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The Springs, Bowdon

Sold STC £750,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Springs was designed by well known local Architect, George Tsianter and built by John Dempsey, a name synonymous with ground breaking Apartment developments in the late 1980's and early 1990's. As such, The Springs is genuinely one of the forerunners in luxury Apartment developments in the area.

The Apartment features vast window openings that rise over two levels within the Principal Living Area and a Mezzanine Sitting Room above that afford fabulous views across the Communal Gardens and beyond and accordingly the Apartment is flooded with natural light.

The accommodation has been cleverly designed to incorporate excellent Open Plan Living Areas over two levels ideal for entertaining and day to day living and has extensive Principal and Guest Bedrooms Suites.

The Principal Living Areas enjoy South facing aspects as does the shaped Balcony. The Apartment also enjoys the rare feature of an enclosed Private Roof Terrace.

The Apartment enjoys excellent specification Kitchen and Bathroom fittings, which are original to the time of construction but have been immaculately maintained almost as new.

The accommodation offered is flexible and comprehensive and really does tick all the boxes for the discerning Apartment Buyer.

Comprising: Communal Entrance and Hall with staircase and lift to the upper floors. Second Floor Private Entrance to Apartment 5.

Shaped Hall featuring a glass balustrade staircase rising to the Upper Floor and Mezzanine Level. Large Cloaks Cupboard.

Magnificent 32' x 25' Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room with a high vaulted ceiling rising to some 20' to the Mezzanine Sitting Area above and featuring two strikingly designed full height windows enjoying an aspect across the Communal Gardens. Double opening and folding doors lead to the South facing Balcony.

The Lounge/Dining Room is open plan in design to a useful Study Area that enjoys full height windows enjoying fabulous garden aspect.

The Breakfast Kitchen is comprehensively equipped with an extensive range of integrated appliances to include: Oven. Stainless steel double oven with warming drawer. Hob. Extractor. Fridge Freezer. Dishwasher. There is a useful Utility Area directly off the Breakfast Kitchen.

To the Upper Level there is a large Mezzanine Sitting Area with a glass balustrade overlooking the Lower Lounge/Dining Room and features a high vaulted ceiling. Views can be enjoyed from the Sitting Area across the Communal Gardens.

French doors give access to delightful enclosed paved Roof Terrace also enjoying a South facing aspect with extensive lattice work for climbing plants.

There are Three fabulous Double Bedrooms and Four Bath or Shower Rooms over the Lower and Upper Floors.

The Principal Bedrooms has a high vaulted ceiling and extends to some 25' at its deepest point and has extensive built in wardrobes and furniture.
A REMARKABLE DUPLEX PENTHOUSE APARTMENT WITH LIFT, UNDERCROFT PARKING, SOUTH FACING BALCONY AND ROOF TERRACE. 2700sqft. Hall. 700sqft Living/Dining Room. Study Area. Mezzanine Sitting Room. Breakfast Kitchen. Utility. Three Double Bedrooms. Three Baths/Showers. Gardens.

Almost uniquely, this Bedroom enjoys 'His' and 'Hers' En Suite Bath and Shower Rooms, the Bathroom enjoying double ended whirlpool bath with marble surround and marble top vanity unit.

The Second Guest Double Bedroom has built in wardrobes, a Dressing Area and a large En Suite Bathroom with contemporary design white suite with double ended bath and separate shower cubicle.

The Third Double Bedroom again has built in furniture but has also been utilised as a day to day Sitting Room with media equipment cabinet. This room has an adjacent well appointed Shower Room.

Externally, there is Visitor Parking whilst a sweeping driveway returns to Undercroft Garaging within which there are Two Reserved Parking Spaces serving Apartment 5.

The Communal Gardens are a delightful feature being laid to areas of paved path, patio and lawn, enclosed with substantial mature shrubs, bushes, conifers, trees and plants and with a further sunken stone paved Sitting Area for the use of all residents.

Overall, this stunning Apartment enjoys an abundance of space and cutting edge design that belies the age of the property.

Directions:
From Watersons Hale Office, proceed along Ashley Road in the direction of Hale Station. Continue over the Crossings to the traffic lights. Take a left turning into Langham Road and continue along Langham Road for some distance before taking a left turning into The Springs, approximately where Langham Road becomes Park Road. The Development will be found on the left hand side.

Communal Entrance and Hall:
The property is approached through front and rear Communal Entrance Hall areas with entry phone points. There is a staircase and elevator providing access to the upper floors.

