Hawthorne Drive, Evington, Leicester
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
4 bedroom character property for sale
- Reference Number 29003961
- Agent James Sellicks Leicester
- Agent Number 01162 854554
Guide price £685,000
About this property
A handsome, Edwardian detached family home having been significantly upgraded by the present owners and offering spacious accommodation.
The property is located close to Evington village which provides popular local schooling and a good range of local shopping facilities as well as excellent access to the city centre with its professional quarters and mainline railway station.
The property is believed to have been built in 1907 and boasts many original and restored features including an oak fireplace in the sitting room. It is entered via a recessed porch and original stained and leaded front door with windows to sides leading into the entrance hall which has a black and white tiled flooring, an understairs storage cupboard and houses the stairs to the first floor. The sitting room has a gas living flame effect fire set into a cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts, a high level oak surround and two leaded windows to the side and rear elevations and double doors leading into the sun room which has uPVC double glazed windows and doors to the side and rear elevations. The dining room has a cast iron horseshoe shaped fireplace with an inset gas living flame effect fire, marble surround, oak flooring and a leaded bay window to the front elevation.
The breakfast kitchen has a good range of cream eye and base level units and drawers, ample block wood preparation surfaces, a ceramic one and a quarter bowl sink unit with a mixer tap over, double oven, four-ring gas hob with extractor unit above, plumbing for automatic dishwasher, a large island unit with block wood preparation surface, tiled flooring and two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation. A utility room provides a further range of units with block wood preparation surfaces, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled flooring and a window to the side elevation.
A side lobby with doors to the front and rear elevations gives access to a shelved pantry cupboard and a family room which boasts a vaulted ceiling, a double glazed window to the front elevation and two double glazed Velux rooflights. The ground floor shower room offers a three piece suite comprising a low flush WC, an inset wash hand basin with cupboards beneath, a shower enclosure, chrome heated towel rail and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.
A dogleg staircase leads to the first floor landing with a stained and leaded window to the front elevation. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes, and a double glazed bay window to the front elevation. Bedroom two has built-in wardrobes and drawers, and two uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations. Bedroom three has built-in wardrobes and a uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Bedroom four has a built-in cupboard and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. The family bathroom provides a four piece suite comprising a low flush WC, wash hand basin with cupboards and drawers beneath, a freestanding roll edge bath with shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail a cupboard housing the Worcester wall mounter boiler and two uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations. An additional WC provides an enclosed WC and has a uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.
To the front of the property is a return tarmac driveway behind a privet hedge giving access to a single brick built garage. To the rear of the property are beautifully maintained gardens with a large sandstone paved patio area, shaped lawns, planted trees and shrubs, a summerhouse with power, timber shed, walled and fenced boundaries.
Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction, taking a left hand turn at the traffic light complex into Evington Road. Continue along this Road eventually taking a left hand turn opposite the Leicestershire Golf Club onto Linden Drive and left into Hawthorne Drive where the property can be located.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm