A truly magnificent, executive, ground floor, duplex apartment in this renowned former Knitwear Factory conversion, retaining many original features & offering spacious accommodation in contemporary urban style with upper first floor reception hall, wc, library & well proportioned sitting room, solid oak staircase to lower ground floor with inner hall, high specification breakfast kitchen, utility room, snug/dining room/family area, study/office, two double bedrooms, luxury bathroom, en-suite & secure parking, in this sought-after City centre location opposite Holy Cross Church with New Walk beyond. Sold without chain.
'The Pick Building', Leicester's first and finest conversion of a Victorian knitwear factory, is located on Wellington Street in the heart of the City. Apartment 25 offers an environment that combines luxury living with practical solutions for either a busy family who require a central location or for a discerning executive household. It is contemporary urban living at its finest.
Wellington Street lies close to the centre of Leicester and is within walking distance of the Professional Quarter and the City's Cultural Quarter with the 'Curve Theatre', the 'Phoenix Square' cinema and a diverse range of quality restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Specialist shopping along Market Street, St. Martin's and 'The Lanes', together with the renowned 'Highcross' shopping centre are all within easy reach. Apartment 25 is a five minute walk from Leicester's Main Line Railway Station on London Road with connections to London (St. Pancras) in 70 minutes, Birmingham (50 minutes away) and Nottingham just 30 minutes.
This stunning, ground floor, duplex apartment is located at the front of this renowned conversion of a former knitwear factory known as 'The Pick Building' and offers surprisingly spacious living accommodation (approaching 2, 000 sq. Ft. Of floor space), together with secure undercroft parking and an electronic door entry system. The gas centrally heated, double glazed, contemporary styled, flexibly arrangeable accommodation, on two floors, is as described below:-
on the upper ground floor:
With staircase and lift to all floors and resident post boxes.
On the first floor:
Gives access to the main entrance to Apartment 25 which, in turn, leads to:
With cupboard housing electrical consumer unit and features a 7'0 x 7'0 wall mirror.
Library 2.36m x 2.44m (7'9' x 8'0')
With floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcases and electric sockets.
With two-piece suite comprising wash hand basin and w.C. Also with heated towel rail, electric shaver point, extractor fan and large wall mirror.
Sitting room 15'9 min.(19'4 max.) x 24'5 (4.80m min. ( 5.89m ma
A spacious room facing south-west with factory style multi-pane windows fitted with venetian blinds overlooking Holy Cross Church and the trees of New Walk, laminate oak flooring, exposed brickwork, two central heating radiators, floor-to-ceiling store cupboard, t.V., satellite and telephone points, wall uplighters and high ceilings with spotlighting. Hand made solid oak staircase with feature spotlighting to display area leading to:
On the lower ground floor:
With solid maple hardwood floor, floor-to-ceiling fitted store cupboard and feature curved frosted glass block wall with track lighting and steps to:
Breakfast kitchen 17'0 average x 13'4 max. (5.18m average x 4.06m ma
With a comprehensive range of stainless steel fronted base level kitchen units comprising black worktop with inset 'Franke' one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap, tiled splashbacks and range of appliances including 'Smeg' dishwasher, 'Beaumatic' refrigerator, integrated 'Beaumatic' freezer and 'Neff' built-under double oven with four-ring 'De Dietrich' gas hob and 'Blanco' stainless steel and glass chimney style extractor unit over. Also with 'Amtico' flooring, substantial island breakfast bar unit with two double storage cupboards under, space for American style refrigerator and icemaker, t.V. Point with satellite feed, telephone point and recessed ceiling spotlighting and track lighting. Feature curved wall with glass block panels.
With base storage cupboards and worktop incorporating plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for separate tumble dryer and additional space for other appliances such as freezer or wine cooler. Also with wall-mounted gas fired combi central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water, sloping ceiling and extractor fan.
From the kitchen, original concrete steps with steel handrail lead off to:
With stainless steel and frosted glass door flanked by glass block panels with track lighting.
Snug\dining room 11'8 x 13'1 average (3.56m x 3.99m average)
With solid maple hardwood flooring, central heating radiator, stylish curved wall with glass block inset panel, high skirting boards, t.V. Point with satellite feed and telephone points, two wall uplighters and sloping ceiling with track lighting.
Office\study area 11'8 x 13'1 (3.56m x 3.99m)
With solid maple hardwood flooring, wall-to-wall original factory style multi-pane window fitted with venetian blinds, central heating radiator, feature glass block curved wall, high skirting boards, t.V. Point with satellite feed and telephone points, three wall uplighters and ceiling track lighting.
Luxury bathroom 13'11 x 6'10 (4.24m x 2.08m)
With 'Villeroy & Boch' white suite comprising tiled panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, low level w.C. And fully tiled 'Makti' walk-in shower unit with curved glazed shower screen and chrome, large head, thermostatically controlled power shower unit. Also with 'Amtico' flooring, two chrome heated towel rails, recessed ceiling spotlighting, extractor fan and two built-in store cupboards.
Bedroom 1 10'11 x 16'3 (3.33m x 4.95m)
With wall-to-wall original factory style multi-pane window fitted with venetian blinds, solid maple hardwood flooring, central heating radiator, t.V. Point with satellite feed and telephone points, three wall uplighters, ceiling track lighting, floor-to-ceiling fitted cupboard and fitted double wardrobe and deep cupboard below stairs with steps to:
With three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, low level w.C. And fully tiled 'Huppe' shower enclosure with 'Hansgrohe-Raindance' chrome, large head, thermostatically controlled power shower unit, together with 'Huppe' glazed shower door and screen. Also with 'Amtico' flooring, chrome heated towel rail, electric shaver point, fully tiled surrounds, built-in cupboard, sloping ceiling, extractor fan and recessed ceiling spotlighting.
Bedroom 2 19'0 average x 10'10 (5.79m average x 3.30m)
With original wall-to-wall factory style multi-pane window fitted with venetian blinds, solid maple hardwood flooring, central heating radiator, t.V. Point with satellite feed and telephone points, four wall uplighters, ceiling track lighting, fitted floor-to-ceiling cupboard and fitted double wardrobe with stylish curved wall with glass block panelling detail.
Apartment 25 benefits from one secure parking space accessed from either Dover Street or Wellington Street. The parking space is undercroft and is identified as space No. 25.
All mains services are understood to be available. Central heating is gas fired with radiators individually thermostatically controlled and electric power points are generously fitted throughout. The apartment is substantially double glazed and benefits from television points with satellite feed, telephone points in the majority of rooms and there is also a communal fire alarm within the building.
Fixtures and fittings:
All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale.
We are advised that the apartment block is held Leasehold on a 125 year Ground Lease as from 1st September, 1999, with a Ground Rent of £150 per annum. We believe the current Service Charge amounts to approximately £788.00 per annum which includes communal maintenance. Buildings Insurance is also paid communally and in 2012 amounted to £267.82.
Prospective purchasers should request their own Solicitor to check and confirm these details are correct.
Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.
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Draft: A truly magnificent, executive, ground floor duplex apartment in this renowned former Knitwear Factory conversion, retaining many original features & offering very spacious, gas centrally heated accommodation in a contemporary urban style. With upper F/F reception hall, cloaks/wc, library & very well proportioned sitting room, solid oak staircase to lower G/F layout with inner hall, high specification integrated breakfast kitchen, utility room, snug/dining room/family area, study or office, two double bedrooms, luxury bathroom, en-suite, storage space & secure parking, in this sought-after City Centre location opposite Holy Cross Church with New Walk beyond. Sold without chain.
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