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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Humberstone Drive, Humberstone

Guide Price £235,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Late Edwardian semi detached house
  • Well proportioned rooms throughout
  • In need of general modernisation and updating
  • Minton tiled Entrance Hall
  • 30ft Lounge
  • 17ft Breakfast Kitchen
  • Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Four Bedrooms & Bathroom to the first floor
  • Car standing and garage
  • Pleasant enclosed rear garden

Full description

A superb late Edwardian four bedroom two storey semi detached house in the established and convenient district of Humberstone Drive, within minutes walk of the comprehensive facilities offered on Uppingham Road and Humberstone Park and enjoying ease of access to the city centre by public and private transport. In need of general modernisation and updating, this substantial home centres around a Minton tiled floor, Minton tiled entrance hall with a lounge that extends to 30ft and a dining kitchen of 17ft. There is an extension to the rear which forms a lobby and a wet room with shower area and on the first floor there are four bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside there is car standing to the front providing vehicular access to a carport which in turn leads to a brick garage and pleasant enclosed rear garden. Solid with the benefit of no onward chain. For those seeking a well proportioned city property at a sensible price early viewing is highly recommended.

Directional Notes - The property is best approached by leaving the city along Humberstone Road which in turn becomes Uppingham Road passing a parade of shops adjacent to the Humberstone Park. Bear left on Humberstone Drive whereupon the property can be identified on the left hand side by the agent's for sale board.

Accommodation - The dimensions are approximate and the accommodation in more detail comprises:-

Entrance Vestibule - With double glazed doors to entrance vestibule with further glazed door to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - A large reception hall area with Minton tiled flooring, stairs to first floor with attractive balustrade, useful recess under stairs and radiator.

Lounge - 8.69m x 4.45m max 3.55m min (28'6" x 14'7" max 11' - With double glazed bay window to the front, sliding patio doors to the rear and further two windows to the side. Gas fire set in tiled fireplace and two central heating radiators.

Kitchen - 5.21m x 3.02m (17'1" x 9'11") - A well proportioned room with plenty of space for dining with three double glazed windows to the side, a range of fairly basic kitchen units incorporating sink, ample work surfaces, plumbing for automatic washing machine, wall mounted gas central heating boiler and gas cooker point.

Rear Lobby - With double glazed door to outside.

Shower Room - Set up as a wet room with vanity wash hand basin, shower area, low level wc, central heating radiator and double glazed opaque window to the side.

First Floor Landing - A lovely large landing with double glazed picture window to the front, central heating radiator and built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom One - 3.56m x 3.41 + bay (11'8" x 11'2" +bay) - With double glazed bay window to the front and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two - 4.39m x 3.20 (14'5" x 10'6") - With double glazed window to the rear and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.56m x 1.87m + 0.69 recess (11'8" x 6'2" +2'3" re - With double glazed window to the side and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.03m x 3.04m (9'11" x 10'0") - With double glazed window to the rear and central heating radiator.

Bathroom - With UPVC double glazed window to the side, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and central heating radiator.

Outside - To the front of the property there is a dwarf brick boundary wall with wrought ironwork and double gates providing vehicular access to car standing which in turn leads to a covered side carport with double gates which lead through to a brick garage.

Brick Garage - 5.67m x 2.57m (18'7" x 8'5") - With up and over door to the front and courtesy door to the side.

Rear Garden - With a nice paved area adjacent to the property which opens out onto a formerly planted area - in need of general maintenance.

Charity Link - Readings have teamed up with Charity Link, a Leicester based charity which has been supporting local people in poverty, hardship or crisis for nearly 140 years. By choosing Readings to act on your behalf when selling your home, you can also help provide beds, fridges, cookers and other vital items for local people who really need our support.
How it works:
For every property we sell Readings donate £10 to Charity Link. You can choose to match this donation on completion of the sale of your house (simply tick the appropriate donation box on your contract). With the unique way Charity Link work by accessing grants from charitable trusts available to help those in need, they can turn each donation of £10 in to £50 - all of which goes directly to those who most need it.
With your support we can really make a difference.

Tenure - The property is being sold freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS - All the items mentioned in these sales details are to be included within the purchase price.
SERVICES - None of the services, fitting or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents, neither have the telephone or television points.
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Leicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester (Tel: 0116 454 1000)

Agent's Notes - CONSUMER PROTECTION LEGISLATION - These sales details have been written to conform to Consumer Protection Legislation. Whilst we endeavour to make our Sales Details accurate and reliable, if there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view. Measurements are given in good faith and whilst believed to be accurate these should be checked by the purchaser for verification. The measurements are carried out in accordance with the RICS and ISVA code of measuring practice.

Money Laundering - Under the Protecting Against Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 all prospective purchasers proceeding with a purchase will be asked to provide us with photographic I.D. (e.g. Passport, driving licence etc) and proof of address (e.g. Current utility bill, bank statement, council tax demand). This information will be required before solicitors are instructed on a sale or purchase.

Surveys - Readings undertake various types of valuation work. These include RICS Homebuyer Report, Valuations for probate, inheritance and capital gains tax purposes and matrimonial disputes. We also offer a full range of professional and arbitration services and regularly act on various expert witness cases Please contact our Survey Department on 0116 2227575 or email us at for further information.

Offer Process - If you are interested in this, or any of our other properties, it is important that you contact us at your earliest opportunity prior to speaking to a Bank\Building Society or Solicitor. If we are not aware of your interest, this could possibly result in the property being sold elsewhere.
As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make. We therefore ask any potential purchaser to make an appointment with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. We offer Independent Financial advice and are able to source mortgages from any lender. Please ask for information on our exclusive Buyer Protection service.
If you are making a cash offer, we will require confirmation of the source and availability of your funds. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it. A life assurance policy may be required. Licensed Credit Brokers. Written details of credit terms are available upon request.

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27 August 2016


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