A truly exceptional detached family residence constructed circa 1926 to an exacting design and specification occupying arguably one of the most sought after residential locations in the popular and well serviced village of Birstall. Read more
A truly exceptional detached family residence constructed circa 1926 to an exacting design and specification occupying arguably one of the most sought after residential locations in the popular and well serviced village of Birstall. Station Road is an attractive tree lined road of substantial detached family homes leading up to the Birstall Golf Club and with excellent numerous local amenities as well as easy access into the city of Leicester. This incredible character family home boasts a magnificent range of many original character features as well as contemporary facilities with extended accommodation which in brief comprises entrance hall, WC, living room, loggia, dining room, extended breakfast kitchen, utility room, first floor giving access to four bedrooms and two bathroom facilities. The second floor gives access to a further bedroom, shower room and an office/study/bedroom which makes a great work from home facility. Externally the property has ample off road parking at the front and a delightful mature garden to the rear, not only boasting extensive mature planted borders, fruit trees and lawns but also a breath-taking cityscape across Leicester. Properties in this location are highly sought after and an internal inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Entrance Porch With timber framed archway giving access to covered porch with wall light point and tiled flooring, access to the entrance hall via original stained glass and leaded panelled front door and matching side panel window.
Entrance Hall11'2" x 11'9" (3.4m x 3.58m). A spacious and impressive entrance hallway with staircase rising to the first floor landing, useful understairs storage cupboard and fitted shelving.
Downstairs WC8' x 4'6" (2.44m x 1.37m). A larger than average WC with Roca two piece white suite comprising low level flush button WC, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap above, tiled splashbacks, window to the front, ample space for coat storage.
Living Room13' (3.96m) x 23'2" (7.06m) into bay window. A generously proportioned family living room with feature gas real flame effect fireplace inset to a natural limestone fireplace with hearth and surround, large bay window to the front elevation, original leaded glazed timber panelled door and matching side windows into:
Loggia12'10" x 3'5" (3.9m x 1.04m). A traditional feature of Art Deco and 1920s properties, this useful loggia is ideal as a storage area and also as a covered Veranda to sit and enjoy the garden. There is arched framework with climbing Wisteria making this a stunning feature from the rear of the property.
Dining Room11'10" (3.6m) x 15' (4.57m) into bay window. A well proportioned family dining room with ample space for a large dining table and chairs, internal serving hatch, storage cupboard and large bay window to the rear overlooking the rear garden.
Breakfast Kitchen15'4" (4.67m) narrowing to 12'7" (3.84m) into bay window x 18'10" (5.74m). An extended breakfast kitchen with a stylish range of painted units fitted to a high quality by local company Dewhirst Kitchens incorporating contemporary laminate fronted units and Corian solid working top above, tiled splashbacks, integrated electric oven, integrated microwave/combi oven, gas four ring hob with canopy extractor above, moulded one and a half bowl sink into the worktop, integrated Miele dishwasher, Worcester boiler, numerous storage cupboards and a Welsh dresser style unit to the breakfast area with a timber working top. The kitchen area has a standard window and the breakfast area has a bay window overlooking the garden, ample space for breakfast table and chairs and glazed door into:
Utility Room8'5" x 6'9" (2.57m x 2.06m). With ample range of storage units, roll edge laminate working tops, tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink unit and drainer with hot and cold mixer tap above, space for appliances including space for washing machine and tumble dryer, there is a window to the front.
Side Passage With glazed doors to the front and rear providing direct access from the driveway into the rear garden. There is a door from the kitchen and an internal door giving access to the garage.
Garage10'5" x 16'5" (3.18m x 5m). With a recently refitted up and over electrically operated garage door, power and lighting and Mezzanine storage above.
Mid-Landing Having an attractive uPVC double glazed window inset with original leaded and stainless glass, picture rail and wider than average staircase giving access to the first floor landing.
First Floor Landing The first floor landing has staircase rising to the second floor.
Bedroom11' (3.35m) to wardrobes x 15' (4.57m) into bay window. A substantial double bedroom with large bay window to the front elevation, fitted bedroom furniture comprising fitted headboard with matching bedside tables and a range of three double wardrobes with integrated electric heaters.
Bedroom10'2" (3.1m) x 17' (5.18m) into bay window. A substantial second bedroom ideal as an alternative master bedroom or guest bedroom with bay window to the rear elevation with stunning views over the rear garden and cityscape of Leicester beyond. There is a window to the front and access to:
En-suite Shower Room With a two piece suite comprising vanity wash hand basin with storage beneath and a shower cubicle with wall mounted mixer shower, wall light points, electric shaver plug point and tiled splashback.
Bedroom12' x 12'6" (3.66m x 3.8m). (Currently used as a sitting room) A generously proportioned double bedroom with large window to the rear elevation offering a magnificent view to the rear. Ample space for double bed.
Bedroom11'10" x 10'9" (3.6m x 3.28m). A spacious double bedroom with large window to the rear elevation, ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture.
Family Bathroom11'2" x 7'4" (3.4m x 2.24m). A contemporary refitted bathroom with vanity wash hand basin unit with hot and cold mixer tap above, storage beneath, large airing cupboard which has fitted shelving, there is also a panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap and wall mounted mixer shower, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, window to the rear, heated towel rail, electric underfloor heating, extractor fan and shaver point.
Separate WC8' x 4'10" (2.44m x 1.47m). A separate family WC with feature original leaded and stained glass porthole window to the front, WC, wash hand basin, storage cupboards and extractor fan.
Second Floor Landing With large Velux window to the front elevation and access to two further bedrooms and shower room.
Bedroom/Office/Study9'4" x 20'7" (2.84m x 6.27m). This is a substantial room currently used as a home office which makes a great work from home facility which houses four office desks. Enjoying window to the front elevation and Velux windows to the side and rear with fitted blinds. Ample space for study furniture or alternatively as a bedroom.
Shower Room7'5" x 6' (2.26m x 1.83m). Having a three piece contemporary white suite comprising low level flush button WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with wall mounted Triton electric shower, heated towel rail and large Velux window to the side elevation with fitted blind.
Bedroom16' x 9'8" (4.88m x 2.95m). A substantial double bedroom having a range of fitted wardrobes and a large Velux window to the front elevation with fitted blind, window to the rear offering arguably the most stunning elevated view from the property across the rear garden, allotments beyond, mature tree tops and impressive architectural structures in Leicester city centre including tower blocks and the space centre.
Outside to the Front The property has ample off road parking on hardstanding driveway with retaining brick wall and planted borders. There is front to rear access through to the side passage giving way to the rear garden.
Outside to the Rear A particularly impressive feature of this outstanding family home is the superbly tended and mature rear garden boasting an incredible array of mature plants, shrubs and trees, raised patio area, shaped lawn and secondary lawn with mature fruit trees, vegetable plot and timber shed.