Moore & York Ltd

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44 Granby Street

Charles Street, Leicester City Centre

Offers over £185,000

2 Bedroom Apartment

  • Fourth Floor Apartment
  • GCH, SUDG & Balcony
  • Allocated parking space
  • Well equipped Living Kitchen
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Shower Room & En-suite

Converted in 2001,"The Foister Building" has firmly established itself as one of the City's finest residential apartment addresses. This particular apartment is situated on the fourth floor and enjoys spacious, gas centrally heated, SUDG accommodation to include fully open-plan living room/kitchen, two double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms, together with a balcony and an allocated secure car parking space within the basement. EPC C.


Charles Street is conveniently situated within a short walking distance of the Leicester City centre which is a major centre of employment and commercial activity, offering a wide range of amenities therein including the newly extended The Shires and Highcross shopping centres, boutiques and other shopping for all day-to-day needs, a wide variety of recreational amenities including restaurants, cinemas, theatres, pubs and clubs. Charles Street is also readily accessible by foot to the St. Georges Cultural Quarter which houses Leicesters new Curve theatre and the Main Line Railway Station on nearby London Road serves the national route network connecting via London (St. Pancras) approximately one hour twenty minutes away and to the European network through the Channel Tunnel.

Within the vicinity are the Leicester and de Montfort Universities, the Royal Infirmary Hospital, as well as access to the M1\M69 motorway network at Junction 21 giving direct access to further major centres of employment including Northampton, Nottingham and Derby, as well as the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington.


"The Foister Building" comprises a superb conversion to a variety of individual, high quality, residential loft apartments and this well presented and appointed, two bedroomed apartment on the fourth floor benefits from secure access with entry intercom system, underground parking for one car and offers spacious, gas central heating and double glazed accommodation which is described in detail, as below:-


ON THE GROUND FLOOR:"The Foister Building" is entered via communal decorative wrought-iron gates to:


With access via entry intercom system through glazed twin doors to:


ENTRANCE LOBBYWhich, in turn, has double doors off to:


With individual post boxes for each apartment and inner door to:


With access to staircase or lift off to all floors.


ON THE FOURTH FLOOR:RECEPTION LANDING and INNER GALLERIED LANDING providing access to Apartment No. 29 which comprises:


With wood stripped flooring, central heating radiator and recessed ceiling downlighting. Part glazed door to:


LIVING KITCHEN 32'7 x 19'0 max. (9.93m x 5.79m max.)(in kitchen area), and comprising:


22'6 x 14'3 (6.86m x 4.34m)With wood stripped flooring, two central heating radiators, exposed brickwork to walls, entry telephone, t.v. point, central heating thermostat, sealed unit double glazed picture screen fitted with venetian blinds and matching double French doors fitted with venetian blinds opening onto front balcony.


BREAKFAST KITCHEN AREA 18'10 x 9'9 (5.74m x 2.97m)With wood stripped flooring, sealed unit double glazed picture screen fitted with venetian blinds, central heating radiator, wall light fitting and fitted units comprising square shaped granite worktop with range of drawers and cupboards under and integrated equipment including 'Indesit' single electric oven with 'Smeg' five-plate gas hob, tiled splashback and 'Hotpoint' three-speed stainless steel chimney style cooker hood over. Also with inset one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap, integrated 'Candy' dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer, two wall cupboards and recessed ceiling spotlighting.




BEDROOM 1 10'4 x 17'1 max. (3.15m x 5.21m max.)With twin sets of windows, central heating radiator, two wall light fittings and cupboard housing wall-mounted gas fired combi central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water. Access to:


With built-in double hanging and shelved wardrobe, ceiling light fitting and shelved airing cupboard off housing lagged hot water cylinder.


EN-SUITE BATHROOMWith three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and wall light fitting over, low level w.c. and corner panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap and integrated shower unit incorporating flexi hose to fully tiled splashback and glazed shower screen. Also with upright heated towel rail\radiator and recessed ceiling spotlighting.


7'1 x 11'5 (2.16m x 3.48m)With exposed brickwork to one wall, central heating radiator and obscure glazed window fitted with venetian blind.


SEPARATE SHOWER ROOMWith three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, low level w.c. and fully tiled shower enclosure with fitted shower unit incorporating flexi hose. Also with upright heated towel rail\radiator, fitted spotlights to ceiling and plumbing for automatic washing machine.


OUTSIDE:Each apartment benefits from allocated secure underground parking for one vehicle with remote operated access from Colton Street.


INNER COURTYARDThe apartments making up "The Foister Building" are set around a landscaped internal courtyard.


All mains services are understood to be connected or available. Central heating is gas fired and electric power points are fitted throughout the apartment which is double glazed with sealed units.


All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, light fittings, fitted white goods and blinds, are included in the sale.


The property is to be sold on a Leasehold basis on a 125 year Lease, commencing from 2001. We are informed that the current Service Charge is approximately £1,300 per annum to include the Ground Rent. Buildings Insurance is approximately £450 per annum (paid separately). Prospective purchasers should request their own Solicitor to check and confirm these details are correct.


Strictly through Moore & York Ltd. who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.


Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.


As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.


Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

The Vendor(s) of this property has (have) completed a Property Information Questionnaire which provides prospective purchasers with important information about the property which you may wish to consider before viewing or making an offer. Please enquire with the relevant office if you would like to view a copy.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.


From our offices on Granby Street, the development is best approached on foot. Turn right onto Rutland Street and upon reaching the traffic light junction, turn right onto Charles Street. Cross over the road at the pedestrian crossing and the development can be found almost immediately on the left hand side.

IMPORTANT: All measurements are approximate. Floor plans and plot plans are carefully measured but are approximate and for guidance only. These details are prepared by ourselves on instruction of the property owner and any fixtures, services and equipment referenced within have not been tested by Moore & York and no Warranty(ies) can be given. These particulars are intended to give a fair representation of the property but accuracy cannot be guaranteed, nor do they in any way constitute an offer or contract. No person in our employment is able to make factual claims or give guarantees regarding this property – if there are points you wish to have clarified before making an offer please make enquiries with ourselves directly or via your appointed legal advisor.

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