South Knighton Road, South Knighton, Leicester
- Type: Detached House
- Availability: Sold STC
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Reception Rooms: 2
South Knighton Road, South Knighton, Leicester, LE2 3LN
- New Build Development Opportunity
- Planning Consent Granted (20190086)
- Refurbishment Opportunity in Main House
- Highly Sought After Location
- Total Site: 0.22 Acres / Split 0.10-0.12
- Separate Planning Consent for Extension
- GDV - £1.15m
Property SummaryA rare development opportunity in the highly sought after suburb South Knighton. Planning consent is granted (20190086) for two semi detached three bedroom houses along with the original three bedroom detached home which is in need of modernisation and also benefits from planning permission.
Property An imposing Victorian detached property accessed via a timber door with glass inserts into a hallway which leads to the existing accommodation along with the downstairs cloakroom housing a WC. The bright and airy bay fronted living room offers ample space for families and features an exposed brick fireplace with brick surround. The dining room offers additional downstairs living while the breakfast kitchen is fitted with a range of timber shaker style wall and base units with an integrated double oven; a light laminate worksurface encompasses a gas hob, sink and drainer unit, and integrated dishwasher. Continuing through into the utility room which offers further storage units and would house additional appliances.
Rising up the staircase with decorative balustrading onto a galleried landing which gives access to the bedrooms, all of which are good sized doubles providing ample space for furniture. A family bathroom completes this property.
Planning The development benefits from two separate planning applications:
Detailed planning permission was granted in July 2019 under reference 20190086 for two 1005/1033 sqft semi detached properties with associated parking.
Planning permission was granted in July 2018 under reference 20181226 for a substantial ground floor extension, creating additional living/ kitchen spaces.
Further details and the detailed applications are available from our office.
Location South Knighton Road is a sought after road located in the ever popular suburb of South Knighton lying approximately two miles to the south of the city centre. The suburb itself offers a corner shop and post office, large park, popular pub and benefits from regular bus services to the city centre. Within walking distance of both the renowned Allandale Road/Francis Street and Queens Road shopping parades which offers a wide variety of independent shops, boutiques, cafes and bars.
There is a wide selection of independent and state schooling for all ages including Leicester High School minutes' walk away and Leicester Grammar School in Great Glen.
The property is excellently located for University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary while the A6 provides direct access to Leicester train station where there are regular services to London St Pancras and Birmingham New Street.
Viewings and Directions Strictly by appointment only through the sole Agent Oliver Rayns.
Postcode for Sat Nav: LE2 3LN