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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tiverton, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6

Guide Price £835,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall, drawing room
  • Open-plan kitchen/family room
  • Dining room, study, utility room
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Detached annexe with 1 bedroom
  • Gardens & grounds with lake
  • About 1.7 acres
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Superbly presented family house in a fabulous rural setting with stunning views


Bates Mill is in an idyllic rural position with stunning views of Beeston and Peckforton Castles. The Shropshire Union Canal forms the rear boundary and the property has a private lake.

Tiverton is approximately 1.5 miles from Tarporley is a highly sought-after village. It has an attractive High Street with a wide range of independent shops and restaurants. In 2008 it was ranked third in Britain's Top Ten Perfect Villages and it is becoming ever increasingly popular. The City of Chester (12 miles) is one of the north west's leading retail and commercial centres serving a catchment area extending from Manchester to Shrewsbury and covering the whole of North Wales. Chester also gives access to the motorway network providing a link to other north west and midlands conurbations and to Liverpool and Manchester airports. The leisure opportunities are excellent. Portal Golf Club and Carden Park Hotel and Spa both have championship golf courses and a range of other facilities. There are numerous walks in the area and polo at the Cheshire Polo Ground. It is only 13 miles from Crewe and a regular rail service to London Euston (approximately 1 1/2 hours). The area has some excellent schools with Tarporley High School, King's and Queen's School Chester, all easily accessible.


Bates Mill Cottage is a beautifully presented period house in a delightful rural setting. The current owners have carried out a comprehensive scheme of refurbishment to include a recently extended kitchen/family room/garden room. The house is arranged over two floors and decorated to an exceptional standard. The owners have carried out the refurbishment with considerable skill and attention to detail. The accommodation flows well and the house has a warm and inviting atmosphere. The formal drawing room is a particularly elegant room with mahogany panelling and French doors out to the garden. There is a series of useful shelving and a very attractive stone mantelpiece with living flame gas fire.

The stunning open-plan family kitchen/dining room/garden room provides a seamless link to the garden and view beyond. The kitchen area has been recently refitted with an extensive range of base, wall and drawer units. There is a pantry, 5-hob range with double oven and a central island which houses further storage, wine rack and cooler, integrated dishwasher and microwave. The garden room has underfloor heating, full-height double glazed windows and a spectacular outlook across the grounds and towards the lake.

Off the entrance hall is a study, utility room and WC and stairs to the first floor.

On the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Detached Annexe

The excellent detached annexe is currently used as guest accommodation and is very well presented It has tremendous potential for use as a holiday let, office space or guest accommodation. There is a spacious open-plan kitchen/living area which is very bright and airy with French doors to the gardens a bedroom and a shower room. The annexe has lovely views across the gardens.

Gardens & Grounds

The gardens and grounds are a particularly attractive feature of the property and extend to about 1.7 acres. There are extensive lawned areas interspersed with specimen trees and shrubs including rhododendron, conifers and willow trees. The gardens sweep away in an easterly direction and enjoy a particularly sunny aspect.

The garden is divided by a natural lake which is fed from the River Gowy. There is a pretty wooden footbridge leading from the formal gardens across to an area of meadow and an island has been formed in the centre of the lake and is accessed from the rear bank.

Square Footage: 2,880 sq ft
Acreage: 1.7 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
31 May 2016

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