Main Street, Skeffington, Leicester

Main Street

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom detached for sale

  • Reference Number 28737471
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £1,225,000

About this property

Originally built in 1968, a TRULY BEAUTIFUL detached family home which has been renovated and modernised by the current owners to create a stunning property, situated in a PICTURESQUE SETTING with COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS within a total plot of approximately 3 ACRES.

The property oozes character and charm with many original features such as beamed ceilings and solid oak doors which has a beautiful blend with the new more contemporary extension. The whole property has been renovated and finished to a high specification to include solid oak windows throughout with self-cleaning K-glass and a newly fully refurbished thatched roof.

The property is entered into a spacious reception hall with a WC, stairs rising to the first floor and useful storage cupboards. A triple aspect drawing room and French doors opening to the rear garden. This room enjoys solid oak parquet flooring and a feature exposed brick Inglenook fireplace with open fire. Also off the reception hall is a dining room with French doors to the rear garden and a study.

The principle feature of the property is the stunning open plan living dining kitchen which benefits from underfloor heating and sandstone flooring. Off the breakfast area is a French door leading to the rear garden. Steps lead down to an attractive bespoke pippy oak kitchen which benefits room a good range of eye and base level cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces. There is an island unit providing further cupboards, sink, ceramic hob and breakfast bar.

A feature of the kitchen is the exposed brick chimney breast with an Aga inset. Miele appliances include a dishwasher, oven and microwave, there is also space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer.

Off the kitchen is a second entrance hall with good sized storage cupboards. The ground floor is completed by the sitting room and has an abundance of light with a triple aspect and three sets of French doors to the garden, terrace and pool area. This room takes full advantage of the views over the garden, paddock and countryside beyond and has a feature open fireplace with an exposed brick chimney breast and timber mantle.

Stairs rise to the first floor spacious galleried landing. The master bedroom suite and is a triumph with oak flooring, exposed beamed vaulted ceiling, a triple aspect and twin opening doors leading to a balcony area to enjoy the views beyond. The master bedroom also benefits from a fully fitted dressing room and ensuite. There are five further double bedrooms with one also benefitting from an ensuite. The family bathroom comprising of a four piece suite completes the accommodation.

The property is set within attractive private grounds and is approached via remote controlled timber double gates that give access to the gravelled driveway, which in turn leads to the detached double garage with remote controlled up and over doors. There is a room above which is ideal as a play room, gym, home office or games room. The south facing gardens are mature and mainly laid to lawn with paved terrace areas ideal for entertaining and enjoying the sunny aspect. There is a heated outside pool which is walled enclosed and benefits from a Swiss Chalet style pool house. The outside space is completed by a workshop and a paddock with a lovely variety of mature specimen trees and two natural ponds. The total plot extends to approximately 3 acres.

Skeffington is a thriving village with a strong sense of community with many high quality individual homes of historical interest. The popularity of the area is a combination of attractive countryside, excellent schooling and accessibility to major centres of employment and interest within Leicester, Market Harborough, Oakham and Uppingham.

From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via Leicester Road, continuing over the A6 roundabout onto the B6047 passing through the villages of Church Langton and Tur Langton towards the A47. At the junction of the A47 turn right and continue along the A47 as signposted to Skeffington, turning right and entering the village along the Main Street where the property may be found on the left hand side.

Key Features

Main Street, Skeffington, Leicester
  • Reception hall
  • Four reception rooms
  • Open plan dining living kitchen
  • Master suite
  • Five further double bedrooms
  • Two further bath/shower rooms
  • Detached double garage with room above
  • Heated outside pool and pool house
  • Workshop
  • Mature south facing gardens and paddock



Floorplan 1

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13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA

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Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm


01858 410008