For Sale in Oscroft £875,000

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Situated in a sought after quiet location with undisturbed views across the Cheshire countryside, a substantial detached period family home dating originally back to 1895 with flexible accommodation throughout. Extensive landscaped private gardens, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, off road parking for several vehicles and detached tandem garage.

Key Features

  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms

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Downdale Cottage, Cross Lanes, Oscroft

Situated in a sought after quiet location with undisturbed views across the Cheshire countryside, a substantial detached period family home dating originally back to 1895 with flexible accommodation throughout. Extensive landscaped private gardens, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, off road parking for several vehicles and detached tandem garage.

Directions

From our office in Tarporley, proceed along the High Street in the direction of Chester. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the A51 (Chester). Pass through Clotton and Duddon and in a short distance turn right across the bypass, signposted Tarvin and Oscroft, onto Tarporley Road. Take the next right onto Cross Lanes and in a short distance the property will be found on the left hand side.

LOCATION

Oscroft is a very attractive and picturesque village that is highly regarded and renowned for its wonderful setting amidst some of Cheshire's spectacular countryside. Close by is the popular village of Tarvin which is located 6 miles from Chester and 5 miles from Tarporley. In recent times the village has been the subject of an impressive scheme of improvement and boasts an excellent range of day to day amenities including Co-op store, two churches, newsagents, four public houses/restaurants and individual retail outlets. There is also within the village a doctors' surgery and good Ofsted primary school.

For further amenities close by the award winning village of Tarporley, is renowned for its Historic High Street which 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 a primary and a secondary school which has an 'Outstanding' Ofsted report. 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.

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Hall

4.01m (13'2) x 2.97m (9'9) Max

Tiled floor, windows to side and radiator.

Boot Room

2.67m (8'9) x 1.45m (4'9)

Hanging space, Belfast sink, Worcester boiler and vinyl flooring.

Snug

3.45m (11'4) x 3.15m (10'4)

Laminate wooden flooring and window to side.

Opening into:-

Utility Room

2.21m (7'3) x 2.11m (6'11)

Accessed via door externally of the Main House.

Belfast sink, radiator and window to side.

Inner Hall

Exposed beams, laminate wooden flooring and understairs storage cupboard.

Pantry

2.31m (7'7) x 1.35m (4'5)

Fitted shelving.

Separate WC

1.5m (4'11) x 1m (3'3)

Laminate flooring, low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and extractor fan.

Breakfast Kitchen

4.8m (15'9) x 3.94m (12'11)

Tiled floor, fitted with a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards and drawers, base units with granite work surfaces over and granite splashbacks, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, Hotpoint double oven and grill with Aga, central island comprises cupboards and drawers with granite worksurface over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for American style fridge/freezer and windows to front and rear.

Opening into:-

Conservatory

4.09m (13'5) x 3.05m (10')

Radiator, windows to front, side and rear and double doors to the rear leading onto patio area.

Lounge

6.53m (21'5) x 3.86m (12'8)

Accessed via Inner Hall.

Windows to front, side and rear, laminate flooring, feature fireplace with wood surround and marble hearth and radiators.

Door leading into:-

Entrance Porch

1.9m (6'3) x 1.3m (4'3)

Stairs to First Floor and cloaks cupboard.

Door leading into:-

Dining Room

3.63m (11'11) x 3.58m (11'9)

Also accessed via double doors from Inner Hall.

Windows to front and side, cast iron feature fireplace with hearth and surround and radiator.

Family Room

4.98m (16'4) x 4.29m (14'1)

Accessed via Entrance Hall.

Window to rear, stairs to First Floor, built-in cupboards and radiator.

Study

4.29m (14'1) x 1.83m (6')

Windows to front and side and radiator.

Shower Room

2.03m (6'8) x 1.75m (5'9)

Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled shower unit, radiator and window to rear.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Coved ceiling, double panel radiator, fitted book shelving, airing cupboard, loft access and down lighters.

Bedroom One

4.8m (15'9) x 3.99m (13'1)

Windows to front, side and rear, built-in wardrobes and radiator.

Shower Room

3.61m (11'10) Into cupboard x 1.75m (5'9)

Laminate flooring, fully tiled walls, double shower, low level WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, radiator, shaver point and fitted shelves.

Bedroom Two

3.81m (12'6) x 3.61m (11'10)

Windows to front and side and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.61m (11'10) x 3.61m (11'10)

Windows to front and side and radiator.

Bedroom Four

2.74m (9') Into wardrobes x 2.69m (8'10)

Built-in wardrobes, window to rear and radiator.

Family Bathroom

3.45m (11'4) x 2.39m (7'10) Max

Large airing cupboard, shelves, fully tiled walls, radiator, bidet, low level WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath with separate shower head attachment.

Secondary First Floor Landing

Accessed via Family Room.

Bedroom Five

4.29m (14'1) x 3.48m (11'5) Max

Window to side, Velux window and radiator.

Bedroom Six

4.29m (14'1) x 3.48m (11'5) Max

Velux window windows to side and rear and radiator.

OUTSIDE

Gardens

The beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding the property are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and well stocked borders creating privacy.

The gardens continue to a full sized tennis court complete with full height fencing that is in excellent condition.

There are a range of outbuildings and stables surrounding the property and grounds that offer a great range of storage facility or other uses.

The property is accessed via a cobbled set driveway which leads to a brick pillared gated entrance with timber five bar gate that opens onto a large area that provides off road parking for several vehicles and leads to:-

Swimming Pool

12.9m (42'4) x 6.9m (22'8)

Of timber construction, heated swimming pool via solar panels and an air source heat pump, with Indian stone surround, vaulted ceiling, wall light points, double doors opening onto paved sitting area, tiled corner shower enclosure and Plant Room (2.2m (7'3) x 1.8m (5'11)).

Detached Tandem Garage

10.3m (33'10) x 2.93m (9'7)

Up and over door, windows to side, door to side, light and power.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cheshire West And Chester. Council Tax - Band F.

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.

The property benefits from photovoltaic solar panels fitted to a south facing roof.

Post Code

CH3 8NG

POSSESSION

Vacant possession upon completion.

VIEWING

Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.

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