Hall:
4.57m (15ft 0in) x 3.84m (12ft 7in) Overall Measurements
An attractively shaped entrance area setting the theme for the highly individual nature of this Apartment and having an almost 9' high corniced ceiling. A staircase with glass balustrade gives access to the Upper Level Mezzanine Sitting Room, Roof Terrace and Principal Bedroom. Panelled double doors give access to the main open plan living space. Further doors lead to Two Guest Bedrooms. An Inner Lobby houses useful Cloaks and Storage Cupboards and a further door gives access to a Guest Shower Room and WC. Part marble flooring with carpet inlay. Five halogen spotlights inset into the corniced ceiling. Double panelled radiator.

Living and Dining Room:
11.48m (37ft 8in) x 7.62m (25ft 0in) Overall Measurements
A truly magnificent and attractively shaped room featuring a 20' high part vaulted ceiling that rises to the Upper Mezzanine Level Sitting Room with dramatic effect. Superb views across the communal gardens can be enjoyed through two 12' high shaped double glazed windows to the rear elevation giving much natural light into this room with French doors opening on to a Balcony. Within the Dining area, there are three further double glazed windows also overlooking the Communal Gardens. There are extensive custom built storage and display cabinets with shelving and inset lighting to one wall. There are ten halogen spotlights inset into the part corniced ceiling with further inset Bose ceiling speakers. Seven further feature halogen spotlights within the vaulted ceiling. Part marble flooring with carpet inlay. Four double panelled radiators. A panelled door gives access to the Breakfast Kitchen whilst an opening gives access to a further Study Area. Television aerial and telephone points.

Balcony:
3.84m (12ft 7in) x 2.57m (8ft 5in) Overall Measurements
A broadly triangular shaped Balcony with stone paved base and wrought iron railing enclosure enjoying a fabulous aspect across the Communal Gardens and beautiful grounds of neighbouring properties. The Balcony enjoys a directly south facing and therefore sunny aspect.

Sun Room/Study Area:
4.93m (16ft 2in) x 1.4m (4ft 7in) Extending To 7'1
Ideal for use as a small Home Office and with five double glazed windows overlooking the Communal Gardens and featuring a half vaulted glazed roof. Double panelled radiator. One wall light point.

Breakfast Kitchen:
5.16m (16ft 11in) x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
A superbly sized Kitchen with ample space for a breakfast table and chairs and two double glazed windows to two elevations. The Kitchen is fitted with what was at the time of construction, a state of the art black ash Kitchen with chrome fittings and granite work tops over which has been immaculately preserved. Inset into the work top is a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit. Integrated stainless steel, gas hob and double oven with warming drawer. Integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer with fronts matching those of the cupboards. Glazed fronted illuminated glass and china display cabinets. Back lit display shelving. Shelved display recess with plinth for TV and wine rack below. Amtico style flooring. Twelve ceiling halogen spotlights. Concealed lighting beneath the eye level units. Ceramic tiling to the return of all the work surfaces. Double panelled radiator. TV aerial and telephone point. Panelled door to:

Utility Room:
2.34m (7ft 8in) x 1.52m (5ft 0in)
With built in white laminate fronted base and wall units and having a single bowl single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer taps. Recess and plumbing for a washing machine. Shelving. Ceramic tiling to the floor.

Guest Bedroom 1:
5.18m (17ft 0in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)
A superbly proportioned room approached through an initial Dressing Area and having four double glazed windows inset into an angled bay enjoying an aspect across the Communal Gardens to the front. There are extensive built in wardrobes with part panelled and paned fronted doors and adjacent display shelving. Corniced ceiling. Two wall light points. Double panelled radiator.

Entrance Dressing Area:
3.35m (11ft 0in) x 1.63m (5ft 4in)
Providing a deep Entrance Area to the room with panelled and mirror fronted double doors concealing extensive built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Corniced ceiling. Panelled door to:

Guest Bathroom:
3.35m (11ft 0in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)
Featuring a raised double ended oval bath with side mixer taps and plate glass mirror back. Wash hand basin set upon a ceramic tiled top vanity unit with chrome mixer taps and plate glass mirror over and vanity light above. Close coupled WC. Enclosed shower cubicle with glazed screen door and thermostatic shower with adjustable head. Custom built toiletry cupboards and display shelving. Spotlights inset into the corniced ceiling. Ceramic tiling to the floor, full height of two walls and to the shower cubicle. Extractor fan. Shaver socket. Double panelled radiator.

