7 bedroom house to buy

Chestnut Drive, Stretton Hall Oadby
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With seamless views of the Leicestershire countryside this superbly positioned six / eight bedroom detached family home is located at the end of Chestnut Drive cul-de-sac on corner plot, in the highly regarded Stretton Hall Development in Oadby, bordering Great Glen.
This stately property includes recessed porch, welcoming entrance hall, drawing room, two studies, games room, prayer room, cloakroom/WC, large open plan kitchen /living/dining room, impressive orangery and downstairs bedroom with ensuite with the potential for two more ensuite downstairs bedrooms currently used as downstairs study and games room. On the first floor there are five further bedrooms, two with ensuites, laundry room and family bathroom.
EPC rating C.

  • On Exclusive Stretton Hall Development
  • Overlooking Stunning Leicestershire Countryside
  • Imposing, Modern, Detached Family Home on Large Plot
  • Six Double Bedrooms, Three with Ensuites
  • Two Additional Reception Rooms with Ensuites (Potentially Double Bedrooms)
  • Substantial Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Large Orangery Overlooking Garden
Full Property Details


The property stands on the Stretton Hall Development, south of Leicester City on the borders of Oadby and Great Glen. The charming rural village of Great Glen offers excellent local shopping and recreational facilities. Oadby town centre houses a wide range of shops, facilities and renowned local schools both public and private are close by. Leicester City is just minutes away on the A6 while the beautiful Leicestershire countryside starts at the bottom of the garden.
The property enjoys good access to the local communication network, including the A6 Great Glen bypass and the city’s inner and outer ring road system giving access to the M1 and M69 motorways. Rail services are 15 minutes away, including a 55 minute journey to London St Pancras leaving regularly.


The generous, handsome front entrance porch, with double feature timber doors and decorative glazed panels either side, leads into an impressive, welcoming entrance hall with central light leading to:

Hallway with cupboard providing hanging rail and shelving for shoes, recessed floor lights, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, single double glazed side access door to driveway and cloakroom off with WC and wash hand basin.

Study One

To the right is a large study with central chrome and glass light fitting, radiator, two double glazed windows to front elevation and fitted desk with pull down bed.

Drawing Room

Double glazed timber French door leading to Drawing room with exposed brick Inglenook fireplace, rustic tiled hearth, double glazed windows either side of fireplace, two glass chandeliers, decorative cornice, radiator and double timber doors with glazed panels leading to:

Prayer Room

Lantern roof with automatic rain & temperature settings, central light fitting, double glazed French doors to leading garden and
timber glazed door leading to:

Kitchen / Dinning Room

Large Velux windows to ceiling with rain and temperature sensors, three ceiling light fittings, inset spotlights, porcelain flooring with electric underfloor heating, satellite and TV points in Kitchen and Dining area,

The Kitchen area houses an extensive range of bespoke cream, high gloss, handle- less floor units from In- Toto, carousel unit, glass wall units and smoked glass splash backs. A central Island with gas recessed four ring hob, Corian worktop with feature black granite inserts, Gutmann recessed ceiling extractor with remote control operation, integrated Neff fridge freezer, bank of four Neff appliances, including steam oven, single electric oven, combination microwave oven and coffee machine and accessory drawer, Neff dishwasher, drinks and wine chiller, granite sink with Corian splashback and draining area with chrome Quooker tap.

Large Dining Area with double timber doors leading to Orangery with two glass chandeliers, fitted fridge/freezer with shelving to side, porcelain tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating and door leading to:

Spice Kitchen

Cream, high gloss wall and base units with drawers, marble effect laminate worktop, five ring gas hob with chimney extractor over, sink unit with chrome tap, Bosch integrated fridge, dishwasher and warming drawer.


This huge bright and airy Orangery has six wall lights, porcelain tiled flooring with gas wet system underfloor heating, full width lantern ceiling and large Bi-fold doors with 2/3rd height windows to each side onto garden.

