A substantial and prominent three-storey Victorian residence located on the popular Springfield Road, off London Road, in the fashionable and highly regarded Stoneygate Conservation Area. The property has a particularly attractive façade with bay windows and decorative brickwork and offers spacious
A substantial and prominent three-storey Victorian residence located on the popular Springfield Road, off London Road, in the fashionable and highly regarded Stoneygate Conservation Area. The property has a particularly attractive façade with bay windows and decorative brickwork and offers spacious and versatile living accommodation over three floors. A wealth of original features and character have been retained, including leaded stained-glass windows, high ceilings, decorative ceiling mouldings, ceiling coving and exposed wooden floorboards. Furthermore, the property has undergone an extensive and sympathetic programme of refurbishment, with particular attention to detail, including works to improve the energy efficiency of the home – the restoration of windows to provide double-glazing and internal thermal installation/dry lining. (The improvements and works carried out to the property can be discussed in further detail by contacting our Queens Road office.) The accommodation, which is in excess of 3,000 sqft of internal living space, includes an impressive entrance hall with central staircase and original, ornate mosaic tiled floor, spacious light and airy sitting room, separate formal dining room/reception room with leaded stained-glass windows, family room/reception room, breakfast room/fourth reception room leading to superb, stylish, open-plan kitchen/diner in excess of 24 ft. The kitchen/diner benefits from stunning arched glazed windows overlooking the rear garden and has integrated appliances. The first-floor accommodation includes light and airy galleried landing with four, particularly spacious bedrooms, and a superb, contemporary family bathroom in excess of 15 ft with walk-in shower enclosure. A further feature of this home is a delightful second-floor galleried landing and seating area, which leads to three further generous size bedrooms and a stunning, spacious, and stylish additional bathroom. The property enjoys well-established and manageable gardens in a traditional style, with a deep driveway providing ample off-road parking and leading to a large detached brick-built garage/workshop. This offers potential for conversion or alteration to further accommodation, such as studio, annexe, or media room – subject to necessary consent. It is of the agent’s opinion that this is one of the most well-presented, spacious and individual homes available within the immediate area, an opportunity not to be missed. Internal viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the uniqueness of this home and the lifestyle it offers.The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling together with nursery day-care, Leicester City Centre and the University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General hospital, and is within minutes’ walk of Victoria Park together with shopping parades in both Stoneygate and neighbouring Clarendon Park with their specialist shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants.Gas central heating, majority double glazing (including restored original windows and leaded stain glazed windows). Entrance vestibule, entrance hall, cellar, sitting room, formal dining room/reception room, family room, lean-to/original garden room (potential for refurbishment to further accommodation), breakfast room/third reception room, walk-in pantry, WC, stylish open plan living dining kitchen. Attractive galleried first-floor landing with four double bedrooms, a contemporary family bathroom. Attractive second-floor galleried landing/seating area with three further spacious bedrooms, superb stylish second bathroom. Traditional style front and rear gardens, deep driveway/off-road parking, garage/workshop. Substantial accommodation over 3,000 sq ft, character features, viewing highly recommended.Entrance VestibuleApproached via an original glazed door with leaded glazed window above, entrance vestibule has decorative mosaic tiled flooring, ceiling coving, feature ornate leaded stained-glass windows and leaded stained-glass door leading to entrance hall.Entrance HallA particular feature of this property is this superb and impressive entrance hall with a central staircase leading to the first floor with decorative newel posts and spindles, door leading to basement cellar. Entrance hall enjoys original exposed decorative mosaic tiled floor, ceiling coving, part ornate anaglypta walls to dado rail height, radiators.Sitting Room 17’x 14′ measurement includes bay window and recessThis delightful spacious light and airy sitting room enjoy a large walk-in bay window to the front elevation with feature leaded decorative stained-glass window lights, chimney breast having cast-iron fuel burner with lime-stone fire surround and raised hearth, ceiling centre rose, ceiling