A beautiful Grade II listed home set in approximately 1 acre of secluded grounds. Elegant reception rooms, large conservatory, stylish kitchen and three double bedrooms together with attic rooms. A separate Coach House offers space for garaging and a workshop together with store rooms.
The Nook dates back to the Georgian period and has been beautifully maintained by the present owners. A once in a generation opportunity to purchase this secluded detached residence which is still within easy reach of local amenities. The property comprises of: Lounge, dining room, conservatory, well appointed kitchen, three large double bedrooms - one with en-suite, two attic rooms, one of which is utilised as a single bedroom, family bathroom, downstairs cloakroom and two cellars. The separate Coach House currently has two garages, several store rooms, a workshop and a games room. The grounds surround the property and ensure its privacy with mature planting and a wooded copse, which has been left undisturbed to provide a wildlife haven and has a meandering path which leads to a pedestrian gate giving direct access to the Bridgewater Canal towpath. The formal gardens are well maintained and to the rear are south facing with a large vegetable plot, pond with water feature and several patio areas.The cobbled driveway leads onto the gravelled area with parking for multiple vehicles.
Reception hall 14' 3" x 12' 10" (4.34m x 3.91m) Approached via the stone paved area with low balustrade wall and feature stone pillars topped with finials. The front door with original stained glass and a marble stone porch step opens into the elegant reception hall. A spacious area with two feature alcoves fitted with wood shelves and currently used as a library, curtained cloaks cupboard and an inset clear glass fronted shelved display cupboard with interior light and meter cupboard below, period cornicing, dado rails, central heating radiator. To the right double doors open into:
Conservatory 15' 7" x 12' 0" (4.75m x 3.66m) A bespoke built timber framed large Conservatory with tiled floor, double glazed windows - four of which are opening, electrically operated opening window to the top for ventilation, central heating radiator, French doors opening onto the side patio with two stone steps down to the lawned area.
Inner hall To the left of the reception hall lies the principal reception rooms and the kitchen.
Downstairs W/C From the inner hallway and down three shallow steps. White W/C and wash hand basin, inset storage cupboard, window with obscured glass to front elevation and door leading to stairs and cellars.
Lounge 18' 2" x 14' 9" (5.54m x 4.5m) A very elegant room accessed via original door with brass latch, impressive deep bay window with French doors leading to side patio area and overlooking the mature garden with a westerly aspect. An open fire place surrounded by a stone hearth and mantle is the centre piece of this spacious room, two central heating radiators, further sash window with wooden panelling overlooking south facing garden, three wall lights, period coving and dado rail
dining room 14' 0" x 13' 10" (4.27m x 4.22m) A well proportioned room with a deep sash window with panelling overlooking gardens and pond, original period fireplace with living flame gas fire inset into a marble surround, further sash window to side elevation, central heating radiator, period coving and dado rail.
Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 8" x 14' 8" (4.47m x 4.47m) A well appointed and proportioned space fitted with a Martin Moores kitchen in a Georgian design and enhanced by the natural limestone flooring. A full range of antiqued cream wall and base units with oak shelving and soft close cupboards and drawers, matching plate shelving, large butlers pantry with two wine storage shelves and inset power points, integrated Miele fridge and freezer, Neff ten place integrated dishwasher, double sink, Lacanche Macon dual fuel range cooker, tiled splashback and extractor above. A dark granite worktop with inset drainer, inset spotlights. Two Georgian style windows, one to the side elevation and one to the front, door leading to the side porch with quarry tiled flooring with exterior door opening out to the side courtyard with an easterly aspect.
Stairs leading to first floor The inner hallway also gives access to the turning staircase with low rise steps. The staircase is flooded with natural light which pours through the large feature window with etched glass detailing a very fine design depicting a swan in its natural habitat. Period coving, dado rail and central heating radiator.
Landing Period arch leads through to the
master bedroom 14' 9" x 13' 11" (4.5m x 4.24m) A beautiful room with fine views via the two sash windows over the gardens to the south and west. A range of white fitted furniture consisting of wardrobes, drawers and cupboards together with a box window seat provide ample storage, central heating radiator, deep skirting boards, ceiling rose. Door leading to
ensuite A spacious ensuite with sash window to rear elevation, central heating radiator, Sanitan suite comprising period design W/C, deep white pedestal wash hand basin, walk in fully tiled shower cubicle, semi-panelled walls, shaver point, two wall lights, wall mounted medicine cupboard, coving.
