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Drayton Road, Nevill Holt
Price Guide £600,000 | 3 bedrooms

A delightful three bedroomed Grade II Listed stone and Collyweston detached cottage of immense charm and character believed to date back to circa 1700, occupying a picturesque setting within the charming hamlet of Nevill Holt located just above Medbourne, within the highly regarded Welland Valley area some 8 miles north east of the thriving town of Market Harborough.

Retaining a wealth of period features including beamed ceilings, stone mullioned windows and feature fireplaces, the spacious and well presented interior benefits from oil fired central heating, and includes an attractive open porch entrance, entrance hall, sitting room, dining room with open fireplace, useful under stairs storage cupboard, and farmhouse living kitchen with Aga. Also to the ground floor is a boot room, utility room and cloakroom/wc.

On the upper floor off a central landing is a spacious master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and stone fireplace, en-suite bathroom, two further well proportioned bedrooms and family bathroom.

To the side of the house is a stone built double garage with two parking spaces to the front, attractive stone walled gardens and feature summer house with potential.

Nevill Holt is a picturesque hamlet centred around the Grade I Listed 12th Century Nevill Holt Hall, which was previously the home of the Cunard family, then run as a preparatory school before being restored to a private residence. Nevill Holt occupies an elevated position above the highly desirable Welland Valley village of Medbourne, which has a local shop and post office, fine public house and restaurant, sports ground with cricket and tennis clubs, a village hall and historic church. The nearby town of Market Harborough has rail links to London St Pancras in about an hour, and has excellent shopping and supermarket facilities, bars, restaurants and cafes, together with a host of boutique shops. Also, the charming towns of Uppingham and Oakham are close by. The surrounding countryside is spectacular, with the beauty spots of Rutland Water and Eyebrook reservoir providing recreational opportunities. Schooling options are outstanding, with renowned public schools including Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle and Stamford, together with Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate Preparatory schools located in Great Glen, and there is also village primary schools in Hallaton and Bringhurst.

Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed eastbound via Rockingham Road passing over the A6 roundabout onto the A427 taking the first turning left onto the B664 passing through the villages of Sutton Bassett, Weston by Welland and Medbourne. In the village of Medbourne, turn left just after the bridge onto Main Street, turning right into Manor Road and following the road up to Nevill Holt. Pass through the gates by the Lodge House, turn left at the 'T' junction and first right by the phone box, with Hall Farmhouse located directly ahead.

With the benefit of oil fired central heating, this charming detached cottage comprises:


With feature pitched roof on wooden and stone supports.

With panelled entrance door having glazed and leaded inset, staircase off with oak handrail and radiator.

SITTING ROOM 4.95m x 3.96m (16'3 x 13' )
With beamed ceiling, multi pane glazed windows to three elevations including a stone mullioned window to the front, French door leading out to the side, feature fireplace with cast iron log burner (by separate negotiation) on stone hearth, two radiators.

DINING ROOM 3.81m x 4.80m (12'6 x 15'9 )
Glazed and leaded windows to front and rear, exposed beams, pine boarded flooring, open fireplace with panelled wooden surround, stripped door to under-stairs cupboard, display sill with cupboard beneath, radiator, stable type door leading through to:

FARMHOUSE LIVING KITCHEN 4.57m x 3.78m (15' x 12'5 )
Extensive range of base cupboards with oak working surfaces, glazed display cabinet, sink unit with mixer tap over, plumbing facilities for dishwasher, oil fired Aga with four ovens, two chromed hotplates, warming plate, all set within inglenook. Part glazed stable type door out, windows to front and rear, beamed ceiling, two radiators and painted stone wall.

With range of built-in cupboards, space for tall fridge/freezer and window to front.

UTILITY ROOM 2.49m x 2.21m (8'2 x 7'3 )
With built-in cupboards, pine working surface with sink unit, plumbing facilities for washing machine, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler with digital programming control unit, part glazed door out.

With low flush wc and rear window.


With radiator, two windows to rear, wooden braced and latched doors off.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 5.03m x 3.86m (16'6 x 12'8 )
Glazed and leaded windows to front and side, built-in wardrobes, exposed painted stonework.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 1.83m x 2.49m (6' x 8'2 )
White suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, wash hand basin, large pine dresser area, cupboard beneath and low flush wc.

BEDROOM TWO 4.88m x 3.81m (16' x 12'6 )
With wash hand basin, leaded window to front, radiator, built-in wardrobes, oak dresser/desk with cupboards beneath.

BEDROOM THREE 3.89m x 2.36m plus wardrobes (12'9 x 7'9 plus ward
Leaded windows to front and rear, and radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 2.24m x 1.45m (7'4 x 4'9)
White suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, radiator, shelving and extractor fan.


DOUBLE GARAGE 5.11m x 5.41m (16'9 x 17'9 )
With up and over door to front, personal door and parking for two cars to the front.

Attractive rear garden surrounded by stone walling including an enclosed stone paved patio, with pathway leading to the summer house, flower and shrub borders, lawned area with climbing roses, further paved patio between the cottage and garage, wooden gate leading to front.

With double glazed windows and double doors overlooking the gardens, stone flagged flooring, electric radiator, power and lighting and high pitched ceiling and exposed brickwork.

The tenure is freehold. There is a shared sewerage system with a recent annual servicing cost of approximately £40. Further details from the vendors.

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

EPC Exempt
As the property is Grade II Listed, it is exempt from EPC regulations.

Council Tax Band F. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

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.

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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