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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Badgers Gate, Kingsley, WA6 7EU

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding Location
  • Superb Views
  • Fully Refurbished
  • Viewing Essential
  • Rare Opportunity
  • Excellent Value

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

When it comes to location, this outstanding family home is difficult to better. With outstanding views to both front and rear of open countryside and located within the grounds of Catton Hall, the tranquillity and beauty of the overall situation cannot be overstated. This rural feel is combined close travelling distance to the thriving market town of Frodsham which offers a comprehensive range of day to day amenities. The property itself has been subject to a comprehensive scheme of refurbishment and improvement by the present owners and is offered to the market in impeccable condition. Flexibly laid out, it offers a layout and specification that would be appropriate for professional couples, growing families or even those looking to downsize. There are wonderful walks on the doorstep for those with dogs and/or a love of the countryside.

The property itself is a semi-detached residence of surprisingly large proportion and having numerous features of appeal and merit. It open with a storm porch that leads to a good sized entrance hall which has doors that lead to the living room, breakfast kitchen and cloakroom. The cloakroom is well appointed whilst the living room extends to over 20ft in length, has exposed ceiling timbers and an inglenook style fireplace with woodburning stove. The breakfast kitchen is a particular highlight of the property running in open plan format with a sitting area and dining room. The kitchen was designed and installed by Messrs Delamere Cabinet Makers and there are a range of impressive appliances and also a superb gas Aga as its focal point. As already mentioned there is ample space for table and chairs and dining furniture thereby providing the heart of family living which is sure to be of great appeal to many. The ground floor accommodation is completed with a lovely snug which could alternatively be used as a family room and/or study.

At first floor level the accommodation continues to impress. The master bedroom is a fabulous extending in length 22'5" and having amazing views over the surrounding open countryside. It has a range of bespoke fitted furniture and a door to the en-suite shower room. The en-suite shower room has a fully tiled shower enclosure, a ladder style towel radiator and built in shelving with recessed lighting. There follows two double bedrooms, both of which have fabulous views of open countryside, whilst the family bathroom has been fitted to a superb standard and has a free standing claw foot bath and timber flooring.

Externally the property has attractive gardens that are principally to the front but also include an attractive patio area to the rear. There is off road parking for up to four vehicles whilst the pathway leads through the garden to the front door. There is an excellent elevated area of decking to the front corner which is ideal for outdoor entertaining and overlooks surrounding countryside. There are also areas of lawn and well stocked beds and borders.

Worthy of particular note is the detached garage which incorporates to the rear a boot/utility. This fabulous feature provides space for white goods, fully tiled floor, a Dimplex electric heating system and floor mounted wall units with rolled edged preparation surface. It is an ideal hub for day to day practicalities without intruding on the principal residence.

Standing in the grounds of Catton Hall, this location setting is absolutely unique and an early inspection of this excellent property is thoroughly recommended in order to appreciate the quality, not only of the house itself but the location and the beautiful surrounding countryside. 

LOCATION The property lies on the outskirts of the popular market town of Frodsham, The town has a distinctive wide Main Street where a historic market is held each Thursday. A wide range of shops are available in the town together with a Morrisons supermarket and a number of popular bars, restaurants, coffee shops, a post office, doctors and dentists surgeries.

The area is outstanding in terms of educational choice. Within Helsby/Frodsham there is the highly regarded Helsby High School and Overton Primary School. There is though a wonderful range of schools and six form colleges within the areas around with Kings, Queens and Abbeygate being in Chester and St Nicholas high school and the Grange junior and seniors being in Hartford. The sheer amount of educational choice is rare and sure to be of significant appeal to those with children.

There is easy access to Chester, Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales via an extensive roadway system including the M53 and M56 motorways and travel to London from nearby Runcorn station is less than two hours away. Frodsham itself has a railway station that runs on the Chester to Manchester Piccadilly Line via Helsby, Frodsham, Runcorn East and Warrington Bank Quay

Leisure attractions include several golf courses at Frodsham, Helsby, Sutton Hall and Delamere, walking in Delamere Forest, Castle Park, Manley Mere and the sandstone trail.  

STORM PORCH With timber supports. Beautiful period tiled floor. 

ENTRANCE HALL 12' 10" x 5' 11" (3.91m x 1.8m) Front aspect timber framed obscured glass panelled door. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Tiled floor. Single panel radiator. Door to living room. Door to breakfast kitchen. Door to cloakroom.Stairs rising to first floor. 

CLOAKROOM 5' 9" x 4' 10" (1.75m x 1.47m) Low level WC with handle flush, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, cupboard housing Worcester central heating boiler, fully tiled floor, fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlight, and door to understairs store. 

LIVING ROOM 20' 9" x 11' 0" (6.32m x 3.35m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Rear aspect UPVC double glazed double doors opening onto patio. Two ceiling mounted light fittings. Coved ceiling and exposed ceiling timbers. Two radiators. Inglenook style fireplace with stone hearth and woodburning stove with large beam mantle. 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 22' 9" x 12' 9" (6.93m x 3.89m)  

KITCHEN 12' 9" x 10' 11" (3.89m x 3.33m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Fitted with a range of Delamere Cabinet Makers wall and floor mounted kitchen units with a wood block preparation surface. Double inset Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Four ring Samsung electric ceramic hob. Gas Aga with fitted recessed lights above. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Velux skylight. Framed opening to dining room. Side aspect timber obscured glass stable door. 

