Knighton Drive, Stoneygate, Leicester

£575,000 Offers Over
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Property Summary

A superb THREE STOREY Victorian villa. CHARACTER FEATURES. Entrance hall, two reception rooms, open plan living kitchen with balcony terrace. FOUR BEDROOMS, en-suite & family bathroom over two further floors. Frontage, rear garden, basement utility.

Property Features

  • A Superb and Elegant Three Storey Victorian Family Villa
  • Gas Central Heating, Part Double Glazing, Restored Sash Windows
  • Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Family Room
  • Open Plan Living Kitchen, Rear Balcony Terrace
  • First Floor Landing with Three Bedrooms & Family Bathroom
  • Second Floor with Principal/Teenager Suite with En-Suite
  • Traditional Frontage, Family Rear Garden, Basement Utility

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Clarendon Park
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Having a floor area in excess of 1,900sq.ft, which is larger than many detached homes within the area, this superb and elegant three storey Victorian family villa is located on the exclusive tree-lined Knighton Drive within the fashionable and highly regarded Stoneygate conservation area within minutes walk of everyday amenities and services. The property offers truly spacious and versatile living accommodation and has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment and alteration with particular attention to detail yet mindful of the character and heritage. The property now results in a stylishly appointed home for modern day living. It is of the agent's opinions that this is one of the most well presented and characterful homes available within the immediate area. Internal viewing comes with the agent's highest recommendation to appreciate. Period features of the home include leaded stained glazed windows, high ceilings and stripped wooden doors. The property enjoys a deep family sized rear garden with an attractive leafy aspect. The accommodation includes an entrance hall with open aspect leading to family room, a 17ft spacious sitting room situated to the front of the property with large walk-in bay window, a stunning open plan living kitchen in excess of 24ft with central island and access to decked terrace balcony overlooking the rear garden. The first floor accommodation includes three particularly spacious bedrooms and a traditional style family bathroom. The second floor accommodation includes a superb principal suite, also providing an ideal teenager suite, with walk-in wardrobe/closet and en-suite shower room. The property enjoys a traditional style frontage and a deep family rear garden with basement utility.The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling including St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy together with nursery day-care, Leicester City Centre and University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital, and is within minutes’ walk of Victoria Park together with shopping parades in both Stoneygate and neighbouring Clarendon Park with their specialist shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants.Entrance PorchApproached via original arched open storm porch with feature leaded stained glazed door leading to:Entrance HallAn attractive entrance hall with ceiling coving, picture rails, wall mounted uplighter, open aspect leading to family room, door leading to:Sitting Room 17' x 13'9" measurement includes chimney breast and bay windowThis particularly attractive and spacious light and airy sitting room has large walk-in bay window to the front elevation enjoying an attractive leafy aspect, chimney breast with feature period style open fire with cast iron inset, ornate tiling, wooden fire surround and slate hearth, ceiling coving, ceiling centre rose, picture rails, radiator.Family Room 17'9" measurement includes stairs, narrowing to 14'8" x 17'6" measurement includes recess, narrowing to 14'This spacious and versatile room, situated to the rear of the property, has window overlooking rear garden, stairs leading to first floor, chimney breast with cast iron fuel burner and raised hearth, ceiling coving, ceiling centre rose, picture rails, fitted display shelving/bookcase, radiator, door leading to useful under stairs storage/pantry.Open Plan Living Kitchen 24'2" x 10'This open plan living kitchen provides sociable modern day living, with three windows to the side elevation, further window and door leading to rear balcony/entertainment area, kitchen comprises: a 'Franke' sink and drainer with mixer tap, a comprehensive range of wall and base units including storage drawers and tall larder cupboards finished off with quartz worktop, matching central island unit with storage drawers and 'Iroko' wooden worktop and breakfast bar, gas cooker point (Rangemaster cooker available under separate negotiation if required), Rangemaster filter chimney hood, housing and plumbing for dishwasher (new 'Miele' dishwasher available and separate negotiation if required), housing for American style fridge/freezer (fridge/freezer available under separate negotiation if required), feature 'honed copper slate' flooring throughout, two period style cast iron radiators including wall mounted column radiator.First Floor LandingAttractive galleried first floor landing area with window to the side elevation, fitted seat box/storage cupboard below, picture rails, useful under stairs area providing ideal seating or study area.Bedroom One 17'8" x 14' measurement includes chimney breastThis superb and spacious light and airy bedroom, which is situated to the front of the property, has three windows, chimney breast with period ornate cast iron fire surround, ceiling coving, picture rails, exposed wooden floorboards, wall lights, radiators.Bedroom Two 13'10" x 11'9" measurement includes chimney breastThis further double bedroom, situated to the rear of the property, has window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden with an attractive private leafy aspect, chimney breast, picture rails, original built-in cupboard/wardrobe, exposed wooden floorboards, radiator.Bedroom Three/Study 10'9" x 10'With window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden with an attractive leafy aspect, picture rails, storage shelving, radiator.Family Bathroom 11'7" x 6'9"This light and airy, spacious traditional style family bathroom has two windows to the side elevation, comprising: low level WC, wash hand basin, freestanding cast iron roll top bath raised on legs with Victorian style chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, separate corner shower enclosure with chrome mixer shower, part tiled walls, extractor fan, oak wooden style floor, traditional style cast iron radiator/towel rail.Second Floor LandingApproached via half landing area, with double glazed skylight window to the rear elevation.Principal/Teenager Suite 16'7" measurement up to chimney breast x 14' total floor space having part restricted headroomA particular feature to the home is this superb second floor accommodation providing an ideal teenager or principal suite, having dormer window to the front elevation, ornate period cast iron fire surround with slate hearth, a range of bespoke oak fitted wardrobes, picture rails, exposed roof joists, radiator, door leading to useful walk-in wardrobe/closet, which would also accommodate a desk providing an ideal home office area. En-Suite Shower Room 6'3" x 6' maximum measurementThis light and airy traditional style en-suite shower room has double glazed skylight window to the rear elevation, comprising: vanity wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, low level WC, shower enclosure, inset ceiling downlighters, radiator.FrontageThe property enjoys traditional style frontage with hedging.Rear GardenBalcony Roof TerraceApproached from kitchen, this covered balcony roof terrace provides an attractive and relaxing seating area or entertainment area, with balustrades and views over rear garden, steps leading down to lower garden area.Basement Utility 10'10" x 10This useful basement utility/storage area is approached via lobby area with dog shower, window to the side elevation, gas boiler and water cylinder, chimney breast, power and lighting, raised plinth for washing machine and dryer.Rear GardenThe property enjoys a deep and well established family sized rear garden with an attractive private leafy aspect, in brief comprising: pebbled area and side courtyard, paved sun terrace, well stocked mature shrubs and trees, paved pathway leading to further pebbled garden/sun terrace to the far end of the garden with pergola, rambling rose, wisteria and mature grapevine, decorative garden lighting, gated access to rear shared entrance.