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3 bed detached house for sale

£725,000 Guide price

1 Acre Plot With Outbuildings, Watling Street, Hinckley LE10

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Property features

  • No upward chain
  • Annual Business Income Being Sold With The Property
  • Gated Front With Courtyard Parking For Several Vehicles
  • Fantastic Countryside Views
  • Triple Garage With Multiple Outbuildings
  • 1 Acre Garden With Wooden Summerhouse
  • Ease Of Access To Motorways Such As M6, M1 And A5
  • Blaby Council
  • Council Tax Band C
  • EPC F

Property description

Have you ever wanted a property with the most beautiful 1 acre garden?

Xchange Properties are pleased to present this impressive four-bedroom detached family home 'Smokington Hollow Farmhouse'. Located on the outskirts of Hinckley, this property offers a rural setting, yet within ease of access to local motorway links and local amenities.

Dating back to the 1500s, this beautiful property has been improved and extended over the years to form a simply stunning main residence. It was utilised in the 18th century as a coaching inn known as 'The White House', before being returned to its former use as a working farm residence, and then in more recent years becoming a private residence. The property is a mix of construction styles with extensive timber features in the Tudor style in the lounge, kitchen master bedroom and bathroom areas, with the front half of the property bearing predominantly a Georgian architectural feel with imposing architectural mouldings.

The property boasts a wealth of unique features, from its exquisite formal gardens with orchard, to its private courtyard area with centre piece water fountain, generous parking space for multiple vehicles, large triple garage and numerous outbuildings, this property is ideally suited for either business use or further development such as an annexe or stables.

Entering the property through the side entrance just off the gravelled entrance, you are greeted with a spacious hallway, offering exposed wooden beams and slate flooring which really gives a taste to this property's history.

To the left of the entrance is a downstairs W.C along with a utility room which is ideal for your white goods and storing your washing.

The additional hallway entrance offers a harmonious flow to all areas of the property which offers an abundance of charm and character in all directions.

The traditional style kitchen is spacious and charming, with its exposed ceiling wooden beams, tiled flooring, solid oak kitchen cabinets and granite worktops. This kitchen offers triple aspect windows which provides and abundance of natural light with French doors leading you to your acre plot garden. The kitchen also boasts a large wood burner which is ideal for those cosy winter nights.

The front room of this property has been harmoniously split into a dining room and living room, offering plenty of living space along with exposed brick fireplace which heats both rooms simultaneously. Wooden beams above, along with exposed timber feature wall, wall lighting and radiator. The dining room offers a bright and spacious area with a large, fronted window offering plenty of natural light.

The additional downstairs reception room is the ideal location for the fourth bedroom and comprises of a double-glazed bay window to front elevation, coving to the ceiling, picture rail, decorative ceiling rose, feature fire surround with tiled backdrop and radiator.

The Dogleg staircase ascending to the first-floor landing and leads you to the large family bathroom, with a free standing bath with clawed feet in front of a beautifully exposed brickwork wall, ceiling spotlights and chandelier, W.C, raised walk in shower cubicle and double sink vanity unit. A beautiful style for this period home.

The master bedroom is truly stunning, with its high vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden beams and window overlooking the courtyard, this bedroom oozes character and it feels like a luxury hotel room.

Three further steps lead you through the archway to two additional double bedrooms, along with a snug currently being utilised as a makeup room. These bedrooms are very well proportioned and offer plenty of storage in both.

The property is approached via double full height wrought iron entrance gates, with block paved driveway leading onto a pebble courtyard parking area with feature water fountain and ample off-road parking for several vehicles. To the right of the entrance are a Block of 7 outbuildings comprising of workshop and storage units offering business potential or conversion for further residential use subject to the necessary planning permission. Detached triple garage. Two further wrought iron gates provide additional access to the front elevation of the property and formal gardens. Please note that there is a potential rental income from the outbuildings as these can be rented as storage rooms.

Rear garden

A gate leads from the courtyard area into an extensive rear garden measuring just over 1 acre. The whole area has been landscaped with lawned area, shrub & decorative flower borders, small orchard, vegetable plot and Summer House. The garden is divided into two areas, the upper half and lower section, each approximately 0.5 acres in size. Whilst the lower half surrounding the property itself and is best suited as a garden, the upper half could be adapted to form a storage yard area that could easily be accessed from the gravel driveway approaching the property, alternatively this plot provides scope for residential development subject to the necessary planning approvals.

Summer house

There is a timber summer house located at the uppermost part of the garden which overlooks the majority of the landscaped areas and offers excellent views of the surrounding countryside.


The Property is located on the outskirts of Hinckley in a rural setting known as Smockington Hollow and has excellent countryside views from most directions. It has excellent road links and is within easy reach of the cities of Leicester and Coventry, with rail transportation links from nearby town of Rugby which allow access to London. The property is approached via the A5 taking the turning onto the B4114 junction heading towards Sharnford the property is located along this road on the right-hand side and can be identified with a for sale board.


The Property has lpg central heating and double glazing throughout.

Electricity supply is provided to the property.

There is a 1500ltr lpg gas tank on the property that provides gas supply for the domestic heating system

There is provision for a telecom’s connection

Water supply is provided from the local water authority via a shared private metered connection

Surface water drains to a local watercourse via private drains

Foul water is treated via a concealed septic tank located in the rear garden......

Local Authority

Blaby Council - Council Tax Band C

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Agent Notes

All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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Property info

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Property value data/graphs for LE10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £397,615 £212 3.6 £388,200
Semi-detached £251,073 £189 3.0 £245,748
Terraced £218,588 £168 2.6 £197,078
Flats £150,062 £168 1.6 £120,662

Current asking prices in LE10

Average: £336,901
Avg. current asking prices in LE10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £198,750
Flats £92,333
- - -
All £107,536

Current asking rents in LE10

Average: £1,052 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £866 pcm
£1,120 pcm
£1,900 pcm
£2,448 pcm
Flats £738 pcm
£836 pcm
- - -
All £738 pcm
£848 pcm
£1,120 pcm
£1,900 pcm
£2,448 pcm

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Shackleton Drive 41.7%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,167 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 72,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £2,765 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£135/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £37 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £91/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 16800 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Hinckley and Bosworth

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £266 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £19 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £34 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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