3 bedroom cottage to buy

Main Street, Bushby, Leicester



A charming traditional brick and rendered semi-detached cottage nestled in the heart of the popular village of Busby in a conservation area. Believed to date back to the 1500s, this character property has been lovingly modernised in keeping with the style of the property. The deceptively spacious accommodation comprises in brief of three Bedrooms, two Bathrooms, additional Study, two Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Dining Room with Utility, Garden and separate Garage. Very well located close to the A47 for access to city, country and popular state and private schools. EPC rating E

  • Semi-detached Character Cottage
  • Sympathetically Renovated to include new roof and central heating system
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Receptions Rooms
  • Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Private Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Large Brick Built Garage
  • Excellent Transport Links to City & Countryside
  • Close to Renowned Public & Private Schools
Full Property Details

Entrance Hall

Accessed via canopied timber door with black ironwork into Entrance hall with exposed timber joists, wall lightpoint, brass switches, uPVC double glazed window to side aspect, built in shelving and cupboards, dado rail, traditional tiled flooring, doorway leading to stairs to first floor and half panelled traditional decorative glazed door leading to;

Family Room/ Snug

A cosy living space with exposed timber ceiling beams, wall lightpoints, dado rail, radiator, alarm control panel, decorative arched alcove with built-in timber sleeper unit, wood burning stove set on stone hearth in open recessed stone fireplace and fully glazed double doors leading to Dining area.

Living Room

A timber door off Family Room/Snug leads to a comfortable Living Room with exposed timber ceiling beams, two ceiling spotlights, wall lightpoints, dado rail, radiator, built-in timber cupboards in chimney recess, open brick chimney with feature shelving, timber framed lattice window to front aspect and feature curved glazed corner looking into Kitchen.

Kitchen/Dining Room

A traditional country style fitted kitchen offering a range of cream fitted timber floor and wall kitchen units providing a variety of cupboard and drawer storage units with matching Range Master double oven with a five ring gas hob and double infra-red electric hob with extractor hood over, Bosch dishwasher, solid timber worktop with sunken ceramic Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap over and mosaic tiled splashbacks. Beamed ceiling, inset spotlights, radiator, quarry tiled flooring and decorative arched with serving hatch opening into a light, airy Dining area with;
Inset spotlights, radiator, Velux window, full height double glazed timber window to side aspect, double glazed timber framed french doors with side windows opening onto rear garden and tiled flooring.

Rear Lobby

To rear of Kitchen is a Rear Lobby with ceiling lightpoint, quarry tiled flooring and large Whirlpool fridge freezer in recess.

Utility Room/WC

Ceiling lightpoint, double glazed timber framed window to side aspect, quarry tiled flooring, part tiled walls, Beko washing machine and Indesit tumble dryer, low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and gas fired Ideal combi boiler fitted in September 2016.

First Floor Landing

Off a curved stairway is an L shaped Landing with two ceiling lightpoints, timber framed window to front aspect, exposed brickwork and timber beams, radiator and dado rail.

Bedroom One

Ceiling lightpoints, wall lightpoints, loft access hatch, radiator, double glazed timber framed window to front aspect and a range of built-in glazed pine wardrobes and cupboards offering wardrobe and shelving storage.


Ceiling lightpoint, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and electric Mira shower fitted in May 2016 set in tiled cubicle.

Bedroom Two

Ceiling lightpoint, dado rail, radiator, timber framed window with internal secondary glazing to rear aspect, built-in shelving and built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Three

Ceiling pendant, two double glazed timber framed windows to front aspect, dado rail, radiator and built-in large overstair wardrobe.


Walk through Study accessed off the landing and going through to bathroom with ceiling lightpoints, dado rail, double glazed timber framed window to side aspect, radiator and a range of built-in cupboards and shelving. Capacity to use as an Occasional Bedroom.

Family Bathroom

Ceiling pendant, floor to ceiling tiled walls, timber framed window to rear aspect, obscure double glazed timber framed window to side aspect, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and a four piece bathroom suite comprising of a panelled corner bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a mixer shower set in a corner cubicle.


Roof of property replaced 6 years ago.To the rear of the property is a block paved patio with a paved pathway leading to gated access to the front, part brick part fenced boundary to one side and fenced boundary to the other, lawned garden with flower beds to both sides, paved pathway leading through archway to a rear gate which opens to the rear parking area and a single garage with up and over timber door and timber framed windows, power and light with a raised timber veranda looking back over garden towards the house.

Property Information Pack

An Information pack containing detailed information about the property, history and other useful information is available from the office. Please enquire on 0116 2705900 to request a copy.


Viewings are to be strictly by appointment only with Fothergill Wyatt on 0116 270 5900. Alternatively, further details can be found on the website and you can register with us at www.fothergillwyatt.com

Directional Note

Leave city centre on London Road (A6) turning left at Stoughton Road traffic lights, continue straight across roundabout on Gartree Road, turn left onto Shady Lane to Evington Village. Just before village turn right onto Stoughton Lane then right onto Thurnby Lane and continue straight on to village centre which becomes Main Street. The property is at far end of village on the left hand side indicated by the agents For Sale board.

Important Notice
These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. Fothergill Wyatt Ltd. for themselves and for the Vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers and lessees ought to seek their own professional advice.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of FothergillWyatt has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property on behalf of Fothergill Wyatt Ltd., nor enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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