Property history of Lodge Farm, Melton Road, Shangton, Leicester LE8 0PL, 13th Nov 2009

Previously listed for sale on 13th Nov 2009
Guide price £560,000 - 6 bedroom barn conversion/farmhouse

Property info

Property features

  • Versatile Family Home
  • Generous Accommodation
  • Equestrain Facilities
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Double Garage
  • Approx 3 Acre Plot
  • Attractive Rural Setting

Property description

Lodge Farm is situated off a private drive and enjoys common use with Shangton Care Village. Shangton is a small rural hamlet situated between Billesdon and Market Harborough just off the B6047. Shangton enjoys an historic parish church, the amenities of nearby Billesdon and Kibworth together with a wider range of facilities within the market towns of Oakham and Uppingham to the east, Market Harborough to the south and Leicester city centre twelve miles to the north, both with a mainline link to London St Pancras.
Entrance hall 4.70m x 4.00m (15'5' x 13'1')
Entered via an oak panelled front door with double glazed lights to the front garden, tiled floor, return staircase to first floor, two radiators.

Ground floor cloakroom

Low flush WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, radiator.
Dining kitchen 5.80m x 3.40m (19'0' x 11'2')
Plus dining area 6.10m(20'0) x3.40m(11'22) Double glazed windows to front and rear, French windows to the rear terrace and garden, tiled floor, low voltage halogen downlighters, exposed beam work to the ceiling, oil-fired two oven Aga, pine drawer and base cabinets under pine preparation surfaces with matching eye level display and store cabinets, ample white appliance space, Belfast sink unit, tiled splashbacks, further crockery cupboards and Tallboy units.
Utility room 4.30m x 2.10m (14'1' x 6'11')
Doors to the front and rear, oil-fired central heating boiler, drawer and base cabinets with preparation surfaces over, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, eye level cabinets, white appliance space with plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble drier, integrated fridge, tiled floor, low voltage halogen downlighters.
Family room 4.60m x 4.50m (15'1' x 14'9')
Open fireplace with brick chimney breast, tiled hearth, hardwood double glazed windows to the rear overlooking south facing paved terrace, lawn and vegetable plot, radiator.
'L' shaped drawing room 6.10m x 4.20m (20'0' x 13'9')
Plus 3.90m(12'10') x 2.80m(9'2') Three double glazed windows, double glazed and timber door to the front garden with views over the lake and paddock, window seat, two radiators, feature fireplace with lpd gas fired stove, coved cornice.
Office/bed 3.10m x 2.90m (10'2' x 9'6')
Double glazed window to the front, radiator.

Shower room

Tiled shower cubicle, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to front, radiator.
Bedroom five 3.00m x 2.90m (9'10' x 9'6')
Window to the front, radiator.
Bedroom four 3.70m x 2.70m (12'2' x 8'10')
Window to the front, radiator.
Annexe/family room 6.00m x 5.50m (19'8' x 18'1')
possible self-contained annexe
Windows to the rear, two glazed and timber doors to the rear and front, a range of fitted kitchen units comprising single drainer stainless steel sink unit, pine base and wall cupboards, preparation surfaces, four-ring electric hob with oven beneath, extractor unit, integrated refrigerator and washing machine.

Staircase and landing

Gives access to all first floor accommodation, landing having rooflight, exposed king post truss.
'L' shaped master bedroom 6.20m x 5.30m (20'4' x 17'5')
An extensive range of built-in pine wardrobes and store cupboards including airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, windows to the side and rear, two radiators.

En-suite bathroom

Panelled bath, mains power shower fitting, curtain and curtain rail, low flush WC, wash hand basin set into pine vanity unit with cupboard under, exposed king post truss.

Family bathroom

Panelled bath with telephone style shower fitting, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.
Bedroom three 4.50m x 3.00m (14'9' x 9'10')
Window to the courtyard, built-in wardrobe, exposed king post truss.
Bedroom two 4.50m x 3.10m (14'9' x 10'2')
Window to the side, radiator, built-in wardrobe.


A driveway provides access to a large courtyard parking area with access to the paddock and the front. The courtyard provides access to a detached double garage with two loose boxes adjacent. The post and railed paddock land extends 2.24 acres plus 4 further grassed area including a lake. The grounds provide uninterrupted countryside views.

Directional note

From Market Harborough proceed in a northerly direction, at the roundabout take the B6047 Harborough to Melton Road. After passing The Langton villages, ignore the sign to Shangton and turn right at the sign care. The property is located at the end of this drive, and is approached via a 5 bar gate.

Lodge Farm is an unusual and versatile family home located in a rural position on the outskirts of Shangton with generous accommodation arranged over two floors. Overall, approximately 3 acres including a garden, pond and equestrian facilities comprising a 2.24 acre paddock and loose boxes, with access to wide variety of picturesque bridleways and hacks locally.
Large reception hall, superb living kitchen, utility room, ground floor cloakroom, family sitting room, drawing room, three bedrooms, bathroom, three further bedrooms and two bathrooms to the first floor. The annexe/family room situated at the far end of the ground floor is independently accessed and fitted with a kitchen, and could provide independent accommodation for a relative or teenager or be suitable for home office use.

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See details for Lodge Farm, Melton Road, Shangton, Leicester LE8 0PL when it was last marketed:

2009 13th Nov 2009

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