2 bedroom cottage for sale

Whitchurch Road, Rowton, Chester

Sold STC £405,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Standing on a stunning plot of approximately 3/4 acre which backs onto open farmland, this characterful detached country cottage offers two excellent-sized double bedrooms, with the flexibility on hand to convert the property to a three bedroomed cottage. The property also benefits from four reception rooms with the conservatory taking particular advantage of the property's wonderful gardens and open outlook onto open farmland. The garden itself is filled with a variety of fruit trees and established borders with a useful garden shed and greenhouses and plentiful off-road parking leading to a good-sized detached double garage. Within the garden is a detached insulated summerhouse which doubles up for auxiliary accommodation with built-in shower facilities. The property itself, which benefits from an abundance of original and enhanced character features, offers accommodation which comprises: Entrance vestibule with open plan reception breakfast room; spacious living room with a stunning fireplace, exposed beams and doors opening through to both a good-sized dining room and a conservatory, which benefits from stunning views over the rear garden towards open countryside. There is also a pleasantly fitted kitchen with a range of tasteful Shaker style base and wall units. On the first floor, the property benefits from two excellent-sized double bedrooms as well as a dressing room and main bathroom. We believe the property to offer spacious and flexible accommodation which in turn could provide three bedrooms, subject to any necessary building or planning regulations. 

LOCATION Applegarth Cottage is ideally placed, sitting on the edge of open countryside whilst backing onto open farmland, and only a short drive away from a range of day-to-day amenities on offer in Waverton village, as well as schooling at primary and secondary level. The property is also a short drive away from Sainsbury's supermarket and lies approximately 10-15 minutes travelling distance by car from Chester city centre. 

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH  

RECEPTION BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 3" x 11' 9" (4.04m x 3.58m) with a UPVC double glazed window, exposed beams, open working cast iron fireplace on a tile base, radiator, stairs to first floor with a square arch through to kitchen.  

KITCHEN 17' 8" x 8' (plus alcove)(5.38m x 2.44m) with an attractively fitted and extensive range of white Shaker style wall, floor and drawer units with laminate roll top work surfaces with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer with gold effect mixer tap and tiled splashbacks, space for fridge freezer, 'Leisure' double width range gas oven and hob with an over sized extractor hood over, plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted 'Baxi' combination control boiler, attractive coloured laminate flooring, recess spotlighting, loft access, two sealed unit double glazed windows, two UPVC double glazed windows, timber stable door providing access to the rear garden. 

LIVING ROOM 19' 7" x 11' 8" (5.97m x 3.56m) with a stone open working fireplace with an ornate French tiled inset, exposed beams, sealed unit double glazed window, telephone point, double glazed patio door providing access to the conservatory, further double French doors providing access to the dining room. 

CONSERVATORY 15' 11" x 8' 1" (4.85m x 2.46m) with radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, UPVC double glazed French doors providing access to the rear garden, with fine views of the rear garden and beyond over open farmland. 

FORMAL DINING ROOM 12' 11" x 11' 9" (3.94m x 3.58m) with wood parquet flooring, exposed beams, further double glazed patio door providing access to the conservatory, picture rail, sealed unit double glazed window. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Being split into two parts with exposed timber farmhouse style doors very much in keeping with the ageing character of the property, radiator, UPVC double glazed window, picture rail.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 7" x 13' 9" (4.44m x 4.19m) with a recessed built-in wardrobe with hanging space, radiator, two sealed unit double glazed windows enjoying fine views over the rear garden and beyond. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 11" x 10' (4.24m x 3.05m) with a sealed unit double glazed window enjoying fine views over the garden and beyond, radiator, picture rail, timber door to a single wardrobe with hanging space. 

MAIN BATHROOM with a well appointed three piece white suite which comprises a panelled bath with a chrome effect telephone/antique style shower attachment and incorporated mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, fully tiled walls, fine views via a UPVC double glazed window towards open farmland, timber door access through to a secondary landing area. 

DRESSING ROOM with a recessed wardrobe with built-in hanging, further double built-in wardrobe with built-in hanging space, radiator, UPVC double glazed window. 

EXTERNALLY The property is attractively approached via a farmhouse gated driveway leading to a large gravelled driveway which in turn leads to a double detached garage. There are good-sized gardens to the four sides of the property measuring to just over 3/4 of an acre. The gardens consist of extensive lawn to both the front and rear with mature hedging to the front which secludes the property well. Whilst the gardens are mainly laid to lawn, the property enjoys an array of established planting with a beech hedged boundary to the rear backing onto open farmland, with the garden having an orchard feel with grapevine, apple, plum & hazelnut trees as well as gooseberries, blackcurrant, redcurrant and cherry plants. There is a gravelled pathway which provides access to the orchard where a well enclosed ancillary building has been utilised for secondary occasional accommodation. 

DETACHED SUMMERHOUSE Offering secondary ancillary accommodation which currently consists of a living area (13'6" x 11'3"), bedroom and shower room facility (11'10" x 11'4"). 

DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along the A51 Boughton bearing right and then left immediately at the Bill Smith Motors gyratory system. Continue along Christleton Road as it becomes Whitchurch Road before heading straight across the large junction at Sainsbury's supermarket, following signs for the A41 southbound. Proceed along the A41, passing the hotel on the right hand side and passing through the village of Christleton. Follow the road into countryside and just before the petrol station and turning to Rowton on the left hand side take, with caution, a right hand turning into Applegarth Cottage which is 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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Nearest stations

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  • Bache (3.4 mi)
  • Mouldsworth (5.5 mi)
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17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

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Humphreys of Chester Limited, Chester

17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

01244 955092 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Chester (2.5 mi)
  • Bache (3.4 mi)
  • Mouldsworth (5.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Humphreys of Chester Limited, Chester

17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

01244 955092 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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