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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Uppingham Road, Thurnby

Sold STC £430,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individually Styled Detached House
  • Accommodation of Character
  • 2 Reception Rooms, Dining Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms, Study & Bathroom
  • Tandem Garage & Utility Area
  • Well Screened Rear Gardens

Full description

A deceptively spacious, individually styled, detached house of charm and character built in 1935, retaining a wealth of original features and offering well presented and appointed, gas centrally heated, part UPVC double glazed accommodation with entrance hallway, reception hall, w.c., lounge, separate dining room, dining kitchen, four double bedrooms, study, family bathroom, integral tandem style garage with utility area, extensive additional off-road parking and delightful, well screened, mainly lawned rear gardens, situated on a substantial plot in this sought-after residential location. EPC E.

General Information: - The sought-after village of Thurnby is located just outside the City boundary, to the east of Leicester, and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centre of employment with all the excellent amenities therein, the market towns of Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough, Rutland Water with its fishing, sailing, cycling and walking pursuits, and the rolling countryside of east Leicestershire which offers many scenic walks and golf courses.

The village of Thurnby lies about five miles to the east of the Leicester City centre, on the A47 Uppingham Road, and offers a good range of local amenities including a Parish Church, village pub, garage\store and the St. Luke's Primary School filtering into Gartree and Beauchamp Colleges at nearby Oadby.

Detailed Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor: - Solid oak wood front entrance door provides access to:

Entrance Hallway - With original quarry tiled floor, small window to front elevation with leaded lights set in stone mullion surround and feature archway with decorative moulding and architrave to:

Reception Hall - 16'0 x 6'2 max. (4.88m x 1.88m max.) - With original parquet style wooden flooring, central heating radiator, telephone point, high skirting boards, central heating thermostat, plate rack, staircase rising off to first floor and access off to all ground floor rooms. Door to:

Ground Floor W.C. - With two-piece suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with double cupboard under and low level w.c. Also with central heating radiator and obscure glazed window with leaded lights set in stone mullion surround.

Reception Room 1 (Front) - With window to front elevation having leaded lights and set in stone mullion surround, central heating radiator and coved ceiling with light point. Feature original 1930's style wooden framed double doors having stained glass leaded light inset panels to:

Reception Room 2 (Rear Lounge) - 15'11 x 11'11 (4.85m x 3.63m) - With feature 'Adam' style fireplace with coal effect gas fire, marble effect inset and hearth, Period style leaded obscure glazed side window with decorative stained glass design, central heating radiator, t.v. point, coved ceiling with light point and UPVC double glazed French door with glazed side screens and over lights opening onto rear garden terrace.

Dining Kitchen - 18'1 x 10'11 (5.51m x 3.33m) - Comprising:

Kitchen Area - With matching range of white base and wall-mounted cupboard and drawer storage units with grey marble effect rolled edge work surfaces incorporating single bowl ceramic sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap, tiled splashbacks and UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation over. Integrated appliances including built-under double electric oven with stainless steel four-ring gas hob and extractor unit over. Also with tiled floor, housing for microwave, concealed under cupboard lighting and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Additional walk-in pantry with tiled floor and space for refrigerator and further storage. The kitchen area is open-plan to:

Dining Area - With further matching dresser style unit with etched glazed display cabinets, central heating radiator, picture window to rear elevation, t.v. point and part glazed external door to rear garden. Obscure glazed door to:

Covered Side Lobby - Leading to the tandem garage (details of which are given later).

On The First Floor: - DECORATIVE WROUGHT-IRON STAIRCASE AND LANDING with two feature windows to front elevation having leaded lights and set in stone mullion surround and central heating radiator. One of the windows provides access to a brick built BALCONY AREA overlooking the front garden area. The landing leads to:

Bedroom 1 - 14'1 x 11'11 (4.29m x 3.63m) - With picture window to rear elevation, range of double and single fitted wardrobes with top cupboards over, leaded window to side aspect with feature stained glass design, central heating radiator and two ceiling light points.

Bedroom 2 - 13'6 x 12'5 (4.11m x 3.78m) - With windows to front and side aspects having leaded lights and set in stone mullion surround, central heating radiator and double fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 - 10'11 x 13'4 max. (3.33m x 4.06m max.) - With window to front elevation having leaded lights and set in stone mullion surround, central heating radiator, fitted store cupboard and further cupboard area.

Bedroom 4 - 11'5 x 11'0 max. (3.48m x 3.35m max.) - With picture window to rear elevation, central heating radiator and triple fitted wardrobe.

Study - With window to front elevation having leaded lights and set in stone mullion surround, central heating radiator, electric light and power supply.

Spacious Bathroom - 10'9 x 10'10 max. (3.28m x 3.30m max.) - With four-piece suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with worktop and range of four cupboard units under, mirror and two wall cupboards over, panelled bath, low level w.c. and separate shower cubicle with mixer shower and glazed door. Also with part tiled walls, central heating radiator, electric shaver point, coved ceiling with light point, extractor unit and obscure glazed rear window.

Outside: - The property is set well back from the main road and approached via a tarmacadam driveway providing extensive off-road parking for several vehicles, together with two lawned areas, boundary hedging and planted borders of shrubs and specimen trees including Silver Birch and conifers. The driveway, in turn, leads to a TANDEM STYLE GARAGE with metal up-and-over door, electric light and power supply and UTILITY AREA with plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. To the rear of the garage, there is an additional outbuilding that houses the wall-mounted gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water.

Rear Gardens - The delightful, private rear garden has been landscaped to create a lawned area with a flagged patio area with raised beds, a further patio area and vegetable plot, together with mature Silver Birch and conifer trees and a hedged screen for privacy.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Hot water for central heating and domestic purposes is gas fired and ample electric power points are fitted throughout the property which has leaded light windows set in stone mullion surrounds to most rooms, together with part double glazed UPVC sealed units to the kitchen and lounge.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale, together with all kitchen appliances, existing light fittings, fitted carpets and curtains, and the rear garden shed. Additionally, the following items are available by separate negotiation - the large oak and elm dresser, the oak dining table, the six wheel back dining chairs and the two large Windsor chairs (all located in the dining room of the property).

Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.

Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

Making An Offer: - 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 and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

The Vendor(s) of this property has (have) completed a Property Information Questionnaire which provides prospective purchasers with important information about the property which you may wish to consider before viewing or making an offer. Please enquire with the relevant office if you would like to view a copy.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Directions - Proceed out of Leicester in an easterly direction along the A47 Humberstone\Uppingham Road, continuing through Humberstone and the outskirts of Evington into Thurnby where the property can be found on the left hand side, 300 metres before reaching the Station Road traffic light junction, as identified by the agents 'for sale' board.

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30 June 2016


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