This versatile detached Four/Five Bedroom property offers deceptively spacious accommodation extending to in excess of 2,500 sq. ft. set in delightful gardens with far reaching views towards the Bickerton Hills and conveniently situated for the villages of Tattenhall and Malpas.
• A Delightful Family Home Offering Versatile Accommodation Extending To In Excess Of 2,500 sq.ft.
• Two Large Principal Reception Rooms, Kitchen with Aga, Versatile Study/Fifth Bedroom, Four Principal Bedrooms, Two Bath/Shower Rooms.
• Attractive Landscaped Gardens, Ample Parking and Garaging.
• Spectacular Views of and Walks in Bickerton can be enjoyed from the property.
The property is set in a beautiful and tranquil position within the rural hamlet of Brown Knowl. The nearby villages of Tattenhall and Malpas provide good shopping facilities for everyday purposes including doctors surgeries, chemists as well as an NHS dentist in Malpas. There are a number of rural gastro pubs and restaurants in the area. On a recreational front there are a number of golf courses including two courses at the Carden Park Country Club and Spa as well as tennis, hockey, rugby and cricket clubs within 15 minutes drive. 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, Cholmondeley and Peckforton Castles as well as the 'Sandstone Trail'.
The location is convenient for daily travel to neighbouring industry and commercial centres including Chester, Nantwich, Crewe, Wrexham, Manchester and Liverpool. The highly regarded Bishop Heber High School in Malpas is rated outstanding by Ofsted and serviced by school bus from Brown Knowl. There are also very strong primary schools locally. Private schooling is also available at The Kings and Queens School in Chester as well as Abbey Gate at Saighton and Ellesmere College in Ellesmere.
The property is accessed via a solid timber effect front door which opens into an Entrance Porch with inner door opening to a magnificent Dining Hall 6.1m x 5.4m which is the hub of the house offering attractive southerly views towards the Bickerton Hills. There are a number of features including a galleried landing and angled chimney breast incorporating a Clearview log burning stove. Off the Dining Hall there is a versatile Study/fifth bedroom currently utilised as a snug by the current vendors. The well-appointed Kitchen 5.4m x 2.6m is fitted with wall and floor cupboards complemented with granite work surfaces, appliances include an electric three oven Aga, four ring ceramic hob with extractor above, integrated oven, dishwasher and fridge along with space for microwave.
Off the Kitchen there is a Rear Porch and further door to a Cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin. There is also a Utility Room off the Open Fronted Garage which is accessed from the rear porch. The well-proportioned Sitting Room 9.6m x 8.7m has been cleverly subdivided by a feature angled chimney breast with log burning stove set upon a granite hearth with beamed mantel above. The Sitting Area is approached from either side of the chimney breast which creates a very personal and pleasant Reception Room with fitted book shelving and bi-fold doors which open onto a paved, walled courtyard garden ideal for al-fresco entertaining.
There are four principal bedrooms, the Master Bedroom 6.1m x 5.6m (maximum dimensions) includes a well appointed generously proportioned En-suite Shower Room with large walk in shower, contemporary circular wash hand basin set on a stainless steel pedestal, low level WC and Karndean wood effect floor. Bedroom Three 8.0m x 3.3m (maximum dimensions including under eaves) is a further large bedroom benefiting from fitted wardrobes and could easily be adapted to accommodate full En-suite facilities if required as there is already plumbing available to a wash hand basin.
There are two further bedrooms, Bedroom Two 3.9m x 3.3m benefits from free standing wardrobes (included in the sale) and Bedroom Four 2.7m x 2.6m (currently utilised as a Home Office), along with a Family Bathroom which offers freestanding roll top bath with Victorian style mixer tap serving hand held shower head, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, Karndean wood effect floor.
The property is accessed via a gated driveway with brick retaining walls to either side leading up to an Open Fronted Garage 6.6m x 3.0m and traditional Single Garage 4.8m x 2.8m with up and over door with additional parking directly to the front of the Garage. The gardens are principally laid to lawn to the front, each side and rear, the front garden is situated either side of the drive. The left side pathway leads to steps down to a sunken secluded Walled Courtyard ideal for alfresco entertaining with bi-fold doors giving direct access to the Sitting Room.
From Tarporley proceed South on the A49, turn right onto the A534 Wrexham Road and proceed through Bulkeley, past the Bickerton Poacher Public House and continue for a further 1.7 miles turning left into Sherrington Lane, proceed up Sherrington Lane for a further half a mile and the property will be observed on the right hand side.
Mains Water & Electricity, Septic Tank Drainage, Double Glazed Throughout, triple lock external doors/Freehold.
Access can be taken along either side of the property to the private, secluded rear garden which incorporates a Sandstone retaining wall with well stocked borders and a gravelled Sitting/Entertaining Area, conveniently situated adjacent to the brick built barbecue with chimney incorporated to the far end of the open fronted garage. Off the Open Fronted Garage there is a Utility Room 2.8m x 1.6m with plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer plus additional white goods along with a stainless steel sink unit with drainer and fitted shelving.
Strictly by appointment with Cheshire Lamont Tarporley.