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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Caldy Road, Caldy
An outstanding and exceptionally large detached house including granny/staff flat. Magnificent interior with high quality fittings. Forming part of the finest residential area of the Wirral.Central hall, galleried landing and oak staircase, cloakroom w.c. & basin, drawing room, dining room, lounge/snooker room, superb kitchen/breakfast room, inter-connecting family room, laundry room, rear vestibule/hall, cloakroom w.c. & basin, seven bedrooms, two en-suites, family bathroom. Top floor teenager's den/hobbies room. Granny suite/staff flat/home office with bathroom and separate entrance.
Directions:From the Caldy roundabout proceed towards Caldy Village centre along Caldy Road. Proceed past the junction to Croft Drive East and the property is then on the left hand side after approximately 200 yards.
A rare opportunity arises to purchase one of the finest and largest houses in the area. The house will be ideally suited to either the larger family or a two-unit family or a family with an au-pair. The self contained flat would also be ideal as a home office or for overnight accommodation for business colleagues. 'Lightcroft House' was built in 1997 by a highly reputable builder and high quality materials have been used throughout. The house is of a most impressive appearance with both the front and rear elevations being relieved by bay windows and the house has a multi-faceted hipped roof. The elevations are faced in a handmade style brick and the windows have leaded lights with stone sills and heads.
The interior has many finishing touches including panelled doors with many of the rooms having twin entrance doors, deep ceiling coves, marble and terracotta floors. There are magnificent fireplaces to the drawing room and dining room, the snooker room/lounge has library style book cases and there are fitted wardrobes to the bedrooms. The rooms are tastefully decorated and have a bright and airy feel.The accommodation has been cleverly designed with the accommodation arranged off a central hallway. There are three main reception rooms and then for everyday living there is the kitchen/breakfast room which inter-connects to a family room. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with Clive Christian units by Neville Johnson and is complete with gas fired four oven Aga and American style fridge and freezer.
To the first floor there are seven bedrooms, two with en-suites and a family bathroom all which have been re-fitted with contemporary style suites. To the top floor there is a wonderful teenager's den/hobbies room which measures some 25' x 23'. The granny suite/home office has its own entrance and also inter-connects with the main house at both ground floor and first floor levels. It has high quality built-in furniture and an en-suite bathroom. There is a gas central heating system with many of the radiators having oak bespoke covers.
'Lightcroft House' is set in approximately one acre of well established gardens and the rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and has a sunny aspect. The all-weather tennis court is placed discreetly to the side of the house. The house is well set back from the road and has a tall hedge which provides excellent screening. The property is situated directly opposite Caldy Hill, an extensive wooded area of National Trust land and the rear windows afford far reaching views of Thurstaston Hill. Caldy is a most exclusive area of the Wirral and has a delightful Village centre with sandstone cottages and Church. Also nearby is Caldy beach, a local beauty spot. There are three golf courses in the area and the area is well favoured for its schools which include the two grammar schools, St. Bridget's primary school and Avalon private prep school. There is a local bus service which runs from nearby and connects to West Kirby centre and the station for onward commuting through to Liverpool. There are excellent shopping facilities in West Kirby and Heswall together with numerous restaurants and wine bars.
The accommodation comprises :
GROUND FLOOR:ARCHED ENTRANCE - with mahogany entrance door, double storey central reception hall, two double glazed front windows, two radiators with covers, marble floor, wall light points, deep storage cupboard with shelves, walk-in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and oak shelf.
CLOAKROOM - with a Laufen white suite comprising; large pedestal wash basin, low level close coupled w.c. chrome radiator, limestone floor, double glazed window.
DRAWING ROOM - 26' x 25'3 into Inglenook, twin glass panelled entrance doors, twin double glazed French windows opening to garden and double glazed rear windows, Inglenook with Minster style fireplace, cast iron fire with living flame gas fire, three double glazed feature windows, three radiators, wall light points, coved ceiling.DINING ROOM - 27' x 14'5 two double glazed front windows, two radiators, marble fireplace with overmantel, wall light points, coved ceiling.
SNOOKER ROOM / LOUNGE - 22' into bay x 25'2 designed for full size snooker table, wide square bay with double glazed windows, fitted library style book cases in oak by Neville Johnson, two radiators with covers, wall light points, coved ceiling.FAMILY ROOM - 15' into bay x 14'3 wide splayed bay with double glazed windows and twin double glazed French windows opening to terrace, radiator, deep storage cupboard.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM - 22'7 max. x 18'8 max. Clive Christian kitchen with marble working surfaces, numerous floor cupboards, drawer units and glass fronted display cabinets, inset one and a half bowl deep white glazed sink, peninsula unit with granite working surface and canopy above, floor cupboards and drawer units, tiled cooker recess with high level mantel, large gas fired Aga with two hotplates, four ovens and warming plate, American style fridge/freezer, plate rack, Welsh dresser, radiator, terracotta tiled floor, downlighters, deep coved ceilings, double glazed rear window and twin double glazed French windows.WALK-IN PANTRY - with shelves, light and power points, terracotta tiled floor.
LAUNDRY ROOM - 13'2 x 10' double glazed rear window and door to garden, 'L' shaped working surface, stainless steel sink unit, floor cupboards, drawer units, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, terracotta tiled floor.INNER HALL - with door to garage and access to staircase to home office/granny suite. Storage units, radiator.CLOAKROOM - with a white suite comprising; pedestal wash basin, low level close coupled w.c. radiator, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window.
From the main hall a magnificent central oak staircase with oak handrails and spindles leads to -BRIGHT AND AIRY GALLERIED LANDING - with sunburst triangular window and additional double glazed rear window, two radiators, downlighters, walk-in linen room with radiator and camera monitoring system.
BEDROOM 1 - 20' x 18'8 twin entrance doors, double glazed rear window affording views, double glazed side window, radiator, downlighters, coved ceiling, two double wardrobes.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - re-fitted with a white Keramag suite comprising panelled bath, tiled surround, wall mounted wash basin, electric shaver point, low level close coupled w.c. bidet, downlighters, electric extractor fan, chrome radiator, half height wall tiling, marble tiled floor, double glazed window.
BEDROOM 2 - 19'4 x 19'2 wide double glazed front window, radiator, downlighters, very capacious and deep walk-in wardrobes.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - re-fitted Laufen panelled bath with shower screen and shower unit, wall mounted wash basin with chrome stand, bidet, low level close coupled w.c. electric shaver point, electric extractor fan, radiator, half height wall tiling, marble floor.
BEDROOM 3 - 14'8 max. x 12' double glazed rear window, radiator, storage recess.
BEDROOM 4 - 14'9 x 8'8 double glazed front window, radiator, double wardrobe.
BEDROOM 5 - 14'9 x 8'7 double glazed front window, radiator, double wardrobe.
BEDROOM 6 - 14'9 x 15' into wardrobes, double glazed front window, two double wardrobes.
BEDROOM 7 - 14'8 x 11'8 double glazed rear and side windows, radiator, double wardrobe.
BATHROOM - re-fitted in a white Laufen suite comprising double ended panelled bath with shower attachment, large shower enclosure with curved screen, large pedestal wash basin, bidet, low level close coupled w.c. electric extractor fan, chrome radiator and heated towel rail, half height wall tiling, marble floor, double glazed window.INNER LANDING - with radiator, separate access and staircase to -
:BEDROOM 8 / TEENAGER'S DEN / GAMES ROOM - 25'5 x 23' front and rear double glazed windows, sloping ceilings, two radiators.
GRANNY SUITE / HOME OFFICE - 25'8 max. x 21' max. front and rear square bays with double glazed windows, two radiators with covers, quality fitted home office units by Neville Johnson including two desks/work stations, storage cabinets and book cases.
BATHROOM - white suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, electric shaver point, low level close coupled w.c. radiator, two double glazed Velux sky lights.N.B. The home office / granny suite inter-connects with the main house at first floor level and has a separate staircase.
TRIPLE GARAGE - 33' x 21' three up and over doors (one remote control) light and power points, two Worcester combi gas fired central heating boilers.Wide front garden with extensive lawned area inter-planted with specimen trees and evergreen hedges and shrubs, extensive block paved driveway providing ample additional off-road parking and turning areas. Security lights and cameras.Substantial brick pillars with automatic electric operated gates. Front boundary fence with brick gate pillars.Large rear garden with sunny aspect and enjoying an excellent extent of privacy. Wide terrace with riven flags, outside tap and security light, lawned area, a variety of shrubs, full sized all-weather tennis court.