The Croft is a charming 19th century character property, with an opportunity for residential development with planning permission. This well presented detached property with coach house and separate double garage sits in a an elevated position, offers countryside views and is set on a 3/4 acre plot
The Croft is a charming 19th century character property, set in the heart of the delightful country village of Upper Broughton in the sought after Vale of Belvoir. The village has two greens, one with a children's play area, a Tennis Club, pub and Cricket Club, buses run to nearby schools (both state and private). Upper Broughton is close to Melton Mowbray, access to the A46 and within commutable distance to Nottingham, Leicester and Loughborough.
This stunning detached family home, offers wonderful countryside views, set in a 3/4 acre plot with a Coach House and separate double garage. The sweeping drive leads up from the main road to a beautifully positioned four bedroom property with a breakfast kitchen room and three reception rooms.The property also offers a exciting residential development opportunity with planning permission granted for a Dorma bungalow, ancillary residential accommodation in the Coach House and planning permission for a new garage and driveway.
The Croft, entrance to the property is via a hardwood door, set into the Georgian porch, into a spacious formal hall with wooden floor with a sweeping staircase rising to the first floor, doors from the hall leading to: Front Sitting room, Dining room, Georgian glazed door leading to the rear lobby, with further doors leading to the Utility room, Downstairs WC, and Kitchen Breakfast room.
Front Sitting Room, to the front with a coal/wood burner set into the fire breast with hearth and mantel and radiators, fitted bookcase and cupboards. Dining Room, to the front with a slate tiled open fire, built in wooden storage cupboards.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, having exposed stripped and treated Oak floor boards, beamed ceiling, 'Nobel Range' set into exposed bricks. The Kitchen is fitted with pine kitchen units with work surface, sink drainer unit, gas hob and integrated electric oven with overhead extractor, space and plumbing for a dish washer, integrated fridge, door to the pantry windows to the rear and side offering views of the garden, patio and fields.
Rear Lobby, having fitted storage/seats and access to the Utility room with tiled floor plumbing for a washing machine, Belfast style sink, storage cupboards, door to downstairs WC to comprise, low flush WC and corner wall mounted wash hand basin, window to the side.
To The First Floor, leading from the galleried landing is a double window seat overlooking the rear and a corridor with doors leading to three generous double bedrooms and a single bedroom, family bathroom and a shower room. Bedroom One a spacious double to the front with a range of fitted wardrobes, drawers, and radiator.Bedroom Two is a good sized double, Bedroom Three, a spacious dual aspect double with two radiators. Bedroom Four is a single with built in storage wardrobes, over bed cupboards and radiator.
Family Bathroom to comprise: panelled bath, with over bath shower and rail, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, bidet and chrome towel rail, airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Shower Room to comprise, double independent walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, ceiling down lights, hatch providing access to a part boarded loft.
Garden and Grounds The rear of the property houses two outbuildings, one for the boiler and the other is for storage. The steps rise from the patio to the extensive rear lawn with mature fruit trees all enclosed with mature hedges and offers views of the fields behind, an original pump and well are a feature of the patio. Double Garage The drive leads to the rear of the, grounds and where the double garage is located, connected to electrics and water supplies. The Coach House At the front of the property is the Coach House, this is an attractive one story building, with doors to the main area comprising of two rooms and stairs rising to the first floor with two further rooms. There is an adjacent stable with original wooden stable doors, two further sheds are attached to the building, one houses the oil tank and the other for storage. A wealth of original features have been retained within this charming family home and internal viewing is highly recommended. Building Plans Planning permission has been granted to convert the double garage into a Dorma Bungalow; the Coach House into ancillary accommodation and a new driveway and a replacement garage for The Croft, Plans for these are available.
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