BURTON LAZARS, MELTON MOWBRAY
Guide price £1,950,000, 11 bedrooms, detached, for sale

Key features

  • *SUPERB SUBSTANTIAL COUNTRY HOUSE - FORMER HUNTING LODGE*
  • *EXTENSIVE AND VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION*
  • *ALMOST 2 ACRES OF LANDSCAPED GARDENS AND GROUNDS*
  • *STUNNING VIEWS OVER LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND COUNTRYSIDE*
  • *IDEAL COUNTRY HOME OR BUSINESS POTENTIAL*

Property Description

A substantial former Hunting Lodge dating to c1920, occupying a superb elevated position with glorious countryside views. Offering extensive 11 bedroom accommodation and complemented by a large connected former Stable conversion with a further 7 bedrooms. Beautiful landscaped gardens extending to around 1.9ac.

DESCRIPTION

Believed to date to circa 1920, the house is currently used as a successful Country Guest House with the main house separated to offer private living accommodation to the rear elevation with garden and countryside views. There are 11 guest bedrooms all with en suites and 8 with kitchenettes.



The attached converted Grange Mews offers an additional 6 independently accessed apartments with kitchen facilities and en suites.



The house offers the flexibility to continue as a guest house or to be used as a large family home. Grange Mews offers potential opportunities subject to planning.



The Grange is ideally located south of Melton Mowbray and stands in wonderful, landscaped gardens with the most fabulous panoramic views over rolling countryside.



THE GRANGE

Enter into a large reception hall with an oak staircase, the house has large reception and living rooms located on the garden side, all with glorious countryside views.



The family accommodation comprises a large well balanced drawing room with central stone fireplace. Dining room with oak floor, feature stone fire surround and hearth, oak door opening onto the rear entertaining terrace.



Library with panelled walls, stone fireplace with flanking bookshelves and fabulous views.



Large family kitchen and garden room offering ample space for sofas and a breakfast table, with bifold patio doors making the most of the spectacular countryside views.



The kitchen comprises a range of bespoke cabinets with deep set granite tops, double Belfast sinks, Gas Aga cooker range with side companion double electric oven with grill, American style fridge freezer and an integrated dishwasher.



Laundry room with space and provision for white goods. Useful Butler’s pantry with a range of cabinets, sink and provision for white goods.



The ground floor offers some guest accommodation which could be converted to family living accommodation, at present it comprises a guest suite with double bedroom, sitting room, small conservatory and wet room.



The second ground floor guest bedroom has an en suite, kitchenette and private door to the outside.



The ground floor accommodation is completed by a boiler room, cloakroom and cellar.



The first floor comprises a large principal bedroom suite with a balcony making the most of the wonderful views and consists of a large double bedroom with seating area and fireplace, a large dressing room with wardrobes and marble vanity unit. En suite comprising marble encased bath, separate shower enclosure, marble vanity unit with sink and toilet.



The first floor has an additional five en suite bedrooms with kitchenettes, which are separated from the principal suite.



The second floor has two large penthouse apartments both comprising sitting rooms, kitchenettes, double bedrooms and en suites.



GRANGE MEWS

Attached to The Grange by a reception office, the building has been successfully converted to offer 6 independent apartments with each having its own entrance.



Four apartments offer a sitting room with kitchenette, double bedroom and en suite.



One has two bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen and bathroom and one has an open plan sitting/bedroom, kitchen and en suite.



Grange Mews apartments have a generous enclosed private gravelled parking area.



OUTSIDE

The Grange occupies an enviable position with southerly facing views towards Rutland over glorious rolling countryside.



The gardens are well tended with an expanse of lawn, pretty borders and mature trees. Extensive entertaining terrace with box hedging and views over the countryside



The side garden has a detached garden office studio building with open plan sitting room/kitchen, office and bathroom. Stable and log store. Summerhouse overlooking the sunken garden with surrounding lawns and pretty borders.



LOCATION

The highly desirable village of Burton Lazars has a church and village hall as well as being surrounded by wonderful rolling countryside the village is 2 miles from the historical market town of Melton Mowbray and is also convenient for the pretty market town of Oakham, where you will find excellent traditional shops, two supermarkets, a railway station, restaurants and leisure facilities.



Rutland Water is also close by and is a famous nature reserve which provides an extensive range of leisure pursuits including walking, cycling, fishing and water sports. There are golf courses at Greetham Valley, Luffenham Heath and the Leicestershire Golf Club, as well as the Country House Hotel at Stapleford Park which offers a golf course, health spa and tennis courts.



Private schooling locally includes fine public schools at Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford and Oundle fed by preparatory schools including Brooke Priory, Maidwell Hall and Witham Hall.



- Oakham 8 Miles (London St Pancras 1 hour 30 minutes)

- Melton Mowbray 2 miles (London St Pancras 1 hour 40 minutes)

- Rutland Water 12 miles



All times and distances are approximate

 

"Dear Helen Thank you for a wonderful job. Kindest regards Mr H R"
Mrs HR