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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bates Mill Cottage, Bates Mill Lane, Tiverton, CW6 9UE

Withdrawn from Market £835,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Detached Residence
  • Detached Annexe
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Four Receptions
  • Extensive Gardens and Grounds
  • Private Lake
  • Views towards Beeston and Peckforton Castles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



A most delightful country residence tastefully appointed to the highest of standards and providing excellent four bedroom family accommodation with three reception rooms and including a superb kitchen/dining/family room together with a detached one bedroom annexe suitable for a variety of residential/office use. Inspection highly recommended of this delightfully situated residence within a short distance of Tarporley village centre.

The property lies in the rural hamlet of Tiverton approximately 1.5 miles from the quaint village of Tarporley which provides excellent local shopping facilities including fashion boutiques, art and craft shops, DIY, florists and general stores. Easy access is available to the motorway networks and neighbouring centres including Chester, Northwich, Nantwich and Crewe.

An undeniably superb feature of this property are the grounds which are most delightfully divided by the property's own natural lake which is fed by the River Gowy. An island has been formed in the centre of the lake and is accessed from the rear bank. There is also a footbridge connecting the two banks of the property. In addition, the grounds are a most particular feature of the property as illustrated and described in more detail.

The accommodation, which has been greatly improved during the present ownership and recently extended, briefly provides, reception hall, cloakroom/w.c., kitchen/dining/family room, dining room, drawing room, utility room. First floor principal bedroom with ensuite bathroom, three further bedrooms and family bathroom. The Annexe provides 23'0" lounge, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and ensuite shower room. Timber decked terrace. The property, which has oil fired central heating and double glazing lies in a delightful setting with natural lake, a central island and extensive terracing on two levels. Lawns and carefully maintained borders with a wide variety of trees and shrubs - total area 1.7 acres.

The detailed accommodation, which has been immaculately maintained throughout, comprises:

CANOPIED ENTRANCE PORCH Approached over York stone flagging. 

RECEPTION HALL Staircase off. Limestone tiled floor, mat well, double upright wall radiator, cloaks cupboard. Archway with moulded architrave, beamed ceiling and recessed lighting. Wood burning multi fuel stove with cast iron surround, exposed beams and wall timbers. 

CLOAKROOM Low level w.c., and vanity unit with mixer tap. Limestone tiled floor. Fitted mirror, radiator. 

STUDY 9' 10" x 9' 3" (3m x 2.82m) Panelled ceiling, Oak boarded floor, radiator. 

DRAWING ROOM 19' 8" x 15' 2" (5.99m x 4.62m) Coved ceiling, moulded panelling to picture rail height, boxed radiator, stone surround fireplace with floral inserts, living flame coal effect LPG gas fire. Recess housing shelving for TV with hi-fi and TV control shelving beneath, three double and one single wall light points. Archway leading to a window seated area enjoying the delightful outlook with Georgian style double glazed French doors with matching glazed panels to either side. 

KITCHEN/FAMILY/GARDEN ROOM 18' 0" x 15' 4" (5.49m x 4.67m) Recently extended and refitted with extensive range of painted base, wall and drawer units together with pantry cupboard unit, granite worktops and cooking range with 5 gas hotplates with double oven and grill beneath in tiled recess, under cupboard lighting, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with 'swan neck' mixer tap. Recess for American style fridge/freezer. Island unit housing an additional cupboard and Silestone top, drawers and cupbords beneath, breakfast bar and wine rack and cooler. John Lewis stainless steel dishwasher and Neff combination microwave. Book shelving. Upright wall mounted stainless steel radiator. Limestone tiled floor. 

FAMILY AREA 17' 4" x 11' 4" (5.28m x 3.45m) Underfloor heating and full height double glazed windows to two sides, with opening windows and double French doors. TV point.

A particular feature of the kitchen/family area is the outlook across the grounds and the lake.

UTILITY ROOM Belfast sink and Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, radiator. 

REAR PORCHWAY Additional broom and storage cupboards. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator. Panelled door to the driveway and garden. 

