Detached house 5 2 For Sale

Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP

Offers Over £1,250,000

Property photos

  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
  • Fullersmoor House, The Common, Broxton, CH3 9LP
Secluded setting
Follow the single-track private lane before turning to pull through the entrance to Fullersmoor House, a former farmhouse dating back to the 1800s in parts.

Sandstone edging lines the driveway, where there is ample parking for numerous cars, alongside a large garage with electric doors. Sense the quiet calm of the countryside around you, with views reaching to both sets of hills.

OWNER QUOTE: “Brown Knowl is such a safe and friendly village. There aren’t many like it in Cheshire, where you can walk down the middle of the road and often see a familiar face.”

Make your way indoors through the main entrance – though a handy boot room entrance to the other side of the house is ideal when returning from wet weather dog walks in the surrounding countryside.

Character and warmth
Exposed sandstone contrasts with crisp white walls, combining contemporary clean lines with characterful warmth to create an instant feeling of welcome. Upgraded and improved under the care of the current owners, insulation has been retrofitted throughout the ground floor. Meanwhile, zoned underfloor heating allows total control of temperature in the kitchen and snug, dining room, living room, boot room and family bathroom.

A downstairs bathroom is useful for guests, before continuing along, turning right to emerge into the open-plan kitchen-diner-snug.

Stylish living
Red brick contrasts with the fresh Farrow & Ball ‘Blackened’ shades of the solid wood kitchen, installed in February 2021 by The White Kitchen Company. Silestone worktops in Lagoon Suede finish curve around the central island, with breakfast bar seating. An abundance of drawers and corner cupboards provides plenty of storage. To the walls, floating shelves underlit by LED strip lighting offer an ethereal quality, contrasting with the rusticity of the exposed beam, adding to the relaxing ambience of this space.

Appliances include an Everhot 150i, with induction hob hot plate and four individually temperature-controllable ovens. There is also a built-in dishwasher, fridge-freezer, bin store, deep Belfast sink and a large pantry cupboard. Large grey porcelain tiles underfoot add to the sense of spacious luxury.

Savour the views
Bifolding doors in the snug create an unbroken bond with the garden and surrounding countryside, allowing for easy access out onto the patio in the summer months. In winter, snuggle up in front of the Clearview wood burner and watch the weather patterns. Farrow & Ball’s ‘Green Smoke’, intermingled with exposed brick and sandstone, subtly encourages the calm serenity of this room, striking a balance of past and present.

Practical places
Crossing the entrance hall, make your way through to the practical side of the home, where a large boot room, with direct access out, is perfect for muddy boots (and dogs!). Tucked off this wing is a practical utility room with boiler, cupboards and sink, alongside a quiet study. Served by good internet speeds, work from home in peace, away from the main flow of the home.

Returning to the entrance hallway, continue ahead into a broad and light inner hallway, where a window looks out to the countryside beyond. Engineered oak flooring flows from the entrance hallway through to the dining room on the left. Grey-green shades of Farrow & Ball complement the oversized domed pendant lights suspended above the dining table for country chic vibes. Sconce lighting to the walls softens the atmosphere.

OWNER QUOTE: “The kitchen table is a great gathering place during the bustle of everyday family life, however we use the dining room for more relaxed and special occasions to seat a larger number of guests.”

Family spaces
Passing the foot of the stairs, open the door into the sitting room. Spacious, bright and welcoming, this large square room is the perfect size for entertaining friends and gathering with the family. Snug between two large windows, an open fire infuses warmth from within its stone surround, whilst the Farrow & Ball ‘Elephant’s Breath’ walls create a sense of restful calm.

Bifold doors are ideal in the summertime, providing instant access out into the garden. Views extend out to Kitty’s Rock – the memorial stone honouring those who gifted the Bickerton Hills to the National Trust.

Turning right from the sitting room, take the stairs up to the first floor.

Sweet dreams
Emerging on the landing, incredible countryside vistas greet you instantly from the left, where glazed double doors open out to a balcony, from where you can absorb all the peace and tranquility of the Bickerton Hills. Glass balustrades ensure an unbroken view.

OWNER QUOTE: “The balcony is a real suntrap, as you’re sheltered by the walls. You’d never get tired of the views.”

From the top of the stairs, turn back upon yourself to arrive at the main bedroom. A sanctuary of sleep, a feature wall of Farrow & Ball’s ‘Hague Blue’, combined with the warm tones of ‘Wimbourne White’ evokes a seaside calm, especially when paired with the minimal Scandi-style furnishings of the four-poster bed and bedside tables. There is space for a wardrobe as you first enter the bedroom. Light flow is constant, with four windows capturing views of the hills to both sides.

