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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Firs Lane, Appleton, Warrington, WA4

Guide Price £1,975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Excptional presentation
  • 5 bedroom suites
  • 4 Receptions
  • Living Kitchen with AGA
  • Bespoke interior & woodwork
  • Double garage
  • About 2.5 acres
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Exceptional bespoke residence in a private, elevated setting on the fringe of the village and countryside. Set in landscaped south facing grounds of about 2.5 acres.About 7700 sq ft over two floors with stunning presentation throughout.


The Foxes
Firs Lane

Exceptional residence in private elevated setting

5 bedroom suites, 2 dressing rooms, 4 reception rooms, living kitchen, study, 2 cloakrooms with w.c., utility room

Attractive formal gardens, lawns and long gated driveway, double garage

About 2.5 acres

Stockton Heath: 1 mile, M56 Junction 10: 2.5 miles, Warrington: 4 miles, Lymm: 5.5 miles, Hale: 15 miles, Manchester Airport: 16.5 miles, Chester: 20 miles, Manchester City Centre: 22 miles, Liverpool City Centre: 22 miles


Foxes stands atop an impressive promontory with views through woodland over the surrounding countryside. Only a short distance from Warrington Golf Club and within a premium residential area, this impressive home is well placed for access to the North-West's commercial centres.

Manchester, Liverpool and Chester are about equidistant and the M56 at junction 10 is only 2.5 miles away.

The thriving village of Stockton Heath is nearby with its restaurants, specialist shops and bistros has supermarkets, a farmer's market and caters for most day to day requirements.

The Grange School at Hartford is about 10 miles away and many of the regions private schools have transport from Stockton Heath village.

The area abounds with leisure facilities, golf courses, livery and outdoor pursuits with the Mersey Valley Trail and The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk below the hill in the valley.


This impressive bespoke built house, created about twenty years ago, offers over 7700 sq ft of beautifully presented accommodation arranged over two floors and is set within mature landscaped grounds of about 2.5 acres.

The subject of considerable recent upgrading to an exceptionally high standard, Foxes provides contemporarily arranged and sizeable rooms with high ceilings and top quality fixtures and fittings.

The living kitchen is bespoke and has an Aga with a gas hob companion unit, a 12 seat informal dining area, an island and granite or Corian surfaces. This is open into a family sitting area and a large mullion window study lies off.

As a family home for entertaining Foxes is exceptional. Double doors lead off to all the reception rooms from the spacious dining reception hall and all in turn open to the deep and wide rear south west facing terrace with views over the landscaped grounds.

The five bedrooms are exceptionally generous and similarly well appointed with en suite bathrooms to all. The master bedroom suite in particular is incredibly indulgent with ladies and gentleman's dressing rooms, a large main en-suite and a separate gentleman's en-suite.

The grounds extend to about 2.5 acres and include a security gated driveway which sweeps around to the front of the house behind tall hedges. There is a large parking area and a double garage. Steeply sloping Woodland lies to the front with the main garden area south westerly facing at the rear. There are Rhododendrons, specimen trees and extensive lawns with a wide and deep terrace accessed from the reception rooms, hall and kitchen.


Double hardwood front doors open into an entrance vestibule with double oak doors leading through to the fabulous dining/reception hall. Panelled to wainscot height with oak flooring and a semi circular bay and French doors opening to the rear terrace. A cloakroom with a w.c. lies off the hall. An oak staircase leads up to the large landing with a seating area off.

To the right of the hall double doors lead off to the triple aspect drawing room with oak panelling, a large fireplace recess and stone fireplace. Double French doors open to the rear to a loggia with bi-fold doors leading out to the rear terrace.

To the left of the main hall is a sizeable family room, again with a stone fireplace, living flame gas fire and double French doors to the rear terrace and gardens.

The living kitchen is stunning and extends into both an informal dining conservatory and the family sitting area with a stone fireplace, a dual aspect, bespoke kitchen cupboards with granite and Corian surfaces, a island unit and a preparation sink. A breakfast dining area and an American style fridge/freezer. An Aga with a gas hob companion unit is installed. The informal dining area can seat up to 12. A door leads off to the family living room.

Behind the kitchen is a well appointed study with mullion windows lying off a second hall area with a large storage cupboard, a generous utility/laundry room and a second cloakroom with a w.c. A secondary door opens to the front of the house.

On the first floor the landing opens into a snug/reading area or second home office. A linen room also lies off the landing.. The mater bedrooms suite occupies the entire west wing of the property and includes a wonderful and well appointed bathroom with a separate gentleman's en suite off the smaller dressing room. There is a larger ladies dressing room.

The guest suite has a seating area, a dual aspect, double doors from the landing and a large en suite with a separate bath and shower.

The second guest suite is equally generous with double oak doors ff an inner landing area, a double ended bath and a separate shower in the large en-suite.

There are two further large double bedrooms flanking a well appointed en suite bathroom with a walk in shower and separate corner bath.

As mentioned earlier, presentation and finish throughout are exemplary.

The double garage lies beyond the parking area to the front and includes a wood store alongside.

Tenure: Freehold

Mains gas, electricity, drainage and water

Square Footage: 7,700 sq ft
Acreage: 2.5 Acres

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01 July 2016

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