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Kirby Road, West End, Leicester
£439,950 | 6 bedrooms

A unique late Victorian period property of immense charm and character situated in a convenient location and popular location close to Leicester City Centre. The beautifully presented home retains a wealth of period features with original fireplaces, stonework, leaded glazed windows, high ceilings, picture rails and tiled floors. The property originally constructed circa 1892 with a distinct Arts & Crafts influence benefits from gas fired centrally heating and is approached via an entrance vestibule, entrance hall with doors leading to the principle reception rooms and grand wide staircase rising to the first floor. Front drawing room, dining room with french doors leading onto the rear gardens and further generous reception room, ground floor shower room /cloaks/wc, breakfast room with log burner and secondary staircase rising to the first floor, kitchen and utility room. First floor landing, four bedrooms, family bathroom and separate wc. Second floor two further bedrooms. Outside, ample off road parking, single garage and rear gardens.

LOCATION
The property lies approximately one mile west of the city centre close to King Richards Road, Fosse Road Central and the crossroads with Glenfield Road and Henley Road. There is an assortment of local shops and nearby more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities which are within easy reach within the city. Western Park has a range of local schools with nearby recreational amenities.

VIEWING & DIRECTIONAL NOTE
All viewings should be arranged through Andrew Granger & Company on 0116 242 9922. The property may be approached from Leicester via the A478 Hinckley Road turning right into Fosse Road North and immediately left onto Glenfield Road taking the second left into Muriel Road and left into Kirby Road where the property is located on the left hand side easily identified by the Andrew Granger & Company For Sale board.

OVERVIEW
The property forms a delightful period home understood to have been designed by the prominent Architect J Goodacre and was constructed Circa 1892 in the late Victorian era with an Arts & Crafts feel. Many of the original features of the property remain and include leaded glazing, tiled floor, original stonework, deep high skirting boards, picture rails and cornicing. The property has been recognised by Leicester City council and in 2016 the property was added to the Local Heritage Assets Register. Details of which can be found on the Leicester City Council website.

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE
Via half glazed traditionally styled front door with glazed inset and decorative leaded light well over, tiled flooring.

ENTRANCE HALL
Via half glazed traditionally styled front door with glazed insets, quarry tiled flooring, radiator, impressive staircase rising to first floor and doors leading to principal reception rooms.

LOUNGE / STUDY 4.24 x 4.83 (13'10" x 15'10")
With two sash windows to front elevation, radiator and picture rail.

DRAWING ROOM 4.85 x 4.62 (15'10" x 15'1")
With two sash windows to front elevation and one to the side elevation, open fireplace with large wooden mantel and surround and cast iron inset, radiator, coving to ceiling and picture rail.

DINING ROOM 4.55 x 4.24 (14'11" x 13'10")
With original open fireplace, radiator, picture rail, glazed doors giving access to the rear garden.

INNER HALL
With access to cellar, quarry tiled flooring and half glazed multi paned door giving access to the rear courtyard.

SHOWER ROOM/ CLOAKS/WC
Comprising a versatile room with shower and wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low flush wc, and sash window to side elevation.

BREAKFAST ROOM 4.29 x 3.68 (14'0" x 12'0")
With two sash windows to side elevation, quarry tiled flooring, radiator and secondary staircase giving access to the first floor. Large fireplace with inset "pot belly" wood burner and doorway leading to the kitchen.

KITCHEN
A recently refitted kitchen comprising a range of base and wall mounted cupboards with work surface over and tiled splash back, inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, space for dishwasher and cooker, window to rear elevation, radiator, quarry tiled flooring and door giving access to the rear garden.

UTILITY ROOM 2.69 x 1.78 (8'9" x 5'10")
With Worcester gas fired central heating boilers, sash window to side elevation, work surface and plumbing for washing machine.

FIRST FLOOR
Via wide dogleg stairs with ornate newel post and wooden handrail, large window to side elevation.

LANDING
With stairs rising to second floor and two large original stained glass windows.

BEDROOM ONE 4.57 x 4.85 (14'11" x 15'10")
With two sash windows to front elevation, radiator, built in wardrobe/hanging space, open fireplace with cast iron inset, tiled surround and dog grate, picture rail.

BEDROOM TWO 4.83 x 4.24 (15'10" x 13'10")
With two sash windows to front elevation, open fireplace with tiled inset and cast iron inset with dog grate, picture rail and built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE 4.57 x 4.52 (14'11" x 14'9")
With two sash windows to rear elevation, picture rail, radiator, open fireplace with cast iron inset, useful storage cupboard.

INNER HALL
With landing area from secondary staircase.

SEPARATE WC
Comprising low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and sash window to side elevation.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.78 x 3.00 (12'4" x 9'10")
With sash window to side elevation, open fireplace with cast iron inset, tiling, radiator and built-in cupboard.

FAMILY BATHROOM
Comprising roll top bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, Sash window to side elevation.

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM FIVE 4.22 x 3.00 (13'10" x 9'10")
With window to side elevation, radiator, open fireplace.

BEDROOM SIX 4.24 x 2.72 (13'10" x 8'11")
With window to side elevation, radiator and useful storage cupboard.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property there is off road parking leading to single garage, gated access to the rear gardens.

To the rear is a large courtyard garden with seating area, walled boundary and archway leading to a delightful further good sized garden with shaped lawn, wide variety of mature and fruit trees to include apple, pear, apricot, several cherries and herbaceous borders.

MONEY LAUNDERING
To comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017 any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/photo driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). We will need this information before Solicitors are instructed.

APPRAISALS & SURVEYS
If you have a house to sell then we offer a Free Valuation, without obligation.

Andrew Granger & Co undertake all types of Valuations including R.I.C.S. Homebuyer Survey and Valuation Reports, Valuations for probate, capital gains and inheritance tax purposes and Insurance Valuations. For further information contact our Surveying Department on 0116 242 9933.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
EPC Rating - EPC D

 

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