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10 bedroom detached house for sale
Speakman House & The Old Barn, Warrington Road, Glazebury, Cheshire
- Substantial 1 x 5 & 1 X 6 Bedroom Detached Homes
- Set in approx 2.3 acres
- Spacious and flexible living accommodation
- Offers Combined: 6 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, 4 En-suites, 10 bedrooms
- Stunning and superb mature gardens, pond
- Internal viewing is most highly recommended
357 Warrington Road, Glazebury
We are delighted to offer for sale this rare opportunity to purchase a charming, historic 17th century double fronted 6 bedroom house which together with The Old Barn, is set in its private grounds overlooking agricultural land and lake to the rear.
'Speakman House' dates from 1630 and has a history to match, it being reputed that Cromwell's troops once stayed here. It includes many original features including, beams to the ceiling and feature fireplaces. Set over three floors and briefly comprises; large enclosed entrance porch, reception hall, lounge, garden room, separate dining room, a fitted kitchen/breakfast & utility area, a fourth bedroom and a guest cloakroom/WC. On the first floor of the house you will find the master bedroom, with an ensuite shower room, two further bedrooms and the main bathroom. A small landing and two further bedrooms can be found on the second floor of the house. An early internal inspection is recommended.
Double glazed panelled front door leading through to:
ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH: The entrance porch is triple aspect, with double glazed windows and a tiled floor, electric wall mounted slimline heating panel, traditional style courtesy lantern to the wall, further frosted glazed door leading through to:
RECEPTION HALL: 10' 5 x 8' 2 (3.18m x 2.49m) Window overlooking the front porch, double radiator below, mock elevated fireplace with a wooden mantel beam, plate display rack to all walls, beam to the ceiling, useful built in understairs storage cupboard, quarry tiled floor, doors leading to:
CLOAKROOM/WC: The cloaks area has a radiator and a quarry tiled floor, with a further door leading through to:
WC: Elevated double glazed window (front aspect), matching suite comprising of a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled floor, full height tiling to all walls.
LOUNGE: 29' 8 x 14' 3 (9.04m x 4.34m) This is a bright spacious room. Twin double glazed windows overlooking the side gardens, further double glazed window with further views over the extensive rear gardens, built in bar area, with a very useful serving hatch which serves directly through to the kitchen, this superb room has two impressive twin open hearth fireplaces, with carved wooden mantel surrounds and feature inset copper panelling, beams to the ceiling, two double radiators, door adjoining:
GARDEN ROOM: 14' 8 x 6' 7 (4.47m x 2.01m) Double glazed windows and doors with delightful views over the extensive landscaped and established rear gardens.
SEPARATE DINING ROOM: 13' 4 x 11' 11 (4.06m x 3.63m) This room is full of character, with traditional beams to the walls and the ceiling, the walls also have a plate display rack which continues across all the walls, double radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 20' 9 x 9' 3 (6.32m x 2.82m) This is a bright triple aspect room.
Kitchen: Double glazed windows affording views over the front, side and rear gardens, extensive range of matching fitted newly installed wall and base units with complementary working surfaces and tiled splashbacks, inset four ring ceramic hob with a concealed fitted canopied extractor hood above, inset 11/4 bowl, single drainer, stainless steel, sink unit with mixer taps, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and a freezer, built in electric oven and a grill, kick level heater, tiled floor, arch through to:
Breakfast & Utility Area: Within this area there is a window seat and a serving hatch adjoining straight through into the lounge bar, the breakfast area also has a working surface, space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer below, double glazed door leading out onto the rear patio and gardens, tiled floor, beams to the ceiling. Beneath the patio is an ancient 'well' (currently flagged over).
From the reception hall there is a turning staircase leading to the first floor landing via a half landing, the half landing has a small inset double glazed window, with a door and a short staircase leading up to:
BEDROOM 4: 13' 7 x 10' 2 (4.14m x 3.10m) Double glazed window overlooking the front gardens, double radiator below, vanity unit incorporating an inset wash hand basin and tiled splashbacks, double built in wardrobe.
From the half landing there is a further staircase leading up to:
1ST FLOOR LANDING: Doors leading to:
MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 11 x 15' 1 (plus area of ensuite & wardrobe)(4.85m x 4.60m) Double glazed windows (side aspect), double radiator, beams to the ceiling, large walk in wardrobe, with hanging space, adjacent to the wardrobe is an alcove containing an original historic inscription dated 1647 -
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle, beam to the ceiling.
BEDROOM 2: 14' 4 x 10' 3 (plus area of ensuite & wardrobes)(4.37m x 3.12m) Double glazed window (front aspect), radiator, walk-in wardrobe, with hanging space and a further built in storage cupboard aside, walk-in vanity area, which houses a large vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 3: 14' 2 x 11' 10 (4.32m x 3.61m) Double glazed window, with delightful views over the gardens with the lake beyond, vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin and tiled splashback, two radiators, two useful built in storage cupboards and a built in single wardrobe.
