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Thursday, June 21, 2012


Monksilver is a stunning, seven-bedroom, Regency villa set in large grounds and within the Oxton Conservation Area

Regency villa in idyllic setting

Paul Baker views a stunning home in a sought-after village


XTON is a village with its fair share of large, desirable properties but some stand out for their size, design or history. Monksilver, delivers on all three counts. Formerly known as Stanley Mount, it’s a fine period residence with seven bedrooms, situated two minutes from the centre of Oxton village, within a conservation area. A grand, semi-detached Regency villa, set in substantial gardens, Monksilver is one of the largest properties in Oxton and was built around 1845. It retains many original features and has been extensively refurbished to a high standard. Arranged over three floors, the

The spacious and airy rooms have been refurbished sympathetically and to a high standard house is in an elevated part of a garden with sloping lawns, planted borders, a mature tree screen and stone boundary walls. A private approach, through pillared gate posts, leads to extensive forecourt parking. The classical porch opens onto a central hall with reception area and impressive mahogany staircase.

The drawing room offers a marble fireplace and open hearth and a study overlooks the forecourt. At the far end of the hall is the lounge, with oak flooring and double doors to the fitted kitchen/breakfast room, with range, gas hob and dishwasher. A door conceals a servants’ staircase to the upper floors. Quarry tiled flooring extends into the utility room and

there is access to the rear entrance, cellars and a cloaks/wc. On the half landing, there are two bedrooms and a wc. On the main landing is the master bedroom, with door to a recently refurbished bathroom, and fourth bedroom. From the second half landing is the fifth bedroom and a stunning, recently refurbished family bath-


room. The top landing gives access to two more large bedrooms and a boiler room. The property has been recently re-roofed. ■ OXTON, £649,950; Fine and Country, 0151 334 2200


Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Crete, from 122,950 euros WITH property prices in Greece taking a tumble in recent months, investors looking for a bargain place in the sun could get more for their money in destinations such as Crete, where prices have fallen significantly. Western Crete is one area that’s well worth considering by UK investors. Although quieter than resorts such as Agios Nikolias and Hersonisos on the east of the Greek island, western Crete is well served by flights from the UK and offers a savvy choice for shrewd investors. According to Snobby Homes, a leading developer in the area, two to three years ago a typical two bedroom detached house was around 180,000 euros, while a three bedroom was around 210,000 euros. However, the developer says that typical prices are now around 135,000 euros for a two bedroom house, and 160,000 euros for a three bedroom house, plus around 20,000 euros for taxes, purchase costs, legal and estate agent’s fees. Snobby Homes’ marketing director Mike Saunders believes the fall in prices in western Crete is due to uncertainty surrounding the Greek economy and a decline in interest from UK buyers. He said: “Interest from UK buyers

A bungalow in Snobby Homes’ Old Village Way development in Crete. Inset, inside a property has fallen over the last three years, mainly due to the stagnant UK property market. “Buyers can no longer borrow and are often now reliant upon selling their UK home to fund a new house in Crete. “As the Crete property market has slowed, it has become more competitive and prices have dropped.”

Snobby Homes prides itself on being competitive, and the developer has new-build detached homes available from 122,950 euros. “Our prices are all-inclusive of purchase costs, and the standard specification includes a whole host of luxuries within the all-inclusive price,” said Mike.

Snobby properties are eco-built using thermal insulated brick, with double glazing, solar water heating and a wood burner. Luxurious features include air conditioning, a comprehensive seven-piece white goods package, a separate storage room, beds and fitted wardrobes. Mike added: “In today’s

market it’s all about offering something better, which is why if you buy a Snobby property this year, we’ll pay all your electric and water bills, together with house insurance, for the next two years.” Prices at Snobby Homes’ Old Village Way development start at 149,950 euros for a two bedroom bungalow, through to

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175,950 euros for a three bedroom villa with en-suite facilities. A boutique development of just three properties, Old Village Way is set among orange groves just five minutes’ drive away from the beach and small coastal resort of Tavronitis. ■ For more information, log onto


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A Superb 5 Bedroom Character Family Home with 3 Reception Rooms and a 2nd Floor Flatlet all Set in Grounds to Approximately 4 Acres including Paddock in a Rural Setting with Views Towards the Welsh Hills.

