3 BED Cottage Sold STC

Main Street, Tugby, Leicester


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An attractive three bedroomed 19th Century brick and slate cottage of character in need of modernisation enjoying pleasant views to the front over open countryside in the heart of the highly sought after east Leicestershire village of Tugby.

With the benefit of oil fired central heating and UPVC double glazed windows, the cottage is tucked away behind a walled frontage with mature hedging, wrought iron gate and gravelled pathway leading out to the entrance porch, with glazed inner door opening into the hallway with terracotta tiled flooring and stripped pine panelled doors leading off to a fitted cloakroom beneath the staircase, attractive sitting room with open fireplace, farmhouse style dining kitchen with terracotta tiled flooring and cooker range, in addition to which there is a good sized pantry, with interconnecting door leading through to the outside store.

On the upper floor off a central landing with pine balustrade and handrail, there are three good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower over the bath.

All the garden is located to the front of the cottage, laid out with lawned area, paved patio, ornamental pond, flower and shrub borders, and useful outside store offering excellent potential, subject to planning.


The highly sought after east Leicestershire village of Tugby is located just off the A47 between Uppingham and Leicester, and has a public house/restaurant, village hall, reputable primary school and historic church. Day to day amenities are available in the nearly village of Billesdon which has a doctors surgery, store, post office and a couple of pubs, whilst more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities are available in Leicester, Uppingham, Oakham and Market Harborough. Both Leicester and Market Harborough have mainline rail services to London St Pancras with its Eurostar link, and the M1 is accessible at either Junctions 20 or 21. The village is surrounded by attractive open countryside, and nearby beauty spots include Rutland Water with its sailing and leisure pursuits.


With the benefit of oil fired central heating and mostly UPVC double glazed windows, this charming cottage is believed to have been built in about 1880, now requiring modernisation and improvement, and comprises:



Double glazed entrance door, double glazed side windows, terracotta tiled flooring.


Glazed inner door, terracotta tiled flooring, staircase off, stripped pine panelled doors leading to:


White suite comprising low flush wc, wash hand basin and rear window.

SITTING ROOM (4.27 x 3.66)

Attractive open fireplace with pine surround and mantle, book shelving to side, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden, radiator.

DINING KITCHEN (4.32 x 3.66)

Range of base and wall cupboards with roll top working surfaces, white deep glazed sink with mixer tap over, feature brick chimney breast housing the Belling cooker range incorporating two ovens and five ring ceramic hob, wooden mantle and spotlighting over, terracotta tiled flooring, radiator and double glazed window to front.

PANTRY (3.30 x 1.83)

Windows to front and rear, tiled floor, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, shelving, interconnecting door to outside store.



With pine balustrade and handrail, access hatch to roof space, stripped pine panelled doors off.

BEDROOM ONE (4.27 x 3.66)

UPVC double glazed window to front with pleasant views, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO (2.21 x 3.56 max)

L shaped room with double glazed window to side and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (3.28 x 1.85)

Built-in double airing cupboard, double glazed window to front with delightful views, wood effect flooring and shelving.

BATHROOM (1.78 x 2.03)

White suite comprising panelled bath, electric shower over, folding shower partition, wash hand basin, low flush wc, double glazed window, tall heated towel radiator and tiled surrounds.


Delightful garden located to the front of the house, walled front boundary with mature hedging providing a high degree of privacy, wrought iron gate and central gravelled path flanked by box hedges, lawns, beautifully stocked flower and shrub borders, paved patio, ornamental pond, screened oil tank, space for bins.

OUTSIDE STORE (2.31 x 2.34)

With power and lighting, oil fired central heating boiler.


Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.


EPC Rating E.


Council Tax Band D. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

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