Villa in Leicester

30 Winchester Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1AU

Lot no: 5 Property type: Villa Auction type: Unconditional with Fixed FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) together with the buyers fee of £1074 and complete within a set time period.

Guide Price* £235,000+plus fees Result Sold at Auction £247,000

A substantial five bedroom, three storey, corner Villa situated in a popular and convenient location close to Narborough Road

Property Description

DRAFT DETAILS. A substantial five bedroom, three storey, corner Villa situated in a popular and convenient location close to Narborough Road. Well placed for a wide range of local amenities including shops, restaurants, parks, schools, DeMontfort University and Leicester Royal Hospital. The property offers large room sizes throughout and has accommodation arranged over three floors. It has tremendous scope to convert to a 6-7 bedroom HMO property, subject to any required permissions but due to the location an Article 4 is NOT required. Being an end property makes conversion easier and offers potential to fit en-suites to the rooms if required. The rental income if arranged as a HMO would be in the region of £30,000 per annum. The accommodation briefly comprises:

Ground Floor
Reception Hallway

4.26m x 3.95m
With radiator and bay window to the front aspect and window to the side.

Sitting Room

3.96m x 3.80m
With window to side and gas fire.

Living Kitchen

6.20m x 3.10m
Being fitted with a range of base and wall units, work surfaces, sink unit, tiled splash backs, space for appliances and two windows to the side aspect.

First Floor

With stairs to second floor.

Bedroom One

5.00m x 3.65m
With window to front and radiator.

Bedroom Two

3.61m x 3.02m
With window to the side and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.88m x 3.10m
With window to side and radiator.


With suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, radiator and window to the side.

Second Floor
Bedroom Four

5.00m x 3.30m
With window to front and radiator.

Bedroom Five

3.07m x 2.90m
With window to the side and radiator.


There are gardens to the front and side aspect. There is a pleasant rear garden / yard with brick stores and its own private gated access.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.