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Shanklin Drive, South Knighton, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3QA

Added on 16/11/2020
Barkers, Leicester

Key features

  • Attractive Period Semi Detached
  • Open Plan Living Room
  • Breakfast Room
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Three Family Bedrooms
  • F/F Bathroom & G/F Shower Room
  • Delightfully Maintained Gardens
  • Driveway & Garage

Property description

AN EXTREMELY DESIRABLE & SPACIOUS BAY FRONTED PERIOD SEMI DETACHED PROPERTY superbly situated on the renowned Shanklin Drive, within the fashionable and highly regarded leafy suburb of South Knighton, being well served for both public & private schooling, the City Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary and the Queens Road shopping parade in neighbouring Clarendon Park with its array of specialist bars, bistros & boutiques. This delightfully presented & well proportioned property retains many original features including period picture rails and dual aspect views, offering excellent potential for further improvements to provide an outstanding family home that briefly comprises, herringbone tiled porchway, generous sized entrance hallway, impressive 28' open plan reception room, separate breakfast room, fitted kitchen and ground floor shower room. To the first floor are three family bedrooms, period style bathroom suite & separate wc. Having delightfully maintained landscaped gardens with pleasant leafy aspect, off road parking and driveway giving access to garage, GCH/EPC D


Inviting entrance porch way featuring pretty herringbone design quarry tiled threshold and leading to:


Featuring glazed front door with matching side panels, picture rails, radiator with shelf over, under stair storage cupboard housing electrics and stairs to first floor:


Comprising picture rails, radiator and French door extending to garden aspect with matching side panels:

LIVING ROOM ASPECT TWO 8.53m (into bay) x 3.66m (28'31 (into bay) x 12'29

Featuring period fire surround, picture rails, curved radiator fitted to double glazed bay window to front elevation:

BREAKFAST ROOM 2.44m x 2.44m (8'95 x 8'77)

Comprising period brick fire surround, original floor to ceiling storage cupboard with drawer panel, radiator and picture window to rear elevation:

FITTED KITCHEN 3.71m x 2.74m (12'02 x 9'77)

Comprising a matching range of white base, wall & drawer units with work surfaces over inset with sink unit & drainer and decorative ceramic tiled splashbacks. Space is provided for double gas oven and hob, fridge / freezer, plumbing for washing machine and floor standing 'Ideal' boiler, radiator, window and door to rear elevation and door to outer lobby:


Fitted with a stylish three piece suite comprising, walk-in shower, wash hand basin fitted to vanity unit, low level wc, decorative tiled surround, chrome heated towel rail & ceramic tiled flooring:


Large galleried landing with opaque window to side elevation:

BEDROOM ONE 4.27m (into bay) x 3.35m (14'17 (into bay) x 11'88

Featuring period picture rails and curved radiator fitted to front bay window:

BEDROOM TWO 3.84m x 3.68m (12'7 x 12'01)

Comprising original wardrobe fitted to recess, period picture rails, radiator and window to rear elevation:

BEDROOM THREE 2.74m x 2.44m (9'13 x 8'19)

Featuring period picture rails, radiator and dual aspect windows to front and side elevations:

BATHROOM 2.44m x 1.83m (8'95 x 6'64)

Fitted with a matching three piece suite comprising panelled bath, period style pedestal sink, bidet and tiled spalshbacks, handy airing cupboard, radiator, dual aspect windows to rear and elevations:


Fitted with high rise wc, loft access and window to side:


The garden is a particular feature of the property and has been extremely well maintained providing a stunning vista and comprises, South East facing paved sun terrace with matching pathway extending the length of the manicured lawn, edged with neat beds filled with seasonal planting, established shrubs, evergreens and timber fenced boundaries. The front features a pretty garden, with an eye catching display of miniature planting, immaculate lawn, hedged surround, tarmac driveway providing off road parking and garage access:


With door from kitchen providing access to both garage & driveway via entryway:

GARAGE 4.27m x 2.51m (14'96 x 8'3)

With door to outer lobby, double doors extending to driveway and housing gas meter:


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:


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.

Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any items shown are included in the sale with the property.

Under the Protection Against Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we must point out that any successful purchasers who are proceeding with a purchase will be asked for identification i.e. passport or driving licence or recent utility bill. This evidence will be required prior to solicitors being instructed in the purchase of the sale of a property.

Barkers Estate Agents offer the services of an independent mortgage and financial adviser. Please ask an advisor for further information.

Viewing strictly by appointment through Barkers Estate Agents.
Hours of Business:
Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

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Shanklin Drive, South Knighton, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3QA

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • South Wigston Station2.1 miles
  • Leicester Station2.1 miles
  • Narborough Station4.9 miles
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Barkers, Leicester

79 Queens Road Leicester LE2 1TT

Barkers, Leicester

Barkers are a high profile Estate Agents offering a quality service to the residents of Clarendon Park, Stoneygate and Knighton. Established in 1985 we are proud of our continued success working in the area. During this time, the team have developed a unique understanding of the needs of both buyers and sellers and we enjoy close links with some of the main local employers, for example, Leicester and DeMontfort Universities, local hospitals including the Leicester General, Leicester Royal Inf

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