A substantial five bedroom detached Victorian residence, located on the fringes of Gresford
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Thornton Grange is a stunning Victorian property with a wealth of retained character features including original flooring, ornate coving, domed sky lantern and sash windows.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall with Minton-tiled flooring, feature moulded arch and original staircase.
The property has two generous reception rooms to the front aspect, the drawing room and sitting room both have feature fireplaces and large glazed windows incorporating French doors. The spacious dining room has a quarrytiled floor and a recessed chimney breast, whilst the garden room has a woodburning stove and patio doors to the gardens.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of contemporary wall and floor units with modern integrated appliances, space for a range cooker and table for more informal dining with a stable door leading out to the gardens. The utility room, with Belfast sink, accessed from the kitchen, leads through to a useful store room which in turn gives access into the garage. The lower ground floor provides a large cellar, suitable for a variety of uses.
The spacious first floor landing is lit by a wonderful feature domed sky lantern. There are five bedrooms, three of which have fireplaces, and all offering lovely views over the gardens. There is a family bathroom and a family shower room, along with a useful laundry room to the rear.
Set back from the road, Thornton Grange is approached over a sweeping, shared gravelled driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and leading to the attached garage/store room. The walled grounds contain expanses of level lawn which are bordered by mature shrubs and trees with an orchard, numerous seating areas and a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
Gresford, which is a short walk from the property, is a thriving village with a good selection of day-to-day amenities and leisure facilities. Within the village there are also frequent bus services to both Chester and Wrexham.
Nearby Chester has an extensive selection of both major national and smaller independent retailers including its unique Rows. The city also offers extensive sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities.
Whilst enjoying a tranquil setting, the property has excellent links to main regional centres in both Wales and England with the nearby A483 bypass and A55 North Wales Expressway linking Wrexham, Chester and Oswestry. Chester railway station has fast connections to Liverpool, Manchester, North Wales and London Euston, which is reachable in around 2 hours.
From Strutt & Parkers Chester office, follow the A483 for 6.6 miles. At Junction 7 take the B5102 exit signposted Llay/Rossett/B5445/ Gresford and after 0.2 mile at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto B5102. After 0.2 mile at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Chester Road (B5445) and follow this road for 1.6 miles. Thornton Grange can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- No Chain
- Potential to modernise
- Period features
- Large garage
- Excellent transport links
- Village within walking distance
- Chester Business Park is within 7 miles of the property
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