Overton House is a substantial Six Bedroom Family Home extending to approximately 4400 sq feet conveniently situated within walking distance of Malpas village set in a total of approximately ten acres which includes secluded gardens with Party Room, heated Swimming Pool and nine acres of equestrian facilities which include eight stables.
• Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Snug, 8m Kitchen Diner open plan to the Family Room and Versatile Garden Room/Home Office, Utility, Boot Room, Shower Room, Cloakroom.
• Five large Principal Double Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Room and two further Bedrooms converted to Dressing Rooms, Versatile occasional Sixth Bedroom/Teen Room or Sitting Room.
• Extensive parking and garaging for up to seven cars, attractive secluded lawned gardens with open sided Party Room, BBQ pod, Swimming Pool and changing facilities.
• Extensive equestrian facilities totalling nine acres including eight Stables, Haybarn, Tack Room, Feed Room, Rug Room and Kitchenette facility.
The prosperous village of Malpas has a bustling High Street, historic church and the highly sought after Bishop Heber High School. Outstanding walks can be enjoyed from the property or alternatively just a short drive to the Bickerton and Peckforton Hills where one can pick up the Sandstone Trail and enjoy far reaching views across the Cheshire Plain and Welsh Hills. There are many recreational facilities available within the area including golf clubs, cricket, tennis, football, hockey and rugby clubs as well as horse riding schools. The historic City of Chester is just 14 miles.
A columned Storm Porch leads to a panel front door, this opens to a spacious tiled Reception Hall with staircase to first floor and Cloakroom off. A set of glazed double doors lead into a light and airy well proportioned Drawing Room 6.7m x 5.7m, features includes two sets of glazed double doors opening onto a paved Sitting/Entertaining Area overlooking the front garden with views to the Welsh Hills beyond. There is a central fireplace fitted for aesthetic purposes and an archway leading into the impressive Dining Room 7.1m x 3.5m. This comfortably accommodates a twelve person dining table (and larger if required). There is a communicating door to the Kitchen Breakfast/Family Room, a wood block floor runs throughout and a set of full length glazed double doors open to a sheltered walled terrace ideal for al fresco entertaining.
There is also a cosy Everyday Sitting Room 4.2m x 3.6m accessed off the Reception Hall, this is also finished with a wood block floor and overlooks the side garden. There is an original central fireplace with cast iron surround, with built in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast. To the rear of the property an 8.0m x 3.6m Kitchen Breakfast Room, this has steps leading down to a Family Room beyond. The Kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of wall and floor cupboards complemented with granite work surfaces, there is a four oven oil fired Aga in addition to an integrated fan assisted oven with four ring ceramic hob and extractor fan above.
There is also an integrated dishwasher and large Pantry 3.5m x 2.1m (this was the Reception Hall of the original property) and has now been fitted with cupboards and open shelving as well as housing an American fridge freezer and freestanding larder fridge. A tiled floor from the Kitchen continues into the Dining Area which comfortably accommodates an eight person dining table and dresser unit along with glazed double doors which open onto an extensive patio. The tiled floor continues from the Dining Area down steps into the Open Plan Family/TV Room 4.9m x 3.2m, also off the Kitchen there is a Conservatory/Garden Room 4.9m x 2.8m which overlooks the rear garden. This is fitted with a log burner and currently utilised as a Home Office. There is also a Utility Room, Boot Room and a Shower Room to the ground floor.
First Floor Accommodation
To the first floor there are Four large Double Bedrooms all with En-suite facilities and two with Dressing Rooms with a further two large versatile Double Bedrooms and a Washroom to the second floor. The Master Bedroom 5.4m x 4.8m offers far reaching views over the surrounding countryside to the Welsh Hills, a set of glazed double doors open onto a balcony, there is also a fully fitted walk-in wardrobe providing ample hanging and shelving space as well as built in drawer units. The large En-suite Shower Room includes an oval shaped whirlpool bath, separate large shower facility, bidet, low level WC, his and hers wash hand basins, heated towel rail and heated tile floor.
Guest Bedroom Suite Two is accessed via a large 4.1m x 2.8m Dressing Room which benefits from fitted wardrobes and also gives access a first floor Entertaining Balcony 3.6m x 3.6m which has steps leading down to the garden. Off the Double Bedroom 4.1m x 4.1m there is an En-suite Shower Room which includes a contemporary glass wash hand basin, low level WC and heated towel rail. Bedroom Three 4.2m x 3.6m includes built in wardrobes in addition to the Dressing Room 3.5m x 3.3m which also benefits from further built in wardrobes with an En-suite Shower Room off. Bedroom Four 4.2m x 3.6m has attractive duel aspect views over the rear garden and benefits from built in double wardrobes and has a communicating door to the well-appointed main house Wet Room 3.5m x 2.6m.
This is fitted with a whirlpool bath, large shower facility with drench shower head, wash hand basin set within vanity unit with storage cupboards beneath and shelving above. There is a low level WC and communicating door to the Principle Landing. The second floor landing is open plan to a Versatile Occasional Sixth Bedroom 4.8m x 3.7m this alternatively could be utilised as a Teenager Sitting/Games Room for the adjacent Fifth Bedroom 5.4m x 4.0m there is also a Washroom on this level fitted with a low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin as well as built in wardrobes/storage cupboards. Opposite the washroom there is access to a large easily accessible roof space fully boarded.
The property is accessed via automated gates which open onto a gravelled driveway leading to the front of the property with large turning circle providing extensive parking and leading to a two car open sided Carport with large Double Garage beyond accessed via an automated door. There is also garaging for a further four cars. The gardens are particularly extensive and principally laid to lawn being to the front, side and rear of the property. To the side of the property there is a timber framed open fronted Garden/Party Room finished with an India stone paved floor which extends beyond the structure into a large patio. The current vendors have a pool table and a large circular dining table as well as a Kitchenette facility including sink unit within the garden room.
The gardens flow beyond the Party Room to the rear which includes a heated Swimming Pool and timber framed pod building with built in BBQ. There is also a large timber framed Garden Shed which has been converted to provide changing facilities and showering for the swimming pool. There are a number of additional paved Sitting/Entertaining Areas which can be directly accessed from the property. To the side of the property there is a large Storage Facility 9.3m x 2.7m with electric up and over door and 3 phase electricity supply where the current vendors store their tractor mower, however, this could just as easily be converted to a Workshop or alternatively a number of uses including an additional garage if desired.
The equestrian facilities can be accessed independently and are adjacent to the property totalling nine acres and includes Six Principal Stables, Two Pony Stables, Hay Barn, Tack Room, Feed Room, Rug Room, 6 interconnecting paddocks with automatic water feeders and a Kitchenette facility.
From the monument on Malpas High Street proceed in a Northerly direction along Tilston Road for ½ mile and the gated entrance to Overton House will be found on the left hand side.
Services (Not tested)/Tenure
Mains Water, Electricity, Shared Private Drainage System compliant to 2020 regulation, Oil Fired Central Heating, Metered LPG Gas supply available / Freehold.
Strictly by appointment with Cheshire Lamont Tarporley.