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Linmere Moss Farm

Delamere, Cheshire, England, CW8 2JD

Sold

Flexible Equestrian Property with a range of existing & potential business opportunities, set in a desirable rural area

Summary

  • 3 bed main residence, recently renovated & extended to an excellent standard with external Gym / Hot Tub / Spa Room.

  • Two Detached Cottages (2 & 3 bed – Fully Furnished) currently run as “Forest Holiday Cottages Ltd”.

  • Two Stable yards, totalling 14 boxes (scope for further), tack, feed & wash rooms

  • 50m x 30m Manege, cross country course & fences, excellent horsebox access / parking, dog kennel, muck heap.

  • Front & Rear Electric Gated access, multiple CCTV cameras.

  • Forest Holiday Cottages can provide 3yr accounts, with excellent income stream & bookings.
  • Ring fenced 7.8 acres of grass P & R paddocks.
  • 7.80 Acres
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Ancillary Accommodation

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Plans

Description

Linmere Moss Farm is accessed by electrically operated double Entrance and Exit gates onto a gravelled driveway, with access to the two Stable yards, the Two Holiday Let Cottages, through to a large parking sweep to the front of Linmere Farm House.

The Farmhouse is semi detached & has been sympathetically restored with generous amounts of natural light. The feature room being a large Kitchen / Breakfast room with bespoke solid Oak units. At first floor level, there are 3 double bed rooms, including a wonderful master bed room with en-suite shower room. There is obvious scope to convert the Loft space to a fourth bedroom.

Externally, there are a host of opportunities. The current vendors run Forest Holiday Cottages Ltd, by letting out the two onsite fully furnished cottages as Holiday Lets plus onsite equestrian livery. Three year accounts are available on viewing, to seriously interested parties showing an annual turnover in excess of £114,000 (2013).

The property is ideally suited to those with strong Equestrian interests having two stable yards, tack, feed, utility, hay store, muck heap, a superb 50m X 30m Manege & a well manicured cross country course. The land is predominantly flat, light land, with post and rail fenced plus hedge fenced paddocks, thought suitable for all year round turnout, if required. in all about 7.8 acres.

Linmere Moss Farmhouse
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.48m x 4.81m – An open plan Kitchen / Breakfast room being an extension from original house having tiled flooring, bespoke solid oak wall and base mounted units, Lamona dual fan oven with gas hob above, 4 oven oil fired Alfa Cooker (runs Hot water & Central Heating System) , exposed ceiling timbers, single drainer sink with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, wall sockets, radiator, recessed spot lighting. The CCTV system is currently linked to be monitored from a TV screen in the kitchen. French doors open out to patio area & front parking sweep.

Rear Entrance Hall with floor tiles, roof light, radiator.

W.C. with hand wash basin, low flush WC, tiled flooring, radiator, ceiling light.

Hallway with wood flooring, radiator, ceiling light, smoke alarm, power points.

Dining Room 3.74m x 2.96m with wood flooring, ceiling light, radiator, power points, telephone point.

Snug 4.45m x 2.73m with wood flooring, ceiling light, window to rear garden, TV aerial, telephone & power points.

Lounge 5.56m x 5.26m (max) with marble surround fireplace and stone hearth, wood flooring, ceiling and wall lights, 2 radiators, bay window to side elevation and window to rear garden, TV aerial, telephone & power points.

Entrance door from rear garden (formally the front door) leading to

Small Inner Hallway with tiled flooring, stairs to first floor with half landing.

First floor landing with ceiling light, radiator, loft access point.

Master Bedroom 5.96m x 5.19m with en-suite shower room, 4 windows to 3 aspects, TV aerial, telephone & power points, carpet, ceiling lights, 2 radiators.

En-suite shower room with walk in shower, hand wash basin with cupboards below and vanity unit above, side cupboard.

Bedroom Two 3.07m x 3.5m double room, window to side elevation, built- in cupboards, ceiling light, power points, radiator, carpet.

Bedroom Three 2.85m x 4.48m double room, window to rear aspect, ceiling light, power points, radiator, carpet.

Family Bathroom with low flush WC, hand wash basin with cupboards below and vanity unit above, bath with electric shower above, obscured glass window to side elevation, radiator, heated towel rail.

Loft with radiator, electric power points, ceiling light, Velux Roof light, carpet, scope for conversion to a good sized 4th bedroom.

Externally

The Rear Garden is laid largely to lawn with well stock mature shrub borders & a large patio area. There is a further patio area outside the Kitchen to the front.

A detached Gym / Spa / Hot Tub Room 10.73m x 3.6m to the side of the house, which, split in two sections, one is set up for use as a gym with surround sound system, TV aerial, power points, Velux roof light, windows overlooking Manege, the second section housing an Arctic Spa hot tub & TV / Sound system.

