Upper Church Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BX | Property for sale | Savills
504.37 sq m
Guide price £895,000(53,705,349 EGP)

Upper Church StreetAshby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Impressive Georgian family residence
  • Approaching 5500sqft of accommodation
  • Six bedrooms, one en suite
  • Occupying a plot of 0.5 acres
  • Approved planning for coach house conversion
  • Five generous reception rooms

A fine, Grade II listed dwelling in the heart of Ashby De La Zouch, approaching 5500sq ft of accommodation, occupying a plot of 0.5 acres with planning to convert the Coach House.

About this property

  • The Elms is a fine, Grade II listed dwelling in the heart of Ashby De La Zouch, approaching 5500sq ft of accommodation, arranged over three storeys and occupying a plot of 0.5 acres. There are four reception rooms to the ground floor, in addition to a study and kitchen and four bedrooms to the first floor as well as a family room and three bathrooms. The second floor holds two further double bedrooms and a generous storage room. The owner occupiers have recently had planning permission granted for the conversion of the Coach House into a two bedroom ancillary dwelling, ideal for those looking for annexe accommodation.

    Entry to the front aspect leads directly into a spacious reception hall, featuring original tiled flooring and an open fireplace, allowing access to the extent of the ground floor accommodation.

    Dining room to the front of the property, displaying original strip wood flooring and an open fire with timber surround and mantle.

    Dual aspect drawing room to the south corner of the property, an impressive reception room with a focal point open fire, built-in book shelving and alcove display shelving. The drawing room allows direct access to the study, positioned to the rear aspect with WC off. The study is also accessible via the reception hall and benefits a door out to the rear garden.

    Breakfast room enjoying a dual aspect, laid with quarry tile flooring and benefits built-in storage cupboards, fixed inglenook seating and a focal point fireplace with brick surround and a log burner style gas fire.

    The breakfast room leads on to the charming kitchen, incorporating Davenport solid wood, hand painted units with Corian work surfaces. There is a central chefs island with breakfast bar seating, open display shelving and glass fronted display cabinets. Appliances within the kitchen include a two stove, two oven Aga, a separate electric oven with gas hob, dishwasher, an American style fridge freezer, under counter fridge and space for a built-in microwave. The adjoining pantry allows for ample, cool food storage.

    An internal hallway from the reception hall to the breakfast room and kitchen also allows access to a utility room and the cellar which holds two rooms, ideal for additional storage.

    Stairs ascend from the reception hall to the first floor landing and on to the accommodation at this level, comprising three double bedrooms to the front elevation, one of which being the principal bedroom, benefiting a walk-through dressing room, leading to the Jack & Jill en suite bathroom. The generous en suite is fitted with a free standing bath, low level WC, a separate shower enclosure, bidet and a double vanity wash hand basin.
    There is a separate shower room adjacent to the en suite and a five piece family bathroom.

    There is a first floor reception room which is also accessible via a staircase from the breakfast room, a large, dual aspect room, ideal as a ‘teenagers' lounge benefitting from an adjoining double bedroom.

    To the second floor there are two further, good sized double bedrooms, with a useful storage room off bedroom four.

    Electrically operated gates off Leicester Road lead through to an off street parking area and a patio off the kitchen, overlooking a parcel of lawn with planted borders. The principal garden area is predominantly laid to lawn with a rose garden, leading on to the walled ‘secret garden' which is also lawned.

    The two storey Coach House to the north-east boundary is currently used as storage, however planning permission has recently been granted for the conversion of this building into two bedroom ancillary accommodation, ideal for buyers requiring annexe accommodation.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

The coach house planning makes for an exciting project for those buyers seeking secondary accommodation.

Luke BillsonProperty agent

Local information

  • The historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch is a charming, bustling town within the National Forest and enjoys an excellent choice of local amenities, with small independent stores alongside larger national retailers. There are ample leisure facilities within Ashby, to briefly include a tennis club, bowling club, cricket club and a leisure centre. There are a selection of good quality secondary schools and primary schools to include Ashby Hill Top, rated Ofsted outstanding (2013) within the area. The town is convenient for commuters, with the nearby A42 (900m), A511 Ashby Road (700m) and A444 Acresford Road (4 miles) providing quick access across the region and to other arterial routes such as the M1 and M42. East Midlands Parkway (14 miles) provides rail access to London St Pancras in just 1 hour and 22 minutes. East Midlands Airport is 10 miles to the north and Birmingham airport 28 miles to the south.

Additional information

  • North West Leicestershire District Council, tax band G.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G