Steeped in local village history, The Old Smithy is one of the oldest properties within the village, dating back in part to the early 18th century, full of charm and character with revealed ceiling beams & latch doors prevailing throughout, extending to a spacious 2139 sq ft of internal living space. In more recent years the property has been further extended with a large two storey extension to the rear and now provides the perfect family home with a versatile interior with still further scope and potential to further improve, whilst enjoying an exceptional 1/2 acre mature plot with an established rear garden, bordering onto open countryside, large gravel courtyard providing secure parking for several vehicles with car-port and a substantial workshop which can be used for a wide variety of uses.
Fronting onto Main Street, the property is deceptive by its appearance and offers a warm welcoming entrance hall which also doubles up as an excellent snug with an inglenook fireplace with log burner, the cosy lounge also enjoys an inglenook fireplace with log burner with display book shelving, separate dining room, with the wonderful living kitchen, enjoying a rustic charm all of its own with a flagstone floor, Belfast sink, walk in pantry, utility room, cloakroom/wc & finally the extended garden room taking full advantage of the aspect to the rear garden. On the first floor are three genuine double bedrooms, study/bedroom 4, family bathroom, store room with plumbing installed for a shower room and a spacious landing which can be used as a study area. Outside there is a driveway to the side of the property with secure gates leading into the gravel courtyard with plenty of parking including car-port. The established lawn is great for children with plenty of space, whilst the large workshop provides ample storage.
Situated on Main street, the property is within walking distance of Heather's local amenities, including a vibrant village primary school, The Crown and Queen's Head pubs, Cattows Farm, St. John's football club and David Taylor Memorial Hall. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Ibstock (1.5 miles), Measham (4 miles), Coalville (5 miles) and Ashby de la Zouch (5 miles). The nearby M42 provides swift access to many towns and cities in the East and West Midlands. Countryside walks are on the doorstep, with the National Forest and Sence Valley Country Park close by.