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A handsome period residence with attached cottage standing in a mature garden setting and enjoying spectacular far reaching views towards the Cheshire Plain, Beeston Castle & Peckforton Hills. Accommodation in Brief BORRAS HOUSE Ground Floor • Open front porch • Staircase Hall • Drawing Room • Dining Room • Conservatory • Sitting Room • Snug/Study • Kitchen with Dining area • Utility Room • Cloakroom • Cellar First & Second Floors • Master bedroom suite • 2 guest bedroom suites • 4 further bedrooms • Family Bathroom BORRAS COTTAGE • Sitting Room • Dining Room • Kitchen • 2 double bedrooms • Bathroom Outside • Formal Lawned Gardens • Floodlit Astro-turf tennis court • Twin entrance drives • Garaging for 4 cars • Domestic outbuildings & stores • Dog Kennel & Run • In all about 1.71 acres (0.69 ha) Distances • Wrexham 3 miles • Chester 9 miles • Shrewsbury 33 miles • Liverpool 38 miles • Manchester 50 miles Description Borras House is a substantial three storey detached period house constructed of brick under a slate roof with handsome symmetrical front faade. The property is approached via twin entrance drives with impressive gates and graveled parking area against the east front connecting to a rear courtyard with garaging and separate entrance. Internally, the house offers extremely generous family accommodation albeit with scope for modernisation and further improvement. The rooms are all generously proportioned with high ceilings and extremely light & airy. To either side of the staircase hall are the principal reception rooms and in the centre of the house is the everyday sitting room. Beyond the sitting room is a spacious and well fitted kitchen complete with aga and within the kitchen is a glazed dining area. Against the south side of the house is a conservatory and on the north side a snug/study overlooking the front garden. At first floor level there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and 3 further double bedrooms served by a family bathroom. On the second floor there are 2 guest suites and further bedroom. The attached cottage which is accessed via the rear courtyard has an independent oil central heating system. It is ideal for those requiring ancillary accommodation for dependent relatives but equally capable of creating a useful rental income. The cottage has 3 interconnecting rooms at ground floor level including a sitting room, dining room and kitchen. At first floor level there are 2 double bedrooms served by a family bathroom. The gardens are laid to the front of the house with box borders enclosed by stone flagged seating areas from which central steps lead down to a lower lawn which is part walled with octagonal wrought iron gazebo incorporating a paved and tiled seating area. Beyond the part walled garden are sweeping lawns with selection of specimen trees including monkey puzzle, holly, maple, cherry and blue cedar together with an arched Hazel walk. Within the lower garden are further specimen trees including yew, willow, maple and sycamore adjacent to which is a floodlit Astroturf tennis court together with open fronted timber pavilion. From the tennis court is a graveled path with rose walk and adjacent to which is an extensive dog run which has been fenced. At the top of the dog run is a kennel and separate workshop constructed of brick under a slate roof with open fronted veranda. The workshop has the benefit of built-in shelving and power supply whilst in the rear courtyard adjacent to the garaging there are further domestic stores. Location Borras House occupies a prominent yet private position with a glorious aspect and enjoys uninterrupted views of the Cheshire Plain taking in Beeston Castle and the Peckforton & Bickerton Hills. Despite the tranquil rural position adjoining open countryside, Borras House is convenient for the neighbouring villages of Gresford & Rossett which provide for everyday needs whilst the larger centres of Wrexham & Chester which are 3 & 9 miles respectively offer a more comprehensive range of services with supermarkets and out of town retail parks. Schooling is well provided for with state primary and secondary education in the neighbouring villages & Wrexham, complemented by private schools locally including the King's & Queen's in Chester and Abbeygate College at Saighton. On the recreational front there are rugby, football and cricket clubs in Wrexham, public swimming baths and indoor tennis centre. For the equestrian enthusiasts there is horse racing at Chester & Bangor-on-Dee, fishing and sailing on the River Dee and extensive walking and mountain biking throughout North Wales. Communications Despite the rural location Borras House is well served by roads being within 1 mile of the A483 Wrexham by-pass which connects to the Chester southerly by-pass facilitating access to the national motorway network. The Chester Business Park, Deeside Industrial Park and Wrexham Industrial Estate and all within daily commuting distance as are all areas of commerce throughout the North West & Midlands. Beyond Chester the southerly by-pass connects to the M53 & M56 motorways facilitating daily travel to Liverpool and Manchester which are both served by International Airports. Travel to London is available from Chester station which offers a sub 2 hour inter-city service via Crewe to Euston.
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