Knighton Rise, Oadby, Leicester
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
4 bedroom character property for sale
- Reference Number 29864640
- Agent James Sellicks Leicester
- Agent Number 01162 854554
Guide price £1,375,000
About this property
A fantastic, detached Edwardian home, located on one of Leicester's most prestigious suburban roads, having been superbly renovated in a contemporary style by the current owners, whilst retaining a wealth of original features. The property, which has been extended to the rear, boasts a stunning open plan living kitchen and a cinema room, and sits on a glorious south facing plot.
Long regarded as one of the County's most sought after locations, Knighton Rise is typified by individual architect designed Edwardian houses to imaginative designs with delightful architectural detail. The location offers excellent access to the inner and outer ring road system and the M1/M69 motorway intersection at Narborough, as well as Leicester city centre with its professional quarters and mainline railway station offering access to London St Pancras in just over an hour. Neighbourhood shopping amenities are available within Oadby village and at the fashionable Allandale Road/Francis Street Parades, along with highly regarded schooling in the state and private sectors, and sporting facilities provided locally by Leicestershire Golf Club, Leicester Race Course, tennis and squash clubs.
The property is entered via contemporary front door with glazed lights adjacent leading into the spacious entrance hall which has a picture rail, wood effect flooring and houses the stairs to the first floor, a large understairs storage cupboard and a cloakroom with a double glazed window to the front providing a pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC and extractor fan. The sitting room has a bay window to the rear elevation, two further windows to the side and a feature fireplace with stone hearth and surround. The sun room has wood effect flooring and double glazed bi-folding doors to the rear elevation. The cinema room has a double glazed bay window to the front elevation, inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving and built-in furniture comprising shelving, cupboards, a multimedia unit and access to an en-suite WC with a double glazed window to the front, inset ceiling spotlights, a low level WC, two wash hand basins, chrome heated towel rail and wood effect flooring. A study with a window to the side elevation enjoys a range of built-in office furniture and double glazed French doors to the rear elevation. The open plan living kitchen has three double glazed Velux windows to the rear elevation, inset ceiling spotlights, two further windows to the front elevation and boasts an excellent range of eye and base level units and drawers with under-unit lighting, ample granite preparation surfaces, a built-in sink and drainer unit, a centre island providing a breakfast bar and further storage, an integrated double oven and microwave, six-ring gas hob with stainless steel chimney hood above, integrated fridge, plumbing for fridge-freezer, tiled flooring, three designer radiators and double glazed bi-folding doors to the rear elevation. The utility room has a double glazed door to the side elevation and provides plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a range of eye and base level units with ample work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, extractor fan and tiled floor.
To the first floor a landing with two windows to the front and two windows to the side elevation houses built-in wardrobes and shelving, a cupboard housing two boilers and a further large storage cupboard. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes, windows to the rear and side elevations and an en-suite shower room having a double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, inset ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, wood effect flooring and a double glazed window to the rear elevation. Bedroom two has built-in wardrobes, a picture rail and double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations. Bedroom three has built-in wardrobes and drawers, a wash hand basin, a decorative feature fireplace, inset ceiling spotlights and windows to the front and side elevations. Bedroom four has windows to the side and front elevations. The family bathroom has a double glazed window to the front elevation and provides a four piece suite comprising a wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle, inset ceiling spotlights, a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, chrome heated towel rail and a window to the front elevation. A further bathroom provides a bath with shower above, inset ceiling spotlights, cupboards and drawers, shelving with built-in lighting, wood effect flooring and a chrome heated towel rail. A separate WC completes the accommodation, having low level WC, wood effect flooring and a window to the front.
The property enjoys an attractive mature hedged frontage, mainly laid to lawn, with a variety of floral borders, shrubs and trees and a block paved driveway providing ample off street car standing and leading to the double garage which has an up and over door to the front, power and lighting a mezzanine providing storage above and double glazed fold-open doors to the rear elevation. Gated access leads to beautiful, generous landscaped rear gardens, mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees, a two-storey stable block providing storage, a paved patio entertaining area with external lighting and a hot-tub inset into a Canadian red wood enclosure, gravelled pathways and central steps to a further mature garden area to the rear with a variety of well-stocked floral borders, trees and shrubs and a greenhouse.
From the centre of Leicester, travel in a southerly direction via the A6, passing over the Victoria Park roundabout and turning left into Guilford Road. Take the second right into Barrington Road which eventually becomes Knighton Rise, where the property is located on the right hand side of the road, just opposite the entrance to Sycamore Close.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm