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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Heroncroft, Cottage Drive West, Gayton


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Reception Hall Cloakroom/WC 33ft Drawing Room Dining Room 25ft Family Kitchen Snug/Study Utility Room & WC Inner Hall Master Bedroom With En-Suite Wet Room, Dressing Room & Heated Indoor Swimming Pool Three Further Double Bedrooms Family Bathroom Central Heating Double Glazing Security System Triple Garage Extensive Parking Stunning Views Extensive Grounds Including Natural Lake

HERONCROFT LODGE Split Level Lounge/Dining Room Fitted Breakfast Kitchen Inner Hall Three Bedrooms Bathroom Central Heating Double Glazing Large Store Patio Gardens Parking

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Heroncroft is a stylish architect designed split level detachedRanch style propertyof superb proportions providing beautifully appointed and thoughtfully planned four bedroomed accommodation with the benefit of Heroncroft Lodge, a separate well appointed three bedroomed detachedlodge - all standing in extensive formal and natural private grounds oftowards 6.5acres incorporating a large lake, in a truly stunning secluded location on the banks of the Dee Estuary with magnificent southerly panoramic views across to the Welsh Hills. Inspection is essential for full appreciation of the extent of Heroncroft and the superb grounds which afford the appropriate setting for a property of this calibre.

Both Heroncroft and the lodge are approached over a long sweeping paviored driveway leading to extensive parking and the triple garage. Heroncroft is designed to maximise on the superb estuary views from all the principal rooms including the 33ft drawing room and the magnificent master bedroom suite which incorporates a heated indoor swimming pool, together with en-suite wet room and dressing room. The beautifully presented detached bungalow known as Heroncroft Lodge is situated a discreet distance away from the main residence and provides a number of flexible family or rental options, if required. Beyond the formal gardens of Heroncroft and the lodge are the further grounds flanking the Dee Estuary currently providing a wildlife habitat with delightful walks and large natural lake.

Whilst providing a semi-rural atmosphere, the location is convenient to nearby Heswall Golf Club and Heswall Lower Village with the highly regarded primary schools of both Gayton and St. Peter's. Heswall centre provides a comprehensive range of shops, services and restaurants including Tesco and an M & S Food Hall. An established network of roads including the M53 & M56 motorways afford commuting links to major centres of employment in the north west.

Details of the accommodation of Heroncroft and Heroncroft Lodge comprise of:

PROJECTING PORCH Incorporating downlighting with upvc double glazed door and matching side panels opening to:

RECEPTION HALL 15'3 x 15'1 (4.65m x 4.60m) With double glazed French windows with views across the Dee Estuary, double radiator and panelled ceiling.

CLOAKROOM 10'11 x 8'4 (3.33m x 2.54m) With vanity unit with inset wash basin with brass taps, cupboards beneath, double glazed window, radiator, built-in cloaks cupboard and separate w.c., with low flush suite and double glazed window.

DRAWING ROOM 33'5 x 19'9 (10.19m x 6.02m) A stunning reception room with two sets of double glazed French windows enjoying superb views across the Dee Estuary and further double glazed bow window with deep sill, central American style island fireplace incorporating a cast iron multi-fuel stove, pine flooring, ceiling downlighting, two double radiators, double opening pine doors to the reception hall and connecting door to:

DINING ROOM 14'1 x 12'6 (4.29m x 3.81m) With double glazed window with views, double radiator, ceramic tiled floor, picture light points, two ranges of deep built-in display shelves and cupboards and stepped access down to:

LIVING/FAMILY KITCHEN 24'10 x 14'11 (7.57m x 4.55m) Extensively fitted with a range of natural timber fronted units providing rolled edged work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards above, inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and water filter, large 4-oven AGA in midnight blue and tall unit housing Tricity double oven, island unit with extensive storage and incorporating hob unit, American fridge/freezer available by negotiation, plumbed space for dish washer, double glazed window with estuary views and further double glazed side window, high monopitch ceiling incorporating downlighting, ceramic tiled floor, double radiator and large living/dining area.

SNUG/STUDY 14'11 x 8'1 (4.55m x 2.46m) With high monopitch ceiling, double glazed window, radiator and picture lights.

UTILITY ROOM 18'11 x 12'5 (5.77m x 3.78m) With extensive range of contemporary high gloss timber effect units and quartz style work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, tall storage, utility and household cupboards, plumbed spaces for washing machine and dryer, space for fridge/freezer, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling downlighting, large cupboard housing Worcester boiler and high pressure unvented cylinder water system, double glazed window and double glazed door to exterior. Connecting door to:

CLOAKROOM With contemporary white suite with low flush w.c., by RAK and vanity unit with inset wash basin, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window.

