Gorstella Cottages, Welsh Road, Gorstella

£349,950 SOLD STC

Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms
Receptions 3 Receptions
Bathrooms 1 Bathrooms

Gorstella Cottages, Welsh Road, Gorstella

£349,950 SOLD STC

Property reference: CF1727

  • Two/three bedroom semi detached 19th century cottage
  • Large plot with parking for five cars and excellent potential to extend
  • Attractive well stocked large gardens
  • Two double bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor
  • Spacious attached annexe bedroom with en suite shower room
  • A wealth of charm and character with original features
  • Sitting room with beamed ceiling and solid fuel fireplace
  • Views west to the Welsh Hills and east to the Peckforton Hills
  • Sought after semi rural location within a conservation area
  • Energy Performance Rating F 33 (1367 sq ft)

Nearby Amenities

Primary Schools
  • Dodleston Church of England Primary School0.4 Miles
  • Dodleston C of E Primary School0.5 Miles
Secondary Schools
  • St. David’s High School1.9 Miles
  • The King’s School2.5 Miles
  • Tegid Way1.8 Miles
  • Salisbury Avenue2.2 Miles
  • Rossett Green3.0 Miles
  • Gorstella Gallery0.2 Miles
  • Outpost Paintball1.2 Miles
  • Outpost Paintball1.2 Miles
  • Bon Appetit Cafe1.3 Miles
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Main Description

It’s all about the character and charm with this stunning 19th century two/three bedroom semi-detached cottage! This beautiful home, built in 1850, is deceptively spacious and offers a wealth of charm and character with many original features throughout. Situated in an idyllic semi-rural location, the property stands on a generous sized plot with fantastic potential to extend to a four-bedroom property (subject to relevant permissions). There is also parking for five cars with extensive landscaped gardens.

The property is entered via a large dining hall, with an open fireplace, which could easily accommodate at least six guests, leading into the sitting room which boasts beamed ceilings, a multi fuel log burning stove and French doors leading out to the rear garden. The galley style kitchen opens up onto another seating area within the breakfast room, which also conveniently has access to the rear garden. If that’s not enough, there is also a useful and spacious utility room too. To the first floor are two double bedrooms, featuring high ceilings and fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. The family bathroom comes complete with a white three-piece suite with a shower over the bath. There’s more, the accommodation continues to offer a workshop (man cave) whilst the attached annexe/studio provides a large and versatile room, currently utilised as a third bedroom but with the flexibility to use however suits your needs. With a large built in storage cupboard and an en suite shower room, the annexe has all you could need for an independent family member to enjoy or a perfect holiday let opportunity.

The cottage is situated within the conservation area of Gorstella, surrounded by open fields, yet within walking distance of the local amenities. The property is approached via a gravelled driveway with gated access to further parking, providing room for around five cars. The large private gardens feature an extensive lawned area with shrub borders and a variety of mature fruit trees, along with a courtyard having a seating area with a south facing aspect and a delightful secluded pond. It is certainly perfect for the keen gardener! The original features throughout have been sympathetically maintained, including the original cast iron windows which have been secondary glazed. The oil tank which fires the central heating is tucked away at the back of the garden with a useful log store too. There is mains water, electric and drainage via a septic tank.


  • Dining Hall

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

  • Sitting Room

    14' 9'' x 12' 10'' (4.5m x 3.9m)

  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room

    13' 1'' x 22' 0'' (4.0m x 6.7m)

  • Utility Room

    10' 10'' x 6' 7'' (3.3m x 2.0m)

  • Bedroom 1

    11' 10'' x 9' 6'' (3.6m x 2.9m)

  • Bedroom 2

    12' 6'' x 12' 10'' (3.8m x 3.9m)

  • Bathroom

    8' 6'' x 5' 3'' (2.6m x 1.6m)

  • Workshop

    6' 11'' x 10' 6'' (2.1m x 3.2m) (maximum)

  • Annexe

    13' 1'' x 15' 5'' (4.0m x 4.7m)

  • Large Storage Cupboard

    5' 7'' x 2' 11'' (1.7m x 0.9m)

  • En Suite

    5' 11'' x 5' 7'' (1.8m x 1.7m)

Dining Hall

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Sitting Room

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Kitchen/Breakfast Room

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Bedroom 1

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Bedroom 2

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Gorstella is a conservation area on the edge of the picturesque village of Dodleston, which is situated some 4 miles from Chester, and is conveniently located for daily travel to the Business Park, neighbouring industrial and commercial centres via the Chester Southerly by-pass and the M53 motorway. The village provides a general store, pub with restaurant facilities, pretty Church and primary school with good Ofsted result, village hall that offers pre-schooling and the Sports and Cricket field offering a variety of activities, a thriving Womens Institute and Local History Group. Further facilities close at hand include golf courses, tennis courts and the Broughton Retail Park, with Chester City Centre offering further extensive shopping and leisure facilities.


From Chester, proceed out of the city over the Grosvenor bridge to the Overleigh roundabout, taking the third exit onto Lache Lane and continue for several miles, across the level crossing and passed the turning for Dodleston. Proceed along the Welsh Road towards the villages of Lower and Higher Kinnerton, the subject property itself will be observed in its position on the left hand side, upon entering Gorstella itself and just after a section of open farmland.


Carman Friend for themselves and for the vendors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: (i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract; (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them; (iii) no person in the employment of Carman Friend has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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