Extended to offer deep flexible living space, this beautiful detached residence offers the ideal opportunity to acquire a family home of real substance that benefits from mature enveloping gardens on an elevated position overlooking the old quarry.
The accommodation is vast, with the principal reception room and master bedroom suite being of spectacular size and well worthy of separate mention. Off the deep reception hallway are a number of reception rooms, being the very large drawing room, dining room with atrium style glass roof, study, family sitting room, breakfast kitchen, downstairs w.c. and utility.
An oversized and very grand landing provides the perfect approach to all four bedrooms, with the master suite being quite literally huge! The suite provides a separate entrance dressing and combined bathroom. A 'Jack & Jill' en-suite shower room serves two other bedrooms. There is also a large family bathroom.
Appleton is one of the best residential areas serving this part of Cheshire. Stockton Heath village is close to hand and boasts a first-class range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. The nearby motorway system brings Manchester, Liverpool, Chester etc. within easy commuting distance and there are fast and frequent train services to London from local stations. Manchester International Airport can be reached normally in about twenty minutes by car and the area is surrounded by glorious Cheshire countryside.
From the centre of Stockton Heath take the A49 south. Continue for about half a mile and at the traffic lights turn right into Quarry Lane.
IN FURTHER DETAIL THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES
Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering into a contract.
Reception porch 9'1 (2.77m) x 7'1 (2.16m)
Attractive part glazed entrance door with leaded double glazed window overlooking the side garden, oak flooring, coving to ceiling, deep skirting boards.
Reception hallway 29'6 (8.99m) x 12'4 (3.76m) (max measurements)
This is a particularly impressive welcoming reception hallway comprising two parts with the first having leaded double glazed window overlooking the attractive fore garden, access to the turning staircase and through to the deep understairs storage cupboard. Then through a sprung arch there is the additional hallway area with a continuation of the oak flooring, useful fitted storage and cloaks cupboards, coving to ceiling and deep skirting boards. There is also access to the useful cloakroom. Built in furniture from P J Livesey.
Cloakroom 9'1 (2.77m) x 3'6 (1.07m)
Tiled floor, ample hanging space for coats and jackets plus fitted shoe store with storage below, single radiator.
Downstairs w.c. 9'3 (2.82m) x 7'2 (2.18m)
Cross leaded double glazed window to side. Fitted with matching white suite comprising of a centre piece vanitory washbasin with useful storage below, attractive units with marble top, centre mirror and display cupboards either side. Low level w.c., bidet, half tiled walls, tiled floor, towel radiator, coving to ceiling and spotlights.
Drawing room 27' (8.23m) x 17'10 (5.44m)
Obviously the centre piece of the house acting as the principal reception room being of an impressive side and commanding beautiful secluded views to the front, side and rear garden. These views can be particularly enjoyed from the fitted window seat. Living flame gas fire to marble surround and matching hearth, detailed coving to ceiling, two radiators, cross leaded double glazed window to front, double glazed bay to side and matching window with glazed door to the rear garden. There is a large opening with column entrance leading through to the dining room.
Dining room 16' (4.88m) x 14'11 (4.55m)
A very bright room with natural light flooding in from the atrium style glass vaulted ceiling and having a leaded double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and glazed door giving views and access to the rear patio and garden. Radiator, deep skirting boards, detailed coving to ceiling, four wall light points.
Study 12'10 (3.91m) x 11'10 (3.61m)
Leaded double glazed box bay window overlooking the fore garden. A fabulous office fitted to a high standard by Neville Johnson with oak bespoke study furniture comprising a number of useful storage cupboards and drawers with display cabinets and shelving to one wall, plus two desk units and plenty of space for p.c's, printers, lap tops. Double radiator, coving to ceiling.
Family room/sitting room 15'8 (4.78m) x 12'5 (3.78m)
A great family room with pleasant views through the double glazed leaded windows to the rear and having useful access on to the rear patio area. Coving to ceiling, radiator, deep skirting boards.
