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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Thornton Lodge, Heath Lane, Childer Thornton, Childer Thornton, Wirral

Guide Price* £550,000

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FOR SALE BY AUCTION 2016. Auction to be held at Marriott Hotel in Preston. Terms and conditions apply.
Grosvenor Properties are excited to offer f/sale this beautiful grade 2 listed house that offers charm, sophistication and character from the moment you enter the driveway. The house was originally built in 1841 and has under gone extensive modernisation and refurbished back to its original glory by the present owners. The house is set in its own grounds and offers a most tranquil and relaxing setting with far reaching views and farm land and North Wales beyond. The accommodation comprises of a grand entrance hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen and utility room to the ground floor, with 4 bedrooms, ensuite and main family bathroom to the first floor.. The property also has cellars beneath which consist of 4 separate workshop rooms and runs the full extent of the house. This property really has to be viewed to be appreciated in terms of its size and historical grandeur. A detail sheet can not reflect this properties presence.
The property is conveniently located for Childer Thornton village, where local village shops, two public houses, and a very good primary school can be found. The house is also a "stones throw" from the local bus stops and railway lines at Hooton and Little Sutton. The clients are looking at down sizing and therefore would be happy to consider a part exchange property if someone was interested in the house but had a property to sell.

The entrance porch has a large solid wooden door that leads through into the porch that consists of a feature window and quarry tiled flooring to compliment. The solid wood panelling that surrounds the porch, is believed to be from a demolished church in Liverpool.

The large entrance hall has the original wooden turned stair case that leads to the first floor. On the landing there is a large leaded sandstone window to the rear. The Hall also has wood flooring and a radiator.

DRAWING ROOM 7.24m (23'9") x 4.98m (16'4")
The wood panelled drawing room has one sash window to the front elevation and two to the side elevation. Original decorative coving adds to the charm. There is an open "Baxi" fire place with feature surround, television and telephone point, wood flooring and two rolled edge cast iron radiators.

DINING ROOM 4.78m (15'8") x 4.50m (14'9")
The wood panelled room has a window to the front elevation with internal wooden shutters, open fire place with feature surround. There is a door to the kitchen and a door to a storage cupboard.

KITCHEN 5.23m (17'2") x 3.48m (11'5")
There is a single glazed window to the front and side elevation. The kitchen comprises of an excellent range of Oak wall and base units with soft close fittings. The kitchen is complimented by Granite work surfaces and incorporates a one and a half sink inset with mixer tap over and an integrated electric range oven with extractor fan. The kitchen offers space for an American style fridge/freezer and space for a dishwasher. The kitchen is offset by attractive Oak flooring and a designer vertical radiator.

The utility has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. There is also a WC and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM ONE 5.36m (17'7") x 5.18m (17'0")
There are two sash windows to the side elevation and one window to the front elevation. There is built in wardrobes, television point and a radiator. There is a door from the bedroom to the dressing room and to an ensuite.

The ensuite consists of a 2 piece suite which incorporates a bath with shower over and a wash hand basin. The ensuite is complimented by tiled elevations and one radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 4.67m (15'4") x 4.60m (15'1")
There is a window to the front elevation a wash hand basin and one radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 3.68m (12'1") x 3.51m (11'6")
There is a window to the rear elevation and one radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 4.27m (14'0") x 2.57m (8'5")
There is a window to the side elevation and a radiator.

This room is currently unused and houses the water tank. This room could have a variety of uses, such as a study, dressing room or ensuite. The current owners, subject to the relevant approvals was considering opening this area up for a staircase to lead up to the loft, which thy where considering making a bedroom.

The bathroom comprises of a 3 piece suite which incorporates a cast iron roll edge bath, walk in shower cubicle and a wash hand basin. The bathroom is complimented by oak flooring and part wood cladding to the walls.

There is a single glazed window to the rear elevation. The room comprises of a low level WC.

The property also comes with cellars that are currently four separate rooms, three which have windows which bring in natural light and all have power and lighting. The boiler is also located here along with the fuse board for the property.

The property is situated within generous grounds. The front is accessed by means of a long sweeping driveway that is completely surrounded with a vast variety of trees to both sides, including a protected wooded area. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with flower and shrub borders and attractive walled edges that are surrounded by mature trees and shrubbery.

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15 October 2015


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