Accessed off the delightful, tranquil, tree lined Southmeads Road, through brick pillared posts onto a private, in and out driveway, this imposing house with striking canopied porch invites further exploration. Every room is generously proportioned and bathed in light, with substantial well maintained south facing gardens, triple garage and solar panels. The property briefly consists of: impressive entrance hall, two reception rooms, conservatory, study, kitchen breakfast room, utility, four bedrooms, two with ensuites and master with dressing room and family bathroom. EPC C.
- Situated on Tranquil, Tree-lined Oadby Road
- Imposing, Substantial, Detached Family Home
- Four Double Bedrooms, Two with Ensuites
- Two Large Reception Rooms and Large Conservatory
- Designed for Entertaining
- Substantial Breakfast Kitchen Utility and Linen Room
- Well Maintained South Facing Gardens
- Semi-circular Driveway Offering Ample Parking
The pillared canopied Storm Porch with decorative balcony shelters double oak doors with double glazed window lights and guilt fittings leading to the enclosed Porch with ceiling light point, uPVC double glazed window to side elevation and to rear looking into the Entrance Hall, radiator, solid oak flooring and double glazed door to:
Chandelier points, wall light points, decorative coving, gas fired skirting board heating, which features throughout the property, and an imposing, sweeping marble staircase to first floor with decorative wrought iron spindles to a galleried landing.
Access via timber door, ceiling light point, obscure leaded uPVC double glazed window to front elevation, wash hand basin set in period vanity unit with guilt pillar tap over, cloakroom cupboard with coat hanging rail and cupboard over, timber door leading to downstairs WC with ceiling light point and obscure leaded uPVC window to side elevation.
A harmoniously proportioned Lounge accessed off the hallway via obscure glazed panelled timber doors with two chandelier points on decorative ceiling rose, wall light points, decorative coving to ceiling, skirting board heating, uPVC double glazed window to side elevation with recessed decorative arches to each side, two uPVC double glazed French doors with full height side lights to each side leading to Conservatory and a feature gas fire with marble inset and hearth and decorative plaster mantel and surround and full width bi-fold doors leading to:
A formal Dining Room with chandelier point on decorative ceiling rose, matching wall light points, decorative coving to ceiling, uPVC double glazed picture window overlooking the garden, skirting heating and decorative glazed serving hatch to Breakfast Kitchen.
A large, flat roof Conservatory with uPVC double glazing to all elevations and three port hole ceiling lights, wall mounted lighting points, ceramic tiled flooring and full height sliding doors stepping down to the patio.
Currently used as a Games Room, a perfect setting for a study with ceiling light point, uPVC double glazed windows to front elevation and skirting board heating.
This light and airy open plan Breakfast Kitchen spans the full depth of the property accessed via an obscure glazed timber door off the hallway with inset spotlights, full width uPVC double glazed leaded window to front elevation, serving hatch to Dining Room, skirting board fan heater, radiator and tiled flooring. The generous kitchen is fully fitted with solid antique pine wall and floor kitchen units offering a range of storage solutions including decorative shelving and spice rack, laminated work top, matching breakfast bar and tiled splashbacks with integrated Franke stainless steel double sink with gully and mixer tap over, integrated Bosch dishwasher, electric fan oven, microwave oven and grill and five ring gas hob with extractor over. Next to the kitchen, off the hallway, is a larder with ceiling light point, shelving, alarm and fuse box.
An exposed brick archway leads from the kitchen to the Dining area with chandelier point, uPVC double glazed window overlooking garden, skirting heating and recess for American size fridge freezer.
Off the rear lobby leading to back garden, accessed through an obscure glazed panelled timber door in the kitchen, is the Utility Room with ceiling light point, uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, laminate worktops and kitchen units with part tiled splashbacks and recess and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, tiled flooring and timber door leading to:
Ceiling light point, tiled flooring, Keston boiler and hot water tank.
The elegant staircase leads to a galleried landing chandelier point, matching wall light points, uPVC double glazed leaded window to side elevation, decorative archway to Bathroom area, loft access hatch and skirting board heating.
The opulent contemporary open plan Master Suite spans the full depth of the house and comprises of:
Master bedroom with inset spotlights, uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, feature wall paper, skirting board heating though open archway to:
Fully height fitted black gloss and mirrored slidrobes to both sides overing a wealth of storage solutions, matching drawer and dressing table units to:
Opaque glass door opens to matching three piece bathroom suite comprising of large walk-in shower with open glass surround, floor to ceiling tiled walls and rainhead and hand held shower heads, contemporary ceramic wash hand basin set in marble and black gloss vanity unit with lit mirror over, matching concealed flush WC, obscure uPVC double glazed leaded window to front elevation, chrome heated towel rail, extractor and tiled flooring.
A light and airy bedroom with chandelier light point, wall light points, two uPVC double glazed leaded windows to front elevation, three full length and height traditional fitted double wardrobes, a range of white gloss fitted drawer and dressing table storage units, skirting board heating and timber door leading to:
Inset spotlights, obscure uPVC double glazed window to front aspect, part tiled walls, fully tiled shower cubicle with Aquilisa power shower and guilt fittings, concealed flush WC, ceramic wash hand basin set in vanity unit with mirror and inset spotlights over and gilt heated towel rail.
Inset spotlights, coving to ceiling, wall light point, floor to ceiling ceramic tiling, obscure uPVC double glazed leaded window to side elevation, guilt heated towel rail, skirting board heating and a three piece bathroom suite comprising of double corner shower with sliding glass doors and chrome Mira shower, ceramic sunken jet bath in marble surround, tiled step up, guilt taps and mirror over, ceramic wash hand basin set in matching marble vanity unit with guilt taps and mirror over, extractor and decorative shelving.
Ceiling light point, obscure uPVC leaded double glazed window to side elevation, half tiled walls, ceramic wash hand basin set in vanity unit with guilt taps, low flush WC and radiator.
Ceiling light point, wall light points, uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, built in traditional double wardrobe and skirting board heating.
Ceiling light point, uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, three original single fitted wardrobes in recess, ceramic wash hand basin set in vanity unit with tiled splashback and mirror and strip light over and skirting board heating.
Ceiling pendant, uPVC double glazed leaded window to front elevation, radiator and ample timber shelving for storage.
A large open plan double and single combine garage with power and light, electric roller doors and access to main house via rear lobby uPVC double glazed window to side and rear elevations, workshop area, inspection pit and separate WC.
Accessed off the delightful, tranquil, tree lined Southmeads Road, through brick pillared posts onto a private, in and out driveway with external lighting and well maintained front garden, lawned area, mature hedged boundaries and access to the large triple garage with solar panels. The rear garden can be accessed via double timber gates onto a side lawned area with crazy paving leading to the rear gardens.
The striking large south facing garden of well established trees, shrubs and flower beds surrounding the lawn, along with boundaries of mature hedging and timber fencing, creates a private rural haven. The crazy paved patio provides a seating area in front of the Conservatory with outdoor sensor lighting and to the rear of the garden is a shed on hard standing.
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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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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