A Grade II listed hall tucked away in the National Forest is in need to a new owner to continue its ‘extensive restoration programme’.
Heather Hall, set back off Swepstone Road just outside the village that shares its name, started as an 18th century farmhouse but has been through big changes in the 19th century, including some elaborate additions.
The property is now on the market with Fisher German in nearby Ashby, who are not publicising an asking price for the property, which needs a lot of work but also comes with 30 acres of land in total.
As well as the ‘imposing’ hall itself, the owner will get the accompanying four-bedroom lodge, a coach house, a large steel-framed former riding school and an elaborate oak-framed garage.
Fisher German said in their description of the property on Rightmove: “Heather Hall is a most impressive house, which is believed to have originally been built as a farmhouse in the 18th century and underwent many additions and transformations in the 19th century.
“For most of its history the Hall has been the seat of the Goode family, reputed to be the largest landowners in Heather at the time, before serving as a girls’ day and boarding school in the 1950’s and then as a popular riding school until 1989.
“Being predominantly of red brick construction with some yellow brick additions, the Grade II Listed house has some fascinating architectural features of the gothic vernacular, including a number of octagonal turrets, lancet windows and an interesting folly, all believed to have been added in the 1860’s.
“The Hall itself is an ongoing restoration project, which is transforming the interior, following decades of neglect, into a fabulous home, blending contemporary features with the original character of the house.
“Amongst others, planning consent was granted In November 2016 for the refurbishment of the basement to include a swimming pool room with jacuzzi and in February 2017 for an extension and alteration to the morning room.
“Adjacent to the Hall is an imposing Grade II Listed stable block, a large steel framed building and a newly constructed timber framed, four bay car port/garaging. A fascinating Lodge is situated at the head of the driveway.
“In all, the property extends to around 30.61 acres.”
Features inside the property include wooden roof carvings, a carved oak staircase and six bedrooms.
To view the property on Rightmove click here.