Reception Rooms: 3 | Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2
* PICTURESQUE VILLAGE * CHARACTER COTTAGE * VIEWS OVER THE CHRISTLETON DUCK POND. An attractive three bedroom semi-detached cottage located along Little Heath Road in the picturesque village of Christleton with a fabulous view over the duck pond at the front and with open views across farmland at the rear. The accommodation briefly comprises: reception hallway, kitchen/breakfast area, dining room/sitting room with stone fireplace housing a cast-iron coal effect gas burner, living room with an impressive fireplace understood to have been reclaimed from Eaton Hall, conservatory, study, downstairs shower room, landing, principal bedroom with large en-suite shower room, two further good sized bedrooms and bathroom. The property benefits from secondary glazed sash windows and double glazed windows and also has has fired central heating. (Continued...)
(Continued...) Elm Cottage is set within mature gardens with lawned areas to the side and rear, a block paved driveway and split-level patio area. The rear enjoys a wonderful open outlook across neighbouring farmland and enjoys a sunny aspect. If you are looking for an individual cottage in a highly sought after village then we would strongly urge you to view.
The pretty conservation village of Christleton is ideally situated close to the historic city of Chester. To its centre is the beautiful church of St James and nearby the Shropshire Union Canal passes through, while the large Christleton Pond is noted for its abundance of ducks and swans. The village has an active local community with a good range of local services including a general store, public house, cricket club and well regarded primary and secondary schools. There are also a number of private schools within easy driving distance including the King's School, Queen's School and Abbeygate College. Easy access is available to neighbouring centres of employment via the M53 which leads to the motorway network and also the Chester Southerly By-Pass which leads to North Wales.
Please note all dimensions and floor plans are approximate and should be used for guidance only.
The detailed accommodation comprises:
Recessed porch with quarry tiled step. Glazed entrance door with glazed side panel to the Reception Hall.
19'7" in length x 5'10" maximum (5.97m in length x 1.78m maximum)
With roof light, thermostatic heating controls, telephone point, single radiator with thermostat, ceiling light point, smoke alarm, internal glazed window to the Living Room and Breakfast Kitchen, and turned spindled staircase to the first floor. Openings to the Kitchen and Breakfast Area and a large wooden panelled door to the Living Room.
9'10" x 6'5" (3.00m x 1.96m)
Fitted with a range of pine fronted base and wall level units incorporating drawers and cupboards with granite worktops. Inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap. Fitted four-ring Neff gas hob and built-in Stoves gas oven and grill. Plumbing and space for washing machine and slimline dishwasher, part-tiled walls, roof light, ceiling light point, Xpelair extractor and UPVC double glazed window. Archway opening to Breakfast Area.
12'2" x 7'2" (3.71m x 2.18m)
Fitted with a matching range of pine fronted base and wall level units incorporating drawers, cupboards, display shelving and a glazed cabinet with laminated worktops. Space for tall fridge freezer, wall cupboard housing the electrical consumer unit, ceiling light point, single radiator and space for breakfast table and chairs. Door to Dining/Sitting Room.
23'3" x 12'1" (7.09m x 3.68m)
Feature stone fireplace with wooden mantel and raised hearth housing a cast-iron living flame coal effect gas burner, two wall light points, two secondary glazed sash windows overlooking the front and a secondary glazed sash window to the side, two double radiators with thermostats and glazed entrance door to outside with pathway leading out onto Little Heath Road.
22'10" x 12'10" (6.96m x 3.91m)
Impressive fireplace with mirror above and tiled hearth housing a cast-iron log burner, oak wood strip flooring, large UPVC double glazed picture window overlooking the garden with views towards farmland, two double radiators with thermostats, ceiling light point and two wall light points. (It is understood that the fireplace and the oak flooring were reclaimed from Eaton Hall). Double glazed sliding patio doors to the Conservatory.
13'2" x 10'11" (4.01m x 3.33m)
Hardwood framed double glazed Conservatory set on a brick-built base with a pitched and polycarbonate roof, sliding patio doors to the rear garden, double radiator with thermostat, two double power points, three wall light points and tiled floor. Glazed door to Study.
8'3" x 7'9" (2.51m x 2.36m)
Pitched roof with three roof lights, single radiator with thermostat and three exposed brick walls. Glazed door to downstairs Shower Room.
Comprising: low level WC with macerator; wall mounted wash hand basin with Redring electric hot water heater; and shower enclosure with Triton T80 electric shower and sliding glazed doors. Wall light point, part-tiled walls, tiled floor and glazed door to outside.
UPVC double glazed window to front, double radiator with thermostat, spindled balustrade, ceiling light point, smoke alarm, access to loft space. Door to the Principal Bedroom, Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three and Family Bathroom.
12'4" x 12' (3.76m x 3.66m)
Secondary glazed sash window to front with fantastic views across Little Heath Road towards the Christleton duck pond, ceiling light point and double radiator with thermostat. Door to Dressing Room/En-Suite Shower Room.
11'11" x 10' (3.63m x 3.05m)
Secondary glazed sash window overlooking Heath Road with fantastic views towards the Christleton duck pond. Exposed timbers, double radiator with thermostat and built-in linen cupboard housing a Worceser 28 CDi combination gas fired central heating boiler with storage cupboard above, fitted suite comprising shower enclosure with glazed door, low level WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap, tiled splash-back and storage beneath, chrome ladder style towel radiator.
13'2" x 11' (4.01m x 3.35m)
UPVC double glazed window with fantastic far reaching views across neighbouring farm land, smaller UPVC double glazed window to side, double radiator with thermostat, coved ceiling and ceiling light point.
13'1" x 10'3" (3.99m x 3.12m)
UPVC double glazed window to rear with views across neighbouring farmland and ceiling light point.
9'3" maximum x 7'2" maximum (2.82m maximum x 2.18m maximum)
Comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap and wall mounted mixer shower over with glazed shower screen; vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap and storage beneath; and low level dual-flush WC. Part-tiled walls, cork tiled floor, ceiling light point and single radiator with chrome towel rail.
The property occupies a generous sized plot with wonderful views at the front towards the Christleton duck pond and with views to the rear across open countryside. To the front there is a well stocked cottage style garden with climbing clematis and rose bush. A flagged pathway leads to the front porch. A recently laid block paved driveway at the side provides parking for several vehicles. To the rear there is a lawned garden and split-level paved seating area enjoying patio doors from the Conservatory with wonderful views over neighbouring farmland. To the right hand side of the cottage there are further lawned gardens with a mature apple tree, productive vegetable bed and garden store. The garden is enclosed by mixed hedging and post and rail fencing with well stocked borders and a variety of mature shrubs and trees. Outside lighting, external gas and electricity meter cupboards, outside water tap.
* Council Tax Band F - Cheshire West and Chester.
* Tenure - understood to be Freehold. Purchasers should verify this through their solicitor.
* Services - we understand that mains gas electricity, water and drainage are connected.
* The property is on a water meter.
* We are advised that the older front part of the house was re-wired in 2007.
From Chester City centre proceed through Boughton and at Bill Smith's motorcycle showroom turn right and immediately left onto the Christleton Road. At the new 'hamburger' roundabout proceed straight across onto the A41 Whitchurch Road. Then take the second turning left, immediately before The Old Trooper Inn Public House, and continue over the hump back bridge and along Pepper Street. At St James Church in the centre of Christleton Village bear left on to Little Heath Road. Continue out of the village, past the Christleton Methodist Church and the property will be found on the left hand side overlooking the Christleton duck pond.
By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office 01244 404040.
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2 Cuppin Street,
Cheshire. CH1 2BN
Tel: 01244 404040