4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Shotwick Park, Seahill Road, Saughall, Chester

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Offering excellent value for money
  • Four storey residence
  • Secure gated development
  • 8 acres of communal grounds
  • Two reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms, two en-suite
  • Basement media room
  • Private lawned garden
  • Double garage

Full description

Designed by the much revered historic local architect, John Douglas, Shotwick Park is accessed via electronically operated gates through a communal driveway which sweeps through the landscaped and well tended parkland, passing communal grounds where there are two tennis courts. The property has the benefit of two allocated parking spaces within a shared parking area with its adjoining property and a double-width garage. Attention to detail and quality fixtures and fittings are evident around every turn in this home with further character added by the uncovering of the stone window mullions. With the property being offered in a 'walk-in' condition this is an opportunity for those seeking a tranquil and secure lifestyle. The living accommodation comprises: Entrance hall accessed via a gothic glazed wooden arched door, with tiled flooring and access to a dining hall, an expansive space with a run of windows to the dining area and the kitchen accessed off, with an extensive range of fitted units with some integrated appliances and breakfast table. There is double door access to an inner hallway where there is an enclosed staircase down to the basement level which comprises two areas, one being a store room and the other a media room with the benefit of power, lighting and a radiator as part of the central heating system. The inner hallway has a timber spindled staircase off to the first floor accommodation and a cloakroom/WC and utility room with a recently installed 'Worcester' gas central heating boiler and plumbing for washing machine. Completing the ground floor is a spacious sitting room, being dual aspect with a living flame gas fire and French doors providing views of and access to the private lawned garden. On the first floor, there are the master and guest bedrooms, both of most notable sizes and featuring fitted wardrobes and both having en-suite facilities. The master bedroom en-suite is larger than most conventional bathrooms and features a five piece suite with separate double-width shower cubicle and corner bath. On the second floor, there are two further bedrooms, with a large dressing room/walk-in wardrobe accessed off bedroom three. Bedroom four is a double room in its own right but is currently being used as a home office by our clients. Completing the living accommodation is a bathroom with a three piece suite. Externally, directly from the property itself is a private lawn with a seating area and the property is approached via a paved pathway off the parking area. This property and the development as a whole is a real gem and viewings are encouraged to enjoy the delightful woodland setting. 

LOCATION Shotwick Park is an exclusive gated development set in approximately eight acres of parkland, featuring a conversion of a Victorian mansion house designed by the esteemed local architect John Douglas. It is ideally located lying a short travelling distance from the major road networks providing easy access to Chester city centre where the reputable King's and Queen's independent schools are situated, but also the major cities of Manchester and Liverpool together with their airports, as well as the Wirral peninsula and North Wales coast. Saughall village is well served with its range of excellent day-to-day facilities, including a highly regarded primary school, a church, general store and public house/eatery. 

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH 9' 4" x 4' 11" (2.84m x 1.5m) Accessed via a gothic arched wooden glazed door, with tiled flooring, dado rail, alarm control panel, radiator, decorative coved ceiling, arched window into dining room, glass panelled door through into dining hall. 

DINING HALL 20' 1" max reducing to 11' 11" x 15' 10" max (6.12m x 4.83m) An expansive space with tiled floor and opening to dining area with a wall of windows, decorative coved ceiling, two radiators, dado rail, doorway into kitchen, double glass panelled doors into inner hall. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 14' 3" x 9' 10" (4.34m x 3m) with an extensive range of pale grey fronted laminate finished base, wall and drawer units with work surfaces, inset 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, under cupboard lighting, inset four ring electric hob with concealed extractor, integrated electric oven and grill, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated waste compactor, breakfast table with downlighters over, recessed ceiling lights, window to the front with views of the lawned garden, decorative coved ceiling, tiled flooring. 

INNER HALL with wood effect laminate flooring, spindled staircase off to the first floor, radiator, enclosed staircase down to basement level. 

CLOAKROOM/WC 4' 10" x 3' 5" (1.47m x 1.04m) with low level WC, wash hand basin, wood effect laminate flooring, half tiled walls with border tiles, radiator, loft access, recessed ceiling lights, electric shaver point. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 3" x 4' 4" (2.82m x 1.32m) with a range of fitted base units with work surfaces, inset sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, window with obscured pane, shelving to wall, space and plumbing for washing machine and white goods, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, wall mounted 'Worcester' gas central heating boiler. 

SITTING ROOM 19' 10" x 14' 11" reducing to 12 9" (6.05m x 4.55m) A spacious principal reception room offering a dual aspect with windows to the side and French doors providing views of and access to the front garden, with marbled fireplace with wooden surround and inset living flame gas fire, TV point, decorative coved ceiling, radiator. 

