Cotesbach

£1,100,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Large period country House with extensive traditional courtyard with planning potential and excellent communication links. As a whole or in 2 lots. 28 Acres

COMMUNICATION

M1 exit 2 miles (J20) M6 3 miles (J1) A14 3 miles, Lutterworth 2 miles, Rugby 5 miles, Market Harborough 14 miles, Leicester 12 miles, Coventry 16 miles, Birmingham 35 miles Mainline Train Services: Rugby to London Euston 48 mins, Rugby to Birmingham 35 mins, Rugby to Birmingham International Airport 20 mins International Airports: Birmingham International 28 miles, East Midlands Airport 26 miles

SITUATION

The property is superbly situated with excellent communication links via M1 & M6 to London, Birmingham & the North. Lutterworth lies to the north and Rugby to the South. The market town of Market Harborough lies to the East, with the main business hubs of Leicester and Nottingham to the North and Birmingham to the West.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent range of both private and state schools in the area. Lutterworth College has just achieved academy status and is considered to be one of the best state schools in Leicestershire. Rugby School and its preparatory school, Bilton Grange, are an easy drive away, as is the highly commended Princethorpe College, which caters for all ages. Leicester Grammar School and Maidwell Hall are also within easy reach. Nationally known universities in the area include University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Loughborough and University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. Independent schools details www.isc.co.uk. State schools information www.leics.gov.uk

LOCAL & RECREATIONAL

Lutterworth has an excellent range of facilities including several popular pubs and varied restaurants, hairdressers, a Thursday market, a farmers market every third Saturday and a wide range of shops including Waitrose and Morrisons. There is also an excellent modern leisure centre with a swimming pool. The new Shires development, in Leicester with John Lewis as its flagship store is twelve miles away and the Fosse Park shopping centre, with its large M & S store is only fifteen minutes up the M1. Rugby has a wide range of useful shops within a short drive and also within easy reach are the attractive, historic towns of Leamington Spa, Warwick and Market Harborough.

SPORTING

There is a bridleway nearby and plenty of opportunities for walking and riding locally. Sailing can be enjoyed at Hollowell reservoir with the addition of cycling, fly fishing and windsurfing at Pitsford reservoir. Racing is at Towcester, Leicester, Huntingdon and Nottingham. The property is in prime hunting country with the Atherstone as well as the Quorn, Fernie, Cottesmore and Beaver hunts all nearby. There is an excellent golf course and club at Lutterworth with others at Kilworth Springs and Whetstone. Local riding schools at High Cross and Broughton Astley are a short drive away. Equestrian centres are at High Cross, Claybrooke Magna and Mowsley Stables near Lutterworth. For further tourism and leisure information see www.leics.gov.uk

HOME FARM

Home Farm sits in a pretty country setting against a wooded backdrop, approached from a quiet lane. It enjoys complete privacy, overlooking its own gardens, paddocks and attractive stableyard. Dating back to the late 18th Century, Home Farm was once originally the home farm to Cotesbach Manor and today provides an attractive family home, presented to the highest standards. Constructed of brick under a tiled roof, the main farmhouse has been modernized and improved by the current vendors whilst retaining much of its original character and charm. Extending to some 3,840 ft2 GIA the property offers versatile living accommodation arranged over 3 floors.

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY

The accommodation comprises: ??? Substantial redbrick C 18th farmhouse in rural surrounding (3,840 ft2 GIA) ??? 5/6 Bedrooms ??? 3 Bathrooms ??? 4 Receptions ??? Kitchen with oil fired Aga ??? Utility & boot room ??? Cellar ??? Office

GARDEN

??? Formal gardens to the south and west ??? Encklosed lawns and herbaceous borders ??? Mixed fruit orchards ??? Herb garden ??? Ornamental fishpond ??? Paved sitting area

TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS

To the North and West of the farmhouse is a range of traditional brick built outbuildings arranged in a courtyard setting. Extending to some 1325 ft2 GIA the outbuildings offer excellent scope for improvement with potential for ancillary accommodation, holiday cottages or a studio and gym (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents). At present the outbuildings comprise: ??? 7 loose boxes ??? Hay barn ??? Implement sheds ??? Pole barn ??? Garage ??? Former milking parlour with potential (STP)

LOT1 - LAND & PONDS

The level productive pasture lies within a ring fence and is currently divided into a number of smaller enclosures with water. The land benefits from part post and rail, wire fencing with some mature hedgerows. A belt of young trees and a mature spinney give privacy from the lane and there are three wildlife ponds. There is a main access into the property from the village road. ??? Level productive pasture ??? Stock fenced & water ??? Mature Trees and hedgerows Lot 1 ??? In all the gardens and paddocks extend to 17 Acres.

LOT 2 - LAND & WOODLAND

A further level and productive pasture paddock with stock fence and mature hedges and mature block of woodland lies to the north. ??? Own Vehicular access ??? Stock fenced & water ??? Mature Woodland ??? Potential for Barn Lot 2 ??? In all this lot amounts to some 10.6 Acres.

AGENT

property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

SOLICITORS

Lauriston Saggar Tel: 020 7347 5650 Attn. Stewart Stocker

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Harborough District Council Tel: 01858 828282 Leicestershire County Council Tel: 0116 232 3232

COUNCIL TAX

Band ???G???. ??2,414 amount payable 2012/13

SERVICES

Mains metred water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Broadband to property.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

PARTICULARS

Prepared by William Grant and Lindsay Burden May 2012.

DIRECTIONS

From Market Harborough proceed on the A4304 towards Lutterworth. At the second roundabout take the first exit onto the A426, take the second turning on the left onto Shawll Road by the Fox Grant sale board. After approximately half a mile turn right onto the drive and wait for the electric gate to open. Home Farm is located at the end of the drive. See location map for alternative routes.

POSTCODE

LE17 4HR

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 0800 9882332. Please contact Phil Howard or Lindsay Burden for further details or email phil@foxgrant.com foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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