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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Knighton Drive, South Knighton, Leicester, LE2 3HD


Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant Victorian Semi Detached
  • Three Storey Splendour
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Superb Fitted Breakfast Kitchen
  • Utlity Room & Cloakroom
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Bathroom Suites
  • Front & Rear Gardens

Full description

A three-storey Victorian semi-detached property offering scope for improvement, located on the tree-lined Knighton Drive, situated in the sought after city suburb of South Knighton, being well served for renowned local schooling, Leicester University, the City Centre and the fashionable nearby shopping parades at Queens Road, Allandale Road and Francis Street with their array of vibrant bars, bistros & boutiques. This well appointed & spacious living accommodation retains a wealth of original features and briefly comprises, breakfast kitchen, entrance hallway, three reception rooms, cloakroom, utility room, four generous sized bedrooms over two floors and three bathrooms including master with en-suite. Outside there are attractive established front gardens with gravelled car standing and garage. To the rear elevation is a paved sun terrace extending to a pretty walled courtyard garden. The property is offered with the Agents highest recommendation. The property benefits from no upward chain. EPC Rating E



Original front door with stain glazed leaded window above, original Minton tiled flooring, ceiling coving, ceiling archway, dado rail, telephone point, radiator and stairs to the first floor:

FRONT RECEPTION ROOM 5.05m x 4.14m (16'7 x 13'7)

Original sash bay window to front elevation, original sash window to side elevation, ceiling coving, ceiling boss rose, cast iron radiators, television point, decorative feature fireplace with open fire and hearth, double oak doors leading to:

DINING ROOM 3.81m x 3.78m (12'6 x 12'5)

Ceiling height window to side elevation, decorative feature fireplace fitted with grate, ceiling coving and rose, picture rails, radiator, stripped oak wood flooring and open aspect through to Sitting Room:

SITTING ROOM 3.81m x 3.23m (12'6 x 10'7)

Featuring French doors to the garden & original French doors to kitchen, double glazed window to side elevation, cast iron radiator and wood style flooring:

SPACIOUS BREAKFAST KITCHEN 6.50m x 3.25m (21'4 x 10'8)

Fitted kitchen comprising a matching range of white wood base, drawer, wall and display units with solid oak wood work surfaces over and inset 'Belfast sink'. Space is provided for a superb range oven with seven ring gas hob over, plumbing for appliance and space for fridge/freezer, cast iron radiator, slate style flooring, telephone point and two sash windows to side elevation:

UTILITY 3.51m x 1.85m (11'6 x 6'1)

Having wall mounted 'Alpha' boiler, wooden, base wall and drawer units, radiator and stable door to garden:


Fitted with low flush WC, wash hand basin, radiator, under stairs storage cupboard, tiled flooring with access to meters and wine cellar:


Featuring dado rails, radiator and stairs to second floor.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.22m x 4.19m (13'10 x 13'9)

Original windows to front elevation, picture rails, telephone point and cast iron radiator:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 1.93m x 1.17m (6'4 x 3'10)

Window to front elevation, spa shower cubicle, period style pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, electric shaver point, solid wood flooring:


Accessed from landing and fitted with two hanging rails:

BEDROOM TWO 3.81m x 3.76m (12'6 x 12'4)

Original sash window to rear elevation, suite of built in wardrobes with over head storage and telephone point:

BEDROOM THREE 5.56m x 3.07m (18'3 x 10'1)

Original sash window to side elevation, decorative feature fireplace, dado rails and radiators:

FAMILY BATHROOM 2.18m x 2.03m (7'2 x 6'8)

Comprising sash window to side elevation, wood panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC, chrome heated towel rail fitted to cast iron radiator, dado rail, laminate flooring & part tiled surround:


Featuring skylight window, dado rail and access to boarded loft space:

BEDROOM FOUR/ GUEST SUITE 6.32m x 3.10m (20'9 x 10'2)

Two original sash windows to side elevation and radiator:

BATHROOM SUITE 2.49m x 2.06m (8'2 x 6'9)

Comprising low flush WC, period style pedestal wash hand basin, roll top bath (not plumbed in), skylight window and radiator:


To the front of the property is a pretty forecourt garden filled with established colourful shrubbery and pathway leading to the front door. To the side is a gravelled car standing area providing access to the single recessed garage. To the rear elevation is two tiered paved terrace, ideal for al fresco dining with paved steps leading to a pagoda cascading with honeysuckle, through to pretty mature rear gardens mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous flowerbeds, greenhouse, summer house and wooden gate with access leading to Elms Road, all with fully walled boundaries:


Recessed single garage with double doors:


Thinking of selling? We would be delighted to provide you with a free market appraisal/valuation of your own property. Please contact Barkers to arrange a mutually convenient appointment on Tel: 0116 270 9394


We are unable to confirm whether certain items in the property are in fully working order (i.e. gas, electric, plumbing etc.) The property is offered for sale on this basis. Prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property and commission expert reports where appropriate. Barkers Estate Agents have a policy of seeking to obtain any copy guarantees / invoices relating to works that may have been carried out by a previous or existing owner. Please ask one of our staff members to check files for any relevant documentation that have come to our attention.
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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 April 2017

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