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7 bedroom character property for sale

Curzon Park, Chester

Under Offer £1,375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian det. residence
  • 3 Storey. 5 Bedrooms
  • Five rec. Garden room
  • Staff accommodation
  • Top floor flat
  • Four car Garage
  • Hard tennis court
  • 1 Acre garden & orchard

Full description

IN THIS MOST SOUGHT AFTER RESIDENTIAL LOCATION IN A TREE LINED AVENUE, ONE OF CHESTER'S FINEST LATE VICTORIAN RESIDENCES WITH MOST EXCELLENT FAMILY ACCOMMODATION ON THREE FLOORS, OF OUTSTANDING EXTERNAL APPEARANCE AND SET IN DELIGHTFUL GARDENS AND GROUNDS INCLUDING A HARD TENNIS COURT AND AN ORCHARD. TOTAL AREA APPROXIMATELY 1 ACRE. The accommodation briefly comprises: Reception and inner halls. 24ft Drawing room. Sitting/snooker room. 19ft Dining room. Breakfast room. Kitchen/breakfast room. Day room. Garden room. First floor Five bedrooms. Bathroom and Staff Accommodation. Second floor Large Dependent Relative Flat. Outside Garaging for Four Cars. Hard Tennis Court. Delightful mature Gardens and grounds of approx 1 acre including an Orchard.

Curzon Park is generally considered to be one of Chester's foremost residential locations being conveniently situated within walking distance of the City Centre and the local shopping facilities available in Handbridge, Westminster Park and Saltney. There is primary and secondary schooling close at hand, together with the renowned King's and Queen's Independent Schools. Leisure facilities include golf courses, tennis club, squash court, fitness centre and the extensive facilities of the City Centre. Easy commuting is available via the M53 motorway which leads to the motorway network and the A55 North Wales Trunk Road.

Agents Note

Please note all dimensions and floor plans are approximate and should be used for guidance only.

The property, which has been most carefully maintained, does require updating but has enormous scope to provide a truly outstanding residence. There are a wealth of retained features including coved and moulded ceilings, 14 skirting boards, panelled doors, stained glass features, fireplaces, stone dressed windows and an impressive mahogany staircase. The detailed accommodation comprises:

Floor Plan

included for identification purposes only, not to scale.

Entrance Vestibule

Stone dressed and arched entrance. Coved and moulded ceiling and picture rail, quarry tiled floor with patterned insets, mat well, radiator, meter cupboard. Panelled front door to the reception hall with leaded light glazed insets to either side, similar panels to either side and above.

Reception And Inner Hall

3.66m(12'0'') x 2.01m(6'7'')

and 22'5 x 8'7. Coved and moulded ceiling, recessed ceiling lighting, internal archway, dado rail, two double panelled radiators. Staircase off with balustrading and panelling.

Rear Hall

Door to Cellar and rear garden.


Low level w.c., wash hand basin with mixer tap, recessed ceiling lighting and radiator.

Drawing Room

7.37m(24'2'') inc. bay window x 5.79m(19'0'')

A truly delightful room with a stone dressed bay window, ornate panelled and moulded ceiling with floral Fleur de Lys pattern, picture rail, wood surround fireplace with marble insets and hearth, living flame coal effect gas fire, two double panelled radiators, TV point.

Sitting/Snooker Room

7.32m(24'0'') x 5.18m(17'0'')

Moulded ceilng with inset panelling, moulded coving. Marble surround fireplace, large arched recess with smaller arched recesses to either side, stone dressed window to rear with leaded light and stained glass. Double panelled radiator.

Dining Room

5.69m(18'8'') into bay window x 4.93m(16'2'')

Stone dressed bay window, coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail and marble surround fireplace with living flame coal effect gas fire. Two double panelled radiators.

Inner Hallway

Cloaks rack, double panelled radiator.

Breakfast Room

3.99m(13'1'') x 3.68m(12'1'')

Recessed ceiling lighting, radiator, telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

4.57m(15'0'') x 4.45m(14'7'')

Base units with wood trim, tiled working tops, double panelled radiator. Tiled cooker recess, sink unit. .

Walk-In Pantry

2.46m(8'1'') x 1.37m(4'6'')

Walk-in shelved Pantry with quarry tiled floor.

Rear Hall/Utility Room

3.05m(10'0'') x 2.46m(8'1'')

Double panelled radiator, quarry tiled floor. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine.

Rear Vestibule

Leading to the Boiler Room housing the gas fired central heating boiler which serves the ground and first floors, lagged tank immersion heater. Panelled door to driveway.

Day Room

3.91m(12'10'') x 3.61m(11'10'')

TV point, radiator, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, double glazed French doors to side patio area.

Garden Room

3.66m(12'0'') x 3.20m(10'6'')

French doors, uPVC shaded roof with leaded light and stained glass upper panels.


