A property is up for sale in Liverpool that is right in the middle of a busy road.

The Grade II listed house is on the central embankment of High Street, just before Allerton Road.

Built in 1860, the property is being described as an ‘architectural gem’ thanks to its wealth of original features.

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Woolton Wood Lodge has been listed by Century 21 for £650,000.

The property is within Woolton Village which is known for its variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

For those who like the great outdoors, it’s also within walking distance to parks including Reynolds Park, Woolton Woods and Camp Hill.

Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road
Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road

This year, sold house prices in Woolton have gone up a whopping 12%.

Detached properties, such as the lodge, were fetching on average £491,748, while the majority of sales were semi-detached homes selling for an average price of £271,518.

Images on Rightmove show that the property has been restored and extended by its current owners to make the most of its traditional period features.

Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road
Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road

While paying homage to its many period charms, the house has also been updated with modern living in mind.

Extensions include a detached workshop and garage, built in 2018 and a sunroom with a feature lantern roof.

Split over two floors, the house's ground floor is accessed by a ‘charming glazed’ timber porch and tiled hallway.

Off the hall is the living room, dining room and kitchen area, which has an element of open plan.

Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road
Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road

The lounge has a cosy log burning stove in a feature fireplace and lets in plenty of light through the large cottage windows.

A sunroom overlooks the garden and opens out onto the patio.

On the first floor are all three bedrooms and a large family bath and shower room.

For extra privacy, the property is surrounded by mature private hedging and sandstone walling.

Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road
Three bedroom detached house 'Woolton Wood Lodge' , off High Street, near to Allerton Road

A private driveaway is also available with enough space for two cars.

The garden, which has a pond and planting space, is not overlooked by neighbouring buildings.

Listing reads: “Century 21 Liverpool South is delighted to offer for sale this unique three bedroom, detached, Grade II listed family home in the coveted location of Woolton Village.

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“Built circa 1860 by the Holbrook Gaskell family, this architectural gem has been meticulously and sympathetically restored and extended by the current owners seamlessly blending original architectural features with modern style living.

“Constructed of brick with stone dressings and a slate roof, this stunning property boasts an attractive frontage with a wealth of period features including a canted stone bay window to the lounge, beautiful wooden sash windows throughout, 'two mullioned' windows and shaped gable ends carrying lozenges and crests.”

For more information and images inside and outside of the property, visit Rightmove here.

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