Savills | Main Street, Hickling, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3AJ | Property for sale
229.93 sq m(2,475 sq ft)
Guide price £675,000

Main StreetHickling, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3AJ


    Key features

    • Detached period former chapel
    • Three generous reception rooms
    • Four bedrooms and two bathrooms
    • Bespoke fitted kitchen
    • Delightful cottage gardens
    • Double garage
    • Highly sought after village location

    A charming former Wesleyan Chapel built circa 1848 that oozes charm and character.

    About this property

    • Ground Floor - Feature arch front entrance doors opening through to:

      Vestibule/Library Area, two cast iron radiators, feature Minton tiled floor, two double glazed arched windows to the front elevation, fitted bookcase, wall light points and glazed double doors opening through to:

      Reception Hall, oak strip flooring, column radiator, wall light points, stairs to first floor and useful under stairs storage cupboard.

      Downstairs Cloaks, low level WC, wash hand basin, towel radiator, tiled floor, double glazed window to front elevation.

      Dining Room, feature wood strip floor, wall light points, old style cast iron radiator, two double glazed windows to the side elevation, double doors opening through to:

      Sitting Room, dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the side elevation with fitted shutters and double glazed French doors to the side garden, fireplace with inset log burner, oak strip flooring, two cast iron radiators, fitted cupboards and bookcases. A multi-function room with sitting area and library/reading area.

      Dining Kitchen, a bespoke fitted and beautifully crafted kitchen by Mark Williamson, base and wall units with slate worksurfaces, inset sink unit, double glazed window to the side elevation, Mercury range cooker (by separate negotiation), cooker hood above, radiator, slate tiled flooring with underfloor heating and double glazed French doors to the side elevation.

      Steps leading from the Sitting Room to:

      Mezzanine Family/ second sitting room, a wonderful room with vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and trusses,
      wood strip flooring, two radiators, double windows to both the side and rear elevations, two skylights with glazed French doors leading out on to the balcony, further stairs giving access to:

      Principal Bedroom, wood strip flooring, double glazed arched window to the side elevation, two radiators, wall light points and feature fitted wardrobes.

      En Suite Bathroom, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, feature freestanding slipper bath, frosted double glazed, window to side elevation, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, two towel radiators and corner shower cubicle.

      Bedroom Two, wood strip flooring, double glazed arched window to the side elevation, access to roof void via loft ladder and radiator.

      Bedroom Three, double glazed arched window to the rear elevation, wood strip flooring and radiator.

      Bedroom Four/Study, double glazed arched window to the side elevation, wood strip flooring and radiator.

      Family Bathroom, low level WC, wash hand basin, freestanding roll top bath, towel radiator, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, frosted arched window to side elevation and shower cubicle.

      Main Landing, radiator, oak strip flooring and staircase leading down to the Reception Hall.

      Outside - Wooden gate giving access to the property, flagstone paving. A beautifully tended south facing garden which is extensively sympathetically paved with integrated courtesy lighting. This garden has a variety of well stocked and well established flower, shrubs and climbing plants. There is also a cast iron winding stair case leading up to a generous sized and enclosed balcony which benefits from courtesy lighting, a decked covered platform whilst providing access to the drawing room.

      Rear Garden
      This area continues on from the side garden and has a block paved terrace and patio area with a variety of wall plants as well as raised vegetable beds, courtesy lighting and there is gated access to the drive and a door into the garage.

      Double garage with up and over door, power and light.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the vestibule with its original Minton tiled floor

    Ian MarriottProperty agent

    Local information

    • Hickling is an unspoilt rural Conservation village on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir having extensive amenities close to hand in the thriving market towns of Melton Mowbray, Bingham and slightly further afield in West Bridgford.
    • The village has an active community with focal points being the village hall, the parish church and centred around the Grantham Canal basin, a popular gathering point and start for country walks, there is The Plough Inn and The Old Wharf tearooms.
    • Served by a day nursery in the village (Hickling Pre School) and highly regarded junior schooling at Kinoulton Primary School, the village lies within the South Wolds catchment for senior pupils with accessible bus services to independent schooling at Loughborough, the Nottingham High Schools and Trent College. Grammar schools are located in Grantham for boys and girls.
    • The regional centres of Nottingham and Leicester can be readily accessed from the village which offers convenient access to the A46, and also the M1/A1 motorway networks, the East Midlands Airport and the Kings Cross rail service from Grantham.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = D
    • Tenure = Freehold