Detached house for sale in Well Lane, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60

Detached house for sale - 7 bedrooms 7 4 4
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Property features

  • For sale by informal tender 12.00 6th August 2021
  • Beautiful, Georgian style property in unfinished condition
  • Land with exciting development opportunities
  • Excellent plot with substantial grounds including a tennis court
  • Garaging with apartment above
  • Highly sought-after location on the Wirral
  • Total area: About 2 acres

Property description

An outstanding Georgian-style house in extensive private grounds with further development opportunities.


Heswall 1 mile, Liverpool 10 miles, Manchester 47 miles, M53 Motorway 4 miles, M56 Motorway 8 miles, A55 Expressway 14 miles, Liverpool Airport 19 miles, Manchester Airport 41 miles

Gayton House occupies an imposing and private position set within a walled garden on one of the premier roads on the Wirral. Its location within the village of Gayton is extremely convenient for access to Heswall which has a broad selection of facilities, shops and restaurants. The historic walled city of Chester lies 13 miles to the east providing a more comprehensive range of services together with out of town retail parks.

Schooling is well provided with a good selection of Wirral schools including nearby Calday Grange, Birkenhead School and the Kings & Queens schools in Chester.

The area enjoys good road communications being convenient for the M53 which is about 4 miles away, allowing for ease of travel to all areas of commerce throughout the North West.

Liverpool and Manchester are within daily commuting distance and are both served by international airports. Hawarden Airport, which is 20 minutes away, provides excellent facilities for Private Business Aircraft.

For travel to London there is a 2 hour rail service from Chester station to Euston.

On the recreational front there are four Premier League football clubs within easy reach, rugby, cricket and tennis clubs locally, sailing on the Dee Estuary and several golf courses including Heswall, Caldy and Royal Liverpool Open Championship course at Hoylake.

Excellent field sports are just a short drive away and for the equestrian enthusiasts there is racing at Chester and Aintree and at Oulton Park, beyond Chester, there is a motor racing circuit.

Please note: All times and distances are approximate.


for sale by informal tender 12.00 6th August 2021

Gayton House is constructed on the site of two earlier properties, numbers 44 and 46 Well Lane. It is a magnificent house with the elegant proportions of the Georgian period and excellent family accommodation arranged over three floors.

It has an impressive double-fronted fa├žade beneath a slate hipped roof and occupies a position well back from the lane providing space for a sweeping drive. To one side is a substantial garage block with a workshop area and a flat/home office above.

The property has been designed to an exacting standard and has the hallmarks of a premium quality build. It is in unfinished condition providing buyers with the opportunity of completing the project in their own style, tailoring it to their own specific requirements.

The front door opens into a reception hall serving the various reception rooms. The superb open plan kitchen enjoys an outlook over the gardens and is fitted with a high quality kitchen with an island and various integrated Gaggenau appliances.

Access to the first floor is via a temporary staircase and there is a series of bedrooms suites over the first and second floors with the bathrooms requiring fitting.

The garage block is of similar construction to the house and has three open bays to the front elevation providing garaging and storage. At the side is access to a ground floor room with an internal staircase leading to rooms above offering flexible space for a home office, a flat or leisure space.

The gardens and grounds extend to all sides of the house and are bounded in part by an attractive high sandstone wall. There is a tennis court to one side and to the other a former outbuilding which may offer potential as a pool house or outside kitchen.

The site extends to about 2 acres.

Title convenants apply, please contact our office for more details.

Square Footage: 6597 sq ft

Acreage: 2.01 Acres

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Floorplan(s): Floorplan Over Garage

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