A substantial former rectory now providing an attractive SIX BEDROOM family home with a TWO BEDROOM ANNEXE and further ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT, all set within beautiful, mature private grounds extending to APPROXIMATELY TWO ACRES bordering open fields in part with stunning open COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS.
The village of Waltham on the Wolds dates back to 1086 when it was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and overlooks the beautiful Vale of Belvoir. It is located approximately 5 miles from Melton Mowbray and 15 miles from Oakham, with Leicester, Nottingham, Newark and Stamford approximately 25 miles distant, and within easy access of all major road networks. The village enjoys a thriving community spirit and provides a church, village hall, primary school, public house, shop/post office, delicatessen and GP surgery. For commuters Waltham is conveniently positioned with easy access to a number of centres and with a mainline railway station available at Grantham with a service to London Kings Cross in approximately 65 minutes.
The Rectory is approached via a long gated driveway sweeping through lawns and mature trees. The property is entered via an entrance hall with ground floor cloakroom off providing a two piece suite. The spacious living room enjoys an Inglenook style fireplace with oak lintel above, ceiling coving, a square bay window to the front elevation and double doors to the rear garden. The dining room has a feature fireplace, ceiling coving and large picture windows and French doors to the rear elevation leading onto the patio area. A family room offers a cosy snug area with access to the utility and a window to the rear. The study has a window to the front elevation. The large breakfast kitchen boasts an excellent range of eye and base level units and drawers with ample preparation surfaces and tiled splashbacks, an integrated Stoves double oven and grill, a Rangemaster style Aga cooker with six-ring burner, double oven, tiled splashback and a canopy extractor over, a large sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, a large island unit, integrated dishwasher and fridge-freezer, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring throughout the kitchen and large dining area and windows to each side elevation. A utility room provides a further range of units and drawers, a sink, further white appliance space.
To the first floor a landing gives access to the master bedroom which has extensive built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, a window to the front elevation, a dressing room with window to the rear and an en-suite providing a three piece suite. Bedroom has built-in wardrobes, three windows to the rear elevation and one to the side, and also enjoys an en-suite with a three piece suite. There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a four piece suite comprising a freestanding rolltop bath on claw feet with central taps, a wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and a low flush WC, part panelled walls, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring and a window to the front elevation. The two-storey annexe cottage comprises an entrance/utility, a rear lobby, cloakroom/boiler room, large dining kitchen, a spacious living room and to the first floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom. Adjoining the annexe is a self-contained ground floor flat which comprises a large open plan living/dining kitchen, a double bedroom and shower room.
The property enjoys a wide, tree-lined frontage and recessed gated entrance to a courtyard with circular driveway and turning area leading to a detached larger than average double garage with twin up and over doors, power and lights, further side personal door and extensive workshop space. The property enjoys a private setting within approximately two acres of landscaped mature gardens, tree lined in part with generous sweeping lawns, well maintained borders, a golf bunker, mature trees and shrubs and paved patio entertaining areas around both the main house and the annexe, most overlooking the adjoining open fields and countryside beyond.
Proceed out of Melton Mowbray town centre via the A607 Thorpe Road as signposted to Waltham on the Wolds. Continue on the A607 and the entrance to the property can be located just before the sign for Waltham on the Wolds, on the right hand side.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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