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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Nantwich, Cheshire

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Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bed, 3 Bath, 5 Reception Rooms
  • Detached Country Cottage
  • Extending to 1 Acre
  • Rural Location
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • EPC Rating: E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A luxurious 5 bedroom, 5 reception, 3 bathroom, Detached Cottage style home (approx. 3000 sq ft) set against the Dorfold Estate with delightful views towards Peckforton, Bickerton Hills & Acton church. Lying in one of South Cheshire's most favoured rural positions. Extended, restored and improved with an extensive range of quality fixtures and fittings including an outdoor heated swimming pool with pool house, stone flooring, vaulted beamed ceilings. A luxury Kitchen with granite, Aga cooker. Recently replaced Bath and Shower rooms, oil fired central heating. Well stocked formal gardens with extensive parking for numerous vehicles. Oak Framed Double Open Garage.

Standing in an elevated position on a landscaped rectangular garden plot, IN ALL, EXTENDING TO APPROX. 1 ACRE. 

GENERAL REMARKS & COMMENTS The property is particularly well situated, being approx. 2.5 miles from the bustling market town of Nantwich, which offers an excellent range of shopping and schooling facilities and approx. 15 minutes drive from the Georgian High Street of Tarporley. Nantwich has a railway station on the Crewe/Shrewsbury Line and Crewe (6 miles) offers hourly services to London-Euston in 1hr 30 mins. There are excellent road links with the M6 only 10 miles away from the property. The property, believed to date from 1813 has been the subject of a comprehensive scheme of restoration, extension and alteration to provide excellent family accommodation while still maintaining the charm and character of a traditional Cheshire cottage.

Drake Cottage is one of only a small number of properties along a no through country lane which is surrounded by the Dorfold Estate farmland. This conveniently situated property enjoys outstanding views, only a short distance from Acton village and nearby Nantwich town.

The views of Peckforton and Bickerton Hills can be observed in the distance and form part of the stunning evening sun sets. The accommodation is versatile and extensive, boasting approx. 1248 sq. ft. (116 sq. metres) on the first floor and 1932 sq. ft. (179 sq. metres) on the ground floor. Total Area an impressive 295 sq. metres (3181 sq. ft.). 

THE ACCOMMODATION: With approximate dimensions, comprises:- 

OAK FRAMED OPEN PORCH WITH SLATE ROOF Raised Indian stone step, painted letter box, solid painted oak door to:- 

HALLWAY 24' 0" x 7' 9" (7.32m x 2.36m) Indian stone tiled floor, heavily beamed ceiling, radiator with cover, turned staircase to 1st floor. 

UNDERSTAIRS CUPBOARD 3 wall light points. 

WALK IN CLOAKS CUPBOARD With oak boarded floor. 

DOWNSTAIRS WC Vanity wash hand basin with stand and tiled splash back, close coupled WC, low voltage lighting, continuation of stone tiled floor, match board painted half panel walls. 

STUDY 15' 1" x 10' 7" (4.6m x 3.23m) Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, 3 wall light points, TV and telephone points, heavily beamed ceiling. 

SNUG 15' 10" x 13' 2" (4.83m x 4.01m) Exposed brick fireplace with oak over mantel on a raised tile full width plinth, set in an inglenook recess with a multi fuel black cast stove, fitted cupboards and book shelving to both sides and returns, concealed spot lights, radiator, uPVC double glazed window, exposed wall timbers, 2 wall light points, TV point, double opening doors to Hall. 

SITTING ROOM 18' 11" x 14' 2" (5.77m x 4.32m) A stunning room with delightful views and a distinctive pitched and hipped roof having exposed pitch pine rafters and wall plates, 3 uPVC double glazed windows, matching uPVC double glazed patio doors, wall mounted TV point and socket, Dimplex log effect electric stove/fire, 2 radiators, oak window sills, TV points, telephone point, 2 ceiling HiFi speakers, dimmer switches to ceiling spot lights. 

LOUNGE 22' 10" x 18' 4" (6.96m x 5.59m) A large impressive light and airy reception room having an attractive Minster style stone working fireplace as the focal point, 3 uPVC double glazed windows, matching uPVC double glazed patio doors with side windows, 2 ceiling HiFi speakers and 2 flush mounted wall HiFi speakers, fitted corner storage cupboards/TV plinth, 4 gang dimmer switch to 20 ceiling spot lights, 3 pin lamp switches, 2 radiators with covers. 

DINING ROOM 19' 1" x 10' 11" (5.82m x 3.33m) Attractive solid oak boarded floor, solid oak window seat and back/storage compartment with a uPVC double glazed box bay window above, 2 radiators with covers, 3 wall light points, dimmer switch to ceiling spot lights, step up to Breakfast Kitchen. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 19' 8" x 17' 9" (5.99m x 5.41m) 'Kitchen Life' custom-designed cream coloured units with black granite worktop surfaces and island top. Extensive range of fitted base storage and wall units incorporating display cabinets, plate rack and shelving. Pan drawers and wine rack. Twin-bowl ceramic white glazed sink unit with mixer tap. Island workstation with cupboard and shelving provision together with 'Neff' electric oven & grill incorporated, sliding basket rack storage. Further corner unit with granite top providing appliance spaces with doors, TV & telephone points, terracotta waxed tile floor, space for dining table, stable door, double opening patio doors, 2 windows. Feature pitched heavily beamed ceiling with exposed purlins. Tiled recess with painted surround to 'Four-oven black oil-fired AGA'. 2 radiators, low voltage lighting, space for refrigerator. Note: stainless steel Rangemaster DXD910 fridge freezer is available to purchase by separate negotiation. Steps to Utility Room. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 4" x 6' 2" max. m/ments.(2.84m x 1.88m) Full-height set of three storage cupboards, boiler room/storage cupboard, stable door. Range of painted base storage units and cupboards, fitted shelving and wall cupboards, white glazed Belfast sink, stone floor, radiator, low voltage lighting, access to loft, space for appliances including plumbing for washing machine, blue slate tile floor.  

