Lowcross Mill House lies on the edge of the charming village of Tilston, within a short drive of the popular village of Malpas. Tilston itself affords a variety of local amenities including a highly regarded gastro pub, Carden Arms, a village store, a church and playing fields. Malpas offers an excellent choice of local amenities, whilst Chester has a comprehensive offering.
On the educational front, Tilston has a highly regarded primary school and secondary schooling is available at Bishop Heber, Malpas rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted. There is a school bus pick up service for which this property is on the route. Outstanding independent schools include King’s and Queen’s School in Chester and Abbeygate College, Saighton.
The area is well-situated for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via road and rail. Both Chester and Wrexham offer direct services to London, Euston within 2 hours.
Lowcross Mill House dates back to the early 19th Century, a former Edge Estate cottage; more recently having been refurbished to a particularly high standard throughout, by the current owners. The property oozes charm with many period features including exposed beamed ceilings, an open fireplace, in addition to recently refitted quality bathrooms.
The property sits in beautiful landscaped gardens leading down to Edge Brook and benefits from an adjoining wild meadow/paddock ideal for recreational use, or for small livestock.
A pitched canopy porch gives way to the front door in turn opening into a welcoming central reception hall, having attractive Italian porcelain flooring which runs through to the dining room and kitchen. A recently refitted cloakroom includes a walk-in shower with thermostatic drench head, porcelain floor tiles and Metro wall tiles with WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
At the heart of the house is the kitchen fitted with high quality hand painted cabinets under oak block work surfaces including a movable central island. Appliances include an electric ceramic hob, under mounted Pyrolytic oven and further integral appliances include a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Opening off the kitchen is a spacious dining room with dual aspects affording wonderful views across the gardens towards open countryside. French doors also open from the kitchen into a substantial conservatory with Italian porcelain floor tiles. The conservatory enjoys beautiful views to the garden with double doors opening to a raised terrace with steps down to the garden.
Occupying the front of the property is a spacious and characterful living room with exposed beamed ceiling and an open fire basket within a brick recess with pitch pine surround and quarry tile hearth. Limed oak floorboards run throughout the room and there are French doors leading out to a paved terraced and the south east facing gardens.
A turned staircase with light oak handrails leads to the first-floor landing giving access to three double bedrooms, all having vaulted ceilings, bespoke hand painted wardrobes and exceptional rural views. A recently refitted and luxurious family bathroom includes a claw foot bath with thermostatic drench head shower and screen, a contemporary WC and pedestal wash hand basin, porcelain tile flooring and beautiful views to the gardens.
Gardens and Grounds
Lowcross Mill House is approached through a walled and brick pillared gated entrance onto an L-shaped driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, and in turn leads to a detached double garage with remote control roller shutter door. Worthy of particular mention are the attractive mature and generous gardens which are beautifully landscaped including large areas of rolling well-kept lawn, fringed with raised well-stocked borders containing an abundance of ornamental shrubbery and flowering plants. The formal gardens enjoy a most idyllic backdrop of a winding brook fringed with established deciduous trees creating a private and beautiful outdoor space. The gardens can be enjoyed from two patios to the rear of the house in addition to the conservatory, which overlooks most of the formal gardens. Adjoining the gardens is a large, mainly lawn, and flat meadow, ideal for children’s recreational use but would also support small livestock, having a field gate onto the adjoining lane.
House For SaleLowcross Mill House, Lowcross, Tilston, Malpas, Cheshire
Guide price £595,000
A beautifully presented character property within landscaped gardens with a small paddock, set within 0.7 acres in total.
- Imposing central reception hall
- 2 reception rooms and conservatory
- Beautifully fitted kitchen
- 3 double bedrooms
- 2 luxurious bath/shower rooms
- Approximately 149 sq m (1,601 sq ft) of living accommodation
- Extensive private parking and double detached garage
- Private south east facing gardens
- Adjoining paddock/wild meadow
- In all approximately 0.70 of an acre