We are delighted to offer for sale this five bedroom detached house in this sought after and convenient location within easy reach of local amenities and public transport links.
Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further detail. The best way to appreciate this property is to arrange a viewing appointment which you can do seven days a week by calling the number above or clicking on the contact link provided.
Please quote property reference number: 00006121
Springfield House is a stunning Victorian residence built to a very high specification. Meticulously maintained by the current owners, the 5 bedroomed property features beautiful well-tended gardens including a heated swimming pool.
The location of this property is superb, being only a short walking distance from the centre of the village and yet having wonderful rural views from the south-facing front rooms.
The house has been sympathetically renovated over the last few years including handmade hardwood sash windows, a newly tiled roof in 2013, a recently built double-garage with storage area, modern gas central heating, and a maintained alarm system.
Briefly, the property with many original features comprises: external porch, dining hall, lounge, drawing-room, kitchen with gas Aga, study (potential 6th bedroom) with shower room and WC off, utility room, timber-constructed conservatory. Additionally, there is a small library with a secret door to the guest WC. To the first floor, there is a magnificent master bedroom along with four further double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. There is also a very useful two-roomed cellar.
Outside, there is a side entrance through electric gates leading to the oversized double garage which has an electric roll-up door, automatic lighting, power-points and storage area. The well-stocked mature gardens feature a central cedar tree with circular bench, lawned areas, a well-maintained swimming pool, a brick/timber summerhouse and boiler room. Additionally, there is an ornamental pond with arched bridge over.The village is charming with a range of local shops, library, restaurants, a small supermarket, and a lovely park. There are primary schools and an excellent secondary school and sixth-form college. Located 3 miles from the M6, Alsager is ideally positioned for commutes to Manchester. The airport is 40 minutes drive away. The village also has its own railway station with direct trains to London.
Directions: From the centre of Alsager take Sandbach Road South for 25m, then turn right into Brookhouse Road with Milton Park on your right. Cross over Station Road to the second half of Brookhouse Road. Springfields can be found on the right hand side before you reach the junction with Cedar Avenue.
PorchCeramic tiled floor. Timber porch. Glazed on three sides. Slate roof.Hallway 24’ 6" (7.47m) longSpacious entrance hall with dining area to the side. Alarm control panel.
Dining Hall 19‘ 4‘ x 14‘ 1" (5.9m x 4.3m)Beautiful stained floorboards, large bay window, south-facing, overlooking the front garden. This window (as with all the front and side windows throughout the house) is a recently fitted handmade hardwood sash double glazed unit featuring the original stained-glass upper sections which were restored and refitted inside the new double glazing. The room has large skirting boards, a dado rail, a picture rail and coving. The central heating radiator is integrated into the skirting section in the bay.
Lounge 14’ 1" x 13’ 1" (4.3m x 4.0m)This room has a feature fireplace with a multi-fuel stove. Bay window with window-seat, again overlooking the front garden and featuring stained-glass. There is a side window, and a hatch to the kitchen. The room has large skirting boards, a dado rail, a picture rail and coving. The central heating radiator is integrated under the window seat.
Drawing Room 18’ 8" x 18’ 1" (5.7m x 5.5m)A wonderful large room with stunning arch over the extra large bay window and a matching arch at the back of the room. There are also two side windows. A working open fire. This is a great family room. The front arch conceals a drop-down 8’ x 8’ screen which can be used for cinema projection.
Library 11’ 6" x 8’ 6" (3.5m x 2.6m)An informal library featuring light-coloured shelves on two sides. Light flows into this room through an original stained-glass door (not currently used) which leads to the side courtyard. One of the sections of the library shelving is a secret door which leads through to the guest WC.
Guest WC Original Victorian pedestal wash hand basin and half-tiled walls, WC, window to rear.
Rear HallwayA stable-door provides entrance to this room from the rear of the house. Doors lead to the study, the kitchen, the hallway, the closet and the cellar. Alarm control panel. Closet Originally the pantry, currently used for general storage and cloaks.
