A simply delightful detached Period house bordering and with pedestrian access to The Shropshire Union Canal in a fine rural position nearby to Nantwich providing superb accommodation of character and appeal within lovely established wooded surroundings with large driveway, substantial detached garage and extensive gardens. Entrance hall, reception hallway, sitting room/study, large dining kitchen, large lounge, utility room and shower/cloakroom. First floor master bedroom with en suite, three further bedrooms and family bathroom.
Lengthman's Cottage is a former canal mans residence and borders The Shropshire Union Canal to the rear. The canal offers lovely towpath walks to the basin end at Nantwich and walking North on the towpath from the house brings one to the Hurleston locks and the beginning of the Llangollen Canal. The house sits on a delightful tranquil tree lined road and stands within lovely established grounds and gardens extending to all sides. The property has been maintained and appointed throughout to a very high standard and benefits from extensive terrace patios, attractive lawned gardens and a substantial workshop/garage. The highly regarded St Oswald's Church of England primary school is located nearby along with equally highly regarded schooling in nearby Nantwich.
Nearby Nantwich is a charming and historic market town in South Cheshire countryside providing a wealth of Period buildings, 12th Century church, cobbled streets, independent boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, historic market hall, superb sporting and leisure facilities with an outdoor saltwater pool, riverside walks, lake, nearby canal network, highly regarded Junior and Senior schooling and nearby to the M6 Motorway at Junction 16, Crewe mainline Railway Station and the forthcoming HS2 northern hub.
Whatever your interest you'll find plenty to do in Nantwich. There are many visitor attractions within a short distance of the town including Bridgemere Garden Centre, The Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich Museum and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens. It is also a major centre for canal holidays with several marinas within easy reach on the Shropshire Union and Llangollen canals. Nantwich hosts a number of festivals throughout the year including The Nantwich Show, the International Cheese Awards, Nantwich Jazz Festival and the Food Festival.
A gravel driveway approaches Lengthman's Cottage via a pillared gated entrance and the driveway continues to the front of the property and to the side to a substantial detached garage. From the driveway two broad shallow steps paved with neat stone squares ascend to an oak framed panelled door which leads to:
Enclosed Entrance Hall
With quarry tiled floor, mat recess, uPVC double glazed window to front elevation, double radiator, door to boiler room incorporating oil fired boiler and shelving and double sectional glazed double doors lead to:
With staircase to first floor, quarry tiled floor, ceiling beams, under stairs cupboard, half landing to landing above with full height uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, radiator and a pine panel door leads to:
11' 5'' x 12' 4'' (3.47m x 3.75m)
With Oak flooring, radiator, uPVC double glazed bay window to rear elevation and double radiator.
From the Reception Hallway a pine door leads to:
6' 11'' x 5' 6'' (2.10m x 1.67m)
With plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, wall mounted cupboards, space for fridge/freezer and a panel door leads to:
6' 11'' x 6' 2'' (2.10m x 1.87m)
With corner fitted shower cubicle incorporating electric shower, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards beneath, WC, tiled floor, chrome towel radiator, wall mounted extraction fan and uPVC double glazed window to front elevation.
From the Reception Hallway glazed double doors lead to:
Large Dining Kitchen
17' 10'' x 15' 3'' (5.43m x 4.64m)
Comprehensively equipped with a superb range of Oak fronted base and wall mounted units beneath attractive granite work surfaces, kitchen range beneath filter canopy, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, tiled walls, uPVC double glazed window to rear and side elevations affording lovely aspects over private gardens, tiled and Oak plank floor, fitted dresser unit with shelving, display cupboards and drawers, uPVC double glazed double doors to gardens and extensive patio and a pine panel door leads to:
15' 10'' x 14' 8'' (4.83m x 4.47m)
A beautifully appointed reception room with uPVC double glazed windows to front and side elevations, uPVC double glazed doors to patio, central fireplace with recessed wood burning stove inset within surround and with raised stone hearth and Oak mantel over, ceiling beam and radiator.
First Floor Landing
With radiator, access to loft and a pine door leads to:
13' 0'' x 16' 2'' (3.97m x 4.93m)
With uPVC double glazed windows to front and side elevations, fitted pine wardrobes, radiator and a pine door leads to:
En Suite Shower Room
With corner fitted shower cubicle incorporating electric shower, WC, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, extraction fan, wall mounted radiator and uPVC double glazed window to side elevation.
10' 8'' max x 12' 7'' (3.24m x 3.83m)
With uPVC double glazed windows to side and rear elevations and radiator.
9' 6'' max x 15' 5'' (2.89m x 4.69m)
With uPVC double glazed windows to rear elevation, radiator and fitted wardrobes incorporating railing and shelving.
7' 8'' x 11' 4'' (2.33m x 3.46m)
With uPVC double glazed windows to front and side elevations and radiator.
With a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, tiled floor, large towel radiator, half tiled walls, extraction fan and uPVC double glazed window to front elevation.
The property stands in private established gardens and grounds and is approached to the front via a pillared gated entrance and the driveway sweeps from the front to the side to a substantial detached garage. An extensive paved patio area stands within the front gardens which also includes a lawned garden area and borders open fields. The side and rear gardens are extensively laid to lawn and are bordered by mature trees and hedging benefiting from extensive York stone paved terrace, garden arbour, flowerbeds and borders, three mature and fruiting apple trees and a gateway within fencing allows access from the front to the rear gardens. At the rear a gateway allows pedestrian access to the Shropshire Union Canal towpath. An area to the side of the property has an oil storage tank and log stores. To the end of the garden our Vendor has set aside an area to be re-wilded for bees and insects.
Providing superb oversized car parking facilities and benefits from an extensive greenhouse to the side. The garage has light, power and a personal door.
Mains water, bottled gas for range only, mains electricity, oil boiler (with membership for an oil club for lower prices), internet (a MiFi system is currently installed. There is ongoing work to bring high level fibre to the area), and the septic tank which is being upgraded by the present owner to comply with recent legislation.
Strictly by appointment only via Cheshire Lamont Limited.
From Nantwich proceed along Welsh Row and under the canal bridge, pass Dorfold Hall on the left hand side and after the bend continue to the traffic lights and turn right towards Nantwich. After passing over the canal bridge turn left along Poole Hill Road where Lengthman's Cottage is located on the left hand side.