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6 bedroom detached house for sale


Let Agreed £1,180,000

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From the traffic lights in Heswall centre take The Mount and Dee View Road and bear left at the wide junction into Thurstaston Road towards the Lower Village and bear right opposite St. Peter's school into Herberts Lane and immediately left through the 5-bar gate down the entrance drive to 'Axholme'.

'Axholme' is a distinctive detached family character residence constructed circa 1905 providing spacious yet manageable five/six bedroomed family accommodation on two floors, appointed to an excellent specification incorporating many bespoke fittings, whilst retaining the superb original character features including some fire fireplaces and a magnificent Inglenook. The property occupies a highly regarded and exceptionally convenient Lower Village location, standing in superb mature surrounding landscaped gardens, approached over a long sweeping driveway with extensive brick outbuildings including two garages, extensive versatile stores and an adjacent walled courtyard. This is undoubtedly a very special home of immense style and individuality and we are confident that a full inspection will delight.

Nearby Heswall Lower Village provides local shops and amenities with the highly regarded St. Peter's and Gayton primary schools nearby. Heswall centre, which is within walking distance, provides a comprehensive range of shops, services and restaurants including Tescos and an M & S Food Hall. There are excellent sporting and recreational facilities on the Wirral and an established network of roads including the M53 & M56 motorways afford commuting links to major centres of employment in the north west.

The accommodation beyond the pleasing elevations comprises:


PILLARED PORCH with tiled threshold with ceiling light and hardwood leaded glazed door opening to:

VESTIBULE with tiled floor with inset matwell, tiled walls and leaded glazed inner door opening to:

RECEPTION HALL of excellent proportions with woodblock floor, turned staircase off with spindles and storage cupboard beneath with shelving and window, double radiator, four wall lights and recessed illuminated display arch to the inner hall.

CLOAKROOM 7'7 x 5' with Rosewood entrance door, woodblock floor, small paned window, hanging space, shelving and connecting door to:

CLOAKS/WC 6'5 x 4'6 re-fitted with contemporary 'Sotini' suite in white with chrome fittings comprising full length vanity unit with inset wash basin and w.c. with concealed plumbing, drawers and cupboards, ceramic tiled floor, small paned double glazed window.

LOUNGE 32' (overall) x 18'5 (plus bay windows) with wide central ceiling arch, impressive Inglenook with oak panelled surround and matching fireplace with overmantel, tiled centre and hearth with brass fender and real fire, two leaded secondary glazed side windows and beamed ceiling with concealed lighting, deep secondary glazed leaded square bay window and secondary glazed leaded splay bay window, both overlooking the rear garden, six wall light points, radiator, picture rail and coved ceiling.

DINING ROOM 16'2 x 13'7 with original fireplace with mahogany surround, tiled centre and hearth and open fire, woodblock floor, double radiator, dado and picture rails, coved ceiling. Small paned French windows with door opening to:

CONSERVATORY 17'10 (max) x 11'9 of double glazed construction set in a cast iron framework with small paned upper lights, high part panelled ceiling incorporating two ceiling fans, four wall lights, tiled floor and hardwood leaded French windows opening to the sun deck and garden.

SECOND LOUNGE/SITTING ROOM 16'4 (plus bay) x 13'4 (plus bay) with original tiled fireplace with ornamental surround and open fire with built-in desk and shelving to the recess, deep small paned square bay side window overlooking the garden and further small paned leaded splay bay window overlooking the rear garden and small paned French door opening into Conservatory, woodblock floor, double radiator, picture rail and coved ceiling.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 20'6 (overall) comprising breakfast area 12'7 x 11'8 with 'Amtico' flooring, large area for table and chairs, small paned window, ceiling downlighting, contemporary built-in units with granite work surfaces with drawers, cupboards and shelving beneath and illuminated display cupboard above, wide opening to kitchen area comprehensively fitted with contemporary units with granite work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards above with concealed downlighting, two separate inset stainless steel sinks, integrated dish washer and wall fitted plate rack, oil fired 'AGA' cooker (also supplying domestic hot water) set in illuminated tiled recess, inset 'Kuppersburch' gas hob and stainless steel combination oven and microwave, fitted 'Kuppersburch' American style fridge/freezer incorporating ice maker, ceiling downlighting, 'Amtico' flooring, feature stained glass window, leaded stained glass door to the courtyard and separate door to:

UTILITY ROOM 16'4 x 8'10 with oak units providing rolled edged work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards, inset 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit, ceramic tiled floor, double radiator, part tiled walls, plumbed spaces for washing machine and dryer, space for further appliances, hardwood window and hardwood French windows opening to the patio and garden.


