Midlake House is situated in a particularly private setting at the end of a private lane 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.
Both Chester and Wrexham Business Parks are within a short drive. 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 in Rossett. Outstanding independent
schools include King's and Queen's School, Chester.
The property is well placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the north west via the A483 running north to south and the A55, North Wales Expressway accessing the North Wales
coastline and the M6, M53 and M56 motorway networks. Chester Station offers a direct service to London, Euston within 2 hours.
Midlake House is a substantial modern property built to a high standard of specification and finish by the current owners in 2003. The property is situated in a private setting at the head of a
private lane within large gardens enjoying panoramic views across open countryside.
Double doors open into an impressive central reception hall with limestone floor tiles, high plaster coved ceilings and light oak internal doors opening to the principal reception rooms.
A wonderful feature of the reception hall is a central split staircase leading to an equally impressive galleried landing. The hub of the property is the kitchen fitted with limed-oak cabinets with a central island, breakfast bar and dresser unit. Appliances include a Rangemaster double oven with extractor hood and integral appliances include a fridge and dishwasher, with space for a large American style fridge freezer. Adjoining the kitchen is a large breakfast room opening to a conservatory enjoying an east facing aspect ideal as a morning room.
Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room fitted with a range of cabinets with sink unit and plumbing for laundry appliances, with an adjoining WC, cloakroom and internal door to the double garage.
The principal reception room occupies the southern wing of the property offering generous entertaining space, featuring a noteworthy exposed brick inglenook fireplace housing a gas stove fire with oak over mantel. French doors open into a large east facing conservatory enjoying wonderful views to the gardens and open countryside beyond. Adjoining the kitchen with additional access from the reception hall is a well-proportioned dining room with double doors opening into the kitchen providing a sociable entertaining space. Across the hallway is the sitting room with oak floorboards and views to the front of the property.
A grand split-staircase rises to the most impressive galleried landing with oak balustrade with French doors opening to the front elevation to a balcony with views towards the Welsh hills.
The master bedroom suite also enjoys a private balcony with rural views, bespoke fitted bedroom furniture, a luxurious en suite bathroom and adjoining walk in dressing room. There are two further spacious en suite bedrooms both benefiting from walk-in wardrobes and two further double bedrooms, served by a family bathroom with corner bath, a shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and WC and vanity sink unit within fitted furniture.
Gardens and grounds
Midlake House is accessed off Hillock Lane along a private driveway leading to an imposing splayed brick wall entrance with electric gates opening onto a spacious gravel courtyard, providing
parking for numerous vehicles, in turn giving access to a double integral garage with remote roller shutter door. The property sits in generous private gardens enclosed by native hedging including numerous paved seating areas and some raised kitchen beds. The principal gardens sit to the south of the property including
some wonderful native trees including oak and sycamore in addition to magnolia trees, a monkey puzzle tree, weeping willow and a young fruit orchard. The gardens extend to approximately
1.64 acres in total.
House For SaleMidlake House, Hillock Lane, Gresford, Wrexham
Guide price £850,000 Sold
A most spacious and imposing bespoke modern property set within large gardens with rural views, in all about 1.64 acres.
- Impressive galleried reception hall
- 3 reception rooms, 2 conservatories
- Superb family kitchen and separate utility room
- 5 double bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms and separate WC
- Extensive courtyard parking with double garage
- Large private south facing gardens
- 16-panel solar installation
- Approximately 435.8 sq m (4692 sq ft) gross internal area
- In all extending to approximately 1.64 acres