Gaulby Lane, Stoughton, Leicester

Gaulby Lane

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom detached SSTC

  • Reference Number 31196485
  • Agent James Sellicks Leicester
  • Agent Number 01162 854554

Price Guide £950,000

About this property

A fantastic detached family home having been significantly remodelled and extended by the current owners, located on a magnificent plot approaching 0.4 acres, with stunning panoramic views to the front and rear, situated on the peripheries of this highly regarded south east Leicestershire village.

Stoughton is a small, rural village with a strong community spirit centred around the parish church and village hall surrounded by some of Leicestershire's most attractive rolling countryside whilst being conveniently located for ease of access to the city and professional quarters. The village is within the catchment for St. Luke's primary at Bushby filtering into Oadby's renowned Gartree and Beauchamp Colleges, with Stoneygate School and Leicester Grammar found at nearby Great Glen.

The property is entered via a contemporary front door leading into the elegant, full height entrance hall which has tiled flooring, houses the staircase to the first floor and boasts six picture windows providing an abundance of light and enjoying an uninterrupted sightline through to the rear of the property and views down the garden. A ground floor cloakroom with coat hooks, tiled flooring and three uPVC windows to the front provides a low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, and is open to the utility room, having tiled flooring and providing space and plumbing for washing machines and tumble dryers. A family room enjoys fitted floor to ceiling book shelving, halogen down spotlights, patio doors leading to the garden and is open plan to the sitting room, having a dual aspect by virtue of uPVC windows to the front and rear elevations, halogen down spotlights, tiled flooring, ceiling coving and a feature cast iron log burner on a glass hearth. The kitchen boasts an excellent range of eye and base level units and soft-closing drawers, display cabinets, tiled splashbacks, ample preparation surfaces, a one and a quarter bowl sink and drainer unit, integrated Neff appliances include a stainless steel four-ring hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer; the oven has a stainless steel splashback and extractor unit above, spotlights on a track and tiled flooring continuing through open plan into a superb living/dining area with sliding patio doors and full height windows to the rear and side elevations, halogen down spotlights and tiled flooring. A rear lobby with a uPVC double glazed door to the front houses a useful, large storage cupboard and gives access to a splendid space currently utilised as a gym, with fully tiled flooring, worktops, eye and base level cabinets, a uPVC door and windows to the side elevations. The study/bedroom five has patio doors to the rear, ceiling coving, solid oak flooring and a uPVC window to the front.

The ground floor of this half of the house is extremely flexible and thought ideal for conversion into secondary accommodation if necessary, having its own access; it would lend itself perfect to a granny annexe, teenager suite or large home office.

The first floor landing provides loft access, eaves storage and enjoys a vaulted ceiling over the reception hall with several uPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation. The superb master bedroom has a picture window to the side and sliding patio doors and windows leading to a glass Juliet balcony to the rear elevation, both enjoying stunning far-reaching panoramic views over beautiful rolling countryside, an excellent range of built-in wardrobes, solid oak flooring and a luxury en-suite with a uPVC double glazed window to the side, a double shower cubicle with rainforest and personal showers, twin wash hand basins with cupboards beneath and mirrored cabinets above, a contemporary freestanding slipper style bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush WC, halogen down spotlights, chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Bedroom two has a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear affording magnificent, panoramic countryside views, an excellent range of built-in wardrobes and cupboards, eaves storage and stripped floorboards. The family bathroom houses the built-in airing cupboard with Worcester wall mounted combination boiler, has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over, halogen down spotlights, chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled flooring. Bedroom three has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear with a panoramic view, a good range of built-in wardrobes and solid oak floorboards. Bedroom four has solid oak flooring, loft access and four picture windows to the front providing field views towards the village of Thurnby.

To the front of the property is a large tarmac driveway providing car standing for numerous vehicles, a lawned front garden with mature trees. To the rear of the property are south-facing, deep lawned gardens, ideal for the growing family with a beautiful greenhouse with brick base, a further shed and log store, several seating and patio entertaining areas, gravelled and paved pathways leading around the edge of the garden, mature flowerbeds either side, a composting area and open views to the rear.

Owned by the property. 3.36 kWp solar panel array with feed in tariff for 25 years from 2010.

Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction crossing over the Victoria Park roundabout eventually taking a left hand turn at the traffic light complex into Stoughton Road eventually becoming Gartree Road crossing over the next roundabout past the Spire Hospital, crossing over the next mini roundabout where eventually take a left hand turn into Gaulby Lane as signposted to Stoughton Village. Continue into the village where the property can be located on the right hand side.

Key Features

Gaulby Lane, Stoughton, Leicester
  • Vaulted entrance hall & family room
  • sitting room
  • kitchen & living/dining area
  • cloakroom & utility room
  • gym & study/bedroom five
  • master bedroom & fantastic en-suite
  • three further bedrooms & family bathroom
  • driveway, double garage & electric car charging point l
  • 0.39 acre plot
  • EPC - tbc




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56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH

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01162 854554