Warmed by gas central heating system and with the benefit of double glazed replacement windows which replicate the original units.
Very spacious accommodation boasts amongst one of its many fine features, an entertainment room complete with functioning bar, dining room with electric fireplace and separate living room with log burner. The impressive kitchen is tiled and fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units inclusive of modern appliances and access to the generously sized conservatory through French doors.
Upstairs there are five fantastic bedrooms, one of which boasts an en-suite shower room. There is also study/dressing room and a family bathroom which is tiled and fitted with a high quality suite.
We feel, however, particular attention must be paid to the outside of the property, the rear of which is enclosed, completely private and of a brilliant size while offering a patio and extensive lawn areas. The front of the property offers off-road parking for a number of vehicles with two garages and a superb block paved driveway.
The many fine features are too numerous to list and can only be truly apricated with an immediate personal inspection which comes highly recommended.
INFORMATION REGARDING THE ORIGIN OF THE BAR:
Whitegates Woolton have a truly amazing property with an excellent piece of Liverpudlian history as the boat themed bar is made from the RMS Empress of Canada!... and it's situated next door to the former home of the manager of The Beatles, Brian Epstein!!
The Empress was built in Clydebank, Scotland in 1928 and was originally named the Duchess of Richmond, an ocean liner whos first cruise sailed from Liverpool to Freetown and back on January 26th 1929, returning back to Liverpool docks March 8th.
After that the 20,022-ton ship was requisitioned as a troopship during WW2 transporting troops to North Africa and even played a role in the Tizard Mission which entailed moving secret military equipment from Britain to the US!
In 1946, the Duchess of Richmond was overhauled and refitted throughout in Scotland, returning to Liverpool as the RMS Empress of Canada in 1947, sailing from Liverpool to Montreal as part of the vastly reduced post-war liner services.
Sadly, on January 25th 1953, the Empress caught fire in the Gladstone Docks of Liverpool and capsized. She was then re-floated and taken to La Spezia in Italy to be scrapped…
…But not before parts were salvaged by a local Liverpool resident and cleverly re-used to make a bar in his home!
The whole bar, from the wood to the portholes comes from the RMS Empress of Canada… even the bell!
The bar is fully fitted and functions as any other bar with gas pumps, fridges, sink and bar rules… theres even an old style fruit machine called The Jolly Rodger adding to the authentic feel. The nautical theme carries on throughout the room with amazing sea-compasses and maps.