About this property

A charming Grade II listed period four bedroomed cottage retaining a wealth of character and many original features situated in the popular and highly sought after south Leicestershire village of Drayton.


The picturesque village of Drayton is surrounded by attractive open countryside within the highly desirable Welland Valley area, handy for access to Market Harborough, Uppingham and Corby with more day to day local amenities available in Medbourne and Great Easton. There is a reputable primary school in the village of Bringhurst, together with an excellent choice of schools in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford. Uppingham also offers an excellent doctors surgery, the nearby thriving town of Market Harborough offers shopping and supermarket facilities, bars, restaurants, leisure centre and theatre, together with mainline rail services to London St Pancras in approximately 1 hour. The A14 links the M1 and A1, nearby beauty spots include the Eyebrook Reservoir and Rutland Water.

Entrance Hallway

Via a period timber front door, original timber panelling, window to the rear, radiator, wall lights.

Cloakroom / WC

Quarry tiled flooring, period timber panelling, low flush WC, wash hand basin, exposed timber beam, built in storage cupboard, meter cupboard.

Drawing Room

Inglenook fireplace with open fire, stone & brick hearth, exposed timber beams, period timber panelling, window to the rear, windows to the front, wall lights, two hidden stairwells, built in bookshelves.

Sitting Room

Large inglenook fireplace with cast iron log burner in situ, exposed timber beams, window to the rear and front, wall lights, stairs to the first floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A range of solid Oak wall and base units with granite work tops, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, 1 1/2 bowl sink with granite drainer, tiled flooring, stone built inglenook with gas fired range cooker, exposed timber beams, built in cupboards, windows to the rear and side.


Exposed stone walls and timber beams, wall lights, windows to the front and side, patio doors to the rear.


Quarry tiled flooring, timber construction, patio doors to the side.

Boot Room

Floor standing gas fired boiler, space and plumbing for a washing machine, quarter brick construction with timber framed windows.

First Floor

Bedroom Two

Accessed via the hidden staircase from the drawing room, built in wardrobes, window to the side, exposed beams.

Bedroom One

Two windows to the front, built in wardrobes, exposed beams, stairs to drawing room (second set).


Large en-suite with vanity sink with cupboard beneath, panelled bath, low flush WC, enclosed shower cubicle window to the side, radiator, exposed beams.

Stairs from Sitting Room

With window to the rear, exposed beams.

Bedroom Three

Window to the rear and side, radiator, built in wardrobes, large airing cupboard, exposed beams.


Panelled bath with shower over, vanity sink, window to the side, radiator, exposed beams.

Bedroom Four

Window to the side, radiator, period floor boards, access hatch to gym, access to the loft space.


Within the courtyard is a block of former stables with planning permission to be converted to a double garage with store room and log store. A separate stone/brick built detached outbuilding which could be used as an Office/Studio/Work room. Ample off road parking. To the rear of the property is a good sized lawned garden with mature planting and gated side access.

Office / Workshop / Studio

Stone built with power and lighting.

Stable Block - Stable A

Stable Block - Stable B

Stable Block - Stable C

Stable Block - Stable D

Planning Consent

17/00142/FUL - Demolition of existing lean-to conservatory and erection of replacement conservatory and demolition of existing stable block and erection of detached garage