MAIN BATHROOM: Double glazed window overlooking the front gardens, radiator below, matching suite comprising of a panel enclosed bath with mixer taps/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, built in louvre door fronted airing cupboard and a storage cupboard, beams to the ceiling, full tiling to the walls.
From the first floor landing there is a further turning staircase leading to:
SMALL 2ND FLOOR LANDING: Feature beams to the ceiling, doors leading through to:
BEDROOM 5: 14' 7 x 9' 11 (plus area of eaves)(4.45m x 3.02m) Double glazed window (side aspect), this room has a superb vaulted ceiling, with impressive original feature beams, double radiator, to one wall there is access to an area of built in storage cupboards, built into one side of the room and into the eaves area providing very useful storage space.
BEDROOM 6: 12' 9 x 8' 8 (3.89m x 2.64m) Double glazed window, with delightful views over the gardens and the adjacent lake, radiator below, feature beams to the ceiling, built in storage cupboards.
Also from the first floor landing there is a secondary staircase, which leads to a further two small loft rooms, one of these rooms has been utilised for a number of purposes, including a dark room and has a base unit, with an inset single bowl, single drainer, stainless steel, sink unit, two large feature beams to the ceiling.
There is also a second small storage room adjacent to the dark room, with built in shower, intended originally for use as a sauna but which could again equally be utilised for a number of purposes.
The Old Barn
359 Warrington Road, Glazebury
The Old Barn has beams to the ceiling and feature fireplaces and briefly comprises; fully enclosed entrance porch, an impressive reception hall, lounge/dining room, morning room, a fitted kitchen, small inner hallway, L-shaped utility room, a garden room, a boiler room, a walk-in cloaksroom and a guest WC. On the first floor of the house you will find the master bedroom, with an ensuite bathroom, three further bedrooms, each with an ensuite shower room, snooker room/bar, a panoramic lounge, with views over the adjacent lake, a small landing and a fifth bedroom.
Front door with an inset courtesy panel leading through to:
FULLY ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH: Triple aspect windows, tiled floor, radiator, further shaped front door with inset half frosted glazed panels leading through to:
AN IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALL: Tiled floor, double radiator, feature wooden panelling to one third of the walls, useful walk-in understairs storage cupboard, which has a base unit with an inset single bowl, sink unit with mixer taps, this area has been designed as a potential bar area, with an adjoining window complete with a curtained roller shutter adjoining the lounge area, doors leading through to:
WALK-IN CLOAKSROOM: Window (front aspect), fitted cloaks hangers to two walls, tiled floor, radiator.
GUEST WC: Window (rear gardens aspect), matching suite comprising of a low level WC, vanity unit incorporating an inset wash hand basin with mixer taps, tiled floor, full tiling to the walls, radiator/heated towel rail.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: 27' 7 x 19' 9 (8.41m x 6.02m) This is a large impressive open plan reception room, which is dual aspect, twin windows overlooking the front gardens, with feature covered radiators below, two further windows overlooking the rear gardens and also with views across to the adjacent lake, two further feature covered radiators to the rear elevation, large stone, feature open hearth fireplace to one wall, with matching display mantels and niches aside, from the dining area there is a further door leading through to:
MORNING ROOM: 9' 7 x 7' 4 (2.92m x 2.24m) Door and windows, with delightful views over the gardens and also views across to the lake, double radiator, tiled floor and exterior door leading to patio.
KITCHEN: 19' 4 x 13' 10 (5.89m x 4.22m) This is a dual aspect room, double radiator to the front, the kitchen has been fitted for a professional caterer and has a superb integrated range, with a mix of stainless steel and brushed stainless steel units and appliances, which includes a free standing cooker, incorporating a six ring gas hob, with a built in gas oven below, adjacent to the cooker unit there is an adjacent hot plate unit, as well as a fitted wall mounted, eye level steakhouse grill above, adjacent to the hot plate there is a twin deep fat fryer unit, the whole of this cooking area has a full length, brushed steel, canopied professional extractor hood above, to the rear elevation of the kitchen there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher, with an adjacent twin bowl, single drainer, sink unit with storage below and a further single bowl, food washing and preparation area aside, which also incorporates a waste disposal unit, two insect-o-cuter units, door leading through to:
SMALL INNER HALLWAY: Door leading directly through to the garden room, further door leading through to:
L-SHAPED UTILITY ROOM: 10' 11 x 5' 11 (3.33m x 1.80m) Further door and a window (front aspect), full tiled matching wall and floor, space and plumbing for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and further fridge freezers if required, stainless steel unit which incorporates a single bowl, double drainer, sink unit with storage below, useful built in pantry, with a further built in adjacent storage cupboard, double radiator.
GARDEN ROOM: 30' 8 x 11' 2 (9.35m x 3.40m) Two sets of doors leading out into the gardens, with three matching double glazed window units, the garden room is a real feature of the house and has a large feature fireplace, which incorporates a traditional style solid fuel and log burning stove, two wall mounted slimline electric heaters, paved floor, door leading through to:
BOILER ROOM: 10' 8 x 5' 8 (3.25m x 1.73m) This room houses the gas central heating boiler, to compliment the central heating within the property there are three water heating boilers, these were designed so that there could be dedicated extra water power and supply for bedrooms if needed.
