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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Stockton Heath, Warrington
- Victorian Villa
- Character Features
- Three Reception Rooms
- Dining Kitchen
- Six Bedrooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Plot of 1/3 of An Acre
- Detached Double Garage
'Gatesgarth' is a fine, imposing Victorian villa dating back we believe to 1873, it remains a substantial tribute to the building quality and architectural manner of the period. Over 4300 sq ft, the accommodation is warmed by a gas fired central heating system and is spread over three floors plus cellars and retains a wealth of original features including service bells, pitch pine joinery and doors, impressive plaster work, cornices, skirtings and wide staircase with carved oak newel posts and turned balusters. There are three well proportioned entertaining rooms, plus dining kitchen, laundry, butlers pantry, bootroom and wc. Six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. Externally the grounds extend to approximately a third of an acre and include sheltered kitchen garden with walled sun terrace and lawned garden to the rear. There is vehicular access over a well maintained private driveway to block paved hardstanding for several vehicles and a detached brick built garage.
Stockton Heath village boasts a first-class range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. The nearby motorway system brings Manchester, Liverpool, Chester etc. within easy commuting distance and there are fast and frequent train services to London from local stations. Manchester International Airport can be reached normally in about twenty minutes by car and the area is surrounded by glorious Cheshire countryside.
From Stockton Heath village, proceed in an easterly direction along Grappenhall Road (A56) turning left at the first set of traffic lights onto Ackers Road. Continue along Ackers Road passing the lake and Stockton Heath Fire Station and shortly after the junction with Fairfield Road on the left hand side the private access driveway to 'Gatesgarth' is on the right hand side. Please note the house is not visible from the road.
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 into a contract.
Sandstone Arched Open Porch
With sandstone pillars, external lighting and stone entrance steps,
Entrance Vestibule 6'9 (2.06m) x 6'6 (1.98m)
Attractive original frosted glazed entrance door and timber panelled patterned ceiling. Original mosaic tiled floor. Half tiled walls to dado height.
Reception Hall 18'0 (5.49m) x 15'6 (4.72m)
L-Shaped hall with impressive original frosted glazed entrance door and combination frame with etched frosted glazed windows to both sides. Moulded cornices and ceiling rose. Freeze to dado height, picture rails and wall light points. Central heating radiator. Under stairs storage cupboard. Easy ride staircase to the first floor. Door providing access to the side garden.
Cloakroom 5'6 (1.68m) x 4'7 (1.4m)
White suite comprising the original 'Shanks Citizen' timber framed wash down WC. White 'Heritage' wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboards below. Half tiled walls to dado height. Wall light point. Window to the side.
Sitting Room 16'5 (5m) excluding bay x 14'10 (4.52m)
Deep squared bay with windows to the side. Plaster ceiling freeze with coved cornices and ornate ceiling work. Interior fire surround with inset cast fire grate with stainless steel fire opening. Living flame gas fire with polished marble hearth. Central heating radiators. Deep skirting boards and exposed polished floor boards.
Drawing Room 18'5 (5.61m) x 14'11 (4.55m) excluding bay
Deep splayed bay window to the rear with views onto the rear garden. Coved cornices and ceiling roses. Ceiling freeze to cornices. Wall light points. Deep skirting boards and exposed vanished floor boards. Central heating radiators. Period fireplace with attractive surround, polished marble fire opening and hearth with open chimney breast and dog grate.
Family Room/Study 15'4 (4.67m) x 14'10 (4.52m)
Three feature arched windows to the front elevation. Central heating radiators. Picture rail with plaster freeze and coved cornices. Ceiling roses. Inset fire grate with wooden fire surround and tiled inset. Deep skirting boards.
Inner Lobby 7'0 (2.13m) x 6'3 (1.91m)
Inner hallway with inset large shelved storage cupboard.
Solid Oak butchers block work surfaces and drainer with deep Franke stainless steel sink and antique style mixer tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. Shaker style base units and wall shelving. Window to the side.
Kitchen 15'6 (4.72m) x 14'8 (4.47m)
A bespoke hand made kitchen designed and fitted by Braithwaites cabinet makers incorporating base units comprising cupboards and drawers. Solid pitch pine units with polished granite work surfaces over and Shores original deep white porcelain sink with antique style mixer tap. Complementary hand painted ivory base units with butchers block style solid wood work surfaces over. Integral Neff brushed stainless steel gas hob. Independent transportable preparation table and deep butchers block. Feature chimney recess with integral brushed stainless steel Neff double oven, with two side storage units and display area. Complementary tiling, picture rails, moulded cornices and ceiling rose. Central heating radiators, dimmer switch and three windows to the front. A super run of eight original service bells.
