Chester Estate Agents
The Coachworks, Northgate Street
16 Upton Park is an attractive Victorian property offering almost 2,200 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged in an L-shaped configuration over three floors. The property is sensitively modernised but retains period features including large windows with some original stained glazing, high ceilings with fine cornicing and original fireplaces.
The welcoming wooden-floored reception hall leads to a sitting room with a cast iron open fireplace with ornate wooden overmantle, and a well-proportioned dining room with exposed wooden flooring, bespoke shelving, and a fireplace with woodburning stove. From here double doors open to a 21 ft. light-filled conservatory with bi-fold doors to the rear terrace.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large kitchen/breakfast room with a range of freestanding wall and base units including a large freestanding central island with breakfast bar, wooden worktops, modern integrated appliances, French doors to the rear terrace, and a fitted utility room with a door to the rear garden.
The first floor offers a generous principal bedroom with modern en suite shower room, two further spacious double bedrooms, both with feature fireplaces, a well-proportioned office/bedroom and a contemporary family bathroom.
Two sets of stairs rise from the landing, one giving access to the propertys remaining double bedroom and the other to a 21 ft. room over the principal bedroom, currently configured as a study.
Having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is approached over a low-maintenance block-paved forecourt providing private parking and a pedestrian gate to the rear garden, the whole screened by mature hedging and shrubs.
A shared driveway opposite the house gives access to the propertys garage and to a 15 ft. brick-built outbuilding, suitable for a variety of uses. The enclosed part-walled garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn interspersed and bordered by well-stocked flower and shrub beds and mature trees and features numerous seating areas, a garden pond with footbridge to a weatherboarded summer house and a generous paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
The property is located on a distinctive oval road within the prime conservation and residential area of Upton, one of Chesters most sought-after suburbs, which benefits from numerous churches, a supermarket, hospital, local shopping, public houses, a golf course and primary and secondary schooling. The historic city of Chester has an extensive selection of both major national and smaller independent retailers including its unique Rows dating from mediaeval times and believed to feature the oldest shop front in England, complemented by out of town retail parks including the outlet village at Cheshire Oaks.
Ideal for the commuter, the property enjoys easy access to the M53 and national motorway network and to key regional centres in both Wales and England, and Bache station offers regular direct services to Chester station with its direct trains to London Euston in around two hours.
The area has a good range of state primary and secondary schooling including St. Martins Academy (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), together with a wide selection of independent schools including The Firs Chester, The Queens School, The Hammond, The Kings School, Abbey Gate and Birkenhead.
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From Strutt & Parkers Chester office, head south on Lower Bridge Street and turn right onto Castle Street. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Nicholas Street (A5268) then at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Upper Northgate Street (A5116). Turn right onto Parkgate Street, turn left onto Liverpool road to re-join A5116 and follow this road for 0.7 mile. Turn right onto Mill Lane, then turn right onto Upton Park and after 0.2 mile turn right to stay on Upton Park. The property can be found on the right-hand side.Read more