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Three Gables, Holywell Lane, Clutton, Chester

Guide price £500,000 Sale Agreed


A beautifully presented character property in a sought-after village setting.

  • Porch and galleried reception hall
  • 2 reception rooms and conservatory
  • Superb breakfast kitchen
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • 3 bath/shower rooms and separate WC
  • Approximately 198 sq m (2,133 sq ft) includinggaraging
  • Private gardens, extensive off-road parking
  • Large single garage



Situation
Three Gables is located in the pretty village of Clutton, to the south of the Roman city of Chester. The nearby villages of Farndon and
Malpas both offer an array of daily amenities and facilities, whilst Chester provides a more comprehensive offering. Nearby and
within walking distance is a popular gastro pub, The Cock O’Barton.


Local recreational facilities include Carden Park Golf Resort and Spa (within 1 mile), Aldersey Green Golf Club, mountain biking and walking along the Sandstone Trail and horse racing at Bangor-onDee and Chester racecourses. Schooling is well provided with Clutton Church of England Primary School within a short stroll,
rated "outstanding" by Ofsted. Bishop Heber High School, Malpas, also rated "outstanding" by Ofsted is within a short drive and has
school transport from the village. Excellent independent schools include Abbey Gate College in Saighton and King's and Queen's Schools in Chester.


The area is well positioned for commuting by road to the commercial centres of the North West whilst Chester train stations offers services to London, Euston within 2 hours.


The property
Three Gables is a particularly attractive property believed to date back to the 1820s; formerly serving as the village shop. The property is of sandstone and rendered elevations under natural
slate roofing, retaining many internal period features including exposed beamed ceilings. The current owners have refurbished the property in recent years, to a particularly high standard of
specification and finish throughout.


The accommodation
The front door opens into an enclosed porch which then opens into a wonderful galleried reception hall, featuring oiled oak flooring that runs throughout much of the ground floor accommodation. The reception hall enjoys access to a downstairs cloakroom and under stairs storage cupboard.


A spacious breakfast kitchen is fitted with bespoke, hand-painted cabinets by Cheshire Furniture Company under granite work
surfaces. An oil-fired double oven AGA is the centrepiece of the kitchen. Additional appliances include a Neff ceramic hob, electric fan assisted oven, a fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Travertine
limestone flooring runs throughout the kitchen into the breakfast area and glazed French doors open to the east facing rear garden,
ideal for al-fresco breakfasts.


Adjoining the kitchen is a spacious reception room currently being used as a home office but which could also make an excellent dining room. It has a pretty bay window with views to the rear
garden. Across the hallway is a spacious sitting room enjoying treble aspects, and a woodburning stove within a chimney recess with oak overmantel. Double doors lead from the lounge into a large double-glazed uPVC conservatory with electric underfloor heating and tremendous views into the rear garden. The conservatory provides a link to a useful guest bedroom with its own shower room with WC, which could be further adapted ideal for a dependent relative. There is a further door giving access to the
attached garage.


A turned staircase rises to a particularly spacious galleried landing featuring a bank of bespoke bookcases and access to a linen cupboard. The spacious master bedroom features a range of fitted bedroom furniture and a luxurious en-suite with walk in shower, built in WC and vanity sink unit with an illuminated mirror, and a ladder
style towel radiator. There are two further double bedrooms served by a luxurious and spacious family bathroom. The family bathroom
features an oval bath with side fill, a corner shower cubicle with thermostatic drench head and wand, "his and her" contemporary
wall hung vanity sink cabinets with illuminated vanity mirrors and a WC.


Outside
The property is set behind a low-level sandstone wall with established beech hedging offering privacy. A gravel driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles, with inner double gates
opening onto a pattern imprinted driveway offering additional parking in turn leading to the garage which enjoys a remote electric
door. The garage benefits from lighting, electricity and plumbing for laundry appliances.


The front garden is mainly lawned with established boundary hedges. To the rear of the property is particularly private garden, with
an easterly aspect, incorporating a lawned area edged by stocked borders. Running along the rear of the property is an extensive paved
terrace with steps leading up to an additional paved seating area, bordered by a variety of shrubs and floral planting. The rear garden
benefits from an outdoor cold-water supply.

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