Neston Office 0151 336 7070



A well planned, spacious four bedroom modern style executive double fronted detached house, enjoying a lovely garden setting, in the much sought after and prestigious Eccleston Park area of Prescot.

Crosby Office 0151 931 2828



Charming detached 2 bedroomed Victorian cottage. 2 receps, lovely bathroom, double glazing, central heating, easy managed gardens to front and side. Close Wirral Ladies Golf Club

Prenton Office 0151 608 8589



Elegant 6 bed detached character residence, classical Georgian elevation, adjacent 2 bed self contained cottage, approx 1.5 acre mature landscaped gardens, open country views, scope for further general modernisation, one of Wirrals best kept secrets.

Heswall Office 0151 342 9090 oiro £825,000


Well designed detached family sized house. High quality fittings & finishing touches. Far reaching views. Close schools & shops 3 receptions. Kitchen/diner. 4 bedrooms. 3 bathrooms. PART-EX CONSIDERED

West Kirby Office 0151 625 0900



Lovely 4 bedroom semi detached house in popular tree lined road. 2 receps, conservatory, gas central heating, double glazing. Conveniently located for the centre of Prenton

Prenton Office 0151 608 8589



An Attractive 4 Bedroom Character Property with 3 Reception Rooms, Conservatory, a 3 Car Garage with Private Southerly Aspect in Grounds to Approximately 3/4 Acre.

Willaston Office 0151 327 5665


Extended 4 Bed Semi, Superb Accommodation, Off Road Parking, Lovely Private Gardens ,Downstairs WC & En Suite, Study/Playroom, Lounge, Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Utility

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Bebington 645 5454 • Bromborough 334 5858 • Crosby 931 2828 • Heswall 342 9090 Neston 336 7070 • Prenton 608 8589 • West Kirby 625 0900 • Willaston 327 5665



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Thursday, June 21, 2012

14 offices

selling across the


Chester 01244 409660 | Knutsford 01565 757970 |

Marlston-cum-Lache, Chester

guide £395,000 a fine detached family home designed by the well-known Cheshire architect John Douglas • • • • • • • •

Llannefydd, Denbigh

guide £395,000

Gresford, Wrexham

guide £690,000

kitchen/breakfast room living room 4 en-suite bedrooms attractive gardens 3-bay garage with space over good choice of schools close by located on the edge of Chester ideal for commuting

Corwen, Flintshire

guide £400,000

attractive small holding with just under 3 acres

converted railway station in attractive valley

substantial period property and building plot

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spacious 4 bedroom family house entrance hall, sitting room kitchen, bedroom/study master bedroom with en-suite shower 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom outbuildings including stable and workshop

Pwllheli, Gwynedd

guide £649,950

small sporting estate set in beautiful location • • • • • •

kitchen diner, snug, utility, formal sitting room gallery/library, 4 bedrooms, shower room extensive outbuildings walled gardens woodland and paddocks totalling 35 acres sporting rights over an additional 450 acres (approx.)

sitting room, morning room dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility first floor 23 ft Lounge with balcony 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms dramatic master bedroom suite partly converted indoor pool house

Caerwys, Mold

guide £399,950

partially renovated, further work required large kitchen, dining room, lounge master bedroom suite, en-suite bathroom 4 further bedrooms and large loft space outbuilding planning permission for a single detached dwelling

Borras, Wrexham

guide £290,000

excellent former farmhouse recently modernised

charming semi-detached former farmhouse

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porch, reception hall, sitting room kitchen, utility, family room shower room, study/bedroom 5 master bedroom with en-suite shower room 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom garage, gardens

reception hall, sitting room large kitchen, pantry 3 bedrooms, family bathroom attractive garden potential for modernisation outbuildings


