Property Sold in Bickerton £895,000

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Situated in a quiet sought after and desirable location with undisturbed views across the Cheshire plain an outstanding and immaculately presented detached period residence with character and charm throughout. Beautifully landscaped private gardens and land extending to approximately 7.87 acres, detached double garage and workshop.

Key Features

  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms

01829 730 021

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Albury House, Reading Room Lane, Bickerton [Sold]

Situated in a quiet sought after and desirable location with undisturbed views across the Cheshire plain an outstanding and immaculately presented detached period residence with character and charm throughout. Beautifully landscaped private gardens and land extending to approximately 7.87 acres, detached double garage and workshop.

Directions

From our office in Tarporley, proceed down to High Street towards the A51 bypass. At the junction turn left in the direction of Nantwich. At the traffic lights with the Red Fox Indian on the right hand side, turn right onto the A49 (Whitchurch Road). Proceed passing Beeston Market on the right and side and The Wild Boar Hotel on the left and on approach into Ridley turn right onto the A534 (Wrexham Road) signposted Wrexham. Proceed for 3 miles passing the Bickerton Poacher Public House on the left hand side and turn left onto Long Lane. Take the next right onto Reading Room Lane and the property will be found on the left hand side.

LOCATION

The rural hamlet of Bickerton is an area renowned for its natural beauty and has its own primary school, Church, Village Hall - which has a lively programme of events and an active Tennis Club. The villages of Bunbury, Tattenhall, Malpas and Tarporley are a short drive away, whilst Chester city centre is approximately 14 miles away. There is an excellent primary school in Bickerton, whilst the highly regarded Bishop Heber High School in Malpas is only approximately 5 miles away. Recreational opportunities in the area are plentiful with superb walks on the surrounding hills and numerous local popular dining pubs such as the The Egerton Arms, The Sandstone, The Pheasant and the Bickerton Poacher are all close at hand.

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.

MAIN HOUSE

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Porch

Inset downlighters and door leading through into:-

Entrance Hall

Stairs to First Floor, understairs storage, windows to sides and radiators.

Wet Room

2.64m (8'8) x 1.68m (5'6)

Tiled floor with electric underfloor heating, fully tiled walls, 'Villeroy and Boch' sanitary ware comprising; low level WC, vanity washbasin with mixer tap, walk-in shower with drencher head over, inset downlighters, windows to side and wall mounted heated towel rail.

Sitting Room

5.44m (17'10) x 4.24m (13'11)

Exposed sandstone fireplace with inset 'Scan' wood burning stove, windows to side, bow window with window seat to side and radiators.

Door leading through into:-

Study/Library

4.27m (14') x 2.11m (6'11)

Window to side, French doors to side leading onto York stone paved sitting area and radiator.

Dining Room

3.73m (12'3) x 3.71m (12'2)

Accessed via Entrance Hall.

Window to front, radiator and French doors to rear leading out onto York stone paved sitting area.

Door leading through into:-

Breakfast Kitchen

4.11m (13'6) x 3.81m (12'6)

Superb 'Siematic' kitchen by 'Zest Kitchens'. Fitted with wall units with under lighting, base units with self-close drawers and cupboards which include a full height larder and full height china cupboard. Central island unit with self close drawers. Work tops and splash backs have Silestone surfaces with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, inset four ring hob with extractor hood over, built-in dishwasher, built-in double oven and large built-in fridge. All appliances are by 'Siemens'. Tiled floor by 'Villeroy and Boch'. Windows to front and rear. Inset downlighters and radiator.

Door leading into:-

Garden Room

6.43m (21'1) Max x 3.66m (12') Max

Tiled floor with underfloor heating, boiler room for central heating for the Main House, windows to front, side and rear, door to side, double doors to rear, inset downlighters, roof lantern and exposed sandstone.

Door leading through into:-

INTEGRAL SANDSTONE COTTAGE

Utility Room

4.14m (13'7) x 3.2m (10'6)

Tiled floor with underfloor heating, fitted with a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards and drawers. Base units with worksurfaces over, inset stainless steel single bowl and drainer sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and separate dryer, space for additional fridge and freezer, boiler for underfloor heating, exposed beams and windows to side and rear,

Door leading through into:-

Home Office/Studio

6.76m (22'2) x 4.17m (13'8)

Oak flooring with underfloor heating, exposed beams, inset log burning stove, exposed sandstone, windows to front and rear, door to front and stairs leading to:-

FIRST FLOOR

Loft Room

4.72m (15'6) x 3.4m (11'2)

Wooden flooring, exposed beams and windows to front and rear.

Opening into:-

Loft Room

3.4m (11'2) x 2.69m (8'10)

Wooden flooring, exposed beams and windows to front and rear.

MAIN HOUSE

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Linen cupboard, airing cupboard, windows to side and rear, window seat with storage below, inset downlighters and radiator.

Bedroom One

4.27m (14') x 3.63m (11'11)

Built-in wardrobes, windows to sides and rear, inset downlighters and radiators.

En-suite Bathroom

2.74m (9') x 1.75m (5'9)

'Villeroy and Boch' sanitary ware comprising; low level WC with tiled splashback, wall mounted vanity washbasin with mixer tap, tiled panelled bath with mixer tap, drencher head over and fully tiled wall splashback, window to side, wall light points and radiator.

Bedroom Two

4.11m (13'6) x 3.86m (12'8)

Built-in wardrobes, windows to front and rear and radiator.

Bedroom Three

2.84m (9'4) x 2.72m (8'11)

Built-in wardrobes, windows to front and radiator.

Bedroom Four

2.74m (9') x 2.03m (6'8)

Window to side, inset downlighters and radiator.

Family Bathroom

3.8m (12'6) Max x 2.35m (7'9) Max

Low level WC, wall mounted vanity washbasin with mixer tap, tiled panelled bath with mixer tap, drencher head over and fully tiled wall splashback, loft access, storage cupboard, window to front, wall mounted heated towel rail and separate radiator.

OUTSIDE

Gardens And Land

The property is surrounded by beautifully landscaped private gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with raised well-stocked sandstone flower beds, mature planted borders and fenced boundaries which lead onto the land which, again surround the property and back onto National Trust Woodland. There is a large York stone paved sitting area which is ideal for outside entertainment and York stone paved pathways which take you around and through the gardens.

The driveway leads to a turning circle which provides off road parking for several vehicles and leads to:-

Detached Double Garage

5.28m (17'4) x 5m (16'5)

Electric up and over door, window to side, light and power.

Timber Summer House

Garden Store/Stable

3.4m (11'2) x 1.9m (6'3)

Stable door to front and window to rear.

Log Store

1.9m (6'3) x 1.5m (4'11)

Workshop

4.28m (14'1) x 4.16m (13'8)

Double doors to front, windows to front, side and rear, light and power.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cheshire East Council. Council Tax - Band G.

TENURE

Freehold. Subject to verification by Vendor's Solicitor.

SERVICES (NOT TESTED)

We believe that mains water, electricity, Oil fired central heating and private drainage are connected.

Note:- There are 8 solar panels positioned on the roof (South-facing) which provide annual income of over £700.

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.

POST CODE

SY14 8AU

POSSESSION

Vacant possession upon completion.

VIEWING

Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.

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