5 bedroom detached house for saleElm Farm, Dunkirk Lane, Chester
This is an amazing opportunity for someone to own a 5 bedroom equestrian farm/property offering great facilities. The property dates back to the 17th century and was later extended and has recently been modernised throughout by the present owners and is presented beautifully. The property is believed to be constructed using "ballast bricks" left behind in the port of Chester by Dutch traders when loading up with Welsh Fleece. The property itself comprises of an entrance hallway, lounge through dining room, play room, sitting room, fitted kitchen and utility room to the ground floor. To the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, the main with ensuite and a main family bathroom. The property is a great family sized home and offers the space both inside and out. Outside, the property is currently used for equestrian use, offering 5 stables, a ménage and approximately 2 acres of land. Internal inspection of this property is recommended so that the size of the property inside and the space outside can be fully appreciated as this is not something that can be determined by simply driving by.
It is important to note that the property is based in a rural setting although it is very well placed for the M56 motorway as well as being within easy reach of the comprehensive array of cultural, historic, educational, recreational, retail and employment and leisure facilities within the Roman City of Chester, Cheshire Oaks, the Wirral and Merseyside. Excellent connections to the national rail network are available from both the Bache Station and Chester General Station as well as Capenhurst and Hooton.
There is a tiled floor that leads into an open plan living room through dining room area.
LIVING THROUGH DINING ROOM 6.40m (21'0") x 3.05m (10'0")
The stairs lead to the first floor. There is a double glazed window to the front and rear of the property, attractive wood fire place surround with tiled inset and hearth and open fire grate. There is a TV point, storage cupboard and beams to the ceiling and 2 radiators.
PLAYROOM 3.66m (12'0") x 2.72m (8'11")
Double glazed window to the front of the property, beam ceiling, tv point, tel point, one radiator and an under stairs storage cupboard.
SITTING ROOM 6.10m (20'0") x 4.57m (15'0")
This room is beautiful and has the views to the side and front of the property, as there are three double glazed windows to the front and two double glazed windows to the side. There is an impressive brick fireplace surround with beam feature and log burner stove, with slate hearth. The room has feature beams to the ceiling, TV point and two radiator.
KITCHEN 6.10m (20'0") x 2.72m (8'11")
Double glazed window to the side and rear of the property. There is a range of fitted wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces and splash back tiling. The kitchen incorporates an integrated electric oven and hob with extractor fan over, integrated wine rack and a one and a half sink inset with mixer tap over. The kitchen is complimented by a feature wood plate rack and tiled flooring. From the kitchen access can be gained to a side conservatory entrance which leads out to the side garden and the enclosed patio.
UTILITY ROOM 3.05m (10'0") x 2.44m (8'0")
There is a stable door to the rear court yard area. The utility room comprises of a range of wall and base units with work surfaces. There is a washing machine point, space for a dryer and the oil fired combi boiler, which was replaced in the last 12 months is housed here. The utility benefits from tiled flooring.
The landing has feature beams to the ceiling and a storage cupboard.
MAIN BEDROOM 6.10m (20'0") x 4.57m (15'0")
What a beautiful room with far reaching views across the open countryside. There is a double glazed window to the front and side of the property, built in wardrobes and two radiators.
Double glazed window to the front and side of the property. The ensuite comprises of a four piece suite which incorporates a bath, sink , WC and shower cubicle. The ensuite is complimented by part wood cladding to the walls and a chrome heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3.05m (10'0") x 2.49m (8'2")
Two double glazed windows to the rear of the property and one radiator.
BEDROOM 2.13m (7'0") x 2.44m (8'0")
Double glazed window to the front of the property, feature beam ceiling, storage cupboard and one radiator
Double glazed window to the front of the property. The bathroom comprises of a three piece suite which incorporates a jacuzzi bath, sink and WC. The bathroom is complimented by part tiled elevations, tiled flooring and a heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3.66m (12'0") x 3.05m (10'0")
Double glazed window to the front and side of the property. Feature fire place surround, storage cupboard and one radiator.
BEDROOM 2.44m (8'0") x 2.74m (9'0")
Double glazed window to the rear and side of the property, TV point and one radiator.
The outside is great for anyone that wants to enjoy the outside life!
There is a side gated driveway with lawn garden to the side and an enclosed patio court yard to the other side, which gives access to the garage. There is also a fully fenced and meshed enclosed dog run off the garden. The driveway leads onto the stable block, which includes 5 brick built stables and hard standing area., that is covered with sand and has complete drainage system. The floodlit ménage, has recently been completed with all required drainage and fencing. The grass paddocks are all post and rail fencing and there are light sensors to the perimeter of the house and stable block, for those dark winter months.
To the other side of the property is the main garden to the house which is enclosed and not over looked with flower and shrub borders and enclosed patio area with views of the beautiful countryside. Behind the garden is the other two paddocks overing grazing.
The outside to the house must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer and really does provide the opportunity for someone to have a lovely countryside life within a gorgeous setting with villages and amenities to hand.
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