2 bedroom detached bungalow for saleBarton Road, Farndon, Chester
Withdrawn from Market £230,000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION Lilac Cottage, constructed in the 1920s, has had the benefit of a general course of improvement and modernisation over the years by our client, with a pleasant blend of contemporary decoration in addition to modern bathroom and kitchen fittings. To the front, ample off-road parking is offered via a large private pebbled driveway and there is access to both sides of the property to the rear. The rear garden is of a low maintenance nature, laid to a paved seating terrace with pebbled areas and railway sleeper edged planters with shrubs and climbers. Adjoining the property is a timber and glazed lean-to which makes for an excellent garden store, however, this would benefit from an element of TLC! The accommodation is accessed via a wooden glazed door into the entrance hall which features solid wood flooring. The hallway bisects the living accommodation of the home perfectly with the two bedrooms lying one side of the home and the reception and kitchen areas to the other. Both bedrooms are double-sized and lie a short distance along the hall from the bathroom which is L-shaped and compact in nature, featuring a three piece white suite with exposed valve mixer shower unit over the compact bath. The principal reception area is the living room which features a cast iron burner to a corner chimneybreast on a slated hearth and with solid wood flooring. There is a large opening through to the kitchen which features an attractive range of light wood effect laminate fronted units and a collection of integrated 'Neff' appliances, together with tiled flooring which continues through to the dining room. The dining room is a light and airy space with windows and French doors providing views of and access to the rear garden.
LOCATION Farndon, a picturesque village which lies approximately 9 miles south of Chester, provides excellent local amenities and facilities including shops, a primary school, community hall, and a public house. The village is by the side of the River Dee which borders Wales providing lovely walks and leisure facilities, as well also enjoying the amenities on offer in Holt, its neighbouring village. 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 wood flooring, picture rail, radiator.
BEDROOM ONE 12' 10" x 10' 5" (3.91m x 3.18m) The principal bedroom with UPVC double glazed window offering a front aspect, picture rail, corner chimneybreast with feature fireplace with slate hearth, TV point, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 10" x 9' 1" (3.91m x 2.77m) A further double room with UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator, picture rail.
BATHROOM 7' 4" max x 5' 10" max (2.24m x 1.78m) Being an L-shaped room with a three piece white suite comprising panelled compact bath with exposed valve mixer shower unit over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, recessed ceiling lights, predominantly tiled walls with border tiles, tiled flooring, mirror unit with downlighters, extractor fan, curved heated towel rail, UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect.
LIVING ROOM 12' 11" x 11' 11" (3.94m x 3.63m) The principal reception room to the home, offering a dual aspect with UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspects, featuring a corner chimneybreast with a slated hearth housing a cast iron wood burner, solid wood flooring, radiator, picture rail, opening through to kitchen.
KITCHEN 10' 8" x 7' 8" (3.25m x 2.34m) Fitted with an attractive range of light wood effect laminate fronted Shaker style base, wall and drawer units with brushed metal fitments, roll top granite effect laminate work surfaces, inset 'Franke' 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, inset 'Neff' four ring stainless steel gas hob with built-under 'Neff' stainless steel electric oven and grill, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated 'Neff' dishwasher, integrated 'Neff' microwave, plumbing under surface for washing machine, wall mounted 'Worcester' gas combination central heating boiler, radiator, wooden glazed window to the side aspect, loft access, tiled flooring which continued through the opening to the dining room.
DINING ROOM 10' 6" x 9' 2" (3.2m x 2.79m) A light and airy space with UPVC double glazed windows and French doors providing access to the rear garden, radiator.
EXTERNALLY Positioned within a short walkable distance of the High Street in Farndon, a pleasant, characterful and popular village situated to the south of Chester city, the property offers plentiful off-road parking via a pebbled driveway to the front with stone edged shrub borders. There is outside lighting and gated access to both sides of the property. The rear garden, which is well enclosed by timber fencing and privet hedging, is of a low maintenance nature, laid to a paved seating terrace together with pebbled areas and railway sleeper edged planters. Adjoining the side of the property is a glazed timber framed lean-to. which makes ideal garden storage, and there is also a timber and glazed summerhouse/shed. Outside lighting and a water tap are evident. The property is predominantly UPVC double glazed and has gas central heating.
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 left onto the High Street and continue along as the road sweeps to the left. Continue forwards and the property will be observed on the right hand side clearly marked by our Humphreys for sale notice.
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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