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School Lane, Childer Thornton, CH66


Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 5 | Bathrooms: 4

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Property Overview

  • 5 Bed period detached house
  • 4 Bath/shower rooms
  • Superb presentation
  • Many outstanding features
  • Large Gardens,Southerly aspect
  • Magnificent Kitchen/Family area
  • Excellent off parking facilities
  • Semi rural location
  • EPC Rating - E

A DELIGHTFUL, 5 BED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE IN approx 1 ACRE WITHIN A SEMI-RURAL AREA YET WITHIN EASY REACH OF ALL AMENITIES. The Firs is a magnificent period house, extensively restored & which offers excellent accommodation over 2 floors having a wealth of features including oak wall panelling, tapestry work fireplaces, deep Victorian style windows coupled with more contemporary improvements including a magnificent orangery & stunning kitchen/breakfast room. Briefly it comprises; reception hall, living/dining room, sitting room, snug/study, open plan kitchen/breakfast room & orangery, utility room & other ground floor ancillary rooms. To the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, the master having en-suite & dressing room. Further Jack 'n' Jill en-suite, family bathroom & additional shower room. Outside is an extensive lawned garden enjoying a southerly aspect, cobbled and tarmac driveway/hardstanding for good parking. Gas central heating. Early viewing recommended.

The Firs is a most attractive Victorian family home which offers a splendid mixture of period and contemporary style living following a careful scheme of updating and improvements which have been carried out in recent times. With accommodation over 2 floors it features deep Victorian style windows, high ceilings, deep skirting boards, oak panelling to some internal walls, magnificent oak staircase and fireplace incorporating unique tapestry work. On the contemporary side, the property enjoys a superb orangery style family room which joins the openplan superbly fitted kitchen/breakfast room. All the bedrooms are of excellent proportions & are well served by a total of 4 bath/shower rooms/en-suite facilities.

Enjoying a semi-rural location the property is still convenient for a range of amenities including local shops available at the village of Willaston or Little Sutton with more comprehensive facilities available at Chester, Liverpool or Cheshire Oaks Retail Outlet Village. School & recreational facilities are well catered for in the area & the property is well placed for commuting into the major commercial centres of the region. Catchment for Childer Thornton Primary School.

Panelled front door with outside coach light gives access to:

Vestibule/Porch Entrance

With tiled floor, window to front & internal door leading to;

Reception Hall

20'0 x 7'10 max (6.10m x 2.39m max)

With tiled floor, feature oak panelling to walls, window to front, period style radiator.


14'9 x 10'8 (4.50m x 3.25m)

Two windows overlooking gardens, radiator, feature oak panelling to walls to half height. Range of built-in oak fronted cupboards. Recess housing 'JOTUL' log burner with oak overmantel incorporating 'period' tapestry .

Sitting Room

20'6 x 13'8 max (6.25m x 4.17m max)

Deep bay window, two period style radiators, superb open grate fireplace with oak surround and 'period' tapestry above.

Living/Dining Room

21'0 x 15'0 max (6.40m x 4.57m max)

Wide bay window incorporating double opening French doors leading to gardens, light oak flooring, fireplace housing 'JOTUL' log burner. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Area

26'6 x 14'6 approx (8.08m x 4.42m appro x)

Being split level having an excellent range of wall and base units with soft close feature & complementary white stone worktops with matching central island. Wide recess housing gas fired four oven 'Aga'. Integrated twin fridges & freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Light oak flooring, two windows & two radiators. Fireplace with recess housing 'JOTUL' log burner. Large walk-in pantry. Door leading to rear porch.


25'0 x 13'0 approx (7.62m x 3.96m appro x)

Having superb tinted glazed Atrium roof, double glazed windows overlooking the gardens with further double opening French doors leading onto the sun patio. Two radiators, light oak flooring.

Inner Hall

Having radiator and giving access to the wine store & the following rooms.


Having cloaks storage area with washbasin and further door leading into wc with wash basin and wc. Radiator. Light oak flooring and further external door to rear.

Boiler Room

Housing twin 'Vaillant' gas fired boilers and hot water cylinder.

Utility Room

11'7 x 9'8 max (3.53m x 2.95m max)

With a range of units with complementary solid wood worktop, housing and plumbing for washing machine, space for other appliances, radiator, window.

From the main hall a magnificent staircase with oak spindled banister & with matching newel posts & balustrading, oak panelling to walls, rises to:


Having two windows, matching balustrading & radiator.

Master Bedroom

15'0 x 14'10 max (4.57m x 4.52m max)

Two windows, radiator, door to en-suite/dressing room.

En-Suite/Dressing Room

15'0 x 12'0 max (4.57m x 3.66m max)

Having two windows, feature freestanding claw foot bath, twin wash basin/vanity units, push button flush wc, radiator.

Bedroom Two

17'0 x 13'10 (5.18m x 4.22m)

Two windows, radiator, door to Jack 'n' Jill en-suite.

Jack 'n' Jill En-Suite

12'0 x 4'0 max (3.66m x 1.22m max)

Tiled shower area with sliding glazed screen, wash basin, wc. Tall towel radiator. Window. Doors to bedrooms two & three.

Bedroom Three

18'0 x 9'6 max (5.49m x 2.90m max)

Two windows, radiator, door to Jack 'n' Jill en-suite.

Bedroom Four

13'5 x 11'6 max (4.09m x 3.51m max)

Window overlooking gardens, radiator.

Bedroom Five

9'4 x 8'4 max (2.84m x 2.54m max)

Window, radiator.

Shower Room/WC

9'10 x 5'0 max (3.00m x 1.52m max)

Tiled and glazed shower cubicle, wash basin, wc, radiator & two windows.

Family Bath/Shower Room

11'0 x 8'0 max (3.35m x 2.44m max)

Having freestanding claw foot bath, wash basin, wc, tiled & glazed shower cubicle, towel radiator, tiling to walls & floor. Window.


The Firs occupies a plot which extends to approximately 1 acre in total & includes an extensive lawned garden, sun patio enjoying a south westerly aspect, mature flower beds with a variety of flowers, shrubs & trees.

Approach / Driveway

The property is approached from School Lane via an initially shared wide driveway giving access to remote controlled electrically operated wrought iron gates providing access to a cobbled hardstanding providing off road parking for several cars & further driveway extending to the side of the property leading to a further cobbled rear courtyard providing further parking if required.


Through agents on 0151 339 9090 / 357 4040

Floor Plans

Floor plans for identification only, not to scale. All measurements are approx.

Council Tax

Presently B

Office Hours

Mon to Fri 9 to 5.30
Sat 9 to 3.30
Sun 12 to 4.00


From agents Little Sutton office travelling along the main Chester Road (A41) in the direction of Wirral. Pass Burleydam Garden Centre on the left & turn left into School Lane. Continue past Orchard Lane on the left and The Firs is a short way along on the right..

Little Sutton
345 Chester Road,
Little Sutton,
Cheshire. CH66 3RG

Tel: 0151 339 9090