Situated on one of Leicester's finest tree-lined suburban roads, a stunning and unique former timberyard, converted in approximately 2002 by the current owners and significantly upgraded over recent years, offering over 1,800 square feet of beautiful accommodation.
The fashionable suburb of South Knighton is located approximately two miles south of the city centre, providing excellent access to the professional quarters and mainline railway station. The Queens Road shopping parade in neighbouring Clarendon Park is within easy walking distance and offers a good range of boutiques, post office, bars and restaurants. Excellent state and private schooling is also within easy reach, and an abundance of recreational facilities including tennis, golf and swimming.
The property is entered via a double doors into a long integral decked entrance with part glazed roof which runs the whole length of the house into an entrance hall with an oak inner door with leaded glazed inset leading into the stunning open plan living area which enjoys a feature bay window and further window to the front elevation, high skirting boards, solid oak flooring and television point and an open plan dining area with staircase off. The fantastic kitchen by Messrs Dewhirst boasts an excellent range of contemporary eye and base level units and drawers, granite preparation surfaces, a ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap above, mosaic tiled splashbacks, a professional stainless steel range style cooker with six-ring gas burner and contemporary stainless steel hood over and Fisher & Paykel stainless steel American style fridge freezer (both available by separate negotiation) integrated Meile microwave oven, integrated Neff dishwasher, an island unit breakfast bar with ample storage space and solid walnut top, larder cupboards, tiled flooring, windows and French doors leading to the beautiful conservatory which has exposed brickwork, tiled flooring, a contemporary inset Gazzco fire, granite surround and living flame effect fire, a double glazed sloping roof and glazed windows with French doors leading onto the garden. A small utility room provides ample storage space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.
To the first floor, a spacious galleried landing with exposed timber beams and trusses, a vaulted ceiling and double glazed roof with rooflights provides an office area and access to the master bedroom which enjoys exposed timber beams, extensive built-in wardrobes and shelving, timber flooring, a window and patio door to a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear garden and a luxurious en-suite shower room with an enclosed WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and light above and a walk-in shower enclosure with drench shower head, fully tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom two has an exposed timber beam, timber flooring and double wooden doors opening to a Juliet balcony to the front elevation. Bedroom three has an exposed timber beam, timber flooring and a window to the rear elevation. The large bathroom completes the accommodation, having a white three piece suite comprising an enclosed WC, large pedestal wash hand basin with contemporary Alessi Y' shape mixer tap and light over, panelled bath with mixer taps and flexible Alessi shower attachment, fully tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, exposed timber truss and a high level window to the landing. The property also enjoys ample loft storage.
To the front of the property is a walled, slated courtyard and to the rear are beautiful, private gardens with paved and decked entertaining areas, a variety of interesting trees, plants and shrubs and walled boundaries.
Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction, passing over the Victoria Park roundabout and the traffic light complex with Knighton Road. Take the fifth right hand turn onto Knighton Church Road and around the bend, where the property can be located on the right hand side, clearly indicated by the Agent's For Sale sign.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm