An outstanding eight bedroomed detached country residence of breathtaking quality and size situated amongst approximately five and a half acres of gardens on the edge of this desirable Charnwood Forest village with outstanding views to the rear. Extending to over 17, 000 sq ft, the property features two self-contained two bedroom apartments, a magnificent galleried reception hall, and a spectacular indoor leisure complex including a large swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, twelve seat steam room, gym area and games/party room. Lavishly appointed with bespoke kitchen, bathroom and dressing room fittings by Philip Dowse Interiors, the property has been substantially constructed with fine attention to detail including stonework and a graduated tiled roof. With heated garaging for six cars with further gardeners garage, design features include solid Oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout, en-suite dressing rooms, walk-in wardrobes and bathrooms to the four principal bedrooms, solid Brazilian Mahogany double glazing and deep moulded cornicings throughout.
The Property The whole enjoys a private gated approach with extensive parking for a large family or for entertaining and is situated in approximately 5.5 acres of rolling gardens and tennis court and outstanding views to the rear towards Charnwood Forest. In all, a spectacular and stylish country residence of size and proportions probably not yet seen on the open market in Leicestershire.
Accommodation The property is entered via an impressive pillared canopy porch through a solid Brazilian Mahogany front door with matching side panels into:-
Galleried reception hall Magnificent solid oak staircase rising to a galleried first floor landing, deep moulded cornicings, staircase leading down to the leisure facilities, steam rooms etc, raised viewing gallery with two full height windows looking into the leisure complex, steps up to a raised inner hall. Double cloaks cupboard.
Cloakroom With two piece Villeroy and Boch suite comprising cantilevered wash hand basin and WC. Marble finishing, extractor fan and moulded cornicing.
Drawing room With Elgin & Hall Living Flame gas fire inset within Limestone surround with matching hearth, deep moulded cornicings, high ceiling, double doors and windows onto sun terraces and gardens beyond.
Study Deep moulded cornicings, three sets of Mahogany windows onto sun terraces and gardens.
Dining room Deep moulded cornicings and ceiling rose, French doors onto sun terrace, double doors leading through to:-
Sun lounge With five sets of full height Mahogany windows onto sun terraces, gardens and views beyond, French doors to outside, deep moulded cornicings.
Superb family/TV room Deep moulded cornicings, wiring for surround sound Hi-Fi system and plasma TV, six sets of Mahogany windows to front and side.
Superb bespoke kitchen Extensively fitted in American Cherry comprising twin bowl sink unit inset within deep granite worksurfacing with a full range of base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units, large central island with further base cupboards under, matching semi-circular breakfast bar, dresser unit with two double glass display cupboards with integrated desk unit with drawers, pelmet lighting. Extensive range of integrated appliances in stainless steel comprising two fan assisted electric ovens by Thermador, matching microwave by Neff, large American style fridge/freezer by Subzero with water and ice dispenser, integrated Amana wine chiller within the central island, secondary fridge, warming drawer and professional Thermador Range style hob with four ring gas hob, griddle and barbecue, large professional extractor hood over in matching American Cherry, matching Granite upstands, halogen lighting, window onto sun terrace, double doors to inner hall and steps leading up to:-
Breakfast room With large corner pantry unit with matching Granite thralls, shelving, spice racks and wicker drawers. The breakfast room is also fitted in complementary American Cherry units comprising four glass fronted display cupboards, corner unit for integral TV, matching Granite worksurfacing, further sink unit and specially commissioned octagonal breakfast table with revolving circular "Lazy Susan", halogen lighting, deep moulded cornicing, French doors and windows onto barbecue terrace.
Cloakroom With Villeroy and Boch suite comprising cantilevered wash hand basin and low level WC, all integrated within marble. Contemporary style Acova towel rail/radiator, extractor fan and moulded cornicing.
Utility Room Also fitted in American Cherry with solid Granite worksurfacing, a full range of base cupboards and drawers, three-quarter height units, space and plumbing for two automatic washing machines and tumble dryer, Belfast sink unit, windows to front, moulded cornicing.