House For Sale

Oak Tree Cottage, Badgers Rake Lane, Little Sutton, Cheshire

Guide price £625,000 Sale Agreed


A most appealing semi-rural property enjoying extensive garaging with scope for conversion and stunning countryside views and privacy.

  • Exceptional countryside views
  • Entrance and reception halls
  • Spacious breakfast kitchen
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 4 Double bedrooms
  • Utility room and study
  • 2 Bath/shower rooms and 2 WC's
  • Beautiful gardens and extensive courtyard
  • Treble garage block



Situation
Oak Tree Cottage is situated in a beautiful semi-rural setting enjoying outstanding rural views, located between Ledsham and Willaston. The village of Willaston offers an excellent range of
day-to-day amenities, the historic Roman City of Chester provides a comprehensive offering whilst nearby Cheshire Oaks Coliseum Park offers a first-rate shopping experience.


On the recreational front, there are numerous highly regarded golf courses including Heswall, Caldy, Prenton and Royal Liverpool Links course. Caldy have a competitive rugby club and there are sailing opportunities at Parkgate. On the educational front, there are numerous primary and secondary schools including the Caldy
Grange Grammar School for boys. King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester offers outstanding independent education.


Chester Railway Station offers a direct service to London, Euston, in less than 2 hours whilst a local station in Hooton offers services to Chester and Liverpool.


The Property
Oak Tree Cottage is a superb country property built circa 1850, formerly the Coachman’s Cottage and stable buildings to the neighbouring Ledsham Hall. The front door opens into an outer reception hall with cloaks, with double doors opening into a reception hall with access to a cloakroom with WC.


At the heart of the house is the kitchen, fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke cabinets under granite worksurfaces including a broad range of quality Neff integral appliances. The kitchen has a vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses and has space to accommodate a large breakfast table. Off the kitchen is a fitted utility room, with drainer sink unit, plumbing for laundry appliances
and a door leads to the front courtyard. Adjoining the kitchen is a well-proportioned dining room with lovely views through a pretty bay window.


The principal reception room is particularly spacious, also enjoying exposed roof trusses, and an exposed brick chimneypiece housing a contemporary living-flame gas basket fireplace, with slate hearth. An adjoining study is equipped with a bank of bespoke bookcases and views to the courtyard. It should be noted, a section of the
adjoining garage could quite easily be converted and incorporated into the house linked by the study to create additional living space, should it be required (subject to any consents required).


The bedroom accommodation is fittingly positioned within one end of the property, with two double bedrooms to the ground floor,
one with an en suite WC, along with a luxurious family bathroom fitted with a contemporary suite, including a bath and shower cubicle. To the first floor are two further bedrooms served by a
shower room with a thermostatic shower cubicle.


Outside
An imposing gated entrance opens onto a long gravel driveway leading to inner gateway, in turn opening into an expansive granite sett paved courtyard. In addition to extensive parking, ideal for a boat or caravan, the courtyard includes numerous topiary box shrubs and a rose clad pergola providing a glorious sheltered
seating area. The treble garage block, with gable mounted clock, provides excellent secure parking, ideal for a classic car collector.


The garden sits to the west side of the house, adjoining fields over which there are stunning views. The formal garden is lawned with an adjoining natural stone paved terrace, offering glorious outdoor dining opportunities. A gateway leads into the orchard garden, with apple and damson trees and a timber garden shed.


Services
Mains water, gas and electricity. Private drainage. Telephone and intruder alarm.


Tenure
The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Directions
From Chester head north along the A540, Parkgate Road. On reaching the “Two Mills” crossroads, turn right along the A550 signposted for Birkenhead. Continue for approximately 1 ¼ miles taking the second left-hand turn onto Badgers Rake Lane, signposted Burton. Continue for approximately 300m where the entrance to Oak Tree Cottage, will be seen on your right.

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