A rare opportunity to purchase a fine 17th century country residence in this sought after south Leicestershire location situated in the heart of the village, surrounded by fine housing stock.
This Grade II listed detached stone property was constructed between 1630 – 1635 and offers a wealth of character and original features along with generous and flexible accommodation and sits within a plot of .36 of an acre.
The property benefits from a range of out buildings with adjoining walled garden making it ideal to convert into an annexe, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
Great Easton wears its history with pride. This is a conservation village of wide grassy banks, hidden jitties, and neatly clipped greens. The village of Great Easton is well provided for with a public house, village shop and post office, and active church and village hall, as well as a primary school all within walking distance. The mainly ironstone houses provide a picturesque backdrop. Great Easton is very convenient for Market Harborough (11.1 miles), Uppingham (6.2 miles), Kettering (11.3 miles) and Corby (4.8 miles) with mainline train station to St Pancras International in little under an hour.
The Welland Valley provides undulating countryside dispersed with traditional villages. Local leisure includes Rutland Water for sailing, bird watching and fishing. Eyebrook Reservoir is closer and offers trout fishing and walking.
There are a range of public and state schools in Uppingham, Oakham, Stamford and Oundle all within close driving distance. Preparatory Schools in the area are Maidwell, Spratton and Brook Priory. Corby is the closest town offering shopping, leisure and travel services with more comprehensive services in Market Harborough, Kettering and Leicester.
Accessed via double timber gates leading onto the drive with off road parking for a minimum of six cars.
Accessed via a part glazed door with complimentary glazed side panels, flagstone floor, door to:
W.c. Wash hand basin, window to side elevation.
Parquet floor, bespoke oak radiator cover, wall lighting, picture rail, feature fireplace with timber surround, mullion window to side elevation. Ideal for use as an office for home working.
Mullion window to front elevation, limestone fire surround with flagstone hearth housing gas fire, picture rail, wall lighting, display corner cabinets with fitted book shelving, original exposed beam to ceiling.
Stone Inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and original beam over housing log burning stove. Shelves to side recess. Original vertical beams to walls, original exposed timbers to ceiling, Mullion window to rear elevation with built in window seat, wall lighting, stairs to first floor, exposed timber flooring.
Door to front elevation.
Door to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for white goods, door to outside.
W.c., wash hand basin.
Divided into two parts, the fitted kitchen to the front of the property is into the Victorian extension and comprises a range of bespoke solid oak base and drawer units with additional spice drawers, granite preparation surface over, inset double bowl Belfast sink with mixer tap over, tiled splash guard, integrated Miele single oven, integrated Miele dishwasher, further range of complimentary eye-level units with open front plate display, low voltage halogen lighting to ceiling, quarry tile floor, opening to:
Wide range of bespoke oak base and drawer units with a combination of solid oak and granite preparation surface over, original exposed stone Inglenook fireplace housing two door gas fired Aga, with two hotplates, integrated Miele coffee machine, further range of eye level units, Mullion window to side elevation, quarry tile floor, wall lighting, French doors through to:
Of stone and glazed construction with pitched glazed roof, quarry tiled floor, double part glazed doors opening out onto delightful flagstone patio.
Window to rear elevation with views across the garden, two double full height fitted wardrobes with overhead fitted cupboards providing ideal storage.
Fully tiled shower enclosure with wall mounted Mira shower, Sanitan sanitaryware to include, traditional style w.c., basin inset into vanity unit, wall mounted heated towel rail, shaver point.
Mullion window to rear elevation, basin inset into vanity unit, wall lighting.
Mullion window to rear elevation, double built in cupboard.
Fully tiled. Panelled bath with glazed screen, wall mounted electric showers, window to side elevation, Sanitan basin inset into vanity unit with granite surface and splash back, shaver point.
Window to rear elevation, exposed stone chimney breast, exposed original timbers, door through to:
Fully tiled double shower enclosure with sliding glazed screen, low flush w.c., wash hand basin, shaver point.
Window to side elevation, loft access.
Window to rear elevation.
To the side of the drive there are a stone outbuilding comprising stabling for three horses with adjacent coach house, now utilised as a Garage with double doors. There is an adjoining walled garden currently a productive fruit and vegetable garden, ideal for conversion (subject to the necessary permissions), the top of the drive leads to a carport.
To the front of the property a stone wall depicts the boundary whilst a cherry tree frames the pathway to the striking timber front door with original stone arch surround and courtesy lighting and pathway that leads to the side elevation.
The property sits comfortably on a plot size of approximately one third of an acre and is surrounded by specimen planting trees and clipped shrubs. Adjoining the rear of the property a spacious York stone patio provides for all outdoor entertaining and leads onto the well-manicured lawn flanked with mature herbaceous planting. A timber arbour links the Garden room to the kitchen and is cloaked with climbing perennials. The garden benefits from a high degree of privacy and depicts a quintessential English garden.
It is believed that all mains services are connected to the property. Fibre broadband (FTTC).
All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price.
Strictly by appointment through Naylors. Please discuss with us any points concerning the property upon which you may be unsure to avoid disappointment.