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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Hooton Road, Willaston


Property Description

Key features

  • Edwardian Detached House with Degree of Future Improvement Potential
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Superb Location Within Walking Distance of Willaston Village
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

A FOUR BEDROOM EDWARDIAN DETACHED with a degree of future improvement potential, although benefits from a SOUTH FACING position, with useful OUTBUILDINGS, approximately 2/3 OF ACRE OF GROUNDS in total and a SUPERB LOCATION within WALKING DISTANCE OF THE CENTRE OF WILLASTON VILLAGE.

Brief Description - The Anglo Saxon term for a building on an incline 'The Burf' is a substantial property designed and constructed within the relatively short Edwardian era and the entry to the market of this house represents the opportunity for a potential purchaser to acquire a building of this style with a potential for modernisation and refurbishment to suit individual tastes and styles within a larger than average garden and yet within walking distance of the various facilities within the historic village of Willaston. The location of the property is also ideally placed for road and railway connections to the comprehensive array of cultural, historic, educational, recreational, retail and employment facilities within and around Wirral, Liverpool, Merseyside and Chester as well as onward travel to other significant areas within the North West and beyond. The features and accommodation of the property in brief are as follows. Reception hall, cloakroom/WC, study, dining room, sitting room, morning room, kitchen/breakfast room, store, double glazed conservatory, landing, principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, family bathroom, box room, sash windows, parquet flooring to all ground floor reception rooms, some secondary glazing, various items of internal timber work including a superb pitch pine spindled staircase, a connection to all mains services, gas fired central heating system supplied by a condensing boiler, gated driveway, front lawned garden, extensive rear lawned garden with a wild flower meadow section, useful brick outbuildings and a brick built garage.

Reception Hall - 13'5" x 11'6" (max including staircase dimensions) - With black and white tiled flooring, double radiator and original coved ceilings.

Cloakroom/Wc - 6'10" x 3'3" (2.08m x 0.99m) - With coloured suite having chromium fittings comprising a wash hand basin with tiled splash back and facing mirror, WC, red and black tiled floor, electricity meter/fuse board and understairs storage area.

Study - 10'11" x 8'11" (3.33m x 2.72m) - With picture rails, wood block flooring, telephone point and double radiator.

Dining Room - 15'3" (max into bay window) x 13'9" (4.65m ( max i - With wood block flooring, briquette open fireplace surround, double radiator and aspect over the front lawned garden.

Sitting Room - 21'2" (max into Inglenook fireplace) x 18'11" max - With wood block flooring, picture rails, double doored entrance to conservatory, television point, two double radiators, aspect over the front lawned garden and Inglenook fireplace with exposed briquette open fireplace and adjacent Inglenook fireplace seats.

Morning Room - 10'8" x 10'7" (3.25m x 3.23m) - With black and red tiled flooring, double radiator, telephone point, built in cupboards, aspect over the rear lawned garden and throughway and archway leading to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 19'11" x 10'4" (6.07m x 3.15m) - With solid oak fronted range of wall units, display units, floor cupboards and drawers, work surfaces, tiled splash backs, concealed lighting, 1.5 bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, terrazzo tiled flooring, radiator, breakfast area, skylight window, external rear composite stable door, inner doorway to the store, double inner doors leading to the conservatory and points and space for electric cooker, refrigerator/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.

Store - 8'0" x 7'1" (2.44m x 2.16m) - With power points and lighting.

Conservatory - 16'11" (max) x 14'8" (5.16m ( max) x 4.47m) - Of double glazed construction over a lower wall beneath a polycarbonate pitched roof with grain effect flooring, radiator, aspect over the front lawned garden and seating area and external double glazed sliding door. An inner doorway also leads from the conservatory to the butlers pantry just off the sitting room.

Landing - 16'10" (max) x 6'11" (incl. staircase dimensions) - With original solid pitched pine spindled staircase leading from the ground floor reception hall via a half landing and with access to the loft space and doorways to the following first floor rooms.

Principle Bedroom - 21'1" (max into bay window) x 19'0" (max) (6.43m ( - With revealed timber flooring, fitted wardrobe, telephone point, two double radiators, picture rails, ceiling coving, aspect over the front lawned garden and inner doorway leading to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 7'4" x 3'5" (2.24m x 1.04m) - With coloured suite having chromium fittings comprising shower curtain railed area with thermostatically controlled shower unit, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.

Bedroom Two - 15'3" (max into bay window) x 13'10" (4.65m ( max - With tiled open fireplace surround, picture rails, coved ceilings, double radiator, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and aspect over the front lawned garden.

Bedroom Three - 13'5" (max) x 10'9" (4.09m ( max) x 3.28m) - With radiator, picture rails, wash hand basin with splash back and aspect to the side.

Bedroom Four - 11''0" x 9'0" (3.35m x 2.74m) - With original fireplace surround, ceiling coving, radiator, corner wash hand basin with tiled splash back and aspect to the side.

Family Bathroom - 9'6" x 7'4" (2.90m x 2.24m) - With coloured suite having chromium fittings comprising panelled bath with combination mixer tap/shower fitting, wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail/radiator and cupboard housing the re-fitted gas fired condensing central heating boiler.

Box Room - 6'7" x 5'5" (2.01m x 1.65m) - With aspect to the side.

Outside - The grounds to The Burf are a particular feature being larger than average, attractive and established and approached via a gated driveway which leads alongside the property to the rear of the house and then to the garage and outbuildings. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with extremely well stocked shrubbery borders with a wealth of shrubs, plants and flowers, mature deciduous and evergreen trees and a flagged and low railed seating area with external power point. The rear garden is particularly attractive, once again being laid mainly to lawn with a circular flagged seating area, extremely well stocked borders with a multitude of shrubs, plants and flowers, mature deciduous and evergreen trees including a very attractive magnolia. The furthest part of the garden is a flower meadow/orchard and to one side of the lawn running in line with the boundary is a former driveway continuation whilst immediately to the rear of the property there are the following useful outbuildings which surround a small walled utility courtyard.

Wash House - 8'0" x 7'0" (2.44m x 2.13m) - With sink unit, power points and lighting.

Fuel Store - 7'1" x 3'11" (2.16m x 1.19m) -

Wc - 5'1" x 3'0" (1.55m x 0.91m) - With high flush WC and lighting.

Garage - 18'0" x 11'4" (5.49m x 3.45m) - With power points, lighting and double vehicular entrance doors.

Directions - From Chester proceed out of the City along the A540 Parkgate Road in a Northerly direction for approximately 7 miles continuing past Mollington and the junction with A55 through Woodbank and the Two Mills traffic light controlled crossroads and for a further distance turning right at the traffic light controlled junction with the B5151 signposted for Willaston. Continue along the B5151 into the centre of Willaston village turning right at the T junction and proceeding for approximately 200 yards after which the gated entrance to 'The Burf' will be observed on the left hand side almost immediately opposite Old Vicarage Road.

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