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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cotebrook, Tarporley


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Residence
  • Plot Extending to 1.25
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Two Entry Driveway
  • Rural Location with Views

Full description

Cavendish Ikin are now in receipt of an offer for the sum of 490,000 for Harehill, Utkinton Lane, Cotebrook, Tarporley. Anyone wishing to place an offer on this property should contact Cavendish Ikin, 73 High Street, Tarporley CW6 0AB or 2, Cuppin Street, Chester CH1 2BN before exchange of contracts. An attractive six bedroom house occupying an elevated plot extending to 1.25 acres with views over countryside. The accommodation briefly comprises: entrance vestibule, dining hall, boot room, cloakroom/W.C., living room, conservatory, sitting room, hand made fitted kitchen with central island unit, dining area with French doors to outside, utility room, cloakroom/W.C., landing with inner landing, principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling, five further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room. The property benefits from oil fired central heating. Externally there are lawned gardens to four sides with a gravelled seating area, stone flagged patio and raised terrace. Harehill is approached via a two entry gravelled driveway and has extensive parking. If you are looking for a character home in a beautiful rural setting then we would strongly urge you to view.

Cotebrook lies 3 miles north of the popular village of Tarporley which is renowned for its historic High Street and which lies approximately 12 miles from Chester. There are excellent local shopping facilities including fashion boutiques, art and craft shops, DIY, florists and general stores. There are good restaurants in the village itself together with public houses full of character and the area around Tarporley offers the leisure facility of Portal Golf Course. Tarporley has its own village churches and there are both primary and secondary schools in the village. Easy access is available to the motorway networks, and the neighbouring centres including: Chester, Northwich, Nantwich and Crewe. All distances are approximate: M56 motorway 11 miles, Crewe Intercity Railway Station 16 miles, Delamere Station 3.5 miles, Cuddington Station 4 miles, Warrington 18 mies, Liverpool 28 miles, Liverpool Airport 25 miles, Manchester 35 miles and Manchester Airport 28 miles.

Agent'S Note

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


Ground Floor Plan

Included for identification purposes only, not to scale.

Entrance Vestibule

Wooden panelled entrance door, ceiling light point, slate tiled floor with recessed mat well and two single glazed leaded windows. Square arch with oak beam opening to Dining Hall.

Dining Hall

4.67m(15'4'') x 4.37m(14'4'')

Inglenook style fireplace with raised brick hearth and multi-fuel cast iron burner, quarry tiled floor, double radiator with thermostat, wealth of exposed wooden beams, wall light point, window overlooking the front and spindled staircase to the first floor. Wooden panelled latched lever cottage style doors to the Living Room, Sitting Room and Boot Room.

Boot Room

2.97m(9'9'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

Exposed beam with light and fluorescent strip light, electricity meter and quarry tiled floor. Sliding wooden panelled door to Cloakroom/W.C.

Cloakroom / W.C.

2.95m(9'8'') x 0.84m(2'9'')

Low level W.C. and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. Light point, single radiator with thermostat and small feature glass window.

Living Room

4.37m(14'4'') x 3.91m(12'10'')

Feature brick fireplace and hearth with stone surround, coved ceiling, window overlooking the front, two double radiators, telephone point and three wall light points. Wide opening to Conservatory.


3.96m(13'0'') x 3.96m(13'0'')

UPVC double glazed conservatory set on a brick built base with a pitched polycarbonate roof, roof vent and double opening French doors to the gardens. Two wall light points, two double radiators and period style column radiator.

Sitting Room

4.72m(15'6'') into recess x 4.27m(14'0'')

Feature open fireplace and stone hearth, exposed wall timbers, leaded bay window overlooking the front, double radiator with thermostat, ceiling light point, wall mounted thermostatic heating controls and laminated wood effect flooring. Oak panelled stable door to Breakfast Kitchen/Dining Area.

Dining Area

4.27m(14'0'') x 2.95m(9'8'')

Double opening hardwood double glazed doors to the rear garden, ceiling light point, radiator with radiator cover, telephone point and Travertine tiled floor. Opening to Breakfast Kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen

5.16m(16'11'') x 4.98m(16'4'')

Beautifully fitted with a superb range of hand made bespoke furniture painted in Farrow & Ball Matchstick incorporating: drawers, cupboards, two glazed display cabinets, two pull-out larder units with granite work sufaces and granite upstands. Central granite topped island unit with breakfast bar, cupboard and pull-out bin. Chimney style recess with Travertine tiled splashback. Inset one and a half bowl ceramic Belfast style sink unit and drainer with period style chrome mixer tap. Recessed ceiling spotlights with dimmer switch controls, burglar alarm control pad, access to roof void, radiator with radiator cover, Travertine tiled floor, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, leaded bay window overlooking the front and wooden panelled door with glazed inserts to outside. Wooden panelled stable type door to the Utility Room.