HALF LANDING/LANDING/INNER LANDING Shelved storage cupboard and cloaks cupboard. Shelved linen cupboard. 

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 15' 3" x 13' 0" (4.65m x 3.96m) Two double fitted wardrobes and further double shelved unit. Double panelled radiator and TV point. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Independently controlled fully tiled shower with large showerhead and L shaped shower screen and large tray. Vanity unit with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers beneath. Close closet low level w.c., and full width fitted mirror. Heated towel rail/radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 9' 11" (3.78m x 3.02m) Exposed purlin, fitted wardrobe and radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 4" x 12' 6" (4.06m x 3.81m) Exposed purlins, walk-in wardrobe/storage cupboard, radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 4" x 9' 4" (4.06m x 2.84m) L shaped desk unit with shelving above, double panelled radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising shaped panelled bath with shower and screen, vanity unit with mixer tap, close closet low level w.c, with fitted cupboards and mirror. Part tiled walls and upright towel rail/radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting. Parquet boarded floor. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached from Bates Mill Lane to a granite set driveway with York stone pathway to one side with brick wall boundary, leading to the side of the property through remote controlled wooden gates to an extensive gravelled parking area with raised borders to one side. LPG gas store and small garden store. 

DETACHED ANNEXE Providing most excellent accommodation for holiday let, short term tenancy or for a dependent or guest accommodation and also suitable for home office. 

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 23' 2" x 10' 6" (7.06m x 3.2m) Limestone tiling, double glazed opening French doors to timber decked terrace. Recessed ceiling lighting and double panelled radiator. 

KITCHEN 10' 10" x 7' 3" (3.3m x 2.21m) Extensive range of wood faced base, wall and pantry units all with working tops, stainless steel single bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Matsui microwave, double panelled radiator, tiled splashbacks, built in refrigerator. Worcester Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler. 

BEDROOM 13' 8" x 7' 1" (4.17m x 2.16m) Double panelled radiator. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, corner shower cubicle with limestone tiling, shower screen and wall mounted showerhead, thermostatically controlled. Recessed ceiling lighting, chrome tubular towel rail/radiator. 

OUTSIDE Timber decked terrace to front and side. 

GARDENS AND GROUNDS The garden and grounds are approached from the driveway and timber deck terrace adjoining the Annexe, to extensive lawned areas interspersed with a number of shrubberies and specimen trees and appropriate borders for the water setting. The shrubs and trees include Rhododendron, specimen Conifers and Willow trees. The gardens and grounds sweep away from the property in an Easterly direction and enjoy a particularly sunny aspect. They are equally divided by the stunning water feature and access to the rear bank of the property, where there is an area of meadow land. This is accessed by a wooden bridge from the principal garden area. Garden store. 

SERVICES We understand that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. 

VIEWING By appointment with the Agents Tarporley office or via the joint agents Savills of Chester. 

TENURE We understand the tenure to be freehold. 

From our office in the centre of Tarporley take a left turn out of the village in the direction of Nantwich and proceed along passing The Swan Hotel on the right hand side until reaching a Texaco/Spar on the left hand side at which point take a right turn onto Birch Heath Road. Proceed to the very bottom of Birch Heath Road passing Pudding Lane on the left hand side and at the t junction take a right turn. Proceed along for a short distance taking the first left into Bates Mill Lane. Carry straight on, passing the Shady Oak pub on the left hand side. Go over the bridge and the subject property will be found on the left hand side.

Proceed out of Chester through Boughton and at Bill Smith's Motorcycle Showroom, bear right and then left onto Christleton Road. Proceed over the roundabout and along the A41Whitchurch Road, passing the Petrol Station on the left. Turn left at the Antique Shop into Eggbridge Lane and first right into Common Lane, which becomes Village Road, continue onto Long Lane and turn left onto Huxley Lane. Turn right onto Church Lane and right onto Bates Mill Lane. The property is on the right hand side after a short distance. 

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01 June 2016

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