Hope Cottage, Monks Lane, Audlem
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A DELIGHTFUL, TASTEFULLY MODERNISED, DETACHED COTTAGE ENJOYING STUNNING VIEWS OVER ROLLING COUNTRYSIDE, IN AN IDYLLIC POSITION JUST UNDER ONE MILE FROM AUDLEM VILLAGE CENTRE.
Reception hall, living room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, laundry room, three double bedrooms, bathroom, shower room. Oil central heating, Anglian UPVC double glazed windows. Detached brick double garage, car parking space, gardens.
Hope Cottage, constructed of brick with white painted elevations under a tiled roof is approached over a gravel drive. Dating back to the 1850s, it was tastefully extended in the 1960s and 1980s. It is s a really charming and well lit home, of character and warm appeal.
Hope Cottage is set in a plot that incorporates driveway parking, attractive formal gardens and an excellent detached brick and tile double garage. The sense of privacy and maturity is significant, with views over rolling countryside. Whilst occupying an idyllic rural position, the cottage lies under one mile from Audlem village centre.
LOCATION AND AMENITIES
Hope Cottage occupies a lovely setting 0.9 of a mile from Audlem village centre. Audlem was mentioned in the Doomsday book as Aldelime, Edward I granted it a market charter in 1295. Audlem is on the Shropshire Union canal, which has a run of 15 locks, designed by Thomas Telford, to raise the canal 93ft from the Cheshire plain to the Shropshire plain. The River Weaver passes west of the village. The sought after, award wining village of Audlem caters for daily needs with a local Coop store, post office, newsagents, dry cleaners, butcher, flower shop, restaurant, two cafes, three public houses and a medical centre.
Nantwich (5 miles) offers a more comprehensive range of services with high street retailers, banks, restaurants, leisure facilities and supermarkets. Crewe station (9 miles) provides a fast intercity rail network (lond Euston 90 minutes, Manchester 40 minutes). The M6 motorway junction 16 is 10 miles, Manchester Airport 39 miles.
On the educational front, there is a primary school in Audlem (Ofsted good) and the property lies in the catchment area for Brine Leas High school/BL6 sixth form (Ofsted good). Private schooling in the area includes Newcastle School, The Grange at Hartford, the Kings and Queens in Chester and Ellesmere College.
There are numerous sports facilities in the area including tennis, bowling, cricket, football, running and cycling clubs at Audlem. There are two 18 hole golf courses nearby in Whitchurch.
Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage.
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