Soothe your senses in the ensuite, were sandy shades in the tiles to the walls and floor add to the beach feel of the bedroom. Step into the wet-room style shower and admire the bucolic views through the window. A marble wash basin is set upon a marble topped vanity unit, with a WC and bidet also fitted.

Next door, bedroom two is spacious and light, with a large window framing views out towards the menage and the rugged sandstone outcrop of Raw Head in the Peckforton Hills.

Turning right, sneak a peek at a bright and airy double bedroom, furnished with fitted storage and views to two aspects out towards the Peckforton Hills.

Refresh and revive
Spa-style relaxation awaits in the luxurious bathroom next door, where broad grey tiles are warmed by underfloor heating. Invigorate your morning with a spritz beneath the shower or enjoy a languorous soak in the freestanding tub with floor-mounted waterfall tap and showerhead attachment – denoting the high quality of the fittings. A black heated towel rail warms your towels with an oak vanity unit wash basin and WC also present.

OWNER QUOTE: “Fullersmoor House is a wonderful family home that we have enjoyed as a couple and as a large family group for bigger get- togethers. Rooms like the kitchen and snug lend themselves to simple family life but the house expands easily to happily hosting quite a few guests at once!”

Along the inner landing arrive at a small double bedroom, peaceful and bright and with ample room for a small double bed, bed side table and wardrobe. Currently serving as a nursery it is furnished with a single bed, bedside table and wardrobe.

At the end of the landing, fitted wardrobes sit handsomely amidst the Wimbourne White walls in the last of the double bedrooms. Wake up to views out over the Bickerton Hills. Perfect for guests, this bedroom also has its own wash basin.

Landscaped garden…versatile space
Outside, the substantial garden at Fullersmoor House has been fully landscaped, and offers versatile options for use.

A tennis court to one end could be resurfaced and fenced, or simply ‘serve’ as a great space for children to ride bikes and splash about in paddling pools. A useful space, it could also potentially serve as the base for a stable block…should you wish to convert the current stable block into additional accommodation.

Consisting of two stores, three stables, a tack room, feeding room, workshop, hay barn and field shelter – this stable block is ideal for those seeking to keep horses or ponies. Alongside two main paddocks, Fullersmoor House also has its own, recently re-fenced, menage.

Sandstone borders around the garden are planted in country-cottage style, with lavender and roses featuring predominantly, particularly along the rear wall behind the willow tree.

Extending to 3.1 acres, the peace, privacy and tranquility of Fullersmoor House cannot be overstated.

On your doorstep
Nestled at the foot of the Bickerton and Peckforton Hills, the village of Brown Knowl is ideal for those who love to pull on their walking boots and get out into nature.

Pop the pooch on the lead and discover the rugged wilderness that surrounds Fullersmoor House, exploring lowland heaths and the sandstone outcrops of the Bickerton Hills – simply cross the road and follow the trail up Raw Head for panoramic views over the Cheshire plains.

For low lying adventures, stroll the pathways of Hether Wood, and find a peaceful place to reconnect with nature amongst the oak, rowan, sweet chestnut, beech and birch trees. Equine afficionados will be delighted with the varied hacks in the local area, including multiple trails through the Bickerton Hills.

Refreshment awaits at the local village pub, The Sandstone – due to reopen in September 2022. Meanwhile for incredible views and a warm welcome, The Pheasant Inn is a vigorous walk away. The Egerton Arms and The Bickerton Poacher are less than five minutes’ drive away, whilst The Carden Arms is a popular pub in nearby Tilston. Ten minutes’ drive takes you into the thriving village of Malpas and the Red Lion pub.

Malpas is also handy for picking up the essentials from the Co-op. For a touch of pampering, head to Carden Park – a ten-minute drive away – a luxurious country estate recently awarded Europe’s Best Luxury Destination Spa Hotel. Book a spa day and unwind, enjoy a round of golf, or enjoy a spot of lunch in idyllic surroundings.

For a range of restaurants, bars, bistros and theatre experiences, Chester is a mere 20 minutes away. Meanwhile educational opportunities are wide ranging; with a variety of prestigious independent schools close by including The King’s School Chester, The Queen’s School, Abbey Gate College Senior School, and Moreton Hall. Well respected state schools close by include Bishop Heber High School, Bickerton Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School and Clutton Church of England Primary School, most recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Perfectly private and peaceful, yet alive with all the pursuits the countryside has to offer; Fullersmoor House is a functional family home with great flow, finished to the highest standard in a friendly village.
(Note: we can't guarantee we'll be able to show you around one the date and at the time you choose here but we'll do our best)