In one of the most peaceful, relaxing locations in the traditionally English and pretty village of Rearsby, this substantial family home offers exemplary modern living combined with fabulous open plan living that is ideal for entertaining with friends and family. Built to an extremely high specification, the property boasts delightful architectural and handcrafted features, an expansive Sherwin Hall kitchen, Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware, oak doors and staircase, hive heating controls and energy saving initiatives, security alarm system, double glazing throughout, double garage and superb landscaped front and rear gardens.
This impressive property is approached via a tarmac driveway and paved pathway with lawns on either side to an imposing ‘church style’ part glazed front door leading into the bright and spacious entrance hall. There is a part tiled cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, a large storage cupboard and the turned staircase with oak finished balustrades and bottom treads leads to the first floor.
To the right of the entrance hall are oak doors to the double aspect sitting room which features a charming brick fireplace that has a painted wood surround and mantel above, tiled hearth and a cast iron log burner. The dining room, accessed from the entrance hall and the kitchen, overlooks from the front of the property.
The amazing double aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units around three sides with quartz work surfaces and built-in appliances, including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler and integrated bin unit. There is a built-in double oven and microwave combination, 5-ring gas hob with extractor hood above and tiled splashback, and Butler ceramic sink with instant hot water tap. The central island incorporates further cupboard space on either side and an extended quartz work surface provides an ideal breakfast bar area under which there is space for several bar stools.
Two sets of double glazed doors lead into the rear garden. There is a door to the utility room that is fitted with a double wall unit and single base unit, with space for a washing machine and dryer on either side. On the opposite side of the kitchen are oak doors to the study which also overlooks the rear of the property.
The impressive turned staircase leads to the spacious first floor galleried landing that provides access to five bedrooms, all of which have en suites. The principal bedroom, which sits above the garage, has a delightful brick recess, a dressing room with a range of built-in wardrobes and a large luxury bathroom complete with wash hand basin set into a raised unit, WC, white panelled bath with central mixer tap and tiled shower cubicle with sliding glass door.
Bedroom two and bedroom three also benefit from an en suite while bedrooms four and five share a Jack ‘n’ Jill bathroom incorporating a white panelled bath with shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin.
A particular feature of this stunning family home is the landscaped gardens. The tarmac driveway provides off-road parking for several cars and leads to the double garage with twin wooden doors. On either side of the paved pathway are lawns. A side gate gives access to the rear garden which is fenced with 6ft high wood panels, and there are two deep paved terraces. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees to the rear providing plenty of privacy and seclusion.
Located in the lovely and highly sought-after village of Rearsby which sits on the edge of Wreake Valley, there is a friendly, welcoming community with plenty of local amenities including a delightful tearoom and two public houses. The village school has an Outstanding Ofsted report and the local church, centre of the village, is host to a wide range of activities. Leicester city centre, which is accessed via the north-west Leicester bypass, provides a wider selection of shopping outlets, boutiques, eateries and cafes.
The property is also ideally located for access to the mainline rail station, which provides services to London St Pancras in around an hour, and there is an excellent selection of private and state schools, as well as Leicester and De Montfort universities, all within easy reach.
Viewings and Directions: Viewing by appointment only through the sole agent Oliver Rayns
Postcode for Sat Nav: LE7 4ZJ