Property Spotlight: Station Yard, Lutterworth
This week's property spotlight is Station Yard in Lutterworth, which is being marketed by Hortons. Station Yard is a truly unique, architecturally designed property situated within its own secluded, private and secure grounds, only a few minutes walk from the centre of the historical market town of Lutterworth in South Leicestershire.
The standard of finish is remarkable and homes of this nature are rarely seen available for sale. The property has been featured in national lifestyle magazines, and was shortlisted for Grand Designs due it it's exceptional standard and unique living experience. It offers luxury Scandinavian style living accommodation across three floors and has been specially designed to create a sense of connection to its surroundings.
The property offers an incredible light and airy feel and large open plan areas, with high ceilings (2.7m) and large glazed areas. The property was designed with efficiency in mind and benefits from Warmcell high performance insulation, which is used in all voids, internal walls and floors for sound deadening. There is also an ultra high efficiency whole house heat recovery and ventilation system installed. The house benefits from underfloor heating throughout, and uses a 'thermal store' method, which is powered by the high efficiency condensing gas boiler.
The property is accessed via automated gates with entry phone system. The drive leads up to the garage which is fitted with a high quality, automated double garage door.
There is approximately 3500 square feet of flexible accommodation over 3 floors. On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall, access to the double garage, a bedroom/reception room with ensuite facilities, and another reception room which offers flexible living space as two separate bedrooms that can be opened up into an office/studio.
A stunning cantilevered spiral staircase rises to the main open plan living floor. This is a vast space that comprises of a contemporary kitchen, dining area and lounge including a wood-burning stove. There is also a separate utility room and WC on this floor. A south facing decked balcony surrounds the main living space, ideal for alfresco living and soaking up the sun. The open plan space benefits from a built in speaker system, currently driven from a Sonos whole house sound system. On the second floor are 3 bedrooms, one master with ensuite and two further bedrooms, one of which has a mezzanine floor, and the family bathroom. This floor is crowned by a glass pyramid roof which floods the whole area with natural light. Outside to the front is the driveway, suitable for parking multiple vehicles, and to the rear is a woodland garden with decking, a 7 seater hot tub and fire pit. The property is surrounded by magnificent Corsican Pine trees, providing privacy and an amazing sense of connection to nature from within the house.
Many high grade features in the house were sourced directly from Germany and Scandinavia, such as; Geberit flush (hidden) toilets, high grade internal doors and engineered oak flooring throughout. Externally, along with the red brick finish on the ground floor, the house is finished with Larch cladding, galvanised steel gutters, aluminium fascias, and a slate roof.
Lutterworth is a popular historical market town surrounded by the beautiful countryside of South Leicestershire. There are excellent transport links - Rugby train station is about 10 mins drive away, with trains to London taking only 50 mins. The M1 is only a couple of minutes away by car, and only 5 minutes for the M6 and A14. Birmingham & East Midlands Airports are about half an hours drive away. Market Harborough is 20 mins away, which also has a train station only 50 minutes from London St Pancras.
The town provides excellent shopping, including a large Waitrose supermarket, restaurants, pubs and facilities for recreational activities. There is an excellent range of schools in the area including Rugby School, Bilton Grange, Princethorpe & Twycross, as well as well regarded state schools.
You can check out the Rightmove listing here.
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