This unique, generously designed house nurtures a wealth of character and embraces a perfect juxtaposition between contemporary living quarters while retaining a traditional, luxurious feel. With extensive grounds to both front and rear, and a sweeping driveway that can accommodate several cars this family home comprises of:
an elegant entrance hall, downstairs cloakroom, large living room with conservatory off, dining room, spacious open plan living kitchen, utility room, two downstairs bedrooms, one with ensuite, three further bedrooms on first floor, one with ensuite and shower room. EPC rating C.
- Substantial Plot Situated on Renowned Oadby Road
- Imposing, Elegant, European Style, Detached Family Home
- Five Double Bedrooms, Two with Ensuites
- Three Large Reception Rooms, Perfect for Entertaining
- Substantial Living Kitchen with Utility Room
- Delightful Conservatory Overlooking South Facing Gardens
- Sweeping Driveway Offering Ample Parking
- Close to Leicester City and Countryside
- Within Easy Access of Local Amenities, Popular Schools and Transport
A striking Art Deco style, leaded canopy shelters a solid timber door that leads into a Storm Porch with inset spotlights, Cloakroom housing utility meters and consumer unit on through a glazed timber door into:
A welcoming Entrance Hall with coving to ceiling, three wall light points, radiator, oak doors and flooring and features an elegant dog-leg staircase with decorative mahogany spindles rising to an open spacious first floor landing.
Ceiling pendant, single glazed timber frame window to front elevation, radiator, contemporary concealed flush Grohe WC, ceramic wash hand basin with Kohler mixer tap over in decorative timber and tiled unit and marble flooring.
Off the entrance hall is a large Dining Room overlooking the magnificent gardens through a stunning picture sash window with coving to ceiling, chandelier point, wall light points, radiator and oak flooring.
A spacious Living Room with feature open fireplace with marble hearth and surround, coving to ceiling, wall light points, inset spot light highlighting decorative alcove with built in storage units below, sash window to rear elevation, original oak flooring and glazed door with three quarter height lattice side lights leading to;
A bright and cosy conservatory that opens seamlessly through French doors onto the beautiful landscaped gardens to rear and side beyond, uPVC double glazed with tinted glass throughout, wall light points and ceramic tiled flooring.
The contemporary, bespoke living kitchen is light and airy, with hand crafted, fitted oak kitchen units by Moir Wade with soft close drawers and doors, matching island with integrated Franke sink and drainer, and range of high specification appliances, such as Miele dishwasher and microwave, Mercury Range cooker with 5 ring gas hob and enclosed extractor fan.
Inset spotlights, pendant lights over island, timber sash windows to front elevation and patio doors leading to rear garden, granite and timber work surfaces, underfloor heated marble flooring and an archway leading to a Lobby with door to:
Ceiling strip light, timber sash windows to front elevation, recess and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and dryer, with units matching the kitchen, Belfast sink, integrated full size Neff fridge, radiator and marble tiled flooring. The lobby also houses a store cupboard containing a Worcester Bosch Boiler.
Bedroom Four with Ensuite
A timber door leading to a private hallway to bedroom four with inset ceiling spotlights, Velux window, sash window to front elevation, underfloor heated oak flooring and door leading to:
Contemporary ensuite with inset spotlights, floor to ceiling marble, under floor heating, chrome heated towel rail, three piece bathroom suite with concealed flush Grohe WC, Villeroy and Bosch wash hand basin, corner Matki shower and ceramic tiled flooring.
A further oak door leads to a light and airy bedroom five with inset spotlights, wall light points, Velux windows French doors to rear garden, underfloor heated oak flooring and an archway to:
Storage, which could be used alternatively as a dressing room, with inset ceiling spots, underfloor heated oak flooring, window to side elevation and built in study furniture.
First Floor Landing
The elegant, spacious landing welcomes family and guests to three large double bedrooms, chandelier point, timber frame sash windows to front and side elevation and radiator.
The Master Suite boasts a smart, contemporary ensuite, coving to ceiling, inset ceiling spotlights, wall lights, two radiators, sash windows to rear elevation complete with a range of built in wardrobes, eaves and boarded loft storage.
Inset ceiling spotlights, wall to ceiling marble walls and flooring, three piece bathroom suite comprising of Sattini wash hand basin, Sattini low flush WC, tiled panel bath with wall mounted tap and Grohe shower above and glass screen, recess in tiled shelving, sash window to side elevation and chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom two has coving to ceiling, chandelier point, dual aspect windows, with an additional sash window to the side elevation with a charming window seat surrounded by full height fitted wardrobes with automated spotlights and radiator.
Bedroom three is currently used as a snug with coving to ceiling, inset spotlights, timber sash window to rear elevation, radiator and recessed shelving and storage.
Next to the Master Ensuite is the matching family Shower Room with inset ceiling spotlights, timber sash window to side elevation, Villeroy and Boch wash hand basin, Hans Grohe conceal flush WC, double walk in shower with rainforest head and hand held shower, recess with glass shelving, decorative wall mounted heated towel rail and marble flooring.
This delightful home is set on a stunning, private, landscaped 0.65 acre plot presenting a sweeping block paved driveway through two stone built gate posts, that can accommodate several cars, surrounded by a mature, well maintained hedgerow and shrubberies with a rockery themed side garden with lawn, feature topiary and pathway to the rear garden. This delightful, expansive South Facing garden is overlooked by a substantial raised patio across the width of the house with barbeque area, sun dial and magnificent central steps down to the landscaped, lawned garden below. Bordered by mature trees and hedges, it is peppered with many feature specimens plants, mature flower beds, a children’s play area to one corner, a large Bentleys timber shed on hard standing and a vegetable patch.
Southmeads Road is located in an exclusive, affluent part of Oadby surrounded by elegant residential buildings on extensive grounds, fabulous traditional university accommodation set in and around the Botanic Gardens and is close to Stoneygate and Knighton. Oadby town centre houses a wide range of shops and supermarkets, leisure facilities and renowned local schools both public and private are close by. Leicester City is just minutes away on the A6 while the beautiful Leicestershire countryside starts just a stone’s throw away.
The property enjoys good access to the local transport network, including the A6 Great Glen bypass and the city’s inner and outer ring road system, giving convenient access to the M1 and M69 motorways. Fast and frequent rail services are just 15 minutes away, including the journey to London St Pancras International taking just over 1 hour.
Oadby Town Centre1.4 miles (5 minutes)
Stoneygate Shops1.5 miles (5 minutes)
Leicester City Centre3 miles (12 minutes)
Market Harborough13 miles (29 minutes)
M1/M695.7 miles (21 minutes)
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Property Information pack
An Information pack containing detailed information about the property, history and other useful information is available from the office. Please enquire on 0116 2705900 to request a copy.
Take the A6 south towards Oadby. Turn left onto Stoughton Road which becomes Gartree Road. At roundabout take second exit (gartree Road); at mini roundabout take second exit (Right) onto Stoughton Drive South. Southmeads Road is the fourth exit on the left (approx 1 mile) and the property can be found on the righthand side.
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