Situated in a unique environment within the grounds of Shotwick Park the house has been constructed in the past 15 years to the vendor’s high specification. Care has been taken to blend with the Victorian John Douglas designed main building with matching sandstone mullions, roof tiles and brick colours.
Mahogany has been extensively used for all interior woodwork and use of ornamental coving creating a modern home with all the conveniences of the 21st century but sympathetically designed to mirror the Victorian era with high ceilings and period character.
The living space which has gas fired central heating comprises of striking reception hall with octagonal mahogany galleried landing above, downstairs cloakroom, drawing room with bay window, dining room, sitting room, study with mahogany panelling, Beech wood/Granite kitchen with integrated appliances and a utility, 41ft orangery 5 bedrooms, two of which have en-suite facilities and family bathroom, Studio apartment with en-suite shower room situated above the garage.
Outside the stunning Shotwick Park grounds with both ornamental lawned gardens and woodland areas surrounding the property, plus the use of communal tennis courts close bye.
Park House offers a splendid opportunity for a purchaser to acquire a home of distinction set within a secure environment within very private communal grounds of 7 acres, all individual and estate grounds fully maintained to a high standard, in-house for a low annual charge. The added piece of mind comes from access gate and security lighting at the house.
Situated close to the centre of the village of Saughall, the development is secluded yet close to amenities which include, the village pub, library, chemist, doctors, hairdressers, convenience store, chinese take away, and nursery and primary schools.
It is also well positioned for access to the motorway network, Cheshire Oaks shopping outlet and the major employment areas of the region.
Chester city centre is within 5 miles with all its shopping, schooling and recreational facilities.
Proceed from Chester on the A540, Parkgate Rd. After leaving the city continue past the Mollington Banaster Hotel to the 2nd left turn signed for Saughall.
Continue to the centre of the village to the Greyhound Pub where a right turn on a private road takes you to a set of security gates. Entrance information will be provided.
Straight on through the gates takes you to the tennis courts and then Park House.
STUNNING RECEPTION HALL
A panelled hardwood front door leads to an octagonal reception hall with feature mahogany staircase rising up to a galleried landing with matching balustrade. Ornate moulded coved ceiling. Mahogany framed double glazed windows. Double mahogany doors lead into the drawing room and dinning room. Two single panel radiators. Ample power points.
Spectacular central chandelier with two further matching chandeliers.
White Italian suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap, low-level WC, extractor fan. Frosted, mahogany framed window. Under stair wine store with feature tiled floor.
DRAWING ROOM 33’ X 15’10’’ (10.06M X 4.83M)
A splendid entertaining room three mahogany double glazed framed windows overlooking the surrounding grounds. Double glazed mahogany glazed French doors
Open out on to the York stone paved terrace. Feature marble Adam style fire place surrounded with marbled hearth behind which is a class one chimney ready for the installation of gas, open or log burner fire. Mahogany dado rail heavily ornate coved ceiling with two ceiling roses. TV point, telephone point piped music wiring. Three single panel radiators. Wall light points. Ample power points.
DINNING ROOM 20’6’’ X 14’9’’ (6.25M X 4.50M)
Mahogany double glazed French doors with window to each, side set within a bay overlooking the Victorian lawn and opening onto the York stone terrace. Two single panel radiators. Attractive wall friezes. Wall light points, telephone point. Ample power points.
SITTING ROOM 18’5’’ X 15’3’’ (5.61M X 4.65M)
Double glazed mahogany windows overlooking the Victorian lawn and grounds. Telephone point. Double panelled radiators. Ornate coved ceiling and ceiling rose. Wired TV link to main bedroom and ample power points.
STUDY 16’3’’ max X 8’0’’ (4.95M X 2.44M)
Mahogany panelled walls. Two mahogany, double glazed windows. Single panel radiator, Telephone point. Moulded coved ceiling. Alarm wiring termination and ample power points.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 16’9’’ X 10’10’’ (5.11M X 3.30M)
Attractively fitted with a range of Beech base units and wall cupboards with matching Beech wood work surfaces with Granite work surfaces surrounding the Rangemaster oven. The oven has a double oven and grill, four-ring burner and hot plate. It is set below an attractive mahogany over mantle with concealed extractor filter and down lighting. One and a half bowl sink unit with S/S fittings. Fully integrated dish washer and fridge. Ceramic tiled floor. Mahogany double glazed window overlooking the lawn and gardens. There is a triple window bay used for a breakfast area. Moulded coved ceiling. Ceiling down lighters. Light point over breakfast area. Double panelled radiator and ample power points.
UTILITY ROOM 16’5’’ X 7’4’’ (5.00M X 2.24)
Fitted with a range of Beech wood base units and wall cupboards with glass fronted display cabinets and Beech wood work surfaces. Fully integrated washer and freezer units. Moulded coved ceiling. Ceiling down lighters. Central heating control unit. Cupboard houses the electric consumer/RCD unit. Ceramic tiled floor. Double panelled radiator. Power points. Half leaded light door to Orangery.
ORANGERY 41’10’’ X 15’ 07’’ (12.5M X 4.75 M)
An amazing entertaining room with mahogany full height double glazed windows upon which there is a double glazed roof with special reflective lining. Three built in rotary extractor fans provide auto temperature control. Door access to terrace area and double French doors to the front courtyard. Three double panelled radiators. Attractive ceramic tiled floor. Wrought iron spiral stairs rise to the guest apartment and a solid hardwood door gives access to the large garage. Two chandeliers and a ball light. Power points.