Forest Holiday Cottages Ltd (forestholidaycottages.co.uk)
This business now the benefit of 3 years trading accounts, which can be made available to seriously interested parties on viewing. It has been set up & run by the current vendors to let out the two new detached cottages within the grounds, as “Holiday Lets” & includes the running of the Horse Livery Yard. The cottages are built to an excellent standard of brick construction with wood cladding under a pitched roof. Both properties have full Builders Guarantees’ & full planning permission for the Holiday Let business plus have a 4 Star Rating with Visit England. The cottages are fully furnished, well insulated having double glazed windows, furthermore benefit from oil fired central heating. There is potential for a range of alternative uses subject to the required planning consents.
The business had an annual turnover for 2013 in excess of £114,000.

Holiday Cottage One:
Kitchen/Dining Room (4.2m x 4.7m) with tiled flooring, windows to dual aspects, wood base and wall mounted units, single drainer sink with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, ample power points, radiator, ceiling lights, fan oven, gas hob over.

Lounge 6.16m x 3.36m lino flooring, radiator, TV aerial, power points, wall lights, French doors opening onto a raised decking area with views of paddocks beyond.

Inner hallway with built in cupboard housing water cylinder and electrics.

Master Bedroom 4.7m x 4.195m max, double room with lino flooring, ceiling lights, window to side elevation, radiator, feature high ceiling, TV aerial & power points.

En-suite Shower Room with walk in electric shower, low flush w.c, hand wash unit with vanity unit above, ceiling lights, fan, tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two 2.38m x 3.48m with lino flooring, windows to two elevations, ceiling light, smoke alarm, power points.

Bedroom Three 3.53m x 3.18m with lino flooring, window to rear elevation, ceiling light, power points, smoke alarm.

Family Bathroom with tiled flooring, panelled bath with electric shower above, hand wash basin with vanity unit above, heated towel rail, low flush WC, Velux roof light, ceiling light.

Holiday Cottage Two

Kitchen 3.5m x 1.91m with lino flooring, radiator, wooden base and wall units, single drainer sink with mixer tap, window to front elevation. Lamona fan oven with 4 ring gas hob above, tiled splash backs, ceiling lights.

Lounge/Dining Room 4.65m x 4.5m windows to 3 elevations, exposed ceiling timbers, ceiling lights, lino flooring, TV aerial & power points, radiator.

*Bedroom On*e 3.67mx 2.32m exposed ceiling timbers, window to side elevation, power points, lino flooring, radiator, ceiling light.

Bedroom Two 3.81m x 2.35m window to rear elevation, exposed ceiling timbers, ceiling light, power points, lino flooring, radiator.

Bathroom with panelled bath, electric shower above, single drainer sink with mirrored vanity unit above, tiled flooring, low flush WC, heated towel rail, ceiling light, fan, cupboard housing the water cylinder, shelving above.

Equestrian Facilities
There are two separate Stable Blocks:
American Style Barn 20.38m x 9.86m, currently with 8 loose boxes (4 boxes either side of concrete passageway), concrete flooring & rubber floor matting in stables, strip and translucent roof lights, front sliding door access. To the rear is an area currently set up with Tack Room, Feed Room, Wash Box with hot water and a Utility Room.
(NB – scope for range of alternative uses if required)

Stable Yard Two approached through a wooden five bar gate
4 timber boxes (3.5m x 3.6m) and a side storage box, all with concrete flooring, rubber floor matting, power, water and roof canopy area.
Further 2 detached timber boxes.

Horse Box access & Parking area
Concrete enclosed Muck Heap
Multiple Dog Kennels have been recently installed with concrete flooring and a separate septic tank, ideal for future use should alternative uses become established.
Wood storage Shed
Oil Tanks

Manege approx 30m x 50m the surface being a silica sand & carpet fibre mix (turf Float), with post and rail perimeter fencing, ideal for show jumping and a host of equestrian uses.

Land
A ring fenced approx 7.8 acres. There are several post & rail fenced & hedge lined paddocks having automatic water feeders. There are Cross Country Jumps all around the farm land.
The land is light, sandy soil enabling all year round turnout if required.

Directions
From Chester take the A54 Winsford/Middlewich Road, this road then forks left into the A556 Northwich Road, after Kelsell. At Delamere turn left onto Station Road the B5152. Proceed down station Road for about 1 mile and turn left into Delamere train Station. Do not enter the station car park but proceed down the No Through Road for approximately 500yards then turn right over a hump backed bridge on a no access road, the property is then situated on the left hand side and the property is entered through some wooden electric gates.

Services
Mains electricity, water, oil fired central heating.
Private Drainage via Septic Tank.
Local Authority: Chester & Cheshire West
Council Tax Band: G
Business rates: £3140 p.a 2014/15.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents Jackson Equestrian 01928 740 555

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.