Willoughby Road, Countesthorpe

Willoughby Road

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom detached for sale

  • Reference Number 30364060
  • Agent James Sellicks Leicester
  • Agent Number 01162 854554

Guide price £875,000

About this property

A STUNNING, immaculately presented DETACHED family home, cleverly EXTENDED to include a SEPERATE two bedroom ANNEX, located on a glorious plot approaching HALF AN ACRE.

LOCATION
Willoughby Road has long been regarded as one of Countesthorpe's premier addresses, surrounded by good quality housing stock on substantial plots. The village is located approximately six and a half miles south of Leicester city centre with its professional quarters and mainline railway station, a location providing good access to the M1/M69 motorway networks and associated Fosse Retail Park. The village itself offers a wide range of amenities including shopping, schooling and social facilities.

ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR
The property is entered via an original stained and leaded front door with glazed light above and to the side leading into an entrance hall with original oak flooring, ceiling coving and rose, housing the original staircase to the first floor. The dining kitchen has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and boasts a range of eye and base level units and soft closing drawers, ample solid wood preparation surfaces, a gas Aga, Belfast sink, integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge and freezer, wine rack, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and halogen down spotlights, tiled floor and double glazed French doors to the rear garden. An archway leads through to the dining room which enjoys a large lantern roof, halogen down spotlights, tiled floor and uPVC double glazed French doors to the rear elevation and a further original brick archway leading to the hallway. Double doors lead from the dining room into a sitting room which has a feature fireplace with inset log burner and stone hearth, a ceiling rose and coving, two windows to the front elevation, a door to the hallway and further door leading to the office/bedroom which has windows to the front and side elevations and a door through to the side lobby which in turn leads to the utility room, having a window to the rear elevation and providing a stainless steel sink with cupboards under, plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, concealed boiler and tank, tiled floor. A further corridor houses a useful storage cupboard, leads to the back door and a ground floor shower room with a wood framed double glazed window to the front elevation and a three piece suite comprising a corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC, part tiled walls and tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR
A return staircase with original banisters leads to the first floor half landing which has a double glazed window to the rear. The master bedroom has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with a three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with glass shower door and shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, floor to ceiling chrome heated towel rail, electric shaver point, part tiled walls and a window to the rear elevation. Bedroom two has an original window to the front elevation and picture rail. Bedroom three has a uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and a picture rail. The bathroom has an original circular stained and leaded window and a further window to the front elevation and a three-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a freestanding ball and claw foot bath, floor to ceiling chrome heated towel rail, halogen down spotlights and tiled floor. Bedroom four has an original window to the front elevation and a picture rail.

SEPARATE ANNEXE
Accessed via the main hallway, the annexe is entered into via the dining kitchen which has an original window to the front elevation and a good range of eye and base level units and soft closing drawers, ample wood work surfaces, a gas Aga, ceramic sink and drainer unit, integrated appliances including washing machine, microwave, fridge and freezer, oak flooring and is open plan to the sitting room which has a stone fireplace with an inset gas living flame effect fire, double glazed French doors and windows to the rear. There is a ground floor bedroom with a wood framed double glazed window to the front elevation. The bedroom has an en-suite shower room with a three piece suite comprising a double shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboard under and low flush WC, chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled floor. A study with a double glazed window to the rear elevation has a spiral staircase leading up to a first floor landing with wooden flooring housing an airing cupboard with radiator and leading to a bathroom with a UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation providing a Heritage three piece suite comprising a panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled floor.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a hedged, gravelled frontage providing ample off street car standing. To the rear of the property are magnificent gardens, mainly laid to lawn with patio entertaining areas, a vegetable plot, greenhouse, sheds, a variety of trees, plants and shrubs and hedged boundaries. There is also a stable included within the garden and there may be a possibility of renting the paddock which backs onto the garden (via negotiation).

DIRECTIONAL NOTE
Proceed out of Leicester via the A426 Aylestone Road and over Soar Valley Way where the road becomes Leicester Road, at the main roundabout take the first exit onto Leicester Road, taking the left hand fork at the mini roundabout onto Sycamore Street and in turn Welford Road, continue through the village of Countesthorpe and straight onto Willoughby Road as you leave the village, where the property can be located on the right hand side.

Key Features

Willoughby Road, Countesthorpe
  • Main House : Hall, sitting room & dining room
  • open plan living kitchen
  • shower room & utility room
  • study, four bedrooms & bathroom
  • Annexe : Sitting room & breakfast kitchen
  • study & shower room
  • ground floor bedroom & en-suite
  • first floor bedroom two & bathroom
  • gravelled frontage, driveway & stunning gardens
  • EPC - D

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Address

56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Telephone

01162 854554