An extensively modernised period property in a prestigious Chester location, with a private mere
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Willowmere is a handsome family home offering over 2,800 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over three floors. The period exterior giving no hint to the contemporary interior modernisation cleverly combining the amenities of modern living with retained character features, including high ceilings and an original fireplace. The ground floor accommodation flows from a double-height reception hall with a contemporary open-tread staircase and galleried landing. The large sitting room has parquet flooring, a feature cast iron open fireplace, large corner glazing with window seating and French doors to the covered rear terrace. The spacious L-shaped kitchen/dining room has a neighbouring fitted utility room with doors to both front and rear aspects, and a gym and sauna complex with shower. The kitchen provides an extensive range of contemporary high gloss wall and floor units with Corian worktops, modern integrated Neff appliances and steps down to a fitted bar, while the open-plan dining area has a large picture window and bi-fold doors to the reception hall.
On the first floor, off the spacious galleried landing is a large 22 ft principal bedroom with wooden flooring, rear aspect bay window and a fitted dressing room, an additional double bedroom with bow window, and a large contemporary fully-tiled family bathroom with twin sinks. Two remaining double bedrooms are on the second floor, together with a stunning modern fully-tiled family shower/wet room and a useful separate W.C.
The property is approached through twin brick pillars over a tarmacadam driveway providing private parking for multiple vehicles and access to the integral double garage, the whole screened by mature hedging. To the rear, the private and mature garden is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by mature shrubs and features numerous seating areas, steps leading down to a private mere, a paved terrace overlooking the water, and a verandah-covered terrace off the sitting room, ideal for entertaining.
The property sits on arguably the most prestigious road in Chester, on the south side of the River Dee, close to Westminster Park and Handbridge, which offers an excellent range of shops including an award-winning butcher, greengrocers and a Co-op store. Chester has an extensive selection of both major national and smaller independent retailers including its unique Rows, complemented by out of town retail parks including the outlet village at Cheshire Oaks. The city also offers extensive sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities including numerous public houses, cafés, bars and restaurants as well as rowing, sailing and canoeing on the River Dee.
Ideal for the commuter, the property is situated in close proximity to the A55 North Wales Expressway, offering excellent links to the M53, M56 and key regional centres in both Wales and England. Chester station has regular direct services to London Euston in around two hours. The area features several state schools, including Overleigh St. Marys C of E Primary School, Belgrave Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and Queens Park High School, together with a good selection of independent schools including The Queens, The Kings, The Firs, The Hammond and Abbey Gate.
From Strutt & Parkers Chester office, head south on Lower Bridge Street and turn right onto Castle Street. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Grosvenor Road (A483) and follow this road for 0.5 mile. At the roundabout take the 4th exit onto Curzon Park North and after 0.5 mile Willowmere can be found on the left-hand side.Read all
- Family home in very desirable Chester location
- Private mere
- Renovated to a very high specification
- Kitchen with split-level bar
- Ground floor gym with sauna
- Plentiful off-street parking, and garage
- Only 1.2 miles from central Chester
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