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11 bedroom detached house for sale

Warrington Road, Glazebury, Warrington, Cheshire

Guide Price £1,700,000

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Situated in Glazebury village, on the Lancashire Cheshire border with excellent transport links and local amenties, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a Grade II listed residence along with its converted barn, complete with approx 2.3 acres.
SPEAKMAN HOUSE itself dates back to 1630, boasting six bedrooms and ample living space this charming residence simply ouzes history whilst offering adaptable family accommodation. THE OLD BARN has been converted into a superb Bed & Breakfast facility (as yet unused) boasting four ensuite guest rooms along with fabulous reception areas plus first floor snooker room with panoramic lounge adjacent; in addition an equipped professional kitchen with associated utility and first floor fifth bedroom/staff accommodation. These properties stand within well tended gardens and lakeside views to the rear, offering a myriad of further possibilities (subject to planning)
Viewing is a must to fully appreciate the plot and development potential.

Property ref: 121_1839_2602403

357 Warrington Road
Historic Grade II listed residence offering adaptable family living, in a most delighful setting, with characterful accommodation set over three floors, with an additional stair leading to loft space.

Cloakroom and WC 
With quarry tiled floor and hanging space, warmed by radiator and with further door leading to guest WC; which has a double glazed window to the front aspect and is fitted with low level WC and wash hand basin, with complimentary tiling to walls and floors.

Lounge (Reception) 
29' 8" x 14' 3" (9.04m x 4.34m)
Enjoying a double aspect with double glazed windows to two elevations which enjoy lovely views of the extensive gardens, and give this room a light and airy feel.The space boasts, not one but, two open fireplaces with wooden mantles and inset copper panels, beamed ceiling and built in bar area; warmed by two radiators and with door leading into garden room.

Dining Room 
13' 4" x 11' 11" (4.06m x 3.63m)
This character filled room boast traditional beams to the walls and ceiling, with ornamental plate rack to complement, warmed by radiator.

Bedroom Three 
14' 2" x 11' 10" (4.32m x 3.61m)
The double glazed window to the rear aspect gives delighful views over the garden and lake beyond. Warmed by two radiators and served by vanity area with wash hand basin, plus two storage cupboards and built in robe.

Bedroom Five 
14' 7" x 9' 11" (4.45m x 3.02m) plus eaves storage.
To be found on the second floor with charming vaulted and beamed ceiling, the room is warmed by radiator and benefits built in storage.

Bedroom Six 
12' 9" x 8' 8" (3.89m x 2.64m)
With lovely garden and lake views from the double glazed window, beamed ceiling, built in storage cupboards and warmed by radiator.

Family Bathroom 
With double glazed window offering views to the garden and fitted with a three piece suite comprising bath with shower mixer tap, low level WC and wash hand basin; built in airing and storage cupboards, beamed ceiling, complementary tiling and radiator.

Bedroom Four 
13' 7" x 10' 2" (4.14m x 3.10m)
With double glazed window to the front aspect, warmed by radiator and served by vanity wash hand basin plus built in wardrobe.

'Loft Rooms' 
A secondary staircase leads from the first floor landing to two small loft rooms (restricted head height), both with beamed and apex ceiling. The first has been previously used as a dark room and is equiped with sink unit, whilst the second has previously been used as a sauna with shower plumbed into the eaves storage. The space offers potential subject to planning and building regulation.

Guest Ensuite 
Again with steam shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and low level WC, complimentary tiling, heated towel rail radiator and extractor fan.

Snooker Room & Bar 
22' 4" x 19' 9" (6.81m x 6.02m)
Sited on the first floor with stunning double aspect views of the gardens and lake beyond; incorporating a full sized, professionally fitted Riley snooker table and built in bar area with associated cupboards and sink; the space is warmed by four radiators, double doors open into the Panoramic Lounge.

Panoramic Lounge 
20' 2" x 12' 4" (6.15m x 3.76m)
Stunning triple aspect room which simply melts into the surrounding landscaping and affords stunning views of the adjacent lake. Warmed by radiators and with tile floor this delightful entertaining space has an internal gas barbeque grill complete with imbedded extractor hood and fan, all enclosed behind louvre doors when not in use.

This stunning estate not only offers the two individual impressive residences already detailed but also enjoys a delightful plot which extends to around 2.3 acres. Beautifully lanscaped and tended to provide an idyllic haven which beguiles its convenient location and excellent transport links to both Manchester and Liverpool. Currently served by a single driveway, provision has been made for a second so the residences could easily be accessed independently if required.
Once designated as greenbelt this was de-zoned around 10 years ago which opens up further possibilities (subject to planning) and could be assessed by any potential purchaser.
This unique site offers much potential on both residential and commercial fronts (stp) and must be viewed to appreciate location, quality and potential.


Bedroom Two (Guest) 
15' 4" x 14' 2" (4.67m x 4.32m)
Window to the front aspect with garden views, built in robes, warmed by radiator and served by ensuite.