MASTER BEDROOM 24’ 7” X 16’ 0” (7.49M X 4.88M)
A Spacious and impressive bedroom with double grazed mahogany bay window overlooking the lawns.
Additional mahogany double glazed window to the side elevation overlooking side lawn, woods and ornamental fountain. Ornate coved ceiling and ceiling rose. Two further bay window ceiling light points and two wall light points. Telephone, television and power points.
With large fitted wardrobes. Single panel radiator. Double glazed window. Ceiling light point.
En-Suite Shower Room
Comprising Italian corner shower cubicle with Mira shower system. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Limestone effect tiled floor and walls. Single panel radiator. Moulded ceiling. Electric shaver point, matching ornate shelf and mirror. Double glazed frosted window. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2 16’ 10” X 18’ 4” (5.13M X 5.59M)
Bay window with three double glazed mahogany units with aspect over side garden and trees. Additional large mahogany double glazed window with lawn and tennis court views. Coved ceiling and central light point. Four further down lighters, two wall lights. Double radiator, telephone and power points. Laminated wood floor.
En-suite Shower Room 7’ 4” X 6’ 11” (2.24M X 2.11M)
Modern white suite comprising; corner shower cubicle with Mira shower and glazed door; bespoke vanity unit with marble top with inset wash hand basin and draws beneath. Shaver point, low level WC, Part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, extractor, two ceiling downlighters, ladder style towel radiator and mahogany double glazed window with obscured glass.
BEDROOM 3 14’ 5” X 12’ 0” (4.39M X 3.66M)
Light and airy room with double glazed windows overlooking the grounds of Shotwick Park. Coved ceiling, with single panel radiator and power point.
BEDROOM 4 14’ 9” X 14’ 6” (4.50M X 4.42M)
Double glazed mahogany large bay window with lawn views. Coved ceiling ,radiator, telephone point and dado rail.
FAMILY BATHROOM 11’ 2” x 7’ 6” ( 3.40M X 2.9M )
Three piece suite comprising oversize jacuzzi mahogany panelled bath with Mira Excel shower over and glazed shower screen. Low level WC with pedestal wash hand basin in champagne colour. Coved ceiling, double radiator, shaver point, extractor fan, ceiling light point and two down lighters. Mahogany double glazed window with obscured glass and airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater.
BEDROOM 5/STUDIO 27’ 3” X 14’ 5” (8.31M X 4.39M)
An inner hall and spindle staircase leads to a large and useful room which has many possibilities including a personal cinema, play room or hobbies room Three ceiling light points two double radiators and ample power outlets. Doors at each end of the room lead to storage areas and access to water storage tanks.
GUEST SUITE 23’ 4” X 23’ 3” (7.11M X 7.09M)
The apartment above the garage is accessed by an attractive wrought iron spiral staircase with a Juliet balcony. The main open plan living area is half carpeted and half laminate wood effect floor. There are four light points (two currently used for a pool table), telephone point, with gate opening facility, separate satellite dish point, ample power outlets, two radiators two Velux windows and a mahogany double glazed window overlooking the gardens and forecourt. There is loft access to its own attic space. The en-suite shower room comprises, ceramic tiled floor and walls with shower cubicle with Mira shower unit, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin in white, shaver point, extractor fan, down lighters. The area lends itself to guest ,teenage or granny flat occupation.
En-suite Shower Room 6’ 7” X 6’ 4” (2.01M X 1.93M)
Three piece suite comprising shower cubical with Mira Excel shower, glazed shower screen and folding glass door; pedestal was hand basin with mixer tap; and low level WC. Part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, single radiator with thermostat, electric shaver point, two wall light points, ceiling light point and extractor.
The property is approached over a private road leading to Shotwick Park through ornate iron security gates with remote electronic or keypad entry. Entry is monitored by 24 hours CCTV.
Park House occupies an almost unique environmental setting within the grounds of Shotwick Park Estate which comprises of the John Douglas mansion house and around seven acres of communal ornamental gardens with two tennis courts all for the convenience of the residents and the whole including individual gardens and surrounds is managed by the ground staff for a low annual fee. Park House has a brick pillared entrance to its own drive leading to an extensive for court and parking area. The drive has double street lamps with auto switching. The main entrance door is under a tile, pillared entrance portico with courtesy lighting and CCTC installed.
The GARAGE 24’ 4” X 23’ 6” (7.42M X 7.16M) has two remotely operated doors and a quarry tiled floor, workshop space and boiler room with Concord gas fired boiler. There is an outside water tap and exterior power point on a raised patio area which leads to the double French door access to the Orangery.
Mains water electricity and gas with a private pumping station to the main sewer.
Leasehold is 999 years from 1999,the freehold being totally and collectively owned by the 14 residents of Shotwick Park.There is a controlled management charge which is only £225 a month which includes all exterior maintenance of the grounds and replacement of the security apparatus, communication system, and machinery. Also included is care of individual gardens, trees, lawns, flower beds, forecourts, drives, electricity cost for all night driveway lighting and all water and sewerage charges.
Park House is not overlooked and is surrounded by lawns, mature trees and shrubs which attracts a large variety of wildlife.
The estate is for the use of the residents and affords a pleasant very safe, private and peaceful environment. There is a high standard of upkeep which is managed in house by the resident’s management group.
Shotwick Park is a unique and truly splendid rural location.