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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stable Lane, Mouldsworth

Sold STC £779,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Enviably situated off a pretty and quiet hedge lined country lane, Spy Hill sits in an elevated position, within approximately 1 acre of attractive formal gardens, and enjoys an absolutely fabulous rural outlook across attractive wooded countryside. Whilst the benefits of this rural position are self evident, the house is conveniently situated for easy reach to the region's commercial centres, including Northwich, Tarporley, Frodsham, Wrexham, Merseyside and North Wales. Within close proximity is the renowned Goshawk Pub & Restaurant and a train station and day to day amenities can be found in nearby Ashton Hayes. Moreover, Delamere Forest (which can be seen from the house) is a short car journey away providing safe and picturesque country walks/cycling etc.

Originally dating from the late 19th century, the house has been altered, extended and improved in more recent times, to provide what is today a well balanced and versatile family home. The house enjoys excellent levels of natural light with a particular focus towards the outstanding rural outlook. Further potential exists to enlarge/alter the existing layout and the spacious grounds provide ample room for a further Garage/Outbuilding (subject to obtaining any necessary Local Authority consent).

In detail the accommodation comprises:-


Attractive cottage style partly glazed entrance door, quarry tiled floor with mat well, part paneled walling and internal door into

With period style radiator, two windows to front, coved ceiling, turned staircase rising to the First Floor with useful storage cupboard beneath. Door to

With radiator, two windows to front, corner wash basin, low level wc.

20'5" (into bay) x 13'5"
Plus a deep inglenook style recess with central dressed stone fireplace with matching hearth and inset open grate, flanked by two windows to the left and right hand chimney breast recesses. Parquet flooring. Double glazed angled bay window with window seat, period style radiator beneath and attractive far reaching views over undulating wooded countryside. Further period style radiator, coved ceiling, useful recess suitable for the positioning of a writing desk etc. Double glazed window attractive rural views.

15'11" x 13'1"
Period style radiator, coved ceiling, two semi recess spotlights, dado rail, useful corner storage cupboards and a large picture window providing excellent levels of natural light providing dramatic views of the garden and wooded countryside beyond.

23'3" x 13'11"
Spacious and versatile third Reception Room which is located adjacent to the Kitchen with two radiators, coved ceiling, three wall light points, television aerial point, inset cast iron multi fueled stove and a quarry tile hearth, with pitch pine mantel over. Large double glazed picture window providing attractive views of the garden and wooded countryside beyond. Further window to the opposite elevation plus double glazed door with matching double glazed side panel, leading to a pleasant seating area. Hardwood turned staircase rising to the First Floor

17'11" x 13'11"
The Kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of medium oak fronted units comprising eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers. Laminated working surfaces with oak trim, single drainer one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integrated full sized Neff dishwasher, space for tall refrigerator, tiled floor, matching island unit with solid granite working surface, ample space for breakfast table and chairs, radiator, double glazed windows on 3 elevations, stable door to outside, 4 oven LPG fired aga (blue). The windows enjoy attractive views over the gardens and beautiful wooded countryside beyond, further window to the side again with views of the gardens.

10'6" x 7'5"
With quarry tiled floor, storage shelving, built in storage cupboards and hot water tank. Window to side and walk in pantry with light and fitted shelving. Doorway to a

13' x 8'
With Belfast porcelain sink flanked by timber drainers and storage cupboards beneath. Space and plumbing connections for an automatic washing machine, quarry tiled floor, ample space for white doors including chest freezers etc. Window overlooking the garden and rural views beyond. Door to a

With Log Store and passageway providing access to both the driveway, Garage and rear garden.

From the staircase in the Entrance Hall access is gained to

With coved ceiling, small window to side, window with attractive rural outlook, access to loft space and built in linen cupboard with shelving.

With low level wc and window to side.

20' (into bay) x 13'4"
Dado rail, two wall light points, coved ceiling, UPVC double glazed window with window seat and period style radiator beneath. The window enjoys dramatic views of the surrounding undulated wooded countryside and must be seen. Fitted wardrobes providing extensive hanging and storage space. Adjacent to Bedroom One is a

10'5" x 7'9"
Currently utilised as a Sewing Room but could equally be utilised as a Bedroom. Double glazed window with dramatic rural views, fitted storage cupboards with drawers providing excellent storage. Part built in double wardrobe with storage cupboard above. Radiator and picture rail.

Located adjacent to the Principal Bedroom but accessed separately from the landing, the Shower Room has a tiled shower enclosure with electric shower fitted, wash basin and heated towel rail, plus double glazed window to side and also built in medicine cupboards.

13'2" x 13'10"
With radiator, coved ceiling, built in twin double wardrobes with storage cupboards above. Double glazed window with dramatic far reaching rural views. Niche with fitted shelving. A door from this Bedroom leads through to a

SECONDARY LANDING (Also accessed from the hardwood staircase in the Living Room
The landing has a loft hatch.

12'11" x 7'8"
Windows on two elevations, both of which have a pleasant outlook. Built in wardrobe which also partly houses the lagged hot water cylinder.

10'3" x 7'8"
With radiator and UPVC double glazed window with attractive far reaching rural views.

10' x 6'7"
Utilised currently as a Silversmiths Workshop. The room has a radiator, double glazed window with an attractive rural outlook, wash basin with storage cupboard beneath, tiled splash back and fixed wall mirror plus a fitted storage cupboard.

Fully tiled and fitted with a 3 piece modern white suite, comprising shaped bath with electric shower, wall hung contemporary wash basin with modern mixer tap, and integrated towel rail, low level wc with dual push button cistern and wall mounted chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, recess downlighters and double glazed window with a beautiful rural outlook.


Spy Hill is approached across a driveway which widens to one side of the property which has a brick set parking/turning area, offering ample hardstanding/turning space for several vehicles. Located here is a Double Garage plus a covered log/bin store.

18' x 18'
With twin up and over doors, electric light and power plus a useful loft storage area with light. Open doorway to

17'8" x 9'8"
With electric light and power, fitted work bench and two windows to rear, plus a door to the aforementioned covered Log Store.

The house enjoys attractive and large mature gardens with sections of lawn interspersed and fringed with established trees, shrubbery, flowering plants and hedging. The larger section of garden adjoins a large open field, which slopes away to provide an attractive rural outlook. There is a small wooded section of garden, a further Log Store and also incorporated within the gardens closer to the house are two paved split level seating areas, providing ample space for outdoor furniture/entertaining.

Mains, electricity and water are connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. LPG fired aga. Oil fired heating. (None of the services have been tested. Wright Marshall can therefore provide no guarantee).

The Tenure is understood to be freehold but this detail has not been confirmed from the Title Deeds. Vacant possession upon completion.

Strictly by appointment with the Agents Chester office.

"Thinking of Selling"? Established in 1861, Wright Marshall have the experience and local knowledge to offer you a free marketing appraisal of your own property without obligation. Budgeting your move is probably the first step in the moving process. It is worth remembering that we may already have a purchaser waiting to buy your home.

We hope that this property meets your needs, however if you subsequently buy a property through another agent we would recommend that you obtain professional advice and for full details on the different types of inspection available and for a specific quotation of costs please contact our Survey Department on 01244 317833, entirely without obligation.

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30 June 2017

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