Thursday, June 21, 2012

14 offices

selling across the


Chester 01244 409660 |

for sale by auction

(subject to conditions and unless previously sold) guide £65,000–£85,000

158 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire

Orchard House, London Road, Northwich

guide £115,000–£135,000

on instructions of Cheshire West & Chester Council

on instructions of Cheshire West & Chester Council

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2 bedroom terrace living room, dining room, kitchen rear yard in need of renovation/modernisation

Land at Bickerton Hill, Nr Malpas guide £15,000–£20,000

Land at Frankby, Wirral

an attractive area of amenity woodland

lot 1 – 3.41 acres (1.38 ha) productive grass paddock

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extending to 1.70 acres situated on the edge of Bickerton Hill

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good access guide £55,000–£65,000

former police house presently permitted as B1 Business Use suitable for residential conversion (stp) ground floor – approx 50.31 m sq NIA first floor – approx 54.49 m sq NIA garden

Land off Bannel Lane, Penymyndd guide £20,000–£30,000 lot 2 – 12.13 acres (4.19 ha) productive grassland • • •

good access potential for stabling (stp) guide £150,000–£200,000

a small paddock suitable for livestock/equestrian • • •

1.97 acres of pastureland private road access potential for stabling (stp)

auctioneer’s comment:

Edward Clark

Ben Legget

William Lewis

Please do talk to us if you think you have a property either residential, development or agricultural which you are thinking of selling and we will give you our best advice on how to achieve the best sale.

Michael Harris

Generally, the residential market in Cheshire and the North West remains challenging but through careful selection of properties entered into our auctions, imaginative marketing and the use of our extensive database we are maintaining a very high success rate.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 at Rowton Hall Hotel Rowton Chester CH3 6AD at 7 pm

Anna Morris

Our last auction in May saw keen bidding from a packed room at Rowton Hall Hotel. The principal lot, Vale Farm at Sandiway, a residential smallholding in need of major renovation had been sold prior to auction at a figure well in excess of the guide price of £500,000. Of the remaining properties, three were in excess of the auction prices while a small cottage at Hargrave is now sold subject to contract.


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Great Barrow, Chester

A handsome & fully restored farmhouse together with converted barn providing office accommodation & annexe situated on the edge of the village - in all about 3.75 acres

Guide: £1,750,000

Fast Find LD46537

Pulford, Nr. Chester

A most attractive architect designed conversion of farm buildings with land occupying a private and sought after location - in all about 3.66 acres

Guide: £975,000

Fast Find LD48246

Kingsley, Nr. Frodsham

Little Leigh, Nr Northwich

Caldy, Wirral

REDUCED. Guide: XS £1,500,000 Fast Find LD37846

REDUCED. Guide: £995,000

Burton, South Wirral

Porthmadog, Gwynedd

An outstanding contemporary country house built in the Arts and Crafts style - in all about 3.8 acres

A superb equestrian property occupying a peaceful location with stabling and land - about 3 acres

Guide: Excess £800,000

Fast Find LD38614

Gwynedd, Nr. Bala

An attractive family house with potential for further development occupying a mature garden setting in the village - in all about 1.2 acres

Fast Find LD45467

An exceptional marine residence with 60' harbour frontage, 20' fall and rise pontoon and spectacular views against the backdrop of the mountains

Guide: £625,000

Fast Find LD47783

Beaumaris, Anglesey

A well appointed family house in the heart of the village occupying a mature garden setting

A charming stone cottage with permission to extend occupying a peaceful location with views towards the lake and hills

An elegant Grade II listed town house situated by the water front with stunning views of the Menai Strait and Snowdonia Range

Guide: £595,000

Guide: £245,000

Guide: £450,000

Fast Find LD47705

Chester 01244 328361 42 Offices in London and throughout the UK including Hale and Wilmslow

Fast Find LD48025

Fast Find LD47228 Use the fast find codes on our website to find out more


Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Lot 24 Unit 2, 29/33 Tulketh Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1AG

RETAIL INVESTMENT A freehold retail investment currently producing £48,800pa. Arranged on ground, first and second floors. Ground floor tenants Bet Fred and HSBC. The upper floors are occupied and trade as an Art Gallery. Guide Price £385,000+

RETAIL INVESTMENT A freehold retail premises currently let producing £26,000 per annum. The premises are occupied as a ground floor shop with first and second floor living accommodation. Guide Price £215,000+

