Urban Let are pleased to offer the rare opportunity for you to rent this large restored period farmhouse in the idyllic village of Dodleston, located just 4 miles from Chester.
Designed by renowned local architect, John Douglas for Grosvenor Estates and built-in 1896, The Farmhouse was sympathetically renovated and extended to an exacting standard several years ago, to offer fantastically proportioned family accommodation, equipped with modern interventions while still retaining much of the original character, and has now been newly redecorated and re-carpeted.
The property briefly comprises of; entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, downstairs WC, four double bedrooms – two of which are en-suite, family bathroom, gardens (maintenance included in the rent), large garage/store, private off-road parking.
The Farmhouse is situated just south of Chester in the small, popular village of Dodleston where there is a church, post office/shop, Red Lion gastropub, village hall and primary school. Dodleston is excellently placed for access to Chester City centre, Chester Business Park, the motorway network to Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales and the M6.
The property forms part of a traditional former working farm and has been renovated and extended sympathetically with a high standard of fixtures and fittings such as cast-iron radiators, chrome sockets and switches, hand-crafted internal doors, double glazing and gas central heating. The relatively private gardens which include a fantastic decked area are maintained within the rental cost. The property is arranged over two floors as follows:
Entered via the original solid wooden and leaded glazed front door, original Milton tiled floor, original staircase to the first floor.
Original Milton tiled floor and carpet, double cloaks cupboard, under-stairs cupboard.
Drawing Room 5.83m (19.2′) x 3.57m (11’9)
Carpeted, wall lights, sandstone fireplace with surround, mantel and hearth, living flame gas fire.
Sitting Room 4.32m (14’2) x 3.84m (12’7)
Carpeted, wall lights, sandstone fireplace with surround, mantel and hearth, living flame gas fire, telephone point.
Study 2.82m (9’3) x 1.93m (6’4)
Wood effect flooring, telephone point.
Kitchen 8.1m (26’7) x 4.26m (14′)
Wood effect ceramic floor tiles, part vaulted ceiling with 2 velux windows, extensive base and eye level Shaker style kitchen units with metal knobs, black granite work surfaces, white tiled walls, white ceramic Villeroy & Boch sink and drainer with chrome mixer taps, NEFF electric halogen hob, stainless steel NEFF extractor hood, stainless steel NEFF oven and microwave, centre island with black granite top, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher.
Utility Room 2.81m (9’3) x 1.48m (4’10)
Wood effect ceramic floor tiles, base and eye level shaker style units, black marble effect worktop, stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer taps, washing machine.
Wood effect flooring, half tiled walls with decorative border, WC, sink with chrome hot and cold taps, feature mirror.
Bedroom 1 4m (13’1) x 3.91m (12’10)
Carpeted, 2 full length fitted wardrobes.
En-Suite 2.12m (6’11) x 2.01m (6’7)
Wood effect flooring, half tiled walls in white with a decorative border, WC, sink with chrome hot and cold taps, 0.9m square shower cubicle with chrome shower fittings and glass sliding doors.
Bedroom 2 4.34m (14’3) x 3.91m (12’10)
Bathroom 2.95m (9’8) x 2.32m (7’7)
Wood effect flooring, WC, sink with chrome hot and cold taps, free-standing roll-top bath with chrome hot and cold taps and shower attachments and claw feet, half-tiled walls with decorative border.
Bedroom 3 3.63m (11’11) x 3.44m (11’3)
En-Suite 2.45m (8’0) x 1.8m (5’11)
Wood effect flooring, half tiled walls with decorative border, WC, sink with chrome hot and cold taps, circular mirror, double corner shower cubicle with chrome shower fittings and glass sliding doors.
Bedroom 4 3.43m (11’3) x 3.07m (10’1)
Detached Garage/ Store Room
Electric garage door to double garage and store area with separate door access.
Approached via a driveway to the side of the house and then through a rear vehicular access gate and front garden gate. Gardens to front and side and drive to rear, tarmac turning circle, extensively planted borders, hedged borders to front and side which offer privacy. Brick built original well, discovered when the property was renovated.