SITTING AREA 10' 6" x 9' 1" (3.2m x 2.77m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Fully tiled floor. Central island with granite preparation surface and built in storage including wicker basket and champagne/wine rack. Space for tall American style fridge/freezer. Framed opening to the kitchen. 

DINING ROOM 10' 8" x 10' 7" (3.25m x 3.23m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Side aspect UPVC double glazed double doors with a coved section leading onto patio to the side. Fully tiled floor. Coved ceiling. Recessed spotlights. Radiator. 

SNUG 11' 3" x 11' 0" (3.43m x 3.35m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Free standing radiator. Fireplace with timber surround, mantle and a tiled hearth. Coved ceiling. Ceiling mounted light fitting. 

FIRST FLOOR  

HALF LANDING Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window with fantastic views over adjoining countryside to the rear. 

LANDING 8' 9" x 5' 9" (2.67m x 1.75m) Recessed ceiling spotlights. Doors to three bedrooms and family bathroom. 

MASTER BEDROOM 22' 5" x 8' 11" (6.83m x 2.72m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Front aspect UPVC double glazed circular window with Cheshire brick surround and side aspect UPVC double glazed window with fantastic views over countryside. Fitted furniture. Exposed ceiling timbers. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Two wall mounted light fittings.Double panel radiator. Door to en-suite shower room. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 6" x 5' 1" (1.98m x 1.55m) Side aspect UPVC double glazed obscured glass window. Low level WC with push button flush. Vanitory unit with circular wash hand basin with mixer tap. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Ladder style radiator. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Built in shelving with recessed lighting. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 0" x 9' 6" (4.27m x 2.9m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Two period style radiators. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Fitted wardrobe furniture. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 3" x 9' 3" (3.73m x 2.82m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Single panel radiator. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Exposed ceiling timbers. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 7' 11" x 5' 10" (2.41m x 1.78m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed obscured glass window. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Low level WC with handle flush, Savoy pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, ladder style radiator, timber flooring, free standing claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower fitting, partially tiled walls. 

EXTERNAL The property is accessed via a paved driveway with parking for up to four vehicles as well as a pathway leading through the garden to the front door. There is an elevated area of decking to the front corner ideal for outdoor entertaining with the plot continuing to the side and the rear. The paving flanks the entirety of the property with a further area of private outdoor space to the rear. 

GARAGE 14' 10" x 12' 4" (4.52m x 3.76m) Front aspect up and over vehicle access door. Power and light. 

BOOT ROOM/UTILITY 11' 3" x 8' 9" (3.43m x 2.67m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Floor mounted units with a rolled top preparation surface. Space for washing machine. Tiled flooring. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling. Dimplex electric heating system. 

SERVICES We understand that mains water, electricity, gas and private drainage are connected 

TENURE We believe the property is freehold tenure 

VIEWING Viewing by appointment with the Agents Tarporley office. 

DIRECTIONS DIRECTIONS FROM FRODSHAM
From the centre of Frodsham travel along Church Street (B5152) for approximately 3/4 mile. At the pedestrian crossing, turn left into Bradley Lane, continue past Watery Lane (on right) and continue straight ahead passing a cattle grid and the sign for Catton Hall. The property is situated on the right hand side before Catton Hall, being the left hand property of a pair of semi-detached cottages.

DIRECTIONS FROM TARPORLEY
From our office in Tarporley take the A49 towards Warrington and shortly after the Alvanley Arms pub in Cotebrook bear left onto the B5152 signposted to Frodsham. Continue on this lane and go straight ahead at the junction with the A54 (Fishpool pub on left hand side) and at the next crossroads (Abbey Arms on right hand side) go over the A556 towards Delamere. Carry on along this road passing Delamere Station on left hand side and go through the forest. Continue straight ahead and at the minor crossroads continue passing the Carriers Inn on the left. At the next junction turn left down Guest Slack signposted to Frodsham. Continue on this road at a minor crossroads and then past Whartons Lake Garage on the left and subsequently The Lady Heyes Craft centre on the right. Within approx half a mile pass The Travellers Rest pub on left hand side continue until seeing a red telephone box and zebra crossing, turn right onto Bradley land. Proceed along passing a cattle grid and the sign for Catton Hall. The property is situated on the right hand side before Catton Hall, being the left hand property of a pair of semi-detached cottages.  

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25 February 2016

Nearest stations

  • Frodsham (2.0 mi)
  • Runcorn East (2.9 mi)
  • Acton Bridge (3.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Frodsham (2.0 mi)
  • Runcorn East (2.9 mi)
  • Acton Bridge (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wright Marshall Estate Agents, Tarporley

63 High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 0DR

01829 828028 Local call rate

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