Sycamore Cottage, Duddon, CW6 0EY
Set in an attractive plot with views over countryside to the side and rear located in a convenient position between Tarporley & Chester - a beautifully renovated detached Edwardian cottage superbly presented with spacious accommodation comprising four bedrooms, two bathrooms & three reception rooms
Sycamore Cottage is a delightful individual home that enjoys a superb position on Back Lane, Duddon. Duddon is a very popular semi-rural Hamlet that is conveniently positioned for both the Georgian village of Tarporley and the historic City centre of Chester. The subject property has been renovated and extended by the present owners so as to create a first class home that is suitable for growing families, professional couples or even those looking to downsize. It has an enviable position adjoining open countryside to the rear and side and also a generous sized garden.
Internally the accommodation is hugely impressive. It attractively blends high grade contemporary space specification with traditional restored features. The living room has a delightful engineered oak floor together with a woodburning Aga stove within a feature stone fireplace. There is also a separate dining room with a further woodburning stove within an attractive fireplace.
At the rear of the property there has been an excellent open plan arrangement created by the present vendors. The kitchen which is stylishly fitted with a range of Shaker style units and has quartz preparation surfaces runs open plan into a delightful conservatory/garden room. The overall space being an ideal hub for day to day life.
At first floor level the accommodation continues to impress. The principal bedroom has a stylish en-suite shower room whilst there are three further bedrooms served by a family bathroom. As with the rest of the house the family bathroom is of excellent quality.
Externally there is ample off road parking, an attractive outbuilding incorporating car port, office and store and a lovely rear garden that adjoins open countryside and enjoys excellent levels of seclusion and privacy.
The property has been priced at a competitive level and is sure to attract significant levels of market attention.
LOCATION Duddon is a very popular area that lies in a central hamlet location less than ten minutes drive from Tarporley village centre and fifteen minutes drive from the thriving city centre of Chester. The location acts as an ideal base from which to access many other commercial centres including Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington. Furthermore it should be noted that both Manchester International Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport can be accessed within forty minutes drive.
Nearby railway stations are located at Chester, Crewe, Frodsham, Hartford and Nantwich. Crewe station enjoys a direct (circa 90 minutes) and regular rail service to London Euston. Despite this centrality, the area as a whole is also renowned for the unspoilt countryside that surrounds the hamlet and significantly the property falls within the catchment area for Duddon Primary School - widely regarded as one of the best state sector primary schools in the locality. Tarporley High School ('Outstanding', Ofsted 2014) is circa ten minutes drive away. Further educational options are available at nearby independent schools including Abbey Gate College, and Kings and Queens in Chester.
For day to day amenities, Duddon has Okells garden centre and cafe with Rose Farm shop a short distance away in Utkinton. The villages of Tarporley, Tarvin and Kelsall are close at hand, all enjoying excellent amenities. The City of Chester (6 miles) is one of the north west's leading retail, leisure and commercial centres serving a catchment area extending from Manchester to Shrewsbury and covering North Wales. A re;gular bus service is available nearby on the Crewe/Nantwich/Tarporley/Tarvin/Chester route.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 4' 9" x 3' 5" (1.45m x 1.04m) Front and side aspect UPVC double glazed window and front aspect door. Timber floor. Recessed ceiling spotlight. Exposed brickwork. Timber door leading into the living room.
LIVING ROOM 20' 9" x 11' 4" (6.32m x 3.45m) Front and side aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Fireplace with stone hearth and surround housing a multifuel Aga stove. Timber floor. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Two wall mounted light fittings. Door to living room and inner hall.
DINING ROOM 16' 4" x 11' 7" (4.98m x 3.53m) Front and side aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Fireplace with stone hearth, surround and mantle housing a multifuel Aga stove Timber flooring. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Wall mounted light fitting.
