The Graylings, Shawell, Leicestershire

4 Bedroom House - Detached - £550,000 - For Sale

Key Features

  • Four Bedroom Detached Property
  • Sympathetically Modernised
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Additional Garden & Parking
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Double Glazed
  • Double Garage
  • Electric Gates
  • Lounge with Inglenook Fireplace
  • Internal Inspection Recommended

Property Details

Crowhurst Gale Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale 'The Graylings' a unique detached period property which is situated in the popular hamlet of Shawell. Shawell is a hamlet on the Leicestershire/ Northamptonshire/Warwickshire borders. The A14, M6 and M1 are within 3 miles by road with the town of Lutterworth being approximately 4 miles to the north and Rugby 3 miles to the south west, both offer an excellent range of everyday services and facilities. Rugby has a mainline railway station with direct services to Birmingham and London (90 mins). The property briefly comprises: Porch, Hallway, Dining Room, Lounge with Inglenook fireplace, Sitting Room, Newly Fitted Kitchen, Landing, Four Well Proportioned Bedrooms and a family Bathroom. Outside there is a good frontage with a gravelled driveway which sweeps through the rear garden to a detached rear garden. There is also an additional garden and parking area adjacent to the property.

Entrance Porch

Entrance porch with Upvc double glazed windows to all three aspects, wood effect laminate flooring, timber door to:


Stairs rising to first floor, laminate flooring, latch door to dining room, multi-pane glazed door to sitting room.

Dining Room (3.98m x 3.78m)

Feature fireplace to one wall with timber lintel with wall light points above, original exposed timbers and beams to ceiling, Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with radiator under, door to under-stairs storage cupboard, latched door to kitchen.

Kitchen (7.15m x 1.95m)

Newly fitted galley style kitchen fitted with a range of base and eye level units with dark complementary work surfaces and up-stands over to two walls. Within the base units is a built in stainless steel electric oven, inset halogen hob, built in dishwasher, built in fridge and freezer, inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over, pull out floor to ceiling sliding storage unit and drawer stack. Wood effect laminate flooring, two Upvc double glazed windows to rear aspect, Upvc double glazed stable door leading to garden, inset LED down-lighters, small loft access, latched door to:

Utility / Guest W.C. (2.07m x 1.87m)

Fitted with matching base and eye level units to one wall with matching work surface over, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for one further under unit appliance, wood effect laminate flooring, inset spotlights, wall light point, single panel radiator, also fitted with a two piece suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Given further character by a Upvc double glazed bay window to rear aspect.

Sitting Room (4.57m x 4.00m)

Accessed from both the hall and kitchen as well as giving access to the large lounge. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth, Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with radiator under, second double panel radiator, exposed beams to ceiling, inset LED downlighters, multi-pane door through to:

Open Plan Lounge (7.31m x 5.88m including inglenook)

Impressive 'Inglenook' fireplace with beautiful timber lintel, a fully tiled hearth with feature tiled backing, recess with display lighting, free standing wood burning stove. Four Upvc double glazed windows to front and rear aspects. Partially vaulted ceiling to one side with multiple exposed beams and timbers. Five wall light points, three radiators. Wood effect laminate flooring.


Window to rear aspect at the head of the stairs with latched doors leading to bedrooms and family bathroom.

Master Bedroom (4.10m x 3.80m maximum)

Double glazed windows to front and rear aspects. Two radiators and door to:

En-Suite Shower

Suite comprising of shower cubicle with glass concertina door and Mira electric shower, wash hand basin and close coupled WC, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, wood effect vinyl floor.

Bedroom Two (4.57m x 3.00m)

Exposed beams and timbers to ceiling, Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with single panel radiator under.

Bedroom Three (3.40m x 2.95m)

Exposed beams and timbers to ceiling, two wall light points, Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with radiator under.

Bedroom Four (3.66m x 1.83m)

Double glazed windows to two aspects. Exposed beams and timbers, wall light point, double panel radiator.

Bathroom (2.69m x 1.88m)

Three piece suite comprising of panel bath with mixer tap shower attachment over and head rest, inset wash hand basin with shaped marble and vanity unit with storage cupboards and drawers below, as well as having shelving and storage units above with mirror with over-lighting and a close coupled WC. Airing cupboard to one corner, half height wall tiling to two walls, two Upvc double glazed windows to rear and side aspects, radiator.


The property is given added character by timber decorative shutters to the majority of the front windows. Laid mainly to lawn with a post and chain fence to the front boundary with a wrought iron gate giving access to the front door via a block paved pathway. Planted borders and a semi-mature tree to the side of the driveway.

Additional Garden & Parking

Set adjacent to the front of the property there is a large garden and parking area which is accessed via a five bar gate. Mainly laid to lawn with various shrubs and trees.

Gravelled Driveway

A gravelled driveway leads to 6' high electric double opening wrought iron gates as well as a pedestrian wrought iron gate directly to one side. The driveway continues to the side of the property and sweeps around to the rear providing ample off road parking for several vehicles and in turn leading to:

Double Garage

Double garage with metal electric up and over door, personnel door to side, multi-pane window to side aspect, fluorescent lighting and power connected.

Rear Garden

Mature rear garden which is accessed from the driveway to one side, two separate sets of steps lead up to the raised lawn areas with very mature flower borders with brick built retaining wall. To the side of the garage and leading behind the property is a very good size block paved patio seating area with a further raised seating area to one side. A second gated access comes in from the other side of the property where there is a pathway leading down the side of the outbuilding with a oil tank to one side. The garden offers a good degree of privacy and is not overlooked from behind and is enclosed by mature hedges and backs onto open fields. Outside lighting.


To the side of the property is a very practical outbuilding accessed via a Upvc double glazed door. Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, further Upvc double glazed window to front aspect. The building houses the oil fired boiler.