Morland Avenue, Stoneygate, Leicester

Guide Price £700,000 Under Offer
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Key Features

  • Gas Central Heating, Partly Secondary Double Glazed, Security Alarm
  • Open Storm Porch, Entrance Hall, Lounge, Formal Dining Room/reception Room
  • Study/versatile Reception Room (additional Ground Floor Bedroom If Required)
  • Open Plan Dining Kitchen, Rear Lobby With Out-buildings And Wc, Covered Side Lobby/utility Area
  • Attractive Galleried First Floor Landing (potential For Loft Conversion Subject To Consent)
  • Four Bedrooms, Bedroom Five/dressing Room With Stylish En-suite Shower Room, Traditional Family Bathroom, Separate Wc
  • Attractive Traditional Frontage, Off Road Parking, Tandem Garaging, Delightful Leafy Rear Garden
  • Character Features, Potential For Extensions Or Conversion To Further Living Accommodation

Property Description

Knightsbridge Estate Agents and Valuers have pleasure in offering for sale ‘Wychwood', a delightful and distinctive individual 1930's detached family home located on the exclusive tree-lined Morland Avenue off London Road in the fashionable and highly regarded leafy suburb of Stoneygate bordering Oadby. The property, which is offered for sale with no upward chain, is well presented, offering spacious and versatile living accommodation, yet still has excellent potential to provide additional living accommodation, including extensions to both the side or rear, or conversion of loft space (subject to planning consent), substantially increasing the property's footprint.

‘Wychwood' retains a wealth of original features and character, included leaded glazed windows, oak doors and parquet wooden flooring, and sits on a superb plot with an attractive private traditional-style rear garden, with sunny southerly rear aspect. Properties of this calibre rarely come to the open market with such character and potential. It is of the agent's opinion that this is one of the most sought-after properties and roads within the immediate area, for both its current accommodation and potential.

The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling, including 'Leicester High' school for girls, which is within minutes' walk of the property together with 'Leicester grammar school' in nearby Great Glen, nursery day-care, Leicester University, Leicester Royal Infirmary and city general hospitals. The property is also within minutes' walk of Knighton park, Victoria Park and Leicester City Centre together with shopping parades in both Stoneygate and neighbouring Clarendon Park with their specialist shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants.

Open Storm Porch
Open recess storm porch with York stone floor, original part glazed door leading to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 11'6"x 11'9" (including stairs)
Attractive and spacious entrance hall with exposed oak polished parquet flooring, stairs leading to first floor, ceiling coving, fitted storage cupboards, radiator, access to walk-in cloakroom with door leading to under stairs storage

Lounge 18'x 17'3" (maximum measurement)
This attractive spacious, light and airy lounge enjoys a large walk-in leaded bay window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden, enjoying an attractive, private leafy aspect, chimney breast with decorative wooden fire surround "Style Of The Adam Brothers", granite hearth, ceiling coving, wall lights, two radiators including cast iron period radiator, feature decorative archway with twin glazed French doors leading to dining room.

Formal Dining Room/Reception Room 15' x 13'2"
This formal dining room/reception room has leaded window to the rear elevation, twin glazed doors leading to "Loggia" covered veranda, recess arch display with glass shelving and light. Ceiling coving, wall lights, period cast iron radiators.

Study/Reception Room 16'3" x 9'
This versatile room provides a number of usages including, study, family room or fifth ground floor bedroom, having secondary double glazed leaded window to the front elevation, wall lights, radiator.

Open Plan Dining Kitchen 21'5" x 10'10"
This spacious open plan dining kitchen has leaded windows to the front elevation, further leaded window to the side, dining area has radiator, feature polished oak panelled ceiling, built-in storage cupboards, radiator, open aspect to kitchen area which in brief comprises: double sink and drainer, a comprehensive range of wall and base units with work surfaces over, integrated appliances comprising: gas hob with filter hood over, Neff twin oven/grill, Neff dishwasher, fridge, tall broom cupboard/larder, part tiled walls, ‘Amtico' tiled flooring, oak wooden panelled ceiling with inset spotlights. Door leading to rear lobby.