CENTRAL LANDING and long inner landing with radiator, access to loft space and extensive deep built-in storage cupboards.

MASTER BEDROOM 18'4 x 13'4 with small paned window with views to the Dee Estuary, two double radiators, part pitched ceiling, two reading lights, telephone point, cast iron fireplace and connecting door to:

EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM 13'10 x 9'7 to rear of units, fitted with a comprehensive range of deep bespoke built-in floor to ceiling units to two walls with integrated drawers, shelving and hanging rails, small paned leaded window with views to the Dee Estuary, double radiator and illuminated entrance to:

EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM 14' x 7'10 recently re-fitted with a high quality contemporary white suite with stylish designer taps and fittings comprising panelled bath with corner swan neck tap, large walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled drench head shower, full width natural timber style vanity unit with designer his & hers wash basins, each with tall swan neck mixer taps and vanity mirrors above, matching unit with inset low flush w.c., stylish ceramic tiled floor and walls with chrome towel radiator, ceiling downlighting, extractor fan and small paned window.

BEDROOM 2 - 16'2 x 13'8 with small paned leaded window with estuary views, double radiator, part pitched ceiling, picture rail and original fireplace (concealed). Bespoke double wardrobe unit with fitted shelves in recess.

BEDROOM 3 - 16'4 x 13'5 with leaded window, double radiator, part pitched ceiling and range of bespoke oak units comprising deep double wardrobe and adjacent matching dressing table with shelving and illuminated mirror above.

BEDROOM 4 - 12'8 x 9'11 (max) with part pitched ceiling, small paned window, radiator.

BEDROOM 5 comprising entrance area 8'2 (max) x 7' with part pitched ceiling, deep cylinder/airing cupboard with immersion heater and opening to bedroom area 13'6 x 7'11 with small paned window, radiator, part pitched ceiling and extensive ranges of built-in units comprising two double wardrobes with cupboards above, side cabinets and corner dressing table/work station with drawers, cupboards and shelving above.

STUDY/BEDROOM 6 - 12'3 x 8'10 with double glazed small paned window, radiator, coved ceiling with spotlights and full width range of floor to ceiling shelving.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM 8'1 x 6'11 with white suite with chrome fittings comprising panelled bath, separate corner shower cubicle with 'Mira' unit, wash basin with illuminated mirror above, low flush w.c., tiled walls with accessories, tall towel radiator, ceiling spotlights and two small paned double glazed windows.


'Axholme' is approached over a long sweeping red tarmac tree lined driveway featuring horse chestnut and specimen mulberry tree, side lawn and period standard lamp.

BRICK DETACHED GARAGE NO. 1 - 15'6 x 12'1 with inspection pit and two side windows.

BRICK DETACHED GARAGE NO. 2 - 14'10 x 10'4 with two side windows and large ATTACHED STORE ROOM 13'7 x 8' with two windows and door to exterior.

FURTHER DETACHED BRICK STORAGE BUILDING providing two store rooms 11' x 10'2 and 10'2 x 7'1 each with tiled floors and windows. This building lends itself to conversion to possibly a detached gymnasium or office.

The driveway continues to the principal red tarmac forecourt with borders and wrought iron gate to the walled enclosed courtyard with ornamental period lamp with surrounding garden store, fuel store, tank room and boiler room with 'Potterton Kingfisher' gas central heating boiler and separate w.c. off. Further gated access leads to the principal lawned and private side garden with sunny aspects, borders, mature fruit trees and patio. Further sunny secluded lawned rear garden with exterior lighting, mature boundary hedging, ornamental trees and central raised deck with arched pergola and access to the conservatory. This garden leads to a further extensive lawned side garden with borders, ornamental trees, period style lamp and attractive verandah.

Please Note:

All measurements shown on the sales particulars are approximate only

Council Tax Band : G

We are advised that the Tenure of the property is Freehold but it is recommended that interested parties check this through their own solicitors

Fixtures & fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale, all others in the property are excluded.

Photographs: Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

The condition of the systems and appliances is not known and they have not been tested.

Viewing by appointment through the Heswall Office of The Clive Watkin Partnership Telephone 0151 342 9090

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 August 2011


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