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Cronton, Widnes


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
DESCRIPTION Just a short drive from the city centre of Liverpool but a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Dog Clog is a private estate boasting approximately eight acres of stunning impeccably maintained grounds which include an incredible man-made lake. This simply outstanding home has been completely rebuilt and redesigned with a state of the art sound system and CCTV security system. The property is situated behind wooden electric gates along a sweeping driveway where the true beauty of this magnificent property is revealed.

The sheer size of this property has to be seen to be believed and the interior is impressively presented with a brilliant selection of original features including the delightfully ornate entrance hall and grand reception hallway with feature staircase , helping to create a suitably grand introduction.

The house has under floor heating throughout and the ground floor has four spacious reception rooms which include a formal dining room, a study and an exceptional living room which is a vast 41 foot in length and has been designed to maximise the light from four large feature windows and two doors to the rear. The stylish and contemporary kitchen is both practical and aesthetically pleasing with a comprehensive range of high specification integrated appliances, a granite breakfast bar, a selection of work tops and units, ceramic tiled flooring and feature French doors. To finish the ground floor, there is a utility room and WC.

Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, three with en-suite facilities, and the master bedroom having a fabulous walk-in wardrobe. In addition, the third bedroom is currently utilised as a fantastic cinema room with the sound system available through all rooms in the house and a wonderful balcony overlooking the grounds. Outside there is a separate annex comprising a living room, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom, as well as a particular feature of the property, an indoor heated swimming pool complex. Addition outbuildings include gymnasium, stables, Avery and kennels as well as an all weather tennis court.


ENTRANCE HALL 16' 8" x 13' 10" (5.08m x 4.22m) Grand entrance hall with original solid oak over sized door, double height ceiling with original dome with brass chandelier. solid wood staircase and balustrades, fully tiled flooring, arched Georgian windows to front, recessed spot lighting.

LIVING ROOM 39' 11" x 25' 9" (12.17m x 7.85m) Running from front to back of the property with Georgian bay window to the front, a further two windows to the side and two sets of French doors on to the rear garden, solid cherry wood flooring, marble inglenook fireplace, two ceiling roses, cove ceiling, integrated sound system, television and telephone points.

STUDY 19' 3" x 8' 6" (5.87m x 2.59m) Rear facing study with solid wood flooring, recessed spot lighting, cove ceiling, French door to garden, television, telephone and Internet points.

KITCHEN 24' 4" x 17' 11" (7.42m x 5.46m) Entered via half glazed wood doors, with a selection of brushed steel and contemporary draw and cupboards, granite work tops with under slung sink with retractable taps, integrated oven, grill, microwave, wine cooler, split hob with six electric an two gas rings, central island with granite work top, under slung sink with retractable taps, storage under and breakfast bar area. Large family seating area, with feature pull down lighting, recessed spots, stone tiled flooring, integrated sound system, main CCTV system, double glazed windows to two sides and French doors to gardens.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 6" x 7' 9" (2.9m x 2.36m) With a selection of floor and wall units, plumbing for washing machine and dryer, stone tile flooring and window to side.

CLOAKROOM Comprising 2 piece suite of low level wc, Georgian style hand basin with feature pedestal, marble tiled flooring and windows to two sides.

DINING ROOM 16' 6" x 12' 2" (5.03m x 3.71m) Front facing dining room with Georgian style bay window, solid cherry wood flooring, cove ceiling, recessed spot lighting.

MUSIC ROOM 18' 10" x 9' 6" (5.74m x 2.9m) With window to the front and side, laminate flooring, recessed spot lighting,meter cupboards, integrated sound system and television and telephone points.


LANDING Galleried landing with wooden balustrades, raised seating area, doors to main rooms and door to balcony.

MASTER BEDROOM 24' 4" x 17' 11" (7.42m x 5.46m) Rear facing oversized bedroom with windows to three sides, French door to balcony, integrated sound system, cove ceiling, recessed spot lighting, and doors onto:

MASTER DRESSING ROOM 9' 4" x 9' 1" (2.84m x 2.77m) With a selection of wardrobes and chest of draws and shelves, recessed spot lighting and window to the rear.

ENSUITE En-suite bathroom comprising 4 piece suite of sunken double ended jacuzzi bath, walk-in jet power shower, pedestal hand basin, low level wc, half tiled walls and fully tiled floor and integrated sound system.

BEDROOM TWO 25' 0" x 22' 10" (7.62m x 6.96m) Front facing bedroom with Georgian style bay window, fitted wardrobes, window seat, recessed spot lighting,integrated sound system, cove ceiling and door leading onto:

ENSUITE En-suite shower room with walk-in power shower, hand basin with vanity unit, low level wc and fully tiled floors and walls.