Bedroom Three (Guest) 
15' 4" x 14' 1" (4.67m x 4.29m)
Window to the front aspect, fitted robes and cupboards, warmed by radiator and served by ensuite.

Bedroom Four (Guest) 
10' 3" x 7' 8" (3.12m x 2.34m)
With window to the front aspect, fitted robes and top boxes, warmed by radiator and served by ensuite.

Master Bedroom 
12' 3" x 11' 8" (3.73m x 3.56m)
Enjoying a front aspect, with built in wardrobe and overhead storage, warmed by radiator and served by en-suite.

Ensuite Bathroom 
11' 3" x 6' 10" (3.43m x 2.08m)
This luxury ensuite comprises feature spa bath with mixer taps, illuminated shower cubicle with steam unit and pull down seat, wash hand basin and low level WC; with complementary tiling and enjoying views to the rear garden.

Leading from the reception hall this half turn landing has a double glazed window and splits with a door and short staircase leading to bedroom four, whilst a further staircase leads to first floor landing proper and gives access to additional bedrooms, along with an additional stair to second floor landing and a further two bedrooms.

Master Ensuite 
With beamed ceilng and fitted with shower cubicle and wash hand basin.

Bedroom Two 
14' 4" x 10' 3" (4.37m x 3.12m) plus robes and vanity area
With double glazed window to the front aspect and warmed by radiator; walk in wardrobe plus storage cupboard, vanity area houses generous unit with inset wash hand basin.

Kitchen & Breakfast Room 
20' 9" x 9' 3" (6.32m x 2.82m)
Bright and airy room which enjoys stunning garden views to three sides and is fitted with a contemporary range of wall and base units with co-ordinating work surfaces and tile splash backs and 1.25 bowl sink with mixer tapsand waste disposal unit. Integral electric oven, halogen hob and concealed extractor, dishwasher, fridge and freezer; with tiled floor and kick board heating. An archway leads through to the breakfast and utility area which enjoys a window seat, beamed ceiling and tiled floor, work surfaces and plumbing for washing machine; double glazed door which leads to the rear garden and patio, which although currently paved over this is the site of an ancient well.

359 Warrington Road
Fabulous conversion to create welcoming 'Bed & Breakfast' accommodation, although currently used for purely residential purposes). Offering both charming and adaptable accommodation, enjoying fabulous views of the grounds and adjacent lake.

Entrance Porch 
Fully enclosed and enjoying a triple aspect, with tile floor and radiator, leading to main feature entrance door.

Reception Hall 
Characterful reception which boasts wood panelling and tile floor with doors to ground floor accommodation and stairs rising to first floor.

Lounge Bar 
Situated off the reception hall and with roller shutters opening to the main lounge and dining areas; with storage, sink unit and mixer taps.

Walk in Cloaksroom 
With window to the front aspect, tiled floor, radiator and hanging space.

Guest W.C. 
With rear aspect window and fitted with low level WC and vanity wash hand basin, complimentary tiling to walls and floor, heated towel rail/radiator.

Lounge/Dining Room 
27' 7" x 19' 9" (8.41m x 6.02m)
This substantial principle reception room enjoys twin windows to both front and rear aspects to make the most of the delightful views, warmed by four radiators with feature covers; the centerpiece is an impressive feature stone fireplace with co-ordinating niches and mantles. A further door leads into the morning room.

Morning Room 
9' 7" x 7' 4" (2.92m x 2.24m)
Enjoying panoramic views of the grounds with door leading onto the patio, warmed by radiator and with tiled floor.

Professional Kitchen 
Enjoying a double aspect and equipped for the professional caterer with a superb range of stainless and brushed steel equipment incorporating: gas oven, six ring gas hob, hot cupboards, eye level 'steakhouse' grill, deep fat fryer with full length brushed steel industrial canopy extractor hood. Complementary food preparation area with twin bowl single drainer sink, additional single bowl sink, waste disposal unit, associated work surfaces and storage, plumbed for dishwasher and with twin insect-o-cuter units; professional tiled floor.

Rear Hall 
Leading to the garden room and utility room with stairs rising to the fifth bedroom/staff accommodation.

Utility Room 
10' 11" x 5' 11" (3.33m x 1.80m) L-shaped with door and window to front aspect, stainless steel sink unit with single bowl, double drainer and storage; space for additional appliances if required,plumbed for washing machine and vented for dryer; walk in pantry plus additional store, warmed by radiator.

Garden Room 
30' 8" x 11' 2" (9.35m x 3.40m)
Two sets of French doors lead into the garden with three complementary windows offering panoramic views of the gardens; centred around an impressive feature fire place housing log burning stove, paved flooring, additionally warmed by two slimline electric heaters.

Boiler Room 
Adjacent to the utility and accessed via an independent door; housing gas central heating boiler, along with three water heating boilers within the property to offer additional supply for the bedrooms as necessary.

First Floor Landing 
Walk in airing cupboard, access to loft space at three points and warmed by radiator.

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