RETAIL INVESTMENT A freehold town centre retail investment let in its entirety to Partners The Stationers Ltd t/a Ryman currently producing £50,000pa. Guide Price £320,000+

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108 lots guided from nil reserve

Lot 7 4–6 Liscard Way, Wallasey, Merseyside CH44 5TP

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Lot 25 219 Hoylake Road, Wirral, Merseyside, CH46 0SJ

Lot 30 28 – 34 Woolton Street, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 5JD

Lot 56 19&21 Williamson Street, Liverpool, L1 1EB

VACANT MIXED USE A vacant ground floor lock up shop with a self-contained residential flat on the upper floors benefiting from two bedrooms, living room, kitchen and bathroom. Guide price £90,000 +

RETAIL RESIDENTIAL A freehold retail investment currently producing £24,300 per annum. The property comprises four retail units arranged over ground and first floors. Guide price £190,000 +

REATIL INVESTMENT A freehold city centre retail investment producing £32,000 per annum. The property comprises two retail units arranged over ground and first floors. Guide price £400,000+

Major Property Auction Sale – 12 July 12 noon

Marriott Hotel, City Centre, One Queen Square, Liverpool L1 1RH VACANT RESIDENTIAL

1 10 Osborne Road, Tuebrook, Liverpool. L13 8AT 2 54 Hampden Street, Liverpool. L4 5TZ 8 4 Johnson Street, Southport, Merseyside. PR9 0BQ 13 35 Morecambe Street, Liverpool. L6 4AU 14 53 Orwell Road, Liverpool. L4 1RG 16 2a & 2b Goodall Street, Liverpool. L4 3SR 20 62 Derby Lane, Old Swan, Liverpool. L13 3DN 32 17 Durden Street, Liverpool. L7 4LN 42 84 Vandyke Street, Liverpool. L8 0RT SOLD PRIOR 48 12 Hillside Avenue, Liverpool. L36 8DX 49 14 Hillside Avenue, Liverpool. L36 8DX 58 12 Anderson Road, Litherland, Liverpool. L21 7ND 62 439 Mill Street, Liverpool. L8 4RD 72 55 Newsham Drive, Liverpool. L6 7UQ 74 89 Grosvenor Road, Wavertree, Liverpool. L15 0EZ 76 Apt 11, Millwood Court, Alderfield Drive, Liverpool. L24 6TQ 91 9 Oban Road, Anfield, Liverpool. L4 2SA 94 15 Channell Road, Fairfield, Liverpool. L6 6DD 95 41 Gwladys Street, Liverpool. L4 5RN 96 65 Mossville Road, Liverpool. L18 7JN 97 45 Warwick Road, Bootle, Merseyside. L20 9BY 98 52 Pinehurst Avenue, Anfield, Liverpool. L4 7UH 99 13 Alton Road, Liverpool. L6 4BH SOLD PRIOR 100 81 Beatrice Street, Bootle, Merseyside. L20 2EG 101 39 Sandway Crescent, Liverpool. L11 2SN 102 24 Chestnut Grove, Wavertree, Liverpool. L15 8HS 103 34,34a,34b Knowsley Road, Bootle, Liverpool. L20 4NL 104 38 Princes Road, Liverpool. L8 1TH 106 211 Breck Road, Everton, Liverpool. L5 6PT 107 6a Duke Street, Waterloo, Liverpool. L22 8QU 108 29 Lanville Road, Liverpool L19 7NL


3 4 6 9 12 15 17

432a Mill Street, Liverpool. L8 4RG 55 Garmoyle Road, Liverpool. L15 3JH 1/1a Charles Berrington Road, Liverpool. L18 26 Empress Road, Liverpool. L6 0BX 10 Signal Works Road, Liverpool. L9 9EX 53 Bligh Street, Liverpool. L15 0HE 25 Alpha Drive, Birkenhead, Merseyside. CH42 1PH

