An immaculate and superbly restored Grade II Listed house within one of Leicestershire’s most popular villages.
Dating from the early 1800s, Barnsdale House is built of Ashlar and coursed stone with quoins and a Welsh slate hipped roof. The property has been comprehensively renovated to a meticulously high standard. The central stone porch opens into the hall with parquet floor and a beautiful staircase with a mahogany rail directly ahead. To the right is the drawing room with a stone fireplace and a Clearview wood burning stove with fitted bookcases to either side and French doors opening onto the terrace. Across the hall is a games room with parquet floor, comprehensive storage, shelving and a drinks cabinet.
The hall then dog legs to the left with a laundry room featuring a laundry shoot and cloakroom and beyond, a second hall with a door to street. Adjacent to this is a snug with a contemporary wood burning stove.
Directly behind the main stairs is a corridor leading to the beautifully built bespoke kitchen with parquet flooring, a central island with a curved seating and breakfast bar area opening onto the orangery dining room. Adjacent to this is a sitting room with a Clearview log burning stove. Beyond the kitchen is a utility room, office, bootroom and a second cloakroom.
Upstairs, the principal bedroom is dual aspect and has a dressing room and en suite. There are four further bedrooms. each having an en suite, and all benefitting from fitted wardrobes.
Wooden double electric gates open onto the gravelled drive with a roundel to the front of the house. Offset is a detached Oak framed building which houses two central carports with two garages to either side. The garden wraps around the house with a mixture of lawn, terraced areas and more formal pareterre with four raised beds in a courtyard area adjacent to the kitchen and a paddock to the southern end. Planning consent for a 25m pool and poolhouse.
Great Easton is a popular village set within the beautiful Welland Valley surrounded by unspoilt and yet accessible open countryside. The village has an active community with a busy pub, the Sun Inn, as well as a Post Office, hall and the 13th century St Andrew’s church. There is an excellent Primary School on the edge of the village with further schooling available in Market Harborough as well as the renowned public schools of Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle and Stamford, all of which within easy daily reach.Market Harborough provides for most of the immediate shopping needs and its train service to London St Pancras takes just over an hour.
The picturesque Eye Brook Reservoir sits just to the north of the village. During World War II the reservoir was the test area for the revolutionary ’bouncing bomb’ used in the ‘Dambuster’ raids and it now and provides excellent birdwatching, fishing, walking and cycling opportunities.
Property Features Include: Historic Home
Approximate Square Meters :
Lot Acres: 1.8