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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Offers in Region of £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Detached House
  • Sitting/Dng Rm Study
  • Living/Dining Kitchen
  • Games Rm Conservatory
  • 5 Bedrooms 3 Baths
  • Garaging Storage
  • Immaculate Garden Areas
  • Panoramic Views

Full description

An impressive detached family house with living space arranged over 3 levels and standing on an elevated plot and commanding incredible far reaching panoramic views over the Cheshire plain. Gas central heating and full double glazing including open plan Sitting/Dining Room, Study, Living/Dining Kitchen, Games/Snooker Room, double glazed Conservatory, Utility, Cloak Room, Study, 5 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms. Driveway plus Garaging, secure storage and immaculately presented garden areas.

Richmond House is a fine double fronted detached residence enviably positioned on a elevated plot within the highly regarded Marford Hill district. The property commands simply stunning panoramic views over the Cheshire plain, a view that can only be appreciated by viewing the property. The wider than usual plot provides ample vehicular parking, garaging, secured storage plus a lawned area and attractive split level areas of paving, landscaped gardens and private sitting areas. The house is well located within easy reach of an extensive road network system, connecting the commuter to many excellent commercial centres including Wrexham, the Wirral, Merseyside, North Wales. The house is approximately 15 minutes travelling distance by car from the historic city of Chester.
As with the incredible vista, the accommodation really must be viewed to be fully appreciated. The house offers an incredible degree of versatility with accommodation arranged over 3 levels. Predominantly arranged around a Principal Hallway and spacious Landing. The accommodation which has a comprehensive gas fired central heating system and full double glazing includes an impressive open plan Sitting/Dining Room (Principal Reception Room) a separate Study and a useable Day Room/Living Kitchen incorporating a kitchen area, dining space and sitting area. Off the Kitchen is a lovely double glazed Conservatory again taking full advantage of the breath taking views and a useful Utility Room.

The Ground Floor also provides a Cloak Room with wc. Worthy of particular mention is the spacious lower ground floor Games/Snooker Room. This room functions perfectly as a Hobby/Games Room, but could be utilised to provide further adaptable accommodation in terms of a dependant suite/some where to put the teenagers ! Also at this level is a useful Store Room, Bar area and Cloak Room with wc. The Principal Bedroom enjoys an excellent range of fitted bedroom furniture, is sizeable and, as with all the front facing Bedrooms has the best advantage point for taking in that incredible far reaching outlook. The Principal Bedroom also has an en-suite Bathroom. The Guest Bedroom (No. 2) is also a spacious room with amazing views and an en-suite Shower Room. There are 3 further Bedrooms with potential to provide a further en-suite on part of the landing and a fully tiled and well proportioned Family Bathroom.


The house is approached through an impressive brick pillared entrance with stone topped pillars leading through to a tarmacadam driveway providing ample parking/turning space. The driveway leads to the Integral Garage and continues beneath a section of the property where there are 2 useful lockable storage areas. Store One is a triangular shaped store with lockable aluminium framed double glazed door. Storage area No. 2 measures 21' x 11' this room does narrow to a reduced width area where there is a low level wc. This storage area has an up and over garage door.
Also to the front there is neatly clipped coniferous hedging and an area of sloping lawn with established shrubbery and a beautiful protected beech tree. A particular feature of Richmond House are the useable split level paved areas providing excellent opportunities for alfresco dining, ample space for outdoor furniture and obviously take full advantage of the dramatic far reaching rural views.

To the rear of the house there are further areas of paving, landscaped areas including loose stone and attractive brick walling, plus raised and abundantly stocked flower beds containing shrubbery and flowering plants. There is also a neatly clipped privet hedging and coniferous hedging plus a secure timber fence. To the opposite side and as previously mentioned is an attractive deep well stocked and well tended flower bed containing shrubbery, flowering plants and ornamental shrubs. Here there is also paving which continues round to a larger raised paved patio with low brick walling and wrought iron surround.

Integral Garage

5.33m(17'6'') x 5.56m(18'3'')

Remote operated up and over door, electric light and power and Vacu-maid central vacuum system. Personal door to Games Room.

In detail the accommodation comprises

Driveway Level

An attractive stepped approach with wrought iron walling which raises to a pleasant paved alfresco reception area with space for seating and curved steps to UPVC double glazed double doors open to

Entrance Vestibule

With slate tiled flooring, double glazed windows enjoying attractive views and solid hardwood panelled entrance door with glazed side panels to

Entrance Hall

Pitch pine parquet flooring, deep coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, staircase rising to the first floor with exposed and varnished spindled balustrade. Useful storage cupboard beneath. Radiator and door to

Cloak Room

Low level wc, pitch pine flooring, radiator, pedestal wash basin, fully tiled walls, coved ceiling and double glazed window with obscure glass.

Principal Reception Room

9.14m(30'0'') x 6.10m(20'0'') (approximate)

A very large and impressive Principal Reception Room which is naturally light and has double glazed windows on 3 elevations, with the windows to the front elevation enjoying dramatic far reaching rural views over the Cheshire plain. The room enjoys a coved ceiling, 4 wall light points, multiple semi recessed spotlights, 3 radiators, dado rail, 2 decorative ceiling roses, television aerial point, telephone point, attractive and solid marble fireplace and matching hearth with decorative timber surround.
Double glazed double doors leadi out to an attractive raised paved sitting area with low brick wall and wrought iron surround. This area provides ample space for outdoor furniture and enjoys literally amazing views. There is a second pair of double glazed double doors leading out to further areas of paving and neatly kept garden areas to the rear. The rear garden area and the aforementioned raised paved area are linked by a paved pathway. The Principal Reception Room also has a spiral staircase leading down to the lower Ground Floor accommodation described later in the particulars.


2.79m(9'2'') x 3.05m(10'0'')

The Study has a fitted display/storage shelving, coved ceiling, radiator, telephone point and a double glazed bay window enjoying dramatic far reaching rural views.

Dining/Living Kitchen

7.24m(23'9'') x 5.94m(19'6'') overall

This versatile Day Room incorporates both a functioning kitchen area, ample dining space and also space to provide a seating area.


The Kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of traditional style units incorporating eye level units with matching base cupboards and drawers plus illuminated glass fronted display cupboards. Laminated working surfaces with oak trim, tiled surrounds, one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, built in double Siemens oven, 4 place halogen hob with concealed canopy type extractor hood above. Telephone point, ceramic tiled floor, illuminated pelmet over sink area with double glazed window to rear overlooking an attractive well stocked and landscaped garden area.

Living/Dining Area

Two radiators, television aerial point, solid pitch pine block flooring, exposed brick walling and double glazed double doors leading out to a pleasant paved area flanked by matching full height double glazed side panels all of which enjoy dramatic far reaching rural views. Open archway with sliding door through to

Double Glazed Conservatory

7.54m(24'9'') x 4.83m(15'10'') overall

This sizeable double glazed Conservatory has 2 radiators, double glazed windows on all sides (many of which enjoy attractive views of either the landscaped garden areas or over the open countryside). Two wall light points. The Conservatory also has a pair of double glazed double doors leading out to an attractive circular paved seating area. From the Kitchen area there is a door to

Utility Room

A handy room which has fitted eye level and base cupboards, space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. Double glazed window with obscure glass, ceramic tiled floor, electricity consumer unit and a hardwood panelled door leads out to a covered side passage, which is fully paved and also covered by high quality double glazed conservatory framing and groove. The passageway is approximately 25ft long fully covered and provides a clever link between the 2 side gardens, offering a useful weather break and also provides useful dry storage and has a water supply here. There is a double glazed door at either end plus passive infra red controlled lighting.
From the Principal Reception Room there is a spiral staircase down to

Games Room

A sizeable and versatile space which is currently utilised as a Games/Hobby Room but could be incorporated within the main body of the accommodation to provide a Family Room, Dependant Relative Suite etc.
Open Plan Games Room
27'2 x 18'4 (snooker area + approximately 14' x 11'3 where there is a radiator, wall light point, fitted bar, dado rail). The Snooker Area/Room has a full sized slate bed snooker table (available for purchase by separate negotiation) dado rail, 2 radiators, telephone point, 4 wall light points, double glazed window with an outlook to a pleasant small but well planted and maintained garden area. Double glazed double doors leading out to the front driveway. Personal door to Garage. From the bar area there is a door to

Useful Store Room

4.39m(14'5'') x 1.50m(4'11'') approximately

(Widening to 8'7)
With timber clad ceiling, raised tiled storage shelf with fitted cupboards above, ceramic tiled floor. Useful vacu-maid central vacuum system point. Door to

Cloak Room No. 2

Low level wc, pedestal wash basin, partly tiled walls, coved ceiling and pine clad ceiling plus extractor fan. This area could be utilised to provide a kitchen to support the Snooker Room or a dependant relatives suite etc.

First Floor Half Landing

Large double glazed window with obscure glass. The remainder of the turned staircase rises to a first floor landing with coved ceiling, access to roof void, radiator, useful recess which would lend itself well to furniture display or a further computer workstation/study area. Built in airing cupboard with shelving, housing pressurised hot water cylinder. Also off the landing there is a useful storage cupboard.

Principal Bedroom One

6.71m(22'0'') x 5.38m(17'8'') approximately

An impressive proportioned room whilst irregular in shape. The Bedroom has an extensive fitted range of wardrobes/bedroom furniture with a bank of wardrobes providing extensive hanging and storage space, plus a matching dressing table with drawers and matching bedside drawer units and head board. Above the head board there are 2 reading light points (independently controlled). The room has a coved ceiling, television aerial point, 2 radiators and a corner angled bay window with double glazed windows enjoying magnificent far reaching rural views over the Cheshire plain.

En-Suite Bathroom

Fully tiled and fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising bath in tiled surround with brass taps, low level wc, recessed wash basin in a tiled surface with storage cupboard beneath and brass taps. Radiator, fixed wall mirror, double glazed window with obscure glass, electric shaver socket, extractor fan and step in shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitted. Also off the bedroom is a useful walk in storage cupboard with light and shelf.

Bedroom Two/Guest Bedroom

5.94m(19'6'') x 4.19m(13'9'')

Another impressive Bedroom plus door recess with coved ceiling, radiator, television aerial point, wall light point, double glazed window with pleasant outlook to the rear over a triangular shaped raised landscaped garden area. Similar to the Principal Bedroom, Bedroom No. 2 has a corner bay window made up of 3 large double glazed units providing dramatic far reaching views over the Cheshire plain.

En-Suite Shower Room

Fully tiled En-suite Shower Room with low level wc, radiator, pedestal wash basin with brass taps, tiled corner shower enclosure with thermostatic shower fitted. Wall light point. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Three

2.95m(9'8'') x 3.53m(11'7'')

With radiator, wall light point and double glazed window enjoying dramatic far reaching rural views over the Cheshire plain.

Bedroom Four

3.48m(11'5'') x 3.18m(10'5'')

With radiator, wall light point and double glazed window enjoying dramatic far reaching views over the Cheshire plain.

Bedroom Five

3.86m(12'8'') x 2.34m(7'8'') maximum

With television aerial point, radiator, double glazed window with a pleasant outlook over an attractive raised landscape garden area. Useful built in storage cupboard. (The door through to the built in storage cupboard would lead naturally through into the recess on the first floor landing - this area could be utilised to provide an en-suite for this Bedroom).

Family Bathroom

A spacious Family Bathroom which is fully tiled and has a feature circular stained and leaded glass window enjoying fantastic far reaching views. The Bathroom has a Whirlpool type panelled bath, low level w.c., radiator, a large tiled raised surface with recessed wash basin with brass taps. Fixed wall mirror with tiled surrounds, 2 wall light points, wall mounted shaver socket and tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower fitted.


The tenure is understood to be freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the Title Deeds. Vacant possession upon completion.


All mains services are connected including mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. (None of the services have been tested. Wright Manley can therefore provide no guarantee).


Strictly by appointment with the Agents, Wright Manley, Chester Office, 15 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD, Telephone No: 01244-317833. Fax No. 01244-320701. E Mail:
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MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967. Messrs Wright-Manley for themselves and for the vendors or Lessors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:1.The particulars are set out as general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. 2.All descriptions and references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. 3. No person in the employment of Messrs.Wright-Manley has any authority to make any representation whatever in relation to this property.

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