One of the finest Victorian palisaded villas to come to the market in recent times, this beautiful property has been significantly upgraded by the current owners and boasts a wealth of original features, oozing charm and character.
Victoria Park Road has long been regarded as one of the most sought after locations within suburban Leicester, its popularity derived not only from the quality of the housing stock but also due to the proximity and views across Victoria Park and convenience to the city centre with its shopping amenities, universities, hospitals and abundance of leisure and recreational facilities, along with local shopping along Queens Road and Allandale Road and excellent local schooling both in the State and private sector.
The property is entered via a an original front door with decorative stained and leaded inserts into a stunning entrance with beautiful original Minton tiled floor, ceiling coving, inset ceiling spotlights, door to cellar and stairs to the first floor. The elegant sitting room enjoys a bay window to front elevation, feature cast iron log burner set into fireplace recess, decorative wall and ceiling mouldings, picture rail, stripped floorboards and is open to the dining room which has a bay window and door to the rear, a feature marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled grate and open fire, ceiling coving, picture rail and radiator. The kitchen boasts an excellent range of solid wood painted base level units and drawers with shelving above, granite style preparation surfaces, inset sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, integrated stainless steel five-ring gas hob with stainless steel splashback and extractor hood above and electric oven beneath, integrated dishwasher, space for American style fridge-freezer, inset ceiling spotlights, Limestone flooring, windows and door to the side elevation.
A rear lobby leads to a utility area with a range of built-in cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine and radiator, and in turn to a cloakroom with two piece suite.
To the first floor is a landing housing the stairs to second floor and having a stained and leaded window to the side, ceiling coving, giving access to the master bedroom enjoys a range of built-in wardrobes and cupboards, feature cast iron fireplace with tiled inset, ceiling coving, picture rail, window to the rear and a beautiful en-suite with a four piece suite comprising a cast iron rolltop bath on cast iron legs, pedestal wash hand basin, large marble shower enclosure, part tiled, part panelled walls and two windows to rear elevation. Bedrooms two and three each have windows to the front, ceiling coving, picture rail and radiators. The second floor landing has a skylight and gives access to bedroom four has a window to front elevation, built-in cupboard, painted cast iron fireplace surround with inset grate, exposed beam, stripped and painted floorboards and a radiator. Bedroom five has a window to front, built-in shelving unit, cast iron radiator. Bedroom six (restricted ceiling height) has a double glazed skylight to rear, exposed beam and radiator. The accommodation is completed by the bathroom which has a three piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower above and glazed shower screen, limestone tiled flooring, part tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail and twin double glazed skylights to rear.
To the front of the property is a small walled and hedged paved courtyard with a beautiful Acer tree, gate and steps to the front door. To the rear of the property is an attractive paved and decked courtyard garden with a patio area mature trees and shrubs and gated access to the side elevation. A personal door leads to a BRICK BUILT DOUBLE GARAGE measuring 17'5 x 15'4 with an up and over roller door to the front.
From the centre of Leicester travel via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction, turning eventually right at the Victoria Park roundabout into Victoria Park Road and continue past the Queens Road traffic lights where the property can eventually be located on the left hand side.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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