coving, plate rails, exposed wooded floorboards, radiators.Formal Dining Room/Reception Room 16’10”x 14′ measurement includes chimney breast and bay windowThis impressive spacious and versatile room has a large walk-in bay window to the front elevation with feature decorative leaded stained-glass window lights, chimney breast with ‘art nouveau’ style decorative polished cast iron fire surround with real flame effect gas fire and ornate tiled inset with tiled hearth, plaster ceiling mouldings, ceiling coving, picture rails, exposed wooden floorboards, radiators.Family Room 14’x 14′ measurement includes chimney breastThis versatile room provides ideal family room has windows and door overlooking rear garden, chimney breast, ceiling coving, plate rails, radiator, door leading to original garden room/lean-to.Original Garden Room/Lean-To 11’10”x 9’3”With window to the front elevation. Believed to be the original garden room, this room offers excellent potential for further refurbishment to provide a snug, study or extension to the main home, subject to necessary consent, window to the front elevation, open ceiling, radiator.Breakfast Room/Additional Reception Room 14’x 11’This attractive and versatile room has a double glazed window to the rear elevation, chimney breast with ornate ‘art nouveau’ cast iron fire surround with slate hearth, ceiling coving, picture rails, doors leading to living kitchen, pantry and WC.Pantry/Utility Area Original walk-in pantry having window to the rear elevation, shelving, quarry tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine.WCWith leaded stained-glass door, window to the front elevation, wash hand basin, high-level WC, original tiled flooring, picture rails.Stylish Open Plan Living Dining Kitchen 24’3” narrowing to 21’3”x 10’7”A superb stylishly appointed light and airy open plan extended living kitchen has to feature walk-in bay extension to the rear, providing dining/seating area with four arched windows overlooking rear garden enjoying a pleasant leafy aspect, further double glazed windows to the side and door to the side, kitchen, in brief, comprises: ‘Franke’ stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, a comprehensive range of wall and base units including storage drawers, display shelving with decorative down-lighters, tall pull-out larder units, granite worktops and matching central island with storage cupboards and drawers, a range of ‘Miele’ integrated appliances comprising: induction hob with contemporary stainless steel/glass chimney hood over and glass splash-back, twin ovens, microwave, ‘Siemens’ dishwasher, useful recess area providing housing for fridge/freezer, wooden style tiled flooring, contemporary style radiator, inset ceiling down-lighters. First Floor LandingSpacious light and airy first-floor landing, approached via a half landing area with window to the rear elevation, spacious first-floor landing has stairs leading to the second floor, window to the front elevation with decorative leaded stained-glass window lights, ceiling coving, radiator.Bedroom One 16’9”x 14′ measurement includes chimney breast and bay windowWith walk-in bay window to the front elevation with feature leaded stained-glass window lights, chimney breast, ceiling coving, ceiling centre rose, picture rails, contemporary period style cast iron radiators.Bedroom Two 17’x 14′ measurement includes a bay window and chimney breastThis spacious light and airy bedroom enjoy a walk-in bay window to the front elevation with leaded stained-glass window lights, wash hand basin, ceiling coving, chimney breast with polished ornate cast iron fire surround with tiled inset and tiled hearth, fitted stripped wooden built-in cupboards/wardrobe, radiator.Bedroom Three 15’7”x 14’3” measurement includes chimney breastWith double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations, chimney breast with decorative cast iron fire surround, ceiling coving, picture rails, built-in cupboard/storage, wash hand basin, radiators.Bedroom Four 14’x 14′ measurement includes chimney breastA light and airy room enjoying a double glazed bow window to the rear elevation, overlooking rear garden enjoying a pleasant leafy aspect, chimney breast, ornate ceiling coving, picture rails, radiator.Stylish Family Bathroom 15′ narrowing to 10’x 10’7” narrowing to 5’4”A delightful and spacious contemporary family bathroom has windows to the side and rear elevations, in brief, comprises: twin wash hand basin with mixer taps and vanity top, contemporary traditional style free-standing roll-top bath with mixer tap, concealed low-level WC, bidet, large walk-in open shower enclosure with glass shower screen and mosaic-style tiling, contemporary wall-mounted column radiators, lime-stone style tiled flooring.Second Floor LandingA further particular feature of this property is this superb light and airy and spacious second-floor galleried landing area, providing ideal snug, study or seating area, is approached via a half landing with window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden.