Gartree Drive Melton Mowbray
4 bedrooms
Guide price £580,000

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01664 410166

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*DETACHED FORMER HUNTING LODGE IN SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION* *BUILT IN 1926 FOR COL. COLMAN* *STANDING IN HALF AN ACRE OF DELIGHTFUL GARDENS* *LONG DRIVEWAY LEADING TO QUADRUPLE GARAGE* *MANY ORIGINAL CHARACTER FEATURES THROUGHOUT* *RECEPTION HALL, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM, DINING KITCHEN, SUN ROOM, UTILITY* *LARGE LANDING, 4 BEDROOMS, EN SUITE W.C., SHOWER ROOM* This very stylish and characterful detached house was built in the late 1920's for Colonel Colman of Colman's Mustard fame as his Hunting Lodge. It forms part of what was a much larger premises including a stable yard, groom's accommodation and further properties to house staff. In the 1940's Colonel Colman purchased Scalford Hall and made that his family home. Burgh Lodge and its land and buildings were later sold off and now form Gartree Drive that we see today. The property offers many character features throughout although could now benefit from some further upgrading. It has gas fired central heating and secondary glazing and includes Entrance Vestibule, large Reception Hall with further Rear Hallway, Cloakroom/w.c., Dining Room, Living Room, large Dining Kitchen with Pantry, Sun Room with further w.c. and Utility/Boiler Room. To the First Floor is a large Landing giving access to three Double Bedrooms & one single Bedroom, one having En-suite w.c. and vanity wash basin, and Family Shower Room. Outside offers magnificent grounds of approximately ½ an acre with extensive lawns, beds and private rear patio area. There is an extensive driveway leading to the front and side of the property which in turn gives access to a quadruple garage. RESIDENTIAL