Knighton Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 3HH
Beautiful four bedroom period property in the sought-after leafy suburb of Stoneygate. Finished with a loft room, large garden and double garage, the spacious detached family home is spread over 2759 sq.ft.
With Leicester City Centre just 2 miles away and easy access to the M1 and M69, the property is centrally located for London, Birmingham, Bristol and Sheffield. Exquisite period features make this a sensational family home with plenty of options for adaptions in future.
New to the market, this house on Knighton Road is a stunning example of an Victorian period home. Generous rooms flooded with light from dazzling mullioned windows are finished with elegant period details. From unique archways and alcoves to original fireplaces and cornicing, this is an exquisite family home.
Neutral decor throughout highlight the sense of space whilst allowing the period features to shine.
The large garden, range of rooms and open-plan-style spaces make this lovingly-restored home a wonderful retreat for a modern family. Offering stunning spaces for work, rest and play, Knighton Road is a fantastic investment you can easily make your own and enjoy for many years to come.
On arrival, you’re greeted by a sweeping front lawn edged by pretty borders filled with ornamental florals and shrubs. The large front south-west facing garden is accompanied by a multi-purpose York stone patio area ideal for family fun and entertaining.
A separate entrance complete with windows overlooking the garden from the study make the transition from garden to home easy. From observation of the children to entertaining guests, it’s easy to make full use of the garden throughout the day.
The garden offers ample space for relaxation and play. Bedecked with dining table and chairs for al fresco dining plus additional seating, there’s plenty of room for extra guests or raucous family fun.
Meanwhile, parking is easy with a double garage tastefully designed to complement the exterior of the home.
The entrance to the property is a wonderful display of Victorian architecture. The large front door is embellished with magnificent stained-glass windows which flood the property with natural light. Fanning out into a mullioned surround, finished with a stone archway, the entire effect is impressive.
Inside, this home is bright and spacious. The property is full of character with interesting features in every room. Large windows shower each space with natural light which is amplified by the neutral colour scheme throughout.
The journey begins in the light-filled entrance hall which leads into the dining room and living room.
The ground floor layout flows seamlessly from room to room with tiled flooring in natural stone enhancing the smooth transition into each space. Elegant, open arched doorways and neutral white decor further enhance the sense of space.
The living room is a spectacular welcome to the property. A dazzling arched alcove, featuring mullioned windows on either side, is a highlight of the space. Though furnished beautifully for family living there is still an expanse of space.
The room is finished with period features which include a carefully restored fireplace, cornicing and ornate plasterwork on the ceiling.
As you enter the dining room, you’re rewarded with more delightful period features. Exquisite cornicing lines the ceiling’s perimeter whilst a divine alcove, home to a piano and oversize chairs, frames the space.
Opposite, the large mullioned bay window is a highlight of the room, providing tranquil views across the garden. Again, you’re greeted with a wonderful sense of space.
Although a sizeable dining table sits at its centre, there is still an enormous amount of room on every side, delivering another restful room which can be used and furnished in any way you choose.
Providing a large, airy office space complete with a generous window, the study is well-placed for hectic family life. Conveniently looking out over the garden, you can keep an eye on the children as you work or complete chores in the laundry room or kitchen.
Even with a large desk in place, there is still lots of room to use the floor space for family activities or mid-day working. Offering lots of flexibility this is another room with lots of options for multi-functional family use.
Off the study is a generous laundry room, leading to the downstairs WC. The practical room is ideal for completing all sorts of chores and hobbies in peace as well as children and visitors dashing in from the garden.
From room to hang clothes above to cloakroom space to tidy away coats this is a valuable addition to the property. Ample space for utilities and storage plus a sink, make this a well-placed room with lots of use for busy family routines.
The kitchen is a generous, welcoming and well-designed space with a large walk-in pantry. Shaker cupboards line the walls on one side providing extensive areas for cooking and food preparation. One can move quickly to and from the garden, laundry room and study from here with ease.
A tiled splashback complemented by tiled flooring make this a calm, relaxing place for family and friends to unwind and dine. Despite the large dining table at the centre of the room there is still lots of space for other activities.A decorative, Victorian timber bannister marks the entrance to the first floor. In keeping with the fashion of the time, panelling and balustrades together create a stunning statement piece.
Three of the rooms upstairs are on the first floor with a fourth on the second accompanied by a large loft room. From an adult-only floor space with en-suite to a private space for a nanny, lodger, older child or guests, there are lots of ways to utilise the space.
The light and neutral decor continue upstairs. Though fully furnished, each room still offers its occupant lots of space for rest and play.
Boasting natural light and garden views, each room is finished with interesting features and period detailing. From pretty cornicing to original fireplaces and built-in storage, these are wonderful, tranquil retreats.
A bright and light bathroom is ideal for busy family mornings and evenings. From the large walk-in shower to the generous bath and practical yet beautiful tiled floor, there’s lots of room for the chaos of family bathtimes.
A large double window, that’s not overlooked, completes the space offering a restful treetop garden view.
The generous landing is bright and airy. Flooded with natural light from the mullioned windows, the space leads up to the second floor where you will find the fourth bedroom.
Next door, the loft room is currently used as a storage space. Built-in storage on either side plus a window make this a room which could be adapted for any purpose you choose.The floor and walls of the large cellar are lined with a plastic membrane to keep the room dry and divert any entry of water towards the drain, which is fitted with a non-return valve, maintained by Severn Trent.
Stoneygate is a beautiful residential area boasting elegant period homes and large tree-lined avenues. Local amenities include boutiques, bistros, gardens, tea rooms, good schools, lots of green spaces and top attractions.
Just 2 miles from Leicester City centre, you’ll find Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, The Leicestershire Golf Club, Leicester Botanical Gardens and other top Leicester sights on your doorstep. Good transport links include direct trains to London and other UK cities.
Over 2765 sq. ft. Accommodation Over Three Floors
Elegantly Styled Throughout
Substantial Detached Family Home
Highly Desirable Stoneygate Area
Three Large Reception Rooms
Off Road Parking And Garage
Four Double Bedrooms With Loft Conversion
Characterful Victorian Home