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Long Lane, Billesdon, Leicester
Guide price £275,000 | 2 bedrooms

Doone Cottage comprises a delightful two bedroomed 17th Century Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage of immense charm and character, set within the heart of the highly desirable east Leicestershire village of Billesdon. Ideal as an rental investment, we estimate the rent could be in the region of £895pcm to £925pcm.

Offering No Onward Chain, the cottage has recently been re-thatched, and the beautifully restored well appointed accommodation retains a wealth of period features including exposed beam work/stonework, and currently comprises a spacious dining kitchen with attractive Rayburn and range of units, living room with inset gas fire and staircase rising to the upper floor, and further rear lobby with access out to the garden on the ground floor.

On the upper floor off a central landing lies a master bedroom with dual aspect, second guest bedroom and bathroom.

Externally the property stands excellently along Long Lane, and side gated access leads onto the attractive garden with lawn, well stocked borders and central path to brick outside store. There is a pedestrian right of way to the neighbouring property across the rear.

LOCATION
The property is located within walking distance of the heart of the highly desirable east Leicestershire village of Billesdon, which has excellent day to day amenities including a local shop, post office, public houses a reputable primary school, leisure centre and fine parish church. There are many scenic walks around the village and the property is surrounded by delightful open countryside. Located just off the A47 the village has access to the city of Leicester and Peterborough, together with the neighbouring centres of Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough. Nearby road networks include the M1/A1 with both Market Harborough and Leicester having mainline rail services to London St Pancras.

VIEWINGS & DIRECTIONS
Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. The property may be approached from Market Harborough via the Melton Road (B6047), passing through the villages of Church Langton, Tur Langton and Three Gates. Before reaching the A47, turn left into the village via Rolleston Road, continuing along Church Street and on reaching Market Place, proceed straight over into Long Lane, with the property located on the left hand side.

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL
The charming cottage currently comprises:

GROUND FLOOR

DINING KITCHEN 4.70m x 4.37m max (15'5 x 14'4 max)
With timber framed window to the front having secondary unit double glazing, two timber frame single glazed windows to the rear, timber entrance door from the front, exposed beam work, two wall light points, six ceiling spotlights, attractive range of timber units to base level with tiled work top surfaces, electric oven with electric hob, inset sink with mixer taps above, attractive Rayburn Nouvelle providing the hot water and central heating, a free standing Bosch freezer, space for a fridge, tiled flooring and access to the rear lobby.

LIVING ROOM 4.67m x 4.50m (15'4 x 14'9 )
With a timber frame window to the front, two timber frame windows to the rear, all with secondary double glazing, four wall light points, attractive inset gas fire, exposed beam work, exposed stonework, double panelled radiator, built-in storage cupboards and staircase rising to the upper floor.

REAR LOBBY/HALLWAY 2.51m x 1.19m (8'3 x 3'11)
With timber glazed stable door to the rear leading directly out onto paved patio area and gardens, ceiling light point, single panelled radiator, built in storage cupboard, washing machine and tumble dryer above, exposed stonework and brick flooring.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING 1.37m x 2.51m (4'6 x 8'3)
With ceiling light point, access to the loft space above, large storage cupboard with single panelled radiator and doors off to further accommodation.

BEDROOM ONE 5.18m x 4.55m (17'0 x 14'11 )
With timber frame single glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, exposed beam work, two ceiling light points, wall light point, built-in airing cupboard containing hot water tank with Economy 7 electric emersion heater and storage space, two double panelled radiators and telephone point.

BEDROOM TWO 2.69m x 3.53m (8'10 x 11'7 )
With timber frame single glazed windows to the front and side aspects, ceiling light point, wall light point, exposed beam work, double panelled radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point, built-in shelving and wooden flooring.

BATHROOM 2.06m x 2.41m (6'9 x 7'11 )
With timber frame single glazed opaque window to the rear, wall light point, pedestal wash basin, bath with shower above, low level flush wc, heated towel rail and wooden flooring.

OUTSIDE
Externally the property stands excellently along Long Lane, and side gated access leads onto the attractive garden with lawn, well stocked borders and central path to brick outside store. There is a pedestrian right of way to the neighbouring property across the rear.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
EPC not required as property Grade II Listed.

COUNCIL TAX
Council Tax Band D. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

STAMP DUTY
Note To Buyer: Stamp Duty Land Tax Rate Up to £125,000: Zero. The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000): 2%. The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000): 5%. The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million): 10%. The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million): 12%. A further 3% will be payable on the whole amount if this is an additional property to one that you already own. For properties costing up to £500,000, first time buyers will pay no stamp duty on the first £300,000.

MONEY LAUNDERING
To comply with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.

 

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