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Benkyhurst Farm

Burleyhurst Lane, Mobberley, Cheshire, England, WA16 7LP

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A superbly situated 3 Bedroom Farmhouse, with excellent income from 4 self-contained Let Barn Conversions, well equipped Equestrian facilities & approx. 10acres.

Summary

  • Superbly convenient rural location. In all about 9.6 acres, flat grass paddocks, hardstanding access track, superb outriding.

  • Farmhouse: GF: Porch, Entrance Hall, W.C., Kitchen, Utility, Conservatory, Snug, Lounge.

  • FF: Landing, Master Bed with en-suite & walk-in wardrobe, 2 double Beds, Family Bathroom.

  • 4 x Barn Conversions provide excellent Lettings portfolio (c.£36,000 per annum income)

  • Excellent Eq. facilities inc: Main Barn housing 7 stables, Tack Room, Wash Box, 2 x Mezz. Areas

  • Lean – to bay for Horsebox / Tractor parking; Dog Kennel.

  • Detached Stable block, with 3 Stables or additional storage.
  • Approx. 50m x 30m Manege, Sand Turnout pen, 5 Horse Walker. Approx 9.6acres
  • 9.60 Acres
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Ancillary Accommodation
  • Horse Walker

Location Map

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Description

Situation
Benkyhurst Farm enjoys are superb rural location, off Burleyhurst Lane, with delightful countryside views yet being superbly accessible between Mobberley & Wilmslow. The picturesque village of Mobberley is only 1.5 miles distant, a well sought after semi-rural village with excellent shops catering for most day-to-day needs, including a doctor’s practice, veterinary surgery, a local primary school & a great public house.

Wilmslow, 3 miles, provides a broader range of amenities, restaurants, recreational facilities, a Waitrose supermarket and the train station places London Euston only 1hr 52 mins away. Other local centres of Alderley Edge 4.5 miles, Knutsford 5 miles and Hale 6 ½ miles together provide a further wide range of facilities.

There is an excellent selection of schools in the state and private sectors within close proximity.
The M6 motorway (junction 19) is 7 ½ miles, providing access to Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. Railway stations at Wilmslow, Alderley Edge and Knutsford provide connections to Manchester and London. Manchester International Airport is conveniently 5.5miles away yet the vendors report not to be on the flight path.

For equestrians the vendors report there to be miles of superb outriding off the local country lanes and nearby bridleway network. Somerford Park Farm (14miles) provides a superb range of equestrian facilities for a range of equestrian disciplines.

Description
Benkyhurst Farm is accessed off a short driveway off Burleyhurst Lane into a large central yard area. The Farm comprises a detached 3 Bedroom Farmhouse with 3 reception rooms, conservatory, attractive gardens, a stocked pond & rural views across its own land. There are 4 fully self-contained Barn Conversions, all currently let on Assured Shorthold Tenancy’s, providing an excellent income stream of approximately £36,000 per annum. Furthermore, the equestrian facilities, outbuildings and land offer a superb facility for those with equestrian interests; in all about 9.6 acres.
The Farmhouse

The front door is via a recessed Porch opening into the Entrance Hall with a pine staircase leading up to a galleried landing. The Entrance has multiple doors off, accessing the Cloakroom with W.C.; the Study/home Office with dual aspect windows and the Snug with patio doors opening into the Conservatory.

The farmhouse kitchen, looks across to the Stable Yard, features an oil fired AGA, granite surfaces and ‘in frame’ bespoke cupboards. A separate hob and oven are fitted for the summer months and a Utility room lies off. The kitchen has plenty of space for informal dining but the kitchen opens directly into the conservatory with underfloor heating which has dining and living areas with French doors opening to the rear and side garden terraces. The Sitting Room has a dual aspect, is beamed and extends into a formal dining area and, to the far end, an Inglenook style fireplace in rustic brick with a wood burning multifuel stove.

On the first floor there are three double Bedrooms including a triple aspect Master Bedroom with an en-suite Shower Room and there is a family Bathroom with a classic white suite.

The Barn Cottages
There are 4 self-contained barn conversions. These are all let individually on Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreements providing an extremely useful income stream of approximately £36,000 per annum. The Cottages use can simply continue as is or there is obvious scope to consider alternative uses such as extended main residence accommodation or offices (subject to relevant planning consents).

“The Barn” is the largest property, to the northern end, it is a very generously proportioned two / three double bedroomed residence. There is an Entrance Hall with a turning staircase, a large Family Room or third Bedroom, a Lounge opening into a large Dining Room, both with French doors to the side Gardens, a Kitchen and a working area with a Cloakroom and W.C., a Utility Room and a separate Boot Room housing the boiler. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom with an over bath shower. The barn has oil fired central heating and hot water.

Barns 1, 2 & 3:
The cottages are within the same range and hence are adjoining “The Barn”. They consist of one x two bedroom and two x one bedroom properties. They all have open plan kitchen and living areas on the ground floor and on the first floor are the bedrooms and bathroom with walk in showers. The cottages are heated via storage radiators and immersion heaters for hot water supply.

Equestrian Facilities / Outbuildings
There is an excellent range of equestrian facilities & useful outbuildings, a summary of which includes:
• Steel portal frame American Barn housing up to 7 Stables, Wash box, Tack room, 2 x Mezzanine store areas, dog Kennel.
• Adjoining Lean to open front Horsebox / Vehicle Parking.
• Detached 3 box block Stable range or additional stores.
• Large central yard area providing good parking and turning space.
• 50m x 30m Manege, post and rail fenced, silica sand and carpet fibre surface.
• A “Monarch” 5 Horse Walker, rubber floor matting.
• Sand turn out paddock.

Land
The overall acreage is approximately 9.6 acres, within a ring fence. There are two principle grass paddocks, predominantly flat, with a mix of post and rail and border hedge fencing. There is a hard stand track between the two paddocks to the rear of the land. There are two stocked ponds.

The land is not registered to entitlements.

Services
Oil Central Heating to Farmhouse & The Barn.
Storage Heating to Barn Flats 1, 2 & 3.
Mains Water, Electricity, Private Drainage via septic tank.
Local Authority
Cheshire East

EPC’s
Farmhouse – E
The Barn – E
The Barn Flat’s 1, 2 & 3 – E

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Property on 01948666695 or 01743 709249.

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.