Shanklin Drive, South Knighton, Leicester

£400,000 For Sale

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Key Features

  • Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing, Entrance Porch
  • Entrance Hall, Dining Room/reception Room, Sitting Room
  • Extended Dining Kitchen, Utility Room/shower Room
  • Attractive First Floor Landing (potential For Loft Conversion) With Three Generous Size Bedroom
  • Stylishly Appointed Family Bathroom
  • Traditional Style Frontage, Off Road Parking, Garaging
  • A Superb Deep Well Established Rear Garden
  • Potential For Further Accommodation If Required

Property Description

A superb and particularly attractive double bay fronted traditional semi detached home located on the renowned Shanklin Drive within the fashionable and highly regarded leafy suburb of South Knighton bordering Stoneygate. The property was constructed around 1927 and has been enjoyed by only two families of which the current owner has resigned the home for in excess of 17 years. The property has undergone an extensive and sympathetic programme of refurbishment and alterations retaining character features, resulting in a superb and immaculately presented home offering spacious and versatile accommodation for modern day living, yet still offers excellent potential to provide additional living accommodation if required for a growing family or to add value to the home including further extensions or conversion of loft space, subject to necessary regulations. The accommodation includes an attractive entrance porch with original style tiled flooring, entrance hall, formal dining room/reception room and spacious sitting room, extended fitted dining kitchen leading to utility room and shower room, three generous size bedrooms to the first floor and stylishly appointed re-fitted bathroom. A particular feature to this property is a superb deep and well established plot with mature landscape garden enjoying a pleasant private leafy aspect. The property benefits from off road parking and garaging. Internal viewing comes with the agents highest recommendation to appreciate this delightful period home. The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling and nursery day-care, Leicester City Centre, Leicester University, Leicester Royal Infirmary and general hospitals. The property is also within minutes' walk of Queens Road shopping parade in neighbouring Clarendon Park with its specialist shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants.

Gas central heating, double glazing, entrance porch. Entrance hall, dining room/reception room, sitting room, extended dining kitchen, utility room/shower room. Attractive first floor landing (potential for loft conversion) with three generous size bedroom, stylishly appointed family bathroom. Traditional style frontage, off road parking, garaging, a superb deep well established rear garden. Potential for further accommodation if required.

Entrance Porch
Attractive arched storm porch approached via twin glazed doors with original style tiled flooring, original glazed door leading to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
Picture rails, stairs leading to first floor, radiator.

Dining Room/Reception Room 14'10'' x 12' measurement includes recess and bay window
With double glazed bay window to the front elevation, chimneybreast, ceiling coving, picture rails, radiator.

Sitting Room 16'x 13' measurement to maximum point
This spacious sitting room enjoys full height picture uPVC double glazed windows with door overlooking and leading to rear garden, chimneybreast with feature period style real flame effect gas fire with lime stone fire surround and hearth, picture rails, radiators, door to useful walk-in cloaks/store.

Extended Fitted Dining Kitchen 20'10'' narrowing to 14'x 12'9'' narrowing to 6'10''
This spacious fitted dining kitchen in brief comprises: uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden, enjoying a pleasant leafy aspect, further uPVC double glazed twin doors to the side with open aspect leading to paved terrace, kitchen which is designed and installed by bespoke kitchen fitters “Dewhirst of Granby Street'', comprises: sink and drainer, a comprehensive range of wall and matching base units with storage drawers and work surfaces over, under-unit display lights, integrated Neff gas hob with filter hood over and twin Neff ovens, plumbing for dishwasher, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, inset ceiling down-lighters, radiator.

Utility Room 6'6''x 5'5''
With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, comprises: sink and drainer with base unit below, plumbing for washing machine, outlet for tumble dryer, part tiled walls, built-in cupboard housing gas boiler, tiled flooring, radiator.

Shower Room 8'6'' x 5'
With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, comprising: wash hand basin, low level WC, shower enclosure, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, recess shelving area, inset ceiling down lighters, radiator.

First Floor Landing
Attractive first floor landing with uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, picture rails, access to loft space approached via loft ladder, loft is part boarded with lighting and offers potential for conversion to further accommodation if required, subject to necessary regulations.

Master Bedroom 15'x 12' measurement includes wardrobes and bay
This spacious master bedroom has double glazed walk-in bay window to the front elevation, range of built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards and storage drawers with matching bedside cabinets, picture rails, wooden style floorboards, radiator.

Bedroom Two 13'x 12' measurement includes recess
With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden enjoying a pleasant leafy aspect, chimneybreast, picture rails, radiator.

Bedroom Three 8'5'' x 7'
With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, further double glazed window to the front, picture rails, wooden style floorboards, radiator.

Stylishly Appointed Family Bathroom 9'8'' x 6'7''
With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. This spacious light and airy and stylishly appointed family bathroom in brief comprises: panel bath with mixer taps, wash hand basin with vanity cupboards including concealed low level WC, separate corner shower enclosure with contemporary style chrome drench shower head and separate shower attachment, fully tiled walls and tiled flooring, two chrome radiators, inset ceiling down-lighters.

Front Garden
An attractive traditional style frontage with mature privet hedging, flowerbeds, shrubs, paved driveway and forecourt providing off road parking.

Garaging 18'x 8'2''
Attractive traditional style garage, slate roof, twin glazed timber doors, power and lighting, personal door to rear garden. Garage offers potential for conversion to further accommodation if required, subject to necessary regulations.

Rear Garden
A particular feature of this property is this superb, deep and well established landscaped rear garden, enjoying a pleasant private, leafy aspect, in brief comprising: a paved York stone style paved terrace/entertainment area to the side with flowerbeds, leading to further paved raised terrace area with water feature, mature shrubs and mature Wisteria. Lawn with further mature shrubs and trees including White Flowering Cherry, paved pathway leading to further garden area, having shaped lawn with rock garden, flowerbeds, shrubs, mature trees and further paved sun terrace and shed To the side of the property is paved access with garden water supply leading to garage.

Agents Notes: The property has undergone extensive improvements and alterations, further information and documentation relating to this can be discussed in more detail with our sales team at our Queens Road Office.