This House Will Leave You Wanting Moores

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This House Will Leave You Wanting Moores


Byline: JANET TANSLEY

YOU can perm any three reasons out of many on why you should invest in this magnificent four bedroom home in Formby.

Formerly the home of the late Sir John Moores, it is in a stunning location in Shireburn Road, overlooking Formby Golf Links in one of the most exclusive areas, and inside it boasts innumerable, individual quality features which make this an outstanding character residence and one on its own.

For sale with Colette Gunter Estate Agents at pounds 2.1m it has an entrance hallway with double opening oak doors and a ceramic tiled floor lead to the spacious reception hall, from which rises a staircase to a galleried landing.

It has a walk-in cloakroom with pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. plus Junckers wood flooring.

One of its finest features is the elegant drawing room which has two double glazed windows to front with Georgian style transoms; a superb marble fireplace with cast iron inset and open grate; folding doors with bevelled glass panes to reception hall and, again, Junckers wood flooring.

In the dining room French doors open onto a rear terrace. It has the original oak fireplace with brass inset and tiled hearth, double opening doors with bevelled glass panes to the family room and solid oak flooring.

There is a large office/playroom with a range of Neville Johnson furniture and a study with Junckers wood flooring and Acanthus built-in office furniture.

The family room has a feature chimney breast with wall mounted television, a beamed mantle shelf and multi-fuel burning stove.

It leads into the double glazed conservatory which has temperature controlled roof lights and recently fitted roof blinds.

Open plan, it leads into the breakfast kitchen which has base, wall and drawer units; granite working surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink; a slot-in Range Master double oven and grill, a four burner gas hob, griddle and halogen plate; extractor hood; china cupboards; a built-in larder refrigerator and freezer; dishwasher; breakfast island with wine racks, shelving and bread baskets and a beamed ceiling with low voltage downlighters. …

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