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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Otters Bank Farm, Delamere, Cheshire

Withdrawn from Market £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Delightful Gardens
  • Superb Views
  • No Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located in an exceptional semi-rural location surrounding by woodland, open countryside and set in its own established and private plot extending to approximately half an acre - a fabulous five bedroom, three bathroom detached two storey dwelling. Accommodation comprising: Entrance porch, dining hall, living room, sitting room, conservatory, breakfast kitchen, utility room, snug and further utility room with cloakroom off. Inner hall, bedroom two with en suite shower room, bedroom four and five in additional to stylish family bathroom. First floor: Remarkable master bedroom suite with dressing room and full en suite shower room in addition to bedroom three. Outside: Long block paved driveway. Outstanding mature gardens. No on going chain.

When assessing the merits of individual country properties, the quality of location is always paramount. In this regard, the subject property is difficult to better. Approached via a stunningly beautiful tree lined driveway that leads to the property's very own block paved private driveway approached via brick pillared gates, the location is truly one to savour.

The property stands in its own private grounds of approximately half an acre which enjoy almost total seclusion and privacy and has the added advantage of attractive views of countryside and woodland surrounding. The absolute beauty and privacy of the location belies an exceptionally convenient location that provides superb road, rail and airline links to key commercial centres.

The property has been adapted and altered through the years by the present owners to as to create a very spacious two storey dwelling that can be easily adapted to suit individual requirements. The house is somewhat tardis like in its cottagey external appearance and somewhat disguises the hugely impressive proportions and layout that is found inside. Not only is the house extremely spacious but is in fantastic condition with the present owners having in recent times replaced the main family bathroom, en suite to the master bedroom and fitted a new kitchen designed and installed by Messrs Panarama Kitchens of Liverpool

The accommodation opens with a useful entrance porch that in turn leads to a very spacious dining hall. As the name suggests the dining hall has ample space for table and chairs and also provides a clever link to the breakfast kitchen, living room and sitting room. There is also a door that leads to the inner hall. The living room is a stylish contemporary space with a gas fireplace as its focal point. The sitting room is a small area located off the dining hall that leads in turn to the conservatory. The conservatory takes full advantage over the beautiful gardens and enjoys excellent aspects throughout the year.

The breakfast kitchen has recently been designed and installed by the renowned kitchen experts Paranama Kitchens of Liverpool and provides a beautiful range of high gloss cream units together with black granite preparation surfaces. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room fitted with white wall and floor cupboards and with a door leading to the outside. From the utility room access can be gained to a snug.

There are five bedrooms and three bathrooms in total with three bedrooms and bathroom at ground floor level, all of which are located off the inner hall. Two of the three bedrooms at ground floor level are of double proportion, one has an en suite whilst the stylish family bathroom has a contemporary finish and excellent quality fitments.

Crowning the building is a hugely impressive Manhattan style loft that has a truly remarkable master bedroom suite. Not only is the bedroom in itself is of particularly generous proportions but there is also a long dressing room that in turn gives access to a stylish refitted en suite bathroom that has white and chrome fitments throughout. On the other side of the landing there is a further bedroom that is presently utilised as a pool/games room.

The property stands in its own private gardens and grounds that are an absolute delight due to their colour, maturity, beauty and privacy. Only an inspection of the property can truly demonstrate the property's outstanding position that would want to be savoured and cherished and indeed is a hugely rare buying opportunity.

Delamere is a picturesque village that is situated just off the A556 Chester to Manchester Road. The villages lie within minutes of the magnificent Delamere Forest. For wider amenities the market town of Frodsham is found within 5 miles, the popular Northwich 7 miles, whilst wider commercial centres including Warrington, Liverpool and Manchester are found in 12, 25 and 30 miles respectively. There are excellent railway links in the locality with Delamere Station being on the Chester to Manchester line being within walking distance and further connections being found nearby Runcorn (10 miles) and the historic city of Chester (13 miles). For those seeking access to the roads the M56, M53, M6, A49 and A41 are all within close travelling distance.

