Property Spotlight: The Maltings, Sileby
Hortons are marketing this deceptively spacious, beautifully presented and maintained, versatile lifestyle three storey home within Grade II listed period conversion, The Maltings in the Leicestershire village of Sileby.
The property offers versatile living and comprises; entrance hall, cloaks, WC, open plan living kitchen/diner, first floor landing, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. On the second floor there are two bedrooms, outside there is a modern low maintenance front garden and two parking spaces. The property boasts many features including exposed ironwork, and provides modern living in a grade II listed conversion.
The Maltings is a former 19th century brewery originally built around 1860 for William Sharpe for brewing local beers. It was enlarged in the 1880s with the addition of the floor malting, malt kiln and union room. The brewery remained operational until 1920, but the malting stayed in use until 1972.
The building has now been converted into a collection of high quality apartments and houses by Hazleton Homes.
Each home was carefully designed with many beautiful original features still remaining. Set within a prime location just off of Sileby’s High Street, there is a great range of local amenities including shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs which are all within walking distance.
Sileby is former industrial village dating back to 840AD, and it’s name is thought to have originated from one the 9th century Viking settlers named Siglesbie. The industrial revolution changed the village from a farming community to an important centre for a variety of industries such as shoe making. This desirable village is surrounded by stunning countryside and is near to the River Soar. You can enjoy the redeveloped Sileby Mill Marina which offers relaxing boat trips and walks along the river. The village also offers a football & cricket club as well as playing fields and a golf course nearby.
Sileby is well placed for commuting with easy access to the M1, the A6 and it has a railway station offering direct routes to Leicester, Loughborough and Nottingham. The local town of Loughborough offers high street shopping, large supermarkets and a leisure centre.
If you’d like to view the property, please contact Lindsay Pattison on 01530 543001 or visit her website - www.lindsaypattison.co.uk. The rightmove listing can be found here: https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-74283605.html