4 bedroom detached house for saleWalpole Street, Chester
Sold by Us £349,000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION The property itself is approached via a private pea gravelled driveway offering off-road parking for three vehicles which leads to a garage. There is an open storm porch with original leaded light stained glass panelled door providing access to the reception hall, being of a most generous size with a beautiful oak spindled staircase off to the first floor, wooden flooring and providing access to the three ground floor reception rooms. Off the dining room is a corridor which provides access to the shower room and the kitchen is fitted with an attractive range of cream fronted units with granite work surfaces. The first floor landing provides access to four double bedrooms and a family bathroom with separate WC, with period fireplaces existing to the majority of the rooms throughout the property. Over the years, the property has been well maintained with an emphasis to keep its true Victorian roots and offers many original features, notably picture rails, dado rails and the majority of the original leaded light stained glass glazing. Externally, the property has a walled lawned garden to the rear with a tiled open canopied section directly from the property and gated access to the rear. The property benefits from gas central heating and a combination of original wooden glazing and some replacement UPVC double glazed windows.
LOCATION Located within walking distance of Chester city centre, Walpole Street is located just off Parkgate Road. The property is within walking distance of the Total Fitness Gymnasium and Health Club, Chester University College and the Northgate Arena. There are good local shopping facilities available close by at Morrisons supermarket. Bache Railway Station with its communication links to Liverpool is close by as is the Chester inner ring road and M53/M56 motorway networks.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
OPEN STORM PORCH
RECEPTION HALL A most welcoming space and wonderful precursor for the spaciousness that this residence has to offer, extending to over 21ft in length and accessed via an original wooden door with leaded light stained glass inserts and accompanying side light windows, mat well, solid wooden flooring, coved ceiling, dado rail, picture rail, radiator, oak spindled staircase off to the first floor, cloaks cupboard housing electric fuse board.
DRAWING ROOM 13' 10" plus curved bay x 13' (4.22m x 3.96m) with original wooden curved bay window to the front aspect with leaded light stained glass tops, cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and hearth and wooden surround with attached mirror, dado rail, picture rail, telephone point, radiator, coved ceiling.
SITTING ROOM 13' 11" plus curved bay x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.22m) A further spacious reception room with an original curved bay window to the front aspect with leaded light stained glass tops, living flame gas fireplace with decorative tiled insert and hearth and wooden surround, shelving to chimney recess, solid oak flooring, radiator, dado rail, picture rail, coved ceiling, TV point.
DINING ROOM 11' 10" plus box bay x 11' 11" (3.61m x 3.63m) with slate tiled flooring, feature cast iron stove with tiled insert and hearth, box bay wooden window with leaded light stained glass tops, original tall built-in cupboard to chimney recess, dado rail, picture rail, coved ceiling, door providing external access to the rear garden.
INNER HALLWAY with continuation of the slate tiled flooring.
SHOWER ROOM 8' 6" approx x 4' 11" approx (2.59m x 1.5m) with a suite comprising shower cubicle with sliding screen door and wall mounted 'Triton' electric shower unit, low level WC and wash hand basin, predominantly tiled walls, sash window to the rear, curved heated towel rail, slate tiled flooring.
KITCHEN 11' 11" x 9' 6" (3.63m x 2.9m) Of beautiful appointment with an extensive range of cream fronted base, wall and drawer units with metallic fitments, granite work surfaces and upstands, Belfast style sink with brass mixer tap over, tiled splashbacks, fixed wall unit with drawers and cupboard space and solid wooden work surface, 'Rangemaster' double electric oven and grill with five ring gas hob with concealed extractor over, integrated slimline dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, UPVC double glazed window to rear with leaded light stained glass tops, radiator, concealed wall mounted 'Ideal Classic' central heating boiler, opening to under stairs area which features further storage cupboards and space for freestanding fridge freezer, slate tiled flooring.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING with oak spindled balustrade, skylight window, dado rail, picture rail, coved ceiling.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 11" x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.22m) with exposed timber floorboards, curved original window to the front with leaded light stained glass tops, picture rail, coved ceiling, radiator, built-in mirror-fronted wardrobes.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 10" x 12' 11" (4.22m x 3.94m) A dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed sash window to the side, original curved wooden window to the front with leaded light stained glass tops, picture rail, coved ceiling, exposed timber flooring, feature cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and hearth and oak surround with mirror, built-in mirror-fronted wardrobe to chimney recess.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 11" x 11' 9" (3.63m x 3.58m) with exposed floorboards, feature fireplace, wooden sash window to the rear, picture rail, radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 11' 10" x 11' 11" max (3.61m x 3.63m) Being a dual aspect room with wooden sash windows to the side and rear, exposed timber floorboards, cast iron feature fireplace with tiled hearth and insert, wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors housing hot water cylinder, radiator, picture rail.
BATHROOM 7' 6" x 6' 4" (2.29m x 1.93m) with a white suite comprising bath with mosaic tiled surround and panelling and double-width sink unit with monobloc tap unit and storage below, mosaic tiled splashbacks, wooden sash window with frosted glass, radiator.
SEPARATE WC with a white low level WC and wash hand basin, mosaic tiled splashback, tiled flooring, UPVC double glazed window with obscured pane.
EXTERNALLY The property lies a short walk from Chester city centre and offers off-road parking via a private pea gravelled driveway with a low walled, low maintenance style garden to the front with holly bush hedging. The driveway leads alongside the property offering off-road parking comfortably for three vehicles and provides access to a garage. There is timber screening and gated access to the rear garden which is a beautiful area, being walled and laid to lawn with a pea gravelled seating area and low brick and stone edged borders to the lawn with mature shrubs and trees. There is a pitched tiled canopy directly from the property itself, an outside water tap and gated access to the rear.
GARAGE 15' 1" x 8' 3" (4.6m x 2.51m) with open out garage doors, power and lighting, window to rear, overhead storage.
DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along St Martins Way. Upon reaching the Fountains roundabout turn left onto Parkgate Road continue along and just before the traffic lights turn left onto Walpole Street where the property will be observed on the left hand side, clearly observed 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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