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The Firs, Syston, Leicestershire

Under Offer £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Storey Period Home
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Ensuites
  • 24' X 18'1" Drawing Room
  • Large Dining Kitchen
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Garage
  • South Facing Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCED FOR A QUICK SALE - This highly individual four storey Victorian property offers a taste of country house living with extensive accommodation extending to approximately 2400 sq.ft. The property has many original features including ornate cornicings, large bay windows, open fronted fireplaces and deep sash windows. Features of the accommodation to include three bedrooms, three en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms together with a 23'11" x 21'2" dining kitchen and a first floor drawing room 24' x 18'1". Situated within an established, leafy development with electric gated approach the property further benefits a south facing walled garden, allocated parking and garage. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and is available with NO CHAIN.

THE FIRS The Firs is a prestigious development situated close to the edge of Syston. The development comprises an impressive approach via electric gates leading passed a large open green with trees to a mixed development of modern town houses of small cul-de-sac and an imaginative conversion of a former country house which was then adopted as Syston's Police Station until 2000 when it was converted into four substantial family homes. Number 25 essentially comprises a quarter of the building with accommodation over four floors served from a magnificent staircase rising through the building. The accommodation is therefore split level in design, is designed with entertaining in mind and would ideally suite a professional couples or retirement buyers seeking a taste of country house living on an extremely manageable basis yet without the drawbacks of living in a leasehold apartment environment. Offering a number of substantial and stunning rooms, the property offers a wealth of original features including highly decorative ornate moulded cornicings, deep sash windows, heavy doors and original staircase together with exposed stripped flooring, fireplaces and bay widows. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the size and unusual design of the interior which includes a 24' x 18'1" living/dining room on the first floor with views over the grounds to the front.

GROUND FLOOR PLAN The property is entered via part glazed front door into:-

RECEPTION HALL Ornate magnificent staircase leading to both the first and second floor with turned spindles and banisters and newel posts, wide treads, woodstripped flooring, high skirtings, dado rail, alarm control panel,double radiator, moulded cornicing and off:-

CLOAKS/WC Fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin. Chrome period style fittings and radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM7.30m(23'11'')   + bay x 6.44m(21'2'') max With two deep bay windows overlooking side gardens and also overlooking open green to front. The kitchen being fitted with a range of solid oak fronted units comprising a single drainer sink unit inset within ranges of granite effect worksurfacing with base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units over, integrated appliances including a New Home Range style gas cooker with twin ovens and eight ring hob, extractor hood over in matching canopy, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer with matching fronts, plumbing for automatic washing machine, kickboard heater, attractive tiled splashbacks. Highly detailed ornate moulded cornicings, ceiling spotlights, open fronted fireplace with brass hood, inset within tiling with matching hearth surround and mantle, woodstripped flooring, two double radiators, telephone point, TV aerial point, built-in cupboards off, one housing pressurised hot water system and the other providing storage space.




FIRST FLOOR PLAN On the first floor approached via the magnificent staircase from the reception hall.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With a continuation of the magnificent staircase off to the second floor with windows to side with stained glass leaded lights over, double radiator, woodstripped flooring and dado rail and off:-

MAGNIFICENT DRAWING ROOM7.32m (24'0") x 5.50m (18'1")

With open fronted fireplace in cast iron with tiled hearth, matching surround and mantle, two double radiators, six sets of sash windows to front and side taking advantage of the elevated aspect. Deep moulded cornicing and picture rail, TV aerial point, high skirtingboards, wood stripped flooring, telephone point.



SECOND FLOOR LANDING On the second floor approached via a further superb staircase from the first floor landing which is used as a sitting area with further half landing with double and single radiators, wood stripped flooring, further staircase to the third floor, thermostat control for central heating and off:-

BEDROOM TWO4.13m(13'7") x 3.62m(11'11") m ax

Ornate cast iron open fronted fireplace, matching surround and mantle, wood stripped flooring, double radiator, window to side taking advantage of elevated views and off:-

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, all having chrome period style fittings. Shaver point/light, window to side, radiator and wood stripped flooring.

BEDROOM THREE12'3" x 8'11" (3.73m x 2.72m). With radiator, sash window to front taking advantage of elevated views, off:-

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle with folding door and Aqualisa shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, shaver point/light, radiator and window to front.


THIRD FLOOR LANDING On the third floor approached via a further staircase from the second floor landing is a half-landing with windows to side. The third floor landing is used as an office area with wood stripped flooring, exposed beam and off is the master bedroom suite comprising of the following:-

BEDROOM ONE13'7" x 11'3" (4.14m x 3.43m). With wood stripped flooring, access to storage in the roof eaves, double radiator, exposed roof trusses and beams, telephone point, TV aerial point, off which is:-

STUDY/DRESSING AREA With radiator, further wood stripped flooring, Velux double glazed roof light.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splashback, extractor fan, spotlighting and shaver point/light.


OUTSIDE The property is situated within a magnificent conversion of a former country house which subsequently became the Syston Police Station until it was converted into three/four storey homes. Electric gates lead into the front of the development to a large open green with a large number of mature shrubs and trees. In addition are two allocated parking spaces and garage within a separate block.


SOUTH FACING WALLED GARDEN Being completely enclosed by walling and timber panel fencing ensuring privacy being laid to lawn and south facing and thus enjoying sun throughout the day. The garden has flowering borders a variety of shrubs and plants.

SYSTON Syston is a large village just to the north of Leicester offering extensive local shopping and schooling facilities. With a vibrant local community, the village is ideally placed for fast access to Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Loughborough, the A46 north west Leicester bypass directly to the M1.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Most of the natural wood stripped floors are exposed any fitted carpets are included in the sale.


BENTONS Bentons specialise in the marketing of quality homes throughout Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. For confidential and personal valuation advice call Residential Partner James R. Warne Bsc. UES. With   19 years of local market knowledge backed up by a team of 26 professional staff and the very latest in technology, James is delighted to offer free Marketing Advice.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 May 2013

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