5 bedroom detached house for sale

South Downs Road, Bowdon, Cheshire, WA14

£2,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial 5 Bed Detached
  • Beautifully Presented
  • One of the Area's Best Roads
  • Spacious & Versatile Accom
  • Over 3900 Sq Ft
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen & Utility Room
  • 5 Double Beds & 4 Bathrooms
  • Large Grounds (Aprx 0.6acre)
  • Double Garage)

Full description

A fantastic family home in large grounds on one of Hale and Bowdon's most prestigious roads. 'Greenhaven' is a substantial detached residence, built in 1904, that stands in a large, mature plot of approximately 0.6 acres. Whilst the house retains much of its original charm and character, it has been modernised over the years - most notably with the addition of a large orangery to the rear that provides an informal living/dining space and creates a fantastic relationship between the house and the garden. There are three further reception rooms (one of which is used as a cinema room) as well as a kitchen, utility room and cloaks/wc. At first floor the five double bedrooms are arranged around a magnificent galleried landing and are served by four bathrooms. The property had a complete new roof in 2003. There are beautifully maintained gardens to the front, rear and side of the house as well as secure parking for a number of vehicles. A garage block to the side houses up to two vehicles. This is a wonderful family home that has to be seen to be understood and appreciated.

'Greenhaven' is a substantial detached residence, built in 1904, that stands in a large, mature plot of approximately 0.6 acres. Whilst the house retains much of its original charm and character, it has been modernised over the years - most notably with the addition of a large orangery to the rear that provides an informal living/dining space and creates a fantastic relationship between the house and the garden. There are three further reception rooms (one of which is used as a cinema room) as well as a kitchen, utility room and cloaks/wc. At first floor the five double bedrooms are arranged around a magnificent galleried landing and are served by four bathrooms. The property had a complete new roof in 2003. There are beautifully maintained gardens to the front, rear and side of the house as well as secure parking for a number of vehicles. A garage block to the side houses up to two vehicles. This is a wonderful family home that has to be seen to be understood and appreciated.

At Ground Floor The Accommodation Comprises -

Porch - Accessed via double opening solid oak doors. Internal door with glazed panels leading to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - A welcoming entrance hall with parquet flooring and intricate ceiling cornicing with matching deep skirting boards. A sweeping wide tread staircase with solid wood balustrade leads to a galleried first floor landing. Two double radiators. Cloaks cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Useful understairs store room.

Lounge - This large living/drawing room is the principal reception room with a large double glazed boxed bay window to the side that offers a pleasing outlook over the lawned gardens. Contemporary living flame gas fire with feature granite surround. Two radiators plus additional vertical column radiator. The room is lit by a number of spotlights and ceiling downlighters. Intricate ceiling cornice design. Sliding glass door opening to:

Orangery - The orangery is separated from the living room by a sliding glass door - when closed it creates two separate living areas, when open it creates a fantastic free flowing space which is perfect when entertaining. The orangery is fitted with IQ heated glass windows and electronically operated roof windows. Marble tiled flooring. Two sets of double opening french doors lead onto the rear garden. Single door leading to dining room.

Dining Room - A beautifully appointed dining room, the focal point of which is a boxed bay window with built in bench, that offers a pleasing view directly down the garden towards the rear boundary. Extensive oak panelling. Detailed ceiling design. Two radiators. Ceiling downlighters.

Living Room / Cinema Room - An informal sitting room that our clients have crafted into a state of the art cinema room. A full size projector screen is surrounded by a custom designed unit with discreet lighting and three flat 'Artcoustic' speakers. There are four additional ceiling speakers and a 'Theme Scene' ceiling mounted projector and 50" screen. There are a range of built in cupboards with glass fronted display cabinets with inset lighting. Two lead paned windows offer pleasing views over the front and side gardens.

Breakfast Kitchen - The well designed kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of Maple high gloss units with granite work surfaces above. Integrated appliances include: Five ring Thermador gas hob, Neff double oven, Miele dishwasher and Panasonic microwave. There is space for a free standing American style fridge/freezer. Inset sink with flexible mixer tap fitting and waste disposal plus instant hot water tap. The work areas are surrounded by marble splash back tiles. Useful larder cupboard. Radiator. Ceiling downlighters. Double glazed window to the front and side elevations.

Family Room - Adjacent to the kitchen and ideal as a family/tv room. Double opening doors lead to a flagged patio that in turn opens onto the delightful rear gardens. There are picture windows to either side of the doors that offer a pleasing outlook. Built in wine rack. Two double radiators. Ceiling downlighters.

Utility Room - Fitted with a range of white high gloss units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Two wall mounted Mikrofill boilers. Loft access. Ceiling downlighters. Quarry tiled flooring.

Wc - Fitted with a modern suite comprising: Duravit wash basin with mixer tap fitting with cupboards beneath and low level wc. Obscured lead paned window to the front elevation. Radiator. Ceiling downlighters.

