An exceptional and highly individual detached period residence standing in delightful large established gardens, grounds and surroundings in a sought after private rural location affording considerable accommodation of immense character and appeal with a superb range of attractive features.
This outstanding and superior detached period residence stands in delightful grounds and surroundings adjoining the Rookery Hall estate. The cottage was originally the laundry cottage to the hall and has in recent years been sympathetically enhanced and extended to provide very spacious versatile accommodation of significant appeal.
Rookery Cottage is situated within the highly sought after village of Worleston which benefits from a thriving Post Office village bakery store, village church and junior schooling and the Royal Oak public house is undergoing significant restoration. The village is situated just two miles North of Nantwich.
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 and nearby canal network with 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 host a number of festivals through the year including The Nantwich Show and the International Cheese Awards, Nantwich Jazz Festival and the Food Festival.
An exceptional and highly individual detached period residence standing in delightful large established gardens, grounds and surroundings in a sought after private rural location affording considerable accommodation of immense character and appeal with a superb range of attractive features including underfloor heating to both ground and first floors.
A handsome brick pillared tiled pitched porch with cobbled path and step, with wrought iron railings leads to a superior leaded and glazed oak panel door within full height oak double glazed panels leading to:-
12' 4'' x 29' 7'' (3.75m x 9.02m)
A stunning entrance to the property with a hand made oak spindled railed central staircase ascending to first floor galleried landing. The reception hall benefits from full height oak double glazed windows to front elevation and continues to inner hallway.
First Floor Galleried Landing
With vaulted second floor ceiling incorporating a wealth of oak beams and purlins with staircase continuing to second floor landing with arched double glazed window overlooking gallery, recessed ceiling lighting, tiled flooring, exposed Cheshire brick walling.
From the reception hall a sectional glazed double panel door leads to:-
18' 1'' x 12' 4'' (5.52m x 3.75m)
A lovely entertaining and dining room with glorious aspects with full height double glazed oak doors and windows to West and South elevations, tiled flooring, exposed Cheshire brick walling, feature arch UPVc double glazed window overlooking living room, recessed ceiling lighting.
From the Reception hall a glazed panel door leads to:-
24' 0'' x 15' 5'' (7.31m x 4.71m)
A simply stunning lounge with a high vaulted beamed ceiling incorporating Velux windows to North and South elevations, exposed purlins, Cheshire brick fireplace with recessed hearth incorporating a log burning stove upon tiled hearth with mantelled pillared surround, exposed Cheshire brick walling, arch UPVc double glazed window all within double glazed side panels to East elevation and leading onto extensive decked and paved terracing area, arch UPVc double glazed window to North elevation, exposed feature walling and detailing.
From the lounge a glazed panel door leads to:-
Living Family Dining Kitchen
34' 1'' x 15' 5'' (10.4m x 4.71m)
An exceptional room with a kitchen area enjoying outstanding architectural details with a high pitched beamed ceiling with Velux windows to North and South elevations, king purlins and beams, UPVc double glazed arch window incorporating double glazed door, kitchen comprehensively equipped with a stunning range of base and wall mounted units beneath high quality granite working surfaces, with a chimney breast incorporating a Rangemaster kitchen range with filter canopy within chimney breast, tiled flooring, wall light points, tiled walling, integrated microwave, integrated American fridge freezer within surround with cupboards and drawers, integrated coffee maker, freestanding dresser unit with drawers and cupboards beneath, display cupboards over, with granite workstands, most impressive large central kitchen island with granite working surfaces incorporating single drainer one and a half bowl enamel sink with waste disposal, integrated dishwasher.
From the Reception Hall a glazed panel door leads to:-
10' 1'' x 7' 5'' (3.07m x 2.26m)
With wall mounted gas fired combination central heating boiler, base and wall mounted units comprising cupboards and drawers, single drainer sink unit, dishwasher, plumbing for automatic washing machine, central heating radiator, part tiled walls, double glazed window, recessed ceiling lighting.
From the Reception Hall an oak panel door leads to:-
Walk in Boot Store/Boot Room
6' 2'' x 10' 1'' (1.87m x 3.07m)
With tiled flooring, recessed ceiling lighting, radiator.
