Situated on the Northern perimeter of the historic market town of Market Harborough, by the canal basin, Union Wharf, the property is within walking distance of the town’s extensive facilities which include boutique shops, restaurants, bars, hotels, supermarkets and the award-winning Farndon Fields Farm Shop.
Recreational facilities are plentiful in Market Harborough, as well as all country pursuits that can be enjoyed in the surrounding countryside and waterways, Pitsford Water and Rutland Water are both close by for water sports, sailing and fishing enthusiasts.
There is a wide selection of state and independent schooling in the area, with well-regarded Primary and Secondary options in the town itself, whilst preparatory schools are available at Leicester Grammar Junior School and Stoneygate (Great Glen), Spratton and Maidwell. Notable private Secondary schooling options are found at Leicester Grammar School (Great Glen), Uppingham School, Oakham School, and Leicester High School.
Market Harborough train station offers access to London St Pancras from 55 minutes, making the area an excellent location for those wishing to travel regularly to London for leisure or work purposes. Leicester and Peterborough are easily accessible via the A47, and the M1 and the M6 providing access to London and Birmingham.
Entering the property through the front door into the entrance hall, a door leads off to the right into the garaging. Stairs lead up to the first floor where the Master bedroom, from which a balcony gives wonderful views, and the ensute has a full suite including bath and separate shower unit, and the second bedroom with ensuite cloakroom are found. Stairs lead down to bedroom three, and a shower room. On the second floor is a further cloakroom, utility room, and the stunning open plan kitchen dining room with two balconies. The stylish kitchen has been refitted in recent years by the current owners. The wonderfully light sitting room is a dramatic room with exposed beams and ironwork harking back to the properties origins as a working building to do with the Grand Union Canal. From the balcony are breath-taking views over the treetops, across Market Harborough and on to East Farndon.
The four balconies have wrought iron balustrades with toughened glass surrounds, and provide lovely views of the surrounding area and the landscape beyond. The double garage is accessed via two sets of electric wooden doors and also provides useful storage. There is gravelled parking in front of the garaging for two cars.
The property is located within the complex know as Union Wharf with a highly attractive mix of houses, restaurant and bar, all within very easy access of the centre of the picturesque market town of Market Harborough.
All main services are connected.
Harborough District Council
Leasehold – 120 years from 2 October 1998
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