£500,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Main Road, Claybrooke Parva, Lutterworth

3 3 2

Key Features

  • A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND EXTENDED COTTAGE IN VILLAGE LOCATION
  • 30 FOOT KITCHEN / DINING LIFESTYLE ROOM WITH VIEWS TO OPEN FIELDS
  • ORIGINAL INGLENOOK FIREPLACES SET IN STUNNING INTERIORS
  • 3 SEPARATE SPACIOUS RECREATION ROOMS WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES
  • THREE LARGE BEDROOMS WITH A SPACIOUS EN-SUITE TO MASTER
  • LANDSCAPED GARDENS TO REAR OPENING OUT TO COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS
  • COTTAGE DATES BACK TO 1690 AND OVERLOOKS ST. PETER'S CHURCH ON THE HILL
  • EARLY VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Rush Cottage is a stunning property in the village of Claybrooke Parva, Leicestershire, with an interior straight out of Country Living. It offers spacious accommodation with a beautiful lifestyle kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and picturesque country views to the front and rear of the property.

Rush Cottage in Claybrooke Parva, Leicestershire enjoys an idyllic setting, with picture postcard views to the front and rear. Its interiors are thoughtfully designed with a blend of cosy country feel but also a nod to the contemporary.

The property dates back to 1690 and boasts an array of original features including an Inglenook Fireplace, as well as a feature cast iron fireplace and an original bread oven in-situ in the wall and various original, exposed oak beams. It has a beautifully presented 30 foot kitchen -dining lifestyle room with views to the Leicestershire countryside as well as three further recreation rooms, and 3 large bedrooms, the master benefiting from a good size en-suite with a claw foot bath and double shower. From the front aspect there are views of the 16th century St. Peter's church atop a small hill. It has off-road parking to the read via a side access and shared driveway and features a beautifully designed rear garden with a green house and 2 sheds. The cottage is only attached to the neighbouring property on the first floor at the front of the house, the rest of the property is detached.

THIS PROPERTY MUST BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED FOR ITS STUNNING PRESENTATION AND LOCATION.

In brief:

GROUND FLOOR:
Entrance, reception sitting room, family lounge, inner sitting room/study, kitchen / diner - family room, sun-room, utility room and cloakroom W.C.

FIRST FLOOR:
Landing, three double bedrooms, master with en-suite, and family bathroom.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property there is a side gate for pedestrian access to the rear of the house and a vehicle access lane to the rear off road parking. To the rear of the property there is a family patio area and a substantial, beautiful garden, designed and planted with mature trees, shrubs and hedgerows. The off-road parking is situated at the rear of the garden with a pedestrian footpath leading to the rear of the property.

FULL DESCRIPTION:

ENTRANCE:

Enter the property via a hardwood feature door, with a raised herringbone brick entrance platform, leading straight in to:

RECEPTION SITTING ROOM: (16'9" x 14'2")

A welcoming sitting room which features an original inglenook fireplace (8' x 3'3") and a raised slate tile and brick hearth, with double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, giving lots of natural daylight.
There are original oak beams to the ceiling which have been white washed and natural wood skirting boards. The room is fitted with wall lights, carpeted floors and a radiator. It has an open doorway leading to the staircase and a glazed hardwood door leading into;

INNER SITTING ROOM / STUDY: (20'3" x 15'11")

This open plan room includes a cast iron, open fireplace with an exposed, white washed, brick chimney breast to the rear aspect and also an original 'bread oven' built in to the wall, still in its original condition, with its chimney rising up to the first floor.
There are double glazed windows to the right side and rear aspects and a feature stained glass, square porthole window to the left aspect, exposed oak beams to ceiling and an original oak beam upright.
Small built in wall cupboard housing the electric meter.
Sunken ceiling spot lights.
Wall mounted radiator and carpet floor covering, with natural wood skirting.
Brass coloured TV/Aerial points and power sockets and switches.
An original wooden 4 bar latch door leading to the Sun Room and Utility Room.
A glazed hardwood door leading into the Kitchen / Diner and Family room.
Small step up and entrance into:

FAMILY LOUNGE: (14'8" x 12'11")

Features an original fireplace to the corner of the room with brick surround, oak mantle, a cast iron grill and tiled hearth.
Exposed oak beams to ceiling and an original oak beam upright in the wall.
Double glazed window to front aspect and fitted ceiling lights.
Wall mounted radiator and carpet floor covering, with natural wood skirting.
Brass coloured TV/Aerial points and power sockets and switches.

KITCHEN / DINER LIFESTYLE ROOM: (30' x 11'6")

Fitted with a 'Burbidge' kitchen, made from solid wood and finished Cornflower blue and Chalk tone painted doors, featuring floor to ceiling fitted 'in-frame' units and integral appliances, which include a Siemens microwave, a Siemens double fridge freezer larder unit, a double larder cupboard with slide out drawers, a Bosch dishwasher, a Range Master Elise dual fuel cooker with 6 ring gas hob and double electric oven, with glass splash back and extractor over. The units are finished with a white granite worktop and a traditional Belfast sink.
The dining / recreation area features two retro cast iron style, wall mounted radiators finished in matt black and a free-standing wood burner on a raised stone hearth.
Solid oak flooring to the entire room.
TV/Aerial points, power sockets and switches.
Three double glazed windows to the side aspect and triple bi-fold doors, opening out to the rear aspect on to the paved patio area and rear garden.

SUN ROOM: (13'8" x 4'6")

The sun room is reached via the inner sitting room study. It has a slanted glass roof and a dwarf height wall with wrap around windows and a patio door leading out to the rear garden. The floor is laid to terracotta coloured floor tiles, leading through to;

UTILITY / CLOAKROOM: (10'3" x 5'1')

There is an area for cloaks, a wall mounted gas radiator, plumbing for a washing machine, sunken halogen spot lights to the ceiling and power sockets and switches with a timber 4 bar latch door to;

W.C.: (6'4" x 5'1")

Currently being used as a golf storage room. There is a window to the rear aspect, a porcelain corner wash hand basin with stainless steel taps. The floor is laid to terracotta coloured floor tiles with sunken halogen spotlights to the ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR:

Stairs leading from the Reception Sitting room to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: (19'11' x 5'09"x 3'08")

Wall mounted radiator, wall lights, power sockets and switches, floor laid to carpet, timber latch doors leading to;

MASTER BEDROOM: (16'06" x 13'06')

Enter via timber latch door, the master bedroom features a stunning, original brick chimney breast, rising up from the Inglenook fireplace below in the reception sitting room. Two bespoke solid wood, French style wardrobes, finished in cream sit in opposite corners of the room. Windows to the front and rear aspects letting in lots of natural daylight and offering views of the open countryside and St. Peters church. Fitted with decorative wall lights, a wall mounted gas radiator, various power sockets and switches finished in brass, the room is laid to carpet.
Timber 4 bar latch door to;

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: (15'5 x 5'2")

Features a 4-piece porcelain suite in white, including a free standing claw foot bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower resting over taps, a built in vanity basin with chrome mixer tap enclosed in a French style cabinet, a wall mounted illuminated vanity mirror and low level W.C. There is also a large corner shower unit with a thermostatic overhead shower with a separate handheld shower. A tall wall mounted radiator in chrome and window to the front aspect and sunken halogen ceiling spot lights.
The floor is laid to engineered wood laminate.

BEDROOM TWO: (14'8" x 11'8")

Enter via an original wood, double latch door, a spacious room with a view, double glazed window to the front aspect which overlooks St. Peter's Church. Exposed beam within the wall and a feature wood panel wall with a built-in cupboard. A wall mounted gas radiator, pendant ceiling light, TV/Aerial points and power sockets and switches. The room is laid to carpet.

BEDROOM THREE: (13'4" x 12'4")

Enter via timber latch door, a double room with an original brick chimney breast reaching through from the original baker's bread oven downstairs and a cast iron fireplace. A double-glazed window to the side aspect, wall mounted gas radiator, TV/Aerial points, power sockets and switches and single pendant ceiling light and exposed oak ceiling beam. The floor is laid to carpet.

FAMILY BATHROOM: (10'10" x 6'3")

Enter via timber latch door, the bathroom hosts a large corner shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower and a curved sliding door, a double vanity sink unit, each with chrome mixer taps set in a white granite effect worktop. There is a wall mounted, illuminated vanity mirror and low-level porcelain W.C. with wooden seat and lid. A chrome wall mounted radiator and towel rail and sunken halogen ceiling spot lights. The floor is laid to engineered wood laminate. Door to spacious airing cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.

OUTSIDE GARDENS AND PARKING:

There is roadside parking spaces at the front of the property, there is also a gate to the pedestrian access at the side of the house which is covered over leading to the rear garden and the sun room patio door. There is a shared vehicle access to the right of Church View Cottage which serves Church View Cottage, Rush Cottage and Rose Cottage and leads to the rear of Church View Cottage and gives access to Rush Cottage off-road parking spaces which is laid to gravel. Rose Cottage has right of way access across this property's off-road parking and turning circle to reach the rear of Rose Cottage.

To the rear of the property there is a patio area outside the kitchen bi-fold doors, with space for table and chairs, the garden is beautifully landscaped and well stocked with various trees, shrubs and hedgerows. The left side of the garden has a brick wall perimeter while the right side is planted with mature trees and a variety of interesting bushes and shrubs. There is a green house and two wooden sheds at the top of the garden and a 5-bar field gate which separates the neighbouring Church View cottage off road parking, and another 5-bar field gate on the other side, which is owned by Rose Cottage. Beyond the garden, there are beautiful views of the open Claybrooke Parva countryside.

LOCATION:

Claybrooke Parva is a village in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. The village is within easy reach of the M1 and M6 motorway and to the east of Watling Road (A5). Due to the ease of access to a number of motorways and 'A' roads, the local area has become a popular commuting location for those travelling further afield. There are many local amenities and pubs in the local vicinity of Claybrooke Parva, Claybrooke Magna, Ullesthorpe, Lutterworth.

Rugby's new retail park 'Elliots Field' is only 7 miles away. This modern easy-to-reach shopping park contains many flagship retail stores such as Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Next, Nike and DFS to name a few. There are also many coffee shops, restaurants and not to forget the free parking. There are many excellent private and public schools with Rugby School being the most famous. Leisure amenities are plentiful with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Sports Centre being the main.

Rugby's train station is less than 10 miles away and is served by London Midland and Virgin Trains. Rugby to London Euston is less than 50 minutes by fast train and Birmingham 20 minutes. This is just one of the reasons why Leicestershire has become extremely popular with many commuters.
The city of Leicester is only 18 miles away.

Local Authority:
Rugby Borough Council.
Council Tax Band E

ELECTRICS:
All sockets are finished in chrome or brass.

LIGHTING:
There are a mixture of feature wall lights, pendant ceiling lights and sunken halogen ceiling spots.

TENURE: The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

SERVICES: All mains services gas, electric and water are connected or available but not tested. A telephone line is installed the transfer of which is subject to BT regulations. Life Investments have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings, etc, or services to this property, so cannot confirm they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS:
All carpets
All curtains/blinds
All light fittings
Cooker
All built in kitchen appliances
Main bedroom bespoke wardrobes x 2
Greenhouse
Sheds x 2
Only those as mentioned in these details will be included in the sale.

MEASUREMENTS: The measurements provided are given as a general guide only and are all approximate.

VIEWING: By prior appointment through the Sole Agents.

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