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5 bedroom town house for sale

Abbots Grange, Chester

Withdrawn from Market £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Newly renovated period building
  • Over 3000sqft
  • Courtyard and garden
  • Five bedrooms (5 currently utilised as dressing room)
  • Exceptional standard of finish
  • Within one mile of Chester City Centre
  • Off-road parking
  • EPC exempt (as a listed building)

Full description

OVERVIEW This opulent residence offers a most stylish finish throughout, keeping classical flavours and character a Georgian property should offer. 'FIRED EARTH' collections featured throughout and BESPOKE CABINETRY make this property stand out from all the rest. Accommodation is five bedroomed, with the fifth currently utilised as a his and her dressing room. 

LOCATION Abbots Grange is highly sought after. With two of the finest private schools in the country within walking distance, and superb state schools also close by. It is within ten minutes walk of Chester City Centre. Boasting excellent communication links to the inner ring road and M53/M56 motorway, and of Chester and Bache railway stations. The popular suburb of Hoole is very close to the property, and other notable amenities such as Morrisons supermarket. The Countess of Chester is one mile away. 

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

VESTIBULE An imposing oversized bespoke solid wood door with glazed number plate over, with a black and white honed Hampton marble tile. The vestibule has a cast iron column radiator, storage unit, useful water tap, and glass panelled bespoke inner door. Providing access to an inner hallway.

INNER HALLWAY The marble tiling continues, with another very large cast iron radiator. Leading into a carpeted area. 

SITTING ROOM 22' x 14' 10" (6.71m x 4.52m) A most spacious principal reception room featuring Farrow and Ball 'off black' painted wood panelled walls, with curved recesses to the chimneybreast which features an ANTIQUE VICTORIAN cast iron surround, a 9kw Esse log burner and Anciento Granite hearth. Two cast iron column radiators add to the character of this room. 

DINING KITCHEN 28' 9" max x 14' max (8.76m x 4.27m) 'Carnforth' limestone flooring in this kitchen (with electric underfloor heating) fills the most fantastic space, where the kitchen is fitted with exemplary bespoke units and chrome fitments. The rare superwhite granite island surface and oven splash back complement each other as well as the honed black granite work surfaces and upstands. The large island unit is very impressive with a 'Franke' twin sink unit with mixer tap and 'Quooker' instant boiling water tap, 'Bosch' integrated dishwasher and breakfast bar area. There is an electric TOTAL CONTROL AGA (available by separate negotiation). An integrated 'Neff' coffee machine and microwave oven as well as a 'Leibherr' fridge freezer exist within the main cabinetry. The two cast iron column style radiators and window seat beneath the sash window make for lovely features. 

CLOAKROOM/WC 9' 2" x 2' 8" (2.79m x 0.81m) A marble wash basin with designer taps and a honed granite base make for an impressive toilet room. Bespoke cabinetry exists below the basin, and the 'Carnforth' limestone carries into here from the kitchen, with electric underfloor heating. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A sash window providing a rear aspect overlooking the garden. There is access on this landing to the principal bedroom and main bathroom. The bathroom being connected to the main bedroom via the dressing room. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 10" x 15' 11" (5.44m x 4.85m) A fantastic-sized principal bedroom forming part of a suite which has a private dressing room off and Jack and Jill access into the bathroom. Features include a cast iron feature fireplace with decorative tiled insert and side storage unit. There is a further built in storage area. The two large sash windows each have a column style cast iron radiator beneath them. 

BEDROOM 5/DRESSING ROOM 14' 1" x 12' 9" max (4.29m x 3.89m) A huge space, formerly a bedroom in its own right and could easily be converted back if desired. It has L-shaped wardrobes, a cast iron fireplace, radiator, window, pedestal wash basin, and a door to the bathroom. 

BATHROOM 19' 5" x 10' 8" increasing to 11' 8" (5.92m x 3.25m) Of truly magnificent appointment offering a classical yet contemporary finish, all with 'Fired Earth' armamentarium. Underfloor heating exists throughout including the seating area in the shower. The freestanding oversized roll-top bath and luxurious sink are impressive centrepieces, and match the concealed cistern. 'Travertine' tiled flooring leads to the walk-in shower with soak away to the floor, tiled shower seat and wall concealed thermostatic shower unit with dual dispenser. Other features include three sash windows, a cast iron radiator, and original cast iron stove. 

INNER LANDING Wall lights and spindled staircase off to the first floor accommodation. 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING with spindled balustrade, step up to a further inner landing with radiator, wall lights and skylight window. 

SHOWER ROOM 7' 5" x 5' 4" (2.26m x 1.63m) All 'Fired Earth' porcelain tiles and suite. Comprising a walk-in shower with glass screening and open out door and wall mounted electric shower unit, heated towel rail, skylight window and further window. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 3" x 10' 8" increasing to 12' (4.04m x 3.25m) A further double room with large sash window. 

BEDROOM TWO 18' 11" increasing to 20' 2" x 18' 2" (5.77m x 5.54m) A superb-sized guest bedroom featuring two sash windows to the front aspect, two radiators and a chimney breast with slate hearth. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 9" x 11' 10" (4.19m x 3.61m) with a window, skylight window and radiator. 

LAUNDRY ROOM 12' 4" x 5' 11" (3.76m x 1.8m) A utility room which in most houses is the size of the kitchen, with a work surface and storage units. Plumbing exists for a washing machine and there is a wall mounted 'Worcester' gas combination boiler, pressured hot water cylinder linked to the central heating system, a radiator, window and skylight window. 

EXTERNALLY Off-road parking via a private block paved driveway to the front of this attractive tree-lined road. The driveway is enclosed by a combination of part fence and part rendered wall. The recent garden has undergone recent transformation and offers a stone flagged courtyard and seating terrace, where there is also a brick built outbuilding. A gated archway provides access to the most surprising feature of the home, being a 'secret' lawned garden with borders, being enclosed by timber fencing. Please note there is pedestrian access via Liverpool Road to the lawned area. 

CONDITION OF SALE Please note the lawned area at the end of the rear garden has pedestrian access via Abbots Grange and offers potential, subject to planning, of becoming a building plot for the erection of a further dwelling/dwellings. Should a future purchaser achieve planning permission for such there will be a 20% uplift charge. This clause in the sale contract would last for 20 years post completion. For further details we would advise your conveyance/solicitor to contact the seller's solicitor. 

DIRECTIONS Leave the city along the A5116 Liverpool Road in the direction of Ellesmere Port passing through a set of traffic lights and taking the second turning on the left into Abbots Grange. Upon entering Abbots Grange, the property will be found on the right hand side, clearly marked by our Humphreys Select 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. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 January 2017


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