HUMPHREYS SELECT INTRODUCES OAKWELL, a fantastically spacious five bedroomed family-sized home standing in its own grounds of almost two acres (1.86 acres) and offers spacious living accommodation around every corner.
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Built in the mid 1990s, Oakwell has a most appealing aesthetic with its external Tudor styling and standing proud within its grounds which are predominately laid to lawn, with a sweeping driveway accessed via electronically operated double gates which offer a real sense of security and privacy. The driveway leads to a turning circle in front of the home providing plenty of off-road parking and also branches off to a detached triple garage which itself offers an abundance of opportunities. In total, the home offers five bedrooms, all to the first floor with the master and guest bedrooms benefitting from en-suite bathrooms. The further three bedrooms are all notable in size and they all enjoy a family bathroom with a five piece suite.
To the ground floor, the property is approached through an open pillared storm porch and leads to the entrance hall which provides a wonderful precursor for the size and sense of space that the property has to offer. In total there are four independent reception rooms with the living room being the principal room with a recessed exposed brick inglenook fireplace. The further reception rooms offer a flexibility of use but has been utilised as a family room, separate dining room and study. There is also a conservatory extension from the family room itself and this welcomes in the rear garden to the home. Kitchens have vastly become important areas to many a home and this room to the residence doesn't disappoint. It features an attractive and extensive range of light coloured fronted units with a range of integrated appliances, glass display cabinets, composite work surfaces and a breakfast island unit. Leading from the kitchen is a separate utility room. Completing the living accommodation is a downstairs cloakroom/WC. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and leaded light wood sealed double glazing.
Externally, adjoined to the triple garage is a further storage unit which itself has a staircase off to a games room above which offers not only a fantastic teenager's retreat but also opportunity for use as a larger home office or storage area.
Balderton is situated on the fringes of open countryside yet within 10 minutes by car of Chester city centre and 5 minutes from Chester Business Park. Linking well with the A55 by pass and M53/M56 motorway network enabling a commute to Liverpool or Manchester including their airports rather convenient, the property is also convenient for the nearby villages of Kinnerton and Dodleston which have an array of quality day-to-day amenities.
with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
Accessed via a wooden glazed door with an accompanying sidelight window. The entrance hall is a wonderful precursor for the feeling of spaciousness that the home has to offer. It features a turned spindled staircase which provides access to the first floor accommodation, two radiators, coved ceiling, open archway which leads to a cloaks area and a downstairs WC.
7' 5" x 4' 4" (2.26m x 1.32m)
Featuring a two piece suite comprising a low level WC, vanity sink unit with mixer tap, leaded light decorative paned wood sealed double glazed window unit, Karndean tiled flooring with border design, radiator, coved ceiling.
23' 2" plus bay x 18' 3" decreasing to 16'3" (7.06m x 5.56m)
Accessed via double doors from the entrance hall itself, this is the principal reception room to the home and is of a most generous size. It is a through room with a leaded light wood sealed bay window to front aspect and French doors providing views and access to the rear garden. There are two further window units to either side of the exposed brick recessed inglenook fireplace which houses a cast iron burner, being housed on a tiled hearth and features an exposed beam surround. There are two radiators, coved ceiling.
17' 10" x 11' 4" (5.44m x 3.45m)
Accessed via double doors from the entrance hall, this excellent family space features two radiators, coved ceiling and French doors providing access through to a conservatory.
13' 9" max approx x 11' 7" approx (4.19m x 3.53m)
On a brick base with wood sealed double glazed window units and French doors providing access to the rear garden beneath a polycarbonate roof, ceiling light/fan unit, tiled flooring, two wall light points.
9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m)
with a leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit to front aspect, coved ceiling, radiator.
14' 3" x 12' 7" into bay (4.34m x 3.84m)
A further generous reception room and features a leaded light wood sealed bay style window unit to front aspect, coved ceiling, three wall light points, radiator.
17' 1" x 11' 4" (5.21m x 3.45m)
Enjoying rear aspect views of the garden via two leaded light wood sealed window units, the kitchen itself features an attractive and extensive range of light coloured laminate coated decorative wall, base and drawer units with brushed metal fitments with a granite work surface, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap unit over, inset 'Neff' ceramic four ring hob with a stainless steel 'Neff' extractor over, integrated tower style 'Neff' double electric oven and grill, 'Neff' microwave, space for freestanding American style fridge freezer, tiled splashbacks with mosaic border, breakfast island unit with a complimentary range of base units to that of the granite work surface, integral wine rack, radiator, tiled flooring which extends through to the utility room, recessed ceiling lights.
