An immaculate presentation of quintessential country cottage charm; Hinchliffe Holmes are proud to offer to the market a home which will not only take your breath away with its elegance, but also completely remould your perception of cottages. Carefully renovated throughout, the current owners have created an enthusing yet tranquil environment, which is not only versatile in terms of living accommodation, but also adapts to the seasons, boasting an abundance of light in the summer, before transforming into a cosy and welcoming cottage during the winter months.
From our office in the centre of Tarporley proceed out of the village towards Chester. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A49 Warrington. Proceed up the dual carriageway and continue until you reach a set of traffic lights. At the traffic lights turn left onto the A54 (Chester Road) and proceed for a short distance until the crossroads and turn right onto Abbey Lane. Proceed until reaching the crossroads and continue straight over. Pass Delamere Stores on the left hand side and continue passing through Delamere Forest and The Carriers Inn Public House on the left hand side. Proceed until the t-junction and then turn left onto Guests Slack and then the next right onto Dark Lane. Proceed for a short distance and there is a steeped driveway on the left hand side, the property is located at the top.
Kingsley is a semi-rural village with amenities including a well attended Parish Church, active Methodist Church and popular village pub. There is also a co-op convenience store and two primary schools. Nearby is the market town of Frodsham. Frodsham is a much sought after market town, well supplied with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, a post office, doctors, dentists surgeries and excellent schools such as Helsby High School. Leisure attractions include several golf courses at Frodsham, Helsby, Sutton Hall and Delamere, there is walking in Delamere Forest, Castle Park, Manley Mere and of course the sandstone trail. There is easy access to Chester, Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales via an extensive roadway system including the M53 and M56 motorways and travel to London from nearby Runcorn station is less than two hours away.
Situated on Dark Lane, Kingsley, Bluebell Bank sits high on the hill with impressive countryside views. With only two neighbours, sharing this idyllic location is minimal and you will feel at one with the surrounding nature. As you approach the property you will note there is parking for numerous vehicles. You may also notice an intriguing gate into the secret garden.
IN FURTHER DETAILS 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 the contract.
Upon entering the property, you are immediately aware of the dedication and commitment to immaculate design. There is stone tiled flooring beneath your feet, a window to the front aspect and the perfect space to hang up your coat and hide away your shoes. Directly in front of you, you will find a superior shower room, ideal for when you arrive home from either walking the dogs or spending the day in the garden. There is also the benefit of a utility cupboard with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. With a continuation of the stone tiled flooring, the dining room is a wonderfully bright and spacious room, due to the large bay window to the front aspect, with window seat. This room also benefits from a log-burner with painted-brick surround and chimney breast. Leaving the dining room, the inner hallway offers the staircase to the first floor and doors through to the living room and kitchen.
The kitchen offers a range of bespoke wall and base units with wooden worktops over. This impressive country-chic kitchen continues the theme of this home, whilst remaining contemporary in terms of appliances and living accommodation. Profiting from a Rangemaster Oven with extractor fan over, integral dishwasher, 1 ¼ ceramic sink unit with drainer, breakfast bar, inset ceiling spotlights, brick-style tiling, alcove shelving, windows to the side and rear aspects. Traditional style radiator, tiled flooring.
The rear hall area is just off the kitchen, stable door, cupboard housing the fridge-freezer, pantry style cupboard, continuation of the tiled floor from the kitchen.
Heading back out into the inner hallway and through to the living room. A large yet comfortable and welcoming room, decorated beautifully and with dual aspect. From the living room, one can enjoy the views across the front as well as access to the rear garden. There is an open fire with a stone surround and wooden mantel, perfect for relaxing in front of during those cold winter months.
Shower Room2.24m (7'4) x 2.21m (7'3)
Dining Room4.7m (15'5) Into bay x 3.84m (12'7)
Breakfast Kitchen3.81m (12'6) x 3.05m (10') Max
Living Room6.78m (22'3) Max x 4.65m (15'3)
To the first floor you will find a sizable landing area with two large double-glazed windows to the rear aspect, allowing in plenty of light.
The master bedroom is a handsome room, with an abundance of space. With fitted wardrobes along one wall, there remains a lot of space for freestanding wardrobes if necessary. The continued cottage-feel is only amplified by the lovely and serene views from the double-glazed window to the front aspect.
The further three bedrooms are all double rooms. The fourth bedroom, although the smallest, still offers ample space for a double bed. All the bedrooms are decorated flawlessly and remain in keeping with the rest of the cottage and its unrivalled allure.
The bathroom needs to be seen to be fully appreciated, with incredibly high quality fixtures and fittings the bathroom benefits from a walk in double shower, floating sink with storage underneath, a low level w.c. and oval shaped bath with a freestanding chrome mixer tap and shower fitting and the pièce de résistance a flat screen television within the wall tiling!
Bedroom One4.7m (15'5) x 4.09m (13'5) Max
Bedroom Two4.06m (13'4) Max x 3.84m (12'7)
Bedroom Three3.63m (11'11) x 2.49m (8'2)
Bedroom Four3.56m (11'8) x 2.26m (7'5)
Bathroom2.9m (9'6) Max x 2.24m (7'4)
The gardens of Bluebell Bank Cottage are more than noteworthy and are the reason for the change of name to include Bluebell Bank. The charming secret garden of approximately 0.4 of an acre, possesses a quiet and private setting, with the bank of seasonal plants and flowers forming the heart of the garden. Accessed via a gateway and under an arch of evergreen trees, this garden really needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. A summer-house sits perfectly in the landscape, furnished currently for use as a study, with the added bonus of a log-burner. This summer-house adds to the charm and wonder of this superb cottage. A gardeners dream; within this impressive plot, there are also storage sheds for outdoor purposes.
Cheshire West And Chester.
Freehold. Subject to verification by Vendor's Solicitor.
SERVICES (NOT TESTED)
We believe that mains water, electricity, Oil fired central heating and drainage are connected.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.