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Park Lane, Congleton Offers Over £425,000

  • Prestigious Park Lane Address
  • Magnificent Highly Decorated Building
  • Abundance of Architectural Features
  • Garage, Driveway, Gardens to 3 Sides
  • Outstanding 20' Dream Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
  • Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Conservatory
  • Ground Floor WC, Cellar, Landing, 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Low Maintenance Professionally Landscaped Mature Grounds

** A magnificent semi detached period home with a wealth of original features and rooms of grand proportions ** Quality Park Lane address ** Professionally landscaped gardens to three sides ** Garage with planning consent to convert in to a home office or a fun garden room ** Driveway parking at the rear ** Three reception rooms, conservatory, plus a magnificent 20' contemporary dream kitchen ** Highly decorated hallways with spectacular features ** Four bedrooms plus a large bathroom ** Close to Congleton Town Centre, Congleton Park and the Train Station ** A fabulous property which is a must see! **

A substantial magnificent, four bedroom, four reception room, Victorian semi detached residence of immense character, standing tall and proud in a mature and pleasant setting, with transformed wrap-around professionally landscaped low maintenance grounds to three sides, offering a wealth of spectacular original features blended with some outstanding desirable modern features.

The property stands together amongst some of the most prestigious statement properties built in Congleton. Located in an elevated position standing over Park Lane, the property is in a convenient and respected location, close to Congleton Town Centre. It is conveniently situated a few minutes from the town centre shops and restaurants, Congleton Park, the leisure centre and the railway station, which offers connections to national networks and frequent expresses to London and Manchester.

The property boasts spacious room sizes and lofty room heights creating an immense feeling of space and grandeur. Lavishly adorned internally and externally with strikingly beautiful ornamental features, this property is an architectural treasure trove. Now blended with modern comforts, the property represents the finest standards available for modern day family living - in style and splendour.

Briefly the accommodation comprises: large L shaped reception hall; drawing room; sitting room; dining room; conservatory; kitchen/ breakfast room; ground floor WC; spacious landing; 3 double bedrooms and a single bedroom; bathroom; cellar; garage; driveway; gardens to 3 sides; part original secondary glazed (Everest) windows, plus PVC double glazed windows; gas central heating with a recently renewed quality boiler.

This fine residence represents a celebration of the finest building craftmanship undertaken in the Victorian era. The quality of detail contained both internally and externally is quite remarkable. Spectacular bays, a highly decorated gable, decorative brick course borders, fret work barge boards, decorative ridge tiles, large sills and headers, pilastered mullions, complex fascinating chimneys, double casement sash windows, arched windows, ornamental railings all embellish the exterior. Fortuitously, many of the original internal features have survived the last century's change in tastes and trends. You will delight in the rich opulence of the magnificent stained glass windows, deep ceiling cornices and skirting boards, the dominating fireplaces and vast expanses of spectacular Minton tiled floors. The winding staircase is work of art in its own right and stripped pine original doors, original built in storage cupboards and stripped pine floors add warmth, character and beauty across the home.

There is then the modern addition of a spectacular 20' rear dream kitchen! The room was developed by the current owner and features: a lofty feature vaulted ceiling with Velux roof windows; PVC double glazed windows with plantation shutters; a stone grey designer kitchen with beautiful solid quartz quality work tops, large quality floor tiles and a clever use of mixed lighting - it's breathtaking! Other desirable modern features include a bi-fold door linking the dining room to the conservatory and a large luxury bathroom suite with a freestanding claw-feet roll top bath and a large shower cubicle. The generous landing does allow the first floor layout to be altered if so desired (subject to any necessary consents).

The grounds have been thoughtfully landscaped cleverly maximising the usable space available creating a wonderful garden for all the family to use and enjoy. Mature trees, old brick built garden walls and chunky stone walls, all add to the beauty that only exists with maturity. The lawned sections are actually artificial grass which look fabulous all year round and require little maintenance. Garden terraces are of a usable size and there is a superb, elevated rear dining terrace, nestled in to the rear garden walls.

