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4 bed detached house for sale

£675,000 Guide price

The Nook, Leicester LE9

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Property features

  • Four Bedroom Detached Period Home
  • Off Street Parking
  • Double Glazed & Central Heating
  • Large Garden
  • Utility Room And Downstairs WC
  • Two Bathrooms (Luxurious En-Suite)
  • Automated Smart Lightwave System Installed
  • Popular Village Of Cosby
  • Spacious Reception Room And Snug
  • Excellent Local Amenities

Property description

A handsome and substantial period residence situated in this prime sought after village of Cosby overlooking the picturesque Cosby Brook.

This family home offers generous and versatile accommodation throughout. The current owners have thoughtfully upgraded the interior whilst retaining its original charm.

Internally the property offers a large family kitchen/dining room, two receptions, study and large utility room. The first floor has two bedrooms, the master is sizeable with a spacious dressing room and a newly refurbished, stylish en-suite bathroom. There is also a further family shower room.

The top floor has two further bedrooms, a sitting area and a useful space which is currently used as a home gym.

The garden wraps around the side of property and has been beautifully maintained mainly laid to lawn with a variety of sections, well stocked planted borders, mature shrubbery, a paved patio area and access to the timber constructed sheds. At the rear of the property is off road parking for up to 3 cars.

The property has a smart Lightwave system installed in some areas which is remotely controlled via a smart phone and remote.

Ground Floor

Enter the property through the front porch into the sitting area with a large open fireplace which has pelmet down lighting and an electric log style burner.

The floors are fitted with beech effect laminate floors which run through to the main reception. There is a doorway which connects to the study and the reception room.

The reception is a large space with doors opening to the garden. There is another large pelmet with an alcove offering two storage cupboards.

The kitchen is modern and of Shaker style having wall and base units with granite work tops. There is an instant hot water tap and one and half ceramic moulded sinks.

The main focus of this room is the large Royal Blue aga. In addition there are further integral appliances to include a double oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a central island breakfast bar.

Completing the ground floor is a large utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and fitted with white shaker wall and base units and a white sink /drainer. There is a traditional Pulley Maid to dry your clothes and a downstairs WC.

There is access to the rear porch which leads out to the parking spaces.

First Floor

The first floor has two bedrooms, one being the Master bedroom with its private bathroom suite. Stylish and contemporary with a free-standing rolled edge, claw foot bath, walk in glass panelled shower enclosure and fitted vanity units with his and her basins, finished with split face tiling.

The private dressing room is fitted with a range of fitted wardrobes some of which are mirror fronted.
Bedroom Two is a large double with two large storage cupboards.

There is a large family shower-room with walk in shower enclosure, airing cupboard and hand basin and wc.

Second Floor

The second floor is a great useful space which is ideal for children or teenagers. It features two rooms which would be excellent as a play-room, tv and/or study area or a home gym. The two bedrooms are both large doubles currently having super king size beds within.


The property lies on an elevated position with steps up-to the front garden and a pathway to the front entrance porch. The garden wraps around the side of the property and can be accessed from the kitchen, main reception and study.

Mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and established shrubbery. There is a paved patio area, which is a lovely space for alfresco dining in the warmer months.

At the rear of the garden are two large hidden timber constructed sheds and there is access to the parking spaces for up to 3 cars via an iron gate.

Local Area

Cosby is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. Cosby is located in the south west of the county near the larger villages and towns of Whetstone, Blaby and Wigston. Its proximity to the city of Leicester means it is part of the Leicester Urban Area. The village is administered by Blaby District Council.
Cosby Village is well served with a local post office, Co-Op mini market, The Nook fish and chip takeaway, tea shop and village pub .

Cosby has two schools. Cosby Primary School and Brooke House Day Nursery but also with other good catchments.

Excellent motorway links including M1 and M69.

Being on the doorstep to Leicester City this property is surrounded by excellent transport links and shopping facilities with Fosse Park Retail park just a short car journey away.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £207,037 Sales 936 Current average value £229,981 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,524 ▲ 4.32%

Property value data/graphs for LE9

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £315,254 £219 3.7 £271,309
Semi-detached £180,364 £186 3.0 £176,145
Terraced £143,604 £181 2.5 £134,353
Flats £114,275 £161 1.7 £91,255

Current asking prices in LE9

Average: £265,302
Avg. current asking prices in LE9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £152,840
Flats £84,983
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All £84,983

Current asking rents in LE9

Average: £747 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £384 pcm
£563 pcm
£822 pcm
£823 pcm
Flats £414 pcm
£536 pcm
£750 pcm
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All £403 pcm
£553 pcm
£817 pcm
£823 pcm

Fun facts for LE9

Highest value in LE9
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stamford Road £918,950
Links Road £783,562
Gullet Lane £690,210
Forest Drive £684,346
Abbot Close £663,040
Highest turnover in LE9
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Finches 54.5%
Park Close 52.9%
The Square 50.0%
Machin Drive 50.0%
The Green 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Cosby

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Excellent - 96% (12 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Narborough (1.7 miles)
  • South Wigston (3.5 miles)
  • Leicester (6.5 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (17.2 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (20.4 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (24.2 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (68.0 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (68.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (78.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cosby Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Badgerbrook Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Old Mill Primary School Broughton Astley (1.7 miles)
  • Countesthorpe Community College (1.6 miles)
  • Guthlaxton College Wigston (4.0 miles)
  • Wigston College (4.0 miles)
  • Brooke House Day School (0.2 miles)
  • Countesthorpe Nursery School (1.5 miles)
  • Leysland High School (1.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,629 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £2,154 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £22/mo (£263/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £49 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £103/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18500 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £310 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £23 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £40 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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