An individual five bedroomed detached family home within the popular and picturesque village of Farndon, which lies a short distance from Chester city centre, with the property providing sizeable accommodation over three storeys.
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Braeside Cottage would make an excellent home for a family and the spacious living accommodation is complemented by the outside space, which offers off-road parking for numerous vehicles via a private driveway which leads to a detached double garage. There are lawned gardens with a paved patio terrace which are well enclosed by timber fencing and the front of the property is approached via a gated paved pathway which leads to the front door of the home beneath a canopied porch.
The accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with attractive wood effect laminate flooring and double fitted storage cupboard. In total there are three reception areas of the home, a living room with an exposed brick fireplace housing a cast iron burner and a bay window to the rear aspect; and a study to the front, which could equally be used as a playroom. The standout room to the ground floor is the dining room which opens through to the kitchen which provides an excellent open space with wood effect laminate flooring throughout. There is a step up to the kitchen area which features a range of fitted units, a staircase off to the first floor accommodation and access through to a utility room, which has external door access, a sink unit and a freestanding 'Worcester' gas combination boiler. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is a cloakroom/WC.
On the first floor, there are four bedrooms, the master being of a generous size and enjoying an en-suite bathroom with a four piece suite with separate shower cubicle to the bath. In addition, there is a family bathroom and off the landing area is a staircase which provides access to the loft conversion, the fifth bedroom, which offers a good degree of headroom and features 'Velux' windows, access to eaves storage and has the added benefit of an en-suite bathroom.
The property benefits from wooden sealed unit double glazed windows and gas central heating. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the spacious living accommodation, as from the roadside one simply cannot tell what the home has to offer!
Farndon is a sought after and picturesque village which offers beautiful scenery within the heart of the Cheshire borderland countryside. There are quality day-to-day amenities all within walking distance of the property including a coffee shop, public house, shops and a village hall, together with a sought after primary school, and is within catchment of the highly regarded Bishop Heber High School in Malpas. The village is by the side of the River Dee which borders Wales providing lovely walks and leisure facilities, as well as also enjoying the amenities on offer in Holt, its neighbouring village. Good transport links are enjoyed to Chester, which is approximately 15-20 minutes travelling distance away by car, as is the A55 southerly by pass which links to the M53/M56 motorway network.
with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
Accessed via a wooden door with accompanying sidelight window, with wood effect laminate flooring, two fitted storage cupboards with louvre doors.
17' 11" into bay x 13' 10" (5.46m x 4.22m)
A generous separate reception room featuring an exposed brick fireplace predominantly to one wall with a tiled hearth and cast iron log burner, wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the side aspect, wooden sealed unit double glazed bay window to the rear aspect, radiator.
10' x 8' 10" into bay (3.05m x 2.69m)
A reception room which is used as a study by our clients but equally could be a play room, with wooden sealed unit double glazed bay window to the front, radiator, part coved ceiling.
OPEN PLAN DINING KITCHEN
Our clients have made modifications by removing a wall in the separate dining room creating an excellent open plan area which is very much the epitome of modern family living.
13' 6" x 12' 4" (4.11m x 3.76m)
with wood effect laminate flooring, dado rail with painted wooden panelling below, sliding wooden sealed unit double glazed patio doors providing views of and access to the rear garden, coved ceiling, radiator, step up to kitchen area.
16' 9" x 10' 2" (5.11m x 3.1m)
with a large L-shaped range of fitted base, wall and drawer units with chrome plated fitments, roll top work surfaces, inset 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, cooker point with concealed extractor, plumbing under surface for dishwasher, space for freestanding fridge freezer, wood effect laminate flooring, wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the rear aspect, staircase off to the first floor accommodation with a window to the half landing turn.
7' 5" x 6' 9" (2.26m x 2.06m)
with base unit with work surface over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splashback, wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the front aspect, wood effect laminate flooring, door to side providing external access, cupboard housing floor mounted 'Worcester' gas combination central heating boiler.
7' 5" x 2' 11" (2.26m x 0.89m)
with pedestal wash hand basin with mosaic tile splashback, low level WC, radiator, wood effect laminate flooring, wooden sealed unit double glazed window with obscured pane, part coved ceiling.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
with dado rail with painted wooden panelling to walls below, 'Velux' window, staircase off to the converted loft bedroom.
16' 3" x 13' 9" (4.95m x 4.19m)
The principal bedroom and of a generous size, with wooden sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects, radiator, coved ceiling.
10' x 6' 5" (3.05m x 1.96m)
with a four piece suite comprising panelled bath with tap unit, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and corner shower cubicle with sliding screen door and exposed valve mixer shower unit, recessed ceiling lights, extractor, tiled flooring, tiling to shower area with half tiled walls thereafter with border tiles, heated towel rail, wooden sealed unit double glazed window with obscured pane.
12' 10" x 10' 2" (3.91m x 3.1m)
with wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator.
12' 5" into wardrobes x 9' 3" (3.78m x 2.82m)
with a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator, wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the rear aspect.
9' 1" into bay x 10' 2" (2.77m x 3.1m)
Used currently as a music room but in itself a single bedroom with wooden sealed unit double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator.
9' 5" x 6' (2.87m x 1.83m)
with a three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with tap unit with showerhead attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, extractor fan, radiator, tiling over bath and half tiled walls thereafter with border tiles, wooden sealed unit double glazed window with obscured pane.
LOFT BEDROOM FIVE
32' 7" x 8' 8" (9.93m x 2.64m)
Offering a good degree of headroom, the loft was converted by a previous owner to provide an excellent space which has the benefit of an en-suite bathroom. It would make an excellent retreat for a teenager or an older child and features a spindled balustrade, three 'Velux' windows, wooden panelling to walls, radiator and access into eaves storage.
9' x 4' 5" (2.74m x 1.35m)
with a three piece suite comprising corner panelled bath with moulded seat, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, half tiling to two walls, radiator, porthole window. The room offers a good degree of headroom.
The property is situated within walkable distance of the excellent amenities the village has to offer and there is a bus service which connects to Chester, with the bus stop being positioned outside of the home. The property offers off-road parking for numerous vehicles via a double-gated driveway where initial entry from the pavement is to a block paved area, which then leads to a gravelled driveway. There is pedestrian access to the front through a low gate with a wall and stocked borders and a paved pathway leads to a canopy porch over the front door. There is gated access to the side.
The rear garden is laid to lawn with low brick wall edged shrub borders, with the garden itself being well enclosed by fencing, and to the side is a barked area with a pathway leading to a side gate to the front. To the foot of the garden is a detached double garage. Behind the garage is a gravelled area which features a greenhouse and there is a covered log store to the side. Outside lighting and a water tap are evident.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
17' x 16' 6" (5.18m x 5.03m)
with up and over door, overhead storage, power and lighting.
Proceed out of Chester along Boughton, turning right at the Bill Smiths gyratory system before turning right again, turning back on oneself. Turn immediately left onto the B5130 Sandy Lane and proceed downhill with the River Dee to the right hand side. Pass into open countryside, through the villages of Bruera, Aldford and Churton and upon reaching the village of Farndon turn left at the T-junction. Follow the road for approximately 3/4 mile turning and the property will be observed on the right hand side clearly marked by our Humphreys For Sale notice.
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.
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