The house itself comprises more than 6,000 square feet of accommodation, with every reception room offering a different view of the grounds. The four reception rooms comprise the drawing room with its breathtaking dark wood panelling and broad stone fireplace, the kitchen/breakfast room filled with its smooth design and filled with natural light, the snug with open fire and lightwood flooring, and lastly the office overlooking the rear gardens. Every aspect of this house lends itself to all demands of a busy family.
The property benefits from two entrances: A formal entrance into a spacious reception hall for welcoming guests, and the rear reception hall with a large boot room, ideal for everyday use. The layout of the ground floor effortlessly allows daily family life to be separated from more formal entertaining and work spaces. In addition to the reception rooms, a generous laundry room lies adjacent to the kitchen with floor and wall mounted larder units, and a ground floor W.C. Leading to the wine cellar room. The well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with attractive Shaker-style units, and warm honey flagstone flooring. The fitted kitchen includes two electric ovens, separate five ring induction hob and built-in Bosch fridge, dishwasher and warming drawer.
Throughout the ground floor, many of the rooms feature multi-fuel working fireplaces, detailed coving and stunning ceiling roses. The windows are broad with a number of internal doors being glass paned, enhancing the natural light throughout the property. Window seating in both the sitting room and office, adds a beautiful touch of style and enjoyable views of the gardens. Flagstone flooring features throughout the ground floor, with dark wood parquet in the drawing room, light wood in the snug and dark wood in the office. The oil-fired boiler is situated in the boot room for the central heating, with electric underfloor heating in all bathrooms and the kitchen.
The first floor includes five double bedrooms serviced by a spacious shower room and family bathroom with twin wash basins. The principal suite, with views of the rear gardens, includes a separate dressing room and shower room. The second floor provides an enclosed accommodation of open-plan dressing room and bedroom, with connecting sitting room, which would work well either as a guest suite or for an au pair.
Additional accommodation is found by way of The Bothy to the rear of the main house, and The Lodge, situated at the gated entrance of the driveway.
The Bothy has been beautifully furnished with stunning stone masonry and flagstone flooring, including air source underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. The accommodation includes a dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with induction hob and fitted oven, snug with wood burner, formal sitting room/bedroom and bathroom with separate shower and bath. On the second floor are two double bedrooms.
The Lodge sits in the corner of a large garden, bordered with mature trees and an established hedgerow. The flagstone patio area rises to large stone steps and the broad French doors into the kitchen/breakfast room with fitted oven and induction hob. Large dark grey floor tiles the length of the room with a fern coloured fitted kitchen provides a warm cottage-style interior. A spacious ground floor family bathroom, with separate bath and walk-in shower, leads off the breakfast area. The dual aspect sitting room is cosy by design with wood burner set in a red brick hearth. On the first floor, the double and single bedrooms both have high ceilings enhancing the natural light.<br /><br />The property is set in a stunning position just through the village of Brimstage, east of Heswall and west of Bebington. In the heart of the village lies Brimstage Hall & Courtyard, hosting a number of boutiques and a café. Heswall, just 3 miles to the west, provides shopping and amenities with Birkenhead 6 miles north and Chester 17 miles south east, both providing a wider range of shopping. Heswall and Wirral have a good selection of restaurant and leisure facilities. Chester has a mainline station, with trains to London Euston being about 2 hours.
There are many schools, both independent and state, situated along the Wirral and throughout Chester. The Prenton and The Belvedere Preparatory Schools within approximately 5 miles, with The Firs, Kings School and Queen’s school within approximately 13 miles towards Chester.<br /><br />The grounds are extensive and offer a beautiful mix of wild meadow and formal gardens, through which runs the tree lined driveway. To the rear of the property, a multitude of outbuildings offer a variety of uses. The L-shaped barn comprises the original gardener’s cottage, stabling, garages, extensive storage and a first floor fully boarded ‘den’.
In addition, a further building is equipped to be used as an office, and in the rear gardens, a delightful wooden framed greenhouse lies adjacent to a flagstone paved area with BBQ and pizza oven. There is a seating area between the BBQ area and formal gardens. Extensive parking sits between the house and outbuildings.