5 bedroom house to buy

Woodland Avenue, Stoneygate, Leicester
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Situated within the highly desired, tree lined Stoneygate is this substantial post Edwardian double fronted property, designed by the architect Stockdale Harrison in 1913. Privately screened behind high privet hedging, a fine family home with five bedrooms including second floor master suite. Displaying the character and symmetry of grand Edwardian design, and offering spacious living accommodation adorned with light from magnificent sash windows. Outside sits a double garage and spacious drive as well as a large, mature gardens. Stoneygate is a fashionable suburb boasting a wealth of local amenities, excellent schools, transport links and Allandale Road shopping street with local delicatessens, bars and restaurants.

  • Large Edwardian Detached Family Home
  • Sought After Street Within The Leafy Stoneygate
  • Flexible Living
  • Five Large Bedrooms
  • Two Ensuites
  • Extensive, Private Garden
  • Double Garage
Full Property Details

Entrance Hall

Through ornate timber portico with panelling, stepping up through substantial solid timber entrance door with brass door furniture and framed top lights. The T-shaped reception hall displays decorative cornice extending throughout with ornate panelled access to stairs with corbel detail. Stairs rising to first floor, mosaic tiled flooring, alarm panel, radiator and access to:


Original panelled door, decorative tiled floor, window to front elevation, wall mounted coat hooks and high level shelving, radiator, electric socket, telephone point.

Drawing Room

Original decorative timber fireplace with glazed tiled inserts and hearth, cast iron open fireplace, original ceiling cornice, two multi paned sash windows to front elevation, and one further window to side elevation, stripped wooden floorboards, radiators, telephone point, TV aerial point and cable connection, electric sockets.

Sitting Room

A spacious traditional lounge with decorative mahogany fireplace surround, original glazed tile inserts and hearth with cast iron open grate fireplace. Two wall mounted uplighters, original ceiling cornice, one window to side elevation, two double panelled radiators, multiple electrical sockets, TV aerial and cable connection point, panelled access door to:

Breakfast Kitchen

Substantial open plan breakfast kitchen measured in two parts.

Kitchen: timber frame sash window to front elevation with timber panelled window seat under, range of fitted timer framed kitchen units with wall, drawer and base cupboards. Recess for microwave and crockery storage, concealed Glow worm combi boiler, display shelving, stainless steel double sink, half bowl and drainer with window to side elevation, tiled splashbacks, chrome integrated Baumatic gas oven and four ring hob, worksurface with connected breakfast island, recess under, two telephone points.

Breakfast Room: Three multi paned sash windows to rear elevation, two double panelled radiators, electric sockets, TV aerial point, continuation of tiled flooring. Three contemporary multi spot ceiling light fittings, multi paned timber door to rear patio, panelled door access to understairs storage cupboard, fitted shelving, housing fuse box and meters, quarry tiled flooring, access to:

Inner Vestibule

Inner vestibule with two multi paned obscure glazed doors, one to front side and one to rear garden, panelled radiator, vaulted ceiling, electric socket, two wall mounted light fittings, access to;

Downstairs WC

Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, radiator, obscure glazed window to front elevation, multi spot light fitting, matching tiled floor.

Utility Room

Window to front elevation, fitted Belfast sink with two chrome taps, tiled splashback and shelf, fitted worksurface with recesses under, space and plumbing for washing machine, power and light, corner shelving and shower room with tiled floor.


Multi paned sash bay to rear elevation, decorative tiled floor, contemporary light fitting, electric sockets, TV aerial point, telephone point and radiator.

First Floor Landing

Decorative open access to return staircase to first floor, substantial original timer balustrade, dado, picture rail, L-shaped landing with two radiators, and window to rear.

Bedroom Two

Panelled door, multi paned sash window to front elevation, radiator under, fitted double door wardrobe with TV aerial point, shelf and rails, one mirrored fitted wardrobe, painted timber decorative fireplace, electric sockets, telephone point, access to:


Period low flush WC, bidet with chrome taps, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome fittings, wall mounted tilting mirror, shavers light and point over. Fitted shower enclosure with glazed door, fitted inset chrome shower, wall mounted mirror toiletries cabinet, chrome GCH wall mounted towel rail, obscure glazed window to side elevation.

Bedroom Three

Decorative fitted fireplace with open cast iron grate, shelf over, recessed cupboard with panelled door and shelving, sash window to rear and side elevation, radiator, TV aerial point, electric sockets, telephone internet point.

Bedroom Four

Multi paned sash window to front elevation with radiator under, electric sockets, series of bespoke fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors,

Bedroom Five

Sash window to front elevation and multi paned window to side elevation, radiator, telephone internet point, electric sockets, high level shelving, timber decorative fireplace with mantle, open grate cast iron fireplace, recessed storage cupboard with shelving.

Family Bathroom

Period bathroom suite with low flush WC, Sottini pedestal wash hand basin with period chrome taps, fitted bath with tiled surround, chrome hand held mixer shower, bidet with chrome mixer, tiled walls and dado, multi paned window to rear, chrome wall mounted heated GCH rail, tilted shavers mirror with light over.

Principle Bedroom

With stairs rising from first floor, timber balustrade with understairs storage, airing cupboard at top of stairs with shelving and rails, obscure glazed sky light, exclusive access to;
Substantial master room with vaulted ceiling, two contemporary ceiling up lighters, sky light, multi paned dormer to rear and low level velux with recess, radiator under, telephone point, internet point, electric sockets, TV aerial point, access to eaves storage, wall mounted electric heater, access to:

Principle Ensuite

Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror over, shaving mirror, corner fitted shower enclosure with concertina door, chrome thermostatic Aqualisa shower, tiled splashbacks, chrome electric wall mounted towel rail and side light.


Timber entrance gate leading up slabbed pathway with shaped front lawns boarded with rose bushes, trellised herbaceous borders and established planting framing the front of this substantial family home. High level hedging behind a timber panelled fence screens the property from the road creating a privately retained front and side garden, also with access to inner vestibule, there is a long driveway leading to a recently constructed double garage with power and lighting. At the rear, a considerable town garden, walled with timber fencing to side, expansive raised shaped lawn with gravel walk way and stoned paved side patio area. Established planting with shaped borders principally occupy the rear corner whilst a second sun trap patio area in the far corner of the garden offers a quiet ‘getaway.’ Low level picket fence and gravel pathway extend to side garden.

Directional Note

From the A6, London Road proceeding out of the city centre, take a right hand turn on to Toller Road. Take the next left on to Woodland Avenue where the property can be found on the left hand side


Viewings are to be strictly by appointment only with Fothergill Wyatt on 0116 270 5900. Alternatively, further details can be found on the website and you can register with us at www.fothergillwyatt.com.

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