INNER HALL 16' 8" x 3' 2" (5.08m x 0.97m) Side aspect stable door. Side aspect window. Stairs rising to the first floor. Partially tiled and timber floor. Radiator. Opening leading to the kitchen.
CLOAKROOM 4' 9" x 3' 4" (1.45m x 1.02m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Low level WC with push button flush. Wall mounted wash hand basin with taps and tiled splashback. Ladder style radiator. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling spotlights.
KITCHEN 12' 1" x 11' 9" (3.68m x 3.58m) Side aspect UPVC double glazed window. Framed opening into garden room. Fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with a quartz preparation surface. Single inset sink with mixer tap and drainer. Integrated Bosch dishwasher and fridge. Range master range oven. Glass fronted display cabinets. Rangemaster extractor fan. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Tall storage. Period style radiator. Door to the utility and opening into the garden room.
GARDEN ROOM 14' 9" x 11' 2" (4.5m x 3.4m) Timber floor. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Period style radiator. Side aspect door.
UTILITY 6' 2" x 5' 1" (1.88m x 1.55m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Quartz preparation surface with single sink and mixer tap. Worcester central heating boiler. Tall storage. Timber floor. Space for washing machine/dryer.
LANDING 6' 3" x 3' 9" (1.91m x 1.14m) Doors to four bedroom and family bathroom. Storage cupboard above stairwell
MASTER BEDROOM 12' 1" x 9' 9" (3.68m x 2.97m) Two rear aspect UPVC double glazed windows with fantastic views over adjoining countryside. Period style radiator. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Door to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 3" x 5' 2" (1.91m x 1.57m) Side aspect UPVC obscured glass double glazed window. Low level WC with push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin with taps, fully tiled shower enclosure, ladder style radiator, tiled floor, partially tiled walls and recessed ceiling spotlights.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 0" x 13' 2" (3.66m x 4.01m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Period style radiator. Ceiling mounted light fitting.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 1" x 10' 5" (3.38m x 3.18m) Front aspect UPVC double glazed window. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Fitted shelving.
BEDROOM FOUR 9' 8" x 8' 3" (2.95m x 2.51m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Period style radiator. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Substantial fitted wardrobe furniture. Access to loft.
FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 1" x 6' 8" (2.77m x 2.03m) Side aspect UPVC double glazed window, low level WC with push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin with taps, free standing bath with taps, ladder style radiator, tiled floor, partially tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and fitted storage.
EXTERNAL To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway with parking for up to four vehicles as well as an attractive front garden with a brick walled front entrance. Further access leads to the rear garden with a patio that flanks the rear of the property as well as a larger area of lawn that leads onto the rear and side boundaries which are defined by mature trees and hedges as well as areas of panelled fencing. There is an additional area of hardstanding ideal for a shed.
OFFICE 10' 4" x 7' 3" (3.15m x 2.21m) Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. Timber floor. Recessed ceiling spotlights.
GARAGE 10' 11" x 8' 8" (3.33m x 2.64m) Two sides aspect windows. Power and light fittings. Vehicular access door.
CAR PORT 14' 7" x 9' 6" (4.44m x 2.9m) Flagged floor. Lighting.
SERVICES We understand that mains water, electricity, LPG heating and septic tank drainage are connected.
VIEWING Viewing by appointment with the Agents Tarporley office
TENURE We believe the property is freehold tenure
ROUTE From our office in the centre of Tarporley take a right turn out of the village in the direction of Chester. Upon reaching a roundabout take the second exit straight onto the A51. Proceed through the village of Clotton passing The Bulls Head public house and Iddenshaw Nursery on the left hand side. Continue straight on until you enter the village of Duddon. Paving passed St Peter's church on the right hand side take the second right thereafter into Back Lane. Proceed up Back Lane and Sycamore Cottage is directly in front of you on the bend.
- Beautiful Detached Cottage
- Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- Car Port/Office/Store
- Excellent Rural Views
- Viewing Essential
- Rare Buying Opportunity
- Competitive Price