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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Dukesway, Upton, Chester

Withdrawn from Market £182,950

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Tenure: Freehold

OVERVIEW This larger than average three bedroomed semi-detached former police house is situated on a large corner plot with good-sized gardens to the front, side and rear, with the rear garden being well enclosed and ideal for young children. The property is located just off Marina Drive in the heart of the popular district of Upton, close to an excellent range of good local schooling at both primary and secondary level . The property is also very well placed for children travelling to the grammar schools in Wirral (Calday Grange Grammar School for Boys and West Kirby Grammar School for Girls); the bus stop for school transport is located a couple of minutes' walk from the property. The property is also only a short walk away from good local shopping facilities as well as access to the national motorway network. The property is in good internal condition and offers flexible, good-sized and neutrally appointed accommodation with a particular feature being a recently refurbished bathroom which has been refitted to an exquisite standard with attractive tiling and under floor heating. The accommodation comprises: Side entrance porch leading to the entrance hall, with wood effect laminate flooring, which flows through to the living room with a wall mounted flat screen electric fire; separate good-sized sitting/dining room which overlooks the rear garden with double glazed patio doors onto a decked patio; good-sized over 16ft long breakfast kitchen with a fitted range of light beech effect units complemented by integrated cooking appliances, fine views of the side garden and slate tile effect flooring. From the kitchen is a useful utility room which provides further access to the side garden with provision for washing facilities, new flooring and a useful cloakroom/WC off and separate shower room. On the first floor, the property benefits from three good-sized bedrooms, two doubles and one single, all with fitted storage, as well as a stunning family bathroom with a recently installed three piece white suite with electric shower over the bath, attractive contemporary tiling and slate effect tiled flooring with under floor heating. The property has the benefit of UPVC double glazed windows and has gas central heating via a 'Worcester' combination boiler. Externally, there is a double-gated driveway offering excellent parking to the front and side with a large lawned front and side garden which could offer possibilities for further expansion to the property, subject to any necessary planning and building consents. The property also has the benefit of backing onto bungalows providing even further privacy with timber gated access to a well enclosed, private rear garden, ideal for young children with a timber decked patio/seating area and lawn. 

LOCATION Dukesway is in the heart of Upton, itself a highly desirable location being within 10 minutes travelling distance of Chester city centre, and offering good communication links via the outer ring road to the M53/M56 motorway network and A55 southerly by pass. There is good local schooling for nursery, primary and secondary education, and within walking distance is a variety of local shopping facilities, dentist and doctors' surgeries, library and a regular bus service. 

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH with UPVC double glazed sliding door and slate tile effect flooring. 

ENTRANCE HALL with UPVC double glazed entrance door from the porch, wood effect laminate flooring, two UPVC double glazed windows, radiator, stairs to first floor. 

LIVING ROOM 11' 10" x 10' 11" (3.61m x 3.33m) with a wall mounted flat screen electric fire, continued wood effect laminate flooring, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the front. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 14' 6" reducing to 13' x 11' 10" (4.42m x 3.61m) with built-in original storage cupboard, continued wood effect laminate flooring, radiator, gas fire point, double glazed patio doors providing access to the rear timber decked patio. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 16' 10" reducing to 14' 8" x 6' 5" (5.13m x 1.96m) with an extensive fitted range of light beech effect base, wall and drawer units complemented by chrome T-bar style fitments, with laminate roll top work surfaces, incorporated breakfast bar, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, brick effect tiled splashbacks, integrated 'Zanussi' stainless steel edged electric oven, gas hob with stainless steel splashback and glass and stainless steel canopy extractor hood over, plumbing for dishwasher, two UPVC double glazed windows, slate effect tiled flooring. 

UTILITY ROOM 10' reducing to 7' 1" x 9' 4" reducing to 6' 4" (3.05m x 2.84m) with recess and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer, radiator, wall mounted 'Worcester' combination controlled central heating boiler, recently fitted tile effect flooring, UPVC double glazed door providing access to the side of the property. 

CLOAKROOM/WC with a white low level WC and wash hand basin, UPVC double glazed window, recently fitted tile effect flooring. 

SHOWER ROOM 8' 8" x 2' 5" (2.64m x 0.74m) with a wall walk-in shower cubicle with a wall mounted 'Redring' electric shower, wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, recently fitted tile effect flooring, two UPVC double glazed windows. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with loft access, former airing cupboard with built-in linen shelving, UPVC double glazed window. 

BEDROOM ONE 11' 10" x 10' 9" (3.61m x 3.28m) with a majority full-width range of built-in triple wardrobes with sliding doors, UPVC double glazed window with an open aspect to the rear, radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 6" reducing to 10' 11" x 11' 1" (3.81m x 3.38m) with a single built-in wardrobe with built-in hanging and shelving space and further overhead storage, radiator, UPVC double glazed window. 

BEDROOM THREE 7' 5" x 8' 7" reducing to 6' 7"(2.26m x 2.62m) with over stairs fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, radiator, UPVC double glazed window. 

BATHROOM 6' 9" x 6' 4" (2.06m x 1.93m) Having been recently refitted to a high standard with a modern contemporary white suite comprising panelled bath with glazed shower screen, wall mounted 'Bristan' electric shower over and chrome effect mixer tap, low level WC with concealed cistern and squared wash basin with chrome effect mixer tap and light timber display surface and storage cupboard under, UPVC double glazed window, slate effect tiled flooring with under floor heating, chrome heated towel rail. 

EXTERNALLY The property is accessed via a double-gated concrete driveway offering plentiful parking with a hedged boundary to the front and side and lawned front and side gardens, with a particularly expansive side garden. There is timber gated access to a well enclosed and private rear garden, ideal for young children, mainly laid to lawn with a timber decked patio/seating area and outside tap. 

DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along the A5116 Liverpool Road, continuing over the small roundabout close to Morrisons supermarket and continue straight on. Bear right and take the right hand turning at the traffic lights onto Mill Lane. Continue along Mill Lane, past Bache Railway Station down to the mini roundabout. Take the right hand turning into Gatesheath Drive and then the first left turning bearing left again onto Cotebrook Drive. Take the first turning on the left onto Marina Drive and continue along, taking the turning on the right into Dukesway where the property will be found immediately 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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