Dining Kitchen 18’ 4" x 13’ 1" (5.6m x 4.0m)A range of wall and base units with Corian worktops, incorporating sink and drainer. Integrated dishwasher and corner carousel units. Gas fired Aga, hatch to lounge, island with drawers and cupboards, tiled flooring and splashbacks. Space for dining table. Double glazed windows to rear and a side window with sash and stained glass.
Study 13’ 3" x 12’ 2" (4.0m x 3.7m)This light and spacious study was once used as a bedroom, hence the downstairs shower-room off. It is currently used as an office and has built in cupboards and a laminate floor. There are two double glazed windows to the rear and doors leading to the utility room, shower room and conservatory.
Shower Room 10’ 2" x 5’ 11" (3.1m x 1.8m)A double size shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC. Double glazed window to rear.
Utility Room 10’ 2" x 5’ 7" (3.1m x 1.7m)White worktop with single drainer stainless steel sink and space for washing machine, tumble dryer and chest freezer. Single glazed window to rear. Electric meter, fuse box and trip switches boxed in.
Conservatory 12’ 2" x 5’ 7" (3.7m x 1.7m)Double glazed recently renovated timber over brick construction. Double doors leading to the side courtyard.
CellarA large dry cellar suitable for storage. There are two rooms, one of which houses the floor mounted gas boiler.
Landing 28’ 7" x 7’ 3" max (8.7m x 2.2m max)Double glazed sash windows to both front and rear. The front section of the landing features a lovely arched window with great views.
Master Bedroom 18’ 8" x 18’ 1" (5.7m x 5.5m)As with the drawing room below, this fantastic room features pillars and an archway at each end of the room. A lovely bay window facing south with views over the garden and beyond. There are two additional windows, a working fireplace, deep skirtings, a picture rail and wide coving. Central heating is provided from skirting board height radiator.
Bedroom Two 12’ 6" x 9’ 10" (3.8m x 3.0m)Rear bedroom with an en suite with shower room.
Bedroom Three 14’ 1" x 13’ 1" (4.3m x 4.0m)A lovely light room at the front centre of the property. Bay window, a feature fireplace and an original ornate pedestal wash hand basin.
Bedroom Four 14’ 1" x 13’ 1" (4.3m x 4.0m)Another front bedroom with a stained glass bay window, an original fireplace and a pedestal wash hand basin.
Bedroom Five 14’ 1" x 13’ 1" (4.3m x 4.0m)Two double glazed sash windows - one to the side and one to the rear of the property. A feature fireplace and a pedestal wash hand basin.
Family Bathroom 9’10" x 8’ 5" (3.0m x 2.56m)A good sized bathroom with large linen cupboard, separate power shower, a stand alone roll-top bath, wash basin and WC. There is also an airing cupboard over the hot water cistern. Two double glazed frosted sash windows towards the rear of the house.
Decoration The whole house is in very good decorative order; each room having been professionally refurbished in the last few years
SWIMMING POOL 29’ 6" x 13’ 6" (9.0m x 4.1m)The swimming pool is in good order and features a turquoise mosaic tile upper row and rounded edging stonework. The pool house contains modern pipework, pump, and filter system. A gas wall mounted boiler heats water on a closed system.
The property entrance is via an electric remote control vehicle gate with intercom, or on foot through a personal gate. The driveway has ample off road parking in addition to the double garage. The garage has sufficient width to allow full car door opening, and has a sectioned off area at the back with shelving and storage space. There is access to a large boarded loft area for further storage via a fitted loft ladder. The loft has lighting. The main garage has many electric sockets, ceiling lights and its own mains powered alarm system.To the front of the property is a large main lawn with cedar tree, a secondary lawn which extends down the side of the swimming pool to a good sized garden shed. On the other side of the pool is the summerhouse and a barbecue area. Beyond the pool is a small lawn area and the ornamental pond with bridge. Around the side and rear of the house are two courtyard areas.
Viewing absolutely essential to appreciate the quality and location of this fantastic family house.