St James’ Vicarage is situated in the sought after village of Audlem some 7 miles to the south of Nantwich. The village is very picturesque having won Cheshire’s ‘Village of the Year’ and the National ‘Building the Community’ award. Despite its rural location there is an excellent range of local shops including butcher, local store and Co-Op in addition to the Village Hall, Medical Centre and various Tea Rooms, Delis, Cafes and Pubs. A wider range of amenities are available in the nearby market town of Nantwich.
Local recreational facilities include Onneley and Markey Drayton Golf clubs and the village has its own cricket club with Aston and Nantwich being within a short driving distance. In Nantwich there is a sports club, gyms, football club and racket sports in addition to horse racing at Chester and Bangor-on-Dee with various professional riding schools and livery available locally.
On the educational front the village is well catered for with Audlem St James' CofE Primary School and Brine Lees Secondary School and Reaseheath College being nearby in Nantwich. Commuting to the commercial centres of the north west and beyond is straightforward with easy access to the M6 and the property is within 10.5 miles of Crewe train station providing a 1hr35 direct service to London. There are international airports at Manchester & Liverpool respectively.
St James’ Vicarage was built during the 1970’s and is constructed of brick with painted timber elevations under a tiled roof and benefits from oil central heating and double glazing throughout. Whilst the property offers comfortable accommodation, there is certainly scope to extend and modernise the current configuration to create a contemporary home within an superb plot.
The side door opens into a glazed porch and cloak room which links directly into the staircase hall where all the principal reception rooms are accessed. At the front of the property is an open living room and dining room with gas fire and a front garden aspect. Adjacent is the office which could be used as a second reception room but would be ideal as a home-work space. Opening off the hall is the open plan kitchen and breakfast area designed with modern day living in mind with a sociable dining area and access to the utility room, garage and rear garden. The recently fitted kitchen has a range of wall and base units under worksurfaces incorporating sink unit, Bosch oven, ceramic hob with extractor over. Beyond the kitchen is the double garage with electric up and over door and houses the oil tank and Worcester boiler.
To the first floor is 4 double bedrooms with some restricted headroom and a family bathroom with bath, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity unit below, WC and a towel radiator. Also, off the landing is a separate shower room.
To the front of the property is a drive and parking area with lawned garden fronted by a mature Beech hedge. The rear garden is profound feature of the house being a good size and predominantly laid to lawn with established tall hedges being a mix of Conifer and Beech. There is no doubt the house could be extended without impacting on the gardens subject to the relevant planning permissions.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil central heating. Telephone and broadband connections.
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 5500. W: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk
Council Tax: Band E - £2,256.27 payable 2020/21
Proceed from Nantwich on the A529 passing the left turning to Crewe/Hatherton and proceed around the right-hand bend towards Hankelow. Pass through Hankelow following signposts for Audlem and on entering the village take the first left hand turning into the 20 zone and the house will be seen after a short distance on the left hand side, visible by a Fisher German sale board.
Strictly by appointment through the selling agent, Fisher German.
House For SaleSt James' Vicarage, 66, Heathfield Road, Audlem, Crewe, Cheshire
Offers in Excess of £350,000
*SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER* A modern former vicarage with scope for extension and modernisation occupying a convenient location on the edge of the village
- Detached former Vicarage with scope for extension and modernisation
- Porch and Cloak Room
- Spacious Open Plan Sitting Room with Dining Area, Home Office
- Kitchen with Breakfast Area
- Utility Room with Double Garage, WC and Store Room off
- 4 Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and separate Shower Room
- Private Driveway, Parking and front Lawn, Large rear Garden with Patio
- Approximately 195.7sqm (2,106.8 sqft) of accommodation including the garage
- EPC Rating E