4 bedroom detached house for sale

Biddulph Road, Congleton

£579,000

Property Description

Key features

  • AN ELEGANT VICTORIAN RESIDENCE
  • FOUR BEDROOMS
  • TWO RECEPTIONS AND GARDEN ROOM
  • LARGE DETACHED GARAGE AND GARDENS
  • EXTENSIVE DRIVEWAY
  • SOUGHT AFTER AREA OF MOSSLEY

Full description

AN ELEGANT VICTORIAN RESIDENCE OF IMPRESSIVE STATURE WITH A PLETHORA OF STUNNING ORIGINAL FEATURES, SET WITHIN ITS OWN PRIVATE AND ESTABLISHED GROUNDS

Four bedrooms, two reception rooms, garden room, breakfast kitchen, utility, rear and side porches, cloakroom and family bathroom. Large detached garage and extensive driveway for several vehicles. Secure and enclosed established gardens enjoying a southerly aspect.

POSITIONED IN MOSSLEY, ONE OF CONGLETON'S MOST DESIRABLE LOCATIONS. CHESHIRE'S COUNTRYSIDE IS IMMEDIATELY ON ITS DOORSTEP, YET THE PROPERTY IS CLOSE TO LOCAL BUS ROUTES, AND WITHIN THE CATCHMENT OF MOSSLEY C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOL WHICH IS ONLY 500M AWAY. CONGLETON RAILWAY STATION IS ONLY A FEW MINUTES' WALK AWAY.

Day-to-day shopping is available in nearby Hightown, as are rail services to the South, Birmingham and Manchester, whilst road links are excellent, either on the motorway network at Sandbach (Junction 17 on the M6) or via the trunk roads that provide good access to Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Manchester and its International Airport (approximately 40 minutes away).

Dating back to circa 1896, we consider this imposing house to be a fine example of the impressive properties to have been constructed in the Victorian Era. Lucerne, provides a rare combination of Victorian grandeur and modern comfort, a great recipe for stylish family living. Amongst its traditional features are beautiful stained glass windows, high ceilings, deep skirting, bay windows, open fireplaces and large internal pine doors.  

There are spacious reception areas, including a spectacular Reception Hall, with the original Minton tiled floor, as well as a lovely Drawing Room with original sash bay window and solid fuel stove, and Sitting Room with open fire and spectacular opening into the charming garden room which enjoys an elevated aspect over the rear gardens.  The family breakfast kitchen is the warm heart of the house, a lovely social family room, with useful pantry off, and door leading to the side porch and utility. Completing the ground floor is a rear porch with door to the outside and cloakroom off.

The first floor galleried landing is accessed via a splendid shallow-rise return staircase with spindled balustrade and oak hand rail.  The main landing with anti space off leads to the main family bathroom and separate W.C.  The Master Bedroom is light and airy, featuring high ceilings and original pine floorboards and enjoys a lovely view over the rear garden.  The second bedroom is equally well proportioned, and finally there are two further bedrooms.

Outside, as befits a property of distinction, there are lovely formal and manageable gardens incorporating specimen trees and shrubs, terrace seating and lawns. To the front is a LARGE DETACHED GARAGE, extensive driveway and established gardens.


ENTRANCE 
Pitched tiled canopy porch with brick block sets laid to steps to front door. Stone threshold step and original stone architrave with timber panelled front door with leaded and glazed upper lights.

PORCH 
Quarry tiled floor. Coving to ceiling. Glazed tiles to half height. Oak panelled and multi glazed door to reception hallway.

RECEPTION HALL 
18' 0'' x 8' 0'' (5.48m x 2.44m)
Original coving to ceiling. Picture rail. Fabulous staired and leaded glass feature window. 13 Amp power points. Attractive Minton tiled floor. Double panel central heating radiator. BT telephone point (Subject to BT approval). Wide shallow rise staircase with spindled balustrade and mahogany hand rail.

REAR PORCH 
Original pine fronted cupboard. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard below. Quarry tiled floor. Panelled and glazed door to outside.

CLOAKROOM 
Timber framed sealed window to rear aspect. Tongue and groove panelling to half height. Low level W.C. Quarry tiled floor.

KITCHEN 
13' 5'' x 10' 6'' (4.09m x 3.20m)
Large sash window to front aspect with plantation shutters. Sash window to side aspect. Range of natural oak eye level and base units having wooden edged preparation surfaces over with ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit inset. Recessed canopy area, fully tiled with space for range cooker. Double panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Space for fridge/freezer. Original butler bell box.

PANTRY 
8' 5'' x 3' 7'' (2.56m x 1.09m)
Shelving. Light. Quarry tiled floor.

SIDE PORCH 
8' 8'' x 7' 9'' (2.64m x 2.36m)
Single panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Quarry tiled floor. Timber framed multi glazed window to side aspect. 13 Amp power points. Door to outside. Door to utility.

UTILITY 
5' 0'' x 4' 9'' (1.52m x 1.45m)
Wall mounted Glow worm central heating boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for tumble dryer.

DRAWING ROOM 
15' 2'' x 13' 1'' (4.62m x 3.98m)
Timber framed sash bay window to front aspect and sash window to side aspect. Coving to ceiling. Double panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Television aerial point. Recessed exposed brick fireplace with mahogany fire surround and with multi-fuel stove inset, set on slate hearth.

SITTING ROOM 
16' 0'' x 13' 10'' (4.87m x 4.21m) to walk-in bay
Timber framed sash window to side aspect. Ornate coving to ceiling. Two wall light points. Two double panel central heating radiators. Deep skirting. Polished cast iron open coal fireplace with tiled insert having mahogany fire surround with black quarry tiled hearth. Natural oak floor. Timber framed multi glazed french doors to:

GARDEN ROOM 
13' 8'' x 7' 8'' (4.16m x 2.34m)
Floor to ceiling multi glazed windows with full elevated aspect over the rear garden. Oak effect floor. Timber panelled door to side aspect.

IMPRESSIVE GALLERIED LANDING 
17' 11'' x 8' 0'' (5.46m x 2.44m)
Timber framed sash window to side aspect. Spindled balustrade with mahogany hand rail. Coving to ceiling. Picture rail. Single panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Inner landing area to W.C. and bathroom.

WALK-IN AIRING CUPBOARD 
4' 11'' x 4' 5'' (1.50m x 1.35m)
Timber framed sash window to front aspect. Factory lagged hot water cylinder. Access to roof space.

BEDROOM 1 REAR 
13' 10'' x 13' 11'' (4.21m x 4.24m)
Two timber framed sash window to rear and side aspects. Single panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Original pine floorboards.

BEDROOM 2 FRONT 
13' 1'' x 13' 0'' (3.98m x 3.96m)
Two timber framed sash windows to front and side aspects. Single panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points.

BEDROOM 3 REAR 
13' 10'' x 9' 0'' (4.21m x 2.74m)
Two timber framed sash windows to rear and side aspect. Single panel central heating radiators. 13 Amp power points. Original pine floorboards. Pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 4 REAR 
14' 0'' x 7' 0'' (4.26m x 2.13m)
Timber framed sash window to rear aspect. Double panel central heating radiator. 13 Amp power points. Original pine floorboards.

BATHROOM 
11' 10'' x 7' 4'' (3.60m x 2.23m)
Timber framed sash window to front aspect. Low voltage downlighters inset. Modern white suite comprising: wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard below. Panelled bath with chrome telephone handset bath/shower mixer. Enclosed double sized shower cubicle housing a mains fed shower with glass sliding doors. Chrome centrally heated towel radiator. Glazed white tiles to half height.

SEPARATE W.C. 
Timber framed sash window to side aspect. Low level W.C. Tiled to half height. Exposed pine floorboards.

Outside 

FRONT 
Golden shale laid to driveway providing parking for 4/5 cars. The property is well screened from the road by established trees and mature hedgerow with solid double timber gates leading onto the driveway.

REAR 
Adjacent to the rear of the property is a paved perimeter path and raised terrace ideal for outside dining. Steps lead up to the rear entrance and garden room. Beyond are well enclosed and the majority non overlooked gardens mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous shrubbery, well stocked flower borders, kitchen garden and a Victorian greenhouse. To one side is gated access to the front. The other side has a private paved seating area and gated access to the front. The side entrance has an adjacent store room.

DETACHED BRICK BUILT GARAGE 
11' 1'' x 17' 9'' (3.38m x 5.41m) internal measurements
Window to rear aspect. Power and light. Cold water tap. Roller timber door.

SERVICES 
All mains services are connected (although not tested).

TENURE 
Freehold (subject to solicitors' verification).

VIEWING 
Strictly by appointment through the sole selling agent TIMOTHY A BROWN.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 September 2017

Nearest stations

  • Congleton (0.2 mi)
  • Kidsgrove (5.3 mi)
  • Alsager (6.3 mi)
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Timothy A Brown, Congleton

2-4 West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR

01260 601025 Local call rate

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2-4 West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR

01260 601025 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Congleton (0.2 mi)
  • Kidsgrove (5.3 mi)
  • Alsager (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Timothy A Brown, Congleton

2-4 West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR

01260 601025 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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