Opening from the reception hall is an L-shaped inner hall leading to the bedroom wing with radiator, picture lights and access to loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM 19'10 x 17'5 (6.05m x 5.31m) With double glazed French windows with superb views across the Dee Estuary, further double glazed side window, extensive range of built-in wardrobes and vanity unit with inset wash basin with storage beneath and mirror with light above, double radiator, three wall light points, coved ceiling and stepped opening to an en-suite lobby with deep fully fitted walk-in wardrobe 9'8 x 4'10 and:

EN-SUITE WET ROOM 8'10 x 7'10 (2.69m x 2.39m) Fitted to a stylish contemporary design with designer fittings and large walk-in shower area with drench head shower and glazed screen, Duravit off-the-wall wash basin and low flush w.c., tiled floor and walls with large mirror and downlighting, tall chrome towel radiator and double glazed window.

EN-SUITE INDOOR SWIMMING POOL 24'4 x 12'5 (7.42m x 3.78m) With a heated 21' x 9' pool with Power Wave tiled surround, de-humidifier unit, wall heater, double glazed windows with patio windows to the gardens and views across the Dee Estuary.

BEDROOM 2 - 16'6 x 12'2 plus recess (5.03m x 3.71m plus recess) With double glazed French windows with views towards the Dee Estuary, extensive range of built-in wardrobes and vanity unit with inset wash basin with cupboards beneath and mirror, light and shaver point above, double radiator, coved ceiling and picture lights.

INNER HALL With steps down, double glazed window, radiator, picture lights.

BEDROOM 3 - 13'5 x 12'6 (4.09m x 3.81m) With double glazed window, radiator and wall light points.

BEDROOM 4 - 17'11 x 11'1 (5.46m x 3.38m) With double glazed window, radiator, range of two built-in wardrobes and wall lights.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10'11 x 8'4 (3.33m x 2.54m) With white suite with chrome fittings comprising panelled bath, separate corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., part tiled walls, tiled floor, double glazed window, double radiator and mirrored cabinet.


Heroncroft stands in approximately 1 acres of formal gardens adjoining the Dee Estuary and connecting with a further area of natural countryside incorporating a large lake, again adjacent to the Dee Estuary. A sweeping block paviored driveway passes a large natural pond and Heroncroft Lodge and opens to the forecourt of Heroncroft providing extensive parking and:-

TRIPLE GARAGE 25' x 19'2 (7.62m x 5.84m) Of brick construction with electrically operated double up & over door, further single up & over door, lighting and power.

There is an extensive lawned garden area to the front with orchard area and sweeping side lawns opening to the truly stunning lawned gardens to the rear enjoying uninterrupted sunny southerly panoramic views across the adjoining Dee Estuary towards the Welsh Hills. These aspects are also enjoyed from the large illuminated rear terrace with central border, ornamental dwarf wall with raised borders and pathway towards the estuary.

The adjacent natural area of grounds which runs parallel and adjacent to the Dee Estuary with stunning views can be accessed from both the informal gardens and a private track from the end of Cottage Drive West. This area of natural beauty currently forms an enchanting wildlife area with mown pathways, fabulous view points across the Estuary and a large natural lake with island. Previously the area has been used for grazing.


LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 26'2 plus dining area x 15'11 (7.98m plus dining area x 4.85m) A stunning split level reception room access through studded double opening arched entrance doors opening to a spacious lounge area with impressive fireplace with ornamental tiled raised hearth, beamed ceiling, two double radiators, double glazed front window and double glazed patio window opening to the private side garden. From the lounge a short flight of wide oak stairs lead to the attractive feature raised dining area with double glazed patio window opening to a secluded decked and gravelled terrace/courtyard.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 18'10 x 6'3 plus recess (5.74m x 1.91m plus recess) With extensive range of contemporary natural timber style units providing rolled edged work surface with drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards above, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, integrated stainless steel oven and stainless steel gas hob, long breakfast bar with large mirror above, space for fridge/freezer, tall cupboard housing Worcester combination boiler, radiator and two double glazed windows.

INNER HALL With high level shelving, access to loft space and radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 13'8 into bay x 11'10 (4.17m into bay x 3.61m) With double glazed splay bay window overlooking a large natural pond, further double glazed side window, range of contemporary built-in wardrobes, double radiator and coved ceiling.

BEDROOM 2 - 10'10 x 9'9 (3.30m x 2.97m) With double glazed windows to the front and side, double radiator and range of open fronted shelving and hanging rails.

FRONT BEDROOM 3 - 13'8 x 6'2 (4.17m x 1.88m) With double glazed window with views across the natural pond, double radiator and full width range of built-in wardrobes.

BATHROOM 6'3 x 5'11 (1.91m x 1.80m) With contemporary white suite with shaped bath with side taps and drench head shower with side screen, recessed vanity unit with inset wash basin and low flush w.c., chrome towel radiator, double glazed window, tiled walls and floor.


Large covered and enclosed storage area. Private walled garden accessed from the lounge with block paviored terrace, stone barbecue and access to an adjacent block paviored parking area.

Directions From the Glegg Arms/Devon Doorway roundabout take Well Lane, keep bearing left and continue down to the very end bearing right and immediately left down Cottage Lane passing Heswall Golf Club and continue on bearing right just before the estuary into Cottage Drive West where Heroncroft is located towards the end on the left hand side.

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18 December 2013


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