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News September 12, 2017


Alexanders of Ashby have been favoured with the instruction to sell Elm Farm in the Leicestershire village of Swannington. This seven bedroom farmhouse is set in 4 acres of stunning grounds with flexible good quality outbuildings and barns that have commercial use and have previously had residential planning in part.

Elm Farm is also available to purchase with 60 acres of outstanding woodland encompassing two fishing lakes and clearings. The land represents an excellent opportunity for potential commercial use subject to planning. The planting scheme is available by request.

Finished to the highest standard throughout, Elm Farm is laid across three floors with circa 4000 sq ft of internal living space. The flexible first floor layout affords spacious and well lit living accommodation ideal for entertaining. To briefly comprise; entrance hall through to an open plan lobby area leading to a beautiful kitchen diner, sitting area with contemporary feature fireplace and staircase with stairs rising to first floor landing. The spacious kitchen diner includes a fully fitted modern kitchen with door through to a utility room and pantry cupboard. From the sitting area is an open archway through to a bar dining area and a second open archway through to an impressive formal lounge. This room affords a large vaulted ceiling, beautiful feature fireplace and sliding doors to the rear elevation onto the courtyard.

To the first floor is the master bedroom and guest bedroom; both with en suites fully fitted to a high specification. There is also a study with potential use as a bedroom. The second floor comprises of a further four bedrooms including bedroom three currently utilised as a games room, family bathroom to include a triple size shower and there is a large walk in wardrobe.

Externally the property affords two driveways; the main driveway leads to a large parking area providing off road parking for eight vehicles and access to two large barns with up and over roller shutter doors. There is access to the courtyard and steps up to the main gardens. The property sits in approximately 4 acres affording well stocked gardens laid mainly to lawn and paddock land.

A secondary driveway leads to the courtyard area providing off road parking for eight/nine vehicles. There is a patio space with a running water pond feature. The former stables and barns surround the courtyard including a detached two storey barn with bar/party room and a separate office complex both having planning previously granted for residential use. The courtyard also provides access to a private garden laid mainly to lawn with a pergola.

In total the outbuildings afford 6500 sq ft of extremely well appointed former stables and barns that are generally in use as workshops/garages. The gardens may also be suitable for residential development subject to planning to comprise of either 3 large plots to the front or a small development.

The property is available in three lots: LOT 1 – Elm Farm, Main Street, Swannington with 4 acres and a further 60 acres of Woodland in Swannington at guide price £2,800,000. LOT 2 – Elm Farm, Main Street, Swannington with 4 acres at guide price £1,850,000. LOT 3 – 60 acres of Woodland in Swannington at guide price £950,000.

Call Alexanders of Ashby for more details (01530) 413126.

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