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2 bedroom penthouse for sale

Newcastle Road, Congleton

Guide Price £210,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Upper Floor Duplex Apartment
  • Labour of Love Period Conversion
  • West Heath, Close to Astbury Mere
  • Close to Shops, Schools, Excellent Commuter Links
  • Packed With Character and Quality
  • Hall, WC Suite, Kitchen, Large Sitting Room
  • 2 Bedrooms, 2 En-Suites, Tower Room, Den/ Office
  • Top of Tower With Balcony

Full description


**An exciting and fascinating spacious duplex apartment with accommodation spread over the 1st and 2nd floors, offered in immaculate show home condition throughout. **A stylish and sophisticated interior awaits which is embellished with highly decorated architectural accoutrements and features of the period. The apartment is only one of a handful to be integrated in to the original period house. These grand debonair residences were built as a statement of success. The first floor of the apartment features lofty high ceilings and tall windows associated with the generosity and unashamed self-indulgence of such a building. The second floor of the property is enormously fun as it encompasses reclaimed space from the iconic tower at the front of the building and a conversion formed from part of the loft. Access is available to the top tier of the tower with a door opening to a balcony where you can sit out with a glass of wine on a summer evening and relax and enjoy the far-reaching views! The property enjoys secure block paved grounds with barrier access and enjoys two allocated parking spaces plus there is visitor parking. The access to the apartment is very impressive entering the building through a fine dressed stone archway at the bottom of the tower. A cavernous highly decorated communal hall greets you with a spectacular Minton tiled floor and a beautiful staircase rising to the first-floor apartment landing with glazed ceiling lantern, it's very impressive. The first-floor accommodation is highly specified and comprises: entrance hallway, stairwell to the 2nd floor; WC suite; kitchen formed from a section of the tower, a fabulous 16' 6'' x 15' 7'' (5.03m x 4.76m) sitting room; 2 bedrooms both with en-suites. The second floor comprises a tower room (currently used as a dining room) and an office or den formed from a conversion of the loft. Third floor tower and balcony. This is a clearly much-loved apartment which has been tastefully decorated and improved by the current owners (it's a real credit to them). The property enjoys many desirable and attractive features to include: stunning comprehensive kitchen suite with many quality brand named fitted appliances, beautiful solid granite work surfaces and ambient mood lighting; luxury bathrooms and sanitary ware with chrome fitments; stunning polished porcelain tiling; beautiful internal doors with chrome lever furniture; deep skirting boards; picture rails; deep ceiling cornices; stunning fire place with polished stone surround; quality built in wardrobes; PVC double glazed windows finished in a period design; lovely arched windows; quality built in cabinetry; period style radiators; velux style roof windows; bespoke ornamental landing balustrade; chrome ladder towel radiators. The property is warmed by electric wet central heating with piped radiators. There is so much quality and character in this product you will never want to leave the flat! The property is situated within 'a stone's throw' of the picturesque Astbury Mere Country Park. Accessed just of the A34 the location enables easy access to all major links, M6 Sandbach and Holmes Chapel junctions, Congleton Town Centre and the West Heath Shopping Centre and a Tesco mini mart close by.


Entrance / Communal Grounds 
You enter the site off Sandy lane. Upon approaching Westbourne House there is a barrier which is raised by a remote control key fob. The property has 2 allocated parking spaces and there is also visitor parking. The communal entrance is located at the front of the property. A highly decorated external period door sets the tone for the opulent architecture and striking period features which await inside. Access to the communal reception hall is via an entrance vestibule with quality letterboxes. The spacious and lofty communal parts are spectacular with a striking highly decorative Minton tiled floor and a beautiful staircase rising to the first floor plus other period features. Take the stairs to the landing and you will note a period ceiling atrium which lets the light flood in to this deep part of the building. The landing is only shared with one other property, take the right door in to the apartment entrance hallway.

Apartment Entrance Hallway 
This is at the first floor of the building but titled as the ground floor of the apartment. The entry door is in keeping with the period and features external brass lever furniture to the communal hall whilst internally a chrome one has been installed. The door also has a brass low level kick panel to the communal hall side and a spy hole has been installed. Video intercom entry is installed which enables you to see who is calling on a small monitor. The flooring is laid with an attractive and practical limestone tile effect cushion floor. The ceiling has an attractive cornice and is fitted with recessed ceiling downlighting. Lovely panelled internal doors with chrome lever furniture give access to the WC suite, kitchen and sitting room. An open doorway gives access to stairs leading to the second floor dining room.

WC Suite 
Feature polished porcelain style cream floor tiles are laid and the walls are part tiled also with decorative border tiles.The suite comprises modern white ceramic WC and a pedestal sink with a chrome mono block mixer filler tap. There is a wall light point positioned over the sink at a level allowing a mirror to be fitted underneath. The room is warmed by a practical chrome ladder heated towel radiator.

Kitchen  
13' 10'' x 5' 6'' (4.22m x 1.67m)
Striking and charming arched tall and slim PVC double glazed window to the front aspect adding character to the room and tieing in with the craftsmanship of the period. The kitchen is compact yet stunning, highly specified and practical. The room is packed with a huge amount of storage cupboards and built in quality appliances and there are pan rails fitted too, a gorgeous solid granite work top is installed with sink cut and drainer grooves, a real symbol of quality. A counter sunk sink has been installed with a mixer tap over. The kitchen features all the appliances you will need and features quality brand integrated appliances which include: Belling double oven; Bosch gas hob; Bosch recirculating fan; Bosch fridge; Bosch freezer; Hotpoint washing machine; Bosch dishwasher. The kitchen has a huge amount of detail in and has been cleverly designed to maximise enjoyment of use and space. There are recessed ceiling down lights plus part glazed wall units with back lights and...

