The Granary is situated in an appealing semi-rural setting in the hamlet of Gorstella, on the fringe of the pretty village of Dodleston. Dodleston itself boasts a general store, gastro pub, a church, a village hall, and sports grounds whilst the historic Roman city of Chester offers a comprehensive range of amenities and recreational facilities.
On the recreational front there are some good local state primary schools in Dodleston and Higher Kinnerton and highly regarded independent schools including King’s and Queen’s School in Chester.
The property is well placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the M53 and the Chester Southerly bypass. Chester Business Park is readily accessible within 3 miles whilst the Broughton Retail Park is within 2.5 miles. Chester Station offers a direct line service to London, Euston within two hours.
The Granary is a beautifully presented barn conversion developed circa 2011; formerly farm buildings belonging to the adjoining Grosvenor Estate. The property enjoys well-proportioned rooms, many having vaulted ceilings affording plenty of natural daylight and an airy ambience.
The property enjoys excellent energy performance credentials with a noteworthy Energy Efficiency Rating in band B.
The front door opens into an imposing galleried reception hall creating an immediate sense of space. A porcelain tiled floor runs throughout, leading to an adjoining ground floor WC with high quality “Roca” sanitaryware.
The hub of the house is a wonderful open plan family kitchen with dining area. The kitchen itself is fitted with a high quality bespoke solid oiled oak Neptune kitchen with an island incorporating a breakfast bar. Quartz work surfaces run throughout incorporating a one and a half bowl under mounted sink. A range of quality “Neff” appliances include a gas hob with extractor hood, an eye-level fan assisted oven and microwave, and there is an integrated dishwasher. The kitchen enjoys glazed French doors opening to a paved terrace and garden.
Double light oak doors open into a particularly well-proportioned sitting room with exposed King beam. A “Chesneys” woodburning stove sits within a recess with oak over mantel, slate hearth and complementary built in bookshelves and log store, to one recess. Further light oak double doors open to a snug creating a fantastic sociable entertaining space.
A contemporary light oak turned staircase leads to a spacious galleried landing with space for a home study with door off to an airing cupboard with hot water tank and boiler. A superb master bedroom enjoys exposed trusses and purlins with an excellent sense of space. An adjoining, luxurious, en suite comprises a shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, fitted sanitary ware and a chrome heated towel radiator. There are three further double bedrooms, all having vaulted ceilings, served by a luxurious family bathroom with panelled bath having a thermostatic shower and screen and built in WC, wash hand basin and a chrome heated towel radiator.
A brick gatepost entrance opens onto a sweeping communal driveway leading to a car park where the property has two private parking spaces, with additional visitor’s spaces, in turn giving access to a double garage with twin remote garage doors. The garage benefits from lighting, power points, a water supply and plenty of overhead storage opportunities.
The enclosed private gardens offer privacy, mainly laid to lawn with extensive natural stone paved pathways and seating areas. The garden does benefit from double gates for vehicle access, where required.
Barn Conversion For SaleThe Granary, Welsh Road, Dodleston, Chester, Cheshire
Guide price £495,000
An exceptionally well presented and spacious barn conversion enjoying high ceilings and airy accommodation, in a sought after semi-rural setting.
- Imposing galleried reception hall
- 4 double bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- Superb family/dining kitchen
- Galleried landing with study area
- 2 bath/shower rooms and a separate WC
- Well-proportioned rooms with many vaulted ceilings
- Approximately 187 sqm (2,015 sqft) of habitable accommodation
- Private enclosed garden
- Double garage and private parking
- EPC Rating B