Forgeways, Church Lane, Clipston, Market Harborough


  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom character property for sale

  • Reference Number 32176203
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Guide price £625,000

About this property

Converted from a former forge and two blacksmiths' cottages, this charming period cottage, nestled within a Conservation Area and close to the heart of this sought after village, offers you an abundance of character features and space. With five bedrooms, two reception rooms and farmhouse style kitchen and private, landscaped garden could this be your next dream home?

Make your way into the warm and welcoming hall which has an attractive quarry tiled floor. A window at the rear allows for plenty of natural light as well as an attractive view of the garden.

To the left is a handy guest cloakroom which offers space for your coats and shoes as well ablutions. To the right step through into a generous sized dining room which opens through via a large archway to the sitting room. Exposed beams and a feature fireplace add to the charm and character. The space is flooded with light through the front window and glazed door to the rear. The sitting room feels cosy yet spacious and a cast-iron log-burning stove provides the perfect focal point.

The breakfast kitchen has farmhouse character and an extensive range of shaker style wall and base units and wooden worksurfaces over. Integrated appliances include dishwasher and fridge/freezer with a range style oven and sink and drainer with mixer tap. A door and window provide access and views of the garden while stairs in the corner lead up.

Upstairs you will find the bathroom has been re-fitted to provide a contemporary shower room with walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin within a vanity unit. There are five double bedrooms with the master bedroom enjoying a dual aspect.

The rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect and has been landscaped to provide a private and secure space. A paved path and patio terrace borders a raised lawn, while a further timber decked dining terrace is tucked in the corner. The garden is flanked by mature borders providing year-round interest. The garage can be accessed via barn-style timber doors to the front or a personnel door to the side from the garden, and offers a practical space for storage and/or workshop. There is power, light and plumbing/space for washing machine and dryer set within a cupboard to the side.

Clipston is a thriving village close to the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire borders, which is well known for quality of countryside and historic links. The village offers a popular public house, well-regarded primary school and has easy access to Market Harborough which has a wide range of day-to-day amenities and the mainline railways station with links to St Pancras, London in under an hour.

Property Information
Tenure: Freehold
Local Authority: West Northamptonshire
Tax Band: E
SERVICES: The property is offered to the market with all mains services and oil-fired central heating.

Satnat Information and directions
The property's postcode is LE16 9RW, and house no. 10.

From Market Harborough town centre proceed west along Coventry Road. At the traffic lights turn left into Farndon Road and head towards East Farndon. Pass through the village of East Farndon towards Clipston. Upon entering the village of Clipston pass through the green bearing left onto High Street. As the round bends round to the left it becomes Church Lane, where the property can be found on the right hand side opposite the church.

Key Features

Forgeways, Church Lane, Clipston, Market Harborough
  • Period cottage
  • Former forge and two blacksmiths cottages
  • Five bedrooms
  • Wealth of period features
  • Farmhouse style kitchen
  • Two reception rooms
  • Re-fitted shower room
  • Garage/workshop
  • Landscaped south-facing garden
  • No upward chain



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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