The property is situated in Bushby, a traditional village which lies approximately four miles to the east of Leicester and approximately three miles to the north-east of Oadby. Bushby benefits from amenities such as a church, doctors’ surgery, and a traditional thatched village inn dating back to 1849, which sits unusually on the Thurnby/Bushby border.
Oadby has excellent recreational facilities as well as a comprehensive range of shopping, restaurants, and amenities. The larger town of Leicester is culturally rich, with notable attractions including the National Space Centre, the Botanic Gardens, and the Golden Mile, as well as a wealth of museums, shops, and restaurants.
Educational facilities in the surrounds are excellent, with the area boasting excellent state and private schooling. There is St Luke’s C of E Primary School and the area typically falls within the catchment area for Gartree High School and Beauchamp College, Oadby. Notable private schools providing both primary and secondary education in the area are Stoneygate School, Leicester High School, and Leicester Grammar School.
Communication links are ideal, with nearby Leicester train station providing regular services to London, Nottingham, and Birmingham. The cities of Leicester and Peterborough are both easily accessible via the A47, whilst a number of attractive market towns are also close by including Market Harborough, Uppingham, and Oakham. Additionally, the M1 and the M6 are a short distance away, providing access to London and Birmingham respectively.
Entering the property via an enclosed porch, in turn leads into the spacious wood floored entrance hallway with stairs rising to the first floor. The carpeted Sitting Room measures in excess of 24 feet, with a modern inglenook fireplace with gas fire. This rooms opens onto the stunning Garden Room, with underfloor heating and multiple doors opening onto the South-facing rear garden.
The beautifully presented Breakfast Kitchen was fitted in 2013 and opens directly onto the Dining Room, both rooms with wooden flooring throughout. The kitchen itself boasts granite preparation surfaces and a central island with a solid wood topped breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven, wine fridge, with space for a range cooker with induction hob and extractor over. The sink unit has a boiling and drinking water tap.
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The Utility Room off has an additional sink unit, space for washing machine and dryer, a range of storage cupboards and access to the side of the property.
The carpeted Family Room measures over 17 x 12 feet with a dual-aspect, and a Shower Room, re-fitted in 2018, with WC, completes the ground floor accommodation.
The spacious galleried landing gives way to five double bedrooms. The Master Bedroom boasts a walk-in dressing area, with newly fitted wardrobes and an ensuite Shower Room, refitted in 2018. The Guest Bedroom is to the rear of the property, with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite Shower Room, refitted in 2019. Three additional Double Bedrooms, one currently used as a Study, all have fitted wardrobes and a Family Bathroom, refitted in 2019, completes the first-floor accommodation.
To the front of the property is a large lawned area, leading to a driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and onto a double garage with up and over doors.
To the rear is a large private lawned garden, South-West facing, looking out over open fields. With mature trees and borders, the gardens are a real feature of the house; the entertaining patio can be accessed directly via the garden room.
UPGRADES IN RECENT YEARS
Interior designed decorative refurbishment 2021 / Breakfast Kitchen – 2013 / Boiler – 2014 / Fuse Box - 2014 /
Cavity Wall Insulation / External Lighting / Megaflow System
Ground Floor Shower Room - 2018 / Master Bedroom Ensuite – 2018 / Guest Bedroom Ensuite - 2019 / Family Bathroom – 2019 / Hive Heating System / Satellite Television Connections
All main services are connected.
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