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Spring Bank Farm

Middlewich Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, WA16 9JG



  • Spacious Detached Farmhouse with Paddocks and possible stabling for three horses/ponies.
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Lounge, Dining Room, Morning Room, Conservatory.
  • 4 Double Bedrooms, 2 En-suite & Family Bathroom.
  • One brick built Stable building with a further 2 potential Stables.
  • Parking & Turning area.
  • Garage, Tack Room & Utility, Chicken run.
  • 2.65 Acres.
  • 2.65 Acres
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Garage

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A rare opportunity to let this traditional and well laid out family home with the option to accommodate 3 horses/ponies on the property with the inclusion of approximately 2 acres of grazing land. The property is located in a delightful yet convenient setting within easy reach of Knutsford and commuter routes to the North West cities. *Spring Bank Farm* is a traditional period detached farmhouse set within well stocked gardens with an excellent adjoining paddock, the whole extending to approximately 2.65 acres. *The accommodation*, which is warmed by a propane gas fired central heating system, is briefly arranged as follows:- Entrance Hall leading to comfortable Dining Room with delightful adjoining Edwardian-style Conservatory and further Morning Room. There is a large Living/Family Room which is an excellent and useful entertaining room and a well fitted farmhouse-style breakfast Kitchen with a range of hand-made units by Martin Moore. Within the Kitchen there is an Aga as well as a range of integrated appliances. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a rear Porch and Cloakroom. *First floor accommodation* comprises a pleasant Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom with separate shower cubicle. There is a Guest Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room as well as two further Bedrooms and a family Bathroom with Victorian-style suite. *Outside*, in addition to ample car parking and turning space, there is a modern open-fronted double garage/car port which can easily convert to two or three stables under the portal framed building, there are a number of useful older outbuildings including a brick built stable with pitched slate roof. A tack room and utility room is positioned between the house and stable building. Nether Peover adjoins the parish of Lower Peover which centres on the historic church of St. Oswald and the well-known Bells of Peover Inn. The area is predominantly rural and contains much well-wooded and delightful countryside. There is a local village primary school and Lower Peover has a village shop. The area is particularly conveniently placed for easy access to nearby Knutsford, which is some 4 miles away. There are access points to the M6 and M56 motorways close to hand. Manchester, the Potteries and the industrial centres of South Lancashire and Merseyside are all within convenient daily reach. Manchester International Airport at Ringway is within a 30 minute drive. *DIRECTIONS* From Knutsford take the A50 south towards Holmes Chapel. Continue for approximately 1¾ miles and turn right onto the B5081 (signposted Middlewich and Lower Peover). Follow this road, passing through the village of Lower Peover, passing the Crown Inn on the right hand side. Continue along the main road for a further ½ mile where Spring Bank Farm will then be easily identified on the right hand side just before the turning into Bakers Lane. *ACCOMMODATION* *CANOPY PORCH* with outside light leading to:- *ENTRANCE HALL* with original quarry tiled floor. Radiator Staircase off to first floor. *DINING ROOM*, 16'8" x 11'8" (5.08m x 3.56m). An excellent entertaining room having handsome Victorian-style fireplace with painted timber mantel and living flame gas coal effect fire. Fitted cupboards with bookshelves above. Bay window overlooking the front garden. Part glazed door leading to:- *CONSERVATORY*, 18'10" x 11'7" (5.74m x 3.53m). A superb addition to the accommodation constructed to a bespoke style by Marston & Langinger of London. Fully double glazed windows. Attractive limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating. Four wall light points. Electrically operated roof blinds and electrically operated roof vents. Double French windows. Further single French window opening onto the garden. *MORNING ROOM/PLAY ROOM*, 14'10" x 11'3" overall (4.52m x 3.43m) having attractive Amtico flooring. Two wall light points. TV aerial and telephone connection. Concealed radiator. Double French windows opening onto the rear terrace and garden. *MAIN LIVING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM*, 15'8" x 13'6" (4.78m x 4.11m) having handsome open fireplace with Baxi grate and