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Manor Avenue, Wistaston, Crewe CW2

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Property features

  • Detached Edwardian family home with both period modern features
  • Three large reception rooms, one with real open fire
  • Original wooden herringbone pattern parquet flooring to ground floor
  • Very large l-shaped kitchen breakfast room with central island, Belfast sink, Aga oven LED mood lighting
  • Downstairs WC and period main entrance porch both with original black white chequered floor tiling
  • Large family bathroom with period roll top cast iron claw foot bath new plumbing
  • Access via gated private driveway and ample parking for 6 cars
  • Large private garden with terraced patio, sweeping lawns, play fort and several mature trees
  • Games room with pool table and access to garden terrace via bi-fold doors
  • Good transport links to rail motorway networks with Crewe mainline station only 20 mins walk

Property description

Packed with character, this substantial Edwardian manor house has been lovingly restored to provide a comfortable home with modern conveniences whilst still maintaining its original charm period features.

The proportions of the accommodation never fail to impress and are far more generous than modern houses. Ideal for busy family life, the house also lends itself well for entertaining social gatherings.

- Detached tandem garage and additional covered storage area
- Four double bedrooms with period features, one with ensuite WC shower
- Separate utility room off kitchen for domestic appliances boiler
- Extensive family living space on ground floor
- Gas central heating and double glazing throughout
- High security thermally efficient composite front rear doors
- All loft spaces thoroughly insulated
- Security burglar alarm system security lights
- Total internal living area approx 220sqm
- Area of grounds approx 13 acre

Main entrance porch 46 x 23 1.37m x 0.69m
The grand main entrance to the house features the original twin oak front doors opening into a porch area with the original wide inner door leading into the welcoming reception hall. The porch features the original black white chequer pattern floor tiles.

Reception Hall Dining Room 145 x 145 4.39m x 4.39m
This space is reminiscent of a living hall found in country manor houses with its real open fire, cosy corner, high ceiling, original parquet flooring and oak panelled enclosed turned stairwell leading up to split level landing and galleried first floor.
Currently used as a dining room with large oak 8-seater table, this room could easily be returned to use as a snug with a couple of high-back chairs next to the fire.

Lounge 196 x 1310 6.01m x 4.22m
Very generous double aspect lounge with a large bay window, coal effect gas fire in a decorative fireplace and original parquet flooring. The room is also fitted with LED mood uplighting, a 3D HD projector and 120 electrically operated cinema screen. Wired for Sky, telephone line and also Cat5 ethernet cable from router location in kitchen breakfast room.

Games Room 160 x 154 4.88m x 4.67m
Originally the dining room because of the serving hatch through to the kitchen, this room is currently used as a games room with a slate bed pool table music system. Double aspect views to garden at side from bay window and access to garden terrace via fully opening triple panel bi-fold doors. Features a substantial fireplace with coal-effect gas fire.

Breakfast Room Kitchen 145 x 109 4.39m x 3.28m
Main Kitchen 212 x 810 6.45m x 2.69m
The spacious open plan triple aspect kitchen breakfast room really is the heart of the house, and also serves as the everyday entrance to the house through what is still labelled as the Tradesmans entrance on the original servant bells.
The kitchen features a large central island with overhead lighting concealed fridge, gas fired two-oven Aga, electric oven hob, cooker hood extractor fan, Belfast sink, usb phone charging points and LED mood lighting throughout.
The windows are all double glazed and in addition to the tradesmans entrance, there is also a door to access the rear garden terrace. Both these doors have been upgraded to modern composite doors to increase security and thermal efficiency over the original timber doors.

Utility Room 810 x 75 2.69m x 2.26m
Off the kitchen to the rear of the property is a very useful utility room which currently houses the gas fired central heating boiler, fridge-freezer unit, washing machine tumble drier. There is also an extra door out to the garden but this was not used so has been temporarily blocked off with Kingspan insulation board. This could easily be brought back into use again if desired.

Cloakroom WC 910 x 56 3m x 1.68m
The original pantry of the house has been converted into a downstairs WC and cloakroom, and still features the same original black and white chequer pattern tile floor as found in the front porch. Also in here is the alarm control box and access to a large under stairs storage area.