BASEMENT LEVEL with staircase down from the inner hallway with handrail, wood effect laminate flooring, power and lighting, separated into two areas. 

STORE ROOM 11' 2" x 3' 11" (3.4m x 1.19m)  

MEDIA ROOM 13' 9" x 13' (4.19m x 3.96m) with power and lighting, radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with timber balustrade leading to a spindled staircase off to the second floor accommodation, radiator, dado rail, window, decorative coved ceiling, cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder. 

MASTER BEDROOM 19' 11" x 14' 4" into wardrobes (6.07m x 4.37m) A most expansive room with a range of fitted wardrobes, window, two radiators, TV point, telephone point, decorative coved ceiling. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 14' 2" max x 9' 5" max (4.32m x 2.87m) Larger than most bathrooms in many conventional homes, with a five piece suite comprising corner inset bath with tiled surround and moulded seat, separate double-width shower cubicle with sliding screen door and wall concealed mixer shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and low level WC, heated towel rail, slate effect vinyl tiled flooring, tiling to walls with border tiles, window, electric shaver point, recessed ceiling lights. 

GUEST BEDROOM 14' 11" x 13' 10" (4.55m x 4.22m) with a range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table to one wall, decorative coved ceiling, radiator, window. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 5" x 4' 4" (2.57m x 1.32m) with a white suite comprising corner shower cubicle with sliding screen door and wall concealed mixer shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, fully tiled walls, electric shaver point, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling lights, vinyl tiled flooring. 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING with timber balustrade, window, radiator, dado rail, loft access. 

BEDROOM THREE 19' 11" x 14' 4" (6.07m x 4.37m) A further most generous-sized bedroom offering dual aspect with two windows, with loft access points, telephone point, two radiators, sliding door access into dressing room/walk-in wardrobe. 

DRESSING ROOM/WALK-IN WARDROBE 14' 4" x 4' 11" (4.37m x 1.5m) with a range of fitted shelving/hanging rail units. 

BEDROOM FOUR 15' x 13' 10" (4.57m x 4.22m) A double bedroom but currently being used as a home office by our clients, with window, radiator. 

BATHROOM 13' 4" max x 7' 3" reducing to 4' 4" (4.06m x 2.21m) with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with bi-fold shower screen and shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, heated towel rail, window with obscured pane, recessed ceiling lights, vinyl tiled flooring. 

EXTERNALLY Shotwick Park is set in approximately eight acres of private gated parkland. The property is approached via a communal driveway which leads to a block paved parking area shared with a neighbouring property where there are two allocated parking spaces belonging to No 7. There is a pedestrian paved pathway which runs alongside a private lawned garden, which can be accessed from the French doors from the sitting room onto a paved patio/seating area. Lying a short walkable distance from the property is a communal garage block with a double garage belonging to the property being in the middle of a row of three. The communal grounds feature two tennis courts, a lawned area and on the approach to the property will pass a pleasant pond/water feature. 

DOUBLE GARAGE 18' x 15' 10" (5.49m x 4.83m) with electric up and over door, overhead storage, power, lighting and water facilities. 

AGENT'S NOTE Our client has informed us that the roof has been restored and there is a 3 year warranty on it. 

DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along the A5440 Parkgate Road, passing the University on the left hand side and continuing to the roundabout. Go straight across towards the Wirral and continue through Mollington, past Crabwall Manor Hotel on the left hand side, taking the next turning on the left into Fiddlers Lane. Follow this country lane along to the T-junction and turn left onto Church Road towards the centre of Saughall village. Upon passing through the village, just prior to The Greyhound public house, take the turning on the right hand side which leads to the private electronic gates to Shotwick Park. Proceed on through the gates and follow the signpost for number 7 by continuing along the road as it bends to the right and then to the left. Keep left until reaching a communal courtyard with access to number 7's allocated parking is observed on the right hand side. 

TENURE The property is of leasehold tenure with a 999 year lease, with the freehold title vested in the Shotwick Park Management Company, of which each leaseholder is a shareholder.
A variable annual charge, currently set at £2700, is levied upon each of the individual properties within Shotwick Park to provide for the continuing maintenance and upkeep of the gardens, tarmacadam driveways, external lighting, remote controlled entrance gates, the tennis courts and the private drainage system and water supply. The Shotwick Park Management Company is owned and administered by the residents of the park collectively. 

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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  • Hawarden Bridge (2.9 mi)
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17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

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Nearest stations

  • Capenhurst (2.5 mi)
  • Hawarden Bridge (2.9 mi)
  • Bache (3.2 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

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