7.24m(23'9'') x 5.21m(17'1'')

Approached from the rear hall. Brick and stone steps lead to the cellar, which is internally divided into two.

First Floor Landing

to half landing. Coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail, double panelled radiator.

Principal Bedroom

7.32m(24'0'') x 4.95m(16'3'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail, wood surround fireplace with tiled insets, fitted gas fire, double panelled radiator, vanity unit. Secondary glazing.

Bedroom Two

5.94m(19'6'') inc. bay window x 4.62m(15'2'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail, fitted wardrobe having shelving into recesses either side. Marble surround fireplace with fitted gas fire. Wardrobes with storage above and wash hand basin, double panelled radiator.

Bedroom Three

5.18m(17'0'') inc. bay window x 4.93m(16'2'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail, wood surround fireplace with cast iron grate and tiled insets, double panelled radiator, wash hand basin.


5.44m(17'10'') x 3.05m(10'0'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, marble surround fireplace, inset Victorian grate, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator.

Bedroom Five

5.72m(18'9'') x 3.05m(10'0'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, picture rail, wood surround fireplace with tiled insets, fitted gas fire, secondary glazed window.


4.29m(14'1'') x 2.82m(9'3'')

Coved and moulded ceiling, raised corner bath with mixer tap and shower fitting, tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled shower cubicle with screen, double panelled radiator, secondary double glazing, shaver point.

Inner Landing

Leading to a self-contained dependent relative/staff accommodation. Lobby area off the landing.

Bedroom Six

3.43m(11'3'') x 2.77m(9'1'')

Picture rail, fireplace and radiator.


3.40m(11'2'') x 1.17m(3'10'')

Stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point.


3.43m(11'3'') x 2.41m(7'11'')

White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, high level w.c., double panelled radiator, shaver point.

2nd Floor Half Landing

Approached by staircase from the principal landing. Stained glass leaded window to:

Further Landing

3.45m(11'4'') x 2.59m(8'6'')

Dado rail, fitted pine eaves storage cupboards, radiator, telephone point.
This floor provides a most delightful self-contained Dependent Relative/teenage/Staff accommodation comprising:

Living Room

5.08m(16'8'') x 4.57m(15'0'') to eaves

Double panelled radiator.


5.18m(17'0'') x 3.94m(12'11'')

Radiator, double and single panelled radiators.


5.18m(17'0'') x 3.68m(12'1'')

Leaded light windows, double panelled radiator, fireplace.

Kitchen/Dining Room

4.95m(16'3'') x 3.28m(10'9'')

Extensive range of wood effect base and wall units, one and a half bowl sink unit, recess for refrigerator and cooker, radiator.

Shower Room

3.20m(10'6'') x 2.31m(7'7'')

Large tiled shower cubicle with Mira independently controlled shower fitting and screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., fitted cupboards in recess, double panelled radiator. Worcester wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler.


The property is approached off Curzon Park South over a tarmac driveway which leads to the front entrance of the property and also to the garage at the rear. The driveway and the front entrance are flanked by wide borders with a variety of shrubs and trees including Laurel, Lilac, Camelia, Evergreens, Flowering trees, Rhododendron and herbaceous plants and Spring bulbs.

Range Of Outbuildings

There is a range of outbuildings adjoining the house, which is approached over a covered canopy area with brick sett floor and providing storage and an outside w.c., This leads to the garaging which comprises.

Triple Garage/Storage

8.18m(26'10'') x 5.41m(17'9'')

Similar construction to the house with up and over doors, electric light and power. Outside high level w.c.,

Garage No. 2

4.50m(14'9'') x 3.73m(12'3'')

Similar construction to the house with up and over door, electric light and power.
Adjoining the house is a Garden Store.

Gardens And Grounds

The gardens and grounds are a most particular feature and provide a most appropriate setting for the property. The front garden provides an extensive irregular shaped lawned area with particularly wide borders of Laurel, Magnolia, Flowering Cherry, Hollies, Camelia and Spruce. This garden leads to the hard tennis court and there are further borders with a variety of shrubs and herbaceous plants. Shrub and Spring bulb borders surround the property. Between the tennis court and the rear of the residence is a flagged patio, gravelled terraced area and to the rear a small lawned area with borders.

Front Garden

Side Elevation

Hard Tennis Court

Situated on the west wide of the property which adjoins the western boundary and is well sreened to front and rear by substantial fencing and a number of trees.

The Orchard

Situated to the rear of the property providing grassed areas, a number of fruit trees and an aluminium framed Greenhouse. This area of ground provides considerable privacy for the property and is suitable for a variety of uses.
The total area of the property is approximately 1 acre.


All main services. Gas central heating served by two central heating boilers, one for the ground and first floors and one for the second floor.


By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office on 01244 404040.

Cavendish Surveyors

If the property you buy is not for sale through Cavendish Ikin, one of our Surveyors can carry out a survey for you. The telephone number of our Surveying Department is 01244 322422.

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01 April 2012


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