At First Floor The Accommodation Comprises -

Galleried Landing - All of the first floor accommodation is arranged around a fine galleried landing with skylight window. Linen cupboard with built in shelving and skylight.

Bedroom One - A magnificent master bedroom suite with a double glazed bay window that offers a superb elevated outlook over the wonderful gardens below. Three radiators. Ceiling downlighters. The main bedroom opens into a well fitted dressing room and has access to a full en suite bathroom.

Dressing Room - A well designed dressing room that is fitted with a range of wardrobes that provide hanging space and shelving, cupboards and drawers. There are banks of wardrobes to two sides and so lend themselves to a 'his n hers' arrangement. Radiator.

En-Suite - A stylish en-suite bathroom fitted with a high quality Duscholux suite that comprises: luxury bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, twin wash basins with Grohe mixer tap fittings set into granite surfaces and low level wc plus a walk in wet room area with thermostatic power shower with handheld and fitted shower heads. Two wall mounted cupboards with subtle lighting and fitted mirrors. Two full height ladder radiators. Ceiling downlighters. Obscured double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two - Another excellent sized double suite with double glazed bay window overlooking the front lawn. Radiator.

En-Suite - Fully tiled en-suite fitted with a modern white suite that comprises: wash basin with mixer tap, low level wc and walk in shower with Hansgrohe fittings and glass screening. Ladder radiator.

Dressing Room - Fitted with a range of shelves and with extensive hanging space.

Bedroom Three - A generous double bedroom that enjoys a pleasing outlook over the rear garden. Lead paned window. Two radiators.The room is fitted with matching furniture that includes: wardrobes (with mirror fronted doors), cupboards, drawers, desk and dressing table.

Bedroom Four - Currently used as a home office and fitted with a range of built in wardrobes, cupboards and drawers. Wood flooring. Radiator. Window to the front elevation overlooking the driveway and lawns.

Family Bathroom - A spacious family bathroom. Wash basin with mixer tap in marble surround. Luxury sunken bath with mixer tap and handheld shower attachment. Low level wc. Walk in shower with thermostatic shower and glass screen. Tiled walls. Lead paned window to the front elevation. Fully tiled walls.

Bedroom Five - A much larger than average fifth double bedroom. Lead paned window overlooking the side garden.

Bathroom Two - This bathroom, adjacent to bedroom five, is fitted with a white suite that comprises: panelled bath with mixer tap fitting, 'Roca' wash basin and low level wc. Obscured lead paned window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing Mikrofill hot water cylinder.

Loft - Access to the loft is via a pull down ladder in the inner hallway off the landing.

General Description Outside - 'Green Haven' stands in a large, mature plot that extends to approximately 0.6 acre. To the front of the house secure wrought iron gates, that are remotely operated, open onto a sweeping driveway with off road parking and turning space for a number of vehicles. A Cheshire brick built wall and a number of mature trees on the front boundary ensure a high level of privacy from the road. The formal gardens extend to three sides of the house and are predominantly laid to lawn. The shaped lawns are beautifully maintained and are fringed by well stocked borders. An abundance of trees, plants and shrubs on the three boundaries form a pleasing backdrop. The rear garden is incredibly private and enjoys a southerly aspect - in the summer months it enjoys sunshine from morning until sunset. There is a patio that extends across the rear of the house and to the side, perfect for al fresco entertaining. The conservatory and family room both have direct access to the garden. There is a detached garage block with lighting and power that provides secure parking for two vehicles as well as useful additional storage space.

Tenure & Council Tax - The freehold/leasehold of this property is to be confirmed and it is in the Trafford Borough, Council tax - Band H (£2,630.34 pa).

Hale village is one of the most sought after genuine villages in South Manchester providing a range of shops catering for all everyday needs together with many restaurants and bars, whilst nearby Altrincham town centre houses many of the larger store chains. Both centres are lively places to visit in the evening. Schooling for children of all ages and denominations, both in the state and private sector, is very well provided for locally, as are recreational facilities. For the commuter, easy access is gained to all of the surrounding commercial centres via the first class road and rail network, including the now famous Metrolink tram system which has high frequency services into Manchester and beyond throughout the week from Altrincham train station. For the international traveller, Manchester Airport is just fifteen minutes away by car.

Directions - Leaving Hale Village in a southerly direction via Ashley Road, passing St Peter's Church on the left, take the fourth turning on the right in to Heather Road which then becomes South Downs Road. After passing Pheasant Rise on the right hand side 'Green Haven' will be seen after a short distance on the left shortly before the turning into York Drive.

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Nearest stations

  • Hale (0.4 mi)
  • Altrincham (1.0 mi)
  • Ashley (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Thornley Groves, Hale

213 Ashley Road Hale Altrincham WA15 9TB

0161 468 4085 Local call rate

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