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3 bed semi-detached house for sale


Darien Way, Thorpe Astley, Braunstone, Leicester LE3

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Property features

  • Modern Semi Detached Home
  • Popular Residential Location
  • Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing
  • Cloaks/WC
  • Lounge, Kitchen/Diner with oven and hob
  • Three Good Bedrooms (Master with En-suite)
  • Family Bathroom/WC
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Driveway & Carport

Property description

A nicely proportioned three bedroom modern semi detached house with gas central heating and double glazing. The property lies in the highly sought after location to the south west of Leicester and comprises of; entrance hall, cloaks/WC, lounge, kitchen diner with built-in oven, hob, UPVC conservatory. To the first floor there are three bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) & further bathroom. To the outside there is a front driveway with car standing & covered carport. There is an established garden to the rear of the property. Currently tenanted but can be vacant upon completion if desired.


The property is best approached by following the A47 Hinckley Road away from Leicester for some distance in a westerly direction following signs to Leicester Forest East and Kirby Muxloe. Proceed through Western Park area of the city and at the roundabout intercepting the outer ring road turn left and continue along this road as it in turn leads into Lubbesthorpe Way. Take the left hand filter off and proceed up the slip road turning right at the first roundabout onto Meridian Way, proceeding straight over the next roundabout then right at the next roundabout onto Foxon Way. Proceed down to the next roundabout turning left onto The Littlefare and then next left onto Darien Way. The property can be easily recognised by the agent's distinctive 'To Let' board.


The dimensions are approximate and the accommodation in more detail comprises:-

Entrance Lobby

With UPVC double glazed door to entrance lobby with door to lounge.


With double glazed opaque window to the front, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC

Lounge (15'1 max x 14'1 (4.60m max x 4.29m))

With UPVC double glazed window to the front, stairs to first floor with attractive timber balustrade, two central heating radiators and laminate flooring.

Kitchen/Diner (15'1 x 8'7 (4.60m x 2.62m))

Approached via double doors from the lounge, a breakfast kitchen with double glazed window to the rear and double glazed door to the side, a range of fitted units incorporating built-in gas hob and electric oven, single drainer sink unit with base cupboards under.

Conservatory (8'11 x 8'11 (2.72m x 2.72m))

Of brick base with UPVC glazing, double doors leading to the rear garden.

First Floor Landing

With airing cupboard.

Bedroom One (Front) (11'5 x 8'7 (3.48m x 2.62m))

With double glazed window to the front, built-in wardrobes and central heating radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room

With double glazed opaque window to the front, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and central heating radiator

Bedroom Two (Rear) (8'5 x 7'11 (2.57m x 2.41m))

With double glazed window to the rear and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three (Rear) (7'11 x 6' 5 (2.41m x 1.83m 0.13m))

With double glazed window to the rear and central heating radiator.


White suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, low level WC and central heating radiator.


Front and rear gardens, driveway with car standing and covered carport which could be made into a garage at minimal cost.


The property is being sold freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.
Fixtures and fittings - All the items mentioned in these sales details are to be included within the purchase price.
Services - None of the services, fitting or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents, neither have the telephone or television points.
Local authority - Blaby District Council, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester (Tel:


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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £177,737 Sales 1,075 Current average value £185,637 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,187 ▲ 2.31%

Property value data/graphs for LE3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £291,741 £210 3.6 £273,763
Semi-detached £175,053 £188 3.1 £170,281
Terraced £143,285 £167 2.7 £139,332
Flats £124,599 £186 1.8 £101,463

Current asking prices in LE3

Average: £213,763
Avg. current asking prices in LE3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £167,500
Flats £89,282
- £235,000
All £96,083

Current asking rents in LE3

Average: £750 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £439 pcm
£624 pcm
£789 pcm
£1,074 pcm
£1,433 pcm
Flats £480 pcm
£659 pcm
£737 pcm
£767 pcm
£433 pcm
All £468 pcm
£642 pcm
£785 pcm
£1,048 pcm
£1,370 pcm

Fun facts for LE3

Highest value in LE3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Waring Close £655,331
Gallimore Close £479,726
Beggars Lane £473,802
Excalibur Close £458,804
Fairefield Crescent £452,114
Highest turnover in LE3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Morris Close 57.1%
Field Close 54.5%
Yeats Close 50.0%
Ditchling Avenue 47.1%
Thomas Close 46.7%

What Zoopla users think of Thorpe Astley

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 88% (27 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Leicester (3.1 miles)
  • Narborough (3.2 miles)
  • South Wigston (3.6 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (15.8 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (20.9 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (25.9 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (67.1 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (67.2 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (82.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kingsway Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Fossebrook Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Millfield L.E.A.D. Academy (0.8 miles)
  • Groby Community College (3.3 miles)
  • Wigston College (4.1 miles)
  • Beauchamp College (5.5 miles)
  • Winstanley Community College (0.4 miles)
  • Ellesmere College (1.4 miles)
  • Fullhurst Community College (1.5 miles)
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£901 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £647 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£130/yr)
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Gas £37 Electricity £43 Estimated energy cost £80/mo

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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 B Council tax cost £129 /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.


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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