From the reception hall there is a turning staircase with a half landing and a window overlooking the rear gardens leading to:
1ST FLOOR LANDING: Radiator, access to the loft space, walk-in airing cupboard, with two large water tank cylinders, doors leading to:
MASTER BEDROOM: 12' 3 x 11' 8 (plus area of ensuite)(3.73m x 3.56m) Window overlooking the front gardens, radiator below, double built in louvre door fronted wardrobe, with overhead storage cupboards, further door leading through to:
ENSUITE BATHROOM: 11' 3 x 6' 10 (3.43m x 2.08m) Window with delightful views over the rear gardens and lakes, matching suite comprising of a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, separate fully tiled illuminated shower cubicle, with a steam unit, complete with a pull down seat and an illuminated ceiling, oversized panel enclosed feature bath with mixer taps and bubble jets.
BEDROOM 2: 15' 4 x 14' 2 (plus area of ensuite)(4.67m x 4.32m) Window (front gardens aspect), double radiator below, double built in louvre door fronted wardrobe, with overhead storage cupboards, door adjoining:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Matching suite comprising of a vanity unit, close coupled WC, inset wash hand basin with mixer taps, separate shower cubicle, with a pulsating steam shower and a pull/drop down folding seat, full tiling to the walls, radiator, incorporating a heated towel rail, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 3: 15' 4 x 14' 1 (plus area of ensuite)(4.67m x 4.29m) Window (front aspect), double radiator below, built in louvre door fronted double wardrobe, with overhead storage cupboards, door adjoining:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Vanity unit, close coupled WC, inset wash hand basin with mixer taps, radiator, incorporating a heated towel rail, shower cubicle incorporating a pulsating steam shower, with a drop down, folding courtesy seat, full tiling to the walls, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 4: 10' 3 x 7' 8 (plus area of ensuite)(3.12m x 2.34m) Window (front gardens aspect), radiator below, built in louvre door fronted double wardrobe, with overhead storage cupboards, door adjoining:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Built in vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin with mixer taps, close coupled WC, radiator, incorporating a heated towel rail, full tiling to the walls, extractor fan, separate steam shower cubicle.
Also from the first floor landing there are doors leading through to a real feature of the house, which is the:
SNOOKER ROOM/BAR: 22' 4 x 19' 9 (6.81m x 6.02m) This is a superb dual aspect room, with twin windows one side overlooking the front gardens and the second side with delightful views over the rear gardens and also across to the adjacent lake, four double radiators, the snooker room also houses a full size Riley snooker table, which was professionally fitted, built in bar area, with a small basin and cupboards below, twin doors leading through to:
PANORAMIC LOUNGE: 20' 2 x 12' 4 (6.15m x 3.76m) This triple aspect room has delightful views over the gardens and the adjacent lake, tiled floor, two double radiators, disguised built in louver door fronted char-grill barbeque, complete with an imbedded extractor hood and a fan. The open views from the large windows with vertical blinds permit quiet moments watching wildlife on the lake.
From between the kitchen and the utility room, there is a small inner hallway with a separate staircase leading to:
SMALL LANDING: Door leading through to:
BEDROOM 5: 16' 7 x 13' 8 (5.05m x 4.17m) Window (side aspect), double radiator below, vanity unit incorporating an inset wash hand basin with mixer taps, built in louvre door fronted wardrobe and a storage cupboard.
This impressive real estate comprises of two fine individual homes. 'Speakman House' is a six bedroom character home and 'The Old Barn' is an equally impressive five bedroom property and looks over to the adjacent lake. The properties are located on Warrington Road just off A580, adjacent to Bents Garden Centre and with easy access to Manchester, Liverpool and the motorway network. The properties would be ideal for two families wishing to live together in close proximity whilst having full independence, or alternatively could be easily separated with individual driveways (provision previously foreseen). The gardens extend to approx 2.3 acres and have been lovingly maintained over the years to provide a delightful haven in which to lose oneself, (and have been dezoned from green-belt around 10 years ago opening up a potential future development potential - potential purchaser to make own assessment). From a commercial point of view this fine property could also lend itself to a number of ventures, including a guest house, restaurant or possible development subject to necessary planning permission.
TENURE: - Freehold
POST CODE: WA3 5NY
DIRECTIONS: From our Culcheth office turn right and go straight ahead at the mini roundabout towards Glazebury Village. Proceed along through Glazebury Village, passing the Chat Moss Public House and under the adjacent Railway Bridge. The property can be found on your right hand side, just after Bents garden centre.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS - Strictly by appointment only with our Culcheth Office - 01925 768 200 and Worsley office - 0161-794 7272.
Opening hours for our Culcheth Office: 9.30am to 5.30pm weekdays and 10.00am to 4.00pm Saturdays
Opening hours for our Worsley office: 9am to 6pm weekdays and 10.00am to 4.00pm Saturdays
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