Landing 146 x 111 4.42m x 3.38m
The light, airy and generously wide staircase leads up onto a large landing off which are the 3 main bedrooms, the family bathroom and a short corridor to the fourth bedroom.

Bedroom 1 161 x 154 4.9m x 4.67m
Used as the master bedroom since it benefits from the ensuite shower WC, this large double aspect room has views to the side rear gardens. Period fireplace. Wired for Sky multiroom and also Cat5 ethernet cable from router location in kitchen breakfast room.

Bedroom 1 Ensuite 91 x 53 2.77m x 1.6m
WC, shower wash basin with views to garden at rear.

Bedroom 2 200 x 1310 6.1m x 4.22m
Impressively spacious dual aspect bedroom with decorative fireplace and large bay window with views to front of property. Currently features home gym equipment, king size bed and wardrobes, still with plenty of room to spare.

Bedroom 3 1410 x 146 4.52m x 4.42m
Original fireplace and large bay window with views to front of property. Pull cord switch for servants bell still in operation rings bell moves indicator in the kitchen panel

Bedroom 4 125 x 810 3.78m x 2.69m
Original fireplace and dual aspect windows to front rear of property.

Family Bathroom 810 x 811 2.69m x 2.71m
Featuring a freestanding period cast iron roll top bath with claw feet, washbasin, WC and airing cupboard. The full bathroom suite has recently been re-plumbed to allow the installation of new flooring and new towel rail radiator.

Loft area Potential for conversion Approx 41sqm
The loft space is cavernous and would be ideal for conversion into further habitable rooms if required. The layout of the existing staircase landing means this could be extended to carry on upwards to the loft without having to sacrifice any of the existing rooms.
Outline plans have been done showing two configurations:
1. Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom with WC open plan officelanding area
2. Two double bedrooms, shower room with WC open plan officelanding area

Detached Tandem Garage x .2m x 7.8m
At the end of the driveway is the tandem garage, accessed via an up over electric door. The garage has light power, side window side access door.

Covered storage area x .66m x 6.64m
To the rear of the garage is a large covered area, useful for further dry storage of garden equipment or bikes, etc.

The grounds are approx 13 acre with a large entrance driveway that extends around the front of the property and along the side to the rear garage. Parking for 6 vehicles is easily possible.
A raised terrace area meets the property at the rear, accessed from the kitchen rear door or the games room bi-fold doors, and this then extends around the side of the garage to the raised undercover area behind.
The garden features a sweeping lawn that goes from the play fort under the mature willow tree all the way around the side and around the front parking area.

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Market activity
Average price paid £187,758 Sales 496 Current average value £183,504 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £1,449 ▲ 0.80%

Property value data/graphs for CW2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £287,594 £201 3.7 £259,593
Semi-detached £152,091 £169 3.0 £156,766
Terraced £107,243 £123 2.7 £107,138
Flats £115,189 £183 1.7 £99,937

Current asking prices in CW2

Average: £238,593
Avg. current asking prices in CW2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £125,723
Flats £75,317
- £350,000
All £75,317

Current asking rents in CW2

Average: £597 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CW2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £389 pcm
£511 pcm
£669 pcm
£1,154 pcm
£347 pcm
Flats £393 pcm
£529 pcm
£724 pcm
- -
All £392 pcm
£517 pcm
£673 pcm
£1,154 pcm
£347 pcm

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Camm Street 43.5%
Chalfield Close 41.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Crewe (1.1 miles)
  • Nantwich (3.0 miles)
  • Sandbach (5.3 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (20.1 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (23.7 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (50.2 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (31.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (31.5 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (31.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Vine Tree Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Crewe (0.3 miles)
  • Pebble Brook Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Biddulph High School (12.0 miles)
  • City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College (12.8 miles)
  • Westwood College (16.8 miles)
  • St Thomas More Catholic High School, A Specialist School for Maths & ICT (0.3 miles)
  • The Oaks Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Ruskin Community High School (0.6 miles)
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Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,499
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £190,000 Average insurance cost £17/mo (£202/yr)
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Gas £50 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £108/mo

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Estimated consumption

Gas: 20000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £268 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £27 Sewerage £24 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
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