Delamere Forest is Cheshire's largest area of woodland and provides a wonderful area for country walks and natural beauty. The area as a whole is noticeable for the numerous walks, rides and climbs, interesting meres, canals and rivers, country parks and dozens of places to visit within a comfortable travelling distance. Those who enjoy sport can take advantage of golf clubs including Delamere, Sandiway, Whitegate Tarporley, Frodsham, Helsby. There is also a renowned motor racing circuit at Oulton Park. Horse racing at Chester, Haydock and Liverpool and major football clubs at Manchester, Liverpool and Bolton.

ENTRANCE PORCH 2.26m(7'5") x 1.35m(4'5") UPVC double glazed entrance door. UPVC double glazed windows. Wood laminate flooring. Door leading to the dining hall. 

DINING HALL 4.98m(16'4") x 4.29m(14'1") Front aspect window. Staircase with spindled balustrade rising to first floor. Double panel radiator. Door to entrance porch. Intruder alarm control panel. Door to breakfast kitchen. Framed openings to living room and sitting room. Door leading to inner hall. 

LIVING ROOM 5.26m(17'3") x 4.50m(14'9") UPVC double glazed windows overlooking gardens. Two double panel radiators. Dado rail. Decorative coved ceiling. Ceiling rose. Inset granite gas fireplace. Framed opening leading to dining hall. Two wall light points. 

SITTING ROOM 3.43m(11'3") x 2.84m(9'4") Framed opening to dining hall. Double width UPVC double glazed doors opening into conservatory. Dado rail. Two wall light points. Decorative coved ceiling. 

CONSERVATORY 4.50m(14'9") x 4.29m(14'1") Fitted with a range of UPVC double glazed windows and polybicarbonate roof complete with a range of fitted blinds, temperature controller and semi-recessed halogen spotlights. Wood laminate flooring. Double width doors leading to the garden. Double width doors leading to the sitting room. 

KITCHEN 4.06m(13'4") x 3.71m(12'2") Recently installed by Panarama Kitchens of Liverpool and comprising an excellent range of contemporary cream wall and floor cupboards together with sliding drawers and solid black granite preparation surfaces throughout. One and half bowl Blanco sink with chrome mixer tap over and drainer etchings into granite surface to the side. Rangemaster cooker. Tall integrated refrigerator. Integrated freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated wine cooler. Two deep pan storage drawers. Kick space heater. Predominant granite preparation to upstands and over cooker. Curved corner storage units. Granite window sill. Period style radiator. Recessed halogen spotlights. Coved ceiling. Triple width UPVC double glazed window enjoying excellent views over the garden. Door to the dining hall. Door to utility room. 

UTILITY 3.68m(12'1") x 1.63m(5'4") Fitted with a range of white wall and floor cupboards together with sliding drawers and rolled edged laminate preparation surfaces throughout. Single bowl stainless steel Carron Phoenix sink with drainer unit and mixer tap. Space for washer dryer. Double panel radiator. Part tiled walls. UPVC double glazed door with glass pane to outside. Door to breakfast kitchen. Door to snug. 

SNUG 3.91m(12'10") x 3.30m(10'10") Double panel radiator. Wood laminate flooring. Front aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Coved ceiling. Door to utility area. 

UTILITY AREA 2.95m(9'8") x 1.35m(4'5") Fitted with a range of white wall and floor cupboards together with rolled edged preparation surface. Space for washing machine. Wall mounted Worcester boiler. Space for tall refrigerator and freezer. Door to cloakroom. 

CLOAKROOM 1.35m(4'5") x 0.79m(2'7") Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls. Underfloor heating. 

INNER HALL 2.79m(9'2") x 1.04m(3'5") Doors to three bedrooms and family bathroom. 

BEDROOM ONE 4.22m(13'10") x 3.84m(12'7") Extensive fitted bedroom furniture incorporating full height wardrobes, bedside units and chest of drawers. Dado rail. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Door to inner hall and door to en suite shower room. 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.79m(9'2") x 1.04m(3'5") Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, vanitory unit with wash hand basin and chrome mixer tap and fully tiled shower enclosure with Mira shower unit. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail. Shaver socket point. 

