Extended & beautifully refurbished period farmhouse
Grounds extending to approx. 4.75 acres including paddock
Delightful rural position at the end of a long gated driveway
Five bedrooms, three bathrooms
Five reception rooms & large breakfast kitchen
Garaging for four cars
Self contained single storey annexe
Over 6000 sq ft in all
Part exchange considered
Full property description
Humblebee House is a large Victorian former farmhouse, situated in a delightful rural position at the end of a long gated private road, shared by a handful of exclusive properties. The property sits in beautiful gardens with grounds extending to approx. 5 acres including a paddock. The property also benefits from extensive garaging and self contained annexe.
Humblebee House is a large Victorian former farmhouse, situated in a delightful rural position at the end of a 1/4 mile gated private road, shared by only a handful of exclusive properties. Conveniently located close to the A49, within 25 minutes of the city of Liverpool and the large industrial town of Warrington as well as the smaller town of Northwich.
The property sits in grounds extending to nearly 5 acres in all comprising formal gardens and a large enclosed paddock enjoying magnificent elevated views across rolling countryside.
The internal accommodation is in fine order throughout offering exceptional reception space centred around a large dining breakfast kitchen with adjoining orangery open into a drawing room. The kitchen is fitted with an attractive range of hand painted shaker style cabinets surmounted with contrasting granite worktops incorporating a large central island, butler sink, electric aga, intergrated oven and hob and a combination of quality integrated and free standing appliances.
The Orangery provides a wonderful informal reception space with bi folding doors leading out to York stone terrace with attractive wood effect tiled flooring which runs through into the kitchen and a log burning stove.
The drawing room is of a generous size and square shape with windows to side and rear elevations and a central fireplace with an ornate cast iron surround and marble hearth incorporating a cast iron stove.
Double doors lead from the breakfast area into a magnificent dining room with space for exceptionally large dining table and windows to rear and side elevations.
There is also a good sized utility/ boot room to the rear of the kitchen with cabinets matching the kitchen, granite worksurfaces, butler sink and an adjoining wc.
There are two further reception rooms located to the front of the property including a sitting room with beautiful polished oak parquet flooring and a cast iron fireplace with a marble hearth as well as a family room with a contemporary stone fireplace housing a living flame fire and patio doors leading to a raised wood deck terrace at the side of the house.
One the first floor level there are five bedrooms in all which are all double proportions including a wonderful master bedroom suite with extensive built-in wardrobes and bedroom furniture in addition to a superb walk-in wardrobe/ dressing room and en-suite bathroom with a stylish contemporary suite incorporating a wet room double shower enclosure with glass curtain, free standing bath, twin wall fixed wash hand basins with floating vanity storage drawers below and a low level wc.
There is a second en-suite shower room to the guest room and the three remaining bedrooms share the use of a family bathroom, located off the wide central landing.
Integral to the house is a large double garage with twin electric up and over doors benefitting from a converted first floor level which would provide excellent space for a home office or hobby room. There is also a second brick built outbuilding incorporating twin garages, currently used as a workshop and storage with an adjoining converted annexe providing a fantastic versatile auxiliary accommodation on one level comprising of an open plan living space with adjoining kitchenette and small shower room. Read more
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