Foxglove Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

Reduced on 18/08/2020

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial stone built semi detached family home, providing charming, characterful five double bedroom accommodation with an almost endless list of original Victorian features; from sash windows and Art Nouveau stained glass, to five original fireplaces, staircase balustrades and decorative cornicing. Having undergone a recent sympathetic and wide ranging refurbishment programme, the high ceilinged and imposing living accommodation briefly comprises; entrance vestibule, stunning reception hall with solid oak flooring, sitting room, dining room and kitchen to the ground floor. Extensive cellar space including storage, utility room and a garage accessed from the rear driveway. Across the upper two floors are five double bedrooms, house bathroom and further shower room to the second floor. Outside, are pleasant and manageable gardens.

Oakwood is one of north Leeds' most favoured residential districts, bordering the southern edge of the 700 acre Roundhay Park and benefiting from a varied housing stock including many tree lined streets of stone built Victorian villas. The surrounds of the nearby Oakwood Clock landmark is home to a weekly farmers' market, with the local Oakwood Parade ideal for a visit to the independent shops, restaurants and cafes. The excellent, ever popular Roundhay High School, as well as their Primary School are both within easy walking distance. Leeds centre is a short commute by bus or car, and the M1 is only 10 minutes away.

With gas central heating, partial PVCu double glazing.

To the ground floor: Entrance vestibule
Original entrance door with decorative etched glazing. Similar window above. Herringbone solid oak flooring with an inset mat well. Ceiling coving and picture rail. Original part glazed screen with Art Nouveau stained glass detailing and incorporating an original hall door, also with stained glass detailing.

Imposing reception hall
Wide, return staircase to the upper floors, with original turned balustrade. Original sash window to the side with Art Nouveau stained glass detailing. Ceiling light, decorative cornice and picture rail. Original panelled side entrance door, with etched light over. Door to the extensive basement. Stunning herringbone oak flooring.

Superb sitting room 17 ft 9 x 15 ft 9
Deep arched bay to the front, with sash windows. Ceiling light and decorative cornice. Picture rail. Impressive original fireplace with hardwood surround and overmantle mirror, marble inset and Art Nouveau tiled slips and hearth.

Dining room 18 ft 9 x 11 ft 9
Sash windows to the rear, ceiling light, coving and picture rail. Original hardwood fireplace with tiled slips and hearth.

Stylish refitted kitchen 12 ft 1 x 10 ft 9
Fitted with a range of 'soft close' base and wall cupboards, with work surfaces that also incorporate a breakfast bar. Integrated halogen hob with extractor over, tiled splashback and eye level double oven. Space for a fridge freezer. Original full height shelved cupboards and servants' bell box. Herringbone oak flooring, ceiling light and coving. Sash window to the rear.

To the basement: Excellent utility and dry storage space, with a garage accessed from the rear. 7 ft head height throughout.

Staircase from the ground floor. Window to the side, ceiling light.

Utility room 12 ft 2 x 11 ft 2

Original rear entrance door. Freestanding Worcester Greenstar gas central heating boiler. Plumbing for washing machine, ceiling light and stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.

Store room 1 16 ft 9 x 15 ft
Window to the front, ceiling light.

Store room 2 10 ft 8 x 5 ft
Ceiling light.

Garage 19 ft x 11 ft 4
Twin doors from the rear driveway. Ceiling light.

Obscured window to the rear, low suite wc.

To the first floor: Spacious landing
Staircase to the second floor, with original turned balustrade, sash window to the side. Ceiling light, coving and picture rail.

Bedroom 1 14 ft 3 x 14 ft 3
Two windows to the front. Ceiling light and decorative cornice.

Bedroom 2 15 ft 9 x 11 ft 3
Sash window to the rear, providing far reaching views. Original cast iron fireplace with tiled slips. Ceiling light, coving and picture rail.

Bedroom 3 12 ft x 10 ft 7
Sash window to the rear. Pretty cast iron fireplace. Ceiling light, coving and picture rail.

Obscured window to the front. Panelled bath with screen to the side and shower attachment over. Low suite wc and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls, ceiling light and extractor.

To the second floor: Landing
Sash window to the side, ceiling light.

Bedroom 4 15 ft 9 x 14 ft 2
Window to the front, ceiling light and charming cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom 5 15 ft 9 x 11 ft 3
Velux rooflight to the rear. Ceiling light and original cast iron fireplace.

Shower room
Velux rooflight to the front. Pedestal wash basin and fully tiled walk in shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower. Wood flooring and wall light point.

Foxglove Avenue is set within pleasant and easily maintained gardens, with stone boundary wall to the front and paved path leading to the front entrance steps. Lawned garden with shrub borders. To the rear is a further lawned garden with stone boundary wall, Tarmac driveway that leads to the garage.

From our office, turn left on to Street Lane, and continue to the Oakwood Clock traffic lights. Turn left on to Wetherby Road, and take the second right on to North Lane. Foxglove Avenue is the third right, and the property is on the left hand side.

Agent's notes: The property is freehold. All mains services are provided. Viewing strictly by appointment only. Council tax band:D.

Conveyancing: We have conducted a survey of over forty conveyancers in the Leeds area. We used these results to appoint local solicitors to our panel. All were placed in the best eight for lowest fees. As well as offering good value for money, they are very reliable, quick and effective. Please call us for details.

Residential & buy-to-let mortgages: We can help you whatever your requirements and circumstances, whether you are a first time buyer, or wishing to remortgage to a preferential rate. We have appointed an excellent local independent mortgage consultant, authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. They can provide preferential financial products, from major names, which are not available through other channels.

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Foxglove Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

Approximate location

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

  • Cross Gates Station2.4 miles
  • Leeds Station3.1 miles
  • Burley Park Station3.5 miles
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