The property is situated in an established and highly sought-after residential setting, within walking distance of Chester city centre. Nearby Handbridge and Westminster Park offer a choice of independent shops including two award-winning butchers, a fishmongers, Co-operative stores and boutique shops, whilst Chester provides a comprehensive offering.
Local recreational facilities include tennis, football, croquet and golf at Westminster Park, golf at Chester Golf Club,
horse racing at the Chester Racecourse and water sports on the River Dee. Local state schooling includes Belgrave Primary School, deemed "outstanding" by Ofsted and Queens Park and Catholic High Schools in Chester offering "good" schooling. Highly regarded independent schools include King's and Queen's Schools in Chester, both within walking distance.
The property is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the M53/M56 motorway network and to the North Wales coast via the A55. Chester Business park is within 2.5 miles. Chester station offers a direct service to London Euston, within 2 hours.
The property was built in the early 1960s and the subject of a substantial two-storey extension circa 2007, now presenting a spacious and beautifully presented family home.
The front door opens into an enclosed porch with arch glazed doors opening to a welcoming reception hall with WC and under stairs storage cupboard. The hub of the house is an exceptional open plan family dining kitchen which forms part of the extension work and enjoys a semi vaulted ceiling with Velux windows with remote shutters. The kitchen itself is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke high gloss cabinets under granite work surfaces. Appliances include a Neff five burner gas hob with extractor hood, double electric oven, an integral Bosch dishwasher and integral fridge and freezer. Oak laminate flooring runs through into the spacious family room with dining area, and bi-fold doors lead out to the rear garden.
Across the hallway is a spacious lounge featuring a living flame gas fireplace within a marble surround and hearth. This room enjoys a wealth of natural daylight having front and rear aspects with double glazed French doors to the rear garden. A well-proportioned dining room sits to the front of the house with space for a substantial dining table and views to the front garden.
A polished turned spindle staircase leads to a half landing with picture window, in turn rising to the spacious first floor landing giving access to all bedrooms. The spacious master bedroom enjoys bespoke fitted bedroom furniture including "his and her" wardrobes, a dressing unit and bedside cabinets. This bedroom is served by a luxurious en suite, featuring an oversize shower cubicle with thermostatic drench head shower, a vanity sink unit with vanity mirror and lighting, a WC, chrome heated towel radiator and underfloor heating. The guest bedroom and bedroom 3 are also fitted with a range of bespoke bedroom furniture, and there are two further bedrooms.
A spacious family bathroom is fitted with a jacuzzi style bath, a corner shower cubicle with electric shower, a "Roca" vanity sink unit with mirror and lighting and a chrome heated towel radiator. Adjoining the bathroom is a separate WC with wash hand basin.
The property sits behind a low-level brick wall with mature hedging and benefits from a block paved driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles. The front garden is mainly lawned and includes a beautiful silver birch tree.
The principal gardens sit to the rear of the property, enclosed by high level fencing with some mature hedging. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked borders including numerous shrubs, flowering perennials and bulbs. Running along the rear of the house is a paved terrace with path in addition to a raised timber decked seating area providing a lovely area for alfresco dining.
Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage. Integrated alarm system, broadband and telephone connections. None of the services have been tested and no warranty is given as to these connections.
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.
House For Sale136, Lache Lane, Chester, Cheshire
Offers Over £600,000 Sold
**GUIDE PRICE £600,000 - £625,000 **. A beautifully presented and spacious family home in a sought-after residential setting, within walking distance of Chester City Centre and good schools.
- Porch and central reception hall
- Superb open plan family/dining kitchen
- 2 generous reception rooms
- 5 bedrooms
- 2 bath/shower rooms and separate WC
- Approximately 209 sq m (2,254 sq ft) in total
- Extensive off-road parking
- Generous established gardens
- EPC Rating C