- Impressive ground floor and mezzanine apartment
- Part of the exclusive Grade II Listed Runshaw Hall
- Former country house with original and replicate features
- Spacious and elegantly presented accommodation
- Superb breakfast kitchen with woodland views
- Three-bedrooms, one with dressing area and en suite
- Set in nine acres of glorious gardens and parkland
- Single garage plus an allocated parking space
- Excellent position for accessing commuter routes
Forming part of the original Hall, The Croston offers truly elegant accommodation embracing high-ceilings and a magnificent bay window. Mezzanine levels compliment the living space of this exquisitely presented apartment and the superb setting within nine acres of well-maintained gardens and parkland give a certain exclusivity. There are allocated private and visitor spaces along with a garage, and commuter routes and local amenities are within easy reach.
Approached via a gated courtyard, the property is accessed through a main door to a shared vestibule with a meter cupboard and a staircase to a further first floor apartment.
A private entrance to the apartment opens into the hallway with decorative moulding to the ceiling and an entry phone. A spindle staircase rises and turns to the mezzanine level over the kitchen. There is a useful under-stairs cupboard for household essentials and white, panelled doors open to each of the rooms throughout the residence.
Double doors give way to the outstanding lounge with a glorious bay window overlooking the main lawn and which accentuates the high ceilings with decorative moulded coving. Both pendant and wall lights illuminate and warming the lounge is a Minster composite stone fire surround encasing a gas coals fire whilst two radiators supplement in chillier months. The dining area has ample space for a dining table and chairs and the mezzanine floor over is reached via a spindle staircase with an under-stairs cupboard providing storage. The mezzanine floor offers an additional peaceful retreat with inset spotlights, or could also be used as a dining area.
The kitchen has three long windows giving woodland views and filling the area with natural light whilst inset spotlights above the kitchen and in the mezzanine floor give evening illumination. Three walls are fitted with a good range of medium oak cabinets, drawers and a Welsh dresser-style top plus a central island. Granite-effect Formica worktops surround and incorporate a graphite coloured, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and, between the levels, is ceramic tiling to the splash areas coordinating with the floor tiles. A Stoves four-burner hob has a canopy extractor above and a complementary double oven and grill below whilst integrated appliances include an automatic dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is a wall-mounted television point and the room is warmed by a radiator.
Reached from the hallway, a second mezzanine seating area is suspended above the kitchen and has coving plus a corner cupboard which houses the Worcester gas central heating boiler.
Off the kitchen, an inner hall with recessed downlights and coving and gives way to the three bedrooms.
The master bedroom has a window to the front, double height ceiling and pendant light. There is a wall-mounted television point and a spindle staircase leads up to a mezzanine dressing room which is complete with a range of wardrobes, drawer banks forming a dressing table, and display shelves.
The en suite bathroom, with laminate flooring, inset spotlights and radiator has splash tiling to dado height. The four-piece suite comprises a corner, fully-tiled cubicle with shower, panelled bath with telephone style mixer tap over, pedestal wash hand basin and concealed cistern w.c.
Bedroom two is a dual-aspect double room with windows to the front and side plus pendant lighting and a radiator. A tall wardrobe, with hanging space and shelf, is fitted to one corner.
Bedroom three has a window to the side, pendant lighting and radiator. This is a single room, fitted with two double wardrobes to one wall.
From the main hall, a shower room with white ceramic tiled floor and walls to dado level houses a white three-piece suite with floral embellishment comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low-flush w.c. and a corner Armitage Shanks shower and cubicle. There is a radiator to warm the towels, extractor fan and inset spotlights.
Runshaw Hall is set in approximately nine acres of extensive, communal lawn gardens and parklands dotted with seating areas amidst an abundant array of mature trees and shrubs. A sweeping private driveway leads to all the mews properties of the converted former country house, including The Croston, and also to the reserved parking space and the single garage having an up and over door, power and light.
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We are reliably informed that the Tenure of the property is Leasehold.
Room measurements given in these property details are approximate and are supplied as a guide only.
All land measurements are supplied by the Vendor and should be verified by the buyer's solicitor. We
would advise that all services, appliances and heating facilities be confirmed in working order by an
appropriately registered service company or surveyor on behalf of the buyer as Maria B. Evans Estate
Agency cannot be held responsible for any faults found. No responsibility can be accepted for any
expenses incurred by prospective purchasers.
Sales Office: 34 Town Road, Croston, PR26 9RB T: 01772 737888 Rentals T: 01257 462095 F: 01257 464863
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