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3 bedroom apartment for sale

The Springs, Bowdon

Offers in Region of £995,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A truly remarkable Duplex Penthouse Apartment with extensive and versatile accommodation extending to approximately 3500 sq ft over Two Floors and set within this groundbreaking Apartment Development constructed in the late 1980's by John Dempsey.

Indeed, The Springs was almost certainly one of the first Luxury Apartment Developments in the area, designed by renowned local architect George Tsiantar.

The accommodation really is quite striking, arranged over Two Floors connected by a central turning staircase, has interestingly shaped, superbly proportioned rooms throughout and in particular featuring a magnificent 400 sq ft Principal Reception Room with 20' high vaulted ceiling and Mezzanine Sitting Area above. This generous living space is in addition to a substantial Live In Breakfast Kitchen.

The versatile accommodation provides up to Four Double Bedrooms, one of which is currently utilised as a Sitting Room and served by Three Bath/Shower Room facilities and including an impressive Principal Bedroom Suite of Bedroom, Dressing Room and En Suite Bathroom.

In particular, the property enjoys the valuable feature of Two South facing Balconies or Roof Terraces, one on each level from which delightful views can be enjoyed across the Communal Gardens. These Terraces are in addition to a lovely Conservatory style Sitting Area, also affording Garden views. Secure under croft Garaging for two vehicles completes the scene.

An internal inspection cannot fail to impress. Comprising:

Communal Entrance with entry phone system to the Communal Hall with Lift and staircase serving all floors to the Second Floor Communal Landing with Two Private entrance doors into Apartment Six.

14'9' x 14' (minimum) Hall featuring a central turning staircase leading to the Upper Floor, having a part vaulted ceiling with an inset skylight window. Panelled doors lead to the accommodation including double doors to the Principal Bedroom Suite. Delightful stained glass window feature through to the Living and Dining Room. Corniced ceiling. Cloaks cupboard.

39'5' x 26'5' (overall measurements) Principal Living and Dining Room. A truly magnificent room with a 20' high vaulted, beamed, panelled ceiling rising to a Mezzanine Sitting Area above. Impressive circular window feature with inset French doors onto the South facing Balcony, with paved base and railing enclosure. The French doors are flanked by further windows overlooking the Garden. There is a living flame fireplace with marble surround and raised plinth. Corniced ceiling and courtesy door to the Breakfast Kitchen.

Glazed double doors lead to the 18'3' x 5' shaped Conservatory Sitting Area with marble flooring, floor to ceiling windows and a part glazed roof. This is a delightful room from which to enjoy aspects of the Garden.

22'9' x 15'4' (max) Live In Breakfast Kitchen with five windows providing much natural light including a feature arched window and having a further domed skylight. The Kitchen provides natural working Kitchen, Sitting and Breakfast Areas and is fitted with an extensive range of black ash finish units with stainless steel handles and granite worktops returning to a granite top breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include; a Neff fan assisted oven, Panasonic combination microwave oven, four ring halogen hob with extractor fan over, Neff dishwasher and integrated fridge and freezer units. Spotlights set into the corniced ceiling.

14' x 11'5' (plus door recess) Sitting Room or Bedroom Four, an ideal room for day to day informal living with a window overlooking the Gardens to the front and having a part vaulted ceiling with inset skylight window. Built in media and storage cabinets and book shelving.

21'4' x 13' Principal Bedroom One featuring a magnificent, tall arched window overlooking the Communal Gardens and with panelled doors leading to the En Suite Dressing Room and Bathroom. These doors are flanked by a glass brick wall feature. There is custom built furniture within the Bedroom Area to include a dressing table and Home Study desk.

21' x 6' En Suite Dressing Room with extensive clothes hanging rails, cupboards and drawers.

21' x 6' En Suite Bathroom with a window and fitted with a white suite providing; a shaped Jacuzzi bath with marble surround, wash hand basin, wall hung WC and bidet, large enclosed shower area with tiled surround and 'Drench' shower fitting and toiletry cupboards.

20'2' x 11' (overall) Bedroom Two with windows to two elevations, built in wardrobes, drawers and dressing table. Bedroom Two and the Sitting Room/Bedroom Four are served by the adjacent Shower Room and Guest WC, fitted with a distinctive black suite with chrome fittings, providing; an enclosed shower cubicle with 'Drench' shower fitting, wall hung WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Custom built toiletry cabinets.

A door gives access to a useful Utility Area with space for a washing machine and dryer and linen shelving.

A staircase from the Hall leads to the Upper Floor 30' x 12' (max) Mezzanine Sitting Area. This enjoys a delightful aspect over the Lower Living and Dining Room and provides an alternative sitting space with wide folding doors and windows giving access to the 15' x 8'9' South facing Terrace with stone paved base and wrought iron railings.

Also positioned to the Upper Level is the 18'9' x 16'1' Guest Bedroom Three, with custom built wardrobes, dressing table and drawers and having attractive sloping but not restricting ceiling height, inset into which are two large double glazed Skylight windows. Access to the under eaves storage space.

This Bedroom is served by the 14' x 11'6' Guest Bathroom with attractive sloping but not restricting ceiling height and opening to a large, triangular window inset into the ceiling and the Bathroom is fitted with a pastel grey suite with chrome fittings, providing; a double ended Whirlpool bath with tiled surround, wash hand basin inset into a marble top vanity unit with toiletry cupboards below, WC, bidet, enclosed shower cubicle with tiled surround and 'Drench' showerhead.

Externally, there is Visitor Parking whilst a sweeping driveway returns to Undercroft Garaging within which there are Two Reserved Parking Spaces serving Apartment 6.

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.

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.

Council Tax:
Band G

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