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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Coole Lane, Nantwich

Sold STC £535,000

Property Description

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Originally the local smithy and steeped in history, Smithy House has been thoughtfully extended, finished with oak and ash doors and log burners to create a delightful country home sitting in approx. 1.5 acres of land. Located on Coole Lane in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, between Nantwich and Audlem, there are fabulous views to all aspects of the property and the canal is just beyond the far field. The accommodation comprises, to the downstairs, entrance hall with parquet flooring, welcoming sitting room with log burner, formal dining room with inglenook fireplace and log burner, well appointed breakfast kitchen, shower room and front and rear porches. To the upstairs is the generous master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, a further three excellent sized bedrooms and the bathroom. The property is approached through a wooden gate and a block paved pathway flanked by lawns and borders leads up to the front door. The property offers beautiful, extensive gardens with lawn, patio seating area, attractively planted well stocked borders and two small fields beyond. There is a large detached garage with workshop, outbuilding with stores and laundry, large timber shed and a range of covered wood stores.

Rear Porch 
Having double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations and a door leads out to the garden. The oil fired boiler is housed here and there is also a ceiling light and a quarry tiled floor.

Inner Hall 
Providing access to the sitting room, kitchen and shower room. Double glazed window to the side elevation, ceiling light, parquet flooring and sockets.

Entrance Hall 
An ash plank door with stained glass detail opens into the entrance hall which provides access to the sitting room and dining room. Ceiling light, radiator, parquet flooring and stairs rise to the first floor.

Sitting Room 
16' 8'' x 14' 3'' (5.08m x 4.34m)
A generous room which is light and bright and has a feature fireplace with a built-in log burning stove with brick surround and marble hearth. Double glazed window to the front elevation with countryside views, three wall lights, radiator, sockets and carpet.

Dining Room 
16' 3'' x 13' 6'' (4.96m x 4.11m)
A fabulous formal dining room ideal for entertaining and has an attractive brick-built inglenook fireplace with a tiled hearth and wooden beam over housing a log burner. Double glazed window to the front elevation with countryside views. Ceiling light, four wall lights, radiator, television point, sockets and parquet flooring.

Breakfast Kitchen 
22' 8'' x 8' 10'' (6.92m x 2.68m)
A well appointed breakfast kitchen which is a great space for all of the family to gather. Having matching oak wall, base and drawer units with a worktop over incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. With integrated Neff appliances including a double oven, an electric hob with extractor hood over, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and a door to the rear porch. Two ceiling lights, radiator, tiled splashbacks, telephone and TV points, sockets and quarry tiled flooring. Useful under stairs cupboard.

Coole Lane is lovely rural location and is close by to the popular village of Audlem. Whilst beautiful countryside walks, cycle paths and Shropshire Union Canal are just a short stroll away, the village amenities of Audlem are pleasingly only a short distance away. Audlem offers a good selection of independent shops including an antiques shop, local butchers and delicatessen. There are three public houses, numerous restaurants and cafes, a mini supermarket, two churches, a medical practice and a post office. Audlem is a bustling village with real community spirit and a wide range of groups including charities, sports clubs, societies, special interest and community groups. The quaint market town of Nantwich is renowned for its beautiful architecture and historical buildings. A thriving community and steeped in history, Nantwich attracts many visitors each year for the annual festivities including International Cheese Show, Food Festival and Jazz Festival. Nantwich is a...

Ground Floor 

Covered Porch 
7' 10'' x 3' 0'' (2.38m x 0.91m)
A covered porch providing access into the entrance hallway.

Shower Room 
9' 7'' x 5' 4'' (2.91m x 1.62m)
With a white suite comprising a shower cubicle with a glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Double glazed window to the rear elevation, storage cupboard, ceiling light, radiator, wood panelling and carpet.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
The landing provides access to the bedrooms and bathroom. With ceiling lights, sockets and carpet.

Master Bedroom  
12' 6'' x 12' 2'' (3.82m x 3.71m)
A generous master bedroom which is light and bright and has built-in wardrobes comprising three doubles, useful over stairs cupboard and double glazed window to the front elevation with views across the fields. Ceiling light, coving to the ceiling, radiator, TV and telephone points, sockets and carpet.

Bedroom Two 
13' 10'' x 12' 0'' (4.21m x 3.65m)
A spacious second bedroom which has a double glazed window to the front elevation with views across the fields. Ceiling light, coving to the ceiling, radiator, sockets and carpet.

Bedroom Three 
9' 11'' x 8' 11'' (3.01m x 2.73m)
An excellent sized bedroom which could also be used as a study. It has a double glazed window to the rear elevation with garden views. Ceiling light, coving to the ceiling, radiator, TV and telephone points, sockets and carpet.

Bedroom Four 
9' 7'' x 8' 9'' (2.91m x 2.67m)
A good sized bedroom having double glazed window to the rear elevation with garden views. Ceiling light, coving to the ceiling, radiator, TV and telephone points, sockets and carpet.

Having a white suite comprising bath with shower over and glazed screen, wall mounted wash hand basin and WC. Having a double glazed window to the rear elevation, ceiling light, radiator and carpet.

The property is approached via wooden gate with hedges to either side and flanked by lawns and attractively planted floral borders. The garden is mostly laid to lawn with block paved pathways, well stocked borders, mature trees, shrubs and plants including fruit bushes and fruit trees. There is also a greenhouse, patio seating area for enjoying the summer months and alfresco dining. There is a range of outbuildings and a gated paddock enclosed by fences and hedges. The two small fields are accessed through the garden and also via the lane at the side (access for agricultural purposes only). The site extends to approximately 1.5 acres.


A brick-built outhouse has three sections: one for garden storage, one for laundry with plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a third one for storage or for an additional freezer.

Detached Garage 
The large detached garage has an electric roller shutter door, lighting and power. With a workshop section to the rear.

Large Garden Shed 
Suitable for tool and furniture storage

Log stores 
There is a range of log stores.

From our Nantwich office, leave town on Wellington Road and turn right onto Park Road / A530. Following this road round onto Shrewbridge Road. After approximately half a mile, turn left onto Coole Lane. Continue for approximately 4 miles and the property will be found on the right hand side.

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09 August 2016

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