Games Room

Ceiling pendant, Velux window, light oak engineered wood flooring, wall mounted boiler and door to:

Ensuite: with double glazed window to side elevation, floor to ceiling white tiling, shower cubicle, low flush WC, Althea white basin set in vanity unit with chrome taps over and stainless, ladder style heated towel rail.

Dining Room

Dining room (currently used as a home office) has two double glazed windows to front elevation, radiator, door to ensuite with shower cubicle, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, low flush WC, radiator and engineered timber flooring.

Guest Suite

Ground floor bedroom off Living/Dining/Kitchen has two double glazed windows overlooking garage at front and;

En-suite: with Large fully tiled walk-in shower, wash hand basin set in wood effect vanity unit, glass wall mounted shelving with mirror, low flush WC and wall mounted control unit for gas underfloor heating.

First Floor Landing

The elegant galleried landing is framed by a beautifully dressed, full width picture window overlooking the front of the property, chandelier light point, wall light points and radiators.

Laundry Room

Ceiling light point, fitted worktop units with integrated sink, recess and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, additional hanging space and large storage cupboard opposite.

Master Suite

The Master suite spans the length of the house and boasts ensuite shower room, inset spotlights, double glazed window to front elevation, radiator, TV point and full height Sharpe fitted wardrobes to both sides with archway into study two, which could be used alternatively as a dressing room.

Ensuite: ceiling light point, floor to ceiling tiled walls, contemporary wash hand basin in vanity unit, fully tiled walk in double shower cubicle with rainhead shower and tiled recess, low flush WC and chrome heated towel rail.

Study Two

Accessed via an archway from Master bedroom and currently used as an office but has potential to be a Dressing Room, ceiling light point, wall light points, double glazed window overlooking garden and radiator.

Bedroom Two with Ensuite

Bedroom two, to the rear overlooking the stunning Leicestershire countryside, has ceiling spotlights, two double glazed windows to rear elevation, fitted timber Strachern bedroom furniture leading to:

Ensuite: with floor to ceiling tiled walls, tiled flooring, a four piece bathroom suite of timber panelled bath with traditional chrome mixer taps and handheld shower over, corner glass, tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low flush WC.

Bedroom Three

Ceiling light point, double glazed window to rear elevation, built in wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Four

Ceiling light point, two double glazed windows to front elevation, built in wardrobes, drawers and shelving and radiator.

Bedroom Five

Ceiling light point, double glazed window to rear elevation, built in wardrobes and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Inset spotlights, floor to ceiling tiling, tiled flooring, double glazed windows to side elevation, contemporary three piece bathroom suite with Bauhaus wash hand basin set in vanity unit and mirror over, concealed flush WC, fully tiled corner double shower unit with tiled recesses and rainhead shower and radiator.


This delightful home is set on a large, private corner plot of three quarters of an acres just off Chestnut Drive. The sweeping block paved driveway can accommodate several cars alongside a separate brick built double garage with timber up and over doors and outdoor lighting. The front garden is made up of charming, hedged, lawned gardens to each side with mature shrubs and plants. On both sides of the magnificent front porch are mature shrubberies and a wrought iron gate leads to the fenced rear garden. Framed by mature trees and open countryside, with extensive patio to all sides, the rear garden is mostly lawn with a children’s play area to one corner.

Additional Information

£100 p.a. Service Charge
managed area – covenant, can’t build residential behind property.

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 2705900. Alternatively, further details can be found on the website and you can register with us at www.fothergillwyatt.com

Directional Note

Leaving the City Centre take the A6 London Road. Continue beyond the Victoria Park roundabout remaining on the London Road. Continue straight on the A6, across roundabout at Racecourse towards Oadby, past Waitrose and Sainsburys heading for Great Glen, at the Glen Gorset roundabout, take the first exit onto London Rd (Great Glen), turn left onto Chestnut Drive and follow road towards end, property is on your ?


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