'Fairview', Knighton Drive
Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2

£775,000 Offers Over
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  • Elegant Victorian Semi Detached Villa
  • Planning to convert Coach House/Garage to Two Bed Dwelling
  • Stunning Extended Kitchen/Diner
  • Breakfast Room/Cosy Snug
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Two Stylish Bathroom Suites
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Garage and Off Road Parking
  • Council Tax F, GCH, EPC D
  • Freehold | Available Chain Free


Tenure: Freehold

GUIDE PRICE: £750,000 to £775,000
A STUNNINGLY APPOINTED & EXTENDED FIVE BED SEMI DETACHED VICTORIAN VILLA WITH APP TO CONVERT COACH HOUSE TO A TWO BED DWELLING 'Fairview' was architecturally designed by Isaac Barradale and built in 1881, being superbly situated within the fashionalble & highly desirable city suburb of Stoneygate in the Conservation Area, well served for renowned local schooling, the University of Leicester, the city centre, railway station and the fashionable Allandale Road & Francis Street shopping parade with their array of specialist shops, bars, boutiques, and restaurants. This beautifully & sympathetically restored property retains a wealth of period features whilst benefitting from a light and airy open plan kitchen & living area, complete with exposed ceiling beams and a wall of picture windows blending inside seamlessly with outside. The accommodation offers versatile living, providing a comfortable family home that briefly comprises, impressive entrance hallway, two spacious reception rooms, cosy snug, bespoke open plan fitted kitchen with elevated breakfast room, handy wc and cellar. To the first floor are three double bedrooms & contemporary family bathroom, the second floor boasts two further bedrooms with superb master four piece period style bathroom suite complete with roll top bath & double walk-in rain shower. To the rear is a beautifully landscaped walled garden with split level terrace, lawn area and access to Coach House. The COACH HOUSE has approved planning permission to convert to a two storey two bed dwelling. Internal viewing comes with the agent’s highest recommendation to fully appreciate this superb, elegant and individual family home. EARLY VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED | NO UPWARD CHAIN


An open storm porch with arched brick detailing leads to an impressive decorative stained glass front door with leaded panes and top light, quarry tiled threshold leading to polished oak wood flooring with original architraves, radiator, featuring cast iron fireplace with period wood surround and stained glass sash arched windows gracing the turned spindled staircase with access to upper floors & leading to:


6.86m ( into bay) x 5.49m (22'6 ( into bay) x 18)

Comprising a superb cast iron feature fireplace with tiled hearth, polished oak wood flooring, original cornice work, decorative ornate plate rails, radiator & substantial timber bay sash widow to front elevation,:


5.38m x 4.70m (17'8 x 15'5)

Comprising a period cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, original decorative papier mache frieze to ceiling, picture rails, radiator & feature picture window with twin French doors to rear elevation:


The basement comprises three areas, one large room housing meters, wine cellar fitted with combi boiler and hot water cylinder and under stair recess:


Polished oak wood flooring, access to walk-in shelved pantry fitted with sash window and separate outside door leading to driveway and Coach House:


4.11m x 3.96m (13'6 x 13)

Polished oak wood flooring, part stained glass sash windows to side elevation, cupboards fitted to chimney recess and feature free standing cast iron multi fuel log burner open plan to Breakfast Kitchen:


4.04m x 2.90m (13'3 x 9'6)

Feature cast iron free standing multi fuel log burner open plan to Snug, polished oak wood flooring and double glazed mock sash window to side elevation with steps descending to:


5.64m x 3.89m (18'6 x 12'9)

This extended & stunningly designed Magnet kitchen features exposed beams highlighted with spots and comprises a bespoke range of sage green base, wall & drawer units, with black granite work surfaces over, nset with belfast sink unit. Having Rangemaster double oven & grill, complete with five ring gas hob / griddle, and matching extractor canopy over with concealed dishwasher, space for fridge / freezer. This light & airy kitchen boasts a wall of double glazed picture windows to side elevation and finished with ceramic tiled flooring fitted with electric underfloor heating. Leading to:


Ceramic tiled flooring fitted with electric underfloor heating and door to garden:


3.05m x 2.44m (10'72 x 8'98)

Compriisng low level wc, pedestal sink & ceramic tiled flooring fitted with electric underfloor heating:


Split level landing with turned staircase to second floor, radiator and sash window to side elevation:


5.49m x 5.00m (18 x 16'5)

Comprising cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled hearth, ceiling coving and rose, radiators and sash windows to rear elevation:


5.72m x 5.41m (18'9 x 17'9)

Comprising ceiling coving, picture rails, radiator and windows to front elevation:


4.83m x 4.09m (15'10 x 13'5)

Comprising shelving to recess, radiator and window to side elevation:


3.35m x 1.83m (11'26 x 6'25)

Fitted with a contemporary style three piece suite comprising corner bath with cloudburst fixed shower over, low level wc and wash hand basin fitted to vanity unit, chrome heated towel rail, spots to ceiling, tiled flooring & corner opaque windows to side & front elevations:


Fitted with low level wc, wash hand basin fitted to vanity unit, part wood panelled walls and wood style flooring with sash windows to side elevation:


Featuring a turned staircase with feature arch sash window to side elevation, loft hatch & leading to:


5.61m x 4.70m (18'5 x 15'5)

Featuring shelving to recess, picture rails, radiator & double glazed windows and French door extending to fire escape:


6.17m x 3.91m (20'3 x 12'10)

Ivory cast iorn feature fireplace, radiators and windows to front elevation:


3.35m x 1.22m (11'44 x 4'61)

Fitted with an uber stylish four piece suite comprising roll top bath, double walk-in shower complete with both fixed rain power shower & mixer shower over, high level wc and pedestal sink, decorative tongue & groove wood panelling fitted to front window, exposed ceiling beams, chrome heated towel rail, spots to ceiling and tiled flooring:


This picturesque landscaped walled garden features a spacious block paved split level terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining and overlooks the lawn area, edged with established seasonal shrubs and housing fire escape. Having an array of wall mounted outside mood ighting, power point, outside tap and wood store with side gated entry to driveway and rear access to Coach House. To the front elevation is a neat forecourt garden filled with immaculate planting pebbled recess, pathway to front door and low level boundary surround:


Having open gravel driveway providing access to the main Coach House entrance. Currently used as garaging but have Approved Planning Permission to convert to a two bed two storey dwelling:


Change of use of former Coach House to dwelling (1 x 2 bed) (Class C3); dormer extensions at side and rear; alterations:


Planning Application No: 20210470
The development shall be begun within three years from the date of this permission 25/5/21:


The property is owned by a member of staff of White Kite (Leicester) Ltd T/a Barkers Estate Agents:


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We are unable to confirm whether certain items in the property are in fully working order (i.e. gas, electric, plumbing etc.) The property is offered for sale on this basis. Prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property and commission expert reports where appropriate. Barkers Estate Agents have a policy of seeking to obtain any copy guarantees / invoices relating to works that may have been carried out by a previous or existing owner. Please ask one of our staff members to check files for any relevant documentation that have come to our attention.

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