This area provides a superb potential separate annexe area with the ability to create a self contained ground floor living suite with tiled flooring and a panel door leads to:-
Study/Potential Bedroom Six
12' 5'' x 12' 3'' (3.79m x 3.74m)
With deep silled double glazed window to East elevation, high quality oak effect flooring, recessed ceiling lighting.
From the Inner Hall a sectional double glazed panel door leads to:-
19' 0'' x 26' 1'' (5.79m x 7.95m)
A glorious L shaped room with UPVc double glazed windows to three elevations and a double glazed panel door to courtyard.
From the Inner Hall a panel door leads to:-
With a tiled panel bath with shower screen, shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, chrome towel radiator, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, recessed ceiling lighting, double glazed window
Stairs ascend to a glorious vaulted landing with exposed beams and purlins, double glazed window to North elevation, light points, staircase ascends to second floor landing, built in airing cupboard with manifolds for underfloor heating system and a panel door leads to:-
Principal Bedroom Suite
With partially vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and purlins, exposed Cheshire brick walling, tiled flooring, double glazed windows to South and West elevations providing fine far reaching rural views and an archway leads to:-
8' 7'' x 8' 2'' (2.62m x 2.48m)
With tiled flooring, Velux window to rear elevation, shelving and railing.
En Suite Bathroom
8' 10'' x 13' 7'' (2.70m x 4.14m)
Impeccably appointed with contemporary suite with corner fitted jacuzzi bath, steam bath and cabin with sliding screen doors, bidet, WC, chrome towel radiator, fully tiled floor, part tiled walls, twin bowl sink unit, vaulted ceiling with beams and purlins, double glazed window.
14' 6'' x 13' 7'' (4.42m x 4.13m)
With double glazed window to South elevation.
14' 6'' x 12' 2'' (4.42m x 3.72m)
Double glazed windows to East and South elevations.
8' 10'' x 13' 7'' (2.70m x 4.14m)
With a corner fitted steam shower with curved screen doors, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, tiled floor.
12' 3'' x 12' 2'' (3.74m x 3.72m)
Double glazed window, recessed ceiling lighting.
12' 4'' x 10' 0'' (3.75m x 3.05m)
With quality oak effect flooring, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and purlins, double glazed window.
7' 9'' x 10' 0'' (2.37m x 3.05m)
Furnished with a panel double ended roll tap bath with claw and ball feet, corner fitted shower cubicle with curved screen doors, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome radiator, tiled floor, tiled walls, double glazed window.
Staircase ascend to second floor landing, vaulted with beams, sectional glazed doors lead to:-
Loft Suite - Games Room/Study
13' 11'' x 15' 0'' (4.25m x 4.58m)
With Velux windows to three elevations, eaves storage built in cupboards, providing a useful versatile area for home study and office use.
NB To the West elevation of the property access is provided by a five bar double wooden gate along a shared driveway leading to:-
A concrete sectional garage with double doors to front providing superb additional storage and garden furniture space, workshop with lawnmower storage facilities to the rear via double wooden doors.
The property stands behind private walling and hedging to the front and is accessed via remote controlled operated sliding gates which leads over a block paved courtyard and entrance driveway with an impressive water feature statue.
At the rear a covered and sheltered pergola leads from the arch kitchen door through the rear gardens with a raised ornamental fish pond, paved walkway, brick retained path continues to the rear with a sheltered garden area with low cut laurel hedging with open fields beyond, mature trees with Silver Birches, Ash and Elm, large logs store, gardens continue to East elevation enjoying sunshine all day, mainly laid to lawn with a circular feature stand with Pergola and creepers and to East elevation stands an extensive circular semi-circular raised paved patio and terrace area providing outstanding entertainment and party space.
Sheltered and covered external kitchen area
With decked flooring, high beamed ceiling, fitted kitchen units, single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, hot and cold water, electric points.
Separate Garage Block
With remote control door, light and power, arch double doors from the rear, sink and cupboards to the rear with hot and cold water, overhead storage.
Mains water, electricity and gas and drainage to a communal treatment plant.
Strictly by appointment only via Cheshire Lamont.
From Nantwich proceed to the roundabout along Barony Road at Reaseheath and turn right towards Church Minshull. Upon entering Worleston village pass Rookery Hall and turn right. Continue to the bottom of the private lane and the property is situated on the left hand side behind walled gateways to the front of the property which incorporate handsome electronically operated entrance and exit gates.