3 bed Detached House


Main Street, Kirby Bellars, Melton Mowbray

Property Description

Ivy Cottage is a chocolate box cottage offering vast amounts of character and charm being fully secluded from the village roadside with entrance through an attractive arched gateway into an oasis of a garden. The garden is beautifully planted and located to the front on each side of the property boasting a timber studio measuring over 15 sqm and a separate timber summer house. There is also a Scandinavian circular sauna (available by separate negotiation). Inside the cottage there is fabulous features including painted beamed ceilings, panelled and latched doors and open fireplaces with recently bespoke made double glazed wooden windows throughout. The property has gas central heating and offers a cosy and attractive interior consisting of entrance hall/utility room, space ground floor shower room, fitted kitchen, lounge and bedroom three/dining room on the ground floor. On the first floor is a large landing which doubles as a study or reading area and two spacious double bedrooms and bathroom. In addition to the gardens is a gated gravelled driveway. Early internal viewing of the property is strongly recommended.

Entrance Hall/Utility8'8" x 6'3" (2.64m x 1.9m). With access via decorative solid wood door to the front elevation into a sizeable utility room with space for a freestanding American style fridge/freezer, fitted wall and base units, multi-pane glazed window to the side elevation and wood effect vinyl flooring. Door through to kitchen and shower room.

Shower Room6'11" x 6'1" (2.1m x 1.85m). A spacious shower room and WC with corner shower cubicle and wall mounted Mira shower, wash hand basin and WC, tiling to the walls and tiled flooring, obscure glazed windows to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three/Dining Room11'7" x 9' (3.53m x 2.74m). A versatile room currently used as a bedroom, however previously used as a dining room. There are exposed and painted ceiling beams, a multi-pane glazed sealed window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Living Room15'2" x 13' (4.62m x 3.96m). A highly attractive principle reception room benefiting from a dual aspect with multi-paned sealed glazed windows to the front and rear elevation and a charming part glazed multi-pane door also to the front. A focal point within the room is the cream cast iron freestanding wood burning stove situated on a tiled hearth, stone surround and matching wooden mantelpiece. There is a central heating radiator and attractive exposed and painted ceiling beams, panelled latch door through to the kitchen, ample space for both seating and dining table and chairs, staircase rising to the first floor landing.

Fitted Kitchen12'8" x 5'7" (3.86m x 1.7m). The kitchen comprises a range of cream shaker style fitted units with wood effect laminate worktop, inset is a one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with space for the cooker, dishwasher and washing machine, wall available by separate negotiation. Multi-pane glazed windows to the rear, extractor fan to the outside, decorative tiles to the walls and a continuation of the wood effect vinyl flooring, radiator and doors through to bedroom three/dining room and the living room.

First Floor Landing13'1" x 5'10" (3.99m x 1.78m). A light and spacious area ideal as a study or reading area with obscure glazed multi-pane window to the rear elevation, useful storage cupboard, central heating radiator and doors off to:

Bedroom One13'1" x 9'1" (3.99m x 2.77m). An attractive and spacious double bedroom with a multi-pane glazed window to the front elevation with views into the garden and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two12'11" x 9'1" (3.94m x 2.77m). A second spacious double bedroom with a multi-pane glazed sealed window to the front elevation with views into the garden and central heating radiator.

Bathroom9'11" x 5'11" (3.02m x 1.8m). With an original bath, wash hand basin and WC, tiled splashback to the walls and painted exposed floorboards. Having an obscure sealed glazed window to the rear elevation and built-in cupboard housing the Glow-worm gas central heating boiler, access through to the loft space and central heating radiator.

Outside to the Front18'8" x 8'10" (5.7m x 2.7m). The property is accessed via a charming arched gateway set within the established hedgerow into a secluded and highly private garden, only upon entering through the gateway is the cottage actually visible in an idyllic oasis style setting. There is a large patio to the front of the property with access to a brick side store (6' x 7'11") connected with power and lighting providing good storage and also to the rear is a log store. The garden is set to the front and each side of the property, to the right side is a highly attractive formal lawned garden with established hedgerows and beautifully stocked colourful flowering borders. There is a Scandinavian style circular sauna raised upon a railway sleepers (available by separate negotiation) with a fabulous large summer house (18'8 x 8'10) accessed via central double doors currently used as a home gym connected with power and lighting with outside sockets and power points. Pathway leading around the rear of the property and a further formal garden area to the left hand side of the cottage with an attractive summer house with central multi-pane double doors, shaped lawn with well stocked flowering borders surrounding and a gravel pathway leading to a driveway where there is parking for at least two vehicles which is gated on to the main road.

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