Savills | Bickerton, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AR | Property for sale
Guide price £995,000

BickertonMalpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AR


    Key features

    • Highly sought after location
    • Spacious accommodation
    • Great potential
    • Outbuildings
    • Attractive property and grounds

    A charming early Victorian family house in a popular area, with an annexe and outbuildings.

    About this property

    • The Old Vicarage dates from about 1840 and is a handsome red brick detached house which sits beautifully within its substantial plot. The well-balanced accommodation has

      The property is approached via a gravel driveway, with parking for several vehicles and access to the double garage and carport.

      On the ground floor, the drawing room is a spacious and comfortable living space, with an open fireplace and a bay window providing plenty of natural light. There is also a sitting room with a fireplace and French doors opening onto the rear gardens, a splendid sun room with a southeast-facing aspect, an office and a formal dining room with wooden flooring, French doors and a cast-iron open fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room has farmhouse style units with granite worktops, a central island and integrated appliances. The practical cellar is accessed from underneath the staircase, and is well-sized for storage.

      Upstairs there are four generous bedrooms, including the principal bedroom, a bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a bedroom with an en suite shower, and a further bedroom. There are two separate family bathrooms.

      The apartment is attached to the main house and provides self-contained accommodation. It comprises a sitting room with French doors out to the garden, a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom with fitted storage and a shower room.

      , while at the rear of the house there is an enclosed paved courtyard, with access to a second garage and workshop space. The rear gardens include paved and gravel terracing, a pond, lawns, colourful flowerbeds, an orchard and a variety of shrubs, hedgerows and mature trees.

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    I was completely charmed by The Old Vicarage on my first visit - the setting, architecture and gardens are simply delightful.

    Jamie BradshawProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Old Vicarage is situated in the rural village of Bickerton.
    • The property is adjacent to the pretty Church and within the village there is a well-regarded primary school. Further day-to-day facilities can be found in Malpas (5 miles) and Tarporley (7 miles). There are excellent connections to the major roads and motorway network. Crewe railway station is 14 miles from Bickerton, where regular services to London are available (from 1½ hours).
    • There are many scenic walks in the area, and further recreational facilities available at Carden Park Golf Club (5 miles). The Pheasant Inn and The Bickerton Poacher are only a short drive away and the historic city of Chester (13 miles) is within easy access, providing a comprehensive range of shopping, fine dining and leisure facilities.
    • Bishop Heber High is an outstanding secondary school located on the outskirts of the village. Stone Cottage is well placed to access this and many of the excellent private schools in the region, including King's and Queen's schools in Chester, Ellesmere College, Shrewsbury School and Moreton Hall.
    • Please note: all times and distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = F
    • Tenure = Freehold