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Spacious 6-bed detached house, 4876 sqft, triple garage, 3 receptions, on over half-acre in Knighton

Knighton Rise, Oadby, Leicester

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Six bedroom detached house set on almost 1 acre of grounds
Spacious driveway & triple garage
Beautifully finished bespoke Oak kitchen with underfloor heating & a separate spice kitchen
Three reception rooms
Expansive entrance hallway and landing
Prime location, great schools nearby, close to local amenities and transport links
Large, landscaped garden benefiting from privacy
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Property Info


Floor Plan



Nestled on Knighton Rise, just around the corner from Stoughton Drive South in the heart of Oadby, is the incredible Number Three. This renovated and luxurious detached property, sits back from the road behind mature trees and its own private driveway, set on approx. 0.70 acre of grounds. The current owners have fully modernised and enhanced this property, whilst respectfully restoring a plethora of its original period features. Classic styling carefully ensures continuity and flow throughout this six-bedroomed family home - the sense of character and great design is apparent at every turn.

Kerb appeal is entrancing, and those first impressions when pulling up onto that private driveway are not misplaced. Soak up the leafy surroundings and prime location on your approach up the front steps…

Knighton Rise occupies the most prime position between the city of Leicester and the supremely popular Oadby. The ease of access to a wealth of leisure, medical and recreational facilities provide all amenities at a stone’s throw. Transport links are excellent. When it comes to education, the choice locally is second to none. Leicester High School is five minutes by foot, Beauchamp College and Manor High School are less than three miles away, whilst the University of Leicester is two miles to the north – and if children are just beginning their journey, the award-winning Nursery Rhymes is half a mile away. Leicester Racecourse and Oadby Parade are close by and the beautiful Botanical Gardens of the University of Leicester are a joy to visit. It sits in the most sought-after Leicestershire postcode and is surrounded by open green spaces making it perfect for family life - and with Leicester city centre a mere three-mile commute, it really does have it all.

Enter the property through the porched front door to set foot in the entrance hall. Tonnes of natural light floods through this superb space, where original features and wooden floors flow. The original-banistered staircase to the first floor leads from here, giving a great sense of continuity throughout this home. The ground floor comprises of a dining room, kitchen & spice kitchen, family room, orangery and living room. There are two ground floor WCs and a basement (accessed through the dining room) the basement space has excellent potential for a gym or a games room, many possibilities. This home is the epitome of classic in style, whilst retaining a lovely sense of period and heritage.

The dining room to the left of the hallways, has lovely large windows and French doors with views and access to the rear of the property. Access to the basement is from here. This could also be a study, home office, music room snug, or even a gym should the desire take you.

The living room is sumptuously-sized and bathed in light courtesy of its beautiful bay windows with views over the front and side of the property. The feature fireplace, original features and bold flooring strike the perfect balance between classic and modern styling, giving this room a sophisticated edge. It is comfortable, inviting and perfect for those evenings in. Step into the orangery from here, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, perfect for that morning coffee and five minutes’ peace.

Pop into the family room where more respectfully restored original features await. Note another beautiful bay window and more direct access to outside, through which natural light and garden views stream through, bring a lovely sense of the outside, in. The fabulous feature fireplace holds court, just waiting for fun family times filled with laughter.

Continue into the kitchen – the hub of this home and perfect for modern family life. Views over the front and rear gardens through large windows bring in lots of natural light, giving a spacious, calming outlook. The charming, neutral décor and bespoke design features a full complement of quality appliances and a host of storage solutions wrapped in elegant handmade oak units and granite worktops. Heated tile floors and all the mod cons brings balance to the curved lines and classic features. The custom curved breakfast bar has plenty of options for seating too, just right for family living and entertaining all year round.

Take a tour of the spice kitchen, where practicality and style intermingle with ease. This modern space is just the ticket as a utility room and second kitchen, with a host of functions and facilities all accessed with ease from the main kitchen and the rest of the ground floor.

Pop back into the main hallway and take the staircase to the expansive first floor landing, where you will find four generous bedrooms (one en suite) and family bathroom alongside stairs to the second floor. The décor is tastefully in keeping with the rest of this classically presented home, whilst original features, high ceilings and large windows showcase how bright and boundless this home continues to feel.

The main bedroom is a haven of peace, where the beautiful bay windows and a dual aspect captures views out over the front garden and beyond, reflecting natural light in all directions. The neutral décor, period features and built-in storage is fully on brand, whilst plenty of space for bedroom furniture presents both comfort and convenience. The dressing area adds further elements of practical luxury, with the capacity to house the most well-dressed of us.

Bedroom two has delightful views over the rear of the property and beyond through another beauteous bay window. Oodles of natural light and beautiful decor partners with room for a big bed and matching furniture for a fully high-end finish. Bedroom three has dual aspect windows and more glorious garden views, giving a cool, calm vibe just perfect for a good night’s sleep. Bedroom four has more glorious garden views, with an en suite bathroom all of its own. All are great-sized doubles and ideal as children’s bedrooms, but could equally be used as a study, music room or home office to name a few options.

The family bathroom is able to accommodate the busiest of morning routines. The large shower and sophisticated touches ensure that space is maximised without cramping on luxury. An extra WC on this floor ensures all needs are met with ease.

Climb the second staircase to find bedrooms five and six tucked into the eaves. These second-floor spaces are designed to make the most of the natural light let in by several skylights and makes the perfect space for older children or guests alike, or maybe a home office would tick the boxes here.

Take the stairs back down to the hallways and then head outside to find the enchanting spaces that surround this home. The grounds around this property are simply lovely.

Mainly laid to lawn with patio areas and mature borders, it is laid back and lush here at Number Three - simply relax and take it the serenity of it all... The seasoned hedges and trees provide seclusion alongside space to play, whilst the rear patio and decked areas provide the consummate spot for al fresco dining, outdoor entertaining or relaxing with a glass of wine.

Don’t miss out on the chance to own this first-rate family home! Properties like this don’t come up on the market often and they don’t stay there for long. Book your viewing with Alia today.

The finer details
  • Luxury family home on exclusive Knighton Drive, Oadby
  • Renovated and sympathetically restored with original period features
  • Total area approximately 452 square metres (4,876 square feet)
  • Considerable plot, approx. 0.70 acre of grounds with landscaped gardens
  • basement
  • Private driveway with fob-activated triple garage
  • Tenure: freehold
  • Six double bedrooms, two bathrooms & three WCs
  • Beautifully finished throughout
  • Three reception rooms & two bespoke kitchens
  • EPC rating: D

Property Type
Property Style
triple garage
Floor Area
4876 sqf
Tenure Type
Council Tax Band