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6 bed property for sale

£1,350,000 Guide price

Stamford Road, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9

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Property features

  • Exceptional Six Bedroom Victorian Home
  • Stunning One Acre Plot in Conservation Setting
  • Built 1891 & Full of Period Features
  • Around 5000 sq ft of Stylish Accommodation
  • 35 ft Contemporary Kitchen
  • Three Bathroom / Shower Rooms
  • Sweeping Gravel Driveway
  • Open Fronted Double Garage
  • Planning for Indoor Pool
  • EPC Rating D

Property description

An exceptional Victorian home of considerable charm located in an exclusive conservation setting in west Leicestershire. Set well back from the road in one acre of stunning grounds this six bedroom home, built in 1891, has been the subject of an extensive programme of restoration and refurbishment by the current owners over many years. Full of original features and splendour of the Victorian period including high moulded ceilings, wood panelling, period fireplaces and stained glass windows. Presented to an exceptional standard, Charnwood House boasts almost 5000 sq ft of stylishly appointed accommodation which includes a large tiled hallway with grand staircase, three large reception rooms, 35ft contemporary kitchen, gym and three bathroom/shower rooms. A sweeping gravel drive leads to an open fronted garage and there is planning permission for an indoor pool.

Location
The property is located in the highly sought after Kirby Fields Conservation Area, an exclusive residential area made up predominantly of large, individual period homes yet only 0.7 mile from the village centre. Kirby Muxloe is located 4.3 miles west of Leicester City and offers a range of individual shops, church, primary school, two pub/restaurants and Castle remains (Listed Grade I) building begun in 1480 on the orders of William Hastings. There are regular bus services and recreational facilities within the village including a Golf Club and numerous country walks. For the commuter access to the A46, M69 and M1 is close by and excellent rail links to Birmingham and London St. Pancras International are available from Leicester.

Distances
Leicester 4.3 miles / Market Bosworth 9.2 miles / Loughborough 15.7 miles / Ashby-de-la-Zouch 15.9 miles / Nottingham 28 miles / Leicester Grammar School 10.2 miles / Ratcliffe College 12 miles / M69/M1(J21) 5.6 miles

Ground Floor Accommodation
An entrance vestibule with original stained glass doors opens into a large entrance hall with Victorian tiled floor and panelled ceiling. A grand oak staircase with ornate carvings is of particular note and extends to all floors. Leading off the hallway are three large reception rooms, including a formal dining room with large bay window, hardwood floor and contemporary hole in the wall style gas fire. This large dining room is further complimented by a high ceiling with original mouldings, designer wallpapers and highly decorative door surround. The drawing room is large and occupies a sunny south west corner with large bay window and period fireplace set within an arched recess with stained glass windows inset. The family room is currently used as a games room with connection for wall mounted TV and hardwood floor. A lobby off the hallway with original tiled floor provides access to the rear garden, cloakroom, under stairs storage cupboard and shower room.

Ground Floor continued
The family kitchen is impressive and is a particular feature of the accommodation. Substantially extended, the kitchen has a porcelain tiled floor throughout with under floor heating (wet system) and includes a generous dining / sitting area with French doors which open to a west facing terrace. The kitchen was fitted by Dewhirst in a contemporary style with Silestone worktops, breakfast bar and matching island unit. There are an impressive range of de Dietrich and Neff appliances including a Teppanyaki griddle, instant boiling water tap, two Neff ovens, microwave, coffee machine and two warming drawers. There is housing and plumbing for American style fridge freezer and leading off the kitchen is a utility room with matching flooring and fitted cabinets. Beyond the kitchen and accessed externally is an air-conditioned gym which could also be used as a home office. There is a wooden floor and double doors which open to the courtyard.

First Floor Accommodation
Approaching the main landing is a spacious sitting area with French doors to balcony. The main landing provides access to four large double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with hardwood flooring, twin wash hand basins, floor standing Victoria & Albert bath and double shower. French doors with original stained glass lead to a further balcony to front. Two of the bedrooms have period fireplaces and bedroom four is currently used as a dressing room with fully fitted furniture.

Second Floor Accommodation
Approaching the second floor is a half landing which gives access to a shower room with double shower. The second floor landing has original fitted cupboards and provides access to two large double bedrooms, one with fitted furniture and one has a wash hand basin. Also on the second floor is a study with access to loft space.

Outside
The property is set well back from the road, hidden by an established front boundary which includes a number of large trees. A sweeping gravel driveway provides plentiful parking and leads to an open fronted double garage and wooden gates provide access to a further area of secure hardstanding. Standing in approximately 1 acre in total the gardens extend to all sides of the property with generous areas of lawn on three sides. A raised terrace with direct access from the family kitchen enjoys a westerly aspect and within the garden are a number of outdoor lights, wooden gazebo and small spinney. Directly to the rear of the property is a fully enclosed, private walled courtyard with space for a hot tub, water feature and outdoor lights. An old outbuilding with open sides provides covered seating and a useful store.

Services
All mains services are available and connected. The property has gas central heating fired by two Worcester boilers (installed 2015) located in the roof space off the study on the second floor. There are radiators throughout the property, a number of which are column style and underfloor heating (wet system) in the family kitchen. The windows through the property are a combination of original sash windows, uPVC and wooden sealed unit double glazed.

Agent's Note
All roads within Kirby Fields are un-adopted. All properties contribute £60 annually for the maintenance and upkeep of all roads.

Tenure
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority
Blaby District Council.

Directions
Leaving Leicester travel in a westerly direction along the A47 Hinckley Road. On entering Leicester Forest East cross over the M1 motorway bridge turn eventually right onto Kirby Lane. Crossing over the railway bridge take the second turning on the right onto Stamford Road where the property can be found located on the left hand side identified by our for sale board.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £215,783 Sales 919 Current average value £230,865 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,786 ▲ 3.49%

Property value data/graphs for LE9

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £313,957 £217 3.7 £284,074
Semi-detached £182,437 £187 3.0 £177,804
Terraced £145,743 £182 2.5 £142,306
Flats £116,927 £163 1.7 £91,728

Current asking prices in LE9

Average: £268,349
Avg. current asking prices in LE9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £144,447
(55)
£218,986
(83)
£337,875
(76)
£459,585
(26)
Flats £89,290
(10)
£90,300
(6)
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All £89,290
(10)
£139,121
(61)
£218,986
(83)
£337,875
(76)
£459,585
(26)

Current asking rents in LE9

Average: £738 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
(1)
£581 pcm
(12)
£777 pcm
(9)
£912 pcm
(4)
-
Flats £403 pcm
(4)
£474 pcm
(3)
- - -
All £402 pcm
(5)
£559 pcm
(15)
£777 pcm
(9)
£912 pcm
(4)
-

Fun facts for LE9

Highest value in LE9
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stamford Road £919,549
Links Road £784,162
Gullet Lane £688,435
Forest Drive £682,712
Abbot Close £656,406
Highest turnover in LE9
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Machin Drive 58.3%
Rectory Gardens 54.5%
The Finches 54.5%
The Square 50.0%
The Green 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Narborough (4.1 miles)
  • Leicester (4.2 miles)
  • South Wigston (5.0 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (14.6 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (20.9 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (25.1 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (68.3 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (68.4 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (82.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kirby Muxloe Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Stafford Leys Community Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Fossebrook Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Groby Community College (2.1 miles)
  • Leicester College co Freemen's Park Campus (3.9 miles)
  • Regent College (4.2 miles)
  • Oakwood School (1.6 miles)
  • Emmanuel Christian School (1.8 miles)
  • Winstanley Community College (1.8 miles)
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