Shirley Avenue, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 3NA

£575,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: OLR240248
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Single Garage
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

With approved planning permission for a rear double-storey extension, this formerly four-bedroom detached home is now a three-bedroom family home featuring three bathrooms, bespoke interiors throughout, and spanning over 1800 sq. ft. of luxury living space.

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Having been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard by the current owners, original features are blended seamlessly with modern amenities. Wood floors are boosted with underfloor heating in the kitchen, utility and bathrooms. Shutter blinds complement fitted furniture in the study, living room and bedrooms, and all are protected with a sophisticated CCTV and alarm system.

This charming property is also benefits from approved planning permission (September 2023 – Ref: 20231804) for single and two-storey extensions that will provide a double bedroom and fabulous kitchen/dining room, and a further bedroom on the first floor.

As you approach the property, the original wood-framed front door invites you into a well-proportioned entrance hall with an oak wood floor extending into the living room on the right. Beneath the stairs is ample open-fronted storage space and the carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor. The impressive living room is double aspect and allows the light to flood the room, with French doors out to the garden at the rear. There is also an Artel pellet wood burner central in the room and a bespoke bookcase and TV unit with soft-close drawers to one side.

From the hall is the outstanding and well-appointed cottage-style kitchen/breakfast room with a wood floor and a range of wall, base and drawer units finished with wood work surfaces. There is a Butler sink with a drainer on one side, a gas Rangemaster with a 5-ring hob and concealed extractor hood above, and a walk-in pantry that houses a large fridge/freezer space on one side.

An inner lobby off the kitchen flows through to a utility room with wall and base units with wood work surfaces, a single sink with a drainer on the side and space for a washing machine. Opposite is the former garage which has been transformed into a fully-equipped gymnasium, which benefits from underfloor heating as well as a separate WC and built-in storage, creating a highly versatile space for today’s modern living.

The carpeted turned stairs with a facing window, which lights up the first-floor landing, gives access to two double bedrooms, both of which are double aspect, and the family bathroom. The principal bedroom features an Artel pellet wood burner and French doors with views over the garden. The adjoining dressing room has an extensive range of bespoke full-height fitted wardrobes offering ample hanging and storage space, while the en suite shower room with underfloor heating has a low-level WC, a wash hand basin and an enclosed shower cubicle.

The part-tiled family bathroom with a wood floor and underfloor heating comprises a panelled bath with mixer tap, a pedestal wash hand basin and a heated towel rail. The airing cupboard is also in the bathroom and provides extra storage space. Adjacent is a separate WC.

A further set of carpeted stairs with a Velux window above that throws light onto the glass-protected second-floor landing, which lead to a double bedroom, a bathroom and the study. The dual-aspect bedroom featuring attractive exposed beams benefits from Velux skylights and a cosy wool carpet.

The fabulous bathroom with underfloor heating also features beautiful mosaic-style tiling and exposed beams. Within is a panelled bath with an electric shower above and glass screen, a low-level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Opposite is the study which has a laminated floor and bespoke fitted desk furniture and shelving.

At the front of the property is a full-width paved driveway that provides off-road parking for two to three cars. To the rear of this superb property is the landscaped rear garden, which is south-facing and bordered by wood fence panels. An extensive patio is perfect for family gatherings and entertaining friends. Steps take you onto the manicured lawn and a further paved seating area. There is a wonderful variety of mature trees and shrubs, a haven for wildlife and providing a high degree of privacy.