Savills | Morland Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PE | Property for sale
273.32 sq m(2,942 sq ft)
Guide price £900,000

Morland AvenueLeicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Substantial Edwardian family residence
  • Stunning period entrance hall
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Open plan bespoke fitted kitchen
  • Generous period reception rooms
  • Principal bedroom suite, dressing area and bathroom
  • Landscaped patio area and mature garden
  • Highly regarded residential location

Beautifully appointed Edwardian residence set in a highly sought after residential location. Period charm and character exudes throughout.

About this property

  • Entering into No.4, the Edwardian entrance hall provides a wonderful first impression with laid narrow oak original flooring and period staircase and leaded period window to the front aspect.

    Off the main entrance are two reception rooms. The dining room benefits from an abundance of natural light through the bay window with front aspect. The period herringbone flooring is a real feature to this room along with the original rail and inset built-in cupboard units.

    The sitting room situated at the rear of the property not only benefits from the view to the landscaped garden but also has access via a wooden door within the bay. Focal fireplace with wood burner and real wood flooring gives this room warmth and character.

    The hub of the home is this stunning bespoke fitted kitchen which benefits from a plethora of appliances and features. Arranged around quartz worksurfaces are a range of base and wall units housing Siemens double oven and integrated dishwasher, soft closing storage drawers and inset sink and drainer with Quooker tap. Larder cupboard and carousel unit. Window overlooking the rear decked area and also French doors opening out to the rear elevation. Beautifully laid herringbone flooring throughout. Off the kitchen and inner hall is the utility room with period fireplace, Butler's sink set within oak worktops a cupboard housing the wall mounted boiler and tank, access off to the gym and also a cloakroom with hand wash basin, low level WC and window to the front elevation.
    Door to the cellar allowing for further storage space.

    The first floor comprises four substantial double bedrooms, home office and family bathroom. The principal bedroom suite is on the second floor. Bedroom two benefits from window to the front aspect and wooden flooring with built-in wardrobes. Bedrooms three and four are spacious doubles with windows to the rear elevation with bedroom four benefitting from built-in cupboard space. Bedroom five has a window overlooking the rear garden and corner wash hand basin with cupboard. Home office has glazed wall feature, oak flooring, large walk-in cupboard and double windows to the front elevation.

    The family bathroom has a window to the front, a contemporary freestanding resin bath, walk-in shower cubicle with drench shower, wash hand basin, recess shelving and heated chrome towel rail and tiled floor.

    The second floor has been architecturally designed to house an impressive bedroom suite. Light streams in from Velux windows, exposed feature brick wall, off the turned staircase is access via ladder to a reading platform. The principal bedroom suite has a small window to the front and two Velux windows to the rear, further exposed brick and timber framing and oak flooring. A spectacular en suite bathroom with a window to the front and a Velux window to the rear allows plenty of natural light into the room with contemporary freestanding bath, low flush WC, a walk-in shower cubicle and wash hand basin set into an oak plinth.

    The front elevation to this delightful period home has mid-height trimmed hedging divided by a wooden gate, attractive border surrounds the front access. Wooden garage door to the former garage which has now been converted into a gymnasium.

    The rear garden can be accessed via the kitchen diner or the second reception room. Fabulous patio area and also a raised decked area and pergola.

    There is a substantial lawn area and mature planting, trees, and shrubbery line the garden's perimeter. At the end of the garden, hidden behind hedging, is a vegetable section with raised beds.

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This is a home to fall in love with, so charming with warmth and character.

Rob ClarkProperty agent

Local information

  • Renowned architects Stockdale Harrison are creators of some of the finest examples in this area of Edwardian architectural residential buildings of the early part of the 20th Century.
  • Stoneygate has always been regarded as a popular family residential area due to city links to the universities, hospitals and highly regarded schools.

Additional information

  • Directions: Proceed out of Leicester via the A6 London Road in a southerly direction eventually taking a left hand turn just before the Oadby Racecourse roundabout into Morland Avenue where the property may be found a little way up on the right hand side, as indicated by the Agent's "For Sale" sign.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold