When I visited in June 2007 Beech Cottage was for sale. These particulars were downloaded July 28, 2007
  • Marford Cottage
  • Grade ll listed
  • Reception/dining hall
  • Drawing and sitting rooms
  • Bathroom
  • Three bedrooms
  • Cellar and outhouse
  • Garage and gardens

    A Grade II Listed detached property of great charm and character being one of the famed Marford Cottages Built in the mid 1800's (with later additions) for the Trevalyn Estate as one of a pair flanking the former entrance to a lane. The accommodation, which still retains many original features including exposed beams, arched and circular windows and feature fireplaces, briefly comprises: Canopy entrance porch, reception/dining hall with open fireplace, study area, drawing room with arched windows, breakfast room, kitchen, sitting room and bathroom. Three bedrooms, one with bay window. Oil fired central heating. Outhouse comprising garden w.c. and boiler room. Dry cellar beneath the property. Detached garage. Gardens to side and rear. A prompt inspection of this historic property is highly recommended.

    ....on the left hand side take the next driveway on the left where Beech Cottage will be found on the left hand side. The property is within easy travelling distance of Chester via the A483 Chester to Wrexham By-Pass which leads to the M53 motorway, and is also convenient for North Wales via the A55 Trunk Road. The A483 also leads to the A5 and the M54 to the Midlands and the South. There are local shopping and schooling facilities in the neighbouring villages of Rossett and Gresford together with the more extensive shopping, schooling and leisure facilities of both Chester and Wrexham within easy travelling distance including Leisure Centres and numerous Golf Courses. AGENTS NOTE
    Please note all dimensions and floor plans are approximate and should be used for guidance only. The detailed accommodation comprises:-

    included for identification purposes only, not to scale. CANOPY ENTRANCE PORCH
    Courtesy light, original front door with arched fanlight above and arched window to either side.

    3.94m(12'11'') x 3.81m(12'6'') inc.staircase
    Feature exposed brick open fireplace, exposed beams to ceiling, quarry tiled floor, storage/cloaks cupboard, staircase to first floor accommodation. Open plan to:

    Feature arched recess with display shelving, telephone point, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator, stripped timber floor. Arched windows with aspects over the garden.

    5.18m(17'0'') max x 4.60m(15'1'') max into bay
    A most attractive irregular shaped room with triple aspect arched windows. Feature cast iron fireplace with raised fire basket, exposed beam to ceiling, TV aerial point, two radiators.

    3.78m(12'5'') x 2.13m(7'0'')
    Original housekeepers cupboard to chimney breast recess, exposed beams to ceiling, quarry tiled floor, arched doorway to outside. Door to:

    3.12m(10'3'') max x 1.60m(5'3'') max
    Base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for electric cooker, exposed beams to ceiling, half tiled walls, quarry tiled floor.

    There is potential to combine the breakfast room and kitchen.

    4.29m(14'1'') max x 3.25m(10'8'')
    Feature fireplace with Adam style mantel surround, marble and tiled inset and hearth, picture rail, TV aerial point, two radiators. Aspects over and double French doors leading to the garden.

    White suite comprising cast iron panelled bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. Heated radiator/towel rail, built in cosmetic cupboard. FIRST FLOOR PLAN
    included for identification purposes only, not to scale. FIRST FLOOR LANDING
    Approached by staircase from the reception hall. Feature circular window with aspects to Marford Hill. Exposed beams to ceiling, radiator.

    3.78m(12'5'') max into bay x 3.73m(12'3'') max
    Irregular shape with bay window and feature circular window with aspects to Marford Hill, under bay storage cupboard, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator.

    3.78m(12'5'') max into rec x 3.18m(10'5'') max
    Exposed beams to ceiling, built in cupboard, radiator. Aspects over the garden.

    3.86m(12'8'') average x 2.18m(7'2'') average
    Feature circular window overlooking Marford Hill, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator. Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder, having slatted airing shelves above.

    The measurements for Beech Cottage are all average measurements, as most of the rooms are an irregular shape.

    The property is approached from Marford Hill via a timber five-bar gate and gravelled driveway which provides off road parking and turning and leads to:

    Twin opening doors, light and power.

    There is a short flight of steps and picket gate with crazy paved path, leading from Marford Hill to the front entrance with gravelled pathways either side, leading round the cottage. Adjacent to the sitting room is a flagged patio with steps leading down to a lawned area with mature well stocked borders with a variety of shrubs, flowering plants, bulbs and ground cover. Flanking the left of the driveway is another mature well stocked border with shrubs and roses and a cravy paved path leading to a lawned area with island rockery, dove cote and Anderson air raid shelter, giving access to the rear of the property.

    Attached to the property is an outbuilding comprising external w.c., and boiler house. Beneath the dining room accessed from the driveway is a dry cellar. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with mature well stocked borders and island bed, specimen trees, a variety of shrubs, flowering plants, bulbs, evergreens, magnolia and further specimen trees. Well fenced and hedged boundaries.

    A dry cellar runs beneath the majority of the property, with light and power. restricted headroom.

    By arrangements made through the Agents Chester office on 01244 404040

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