Main Street, East Farndon, Market Harborough

Main Street

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom character property for sale

  • Reference Number 30171416
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £600,000

About this property

An EXTREMELY RARE OPPORTUNITY to acquire a TRULY UNIQUE four bedroom detached FORMER SCHOOL HOUSE with IMMENSE POTENTIAL, steeped in history and IN NEED OF MODERNISATION. It occupies a CORNER PLOT with a BEAUTIFUL VIEW of St. John's Church on the edge of the HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER village of East Farndon, approximately TWO MILES from Market Harborough TOWN CENTRE.

The property is almost split into two halves, one side having the family living accommodation and the other the former school house, giving tremendous scope to reconfigure the accommodation (subject to planning consent). An entrance hall on the family living accommodation side has a window to the side elevation, stairs rising to the first floor with handy under stairs cupboard and three doors off. The first door on the left leads into the dual aspect sitting room which features an open fire and archways leading through into the breakfast kitchen, which in turn has a door back into the entrance hall.

The kitchen offers a range of eye and base level cupboards and drawers with work surfaces over, a stainless-steel sink with drainer and appliances include an electric hob and double oven. There is also a feature fireplace with an electric coal effect fire inset. The utility room off offers a further range of storage along with space and plumbing for white goods. Off the entrance hall is an inner hall which gives access to the rear of the property and a door leading through into the second reception hall, which forms part of the old school. This is a good size with a wet room off comprising of a WC, wash hand basin, bidet and shower.

To the rear is a second utility room with a door to the rear elevation, space and plumbing for white goods and a good sized storage cupboard. Off the second reception hall is a second sitting room which is the former school room. This is a lovely light room by virtue of a triple aspect. It features an Inglenook style fireplace with exposed brick work and a log burner inset. Off this room is a garden/sun room, again with a triple aspect along with two sets of French doors.

Stairs rise to the first floor galleried landing. The master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect, built in wardrobes and has an ensuite off. There are three further bedrooms, two with dual aspects and one benefitting a wash hand basin. The accommodation is completed by the family bathroom comprising of a WC, wash hand basin and bath.

Please be aware that the heating system to the property requires replacing and is not working.

The property occupies a good sized corner plot and sits back from road in an elevated position behind a low level hedge. To the front of the property is a gravelled front garden with planted shrubs and a block paved path leading to the front doors. There is a paved seating area off the garden/sun rooms. To the right of the property, a paved path lead round to the side garden, which is mainly laid to laid with mature fruit trees and a greenhouse. To the rear are several outbuildings providing useful storage. There is also a double and a single garage to the right of the property along with ample parking in front.

The village of East Farndon is two miles from Market Harborough which contains a comprehensive range of shops, commercial centre, theatre, leisure centre, golf course and rail connection to London St. Pancras in just under an hour. The city of Leicester provides an extensive array of leisure amenities and thriving shopping centres. The village provides easy access to the A14 and Midlands motorway network. The property is situated at the top of the village where there are views over the surrounding countryside and close access to several footpaths including the Jurassic Way.

From Market Harborough take the A4304 in the Lutterworth direction. Prior to leaving Market Harborough take a left hand turn as signposted to East Farndon. On entering the village along Main Street, the property is at the top of the hill on the left, opposite the Church, as indicated by our agents for sale board.

Key Features

Main Street, East Farndon, Market Harborough
  • In need of modernisation
  • Two Entrance/Reception halls
  • Breakfast kitchen
  • Two sitting rooms
  • Garden/sun room
  • Three shower/bathrooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Several outbuildings
  • Corner plot with private garden
  • Triple garaging and driveway

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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