- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
4 bedroom detached for sale
- Reference Number 31930281
- Agent James Sellicks Leicester
- Agent Number 01162 854554
Price Guide £1,250,000
About this property
A handsome, Victorian residence built in 1860, nestled within a peaceful, leafy enclave of approximately 0.58 acres within one Leicester's most prestigious addresses. Boasting over 2,100 square feet of accommodation with a wealth of period charm and character with outbuildings extending to 979 square feet including an office, workshop, double garage and stores.
This fantastic family home is offered to the market for the first time in over 40 years.
This small, period development is located on the Stoneygate/Oadby borders, providing excellent accessibility to the fashionable neighbourhood shopping facilities found along the nearby Francis Street/Allandale Road parades. Leicester city centre with its professional and cultural quarters, universities, hospitals and mainline railway station with access to London St Pancras are all found within two miles. An abundance of sporting amenities including two tennis clubs are within half a mile, together with the Leicester Racecourse and 18-hole golf course. Local schooling within the state and private sector are found within a short distance of the location. Of particular note are the Leicester High School for Girls, Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate Schools.
The property is entered via an original wooden front door with glazed insets and an arched window above, leading into an entrance hall with ceiling coving, original stone flooring and a beautiful staircase to the first floor. To the right off the hallway is an elegant sitting room has original sash windows to the front and side elevations, an open stone fireplace, deep ceiling cornicing, tall skirting boards and a picture rail. To the left off the hallway is the dining room, having original sash windows to the front and side elevations, ceiling cornicing, tall skirting boards, a picture rail and a stone fireplace with open fire. At the end of the hallway a snug has windows to the side and rear elevations, a door into the courtyard, a picture rail and an open stone fireplace with an inset cast iron log burner. A ground floor cloakroom provides a low flush WC and wash hand basin. The kitchen is located to the rear of the house, has an original sash window to the side elevation and a further window to the rear elevation, doors leading to the rear lobby and dining room and a good range of eye and base level units providing ample storage, a Rangemaster oven set within a brick chimneybreast, sink and drainer unit, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and tiled floor. A rear lobby leads to the courtyard and provides access to a utility room with a sink and drainer unit.
To the first floor is a galleried landing with an original sash window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens, built-in storage and original ceiling coving. The master bedroom has original sash windows to the front and side elevations overlooking the gardens, picture rail, an original built-in cupboard and an en-suite bathroom room with a window to the side elevation, a panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboard under, low flush WC, glass shower cubicle, heated towel rail and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Bedroom two has original sash windows to the front and side elevations and built-in cupboards and a picture rail. Bedroom three has an original sash window to the side elevation and a built-in cupboard. Bedroom four has a window to the rear elevation and a built-in airing cupboard. The family bathroom has a window to the rear elevation, a panelled bath with glass shower door and shower over, low flush WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, chrome heated towel rail and part tiled walls.
The plot, which wraps around the house extends to approximately 0.58 acres in total. The property is approached via a sweeping gravelled driveway providing ample car standing space for numerous vehicles and giving access to a double garage with double wooden doors to the front, a window and double doors to the rear. To the front of the property are deep, lawned, circular gardens with mature flower beds, patio entertaining areas and a former greenhouse. Side lawned gardens lead to an orchard. To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard leading to three brick-built garden stores, a fully insulated workshop and a superb outside office, having a bay window and door to the front elevation, a gas fireplace, oak flooring and spotlights. This really is a fantastic office, completely separate from the house and thought suitable for a variety of uses. To the rear of the courtyard is a door leading to the secret kitchen garden where vegetable patches and a greenhouse and tool-shed can be found.
TENURE & COUNCIL TAX
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Leicester City Council
TAX BAND: G
56 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DH
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm