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5 bedroom detached house for sale

West Hey, Dawstone Road, Heswall

Offers in Region of £850,000

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From the traffic lights in Heswall centre take The Mount and bear left at the Dee View Inn on to Dawstone Road and continue on for a very short distance where 'West Hey' is on the left hand side immediately before Dawstone Rise.

This distinctive early Edwardiandetached character residence of individual design was constructed circa 1901 providing superbly proportioned five bedroomed family accommodation standing in extensive mature part walled lawned gardens in a prime Heswall location near Dawstone Park and within easy walking distance of all the amenities of nearby Heswall centre. The spacious accommodation which retains many of the original features is arranged on two principal floors around a stunning central reception hall whilst at lower ground level is a large cellar and at second floor level is a versatile games room with access to a large loft space with considerable conversion potential. Opportunities of this nature are few and far between in Heswall and early inspection is advised.

The superbly proportioned rooms with high ceilings are typical of a property of this era and features include some fine pitch pine doors and panelled staircase, original fireplaces, gas central heating, security system and an abundance of built-in storage space. An enclosed porch opens to the magnificent central reception hall with Minton tiled floor and original fireplace, 21ft drawing room with bay window overlooking the rear garden, 17ft dining room with square bay front window and separate sitting room with corner bay window. There is an L-shaped family breakfast kitchen with pine units and gas fired AGA whilst an inner hall provides access to the cellar and leads to a large utility room and cloakroom/w.c., To the first floor a central split level landing leads to the magnificent master bedroom with large en-suite bathroom, four further double bedrooms and stylish re-fitted bathroom with separate w.c. A further staircase leads to the second floor games/playroom with connecting access to the loft which provides tremendous scope for conversion to additional accommodation if required. Outside, a long driveway leads to a modern brick built garage complex comprising large double garage and enormous 20ft workshop/store room with adjacent freezer room. There are extensive sandstone walled lawned gardens to the front and side with mature trees providing screening and privacy with an extensive lawned garden to the rear with established beech hedging and pine trees to the rear boundary.

This highly regarded location close to Dawstone Park is within easy walking distance of all the shops, services and restaurants of nearby Heswall centre including Tescos and an M & S Food Hall whilst St. Peter's and Gayton primary schools are close by. There are excellent recreational facilities within the locality and an established network of roads including the M53 & M56 motorways afford commuting links to major centres of employment in the north west.

Details of the accommodation comprise of:


ENCLOSED PORCH with double opening pitch pine panelled and stained glass leaded doors, Minton tiled floor and matching panelled inner door opening to

RECEPTION HALL 18'10 (max) x 12'11 (effective) - a stunning room creating an impressive entrance with original cast iron and tiled range style fireplace (in full working order), Minton tiled floor, side window, dado rail, double and single radiators and Parana pine panelled staircase with mahogany features.

DRAWING ROOM 21'5 plus bay x 10'11 with Inglenook recess with fitted 'Valor' gas fire, two double radiators, pitch pine French window to the side, two wall lights and deep square bay window overlooking the rear garden.

SITTING/FAMILY ROOM 13'4 x 15'9 into corner bay with tiled fireplace with timber surround, attractive corner bay window and two double radiators.

DINING ROOM 16'0 x 17' into bay with fireplace (in full working order) with ornamental timber surround, tiled centre and hearth, two double radiators, further single radiator, deep square bay window.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 15'9 x 9'9 plus 10' x 5'3 with range of pine units providing rolled edged work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall cupboards above, 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with waste disposal unit, gas fired AGA in red set in recessed tiled surround, plumbed space for dish washer, space for further appliances, double and single radiators, tiled floor, area for table and chairs, side window and door to exterior.

INNER HALL with dado rail and tiled floor.

CLOAKROOM with w.c., wash basin, radiator and cloaks hanging space.

UTILITY ROOM 12'2 (max) x 7'10 with 'Potterton Kingfisher' gas central heating boiler, plumbed space for washing machine, wash basin, tiled floor and space for further appliances.

From beneath the stairs a door leads to:

CELLAR 15'9 (max) x 14'1 (max) with power and lighting.


CENTRAL SPLIT LEVEL LANDING with pitch pine spindles, radiator, dado rail and


MASTER BEDROOM 16'10 x 16'10 into bay with two double radiators, two reading lights, picture rail, deep square bay window and connecting door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12'11 x 8'11 with white suite comprising panelled bath with brass shower/mixer attachment, wash basin with light/shaver point, w.c., part tiled walls, double radiator.

FRONT BEDROOM 2 - 14'1 x 16' into bay with feature corner bay window, double radiator and picture rail.

SIDE BEDROOM 3 - 12'11 x 11'5 with double radiator and recessed shelving.

SIDE BEDROOM 4 - 10'10 x 10'10 with projecting window with deep sill, radiator and corner cast iron fireplace.

REAR LANDING with radiator, dado rail and side window leading to:

REAR BEDROOM 5 - 11' x 12'10 into bay with deep square bay window overlooking the rear garden, radiator.

SEPARATE WC with low flush suite, wash basin and radiator.

BATHROOM 10'7 x 6'4 re-fitted with stylish contemporary suite in white with chrome fittings comprising shaped bath with 'Mira Sport' shower unit and curved side screen, 'Sotini' wash basin, feature tiled walls with accessories, chrome towel radiator and ceiling spotlights.

WALK-IN AIRING CUPBOARD with twin cylinders, slatted shelving and window.

The staircase continues to:

SECOND FLOOR GAMES/PLAYROOM 16'3 x 10'4 with cast iron fireplace, built-in cupboards, double radiator and rear window.

A connecting door from the games room opens to the LARGE BOARDED LOFT SPACE with tremendous potential for conversion to further accommodation if required.


Long tarmac driveway leading to a courtyard with exterior lighting providing excellent parking and leading to:

MODERN BRICK BUILT DOUBLE GARAGE 20'6 x 18' with electrically operated up & over door, lighting and power.

ADJACENT BRICK BUILT WORKSHOP/STORE 20'6 x 12'6 a versatile and superbly proportioned room with lighting, power and water connected.

INTEGRAL FREEZER ROOM with power and lighting.

The extensive and mature lawned gardens are located to the front, side and rear. The front garden being screened from Dawstone Road by mature holly and sycamore trees, established sandstone boundary walling, separate pedestrian gate and side path leading to the private lawned rear garden with established beech hedging, patio area, raised sandstone edged borders and mature pine trees to the rear boundary.

Please Note:

All measurements shown on the sales particulars are approximate only

Council Tax Band : G

We are advised that the Tenure of the property is Freehold but it is recommended that interested parties check this through their own solicitors

Fixtures & fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale, all others in the property are excluded.

Photographs: Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

The condition of the systems and appliances is not known and they have not been tested.

Viewing by appointment through the Heswall Office of The Clive Watkin Partnership Telephone 0151 342 9090

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 July 2011


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