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4 Shipgate Street
Chester CH1 1RT

, SY14

To Let: £3,500 PCM

A unique opportunity to rent a truly stunning Grade II* Listed property built in the early 18th century. This magnificent nine bedroom stately home is situated at the heart of an historic farming Estate surrounded by mature parkland and stunning Cheshire countryside.

This spectacular unmodernised period home offers five reception rooms, nine bedrooms and further large attic rooms. The property retains many original features and enjoys fantastic countryside views.

The property and gardens is available to rent part-furnished providing character for a home of such scale

Edge Hall is available to rent part furnished which includes a good number of pieces of art, largely of the Wolley Dod family, providing character for a home of such scale. There is an Electric Aga in the kitchen. Access to the library will not be granted and this room will be locked througtout the term of the tenancy.

Location The property is located close to the beautiful Bickerton and Peckforton Hills which provide access to the Sandstone Trail
walks with exceptional views. The Sandstone Trail was a recent feature of ITV's "Britain's Best Walks". The local countryside provides a wealth of recreational opportunities for both adults and children. It is within the catchment area of the Bishop Heber High School, situated just outside the large village of Malpas, which has an Outstanding Ofsted rating. The property close to the A41 which allows commuting to Chester, Shrewsbury and beyond.

The A41 also provides excellent access to the M56, M54 and M6. Both Liverpool and Manchester airport are within an hour's car journey of the property. The nearest train station is located at Whitchurch just 8 miles south, while Crewe's mainline station is just 20 miles away. It is possible to get to London Euston, via Crewe train station, in just over 2 hours.

Outside The house is accessed through coded electric gates off a quiet unclassified road at the edge of a Hamlet. It offers
ample parking to the side and large gardens to the front and rear totalling approximately 2 acres. There is a walled garden to the side of the Hall which could be available by separate negotiation. There will be no additional land available with the property.

Entrance Hall The front door leads into the entrance hall with a small area of tiled floor and room for coat stands. The entrance hall continues into a much larger room at the centre of the property with stairs to both the first floor and one of the cellars. The entrance hall is well furnished and has a large table and chairs in the centre of the room, bookcases on the outside walls and a large feature fireplace. The extent of this marvellous entrance hall would and has allowed for large dinner parties for up to 40 guests.

Dining Room The dining room is a blank canvass with two large windows looking over the front gardens. The oak panelled walls have been painted crème; the walls and ceiling have decorative gold patterns. There is a feature fireplace at the centre of the room. There is no dining table provided but the room would accommodate smaller parties of 12 -18 guests.

Drawing Room The drawing room is a large room to the rear of the property offering fantastic views over the back garden and the Estate farmland. This is a grand room ideal for holding larger drinks parties or receptions and it is estimated that the room would hold 50 - 75 guests comfortably.

Office The office is situated at the front of the property by the front door. This room is furnished with fitted oak cupboards and a mahogany partners desk.

Sitting Room The small sitting room at the rear of the property is accessed from the entrance hall. The room offers a living space with open fire and would be a great space as either a children's sitting room or family snug. Off the small sitting room is a WC.

Kitchen A large room at the front of the property with fitted cupboards,work surfaces and electric Aga. There is space for a large table in the kitchen allowing the room to be used as a kitchen diner.

Study This room has oak panelled walls and is unfurnished.

Back Kitchen & Servants Hall All of these rooms were historically used by the servants of the house. The rooms are large in size and predominantly remain unfurnished. This part of the house would be ideal for use as a fitness suite, games room or children's play room. The servants' bells remain and add great character. A programme of repairs will be undertaken once a suitable tenant is identified.

Staircase An oak staircase from the entrance hall allows access to the first floor.

Bedrooms 1 - 5 The bedrooms at the property vary in size and style but the majority are furnished with a bed, wardrobe and side cabinet or dressing table of some sort. Some bedrooms are well suited as children's bedrooms whilst some would offer themselves well as guest bedrooms. There is a substantial master bedroom with panelled walls, built in wardrobes and a feature fireplace in the centre of the room. The master bedroom also has a dressing room in the neighbouring room.

Bathrooms There are three family bathrooms on the first floor and a further bathroom in the flat.

Sewing Room The sewing room is furnished with a couple of large cupboards and a chest of drawers. The room has historically
been used as a laundry room.

Upstairs Office An oak panelled room at the front of the property. The room has a number of built in cupboards within the oak panels for storage.

Dressing Room The dressing room is situated at the front of the property next to the master bedroom. The dressing room is well
furnished with cupboards, chests of drawers and bookcases. It is likely that this room would be used as a dressing room for the master bedroom.

Morning Room Located at the rear of the property this is a quiet room with fantastic views over the surrounding farmland. This room is furnished with a few chairs, sofas and a piano. It is a formal room which would lend itself brilliantly for quiet reading in the evenings or as a music room.

Flat The first floor offers a flat with a double bedroom and fitted wardrobe, sitting room with open fire and family bathroom.

Attic 1 & 2 The attics provide a vast area of space on the second floor of the property. The attics are currently used for storage and have solid timber floors and would not be suitable as bedrooms or living accommodation.

Services • Water from a private borehole
• Oil fired central heating
• Septic tank
• Burglar alarm
• Broadband

Pets The house stands in a working farming estate and only the most exceptionally well-behaved pets will be permitted.

Terms of Tenancy Rent available by request only.
The terms of the tenancy are by negotiation and are to be discussed upon application.

Application The property is available by application only. In order to obtain a tenancy application form please contact either Hannah Baker of Denton Clark Rentals (01244 624027) or Michael Paton of Carter Jonas (01939 210112). Applications should be for one household only. No
applications for business or hotel use will be considered. The property should be viewed by appointment only

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