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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Whitchurch Road, Spurstow, Tarporley

Withdrawn from Market £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed home within a stunning setting having views of Beeston Castle
  • A must see to fully appreciate whats on offer
  • Main house with three bedrooms
  • Independent two bedroom cottage (ideal for holiday cottage)
  • External studio/leisure suite within the rear garden
  • Large detached garage
  • Beautifully finished allowing you to walk right in and put your feet up
  • Period features with modern fittings
  • Mature and private gardens
  • Energy Performance Rating F35 Annex D59

Full description

CHECK OUT OUR UNMISSABLE VIDEO TOUR FOR THIS PROPERTY BY CLICKING ON THE VIDEO TOUR OPTION.This property presents something that not many homes can... a perfect family home with detached annexe offering further living or potential business accommodation. Unique is the only way to describe 'The Butlands', a beautifully presented Grade II Listed property situated in the heart of rural Cheshire, with lovely views towards both Peckforton and Beeston Castles. Tarporley is just a short drive away, with its high street shops, bars and restaurants catering for all of your day to day needs. The property has late 17th century origins which blends perfectly with the sympathetic renovation over the years by the current sellers. Finished to an exceptionally high standard throughout the property combines contemporary features with period charm. To the principal cottage there is a great deal of living space with the character and charm of a cosy cottage, yet the modern addition of the glass extension to the kitchen provides a modern day living necessity of open plan living / kitchen and dining. Independent from the house is the contemporary detached barn which provides options for auxiliary accommodation or possible business option for a B&B or holiday let, subject to planning consent. The gardens are a real credit to the current owners, cleverly laid-out into distinct ‘rooms’ and include a secure paddock and a substantial timber framed leisure suite/studio, the perfect place for summer entertaining outside. The property must be viewed to fully appreciate this "one off" home.


Entrance Hall 
Original wooden entrance door with leaded and stained glass inset window. Whitewashed beamed ceiling. Victorian wrought iron radiator. Under stairs storage. Original internal door opens into the living room. Tongue and groove latched door opens into the kitchen.

16' 9'' x 11' 10'' (5.10m x 3.60m)
Wood burning stove set in a herringbone hearth fireplace with reclaimed mantle. Bespoke low-level cupboard to the side of chimneybreast. Whitewashed beamed ceiling with exposed wooden beamed walls. Victorian cast iron radiators. Wall up-lighting. Leaded and secondary glazed windows to both elevations. Additional door leads onto the rear garden. Leading off the living room is a useful recessed area which has beamed ceiling and walls. Victorian wrought iron radiator. Opening back from that leads straight back into the living room. Opening through to the dining room.

Dining Room 
11' 10'' x 10' 2'' (3.60m x 3.10m)
Leaded and secondary glazed window to the side elevation. Beamed ceiling and beamed walls. Victorian wrought iron radiator. Power points. Wall up-lighting.

23' 8'' x 10' 10'' (7.21m x 3.30m)
With the extended garden room having measurements of 4.54m x 4.34m The kitchen offers a bespoke handmade, hand painted arrangement of base and wall units complemented with a granite work surface over with a double Belfast style sink with cut-in drainer and mixer tap. Mottled tiled splash backs to the work surface areas. AGA with two hot pans built into a chimneybreast with reclaimed mantle over. Integrated appliances include electric Neff oven, separate grill, dishwasher, peninsular bar area with granite work surface and storage cupboards below and seating. Electric Neff 2-ring hob. Built-in fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light point. Stone flooring continues throughout the room. Whitewashed beamed ceiling. Useful walk-in pantry. Boot cupboard. Doors leads into the wash room.

Garden Room 
A beautiful attractive room offering superb views over the landscaped garden with far reaching views beyond to Beeston/Peckforton Castle. The room is complemented with full-height double glazed windows with French doors that open onto the garden with pitch vaulted roof with conservation sky lights. Stone flooring continued through from the kitchen with under floor heating. Power points. Television aerial point. Telephone point.

Wash Room 
With low-level wc and wash basin. Plumbing for washing machine. Boiler. Wooden flooring. Ceiling light point. Double glazed window to the side elevation.

Sets the feel with the exposed beamed walls and combination double glazed and original leaded with secondary glazed windows to the side elevation. Spindled balustrade stairwell. Victorian wrought iron radiator. Wooden skirting and architraving. Ceiling light point. Tongue and groove latched doors lead into bedrooms and shower room.

Annexe Hallway 
Stable style entrance door. The entrance hall is set off by the vaulted ceiling. Amongst other features to include beamed ceiling and spiral turned staircase that rises to the first floor. Solid rustic wooden flooring with matching up-stand skirting. Halogen down-lighting. Contemporary inset wall with lighting. Victorian radiators. Oak tongue and groove latched doors open into kitchen, downstairs cloakroom, bedroom and living room.

Annexe Cloakroom 
10' 6'' x 4' 7'' (3.20m x 1.40m)
Low-level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Leading off is a walk-in cupboard which offers an abundance and ideal space for storage and also houses the floor mounted oil central heating Worcester boiler.

Annexe Kitchen 
9' 2'' x 7' 7'' (2.79m x 2.31m)
With base units to incorporate pull-out stainless steel drawers and cupboards with a combination of a stainless steel work surface and wooden work surface. The stainless steel work surface incorporates a single moulded sink with drainer and mixer tap over. The wooden flooring from the hallway continues through into the kitchen. Victorian style radiator. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beam. Two double glazed windows to two elevations.

