The Village, Burton, Neston, CH64 5TQ, £650,000
**NO ONGOING CHAIN** A SUPERB four bedroom SANDSTONE house thought to date back to the 18th Century forming part of the Burton Manor Estate, with a sandstone Horse Gin now recorded in the Chester Archives, STUNNING SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN, SUBSTANTIAL STONE BARN and an IDYLLIC CONSERVATION AREA location at the heart of this historic village.
- Brief Description
Burton Village is renowned throughout the Wirral and Cheshire for the character inherent within its properties, and Stone House is a classic example of such character. The property has beautiful sandstone construction, provenance dating back to the 1700s and numerous period features, which include a Horse Gin, within the superb south west facing rear garden. Of particular additional note is the substantial two storey sandstone barn/workshop, which is located to the west of the rear garden and has numerous potential uses and development possibilities (subject to planning consent and building regulations). Stone House also has benefits from a private driveway, external (gardeners) WC, partial double glazing, mix of woodblock and quarry tile flooring, ledged, braced and Suffolk latched internal doors, ceiling beam features, an oil fired central heating system along with an oil fired Aga cooking range, connections to mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage, and the following accommodation which is described in detail below.
- Entrance Porch
1.42m x 1.14m (4'8" x 3'9")
With radiator, main front door, staircase to the first floor accommodation and ground floor inner door leading to the dining hall.
- Dining Room
5.30m x 3.23m (17'5" x 10'7")
With attractive bow bay window, quarry tiled flooring, radiator, wall lights, exposed stone fireplace with wood burning stove, aspect over the rear garden, telephone point, ceiling beams, and inner doors leading to the sitting room and inner hallway.
- Sitting Room
5.36m x 4.22m (17'7" x 13'10")
With windows to three elevations, to one side overlooking the village towards the Welsh Hills and floods the room with sunlight on summer evenings, feature window on rear wall beautifully framing the garden, herringbone pattern woodblock flooring, 'Morso' woodburning stove, ceiling beams, radiator, television point and double inner doors leading to the study.
3.05m x 1.57m (10'0" x 5'2")
With double external French doors overlooking and leading to the rear garden, radiator, and inner doorways leading to the ground floor shower room and work room/office.
- Ground Floor Shower Room
2.41m x 1.63m (7'11" x 5'4")
With white suite having chromium fittings comprising tiled shower area with shower curtain rail and fitted electric shower unit, wash hand basin with monobloc mixer tap and facing mirror, WC, radiator and grain effect flooring.
- Work Room/Office
3.33m x 2.54m (10'11" x 8'4")
Sitting back from the front line of the property, with window to the front elevation, quarry tiled flooring, double radiator and exposed sandstone inner wall.
- Inner Hall
2.18m x 0.91m (7'2" x 3')
With quarry tiled flooring, recessed halogen lights, and inner doorways leading to the snug, utility room and kitchen.
3.23m x 2.74m (10'7" x 9')
With herringbone pattern woodblock flooring, dual aspect windows, display recess within an exposed sandstone wall, double radiator, television point, ceiling beams and wall lights.
- Utility Room
1.68m x 1.55m (5'6" x 5'1")
With window to the east aspect, wash hand basin, tiled flooring, floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler, and points and space for a washing machine.
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
4.67m x 3.58m (15'4" x 11'9")
A superb day to day room taking full advantage of its triple aspect windows over the beautiful rear garden, and with the additional benefits of ceiling beams, exposed brick walls, an oil fired Aga cooking range, grain effect range of wall units, floor cupboards and drawers with granite effect work surface and tiled splashback, mobile pitch pine island unit with drawers for extra storage, tiled flooring, pillared radiator, television point, rear external door, stainless steel circular sink unit with adjacent drainer and monobloc mixer tap, and points and space for a dishwasher and refrigerator/freezer. This room also has plenty of space for a table and seating.
- L-Shaped Landing
5.40m x 2.34m (17'9" x 7'8")
With radiator, loft access hatch, staircase leading from the ground floor entrance porch, inner landing section and two windows taking full advantage of the superb rear aspects.
- Bedroom One
3.76m x 3.56m (12'4" x 11'8")
With revealed timber flooring, wall lights, double radiator and delightful aspects to the rear.
- Bedroom Two
4.17m x 3.18m (13'8" x 10'5")
An intriguing room with glazed double doors leading off the landing, exposed ceiling beams and sandstone chimney breast, revealed timber flooring, wall lights, window to the front and inner doorway leading to a walk-in wardrobe.
- Bedroom Three
3.48m max x 2.97m
A light filled double room with window to the front, fitted carpet and radiator.
- Bedroom Four
3.4m max x 2.82m
With exposed sandstone wall, revealed timber flooring, loft access hatch, doorway leading to an eaves storage space (or den) and airing cupboard with folding door, slatted shelving and pressurised and insulted hot water cylinder, and window to the east elevation.
- First Floor Bathroom
2.34m x 2.20m (7'8" x 7'3")
With white suite having chromium fittings comprising wood panelled bath, wash hand basin with facing mirror, dual flush WC, part panelled walls, revealed timber flooring, ceiling spotlights, fan and heated chromium ladder style towel rail/radiator.
To the front of the property there is a sandstone laid section with Yorkstone pathway leading to the main front door, along with a flagged driveway which leads alongside the property and then via a superb aged oak arched gateway to the rear garden. The rear garden is without doubt one of the principal features of note relating to the property, being south west facing, much larger than average and very attractively presented, which is a result of years of care and attention by the present owners. The rear garden comprises a large main lawned section which is surrounded by very extensive well stocked flower and shrubbery borders, a monkey puzzle tree, various other mature deciduous and evergreen trees, slate shaled sections, a main flagged, pebbled and set laid seating area with additional circular flower planter section, covered log store, external lighting, decorative trellis work, a pergola covered seating area immediately adjacent to the rear of the house, a modern double bunded oil storage tank, sandstone boundary wall to either side and a gateway leading to a delightful kitchen garden area with greenhouse, summerhouse, storage shed, open fronted machinery store, vegetable garden and mature fruit trees. Of historic note is the horse gin situated in a section of the garden slightly lower than the main lawn, this being an area where livestock would have pulled a circular turntable on a central axle which then powered water pumps or various items of other ancillary machinery.
- Two Storey Sandstone/Brick Barn
Ground Floor - 27'7" x 15'3"With lighting.First Floor - 27'8" x 16'7"With double first floor loading doors, exposed main roof support beam and lighting.
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