Littlethorpe House, The Square, Littlethorpe, Leicester

Littlethorpe House

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom detached SSTC

  • Reference Number 30940526
  • Agent James Sellicks Leicester
  • Agent Number 01162 854554

Price Guide £1,150,000

About this property

A beautiful period property built circa 1761, sitting within its own walled grounds, meticulously refurbished by the current owners over the past ten years and now having the addition of a superb coach house providing secondary accommodation, with its own separate access. The main house has new windows and boasts spacious accommodation over three floors with a high specification kitchen and bathroom suites. There are further outbuildings which could be easily converted into accommodation or home offices.

Internal inspection of this fantastic property is highly recommended by the agent.

The property is entered via an original glazed and wooden front door with windows either side leading into the entrance hall, which has Karndean flooring and houses a cloaks cupboard, the original return staircase to the first floor and secondary staircase. The family room has two windows to the front and a further window to the rear elevation, exposed original ceiling beam, a feature brick fireplace with oak plinth, slate hearth and a cast-iron log burner. The dining room has double doors set within a bay window to the side, a further window to the front, original exposed ceiling beam and a beautiful marble fireplace with an electric cast-iron log burner and granite hearth, original oak flooring. The drawing room has two windows to side, an original Georgian feature fireplace with marble surround and hearth and cast-iron log burner within, exposed ceiling beam, ceiling coving, picture rail and a built-in corner cupboard, original oak flooring. The living kitchen has three windows to the side, a further window to the rear and boasts an excellent range of style eye and base level units with soft closing drawers, ample granite preparation surfaces, range type cooker set within the chimneybreast with mosaic tiled splashback, space and plumbing for an American style fridge-freezer, twin undermounted stainless steel sinks with mixer and boiling water taps, integrated dishwasher and microwave, an island unit with granite top provides breakfast bar space, further storage and an integrated wine fridge. Steps lead up to a living/dining area with a gas cast-iron burner set into a chimneybreast recess with fireplace surround, tiled floor with underfloor heating throughout. Steps lead from the kitchen down to the cellar, providing ample storage space. The utility/boot room has a glass pitched conservatory style roof, two windows to the side and a further window to the rear elevation and provides a range of base level units with ample worktops over, an inset sink and drainer unit, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, seating with a shelf below, cloaks cupboards and tiled flooring. The cloakroom has a window to the rear, a low flush WC, wash hand basin and Karndean flooring.

The split-level first floor landing has windows to the front and rear and houses the staircase to second floor landing, along with a secondary staircase leading back to the ground floor. The master bedroom has two windows to the side, original decorative ceiling and wall mouldings, a door and steps leading down to a dressing room area with an excellent range of wardrobes and shelving, a window to the front and French doors to rear elevation leading onto a wrought iron and lead balcony. The bedroom has an en-suite having a double shower cubicle with rainforest and personal shower heads, twin wash hand basins with drawers and shelving beneath, mirrored cabinets over, heated chrome towel rail and fully tiled walls. Bedroom two has a window to the side, built-in wardrobes, loft access and a dressing room (potential bedroom) with built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom houses a built-in airing cupboard and has a freestanding ball and claw foot bath, a pedestal wash and basin, low flush WC, a heated chrome towel/radiator, part tiled walls and tiled flooring. Bedroom three has a window to side, built-in wardrobes, loft access and an en-suite with a window to side, a shower cubicle with rainforest and personal shower heads, low flush WC, wash hand basin, a heated chrome towel rail with radiator, fully tiled walls and floor.

The second floor landing has window to front. Bedroom four has a window to the front, vaulted ceiling and an en-suite with a double shower cubicle with rainforest and personal showers, wash hand basin with cupboard under and a low flush WC, heated chrome towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor. Bedroom five has a window to front, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.

The main entrance is entered via electrically operated twin wrought iron gates with a beam above, set within two original brick pillars with lantern lights either side and a walled courtyard providing car standing leading to an oak carport for three vehicles. Further car standing is provided by a gravelled courtyard with a wrought iron gate and brick steps leading to the front door with original portico. There are patio areas and raised flowerbeds either side, and steps down to a wooden gate providing pedestrian access into the village. Impeccably kept gardens with striped lawns, raised flowerbeds and flagstone patio entertaining areas. To the rear are flagstone seating areas with walled boundary set within a wooden pergola with outside lighting, side lawned gardens, mature flowerbeds and a decked seating area with lighting, leading to an entertaining space with BBQ, fridge and a chiminea. There is a log store, a further outbuilding used as an office with a vaulted ceiling, a gardener's shed and garage with original twin opening doors, power and lights.

The secondary access to the property is via twin wooden doors leading to a tarmac driveway, directly to the Coach House and then to the rear of the main house and garage (accessed off the square).

The coach house is entered via a wooden and glazed front door and has two arched windows to front, an open plan living kitchen with an excellent range of eye and base level units with worktops over, a Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, space for fridge panelled walls, a further seating area with arched window to the front and further window to the side, built-in cupboards with worktops over. A shower room provides a shower cubicle with electric shower, low flush WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. To the first floor is a sitting room with exposed ceiling beams, two Velux windows to the front and a built-in meter cupboard. Bedroom one/office has a window to the side and exposed beams. Bedroom two has exposed beams, a window to the side and a Velux window to the front.

Proceed out of Leicester via the A540 Narborough Road, passing Fosse Retail Park and following the signposts for Narborough village. On passing under the M1 motorway take the next left hand turn into Leicester Road and into the centre of Narborough, eventually turning left again at the mini roundabout into Station Road and proceeding straight on to The Square, where the property can be located.

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56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH

Opening Hours

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


01162 854554