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  • Ref: 10528
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Tel: 01530 353170


Property Features

  • Thatched Cottage
  • 17th Century
  • Grade2-Listed
  • Excellent Plot
  • Charm & Character
  • Cottage Garden
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Double Garage
  • Town Centre

Property Summary

One of Ashby's most iconic properties, "The Thatches", A PICTURE POST CARD grade2-listed 17th century 4 bedroom EXTENDED DETACHED CROOKED BEAM COTTAGE, with a CHARMING INTERIOR full of character & A PRETTY COTTAGE GARDEN, occupying a GREAT TOWN CENTRE POSITION just off Killwardby Hill

Full Details

The quintessential English country look of a thatched cottage is undeniable, "The Thatches" is a perfect example, with its picture post card frontage, leafy back drop & complemented by a charming interior packed full of quirks and foibles makes this the perfect retreat for those seeking a character home with the convenience of the town centre on your doorstep. Steeped in a rich local history, "The Thatches" is one of Ashby's most recognisable properties, dating back in part to the 16th Century, formerly two cottages, successfully now blended into one and grade2-listed, is offered to the market, having been a much loved family home for over 40 years.

Equally as pretty & distinctive from the rear, complemented a delightful garden, the cottage has been further extended by the current owners and now provides a charming well presented interior of nearly 1700 sq. ft . A step inside the welcoming entrance hall and the cottage will grab you with an instant feeling of warmth, the dining room is full of character, the spacious lounge is naturally light with a feature fireplace, whilst the dining kitchen to the rear takes full advantage of the outlook onto the garden. The impressive landing gives access to four excellent bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en-suite dressing room and a re-fitted family bathroom.

Fronting onto Hill Street, on an elevated plot, the property occupies a large deceptive plot, with parking to the side provided by the double garage and driveway providing ample parking. The delightful rear garden, has been well tended and cared for, providing privacy and entertaining areas, ideal for al fresco dining.

Perfectly positioned off Kilwardby Hill, within the conservation area, lying within easy walking distance of Ashby town centre, and the new co-op & medical centre on burton road, you can embrace everything the unique lifestyle that living in Ashby offers, with its many small boutique shops,an array of coffee and tea shops along the narrow alleyways, numerous restaurants and pubs, Hood park Leisure Centre, Bath Grounds, excellent local Schools, easy access to the M42 leading to many East and West Midlands towns and cities.