BEDROOM TWO 3.84m(12'7") x 3.20m(10'6") Side aspect UPVC double glazed window. Double panel radiator. Dado rail. Coved ceiling. Fitted bedroom furniture. 

BEDROOM THREE 3.20m(10'6") x 2.57m(8'5") Double glazed window. Single panel radiator. Wood laminate flooring. Dado rail and coved ceiling. Fitted Sharp office furniture. Single panel radiator. 

BATHROOM 3.86m(12'8") x 2.16m(7'1") Fitted with an excellent quality suite comprising bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, contemporary curved wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level WC with push button flush and state of the art shower cubicle with jetsprays, shower head attachment, integrated seat, mirror and storage shelf with chrome fitment. Two heated chrome towel rail/radiator. Fully tiled floor, fully tiled walls, recessed halogen spotlights. Obscured glass UPVC double glazed windows. 


LANDING 4.85m(15'11") x 1.83m(6'0") Dado rail. Access to eaves storage space and deep built in cupboard measuring 9'8" x 3'0". 

MASTER BEDROOM 5.33m(17'6") x 5.28m(17'4") Triple width UPVC double glazed window overlooking garden and woodland beyond. Double panel radiator. Extensive fitted wardrobes. Door to dressing area. 

DRESSING AREA 3.53m(11'7") x 2.51m(8'3") Velux skylight. Door to bedroom. Door to en suite bathroom. 

EN SUITE BATHROOM 5.26m(17'3") x 2.49m(8'2") Newly fitted in recent times and comprising bank of floor level cupboards with integrated drawers and display surface. Low level WC with push button flush. Contemporary curved wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and panelled bath with tiled area over housing electric Galaxy Serene 9.5 kw shower unit with detachable head. Wall mounted heated chrome towel rail/radiator. Fully tiled floors. Velux skylight. Halogen spotlights. Door to eaves storage cupboard and door to airing cupboard with slatted shelving. 

BEDROOM THREE 6.27m(20'7") x 4.80m(15'9") Presently utilised as a games room with pool table and rackets (available by separate negotiation). This room enjoys superb views over adjoining countryside. UPVC double glazed window enjoying views over garden. Three doors into eaves storage cupboards and a single panel radiator. 

EXTERNAL The property is approached via a delightful tree shaded sweeping approach that overlooks fields and woodland and eventually leads to Bluebell Cottage's own brick pillared gated entrance. The driveway is flanked by open countryside and has beautiful mature trees and hedging and widens to a useful parking and turning area. The block paved driveway then curves round now flanked by formal gardens leading to the front of the property.

The gardens are an absolute delight enjoying genuinely remarkable levels of seclusion and privacy and being abundantly stocked with a fabulous array of flowering plants and young and mature trees. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and have their boundaries defined by a combination of post and rail and panelled fencing in addition to mature hedging. The rear garden has three trees as its focal point, a pergola, garden shed in the corner and excellent views of adjoining woodland. The gardens extend in total to approximately 0.4 acre. 

SERVICES We understand that mains water, electricity, LPG gas central heating, septic tank drainage are connected 

VIEWING Viewing by appointment with the Agents Tarporley office 

TENURE We believe the property is freehold tenure 

ROUTE From our office in the centre of Tarporley take a right turn in the direction of Chester and upon reaching a roundabout take the third exit onto the A49. Proceed up the A49 for several miles passing landmarks including the Fox and Barrel pub and Murco petrol station on the right hand side and the Tarporley Garden Centre on the left hand side. Upon reaching a set of traffic lights take a left turn onto the A54 in the direction of Chester. Proceed along this road for approximately one mile and take the second private driveway turning clearly identified by a Wright Manley for sale board. Proceed along the driveway and bear right at the bottom of the driveway whereupon the pillared entrance to the subject property will be found. 

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18 February 2016


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