3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleVicars Cross, Chester
Withdrawn from Market £275,000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION This pre-war 1930s semi-detached home is traditional in nature as it does not benefit from extensions but indeed does offer potential for such, subject to any necessary planning and building consents. The home offers two reception rooms to the ground floor and a kitchen, all accessed off a reception hall which has period woodblock flooring, a picture rail, a spindled staircase off to the first floor accommodation and an original leaded light front door with accompanying side light windows, which all provide an excellent precursor to what lies in store in the home. With original flooring being evident in both reception rooms, the sitting lies to the front with a period cast iron open fireplace and provides a charming feel to this room aided by a UPVC double glazed curved bay window. To the rear is a dining room featuring a sliding patio door which welcomes in the rear garden to the home. On the first floor, there is a spindled balustrade to the landing area which has loft access and there are three bedrooms, two doubles and a single, with the single being used as a music room by our clients. The bathroom features a two piece suite with a curved bath with mixer shower over and an airing cupboard housing the 'Worcester' gas condensing boiler, and there is a separate WC. In recent years our clients have installed UPVC double glazing and there is gas central heating. Externally, off-road parking is provided to the front via a gated private driveway with an accompanying lawned garden with herbaceous borders and the driveway leads to an attached garage/lean-to with tandem access leading through to the rear garden. The rear garden is an attractive feature of the home with a collection of seating areas dotted around the garden, all strategically placed to capture the sun as it moves around, and a lawned area, all well enclosed and offering a good degree of privacy.
LOCATION The area is well served with local amenities within walking distance in Vicars Cross and nearby Boughton and is approximately 5-10 minutes travelling distance of Chester city centre. There is good nursery and primary education within Vicars Cross itself and the property also lies within the catchment area for Christleton High School. The property has particularly good accessibility to the M53/M56 motorway networks as well as the A55 southerly by pass with its links to the Chester Business Park.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
OPEN ARCHED STORM PORCH
RECEPTION HALL Accessed through an original wooden leaded light door with accompanying leaded light stained glass sidelight windows, with woodblock parquet flooring, spindled staircase off to the first floor accommodation with useful under stairs storage cupboard, leaded light stained glass window to the side, radiator, picture rail, telephone point.
SITTING ROOM 11' 6" plus bay x 12' 5" (3.51m x 3.78m) With a most charming feel, this reception room features suspended wooden flooring, curved UPVC double glazed window with leaded light stained glass tops to the front with curved radiator below, cast iron open fireplace with painted surround and tiled hearth, picture rail.
DINING ROOM 15' 9" max x 11' 7" reducing to 9' 2" (4.8m x 3.53m) A light and airy room featuring sliding patio doors providing views of and access to the rear garden, feature fireplace to chimneybreast with tiled hearth, radiator, suspended wooden flooring, picture rail.
KITCHEN 12' 5" x 7' 2" (3.78m x 2.18m) with a range of white laminate fronted base, wall and drawer units with chrome plated fitments and glass display cabinets, wood effect laminate roll top work surfaces, electric cooker point with fixed extractor over, tiled splashbacks, inset porcelain 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, space for freestanding fridge freezer, plumbing under counter for washing machine, space under counter suitable for breakfast bar stool, radiator, under cupboard lighting, UPVC double glazed window to the side, wooden glazed door providing access to the rear garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING with spindled balustrade, UPVC double glazed leaded light window to the side aspect, picture rail, loft access.
BEDROOM ONE 11' 6" plus bay x 12' 5" (3.51m x 3.78m) The principal bedroom featuring an attractive UPVC double glazed curved bay window to the front aspect with curved radiator below, feature fireplace with wooden hearth, exposed treated wooden floorboards, picture rail.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 8" x 11' 7" (3.86m x 3.53m) A further double room with UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, feature fireplace with emerald green tiles, picture rail, radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 8' 2" x 6' 4" (2.49m x 1.93m) with a dual aspect with UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspects, dado rail with painted wooden panelling below to two walls, coved ceiling, radiator. A single bedroom currently used as a music room by our clients.
BATHROOM 7' 9" x 7' 1" (2.36m x 2.16m) Featuring a curved panelled bath with bar mixer shower unit over and shower curtain rail, pedestal wash hand basin, treated exposed wooden flooring, radiator, dado rail with painted wooden panelling below, tiling to bath/shower area with mosaic tiled border, UPVC double glazed window with decorative pane, coved ceiling, airing cupboard housing a 'Worcester' condensing gas boiler (not tested by agent).
SEPARATE WC with a white low level WC, dado rail, treated exposed wooden flooring, UPVC double glazed window with decorative pane.
EXTERNALLY Off-road parking is provided via a private gated driveway to the front with an adjacent lawned area with herbaceous borders, all enclosed by a combination of fencing and conifer hedging which offers a good degree of privacy and screening. Adjoined to the side is a garage/lean-to. The rear garden is a most attractive feature of the home and offers many seating areas around the garden to capture the sun as it moves around (only when the Sun King decides to grace us with his presence!) Directly from the property itself is a paved seating terrace with a painted spindled railing and a shaped brick pathway leading to a slate chipped seating area with a trellis garden seat. There is a lawned area with shrub borders and a collection of mature fruit trees and at the foot of the garden is a raised concrete brick edged section with a further garden seat. In total, there are two garden sheds and directly from the garage is a further slate chipped seating area with an outside water tap. There is a real sense of privacy and the property itself offers expansion potential, subject to any necessary planning or building consents.
GARAGE/LEAN-TO 16' 11" x 8' 3" (5.16m x 2.51m) Of timber construction with the added benefit of open out doors to both the front and rear providing tandem access.
DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along the A51 Boughton and continue out of the city over the canal to the traffic lights. After passing the Shell garage take the first left hand turning onto Norton Road where the property will be found on the left hand side, 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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