Sitting Room  
16' 6'' x 15' 7'' (5.03m x 4.76m)
A spectacular room which undoubtedly takes the centre stage of this fine apartment. A rule magnificent and unashamedly indulgent space to relax in and enjoy. The room has all the accoutrements of quintessential Victorian residence reception room. Impressively proportioned and with lofty high ceilings the room is beautifully finished and laid with a sumptuous carpet. Embellished with ornamental ceiling cornice, picture rails and highly detailed deep skirting boards true to its period. There is an impressive wide and tall PVC Double glazed window which mimics the style of a patriot design - only without the maintenance. A grand fireplace of perfect proportions is installed and comprises an attractive pebbled electric fire suite with a polished granite back and hearth and stunning polished marble style mantelpiece surround. The look and quality of the fireplace is perfect for the tone of the room. Two period style radiators compliment and warm the room also. There are recessed...

Inner Hall 
Attractive vestibule with tall ceilings with recessed ceiling down lighting, deep skirting boards and attractive period style doors with chrome lever furniture giving access to the bedrooms.

Master Bedroom  
12' 8'' x 11' 1'' (3.87m x 3.38m) maximum
Tall PVC double glazed window mimicking a period style. Again tall ceilings reminding you that you are in an original part of the building.Quality stylish built in wardrobes. Feature period style central heating radiator. A lovely room you will love to wake up in each morning! Attractive period panel style door with chrome lever furniture opening to the en-suite.

En-suite 
Tall frosted PVC double glazed window mimicking a period style. Luxurious white modern bathroom suite comprising: bath with folding shower screen and thermostat mixer shower over; chrome mixer filler bath tap; close coupled WC; pedestal sink with mono block chrome mixer tap; over sink modern mirror with lighting; chrome ladder heated towel rail; recessed ceiling down lighting; white tiled splash back walls with decorative border tiles; feature polished porcelain tiled floor. The polished floor looks brilliant reflecting the spotlighting.

Bedroom 2 
8' 10'' x 8' 6'' (2.69m x 2.58m)
Tall PVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Attractive room with tall ceilings having: recessed ceiling down lighting; built in wardrobes (currently used as an occasional guest room but principly as a dressing room by the current occupiers); picture rail. Central heating radiator. Attractive period style panel door with chrome lever furniture to the bedroom 2 en-suite.

Bedroom 2 en-suite 
Beautifully appointed luxury shower room comprising: recessed tiled shower cubicle with modern glazed screen/ doors and a chrome thermostatic mixer shower; pedestal sink with a chrome mono block mixer tap; space above the sink for a mirror plus a wall light point fitted above; chrome ladder heated towel radiator; fully tiled wipe down walls and a feature polished porcelain style tiled floor.

1st Floor Tower Room (Currently Used as a Dining Room)  
16' 9'' x 5' 7'' (5.1m x 1.7m) including stairwell
In contrast to the lower floor, the first floor represents a different feel and level of accommodation. Fun, den like spaces have been cleverly created within the tower and roofing space and have lots of hidden storage areas. The current occupiers have chosen to utilise this room as a dining room. The room is interesting with a sloping roof line coming in at the rear over the stairwell with a velux style roof light. To the front aspect there is a slim and tall arched top PVC double glazed window. Additionally a bespoke attractive Iran balustrade also deepens the character of the room. Beautifully finished and decorated along with recessed ceiling down lighting I can only imagine that dining in the tower would be rather fun and romantic. The room could suit a variety of other purposes such as a hobby room, home office or occasional bedroom (the loo is just at the bottom of the stairs off the entrance hallway). Either way it's a good well presented usable area. To the rear of...

Den/ Playroom  
15' 7'' x 7' 10'' (4.75m x 2.38m)
Now you are in the roof space and this beautifully presented space is really great fun. Ceilings are lower with a restricted head height and follow the shape of the roof pitch. There is a velux style roof windows to the rear. The walls comprise attractive bespoke cabinetry which incorporates eaves storage. The electric heating system is fitted in to a storage cupboard and there is a surprisingly deep storage cupboard behind. I loved being in this room it's the ideal place to escape to when the mood suits. Read a book, play your guitar or play on your x box, relax and enjoy!

The Rooftop Tower 2rd Floor 
Now this is very exciting! A large loft hatch pulls down in to the dining room with a good quality folding wooden step ladder. Unfold the ladder and climb up in to the tower! The tower Room is a small square space with a carpeted floor and decorated plaster walls. A feature arched PVC double glazed window is positioned to the front and a narrow PVC double glazed external door opens at the rear out to a balcony seating terrace! The balcony has a balustrade iron rail and affords enough room for a table and 2 chairs. Therefore the tower Room is the ideal space to keep things in to take out on to the balcony - a parasol or stereo etc. From the balcony you can enjoy a fascinating roof top view of the building and its architecture plus reaching views beyond. You will love it!

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20 September 2017

Nearest stations

  • Congleton (1.7 mi)
  • Holmes Chapel (5.5 mi)
  • Alsager (5.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Congleton (1.7 mi)
  • Holmes Chapel (5.5 mi)
  • Alsager (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Chris Hamriding Lettings & Estates, Congleton

9 High Street, Congleton, CW12 1BN

01260 601038 Local call rate

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