An elegant unlisted period house, in need of updating, with lovely southerly views
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Stone built in a lovely mellow stone with a slate roof, Old Manor Farmhouse sits in a private and elevated edge of village location. The house is unlisted, but has many charming period features.
The front door opens into a 37-foot long sitting room with beautiful exposed beams, oak flooring, mullion windows and a working stone fireplace. Beside the stairs, there is a cloakroom and, beyond, a dining room, again with exposed beams and mullion windows. Running from the dining room is a utility room, which houses the boiler and a small store cupboard. To the rear of the house, and accessed via the dining room, is a breakfast kitchen extension. This has a triple aspect, a range cooker, granite work surfaces and a breakfast island as well as a Edinburgh sink.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms, each with their own unique views, and a family bathroom with both a bath and separate shower.
Old Manor Farmhouse lies at the eastern end of the hamlet. Immediately adjacent to the road is a parking area in front and alongside a double garage, providing off-street parking for several cars. Beyond the garage is a run of 3 store rooms.The garden encircles the house and is mainly set to lawn with mature trees, hedges and shrubs providing privacy, vibrancy and colour.
Located in some of the most beautiful rolling Leicestershire countryside, Marefield is a small, but well positioned, hamlet. All of the local market towns are within a short drive, as is Leicester city centre. Just one mile to the south, Tilton on the Hill has a pub, village shop and post office and garage.
There are primary schools located in the nearby villages of Billesdon and Tugby. Public schools are at Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Stamford and Leicester and preparatory schools within commutable distance include Stoneygate at Great Glen, Maidwell Hall and Spratton Hall.
The A47 lies 3 miles south of the property, offering good east-west access to Leicester (M1) and Peterborough (A1), whilst Rutland Water, just 9 miles distant, offers a wide array of recreational pursuits.
Travelling from Market Harborough, head north on the B6047 crossing over the A47. On reaching Tilton on the Hill, take the first right hand turning, signposted to Halstead and Loddington, and then the second left along the Oakham Road. About 2km out of the village take a left along Hyde Lodge Road, signposted to Marefield. Follow this road for about 3.5 km until you reach Marefield and Old Manor Farmhouse is the first house on your right hand side.
This property has 0.48 acres of land.Read all
- UNLISTED PERIOD HOUSE
- RURAL HAMLET LOCATION
- ADDITIONAL 3 ACRES OF PADDOCK AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION
- BEAUTIFUL SOUTHERLY VIEWS
- DOUBLE GARAGE
- PARKING FOR SEVERAL CARS
- MATURE GARDENS
- UPDATING REQUIRED
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