Situated within a stunning setting with views to Brown Knowl and the Bickerton Hills this detached five bedroom former farmhouse offers well proportioned family accommodation set in attractive gardens with car port and outhouse.
• Reception Hall, Living Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen Breakfast Family Room, Utility/Boot Room, Cloakroom/Shower Room.
• 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.
• Gardens Overlooking farmland, Brown Knowl and the Bickerton Hills, Double Car Port with attached Outbuilding.
• Beyond the boundary of the property there is a half acre field/paddock which the current vendors enjoy the use of on an annual licence (further details are available from the agents).
The property is set in a beautiful and tranquil position close to the rural hamlet of Brown Knowl and with the Bickerton Hills as a backdrop. The nearby village of Tattenhall offers local amenities such as post office, local shops, pubs and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is noted for its rural beauty, some of the most picturesque scenery in the area together with close access to nearby Beeston and Peckforton Castles as well as the 'Sandstone Trail'. The property is in close proximity to the highly acclaimed Carden Park Golf course and Spa. Delightful walks can be enjoyed from the property. The Bolesworth Estate is also within 1.5 miles and hosts regular events such as horse trials and outdoor concerts.
The Sandstone pub is within walking distance and The Egerton Arms is also close by with the location as a whole being convenient for daily travel to neighbouring centres of trade and commerce including Chester, Nantwich, Crewe, Wrexham, Manchester and Liverpool. There are also a number of well renowned schools in the area including The King's School and The Queen's School in Chester, Abbey Gate at Saighton, and within catchment for Bickerton Primary School and Bishop Heber High School in Malpas.
A part glazed panelled front door opens to a spacious Reception Hall 3.7m x 3.2m with staircase rising to the first floor. The reception hall gives access to the Living Room, versatile Sitting Room, Kitchen Breakfast Room and Cloakroom with shower. The spacious Living Room 7.0m x 4.8m offers attractive views over the garden, adjoining farmland and Brown Knowl in the distance, additional features include an attractive fireplace fitted with a Clearview log burning stove, exposed ceiling timbers and a communicated door to the versatile dining/family room. There is a further well proportioned light and airy versatile Sitting/Reception Room 4.7m x 4.4m with glazed double doors opening onto the garden. The 8.3m Kitchen Breakfast Family Room is a further light and airy living area with attractive views towards Bickerton Hills.
The Kitchen Area
The Kitchen Area 4.4m x 4m is extensively fitted with wall and floor cupboards and includes an integrated dishwasher. There is also a newly installed two oven range cooker with five ring induction hob and a free standing centre island unit which also serves as a two person breakfast bar. A tiled floor runs throughout continuing into the Family/Dining Area 4m x 3.6m which benefits from a fireplace and could be flued for a log burning stove if desired, glazed double doors open onto and overlook the gardens. (The current vendors utilise this area as an everyday dining area). Off the kitchen there is a further spacious Reception Room 4.5m x 3.4m (formal dining room or playroom) which offers attractive views over the gardens and beyond (should prospective purchasers wish to create a very large open plan ‘L’ shaped kitchen dining living space 8.4m x 7.6m this could be done by removing the dividing wall, subject to consent from the relevant authorities).
Beyond the kitchen there is a large Utility/Boot Room 4.8m x 2.7m this is fitted with a newly installed Worcester Bosch Boiler, additional wall and floor cupboards, Belfast style ceramic sink unit set beneath a granite work surface and space for both a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a Cloak/Shower Room to the ground floor accessed off the reception hall and is fitted with a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower enclosure.
To the first floor there are five bedrooms (four doubles and a single) along with two bathrooms. All the bedrooms offer attractive elevated views over the surrounding countryside and benefit from built in wardrobes. The Master Bedroom 5.0m x 4.5m includes built in wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom Two 4.7m x 4.4m also benefits from built in wardrobes (the agents are advised that the previous vendors had put provisions in to create an ensuite facility if desired). Bedroom Three 4.8m x 3.6m is situated adjacent to the large family bathroom which could be sub-divided to create a further ensuite for this room if desired. Bedroom Four 3.2m x 2.8m is a further double bedroom with Bedroom Five 3.6m x 2m a generous single currently utilised as a study. The large Family Bathroom 3.6m x 3.1m is fitted with a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.
A gravelled driveway opens onto a large forecourt providing ample parking and turning space, edged with sandstone dry stone walling. Off the gravelled forecourt there is a large 7.2m x 4.3m two bay open fronted car port with attached 7m x 4.5m outhouse currently utilised as a large garden implement/tractor mower store but could be renovated to create a workshop/garden room or potential self contained relative accommodation if desired subject to consent from the relevant authorities. The gardens are principally laid to lawn incorporating stocked borders and a south facing paved sitting/entertaining area which offers spectacular uncompromised views of Bickerton and Brown Knowl.
Mains water and electricity, Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system. / Freehold.
Strictly by appointment with Cheshire Lamont Tarporley
Post Code : CH3 9LF
From Tarporley proceed South on the A49, turn right onto the A534 Wrexham Road and proceed through Bulkeley, past the Bickerton Poacher Public House. Upon reaching the Sandstone Pub in Brown Knowl turn right and after a short distance turn right onto Moss Lane where the property will be observed on the right hand side.
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Beyond the boundary of the garden there is a half acre paddock which the current vendor enjoys the use by virtue of an annual licence (further details are available from the agents).