Cantu is situated in Burton Overy, equidistant between Market Harborough and Leicester. The conservation village is one of Leicestershire’s finest, surrounded by stunning open countryside, with attractive housing stock and a wonderful community spirit. The Bell public house serves excellent food, whilst the local dairy provides fresh milk and eggs can be procured from one of the local farms. There are various events and clubs that center around the village hall and active St Andrew’s Church.
The neighboring village of Great Glen provides great day to day facilities, having a number of public houses, a Co-operative and post office, general stores and delicatessen, as well as a small parade of independent shops and a doctor’s surgery.
For more extensive amenities, nearby Kibworth provides a range of shops and cafes, together with more extensive day to day facilities including doctors surgeries, dentists, a supermarket and sports clubs including tennis, golf, bowls and cricket. Market Harborough, to the south, has a Waitrose as well as superb shopping with independent boutiques, a theatre, bars and restaurants. Oadby, to the north, also boasts a Waitrose, M&S food, and independent shopping.
There is a wide selection of state and independent schooling in the area including preparatory school Stoneygate (Great Glen) and notable private secondary schooling options at Leicester Grammar School (Great Glen) and Leicester High School.
Transportation links are excellent, with both Market Harborough and Leicester train stations in easy driving distance, providing a regular service to London St. Pancras (from 55 minutes from MH) whilst Rugby station is also accessible offering services to London Euston in 48 minutes. The M1 and the M6 are a short distance away, providing access to London and airports as well as Birmingham and East Midlands airports.
The large Entrance Hall is accessed via double handcrafted oak doors, with the accommodation flowing from this spacious area.
The Living Kitchen benefits from under floor heating, with French doors to the side patio area, door into the garaging and Utility Room. The Kitchen itself is fully fitted and includes Neff oven and microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and 5 ring gas hob, with a central island providing additional storage space. The Utility Room has an additional sink, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, with door to the side elevation.
The spacious Sitting Room sits to the rear of the house, with two sets of French doors to the rear terrace and views over the landscaped gardens and beyond. A Study room gives access to the Conservatory, again providing wonderful views over the rear gardens and beyond.
The principal Bedroom to the rear of the house has a Dressing Room and Ensuite Bathroom with separate bath, shower and underfloor heating. Two additional Double Bedrooms both have Ensuite Shower Rooms and fitted wardrobes.
To the first floor, the newly renovated accommodation boasts a principal Bedroom with a front to back aspect, with walk-in wardrobe, Ensuite Shower Room and Balcony with stunning views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.
Two additional Double Bedrooms both have Dressing Rooms and share a Jack and Jill style Bathroom.
To the front of the property is a large driveway, with parking for multiple vehicles. The triple garaging has remote controlled door access, with internal doors into the main house and to the side elevation.
To the rear is a stunning landscaped garden; raised side and rear terraces are perfect for entertaining, with Westerly views over surrounding countryside. The garden itself is lawned, with mature planting, pond, and summer house.
Main services are connected.
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