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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Main Road, Betley, Crewe, Staffordshire

Guide Price £430,000

Property Description

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Offered with no onward chain and originally The Old Police House. The property has been sympathetically restored, whilst offering contemporary living accommodation suitable for today's modern living requirements. This executive home offers entrance hall, living room, open plan kitchen/ dining room and snug, utility room, WC and shower room to the ground floor. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally there are gardens to three sides and a gated court yard area for up to three cars.

No Onward Chain
Semi Detached
Three Bedrooms
Large Open plan Kitchen/Dining Room and Snug
Period Features
Off Road Parking
Rear Garden with Culvert Contained Brook
Open Field Views to the Mere

Hall x . A spacious entrance hall leading in from the substantial Victorian Porch with original door and features. Original tall recessed wooden framed windows facing the front and side gardens, Radiator, tiled flooring, dado rail, ceiling light. Stairs to first floor. Electric meter.

Living Room11'1" x 13'10" (3.38m x 4.22m). Original recessed windows facing the front overlooking the garden. Radiator and feature living flame gas fire with period surround. Carpeted flooring covering original tiled surface, ornate coving, ceiling light. Built in Ash wood book cases to either side of the fireplace. Original door to kitchen. Two double electric points and TV aerial point.

Kitchen/Dining Room11'1" x 10'2" (3.38m x 3.1m). .A spacious open plan kitchen/ dining room. Radiator, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, ceiling light. Hardwood work surfaces, a range of wall and base units, double Belfast style sink, electric range ceramic cooker / oven within tiled recess with an overhead extractor, space for fridge/freezer. Open plan to dining room. Four double electric points to kitchen area.

Utility6'3" x 8'9" (1.9m x 2.67m). Wood window facing the side overlooking the side garden. Radiator, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, ceiling light. Wood work surface, wall and base units, stainless steel circular sink and circular sink drainer, space for dishwasher, space for washing machine. Door to downstairs cloakroom with original pantry shelves, WC and period sink. Rear entrance door to stone terrace.

Dining Lounge Area11'1" x 22' (3.38m x 6.7m). Part of an architect designed extension and bathroom changes built between 2009 -2011 to join and convert outbuildings. The extension is externally an exact match with the original building vernacular with double glazed hardwood windows and French doors facing the side stone terrace and extending to a rear garden roofed terrace. The interior lounge dining area has two large double radiators as part of gas central heating and 'Cambridge' limestone / engineered real oak wood flooring. There is an insulated floor with optional underfloor electric heating. There is also high level insulation to all wall and roof surfaces. The extension has a vaulted ceiling with engineered stainless steel and oak trusses within 7 inset 'Lumen unit' double-glazed low profile roof lights. There are several switches for ceiling spotlights and external lighting. Three double electric points and TV aerial point.

Snug16'7" x 7'7" (5.05m x 2.31m). Oak Wood window and French-doors onto the rear terrace and south facing brook garden overlooking the farmland and hills. There is a 'Clear View' - 'Pioneer' wood burning stove in the original outbuilding chimney place, with engineered real oak wood flooring, vaulted ceiling, ceiling light. Two double electric points

Shower Room4'6" x 7'7" (1.37m x 2.31m). Double-glazed hardwood window facing the side overlooking the garden and farm buildings. Marble tiled flooring, part tiled walls, vaulted ceiling with 'lumen' low profile roof light, spotlights. Low level WC, walk-in shower, pedestal sink, extractor fan and heated electric towel rail / thermostatic electric room heater.

Ground Floor Cloakroom x . Original period wooden single glazed window facing the side garden and lawn. Period style radiator, limestone tiled flooring, splash back tiles, ceiling 4 point spotlight. Low level WC, Victorian style pedestal sink, extractor fan original pantry style shelving and under stair storage.

Landing x . Original period single glazed wooden framed window facing the side overlooking the garden. Radiator, carpeted flooring, ceiling light. Original wooden stair landing rail. Double electric point.

Bedroom One9'1" x 13' (2.77m x 3.96m). Original recessed period single glazed windows facing the front overlooking the garden and main road. Radiator, original floorboards, two substantial tall built in Ash wood wardrobes, picture rail, ceiling light, original fire place (not in use) with Victorian surround. Two double electric points

Bedroom Two11'1" x 8'6" (3.38m x 2.6m). Two original recessed Period wooden framed single glazed windows facing the rear overlooking the fields, hills and mere. Double Radiator, original floorboards, built-in storage cupboard, vaulted ceiling, ceiling light. Two double electric points

Bedroom Three9'7" x 9'3" (2.92m x 2.82m). Wood window facing the side overlooking the garden. Radiator, original floorboards, picture rail, vaulted ceiling, ceiling light. New (2015) gas central heating boiler in concealed storage. A high level original storage area. There is currently a fitted steel framed double 'loft' bed (optional). Three double electric points.

Bathroom6'1" x 8'8" (1.85m x 2.64m). Original recessed wooden period window facing the rear overlooking fields, farm buildings and mere to hills. Radiator, marble tiled flooring, part tiled walls, new vaulted ceiling with double glazed 'Lumen' roof light window, and recessed lighting. Low level WC, panelled bath with central 'Victorian style' mixer tap, corner shower, pedestal sink, extractor fan.

External x . Externally, the house shares a farm drive with gardens to the front, side and rear. The property entrance has large solid wooden gates opening on to the graveled courtyard area providing parking for three cars. There are well stocked beds around the boundary with two garden sheds and a part converted timber lined, insulated and wired summer house studio / study (8' x 10'). There is privet hedging and stock fencing surrounding the property with a selection of an extensive range of herbaceous shrubs and plants. There is also a wooden garden gate from the road along the original paver pathway with red rose covered pergola to the substantial original brick and stone Victorian porch. To the side and rear of the property there are stone terraces and blue brick quarter landing wide steps. The rear garden is South - west facing with a graveled 'Mediterranean herbaceous planting' garden area with various seating points.

External- Continued x . The lounge / dining area extends through French -doors onto a substantial elevated oak framed open terrace area with blue brick 'Herring bone' pattern flooring for alfresco dining and entertaining during the summer months. There is storage underneath currently used for storing firewood. There are outdoor approved double electric points to the side of the house and on the rear framed terrace. There is an external water tap with stone trough and Belfast sink. Of particular note is the small brook contained within a dry stone wall culvert dropping through the rear garden with marginal planting. The planting area across the brook is rented from the Farm and the whole has open South-South-West facing field views towards the village bowling-Green and hills beyond and is not overlooked.

Diana's Comment x . Diana's comment: "This is a loved and special family home to live in with many delightful features and spaces. The kitchen diner lounge is full of light and warmth. The combination of modern facilities and traditional character makes the home functional and natural to live in. The rear garden with its dry-stone brook culvert has little water falls that you can see and hear when in the garden which catches the sun all day. The rear garden is south facing and a magnet for birds and bees".   

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