The Worthington is situated in peaceful rural surroundings and it is also conveniently situated for 3 miles from Alderley Edge, 4.8 miles from Knutsford and 4 miles to Wilmslow. The postcode is SK9 7TT which is Alderley Edge.
Forming one of twelve luxury apartments in Highgrove, a Grade II listed, gated community set in approximately 3 acres of mature grounds, The Worthington, named after the architect who designed the original property in 1904, is a 2003 built addition ground floor apartment with immense charm and character.
The original Latin motto is still in place above the main building doorway, Enter In Peace Leave In Health. A testament to the fine Victorian values of Lady Crossley and Ancoats Hospital ( thus, Ancoats Lane) built for the children of Manchester to recuperate and convalesce.
These apartments have high-quality fixtures and fittings such as the Paula Rosa kitchen and Villeroy and Boch bathroom fittings. There are non-obtrusive security cameras linked to each apartment, providing security to the external grounds and parking area.
This is a perfect apartment for a retired , recently made single or professional couple looking for tranquillity, exclusivity and privacy. The Worthington is ground floor easy access and wide doorway.
The Worthington has a southwesterly outlook across the views of the garden grounds, the duck pond and rolling fields beyond and courtyard . Three acre gardens are immaculately maintained weekly by a professional gardener. There is a picnic area and traditional country house garden seating and a practice golf area. There are non-obtrusive external security cameras linked to each apartment and automatic low level lighting throughout the grounds
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES
Solid wide door with double glazed window panels. Leading to :-
Full height cloaks cupboard. Hallway leads to airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Videophone entry panel for main gate. Down lighters. Part limestone flooring. Access to loft with ladder leading to large boarded storage area.
LOUNGE 200 (6.1M) X 150 (4.57M)
Impressive entertaining room with high vaulted ceiling feature with skylight to take full advantage of the afternoon sunshine. Four double glazed windows and floor to ceiling chimney breast with marble fireplace and Faber glass fronted electronically controlled living flame gas log fire. Leading to :-
DINING AREA 120 (3.66M) X 90 (2.74M)
Open plan layout from lounge. Recessed area for automatic low level light illumination throughout the study/computer table.
KITCHEN 110 (3.35M) X 1 1 `0 (3.35M)
A delightful range of Paula Rosa base and wall mounted units with concealed lighting beneath. Granite worktop incorporating Franke double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Zanussi integrated appliances , including five ring gas hob with pan drawer beneath double oven with grill and stainless steel Washing machine. Fridge and Freezer. Concealed revolving storage cupboard with interior lighting. LED down lighters. microwave oven. Central heating system was installed in 2015 by British Gas. Window with views over the Courtyard.
BEDROOM 1 153 (4.65M) X 100 (3.05M)
Half vaulted ceiling. A range of built in cupboards with vanity unit. Two double glazed windows with views over the garden and duck pond.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Villeroy and Boch fittings. Glass and aluminium shower with chrome Hansgrohe mixer tap. WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail. Fitted wall mirror. Shaver point. Fully tiled walls and floor. Low voltage halogen lighting. Window overlooking garden.
BEDROOM 2 130 (3.96M) X 102 (3.1M)
A range of designer fitted wardrobes and matching bedside drawers. Window view to gardens and duck pond. Low level lighting and three double power points.
Large walk in shower. WC with concealed cistern. Villeroy and Boch wash hand basin with Hansgrohe chrome mixer tap. Fitted wall mirror. Tall heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Shaver point.
Accessed by a retractable aluminium loft ladder in the hall and leads to a fully boarded loft with vaulted ceiling 34 feet by 13 feet by 5.6 feet high and is ideal storage for any kind of luggage tools,files or hobby equipment.
The property is approached via large wrought iron, electric gates and leads to a large private parking area where there are two allocated and named parking spaces for the apartment plus several visitor parking spaces.
Each apartment has one share of 12 shares( 12 apartments) of The Alderley Edge ( Highgrove) Management Company Limited. planned maintenance and capital expenditure for Highgrove. The monthly maintenance for gardens, refuse, car park, external cleaning for The Worthington is £189 per month. Council rates are £190 per month.
The current owners of the Highgrove apartments are in the process of buying the freehold. A copy of the latest accounts and AGM notes and Management notes are available on request.
Leasehold for the balance of 125 years with a Ground Rent £150 per annum.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.