Bedroom two 14' x 13' 10" (4.27m x 4.22m) Sash window and panelling to rear elevation and a further sash window to side. Original fireplace with cast iron fire and surround with wooden mantle over, period coving, deep skirting boards, central heating radiator, ceiling rose.
Bedroom three 14' 11" x 14' 8" (4.55m x 4.47m) Sash windows to front and side elevations, two central heating radiators, wall mounted Valliant boiler, cupboard housing hot water cylinder and central heating controls, white pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, period coving.
Family bathroom 12' 10" x 7' 11" (3.91m x 2.41m) Sash window with partial obscured glass overlooking rear elevation, white suite comprising deep cast iron bath with tiled surround, white pedestal wash hand basin, W/C, steps upto separate shower cubicle which is fully tiled and fitted with a Mira electric shower. Shaver point, central heating radiator, large heated towel rails, partial wood panelling, door leading to
linen room With a central heating radiator and in-built shelving making this room a perfect linen store and walk in airing space.
Vestibule Giving access to understairs storage cupboard and door leading to stairs to attic rooms
bedroom four 16' 5" x 14' 0" (5m x 4.27m) An enclosed staircase leads directly into the first attic room which is currently utilised as a single bedroom. Window to side elevation and a high inset window give natural light, curtained eaves storage, door leading to
dressing room 10' 11" x 6' 3" (3.33m x 1.91m) With a high window overlooking front elevation, storage cupboard, laminate flooring, shelving and coat hooks. Door leading to
store room 16' 7" x 14' 7" (5.05m x 4.44m) Currently used as a store room and accommodating the cold water tank. With a sky light obscure glass window inset into the roof structure, feature circular window to side elevation and further high inset window to rear.
Cellars Accessed either internally via the downstairs cloakroom or externally down a flight of stone steps leading from the Courtyard. The first cellar is currently used as a utility room with space for a tumble dryer and additional white goods. Fitted with a range of kitchen base and wall units. The second cellar was used as a coal store. There is significant storage space in both areas and the square footage totals 396.
Coach house Retaining numerous period features including stabling and doors, hay manger and archways which held the carriage doors. The lower floor contains:
Utility room 19' 10" x 10' 8" (6.05m x 3.25m) Space and plumbing for washing machine, fireplace, cold water tap, door leading to the Gardeners W/C.
Store room/stable block 16' 3" x 11' 1" (4.95m x 3.38m) An original stable door opens into the store room with further stable door opening to side elevation and driveway. Further doorway leading to garage 2.
Garage 1 16' 3" x 11' 0" (4.95m x 3.35m) Large double doors opening onto gravel driveway.
Garage 2 16' 3" x 11' 10" (4.95m x 3.61m) Large double doors opening onto east elevation, full size mechanics pit, door leading to garage 1.
Internal stairs leading to workshop 16' 3" x 11' 1" (4.95m x 3.38m) From the store room a flight of stairs leads into the work shop. Fitted with lighting and power sockets, window to side elevation and a door leading to external stone steps which lead to the side courtyard.
Store room/workshop store 2 16' 3" x 11' 0" (4.95m x 3.35m) The top floor of the coach house is separated into areas, the second being a generous sized store room with window to front elevation.
Games room 16' 3" x 11' 10" (4.95m x 3.61m) A generous sized room which is currently utilised as a pool room. Circular window to front elevation.
Gardens Sitting in approximately one acre of land, the formal gardens of the property are a particularly fine feature and provide a stunning setting for this delightful home. The rear elevation is mostly gravel driveway flanked by a low stone wall, with mature trees and shrubs providing seclusion and privacy. The side courtyard is easterly facing and contains the grade II listed pump and wel, l which are currently dressed with flowering plants and foliage and make a very attractive focul point. The south and west facing gardens are mostly laid to lawn with a continuous natural border of mature shrubs and trees. There is a productive vegetable plot together with a peaceful wooded copse which has been left undisturbed so as to provide a haven for wildlife. A pathway leads directly to a wrought iron gate which allows access onto the Bridgewater Canal towpath.
Externally The driveway to The Nook is part cobbled and then predominately gravelled and sweeps around a mature green holly hedge to a substantial parking area with access to garaging. There are several passive controlled security lights and a period style lamp post. The house is surrounded by a series of paved patios and pathways, beds and deep borders of specimen planting including a reportedly 200 year old Hawthorn tree and an attractive pond with a trickle water feature.
council tax Warrington Borough Council - Band G
services All mains services are connected. Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective purchasers to commission their own survey or service report before finalising their offer to purchase.
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