Saddington is one of south Leicestershire’s most sought-after villages, set within some of the areas most attractive, rolling countryside. The surrounding area offers extensive walking and equestrian opportunities, with a riding stables and livery situated in the village itself.
The property particularly benefits from its proximity to Saddington Reservoir where there is a wide range of outdoor pursuits on offer, including a sailing club, whilst there are a number of excellent local restaurants and pubs in the surrounding villages and market towns.
The village itself offers a well-regarded public house which also benefits from stunning views over the reservoir from its gardens whilst the church provides a further ‘centre’ for an active village community.
The nearby villages of Kibworth Beauchamp & Kibworth Harcourt provides a range of boutique shops and cafes as well as day to day facilities including doctors surgeries, dentists, a supermarket and sports clubs including tennis, football, golf, bowls and cricket. Market Harborough, approximately 7 miles away, has a full range of supermarkets as well as superb shopping with independent boutiques, a theatre, bars / restaurants and leisure facilities including a swimming pool.
The primary school in the neighbouring village of Kibworth Beauchamp follows through to Kibworth High School. Leicester Grammar School and Stoneygate Prep schools are located in the nearby village of Great Glen whilst there is Grammar schooling also at Lutterworth and Loughborough. Further preparatory schooling is at Bilton Grange and Spratton Hall, with several public schools of renown in the area at Rugby, Oakham, Uppingham and Oundle.
Transportation links from Saddington are superb, with the village being in easy reach of the M1, M6 and A14. Both London as well as Birmingham are therefore easily accessible via road, with East Midlands Airport approx. 40 miles to the north (M1 Junction 24) with Luton Airport (M1 Junction 10a) and Birmingham Airport (M42 Junction 6) also within comfortable reach.
Additionally, Market Harborough station has a direct service to London St Pancras from 55 minutes whilst Rugby train station offers services to London Euston from 48 minutes.
Through a wrought iron gate, brick steps lead to the rose surrounded front door, into the entrance hall which has an attractive arched window, parquet flooring, coat hanging and a seat, and stairs to the first floor. Off the hall is a wonderfully light sitting room with views over the garden from one of the three windows, high ceiling, and a pretty cast open fireplace. Also off the hall is the dining/family room with large under stairs cupboard, and is open to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units under wooden work surfacing, a double oven, gas hob, space for a fridge freezer, and leads to a rear lobby with access to the garden, and to the cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
On the first floor at the top of the stairs doors lead to two good sized double bedrooms, one with over stairs cupboard, and both with lovely views, whilst the third is a smaller double bedroom with stylish wooden flooring which also runs into the family bathroom, with a shower over the bath, heated towel rail, and airing cupboard housing the boiler.
The front of the property has a small area with steps to the front door, with space for flower planted pots, and roses. To the side is a driveway for parking, and a wooden gate into the lovely gardens. Being west facing, private and well planted with mature roses & flowering shrubs surrounding the lawn and patio areas, this is a wonderful spot to enjoy the sun.
All main services are connected.
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