slate hearth. Radiator. Original built-in pine fronted cupboards. Windows to two elevations. *BREAKFAST KITCHEN*, 17'7" x 9'10" (5.36m x 3.0m) widening to 14'9" (4.50m). A superb feature of the house fitted out to a high standard by Martin Moore of Altrincham. Excellent range of hand-built units comprising granite working surfaces incorporating Belfast sink with hand painted base cupboards and drawers and further matching wall cupboards. Propane gas fired Aga with further matching Aga electric cooker with double oven and hob with extractor hood above. Impressive hand-built oak larder unit incorporating Neff fridge along with useful cupboard storage and drawers. Integrated Neff dishwasher. Pull-out waste bin. Further range of fitted store cupboards. Useful deep understairs storage area. *BREAKFAST AREA* with fitted seating. Boiler cupboard containing Glow Worm Ultimate propane gas fired central heating boiler. Low voltage downlighters. Attractive quarry tiled floor. *REAR PORCH* with quarry tiled floor and radiator. Access to:- *CLOAKROOM* with matching white suite comprising wash basin with cupboard beneath and W.C. Extractor fan. Quarry tiled floor. *FIRST FLOOR* A staircase from the Entrance Hall leads to a double LANDING and the following accommodation:- *MAIN LANDING* leading to:- *MASTER BEDROOM SUITE* comprising:- *BEDROOM*, 13'5" x 11'10" (4.09m x 3.61m) overall including full length range of high quality hand-made Martin Moore wardrobes with ample hanging, shelves and drawers. All constructed to a superb standard. Radiator. Fully tiled *EN-SUITE BATHROOM*, 11'3" x 5'9" (3.43m x 1.75m) having white suite comprising shaped panelled bath with telephone-style shower head, vanity wash basin with granite surround and cupboard beneath, W.C. Corner shower cubicle with Trevi power shower. Chromium plated fittings throughout. Ladder-style towel rail. Low voltage downlighters. Amtico flooring. Extractor fan. *BEDROOM 2* (front), 12'0 x 11'4" (3.66m x 3.45m) including recess. With fitted dressing table/desk unit incorporating cupboards, drawers and shelves. Further fitted wardrobe with hanging and shelves. Cupboards above. Original cast iron fireplace. Airing cupboard containing lagged hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater. Dimmer switch. *BEDROOM 3* (side), 12'1" x 11'9" (3.68m x 3.58m) having original cast iron fireplace. Built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelves and cupboard above. Radiator. Loft access trap. Dimmer switch. *FAMILY BATHROOM*, 9'2" x 5'10" (2.79m x 1.78m) having matching white suite comprising cast iron bath with claw feet, wide pedestal wash basin and high level W.C. Radiator. Corner shower cubicle with Mira 723 thermostatic shower. Shaver point. Black and white ceramic tiled floor. *GUEST SUITE* comprising:- *BEDROOM 4* (rear), 14'0 x 8'4" (4.27m x 2.54m) overall, having radiator and loft access trap. Window to rear aspect. *EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM* comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and folding screen, wash basin and W.C. Ceiling downlighters. *OUTSIDE* Spring Bank Farm stands within delightful formal gardens. To the front there is an extensive garden laid to lawn with well stocked beds containing a variety of flowers, trees and shrubs. A vegetable plot/kitchen garden is to the side of the front gardens having a hedge boundary. To the rear of the house there is a useful range of buildings briefly comprising:- Detached brick/slate RANGE currently comprising:- *UTILITY ROOM/TACK ROOM*, 9'4" x 7'5" (2.84m x 2.26m) with fitted cupboards and drawers. Recess for fridge/freezer. Full light and power. Quarry tiled floor. Further *FREEZER/STORE ROOM*, 13'6" x 7'5" (4.11m x 2.26m) with glazed sink, hot and cold plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for freezer. Quarry tiled floor. Lean-to FORMER DAIRY, 8'8" x 6'10" (2.64m x 2.08m). *LEAN-TO FUEL STORE*. Main yard area providing ample parking and turning space with access to:- *GARAGE BLOCK* comprising:- Open-fronted *DOUBLE CAR PORT/TWO STABLES*, 18'9" x 18'8" (5.72m x 5.69m) steel portal framed building with block walls. This building could provide stabling for two with a partition and stable fronts. Propane gas tank. *STABLE* Detached brick and slate Stable, 13'9" x 12'0 (4.19m x 3.66m) with light and power. There is a chicken run off the stable with high fenced chicken wire. *THE LAND* Spring Bank Farm is offered with an adjoining 2.09 acre paddock which is well fenced and of flat gradient, and includes a newly planted area of woodland. *SERVICES* Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Propane gas fired central heating is installed. *ASSESSMENTS* Council Tax - Band G (Cheshire West and Chester Council). ASKING RENT: £2,500 per calendar month FURNISHINGS FLEXIBLE
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