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3 bed semi-detached house for sale


Hillcrest Road, Knighton, Leicester LE2

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Property features

  • Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing, Open Storm Porch
  • Entrance Hall, Wc, Sitting Room, Dining Room/reception Room
  • Versatile Garden Room, Extended Fitted Kitchen
  • First Floor With Three Bedrooms & Spacious Fitted Bathroom
  • Attractive Front Garden With Off Road Parking
  • Tandem Carport/covered Side Lobby.
  • Attractive Well Established Rear Garden
  • Potential To Extend, Character Features

Property description

An attractive 1930s extended double bay fronted traditional semi detached home located in this popular cul-de-sac off Welford Road within the fashionable and highly regarded city suburb of Knighton. The property, which is well presented, retains character features and offers spacious and versatile living accommodation yet still offers excellent potential to provide additional living accommodation if required including further extensions to the rear or side and/or conversion of loft space, subject to necessary regulations. The accommodation includes entrance hall with WC, sitting room with original twin doors providing open aspect to dining room/reception room that leads to a versatile garden room, extended kitchen and three bedrooms to the first floor with spacious fitted bathroom. The property has an attractive front garden with off road parking, tandem carport/covered side lobby providing ample storage area and enjoys an attractive and well established rear garden. The property is well located for everyday amenities and services including renowned local public and private schooling, nursery day-care, Leicester City Centre, Leicester University, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital, and is within minutes' walk of Knighton Park and conveniently located for Oadby and Wigston, together with Queens Road shopping parade in neighbouring Clarendon Park with its specialist shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants.

Gas central heating, double glazing, open storm porch. Entrance hall, WC, sitting room, dining room/reception room, versatile garden room, extended fitted kitchen. First floor with three bedrooms & spacious fitted bathroom. Attractive front garden with off road parking, tandem carport/covered side lobby, attractive well established rear garden. Potential to extend, character features.

Open Storm Porch
Attractive original open arched storm porch with original tiled flooring, leaded glazed windows and original leaded stain glazed door leading to

Entrance Hall
With exposed oak wooden flooring, ceiling coving, stairs leading to first floor.


With window to the side elevation, wash-hand basin, low-level WC, part wooden paneled walling.

Sitting Room 13'5'' x 11'5'' measurement includes recess and bay window
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation, chimney-breast with real flame electric fire with wooden fire surround, tiled inset and hearth, ceiling coving, shelving, radiator, original double doors providing open aspect to

Dining Room / Reception Room 12'5'' x 11'5'' measurement includes recess
This versatile room has double glazed patio door leading to garden room, ceiling coving, radiator.

Garden Room 10'2'' x 6'2''
This attractive garden room enjoys views over the rear garden with windows and twin doors, exposed wooden floor, radiator.

Extended Fitted Kitchen 17' x 6' narrowing to 5'10''
With double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden, with uPVC double glazed bay window to the side and further door leading to covered side lobby / carport, kitchen comprises: Sink and drainer, wall and base units with storage drawers, work surfaces over and tall larder cupboards, halogen hob with stainless steel filter chimney hood over and electric oven, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, ceiling coving, radiator.

First Floor Landing
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the side elevation, access to loft space, which offers potential for conversion to further accommodation if required, subject to necessary regulations.

Bedroom One 14' x 11' measurement includes recess and bay window
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation, built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, radiator.

Bedroom Two 12'6'' x 11' measurement includes recess
With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking rear garden, original built-in cupboard / wardrobe and further matching traditional style built-in wardrobe, ceiling coving, radiator.

Bedroom Three 7'5'' x 6'5''
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation, ceiling coving, picture rails, radiator.

Fitted Bathroom 9' x 6'4''
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the rear elevation, this traditional style fitted bathroom comprises: Wash hand basin, low-level WC, paneled bath with shower and shower screen, part wooden paneled walling, ceiling coving, radiator.

Tandem Carport / Covered side lobby 31'2'' x 6'8''
This useful covered side lobby / carport has timber doors to the front elevation and windows and door to the rear, power and lighting.

Front Garden
Attractive frontage with lawn area, flowerbeds, shrubs, block paved forecourt and driveway.

Rear Garden
An attractive and well-established rear garden in brief comprising Yorkstone paved terrace area with retaining wall, steps leading to lower garden area with lawn, mature shrubs and hedging, paved pathway, an attractive timber veranda / garden seating room.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1 Floorplan 2

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Market activity
Average price paid £202,813 Sales 1,112 Current average value £225,786 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,903 ▲ 1.30%

Property value data/graphs for LE2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £392,079 £250 3.9 £337,595
Semi-detached £206,631 £215 3.2 £194,493
Terraced £161,146 £190 2.9 £157,387
Flats £141,865 £212 1.8 £132,800

Current asking prices in LE2

Average: £230,379
Avg. current asking prices in LE2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £164,500
Flats £86,071
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All £88,032

Current asking rents in LE2

Average: £777 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £501 pcm
£712 pcm
£833 pcm
£1,821 pcm
£1,817 pcm
Flats £499 pcm
£744 pcm
£838 pcm
£672 pcm
£939 pcm
All £500 pcm
£730 pcm
£834 pcm
£1,706 pcm
£1,554 pcm

Fun facts for LE2

Highest value in LE2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Knighton Grange Road £982,522
Knighton Rise £951,825
Gartree Road £916,691
Manor Road £915,268
Southmeads Road £910,867
Highest turnover in LE2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Seymour Road 61.5%
Copse Close 50.0%
Shanklin Gardens 50.0%
Althorp Close 46.7%
Bourton Crescent 46.4%

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Nearby transport

  • South Wigston (1.4 miles)
  • Leicester (2.3 miles)
  • Narborough (4.1 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (18.3 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (22.1 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (28.4 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (64.1 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (64.2 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (83.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Overdale Infant School (0.3 miles)
  • Overdale Junior School (0.3 miles)
  • Water Leys Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Wigston College (1.2 miles)
  • Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College (1.4 miles)
  • Leicester College co Freemen's Park Campus (1.8 miles)
  • The Lancaster School (0.6 miles)
  • Sir Jonathan North Community College (0.7 miles)
  • Millgate School (0.9 miles)
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Knightsbridge Estate Agents & Valuers Clarendon Park, LE2 on +44 116 448 0162 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,175 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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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 £250,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£184/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 £35 Electricity £43 Estimated energy cost £78/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: 13600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £149 /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 £19 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £34 /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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