Southernhay Road, Stoneygate, Leicester
- Type: Detached House
- Availability: Sold STC
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 1
- Reception Rooms: 2
Southernhay Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 3TL
- Substantial Family Home
- Four Good Sized Bedrooms
- Opportunity For Extensions STPP
- Modernisation Required Throughout
- Occupying A Generous Plot
- Extensive Mature Garden
- Ample Frontage With Parking
- Two Garages
- Early Viewing Essential
- Highly Sought After Stoneygate Location
Property SummaryA substantial four bedroom detached family home, in need of modernisation throughout and offering fantastic opportunities for extensions (STPP), occupying a generous plot on a renowned road in highly desirable suburb of Stoneygate. Early viewing essential.
Property Ideal for upsizing professionals desiring a project, this home has a warm and welcoming feel; the entrance hall grants access into the well-proportioned downstairs accommodation along with the downstairs WC. A generous dual aspect living room is accessed to the right and boasts a central fireplace with double doors flowing into the garden. Continuing through the large entrance hallway, the kitchen, which flows into the family room, is accessed to the left. The sizeable kitchen offers a range of wall and base units with an electric hob and double high level oven along with a sink and drainer unit. The family room offers additional space extended families and could be incorporated into a modern open plan living dining kitchen. A rear lobby leads on from the kitchen and provides access to a storage cupboard and a large utility area with additional matching units encompassing a secondary sink and drainer unit. The back door leads out into the garden.
The upper floor is accessed via a staircase with a half landing and window over, allowing an abundance of light to cascade onto the landing. Four bedrooms are found, all with space for freestanding bedroom furniture. The large family bathroom currently comprises a bath with shower over, wash hand basin, and WC. Additionally, there is a large, high pitched loft space, ideal for further works, subject to planning permission, to be incorporated into the main house.
Outside This delightful family home occupies a generous plot allowing for the prospect of a single or double storey side and rear extension and layout redesign subject to relevant planning permissions. The ample frontage, decorated with established flowerbeds, offers a crazy paved return driveway providing car standing for two vehicles with access to the two single garages on either side of the property.
The garden offers a serene space for relaxing and entertaining with a patio for outdoor furniture directly outside the property while a crazy paved pathway leads down to a secondary suntrap patio to the rear. A two tiered manicured lawn is surrounded by flowerbeds and attractive shrubbery, providing an array of colours through the seasons. Timber fencing to all borders defines the property's boundaries while mature trees to the rear provide privacy.
Location The property is situated in the highly sought after area of Stoneygate, one and a half miles from the City Centre, offering a comprehensive range of local amenities including the nearby supermarkets, Leicestershire Golf Club and Leicester Lawn Tennis Club. Within walking distance are the ever-popular Allandale Road and Queens Road shopping parades which offer a wide variety of independent shops and boutiques. Leicester City Centre is situated a 10 minute drive away providing a broad selection of eateries and shopping opportunities including the award-winning Highcross Shopping Centre.
There is a wide selection of independent and state schooling in the area including the Leicester High School within walking distance and the Leicester Grammar School in Great Glen just a 20 minute drive away while the University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary are only a short walk/drive away.
Access links to the area are excellent with the A6 London Road offering convenient access to the Leicester mainline train station which provides services to London St Pancras in a little over an hour, Birmingham New Street station in under 40 minutes and Nottingham in 30 minutes.
Viewings and Directions Viewing by appointment only through the sole agent Oliver Rayns.
Postcode for Sat Nav: LE2 3TL