Surrounded to the west and north by Altar Stones Nature Reserve, a site of significant interest, this wonderful cottage provides a sense of calm and serenity owing to its natural and lush surroundings and rugged, rolling terrain Read more
Alex Broadley is excited to bring to the market a little slice of Markfield's rich history. Believed to have been constructed from Markfield granite with a roof made from Swithland and, the rarer, Groby Green slate number 2 Raunscliffe Cottages dates back over 400 years in parts. Its original purpose is understood to be the dairy and stables that was linked to the blacksmiths which formed part of the historic Ulverscroft Estate.
Surrounded to the west and north by Altar Stones Nature Reserve, a site of significant interest, this wonderful cottage provides a sense of calm and serenity owing to its natural and lush surroundings and rugged, rolling terrain.
Inside the cottage you are met with a blend of countryside and contemporary design. The home has been maintained and restored to a very high standard and has been altered and extended over its life now offering light, airy and versatile living whilst maintaining its period charm and character - preserving the integrity of this beautiful home.
The accommodation comprises in brief of, entrance hallway, utility and guest WC, a sitting room, lounge with adjoining dining room, kitchen and the feature conservatory which overlooks the mature and well-kept gardens. To the first level, there is a family bathroom, separate shower, three good sized bedrooms with the master bedroom benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe.
Let’s step outside...
One of the finest features of this cottage is the substantial gardens that it sits within. The entire feel of this rear outside space is that of the countryside. There are no straight lines here, beautiful, and mature and with the perfect imperfections that encapsulates the English countryside. In a nutshell, this is the kind of space that you go into for a garden stroll.
There is a large, detached garage with utility room and home office to the side aspect, electric charging point and ample off-road parking.
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