Paudy Farm is a substantial luxury family home considerably extended and improved by the current owners with a stylish contemporary extension blending with the original architecture of a three storey traditional farmhouse. Situated in approximately 6.1 acres of magnificent planted gardens and paddocks, the property enjoys spectacular uninterrupted views over the Soar Valley towards Charnwood Forest and benefits from a considerable number of buildings including a delightful separate two bedroom cottage, a new triple garage block with guest suite above, a superb 14' x 5' professional barn ideal for luxury cars or hobbies etc. and a further magnificent two storey traditional detached barn (53' x 25') with a suite of hobby rooms/offices off. Offering the latest in security systems, two sets of electric gates and extensive hardstanding for a large number of vehicles, the property is ideal for large and extended families and particularly those seeking a property to run a home business/entertaining/hobbies etc. Features include a magnificent luxury master bedroom suite, a 39' drawing room, a luxury kitchen, two further reception rooms, six bedrooms and three bathrooms over two floors. The property demands an internal inspection to appreciate the quality, size and position of the property. The property is unfurnished.
Accommodation The property is entered via a sealed double glazed front door into:
Entrance Porch Tiled flooring and through an oak glazed door into:
Inner Porch/Snug14'8" x 12'4" (4.47m x 3.76m). With whitewashed heavily beamed ceiling, attractive living flame gas fire, oak wood stripped flooring, contemporary vertical radiator, stairs rising to first floor and access to cellar.
Refitted Dining Kitchen25'9" x 15'1" max (7.85m x 4.6m max).
Kitchen Area Refitted with a range of handmade solid oak fronted units with pewter fittings comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Double bowl sink set within granite work surfacing. Quality integrated appliances to include a Rangemaster range cooker with induction five ring hob, twin ovens and stainless steel extractor hood, dishwasher with matching front, Neff microwave, warming drawer, oven and fridge/freezer in stainless steel. Heavily beamed ceiling and limestone tiled flooring.
Dining Area Oak wood stripped flooring, original inglenook fireplace with Efel wood burning stove, bi-folding double glazed doors leading out to patio and enjoying outstanding views over the garden, heavily beamed ceiling, stylish vertical panel radiator and off:
Large Half Basement Quarry tiled floor and thrawls, built-in cupboards and shelving, space for additional fridges and freezers etc.
Utility Room9'10" x 9'6" average (3m x 2.9m average). Fitted with a range of cream base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Work surfacing, intergrated dishwasher (included in sale), ceramic tiled flooring, stainless steel vertical radiator and replacement sealed double glazed door and windows.
Study/Family Room12'3" x 11'11" (3.73m x 3.63m). Oak wood stripped flooring, heavily beamed ceiling, radiator and sealed double glazed window overlooking gardens and magnificent views towards Charnwood Forest.
Rear Hall Double doors and matching windows opening onto rear courtyard and driveway, oak wood stripped flooring, most attractive stone contemporary stone walling, built-in boiler cupboard, store cupboard housing the multi-media systems and oak staircase rising to the first floor with LED lighting.
New Stylish Cloakroom Fitted with a cantilevered sink with drawer under. Built-in cupboard housing the manifolds for the underfloor heating. Attractive ceramic tiled flooring and walling and off:
Cloakroom Fitted with a syphonic WC. Attractive tiling and ceramic tiled flooring.
Drawing Room39'4" x 21'4" (11.99m x 6.5m). This superb room forms part of a substantial new extension to the property and having bi-folding double glazed doors opening to both the south and east and leading out to the landscaped gardens and taking advantage of the outstanding views towards Charnwood Forest. Attractive oak flooring, extensive LED spotlighting, integrated Bose speakers, underfloor heating and access off to:
Rear Lobby With ceramic tiled flooring, door to rear, interconnecting door to garage and off which is:
Further Cloakroom Fitted with two piece suite comprising a syphonic WC and wash hand basin. Attractive tiling and ceramic tiled flooring.
Laundry Room11'6" x 9'6" (3.5m x 2.9m). Fitted with a range of fitted units, work surfacing, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer (both included in sale), stainless steel sink with instant hot water, ceramic tiled flooring, door to courtyard, LED spotlights, wine fridge and boiler cupboard housing a second boiler with time switch.
First Floor Landing On the first floor approached via a new staircase from the rear hall and an original return staircase from the inner hall/snug is the first floor landing being part laid to oak flooring, windows overlooking the courtyard and return stairs to the second floor. Access from the landing can be gained to a roof space above the master suite.