Utility Room

4.29m(14'1'') x 2.87m(9'5'')

Fitted with a range of oak fronted cupboards and a laminated work top with Belfast style sink unit and period style chrome mixer tap. Plumbing and space for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Recessed ceiling spotlights, double radiator, Travertine tiled floor, double glazed window overlooking the rear and wooden panelled door with glazed insert to outside. Wooden panelled door to Cloakroom/W.C.

Cloakroom / W.C.

1.45m(4'9'') x 1.02m(3'4'')

Low level dual flush W.C. and wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Two recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor, single radiator and Travertine tiled floor.

First Floor Plan

Included for identification purposes only, not to scale.

First Floor Landing

Spindled balustrade, exposed wooden beams, two wall light points with dimmer switch controls, arched window overlooking the front, double radiator with thermostat, feature wide oak wooden floorboards and built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Oak panelled doors to Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three and Family Bathroom.

Inner Landing

Two arched double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden with views towards countryside, circular port hole window, feature wooden clad arched ceiling, smoke alarm, linen cupboard and double radaitor with thermostat. Steps with double opening doors to the Principal Bedroom and doors to Bedroom Four, Bedroom Five, Bedroom Six and Shower Room.

Principal Bedroom

6.10m(20'0'') x 4.52m(14'10'')

High ceiling with exposed timbers, large window overlooking the garden with door leading out onto a quarry tiled terrace, ceiling light point, telephone point, double radiator, single radiator and dressing table unit with drawers and cupboards. (With the necessary consents it may be possible to create a Principal Bedroom Suite by converting Bedroom Six into an En-Suite Bathroom).

Walk-In Wardrobe

4.32m(14'2'') x 1.52m(5'0'')

Sloping ceiling with restricted head height, circular shaped port hole window, single radiator, built-in storage cupboard, drawers and shoe shelving.

Bedroom Two

4.83m(15'10'') x 4.29m(14'1'')

Leaded bay window overlooking the front with superb views over open countryside, single radiator, coved ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights with dimmer switch controls. Opening to Walk-in Wardrobe.

Bedroom Three

4.42m(14'6'') x 3.94m(12'11'')

UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side, arched window overlooking the front, single radiator with thermostat, vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden beams and built-in double storage cupboard with hanging rail.

Bedroom Four

3.40m(11'2'') x 2.74m(9'0'')

Window overlooking the rear garden with open views, coved ceiling, ceiling light point and single radiator.

Bedroom Five

3.40m(11'2'') x 2.72m(8'11'')

Window overlooking the rear garden with open views, coved ceiling, ceiling light point and single radiator.

Bedroom Six

3.40m(11'2'') x 2.72m(8'11'')

Window overlooking the garden with open views, ceiling light point, single radiator with thermostat, dressing table unit with drawers to each side and double wardrobe with storage cupboard above.

Shower Room

2.74m(9'0'') x 1.83m(6'0'')

Modern white suite with chrome style fittings comprising: tiled shower cubicle with canopy style shower and double opening curved doors; low level W.C.; and vanity unit with marble worktop, inset wash hand basin with mixer tap and storage cupboard beneath. Fitted wall mirror with pelmet and two recessed downlights, window, recessed ceiling spotlight with extractor, ceiling light point, chrome ladder style towel radiator and laminated wood effect strip flooring.

Family Bathroom

2.77m(9'1'') x 2.36m(7'9'')

Modern white suite with chrome style fittings comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; pedestal wash hand basin; and low level W.C. Part tiled walls, double radiator, oak wood strip flooring, electric shaver point, recessed ceiling spotlights and window overlooking the rear garden.


Harehill occupies an elevated position and stands in grounds of 1.25 acres. The house is approached via a two entry horse shoe gravelled driveway with double opening wrought iron gates onto Utkinton Lane and driveway access onto Hollins Hill. Detached Timber built garden shed.

Front Garden

To the front of the property there are lawned areas with stocked borders, mature shrubs and trees. There is a useful store room with sliding wooden doors.

Rear Garden

The gardens to the property are a particular feature and adjoin farmland. To the rear there is a gravelled patio area with wooden sleeper steps leading up to an extensive lawned garden enclosed by fencing and hedging with a variety of mature trees. Outside water tap. Outside lantern style lighting. Oil storage tank.

Side Elevation

To the left side of Harehill there is a further lawned area and a stone flagged patio with rockery and sandstone retaining wall. A series of stone steps lead up to a quarry tiled terrace which enjoys views over open countryside.

Rear Elevation

Agent'S Note

Council Tax: Cheshire West & Chester Council - Council Tax Band G

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.


By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office on 01244 404040, or Tarporley Office on 01829 730078.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 September 2012

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