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Mill Lane, Upton

4 Bedrooms
1 Bathrooms
3 Reception Rooms
Sold STC - £585,000
HUMPHREYS SELECT INTRODUCES 75 MILL LANE, a double fronted 1930s detached family home positioned along one of Chester's most notable and sought after addresses, with beautiful tended and expansive gardens which back onto Upton Golf Course.
  • Sought after address
  • Much innate character
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen with utility off
  • Four bedrooms, bathroom
  • Integral garage
  • Beautiful extensive gardens
  • Backing onto Upton Golf Course
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Property Details

The property, which has been our clients' family home for many years, is brought to the market offering excellent scope for personalisation and expansion (subject to any necessary planning and building consents) but offers the benefit of modifications over our clients' stay, including a single storey extension to the rear creating a further reception area and larger kitchen, without interfering with the beautiful gardens the home has to offer.

There is much charm and innate character throughout, not least upon entry to the property itself where there is an open covered porch area with period tiling and original door with its leaded light and stained glass panelled surround.

In total the property offers three separate reception rooms, with the living room being the principal area of the home extending to over 21ft in length, with a bay window to the front and French doors to the rear. There is a dining room to the front which our clients use as their home office operation. To the rear is a breakfast room which benefits from a single storey extension and features a kitchen off, with a range of fitted units and a breakfast area, and a separate utility room which has a door linking through to the integral garage. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is a cloakroom/WC.

On the first floor, there are four bedrooms, all benefiting from fitted wardrobe storage, and completing the accommodation is a bathroom featuring a three piece suite.

The property benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas central heating.

This large home caters for a family not only in accommodation size but also outside space. To the front is a large driveway laid to pea gravel offering parking comfortably for 3-4 vehicles with a turning circle and borders which feature mature shrubs and trees, which offer a degree of screening from Mill Lane itself. The rear garden is a fantastic feature of the home and should be of particular interest to horticulturists amongst us. Directly from the property itself is a large shaped crazy paved seating terrace with an ornamental pond feature with waterfall and lawned gardens which feature stepping stones to beech hedging, with an open archway leading through to a further lawned area and small orchard with fruit trees.

Mill Lane is situated in Upton, with it being a highly respected road in one of Chester's most desirable areas. Upton is well served by local schools which have good reputations in addition to the King's & Queen's independent schools falling within easy travelling distance, and a good range of local shops and recreational activities, most notably Upton-by-Chester Golf Club which the rear garden backs onto. There are regular bus services near by, as well as the Chester southerly by pass and indeed access to major road networks for Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales. The property itself is an approximate 10 minute drive from Chester city centre and if one is requiring a commute to Liverpool, the Merseyrail 'Bache' Station is also close by.

with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-

with period tiling, original double glass panelled doors with leaded light stained glass side light and overhead windows.

with wood panelling and plate racks to walls, panelled staircase off to the first floor accommodation with a half landing UPVC double glazed window providing a pleasant aspect over the rear garden with radiator below. We are reliably informed by our clients that beneath the carpet is the original wood block parquet flooring.

with low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiling over, wooden flooring, UPVC double glazed window with obscured pane.

21' 9" plus bay x 12' 7" (6.63m x 3.84m)
The principal reception room to the home, being of an excellent size, with UPVC double glazed bay window to the front, further windows to the sides and French doors providing views and access to the rear garden terrace, raised coal effect gas fire unit, telephone point, two radiators, picture rail. We are reliably informed by our clients that beneath the carpet is the original wood block parquet flooring.

14' 8" x 12' 2" (4.47m x 3.71m)
with UPVC double glazed bay window to the front aspect, picture rail, radiator, fitted shelving/bookcase. We are reliably informed by our clients that beneath the carpet is the original wood block parquet flooring.

15' 1" x 12' 11" reducing to 12' 6" (4.6m x 3.94m)
Benefiting from a single storey extension to the rear, with UPVC double glazed French doors out to the rear garden, fitted wall and base storage units with tiled surface, radiator, door into breakfast kitchen.

