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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ash Cottage, Helsby Road, Alvanley, WA6 9BU

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Grade II listed detached family home
  • Farmhouse dining kitchen with Aga
  • Two reception rooms and dining hall
  • Master bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Established mature grounds with paddock beyond
  • Swimming pool, stable block and double garage
  • Gas central heating and energy efficiency rating of E

Full description

A stunning Grade II listed detached family home with a wealth of original features dating back to circa 1755. In brief the well presented accommodation comprises entrance hall, farmhouse style dining kitchen with Aga, living room, study/snug and cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with luxuriously appointed shower room, four further bedrooms and a bathroom. Ash Cottage is set in large established grounds with gardens to front and rear, heated covered swimming pool, double garage, paddock and a former stable block which, subject to planning, offers the potential to convert to an outside office or gym.

4.27m (14' 0")x 4.83m (15' 10")
Front door leads to spacious entrance hall. Feature exposed brick chimney breast currently fitted with a gas stove but with the potential to fit a multi fuel stove or open fire. Picture rail. Access to the cellar. Original 18th century staircase to first floor. Tiled floor. Windows to front and rear elevations.

White suite comprising low level wc and pedestal washbasin. Tiled floor. Window to the side elevation.

3.84m (12' 7") x 3.38m (11' 1")
Laminate flooring. Window to the front elevation and bow window to the side.

5.84m (19' 2") X 4.80m (15' 9") narrowing to 3.02m (9' 11")
Large farmhouse style dining kitchen with a range of wall and base units. Granite work surfaces with inset Belfast style sink. Gas Aga cooker with two ovens set in feature brick recess. Integrated appliances including fridge, freezer, dish washer, washing machine and dryer. Housing for wall mounted combi boiler. Tiled floor. Tiled splashbacks. Bi-folding doors lead to the rear garden. Windows to rear and side elevations.

Three windows with views towards farmland.

4.11m (13' 6") x 3.43m (11' 3")
Dual aspect master bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Access to loft fitted with pull down ladder and light. Door to ensuite shower room. Windows to front and rear elevations.

Luxuriously appointed shower room with low level wc, contemporary wash basin and shower cubicle. Travertine wall tiles. Window to rear elevation.

3.35m (11' 0")x 2.44m (8' 0")
Fitted wardrobes. Window to rear elevation.

7.32m (24' 0")x 4.24m (13' 11")
Spacious dual aspect living room with feature brick fire surround fitted with multi-fuel stove and a tiled hearth. Picture rail. Two pairs of French doors lead to the rear garden. Oak finish flooring. Two windows to front elevation.

4.29m (14' 1") x 2.18m (7' 2")
Fitted wardrobes. Windows to front and side elevations.

3.58m (11' 9") x 3.56m (11' 8")
Windows to the side and rear elevations.

2.84m (9' 4") x 2.51m (8' 3")
Window to the rear elevation.

Beautifully appointed bathroom with white suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash basin and period style clawfoot bath. Chrome finish heated towel rail. Recessed shelving. Tiled floor. Window to rear elevation.

To the front of the property there is a driveway providing parking for several vehicles and leading to a detached double garage. Bordering farmland, the fully enclosed rear garden is well stocked with mature shrubs, trees and hedging. Large entertaining area, lawn and heated, covered swimming pool. A former stable block, currently used for storage, offers the potential to convert to an outside office or gym subject to planning. To the rear of the garden there is a paddock believed to be approximately ½ acre.

Ash Cottage is located in the heart of the rural hamlet of Alvanley. The village is surrounded by open farmland and countryside yet convenient for access to a range of local facilities. The local primary school, church and village inn are all within walking distance whilst Helsby is only a few minutes drive away with a supermarket, local shops, doctors and dentists surgeries, train station and high school. The market town of Frodsham is a short car journey away with a varied range of services and shops. 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.

From the centre of Frodsham, proceed along Main Street the A56, and follow into Chester Road. Continue past the Netherton Hall public house before turning left into Tarvin Road. Follow the road for approximately 2.5 miles until reaching Alvanley village and turn right onto Helsby road before the White Lion Pub. The property is on the left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 March 2016


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