Positioned within walking distance of a wide range of amenities and easy access to the city centre, an outstanding detached Victorian residence in need of modernisation with many original period features and extensive accommodation over three floors. Mature private walled gardens, driveway providing off road parking and garage.
Proceed out of Chester in the direction of Hoole passing over the railway lines. On entering the village turn left opposite the Shell petrol station and next left onto Flookersbrook. The property will be found at the end of the no-through road.
Hoole has rapidly become the place to live. Boasting a thriving High Street, plentiful green spaces and some excellent independent shops including a delicatessen, fishmonger, butcher, greengrocer, florists, boutiques, gift shops, coffee shops and some superb restaurants and bars including the award winning Sticky Walnut. There is also a bank, a pharmacy, post office and a supermarket.
The close by Cathedral city of Chester is a thriving and historic city offering an excellent range of retail, leisure, commercial services and a flourishing restaurant and café scene and the new Story House theatre. It is also home to a range of primary and secondary state and independent schools including the well reputed Kings and Queens, Chester. Home to one of the oldest race courses in the country, which provides an extensive programme of horse racing and other events including polo, there is a variety of other leisure amenities, including first-class golfing, tennis and other recreational sports. Opportunities for walking, boating and picnicking are immediately to hand. Chester has direct access to the motorway network, linking to Manchester, Liverpool and their airports and to the North Wales coast. A direct and frequent rail service to London Euston takes about 2 hours.
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.
Beautiful stained-glass windows and tiled floor.
Reception Hall4.88m (16') x 4.24m (13'11)
Half panelled walls, deep coving to ceiling, large feature period open fireplace with timber display surround and inset mirror, radiators, windows to front and Oak block flooring.
Lounge5.66m (18'7) Max x 4.27m (14')
Wood block flooring, picture rail, dado rail, deep skirting, radiator, window to front, ornate period feature ceiling and large feature period open fireplace with timber display surround, tiled hearth and inset mirror.
Drawing Room5.56m (18'3) Max x 4.24m (13'11)
Large windows to front, radiator, picture rail, deep coving to ceiling, large ornate feature period open fire with tiled mantel, wall lights and Oak block flooring.
Door leading to:-
Garden Room5.03m (16'6) Max x 3.3m (10'10)
Windows to front and radiator and door leading to:-
Store3.3m (10'10) x 1.83m (6')
Door leading to rear walled courtyard.
Inner Hall6.68m (21'11) Max x 2.46m (8'1)
Accessed via Reception Hall.
Stairs to First Floor, radiator and door leading to half-cellar with two stained-glass windows to side, tiled floor and further storage.
Separate WC2.69m (8'10) x 2.46m (8'1)
Window to side, low level WC, wash hand basin and shelving, radiator and built-in cupboards.
Dining Room5.18m (17') Max x 4.29m (14'1)
Accessed via Inner Hall.
Beautiful stained-glass windows to side, radiator, deep skirting, log burner with cast iron surround and tiled hearth and original bell system for all rooms.
Door to rear.
Kitchen4.67m (15'4) Max x 3.53m (11'7) Max
Tiled floor, door to inner courtyard, fitted with a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards and drawers, base units with work surfaces over, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, wall mounted Worcester boiler, radiator, space for cooker and plumbing for washing machine.
Utility Room3.02m (9'11) x 1.7m (5'7)
Shelving and sash window to side.
Landing6.96m (22'10) x 2.49m (8'2)
Large outstanding stained-glass feature window to the side, coving to ceiling and radiator.
Bedroom One5.72m (18'9) x 4.37m (14'4)
Accessed via En-suite Bathroom.
Window to front, radiator, cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and cast-iron surround, picture rail, coving to ceiling and fitted wardrobes offering hanging space and shelving.
En-suite Bathroom2.59m (8'6) x 2.49m (8'2)
Sash window to side, low level WC, radiator with towel rail over, bath and vanity unit with sink and mirror over.
Bedroom Two5.72m (18'9) x 4.34m (14'3)
Window to front, radiator, feature cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and wooden surround and mantel over, picture rail, coving to ceiling and pedestal wash basin.
Bedroom Three5.69m (18'8) x 4.24m (13'11)
Radiator, window to front, feature cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and cast-iron surround and mantel over, picture rail, coving to ceiling and pedestal wash basin.
Bedroom Four5.08m (16'8) Max x 4.29m (14'1)
Window to side, radiator, cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and cast-iron surround and pedestal wash basin.
Stairs to Second Floor.
Bedroom Five4.52m (14'10) x 3.48m (11'5) Max
Window to side, radiator and cast iron fireplace with cast iron surround.
Family Bathroom3m (9'10) x 2.59m (8'6)
Sash window to side, low level WC, vanity unit with inset sink, tiled splashback and wall mounted mirror, separate shower cubicle with fully tiled shower splashback and electric shower, bath, radiator and heated towel rail.
Landing3.92m (12'10) x 2.13m (7')
Bedroom Six3.91m (12'10) x 3.25m (10'8)
Radiator and window to side.
Loft Storage8.99m (29'6) x 5.61m (18'5)
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-established borders containing shrubs and mature trees. There is a path around the property leading to the Garden Room and a double gate to the other side leads to the Garage. The path leads all the way around the property to the Inner Courtyard and a further door leads to the rear of the Garage. The path has some lovely feature herringbone brick pattern in places.
There are walls to the boundaries creating privacy and a small potting shed is located within the Inner Courtyard with a small brick outhouse and outside WC. There are borders to the edge of the courtyard setting.
A single pillared gateway with a path leads to the front door and a sandstone wall and fenced boundary to the front creates privacy.
Double gates open onto the driveway which provides off-road parking.
Outside WC1.3m (4'3) x 1.3m (4'3)
Low level WC.
Garage5.23m (17'2) x 3.38m (11'1)
Double doors to front and window to rear.
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, gas central heating and drainage are connected.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.