2 bedroom cottage for saleRock Cottages, High Street, Farndon
Withdrawn from Market £280,000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION 1 Rock Cottages is very much built amongst the landscape, set upon a natural rock and featuring an established rock garden to the front with a collection of shrubs, which lies adjacent to the private driveway to the property, offering off-road parking comfortably for two small vehicles. The property is approached on foot by a stepped pathway, which in part is shared by the neighbouring properties but breaks off into a private stairway to the front door of the home. True to its roots as a cottage, the home offers much character and charm with features such as picture rails, exposed timber flooring and ceiling beams, as well as a roaring open fire to the sitting room. The living accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with solid oak flooring and a staircase off to the first floor accommodation where there are two bedrooms, with the principal bedroom offering a dual aspect with a most pleasant view towards the Welsh Hills from the side aspect. From the second bedroom there is access to the loft area by a pull-down ladder and this provides a good facility for storage. Completing the accommodation on this level is a bathroom fitted with a four piece suite with a contemporary yet classical finish, with a roll top bath with ball and claw feet in addition to a separate shower cubicle. Returning to the ground floor, the property offers a sitting room with a continuation of the solid oak flooring from the entrance hall and features an exposed brick open fireplace. The dining kitchen features a bespoke range of Shaker style wooden units with granite effect roll top work surfaces with a utility cupboard off and there is also a cupboard housing the 'Worcester' gas central heating boiler. Benefiting from an extension to the home, the property boasts a garden room which offers a light and airy feel aided by a plethora of glazed units upon a brick base with a vaulted ceiling with 'Velux' windows and offers external access to both sides of the room. This really does welcome in the rear garden to the home which itself is of a low maintenance nature, laid to pebbles with raised brick edged borders containing mature plants within a part wall and timber fence enclosed garden.
LOCATION 1 Rock Cottages is positioned along the High Street in Farndon, a picturesque village which lies approximately 9 miles south of Chester. The village provides excellent local amenities and facilities including shops, a primary school (within walking distance of the property), community hall, public houses and a sports centre. The village is by the side of the River Dee which borders Wales providing lovely walks and leisure facilities. There is also a regular bus service to Chester and Wrexham from the village.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
ENTRANCE HALL Accessed via a wooden glazed door with solid oak flooring, painted ceiling beams, picture rail, staircase with handrail off to the first floor accommodation.
SITTING ROOM 15' reducing to 11' 5" x 10' 6" (4.57m x 3.2m) With a charming feel, this room offers an exposed brick open fireplace with wooden mantel over and a slate tiled hearth, continuation of the solid oak flooring from the entrance hall, picture rail, painted ceiling beams, radiator, TV point, dual aspect with windows to the side and front aspects.
DINING KITCHEN 15' plus bay x 12' max (4.57m x 3.66m) Featuring a bespoke range of Shaker style fitted units with granite effect laminate roll top work surfaces, inset porcelain 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, cooker point, plumbing for dishwasher, wooden glazed bay window to the front aspect ideal for placing a window seat to enjoy the pleasant elevated aspect to the front, radiator, living flame gas fire point with slate hearth, exposed treated wooden floor boards, cupboard housing wall mounted gas combination central heating boiler (not tested by agent), double French doors into garden room, utility cupboard with continued flooring from the kitchen, plumbing for washing machine and space for freestanding fridge freezer.
GARDEN ROOM 21' 10" approx wall to frame x 9' 2" (6.65m x 2.79m) Forming an extension to the home and adding a significant reception area with a pleasant feel welcoming in the garden to the home, and offering mixed use with areas for living and dining. Built on a brick base with glazed windows and external door access to both ends, three 'Velux' windows to the vaulted ceiling, two wall light points.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING with loft access point over stairwell, wooden window to the rear aspect.
BEDROOM ONE 15' 1" x 10' 6" (4.6m x 3.2m) A dual aspect room with wooden windows to both the front and side aspects, with the side aspect providing a most pleasant view towards the Welsh Hills. The room features a built-in storage cupboard, picture rail, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 12' x 7' 1" plus door recess (3.66m x 2.16m) with treated wooden floor boards, wooden window to the front aspect, picture rail, curtained over stairs storage cupboard, radiator, loft access point with pull-down ladder.
BATHROOM 8' 11" x 7' 8" (2.72m x 2.34m) Offering a contemporary yet classical feel and featuring a four piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle with open out screen door and exposed valve mixer shower unit with overhead dispenser, freestanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet and tap unit with telephone shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mosaic tiling over and low level WC, mosaic tiling to shower area, recessed ceiling lights, extractor fan, wooden window to the rear aspect, picture rail.
EXTERNALLY This intriguing property strikes an imposing figure amongst the landscape within Farndon, constructed upon a rock with natural rock gardens lying to the front with sandstone peaking through the established shrubs. There are pedestrian steps leading to the property which are part shared by neighbouring Rock Cottages but break off to a private stairway to the property itself. A real added bonus to the home is the off-road parking via a private driveway lying to the left hand side comfortably for 2 small vehicles. The driveway leads to a gated courtyard of a low maintenance style, laid to pebbles with brick edged planters and offering a part walled and timber fence enclosed garden with established shrub borders providing a most pleasant and tranquil feel. There is an outside water tap and exterior lighting in addition to a timber garden storage unit.
DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along Boughton turning right along the gyratory system then right again turning back on oneself. Turn immediately left onto Sandy Lane and follow this road downhill into open countryside with the River Dee on the right hand side. As the road becomes the B5130 you will enter open countryside. Proceed for approximately 6 miles, passing through the villages of Aldford and Churton keeping right and following the road into Farndon village. At the T-junction, turn right onto the High Street where the property will be found on the left hand side.
VIEWING By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100.
MARKETING APPRAISAL Thinking of Selling? We are a locally run business with over 50 years of partnership experience and can 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.
HUMPHREYS SURVEYORS Whether buying or selling through Humphreys, we are delighted that we can now provide a full survey and valuation service carried out by our team of chartered surveyors. This prudent step in a house purchase is strongly recommended and we would be more than happy to discuss the types of survey available and their associated costs.
1. Money Laundering Regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
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