This imposing red brick property dates from 1908. Abbeygate House has been exquisitely refurbished to provide a highly desirable home with many of the original features of the house being retained. The front of the property enjoys peaceful views over Curzon Park North and the rear views over the River Dee, Chester Racecourse and the Chester skyline beyond.
The front door opens into a generous entrance hall which, in turn, leads into an inner hallway with doors to the cloakroom, basement utility, kitchen and rear garden. The stunning kitchen has a tiled floor, extensive range of cream fitted wall and floor units with granite work tops, a 4-oven Aga, integrated Neff wall mounted oven, and central island with breakfast bar. There are doors to the sitting room, a second kitchen and steps down to dining area. The morning room has a further range of fitted wall and floor kitchen units with granite work tops. The beautifully decorated dining room opens to the BBQ kitchen, with a range of floor and wall units, integrated dishwasher, integrated wine chiller, fridge, and integrated microwave. There is a stunning sitting room with views over front elevation. Completing the ground floor is the annexe room, used as a playroom/guest room, with dual aspect windows.
Stairs up from the central hall lead to a spacious landing with full range of fitted wardrobes and doors off to master bedroom, with dressing room and television room with both river and racecourse views. A generously proportioned study features a mullioned window. Stairs up to a large spacious landing with doors off to four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Chester has an extensive selection of both major national and smaller independent retailers including its unique Rows, complemented by out of town retail parks including the outlet village at Cheshire Oaks. The city offers extensive sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities including numerous cafés, bars and restaurants as well as rowing, sailing and canoeing on the River Dee, tennis, football, cricket and croquet at Westminster Park Recreational Ground, tennis at Chester Lawn Tennis Club, a local Nuffield Fitness Centre, golf at Chester Golf Club and horse racing at the Chester Roodee Racecourse. For those further outdoor activities, there is Delamere Forest and Snowdonia National Park.
There are excellent local and independent schools nearby, including The Kings School and Queens, The Firs, The Hammond, and Abbey Gate. Ideal for the commuter, the property has excellent links to the M53, M56, A55 and key regional centres in both Wales and England. Chester station offers regular direct services to London Euston in around two hours.
At the front of the property are wooden electronic gates, opening onto a paved driveway and parking area. The front garden is south facing with a lawned area, mature trees and shrubs, and double doors to the garage. At the rear of the property is a large patio terrace, allowing uninterrupted views of the River. Steps lead down to a further lawn, as well as a seating area, tiered rockery, At the bottom of the garden lies the River Dee.