BOILER ROOM Oil fired central heating boiler for domestic hot water and central heating. Built in storage cupboards opposite. 

FIRST FLOOR Turned oak staircase with 1/2 landing to main galleried landing, beamed ceiling, skylight pipe, low voltage lighting, built in linen cupboards and loft access point, radiator with cover. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE(ONE) 20' 4" x 18' 5" max. m/ments.(6.2m x 5.61m) Beautifully beamed pitched roof with substantial pitch-pine purlins, wonderful views from three windows including aspect of St Mary's Church, Acton, TV point, flush mounted Hi Fi speakers, radiator with cover, walk-in wardrobe with extensive hanging and shelving provision.  

ENSUITE BATHROOM 9' 0" x 8' 8" (2.74m x 2.64m) Traditionally-styled white suite, comprising:- Pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, roll-top bath on ball & claw feet with side mounted showerhead mixer tap. Double corner screen door enclosed cubicle with high-level overhead drench shower unit and attractive mosaic tiling. Heated towel rail, oak boarded floor, Hi Fi speakers, shaver socket, exposed ceiling timbers, dormer window with shutters.

Painted panel 1/2 walls. 

BEDROOM TWO ('L' SHAPED) 13' 9" x 12' 0" (4.19m x 3.66m) Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, radiator, 2 ceiling HiFi speakers, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and dimmer controlled spot lights. Door to Jack and Jill Shower Room (see Note Bedroom Three). 

BEDROOM THREE ('L' SHAPED) 14' 1" x 12' 2" (4.29m x 3.71m) Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, radiator, 2 ceiling HiFi speakers, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and dimmer controlled spot lights. Door to Jack and Jill Shower Room. 

JACK AND JILL SHOWER ROOM Corner screen enclosed cubicle, fully tiled with an overhead drench shower having dual push button control points, oak boarded floor, close coupled WC, KENCO designer vanity sink unit and tap, uPVC double glazed window and shutters, attractive fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, backlit fitted mirror. 

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 9" x 7' 9" (3.58m x 2.36m) Built in mirrored front wardrobes, uPVC double glazed window, wall mounted TV point, radiator, exposed purlin, dimmer controlled ceiling spot lights. 

BEDROOM FIVE 15' 2" x 10' 7" (4.62m x 3.23m) Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, radiator, TV point, twin set double wardrobes with cupboards, storage over, exposed purlin, dimmer controlled ceiling spot lights. 

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM Large walk in glass screen enclosed cubicle with an overhead drench shower having dual push button control points, fully tiled walls with attractive inlays and splash back, close coupled WC, contemporary designed column radiator, backlit mirror, contemporary designed wall mounted vanity wash hand basin, oak boarded floor, uPVC double glazed dormer window with shutters, ceiling spot lighting. 

EXTERIOR (See plan edged red) 0.960 Acres (0.389 ha).
"Beautifully landscaped gardens adjoining open fields". Yorkstone cobbled apron gives access via double timber gates, supported by brick capped pillars to the extensive golden gravel driveway and parking area. 

DETACHED OAK FRAMED DOUBLE OPEN GARAGE 18' 6" x 17' 6" (5.64m x 5.33m) With slate roof, concrete base, power and light (sensor). 

Lower garden area with various entrance gates, laid to lawn, timber implement shed/store/lawn mower housing 16'x10'. Upper lawn garden with summer house, island borders adjoining the delightful Indian stone patio areas which extend with pathways to all sides of the property, various inset borders with hedging and bushes. Numerous specimen trees, shrubs and flower borders within the landscaped gardens, twin terrace retaining walls with Indian stone steps to the Swimming Pool. 

THE SWIMMING POOL & INDIAN STONE TERRACE Extensive stone terrace with an outdoor professionally installed heated pool 11m x 5.5m, surrounded by high laurel hedging. Outdoor lighting and external HiFi speakers, painted timber and slate roof summer house providing changing facilities, shower and WC, laminate floor covering, power and light. Yorkstone steps to rear back lawn/orchard with productive apple trees. Timber shed with pool filteration equipment etc, oil storage tank, external spot lights, log store, front pedestrian entrance gate. 



SERVICES All mains services (mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating, external sensors & floodlighting) are either connected or available locally (subject to statutory undertakers costs & conditions).

NOTE: No tests have been made of electrical, water, drainage and heating systems and associated appliances, nor confirmation obtained from the statutory bodies of the presence of these services. 

TENURE Presumed Freehold with vacant possession upon completion (Subject to Contract). 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the Agents Wright Marshall Nantwich Office. E-mail: Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.30pm, Sat 9.00-3.30pm. 

SALE PARTICULARS & PLAN/S The sale particulars and plan/s have been prepared for the convenience of prospective purchasers and, whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, their accuracy is not guaranteed nor, in any circumstances, will they give grounds for an action in law.

MARKET APPRAISAL "Thinking of Selling"? Wright Marshall have the experience and local knowledge to 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.  

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