House For Sale

118, Dixon Drive, Chelford, Cheshire

Offers in Excess of £625,000 Sale Agreed


A spacious family home with scope for modernisation situated in a highly sought after village within close proximity to local amenities and excellent transport links.

  • • Storm Porch and Entrance Hall
  • • Sitting Room, Dining Room and Study
  • • Open Plan Kitchen and Breakfast Area
  • • Utility Room, Cloak Room and Storage Cupboards
  • • Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room
  • • 3 further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
  • • Integral Double Garage
  • • Private Rear Garden with Patio, Summer House and Greenhouse
  • • Parking and Lawned Front Garden
  • • Approximately 200.9 sq m (2163 sq ft) of accommodation
  • • EPC Rating D



Location
118 Dixon Drive is located in the sought-after village of Chelford to the south east of Knutsford. Despite its semi-rural location there is an excellent range of local shops including an independently owned butcher, excellent GP surgery and dispensing chemist, local store and hair salon in addition to the Village Hall, Londis store, Chelford Farm Supplies and The Egerton Arms Chophouse & Café Deli. A wider range of comprehensive amenities are available in the nearby market town of Knutsford.

Local recreational facilities include The Mere Golf Resort & Spa and Wilmslow Golf club and the village has its own cricket club with Toft and Over Peover being within a short driving distance. In Knutsford there is a sports club, gyms, football club and racket sports in addition to the ever-popular Tatton Park with its historic country house and beautiful parkland.

On the educational front the village is well catered for with Chelford Primary School and Peover Superior Endowed Primary School and Holmes Chapel High School with a daily free bus service being nearby. There are exceptional independent schools including King’s Macclesfield, also with local bus service, and Alderley Edge School for Girls further afield.

Commuting to the commercial centres of the north west and beyond is straightforward with easy access to the M56 and M6 and the property is within walking distance of Chelford train station providing a 2hr30 service to London via Crewe and a direct 35m service to Manchester Piccadilly. There are international airports at Manchester & Liverpool respectively.

Approximate travel distances

Locations
• Knutsford – 4½ miles
• Wilmslow – 7 miles
• Macclesfield – 7½ miles
• Manchester – 21 miles

Nearest Stations:
• Chelford Village – Walking Distance
• Wilmslow – 7½ miles

Nearest Airports:
• Manchester Airport – 13 miles
• Liverpool John Lennon – 31 miles

The Accommodation

118 Dixon Drive is a relative new build being constructed in the 1980’s of brick under a tiled roof and benefits from mains gas central heating and double glazing throughout. The property was acquired by the vendor when it was built and was promptly extended circa 1990 creating the kitchen and breakfast room. Despite the substantial floor area, there is no doubt the property would benefit from a scheme of modernisation or remodelling to cater for modern day living ideal for those with a growing family or indeed potential downsizers who wish to retain the scale of a larger country home without immediate major maintenance. Despite the foregoing, the property has 4 good sized bedrooms and 3 receptions arranged over approximately 2163 sq.ft. of living accommodation.

The front door opens into a staircase hall off which is a cloak room and links directly to the principal reception rooms. The sitting room runs the full length of the property giving a pleasant front and rear aspect over both lawns. The room is large enough to be adapted if necessary but currently enjoys a cosy and warm ambience with an ornate timber fireplace with marble inlay and gas fire. Adjacent is the study which could be used for a variety of purposes such as 2nd sitting room or children’s playroom although useful in its current form with home working being a necessity for many people. Beyond is the dining room with a glazed sliding door to the garden and access into the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with wall and base units under worksurfaces incorporating a full range of appliances to include Bosch 4 ring gas hob with Hotpoint extractor over, Bosch oven and separate single grill oven, Panasonic microwave and stainless-steel sink unit with drainer. The kitchen is complimented by a good-sized utility room which houses the Worcester gas fired boiler (fitted in 2013) off which is the double garage with electric up and over door and workshop space.

To the first floor is a spacious master bedroom with incorporating a full bank of bespoke wardrobes and ensuite shower room with corner shower, low flush WC and sink unit. At the adjacent side of the property is bedroom 2 which is also an excellent size with a full range of fitted wardrobes. There are a further two double bedrooms and a family shower room with part tiled walls, sink vanity unit and separate shower. In addition to the living accommodation there is useful loft storage accessed through a hatch on the landing via a drop down ladder.

Outside
118 is comfortable set back from Dixon Drive and is predominantly laid to lawn with perennial shrubbery. To the front of the property is a tarmac parking area flanked by lawn a side path for pedestrian access with a wider fenced route on the adjacent side large enough for a vehicle. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with established cottage style beds and patio running the full length of property. The borders include a variety of flowering trees and shrubs such as Peonies, Lilac and Rhododendron all being encompassed by a mature hedge and part brick wall.

Services
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Telephone and broadband connections. Internal and external CCTV system.

We understand that the current broadband download speed at the property is around 24mbs, however please note that results will vary depending on the time a speed test is carried out. The
estimated fastest download speed achievable for the property postcode area is around 67mbs. Actual service availability at the property or speeds received may be different. None of the services, appliances, heating installations, broadband, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by
the selling agents

Tenure
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings, furniture, carpets, curtains, lighting, garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale. Some may be available by separate negotiation.

Local Authority & Council Tax
Cheshire East Council. T: 0300 123 8123. W: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk
Council Tax: Band G - £ 3,332.37 payable 2022/23

Directions
Proceed out of Knutsford heading south on the A537 passing through Ollerton. On entering Chelford pass The Egerton Arms on the left turning immediately left into Dixon Drive. Continue along this road and after a short distance the property will be seen on the left-hand side visible by a Fisher German sale board.

Viewings
Strictly by appointment through the selling agent, Fisher German.

Photographs and photographs produced June 2022.

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