18' 4" x 9' 1" (5.59m x 2.77m)
This area also benefits from a single storey extension to the rear and has a range of fitted base, wall and drawer units with wooden fitments, wooden edged laminate work surfaces, inset Belling four ring stainless steel gas hob with concealed extractor over, integrated tower style double electric oven and grill, inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap to the peninsula unit, plumbing for dishwasher. To the foot of the room there is a breakfast bar which through a UPVC double glazed window offers pleasant views down the garden. There is a further window to the side and door access to the garden.

9' 1" x 7' (2.77m x 2.13m)
with a range of base, wall and drawer units with work surfaces over, shelving, sink unit, plumbing under surface for washing machine, space for further white goods, UPVC double glazed door to the side with accompanying window, door into integral garage.

15' 2" wall to door x 9' 9" wall to wall (4.62m x 2.97m)
with open out timber doors to the front, overhead storage, power and lighting, UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect, wall mounted Glow Worm gas central heating boiler.

with panelled balustrade, picture rail, loft access, linen cupboard (with UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect).

15' 2" into bay x 12' 7" (4.62m x 3.84m)
The principal bedroom featuring a UPVC double glazed bay window to the front aspect, further window to the side, a range of floor to ceiling wardrobes to one wall, radiator, picture rail.

15' into bay x 12' 3" (4.57m x 3.73m)
with a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, UPVC double glazed bay window to the front aspect, radiator, picture rail.

12' 7" x 8' 4" (3.84m x 2.54m)
A further double room featuring fitted wardrobes and overhead bed storage, UPVC double glazed window to the rear offering a pleasant aspect to the rear, picture rail, radiator.

9' 6" x 6' 3" (2.9m x 1.91m)
with a fitted bed frame, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, fitted wardrobe.

8' 9" x 8' 4" (2.67m x 2.54m)
Of a generous size with a three piece white suite comprising bath with tiled panelling, accompanying shower screen, bar tap unit and exposed valve mixer shower unit, semi-pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, mirror to wall with light unit over, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, tiling to walls over sanitary ware with mosaic border tiling, airing cupboard with louvre doors and hot water cylinder linked to central heating system, extractor unit, two UPVC double glazed windows with obscured pane.

The property is approached via a private driveway offering off-road parking for numerous vehicles, with the driveway being laid to pea gravel with a turning circle which features mature shrubs. The front garden offers a good degree of privacy from Mill Lane itself via stocked shrub and tree borders and gated access can be enjoyed to both sides of the property. The driveway leads to an integral garage and a covered porch into the property itself.

The rear garden forms a most notable and attractive feature of the home. It offers an excellent degree of privacy and backs onto Upton Golf Course (the fifth fairway, 100 yards or so from the tee position). The garden has been our clients' pride and joy and it is hard to question this once you have stepped foot into it. Directly from the property itself is an expansive crazy paved seating terrace with shaping and curves which soon becomes an ornamental pond with water feature engulfed by lawned areas with stepping stones passing a brick built barbeque and garden seat and table. These all pass stocked herbaceous borders to a beech hedge with an arched opening leading to a further section of garden. This can be described as a mini orchard with a collection of fruit trees, shed and purpose built compost area. Outside lighting, power and water facilities are available and all in all this area should be of particular interest to those green fingered amongst us!

Proceed out of Chester along the A5116 Liverpool Road out of the city to the roundabout close to Morrisons supermarket. Continue straight across and bear right, turning onto Mill Lane itself. Passing through the location shopping facilities at Bache, proceed under the bridge and travel up Mill Lane. Continue on and soon after the turning into Upton Park on your right hand side, the property will be observed on your left.

By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100.

Thinking of Selling? We are a locally run business with over 50 years of partnership experience and can offer you a free marketing appraisal of your own property without obligation. Budgeting your move is probably the first step in the moving process. It is worth remembering that we may already have a purchaser waiting to buy your home.

Whether buying or selling through Humphreys, we are delighted that we can now provide a full survey and valuation service carried out by our team of chartered surveyors. This prudent step in a house purchase is strongly recommended and we would be more than happy to discuss the types of survey available and their associated costs.


1. Money Laundering Regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
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.

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