Main Road, Whitwell, Rutland

Main Road

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom detached for sale

  • Reference Number 31486756
  • Agent James Sellicks Oakham
  • Agent Number 01572 724437

Guide price £1,150,000

About this property

Offered to the market for the first time since it was built 25 years ago, Harvard House is a substantial five-bedroom, three-bathroom detached home, located in the heart of the water-side village of Whitwell with stunning views to the rear over open countryside.

Enter the property into the substantial, double height entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, doors to the ground floor accommodation and full height glazing to the rear allowing plenty of light.

The ground floor provides ample living accommodation with four reception rooms and a breakfast kitchen. To the left is an expansive living room spanning the depth of the property with a feature fireplace housing a Verine gas fire, windows looking out to the front and double doors to the rear opening out into the garden. To the right of the entrance hall, glazed double doors open into the generously-sized dining room with a window out to the side and a door into the second reception room.

The second reception room has a vaulted ceiling creating a wonderful sense of space. It is currently set up as a lounge with large windows on two elevations filling the room with light and a feature fireplace housing a Verine gas-fire.

Sitting to the rear of the property is the breakfast kitchen with comprehensive range of floor-standing and wall-mounted units, space for a free-standing cooker, stainless-steel sink with mixer tap over and a Waste Maid disposal unit underneath. There are two large windows looking out to the garden and a door opening out to the side of the property. A utility room sits off the kitchen providing further storage, space for white goods and a secondary sink.

The accommodation continues with a ground floor study offering lovely views over the garden through a set of French doors that open out to the patio. The ground floor accommodation is completed by the downstairs WC.

A feature staircase rises from the entrance hall up to the first-floor galleried landing that is flooded with light through the full height windows to the rear of the property. The principal bedroom sits to the rear of the property with two windows and a Juliet balcony looking out over the garden and countryside beyond. This room is complemented by a substantial walk-in wardrobe and also an impressive en-suite bathroom featuring a free-standing bath, low flush lavatory, wash hand basin built into a vanity unit and a large walk-in shower. The main guest bedroom sits to the front of the property, a sizeable room with a built-in wardrobe, en-suite shower room and two south-facing windows.

There are a further three generously-sized bedrooms, bedroom three and four being large doubles. Bedroom five, a generous size single with built-in wardrobes, currently being used as a hobbies room. These three bedrooms are served by the family bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush lavatory.

The property sits on a spacious plot of a third of an acre that wraps around all sides. To the front, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature floral and shrub borders as well as several specimen trees, it is fenced and hedged on all sides providing a great degree of privacy and has a path leading to the front door. To the rear, the beautifully landscaped garden is mainly laid to lawn with floral and shrub borders and a patio spanning the width of the property creating a wonderful space for outdoor entertaining. The current owner has created designated seating areas around the garden to take advantage of this sun regardless of time of day. A further patio located in the far-left corner of the garden complete with timber pergola offers an ideal spot to take in the open views to the rear. There is also a summer house in the far-left corner benefitting from the sun for the majority of the day. There are three separate electric sockets around the garden providing convenient access to mains power. There is ample parking on the private driveway and easy access to the detached double garage with electric doors.

Harvard House is a significant property with a generous accommodation of approximately 3200 ft² which must be viewed to be appreciated.

Whitwell is a small Rutland Water village situated between the market towns of Oakham and Stamford with a wide range of shops, amenities and road and rail links to major towns. Whitwell is on the North shore of Rutland Water which offers a wide range of leisure activities such as sailing, cycling and walking. Whitwell has a popular village pub with quality restaurant.

Leave Oakham on Stamford Road taking the second exit over the first round about on to the A606 toward Stamford. Continue on this road past the Barnsdale Hall Hotel and you will reach the village of Whitwell. You will find Harvard House on your left-hand side just before reaching The Noel Arms public house.

The property is offered to the market with all mains services and gas-fired central heating.
Council Tax Band G.

Key Features

Main Road, Whitwell, Rutland
  • Impressive Entrance Hall
  • Breakfast Kitchen & Utility
  • Superb Sitting Room & Three Further Reception Rooms
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & Two En-suites
  • Wrap-Around Plot
  • Off-Road Parking & Double Garage
  • Rutland Water Village
  • Countryside Views
  • EER - C




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6-8 Market Place Oakham Rutland LE15 6DT

Opening Hours

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


01572 724437