Breakfast kitchen 15'7 (4.75m) x 14'7 (4.45m)
Fitted with matching range of light oak base and wall units complemented by round edge working surfaces that hold the 1.5 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashback, integrated double oven with microwave over, dishwasher. Centre island with four ring Bosch gas hob and useful storage, tiled floor, double radiator, coving to ceiling, spotlights to ceiling, double glazed leaded windows to side and rear, American style fridge freezer.
Rear vestibule 6'3 (1.91m) x 6'3 (1.91m)
Stained glass part glazed rear door with matching windows to either side, tiled floor, coving to ceiling, radiator. Door to:-
Utility room 9'9 (2.97m) x 6' (1.83m)
Double glazed leaded window to rear. A particularly useful room providing storage with base and wall units and single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine, boiler.
Landing 24'1 (7.34m) x 19'7 (5.97m) (max measurements)
This substantial landing provides the perfect flexible space in which to access all four bedrooms plus provides the opportunity to use the area as an occasional study if required. Double glazed leaded windows to front and side with a very pretty original stained glass window to the side. Coving to ceiling and radiator.
Dressing room/en-suite bathroom 26' (7.92m) x 13' (3.96m) (max measurements)
A particularly large dressing room having an extensive arrangement of fitted bedroom furniture including three double and two single wardrobes plus a knee hole dresser unit. As a focal point there is raised bath with marble surround including a waterfall style centre tap, his and hers vanitory wash handbasins with storage cupboards below and a very deep walk in separate shower cubicle. Detailed coving to ceiling, halogen spotlights, leaded double glazed window to side and rear. There is also a separate w.c. with bidet off the en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom area 17'10 (5.44m) x 15'10 (4.83m) into bay
As with the drawing room this bedroom enjoys fabulous views to both front side and rear over the mature private gardens. There is a leaded double glazed box bay window to side and double glazed window to front and rear. Detailed coving to ceiling, radiator, spotlights to ceiling.
Bedroom two 12'10 (3.91m) x 11'11 (3.63m) plus bay
Double glazed leaded box bay window to the front providing secluded tree lined views on to the quarry beyond. Coving and spotlights to ceiling, radiator.
Bedroom three 15'7 (4.75m) x 12'5 (3.78m)
Double glazed leaded window providing excellent views over to the rear and side garden, coving to ceiling, radiator, fitted bedroom furniture comprising one double and one single wardrobe, floor to ceiling shelving with cupboards below, corner desk unit.
En-suite Jack and Jill style shower room
Comprising matching cream suite including tiled walk in shower cubicle, vanitory wash handbasin with storage below, low level w.c., frosted leaded double glazed window to side, coving to ceiling, extractor fan.
Bedroom four 14'7 (4.45m) x 10'10 (3.3m) plus door recess
Leaded double glazed window to the front, radiator, coving to ceiling, picture rail, fitted bedroom furniture comprising three double wardrobes with storage cupboards above, knee hole dresser unit with drawers to either side. There is also a deep integral double cupboard to the door recess.
A large five piece fitted white suite comprising corner bath, tiled walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash handbasin, bidet, low level w.c., half tiled walls, tiled floor, towel radiator, coving and spotlights to ceiling, frosted double glazed windows to side.
Energy Efficiency Rating
The property commands a slightly elevated position off Quarry Lane which is approached through wrought iron double gates over a widening and sweeping block paved driveway which of course offers ample off road parking for several vehicles. The driveway is of a semi circular design giving access in and out to either side of the garden. The centre piece to the front garden is a beautiful oak tree enveloped by mature and very pretty borders.
With the gardens being of a generous size there is a particularly large garden area to the side of the property which is characterised by a centre raised pond with waterfall to the lower pond which is found to the rear of the large stone patio area which extends round to the rear of the property.
There is then a raised, lawned garden area to the side of the property which sweeps around to the rear surrounding the whole property with mature hedgerows, flower beds and borders carefully planted out to offer a degree of interest and privacy for the whole house.
SERVICES (NOT TESTED)
No tests have been made of mains services, heating systems or associated appliances and neither has confirmation been obtained from the statutory bodies of the presence of these services. We cannot therefore confirm that they are in working order and any prospective purchaser is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.
Warrington Borough Council
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.
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