House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 12
A former farm house and a wonderful character property on the outskirts of Puddington Village near Chester having panoramic views over the Dee Estuary towards the Welsh hills. An extensive and imaginative scheme of refurbishment has been undertaken to the former farm house to create a quite outstanding family home with a wealth of character features and good quality modern appointments. Features include wonderful wood block floors, original fireplaces, an equipped gym, jacuzzi bath within the bathroom and an external hot tub within a courtyard.
The former farm house offers three good sized reception rooms, along with study and garden room. The kitchen is a magnificent room with vaulted ceiling and exposed oak king post trusses, excellent range of fittings and the dining/living area under which there is a wine cellar. The first floor offers four good sized bedrooms the master bedroom have an en suite shower room and the family bathroom being a stunning feature with large jacuzzi bath and steam shower.
Accessed off the kitchen is a small enclosed courtyard with a hot tub and access to a gym equipped with a treadmill, rower and cross trainer.
Situated on the outskirts of Puddington Village enjoying wonderful views to the Dee Estuary and Welsh hills. Close proximity to Chester, North Wales and Cheshire Oaks. Craxton Wood hotel is in very close proximity.
Front door to:
Vestibule 9'3 x 6'10 (2.82m x 2.08m) Double glazed windows to the front and side, vaulted ceiling and red brick elevations, central heating radiator, quarry tiled floor, lead light door and side panel to:
Reception Hall Oak block floor, central heating radiator, original staircase to first floor.
Cloakroom Fitted with suite in white with chrome fittings comprising wash basin and WC, part tiled walls and tiled floor, central heating radiator.
Lounge 20' x 14'4 (6.10m x 4.37m). A most attractive room with double glazed windows to both the front and rear, period style fire surround with cast iron inset, two central heating radiators.
Snooker room/dining room 14'1 x 13'10 (4.29m x 4.22m) with cast iron period style fireplace, lead light double glazed windows to the front and side, pine block floor, central heating radiator, attractive views towards the Welsh hills. The snooker table converts into a dining table suitable for seating 11 people.
Snug 13'10 x 12' (4.22m x 3.66m) With cast iron period style fireplace, window to the rear, double glazed French doors and central heating radiator, attractive views towards the Welsh hills. There are two JAY-BE Apollo single folding beds with sprung slatted base and airflow mattress available for this room. Alternatively a double folding bed can be provided upon request.
Garden Room 31'6 x 5'6 (9.60m x 1.68m) A very light room in a conservatory style of Pilkington double glazed kay glass roof with oak block floor and exposed brick walling, double glazed windows and French door to garden.
Study 9' x 6'10 (2.74m x 2.08m) With central heating radiator and double glazed window. A day bed is provided in this room, but it is a small room, so there is just enough room for the bed!
Kitchen/Dining/Living Room 26'8 x 15'10 (8.13m x 4.83m) Quite a magnificent room with vaulted ceiling having exposed king post trusses and purlings. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of modern units in a white gloss finish with brushed steel handles and granite work surfaces there is a large central island unit, two oven Aga and conventional double oven and hob with 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink, integrated dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer, oak block flooring with under floor heating with dual zone temperature control, double glazed windows. There is a trap door to a wine Cellar 8'8 x 7'4 (2.64m x 2.24m) with generous wine storage and paddle steps with glass viewing panel to the kitchen floor.
Utility Room There is a generous utility area and boiler room, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink, excellent range of storage cupboards, washer dryer and windows to the front.
First Floor The original turn staircase with pine balustrade leads to first floor:
Landing With double glazed rear window.
Master Bedroom 1 14'6 x 14'4 (4.42m x 4.37m) Beautifully fitted with an excellent range of wardrobes, cast iron period style fireplace, double glazed windows to the front and side with attractive views, central heating radiator. There is a king sized bed in this room.
En Suite Shower Room Beautifully fitted with a modern suite in white with chrome fittings comprising large shower cubicle, wash basin and vanity unit and WC, tiled walls and tiled floor, double glazed window, chrome heated towel rail and down lighters to ceiling, extractor fan.
Rear Bedroom 2 13'10 x 12' (4.22m x 3.66m) Double glazed window, cast iron period style fireplace, central heating radiator, built in wardrobe. There is a king size bed in this room.
Rear Bedroom 3 13'1 x 10' (3.99m x 3.05m) Double glazed window, central heating radiator, cast iron period style fireplace, built in wardrobe. There is a double bed in this room.
Bedroom 4 7'10 x 7' (2.39m x 2.13m) With double glazed window and central heating radiator. There is a single day bed in this room. the room is small, so there is just enough room for the bed!
Bathroom 10'4 x 8'8 (3.15m x 2.64m) Superbly fitted with a contemporary suite in white with chrome fittings comprising a large spa bath, steam shower with radio, wash basin, WC, tiled walls and tiled floor, double glazed window, chrome heated towel rail, down lighters to ceiling, large wall mounted mirror.
To property is set in good sized gardens and is approached through a pillared entrance with electrically operated and remote control gates leading to a brick set driveway providing parking and turning for several vehicles. There are lawned gardens to the front, side and rear which enjoy attractive views over open countryside towards the Dee Estuary and Welsh Hills. There is a walled decked area with a hot tub.
Garage 15'6 x 8' (4.72m x 2.44m) With double opening timber doors, side personal door, electric light and power.
Gymnasium 9' x 7'10 (2.74m x 2.39m) with a cross trainer, rower and treadmill.
The house is really suitable for a maximum occupancy of 10, however 12 can be accommodated at a push, see below:
Summary of beds:
Bedroom 1 - King Size Double Bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 2 - King Size Double Bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 3 - Double Bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 4 - Single Day Bed (sleeps 1)
Snug - Two folding single beds with sprung slatted base and airflow mattress. Alternatively a folding double bed can be provided upon request (sleeps 2)
Study - Single Day bed (sleeps 1).
There are 2 further single folding sprung slatted base mattress beds. These beds can be placed within bedrooms 1, 2, or 3 to provide a maximum occupancy of 12.
1. There is a maximum occupancy of 12 in a combination of any of the above rooms.
2. Families preferred, and not groups of adults with the majority age under 21.
3. No pets are allowed.
4. No smoking within the house.
5. The house is available from 3.30pm on the day of arrival, and is to be vacated before 10am.
6. If the external hot tub requirers maintenance during your stay, it may not be up to full temperature for a period of 12 hours after the maintenance.
7. Towels are not provided, so you will need to bring your own towels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||3 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|