Superb Master Bedroom24'8" x 18'8" (7.52m x 5.7m). With Bose high ceiling speakers, LED spotlighting, oak wood stripped flooring, contemporary radiators and sealed double glazed windows with fitted blinds enjoying magnificent views over Charnwood Forest and bi-folding doors open onto a full width balcony with glass and chrome balustrading taking advantage over easterly views over open countryside and enjoying morning sun.
Dressing Area14'9" x 9'2" + robes (4.5m x 2.8m + robes). Fitted with a full range of wardrobes with hanging rails and storage and a chest of twelve drawers, dressing table with nine drawers, sealed double glazed window overlooking the courtyard, LED spotlighting and oak wood stripped flooring.
Luxury En-suite Bathroom14'2" x 10'2" max (4.32m x 3.1m max). Fitted with a white five piece suite comprising a double ended freestanding bath with shower attachment, large walk-in double shower cubicle with multi-jet system, his & hers ceramic sinks on silestone work top with base cupboards under and syphonic WC. Attractive tiling to all walls and matching flooring with underfloor heating, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, mirror and shaver point and built-in shelving.
Bedroom Two12'8" x 11'11" (3.86m x 3.63m). Heavily beamed ceiling, sealed double glazed window with blinds enjoying spectacular views, radiator and TV aerial point.
Bedroom Three15' (4.57m) x 12' (3.66m) inc. robes. High ceiling, sealed double glazed window with blinds with views towards Charnwood Forest, provision for wall mounted TV, built-in cupboard and access off to:
Refitted En-suite Shower Room16' x 8' (4.88m x 2.44m). Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising twin wash hand basins with cupboards under, low level WC and fully tiled corner shower. Contemporary heated towel rail/radiator, exposed beam, double glazed window and extractor fan.
Bedroom Four11'4" (3.46m) + robes x 8'11" (2.71m). With an exposed beam, two built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, radiator and sealed double glazed windows with fitted blinds enjoying outstanding views over Charnwood Forest.
Family Bathroom11'8" x 10'2" (3.56m x 3.1m). Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a vanity unit with cupboards under and sink over, shower cubicle, low level WC and panelled bath. Sealed double glazed windows, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and built-in airing cupboard.
Second Floor Landing Approached via a return staircase from the first floor landing is a half landing/second floor landing/sitting area.
Landing/Sitting Area14'5" x 12' (4.4m x 3.66m). With radiator and off is:
Bedroom Five12'11" x 12'2" (3.94m x 3.7m). Exposed beams and double glazed window.
Bedroom Six15' (4.57m) x 10'6" (3.2m) + cupboards. A full length range of store cupboards, radiator and double glazed window to side with integrated blinds.
Outside A feature of the property is its spectacular rural location with outstanding views towards Charnwood Forest. Electric gates give access into the front of the property with a large gravelled driveway which leads via further pair of double gates into a large rear gravelled courtyard providing further extensive hardstanding for a large number of vehicles. A second pair of electric gates give access via a path to the front of the property down to a large modern barn.
Outbuildings The property offers an excellent range of traditional converted outbuildings and more modern buildings which comprise the following:
New Triple Garage Block With electrically operated up and over doors, fitted light and power, resin flooring and being designed for large vehicles. A double glazed door leads into a rear hall with slimline storage heater and stairs off to the first floor and off which is:
Excellent Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Extractor fan and ceramic tiled flooring.
First Floor Landing Velux double glazed roof light with blind and off:
Bed/Sitting Room23'5" x 11'11" (7.14m x 3.63m). Velux double glazed roof lights, double glazed window to side, provision for wall mounted TV, LED spotlighting, slimline panel heaters, enclosed staircase to the first floor and access to roof space. Off:
Useful Storeroom10'10" x 4'11" (3.3m x 1.5m). Double glazed Velux roof light and spotlighting.
NOTE: This room could easily provide a kitchenette if required thus making this a totally separate self-contained annex.
Separate Cottage This self-contained cottage is ideal for a dependent relative/staff or teenagers etc. and comprises the following:
Charming Sitting Room16'1" x 14'6" (4.9m x 4.42m). Original heavily beamed ceiling, attractive original brick chimneybreast and archways with an original range, slimline night storage heaters, sealed double glazed windows to front and rear and off:
Modern Fitted Dining Kitchen14'7" x 9'8" (4.45m x 2.95m). Fitted with attractive modern units with chrome fittings, roll edge work surfacing, Creda cooker with ceramic hob and extractor hood over, ceramic tiled flooring, beamed ceiling, door and double glazed window to rear and double glazed window to front.
