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Kitchen/Diner, Living Room, Utility, WC, 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
A series of renovation works are required
Lifestyle equestrian facilities
Option for Annexed Accommodation subject to P.P.
Garage/Tack & Feed Room
4 Stables & a Pony Box, Muck Heap
Approximate Distances (miles)
Tattenhall 3.5m | Malpas 5m | Tarporley 9m | Whitchurch 9m | Chester 11m | Wrexham 11m | Crewe 15m | Liverpool 30m | Manchester 49m
Ivy Farm Cottage is in a popular location in South Cheshire set within beautiful rural countryside yet having great access to the major North West Cities of which many people commute on a daily basis. The property lies between the popular villages of Tattenhall and Malpas which are about 3.5 & 5 miles respectively offering an excellent range of day to day convenience shops, pubs and restaurants. Crewe railway station is within 15 miles and has a regular service to London Euston which is normally within an 1½ hour journey.
Malpas is a picturesque village with its gothic style church, St Oswalds to the heart of the village and has a range of local shops, pubs and restaurants. The Heber High School is a successful secondary school and there are some excellent private schools in the region including Abbeygate Collage, Kings and Queens Schools in Chester and Morton Hall and Ellesmere Collage are also within easy reach.
Tattenhall and Tarporley are only 3.5 and 9 miles respectively which are both very popular villages in the local area for further schooling, shopping, restaurants and bars.
For the equestrian enthusiast, there are great opportunities from the doorstep with miles of outriding through the National Trust occupied Bickerton Hills (permit required) which provide access onto the Sandstone Trail. Broxton Gallop is an all-weather hill gallop available to hire just half a mile along Old Coach Road (off Ivy Farm Lane). Tushingham and Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centres are 8 miles and 15 miles respectively for various competitions and training throughout the year. Set in the Wynnstay hunting country and also close to the Cheshire Hunt, there are some great meets locally if this is your equestrian interest. Local horseracing can be enjoyed at Bangor on Dee and Chester along with Polo also at Chester Racecourse and Tarporley.
Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa offers two championship golf courses only 3 miles away with excellent leisure facilities.
Ivy Farm Cottage offers spacious four bedroom accommodation over two floors, converted from an original farm outbuilding constructed of brick with a pitched slate roof. The property currently requires a series of renovation and improvements mainly to the interior. The property contains many original timbers exposed throughout.
The property is entered through an overhang porch area into the main hall, stairs and cloakroom providing access to the Sitting Room and Kitchen.
The Sitting Room has a brick fireplace and oak mantel and space and flue installed for a wood burning stove. Dual aspect windows to the rear over look the equestrian facilities and land. The Kitchen has an oil fired, two oven Aga with limestone tiled flooring continued through to the Dining Room.
A second front entrance hall with second stair case and utility room to the rear has access to the Garage which completes the ground floor level.
On the first floor, both stair cases lead to their own two bedrooms and bathroom with circulation being provided through bedroom three which has been used as an office. The bedrooms are all double rooms and have dormer windows out to the rear aspect, all having built in storage. The master bedroom has an en-suite Jack n Jill bathroom having second access off the landing.
The property has the benefit of ideal equestrian facilities for the lifestyle or semi-professional user having four brick built stables and a pony box within a brick barn attached to the house itself. The stables open out to the rear of the property with tarmacadam frontage and secure courtyard leading onto the manege, muck clamp and paddocks.
Stable One 4.74m x 3.17m
Stable Two 4.73m x 3.84m
Stable Three 4.48m x 3.75m
Stable Four 4.48m x 3.34m
The manege measures approx. 25m x 40m and is in need of upgrade and renovation.
As a whole, the property is set within 3 acres and is fenced with post and rail and securely gated with good horsebox parking.
There is great potential for further accommodation if required within the stable building subject to the relevant planning permissions required.
Mains electricity & water
Private drainage via a septic tank
Cheshire West and Chester
Council Tax Band E
Follow the A41 from Chester towards Whitchurch, on arrival at Broxton roundabout with Broxton Garage on the right, take the first exit, proceed up the hill for approximately ¼ of a mile, take the next right signposted Duckington, follow this for approximately ¼ of a mile, turn left onto Ivy Farm Lane and the property will be on the right hand side.
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.