The Old Grammar School, School Road, Leicester
The Old Grammar School
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
3 bedroom character property for sale
- Reference Number 30011318
- Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
- Agent Number 01858 410008
Guide price £375,000
About this property
A TRULY UNIQUE Grade II listed former school house, STEEPED IN HISTORY with much CHARM AND CHARACTER and CONVERTED into a wonderful THREE bedroom home, LOCATED in the HEART of the highly SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE of Kibworth only a short distance from local amenities.
The property is entered via a timber double door into a spacious entrance hall with original timber floorboards. Off the entrance hall is a good-sized storage cupboard, downstairs WC and utility room which offers a range of cupboards with timber work surfaces over, a Belfast sink and space and plumbing for white goods.
A door to the rear left of the entrance hall gives access into the principal room of the property, the open plan living dining which is flooded by light by the full height windows to the front elevation and double height ceiling, formerly the music hall for the old Kibworth Grammar School. It is a fantastic space with vaulted ceilings and original floorboards. The kitchen offers a range of eye and base level cupboards and drawers, breakfast bar with work surfaces over and a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. Gorenje appliances include an integrated oven, microwave, hob, dishwasher and Fridge freezer.
A trap door to the rear of the living accommodation gives access to the converted basement which is a superb space offering further living accommodation. It is currently used as a cinema/games room.
Stairs rise from the entrance hall to the first floor landing. The master bedroom boasts an open galleried balcony overlooking the living accommodation. It also benefits from an ensuite off comprising of a WC, wash hand basin and shower with rainfall shower head. There are two further bedrooms, one with a further mezzanine area with a skylight and exposed beams. The family bathroom completes the accommodation and comprises of a wash hand basin, WC and bath with shower attachment over.
The property sits back from the road behind a low level brick wall with a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. Stone steps lead to the front door.
Kibworth is a thriving village, popular with young families and retired couples alike because of a strong community sprit centred around an excellent range of amenities and sporting and recreational facilities including cricket, golf, bowls and tennis clubs. There is excellent schooling within the area in both the state and private sector. Shopping is catered for with local shops and delicatessen which caters for all day to day needs. There is also a drs surgery and popular public houses and restaurants. Market Harborough is located some five miles to the south offering an even wider range of facilities and a mainline rail connection to London St. Pancras in under an hour.
Proceed out of Market Harborough on the A6 Leicester Road as signposted to Kibworth. On entering the village take the first left hand turn into New Road. To the centre of the village where at the roundabout take the first exit into High Street. Just after the traffic lights turn right into School Lane and proceed to the top, where the property may be found on the left hand side as indicated by our for sale board.
13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA
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