Oakhurst is a Devine grade II listed character property which exudes tradition and grace, and offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of local history on the banks of the River Weaver. With three bedrooms, this detached property is a family home and there is an abundance of reception space, a rarity within a property of this age. The property is believed to date from the 1580's, and in the grounds is another wonderful piece of heritage, the original village laundry building. The rear garden of the property is a magnificent space which leads down to the banks of the River Weaver, and enjoys splendid views beyond.
From our office on High Street head East on Apple Market Street towards Weaver Square Shopping Prescint. After approximately 0.1 miles turn left onto Watling Street/A559. Take a slight to stay on Watling Street. After approximately 0.3 miles turn left onto London Road/A533. After approximately 0.8 miles at the roundabout. Take the 2nd exit onto Kingsmead/A533. After approximately 0.4 miles at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Kingsmead/A533. After approximately 0.7 miles at the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A533. After approximately 1.0 miles at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A533. After approximately 1.2 miles at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bostock Road/A5018. After approximately 0.7 miles at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Wharton Park Road/A5018. Go through roundabout 1. After approximately 0.8 miles at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A5018. After approximately 0.1 miles at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto High Street/A54. After approximately 1.1 miles at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Swanlow Lane/B5074. After approximately 3.2 miles you will arrive at the destination.
Church Minshull is a picturesque, award winning, 16th Century black and white Cheshire village, within a conservation area which is designated to be of Special County Value. It is situated alongside a Roman crossing point on the River Weaver just off the A530 Nantwich to Middlewich Road. There is a Church, an award winning Country dining pub, village hall and the UK's Best Inland Marina, ensuring a delightful and vibrant base in which to live. Church Minshull is within easy reach of the nearby historic market town of Nantwich which has a range of individual shops, supermarkets and senior schools and a good range of recreational facilities. There is a primary school in the nearby village of Worleston. Transport to both primary and secondary education is provided by the Local Education Authority. For those commuting, Crewe railway station is a 15 minute drive and offers a 1hr 30min Intercity rail service to Central London. Leighton Hospital is 2 miles, Nantwich 5 miles and Tarporley with a full range of village amenities is some 9 miles to the West. The City of Chester lies some 20 miles to the West. Junctions 16 (South) and 18 (North) on the M6 motorway lies about 10 miles to the East, facilitating commuting to Manchester, and Birmingham. Manchester and Liverpool International Airports are less than 1 hrs drive to the north via the M6 and M56.
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.
Entrance Hallway3.84m (12'7) x 1.85m (6'1)
Wooden door with glazed panel offers access into the Entrance Hallway having double glazed window to front, doors off into the Formal Lounge, door off into Dining Room, door off into Cloakroom, stairs to the First Floor accommodation, ornate tiled flooring, double radiator, walls inset with feature beams.
Cloakroom1.88m (6'2) x 1.68m (5'6)
Hard wood double glazed picture window to the side aspect, fitted with a suite comprising low level dual flush WC, vanity wash hand basin inset into a base unit, fully enclosed shower cubicle with power shower, mirror and shaver point, vinyl flooring, extractor fan, spotlights, walls inset with feature beams and heated towel rail.
Dining Room4.52m (14'10) x 3.48m (11'5)
Hard wood double glazed picture windows to the side and rear aspects, feature brick fireplace with cast iron dog grate and inset gas burner, double radiator, feature beams, and a wonderful aspect of the room is a door which opens to show some of the original wattle and daub of the property.
Formal Lounge5.51m (18'1) x 4.42m (14'6) MAX
Dual aspect hardwood picture windows, a feature inglenook style brick fireplace with inset gas burner Living Flame fireplace on brick plinth with oak feature mantel over, two single radiators and door off into:
Kitchen Reception Room5.41m (17'9) x 3.68m (12'1)
Separated into three defined areas comprising Utility Area, main Kitchen Area and Dining Area with wooden double doors and glazed panels off into the Garden Lounge.
Utility Area :-
Hard wood window to the rear aspect, tiled flooring, fitted with a range of base units with complementary roll edged work surfaces over and there is space point and plumbing for a washing machine.
Kitchen Area :-
Hardwood window off to the rear aspect and hard wood stable style door with a glazed panel off to the front offering access to the front elevation of the property. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementary roll edged work surfaces over, with inset one and a half bowl Asterite sink with mixer tap and drainer unit, inset Hotpoint 4 ring gas hob with a Hotpoint electric oven and grill unit beneath and a Hotpoint carbon element extractor fan over, space point and plumbing for a dishwasher part tiled walls, double radiator, central heating boiler, tiled floor and spotlights.
Garden Lounge5.03m (16'6) x 2.95m (9'8)
Hard wood double glazed windows to dual aspects and hard wood double glazed French door which open off onto the patio offering a stunning view of the garden beyond, double radiator and feature light.
Doors off to Bedroom One, Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three and Family Bathroom. The main focal point of the Landing are the original feature beams which dissect the space imposingly. There are two hard wood windows to the front elevation, loft access panel and a feature recess equipped with shelving, single radiator.
Bedroom One5.41m (17'9) x 4.85m (15'11)
Hardwood double glazed leaded glass window to the rear aspect with stunning views of the surrounding vista and the river bank beyond, hard wood window to the front aspect, fitted with a range of wardrobes offering useful hanging and storage space and once again the main focal point of this room are the stunning feature beams which dissect the space, loft access panel, one double radiator and one single radiator.
Bedroom Two3.86m (12'8) x 3.3m (10'10)
Hardwood double glazed window to the side aspect, double radiator, a range of integrated wardrobes offering useful hanging and storage space and feature beams.
Bedroom Three3.48m (11'5) x 2.36m (7'9)
Hardwood window to the rear aspect, double radiator, door off into integrated storage cupboard.
Bathroom2.34m (7'8) x 1.8m (5'11)
Hardwood double glazed picture window to the side aspect, fitted with a suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head over, heated towel rail, tiled walls, vinyl flooring and a Jacuzzi style bath.
Garage5.74m (18'10) x 2.87m (9'5)
Up-and-over door, power and light, personal door.
Brick Outhouse3.73m (12'3) x 3.61m (11'10)
Power and light.
To the front of the property there is a paved driveway which offers access to the detached garage.
The rear garden which wraps around the house is superbly maintained and is almost as enticing as the property itself. Mostly laid to lawn and bordered by well stocked beds which contain shrubs, bushes and plants carefully selected to complement the surroundings. There is a large and well stocked pond, and the garden gently sweeps down to the river side, where you can really enjoy the peaceful surroundings. There are fishing and boating rights here, but there would be fewer finer spots to relax and enjoy the waters drift past.
Cheshire East. Council Tax - Band G.
Freehold. Subject to verification by Vendor's Solicitor.
SERVICES (NOT TESTED)
We believe that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. 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.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.