Walk-in Pantry 6'3 (1.91m) x 4'0 (1.22m)
Window to the front, Quarry tiled floor and wall shelving. Cold slab.
Laundry Room 11'6 (3.51m) maximum measurements x 9'10 (3m)
Cream Shaker style base units with 'tongue and groove' end panels comprising cupboards and drawers with solid Oak work surfaces over. Deep Franke stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Recess and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Window to the rear and double glazed Velux skylight. Inset halogen down-lighters and loft access point. Quarry tiled floor. Door to rear courtyard garden. Gas central heating boiler.
Boot Room 3'4 (1.02m) x 4'5 (1.35m)
Window to the front. Quarry tiled floor and shelving.
Door and flight of stone stairs provides access to the compartmentalised basement areas including access area, main store room with splayed bay window and further store room with excellent wine store and cold slab.
Freeze work to dado rail and moulded cornices. Ceiling roses and picture rail. Wall light points and feature moulded arched coving.
Sandstone mullioned windows and stained glass leaded lights.
Bedroom 1 16'6 (5.03m) x 15'0 (4.57m)
Deep square bay to side. Moulded cornices and ceiling rose. Picture rail. Central heating radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room 10'5 (3.18m) x 4'6 (1.37m)
Modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Walk-in glazed shower enclosure with fully tiled walls and thermostatic mixer valve with antique style shower head. Period style central heating radiator with chrome heated towel rail. Complementary marble tiling to walls and floor. Under floor heating. Inset halogen down-lighters and extractor fan. Moulded cornices and waindo to the rear overlooking the rear garden.
Bedroom 2 15'0 (4.57m) x 14'10 (4.52m)
Two windows to the front and one to the side. Coved cornices and ceiling rose. Picture rail, central heating radiator. Original marble fireplace with white painted wooden surround.
Bedroom 3 15'0 (4.57m) x 14'8 (4.47m)
Feature arched double window to the front and arched window to the side. Coved cornices to ceiling and cast iron fire with polished marble surround. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom 4 15'0 (4.57m) x 13'5 (4.09m)
Double windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornices, picture rail and polished marble fire surround. Central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom 11'10 (3.61m) x 6'8 (2.03m)
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower enclosure with wall mounted period style shower and mixer tap. Cast iron roll top bath with claw feet. Wall mounted chrome heated ladder towel rail. Tiling to half height. Coved cornices and inset halogen down-lighters. Window to the front. Solid Oak flooring
Which gives access to bedroom three. Storage cupboard with wall mounted wash hand basin. Window to the side and hanging storage rail
Door leading to the attic store room. Access to spacious boarded storage space with Velux window and electricity connected. Further potential for an additional bedroom of required.
Bedroom 5 14'7 (4.45m) x 15'0 (4.57m)
Arched window to the front. Central heating radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room 11'10 (3.61m) x 6'0 (1.83m)
Fitted with a modern white Savoy suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and fully tiled walk-in shower enclosure with thermostatic mixer valve and period style wall mounted shower head. Arched double glazed window to the front. Period style radiator with chrome heated towel rail. Complementary stone tiling to the walls and under floor heating. Inset halogen down-lighters. Extractor fan.
Bedroom 6 12'0 (3.66m) x 11'11 (3.63m)
Vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers. Fitted bookshelves and arched window to the front. Door leading to the attic store room.
Energy Efficiency Rating
Plenty of parking. Block paved driveway in front of garage. Garden to front laid to lawn with sleeper and gravel paved pathway to the front door. Double gates lead through to additional secure parking at the rear if required.
Stone courtyard area to the rear with brick built covered garden storage shed. Gardeners WC. Wrought iron gate to the rear garden. A good sized garden mainly laid to lawn with stone sitting area, raised sleeper vegetable plot and raised sleeper beds with established mature trees and shrubs. Wrought iron gate to secluded side garden. Walled garden to side providing an excellent sun trap with lawn and raised kitchen herb garden.
Detached brick built garage. Electronically operated up and over door. Light and power. Courtesy door to rear garden.
Believed to be FREEHOLD (Subject to verification by Solicitors)
SERVICES (NOT TESTED)
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.
Warrington Borough Council Tax Band G
Vacant possession upon completion.
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