18 19 26 28 41 50 53 52 59 60 63 64 65 66 68 69 70 73 75 77 79 90 92

100 Macdonald Street, Liverpool. L15 1EL 67 Wendell Street, Liverpool. L8 0RG 2 Newhouse Road, Liverpool. L15 0HL 11 & 12 North View, Edge Hill, Liverpool. L7 8TS 4 Fairbank Street, Liverpool. L15 4JQ 39 Newcombe Street, Liverpool. L6 5AN 21 Methuen Street, Liverpool. L15 1EG 41 Cranborne Road, Liverpool. L15 2HX 24 Auburn Road, Liverpool. L13 8BJ 23 Tiverton Street, Liverpool. L15 4LR 50 Haselbeech Crescent, Liverpool. L11 3AT 10 Banner Street, Liverpool. L15 0HQ 12 Purser Grove, Liverpool. L15 1HB 35 Suffield Road, Liverpool. L4 1UL 17 Plumer Street, Liverpool. L15 1EE Apt 9, Millwood Court, Alderfield Drive, Liverpool. L24 6TQ 66 Macdonald Street, Liverpool. L15 1EL 67 Grenfell Road, Liverpool. L13 9BZ 145 Strathcona Road, Liverpool. L15 1EB 4 Altfinch Close, Liverpool. L14 8YG 7 Liberty Street, Liverpool. L15 0ET 33 Cawfield Avenue, Widnes, Cheshire. WA8 7HG 212 Smithdown Road, Liverpool. L15 3JT


5 21 23 27 45 47 57

130 Oakfield Road, Walton, Liverpool. L4 0UQ 50/50a Lower Breck Road, Liverpool. L6 4BX 3 Bridle Way, Bootle, Merseyside. L30 4UA The Strand Tavern, 245 Strand Road, Bootle, Merseyside. L20 3HJ 2/6 Harrowby Close, Liverpool. L8 2XW 69 Breck Road, Anfield, Liverpool. L4 2QS Former Public Convenience, West Derby Road/oak Leigh, Liverpool. L13 61 210 Walton Breck Road, Liverpool. L4 0RQ 71 1a Helena Street, Liverpool. L9 1BH


40 11 Bank Street, Wrexham, Clwyd. LL11 1AH



4-6 Liscard Way, Wallasey, Merseyside. CH44 5TP

10 11 22 24 29 30 31 38 39 44 54 56 78

559/559a Prescot Road, Old Swan, Liverpool. L13 5UX 10 & 12 Aughton Street, Ormskirk. L39 3BW 26 Aughton Street, Ormskirk. L39 3BW Unit 2, 29/33 Tulketh Street, Southport, Merseyside. PR8 1AG 248, 250, 252 Grange Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside. CH41 6EB 28-34 Woolton Street, Woolton, Liverpool. L25 5JD 290 Hoylake Road, Moreton, Wirral, Merseyside. CH46 6AF 17 Upton Road, Moreton, Merseyside. CH46 0PD 7, 9, 11-13, 17-19 Leicester Street & Barons Quay, Northwich. CW9 5LA 221 Hoylake Road, Moreton, Wirral, Merseyside. CH46 0SJ 18/20 New Street, Mold, Clwyd. CH7 1NZ 19 & 21 Williamson Street, Liverpool. L1 1EB 611 Prescot Road, Old Swan, Liverpool. L13 5XA


25 219 Hoylake Road, Wirral, Merseyside. CH46 0SJ


46 Unit A Maritime Business Park, Sovereign Way, Wallasey CH41 1DL 51 Unit B Maritime Business Park, Sovereign Way, Wallasey CH41 1DL 55 Unit C Maritime Business Park, Sovereign Way, Wallasey CH41 1DL 67 127 & 129 Sefton Street, Toxteth, Liverpool. L8 5SN 93 60/64 Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool. L23 5SJ 105 Olivers Bar, 25-27 Bow Street, Ashton-under-lyne, OL6 6BU


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Plot 6-10 To The South Of 30 High Street, Clwyd. LL16 3RY Plot Q-Z Land To The West Japonica Gardens, St. Helens, Merseyside. WA9 4WP


43 70/72 New Chester Road, New Ferry, Merseyside. CH62 5AD

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