House For Sale

Riverview Cottage, 20, Curzon Park North, Chester, Cheshire

Guide price £375,000

A unique riverside cottage having wonderful river views and planning to extend, situated in a highly regarded residential setting.

  • An appealing cottage located off the tree-lined Curzon Park North, occupying an elevated setting with exceptional views across the River Dee
  • Open-plan lounge through dining room, Kitchen, utility cupboard, WC
  • Double bedroom, shower room, study/walk-in dressing room
  • Private outdoor terrace, two private allocated parking spaces
  • River, cityscape and racecourse views
  • Approximately 894 sq ft GIA
  • EPC rating E

This an appealing cottage located off the tree-lined Curzon Park North, within the highly sought-after Curzon Park, encompassing some of the most prestigious Chester properties. The property
occupies an elevated setting with exceptional views across the River Dee towards the racecourse, cityscape and Grosvenor Bridge.

Located to the south east of Chester, the cottage is within a short walk of the Roman City of Chester, offering a comprehensive range of amenities and facilities, including boutique and independent shops, along with the famous Roman Rows.

Chester Golf Club is within a few hundred metres, whilst Westminster Park offers tennis, croquet, football and cricket opportunities. There is a Nuffield Health Club within a short distance, and water facilities on the River Dee including rowing,
sailing and canoeing.

There are two highly regarded local primary schools, two good local secondary schools and exceptional independent schools, including King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester, and Abbey Gate
College in Saighton.

Commuting to the commercial centres of the North West is straightforward, with easy access to the A55 leading to the M53 and in turn the M56 and M6 motorway networks. Chester Railway Station offers a direct service to London Euston within
two hours and both Liverpool and Manchester Airports offer international destinations. Chester Business Park, the home of many financial services and pharmaceutical businesses, is within 2.5 miles.

The accommodation
An attractive front door with portico door surround opens into the reception hall with access to a downstairs cloakroom, a utility cupboard with plumbing for laundry appliances and a useful
cloaks room.

At the heart of the property is a wonderfully spacious open-plan lounge through dining area, featuring a free-standing, cast-iron wood burning stove, oak flooring and twin French doors opening
to a private terrace. This room has tremendous views through the French doors along the river to the Grosvenor Bridge. Opening off the living space is the kitchen fitted with quality hardwood Shaker
style cabinets, including display units under Corian work surfaces and splashbacks. The kitchen features a two and a half bowl stainless-steel sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit, highquality
integrated Neff dishwasher, electric oven and combination microwave. In addition, there is a Gaggenau hob and deep fat fryer with stainless steel extractor hood. There is also ample space for a large American style fridge freezer.

A contemporary light oak staircase with stainless steel wire baluster leads to the first floor, opening into a spacious bedroom with semi-vaulted ceiling, roof lights affording views towards the river, fitted oak wardrobes and plenty of eaves storage. Off the
bedroom is a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room, currently being used as a home office. Beyond the bedroom is a spacious en suite shower room with oversize shower cubicle, a white vanity sink unit with cupboards, WC and limestone travertine mosaic tile flooring.

Planning has been granted by Cheshire West and Chester Council Planning Authority under Application No: 18/04606/FUL dated 11 February 2019 for the alteration to the roof and the addition of dormer windows to the side and rear of the property. Plans have been drawn by Prince Architects of Liverpool for the extension and reconfiguration of the ground and first floor living spaces to create two bedrooms, an open-plan dining kitchen, a first-floor living room with full width contemporary glazed window affording enhanced views, various stores and a shower room. Full drawings are available from the Cheshire West and Chester Council Planning Portal under the aforementioned application number. Alternatively, the drawings can be made available from the selling agent.


No 20 Curzon Park North is accessed through two brick piers opening onto a car park to the front of the property, for which Riverview Cottage has two private parking spaces.

To the side of the property, with access from the living room, is a private paved terrace with imposing stone balustrade. The property also has access to the communal gardens which run down to the river’s edge.

Tenure and Management Company
The property is leasehold on a 999-year lease, with a Service Charge which is currently £110 per month, in addition to a £100 per year freehold charge. The freehold is shared equally between the seven properties within the neighbouring building, managed by the Residents’ Management Company, Midhold Property Company Limited.

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