If you are interested in this property but need to sell your own home, Carman Friend would be delighted to discuss how we can help. Please contact us for further information and our latest offer for selling! We are available seven days a week and late into the evening so call us at a time to suit you! LOCAL people, LOCAL knowledge and with years of LOCAL experience! How many times do we talk about service? In a strong market most properties will sell? but how many people come away unhappy with the service? Being passed from pillar to post, bad communication, conflicting advice, poor marketing material, dealing with different people each day who don't actually know much about the property. At Carman Friend it is our sole aim to provide an ?intentionally different? service, you deal with one of the directors from the moment we meet you, until the day you hand the keys over.

Master Bedroom 
13' 1'' x 10' 10'' (3.98m x 3.30m)
This room offers double glazed windows to the rear elevation with attractive views over the landscaped rear garden with open views beyond over rolling farmland. Victorian wrought iron radiator. High ceiling with ceiling light point. Wooden skirting and architraving. Power points. Tongue and groove latched door opens into the newly appointed en-suite.

En Suite 
The suite has been finished to the highest of standards to include stone flooring and matching walls. Duviet double ended corner bath with mixer shower attachment, walk-in shower cubicle with chrome fittings and recessed display niche with LED down-lighting, wall hung shower head, and attachable shower fitting and bespoke glass shower screen, wall mounted Axor Hansgrohe contemporary wash basin with wall mounted matching shelf unit, also tap and concealed water flow system, wall hung wc with dual flush system. Wall mounted chrome towel rail. Recessed down-lighting. Access to loft space. Recessed airing cupboard with shelving. Two double glazed windows.

Bedroom 2 
16' 9'' x 9' 10'' (5.10m x 2.99m)
This room offers the original exposed beamed walls with exposed A-frame. Leaded glazed window to the side elevation with secondary glazed units. Victorian style wrought iron radiator. Power points. Television aerial point. Ceiling pendant. Walk-in dressing room with hanging, shelving and courtesy light point.

Bedroom 3 
11' 10'' x 11' 6'' (3.60m x 3.50m)
Attractive exposed beamed walls. Built-in bespoke wardrobes to one length of the room with hanging. Victorian wrought iron radiator. Conservation sky lights to the rear elevation.

Shower/Steam Room 
Walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle, low-level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Victorian wrought iron radiator with towel rail. Recessed down-lighting. Double glazed window to the side elevation.


Annexe Lounge 
15' 5'' x 10' 10'' (4.70m x 3.30m)
A fabulous room with vaulted apex ceiling with exposed beams. Two double glazed windows to two elevations that provide a wealth of natural daylight. The solid rustic oak flooring continues through from the hallway with matching skirting. Power points. Television aerial point. Telephone point. Attractive inset elevated glazed window to the first floor.

Car Port 
24' 11'' x 16' 5'' (7.59m x 5.00m)
With open bays. Adjoining this is a store.

16' 6'' x 5' 11'' (5.03m x 1.80m)
External door.

External Studio/Leisure Suite 
23' 4'' x 17' 5'' (7.11m x 5.30m)
(located opposite the paddock) A versatile room which offers exposed vaulted ceiling with beams. Rustic solid oak wooden flooring. Double glazed windows and doors open onto the formal garden and paddock beyond with attractive views towards Beeston Castle. Power points. Wall lighting. Electric wall mounted radiators. Useful walk-in store cupboard. Tongue and groove latched door opens into a wet room. The leisure suite has got an open veranda area with decked seating area, an ideal space for potential for a hot tub. There is also a covered walk-way with pathway through the formal garden to the extended garden room of the main house.

Wet Room  
Travertine stone flooring and walls. Low-level wc, stone wash basin with chrome mixer tap mounted onto a raised stone vanity work top. Recessed down-lighting. Extractor fan.

The Butlands is approached along a gravelled driveway which leads to the front of the house and double car port that forks off to the barn with extensive parking area. To the front of the house there are lawn gardens with neatly clipped box hedgerow borders with stone pathway. The gardens are zoned into contrasting ?rooms' to include an extensive lawn garden boundary of laurel hedge, formal gardens with lattice laid box hedging, walled garden with numerous seating areas and wisteria plus there is a recently laid orchard garden with external water supply and power. The Vendors have recently installed a stone and walled seating area with inlaid lighting which is a sun trap throughout the year (weather permitting). There is a five-bar picket gate and fence that opens onto the paddock with additional pedestrian gate. In addition there are garden stores with power. Opposite the paddock is the substantial timber framed external studio/leisure suite.

Annexe Landing 
Spindled balustrade. Exposed A-frame with beamed ceiling. Wrought iron radiator. Feature glazed window that looks back down to the lounge. Tongue and groove latched doors open into the bathroom and bedroom.

Annexe Bedroom 1 
15' 5'' x 9' 10'' (4.70m x 2.99m)
A character room with vaulted exposed beamed ceiling. Low-level double glazed window to the rear elevation. Port hole double glazed window to the side elevation which has framed views over open countryside. Additional Velux roof light. Victorian style wrought iron radiator. Power points. Television aerial point. Wall up-lighting.

Annexe Bathroom  
Contemporary up-dated suite to include a double ended bath with chrome fittings and mixer shower attachment, tiled inlaid splash backs, low-level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Wall mounted slim-line towel rail. Ceiling light point. Velux roof light to the rear elevation.

Annexe Bedroom 2 
14' 9'' x 9' 9'' (4.49m x 2.97m)
Stable style door to the rear elevation. Double glazed window to the side elevation. Rustic solid oak flooring continues through from the hallway with matching skirting and architraving. Exposed beamed ceiling. Victorian style wrought iron radiator. Power points. Television aerial point. Oak tongue and groove latched door opens into a shower room.

Annexe Shower Room  
Walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome fittings and mixer shower attachment head, low-level wc and wall mounted wash basin. Rustic solid oak flooring continued through from the bedroom. Slim-line chrome towel rail. Recessed down-lighting. Extractor. Double glazed window to the side elevation.


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13 October 2016

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