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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Garthlands, Gayton Lane, Gayton

Let Agreed £1,550,000

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Vestibule Magnificent Reception Hall with Galleried Landing Cloakroom/WC

Study 22ft Lounge 17ft Dining Room Morning Room 20ft Family Room 20ft

Conservatory 22ft (max) Bespoke Living Kitchen Utility Room, Cloakroom &

Stores Basement Gym & Drying Room Stunning Galleried Landing With Vaulted

Ceiling 22ft Master Bedroom with 13ft En-Suite Bathroom Three Further Double

Bedrooms (One With En-Suite) Family Bath/Shower Room Second Floor Hobbies

Room and Tank Room Excellent Parking Two/Three Car Garage Well Stocked

Mature Surrounding Landscaped Gardens

This distinctive detached family residence was constructed in 1921 by Sir Stanley Roust and provides stylish characterful accommodation of

superb proportions incorporating a wealth of architectural features arranged around a magnificent central galleried reception hall with high

vaulted ceiling and atrium. The sale of 'Garthlands' presents a rare opportunity to purchase one of the most desirable homes in this highly

regarded location and we are confident that a full inspection will impress.

Quality is reflected throughout the accommodation which features magnificent original fireplaces, ornamental plaster work and impressive

joinery and pitch pine doors. Modern fittings successfully blend in to the accommodation with a fabulous bespoke hand painted living kitchen

with integrated appliances and central island unit together with top quality bath and shower room fittings including a sumptuous principal ensuite

bath/shower room off the master bedroom. Externally, the long sweeping private drive and profusely stocked mature surrounding lawned

gardens with sunny aspects afford the perfect setting for a property of this calibre.

The location between Gayton Lane and Well Lane amongst other high quality detached properties is one of the most desirable in the area,

close to excellent primary schools and sporting facilities with nearby Heswall centre providing a comprehensive range of shops, services and

restaurants. An established network of roads including the M53 and M56 motorways afford commuting links to major centres of employment in

the northwest.

Details of the accommodation comprise as follows:


Original exterior lantern lights with central panelled front door with fanlight above opening to:

VESTIBULE With marble flooring, original radiator, ornamental arched ceiling and small paned glazed inner door opening to:

CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL 14'5 x 14'4 (4.39m x 4.37m) With ornamental carved staircase with spindles and mahogany handrail leading to

the galleried landing above, marble flooring, ornamental ceiling with downlighting, original radiator, dado rail and hand painted cast iron fireplace

with ornamental tiled centre.

CLOAKROOM/WC 7'10 x 7'5 (2.39m x 2.26m) With white suite with brass fittings comprising low flush w.c., wash basin in pine vanity unit,

marble flooring, dado rail, original radiator and cloaks recess.

STUDY 14'11 (max) x 12'2 (4.55m (max) x 3.71m) With feature fireplace with carved timber surround, cast iron centre with real fire and tiled

hearth, woodblock floor, two small paned windows, double radiator, dado rail and coved ceiling.

From the reception hall double opening small paned glazed doors with bevelled glass and a carved pediment above lead to:

DINING ROOM 17'6 x 14'4 (5.33m x 4.37m) With marble flooring, small paned double glazed French windows opening to the terrace, two

further small paned side windows, two radiators, ornamental coved ceiling incorporating downlighting and wide opening to:

DRAWING ROOM 22'1 x 13'10 (6.73m x 4.22m) With corner fireplace with raised marble hearth and canopy above, ornamental ceiling and

wall features, downlighting, three small paned windows, three radiators and woodblock flooring.

MORNING/BREAKFAST ROOM 15'1 x 11'5 (4.60m x 3.48m) With porcelain floor with underfloor heating, coved ceiling incorporating

downlighting, original radiator, small paned window and ornamental lattice window, access to the kitchen and double opening small paned

bevelled glazed doors leading to:

FAMILY ROOM 20'9 x 19' (6.32m x 5.79m) With coved ceiling incorporating downlighting and high double glazed feature atrium, tiled floor

with underfloor heating, three small paned double glazed windows and double opening small paned glazed doors leading to a panelled entrance

to the:

CONSERVATORY 14'2 x 13'2 (4.32m x 4.01m) Of hardwood double glazed construction by Ultraframe with high ornamental ceiling , tiled

floor, ornamental lights, garden aspects and French windows opening to the terrace.

