St Oswald’s House is located within an exclusive development a short distance to the south of the popular village of Malpas. The bustling village offers an excellent array of local amenities, including a convenience store with bakery, public houses, restaurants, an attractive historic church and a doctors’ surgery. Local recreational opportunities include cricket, tennis and football at Malpas and District Sports Club, a youth club, numerous golf clubs and some outstanding walks along the Bishop Bennet Way which boasts stunning countryside views.
St Oswald’s House is within catchment for Malpas Alport Primary School and Bishop Heber High School, the latter deemed “outstanding” by Ofsted. Independent schools in the region include King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester, Ellesmere College and Moreton Hall.
In addition to the property’s first class setting, St Oswald’s House is well-positioned for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the A41 and A49 leading to the motorway network. Both Chester and Crewe have mainline connections with services to London Euston in under 2 and 1.5 hours respectively.
St Oswald’s House is a particularly spacious three storey detached property, built by David Wilson in 2011. Of particular appeal to the family market, the well laid out internal accommodation is is appointed to an exceptional standard and contemporary design. The property enjoys an elevated position and has distant views from the first floor balcony and paved rear terrace.
An impressive sandstone Portico entrance gives way to a solid front door with glazed panels to either side opening into a welcoming reception hall with attractive solid oak flooring which runs into the sitting room and dining room. To the front of the house is the study with fully fitted bespoke cabinets, perfect for use as a home office. Across the hallway is the sitting room which leads with double doors to a good sized dining room which could easily be utilised as a playroom.
The open plan breakfast kitchen/family room together with the dining room, have double doors leading directly to the raised rear terrace enjoying far reaching rural views.
The modern and comprehensive Nobila kitchen features a fitted range of wall and base units with integrated AEG appliances including five ring gas hob with extractor hood over and two electric double ovens. A large fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher and single sink drainer are also incorporated into the kitchen units as well as plentiful storage space and a useful breakfast bar. Due to the generous open plan nature there is ample room for a dining table and sitting area creating a wonderful family friendly living space.
Located adjacent to the kitchen is a functional utility room housing the gas central heating boiler, fitted base and wall cupboards and space for laundry appliances. An outside door leads to the paved side pathway providing access to the front and the rear of the property. The downstairs cloakroom features a WC, sink and sizeable storage cupboard.
Stairs lead from the reception hall to the first first landing off which is the tremendous master bedroom suite. This has a separate dressing area with a range of built in cupboards and en suite bathroom comprising a walk in shower, his and hers wash hand basins, WC and panelled bath. Double doors from the landing and master bedroom access the wooden decked balcony.
Also on the first floor are two beautifully appointed double bedrooms, sharing a “Jack and Jill” shower room. A further flight of stairs to the second floor lead to two further double bedrooms, both with fitted cupboards and bath/shower en suite rooms.
Gardens and grounds
St Oswald’s House is nicely set back behind a neatly clipped hedge with lawned area and tarmacadam driveway that leads to the double garage with personnel door, electric up and over doors offering plentiful storage space and two off road parking spaces.
The private rear garden features a raised Indian Stone terrace with wooden railings running along the whole of the rear of the property with steps down to the expansive lawned area containing an an attractive ornamental pond and retained by a mature laurel hedge. Far reaching views can be enjoyed, particularly from the elevated paved terrace, which is specifically designed to enjoy the southerly aspect.
House For SaleSt Oswald's House, Greenfields Lane, Malpas, Cheshire
Guide price £625,000
An outstanding detached 5 bedroom property enjoying far reaching views within the catchment area for the Malpas Schools
- Accommodation set over three floors
- 3 reception rooms, breakfast kitchen
- 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms
- Double garage
- Within walking distance of local schools