Hillside Farm is a substantial (approx 2240 sq ft) grade 11 listed Georgian former farm house in the very heart of highly desirable Smisby Village with off road parking, double garage and well landscaped gardens. Each room in the property is generously proportioned and has a wealth of characterful features which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.The property has been tastefully extended to the side to provide a spacious dining kitchen with vaulted ceiling and French doors to the garden. In brief the accommodation comprises:- Entrance hall with impressive staircase off to the first floor, Cloaks/w.c with door off to cellar, sitting room with log burning stove, spacious dining room, fitted dining kitchen. To the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite shower room, guest bedroom and luxury family bathroom. To the second floor are two further generous double bedrooms. Outside the property is set beyond a feature boundary wall with block paved driveway to the front providing off road parking and access to the side to a double garage with remote controlled up & over door, light and power. To the side is a low maintenance garden area, accessed from the kitchen, with stoned paved courtyard patio area, inset lighting to wall, trellising, box hedged borders with inset climbing flowering shrubs, stone paved patio continues to front of the property providing several seating areas, timber shed and an outside tap.
- Substantial Georgian detached family home.
- Four double bedrooms (master en suite)
- Luxury family bathroom
- Lounge with log burning stove
- Dining room with gfeature fireplace
- Stunning dining kitrchen
- Off road parking and double garage
- Well landscaped gardens.
Smisby is a small rural village situated in South Derbyshire, close to Ashby-de-la-Zouch and the Derbyshire-Leicestershire boundary. Extremely popular with a mix of housing, including some fine older properties, the village offers the ambience of village life with the convenience of being on the doorstep to Ashby. Within the village is a popular children's day nursery, ancient village church, and the popular Smisby Arms which is a typical village pub with great food and ale. For commuters' access to the M42 is less than 5 minutes' drive away.
Set well back with a feature dwarf brick wall to front elevation, shaped lawned foregarden flanked with borders with inset mature shrubs, a feature box hedge, block paved path, newly laid block paved drive providing off road parking to front, flanked by feature stoned dwarf brick walls creating a raised border, stone steps leading to the front door with scroll edge balustrade to original front entrance door with original brass door furniture and lantern lights either side. The property has vehicular access over the side driveway to a detached brick built double garage with a pitched roof, light and power.
An impressive front panelled original Regency entrance door with a feature sky-light over, open spindle staircase leading to the first and second floors, central heating radiator with a fretwork radiator cover and polished stone flooring. Panelled door leading to:
Fitted with a period style two piece Savoy white suite comprising wash hand basin and low level WC. Part panelled walls, extractor fan and coving to the ceiling. Bi-fold Antique pine door leading to:
Cellar Area One 17' x 14' ( 5.18m x 4.27m )
Cellar Area Two 7' 9" x 5' 3" ( 2.36m x 1.60m )
Having power, light and a vaulted ceiling. Electric meter and fuse box.
Sitting Room 17' 7" x 15' 7" max into chimney breast recess ( 5.36m x 4.75m max into chimney breast recess )
A beautifully proportioned room having two sash windows with fitted shutters to the front elevation,
feature fireplace incorporating a cast iron log burning stove on a quarry tiled hearth with feature exposed brickwork, central heating radiator with fretwork radiator cover, three wall light points with feature antique wall lights (to be included in with the selling price) and deep coving to the ceiling.
Dining Room 17' 4" x 14' 10" ( 5.28m x 4.52m )
Another beautifully proportioned room having two sash windows with fitted shutters to the front elevation, feature ornamental fireplace with a stunning reproduction Regency marble surround and hearth fitted to the chimney breast, two central heating radiators with fretwork radiator covers,
four wall light points with feature Regency antique wall lights (to be included in with the selling price) and feature oak flooring. Antique pine panelled door leading to a built-in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and storage space. Opening to:
Dining Kitchen 16' 3" x 12' ( 4.95m x 3.66m )
An extended kitchen designed by renowned architect David Granger. Fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with granite work surfaces over and matching up-stands and a unit housing the Worcester boiler. Enamel Belfast sink unit with a period style chrome mixer tap over, Free-standing Smeg range cooker (to be included in with the selling price) with double oven and grill, five burner gas hob with a double width extractor fan over and granite splashbacks to the cooking area. integrated dishwasher and integrated dryer, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted Plasma TV (to be included in with the selling price), double panelled radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, vaulted ceiling with inset spotlights, double glazed roof-light window providing natural light from above, single glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation and double glazed double opening French doors with fitted blinds to the side elevation leading to the garden.
First Floor Landing
A beautiful spindled staircase with a mahogany balustrade with a very high quality runner and brass stair rods (to be included in with selling price) leading up the stairs. The landing area has a stunning chandelier and fitted Regency mirror (both to be included in with the selling price). Georgian style single glazed window with a fitted blind overlooking the neighbouring courtyard and a double louvered door fronted fitted store with hanging rails and shelving and an overhead cupboard.
Master Bedroom 18' 9" x 15' 9" ( 5.71m x 4.80m )
A stunning room decorated with William Morris humming bird wallpaper which gives beautiful period feel to the room. Having two sash windows to the front elevation, central heating radiator with fretwork radiator cover and oak flooring. A stripped pine panelled door leading to:
En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising a corner glazed shower cubicle with a Mira electric electric power shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with a fitted mirror back and low level WC. Part ceramic tiled walls with a feature border tile, central heating radiator, oak flooring and sash window to the front elevation.
Bedroom 2 15' 9" x 11' 1" ( 4.80m x 3.38m )
Having two sash windows to the front elevation and central heating radiator.
Fitted with a Regency period style four piece suite comprising a 1 and 1/2 depth shower cubicle with a chrome mixer tap over, feature roll top ball and claw foot slipper bath with a chrome period style bath/shower mixer tap over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Part ceramic tiled walls with a feature border tiled, ceramic tiled flooring, central heating radiator, inset spotlights to the ceiling and a Georgian style window to the side elevation.
Second Floor Landing
Having stairs with a matching runner leading to the second floor landing. Having two panelled doors leading to useful walk-in storage cupboards.
Bedroom 3 16' 3" x 11' 5" ( 4.95m x 3.48m )
Having a Georgian style window to the side elevation giving a stunning view over the village of Smisby and the church beyond, central heating radiator, painted beam to the ceiling and loft access.
Bedroom 4 16' 3" x 11' 5" ( 4.95m x 3.48m )
Having a Georgian style window to the side elevation giving a stunning view over a beautiful orchard in the neighbouring garden which must be viewed to be fully appreciated, central heating radiator, painted beam to the ceiling and loft access.
Garage 15' 9" x 16' 3" ( 4.80m x 4.95m )
Double garage, pitched roof, rear storage, light and power.
To the side is a low maintenance garden area, accessed from the kitchen, with stoned paved courtyard patio area, inset lighting to wall, trellising, box hedged borders with inset climbing flowering shrubs, stone paved patio continues to front of the property providing several seating areas, timber shed and an outside tap.