9' 2" x 8' (2.79m x 2.44m)
Featuring a complimentary range of wall, base and drawer units to that of the kitchen, including work surface with inset drainer and stainless steel basin with mixer tap unit, tiled splashbacks, concealed floor mounted oil fuelled central heating boiler, plumbing under counter and space for washing machine and dryer, stable style door to rear aspect, alarm control panel, leaded light double glazed window unit to front aspect, radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
with a spindled balustrade, leaded light wood sealed window unit over the stairwell itself, coved ceiling, airing cupboard with electric hot water cylinder linked to the central heating system, further store cupboard with hanging rail and loft access point.
16' 10" into wardrobes x 11' 4" (5.13m x 3.45m)
The principal bedroom enjoying a fantastic view of the garden and fields beyond via a leaded light wood sealed window unit. The room features a range of fitted wardrobes and bedroom furniture, radiator, TV point, "secret" access to the en-suite bathroom.
9' 3" x 8' 9" max (2.82m x 2.67m)
A generous-sized en-suite featuring a five piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap unit, separate shower cubicle being fully tiled with a Mira thermostatic shower unit, bidet, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, recessed ceiling lights, strip light with electric shaver point, Karndean flooring with border, access into storage cupboard which has further storage capability to eaves.
14' 3" into wardrobes x 9' 2" (4.34m x 2.79m)
Featuring a range of wardrobes and further bedroom furniture, radiator, leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit to front aspect, coved ceiling, TV point.
9' max x 7' 7" max (2.74m x 2.31m)
A three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap unit and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, half tiled walls with border tiling, tiling around bath area, wood sealed double glazed window unit with decorative pane to front aspect, fitted base storage cupboard.
16' 3" x 11' 4" (4.95m x 3.45m)
with a leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit providing rear aspect, radiator, fitted wardrobes and further bedroom furniture, coved ceiling, TV point.
15' 4" reducing to 11'10" x 11' 4" max (4.67m x 3.45m)
with a leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit to front aspect, fitted wardrobe and further bedroom furniture, radiator, TV point.
9' 3" x 8' 9" (2.82m x 2.67m)
with a leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit to side aspect, built-in storage cupboard, coved ceiling.
11' 4" reducing to 9'1" x 8' 4" max (3.45m x 2.54m)
Featuring a five piece suite comprising a panelled bath, shower enclosure with an open-out screen door and thermostatic shower unit, with fully tiled walls to bath and shower areas, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, bidet, leaded light wood sealed double glazed window unit with decorative pane, strip light with electric shaver point, radiator, recessed ceiling lights, Karndean flooring.
Although offering a semi-rural feel, the property is conveniently positioned for access not only into Chester city centre but also to the major road networks linking to our neighbouring major cities. Oakwell lies just a short distance from Chester city centre itself and is approached via an unadopted road and accessed through electrically operated wooden gates which open out to a wonderful landscaped driveway which offers off-road parking for numerous vehicles and features a turning circle in front of the property itself. The driveway branches off left to a detached triple garage which offers a plethora of opportunities. The driveway cuts through lawned gardens, all well enclosed by hedging and features a well stocked border to the turning circle itself. Open access to both sides of the property leads to the rear which is of a most magnificent size and extends to almost two acres (1.86 acres). Predominately laid to lawn, the rear garden offers something for all the family within a well enclosed and safe environment. From the property itself is a stone paved patio terrace with a water pond feature but central to the garden itself is a larger scale pond which attracts an abundance of wildlife, well enclosed by picket fencing.
DETACHED TRIPLE GARAGE
20' 10" x 33' 1" (6.35m x 10.08m)
Featuring three electronically operated garage style doors with each compartment containing a window unit to the rear aspect, all enjoying power and lighting. There is a personnel door which leads into an attached store.
20' 9" x 10' 9" (6.32m x 3.28m)
with both single and double door access from the side, this is an excellent storage room and features power and lighting, with a staircase off to the games room above.
41' 2" x 20' 10" into dormer reducing to 16'4" (12.55m x 6.35m)
A fantastic teenagers getaway or indeed could provide an excellent opportunity for a home office operation. It offers four Velux windows, power and lighting, leaded light wood sealed double glazed window units to front aspect and access to loft storage.
Proceed out of Chester along Lache Lane. Continue out into open countryside and upon reaching the roundabout bear right. Continue on, passing over the level crossing and just prior to the turning for Dodleston on the left, take the turning on the right hand side onto Common Lane (look out for our Humphreys for sale notice). Continue forward and after a short distance, the double gated entrance into Oakwell will be observed on the left hand side.
By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100.
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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.