Main Street, Slawston, Market Harborough

Main Street

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom character property SSTC

  • Reference Number 29121034
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £950,000

About this property

A Grade II listed handsome family home dating back to approximately 1720, with attractive gardens and paddocks, situated in a delightful and sought after village on a plot totalling approximately 2.47 acres to include paddocks.

Rosslyn House is a most characterful and attractive village home constructed in red brick under a slate roof around 1720 with later additions. In 1998 the property under went remodelling to create a large kitchen with a sitting area which opens to the rear garden and large paved entertaining area, ideal for modern living. The property boasts period features throughout to include beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls and exposed roof trusses.

The front door opens to an entrance lobby with doors to the kitchen and dining room. The dining room has an impressive inglenook open fireplace with beam over with shelved recesses and a beamed ceiling. The sitting room has a feature bay window, beamed ceiling, an open fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast, shelved cupboard to one side and French doors opening to the rear garden.

An inner hall at the centre of the house has a staircase rising to the first floor and a part glazed door opening to a rear hall which in tum leads to the garden and a cloakroom. The open plan kitchen is fitted with a range of solid oak cabinetry with matching worktops and tiled splashbacks, slate tiled flooring, a Belfast sink, a two oven Aga with mantel shelf above and an exposed stone wall to one end.

The kitchen area opens out to a sitting area with floor to ceiling window, French doors opening to the rear terrace and garden and a door to a large walk in larder. A utility room has a range of base units, space and plumbing for a washing machine, wall mounted ldeal gas fired boiler and a broom cupboard.

The staircase rises to a landing giving access to the first accommodation comprising of three good sized bedrooms, with one having two built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC, panelling to half height to two walls, access to eaves, shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and loft access. There is a further bathroom with three piece suite and a separate shower room, which one bedroom has access to.

A further staircase rises to a large second floor landing with a cupboard housing water tanks and access to two further bedrooms with good storage.

Directly behind the house is a large and attractive patio area surrounded by low level brick walls with raised borders and a brick built barbecue. This leads to a small lawned area and on the other side is a large shaped lawn surrounded by flowerbeds. Beyond the driveway is a further large lawned area with a variety of specimen trees and a greenhouse. The garden leads to a small fenced paddock which has two gates to the rear. A small track divides this from a second paddock which measures approximately 2 acres, has a building to one corner comprising of two stables, tack store, hay store and a feed store which also and has a water connection. A gravel driveway leads to a garage block to the rear of the house which comprises of a large studio/games room converted from a former double garage and there are two further single garages.

Slawston is a small rural village with a strong community spirit, offering a parish church and village hall, with further local amenities found at the nearby villages of Hallaton and Medbourne. A wider source of shopping facilities can be found at the market town of Market Harborough being approximately 6.5 miles away, also boasting a mainline railway link to London St Pancras in just over an hour. The village itself is surrounded by some of Leicestershire's most attractive rolling countryside.

Proceed out of Market Harborough in a northerly direction. At the first roundabout take the B6049 heading to Melton Mowbray. Upon entering the village of Tur Langton take a right hand turn signposted to Hallaton. Proceed through the village of Cranoe and take the right turn as signposted to Slawston where the property may be found on the left hand side.

Key Features

Main Street, Slawston, Market Harborough
  • Grade II Listed
  • Over three floors
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast/sitting room
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms & ensuite
  • Variety of outbuildings with studio/games room
  • Large gardens & paddocks
  • Total plot approx. 2.47 acres



Floorplan 1

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13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm


01858 410008