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High Street, Husbands Bosworth, Lutterworth
Price Guide £550,000 | 5 bedrooms

A substantial five bedroomed semi-detached period house of character with extensive accommodation and outbuildings extending to in excess of 4,000 sq ft, situated in the heart of the popular south Leicestershire village of Husbands Bosworth.

Formerly a hotel and public house until about 1965, this large family home retains a wealth of period features including beamed ceilings, originally housing a brewery, skittles alley and village hall. With the benefit of oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazed windows and solar panels, the property has been sympathetically restored over the years to include an entrance hall with feature fireplace, snug with cast iron burner, dining room which was formerly the bar, rear hall and large breakfast kitchen with handmade reclaimed pine cupboards. There is also a downstairs cloakroom/wc, half cellar where the beer used to be stored, and a spacious games room, formerly the brewery. A staircase rises to a large 38' studio lounge, formerly the village hall with high ceiling and exposed beams, having a door and external staircase leading down to the rear garden.

On the upper floor are five double bedrooms, the master having an en-suite shower room, useful study and family bathroom.

To the rear is a huge workshop, 49' in length, formerly the old bowling alley, with a large store above, adjoining which is a brick garage and former stables, all of which offer wonderful potential, subject to planning.

The rear garden is of excellent size with patio areas, and there is a pedestrian and vehicular right of way across the neighbouring property providing off road parking.

LOCATION
The popular south Leicestershire village of Husbands Bosworth is surrounded by attractive open countryside, and is handy for the nearby towns of Lutterworth and Market Harborough, both of which have excellent shopping and supermarket facilities, schools, restaurants, and bars. For the commuter, the M1 is conveniently situated at Junction 20, the A14 lies to the south, and Market Harborough has mainline services to London St Pancras in about an hour. Both Leicester and Northampton are easily accessible.

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL
With the benefit of oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing and solar panels, the well presented interior comprises:

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL
Approached via a pair of double glazed entrance doors, quarry tiled floor and attractive brick inglenook fireplace, beam, stripped pine panelled doors off.

SNUG 4.52m x 4.50m (14'10 x 14'9 )
With feature cast iron burner, beamed ceiling, two double glazed windows to front and radiator.

DINING ROOM 7.01m x 4.52m (23' x 14'10)
Formerly the main bar with woodblock herringbone flooring, beams on brick supports, two double glazed windows to front, and two radiators.

REAR HALL
With quarry tiled floor and rear door out.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 5.54m x 4.27m (18'2 x 14' )
Range of reclaimed pine kitchen cupboards with matching working surfaces, white enamelled twin bowl Belfast sink unit, Belling stainless steel fronted double oven and grill, 4 ring electric induction hob, extractor hood over, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, Chinese slate tiled floor, double glazed window and french double doors to rear, radiator.

REAR HALL
With door out.

CLOAKROOM/WC
With white suite comprising low flush wc, wash hand basin, tiled flooring and single glazed window.

HALF CELLAR 4.27m x 4.34m (14' x 14'3 )
Formerly used to store the beer barrels, having exposed beams and brickwork, original thrall, pine double doors leading through to.

GAMES ROOM 6.63m x 4.29m (21'9 x 14'1 )
Formerly the brewery, with painted brick walls, double glazed window, double doors leading out to the gardens, stainless steel circular sink unit, plumbing facilities for washing machine, and staircase rising to:

STUDIO LOUNGE 11.58m x 4.27m (38' x 14' )
Formerly the village hall with high ceiling, exposed beams, door leading out to external staircase leading down to the gardens, feature fireplace with cast iron log burner on brick hearth, cupboards and shelving to either side, three large double glazed windows.

FIRST FLOOR

BEDROOM TWO 4.37m x 4.37m (14'4 x 14'4 )
Approached via wooden staircase having double glazed window to front, exposed beams and night storage heater.

BEDROOM THREE 4.65m x 3.35m (15'3 x 11' )
With double glazed window to front, recess for storage, beam to ceiling.

STUDY 2.34m x 1.45m (7'8 x 4'9 )
A useful study area with borrowed light from adjoining room.

MAIN LANDING
With panelled doors off, display area to half landing with double glazed skylight over, two double glazed windows, useful store.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.51m x 3.48m (11'6 x 11'5)
With double glazed window to front and radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.62m x 4.52m max (15'2 x 14'10 max )
With built-in wardrobes, radiator, double glazed window to front.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Cream coloured suite comprising corner shower cubicle with curved glazed sliding doors, wash hand basin, low flush wc, ceiling spot lights, extractor fan and tall radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE 2.97m x 3.15m (9'9 x 10'4 )
With double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, alcove display.

FAMILY BATHROOM 4.17m x 2.18m (13'8 x 7'2 )
Superbly appointed with a white four piece suite comprising roll edged bath on ball and claw feet, wash hand basin with granite surround and drawer beneath, electric shaver socket, low flush wc, large walk-in tiled shower area with glazed screen, built in airing cupboard, towel radiator, double glazed window, extractor fan and spot lights.

OUTSIDE
Brick and slate range of attached outbuildings comprising:

LARGE WORKSHOP 14.94m x 4.27m (49' x 14' )
Formerly the old bowling alley with windows and partition, offering excellent potential subject to planning.

FIRST FLOOR STORE 10.36m x 4.27m (34' x 14' )
With exposed beams, brick divide and windows.

BRICK GARAGE
With double timber doors to front forming part of the large workshop.

FORMER STABLES
Offering excellent potential.

Good sized rear garden with paved and lawned areas, flower and shrub borders and wooden pergola with climbing roses. There is a pedestrian and vehicular right of way across the neighbouring property via wooden double gates, leading to a driveway area for off-road parking.

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 Rating D.

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

STAMP DUTY
The following SDLT rates apply until 31st March 2021:
Up to £500,000 - Zero
The next £425,000 (the portion from £500,001 to £925,000) - 5%
The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5m) - 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.

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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