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Guide price £1,100,000 Sold


  • 5
  • 3
  • 0.3 Acres

5 bedroom house for sale Chester Road, Gresford, Wrexham, LL12

A beautifully presented and imposing Victorian residence along with a self-contained mews cottage, in a sought-after village setting.

  • Principal residence along with a cottage
  • 3 elegant reception rooms
  • Breakfast kitchen, utility room and pantry
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and separate WC
  • Substantial cellar currently used as a gymnasium
  • Burton House extends to approx. 317 sq m (3,414 sq ft)
  • Separate two-bedroom mews cottage
  • Burton Mews extends to approx. 104 sq m (1,119 sq ft)
  • Detached garage building
  • In all approximately 0.30 of an acre

Burton House is located in a sought-after residential setting, between the popular villages of Gresford and Marford, both offering a good range of local amenities whilst Chester and Wrexham provide a more comprehensive offering. Local recreational facilities include sailing at Gresford Sailing Club, local cricket and football clubs, golf at Wrexham Golf Club and some wonderful walks and mountain biking at Maes-Y-Pant Nature Reserve.

The area is well served by state schools including The Rofft and Gresford Primary Schools, both within a short distance and Darland High School, Rossett. Outstanding independent schools include King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester.

The property is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the Northwest via the A483 linking onto the A55 and the motorway networks. Both Chester and Wrexham Business Parks are within a short daily commute. Chester station offers a direct service to London, Euston within 2 hours.

Burton House is a particularly handsome Victorian property believed to have been built circa 1870. The property benefits from a detached two-bedroom coach house known as Burton Mews. This property would ideally suit those requiring accommodation for dependent relatives whilst it currently generates a healthy Airbnb rental income.

The property is beautifully presented throughout, a testament to the current owners who have upgraded the property to a particularly high specification throughout, most recently with the addition of conservation grade uPVC double glazed sash windows in selected rooms.

The Accommodation
Double doors open into an enclosed porch with an attractive glazed arch top door in-turn leading into a grand central reception hall featuring light oak flooring, deep skirting boards, high plaster coved ceilings, column radiators, features which run throughout much of the house. The reception hall is a fantastic pre-cursor for the spaciousness and character exhibited throughout this beautiful period property.

To the front of the property is an elegant sitting room containing a cassette style woodburning stove within a period marble fireplace with hearth, a pretty floor to ceiling bay window and an ornate plaster ceiling rose. Across the hallway is an equally spacious family room featuring a contemporary multi-fuel stove fireplace within an ornate marble surround with slate hearth and a pretty floor to ceiling bay window affords views to the ornate front garden.

Occupying the western wing of the property is a light and airy breakfast kitchen, arguably the hub of the house, with glazed elevations and a rooflight providing plenty of natural daylight. The kitchen is fitted with a range of bespoke hand-painted cabinets in a Farrow and Ball colour including a central island with breakfast bar, all under quartz work surfaces. The focal point of the kitchen is a four-oven gas fired Aga with AIMS, an intelligent control facility. The kitchen includes elaborate larder cabinets, an undermounted Belfast sink and space for a large breakfast table. Adjoining the kitchen is a useful preparation kitchen/pantry fitted with a range of cabinets including a butler’s pantry, an integrated eye level microwave and integral dishwasher.

To the rear of the house is an inner hallway opening to a charming spacious dining room featuring a contemporary cast iron woodburning stove within a Metro tile lined recess. French doors open to the side of the property giving access to a raised deck terrace, from where to enjoy the evening sun. A charming utility room with panelled wall presents a comprehensive range of hand-painted shaker cabinets under oak block work surfaces including a double Belfast sink, plumbing for laundry appliances and space for an American style fridge freezer. An equally charming cloakroom, is part panelled with storage cupboards, a coat hanging space, a circular bowl sink on an ornate plinth along with a WC. An enclosed staircase leads down, from the rear hallway to a substantial single chamber cellar with good head room with ceramic tile flooring and a lightwell, currently being used as a home gymnasium.

An elegant staircase with decorative cast iron spindles leads to a half landing where the staircase splits to the front and rear of the property. The property also benefits from a secondary staircase accessed from the rear hall. The guest bedroom features an original cast iron fireplace within a painted slate surround and enjoys a luxurious en suite bathroom including a contemporary black framed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, a cast iron clawfoot bath, twin pedestal wash hand basins and a low-level WC. Bedroom two also benefits from an en suite with contemporary sanitary ware including a shower bath with thermostatic drench head and wand, a vanity sink unit and WC. There are two further bedrooms to the first floor served by a family bathroom with a cast iron clawfoot bath, shower cubicle and vanity sink unit.

To the second floor is an exceptional principal bedroom suite featuring dormer and Velux style windows, oak flooring and tremendous en suite facilities. The en suite includes a large walk-in shower with thermostatic drench head, a contemporary panel bath, dual sink units on a reclaimed wooden base unit, a low-level WC and a range of contemporary fitted wardrobes.

Burton Mews
To the rear of Burton House is the detached coach house known as Burton Mews. This property is currently being rented on an Airbnb basis generating a healthy income but would also suit dependent relatives or to provide secondary accommodation to the principal dwelling.

The front door opens into an enclosed porch in turn opening into the inner reception hall leading to a spacious living room featuring a woodburning stove within a painted surround slate hearth and panelled walls to dado level. Off the living room is the kitchen fitted with a comprehensive range of modern cabinets including an array of integrated and integral appliances. Also to the ground floor is a spacious dining room with Georgian style tongue and groove cladding with an archway linking to a large uPVC double glazed conservatory with French doors opening to a south west facing courtyard. An inner hallway gives access to a shower room with WC, along with an understairs storage cupboard with plumbing for laundry appliances.

To the first floor are two double bedrooms both having semi-vaulted ceilings, one with a porthole window. These bedrooms are served by a luxurious bathroom featuring a roll top clawfoot bath with mixer tap and telephone shower, a low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a column radiator.

An imposing stone pillared gated entrance opening onto an extensive block paved driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, ideal for motorhome or boat storage. The driveway gives access to a large double detached garage with adjoining general store, ideal as a home office, home gymnasium or for general storage. The gardens lie predominantly to the front and side of Burton House with formal lawned gardens subdivided by a gravel pathway and steps leading to the front of the house. To the front of the property is a raised decked terrace featuring a metal pergola supporting an impressive wisteria which adorns the front of the house. To the side of the house is a collection of seating terraces with mature stocked borders offering a plethora of seating and alfresco dining opportunities. To the rear there is a small, enclosed courtyard and a timber gateway which provides an access to Burton Mews.

Burton Mews benefits from a private decked courtyard and has independent pedestrian access off Narrow Lane.

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