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For Sale By Auction | 14:00, 28 April 2022 | Lot 2

61 Dunster Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 0SF

*Guide | £130,000 (plus fees)

  • Semi-Detached House
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Auction Date

Thu 28/04/2022

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Grade II Listed Semi detached House in need of Refurbishmnet

**** FOR SALE BY LIVESTREAM AUCTION THURSDAY 28th APRIL 2022, REGISTER TO BID ****** Located close to the centre of Leicester, just on the border of Westcotes and Western Park, this spacious Garde II Listed semi detached house offers flexible accommodation over two floors. In need of full modernisation, there is an entrance hall, lounge, dining room, ground floor bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, upstairs you will find two double bedrooms. There is a fore garden and an enclosed garden to the rear.



Ground Floor

Hall, Lounge 4.23m x 3.30m, Dining Room 3.38m x 3.30m, Bedroom 3 3.03m x 3.43m, Kitchen 3.34m x 2.26m, Bathroom

First Floor

Bedroom 1 4.22m x 3.35m, bedroom 2 3.36m x 3.35m.


Small garden to the front and enclosed rear garden.


The property is being sold freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.<br/> FIXTURES AND FITTINGS - All the items mentioned in these sales details are to be included within the purchase price.<br/> SERVICES - None of the services, fitting or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents, neither have the telephone or television points.


LEICESTER, DUNSTER STREET, Numbers 59 and 61 II Pair of semi-detached council houses. c.1922. Designed by Arthur Wakerley. Pale red Sileby common brick with darker brick dressings. Bangor slate roofs with integral roof lights and 2 short brick ridge stacks. Brick cill band, lintel bands and quoins. 2 story. EXTERIOR: Gabled street front has 4 ground floor windows, arranged 1:2:1, the central section projects slightly. 2 central tripartite sashes, flanked by single sashes and above 2 sashes. All windows have glazing bars to upper sash and composite lintels. Low single storey returns under catslide roof with single off-centre recessed doorways with inset roof lights. INTERIOR: not inspected. This pair of workers houses is one of only 4 pairs, designed by Arthur Wakerley, which survive un-altered in Leicester. The others are; Nos 17 & 19, Dore Road (qv), Nos 19 & 21, Great Arler Road (qv) and Nos 18 & 20, Linton Street (qv). Arthur Wakerley (1862-1931) designed the £299 house in 1922 as a response to the need for economic and well designed houses for workers after the Great War, the much discussed Home for Heroes. He was an influential local politician, architect, developer, philanthropist and Chair of Leicester's first Housing and Town Planning Committee in the 1920's.


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.


Frisby & Small

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an administration fee of £1200.00 (£1000.00 plus VAT)

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.