Shirley Road, Stoneygate, Leicester
Retaining a wealth of original features and character including feature leaded stain glazed windows and oak panelling, this particularly attractive and distinctive period family home offers excellent potential.
- A Distinctive Period Family Home
- Gas Central Heating, Part Double Glazing, Leaded Stain Glazed Win
- Entrance Porch, Hall, Sitting Room, Family Room, Fitted Dining Ki
- Rear Lobby Area/Utility with WC
- First Floor with Three Bedrooms, Bedroom Four/Study
- Family Bathroom, Separate WC. Loft Conversion/Fifth Bedroom with
- Attractive Traditional Style Frontage, Off Road Parking, Integral
- Well Established Southerly Facing Rear Garden
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Arguably located on one of Stonegate's most exclusive roads...Retaining a wealth of original features and character including feature leaded stain glazed windows and oak panelling, this particularly attractive and distinctive period family home offers excellent potential to provide additional improvements or alterations if required, including conversion of integral garage or extensions, (subject to necessary consent). The property sits on a delightful, well-established plot with Southerly facing leafy aspect to the rear. The accommodation includes an impressive entrance hall with oak panelling, sitting room with bay window to the front elevation, spacious light and airy family room with walk-in bay window to the rear and open plan dining kitchen. The property features a superb galleried first-floor landing, family bathroom with separate WC, three generous size bedrooms, study/fourth bedroom leading to converted loft space/fifth bedroom, loft space also offers potential to provide a master bedroom with en-suite by further conversion with Dorma windows, (subject to necessary consent). The property enjoys an attractive traditional style frontage with off-road parking and an integral garage. Properties of this character and potential rarely come available within the immediate area. Internal viewing comes with the agent's highest recommendation. The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling 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.Gas central heating, part double glazing, leaded stain glazed windows. Entrance porch, entrance hall, sitting room, family room, fitted dining kitchen, rear lobby area/utility with WC. Attractive galleried first floor landing, three generous size bedrooms, bedroom four/study, family bathroom, separate WC, loft conversion/fifth bedroom with WC. Attractive traditional style frontage, off road parking, integral garage. Well established southerly facing rear garden. Character Features, Potential For Further Accommodation.Entrance Lobby Approached via twin double glazed oak doors, this entrance lobby has feature leaded stain glazed windows and leaded stain glazed oak door leading toEntrance Hall An impressive and attractive entrance hall having oak wooden paneling, plate rails, stairs leading to first floor with useful walk-in under stairs storage, further cloaks cupboard/store, exposed oak wooden floor, radiator.Sitting Room 15'7'' x 12'4'' measurement includes bay window This attractive, spacious and versatile room has walk-in leaded bay window to the front elevation, further feature leaded stain glazed window to the side elevation, chimney breast with period tiled fire surround and raised tiled hearth, ceiling coving, picture rails, exposed oak wooden floor, radiator.Family Room 19' x 12'4'' measurement includes bay windowWith spacious light and airy family room enjoys large walk-in leaded bay window to the rear elevation with French doors enjoying an attractive southerly aspect overlooking rear garden, chimney breast with period tiled fire surround and raised tiled hearth, ceiling coving, picture rails, exposed oak wooden floor, radiator.Fitted Dining Kitchen 16'3'' measurement includes chimney breast x 12' narrowing to 9'4''This fitted open plan dining kitchen enjoys leaded window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden, further leaded window to the side, kitchen in brief comprises: stainless steel sink and drainer, a comprehensive range of wall and base units including storage drawers and granite style worktops, integrated appliances comprising: gas hob with filter chimney hood over, twin ovens, fridge and separate freezer, housing for microwave, part tiled walls, under unit display lighting, tiled floor, original display/glazed china cabinet, original built-in larder cupboard, feature wall mounted original maids/servants bell box.Rear Lobby/Utility Room with WCUtility AreaWith plumbing for washing machine, radiator.WCWith window to the side elevation, low level WC.First Floor LandingA particular feature to the property is this superb, attractive galleried first floor landing with decorative feature leaded stain glazed window to the front elevation, picture rails, dado rails, radiator.Master Bedroom 15'7'' x 13'4'' maximum measurement including wardrobesThis spacious, light and airy master bedroom has uPVC double glazed leaded window to the rear elevation enjoying a southerly facing attractive rear aspect overlooking rear garden, built-in wardrobes with shelving, picture rails, radiator.En-Suite Shower Area This useful and well designed shower area includes recess shower enclosure.Bedroom Two 13'5'' x 12'5''This generous size second bedroom has leaded window to the front elevation enjoying attractive leafy aspect, further leaded window to the side, picture rails, exposed wooden floor boards, radiator.Bedroom Three 8'9'' x 9'5'' With uPVC double glazed leaded window overlooking rear garden, picture rails, radiator.Bedroom Four/Study 14'5'' x 8'6'' measurement includes stairs, narrowing to 5'4''This versatile room has uPVC double glazed leaded window to the front elevation, wash hand basin, picture rails, radiator, door with stairs leading toLoft Room/Fifth Bedroom with WC 26'5'' maximum measurement, narrowing to 14' x 21'2'' measurement includes stair recess, narrowing to 6'9'' total floor space having part restricted headroom This spacious loft conversion provides ideal teenager room or alternatively further conversion to master bedroom with en-suite including dormer windows, subject to necessary consent. The room has a light and airy feel with three double glazed Velux skylight windows, vaulted ceiling, exposed wooden floor boards, eaves storage, kitchenette area/wash hand basin with worktop, access to separate WC. We understand that this loft conversion was completed many years ago, potentially the 1980's, it is therefore unknown if building regulations and/or planning permission was required or obtained. A purchasers conveyancer/solicitor would require investigation. Often these matters are dealt with by an indemnity insurance if necessary.First Floor Family Bathroom 9'6'' x 7' maximum measurementWith uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, this traditional style bathroom comprises: wash hand basin, panel bath, original tiled walling, built-in airing cupboard, radiator. First Floor Separate WC 4'9'' x 4'6''With leaded window to the side elevation, wash hand basin with vanity cupboards, low level WC, radiator.Front Garden A particularly attractive traditional style walled frontage with lawn area, shrubs, shaped mature holly trees, paved driveway providing off road parking giving access to Integral Garage 15' x 8'6''This spacious integral garage offers excellent potential for conversion to further habitable living accommodation if required, subject to necessary regulations, and has power and lighting, gas boiler, timber doors to the front elevation, window to the side. Rear Garden An attractive and well established southerly facing rear garden enjoying an attractive leafy aspect, in brief comprising: paved terrace/entertainment area with covered original canopy and original feature potting shed/summer house, the rear of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flowerbeds, shrubs, rock garden, apple tree, paved gated access to the front of the property, garden water supply.