This substantial detached family home is located in the exclusive Roundhill development within the ‘Kirby Fields’ conservation area, just 4 miles west of Leicester City. Regarded as one of the most sought after residential locations in the county, Diamond Cottage is set amongst equally large homes within an established 1/3 acre plot and was built to an individual design by highly regarded local house builder Cadeby Homes. Built in a style to reflect the rich architecture of the location and surprisingly spacious throughout and with high ceilings, features of the accommodation include an impressive entrance hall, mahogany staircase and gallery, four reception rooms, large breakfast kitchen, five bedrooms and tree bathroom/shower rooms. Outside there is plentiful parking, double garage and large west facing gardens are a particular feature. Available to the open market for the first time in 25 years and with no chain, early viewing is highly recommended.
The property is located in the highly sought after ‘Kirby Fields’ Conservation Area. An exclusive residential area which is made up predominantly of large, individual period homes less than a mile from the village centre. Kirby Muxloe is located approximately 4.5 miles west of Leicester City and offers a range of individual shops, church, Primary school, two pub/restaurants and Castle remains (Listed Grade 1) building begun in 1480 on the orders of William Hastings. There are regular bus services and recreational facilities within the village including an 18 hole golf course 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.
Leicester 4.5 miles / Market Bosworth 9.4 miles / Loughborough 15.4 miles / Ashby-de-la-Zouch 16.1 miles / Nottingham 29.2 miles / Leicester Grammar School 11.9 miles / Ratcliffe College 12.2 miles / M69/M1(J21) 5.7 miles
The property is entered into a surprisingly spacious reception hall with impressive mahogany staircase that rises to a first floor gallery. From the hallway Hardwood double doors open into a formal sitting room with gas living flame fire with Louis XVI style surround and walk-in bay window. Double doors from the sitting room open into a surprisingly spacious dining room with two garden facing windows. The large kitchen and adjoining family room with ornate fireplace are both garden facing and provide the perfect space for entertaining. The kitchen is fitted with a range of traditional style cabinets, granite worksurfaces and a range of integrated Bosch appliances. There is ample space within the kitchen to dine and French doors from both rooms provide direct access to the rear garden. Also on the ground floor is a fully equipped study, cloakroom, separate WC and utility room.
The first floor accommodation is approached via a spacious gallery landing with high ceiling and window to front. There are five bedrooms in total with three of the bedrooms having fitted wardrobes and bedroom five is fitted to be used as a dressing room. The master bedroom benefits from a large four piece en suite shower room with free standing roll top bath and bedroom two also has the benefit of a three piece en suite shower room. The family bathroom has a four piece suite with separate shower enclosure.
Roundhill is an adopted cul-de-sac, serving seven homes built as part of the Cadeby Homes development in addition to an already existing property (The Elmstead). The property stands in approximately 1/3 of an acre and to the front, a generous driveway enclosed with neatly clipped hedge and a number of young trees provides plentiful parking. A side gate provides access to the rear gardens which enjoy a private, westerly aspect. The gardens are arranged on two levels and a semi-circular brick retaining wall and water features could be utilised to establish an outdoor pool if desired. A large flagstone style patio spans the full width of the property and the rear elevation is complemented by an established wisteria. The gardens are well established and a bank of large trees forms the rear boundary.
Double garage with two up-and-over doors (one electrically operated)
All mains services are available and connected. The property has gas central heating fired by two boilers located in the utility room. The property has wooden double glazed windows throughout.
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Blaby District Council.
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 third turning on the right onto Forest Drive and take the second turning on the left onto Hastings Road. Turn right into Roundhill where the property can be found situated on the left hand side.
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