Believed to be one of the last remaining single-occupancy Georgian villas along this stretch of London Road overlooking Victoria Park, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a beautiful family home with stunning park views, excellently located for access into the city centre, professional quarters and mainline railway station.
The property is superbly located for access into Leicester city centre with its shopping amenities and professional quarters and is within easy walking distance of the railway station providing mainline access to London St. Pancras in little over an hour, as well as excellent bus routes into the city. The beautiful Victoria Park is located directly across the London Road, giving access to the fashionable Queens Road shopping parade.
The property is entered via stone steps leading to a storm porch and security door in-keeping with the character of the property leading into an entrance hall having beautiful original coving and tiled flooring and housing the staircase to the first floor. The sitting room enjoys an original bay window to the front and an original wooden fireplace with a cast iron surround, open fire and tiled hearth, original ceiling coving, picture rail and built-in shelving. The dining room has doors to the rear. The kitchen has windows to the side and rear elevations and boasts an excellent range of contemporary style eye and base level units and drawers with ample preparation surfaces, ceramic sink and drainer unit, plumbing for automatic dishwasher and washing machine, wood flooring, built-in shelving and new door to the side elevation.
To the first floor a galleried landing provides a study area with built-in shelving and a window to the side and houses the original pine linen cupboard and the return staircase to the second floor, and leads to the drawing room/bedroom four which has a bay window to the front elevation, built-in shelving and an original fireplace with tiled surround and hearth and open fire, original ceiling coving. Bedroom three has a window to the rear elevation. The bathroom has three piece suite comprising low flush WC, panelled bath with shower over and a wash hand basin with cupboards under, built-in airing cupboard, part tiled walls and a window to the side elevation.
The second floor landing leads to the master bedroom which has a window to the front elevation affording fine views over Victoria Park and original built-in storage. Bedroom two has a window to the rear elevation.
To the front of the property is a garden (thought ideal for conversion into car standing). To the rear of the property are deep, mature gardens.
Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction, where the property can eventually be located on the right hand side, as indicated by the Agent's For Sale sign.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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