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Horton Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale Station Yard - a truly unique, architecturally designed property situated within it’s own secluded, private and secure grounds, only a few minutes walk from the centre of the historical market town of Lutterworth in South Leicestershire.
The standard of finish is remarkable and homes of this nature are rarely seen available for sale. The property has been featured in national lifestyle magazines, and was shortlisted for Grand Designs due it it’s exceptional standard and unique living experience. It offers luxury Scandinavian style living accommodation across three floors and has been specially designed to create a sense of connection to its surroundings.
The property offers an incredible light and airy feel and large open plan areas, with high ceilings (2.7m) and large glazed areas. The property was designed with efficiency in mind and benefits from Warmcell high performance insulation, which is used in all voids, internal walls and floors for sound deadening. There is also an ultra high efficiency whole house heat recovery and ventilation system installed. The house benefits from underfloor heating throughout, and uses a ‘thermal store’ method, which is powered by the high efficiency condensing gas boiler.
The property is accessed via automated gates with entry phone system. The drive leads up to the garage which is fitted with a high quality, automated double garage door.
There is approximately 3500 square feet of flexible accommodation over 3 floors. On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall, access to the double garage, a bedroom/reception room with ensuite facilities, and another reception room which offers flexible living space as two separate bedrooms that can be opened up into an office/studio.
A stunning cantilevered spiral staircase rises to the main open plan living floor. This is a vast space that comprises of a contemporary kitchen, dining area and lounge including a wood-burning stove. There is also a separate utility room and WC on this floor. A south facing decked balcony surrounds the main living space, ideal for alfresco living and soaking up the sun. The open plan space benefits from a built in speaker system, currently driven from a Sonos whole house sound system. On the second floor are 3 bedrooms, one master with ensuite and two further bedrooms, one of which has a mezzanine floor, and the family bathroom. This floor is crowned by a glass pyramid roof which floods the whole area with natural light. Outside to the front is the driveway, suitable for parking multiple vehicles, and to the rear is a woodland garden with decking, a 7 seater hot tub and fire pit. The property is surrounded by magnificent Corsican Pine trees, providing privacy and an amazing sense of connection to nature from within the house.
Many high grade features in the house were sourced directly from Germany and Scandinavia, such as; Geberit flush (hidden) toilets, high grade internal doors and engineered oak flooring throughout. Externally, along with the red brick finish on the ground floor, the house is finished with Larch cladding, galvanised steel gutters, aluminium fascias, and a slate roof.
Lutterworth is a popular historical market town surrounded by the beautiful countryside of South Leicestershire. There are excellent transport links - Rugby train station is about 10 mins drive away, with trains to London taking only 50 mins. The M1 is only a couple of minutes away by car, and only 5 minutes for the M6 and A14. Birmingham & East Midlands Airports are about half an hours drive away. Market Harborough is 20 mins away, which also has a train station only 50 minutes from London St Pancras. The town provides excellent shopping, including a large Waitrose supermarket, restaurants, pubs and facilities for recreational activities. There is an excellent range of schools in the area including Rugby School, Bilton Grange, Princethorpe & Twycross, as well as well regarded state schools.
Accommodation summary and room dimensions
Entrance Hall - 14’1 x 12’3
Guest Room - 8’9 x 6’9
Potential Bedrooms 5 & 6 - 29’2 x 19’4
Garage - 24’6 x 18’2
Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Dining - 30’1 x 29’2
Decking - 21’2 x 18’6
Utility Room - 10’3 x 7’11
Master Bedroom - 15’5 x 14’5
Bedroom Two - 15’7 x 12’9
Mezzanine - 12’3 x 9’3
Bedroom Three - 12’9 x 11’9
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Making An Offer - As part of our service to our Vendors, we ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money. If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order for us to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.
Property Particulars: Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.
Floor Plans: Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale.