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Brooks Edge is an impressive three-storey Grade II Listed Georgian residence steeped in history sitting on approximately 0.95 acres nestled in the heart of sought-after Leicestershire village. NO UPWARD CHAIN.


The South Leicestershire village of Cosby lies approximately seven miles from Leicester City Centre with easy access to the M1/M69. Nuneaton, Rugby, and Market Harborough Train Stations all have good links to London.

The village has its own primary school, with facilities in the village including butchers, newsagents, hairdressers, chemist, two supermarkets, a well renowned fish & chip shop, local pub, and an Indian restaurant. The village also boasts two cafes, Tithe Barn and The Cook in the Nook, both offer an outstanding range of locally sourced quality food and drink. There are also a number of walks that allow you to explore the local countryside.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a Grade ll Listed residence of immense character dating back to the 17th century, the historic home of the Armston family who lived in the village for more than 800 years. This stunning and fascinating home is steeped in history and has retained lots of original features, including beamed ceilings, and fireplaces. Situated in the heart of Cosby fronting onto a tree-lined brook, this family home has been lovingly cared for by the current owner for the past 30 years.

Upon entering the property through the ornate wooden and glazed door with fanlight above, you are greeted by an enchanting entrance hall complete with quarry-tiled flooring throughout. To the left-hand side, is a formal dining room with a feature fireplace with an ornamental stove and a door leading back through to the reception hall where you will find the polished oak staircase leading to the first floor, glazed panelled door giving direct access to the rear garden. To the right-hand side, is a light and airy second reception room currently being used as a music room with dual aspect windows to the front and side, fireplace, and original wooden cupboards into the alcove. Back through to the reception hall is a stylish sitting room which is the oldest part of the house with beamed ceiling, rustic brick fireplace with log burner, and beautiful views overlooking the rear garden. The inner hallway where you'll find a downstairs cloakroom; Furthermore, the heart of the any home the breakfast kitchen having dual aspect windows to the front and rear with an extensive range of quality built eye and base level units with working surfaces over, equipped with a range of integrated appliances including Bosch oven, gas/electric induction hob, space for microwave oven, and dishwasher. A great addition is the walk-in pantry with space for fridge and built-in bookcase. A utility room with a double sink, space, and plumbing for appliances, housing central heating, and access to the front garden completes the downstairs accommodation.

A dog leg oak staircase with feature window to the side provides access to a spacious first-floor landing where you’ll find four double bedrooms, a large study, and a family bathroom. The master bedroom has a window overlooking the extensive rear garden, antique oak pannelled bedhead with recessed book shelving above, and a door leading through to the master ensuite/dressing room with an elegant roll-top bath, his and hers sinks, walk-in shower cubicle, and bespoke built-in wardrobes and storage. There is a second bedroom with the addition of an en-suite. Furthermore; there is a beautifully designed study with bespoke fitted bookshelves, hanging drawers, and a window to the front directly overlooking the tree-lined brook. There is also a small room above the hall which could be used as a reading room or snug. Continuing to the second floor via oak staircase which is believed to be the old servants' quarters you will find a further two double bedrooms and a generously sized bathroom.

Step outside to appreciate the location and grounds of Brooks Edge which occupies a generous and mature plot of approximately 0.95 acres. On approach, you are greeted with a wrought iron gate, cobbled path and a beautiful walled front garden. An extensive rear garden where there are lots of great spaces to relax and entertain surrounded by nature including two ponds. Stroll across the lawns where you find its very own Good Life garden with an abundance of fruit and vegetables being grown, potting shed, greenhouse, and a brick outhouse. In addition, there is also an orchard with mulberry, plum, and apple trees. The boundaries are bordered with established trees giving you a sense of exclusivity and privacy ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life. The long gravelled driveway leads to the double garage which was formerly the stables; it has electric doors and storage above.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the property and grounds - they rarely come on the open market in such a sought-after village.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Blaby District Council

EPC : Exempt

Council Tax Band: G

Services: Mains water, gas, electricity, and drainage.

Note: The central heating system for the ground and first floor can be operated via an app. The top floor has a separate system.

Important Information:

Making An Offer - As part of our service to our Vendors we ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money. If you are making a cash offer we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order for us to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

Property Particulars: Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services heating plumbing equipment or apparatus fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

Floor Plans: Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale.


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