Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Residential 4 bedroom detached property - LISTING PRICE INCLUDES 1,700 sq. ft OF COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE.


The property benefits from open countryside views and comprises a very spacious and beautifully presented three/four bedroom detached house with two reception rooms including a games room and magnificent ‘L’ shaped open plan dining/kitchen/lounge living space. To the first floor are two bedrooms, both include modern fitted wardrobes with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room, there is also a main bathroom. Other benefits include Everest double glazed windows and gas central heating with designer radiators throughout the house.

Within the grounds the owner has constructed a substantial commercial building currently used as a film studio, which measures approximately 1,700 sq ft. Although well equipped for its current use, the building would be ideal for a variety of commercial uses including offices, children’s nursery or specialist workshop etc. Interested parties should check with the local planning authority to establish whether a change of use would be required.

The building has a three-phase electricity supply and externally there is a spiral staircase to a large roof terrace. The grounds have been superbly landscaped, creating a man-made pond with golf putting green which are all beautifully illuminated at night. There is also a large part-completed log cabin which could be made into additional accommodation, commercial or recreational area as required (again, check with the local planning authority to establish whether a change of use would be required).

The property is conveniently located close to the junction with the A540 and the A55, giving easy access to the Wirral Peninsula, Chester, North Wales and the national motorway network, this includes the M56 which is just 3 minutes away and the M6, only 20 minutes away. Chester is located within six miles which provides an extensive range of amenities and facilities and a direct 2 hr train service to London Euston. This stretch of Parkgate Road known as Woodbank is predominantly a rural area and has a small mix of residential and light commercial properties.


Ground Floor

Attractive exterior farmhouse solid oak front door with glazed, leaded insert leads to hall with parquet wood block flooring, designer central heating radiator and storage cupboard under stairs.

Lounge/bedroom 4

Measures 14' x 11'6 (4.27m x 3.51m). Double glazed windows to the side, French door and window to the rear, attractive stone minster style fireplace and two designer central heating radiators.

Games Room

Measures 16' x 15' (4.88m x 4.57m). With double glazed windows to the front and side, designer flooring and central heating radiator. This room also includes a reflective black suspended ceiling and black glass window ledges.

Large "L" shaped Dining/Kitchen/Lounge Living Space

Measures 23'6 x 10'6 plus 17'8 x 18' and enjoys Karndean designer flooring throughout.

The dining area includes a modern black marble designer living flame gas fire plus designer radiator. This then flows into a stylish oak Panorama fitted kitchen incorporating integrated units which house a double oven and hob, dish washer, washing machine/tumble drier, fridge, freezer and microwave. This lovely kitchen has plenty of natural light due to the striking 1.5m sq dome skylight which also lights up at night via concealed LED lighting. The stunning black granite work surface incorporates a 1.5 stainless steel sink and overhangs into the lounge area as a breakfast bar.

The spacious lounge area includes two designer central heating radiators, air conditioning and chrome down lighters. The room then benefits enormously from an abundance of natural light as a result of two side windows plus double-glazed French doors and two additional floor-to-ceiling glass panels either side, this also gives beautiful views of the landscaped garden and pond.

Bedroom 3

Measures 13'6 x 10' (4.11m x 3.05m). With double glazed window, designer central heating radiator. This room also includes stylish and bespoke wall-to-wall fitted wardrobes with black gloss sliding doors.

First Floor

Charming wooden spindle staircase leads to landing containing air conditioning unit. The stairs and landing also include a double-glazed window providing natural light to this area.

Bedroom 1

Measures 11'6 x 10'10 (3.51m x 3.30m). The measurement excludes an excellent range of built in bedroom furniture to two walls finished in chestnut, three double glazed windows allowing lots of natural light, designer central heating radiator and Karndean flooring.

En-suite shower room in white with chrome fittings comprising shower cubicle, feature moulded glass wash basin, designer WC with concealed unit, chrome designer heated towel rail with radiator, chrome extractor fan, double glazed frosted window, down lighters and Karndean flooring continuing through from master bedroom.

Bedroom 2

Measures 13' x 8' (3.96m x 2.44m). Measurement excludes bespoke fitted wardrobes to one entire wall inc. mirrored vanity section with lighting, floor to ceiling swivel storage unit containing full length mirror, double glazed window, designer central heating radiator and Karndean flooring.


Stylish suite in white with chrome fittings comprising a large Jacuzzi bath, walk-in double curved glass shower, modern wash basin on a chestnut wash stand, designer WC, two chrome heated towel rails, marble mosaic tiled floor and two double glazed windows for natural light.


Generous parking for up to seven cars available on the front car park with electric gates and dusk till dawn floodlighting offering maximum security. The car port and canopy to the side and rear of the house offers weather protection throughout the year and has two LED motion activated floodlights.

To the side and rear of the property, the grounds have been landscaped with a granite paved patio, large pond with waterfall and bridge plus an Astroturf all-weather golf green. There are also numerous mature trees bordering the rear gardens providing natural beauty. Dusk till dawn lighting in the rear garden illuminates the trees and pond area enhancing the aesthetics whilst simultaneously assisting the ten-camera security system.

Log Cabin

Measures 39' x 11' (11.89m x 3.35m). The part-completed log cabin could be made into additional accommodation, commercial or recreational area (please check with the local planning authority to establish whether a change of use would be required).


Total office space measures 1,700 sq ft (approx.). For additional security, roller shutters have been fitted to five exterior doors (one automated and four manual) and one manual roller shutter fitted to the reception window.

Prelasti EPDM rubber roofing along with 120mm insulation has recently been professionally installed to the entire commercial building roof offering added energy savings and guaranteed water proofing for twenty years (with a fifty-year life expectancy).


The front double-glazed door in half UPVC and half glass, leads into an open plan reception area with recessed office space and desk, double glazed window, electric heater and sitting area.


With stylish WC and modern square wash basin with chrome tap, tiled walls, tiled floor, electric heater, extractor fan and Dyson hand dryer.

Work space/filming studio

Currently set up as a film studio, this large open-plan area has a 4m high roof and can easily be adapted to suit many types of businesses. There is three-phase power running into the building with a large number of 13amp and 16amp sockets available. The external entry point is via double aluminium fire doors allowing access for big items. This entrance/exit also includes an automated roller shutter for added security.

Additional work space/suite 3

Located adjacent to the main work area and can be independent through aluminium panelling, doors and double height windows on two walls. This room also includes multiple 13amp power sockets across one wall, safety flooring and air conditioning.

Open Plan Meeting Room/kitchen area

Includes a kitchen finished in black high gloss with stone work surface and stainless-steel sink, integrated refrigerator and safety flooring.

Executive meeting room

Offering impressive floor-to-ceiling 4m high white wall panelling with chrome trim, floor-to-ceiling black glass feature panel with backlights, granite flooring, fixed granite board table with built in lighting. This stunning room has two black high gloss units with integrated refrigerator/freezer, granite work surface, two electric wall heaters and air conditioning. The room is separated from the main open-plan working area by a 7m wide, 4m high wall of glass with sliding doors.

Additional workspace/suite 1

With an air conditioning unit, built in work console and multiple double 13am sockets along two walls. This room also includes safety flooring, two large internal double-glazed windows and two UPVC fully glazed doors, one leading to the reception area and the other to additional workspace/suite 2.

Additional workspace/suite 2

With a UPVC glass door to the front and timber exterior door with roller shutter to the rear, air conditioning unit and built in work console. This room also includes multiple double 13amp sockets along two walls.


This area leads from reception through to suite 2 and the store room and includes floor to ceiling enclosed shelving along one complete wall.

Store room

Containing floor-to-ceiling shelving on two walls and CCVT digital recorder and video switcher. In addition, there is a timber external door to the rear with roller shutter.

NB: The building was originally designed and constructed for use as a photographic and filming studio, however, it offers generous and well-equipped accommodation for general commercial use, benefitting from three-phase power. It would seem ideal for occupation as offices, workshop, children’s nursery or similar subject to obtaining any necessary planning or building regulations approval.

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