Shanklin Drive, South Knighton, Leicester, LE2 3RG

£640,000 OIRO
  • Ref: OLR240165
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Single Garage
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

An elegant five-bedroom, two bathroom detached home offering over 1900 sq.ft. of accommodation over three storeys, complemented by off road parking, a garage, and landscaped grounds to the rear.

Full Details

A traditional detached family home, which benefits from a new boiler and ample accommodation over three floors and offers many features including wood, tiled and carpeted floors, delightful decorative fireplaces, a superb kitchen/breakfast room, off-road parking, a single garage and a fabulous, landscaped garden that is approximately 0.14 acres.

Approached via a tarmac driveway that provides parking for three cars, it leads to the single garage and side access. You are greeted by pretty brickwork and deep bay windows when you walk up to the arched covered front porch, which has a chequered tiled floor. Two charming windows sit to the left of the part-glazed front door that guides you into the spacious double-height entrance hall, which has a gorgeous dark wood floor, and there is a large understairs cloak cupboard.

On the right of the hall and overlooking the front of the property is the formal dining room with a traditional wood floor. The elegant fireplace incorporates a raised tiled hearth, with a surround and mantel, which is central to the room. Double aspect, your eye is drawn to the superb bay window that allows light to flood the room.

Adjacent to the dining room is the double length living room which benefits from a luxurious carpet, while the beautiful fireplace sits on a raised tiled hearth with an oak surround and mantel. At the back are French doors out onto the paved entertaining terrace.

A particular feature of the property is the impressive kitchen/dining room with a lovely, tiled floor and a range of Shaker-style wall, base and drawer units with composite work surfaces and chequered tiled walls above. There is an enamel one-and-a-half sink unit with mixer tap, a superb Range cooker and a handy larder cupboard. There is a integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher.

The dining area is lit by a skylight above and there are fitted shelves on one wall. Just off the kitchen is a utility room where you will find a further range of wall and base units with work surfaces above, plumbing and space for a washing machine and a dryer, a heated towel rail and shelving.

Just past the utility room is the part-tiled downstairs cloakroom with a low-level WC and wash hand basin and at the rear is the cosy family snug, which has a wood effect floor, a large corner sofa and overlooking the glorious rear garden.

From the entrance hall, a wide, turned carpeted staircase takes you to the first-floor landing, which provides access to four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The front bedroom has a wonderful bay window, allowing plenty of light into the room, this room incorporates a wash basin and vanity unit. The rear master bedroom overlooks the garden and has a range of built-in wardrobes with double doors and storage above. There is a fully tiled en suite shower room with a pedestal wash hand basin and mirror-fronted bathroom cabinet above.

The part-tiled family bathroom has a white suite comprising a wide wood-panelled bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and glass shower screen, a low-level WC, and a wash hand basin with mixer tap set into a vanity unit that provides storage below. On the second floor is a fabulous spacious bedroom with exposed beams, eaves storage and Velux windows on either side, which provides room for a charming desk or dressing table.

The property’s deep frontage provides off-street parking for three cars on a tarmac driveway that leads to the single garage with double doors for access. A side access with a wooden pedestrian gate takes you down the side of the property into the rear garden. Immediately to the rear of the property is an amazing extensive paved entertaining terrace, perfect for family gatherings and entertaining friends. This impressively long garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and has defined areas, is home to an abundance of beautiful shrubs, flowering plants, hedges and trees. A paved path on the left invites you to wander down the garden where you will find relaxing seating areas, archways with scented climbing plants, a greenhouse and vegetable garden with raised beds, a wooden shed perfect for storing gardening tools and the mower, behind which is further room for storing items.