This charming detached cottage dates back to the 1700's and is one of Bowdon's genuine 'hidden gems'. The property is tucked away in a quiet and private setting just off Apsley Grove and lies within easy reach of Hale Village and within walking distance of both of Bowdon's extremely popular primary schools. Whilst the property has been modernised over the years it retains a wealth of original features through out. The accommodation extends to over 1900sq ft and comprises of two reception rooms, a large office, a dining/kitchen, four bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The property occupies a generous plot with off road parking for several vehicles and large west facing gardens - perfect for those with young families. This is a truly wonderful home that has to be seen to be understood and appreciated.
Accessed via a hardwood front door. Tiled flooring. Stairs to the first floor. Radiator.
DOWNSTAIRS WC/UTILITY ROOM
Window to the front elevation. Wash basin with chrome taps. Low level WC. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. Tiled flooring. Extractor fan.
A good sized reception room with gas fire with marble hearth and surround. Light wooden flooring. Double glazed sliding door to the rear garden. Two windows to the side elevation.
A spacious and bright breakfast kitchen, flooded with natural light due to four windows and double doors which lead to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units providing plenty of storage. Worktops. Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Island unit with gas fired range and 6-ring gas hob, above which is a stainless steel and glass extractor. Tiled flooring within the kitchen area and wooden flooring within the breakfast area. Radiator. Opening to:
Two storage rooms/cupboards, both with a window. Additional staircase leading to the first floor.
Fitted bookcase along one wall. Double doors to the rear elevation. Window to the rear elevation.
A useful room with windows to three elevations and a door to the front of the property, flooding the room with natural light. Two radiators. Eaves storage space. Ceiling spotlights.
Bright and spacious landing with three windows. Two good sized storage cupboards. Radiator.
A good sized bedroom with two windows overlooking the rear garden. Radiator.
Fitted with a white suite comprising wash basin with chrome taps. Low level WC. Freestanding bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Radiator. Fitted towel rail. Tiled flooring. Two windows.
Another good sized double bedroom with a window to the rear elevation. Spotlights. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.
Another good sized double bedroom with a window to the rear elevation. Radiator.
Single bedroom with two windows to the front elevation. Radiator.
White suite comprising wash basin with chrome taps. Low level WC. Panelled bath with shower over. Radiator. Fitted towel rail. Window to the rear elevation. Tiled splash backs.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OUTSIDE
The property is tucked away at the head of a private driveway just up Apsley Grove. The driveway opens into a forecourt area that provides off road parking and turning space for a number of vehicles. The house occupies a general plot with large lawned gardens that enjoy a west facing aspect and are perfect for those with younger families. Immediately to the front of the property there is a large patio area with original york stone paving slabs. To the rear of the property there is a secluded walled courtyard with water feature. There is also a pedestrian footpath that leads to Vale Road that was once the main entrance to the property.
TENURE & COUNCIL TAX
This property is freehold and is in the Trafford Borough, Council tax - Band G (£2,343.04 pa).
Leaving Hale village via Ashley Road, pass through the railway crossing and turn left at the traffic lights into Langham Road. Take the fourth turning on the left into Vale Road and follow the road round the bend. Turn left into Apsley Grove and the property is on the right hand side, easily identified by the Thornley Groves 'for sale' board.