Five Oaks is situated in an exceptional setting, benefiting from tremendous rural views yet within walking distance of the sought-after village of Christleton. Christleton offers a broad range of local amenities, including a general store, hairdressers, dental practice, gastro pub, village hall and local church whilst Chester provides a more comprehensive offering.
On the educational front, Christleton enjoys excellent state schooling, namely Christleton Primary and Christleton High Schools, both deemed “outstanding” by Ofsted. Local independent schools include King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester and Abbey Gate College in Saighton.
The property is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the north west, with the A55 within half a mile connecting to the M53, M56 and M6 motorway networks. Chester railway station offers a direct service to London, Euston in 2 hours
Five Oaks is a substantial property built in the 1920’s and has been subject to a comprehensive scheme of refurbishment in recent years including the conversion of the garage to create a wonderful family room.
The front door opens into an enclosed porch with quarry tile flooring with an inner door opening to an imposing central reception hall with doors to all principal rooms. At the heart of the house is a superb kitchen with breakfast room with a recently refitted kitchen with shaker style cabinets under oak block work surfaces with a range of appliances including a “Leisure” range cooker with extractor hood and integral microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The kitchen features twin Belfast sinks, oak flooring and a breakfast area with fitted bench seating.
Adjoining the kitchen is a well-proportioned dining room featuring a fireplace opening within a wooden surround with marble hearth. Across the hallway is a large sitting room having twin aspects, featuring a “Clearview” woodburning stove with oak over mantel and slate hearth.
To the rear of the property is a hallway linking the kitchen to a utility room, fitted with range of cabinets with sink unit and plumbing for laundry appliances with an adjoining WC. Accessed from the rear hall is a family room with exposed oak flooring and patio doors opening to a natural stone paved terrace with views towards the Welsh hills.
A turned staircase rises to the spacious first floor landing giving access to five double bedrooms, some having original cast iron fireplaces and built-in wardrobes and all enjoying rural views. There is a luxurious recently refitted shower room with oversized shower cubicle with electric shower. A second family bathroom enjoys a white three-piece suite in addition to a walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatic drench head shower and underfloor heating.
Set behind established hedging affording privacy from the lane, Five Oaks is entered through a gated entrance onto an extensive gravel driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, with scope to build a garage, subject to planning consent. The gardens are a feature of the property, extending to approximately 0.49 acres, mainly laid to lawn with established neatly clipped boundary hedges. To the western side of the house is a natural stone paved terrace with pathway leading to the rear of the house with additional seating areas. To the rear of the gardens is a useful wooden garden shed.
House For SaleFive Oaks, Pearl Lane, Littleton, Chester, Cheshire
Offers Over £750,000 Sold
A substantial beautifully presented residence within large private gardens extending to approximately 0.5 acres, with exceptional rural views.
- Stunning open countryside views
- Porch and imposing central reception hall
- Recently re-fitted breakfast kitchen
- 3 reception rooms
- Rear hallway, utility room and WC
- 5 double bedrooms, study/bedroom 6
- 2 bath/shower rooms
- Large private gardens extending to approx. 0.49 acres
- Approx. 222.6 sq m (2396 sq ft) of living accommodation