1 BED Apartment For sale

The Hat & Cap Works, Canal Street, South Wigston


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Property details

A collection of 13 new luxury apartments situated in the heart of South Wigston within south Leicestershire.

Apartment 7 is a stunning 1 bedroomed flat located on the first floor of this beautifully converted historic building. Fitted to a high specification, it has a spectacular open plan living space incorporating sitting, dining and kitchen areas with high ceilings and large double glazed windows creating an abundance of natural light.

Ideal Location

The Hat & Cap Works is situated in the heart of South Wigston, close to South Wigston railway station. It is an historically significant and architecturally attractive building which was once an old textile factory. Built in 1895, it has three storeys and has been thoughtfully converted into luxury apartments combining a blend of modern living and historic charm. This stunning renovation showcases the building’s original features including large windows and high ceilings, and the standard of finish is exceptional. Each apartment boasts custom-made, high spec kitchens, spacious bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms and contemporary living spaces. Residents will benefit from a shared, paved communal courtyard and a communal hallway that spans all three floors. The building is close to South Wigston’s main thoroughfare, Blaby Road, which provides a range of shops, cafes and other local businesses. The town’s Blaby Road Park features a football pitch and skatepark and there are a host of bars and pubs nearby. For the commuter, the M1 and M69 motorways are easily accessible. South Wigston railway station is on the Birmingham to Peterborough line, whilst there are bus and rail services to the city of Leicester with its comprehensive amenities located just to the north.


> Electric system, boiler for central heating and hot water
> Rointe Sygma Energy Saving Digital Electric Radiators with individual thermostats
> Electric Showers
> Plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier

> Fitted kitchen with Crown kitchens with cashmere doors and white marble effect work tops
> 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink
> Branded appliances comprising electric oven, electric induction hob, extractor hood, integrated fridge/freezer (and integrated microwaves in apartments (where applicable)

> LED down-lighting throughout, kitchen/open plan living room
> Under-pelmet lighting in kitchen
> Satin chrome switches and sockets
> Under-pelmet lighting in kitchen
> Power for lighted mirrors in all bathrooms and en-suites
> TV aerial points to living room and bedrooms
> Mains operated smoke alarms

> White painted internal doors with satin chrome ironmongery
> Silver Oak SPC herringbone flooring throughout
> Matt emulsion paint finish to walls and ceilings
> Satinwood paint finish to woodwork

UTILITY, where applicable
> Laminate worktop and upstands with space below for washing machine and tumble drier
> Plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier

> Double-glazed casement windows

> Apartments are offered on a 999-year lease
> The Freehold will be jointly owned by the Leaseholders via the Management Company
> The Management Company will be professionally managed on behalf of the Leaseholders
> An annual service charge will be payable by each Leaseholder

> Fire alarm and ventilation system
> Sensor low energy lighting

> Enclosed yard space with outside lighting
> Access controlled system
> Secure individual post-boxes
> Cycle storage


Approached via a communal courtyard, hallway and staircase, this superb apartment comprises:

Entrance Hall

With store cupboard

Lounge/Dining/Kitchen (6.4 x 3.77)

Bedroom (3.25 x 2.74)


Energy Performance Certificate

EPC Rating awaited

Leasehold Information

The Tenure is Leasehold for return of 999 years from the date of completion. The service charge will amount to £832 per annum, which includes maintenance of the common parts and courtyard, buildings insurance, communal electric, fire safety testing, maintenance and repairs, management charges, etc.

Stamp Duty From 23rd September 2022

Normal Rate
Up to £250,000 - 0%
£250,001 to £925,000 - 5%
£925,001 to £1.5 million – 10%
Over £1.5 million – 12%

First Time Buyers
UP to £425,000 – 0%
£425,001 to £625,000 – 5%
Homes above £625,000 - Normal rates apply

You usually pay 3% on top of these rates if you own another residential property. It is recommended buyers check Stamp Duty rates for their particular situation on the government website:


The room measurements are approximate, and the layouts and specification may change during the construction process. Interested parties must check the information provided prior to offering.

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