Dating from the late 18th century, 3 Bridge Place is an elegant red brick Georgian freehold property with almost 3,600 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over four floors.
In good decorative order throughout, the property provides all the amenities of modern living with retained period features including sash windows, generously-proportioned rooms, high ceilings with fine cornicing, and some period fireplaces.
The ground floor flows from a welcoming wooden-floored reception hall with feature stained glass screen and useful cloakroom. A generous dining room with a cast iron open fireplace with ornate surround has double part-glazed doors to a spacious sitting room with open fireplace, bespoke shelving and French doors to the courtyard garden. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large kitchen/breakfast room with a range of modern wall and base units, quartz worktops, a gas Aga and modern integrated appliances. There is also a spacious neighbouring fitted utility room with a door to the courtyard garden. A concealed staircase in the reception hall leads down to a good-sized cellar comprising three brick-floored rooms.
On the first floor is a spacious principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling, cast iron open fireplace and large en-suite bathroom, a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and French doors to a private balcony overlooking the courtyard below, and a family bathroom. A third reception room/office features built in shelving. The three remaining well-proportioned bedrooms, one with a modern en-suite shower room, are on the second floor.
Bridge Place is near to Old Dee Bridge within walking distance of local shops in Handbridge, and all that Chester has to offer. It is only a short walk from the city centre and minutes from Chester Racecourse. The city has an extensive selection of both major national and smaller independent retailers including its unique Rows dating from mediaeval times, complemented by out of town retail parks including the outlet village at Cheshire Oaks.
Chester also offers extensive sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities including numerous pubs, cafés, bars and restaurants, Storyhouse theatre and library, as well as rowing, sailing and canoeing on the River Dee and several nearby golf courses.
Ideal for the commuter, the property benefits from easy access to Chester Bus Interchange with its regular services to Ellesmere Port, Cheshire Oaks, Wrexham and Liverpool, together with easy access to the M53, key regional centres in both Wales and England and the national motorway network. Chester station offers regular direct services to Liverpool and Manchester as well as to London Euston in around two hours.
The area offers access to a number of state schools, including The Grosvenor Park C of E Academy, Chester International School and Queen's Park High School, together with a good selection of independent schools including The Queens School, King's School, The Willows, The Firs, The Hammond and Abbey Gate.
Having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is accessed through a six-panel door surrounded by a pedimented case with panelled pilasters. The walled courtyard garden to the rear of the house features paved and gravelled terrace areas, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, with steps up to a large raised walled terrace with decked flooring, and a useful external store.
Parking is presently permit - please contact Strutt & Parker for further information.