Farley Road, South Knighton, Leicester
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 2 Reception Rooms
3 bedroom character property for sale
- Reference Number 30207013
- Agent James Sellicks Leicester
- Agent Number 01162 854554
Guide price £495,000
About this property
A beautiful, impeccably refurbished and previously extended, three double bedroom semi-detached property tucked away on a cul-de-sac of just 11 properties in Leicester's thriving suburb of South Knighton and boasts a deep frontage and south-facing rear gardens.
The property is presented in an immaculate condition, having undergone a thorough renovation including replacement of the gas mains, a partial new roof, re-wiring, plumbing and pipework, and is thought suitable for further extension and adaptation (subject to the necessary planning consents).
South Knighton is well known for its interesting mix of quality period property and provides a convenient commute into the city centre with its mainline railway station and professional quarters. Local shopping can be found along the nearby Queens Road and Allandale Road/Francis Street parades, along with a wide range of bars, restaurants and boutiques.
The property is entered via a porch and glazed double doors and wooden floor. The original wood and glazed door with stained and leaded inset, leaded windows either side and above leading into an entrance hall with a picture rail and original oak flooring, housing the stairs to the first floor and an understairs storage cupboard. The front reception room has a uPVC leaded bay window to the front elevation, picture rail and wooden flooring. The rear reception room has a uPVC leaded door and bay window to the rear elevation leading to the garden, a brick fireplace with an inset cast iron Newbourne DEFRA approved 4.6 Kw multi-fuel stove on a slate hearth, wooden flooring. The breakfast kitchen has windows and a door to the side and boasts a range of contemporary base level units with preparation surfaces over, an eye level cabinet housing the newly fitted Worcester Bosch wall mounted boiler, a ceramic sink and drainer unit chrome mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, cooker point, space for fridge-freezer and uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. A covered side passage with quarry tiled flooring has doors to the front and rear and gives access to the former garage (now used as a gym and office) and a cloakroom providing a low flush WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, built-in shelving and storage cupboards, quarry tiled flooring.
To the first floor is a landing with a beautiful original stained and leaded window to the side elevation and a picture rail. The master bedroom has a picture rail and a uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation enjoying pretty views over the front garden. Bedroom two has a picture rail, wood laminate effect flooring and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom three has a uPVC double glazed bay window to the front, further windows to the side and rear elevations, a picture rail and wood laminate effect flooring. The beautiful bathroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and a further window to the side, the internal of which has been blocked and converted into shelving into the double shower enclosure with rainforest and personal shower heads, a wash hand basin with drawers beneath and mirror above, low flush WC and a freestanding bath with a freestanding chrome mixer tap, heated towel rail, LED spotlights with dimmer switch, extractor fan and watertight wood effect flooring.
The property enjoys a deep frontage providing car standing for several vehicles, a shaped lawn, two ponds, mature borders and trees providing privacy. To the rear of the property are landscaped south-facing gardens with a covered patio entertaining area, shaped lawn, mature floral and herbaceous beds, a gravelled seating area, block paved borders, a vegetable area and fully fenced and walled boundaries.
Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction. Take a left hand turn into Beresford Drive and left again onto Farley Road where the property can be located, clearly indicated by our For Sale sign.
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
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Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm