Bungalow For Sale

The Copse, Warrington Road, Mickle Trafford, Chester, Cheshire

Offers Over £225,000 Sold

A spacious detached bungalow in need of modernisation, situated in a convenient edge of village setting. **Subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition**

  • **Subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition**
  • **The occupier of this property must work in agriculture or forestry**
  • A substantial bungalow built circa 1970 which would benefit from a scheme of renovation and offering the potential to extend, subject to the necessary planning consents
  • Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen
  • 3 double bedrooms, bathroom with separate WC, additional WC
  • Detached garage, generous garden
  • EPC rating G

Occupancy Restriction
The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person employed or last employed locally in agriculture as defined in .Section 221(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1962, or in forestry, or a dependant of such a person residing with him (but including a widow or widower of such a person).

The Copse is situated in a convenient location on the edge of the village of Mickle Trafford. The neighbouring villages of Helsby and Hoole offer an array of general stores, medical centres, restaurants, boutique shops and public houses.
The locality also offers some wonderful recreational opportunities, including golf at Vicars Cross and Helsby Golf Clubs, as well as Hoole Lawn Tennis Club and the Manley Mere Sail Sports and Adventure Trail.

The area is well-served with schooling, including
Mickle Trafford Village School, Guilden Sutton
C of E Primary School and Upton by Chester High School.

Mickle Trafford is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West by road, and both Crewe and Chester Railway Stations provide direct services to London Euston within 1.5 and 2 hours respectively.

The property
The Copse would benefit from a scheme of
renovation, offering potential to extend, subject
to the necessary planning consents, and is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition, restricting the occupancy of the dwelling to a person who is principally employed, or was last employed, in agriculture in the local area only.

The accommodation
The Copse is a substantial bungalow built circa
1970 of brick construction under tile roofing and
having UPVc double-glazing. The property is
approached over a private driveway (subject to a
right of way).

A recessed entranceway gives way to the front door with glazed side light, in turn opening into a
spacious reception hall. To the front of the property is a well-proportioned and light lounge,
with provision for a wood-burning stove on a slate surround, and has access through a glazed door into the garden.

At the heart of the house is a generous kitchen,
enjoying views into the rear garden; fitted with a
basic range of cabinets, including an oil-fired AGA, single stainless-steel drainer sink, plumbing for laundry appliances, and quarry tiled flooring. A doorway leads into a utility room with a further
door leading to the rear covered porch and external store. Occupying the western side of the property are three double bedrooms served by a family bathroom and separate WC.

The Copse sits behind natural hedging and is
surrounded by paving and gravel. The private
driveway (subject to a right of way) leads to a
detached garage. The garden running to the east of the house is laid to lawn with a brick-built
barbeque/raised planter and a handful of small
trees, bordered by a panel fencing backdrop.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired AGA

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