Avenue Road, Leicester, LE2

£650,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: c0fcf378-c067-4e5e-997b-6cb72833d134
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Council Tax Band: F
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Property Features

  • One Of The First Properties Built On Avenue Road
  • Double Garage And Driveway
  • Four Good Sized Bedrooms
  • Incredibly Sized Loft Area
  • Basement With Scope
  • Two Grand Reception Rooms
  • Downstairs WC
  • Family Bathroom
  • Impeccable Detached Family Home
  • Large Rear Garden

Property Summary

Rented in 1976 by the famous celebrated composer, André Previn and his then equally famous wife, Mia Farrow, we are delighted to offer this wonderfully charming and attractive double front family house, located in the highly popular suburb of Clarendon Park in Leicester, to the market.

Full Details

The property sits it the middle of the plot and is surrounded by its own gardens. It provides spacious family accommodation and there is ample scope for improvement, giving you the opportunity to make it your own home. There are a plethora of original features throughout the property, including decorative coved ceilings, large bay windows and original sash windows, wood floors, a large loft room and a garden that provides a high level of privacy and seclusion.

The property is well set back from the road with a high laurel hedge and trees that shelter it from view. A tarmac driveway that provides off-road parking for several cars lead to the good-sized brick-built garage which has double part glazed wood doors to the front, and there is a wooden gate that leads round to the garden and front of the property.

The main entrance to the property is via a glazed door into a fully glazed porch, with a part glazed front door into the large square entrance hall, which could be re-purposed into a further reception room. There is a door to the inner hallway and sliding wood doors on the right which lead into the lounge. A large bay window allows light to flood in this room, which highlights the delightful original features and ceiling rose.

There is a second entrance to the property from the garden with stone and brick steps leading up to a part glazed door with window above, giving access to a further hallway with a superb balustrade and carpeted staircase leading to the first floor, a storage cupboard under the stairs, door to the downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, a cloaks cupboard and a part glazed door opening up to stone steps that lead on to a tarmac area and the garden. There is a second staircase that takes you down to the large basement.

To the right of the hallway is the dining room which also has a large bay window and sliding doors to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen comprises of a range of wall and base units with work surfaces above, a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for a fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher and a freestanding cooker.

From the hallway, the staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing which gives access to four double bedrooms and the family bathroom. Bedroom four at the rear of the property incorporates a built-in cupboard and a wash hand basin. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a wash hand basin, WC, bidet, freestanding, Victorian style bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment and a corner shower cubicle with curved sliding glass door.

From bedroom two, which is double aspect, is an open wood staircase which takes you to the impressive loft room. The walls and sloping ceilings are wood panelled, there is under eaves storage and two large skylights let plenty of light in to the room

The wonderful gardens full of well-established trees and shrubs surround the property and offer a high level of privacy and seclusion. Underneath both bay windows are raised flower beds full of established shrubs which flow into tarmac seating areas and the lawn. Another wooden side gate leads round to the back of the property and a further garden area is fenced with wood panels and has a delightful copse seating area.