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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Under Offer £620,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Period House
  • Tremendous Potential
  • Hall Cloaks Kitchen
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms Box Room
  • Bathroom Seperate W.C.
  • Det Double Garage Parking
  • Well Stocked Gardens

Full description

A distinctive and substantial detached period house offering tremendous potential for further alteration/improvement, whilst retaining much of it's inherent character and some unique period features. Spacious accommodation with a flexible arrangement including Reception Hall, Cloak Room, 4 separate Reception Rooms, Kitchen, 5 Bedrooms plus Box Room, Bathroom and separate wc. Driveway parking plus Detached Double Garage and established and well stocked garden surrounds.

Offered for sale for the first time since 1954, Albury was originally constructed in 1914 to an appealing design and boasts many fine architectural features, consistent with it's date of construction. The house stands within a private and established garden setting which offers excellent levels of privacy and shelter and forms part of one of Chester's most highly regarded districts.
Internally, there is tremendous potential for the naturally light and spacious living space to be altered/improved to suit individual requirements. At ground floor level there are 4 well proportioned Reception Rooms arranged predominantly around a central and sizeable Reception Hall plus a further Inner Hall, useful Pantry, Cloak Room with wc, fitted Kitchen and access to a rear lobby area which offers a further separate wc, coal and log storage and utility space. Off a good sized landing the First Floor accommodation includes 5 Bedrooms plus a Box Room, Bathroom with separate wc. Throughout the accommodation many of it's fine original features remain including arched windows, tall corniced ceilings, panelled internal doors and attractive window casements with leaded lights.
In all a genuinely rare opportunity to acquire an architecturally important dwelling within a highly sought after Chester district, for sale for the first time in nearly 60 years with early vacant possession available and no onward chain.


Albury is approached through a wall and gated entrance with a long brick set driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles. The driveway continues to the side of the house reaching the detached double garage to the rear. Flanking the driveway to the left is a deep border containing shrubbery and flowering plants plus established hedging. The front garden contains a landscaped area of lawned garden incorporating borders containing flowering plants, shrubbery and has a shaped area of lawn with a central feature flower bed containing roses. The lawns continue to the side and rear of the property and are a particular salient feature of the property. The deep borders contain established shrubs and trees and include varieties of mature rhododendron, magnolia and laburnum. There are also a variety of fruit trees including apple and pear plus a walnut tree, horse chestnut and a Judas.

Detached Double Garage

5.46m(17'11'') x 4.90m(16'1'')

With remote operated up and over door, electric light and power.

In detail the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

With quarry tiled step including mat well and original feature arched solid oak door and frame with leaded and obscure glass lights. Attractive leaded and stained glass panelled internal door to

Reception Hall

6.38m(20'11'') x 4.85m(15'11'') overall

A feature dado height painted wall panelling. Tall corniced ceiling, staircase rising to the first floor with attractive panelling beneath, and spindled balustrade plus hard wood handrail. Useful storage cupboard beneath stairs with light. Two radiators, painted timber fire surround. Attractive original windows to front with leaded and stained glass lights above.

Drawing Room

6.15m(20'2'') x 4.24m(13'11'')

Picture rail, tall coved ceiling, tiled fireplace and hearth with inset open grate and attractive oak surround. Angled bay window with double glazed units having attractive original leaded lights above. Radiator. Further original arched window to side with leaded and stained glass lights.

Sitting Room

4.52m(14'10'') x 5.16m(16'11'') overall

Attractive original angled bay window to side with original leaded and stained glass lights. Radiator. Picture rail, tall coved ceiling, further original arched window to side with feature leaded and stained glass light. Further radiator. Painted timber fireplace.

Inner Hall

With radiator. Dado rail. Off the inner hall is a useful walk in pantry with shelving and double glazed window with part obscure glass.

Cloak Room

Low level wc, wall mounted wash basin, radiator, fitted coat hooks with shelf above. Window with obscure glass to rear and a useful built in louvre fronted storage cupboards.

Family Room

5.11m(16'9'') x 4.14m(13'7'')

Attractive parquet flooring, radiator, tall ceiling, picture rail, freestanding gas fired central heating boiler. Original window to side and aluminium framed sliding patio doors to the rear garden.

Dining Room

4.29m(14'1'') x 4.22m(13'10'')

Original fireplace recess with part varnished surround. Telephone point, tall ceiling, window to side. Dado height painted wall panelling. Skirting radiator. Useful built in louvre fronted crockery storage cupboards. Glazed internal door through to


4.45m(14'7'') x 2.74m(9'0'')

Fitted range of units comprising eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers, laminated working surfaces with tiled surrounds, double bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing connections for a dishwasher, 2 built in electric ovens. Halogen hob with extractor hood above. Ample space for breakfast table and chairs. Radiator, windows to both sides. Ample space for tall refrigerator. Door through to a

Rear Covered Lobby

With stainless steel sink with mixer tap and storage cupboard beneath, window to side, space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine, door to side driveway and door to

Separate Cloakroom

With high level wc and window to side.

Log/Coal Store

First Floor Landing

With picture rail, radiator, return of the staircase with attractive hard wood handrail. Feature arched original window with leaded and stained glass. Useful deep built in airing and cylinder cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater.

Bedroom One

5.44m(17'10'') x 4.34m(14'3'')

An attractive principal bedroom with dual aspect having windows on 2 elevations. The bedroom is fitted with an extensive range of fitted furniture including wardrobes plus overhead storage cupboards, drawer units and further low level storage cupboards plus dressing table and recessed wash basin. Television aerial point. Telephone point. Timber painted fire surround. Picture rail. Two radiators.

Bedroom Two

4.60m(15'1'') x 3.71m(12'2'')

Picture rail, 2 windows to side. Fitted double wardrobe providing both hanging and storage space. Further fitted single wardrobe. Fitted display/storage shelving. Coved ceiling.

Bedroom Three

4.11m(13'6'') x 4.32m(14'2'')

Attractive bay window with views of the front garden. Radiator. Tall corniced ceiling. Picture rail, attractive period fireplace and fitted wardrobe providing both hanging and storage space plus integral drawers.

Bedroom Four

4.34m(14'3'') x 3.71m(12'2'')

Tall ceiling, picture rail, attractive painted period fireplace. Wall mounted original wash basin with tiled splashback, fixed wall mirror and striplights incorporating a shaver socket. Tiled shower recess with thermostatic shower fitted and an adjacent built in single wardrobe providing hanging and storage space. Radiator, picture rail, recess with display/storage shelving. Window to side.

Bedroom Five

3.15m(10'4'') x 2.74m(9'0'')

With tall ceiling, picture rail, original corner fireplace. Radiator and window to side.

Box Room/Linen Store

2.03m(6'8'') x 1.80m(5'11'')

An adaptable room which could be utilised to provide an en-suite to the adjoining bedroom. Radiator, fitted linen shelving, access to roof void, window with part obscure glass to side.


Enamel bath with shower attachment and shower screen. Pedestal wash basin, radiator, partly tiled walls, fixed wall mirror, wall light point, fitted bathroom dressing unit with drawers and storage cupboards plus fixed wall mirror above. Window with pleasant views of the gardens.

Separate Wc

With low level wc, radiator and window to side.


All mains services are connected. (None of the services have been tested. Wright Manley can therefore provide no guarantee).


We are informed freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the Title Deeds. Vacant possession upon completion.


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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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