The garage is at the rear and accessible from the garden plus there is an attractive blocked paved driveway at the rear. There is planning consent to convert the garage in to a valuable home office or a fun garden room.

The fortunate eventual new owners of this glorious Victorian residence will enjoy this beautiful home for many years to come. Such stylish period establishments are not commonly available and so decisions need to be made without haste. Call us today to book your viewing - before its too late!

Park Lane
Congleton CW12 3DG
County: Cheshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CH000467

Reception Hall

16' 0'' x 6' 11'' (4.87m x 2.10m) Plus 13' 6'' x 6' 7'' (4.11m x 2m) L Shaped

Outstanding highly decorated grand reception hall. Packed full of original features which take your breath away. You are greeted by a substantial external timber door with delightful decorative glazing. A charming character spindle staircase winds up to the first floor with a grand newel post, detailed star strings, stripped handrail and fine timber panelled stair base. The room is L shaped and a gorgeous Minton tiled floor flows through with the floor pattern following the contours of the room. Stripped pine original doors, deep ceiling cornices, corbel archway and dado rails finish the room. A magnificent decorative glazed timber external door with an arched window above allows access to the side. The reception hall gives access to the drawing room, sitting room, dining room, ground floor WC and cellar. Central heating radiator.

Ground Floor WC

Frosted PVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Button flush WC and a wash basin with chrome trap and chrome mono block mixer tap. Quarry tiled floor.

Drawing Room

15' 11'' x 13' 0'' (4.85m x 3.95m)

Feature bay window with double sash casements with secondary glazing installed. Feature fireplace. Deep skirting boards, ceiling cornice, picture rail, ceiling rose. Three wall light points. Central heating radiator.

Sitting Room

13' 0'' x 12' 10'' (3.96m x 3.92m)

Feature bay window with double sash casement with secondary glazing installed. Feature fireplace. Stripped and polished wood flooring.Three wall light points. Ceiling cornice and picture rail.

Dining Room

12' 10'' x 11' 11'' (3.9m x 3.63m)

Magnificent highly decorated room. The room is off the kitchen which is also outstanding. These two rooms combined create the ideal dining/ entertaining space. You will love inviting friends and family over for dinner parties! The conservatory is also off the dining room, accessed via a feature double glazed bi fold door, opening the two spaces up together, letting light flood in and enabling views of the attractive rear garden. The room is embellished with a fine detailed Minton floor, a large central feature fireplace with original stripped pine cabinets built in to the recesses. the right cabinet is part glazed and fitted with display shelving with in unit down lighting. Central heating radiator. Two wall light points.


11' 1'' x 11' 2'' (3.39m x 3.41m)

PVC double glazed windows incorporating PVC double glazed feature French doors opening out to the rear garden. Wood grain effect Amtico style floor. Central heating radiator. Wall light point.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room

20' 3'' x 12' 4'' (6.16m x 3.75m) narrows to 9' 9'' (2.96m)

Outstanding developed room which has been transformed by the current occupiers in December 2016 and boasts an exciting vaulted ceiling with two Velux skylights, and a tall vertical designer radiator takes advantage of the height of the room. There is a further feature period style central heating radiator. Two PVC double glazed windows are installed at the rear with quality plantation shutters and a bespoke double glazed shaped window over the decorative rear external door adds additional character to the room. The kitchen is stylish and high quality with stone grey painted Shaker units and quality solid quartz work surfaces. The units are contrasted by large slate style floor tiles which look fantastic. The work top features a sink cut out with machined drainer grooves and a Villeroy and Boch countersunk white ceramic sink and Franke chrome mixer tap. The kitchen is well equipped and features: a built in under-the-counter Hoover freezer; 'hostess' wine cooler;

Kitchen Continued

Neff built in dish washer; space for a range cooker, plus a Smeg canopy extractor fan. The lighting arrangement further compliments the room with recessed ceiling down lighting, under wall unit down lighting plus three pendant light points are fitted in to taller ceiling area. A wall recess has been created to accommodate a flat screen television. Further kitchen features include: rounded end units; Franke slide out waste sorter; premium quality drawers on soft close runners; a very deep corner larder / pantry unit with interior lighting; stylish unit handles.

