House For Sale

The Paddock, Tilston, Malpas, Cheshire

Offers Over £675,000

An attractive and substantial 5 bedroom family home within extensive gardens and grounds on the edge of the village of Tilston

  • Substantial detached family property within beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds
  • Situated on the edge of Tilston Village in a private and quiet setting
  • Reception hall, lounge
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room, study
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bath/shower rooms
  • Second floor games room/living room
  • Garage, large garden room with workshop
  • EPC rating D

The Paddock lies on the edge of the charming village of Tilston in a beautiful private setting. Tilston affords a variety of local amenities, including the newly re-opened Carden Arms public house , village store, a church and village playing fields. The nearby village of Malpas offers excellent local amenities, whilst Chester has a comprehensive offering. Carden Park Hotel and Golf Resort offers recreational opportunities, in addition to the Cheshire Cycleway which runs through the village.

Tilston has a highly regarded primary school and secondary schooling is available at Bishop Heber, Malpas, rated “outstanding” by Ofsted.

The area is well-positioned for commuting to the Commercial Centres of the North West via road and rail with a direct rail service to London, Euston from both Chester and Wrexham in under two hours.

The Paddock is a substantial detached property built circa 1984, offering privacy and wonderful rural views. The current owners have undergone an extensive scheme of modernisation and improvement internally and externally, including the addition of a stunning open plan kitchen and dining area.

A large enclosed porch gives access to the solid oak and glass front door opening into an imposing central galleried reception hall, with original mahogany parquet flooring, from where all the downstairs reception rooms are accessed. A well-proportioned living room incorporates a Clearview log burner within a brick surround and patio doors afford spectacular views across the rear garden. A charming south-east facing sitting room offering additional reception space enjoys views across the neighbouring field. At the heart of the house is a stunning open plan dining kitchen, featuring sold mahogany flooring in the dining area and Karndean flooring in the kitchen. The spacious dining area contains a built in display cabinet and large window overlooking the rear gardens. The newly fitted Tegla bespoke kitchen features painted solid wood cabinets, under granite work surfaces incorporating a twin ceramic Shaws Classic sink. A useful larder cupboard offers excellent additional storage space. The focal point of the kitchen is a double oven oil-fired Aga within a tiled recess with wooden beam over. Quality appliances include a built in Bosch electric oven, 2 ring hob and an integral Miele dishwasher. Space has been incorporated for a large style American fridge freezer. A WC with shower and a rear porch including a single Shaws Classic sink and space for laundry appliances completes the ground floor accommodation.

An elegant and newly installed solid oak spindle staircase rises to a galleried landing with vaulted ceiling and large south-facing picture windows, providing an abundance of natural light. A spacious master bedroom enjoys a luxurious en- suite shower room, fitted with a contemporary white suite. There are three further double bedrooms, one of which also benefits from an en-suite shower room. A wonderful modern bathroom includes a free-standing dual end bath and a separate shower cubicle. There is also a useful study.

A further staircase rises to a second floor loft conversion offering an excellent fifth double bedroom with en suite shower facilities and an external balcony which has delightful views. Adjoining the bedroom is a living room ideal for a
dependent relative or as a games room for an older child.

Grounds and gardens
The Paddock sits behind a splayed sandstone wall with gated entrance leading to an extensive parking area to the front of the house, giving access to a garage with adjoining gated carport which has all-weather access to the house. The front gardens are landscaped with established well-stocked borders providing privacy from the road. The enclosed rear gardens are completely secure and of excellent size incorporating a fully enclosed log store, kitchen garden and numerous paved seating areas. At the foot of the formal gardens is a substantial partly converted former Nissen hut, comprising a garden room with vaulted ceiling and glazed elevations offering beautiful views across the gardens. The garden room incorporates a domestic bar, central heating, WC and ceramic tiled flooring, ideal for garden parties. Adjoining the garden room is a large workshop, which could be converted to create a home fitness suite. Beyond the garden building is a wild paddock and orchard running down to the stream.

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