Charnia Grove, Swithland, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8XZ | Property for sale | Savills
3,526 sq ft(327.58 sq m)
Guide price £1,595,000(€1,818,637)

Charnia GroveSwithland, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8XZ

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2024
  • About 3500 sq ft of versatile accommodation
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Garden Room
  • Generous Living / Dining Kitchen
  • Five Bedrooms & Three Bathroom
  • Double Garage
  • Landscaped Grounds of about 0.63 acres
  • Countryside Views

A delightful 5 bedroom detached family home nestling on the fringe of this highly sought after village.

About this property

  • A rare visitor to the market, Orchard House nestles in a prime position within this exclusive development of just five properties, built by Messrs Jelson Homes in 1997. Adjoining open countryside, this delightful five bedroom family home stands in mature grounds of about 0.63 acres in total.

    Ground Floor - The property is entered into a entrance vestibule that in turn opens into the main reception hall with open mahogany staircase rising to an open first floor gallery and slate tiled flooring.

    Cloaks, low level WC and wash hand basin. Study with oak flooring and double glazed window to the side.

    Double doors from the hallway open into: Sitting room, a dual aspect room with a double glazed bay to the front and sliding patio doors to the rear, oak flooring, a contemporary Inglenook fireplace.

    Dining room, an open fire with Cotswold stone surround, oak flooring and French door providing access into the garden room beautifully hand crafted by Vale Garden Houses. Constructed of Douglas Fir hardwood the garden room has a toughened glass pitch roof, limestone floor and French doors opening out into the rear garden.

    Open plan living / dining kitchen, a wonderful entertaining room with a mix of oak and tiled flooring. Kitchen area, fitted with a comprehensive range of light Canadian maple base and wall units with granite worktops, a double Belfast style sink and a range of integrated appliances that include, electric double oven, range cooker, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The living area has oak flooring and a full height double glazed bay window to the front elevation.

    A generous utility room provides access to the boiler room and the integral double garage.

    First Floor - T shaped landing off which there are five double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. Four of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. The principal bedroom benefits from a dressing room and en suite bathroom. Bedroom two also has the benefit of a en suite shower room.

    Outside - Charnia Grove which is a shared access, meanders to reach Orchard House on the left hand side. The property stands behind a mature hedge and a wooden five bar gate which opens onto a generous paved driveway which provides turning space, hard standing for numerous vehicles and access to an integral double garage.

    The gardens wrap around the property and an old brick wall forms the rear boundary. The surrounding paddocks, woodland and farmland create a real rural feel and an idyllic backdrop to the fully landscaped grounds. Manicured lawns are framed by a number of mature trees, ornamental beds and stone patio areas. Truly a garden that needs to be seen to be appreciated enjoying a sunny aspect.

    Double Garage, with door from the utility room the garage has two electric up and over doors and personal door to the rear garden.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A wonderful and peaceful location, I particularly like the countryside views from the bedrooms.

Ian MarriottProperty agent

Local information

  • Swithland is a highly desirable village in the heart of Charnwood Forest with an active community revolving around the primary school, a smart gastro pub/restaurant (The Griffin) and church.
  • The village is famously associated with Swithland slate, which for centuries has been used for construction and particularly roofing slate which is characterised by its attractive graduated construction which can be seen on numerous properties across Leicestershire. Swithland reservoir a nature reserve and area of outstanding natural beauty is situated just outside the village. The Great Central Steam Railway runs past the village on the line from Loughborough to Birstall and crosses the reservoir itself via a magnificent arched bridge.
  • There are extensive shops/facilities at the nearby villages of Rothley, Quorn and Woodhouse Eaves. Charnwood Forest is well known for its outstanding property picturesque villages, natural tourist attractions including Old John in Bradgate Park (the former home of Lady Jane Grey), The Outwoods and The Beacon. Golf is at nearby Rothley Park Golf Club and local shopping facilities are available at nearby Woodhouse Eaves and Rothley. Private schooling is available at the excellent Endowed Schools in Loughborough and the area is particularly well placed for commuting to Leicester and London via the direct train service from Leicester and the M1 at Markfield.
  • Distances
  • Loughborough 5.8 miles / Leicester 7.2 miles / Nottingham 21.6 miles / Woodhouse Eaves 1.8 miles / Quorn 3.5 miles / Rothley 2.5 miles / Bradgate Park 2.3 miles / M1(J22) 5.7 miles / M69 & M1(J21) 10.3 miles

Additional information

  • Charnwood District Council
  • Band H
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H