The golf-lover's ideal home; Paul Baker on a substantial house which overlooks one of the area'smost prestigious courses.
The property is near to Hoylake's Royal Liverpool Golf Course and enjoys far-reaching views across the course to Hilbre Island and the Welsh hills.
Arranged over three floors, the house boasts many original period features including solid timber doors, stylish panelled walls, high coved ceilings, fireplaces and sash casement windows.
Inside is a main entrance hall, cloakroom and wc, a master study with Claygate-style fireplace and a hallway to the drawing room. There is also a lounge with fireplace, a sun room and a grand dining room with fireplace, electric fire and hearth with timber mantel. A service hallway links to the dining kitchen, fitted with oak cabinets, halogen hob and double fan assisted oven.
Other ground floor rooms include a utility room, gardener's quarters, cold room and butler's pantry.
A turned staircase leads to the first floor, where the principal bedroom has excellent views and a feature fireplace with open grate. There are five other double bedrooms along with a family bathroom with four-piece suite. There is also a shower room, and on the next floor are two further bedrooms. The gated property has a sweeping gravel driveway leading to a timber-built double garage and a car port. The surrounding gardens are lawned, with patio area. A gate provides access to the golf course from the gardens.
* HOYLAKE, OIEO pounds 1m; Jones & Chapman, 0151 632 3128 location Commuting: Liverpool, 11 miles.
Chester, 19 miles.
Manchester, 46 miles.
Nearest railway station: Hoylake. Schools: Calday Grange Grammar, Hilbre High, Kingsmead School, West Kirby Grammar, Hoylake Holy Trinity Cof EPrimary, Black Horse Hill Junior, Foxfield School, West Kirby Primary, Avalon School.
Supermarket: Co-operative, Sainsbury's and Morrisons are nearby.
The impressive garden Inside is spacious, with many period features The imposing property has direct access to the golf course