A most appealing four bedroom detached country property located on an impressive plot extending to 3.55 acres with outstanding views to be enjoyed by each elevation
DESCRIPTION White Knoll is a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial family home set in a wonderful plot in one of Cheshire's most sought after locations.
The property is accessed via tarmacadam driveway which sweeps along the western end of the plot leading to the front of the property allowing for substantial amount of parking. The house is positioned in such a way as to take in the gardens and views to the front and the side with several distinct entertaining areas as well as a quarry, outdoor swimming pool and paddock land.
The accommodation opens with a large and imposing entrance hall with a feature staircase allowing access to the first floor together with a large window with high levels of light to be enjoyed. The ground floor rooms are structured in such a way that allow an excellent flow with the substantial living room giving way to the conservatory which is positioned along the rear of the house again with views over the garden. The conservatory continues to open up into the dining room allowing for a free flowing area and expansive living. Also accessed from the entrance hall is the downstairs cloakroom as well as the kitchen which again enjoys the views over the garden. Steps lead down to the rear hall as well as the utility room which enables access to the garage. The ground floor layout functions very well in its current format although potential purchasers may wish to alter and adapt the accommodation to suit their specific requirements.
At first floor level the landing again benefits from the attractive oval shaped windows with access to the three principal bedrooms. The master bedroom is an impressive scale with excellent levels of natural light and includes fitted wardrobes and an en-suite. Bedrooms two and three are serviced by the family bathroom and all enjoying excellent views over the garden.
The additional side can be accessed from the rear hall where a further bedroom and en-suite are positioned, ideally suited as a guest suite although an airing cupboard is currently positioned where a link can be envisaged to be established between the two distinct areas of the first floor.
Externally an additional detached garage together with substantial shed and greenhouse buildings are positioned within the plot.
Taking a tour through the grounds, there is a vegetable and orchard area which have been beautifully maintained by the current owners with many fruit bearing trees and well stocked beds. From here the outdoor swimming pool and its cordoned off area can be enjoyed with a substantial summer house allowing for excellent outdoor entertaining space. Continuing around the principal area of lawn as well as the croquet lawn where views can be enjoyed towards the Bickerton hills particularly which are very impressive from this position with mature trees and hedges throughout the plot giving a wonderful vista from most aspects of this side of the property.
In addition from the western side of the plot views can be enjoyed out towards the Welsh hills, across the Cheshire Plain and out towards Liverpool.
LOCATION Broxton is a semi-rural hamlet that lies in a very popular part of South Cheshire. The nearby villages offer local amenities including a primary school, tennis courts, golf courses and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is noted for its rural beauty, some of the most picturesque scenery in the area together with close access to nearby Beeston and Peckforton Castles. The location is convenient for daily travel to neighbouring industry and commercial centres including Chester (11 miles), Nantwich (11 miles), Crewe (15 miles), Whitchurch (11 miles), Wrexham (12 miles), Manchester (50 miles), Liverpool (36 miles) and Warrington (32 miles). Malpas (6 miles), Tattenhall (4 miles) and Tarporley (9 miles) are nearby villages all of which provide superb day to day amenities including well regarded restaurants and pubs, boutique shops, doctors surgeries, dentist, opticians and schools. There are also a number of well renowned schools in the area including Kings and Queens schools in Chester, Abbey Gate at Saighton, the Grange School at Hartford and Bishop Heber High School in Malpas which has recently been rated outstanding by Ofsted. Crewe railway station can be located within 25 minutes drive and offers superb regular direct services to London that are ideal for the business and leisure traveller.
The property is also near to a number of pubs such as The Pheasant, Egerton Arms as well as being within close proximity to Carden Park Hotel and Spa which offers a variety of outdoor activities with the main focal point being its renowned golf course. Bolesworth Estate is also within 1.5 miles and hold regular events such as Car Fest and International Horse Shows.
