SUPERB VALUE FOR MONEY, VIEWING ESSENTIAL An exceptional ground floor apartment within the exquisite Vale Royal Abbey development providing beautifully appointed and tastefully presented accommodation retaining some spectacular period features. Read more
SUPERB VALUE FOR MONEY, VIEWING ESSENTIAL An exceptional ground floor apartment within the exquisite Vale Royal Abbey development providing beautifully appointed and tastefully presented accommodation retaining some spectacular period features.
This beautifully presented ground floor apartment is available for purchase with early vacant possession and no onward chain.
The apartment is located on the ground floor within the regionally renowned P.J. Livesey conversion of the historic Grade II Listed Vale Royal Abbey.The conversion of this important local building includes just a handful of other residential dwellings with the remaining portion of the Abbey reserved for a private golf membership, stunning 18 hole golf course and wedding/functions.Residents enjoy exquisitely kept and beautifully laid out formal garden areas plus a formal lake with fountain and walled garden area.There is designated residents parking, together with ample visitors spaces.
Set within the grounds of the championship golf course the apartment enjoys an extremely convenient central location.Nearby Whitegate is a sought after quiet rural area, situated mid way between Hartford and Tarporley and is extremely handy for the A556 Manchester to Chester link road which in turn gives access to the M6 and the northern Motorway network.The A49 is within 1.5 miles.Whitegate Primary School and Pre-School are within walking distance.Hartford village is about 5 minutes drive away and has a number of shops and schools including the very popular Grange Private School.Hartford also boasts a main line railway station to London Euston with regular services taking about 2 hours.Moreover, within walking distance of the apartment are the picturesque banks of the River Weaver along which many fine country walks can be enjoyed along with other recreational pursuits including fishing, boating and rowing.
The apartment itself retains some fine original features including much exposed sandstone.Appointed and presented to an impeccable standard, we heartily recommend an internal inspection to appreciate this individual apartment.The apartment briefly includes a spacious 'L' shaped entrance hall, a stunning open plan living/dining room with tremendous feature fireplace.A well equipped modern fitted kitchen, principal bedroom with en-suite shower room and fitted bedroom furniture.Further double bedroom with pleasant access to the formal garden areas and a beautifully appointed bathroom with period style suite.
Whitegate is a sought after quiet rural area, situated mid way between Hartford and Tarporley and is extremely convenient for the A556 Manchester to Chester link road which in turn gives access to the M6 and the northern motorway network. The A49 is within 1.5 miles.Whitegate Primary School and pre-school are within walking distance. Hartford village is about five minutes drive away and has a number of shops and Schools including the very popular Grange School.Hartford also boasts a main line railway station to London Euston with regular services taking about 2 hours. Whilst being conveniently located for all the aforementioned places, Whitegate boasts some lovely surrounding countryside. Manchester and Liverpool International Airports can be commuted to in 30 - 45 minutes whilst railway links are offered at nearby stations including Hartford, Cuddington, Chester and Crewe.
RECEPTIONHALL Large heavy solid oak entrance door with leaded lights over.Ceiling cornice.Radiator and bespoke cover.Useful built in storage/cloaks cupboard.The hall continues in an 'L' shape with further ceiling cornice.There are also useful built in storage cupboards.
SITTINGROOM/DININGROOM7.62m(25'0") x 6.93m(22'9") A truly impressive principle reception room with medium tone Travertine flooring throughout.Feature exposed sandstone walling with original archways plus triple exposed sandstone arch feature incorporating a central sandstone fireplace on a stone hearth with inset open grate.Display/storage cupboards to left and right hand fireplace recess.Zonal/controlled lighting system.Integrated ceiling speakers.Wall connections for wall mounted television.Integrated feature floor uplighters highlighting some of the rooms impressive architectural features.Radiator beneath an attractive double matching mullioned window which enjoys dramatic views of the formal garden areas and lake beyond.
OFFICESPACE7.67m(25'2") x 1.63m(5'4") The room is open plan to an additional space which measures 25'2" x 5'4".Again the continuation of the Travertine flooring is evident.There is also ceiling cornicing, recessed downlights, fixed feature wall mirror and further attractive exposed sandstone.
KITCHEN4.39m(14'5") x 1.98m(6'6") The kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive range of contemporary White gloss fronted units comprising eye level cupboards with matching base cupboards and drawers.Solid granite working surfaces with solid granite upstands and integrated granite drainer to an underset porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap above.Extensive range of integrated appliances including a Neff stainless steel double oven with Neff four place halogen hob and matching Neff stainless steel canopy extractor hood above.Neff integrated microwave.Siemens integrated washer/dryer concealed behind cupboard door.Integrated Slimline dishwasher and fridge freezer.Radiator.Slate tiled flooring.Fitted wine rack.Windows overlooking attractive formal garden areas.Tall ceiling with cornicing.
BEDROOM13.78m(12'5") x 3.63m(11'11") Mullioned window with delightful views over the formal garden areas and formal lake with fountain.Tall cornice to ceiling.Radiator.Fitted bespoke wardrobe providing both hanging and storage space plus adjacent matching shelving unit.Door to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITESHOWERROOM A beautiful appointed en-suite shower room which is predominantly tiled in a mixture of light and medium toned Travertine with slate detailing.The en-suite is fitted with a suite comprising a curved corner shower enclosure with thermostatic shower fitted.Twin circular wash basins with wall mounted contemporary mixer taps with useful concealed storage area beneath.Low level W.C. with concealed push button cistern.Tall corniced ceiling, extractor fan.Window with pleasant outlook to the formal garden areas.Matching tiled floor.Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail.Recessed downlighters.
BEDROOM23.61m(11'10") x 3.43m(11'3") Tall corniced ceiling.Period style radiator.Windows on two sides enjoying attractive views of the neatly kept communal garden areas and formal pond area.
BATHROOM Beautifully fitted with a three piece period style suite comprising rolled top bath on ball and claw feet with Victorian style shower attachment.Pedestal wash basin with period style chrome taps.Fixed wall mirror.Wall light point.Tall corniced ceiling.Chrome heated towel rail.Low level W.C.Recessed downlighters.Twin windows with attractive views of the formal garden areas.Extractor fan and attractive bespoke hardwood African flooring throughout.
SERVICES We understand that mains water, electricity and gas are connected.Private drainage system.
VIEWING By appointment with the agents' Tarporley office.
TENURE We believe the property is leasehold 125 year lease, no fee/charge involved, and 19 years since the start of the lease.
ROUTE From our office in the centre of Tarporley take a right turn.Upon reaching the roundabout take the third exit onto the A49 and proceed up the A49 through the village of Cotebrook and after passing the garden centre on the left hand side you will come to a crossroads.At the crossroads take the right turn onto the A54 and proceed along passing the Shrewsbury Arms Public House on the left and at the next crossroads turn left into Shay Lane.Proceed along Shay Lane for a couple of miles until reaching a further set of crossroads.Proceed over the crossroads into Whitegate Village.Continue straight along passing the Primary School and Church on the left and side and shortly afterwards take a right turn into St. Mary's Drive.St. Mary's Drive becomes Vale Royal Drive and Vale Royal Abbey will soon be seen on the right hand side.The property is roughly located beneath the clock tower with designated signed parking bays clearly visible.