Open House are delighted to present this large, stylish 2-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped gym near to the city of Leicester. Set within a Grade II listed, refurbished former Georgian Manor House, this luxury apartment has an exquisite 'designer magazine' presentation and is conveniently ...
Open House are delighted to present this large, stylish 2-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped gym near to the city of Leicester. Set within a Grade II listed, refurbished former Georgian Manor House, this luxury apartment has an exquisite 'designer magazine' presentation and is conveniently located for local amenities as well as city centre retail, leisure and cultural opportunities.
Birstall is a large village to the north of the city which enjoys local amenities such as a supermarket, bakery, shops, pubs and restaurants. Nearby, there are cricket, bowling and golf clubs, leisure and outdoor pursuits centres, playing fields and the stunning Watermead Country Park. Leicester Rail Station, only 3.6 miles away, takes you to London St Pancras International in around 60 mins and the apartment has easy access to the M1 motorway via the Leicester Western Bypass.
On arrival, it is easy to see that Goscote Hall has retained its mansion house grandeur. A generous front lawn, driveway and parking facilities are situated to the front and the grand entrance with portico and stone pillars welcomes you inside. The communal hall, with its sweeping stone staircase, is as impressive as the oak front door to this splendid apartment.
Once inside the apartment, the generous entrance hall offers ample space and a beautifully tiled floor. Features of note here are the in-built storage cupboard, central heating thermostat, alarm system and chrome switches and sockets, which appear throughout the apartment. The lounge, both double bedrooms and the bathroom are accessed from the hallway.
Directions From the Open House office, head north-west on Sibson Road towards Loughborough Road (A6). Turn left onto Loughborough Road (A6) and after almost 0.5 mile turn right onto Goscote Hall Road and then turn right onto Edith Murphy Close. 5 Edith Murphy Close is on the ground floor.
Council Tax: F Authority: Charnwood EPC rating: D
Years remaining on lease: 238 Annual ground rent: £250 Annual service charge: £1409
Lounge 7.79mx 5.78m (25ft 7in x 19ft 0in) Through the archway entrance, the elegant and spacious lounge is bathed in natural light from its three large bay windows. Period features in this room include a high ceiling with decorative cornicing and chandelier, traditional radiators and sash windows with wooden shutters. Enjoying a large, feature gas flame fireplace, wooden flooring, tv point, power points, entry phone and garden views, this room also has ample space for a large corner sofa to share with friends and family.
Kitchen Diner 4.69mx 4.55m (15ft 5in x 14ft 11in) Off the luxurious lounge, is the light-filled, stylish kitchen/diner. Ivory and grey Shaker-style wall and base units blend perfectly with the granite and wooden worktops and the stainless-steel integrated appliances harmonise with the neutral travertine wall and floor tiles. The large central island provides additional storage and preparation space, while the diner has room for a good sized family dining table. The open-plan lounge and kitchen/diner offer an elegant, modern and highly attractive social hub in this stunning apartment.
Bedroom 1 7.87m x 4.43m (25ft 10in x 14ft 6in) This spacious, chic double bedroom also benefits from three large windows and ornate high ceilings. With features such as a traditional radiator, downlighting, several power points, tv point and a door with garden access, this room is really something special.
En-Suite 1.83m x 1.49m (6ft 0in x 4ft 11in) Complementing the décor of the main bathroom, this well-presented shower room offers travertine wall and floor tiling with a walk-in chrome power shower and chrome heated radiator.
Bedroom 2 2 4.35m x 3.24m (14ft 3in x 10ft 8in) The second double bedroom is equally stylish and generous in size and it is bathed in natural light from the large sash window. High decorative ceilings, various power points and impeccable presentation gives this room a sophisticated feel.
Bathroom 2.41m x 1.73m (7ft 11in x 5ft 8in) Travertine wall and floor tiling with a contrasting mosaic border provide this modern bathroom with a classic, crisp appearance. Vanity storage, a large wall mirror and cabinet, display shelving and white bathroom fittings with a chrome power shower over the bath offer both bath and shower options.
Basement 6.38m x 4.86m (20ft 11in x 15ft 11in) Beneath the apartment, there is access to a large basement/gym facility, fully fitted with a variety of workout equipment.
External To the rear, there is a generous, private gravel and paved seating terrace. As you take your seat for al fresco dining with friends or a quiet morning coffee, the specimen and ornamental planting provide an attractive display. Goscote Hall offers well-tended communal grounds for residents to enjoy and a car park with secure gated access.