First Floor Landing Approached via an enclosed staircase from the sitting room is the first floor landing off which is:
Bedroom One15'3" x 13'1" (4.65m x 3.99m). Night storage heater, sealed double glazed window to rear, exposed beams and access to roof space.
Bedroom Two9'10" x 6'11" (3m x 2.1m). Sealed double glazed window to front, exposed beam to ceiling and slimline night storage heater.
Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a corner shower, low level WC and ceramic sink on a vanity unit. Sealed double glazed window, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder.
Two Useful Outbuildings Being adjacent to the cottage and connect to:
Superb Two Storey Barn14' x 5' (4.27m x 1.52m). This magnificent building has been designed for entertaining but could easily provide substantial living accommodation if required particularly given that it is connected to a single range of offices which could easily provide bedrooms or further accommodation.
The barn is currently open plan with two mezzanine floors, magnificent exposed roof trusses and beams and a central large oak bar area complete with drinks fridge, wine storage, optics and mirrors. The barn is completely independently separately heated and alarmed and enjoys bi-folding double glazed doors and windows opening onto the courtyard and off is an inner lobby with ladies' and gents' WCs with wash hand basins and low level suites. A replica Doctor Who Tardis allow access through to the former hobby rooms/offices which provides:
Reception Hall Radiator and two double glazed windows leading through to:
Hobbies Room One/Office15'9" x 12'10" (4.8m x 3.91m). Two radiators, high ceiling, double glazed windows, display alcoves and off is:
Hobbies Room Two/Office12'2" x 10'6" (3.7m x 3.2m). Radiator, high ceiling and off is:
Storeroom16'5" x 7'5" (5m x 2.26m). Radiator, fitted light and interconnecting door to the barn. Attached to the other end of the hobbies room is:
Separate Office15'9" x 15' (4.8m x 4.57m). Two radiators, high ceiling, exposed roof truss, telephone points, oak wood stripped flooring and double glazed window and door to courtyard.
NOTE The entire barn, hobbies rooms and office are all hard wired for networking (CAT5e).
Courtyard Off the courtyard is:
Additional Large Garage With remote control up and over door, fitted light and power, resin flooring and interconnecting door to the rear lobby and an adjacent excellent dog run or general purpose storage area.
The Gardens Surrounding the property to two sides are attractive lawned gardens, the south facing garden is accessed from the new extension and having a sunken circular summer terrace/patio enclosed by dwarf brick walling, lighting and ornamental borders and back planted with hedging. The rear garden have also been laid to lawn and well stocked with deep borders with a large variety of shrubs and ornamental plants, large sun terrace accessed from the drawing room with ornamental lighting. The large areas of remaining gardens have been attractively landscaped with features including rose arches, pergolas and ornamental pathways and areas of garden being enclosed by hedging and there is an attractive seat sculptor etc. The gardens are extremely well stocked.
The New Barn53'2" x 25'7" (16.2m x 7.8m). This specially designed and constructed barn is ideal for storing luxury cars, or for hobbies or general purpose storage. With a professionally painted resin floor, the building has a large electric roller shutter door designed for commercial vehicles with fitted light and power, access to side and rear. There is a kitchen area with sink and a WC. This building is ideal for those with specialist car interests or general hobbies.
The Landholding Situated at the south of Paudy Farm giving complete control over the views towards Charnwood Forest are adjacent paddocks extending to approximately 6.1 acres and enclosed by post and rail fencing and hedging. The whole represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire a highly unusual home blending stylish contemporary architecture with the original farmhouse and offering an excellent landholding and a large number of additional buildings ideal for running a business from home, entertaining or housing dependent relatives or staff.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is via a septic tank and heating is via a sophisticated Calor gas central heating system via two boilers in the main house and a separate boiler in the barn. The property offers a sophisticated CCTV security system, integrated hi-fi system and large areas of the property are hard wired with Cat5e wiring.
Rent £2,950.00 pcm
Deposit £3,050 (if the Landlord accepts your pet an increased deposit of £5,900 will be required)
Status Employed applicants only will be considered
Pets The Landlord may consider your pet
Administration Fee £150 per applicant
Council Tax Band G
EPC Rating for Cottage D. House to be confirmed.
Length of Tenancy Six Months Assured Shorthold Tenancy