3 bedroom detached bungalow for saleUpton Lane, Upton, Chester
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION Upton by Chester is a village lying to the north of Chester which is extremely popular with families as it offers revered local schooling for primary and secondary education as well as falling close to both the independent Kings & Queens schools. The residence is situated on a slightly elevated plot positioned opposite to the entrance of the Upton Golf Club and can be approached via a pedestrian gated pathway and vehicular access is available via a private concrete set driveway which provides off-road parking for numerous vehicles and leads to an attached garage with an adjoining carport. The driveway passes mature lawned gardens to the front, being beautifully landscaped with a collection of mature shrubbery to the borders and there is a pathway which leads around the perimeter of the property. The rear garden is well enclosed via timber fencing and is laid predominantly to lawn with a collection of shrubbery to the borders. The property offers versatility and a degree of scope for improvement and expansion (subject to any necessary planning permission being obtained). Our clients have been in residence for a number of years, so although the property itself appears dated cosmetically, it is clear that the property has been well maintained over the years and offers much charm throughout. To the front, one is greeted by a timber glazed porch which provides access through to the reception hall featuring a decorative staircase providing access to the first floor accommodation with a useful under stairs storage cupboard. There are three reception rooms, the living room itself offers a light and airy feel and features a central carpet with part wood block parquet surround; double doors linking through to the dining room which provides access to a kitchen off. To the rear of the property is a further porch area with access through to the utility room and a storage cupboard. On the ground floor there is a double bedroom lying next to a bathroom which features a three piece suite and one of the reception rooms is a study but could equally be used as an auxiliary bedroom if required. To the first floor, there are two good-sized double bedrooms both benefitting from built-in storage cupboards and the principal bedroom features an ensuite bathroom. Completing the living accommodation is a separate WC off the landing area. The property features a combination of glazing with some UPVC double glazed units having been installed in recent times. The property is warmed via gas fired central heating (not tested by agent).
LOCATION The property is situated in one of Upton's most sought after and prime residential locations on Upton Lane, occupying an elevated position opposite the entrance to Upton Golf Club and within walking distance of Upton Heath Primary School. Upton Lane is a road of high capital value properties and is convenient for Chester city centre by bus or approximately 10 minutes travelling distance by car. The property is also convenient for Chester Zoo and easy access to the M53/M56 motorway networks and the Chester southerly by pass. Bache Railway Station and Morrisons supermarket are also within easy travelling distance.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
ENTRANCE PORCH with a glazed timber door with accompanying side panel units, tiled flooring.
RECEPTION HALL Accessed via a glazed wooden door with an accompanying side light window from the porch, wrought iron decorative wooden staircase providing access to first floor accommodation with useful under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, telephone point.
LIVING ROOM 17' 11" x 16' (5.46m x 4.88m) A spacious and light principal reception room aided by a large UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, chimney breast recess with a tiled hearth, timber shelf housing television point to the side, carpet floor covering with woodblock parquet edging, skirting board level radiators, coved ceiling, double glass panelled doors providing access through to the dining room.
DINING ROOM 10' 10" x 8' 11" (3.3m x 2.72m) A further reception room which links the living room to the kitchen. It features an aluminium framed double glazed window unit which provides views of the rear garden, radiator, coved ceiling, sliding glass panelled door through to the kitchen.
KITCHEN 14' x 8' 10" (4.27m x 2.69m) Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer kitchen style units with integrated metallic fitments with square edged surfaces over, tiled splashbacks, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, under cupboard lights, space for fridge freezer, electric cooker point, freestanding 'Baxi' gas conventional central heating boiler (not tested by agent), aluminium double glazed window providing views of the rear garden, glazed door through to the hallway, further door through to a rear porch
REAR PORCH with tiled flooring which extends through to the utility room, useful storage cupboard, glass panelled door providing external access.
UTILITY ROOM 8' 6" x 6' 8" (2.59m x 2.03m) Being a dual aspect room with wooden window units above both the front and rear aspects, Belfast style sink, plumbing available for washing machine, space for further white goods.
STUDY 10' 11" x 7' 5" (3.33m x 2.26m) Currently used as a home office by our clients with a fitted desk and drawer unit. The room could easily adapt as an auxiliary bedroom if required. The room features an aluminium double glazed window to front aspect, telephone point, radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 5" x 10' 5" (3.18m x 3.18m) A double room featuring an aluminium framed double glazed window unit providing views to rear aspect, radiator, glazed wooden door from the hall.
BATHROOM 10' 11" reducing to 6'10" x 6' 7" max (3.33m x 2.01m) Featuring a three piece coloured suite comprising a panelled bath with a mixer tap unit and shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, aluminium framed double glazed window unit with obscured pane, fully tiled walls to bath area with half tiled walls thereafter, radiator, mirrored wall cabinet.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING with a wrought iron balustrade, aluminium framed double glazed window unit to front aspect providing views towards Upton Golf Club.
BEDROOM ONE 16' 10" x 11' 7"into wardrobes (5.13m x 3.53m) A generous sized master bedroom, being dual aspect featuring double glazed aluminium window units to both front and rear aspects, a range of fitted wardrobes predominantly to one wall, further storage units available with one being an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, two radiators, door through to ensuite bathroom.
ENSUITE BATHROOOM 13' 6" into storage cupboard x 5' 8" (4.11m x 1.73m) An excellent addition to the home, featuring a three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with tiled edging, vanity sink unit, low level WC, UPVC double glazed window with obscure pane, tiling around the bath and wash area, strip light, loft access point, radiator, built-in storage cupboard with sliding mirrored doors.
BEDROOM TWO 16' 10 " into wardrobes x 10' 5" (5.13m x 3.18m) A further spacious bedroom, being dual aspect with aluminium double glazed window units to both side and rear aspects, built-in wardrobes with sliding doors, access into eves storage, radiator. This room features an element of restricted head room.
SEPARATE WC 5' 7" max x 4' 11" max (1.7m x 1.5m) Featuring a low level WC, vanity sink unit, half tiling to two walls, aluminium framed double glazed window unit with obscure pane, mirrored cupboard with electric shaver point.
EXTERNALLY Occupying a prominent position in Upton, one of Chester's most sought after locations, the residence is situated on a slightly elevated plot overlooking well tended lawned gardens to the front and to the Upton Golf Course entrance opposite. The property can be accessed via a pedestrian gate with a pathway leading to the property itself or via a concrete set driveway which provides off-road parking for numerous vehicles, as well as providing access to the attached garage and adjoined carport. The continuation of the driveway leads to a pathway with a step-up to the property itself. There is also a pathway leading around the perimeter of the home. The carport adjoined to the garage has paving below and this leads to the rear garden which is well enclosed by fencing, being laid to lawn with a border of mature shrubbery. There is a timber shed behind the garage. Outside lighting is evident.
ATTACHED GARAGE 19' 4" x 9' 6" (5.89m x 2.9m) Accessed via an electric roller door to the front, personnel door to the rear, window unit to side, water tap, power and lighting
DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along the A5116 Liverpool Road passing Total Fitness Gym and at the roundabout with Morrisons continue straight on passing the Countess of Chester Hospital on the left hand side. Turn right a short distance beyond The Frog Public House onto Upton Lane. Follow the lane along and as it bears right, passing Demage Lane South on your left. After a short distance, the property will be found on the left hand side, opposite the entrance to Upton Golf Club.
VIEWING By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100.
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.
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