ONE of Cheshire's 'hidden gem' homes tucked away amidst woodland has been put up for sale.

The four-bed detached property, off Breech Moss Lane, Norley, dates back to around 1812, but has been extended and updated over the years to offer character and contemporary comfort.

Well positioned for access to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester via road, the home is being marketed at £950,000 by Storeys of Cheshire. 

Stepping through the front door, visitors are greeted to a warm welcome with limestone porcelain floor extending underfoot, and beams across the ceiling above.

Turning to the left, there is a 'warm and welcoming' lounge which is part of the original 1800s cottage and features a log burner within a arched stone surround.

To the right of the front door, you will find an open-plan kitchen-dining-sitting room which was created as part of the modern extension. Bi-fold oak-frame doors offer an escape to the garden during the summer.

Knutsford Guardian: The open-plan kitchen and living areaThe open-plan kitchen and living area (Image: Storeys of Cheshire)

The bespoke kitchen was installed in 2021, complete with appliances, drawers, storage cupboards and a dishwasher.

Off the kitchen is a boot room, pantry, and utility room.

Rounding off the ground-floor rooms are a downstairs shower room and toilet, and another reception room which is currently utilised as a game room. 

Heading upstairs to the landing, the property's four bedrooms lie in wait in each corner.

The master bedroom overlooks the wisteria-covered front of the house on one side and a blossoming apple tree to another.

Knutsford Guardian: The dining area and patio doorsThe dining area and patio doors (Image: Storeys of Cheshire)

The room comes with an en suite shower room, itself furnished with a wash basin, a heated towel radiator, and a toilet with 'Jack & Jill' access to the landing.

For the 'idyllic' garden, the property listing on Rightmove reads: "A garden in tune with nature, in every direction from the home there is a unique area of garden to be discovered and enjoyed.

"The patio outside the home wraps around the corner, with an abundance of spring bulbs filling the banks with colour from early spring. Alongside the kitchen, a stepped, railway sleeper terrace is the perfect place for a morning coffee.

"A sandstone pathway steps up through the lawn, passing an ancient oak tree, the way illuminated by festoon lighting, to provide access to the raised bed vegetable and cut flower beds at the top.

Knutsford Guardian: The annex accommodationThe annex accommodation (Image: Storeys of Cheshire)

"Parking is available within the detached double garage, with solar panels fitted to the roof of the home to help offset energy costs."

Also outside is an oak-framed annex, which has been used as Airbnb accommodation. It contains an open-plan living-dining-kitchen studio apartment wit its own private shower room and separate enclosed patio.