3 BED Detached house For sale

Baileys Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester


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A unique opportunity to acquire a detached dwelling occupying a delightful plot of approximately 0.35 acres with the benefit of planning consent for a substantial extension and remodelling of the existing dwelling to create a stunning architect designed six bedroomed detached residence of approx 300 sq m (3229 sq ft) enjoying south westerly views over adjoining paddock land within the picturesque and highly sought after south east Leicestershire village of Burton Overy.

The proposed design includes a large open plan living kitchen with bi-fold doors overlooking the gardens, a study, lounge, guest bedroom with en-suite, utility room and pantry, together with an impressive entrance hall with boot room and cloakroom/wc off.

The upper floor accommodation proposes a large principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, four further double bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. Integral to the house is a large garage, and the unique design of the property takes advantage of the views over the gardens and adjoining paddock land.


The property occupies a large corner plot enjoying southerly views over an adjoining paddock and the historic core of the village with countryside in the distance. The adjoining paddock is owned by a village collective to protect this focal space. The charming village of Burton Overy is regarded as one of south east Leicestershire's most desirable locations surrounded by beautiful open countryside while only a short distance from the city of Leicester and thriving town of Market Harborough. The village itself has a fine parish church, village hall and public house. The nearby village of Great Glen offers a variety of shops including a Co-op store and post office, and there is also a doctors surgery, public houses and restaurants. Great Glen has a local primary school, Leicester Grammar and LGS Stoneygate School. For the commuter, the A6 provides access to Leicester and Market Harborough, both of which have mainline rail services to London St Pancras. The M1 is accessible at Junction 20.


Full planning permission has been granted (Application Number 23/01011/FUL - dated 14th September 2023) for the erection of a first floor extension above the garage and main dwelling, erection of a two storey side extension, erection of a single storey side and rear extensions, removal of two chimneys, addition of composite panel cladding, zinc cladding and render, felling of trees T1, T3 and T5 to T8. Interested parties are recommended to liaise directly with Harborough District Council Planning in respect to any queries relating to the planning permission. The plans and elevations are for guidance purposes only, and are not to scale.


With the benefit of gas fired central heating and mostly UPVC double glazing, the existing interior comprises:



DINING HALL (6.81m x 2.54m)

LOUNGE (6.81m x 3.35m)

GARDEN ROOM (4.80m x 2.44m)

BREAKFAST KITCHEN (3.99m x 2.74m)


BEDROOM ONE (3.35m x 2.74m)

SHOWER ROOM/WC (2.31m x 1.52m)



BEDROOM TWO (4.34m x 3.96m)

BEDROOM THREE (3.84m x 3.96m)

BATHROOM (2.54m x 1.78m)


DOUBLE GARAGE (5.36m x 5.05m plus 2.44m x 1.45m)


Good sized gardens occupying a corner plot, including lawned front garden with tarmacadam driveway providing off road parking for two cars and access to the garage.

Mainly grassed rear garden with paved path, enclosed paved patio enjoying stunning views over adjoining paddock which is owned by a village collective for its future protection. There are a variety of other shrubs and trees. Extensive side garden, mainly grassed with mature shrub borders and variety of trees. The gardens extend to approximately 0.35 acres in total.

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