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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rectory Road, Wanlip, Leicester

Under Offer £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual Detached Home
  • Energy Rating F
  • Ideal Family Buy
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Contemporary Split Level Interior
  • Substantial Rear Garden
  • Four Reception Areas
  • Double Garage
  • Utility and Cloakroom

Full description

Boasting over 2,500 sqft of accommodation is this highly individual architect designed detached family home offering unique split level accommodation comprising entrance porch, reception dining room, raised living room and garden room. A study with separate sunken study area, breakfast kitchen, utility, cloakroom and double garage. The first floor consists of four double bedrooms, one bedroom enjoys a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room and there is a spacious family bathroom. Complementing the accommodation are the substantial gardens to the front and rear. The rear garden is particularly mature and private with a large frontage with ample off street parking. Due to the layout of the accommodation the property really must be viewed to be fully appreciated, it has majority uPVC double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating and has immense further potential to expand subject to the necessary planning permissions and approvals. There is lapsed planning permission that was to extend over the garage and sitting room.


Wanlip is an unspoilt village particularly well situated for excellent local facilities at nearby Birstall & Syston and for fast access to Leicester city centre, Loughborough and Melton Mowbray. The north west Leicester bypass just to the north affords fast access to M1 to A46.


Family Bathroom 
13.5ft x 8.0ft
Fitted with a four piece suite consisting of a freestanding twin ended bath with central mixer tap, a raised double shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiling to the base of the walls with vinyl flooring. There is a wall mounted chrome towel heater, obscure glazed window to the rear elevation and a large built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Outside to the Front 
The property has a substantial frontage which is mainly hard landscaped for ease of maintenance consisting of a large tarmacadam driveway with block paved edging providing off street parking for numerous vehicles and leading to the integral double garage. There are established hedgerows to each side boundary and a number of mature trees along the front entrance. There is an oil tank is situated to the front of the property.

17.3ft x 16.11ft
With access via the utility room, there is power and lighting, large up and over door to the side elevation and access to the boiler cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler.

18.1ft x 16.1ft
Being fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units with granite worktops and matching upstands to the wall. There is a built-in Hotpoint eye level oven, an induction hob, Neff dishwasher and built-in fridge freezer. There is a central island providing storage within the middle of the room and a one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit inset. Part of the kitchen ceiling is vaulted with two large skylight windows and additional glazed window and double doors leading out to the garden. There is also ample space for a large breakfast table and chairs and the kitchen is fully tiled throughout. There is a central heating radiator and television point. Archway through to:

Utility Room 
13.2ft x 6.0ft
Fitted with an array of base units, there is plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a stainless steel sink and drainer inset. The utility has a uPVC glazed window to the side elevation, there is a built-in cloaks cupboard and further doors leading through to the garage, rear hallway and cloaks/WC.

Rear Hallway 
With a continuation of tiled flooring from the utility, there is a radiator and open walk-in cloaks cupboard and storage area. A half glazed door leads to the outside of the property and doors off to:

8.2ft x 4.0ft
Fitted with a white two piece suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback to the walls, tiled flooring and a double glazed window to the side elevation.

First Floor Landing 
There is a wall mounted heater, a uPVC glazed window to the front elevation and part of the landing is galleried with views into the living room. Doors lead off to:

Bedroom One 
13.3ft x 13.7ft
This master bedroom is ideally placed with elevated views out across the rear garden via a large uPVC glazed window. There is a wall mounted heater and an extensive range of built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes and telephone point.

Bedroom Two 
14.11ft x 8.9ft
A large double bedroom with a window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 
15.7ft x 9.2ft
This bedroom has elevated views out across the rear garden, there is a wall mounted radiator and built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Four 
12.0ft x 9.2ft
This bedroom is also double in size. It has a uPVC glazed window to the side elevation, central heating radiator, a substantial walk-in wardrobe (measuring 2.23m x 1.53m) with a light and door into:

En-suite Shower Room 
6.9ft x 6.1ft
Being fitted with a three piece coloured suite comprising a corner shower cubicle with wall mounted Triton shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, tiled splashback to the base of the wall. There is an obscure glazed uPVC window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Entrance Porch 
6.0ft x 5.3ft
With access through double doors with glazing to the front elevation into and entrance porch. A glazed door then leads through to:

Dining Reception 
12.9ft x 17.2ft
Which is a commanding reception hallway providing a good first impressive with parquet flooring. The rear wall is fully double glazed with picture views into the garden with a large wall mounted panelled radiator. There is split level accommodation with steps leading off, stairs rising to the first floor landing and steps leading down to:

Sunken Study 
5.11ft x 5.1ft
With bespoke fitted office furniture providing shelving, a desk, cantilever storage cupboard and a drawer unit, all with mood lighting.

14.1ft x 8.9ft
With a wood floor, uPVC glazed window to side elevation and central heating radiator.

23.6ft x 12.1ft
Semi open-plan to the reception hallway, this is a large sitting room with a central open fireplace dividing the reception hallway and the living room. It is a real 'wow' feature and there is a central extractor hood. The lounge has a part vaulted ceiling, wall mounted panelled heated, exposed brickwork and double glazed window to each side of the room. Fully glazed doors lead through to:

Garden Room 
15.2ft x 9.7ft
Also having the benefit of a vaulted ceiling, this room is particularly light with an abundance of double glazing to both sides and the rear, also with picture views into the garden. This room is ideal as a garden room or games room as it has been previously been used for.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden is substantial in size and must to viewed to be fully appreciated, due to the size of the garden is it ideal for a family purchaser or for entertaining. There is a large split level patio and decked area immediately to the rear of the property, beyond which is a large mature garden surrounded by well stocked flowering beds and established trees, all providing a high degree of privacy to the property.

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27 April 2016

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