Rear Lobby
With tiled flooring, open access to side entrance. Access leading to boiler room 5'5"x 3'9", store room 5'x 3', pantry/store 6'2" x 6' ‘L'shaped maximum measurement and WC. Side entrance housing gas meter and door to the front elevation, further door leading to covered side lobby/utility area.

Rear Lobby/Utility Area 13'3" x 7'7
This useful covered lobby/utility area has uPVC door leading to rear garden, glazed roof, wash hand basin, storage cupboards, plumbing for appliance, water supply, power and lighting.

Galleried First Floor Landing
Attractive galleried first floor landing approached via a half landing with picture secondary double glazed leaded window to the front elevation. First floor landing is in excess of 27ft and having period cast iron radiators, ceiling coving and access to loft space. Loft space offers excellent potential for conversion, subject to necessary consent.

Master Bedroom 18'x 13'2" maximum measurement
This spacious light and airy master bedroom enjoys leaded window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden and an attractive leafy private aspect beyond. Range of fitted wardrobes, chimney breast, period cast iron radiator.

Bedroom Two 15' x 13'2" maximum measurement
With secondary double glazed leaded window to the rear elevation enjoying a pleasant leafy aspect, fitted wardrobes, vanity wash hand basin, radiator.

Bedroom Three 14' maximum , narrowing to 13'x 10'10"
With secondary double glazed leaded window to the front elevation, fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards with matching bedside cabinets, fitted dressing unit with storage drawers and lighting, period cast iron radiator.

Bedroom Four 11'x 10' maximum measurement
With secondary double glazed leaded window to the rear elevation, fitted wardrobes, dresser, further built-in wardrobe, period cast iron radiator.

Bedroom Five/Dressing Room 10'2" maximum measurement, narrowing to 9'3"x 8'10"
With secondary double glazed leaded window to the side elevation. This versatile room provides a number of uses including dressing room, nursery/guest bedroom or teenager suite, has fitted wardrobe, radiator, door leading to modern en-suite shower room.

Modern En-Suite Shower Room 8'8" x 5'3" narrowing to 4'4"
With leaded window to the side elevation. This modern appointed shower room comprises: wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, double open shower enclosure with glass shower screen, ‘Aqualisa' chrome rainfall style shower head, separate shower attachment, tiled walls, tiled flooring, medicine cabinet with mirror and lighting, inset ceiling down-lighters, under-floor heating, chrome electric towel rail.

Family Bathroom 9'5" x 8'8"
With leaded window to the rear elevation. This delightful family bathroom features period "Art Deco" suite comprising: wash hand basin, cast iron roll-top bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, modern corner shower enclosure, corner medicine cabinet, storage cupboard, part tiled walling, original feature large chrome towel rail/radiator.

Separate WC
With leaded window to the side elevation, low level WC

Front Garden
Attractive traditional but low maintenance frontage with York stone paved forecourt and decorative stone pillars, flowerbeds, mature climbers, driveway/off road parking.

Tandem Garaging 33'5" x 12' narrowing to 9'
This large tandem garage has power and lighting, window and personal door to the rear, electric up and over door to the front. Garage may offer potential for conversion to further accommodation if required or extension to the main home, subject to necessary consent.

Rear Garden
A particular feature of this property is this superb, deep and well established traditional southerly rear garden, enjoying a pleasant leafy private aspect, in brief comprising: York stone style paved terrace/entertainment area with open aspect to "Loggia" covered, garden store/workshop, veranda, pergola, mature shrubs, steps leading to shaped lawn with well stocked flowerbeds, shrubs, summer house, pebbled pathway leading to further garden area with mature trees and cottage style garden, further paved terrace area, Haddonstone bench To the far end of the garden is a useful brick built garden store.