South Downs Road, Bowdon


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  • Bedrooms: 3
AGENTS REMARKS A wonderful three/four bedroom detached Grade 2 listed cottage originally dating back to 1666, approximately 0.75 acre of mature grounds, extended and exceptionally well maintained located on one of Bowden's most sought after roads. Oozing charm it is ideal for those wishing to live in a piece of history as opposed to a contemporary, modern house. There are currently three bedrooms however the ground floor sitting room could easily be converted into a fourth bedroom with bathroom close by for those with dependent relatives. The property benefits from a large detached brick built double garage with a studio to the side, which offers potential for conversion into an annexe to the main dwelling ( subject to obtaining the relevant planning consent). The gardens and grounds are truly stunning and create a great degree of privacy being are planted with a number of specimen trees and shrubs providing year round interest, ideal for the keen gardener.

There is Planning Permission granted for a two storey, corner infill extension. Planning References 95325/HHA/18 & 95326/LBC/18

LOCATION The property is located on the much sought after South Downs Road which offers a semi rural feel whilst being in the heart of the village. Bowden itself is in the Metropolitan borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, Bowden, Hale and Hale Barns together are regarding as one of the wealthiest areas in Greater Manchester and similarly wealthy the Cheshire Golden Triangle towns of Prestbury, Wilmslow and Alderley Edge. Bowden contains some excellent state and independent schools including Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, and Altrincham Grammar School for Boys. Close by is Dunham Massey, former home of the Earl of Stamford, which is a wonderful National Trust property with lovely formal gardens and deer park, ideal for family days out.

There are excellent transport links for the commuter via both train and motorway to Manchester, Liverpool and the Midlands.

LOUNGE 15' 8" x 15' (4.78m x 4.57m) A most attractive dual aspect reception room featuring timber framed windows to the side elevation and one to the rear, revealed beamwork thoughout, stairs to first floor, there are stone flagged floors throughout. The focal point is a wonderful open fireplace.

DINING ROOM 15' 8" x 11' 10" (4.78m x 3.61m) A dual aspect reception room featuring timber windows to side and rear elevations, there is stone flagged flooring throughout, revealed beamwork, second staircase to first floor, reception door to the front. The focal point of the room is an open fireplace.

INNER HALLWAY Featuring revealed oak flooring and understairs storage cupboard.

SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 13' 6" x 10' 4" (4.11m x 3.15m) Fitted with a full range of wardrobes and storage cupboards to two sides, there are revealed oak floorboards throughout, double radiator and a bow timber window to the side elevation.

WC Fitted with a low level WC, with half panelled walls, tiled floor and a timber glazed window to the side elevation.

FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with an attractive period style suite comprising a Fired Earth wash hand basin with chrome towel rail beneath, a free standing cast iron, clawfoot bath, heated towel rail, built in airing cupboard with shelving, tiled floor, half panelled walls and timber window to the rear elevation.

KITCHEN 13' 4" x 10' 2" (4.06m x 3.1m) Fitted with a Martin Moore kitchen suite comprising of a number of units with built in Butler sink, chrome mixer tap over and granite drainer to the side. Space for a large Rangemaster gas cooker, with extractor canopy over. The room is heated by a double radiator and there is a timber window to the side elevation, tiled floor throughout and space for fridge freezer.

UTILITY ROOM 7' 8" x 7' 4" (2.34m x 2.24m) A good size utility room offering space and plumbing for a washing machine and separate drier, range of wall mounted storage cupboards and timber window to the rear elevation, tiled floor throughout and oak door leads to the garden.

BEDROOM 1 21' 7" x 10' 6" (6.58m x 3.2m) A wonderful bedroom fitted with a range of built in storage cupboards and floor units, with fully revealed flooring, ideal for someone wishing to work from home using this as an office with timber windows to front and side elevation, there is a large walk in cupboard into the eaves.

BEDROOM 2 15' 4" x 14' 6" (4.67m x 4.42m) A large double bedroom featuring a dual aspect with windows to front and side elevations , fully revealed beamwork, built in storage cupboard and double radiator.

BEDROOM 3 15' 6" x 12' 4" (4.72m x 3.76m) A staircase from the ground floor, window to the side elevation, open beam work and double radiator

OUTSIDE The property sits in 0.75 acres of exceptionally mature gardens and grounds. The grounds are entered by a cobbled driveway which leads to a modern brick detached double garage with storeroom/ studio to the side ideal for those wishing to work from home as a home office or there is potential to convert into an annexe from the main dwelling ( subject to obtaining the relevant planning consent). The garden is planted with mature trees , shrubs and plants providing year round interest. It is rare to find a property on such a splendid plot within walking distance of the village centre.

PLANNING PERMISSION Planning Permission from Trafford Council 95325/HHA/18 & 95326/LBC/18

Listed building consent for two storey corner infill extension

TENURE We believe the tenure of the property to be Freehold

SERVICES We believe the following services to be connected to the property: Gas, electricity, water and mains drainage

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Agents Knutsford office:

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