Rickitt Partnership

Ralph reviews a period conversion in Backford


Well, I do hope you are wrapped up nice and warm on this exceptionally chilly day – brrr. On occasion I feel slightly embarrassed to wear my various “pug coats” but mum insists…. However, today I am rather grateful for my fleece-lined “pug-over”. I do like to start the week with a visit to one of our lovely properties and I was especially excited today to explore the converted stable block to Backford Hall.

For a change I was chaperoned today by my colleague, John, who, I am pleased to note, drove with impeccable skill to Backford. As we turned in to Backford Park I saw that The Suffolk is situated in a charming semi-rural location whilst benefitting from being part of Backford Park’s micro-community. Hopping out the car I saw a lovely period property in front of me, with decorative brickwork, stone window surrounds and a gorgeous arched front door. Allowing myself to grow a few millimetres in stature (at my height a few millimetres makes all the difference!) I swaggered up to the front door, imagining myself to be every bit the country squire’s pug.

a period conversion for sale near Chester
On the other side of the door I found myself in a super stylish contemporary kitchen hall. I just loved the light coloured units and worksurfaces which gave a really fresh and contemporary feel. The karndean flooring looks fabulous and would be super practical too. I would not need to worry about coming inside straight from a walk, a quick towel dry of my paws and I would be off!

the contemporary kitchen in a stables conversion for sale near Chester
Keen to continue my explorations I found a very convenient downstairs cloakroom tucked to one side before taking the door to the sitting room. What a lovely welcoming and large space which could easily accommodate a living and dining area.

the living/dining room in a period conversion for sale with Rickitt partnership estate agents in Chester

Heading up the stairs at an enthusiastic gallop I arrived on a cosy landing and popped my head round the doors of no less than three gorgeous bedrooms. One of them has an en suite shower room which I would commandeer for myself, although, that said, the family bathroom is beautifully designed and I do have a penchant for baths….

the master bedroom in a period house for sale in Backford

the bathroom in a period stables conversion for sale in Backford
Before I left The Suffolk, I had a gambol around the garden which is mainly lawned so perfect for the game of catch I inflicted upon John.

the garden at a period house for sale at Backford Park near Chester

As I hopped back into the car I noticed a garage for one car as well. The Suffolk really does have so much to offer, it would be perfect for a couple with a young family who would like a period home with contemporary décor and styling in a semi-rural location.
Until next time
Love Ralph X



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Ralph Rickitt

Ralph Rickitt

What Ralph lacks in years, he makes up for in charm, charisma and good looks. There is nothing Ralph likes better than meeting and greeting clients old and new in his office. He may appear to sleep alot on the sofa but his mind never rests, always th…

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