Lodge Farm sits to the end of a private road and occupies a glorious 11 acre plot, enjoying outstanding views across The Vale with equestrian facilities and secondary accommodation.
Lodge Farm sits toward the end of a private road and occupies a glorious 11 acre plot within the sought after village of Bottesford in The Vale of Belvoir, taking in outstanding views across the Vale and over to Belvior Castle itself. The property dates back approximately 200 years in parts and has undergone a full course of restoration and renovation during the current owners occupation to provide a well-balanced family home with a versatile living arrangement and extensive, high quality equestrian facilities.
Directly off the entrance hall sits the stunning, open plan kitchen / family room, comprising of a dual aspect lounge diner with a bay window to the west elevation and French doors out to the rear. The attractive, hand built, solid oak Clive Christian kitchen incorporates a range of cream base and wall units with Corian work surfaces and a central chefs island benefitting a breakfast bar, a built-in Rangemaster wine cooler and a granite worktop. There are a range of integrated appliances within the kitchen to include a two stove Aga, a DeDietrich griddle plate, a DeDietrich warming hob, and a dishwasher.
Off the utility is a charming, double fronted garden room which holds a full wall of mirrored storage cupboards and features wood flooring, two sets of French doors out to the side of the property and a door out to the enclosed court yard.
A set of stairs ascend from the utility room to a large, versatile bedroom which is also accessible off the main first floor landing. This room could easily be divided into two bedrooms or used as an apartment for additional / extended family members, subject to the necessary planning consents.
A fine, L shaped, triple aspect dining room / sitting room occupies the north east corner of the property and boasts three sets of Bi-fold doors and a pair of French doors, opening out across three elevations. Original wood flooring is laid throughout with the dual sided log burner opening into the dining space. A panelling design is notable throughout the two rooms with a pair of columns dividing the dining area from the semi open plan sitting room. To the south aspect, off the sitting room lies a delightful, 27 foot drawing room holding a brick built fire place with inset log burner and an oak mantle. The oak beams are a prominent feature within this room which is also fitted with solid wood flooring and benefits a set of French doors out to the east aspect.
Stairs ascend from the reception hall to the first floor landing, off which sit four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The stunning master suite occupies the north east corner of the property, with a full width balcony and is made up of a dressing room with a range of fitted Clive Christian wardrobes and French doors out, a vaulted, dual aspect bedroom with two sets of French doors and an appealing four piece en suite bathroom.
There are three further double bedrooms to the west aspect to include the versatile bedroom with a secondary staircase off the utility room. A traditional bathroom serves these three bedrooms which is fitted with a cast iron pedestal wash hand basin, a free standing cast iron roll top bath with shower above, a high flush WC and a chrome heated towel rail.
The immaculately maintained principal gardens cloak the north and east elevations and are predominantly laid to lawn with a mature boundary and a concealed summer house with its own veranda overlooking the garden. There is a beautiful hidden garden adjacent to the stables which has been thoughtfully planted with a central lawn and a gravelled seating area.
The walled courtyard to the front of the property provides a pleasant seating area and has been designed to be very low maintenance, with manicured box hedging, a central water feature and gravelled landscaping.
There are comprehensive equestrian facilities to include a block of six high quality brick built stables, in addition to a tack room, a feed store and an all weather sand manege. The paddock land in total exceeds six acres, two of which benefit timber field shelters. Within the grounds, two acres are made up of a delightful pleasure lake with a timber framed igloo seating platform, boasting its own power and lighting, in addition to a bar.
The 12,000sqft warehouse is useful for those buyers wishing to run their business from home, the warehouse benefits parking to the front and rear and is split into three sections with two large roller shutter doors to the front elevation.
A detached, 700sqft office building is arranged over two storeys and presents excellent potential for this building to be a separate dwelling as an annexe / secondary accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.
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The setting, facilities and high quality accommodation that Lodge Farm offers is rarely found as one package, especially in this highly desirable Vale Of Belvior location.Luke Billson