A beautiful ground floor apartment offering light and spacious, south facing accommodation on one level, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms within this magnificent building, built circa 1873 for the Walker family, before becoming a children's home and subsequently converted into five apartments by William Davis in 2001.
Acorn Close is located just off Birstall Road, within easy walking distance of the thriving village of Birstall which offers a wide range of shopping facilities, church, public house and post office; there is an excellent bus service into Leicester city centre, the professional quarters and mainline railway station, along with convenient access to the M1/M69 motorway networks and associated Fosse Retail Park via the A46 western bypass.
The property is entered via a stunning communal entrance hall boasting original Victorian floor tiling and wall panelling and housing the elegant staircase leading to all floors. A solid oak front door leads into the private entrance hall with ceiling coving, housing the alarm panel, providing a telephone point and leading to the kitchen which enjoys a good range of eye and base level storage and display units, drawers and preparation surfaces, one and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, integrated Zanussi stainless steel double oven with microwave, Zanussi ceramic hob, tiled splashback and hood over, integrated Zanussi dishwasher and Bosch washing machine, spotlighting, radiator, double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. The elegant sitting room has a wooden framed double glazed bay window to the side elevation which faces south, creating a beautiful light seating area and has ceiling coving, three cast iron heritage radiators, spotlighting, television point and five further rectangular shaped windows to the side elevation. The lobby/storage has a wooden framed double glazed window to the side and houses the Ideal classic wall mounted boiler.
A rear hallway with three rectangular shaped windows to the side has ceiling coving, radiator, a large storage cupboard and the intercom system and gives access to the master bedroom having wooden framed double glazed windows to side and rear elevations, built-in walk in wardrobe, ceiling coving, television telephone point and an en-suite with a three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, spotlighting, part tiled walls. Bedroom Two has a wooden framed double glazed window to the side elevation, ceiling coving and radiator. The second bathroom completes the accommodation, having a high quality three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, glazed shower screen, electric shaver point, heated towel rail, spotlighting, part tiled walls and a wooden framed double glazed window to the side elevation. All residents have the use of an extensive communal brick vaulted cellar, ideal for storage/wine etc.
The property is approached by a sweeping driveway with immaculately maintained communal grounds either side and enjoys private parking, a brick built garage with up and door, power and lights. To the rear of the property is a pleasant patio entertaining area with pergola.
Proceed out of Leicester via Abbey Lane and upon approaching the Red Hill circle roundabout take the third exit onto Birstall Road. Continue along Birstall Road turning eventually left onto Acorn Close where The Oaks can be located.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm