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6 bedroom house for sale
Thankerton House, Woolton Hill Road, Liverpool, Merseyside L25 4RD
- Luxurious home with leisure
- 5 recep, 5 beds 3 baths
- 0.5 acres Mediterranean garden
- Pool, gym, steam, spa
- Secure gated in/out drive.
Thankerton House stands within nearly half an acre of grounds behind a secure boundary to the front with 'in and out' automated gates. The surrounding residential area is well established and amenities are offered in a number of locations close by including Gateacre Village, Woolton Village and Allerton Road where a varied and vibrant selection of restaurants, bistros and wine bars can be found in addition to a cinema and libraries. Excellent schooling is available across all age ranges and faiths in the district and superstore and local shopping is available at many of the amenity centres mentioned previously. This area of Liverpool is well served by local parks and amenity areas including Blackwood, Woolton Woods, Reynolds Park or alternatively at Calderstones Park which is only a short distance away. Comprehensive public transport services are available within the district and excellent road links bring Liverpool city centre and many further districts of Liverpool to within easy reach. Excellent motorway links are available bringing conurbations such as Manchester and
Warrington to within easy reach and both National and International travel is provided for at the John Lennon Liverpool Airport.
The original Thankerton House was bespoke built in the 1930s for a local dignitary and has been comprehensively re-modelled by our inspired client to create a magnificent home which, whilst retaining the superb proportions and style of the original concept, now offers luxurious and incredibly generous accommodation suited to today's lifestyles. The original principal reception rooms have been retained and augmented by both a family room and a large sun room which opens to the gardens and side terrace. It is the leisure area, arguably the most impressive in South Liverpool,
which really sets this property apart. With an indoor pool terrace area for entertaining, a large swimming pool with waterfall cascade, 12 seat steam room and 7 seat Spa with changing rooms and an air conditioned gym all opening to a south facing terrace; even the most discerning of buyers cannot fail to be impressed. The security aspects of the property have had equal importance with laminated ground floor windows, CCTV monitoring, a second floor panic room and two sets of automated remotely controlled gates.There is an integrated International satellite system with 17 TV points throughout the house including Tile Televisions to two bathrooms. The leisure suite includes an integrated audio system with ipod/iphone docking. The kitchen, like the bathrooms, is state of the art with wine fridges, AEG integrated appliances, and granite tops and opens to a breakfast terrace in the Mediterranean garden to the rear. Inlaid bespoke doors feature throughout.
The recessed entrance porch has a polished granite floor and an oak door opening to the reception hall. This impressive room has an oak floor, a staircase with splayed steps leading to the first floor and a door entry phone for the entrance gates. The cloakroom has contemporary fittings including a corner wash hand basin stand and a separate w.c. with polished porcelain tiled floors. The principal reception rooms lie off the hall with the dining room to the left and the drawing room to the right. These have bespoke inlaid double doors to each with the dining room including a Minster style fireplace, oak floors, deep ceiling coving and a window to the front. The drawing room is equally impressive, again with oak flooring, deep coving and a superb contemporary fireplace. Double doors open to the sun lounge which is a superb entertaining room in its own right. It has porcelain polished floor tiles and inlays with under floor heating and double French doors open to the side gardens. The breakfast kitchen can only be described as state of the art. With granite tops and a large island unit with seating for upto 10 there are 4 wine fridges, a soft drinks fridge, an integrated draught chilled beer dispenser, and AEG appliances including a combi oven, steam oven, coffee machine, fan oven and plate warmer, 5 ring hob and extractor hood, twin Franke sinks, a dishwasher and double French doors opening to the rear breakfast terrace. An inner hall area opens off the kitchen and has granite floors leading to the study with oak flooring and a window to the front, the utility room with matching granite tops and cupboards to the kitchen and fitted 9kg capacity L.G. washer and dryer. A second cloakroom is located off this hall with a contemporary suite and marble and glass
tiling. At the end of the hall is a Games/Playroom with oak flooring and a dual aspect. From the drawing room glazed double doors with matching side panels open to the entrance hall of the fabulous leisure suite. This has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Mediterranean style rear gardens and double French doors opening to a private and sheltered al fresco dining terrace. An iphone dock provides music throughout the leisure area. Double doors with glazed panels and matching side panels open to the main leisure area with a wide pool terrace/entertaining area off which there is a wet room shower with twin showers, a changing area and a separate w.c. with a wash hand basin. A steam room has seating for up to 12 people and adjoining this and separating the terrace from the pool area is a 7 seat spa by The Canadian Spa Co. There are vaulted ceilings and Travertine style ceramic floor tiles throughout this area and the stunning swimming pool is the main event. The pool has mood lighting, is tiled and has a wonderful water cascade feature with a tall, roughly hewn rock panel over which the water tumbles and bounces. Sets of French doors open opposite the pool onto a private lawned garden and terrace area, perfect for throwing open on warm days. Beyond the pool lies an air conditioned gym with wall mirrors and numerous points for gym equipment. French doors also open to the south facing terrace. The plant room lies to the rear with an external access door. On the first floor there are 5/6 bedrooms including the master suite off the long oak floored landing with its period balustrade and inlaid bespoke doors to all rooms. The master bedroom suite has fitted furniture and a French door to the balcony, an en-suite bathroom with a Biojet spa bath, Tile TV and twin wash hand basins with a separate shower, all tiled in Travertine marble. The adjoining 6th bedroom is fitted as a dressing room and could be linked with ease. The guest suite has fitted wardrobes and furniture and an en-suite Travertine tiled bathroom with a double ended spa bath and an over bath shower. There are 3 further fitted bedrooms and a family bathroom with a 4 seat family Biojet spa with LEDs and a Tile Vision TV and twin wash hand basins. On the second floor there are a further suite of rooms including a second study/office with plumbing to create a further bathroom if required, a panic room with a steel reinforced door and wall panels, a twin bedded 7th bedroom with twin Velux windows and a box room. This floor offers great scope for creating a staff or teenage suite.