Laughton Road, Theddingworth, Nr Market Harborough, Leicestershire
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
6 bedroom country house for sale
- Reference Number 30612067
- Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
- Agent Number 01858 410008
Guide price £1,450,000
About this property
A very rare visitor to the open market, this fine country home boasts superb equestrian facilities, spacious and flexible accommodation, undulating countryside views and approx. 10 acres of paddock land.
Bunkers Yard is entered into via double gates which lead to an enclosed gravelled courtyard. The entrance hall is entered through a reclaimed front door, and this wonderful double height space has exposed Queen post trusses and rafters, a tiled floor and reclaimed doors. Double sliding doors lead to an atmospheric front dining room with sitting area, wall to wall windows, exposed structural timbers and a feature log burning stove.
An extended living kitchen is constructed primarily in a green oak timber with a pitched roof and a fantastic aspect over the rear gardens, terrace and paddocks. The oak kitchen cabinetry is bespoke, with drawers, base cupboards and an island unit, all under polished granite preparation surfaces. Appliances include a Rangemaster six ring gas stove, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for an American fridge freezer, breakfast bar. Further light is provided by a lovely glazed roof lantern. A useful walk in pantry has storage, shelving and an additional utility space. It also gives access to a double garage and workshop.
The principal reception room enjoys an elevated position on the first floor and has a glazed gable end providing fantastic views over the garden, paddocks and school, and cleverly links to the first floor master bedroom. The master bedroom suite is a sensational room with a combination of Velux roof lights and exposed timbers. A luxurious ensuite bathroom has a free standing bath, large shower enclosure, twin basins, WC, bidet and high quality ceramic tiling and lies adjacent to a walk in dressing room.
The ground floor bedroom accommodation is arranged off a hallway and comprises four double bedrooms (one currently used as a study), two with ensuite shower rooms, a family bathroom and separate ground floor cloakroom.
The annexe is independently accessed with a door off the courtyard. There is a well fitted breakfast kitchen with high ceilings and sliding aluminium doors to a private sunny terrace with a garden to the side. There is a small study, and to the front is a large sitting room, with windows to the courtyard and a glazed door to the west facing garden. An entrance hall has a shower room and a double bedroom off. The annexe can also be accessed via a jointly occupied boot, utility and laundry room with a good range of built in cupboards, sink unit and white appliance space with a cloakroom off.
Double timber gates lead to an attractive courtyard garden to the front, and a separate side access leads to a gravelled driveway and access to an integral double garage. The driveway leads into the stable yard which comprises of eight stables, feed room, tack room and a cloakroom with WC. There are further open barns, tractor sheds, and a gateway leading to approximately half an acre of woodland.
There is a small turnout paddock and field shelter, beyond which is a ménage measuring approximately 20m x 40m. The paddocks comprise of approximately 10 acres of gently sloping, well drained paddock land with water and access to a gate on Gumley Lane. A further block of around 5 acres may be available via a separate negotiation (marked blue on the plan). A tree compound has recently had over 100 trees planted.
The gardens to Bunkers Yard are principally laid to lawn, with a large flagstone terrace leading directly from the kitchen and living area. A west facing terrace with hot tub is sheltered by box hedging. The gardens to the annexe are cleverly landscaped with sunny terraces and terrace lawns, and lies adjacent to a productive vegetable garden with raised beds, two greenhouses and a potting shed.
The property has planning consent granted for a hay store and stable to be converted into a residential annexe with an open plan dining kitchen with living area off, bathroom and a spacious bedroom. Further information can be found at: harborough.gov.uk/planning Ref: 18/01485/FUL
Theddingworth lies approximately five miles south west of Market Harborough which offers a wide variety of specialist shopping, leisure and recreation amenities together with a mainline railway station giving access to London St Pancras in just over an hour. The M1 motorway is approximately six miles south of Theddingworth. The village itself offers a parish Church and is flanked by the county's most attractive countryside. Public houses are available at the nearby villages of Gumley and Lubenham.
13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA
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