Main Street, Main Street, Illston On The Hill

Main Street

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 5 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom detached SSTC

  • Reference Number 29350214
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £1,150,000

About this property

A REMARKABLE modern village house of EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY, offering over 4000 sq. Ft of accommodation laid out for MODERN LIVING in a prime east Leicestershire village.

Somerton House has been substantially upgraded and extended by the current owners to provide a spacious and highly specified accommodation on a generous plot in one of Leicestershire's most sought after village locations.

The main house extends to nearly 4000 Sq. Ft of accommodation, supplemented by a home office, outbuildings and an outdoor kitchen. The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance vestibule with cloakroom off, a kitchen and family room has a handmade framed kitchen with a porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating, comfort cooling/heating, an excellent range of appliances including a wine cooler, LPG range, dishwasher, and a microwave oven. A lantern roof light and tri-fold doors lead to the rear garden. There is a utility room with plumbing for an American fridge freezer and further appliance space, which leads to an inner hallway and a substantial room currently used as a gymnasium with access to the outdoor BBQ area. The three other reception rooms all have dual aspect windows and the principle sitting room also has French doors giving access to the rear garden.

A staircase and landing gives access to five bedrooms, a luxury family bathroom, two ensuites to two principle bedrooms and a mezzanine dressing room and a huge walk in dressing area off the main bedroom.

A gravelled driveway to the side provides excellent car standing space and access to a double garage with carport and a home office over, with a shower room off with a three piece suite. The front gardens are arranged as a parterre with geometric clipped box hedging and a flagstone path leading to the front door. The rear gardens are generous, with an emphasis on entertaining areas with a large Indian sandstone paved terrace, summerhouse and an outdoor kitchen leading onto large lawns.

Oil fired central heating is provided throughout with underfloor heating to the gymnasium, kitchen and the main ensuite bathroom. Fast broadband is provided to the property with excellent upload and download speeds.

Illston On The Hill is a small village and parish lying seven miles north of Market Harborough. The village has a strong sense of community with a strong farming heritage and a population in the 2011 Census at 179. The main road into the village is a dead end creating a relatively traffic free environment. The village has a small public house, popular with the villagers' and a parish church. A wider range of amenities can be found in the nearby village of Billesdon which includes a village store, dr's surgery, post office and a school. Market Harborough to the south provides a wider range of facilities catering for all day to day needs, with independent shops and a mainline rail station giving access to London St. Pancras in around an hour.

From the centre of Market Harborough travel north on the B6047 through the Langtons. At Three Gates, turn left into Illston Lane and on approaching the village make a left hand turn where Somerton House can be seen immediately on the left hand side.

Key Features

Main Street, Main Street, Illston On The Hill
  • Five reception rooms plus fully equipped outdoor kitchen
  • Superb master bedroom suite with mezzanine dressing room & wardrobe room
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Garaging and carport for three vehicles
  • Home office
  • Delightful grounds
  • Countryside views
  • EPC - D



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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