- Substantial and imposing 5 bedroom Victorian village house with 3 bedroom flat
- Detached self-contained 3 bedroom Cottage with private courtyard garden
- Large and well proportioned reception rooms with views over the garden
- Well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
- Many original period features
- Flexible and spacious accommodation suitable for multi-generational living
- Potential for home office or income generation
- Large and well maintained gardens with triple garage
- Sought after village location close to open countryside
- Walking distance to village amenities including shop and pub
A stunning and substantial Victorian family home with 3 bedroom flat and 3 bedroom cottage, in large gardens attractively situated in one of the most desirable locations within this sought after conservation village.
Fosse House is one of the most imposing and impressive homes within this sought after conservation village. It offers extremely spacious and well appointed accommodation with elegant and well proportioned rooms exhibiting many original features of the period. It is typically Victorian with light and airy rooms with high ceilings, many with original cornicing and large sash windows, flooding the rooms with light and affording lovely views over the garden.
The property offers flexible accommodation, ideal for a multi-generational family or for those wishing to work from home. The self-contained 3 bedroom annexe also has gas fired central heating and its own private courtyard garden. There is also the potential to create a self-contained 'flat' within the main house on the second floor, which is ideal as a 'teenagers suite' or as a suite of offices for those working from home.
The house stands in large gardens which have also been well maintained and they afford a wonderful setting for the house and provide it with a good deal of privacy. There is a large driveway, providing ample off-road parking and garaging for 3 cars. The situation is particularly attractive, being close to open countryside, set away from the main village road, yet within walking distance of all the amenities this sought after village provides.
The accommodation comprises:
Impressive reception hall with built in cupboards and with an elegant balustraded staircase.
Drawing room enjoying a wonderful double aspect with lovely views over the garden and with an Adam style fireplace with inset coal effect gas fire.
The Dining room is another well proportioned room with exposed floor boards and French doors opening directly to a veranda and the garden. Two arched recesses and built in glass fronted book shelves with cupboard below.
Sitting room with wood burning stove, arched recess and exposed floor boards
The Study could also be used as a downstairs bedroom if so required as there is direct access to a recently re-fitted shower room.
Kitchen/Breakfast room a good sized family room with two oven gas fired Aga, separate oven and hob and an excellent range of cream fronted units.
Utility room with Pantry and back stairs to second floor 'flat'. Gas fired boiler.
A large landing with ornate screen and built in cupboards and large airing cupboard. The Master bedroom has an en suite shower room with electric underfloor heating. Also on this floor can be found 3 further large bedrooms (2 with built in wardrobes) a family bathroom and a separate shower room. A further 5th bedroom can be approached from the main landing or from the back stairs and could be utilised as a further Study or as part of the second floor suite of rooms. There is also a further shower room.
In the past this floor has been utilised as a self contained flat with a kitchen and 3 further rooms. It provides great flexibility as to use and is ideal for a 'teenager's suite' or home office/hobby rooms. It has electric heating
Fosse House Cottage
The cottage has been created by the conversion and enlargement of a former coach house. It has its own separate courtyard garden which is private and not visible from the main house. It provides 2 reception rooms, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom
The gardens provide a wonderful setting for the house and have been equally well maintained and enjoy a high level of privacy. There is a large expanse of lawn with well stocked borders and a paved terrace with summer house. Screened from the garden is a productive kitchen garden area with greenhouse.
Fosse House is approached through a pillared entrance with attractive wrought iron gates and with a large drive providing ample parking and access to 3 garages. Fosse House Cottage also has its own separate parking area.
The Fosse is regarded as one of the best locations within this popular village. It is set off the village road away from through traffic and forms part of the conservation area. Situated on the opposite side of The Fosse can be found open countryside with many mature trees. The village centre is within walking distance and here can be found a traditional village green surrounded by many interesting and individual period homes. Amenities include a shop, pub, coffee shop, village hall, playing field, cricket club, Doctor's surgery and primary school. The parish church is also nearby and is known as the Cathedral of the Moors.