A rare opportunity to purchase this superb grade II listed home showcasing some of the finest Georgian architecture of its time. The property dates back to the early 18th century with parts believed to date back even further. The property is positioned on a sizable half-acre plot on Elm Tree Drive, Burbage. The property briefly comprises an entrance hall, three large reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, an indoor swimming pool (with shower, bar and WC), a gym, six double bedrooms (two ensuites), a family bathroom and a cellar.
There is ample parking to the front and side of the property with a sweeping gravelled driveway to the front, with further block-paved parking to the side of the property. A large double garage is also positioned at the side of the property within a courtyard accessed by electric wrought iron gates. The garage also benefits from two electrically operated up and over doors.
The property has a rich history, much of which is documented and will be passed on to the new owners. The current owner has maintained the property to a high standard, whilst maintaining the character throughout the home.
Entering through the oversized solid wood door, you find yourself in this spacious entrance hall. Full of original features such as the solid-oak wood balustrades and spindles on the stairs case, through to the decorative cornicing to the doorways. From here a door leads down to the cellar which is divided up into three rooms.
The dining room is a large room with dual aspect sash windows, decorative coving, picture railing, and a stunning feature fireplace. This formal dining room would provide fantastic entertainment space for dinner parties.
The formal lounge has carpeted flooring and dual aspect sash windows to the front and side of the property. There is a central heating radiator and an incredible working feature fireplace with a large solid oak surround and storage cupboard space on either side.
A sitting room has traditional oak wall panelling to all walls & doors, and a feature fireplace with log burning stove. To either side of the fireplace are decorative stained-glass windows and there is a large bay with French doors that open out onto the patio area.
A traditional cottage-style breakfast kitchen, with stone tiled flooring and a range of wooden wall and floor units seated beneath a tiled work surface. There are two windows looking to the side of the property, with a Belfast-style sink positioned beneath the main window. There is space for a range cooker, and two of the larger floor units can accommodate an under-the-counter style fridge and freezer.
The utility room has space and plumbing for a washing machine. There is a stainless-steel sink with a mixer tap positioned beneath a window which looks out to the side of the property. There are large built-in storage cupboards and a floor-mounted gas boiler.
The indoor swimming pool is an impressive room with a large vaulted ceiling and a number of UPVC double-glazed windows and doors opening out onto the rear garden. There is a bar area to the corner and a seating area located through a brick-built archway. There is a spiral staircase leading up to the gym area, and there is also access to a WC and shower. The heated pool is in excellent condition and has been regularly serviced. The current owners have enjoyed many a party in this excellent space.
The Gym is accessed via the spiral staircase from the pool area, this fully equipped gym makes excellent use of the roof space. There is a small storage room, and also access to eaves storage.
As you proceed up the grand central staircase, you reach this bright and spacious landing. There is a sash window positioned centrally which looks out over the front of the property and allows lots of natural light to flood into the room.
Bedroom one has a range of solid-wood wardrobes and over-bed storage. There are dual aspect sash windows to the front and side of the room and a central heating radiator. There is access to an ensuite with a corner shower cubicle, low-level flush toilet, a pedestal wash basin and a further sash window.
Bedroom two has two sash windows looking to the front aspect of the property, a raised platform to the right-hand side of the room and access to a storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank. To the corner is an en-suite with a shower, low-level flush toilet and a modern glass wash basin.
Bedroom three has a sash window looking to the rear of the property, a feature fireplace and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom four is another spacious double room with dual aspect windows, one of which is an impressive corner window with views out to the rear of the property. There is a feature fireplace, built-in storage cupboard and a central heating radiator.
The family bathroom has solid wood flooring, a corner shower cubicle, 'his and hers' sink and a corner free-standing rolltop claw foot bath. There is a traditionally styled towel radiator, a window which looks to the side of the property, and a storage cupboard.
To the second floor there is a further landing space with roof windows and exposed timbers. Doors lead to:
Bedroom five which has built-in timber wardrobes, and a large window. Electric heater.
Finally bedroom six is also spacious double room with numerous exposed timbers, an electric heater a large window and an additional roof window.
Outside of the property there is a large south-westerly facing garden laid mainly to lawn. There is a large block-paved patio area immediately to the rear of the property, and mature trees and borders surround the plot making it completely private.
There is a large amount of parking at the property, with the majority being at the front of the home on the large gravelled driveway. There is, however, additional parking to the side which is accessed via electronically operated gates. This leads onto a courtyard with access to the double garage.
Council tax band: G
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