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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge, Alderley Edge


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An impressive detached period property set in extensive mature grounds. Entrance lobby, main hall, side hall, cloakroom, dining room, drawing room, family room, living kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms en-suite, family bathroom and a separate brick coach outbuilding providing extra storage space.

Croston Cottage is located in a highly desirable and sought after location set off Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge within easy reach of the village centre. The property was constructed in 1847 and is Grade II listed. Alderley Edge offers an excellent range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities with a wealth of quality restaurants. The motorway network system, Manchester International Airport, local and commuter rail links are close to hand.

Externally, the property is approached by its own driveway off Macclesfield Road with wooden electric gates providing access to a large parking area. The idyllic grounds extend to the side and rear with sweeping lawns, trees, shrubs, hedging and rhododendron bushes.

Internally, Croston Cottage offers well balanced, versatile family accommodation with many period features, including traditional style fireplaces and traditional style windows. Briefly the property is approached by a front porch opening to a main hallway with a principal drawing room and dining room set on each side of the hall. On the ground floor there is also a kitchen with dining area leading to French doors to the side patio. On the first floor there are four well proportioned double bedrooms and three bathrooms, two being en-suite. There is a comprehensive gas central hating system. To fully appreciate the appeal and elegance of this property an inspection is highly recommended.

Directions - From our Alderley Edge office proceed out of the village on the main London Road (A34) in a Southerly direction and almost immediately opposite the De Trafford Arms Hotel turn left up the Macclesfield Road. Continue up Macclesfield Road for approximately half a mile, past Underwood Road on the left and Croston Cottage will be found almost immediately on the left hand side.

Entrance Lobby - With quarry tiled floor.

Main Hall - With original staircase leading to the first floor, traditional style central heating radiator, solid oak floor throughout.

Side Hall - With oak floor leading to cellar which is York stone flagged providing additional further storage and scope for conversion. Doors to utility area, storage and cloakroom. Video entry phone for gates and alarm control unit.

Cloakroom - With low level wc and pedestal wash basin, central heating radiator and solid oak floor.

Formal Dining Room - 17'2 x 15'10 to the widest point (5.23m x 4.83m to - With bay window, solid oak floor, traditional style open fireplace, 2 central heating radiators, two attractive three quarter height windows.

Principal Drawing Room - 18'3 x 12'3 plus deep recessed bay (5.56m x 3.73m - Inset and hearth with traditional style living gas fire, solid oak floor, 2 traditional style central heating radiators, two attractive three quarter height windows.

Family Room - 13'6 x 11'8 (4.11m x 3.56m) - With traditional style open fireplace with built in cupboards and shelves to each side, solid oak floor, traditional style central heating radiator.

Living Kitchen - 31'5 x 11'7 (9.58m x 3.53m) - With bespoke contemporary shaker oak units, honed black granite worksurfaces incorporating one and a half stainless steel bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated Siemens oven and combination oven/microwave, integrated Siemens dishwasher, freestanding American style Siemens fridge freezer in brushed steel, central island with painted wood units and honed black granite surface with integrated Miele gas five burner hob and Siemens extractor fan above, travertine tiled floor with adjoining oak floor to the living area leading to double French window opening to Indian stone flagged patio area. The connecting dining area has an inset oak cupboard with glass frontage double doors, downlighters throughout and Bowers & Wilkins speakers set within the ceiling. One white column and one traditional style central heating radiator.

First Floor - Which is approached from the main hall. Landing with three quarter height window.

Bedroom One (Front) - 17'1 x 12'4 (5.21m x 3.76m) - With two traditional style radiators, dual aspect windows, storage cupboard with adjoining

Bedroom Two (Front) - 17'2 x 11'9 (5.23m x 3.58m) - With two traditional style radiator, recess space for two wardrobes, traditional Victorian cast iron fireplace, duel aspect windows.

Bedroom Three (Side) - 13'10 x 11'9 (4.22m x 3.58m) - With traditional style central heating radiator, recessed space for wardrobe, traditional Victorian cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Four/Guest Suite - 13'3 x 9'3 (4.04m x 2.82m) - With one traditional style central heating radiator with adjoining

Shower Room En-Suite - With under floor heating, fully tiled walk-in shower with contemporary fittings, low level wc with wall mounted wash hand basin and central heating chrome towel rail.

Family Bathroom - With under floor heating, fully tiled walk in shower, bath with contemporary style taps, integrated low level wc, stone bowl washbasin on oak base, large oak framed mirror above sink, central heating chrome towel rail.

Outside - The property is approached off Macclesfield Road with a stone set drive behind wooden electric gates, providing excellent parking facilities. Attached boiler house containing a central heating boiler and pump for additional shower pressure. There is a separate brick coach house outbuilding providing extra storage space and scope for conversion.
The mature grounds mainly extend to the side with sweeping lawns, mature trees and shrubs.
To the side of the property there is further Indian stone flagging providing an attractive feature from the French windows in the kitchen area.

All electrical appliances, the heating system and wiring have not been tested therefore we cannot verify whether they are in working order.

N.B. Andrew J Nowell & Company for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute nor constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition or necessary permissions for use and occupation and other detail are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. 3. No person in the employment of Andrew J Nowell & Company has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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21 October 2016


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