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Bracken House, Woodlands Road, Chester, Cheshire

Offers Over £500,000 Sold

A spacious 5 bedroom family house in a quiet residential setting within walking distance of Chester City Centre and some highly regarded schools.

  • A beautiful detached family home in a quiet residential setting
  • Within walking distance of the City Centre
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge with tri-fold doors to garden
  • Dining Room, Breakfast kitchen
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Twin integral garage (currently adapted as a studio)
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Private off-street parking
  • EPC rating - D

Bracken House is situated in a highly sought-after and exclusive residential setting to the south west of Chester, within walking distance of the City Centre.

There is an excellent range of local shops in Westminster Park including a butchers, fishmongers and Co-operative store, additional independent shops in Saltney and Handbridge, with comprehensive facilities in Chester. Local recreational facilities include Chester Golf Club, with Westminster Park offering tennis, croquet, football and cricket, a Nuffield health club and water sports on the River Dee.

There are two outstanding local primary schools, two good local secondary schools and independent schooling at King's and Queen's Schools, Chester.

Commuting to the commercial centres of the North West is straightforward with easy access to the A55 leading to the M53, M56 and M6 networks. Chester Railway Station offers a direct service to London, Euston within 2 hours. Chester Business Park is within 2.5 miles.

Bracken House is a beautiful family home, built circa 1990 by local developers, Macbryde Homes.  The property offers free-flowing living accommodation and five generous bedrooms, ideal for the family market.

A covered porch gives way to the front door opening into a welcoming central reception hall, having wood laminate flooring, affording access to all downstairs rooms including the cloakroom.

Benefiting from dual aspects is a well-proportioned lounge, featuring a living flame gas fire within a marble surround and hearth and painted decorative surround. Stunning tri-fold doors open to the south east facing rear paved terrace, providing flexible entertaining space together with a bay-window to the front aspect. Glazed double doors open into the dining room, having dado rail, views to the rear garden and conveniently adjoins the kitchen.

The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of oak cabinets, under worksurfaces incorporating a breakfast bar. Appliances include a 'Bosch' gas hob with extractor hood, 'Neff' double electric oven and an integral 'Neff' fridge. There is also plumbing for a dishwasher. Conveniently positioned is the utility room fitted with a range of matching base cabinets, with single drainer sink unit, plumbing for laundry appliances and space for a freezer.

A handsome turned spindle staircase ascends to a first floor landing, fitted with a useful range of linen cupboards and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. The roomy master bedroom is fitted with a range of bespoke wardrobes and matching cabinets and enjoys a most sizeable en suite bathroom with fully tiled walls. There are four further bedrooms served by a family bathroom. The bathroom has been re-fitted with a high-quality suite including a free-standing clawfoot bath, an oversize corner shower cabinet with thermostatic drench head, a 'Savoy' pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

The property sits behind a mature laurel hedge offering privacy to the front lawned garden. A block paved driveway provides off-street parking for at least two cars, giving access to the integral twin garage, which has been adapted for current use as a studio, but can quite easily revert to garaging.

The block paving runs to the front porch in addition to a pretty seating area to the front of the house.

The rear garden is mainly hard landscaped with extensive paved seating areas, a timber-built gazebo with power and heating, and numerous shrubs and planted borders including a wonderful Yucca plant and grapevine. The centrepiece of the garden is a custom-built, wood-fired pizza oven with adjoining BBQ, under a clay tiled canopy. To the side of the property is a wooden garden shed and to the opposite side, a pedestrian gate giving access to the front of the house.

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