A charming period farmhouse with traditional range of Outbuildings, Stables, Manege & approx. 2.2acres.
GF: Porch, Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Shower & Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility, Boot Room.
FF: 4 double Bedrooms & family Bathroom.
Double Garage & large traditional brick Barn.
Superb elevated semi-rural and accessible location.
8 Stables, Pony Box, Tack Room & Feed Room.
40m x 20m Manege.
- Approx. 2.2 Acres; Gardens and turnout Paddock.
- 2.20 Acres
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/Shower rooms
- Paddock / Land
- Tack Room
- Horsebox Parking
Distances (approx. miles)
Mobberley 3m | Hale 3m | Knutsford 4m | Manchester Airport 5.5m | Wilmslow 6m | Alderley Edge 7m | Manchester City Centre 13m | Warrington 14m | Chester 34m
Primrose Hill Farm occupies a highly desirable and sought after rural elevated location enjoying wonderful open views across the surrounding countryside. Ashley is a delightful rural village with The Greyhound local public house and being within easy access of the centres of Alderley Edge, Wilmslow, Hale and Knutsford. These centres offer a good range of shopping for day to day needs, stylish boutiques and fine restaurants. The area is renowned for its excellent schooling and is a well-known beauty spot with excellent walks. The motorway network system is within easy access as is Manchester International Airport, local and commuter rail links to Manchester and London.
Primrose Hill Farm, formally part of the Tatton Estate, is a charming Grade II listed period farmhouse with substantial detached outbuilding and stabling occupying a delightful elevated location with grounds to approximately 2.2 acres. It has been tastefully and sympathetically remodelled over recent years offering well balanced, spacious versatile accommodation with great care being taken to retain the original charm and character. On the ground floor features of particular note include the charming dining kitchen with natural panelled pine units and Aga, 3 large principal reception rooms with traditional style fireplaces. To the first floor there are four good sized bedrooms, accessed via three staircases and large traditional style family bathroom. There are panelled doors, exposed beams with a feature exposed ‘A’ frame with wattle and daub.
Externally, there are a range of equestrian facilities including 8 Stables, a pony box, tack & feed rooms, 40m x 20m Manege, horsebox parking & gardens; in all about 2.2 acres.
Accommodation (see floor plan)
Covered Porch – with panelled door leading to
Entrance Hall – with staircase leading to the first floor.
Boot Room – with quarry tiled flooring, hanging fittings, under stairs storage cupboard.
Cloaks/Shower Room – with walk in fully tiled shower area with curved glass screen and wall mounted chrome shower fittings, low level wc with natural wood seat, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, quarry tiled floor.
Dining Room – with traditional style natural wood fireplace and tiled inset, built in full height natural wood double cupboard to the side. Exposed beams, built in under stairs wine store.
Side Hallway – with second staircase leading to first floor.
Music Room/Sitting Room – with natural wood fireplace with tiled inset, natural wood fitted shelving, exposed beam.
Lounge/Principal Sitting Room – with deep inglenook fireplace with feature exposed brick herringbone wall with stone hearth and wood mantel, cast iron multi-fuel stove, quarry tiled floor, exposed beams.
Living Dining Kitchen – with quarry tiled floor, attractive traditional style natural pine panelled base and wall units, Corian work surfaces, ceramic double bowl sink with chrome mixer tap, brick recess containing Aga, integrated dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, exposed beam. Third staircase to the first floor leading to landing with exposed beams and trusses, wattle and daub.
Side Hallway – with stone floor, door to outside, exposed beam.
Utility Room Off – with base and wall units, ceramic double bowl sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer.
Master Bedroom One – with good range of built in wardrobes with attractive beam surround, recess with chest of drawers. Further exposed beams, cast iron fireplace.
Family Bathroom – with traditional style fittings with panelled bath, mixer tap with shower fittings, low level wc with natural wood seat, pedestal wash hand basin, half panelled walls, built in range of linen cupboards.
Bedroom Two – with exposed beams, cast iron fireplace.
Bedroom Three – with traditional style stone fireplace with cast iron inset.
Bedroom Four approached from third staircase from Kitchen – with natural wood polished flooring.
The property is approached via a long tarmacadam hedge lined driveway which leads to a charming cobbled courtyard providing excellent parking facilities. There is a detached double garage and substantial brick outbuilding. Inner set courtyard with stable block. Charming formal gardens surround the property with raised lawn, trees, shrubs and hedging & stone flagged patio.
Double Garage – 9’6 × 9’2 (2.90m x 2.79m) – With twin natural wood double doors.
Traditional Barn – 58’ x 37’8 (17.68m x 11.48m) – With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses.
Mezzanine Area – 38’ x 10’ (11.58m x 3.05m) – A mezzanine level within the traditional barn.
The Stable courtyard has a timber stable row of 5 stables and a pony box with attractive weather vane with clock above roof pitch. A brick built Stable, feed room and tack room are conveniently positioned on the stable courtyard to the rear of the double garage. There are a further two stables within the traditional barn, formally a car port and storage area that has a timber divide and two stable fronts with swing doors.
A muck heap area is positioned behind the barn on a concrete base.
Manege – a 40m x 20m silica sand & fibre granules outdoor arena, with post and rail perimeter fencing.
Land – in all about 2.2acres. There is a one grass paddock for turnout.
Mains electric & water
Private drainage via septic tank.
Oil fired Central heating
NB – There is a restrictive covenant in place ensuring the property remains as one dwelling, with no business use permitted.
Directions – Post Code: WA14 3QB
From Alderley Edge proceed out of the village on the main London Road (A34) towards Wilmslow. After passing over the railway bridge take the second turning left into Brook Lane. Continue along Brook Lane towards Knutsford which becomes the Knutsford Road. After approximately 3 miles turn right immediately before the Victory Hall into Church Lane. Continue along Church Lane towards Ashley and after approximately 2 miles continue past the 2 roadside cottages where the road narrows. After a further 1/4 mile the driveway to Primrose Hill Farm will be found on the left hand side immediately before a narrow bridge.
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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.