FAMILY LIVING KITCHEN 22'2 (max) x 20' (max) (6.76m (max) x 6.10m (max)) Fitted with a bespoke range of hand painted units featuring

granite work surfaces and central island unit, extensive drawers and cupboards including deep pan drawers and wall cupboards incorporating

illuminated china display cupboards and tiled flooring with underfloor heating and extensive ceiling downlighting, inset Franke stainless steel sink

unit and Britannia stainless steel Range style cooker with double oven, 7 gas rings and illuminated stainless steel chimney extractor. Neff

appliances including integrated dish washer, fridge, separate freezer and microwave oven set within the magnificent central breakfast bar island

unit with concealed wine store beneath, marble fireplace with gas available, ornamental ceiling arches, radiator in cabinet and return door to

the reception hall. A further stable style door leads to:

REAR ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 10'10 x 4'9 (max) (3.30m x 1.45m (max)) With panelled and glazed door to exterior, deep cloaks cupboard,

tiled floor and walk-in boot room.

CLOAKROOM/WC With high flush w.c., corner wash basin, fan unit and tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM 9'9 x 7'8 (2.97m x 2.34m) With base unit with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, drawers and cupboards beneath,

plumbed space for washing machine and further appliances, ceiling downlighting, radiator and tiled floor.


Accessed from beneath the main staircase and providing:

GYM/EXERCISE ROOM 11' x 7'9 (3.35m x 2.36m)

DRYING/UTILITY ROOM 14'10 x 10'12 (max) (4.52m x 3.35m (max)) With Ideal gas central heating boiler.


GALLERIED LANDING 14'4 x 14'4 (4.37m x 4.37m) A magnificent galleried area with high arched vaulted ceiling with central atrium,

ornamental archways and effective mirrors and surrounding gallery.

MASTER BEDROOM 22'1 x 13'11 (6.73m x 4.24m) With three small paned windows, two radiators, ornamental ceiling coving, fireplace with

carved surround and cast iron centre, adjacent cupboard, impressive range of Christian style built-in ladies & gents wardrobes and connecting

door to:

EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM 13'9 x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m) With high quality suite comprising double bath with head rests and designer

taps, large glass enclosed shower cubicle with drench head shower, limestone vanity unit with two Duravit basins, each with mixer taps and

large mirror above, low flush w.c., limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating and matching tiled walls, glass fronted storage cabinet, ceiling

downlighting, two small paned windows.

BEDROOM 2 - 17'7 x 14'4 (5.36m x 4.37m) With three small paned windows, ornamental cast iron fireplace, radiator and dado rail.

BEDROOM 3 - 13'11 (plus recess) x 11'8 (4.24m (plus recess) x 3.56m) With two small paned windows, radiator, dado rail and ornamental

cast iron fireplace.

BEDROOM 4 - 21'3 (max) x 12' (average) (6.48m (max) x 3.66m (average)) With two small paned windows, radiator, arched display recess,

coved ceiling, cast iron fireplace, cylinder cupboard, staircase off and connecting door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 7'10 x 7'3 (2.39m x 2.21m) With white suite with brass fittings comprising panelled bath with Triton shower unit,

pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., tiled walls with mirror, radiator, built-in cupboard and small paned window.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM 14'9 x 7'5 (4.50m x 2.26m) With stylish contemporary white suite comprising free standing bath with

chrome designer side tap, large glass enclosed walk-in shower cubicle with drench head shower unit, Duravit wash basin on stand with designer

mixer tap and storage beneath, marble floor and tiled walls, ceiling downlighting, original radiator, chrome towel radiator and small paned

windows with fitted blinds.


LANDING With access to the roof.

GAMES ROOM 14'4 (max) x 9' (4.37m (max) x 2.74m) With double glazed small paned window and motor racing wall murals.

STORAGE/TANK ROOM 14' (max) x 11'5 (4.27m (max) x 3.48m) Providing an excellent storage area.

NOTE: There is an extensive loft area which lends itself to conversion to further accommodation if required, subject to the usual consents.


'Garthlands' is approached through an impressive stone pillared entrance and a long private driveway leading to the beautiful gardens featuring

an extensive lawn and profusely stocked borders with specimen plants, shrubs and ornamental trees. The principal gardens are overlooked by

the main balustraded terrace enjoying sunny southerly aspects whilst the driveway sweeps around to an extensive turning and parking area with

raised borders and water feature with fountain.

SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED 2/3 CAR GARAGE 21' x 20' (6.40m x 6.10m) With sliding doors, two windows, roof storage, lighting and power.

Adjacent store and garden shed.

Council Tax Band : H

Directions From the Glegg Arms/Devon Doorway roundabout take the Chester High Road A540 towards Chester and turn first right into

Gayton Lane, continue on and after passing Latchford Road on the left hand side the entrance to 'Garthlands' will be observed on the right

hand side. Proceed up the long driveway which opens into the grounds.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 May 2012


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