Situated in a quiet, desirable hamlet and dating back to 1901, a charming detached Victorian residence which has been extensively refurbished over the years to create a family home with flexible accommodation throughout. Beautifully landscaped private gardens with a rural outlook towards both Peckforton and Beeston Castles and the Welsh hills. Gated entrance leading onto an extensive driveway providing off road parking and detached double garage.
From our office in Tarporley proceed in the direction of Nantwich and turn right just after the Foresters Arms public house into Birch Heath Road. Continue to the t-junction and turn right, then follow the lane for approximately 1.5 miles and the property will be found on the right hand side.
Huxley is a quiet picturesque hamlet in an area renowned for its natural beauty. There is a Primary School and Village Hall.
Close by is the village of Tattenhall which is situated within some of Cheshire's most glorious countryside with the nearby Peckforton and Bickerton Hills, and Beeston and Peckforton Castles providing a stunning and dramatic backdrop. The village provides a good range of amenities including general store, post office, butcher, chemist, doctor's surgery, sports centre, public houses, restaurants, and an 'outstanding' OFSTED rated primary school. The nearby A41 allows easy access into the historic city of Chester approximately 9 miles away and also provides a link to the A51, M53, and M56, facilitating travel to a number of commercial destinations within the North-West.
A little further afield is the award winning village of Tarporley, which is renowned for its Historic High Street and is located approximately 12 miles from Chester and offers a superb range of amenities including fashion boutiques, art galleries, DIY, florists, butcher, hairdressers, chemist, hospital, petrol station and other general stores. There is also a range of pleasant restaurants and public houses, which complete the thriving village. Additionally Tarporley has the added benefit of two highly regarded Golf courses. Tarporley has its own two churches and both primary and secondary schools. There is easy access to the surrounding villages, motorway and railway networks, which give access to the north and south of the UK.
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 the contract.
Stained glass front door with leaded stained glass window over, radiator, turned stairs to First Floor with window on half-landing.
Doors leading to: -
Drawing Room5.54m (18'2) Into bay x 3.96m (13')
Open fire with cast iron surround, slate hearth and wooden mantel, bay window to front, further window to side, ceiling coving, radiator.
Dining Room4.24m (13'11) x 3.96m (13')
Windows to front and both sides with attractive garden views, cast iron open fire with wooden surround, mantel and slate hearth, quarry tiled floor, picture rail, radiator.
Breakfast Kitchen4.24m (13'11) Max x 3.96m (13') Max
Tiled floor, fitted with a range of hand-painted wall and base units comprising cupboards and display cupboards with under lighting, drawers and wine rack. Base units with worksurfaces over and tiled splashback, inset bowl and drainer sink unit with mixer tap, inset ceramic Bosch hob with extractor hood over and double oven, space for fridge, space and plumbing for dishwasher, window to side overlooking Church, under stairs cupboard, radiator.
Door leading to: -
Sitting Room4.72m (15'6) x 3.63m (11'11)
Tiled open fireplace with matching surround and hearth, windows to two sides with views across to Beeston Castle, radiator.
Door leading to: -
Rear Porch2.91m (9'7) x 1.34m (4'5)
Quarry tiled floor, brick lower walls with glazed sides and roof, door leading to rear courtyard and Detached Double Garage.
Utility Room2.79m (9'2) x 1.78m (5'10)
Accessed via Sitting Room.
Quarry tiled floor, half tiled walls, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, Belfast style sink, windows and door to rear.
Door leading to: -
Separate WC1.85m (6'1) x 1.78m (5'10)
Quarry tiled floor, low level WC, hand washbasin, Worcester Bosch Oil-fired boiler, window to side.
Windows to front and rear with far-reaching views over farmland, loft access, radiator.
Bedroom One4.27m (14') x 3.96m (13')
Window to front with views across fields to Welsh hills, further window to side with views to Peckforton and Beeston Castles, radiator.
Bedroom Two4.24m (13'11) x 3.96m (13')
Window to side with views towards Peckforton Castle, further window to front with views across fields to Welsh hills, built-in cupboard and drawer, radiator.
En-suite Shower Room2.67m (8'9) x 1.37m (4'6)
Half tiled walls, low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin, corner cubicle with wall mounted shower head over and tiled splashback, wall light, window to side, radiator.
Family Bathroom2.77m (9'1) x 2.67m (8'9)
Half tiled walls, low level WC, pedestal washbasin, panelled bath with mixer tap and separate shower head attachment, window to side, wall light, shaver point, radiator.
Accessed from Landing.
Large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails, shelving and radiator, loft access, window to side with views to Peckforton and Beeston Castles.
Bedroom Three4.29m (14'1) x 2.36m (7'9)
Window to rear with uninterrupted views towards Kelsall Hill, built-in cupboard housing water cylinder with overhead storage and shelving, radiator.
Bedroom Four3.81m (12'6) Into wardrobes x 2.36m (7'9)
Window to side with views to Peckforton and Beeston Castles, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving, built-in overhead storage, radiator.
The property is approached via a gravel driveway with ample parking for several vehicles and leads to: -
The grounds extend to approximately half an acre and surround the property on all sides, enclosed by established hedges giving privacy and seclusion. The grounds include extensive lawned areas, well-established planted borders, mature trees, shrubs and fruit trees. There is a bespoke timber greenhouse (7.09m (23'3) x 2.79m (9'2)) in Victorian style with an attached brick tool store (3.05m (10') x 1.52m (5')) and power, and a productive vegetable plot, herb garden and fruit bushes.
The gardens and setting are a particular feature of The Brents, adjoining open farmland with far-reaching views and making the most of the propertys position on the edge of the hamlet.
Detached Double Garage5.54m (18'2) x 5.21m (17'1)
Converted from the original Coach House with ample space for two cars, sliding doors to front, windows to both sides, side access door, light and power.
Next to the garage is a rear courtyard enclosed by an open log store and an attractive brick building housing a fruit and vegetable store (2.69m (8'10) x 2.06m (6'9)) and a separate section (2.67m (8'9) x 2.39m (7'10)) housing the Oil tank with ample space for bins etc.
Cheshire West And Chester. Council Tax - Band G.
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.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.