An impressive Grade II Georgian house with excellent equestrian facilities and in all about 17acres in Minshull Vernon, Cheshire.
- Impressive traditional Georgian features
- 6-Bedrooms and 3-bathrooms
- Large entrance hall and five reception rooms
- Kitchen, utility room and cloakroom
- Grade II Listed house offering almost 4,800 sq.ft of accommodation
- 5-Stables, tack room, open fronted outbuilding and store
- Excellent 25m x 50m manege
- Somerford Park Farm and Kelsall Hill approx. 30 minute drive
- Crewe train station is 5.1 miles
- In all approx. 17 Acres, mainly of flat pastureland
Church Minshull 3m | Crewe 4m | Middlewich 5m | Sandbach 7m | Nantwich 7m | Manchester Airport 24m | Liverpool Airport 31m
The hamlet of Minshull Vernon in Cheshire lies to the north west of Crewe and south west of Middlewich. Crewe offers a comprehensive range of service and shopping facilities, including two shopping centres with a mix of independent and High Street stores, together with indoor and outdoor markets. Middlewich has a traditional High Street and five supermarkets. The historic market town of Sandbach offers extensive independent and High Street shopping, a weekly market, restaurants, cafés, bars and public houses, together with extensive leisure facilities including golf at Sandbach Golf Club and Malkins Bank Golf Course. Tatton Park and Knutsford are within easy reach.
Minshull Hall is located well for some of the country\'s best equestrian centres including the internationally renowned Somerford Park Farm (which provides cross country schooling up to advanced level) and Kelsall Hill (which has built a new international indoor arena for British Showjumping competitions) both of which hold BE and other events and hire out their incredible facilities and are within about 30mins from the property. Southview and Reaseheath College are a few miles away, both of which hold regular competitions and clinics. The gallops at Broxton are within easy reach, as is Bolesworth Castle and Davenport\'s. Many international riders have chosen to base themselves in the area due to the quality of the local facilities. There is also polo nearby at the Cheshire Polo Club in Little Budworth which has 4 pitches and an excellent social scene. The Cheshire Hunt, Cheshire Forest and North Staffs are all within easy reach too. Racing is at Chester, Bangor on Dee, Haydock and Aintree providing entertainment all year round.
Communications links are excellent: Crewe station offers regular direct services to central London. The M6 motorway provides convenient access to The Potteries and to the commercial industrial centres of the North West. Manchester Airport offers flights to global destinations. The area offers access to a number of state schools, including Wimboldsley Primary (3 miles away and rated Outstanding) together with a good selection of noted independent schools including, The Grange, Terra Nova and Cransley.
Minshull Hall is a handsome, Grade II listed double fronted red brick Georgian house in an appealing rural setting. Offering almost 4,800 sq. ft. of flexible accommodation arranged over four floors, sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living with period features including high ceilings, impressive encaustic tiled hallway, sash windows, original fanlight above the front door.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming through reception hall with original tiled flooring and a door to the rear courtyard. It briefly comprises a generous drawing room with fireplace and gas coal fire, a dining room with feature sandstone fireplace with wood burning stove, and a well-proportioned study with feature fireplace with electric effect fire. A large sitting room with wood burning stove opens into a further dual aspect sitting room with French doors to the garden. There is a spacious kitchen/breakfast room and a fitted utility and boot room with access to the rear courtyard and garden onto the stable yard. The kitchen provides a range of wall and floor units with a large central island and breakfast bar and wooden worktops. The property also benefits from a spacious cellar, suitable for a variety of uses.
The first floor offers a large principal bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and modern fully-tiled en suite shower room, three further well-proportioned bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom. There is a further room accessed via a separate staircase, currently used as a home office.
The property\'s two large remaining bedrooms are on the second floor, both with vaulted ceilings and skylights providing plenty of natural light, together with a family shower room and a fitted secondary kitchen, making the floor ideal for use as an annexe if required.
The property enjoys lovely rural views throughout providing a wonderfully quiet and peaceful setting overlooking its own pond and land beyond.
The property is approached over a sweeping tarmacadam driveway flanked on each side by stock-fenced paddocks and leading through a formal front garden laid mainly to level lawn with a pond and orchard area. Southerly facing gardens provide a beautiful and tranquil place to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside. Beyond the gardens, the drive continues from the front to access the equestrian facilities where there is a timber built stable yard consisting of 5 stables, tie up area and a tack room. A large timber framed barn suitable for parking horseboxes or providing additional stabling. The stable yard has electric and water connected.
To the rear of the stable yard, is the professionally installed 25m x 50m manege with silica sand and fibre surface. There is a 12\' timber entrance gate and post & rail perimeter providing an excellent, secure and professional equestrian surface and area for training all year round.
The land equates to approximately 17 acres in total and is predominantly flat pasture to the front and rear of the property, divided into large paddocks with a mixture of stock and post and rail fenced paddocks. There is a young woodland that has been planted to the far front boundary and other hedging to the perimeter onto the adjacent farmland. The paddocks have automatic water troughs all connected.
The property benefits from a gravelled courtyard to the rear and a formal enclosed garden off the sitting/dining room featuring an expanse of level lawn interspersed with mature trees, together with a generous paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole enjoying far-reaching views over the property\'s paddocks and neighbouring countryside.
Mains electricity & water | Private drainage via a shared sewage treatment plant | Oil fired central heating | LPG Gas connection via a shared private tank | EPC: E
Freehold with vacant possession on completion
Cheshire East | Council Tax: Band F
Post code: CW1 4RD
From Crewe follow out towards Middlewich on Middlewich Road A530. Follow past Leighton Hospital on your right hand side and onwards through the hamlet of Bradfield Green. You will then pass St. Peter\'s Church on the left and after less than ½ a mile the property\'s entrance drive will be found on the right hand side.
Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Property on 01743 709249 or 01948 666695.
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.
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