Large Gallery Landing

A spacious and characterful landing area featuring: arched sash casement window with secondary glazing installed at the front; quality spindled balustrade with stripped and polished handrails; ceiling cornice; stripped pine original doors; dodo rail. central heating radiator. Access to all first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom

16' 0'' x 13' 1'' (4.87m x 3.98m)

Generous master bedroom with lots of character. The room is bright and multi aspect with a PVC double glazed window to the rear and a double casement sash window with secondary glazing installed at the front. Attractive stripped and polished wood flooring. Feature fireplace. Feature bespoke teak style built in wardrobes. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2

13' 0'' x 13' 0'' (3.97m x 3.97m)

Double casement sash window to the front with secondary glazing installed. Stripped and polished character wood flooring. Feature fireplace. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3

13' 0'' x 9' 1'' (3.97m x 2.77m)

PVC double glazed window to the rear aspect. Stripped and polished character wooden flooring. Feature fireplace. Picture rail. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4

10' 11'' x 7' 6'' (3.32m x 2.29m)

Feature arched PVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Stripped and polished wood flooring. Access to the loft.


12' 10'' x 7' 9'' (3.91m x 2.36m)

Luxury appointed bathroom suite with a blend of traditional and modern styles befitting of the home. Frosted PVC double glazed window to the rear. Freestanding feature roll top bath with claw feet and chrome mixer shower taps; WC; pedestal sink; large quadrant shower cubicle with glazed screen/ doors and thermostatic mixer shower; recessed ceiling down lighting; stone effect floor tiling and splash back tiled walling. Feature period style central heating radiator.


16' 3'' x 8' 1'' (4.96m x 2.47m)

Brick construction, in keeping with the period. Timber doors, side window and personnel door accessed from the rear garden. There is an attractive blocked paved driveway at the front of the garage. The current owners have obtained planning permission and have the plans to convert the garage in to an office/ home gym, garden/sun room, or a fun kids den. The plans involve raising the roof and adding 2 Velux skylights and bi-folding doors to open in to the garden. You could also consider adding a wood burning stove.


The property enjoys professionally landscaped wrap around gardens to three sides


10' 2'' x 12' 6'' (3.09m x 3.80m)

Brick chamber with lighting providing useful and accessible storage. Potential for tanking/ conversion for a variety of purposes, games room, cinema or bar! (subject to building regulations approval.


Attractive professionally landscaped wrap around gardens to three sides. The garden enjoys a mature setting with old brick walls, chunky stone walls and mature trees and shrubs. Spaces have been maximised through terracing which provide a surprising amount of usable garden areas for the whole family. The garage and driveway are positioned at the rear. There is an attractive good sized raised stone terrace which is tucked under the rear wall providing an ideal al fresco entertaining area. The grounds are partical, low maintenance and attractive.

Additional Information

The vendor has supplied the following information: - secondary glazing is Everest - Replacement PVC double glazed windows fitted in 2013 - Cavity wall insualtion with a 25 year guarantee - Loft Insulation increased to 270mm by British Gas in 2014 (post EPC report) - PVC fascias at rear of the property, garage gutters and down pipes refitted in 2016 - Lounge bay railings shot blasted and repainted - Kitchen installed 2016 - Sitting room has an energy efficient gas fire 'Kohlangaz' 2017 - Gas boiler refitted 2018 - Quadrant shower cubicle and shower fitted 2016, 'Shield Harrogate' rigid riser shower and slide rail handset

Park Lane
Congleton CW12 3DG
County: Cheshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CH000467

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Park Lane
Congleton CW12 3DG
County: Cheshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CH000467
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