The accommodation comprises:-
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 4' 10" x 7' (1.47m x 2.13m) Front aspect timber door with leaded windows to either side and storm porch to the front. Side aspect timber framed leaded window. Tiled floor. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Glass panelled timber door with matching windows leading into the reception hall.
RECEPTION HALL 12' 8" x 13' 6" (3.86m x 4.11m) Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling. Side aspect secondary glazed window. Double panel radiator. Front aspect secondary glazed low level window. Stairwell rising to first floor. Doors to living room, dining room, kitchen and cloakroom.
CLOAKROOM 11' 0" x 5' 10" (3.35m x 1.78m) With front and side aspect timber framed leaded windows. Low level w.c. with handle flush. Pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps and tiled splashback. Double panel radiator. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling.
LIVING ROOM 17' 7" x 13' 0" (5.36m x 3.96m) Front aspect timber framed and secondary glazed window. Side aspect timber framed and secondary glazed window. Fireplace with a wood burning stove and marble hearth with a timber surround and mantle. Coved ceiling. Two double panel radiators. Double folding timber doors leading into the conservatory.
CONSERVATORY 13' 11" x 22' 1" (4.24m x 6.73m) Secondary glazed conservatory with views over the garden. Tiled floor. Double folding doors leading to the living room. Recessed spotlights to part of the ceiling. Double folding doors leading into the dining room.
DINING ROOM 13' 0" x 13' 5" (3.96m x 4.09m) max Four wall mounted light fittings. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling. Double panel radiator. Door to hall.
KITCHEN 11' 0" x 11' 4" (3.35m x 3.45m) Rear aspect timber framed windows. A range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with granite preparation surface and tiled splashbacks. Inset Belfast sink with drainer grooves and mixer tap. Aga. Neff integrated oven. Four ring electric hob with multispeed extractor hood above. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Coved ceiling. Door to pantry. Door leading to the side hall with steps down.
SIDE HALL 9' 3" x 5' 6" (2.82m x 1.68m)max With steps leading down to a lower level which opens up into the utility room. Side aspect door leading out to a partially covered courtyard. Door leading to garage.
UTILITY ROOM 5' 3" x 8' 10" (1.6m x 2.69m) Side aspect leaded windows. Preparation surface with single stainless steel sink, drainer unit and mixer tap. Space for washing machine and dryer. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Tiled floor.
FIRST FLOOR - ONE
LANDING 12' 3" x 8' 1" (3.73m x 2.46m) Ceiling mounted light fitting. Full height front aspect window over a turned staircase. Side aspect secondary glazed window. Doors to bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and to family bathroom.
LOBBY AREA 6' 7" x 3' 6" (2.01m x 1.07m) Double panel radiator. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling. Framed openings to bedroom and ensuite.
MASTER BEDROOM 12' 11" x 18' 2" (3.94m x 5.54m) Front, side and rear aspect windows with exceptional views. Two double panel radiators. Two ceiling mounted light fittings. Coved ceiling. Fitted wardrobe furniture.
ENSUITE 8' 7" x 6' 8" (2.62m x 2.03m) Side aspect window. Low level w.c. with handle flush. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Tiled bath with mixer tap and shower fitting. Pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps. Towel warmer. Tiled walls. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2 11' 6" x 9' 6" (3.51m x 2.9m) Rear and side aspect leaded windows. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Coved ceiling. Fitted wardrobe furniture. Double panel radiator.
BEDROOM 3 13' 8" x 10' 6" (4.17m x 3.2m) Side aspect timber framed leaded window. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Fitted wardrobe furniture. Double panel radiator. Fitted office furniture.
FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 0" x 5' 6" (3.35m x 1.68m) Front and side aspect leaded windows. Low level w.c. with handle flush. Pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps. Tiled bath with hot and cold taps and shower fitting. Fully tiled walls. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.
FIRST FLOOR - TWO
BEDROOM 4 10' 0" x 11' 4" (3.05m x 3.45m) Side aspect secondary glazed leaded window. Ceiling mounted light fitting. Built-in wardrobe and some fitted furniture. Substantial storage area. Door leading to the ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE 5' 11" x 8' 3" (1.8m x 2.51m) Side aspect timber framed leaded window. Low level w.c. with handle flush. Tiled bath with hot and cold taps. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps. Fully tiled walls. Recessed spotlights to ceiling and extractor fan.
DETACHED GARAGE 9' 0" x 16' 4" (2.74m x 4.98m) Front aspect vehicular access door.
SIDE GARAGE 11' 6" x 17' 10" (3.51m x 5.44m) Rear aspect windows. Front aspect vehicular access door. Electric and light fitting.
OUTSIDE The property is accessed via a beautifully maintained tarmacadam driveway which sweeps from the point of entrance with wrought iron gates down to a substantial parking area to the front of the property. Boundaries to this section of the garden are mixed between post and rail fencing and mature trees and hedges with distinct garden areas surrounding the property.
There is a partially covered enclosed courtyard with a quarry tiled floor and feature wall ideally situated for barbecue/outdoor entertaining, positioned just off the rear hall.
Towards the roadside boundary is a substantial summerhouse set on its own patio area which has views across the principal garden and towards the Bickerton Hills in the distance. From the front of the property impressive views can be enjoyed out towards North Wales and Liverpool where the elevated position of the property really comes to life. Just off the side of the parking area is an additional detached garage.
In addition to the garage is a further brick built store as well as a substantial range of timber sheds which are positioned ideally between the property and the more utilitarian section of the garden which has as well as gravelled and hardstand areas, greenhouses and raised vegetable plots. Access from here can also be gained to the quarry section of the plot which is predominantly left to woodland.
Positioned to the side of the vegetable plot is an orchard with fruit bearing trees and the ever present excellent views can be enjoyed from here.
Following the property round, a further slightly more enclosed area of garden has an outdoor swimming pool as its focal point with a low level brick wall and panelled fencing denoting the boundaries to this section of garden. In addition there is a patio and summerhouse serving this area of garden.
The principal area of the garden is positioned to the rear of the property and is predominantly laid to lawn. There is a patio flanking the rear of the property providing distinct seating space as well as an attractive pond and ample seating space.
The garden has been immaculately maintained by the current owners with a range of beds and trees throughout as well as a particularly well levelled section of the lawn which has been previously used as a croquet lawn.
The garden flows into an area known as the paddock which is bound by post and rail fencing as well as mature trees and hedges. It should be noted that access can be sought to this paddock immediately from the entrance to the property allowing for vehicles to come on to the paddock without having to pass through the residential section. Off the side of the paddock is a shed ideally suited for the storage of garden equipment.
Views can be enjoyed from almost every aspect whilst the most impressive is the open view to the side and rear towards Bickerton Hills and the immediate adjoining countryside.
SERVICES We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. The property is on a private septic tank. Oil fired central heating.
TENURE We believe the property is freehold tenure.
VIEWING Viewing by appointment with the Agents Tarporley office.
ROUTE Leaving the Agents Tarporley office continue along the High Street in the direction of Nantwich following down Nantwich Road until reaching a T junction. Take a left hand turn onto the A49 and continue until reaching a set of crossroads with the Red Fox on the right hand side. Take a right hand turn through the village of Beeston passing Bunbury and Spurstow with Panama Hatties on the right hand side and continuing until reaching the A534 which is signposted in the direction of Wrexham. Continue along this road taking an immediate right following the road through Ridley, pass the Bickerton Poacher on the left hand side, continue passing The Sandstone pub on the left hand side until reaching a signpost on the left hand side on the corner of Old Coach Road with Duckington on it. Continue along this road for a further short distance whereby the property can be found on the left hand side.
- Four Bedrooms
- Impressive Period House
- Large Plot
- Incredible Views
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Popular Location