Barrel Well Hill, Boughton,



  • Southerly views over the meadows
  • Situated on the Earls Eye
  • Superb terraced Garden
  • Detached Double Garage & parking
  • Four Bedrooms with balcony from the Master
  • Modern first floor Shower Room

This handsome early Georgian residence with riverside garden is situated in a superb position, with stunning southerly views over the Meadows and as far as the suspension bridge and Welsh hills. The well-tended mature terraced garden is regularly open to the public under the National Garden Scheme and reaches down to the river frontage, boat house and mooring. It retains many period features, including double glazed sash windows, an ornate plaster ceiling, fireplaces and balconies. It is situated within a Conservation Area, on a Private Road and is within walking distance to Chester City Centre.
The front door leads onto the first floor landing where there are four bedrooms, one en-suite bathroom and one family shower room. The generously proportioned master bedroom features a barrel ceiling with ornate plasterwork, French doors opening onto a balcony from which there are magnificent southerly and westerly views over the river and a full-height sash window with Juliet balcony. The second double bedroom has a barrel ceiling, full-height southerly facing sash window opening onto a balcony and en-suite bathroom. There are two further south-facing single bedrooms and a modern shower room.
The ground floor features a large drawing room, with an open fire, two sets of French doors leading out to the top terrace of the garden and access to a wine storeroom. There is a good-sized dining room with a fireplace and French doors to the garden and direct access to fitted breakfast kitchen. There is also a utility room and downstairs toilet. To the side of the property there is a double garage, with parking in front.


ENTRANCE HALL Landing with window offering fine river views.

BEDROOM ONE 17′ 10 reducing to 16’2" x 13′ 0" (5.44m x 3.96m) Large dual aspect double bedroom with ornate barrel ceiling, double glazed full-height sash window with original shutters and Juliet balcony and double glazed French doors onto another balcony, with fine views over the river.

BEDROOM TWO 12′ 6" x 10′ 7" (3.81m x 3.23m) Double bedroom with barrel ceiling, double glazed full-height sash window with original shutters leading onto a balcony with fine river views, a large fitted wardrobe and small entrance hall leading to en-suite bathroom.

ENSUITE BATHROOM With a three-piece white suite and hot water cylinder cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE/STUDY 12′ 6" x 9′ 4" (3.81m x 2.84m) Single bedroom with double glazed sash window and fitted office suite.

BEDROOM FOUR 13′ 1" x 12′ 10 reducing to 8’1"" (3.99m x 3.91m) Single bedroom with double glazed sash window and fitted bookshelves.

SHOWER ROOM 9′ 2 max" x 7′ 9" (2.79m x 2.36m) With large shower cubicle with ‘Grohe’ shower unit, wash basin, WC and beech-effect storage units, roller shutter hiding extensive storage and chrome heated towel rail.


DRAWING ROOM 22′ 6" x 16′ 10" (6.86m x 5.13m) Large drawing room with open working fireplace, two sets of double glazed French doors leading out onto the terrace and garden. Access to Wine Storeroom, with barrel ceiling and built-in storage.

HALLWAY With double glazed sash window, stable door leading to the garden, access to a storeroom containing an ‘Ideal Mexico’ gas boiler.

DINING ROOM 19′ 3" x 13′ 1" (5.87m x 3.99m) Large dining room with fireplace and electric fire, double glazed French doors leading into the garden.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 12′ 10" x 12′ 7" (3.91m x 3.84m) Dual aspect breakfast kitchen, with stable door to the garden, fully fitted beech-effect kitchen units, granite worktops, with integrated NEFF appliances, including an oven, microwave oven, hob, fridge and dishwasher, and a breakfast table with fitted window seats.

UTILITY ROOM Timber base and wall units, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for a washing machine, double cupboard, sink and drainer, access to WC and door to garden.


DETACHED GARAGE 16′ 4" x 15′ 4" (4.98m x 4.67m) Complete with River views and parallel parking space to the front of the garage.

OUTSIDE There is gated access from the road with steps down to the garden. The mature gardens are arranged in a series of terraces. At the top of the garden, closest to the house is a large terrace with dining area and timber summer house, overlooking a lawn edged with herbaceous borders incorporating a palm tree. Sandstone walls divide the various terraces containing mature shrubs, further lawns, fruit and vegetable areas. There is a stream and a pond fed by natural springs, a potting shed, workshop, flagpole and timber boat house with small slipway into the river.

TENURE The property is understood to be freehold.

VIEWINGS Strictly By Appointment With Homesale on 01244 313900.

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