the rear housing a further staircase to the second floor, built-in linen cupboard and providing access to four en-suite double bedrooms. Bedroom one has its own entrance vestibule and enjoys a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side, oak planked flooring, and a newly installed en-suite shower room. Bedroom two has a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to side and front, oak planked flooring and an en-suite. Bedroom three has a uPVC double glazed bay window, a built-in closet and an en-suite shower room. Bedroom four has its own entrance vestibule, a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations and a built-in closet. To the second floor is a central attic room with double glazed Velux skylights to the front and rear, pine panelling and access to a further attic room with en-suite, dressing room and additional storage.

The annexe is entered via an entrance hall with slate tiled floor and access to the main house. The kitchen enjoys a range of solid oak fronted units with granite preparation surfaces, a breakfast bar and ample space white appliance space, integrated Rangemaster oven with extractor unit above, Belfast sink, slate tiled floor and two uPVC double glazed windows to the front. An inner hall gives access to the loft and bedrooms. The open plan living/dining room has two sets of uPVC double glazed French doors leading to the courtyard garden, a double glazed Velux skylight window, a feature Victorian style fireplace oak planked flooring and matching semi-vaulted ceiling. The master bedroom has an entrance recess, uPVC double glazed window and en-suite shower area. A newly installed bathroom provides a bath with antique style mixer shower above and a Velux skylight. The bedroom has two double glazed skylights.

The property is located on a substantial plot with block paved parking courtyard area providing access to the garage/workshops. A driveway links this parking area to a further driveway and further parking with tree'd and shrubbed borders. To the front of the property is a garden with an elevated lawn with retaining walls, well screened by way of Laurel hedging, a variety of trees and shrubs, plus a central putting green and raised vegetable beds and a courtyard garden with raised beds. The property also has four outside studio suites which each offer bedroom accommodation with kitchenettes and en-suites.

Proceed out of Leicester on the B5327 Anstey Lane, passing over the A46 Western Bypass. On entering the village of Anstey take the first left hand turning at The Nook onto Bradgate Road as signposted to Newtown Linford. Continue to Newtown Linford and pass through the village, passing The Grey Lady Restaurant on the left hand side. At the top of the hill as signposted for Shepshed continue on the B5330 Ingleberry Road turning eventually left onto Ashby Road Central where the entrance to the property can be located.

Key Features

Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Main house:
  • Porch, entrance hall & cloakroom
  • sitting room, kitchen & breakfast area
  • through lounge
  • four bedrooms & five en-suites
  • two attic rooms & dressing room
  • EPC-D
  • Annexe:
  • hall, kitchen, living/dining room, two bedrooms & two bathrooms
  • EPC-B



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56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH

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Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm


01162 854554