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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Capenhurst Lane, Capenhurst

Sold STC £525,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Offering early vacant possession upon completion and no onward chain, this charming former Capenhurst Estate Gamekeepers Cottage is sure to be of a likely focus of a great deal of market attention. Pleasantly situated within the sought after semi rural hamlet of Capenhurst, the house is fringed by some of the area's most attractive countryside and sits adjacent to it's own land which extends to 6.10 acres or thereabouts. The house is conveniently situated within easy reach of local amenities and is within an easy commute to Chester city centre, the Wirral, Merseyside and North Wales.

Offering tremendous potential for modernisation/improvement to suit individual requirements, the cottage also offers potential for enlargement (subject to any necessary local authority consent). At Ground Floor level there is a spacious Entrance Hall plus a Sitting Room, separate Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, walk in pantry and Ground Floor Shower Room. There are 3 First Floor Bedrooms plus a Bathroom.  

In detail the accommodation comprises: 


COTTAGE STYLE STORM PORCH Part glazed entrance door to  

ENTRANCE HALL 13' 8" x 7' 10" (4.17m x 2.39m) With quarry tiled floor, radiator, 2 wall light points and exposed beamed ceiling plus staircase rising to the First Floor with useful storage area beneath.  

SITTING ROOM 10' 8" x 13' 7" (3.25m x 4.14m) Feature exposed beamed ceiling, radiator, serving hatch from Kitchen, double glazed window to front, 4 wall light points, tiled and cast iron inset period style fireplace with tiled hearth and timber surround.  

DINING ROOM 13' 4" x 12' 10" (4.06m x 3.91m) With quarry tiled floor, 4 wall light points, exposed beamed ceiling, radiator, tiled fireplace and hearth with rustic timber mantle and built in cupboards to left and right hand chimney breast recesses. Double glazed window to side. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 14' 6" x 9' 4" (4.42m x 2.84m) With quarry tiled floor, excellent fitted range of medium oak fronted units comprising eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers, single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap, built in electric oven, radiator, ample space for breakfast table and chairs and UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Door to  

UTILITY ROOM 9' 5" x 6' 5" (2.87m x 1.96m) Double drainer stainless steel sink with cupboards beneath, space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine, further worktop with space beneath for white goods, radiator, quarry tiled floor, double glazed window and door to side. Door to  

WALK IN PANTRY Spacious pantry with quarry tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window to side.  

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM Low level wc, corner tiled wet area with electric shower, pedestal wash basin, wall mounted strip light with shaver socket, radiator and double glazed window with obscure glass.  

BEDROOM ONE 13' 7" x 10' 5" (4.14m x 3.18m) Double glazed window to front, exposed roof purlins, radiator and telephone point.  

BEDROOM TWO 13' 8" x 11' 7" (4.17m x 3.53m) (overall) Exposed roof purlins, double glazed windows on two elevations with the small side window enjoying an attractive rural outlook. Access to loft space.  


BEDROOM THREE 12' 7" x 8' 9" (3.84m x 2.67m) With radiator, exposed roof purlins, double glazed windows enjoying attractive rural views. Built in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder. Cupboard providing access to a useful eaves storage area.  

BATHROOM 3 piece suite comprising enamel bath with tiled surrounds, high level wc and pedestal wash basin. Radiator, double glazed window with obscure glass, exposed roof purlin and wall mounted strip light with shaver socket. 

OUTSIDE Keepers Cottage is approached across a side driveway through double timber gates with the driveway providing ample off road parking for several vehicles, a second set of gates leads through to the rear courtyard providing access to the detached double garage/workshop. Also to the front is a an attractive cottage style area of garden with central lawn flanked by mature hedging, shrubbery and flowering plants, there is also a border running on the right hand side of the drive which is well stocked with shrubbery and flowering plants. To the immediate rear is a paved area suitable for outdoor furniture in addition to a section of garden with the large detached garage to one side and established hedging to the opposite side. The garden has a section of lawn plus a vegetable growing area, 2 timber garden sheds and aluminium framed glass greenhouse. A further 5 bar timber gate from the front driveway leads through to a loose stone hardstanding with timber gate providing access to the adjoining paddock. At the end of the loose stone hardstanding is a  

COVERED CAR PORT 17' 7" x 16' 5" (5.36m x 5m) There is an iron gate leading through to a small orchard with timber gate leading to the rear paddock. Also accessed from this location is a  


MOWER/IMPLEMENT STORE 11' 8" x 11' 8" (3.56m x 3.56m) With an adjoining  

STORE 21' 4" x 11' 9" (6.5m x 3.58m) With implement log coal storage beyond. This building has a large footprint and could be remodelled or re-utilised to provide a more permanent garaging/storage etc.  


DOUBLE GARAGE 18' x 17' 2" (5.49m x 5.23m) With double timber doors to front, electric light and power, overhead storage and glazed internal door to  

WORKSHOP 21' 11" x 17' 3" (6.68m x 5.26m) With electric light and power, windows on 2 elevations, door to outside, useful overhead storage, double timber doors to side and door to  

SEPARATE WC With low level wc and small double glazed window.  

Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank. (None of the services have been tested. Wright Marshall can therefore provide no guarantee).

The Tenure is understood to be freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the Title Deeds. Vacant possession upon completion.

Strictly by appointment with the Agents Chester office.

"Thinking of Selling"? Established in 1861, Wright Marshall have the experience and local knowledge to offer you a free marketing appraisal of your own property without obligation. Budgeting your move is probably the first step in the moving process. It is worth remembering that we may already have a purchaser waiting to buy your home.

We hope that this property meets your needs, however if you subsequently buy a property through another agent we would recommend that you obtain professional advice and for full details on the different types of inspection available and for a specific quotation of costs please contact our Survey Department on 01244 317833, entirely without obligation.


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