Guest Bedroom 2/Den:
5.61m (18ft 5in) x 3.43m (11ft 3in)
An excellent double room with two double glazed windows to the front elevation with stained glass detailing. This room is suitable to be used as a informal Sitting Room or Study and has extensive custom built storage cabinets and book shelving. TV and media equipment recess and cabinets. Five halogen spotlights inset into the corniced ceiling. Two ceiling mounted speakers. Two double panelled radiators. TV aerial and telephone point.

Guest Shower Room:
Well appointed with a white suite with chrome fittings comprising: Double width shower cubicle with a glazed screen door and thermostatic shower with adjustable head and ceramic tiled surround and floor. Shaped wash hand basin inset into a marble top vanity unit with chrome mixer taps and bevelled glass vanity mirror and halogen spotlight above. WC with enclosed cistern and mirror fronted toiletry cupboards over. Spotlights inset into the corniced ceiling. Double panelled radiator. Extractor fan. Shaver socket.

Mezzanine Sitting Area:
5.77m (18ft 11in) x 3.53m (11ft 7in)
This delightful space is approached via a glass balustrade staircase from the main entrance hall with glazed roof feature above and provides an alternative day to day living space. A glass balustrade provides the Mezzanine effect overlooking the lower level Main Lounge/Dining Room with fabulous views towards the Communal Gardens. There is a 10' high vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beam A-frame. Double panelled radiator. Halogen spotlights to the ceiling. Ceiling mounted speakers. TV aerial and telephone points. Double glazed French doors give access to the Roof Terrace, whilst a further panelled door gives access to the Principal Bedroom 3.

Roof Terrace:
6.07m (19ft 11in) Reducing To 13' 3" x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
A fabulous feature of the property enjoying a South facing and therefore sunny aspect and a delightful far reaching aspect across the Communal Gardens and beyond. There is a paved base and wrought iron railing surround. This area is enclosed with lattice work and climbing plants creating a true Roof Garden. External flood lighting.

Principal Bedroom 3:
7.29m (23ft 11in) x 5.18m (17ft 0in) Reducing To 11' 0"
A magnificent Principal Bedroom featuring a 10' high shaped vaulted ceiling that opens to a wide double glazed arched feature window overlooking the communal gardens to the front. There are extensive built in panelled and part mirror fronted wardrobes with full and half height hanging rails and shelving. Further chests of drawers, bedside tables and TV plinth. Six halogen spotlights inset into the ceiling. Ceiling mounted speakers. Double panelled radiator. TV aerial and telephone points. Doors give access to 'His and Hers' En Suite Bath and Shower Rooms.

Her En Suite Bathroom :
3.4m (11ft 2in) x 3.07m (10ft 1in)
A superbly indulgent En Suite facility featuring a 10' high vaulted ceiling and having eight double glazed windows to two elevations including feature angles windows. There is a step up to a marble surround Jacuzzi double ended bath with six jets, side mixer taps and handheld shower fitting. Wide marble top vanity unit with inset oval wash hand basin with side mixer taps and plate glass vanity mirror above and toiletry cupboards and drawers below. Wall hung WC. Bidet. Spotlights inset into the ceiling. Ladder radiator. Shaver socket.

His En Suite Shower Room :
3.28m (10ft 9in) x 2.67m (8ft 9in)
Including shower and cupboard space. Fitted with a white suite with chrome fittings comprising: Recessed double width shower cubicle with glazed screen folding door and thermostatic shower with oversized shower head. Wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps set into a ceramic tiled top vanity unit. Wall hung WC. Useful undereaves storage cupboards. White ceramic tiling to the full height of the shower cubicle. Further tiling to the floor. Double panelled radiator. Spotlight to the ceiling. Shaver socket. Extractor fan.

Undercroft Parking:
There is Visitor Parking to the front of the development and Secure Undercroft Parking with remote control access beneath the property. Within this area, there are Two Reserved Parking Spaces.

Communal Gardens:
The Springs stands in beautiful landscaped maintained Communal Gardens laid to the front and rear for the use of all residents. To the front there are a number of substantial mature fir trees that provide a delightful outlook from the rooms and screening from the road. The Gardens to the rear are laid to tiered areas of patio and lawn enclosed with profusely stocked borders with a wide variety of shrubs, bushes and flowering plants and enclosed with mature trees. As such, there is excellent mature all year round screening. Delightful aspects of the gardens are enjoyed from the Balcony, Roof Terrace and Principal living areas.

Service Charge/Lease Details:
The Service Charge is £300 per calendar month including Buildings insurance, garden maintenance and cleaning and lighting of all communal areas. The residents of the development jointly hold the freehold of the building


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