House For Sale

Beechwood Cottage, Wrexham Road, Pulford, Chester

Offers Over £500,000 Sold

Guide Price £500,000 - £525,000. A spacious character property with outbuilding set within generous gardens with rural views, within a short drive of Chester City Centre.

  • Superb convenient location
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Breakfast kitchen
  • Large family bathroom
  • Approximately 139.6 sq m (1,503 sq ft) of living accommodation
  • Garaging and adjoining brick outbuildings
  • Generous gardens with orchard
  • Approximately 0.45 of an acre in total
  • EPC Rating F

Beechwood Cottage is situated in an attractive and convenient setting enjoying rural views, on the fringe of the sought-after village of Pulford, to the south of Chester City Centre. The property enjoys wonderful westerly views across prime Cheshire countryside.

The nearby village of Rossett, offers a good range of local amenities, with several restaurants, public houses and convenience stores, whilst Chester provides a comprehensive offering. The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel and Spa and Llyndir Hotel and Spa are both within a short drive.
The property is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the A55 which leads to the M53 and M56 motorway network and the property is within 2.5 miles of the Chester Business Park. Chester station offers a direct service to London, Euston within 2 hours.

Good local primary and secondary schools are available in Rossett, whilst highly regarded independent schooling is available at King's and Queen's Schools in Chester.

The Property
Beechwood Cottage is a charming property, formerly part of the Duke of Westminster's Estate, with origins dating back circa 1750. The property has since been extended circa 1979 with the addition of a two-storey northern wing and an outrigger to the eastern elevation.

The property retains many original features with some exposed beamed ceilings, open fireplaces, whilst benefiting from uPVC double glazing throughout.

The Accommodation
An attractive arch topped door opens into a reception area with stairs to the first floor and doors leading to the lounge and sitting room.

The lounge is particularly generous having twin aspects, exposed beamed ceilings and a noteworthy open basket fireplace within an exposed brick chimney piece with oak overmantel. Across the hallway is a charming sitting room also enjoying an exposed beamed ceiling and cast-iron open fireplace within an oak fire surround with natural stone hearth. This room benefits from a bespoke mahogany bookcase to one chimney recess and a ledge and brace door gives access to under stairs storage.

The kitchen sits to the rear of the house, with an easterly aspect and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wooden cabinets with an array of appliances including an integral fridge and freezer, a ceramic electric hob with extractor hood and built under electric oven. A stable door gives access to a well-proportioned dining room, also having an exposed beamed ceiling and superb views to the rear gardens.

The staircase rises to a most spacious galleried landing providing access to all four double bedrooms; the master bedroom benefiting from built-in wardrobes with pitch-pine panelled doors. Bedroom 2 benefits from a vanity pitch-pine sink unit.

A spacious bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and an accessible shower cabinet with electric shower.

The property sits behind a mature clipped hedge set well back from the road. A gravel driveway leads to the side of the property providing parking for numerous vehicles, in turn giving access to the garage with adjoining workshop, general store, boiler room and gardener's WC. The outbuilding extends to approximately 52 sq m (560 sq ft) and benefits from electricity and water and offers scope for a multitude of uses.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property being of excellent size, mainly laid to lawn with a variety of specimen trees. At one end of the garden is an enclosed established orchard including damson, pear, Bramley apple and eating apple trees. To the rear of the property is a granite sett laid terrace with a brick-built barbeque and wood store. A path leads along the outbuildings to an additional hardstanding, presenting opportunities.

Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system. Integrated alarm system and telephone connections. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves with regards to the availability and adequacy of all services. None of the services have been tested and no warranty is given as to the connections.

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all existing easements, wayleaves and rights of way whether specified or not within these sales particulars. Of note, buyers should be aware that the adjoining property, Woodend, does have a right of way over the outer driveway giving access to Woodend.

Sale Boundaries
The property is defined on a plan within the sales particulars, edged red.

From Chester proceed south on the A483, Wrexham Road continuing across the A55 and after a short distance take the left fork at the traffic lights signposted Pulford, along the B5445. After approximately 1 mile Beechwood Cottage will be seen on your left-hand side.

Strictly by appointment through the selling agent, Fisher German. T: 01244 409660.

Photography and brochure produced January 2021.

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