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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Knighton Grange Road, Stoneygate, Leicester

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Prestigious Location
  • Seven Bedroom Detached
  • Contemporary Styling
  • Modern Feature Family Room
  • Automatic Entrance Gates
  • CCTV system
  • Large Integral Garage
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Detached Annex

Full description

A truly rare opportunity to acquire a seven bedroom detached home of immense stature and elegance in one of Leicester's most renowned tree lined locations. Displaying a wealth of Arts and Crafts features and stylish contemporary additions including a large substantially glazed rear family room and stunning living kitchen. The property benefits from an automated gated return driveway, CCTV system and large integral garage as well as landscaped rear gardens containing a modern timber detached annex. Sought after for the convenience of its situation as well as being close to the city centre.

Entrance Hall - Accessed via multi pillared pitched roof storm porch to a stone-framed, timber panelled entrance door with leaded glazed inserts, with original wooden flooring, radiator and an impressive return staircase to first floor. Timber panelling, brass inset ceiling spotlights, chrome switch plates and sockets, telephone point, bureau recess, access to understairs storage via leaded internal door.

Cloakroom - 3.20 x 1.34 (10'6" x 4'5") - Leaded glazing to front elevation with original radiator below, built-in meter cupboard, travertine tiled floor and access to downstairs WC.

Downstairs Wc - 1.03 x 1.83 (3'5" x 6'0") - Concealed flush WC, corner fitted wash hand basin with chrome tap, fitted corner cabinet, continuation of travertine tiled flooring and leaded window to front.

Drawing Room - 9.37 x 4.91 (30'9" x 16'1") - Impressive, fully panelled room with mullioned windows to front and side, as well as large bay window to rear elevation with window seat, original wooden flooring and servant bell pull. Decorative moldings above picture rail, inset chrome ceiling spotlights, electrical sockets, boxed-in radiators, TV aerial point and refitted gas fireplace with slate hearth.

Dining Room - 4.20 x 4.32 (13'9" x 14'2") - With a further array of period features, including recessed oak bookcases, locked cabinets and shelving surrounding original brick and tile open grate fireplace with oak surround, wooden floorboards and decorative cornice. Double glazed door and sidelights, stepping out to rear patio and commanding a magnificent view of the landscaped gardens.

Living Kitchen - With dual access from hallway:-

Kitchen (4.54 x 5.88) A superb contemporary room designed and fitted by Alexander Lewis of Oakham. A high gloss handleless fitted kitchen with Silestone worktop and splashbacks, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, double glazed multi-paned windows to front elevation, travertine flooring and chrome electrical sockets. Integrated Miele electric oven, microwave, grill and hotplate, integrated dishwasher, pan drawers, chrome roller screen cupboard and open access to pantry cupboard with bespoke built-in shelving. Central island with handleless drawer unit, Silestone and timber worktops with integrated five ring Miele gas hob with extractor over.

Living Space (5.89 x 4.47) Substantial mullioned bay window with stained and leaded top lights looking out to rear garden, picture rail, high skirting boards, oak flooring, chrome inset ceiling spotlights, original built-in cupboards, cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inserts, wall mounted TV bracket with aerial point and electrical sockets, and open access to utility room and contemporary Family Room.

Utility Room - 2.92 x 2.60 (9'7" x 8'6") - Travertine tiled floor continuing from kitchen, multi-paned window to rear, matching kitchen island unit with Silestone worktop, integrated Miele washing machine and dryer, inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap, built-in laundry cabinet, panelled side door to inner lobby, including garage and outhouse access.

Rear Lobby - With access to garage, coal store, additional downstairs WC and boiler room, and corner door with access to rear garden.

Integrated Garage - 5.37 x 5.17 (17'7" x 17'0") - High ceiling, providing a large storage space with power and light, wall mounted shelving and gas meter.

Coal Store - 2.14 x 1.98 (7'0" x 6'6") - With paved brick floor, timber door to side access, power and light.

Boiler Room - 2.31 x 2.59 (7'7" x 8'6") - Timber built-in shelving, tiled floor, two Gloworm GCH boilers and multi paned window to rear.

Downstairs Wc - With low flush WC and tiled flooring.

Family Room - 8.14 x 6.47 (26'8" x 21'3") - Remarkable modern living space with full length powder coated aluminium double glazing to rear and side elevations, vaulted ceiling, concertina doors to rear patio and veranda. Contemporary pendant light fittings and Velux windows illuminate a central living area, with tiled flooring and underfloor heating, surround sound system, chrome wall lights, electrical sockets, TV aerial point and switch plates. With open access from living kitchen via L-shaped lobby with tiled floor, chrome electrical sockets and full height glazing.

First Floor Landing - Wood panelled staircase rising from ground floor, with uPVC leaded dormer to front over half landing, two built-in original storage cupboards, high skirting boards, decorative coving, alarm panel and electrical sockets, and multi-paned door to return staircase leading to second floor.

Dressing Room/Study - 4.60 x 3.52 (15'1" x 11'7") - Providing walk through access to master suite via panelled door with a series of built-in wardrobes, timber framed corner window, original cast iron period radiator, contemporary wall lights, decorative cornice, chrome electrical sockets and switch plates.

Master Bedroom - 6.16 x 7.78 Not including Bay (20'3" x 25'6" Not i - A stunning panelled room with an original open fire place with tiled surround and hearth, decorative timber mantle and decorative mouldings to half vaulted ceiling with skylight, panelled bay with stained and leaded inserts to front elevation, four cast iron decorative period radiators, electric sockets and leaded window to rear elevation, original door accessing:

Master En-Suite - 4.82 x 3.29 (15'10" x 10'10") - Large contemporary en suite with walk-in glazed shower enclosure, fully tiled, with large chrome waterfall shower fitting, wall mounted Duravit double wash hand basin in vanity unit, electric shaver point, and wall-mounted concealed flush Duravit WC. Leaded windows to side and rear elevations with period style radiator below, heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor and inset chrome ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom Two - 3.93 x 4.65 (12'11" x 15'3") - Two windows to front elevation frame an original fireplace with tiled inserts, leaded window to side and period radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.61 x 4.86 (15'1" x 15'11") - Leaded square bay window to rear elevation, chrome inset ceiling spotlights, original wood panelling, cornice and skirting boards.

Bedroom Four - 4.23 x 4.56 (13'11" x 15'0") - Multi paned mullioned window to rear elevation and period radiator below, cornice, inset chrome ceiling spotlights, chrome electrical sockets and switch plates.

Bedroom Five - 4.86 x 4.23 (15'11" x 13'11") - Stained mullioned window to rear elevation with period radiator below, two double door built-in wardrobes, original cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts and panelled surround with two further windows to either side, chrome electrical sockets and switch plates and inset chrome ceiling spotlights.

Family Bathroom - 2.8 x 4.63 (9'2" x 15'2") - Fully tiled with built-in Duravit bath and chrome wall-mounted fittings, Duravit wall mounted wash hand basin with toiletries cabinet below, chrome inset ceiling spotlights and concealed flush Duravit WC. Built-in glazed shower enclosure with chrome waterfall shower and additional hand held shower head, chrome heated towel rail and multi paned window.

Second Floor Landing - 4.18 x 4.15 (13'9" x 13'7") - With timber dormer window to rear with radiator below, original multi paned window to front aspect, picture rail, inset chrome ceiling spotlights, telephone point, electrical sockets, built-in double door cupboard with drawers and recessed storage unit.

Bedroom Six - 5.43 x 3.82 (17'10" x 12'6") - Vaulted, with timber window to side elevation, double door built-in storage cupboard and drawers, chrome inset ceiling spotlights and electrical sockets.

Bedroom Seven - 7.44 x 2.47 (24'5" x 8'1") - Restricted head height, with open eaves storage, access to loft and further eaves storage room, door to upper parapet overlooking rear garden, electrical sockets and access to en-suite.

Eaves Storeroom - 7.45 max x 4.66 max (24'5" max x 15'3" max) - With restricted head height, timber flooring and balustrade surrounding skylight to master bedroom.

Shower Room - 2.44 x 2.08 (8'0" x 6'10") - Fully tiled, with pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, chrome inset ceiling spotlights and corner shower enclosure with chrome thermostatic shower.

Outside - Accessed via two automated timber gates to return driveway, with original multi paned timber rolling doors to integral double garage
Dual access to the rear via timber side gates, paved pathways and gravelled borders leading to a tiered garden, with enclosed timber fenced boundaries. With upper seating area paved with York stone, steps leading down to shaped lawn, adjoining contemporary landscaped side garden, consisting of low level box hedging and an upper veranda with timber decking leading from the stylish glazed Family Room.

Annex - A unique timber portal framed structure, nestled to the East of the L-shaped garden and accessed via stone pathways, a timber clad detached annex with double glazed multi paned windows and dormers enjoys an elevated position within the grounds. With double door storm porch opening into large open-plan reception room:-

Living Room (9.07 x 5.54) Fitted gas fireplace with marble hearth and marble and timber surround, double built-in storage cupboard, three lantern ceiling pendants and open access to breakfast kitchen.

Kitchen (2.49 x 6.03) Fitted timber wall, drawer and base units, open storage, worktop with inset stainless steel sink and drainer, integrated gas hob, electric oven and grill, electrical sockets, timber floorboards, double-glazed ceiling structure and double doors leading to decking and versatile seating area.

Bedroom One (5.60 x 2.94) Two multi-paned windows to front and dormers above front elevation, loft access hatch, double radiator, electrical sockets, TV aerial point, access to bathroom.

Bathroom (2.41 x 3.56) Timber-panelled vaulted ceiling, period-style pedestal wash hand basin with mosaic tiled splashbacks, toiletries shelf, wall-mounted mirror, shaving mirror and light. Low-flush WC, corner shower enclosure with Mira electric shower and mosaic tiles, radiator and multi-paned window to side elevation.

Viewings - Viewings are to be strictly by appointment only with Fothergill Wyatt on 0116 270 5900. Alternatively, further details can be found on the website and you can register with us at

Directional Note - Leaving the City Centre take the A6 London Road. Continue beyond the Victoria Park Roundabout remaining on the London Road. Continue straight over the cross road traffic lights at the Knighton Road/Stoughton Road junction and take the second left onto Guilford Road and then the first right onto Knighton Grange Road where the property can be found on the right hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

Important Notice
These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. Fothergill Wyatt Ltd. for themselves and for the Vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers and lessees ought to seek their own professional advice.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of FothergillWyatt has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property on behalf of Fothergill Wyatt Ltd., nor enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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21 September 2014


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