BEDROOM THREE 18' 6" x 16' 8" (5.64m x 5.08m) Rear facing bedroom currently being used as a cinema room, with window to side two sets of French doors onto balcony, fitted wardrobes and shelving units, recessed spot lighting, cove ceiling, integrated sound system, television and telephone points.

BEDROOM FOUR 15' 7" x 13' 1" (4.75m x 3.99m) Front facing bedroom with windows to side and rear, fitted wardrobes, recessed spot lighting integrated sound system, cove ceiling and door leading onto:

ENSUITE En-suite shower room with walk-in power shower, hand basin with vanity unit, low level wc, fully tiled walls and floor.

BEDROOM FIVE 19' 0" x 12' 2" (5.79m x 3.71m) Front facing bedroom with Georgian style bay window fitted wardrobes, recessed spot lighting, cove ceiling, integrated sound system.

FAMILY BATHROOM Dramatic Georgian style bathroom with free standing roll top bath with claw feet and telephone style taps and shower attachment, hand basin with ornate pedestal, square wc with polished chrome cistern and pipe work, walk-in shower cubicle, fully tiled floor and floor to ceiling window overlooking garden.Balcony Wrought iron balcony connecting bedroom three, landing and master bedroom with iron balustrade and tiled floor.

ANNEX Separated into pool complex and living quarters. And having clock tower with weather vain.Swimming Pool - 16.3m (53'6") x 5.48m (18'0") : 89.324 sqm (961 sqft)Entered via UPVC sliding doors and having large pool with steps to one end, pool cover, windows to the front, four windows overlooking gardens, four electrically operated velux windows, tiled flooring and door leading onto:Shower Room. Walk-in shower room with sliding glass door, fully tiled walls and stone tiled flooring, electric shower unit and door leading onto:Plant Room - 3.17m (10'5") x 1.98m (6'6") : 6.2766 sqm (68 sqft)Housing boiler and heating controls for the swimming pool and the living quarters.


ENTRANCE HALL 10' 6" x 4' 8" (3.2m x 1.42m) Wood style laminate flooring, wooden framed double glazed door to front, radiator.

LIVING ROOM 22' 0" x 17' 6" (6.71m x 5.33m) With windows to the front and rear, French doors onto gardens, Inset gas fire and stone fireplace, laminate flooring two double radiators and door leading onto:

KITCHEN 17' 6" x 8' 10" (5.33m x 2.69m) Fitted kitchen with a selection of free standing units, sink and drainer, integrated oven, window to front and door to patio area.

BEDROOM 17' 6" x 8' 9" (5.33m x 2.67m) With window to front, velux window, laminate flooring and double radiator.

BATHROOM Comprising four piece bathroom suite with walk-in shower cubicle, full sized bath, pedestal hand basin, low level wc, tiled floors, radiator and window to the rear.

OUTSIDE The annex is surrounded by stone paving with patio area to rear.

GYM 15' 9" x 13' 7" (4.8m x 4.14m) Situated at the end of the gardens is this free standing timber construction building currently being used as a gym. With laminate flooring, double glazed sliding patio doors to front, window to side and having its own electric and water supply.

GAZEBO 11' 2" x 11' 1" (3.4m x 3.38m) Situated just off the main house is the timber octagonal gazebo housing a hot tub accessed via raised timber steps.

PADDOCK Measuring approximately four acres and enclosed by hedgerow and timber fencing.

STABLES 56' 3" x 12' 2" (17.15m x 3.71m) Brick and timber in construction and separated into four stables each measuring approximately 3.89m x 3.70 meters. Each has it own water supply and lighting, traditional stable doors and windows the block has a separate tack room with plumbing and lighting.

MAIN GARDENS The main gardens are separated off into four main areas, entered via an in-out driveway with electric gates, there is a formal driveway with shale covering and leading onto a cobblestone path taking you off through a wooded area to the side of the property, this path takes in four lit bridges crossing over the Dog Clog brook, and opening out to an ornamental lake with island, crossing back towards the house the path leads to a walled garden of which there is a full sized tennis court behind with its own viewing area, at the rear of the tennis court is a large garden maintenance area with out building and sheds (additional access via gates onto Water Lane) The path then turns back towards the rear of the gardens where there is a six cage Avery. To the side of is the entrance to the paddock and stables. Continuing along the path opens out onto a formal lawn with central pagoda and wonderful Greek statue, the path then takes in the entrance to the gym passing a set of dog kennels and opening out onto the formal gardens with timber summer house, large lawn and established trees, shrubs and taking in the wonderful rear view on the main house.Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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Wright Marshall Knutsford

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